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Fred Khumalo was announced as the winner of the Pan…

Fred Khumalo's #ZuptasMustFall recipient of PanSALB Multilingualism Award 2017

Fred Khumalo was announced as the winner of the Pan South African Language Board's Multilingualism Award for his satirical take on South Africa's socio-political issues, …

The Brother
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Book bites: 19 March 2017

The Brother
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This novel takes us into a world we read about but never really get to know - the world …





 
NB Publishers has shared an excerpt from Early One Sunday…

The Man Who Draped His Jacket Over the Alexandra Dam Wall

 
NB Publishers has shared an excerpt from Early One Sunday Morning: I Decided To Step Out And Find South Africa, the new book by Luke …

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Die Burger 100: Sy mense en hul stories 1915-2015 word op 29 Maart in Stellenbosch bekendgestel

Kom woon die bekendstelling van dié huldeblyk aan 'n koerant wat 30 000 uitgawes binne 'n eeu kon druk en van die mees merkwaardige stories …

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Books that built me: Martin Meredith talks about being inspired by Alan Moorehead's adventures from the Nile

Published in the Sunday Times Afrikaner Odyssey •Martin Meredith (Jonathan Ball Publishers) In 1964, aged 21, I set out from Cairo travelling up the Nile on a journey to central Africa. What inspired

Book Bites: 26 March 2017

Belgravia Belgravia Julian Fellowes (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) Book fling **** If you loved Gosforth Park and Downton Abbey, chances are you’ll enjoy Belgravia, a historical romance penned by their creator and surely destined to

In a state of emergency: Michele Magwood chats to Marita van der Vyver about her latest novel You Lost Me

The French terror attacks change the world view of a disconsolate South African writer in this novel, writes Michele Magwood for the Sunday Times You Lost Me Marita van der Vyver

Book launch: Delilah Now Trending by Pamela Power!

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to join us for the launch of Delilah Now Trending. Pamela will be in conversation with Amy Heydenrych. Event Details Date: Thursday, 06 April

Book launch: Change - Organising Tomorrow, Today by Jay Naidoo in conversation with Louisa Zondo

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the launch of Change by Jay Naidoo. He will be in conversation with Louisa Zondo. Event Details Date: Wednesday, 05 April 2017 Time: 6:00

Die Burger 100: Sy mense en hul stories 1915-2015 word op 29 Maart in Stellenbosch bekendgestel

Die Burger 100: Sy mense en hul stories 1915-2015 Kom woon die bekendstelling van dié huldeblyk aan 'n koerant wat 30 000 uitgawes binne 'n eeu kon druk en van die mees merkwaardige stories in Suid-Afrika se geskiedenis geplaas

Chris Swanepoel se Afrikaanse vertaling van Thomas Mofolo se Chaka op die vlak van ’n literêre epos

In Chaka word die geboorte, opgang en val van die historiese Shaka slegs as vertrekpunt gebruik. Die werk vertoon konneksies met verskeie mondelinge en literêre genres soos die volksverhaal, legende,

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Die dag is bros/Sandton City Grootdoop Protea Boekhuis het 'n besige Maart-maand agter die rug gehad. Van verbeeldingryke kinderboeke vir die jongspan, tot geskiedkundige novelles, tot dramatekste wat menslikheid ondersoek, is onlangs geubliseer. Lees verder oor

Marita van der Vyver se dertiende roman tref die rakke

Misverstand Willem Prins bewandel die strate van Parys. Eens was hy op koers om ’n gerekende skrywer in Suid–Afrika te word, maar na jare se probeer wink die koue water van

Achille Mbembe's Critique of Black Reason offers a capacious genealogy of the category of Blackness

Critique of Black Reason With Critique of Black Reason, Achille Mbembe reaffirms his position as one of the most original and significant thinkers of our times working out of Francophone traditions of anti-imperial and

Chris Swanepoel se Afrikaanse vertaling van Thomas Mofolo se Chaka op die vlak van ’n literêre epos

In Chaka word die geboorte, opgang en val van die historiese Shaka slegs as vertrekpunt gebruik. Die werk vertoon konneksies met verskeie mondelinge en literêre genres soos die volksverhaal, legende,

UKZN Press reveal covers for new books!

The Art of Life in South Africa With subject matters as diverse as Zulu short stories, reference books on Southern African architectural terms, and the role of NGOs in bringing about social justice, UKZN Press has a

Travel and Nature

Entomology enthusiasts, this one's for you - Insectopedia: The Secret World of Southern African Insects

Insectopedia Insectopedia uncovers the fascinating and infinitely varied world of insects. It explores their intriguing behaviour and biology – from mating and breeding, metamorphosis and movement to sight, smell, hearing and

Want to learn how to write non-fiction? Join the Writing Masterclass with Christa Kuljian at Bridge Books

  Join us for Jacana Media's new series of Masterclasses for aspiring writers. Christa Kuljian, author of Darwin's Hunch and Sanctuary, will present the Masterclass at Bridge Books and share her

Dinosaurs, Diamonds & Democracy: two billion years of South African history in 128 pages

Dinosaurs Diamonds and Democracy An asteroid the size of Table Mountain crashed into what was to become South Africa over two billion years ago, marking the spot. The country’s history since then has always

Green and Lifestyle

Join the low-carb revolution with these four recipes from Jump on the Bant Wagon

Blogger Nick Charlie Key’s appetising new book is set to become a part of the low-carb food revolution. Like every Banting devotee, you want to eat healthy and delicious meals

Drop The Ball advocates shattering the glass ceiling - starting at home

For women, a glass ceiling at work is not the only barrier to success – it's also the emotional labour at home. Women have become accustomed to delegating, advocating and

The Man Who Draped His Jacket Over the Alexandra Dam Wall

Early One Sunday Morning   NB Publishers has shared an excerpt from Early One Sunday Morning: I Decided To Step Out And Find South Africa, the new book by Luke Alfred. The chapter is titled "The