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Susan Booysen, author of The African National Congress and the…

Susan Booysen Doubts the Success of the "Spoil Your Ballot" Campaign

Susan Booysen, author of The African National Congress and the Regeneration of Political Power, does not foresee success for the Vukani Sidikiwe campaign during the …

Lucy Corne says the object of African Brew was to…

Lucy Corne Believes Number of South African Craft Breweries Doubles Each Year

Lucy Corne says the object of African Brew was to put South African beer on "the same playing field" as wine.

To that end, the book …

Marlene van Niekerk se eerste poësiebundel in dertig jaar, Kaar…

Marlene van Niekerk vertel hoe sy gevestigde genre-kategorieë laat wankel met Kaar

Marlene van Niekerk se eerste poësiebundel in dertig jaar, Kaar, is onlangs met die gesogte Hertzogprys bekroon. Tog meen Van Niekerk dat sy nooit eintlik …

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  After being introduced as one of South Africa's most talented and fearless young authors, Thando Mgqolozana launched his third novel, Unimportance, at The Book Lounge on Friday 11 April. The

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Jacana Proud to Stand Beside Redi Tlhabi

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Launch of How to Fix South Africa's Schools by Jonathan Jansen and Molly Blank at Kalk Bay Books

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Lucy Corne Believes Number of South African Craft Breweries Doubles Each Year

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Phillippa Cheifitz Shares Her Recipe for Vanilla Rice Pudding with Strawberry Jam and Dark Chocolate

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