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Grappling with the pathologies and pleasures of the internet

As writers have come to terms with the internet, they've produced books that probe our relationship with it

BOOK REVIEW: A look at SA’s best inventors and inventions

Bruce Whitfield looks at several sectors where local talent has triumphed domestically and internationally

A modern twist on a Kafka classic among new novels to read in August

Monique Verduyn's selection of new books to add to your reading list

BOOK REVIEW: Not a bad way to end a literary career

John le Carre’s last novel is a most enjoyable escapist page turner

BOOK REVIEW: The agonies and ecstasies of the women of Memphis

Tara Stringfellow’s new book is a rhapsodic hymn to black women

BOOK REVIEW: Reckoning with colonialism’s entitlement and legacy

Bryan Rostron's “Lost on the Map” probes into everything from history to psychology, writes David Gorin

BOOK REVIEW: Uncovering different historical aspects of ‘race’

In her latest historical fiction novel , Geraldine Brooks again echoes the current zeitgeist

Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ missed what most women needed

Women are increasingly demanding bigger solutions like paid family leave and child care

Pride Month calls for reading these six books

Selection ranges from queer life in brutal Nigeria to US prisons

Oil world’s smoke and mirrors laid bare by Saudi Deep Throat

A new book lifts the veil on Saudi Arabia’s efforts to steer oil prices in the past four decades

BOOK REVIEW: Understanding the hidden wealth of Nazi German dynasties

David de Jong's 'Nazi Billionaires' makes for a page-turning read that is both uncomfortable and compelling, writes John Fraser

BOOK REVIEW: Dazzling novel delves into the lives of tycoons during the Depression

Hernan Diaz’s 'Trust' is at once an immersive story about money and a brilliant literary puzzle

BOOK REVIEW: A meeting of quiet agony and dysfunctional people

Sarah Manguso’s début novel is poetic and unconventional and will stay with you for a long while

BOOK REVIEW: Has the cultural war on the West gone too far?

Love it or hate it, Douglas Murray has produced yet another excellent read, writes John Fraser

Doubt hovers over job-cutting tech giants

Facebook, Netflix, Zoom and others are being reassessed by investors. But they will rise again.

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