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Listen to five short stories by Nadine Gordimer (including Loot read by the author) via @openculture: fb.me/6CqAHMz7y

An acclaimed project inspired by, and featuring, Nelson Mandela, 21…

New: 21 Icons Features Personal Stories and Portraits of Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu and Phillip Tobias

An acclaimed project inspired by, and featuring, Nelson Mandela, 21 Icons is an intriguing visual journey celebrating the lives, achievements and essential goodness of some …

Ian Fuhr's story of entreprenerial success to be published in…

Ian Fuhr Presents Get That Feeling: The Story of How He Started SA’s Biggest Beauty Chain, Sorbet

Ian Fuhr's story of entreprenerial success to be published in Get That Feeling by Penguin this month:

Ian Fuhr’s fascinating story of serial entrepreneurship is not …

Henry Cloete, debuutskrywer van Draalnoot vir ’n janfiskaal wat eersdaags…

Henry Cloete: Ek raak krapperig as ek vir ’n tyd lank nie kan skep nie

Henry Cloete, debuutskrywer van Draalnoot vir ’n janfiskaal wat eersdaags by Queillerie verskyn, het Beeld se Kopskoot-vraelys beantwoord en onder meer genoem dat hy krapperig …

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Abbygail Zwane Reviews The Gods Who Fell from the Sky by Dick Mawson

The Gods Who Fell from the Sky Verdict: carrot Dick Mawson’s non-fiction debut is nothing short of inspiring. Titled The Gods who Fell from the Sky, it outlines his adventurous life including the loss of both his legs

Abbygail Zwane Reviews Getting Dirty by Christa Biyela

Verdict: carrot Getting Dirty is provocative, candid and tells it like it is. She says “As adults we need to learn to be open-minded about sex. Let us have an open

Kay-Ann van Rooyen resenseer Broken Monsters deur Lauren Beukes

Broken Monsters Uitspraak: wortel Die storie is in ’n kort, afgebete styl geskryf, met skerp waarnemings en slim woordkeuses. Daar is geen onnodige gegorrel nie; elke woord tel. Galgehumor skep ’n goeie ewewig

Join Michelle Williams for the Launch of The End of the Developmental State? at the Wits Graduate Seminar Room

University of KwaZulu-Natal Press and the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa cordially invite you to the launch of The End of the Developmental State? edited by Professor Michelle Williams. Williams

A Stanza of Poets Launch In the Heat of Shadows Edited by Denis Hirson at The Book Lounge

Denis Hirson The wettest winter weather did not deter Cape Town's poetry lovers from attending the launch of the latest exciting anthology from small independent publishers, Deep South (distributed by UKZN Press):

Bekendstelling van Geloof anderkant Sondag deur Julian Müller in Pretoria

  Tafelberg en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die bekendstelling van Geloof anderkant Sondag deur Julian Müller. Die geleentheid vind plaas op Donderag, 14 Augustus en sal om 18:00 vir 18:30

Henry Cloete: Ek raak krapperig as ek vir ’n tyd lank nie kan skep nie

Draalnoot vir ’n janfiskaal Henry Cloete, debuutskrywer van Draalnoot vir ’n janfiskaal wat eersdaags by Queillerie verskyn, het Beeld se Kopskoot-vraelys beantwoord en onder meer genoem dat hy krapperig raak as hy vir 'n

Bekendstelling van Geloof anderkant Sondag deur Julian Müller in Pretoria

  Tafelberg en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die bekendstelling van Geloof anderkant Sondag deur Julian Müller. Die geleentheid vind plaas op Donderag, 14 Augustus en sal om 18:00 vir 18:30

Kay-Ann van Rooyen resenseer Broken Monsters deur Lauren Beukes

Broken Monsters Uitspraak: wortel Die storie is in ’n kort, afgebete styl geskryf, met skerp waarnemings en slim woordkeuses. Daar is geen onnodige gegorrel nie; elke woord tel. Galgehumor skep ’n goeie ewewig

Join Michelle Williams for the Launch of The End of the Developmental State? at the Wits Graduate Seminar Room

University of KwaZulu-Natal Press and the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa cordially invite you to the launch of The End of the Developmental State? edited by Professor Michelle Williams. Williams

David Attwell: Manuscripts Indicate JM Coetzee is Not Who We Thought He Was

David Attwell The second of two seminars presented by David Attwell at the UCT Summer School Extension programme, "Autobiography Into Fiction: JM Coetzee's Disgrace”, took place at the Kramer Building on 14

Reminder: In Search of Equality to be Launched at The Book Lounge Tomorrow

UCT Press and The Book Lounge cordially invite you to the launch of In Search of Equality: Women, Law and Society in South Africa edited by Stefanie Röhrs and Dee

Travel and Nature

Kingsley Holgate Shares Videos and Photos from The Lake Turkana Cultural Festival

Africa: In the Footsteps of the Great Explorers Kingsley Holgate, adventurer and author of Africa: In the Footsteps of the Great Explorers, recently attended The Lake Turkana Cultural Festival in northern Kenya with the rest of the

Sasol Birds of the Kruger National Park App Now Available

Sasol Larger Illustrated Guide to Birds of Southern Africa Random House Struik have launched a new birding app, Sasol Birds of the Kruger National Park, which is the only birdwatching app for the Kruger National Park and is adapted

Nóg ’n avonturier geïnspireer deur Riding the Dragon's Spine deur David Bristow en Steve Thomas

Riding the Dragon\'s Spine David Bristow en Steve Thomas se boek Riding the Dragon's Spine het nóg 'n avonturier geïnspireer om 'n uitdagende pad te fiets aan te pak. "In September verlede jaar het ek

Green and Lifestyle

Try Angela Day's Warming Curry Recipes, Including Lamb Rogan Josh and Chicken Massaman Curry

Angela Day Modern Classics Angela Day Modern Classics author Angela Day has shared five deliciously warming curry recipes in her column for The Star. She writes, "Curries have to be the best warming winter

Enhance the Wellbeing of Your Family with Tissue Salts for Children by Margaret Roberts

Tissue Salts for Children New from Struik Nature, Tissue Salts for Children by Margaret Roberts: The 12 key tissue salts are minerals that should be present in our bodies in perfect balance to ensure optimal

Potgooi: Niël Stemmet gesels oor Agter+blad – "Die toekoms lê in die verlede"

Agter+blad Niël Stemmet het onlangs in die Radio Helderberg-ateljee gekuier om te gesels oor sy nuwe boek, Agter+blad: Erfeniskos. "Die toekoms lê in die verlede," sê Stemmet en noem dat sy woordkrag