• 5 books that explore the damaging effects of rape culture

    The Brock Turner case proves, once again, how prevalent and deeply entrenched rape culture is in our society. These books take a closer and in-depth look into the impact it has on rape victims. 5 books that explore the damaging effects of rape culture

  • Do the police manipulate murder statistics?

    Around the world police are known for manipulating crime figures. South Africa has been no exception. Do the police manipulate murder statistics?

  • What it means to be a Jewish trans woman

    "Making my transition has made me realise that if I ever attended another Sedar, I would choose to sit amongst women," says Anastacia Tomson in Always Anastacia, her book about being transgender. What it means to be a Jewish trans woman

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A South African guide to book bargains

One book blogger’s handy guide to getting the best books for the lowest prices. ...read more

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What it means to be a Jewish trans woman

"Making my transition has made me realise that if I ever attended another Sedar, I would choose to sit amongst women," says Anastacia Tomson in Always Anastacia, her book about being transgender. ...read more

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6 reasons to attend the Franschhoek Literary Festival

The annual Franschhoek literary festival starts this weekend, here’s why you shouldn’t miss it. ...read more

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I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

In a harrowing new book, Michelle Hattingh talks candidly about being raped on the very day she presented her thesis on men’s perceptions of rape. ...read more

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This book scared the hell out of me!

Our readers share the scariest books they've ever read. ...read more

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10 of the most beautiful libraries around the world

These spectacular libraries will take any book lover’s breath away. ...read more

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These illustrations from Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets are simply to die for

If you loved the images from the first illustrated Harry Potter book, just wait until you see what the second book has in store for you. ...read more

Your astro guide

Searching for answers? Let our astrologers guide you...
Petra du Preez

Petra has been a practicing astrologer for over fifteen years... -Read more...

Hilarious horrorscopes

Taurus? Cancer? Libra? Here's a funny, but insightful guide to your star sign. -Read more...

PICS: We like big book (chains) and we cannot lie!

Plenty of fun was had when people from all over Cape Town gathered to witness and partake in a record breaking attempt.
Folly

A story about a woman who chooses to abuse men instead of lying down and remaining downtrodden and beaten.  Read more

The Storyteller

Poignant, touching and written in a fashion that's reminiscent of an almost-fable, The Storyteller is a book that journeys into the heart of one man's search for redemption.  Read more

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