Book Club

Helen Zille

Helen Zille is writing a memoir and the internet is trying to name it.

Twitter has come up with the funniest and shadiest names for Helen Zille's upcoming memoir. more

Book review: Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin

It’s been described as “juicy, sexy and bawdy”; as “deliciously evil”; as a whistle-blowing tell-all. But I didn’t find Primates of Park Avenue to be any of those things. more

Book review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

A gorgeous and glorious tale of love, darkness, magic, mayhem, and a little bit of mystery. more

Book review: Adult Onset by Ann-Marie Macdonald

What seems at first to be a humorous, well-observed take on family life and motherhood takes a darker and more intriguing turn as fragments of memory and unspoken truths begin to surface. more

Book review: Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

From the author of High Fidelity, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down, comes another delightful book that will make you laugh, and then make you think. more

Book review: Best White: And Other Anxious Delusions by Rebecca Davis

From start to finish, her bone-dry humour and clever wit makes her first dossier of anecdotes even more entertaining than Buzzfeed on any given day. more

Book Review: The Dream House by Craig Higginson

A beautifully poetic narrative that is filled with sad imagery; gloomy mists creep from the pages into the reader’s mind, seemingly to prepare for a dark ending. more

The 5 stages of going through a book break-up

Because life's way too short to read a bad book. more

Book Review: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Jean Louise, aka Scout, visits her hometown 20 years later, only to discover that everyone she’s ever loved and respected, has changed... and not for the better. more

Book review: The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

The final and mind-bendingly twisty conclusion to a series that proved to be unpredictable right from the start. more

Book review: Fragments by Sarah Foot

Sarah Foot provides none of the glib solutions that romantic fiction traditionally offers. Instead she poses the more tricky question: When love cannot conquer all, what remains? more

Memoirs of a Born Free

Wa Azania's book is tricky to review; it's part family history, part political musings and part story of the South Africa that some people don't see. more

Book review: The Lives of Stella Bain by Anita Shreve

In Stella Bain, the tale deals with an American woman who has volunteered as a nurse/ambulance driver during WW1 (prior to America’s involvement), and finds herself serving in France. more

Book review: The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

This beautifully crafted yet deeply creepy psychological thriller will stay with you for years to come. more

11 of your favourite spine-chilling reads

Looking for a read to keep you on the edge of your seat ? Here are some of your favourite reads. more

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