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When criminal cases go horrendously wrong

If you are accused of a crime you did not commit, do you really believe that justice will prevail in a court of law? ...read more

Extract from Zelda’s controversial Mandela book

Zelda La Grange reflects on South Africa’s changes and shares how working with Mandela has changed her life. ...read more

Stuff SA White People Like

A laugh-out-loud and tongue-in-cheek look at some of the things that white South Africans love. ...read more

Kinkiest book you've ever read?

What's the naughtiest book you've ever read? We asked. You blushed and answered. ...read more

3 Reasons to read The Fault in Our Stars before you see the movie

It’s the most talked about book-to-movie adaptation of the year so far. Here’s why you need to read the book before you see the film version. ...read more

5 (terrible) life lessons I learned from the author of Anne of Green Gables

Old books can be delightful, but sometimes they can be a bit horrifying. For example, look at these lessons taught by the author of the Anne of Green Gable books... ...read more

Stories and reflections from those who met Nelson Mandela

“In the end, through Mandela’s actions, the only point that was made was his enormous capacity to turn the most hardened opponents into admirers.” ...read more

5 must reads by Nadine Gordimer

South African novelist and anti-apartheid stalwart Nadine Gordimer has passed away. We highlight a few of the best books that she’s written. ...read more

Confessions of a book nerd

When it comes to books every bibliophile has his or her quirks. One reader shares his. ...read more

Here are some of the funniest words for penises

From ‘rod’ to ‘raging beast of his desire’ some authors get quite creative when describing male genitalia in sex scenes. ...read more

More stuff SA white people like

Part 2 of 3 in our instalments of excerpts from a cheeky new book that takes a look at some of the things that white South Africans love. ...read more

Books that should be movies but aren’t

We all have a love-hate relationship with book-to-film adaptations. Still, it doesn’t stop us from wishing that some of our favourite reads would get the movie treatment. ...read more

Send us a picture and win a copy of Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy!

Send us your #bookshelfie pics and soon you could be curled up with this great book. ...read more

Stephen King couldn’t put this South African novel down

A religious fanatic who insists that three plane crash survivors are harbingers of the apocalypse. See why Stephen King loved this book. ...read more

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