Book Club

Terry Pratchett is angry, but anger is magic

According to Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett is not a jolly little elf. He's angry, and that's a good thing. more

It’s a Zombie apocalypse at this year’s Cape Town Open Book festival

From sci-fi and fantasy, to literary and non-fiction, literature lovers are in for a treat at this year’s Cape Town Open Book festival, which kicks off today. more

Book review: Your Bucket List

Adventurous destinations to add to your bucket list. more

Don’t be a racist. Ever. But in particular, don’t be a racist online

Can we really prohibit speech that is hurtful? Excerpt from Don’t film yourself having sex and other legal advice for the age of social media. more

Book review: How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

If you haven’t read Caitlin Moran yet, brace yourself, because it’s time. And if you already love Caitlin Moran, you’ll love How to Build a Girl. more

Book review: Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs once again brings great crime fiction to the table, with the perfect balance between forensic science and believable characters. more

Dealing with the subject of anorexia in fiction

Subjects like anorexia is only one of the many reasons why issue-driven fiction for teens should be promoted instead of banned. more

Oscar Pistorius: an accident waiting to happen

Samantha's Taylor's mom's book tries – and fails – to portray Oscar as a monster. more

5 Things that you probably didn’t know about Raymond E. Feist

The best-selling author is currently in South Africa for the Cape Town Open Book festival as well to promote his most recent book, Magician’s End. more

Four sex addiction myths

Is sex addiction an actual psychological disorder? Many people still don’t seem to think so. more

7 Super powers every book lover should have

Imagine being able to mute people on command when they interrupt your precious reading time. This and more super-powered abilities literature lovers should posses. more

Don’t film yourself having sex

... and other legal advice for the age of social media. more

Book review: The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

Sometimes the answers we’re looking for and that which we hope for lies in the very thing we fear the most. more

Book review: The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes by Anna McPartlin

A touching story about a woman who is facing the end of her life, and making peace with it. more

Book review: Get That Feeling - The Sorbet Story by Ian Fuhr

If you like local non-fiction, you’re interested in what makes successful businesses (and their people) tick, and you need something good to read, dip into the Sorbet story. more

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