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NB-Uitgewers deel met leedwese die nuus dat een van Afrikaans…

Rus in vrede, Adam Small (1936-2016)

 
NB-Uitgewers deel met leedwese die nuus dat een van Afrikaans se grootste stemme stil geraak het. Adam Small is op Saterdag 25 Junie oorlede nadat …

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Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in…

'I don’t feel like I was ever a man': Anastacia Tomson discusses her book Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in South Africa

Published in the Sunday Times

Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in South Africa
Anastacia Tomson (Jonathan Ball)

She digs into her handbag for a pen. “Oh, that’s an …


 

NB Publishers is running an exciting Snitch competition, for children…

Books and creative writing courses up for grabs in exciting Snitch competition, for children in Grades 6-8

 

NB Publishers is running an exciting Snitch competition, for children in grade 6-8, with books and creative writing courses up for grabs!

Snitch is the …


 

If you are reading this then I am dead.


This is…

A must read: Cold Case Confession: Unravelling the Betty Ketani Murder by Alex Eliseev

 

If you are reading this then I am dead.

This is the opening line of a letter hidden under a carpet for a decade. The chilling …

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'I don’t feel like I was ever a man': Anastacia Tomson discusses her book Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in South Africa

Published in the Sunday Times Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in South Africa Anastacia Tomson (Jonathan Ball) She digs into her handbag for a pen. “Oh, that’s an eye pencil - that’s not

Barry Ronge Fiction Prize shortlist: Alastair Bruce talks about the genesis of Boy on the Wire

Barry Ronge Fiction Prize shortlist: Alastair Bruce talks about the genesis of Boy on the Wire Published in the Sunday Times   Boy on the Wire Alastair Bruce (Umuzi) The idea surfaced soon after I had finished Wall of Days. That novel examined how a nation could reimagine and

'It's not nearly as scary as it looks': Why you should read War and Peace

null The Miniseries (Image: BBC/Mitch Jenkins/Kaia Zak)   By Rosa Lyster for the Sunday Times Nobody likes to have books pushed onto them, or be told that they will just love this movie, or

Don't miss the launch of Apartheid and the Making of a Black Psychologist: A Memoir by N Chabani Manganyi

Invitation to the launch of Apartheid and the Making of a Black Psychologist   You are invited to join Wits University Press at the CIRCA Gallery, Rosebank, Johannesburg for the launch of Apartheid and the Making of a Black Psychologist: A Memoir by N

Fascinating conversation about the life of Emily Hobhouse at the launch of Robert Eales's The Compassionate Englishwoman

Robert Eales The Kalk Bay Books launch of The Compassionate Englishwoman: Emily Hobhouse in the Boer War by Robert Eales was a well-attended event, with local history buffs enjoying listening to and

Nommer vyftig vir Toperkoper Dina Botha

Nommer vyftig vir Toperkoper Dina Botha   Dina Botha moet een van die mees suksesvolle Suid-Afrikaanse skrywers wees. Kyk net na hierdie statistiek. Sedert 1 Maart 2013 het Nielsen BookData 167 weeklikse topverkoperlyste uitgereik. In hierdie 167 weke

RIP Adam Small (1936-2016)

Adam Small en Rosalie Small   Poet, writer, academic and Black Consciousness activist Adam Small has died, aged 79, after complications arising from an operation. Small was born on 21 December 1936 in Wellington. He matriculated in

Rus in vrede, Adam Small (1936-2016)

Adam Small   NB-Uitgewers deel met leedwese die nuus dat een van Afrikaans se grootste stemme stil geraak het. Adam Small is op Saterdag 25 Junie oorlede nadat hy die vorige dag ’n

2016 Media24 Books Literary Awards winners announced

2016 Media24 Books Literary Awards winners announced   Alert! Finuala Dowling, Ingrid Winterbach and Milton Shain were among the winners of the 2016 Media24 Books Literary Awards. The awards recognise the best work published by Media24 Books – including

'People asked me: Are you insane?' - Read Rape author Pumla Dineo Gqola's Alan Paton Award acceptance speech

2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards Pumla Dineo Gqola and Nkosinathi Sithole with Bongani Siqoko   Pumla Dineo Gqola won the 2016 Alan Paton Award for Non-fiction on Saturday, for her book Rape: A South African Nightmare. The judges

Pumla Dineo Gqola and Nkosinathi Sithole win the 2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards

Pumla Dineo Gqola and Nkosinathi Sithole win the 2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards   Alert! Pumla Dineo Gqola and Nkosinathi Sithole have been announced as the winners of the prestigious Sunday Times Literary Awards. The winners were announced at a black tie event in Sandton.

Strategic lessons South Africa's students can learn from the leaders of 1976

Students Must Rise Anne Heffernan, University of the Witwatersrand The author is co-editor of Students Must Rise: Youth Struggle in South Africa Before and Beyond Soweto '76 published by Wits University Press. This month forty

Travel and Nature

Is camping purely for white people? Presenting Blacks Do Caravan by Fikile Hlatshwayo

Blacks Do Caravan Jacana Media is proud to present Blacks Do Caravan by Fikile Hlatshwayo: When her husband and children announced that they were planning a countrywide caravanning adventure, Fikile was adamant that "Blacks

Showcasing South African authors: The 2016 Homebru Selection from Exclusive Books

The 2016 Homebru Selection from Exclusive Books   For the month of June Exclusive Books is celebrating great South African authors and great South African books with its 15th annual Homebru campaign. Their selection this year includes fiction, current

Special offer on all Struik Nature Pocket Guides

Struik Nature   The Struik Nature Club is running a special discount on all Struik Nature Pocket Guides until the end of June! Save R50 on each book, plus free delivery in South

Green and Lifestyle

Authors and dates announced for the 2016 Lowveld Book Festival

Invitation to the launch of 2016 Lowveld Book Festival   The 2016 Lowveld Book Festival will take place from 5-7 August this year in Mpumalanga. Authors involved in the festival this year include Jayne Bauling, Mabonchi Goodwill Motimele, Joanne Macgregor, Cynthia

Showcasing South African authors: The 2016 Homebru Selection from Exclusive Books

The 2016 Homebru Selection from Exclusive Books   For the month of June Exclusive Books is celebrating great South African authors and great South African books with its 15th annual Homebru campaign. Their selection this year includes fiction, current

Find out more about South African superfoods with Eat Ting by Mpho Tshukudu and Anna Trapido

Eat Ting Quivertree Publications is excited to present Eat Ting: Lose Weight, Gain Health, Find Yourself by Mpho Tshukudu and Anna Trapido: Eat Ting is not a diet book. Rather, it will make