Book Club

5 hilarious, feel-good books you should read right now

A book a day keeps the sadness at bay. We highlight some must-read books that will inspire you, cheer you up and make your world that much of a better place. more

It’s ridiculous that books are more affordable overseas

These readers are fed up and have found other alternatives to get the books they need. more

The price of books in South Africa

Why are books in South Africa so expensive at the moment? Jeremy Boraine, publishing director of Jonathan Ball publishers responds. more

Book review: The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

This is the story of two sisters, Kaitlyn and Carly. Or was there always only one girl? more

Book review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

A book truly deserving of all the accolades it has been receiving. more

“I simply cannot afford books from bookstores in South Africa”

Here's why readers have not bought any new books from established book stores in South Africa. more

Why books in SA are expensive

To understand book pricing one has to understand how books are sold in the South African market, says Lood du Plessis, bookseller and Marketing Director of TFS Book Services more

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2: what we thought

The rebellion is out in full force, but does the final instalment end with a blazing inferno or just a warm fizzle? You decide. more

The Diary of Anne Frank has a co-author. Huh?

The Anne Frank Fonds foundation has named Anne Frank’s dad as co-author of her diary – possibly to get around copyright laws. more

Book review: Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

A dying girl is brought back to health in a magical universe called Magonia and as war arises, so does the challenges that comes with it. more

So, when last were you able to afford a book?

Have you noticed how expensive books are becoming lately? Tammy February has decided to ask a bookseller and publisher for an explanation. more

Book review: After You by Jojo Moyes

The long-awaited sequel to the beloved best-seller Me Before You. more

Book review: These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly

These Shallow Graves is set in New York during the nineteenth century and is centered around 17-year old Jospehine Montfort, the daughter of one of New York's wealthiest families. more

Book review: Icarus by Deon Meyer

Meyer has written a South African story for an international audience, and he has done it well. more

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