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Book review: Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of André Brink & Ingrid Jonker

Read the personal and provocative love letters between two of the greatest writers that South Africa has ever seen. ...read more

Book review: How to Make a Point Without Powerpoint by Douglas Kruger

According to Douglas Kruger, even the most trained and effective PowerPoint devotees are developed sheep. This book – Kruger’s sixth in 11 years– is full of nuggets. ...read more

Book review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Set in Naples in the '50s, My Brilliant Friend is a story about the beginning of a life long friendship and the romantic Italian city of Naples. ...read more

Book review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

This is the story of twins coming together, falling apart and rebuilding what is left when the planet they’ve been circling has thrown them both out of orbit. ...read more

Book review: Sweet Medicine by Panashe Chigumadzi

This book is a vital read for young women coming to terms with the various roles of women, and an important reminder of the societal effects of hardship. ...read more

11 year-old starts campaign for black, female heroes

American girl starts inspiring (and very necessary) book drive. ...read more

Book review: Loving Amy by Janis Winehouse

The mother of soul and jazz singer Amy Winehouse shares how she raised and dealt with the death of her daughter in this compelling read. ...read more

Book review: Friction by Sandra Brown

While in a courtroom trying to get custody of his daughter, Crawford Hunt saves Judge Holly and gets roped in to help the police investigate a crime. ...read more

When Banting leads to murder

A hilarious, satirical novel investigating the infamous Banting Professor Tim Noakes's mysterious (fictional) death. ...read more

Book review: Thicker Than Water by Kelly Fiore Stultz

Sad, hard-hitting but not sentimental, Thicker Than Water is a dark contemporary about one family’s utter disintegration. ...read more

Book review: The Honey Queen by Cathy Kelly

Cathy Kelly seamlessly connects a big host of characters whose fairy tale lives are interrupted by scandals, mayhem and secrets. ...read more

Book review: The Long Way to A Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet is what I refer to as a ‘comfort sci-fi’ – it’s full of heart, a joy to read, and delightfully subversive to boot. ...read more

Win an amazing hamper of colouring in books for adults

Enter now to win this set of phenomenal adult colouring in books. ...read more

Win 1 of 2 signed copies of Death by Carbs

We’re giving you the chance to win 1 of 2 copies of Death by Carbs by SA author, Paige Nick. Enter now! ...read more

12 books we’re definitely going to be reading in 2016

Hot and happening reads everyone will be talking about this year. ...read more

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