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Congratulations to Alex Smith (@africa_alex), whose Devilskein & Dearlove has been nominated for a Carnegie Medal! fb.me/3iD79TzOa

Lauren Beukes chatted to Wired on the Halloween edition of…

Lauren Beukes Discusses Why Haunted Houses are Scary on Wired's Halloween Podcast

Lauren Beukes chatted to Wired on the Halloween edition of their podcast Geek's Guide to the Galaxy on the topic: "What’s Scarier, Haunted Houses or …

Ivan Vladislavić chatted to Aerodrome about The Folly.

In the interview…

Ivan Vladislavic: In South Africa, "There's Always Been Some Big Plan to Remake the Place as Something Else"

Ivan Vladislavić chatted to Aerodrome about The Folly.

In the interview, Christine Emmett says Vladislavić has a particular talent for portraying the postmodern peculiarity of life …

"Seepunt is ’n mikrokosmos vir Suid-Afrika en vir die lewe…

Video: Herman Lategan gesels oor die pyn waaruit sy kreatiwiteit spruit

"Seepunt is ’n mikrokosmos vir Suid-Afrika en vir die lewe en baie het daar gebeur wat my kreatiwiteit gevoed het en wat my op ’n …

Halloween has prompted a bookish response from Twitter this year…

Halloween Special: #ScaryStoriesIn5Words Trending on Twitter

Halloween has prompted a bookish response from Twitter this year, with the hashtag #ScaryStoriesIn5Words trending in South Africa.

We've rounded up some of the best responses …

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The Canadian Gift Guide Reviews Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes

Broken Monsters Verdict: carrot Broken Monsters is an interesting book in that it borrows elements from thrillers, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and murder mysteries to craft something wholly different. The story is told in

Monique Bisschoff resenseer Die verhuising deur Sophia Kapp

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Gerda de Villiers resenseer Fragmente uit die Ilias deur Homeros, vertaal deur Cas Vos

Fragmente uit die Ilias Uitspraak: wortel Maar meer oor die boek self. Die meeste ouer lesers het op skool reeds met Homeros en sy werke kennis gemaak, en ofskoon baie detail vervaag het, is baie

Join John Orr for the Launch of Beyond the Baobab by Judith Krummeck in Cape Town

Beyond the Beobab Invite   The Book Lounge and New World Notes would like to invite you to the launch of Beyond the Baobab by Judith Krummeck. In this collection of essays, broadcaster, writer, and immigrant

Read the Three Poems up for the 2014 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award

The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology Vol IV Jacana Media has shared the three finalists' poems for the 2014 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award. The three finalists, as chosen by Mongane Wally Serote, are Rochelle Jacobs, for “Something

Join Daisy Jones and Anna Trapido at the Launch of Star Fish: Top 10 Sustainable Fish at The Troyeville Hotel

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Video: Herman Lategan gesels oor die pyn waaruit sy kreatiwiteit spruit

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Willem Anker oor sy navorsing vir Buys: "Hoe ruik ’n VOC-pruik, hoeveel kos ’n vat brandewyn in 1811?"

Buys - 'n Grensroman Willem Anker het onlangs met Naomi Meyer gesels oor Buys – ’n Grensroman waarin hy die lewe van die legendariese trekboer Coenraad Buys vasgevang het. Anker was veral aangetrokke tot die

Monique Bisschoff resenseer Die verhuising deur Sophia Kapp

Die verhuising Uitspraak: wortel Wat met die lees van Kapp se Die Verhuising opval, is haar fyn aanvoeling vir die menslike emosie waarmee sy skryf. Sy het die vermoë om die hele spektrum

Edgar Pieterse Comments on the State of Cape Town 2014 Report

Africa's Urban Revolution Edgar Pieterse, co-editor of Africa's Urban Revolution, was quoted in a Cape Argus article about growth in Cape Town's economy and population, and the impact of this growth on the

Join Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela and Care in Context Contributors for a Launch at The Book Lounge

  The Book Lounge and HSRC Press cordially invite you to the launch of Care in Context: Transnational gender perspectives edited by Vasu Reddy, Stephan Meyer, Tamara Shefer and Thenjiwe Meyiwa. Pumla

Catch the Launch of A Flawed Freedom: Rethinking Southern African Liberation by John Saul in Canada

A Flawed Freedom: Rethinking Southern African Liberation The Institute of African Studies at Carleton University and Octopus Books would like to invite you to the launch of A Flawed Freedom: Rethinking Southern African Liberation by John Saul. Saul

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Join John Orr for the Launch of Beyond the Baobab by Judith Krummeck in Cape Town

Beyond the Beobab Invite   The Book Lounge and New World Notes would like to invite you to the launch of Beyond the Baobab by Judith Krummeck. In this collection of essays, broadcaster, writer, and immigrant

Excerpt from A Field Guide to the Tracks & Signs of Southern, Central & East African Wildlife

A Field Guide to the Tracks & Signs of Southern, Central & East African Wildlife Namibiana Buchdepot has shared an extract from A Field Guide to the Tracks & Signs of Southern, Central & East African Wildlife by Chris and Mathilde Stuart. The extract provides instructions

Tim Rolston Traipses with Termites at the West Coast National Park

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Justice Kamanga Describes the Delicious Diversity of Africa's Cuisine: An Excerpt from Tastes of Africa

Tastes of Africa Namibiana Buchdepot has shared an excerpt from Tastes of Africa by Justice Kamanga. In the excerpt, Kamanga introduces readers to the vast diversity of tastes and techniques the African continent has

Join Daisy Jones and Anna Trapido at the Launch of Star Fish: Top 10 Sustainable Fish at The Troyeville Hotel

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"To Cook is to be Creative" – Sophia Lindop's Season's Bounty Launched with Michael Olivier at The Studio, Kalk Bay

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