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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. ...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

My friends steal my books

Here are some of your tips on how to get them back. ...read more

The quirks of a book nerd

Because you can't be a bibliophile without having eccentric habits to go along with it. ...read more

Top 10 reasons to read The Hunger Games

Because if you haven't met "the girl who was on fire" yet, it's about high time that you do. ...read more

Fifty Shades of Grey can give you herpes?!

Beware erotic fiction fans, you may catch a nasty virus from between the pages of your favourite steamy read. ...read more

This might be the creepiest book cover you’ll ever see

The worst thing about this book? It’s a classic children’s novel. ...read more

Kim Kardashian's new book title is both hilarious and apt

She first “collaborated” on a book with her sisters, but now the reality star is releasing the world’s most unnecessary coffee table book ever. ...read more

Wikipedia empowers SA literature

Open Book Festival, together with the University of Cape Town, will be presenting a Wikipedia Edit–a-thon focused on South African literature. ...read more

Trying to decide whether or not you should read the new Lauren Beukes or the latest offering from J.K. Rowling?

Visit our book club to check out our reviews and to browse through this month’s top ten reads. ...read more

Actually, witches are awesome

Despite having a bad reputation, Laura Shortridge thinks witches aren't as bad as everyone makes them out to be. ...read more

Top 10 books of 2013

2013 saw a slew of fantastic book releases. We highlight our favourites. ...read more

Dubious consent and rape fantasies in fiction

Is dubious consent in BDSM fiction advocating rape? Cari Silverwood, an author of this very genre, shares her thoughts. ...read more

Best chick-lit heroines

Ever felt like a book character was your best friend? So have our readers. Here are their favourite heroines. ...read more

Why science fiction rocks

Contrary to popular belief, science fiction is not just about aliens and spaceships. A reader tells us why he's such an avid fan. ...read more

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