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Which book changed your life?

I’m not…

Stephen Leather chats about writing, music and why he stopped reading Stephen King

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Which book changed your life?

I’m not sure it changed my life, but Trust Me I’m Lying certainly changed the way I …


 

There have been a few changes to the 2016 Open…

2016 Open Book Festival programme

 

There have been a few changes to the 2016 Open Book programme.

The festival takes place from the 7-11 September in Cape Town. Scroll down …

Zoleka Mandela, who is battling a renewed cancer scare, has…

Zoleka Mandela tackles the effects of chemotherapy head-on

Zoleka Mandela, who is battling a renewed cancer scare, has decided to tackle the effects of chemotherapy head-on by shaving off her hair.

Mandela's hair has …

The Democratic Alliance's (DA) Herman Mashaba was elected as executive…

'It's now time to get Johannesburg working again' - Read Herman Mashaba's first mayoral statement

The Democratic Alliance's (DA) Herman Mashaba was elected as executive mayor for the City of Johannesburg on Monday night.

Mashaba is a millionaire who founded the …

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La Not So Dolce Vita: Michele Magwood on the 'unforgettable epic' of the Elena Ferrante novels

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Stephen Leather chats about writing, music and why he stopped reading Stephen King

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Harry the difficult dad: Jennifer Platt reviews Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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Play your child healthy: A mini-gathering for parents on the importance of play

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2016 Open Book Festival programme

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