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The "exhilarating follow-up" to Philippe Sands' East West Street will…

"Exhilarating follow-up" to Philippe Sands' East West Street to be published soon

The "exhilarating follow-up" to Philippe Sands' East West Street will be published by Jonathan Ball in hardbook and e-book in 2019 or 2020, The Bookseller …





After months of evaluation and deliberation it is finally time…

2017 Barry Ronge Fiction Prize Shortlist

After months of evaluation and deliberation it is finally time to reveal the shortlist for the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize, in association with Porcupine Ridge. …



 
 
It is finally time to reveal the shortlist for South…

2017 Alan Paton shortlist

 
 
It is finally time to reveal the shortlist for South Africa’s most prestigious book award, the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction, in association with Porcupine …



Jan Smuts, een van die bekendste Suid-Afrikaners van die twintigste…

Boekbekendstelling: Jan Smuts - van boerseun tot wêreldverhoog

Jan Smuts, een van die bekendste Suid-Afrikaners van die twintigste eeu, bly 'n omstrede figuur. Was hy een van die uitstaande staatsmanne van sy tyd …

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'Plenty of humour, yet politics darken the idyll, and beautifully written' - Margaret von Klemperer reviews Queen of the Free State

Published in The Witness MEMOIRS by relatively unknown writers inevitably make you ask – why would anyone want to read about someone they have never heard of? Apologies to Jennifer Friedman

Book Bites: 14 May 2017

Published in the Sunday Times You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine Alexandra Kleeman (HarperCollins) Book buff **** Alexandra Kleeman’s debut novel is an uncomfortable read. Her exploration and critique of modern-day society’s obsession

Jonathan Jansen and his sister Naomi Jansen pay tribute to their mother in Song for Sarah: Lessons from my Mother. Read the extract.

Published in the Sunday Times In this extract, Jonathan Jansen pays tribute to the mother whose sacrifices helped him and their siblings achieve success despite the odds Song for Sarah: Lessons from

Boekbekendstelling: Jan Smuts - van boerseun tot wêreldverhoog

Jan Smuts, een van die bekendste Suid-Afrikaners van die twintigste eeu, bly 'n omstrede figuur. Was hy een van die uitstaande staatsmanne van sy tyd of dalk 'n verraaier van

Durban launch: The Unresolved National Question

"The Unresolved National Question in South Africa is an extremely valuable contribution to the decades-long debate on South African nationhood. Its striking feature is its highly professional and balanced approach

Book launch: Critique of Black Reason by Achille Mbembe

  In Critique of Black Reason eminent critic Achille Mbembe offers a capacious genealogy of the category of Blackness - from the Atlantic slave trade to the present - to critically

Boekbekendstelling: Jan Smuts - van boerseun tot wêreldverhoog

Jan Smuts, een van die bekendste Suid-Afrikaners van die twintigste eeu, bly 'n omstrede figuur. Was hy een van die uitstaande staatsmanne van sy tyd of dalk 'n verraaier van

Deeg: die enigste boek oor deeg wat jy ooit nodig sal kry!

Die enigste boek oor deeg wat jy ooit nodig sal kry! Alle soorte deeg om terte of pasteie te maak word bespreek – broskors, blaarkors, skilferkors, warmwaterkors, fillo en strudeldeeg, ook

Drie Afrikaanse boeke om in Mei te geniet

Jonathan Ball het vandeesmaand drie opwindende titels in Afrikaans waarby beide oud en jonk sal aanklank vind. Lekker lees! Wintersrust Joycè Kotze Een familie, deels van Britse en deels van Boere-afkoms, ontdek dat

Eusebius McKaiser discusses Tribing and Untribing the Archive on 702

Tribing and Untribing the Archive, Volume Two Eusebius McKaiser recently discussed Carolyn Hamilton's and Nessa Leibhammer's Tribing and Untribing the Archive: Volume Two on Talk Radio 702. The pernicious combination of tribe and tradition continues to tether modern

Book launch: Critique of Black Reason by Achille Mbembe

  In Critique of Black Reason eminent critic Achille Mbembe offers a capacious genealogy of the category of Blackness - from the Atlantic slave trade to the present - to critically

Healing the Exposed Being presents a new vocabulary and ontology for understanding the Ngoma healing tradition

"Healing the Exposed Being is a scholarly, rich and engaging account of the complex and individualised knowledge systems and passages of influence that shape sangoma practices in South Africa. Thornton’s

Travel and Nature

Alan Paton Awards shortlist: Christa Kuljian talks about her book Darwin's Hunch: Science, Race and the Search for Human Origins

Published in the Sunday Times Christa Kuljian discusses her Alan Paton Award shortlisted book Darwin's Hunch: Science, Race and the Search for Human Origins, the impact colonialism had on studying human

WiSER discussion: Christa Kuljian on the case of human origins

Darwin's Hunch: Science, Race and the Search for Human Origins Christa Kuljian, the author of the acclaimed Darwin’s Hunch: Science, Race and the Search for Human Origins will be in discussion with Hlonipha Mokoena on Wednesday 17 May, at Wits

2017 Alan Paton shortlist

    It is finally time to reveal the shortlist for South Africa’s most prestigious book award, the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction, in association with Porcupine Ridge. The winner, who will

Green and Lifestyle

"The book is to show us who we are and what South Africa is about" - Hope Malau, launch of Johanne 14

On Thursday the 18th of May, Quivertree Publications hosted several guests at the Lunch Launch of Hope Maulu’s Johanne 14. Guests were wined and dined while embarking on a culinary

Vrouekeur 50 Breipatrone bied splinternuwe breipatrone met verskeie temas

Vrouekeur 50 Breipatrone bied ’n breibonanza vir die ywerige handwerker. Christa Swanepoel en Vrouekeur bied 50 splinternuwe breipatrone in een boek, opgedeel in vyf temas: Babas, Meisies, Seuns, Mans en Troeteldiere.

Discover a taste of Central and South American food with A Bite of Latin America

Join Susie Chatz-Anderson on a culinary journey through Central and South America, discovering real Latin American food and recipes. Her passion for the region and its food infuses each of