BOOK EXCERPT: Rehana Rossouw’s second novel, New Times, is now out

Ali Adams is a political reporter in Cape Town where she is trapped in a tangle of razor-wire politics and culture

BOOK REVIEW: Jacques Pauw’s ire at South African heist catches fire

The author’s tone sets The President’s Keepers apart and ignites readers' indignation, writes Rehana Rossouw

SA’s raconteur racquet man aces another memoir

Gordon Forbes has published his third book and the humour, wit and piquant memories are all there in bucket loads

Bizos still strives for justice as he did in his friendship with Madiba

The lawyer dealt with the global icon’s private and personal affairs

BOOK REVIEW: Mark Heywood contends while others look on

Heywood picks apart the impossible compromise between rapacious capitalism and equality guaranteed in SA’s Constitution, writes Julia Grey

BOOK REVIEW: Bare Ground mines themes of politics, pay-offs and plots

Lawyer Peter Harris’s first foray into fiction mirrors SA’s contemporary state, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

BOOK REVIEW: Chronicle of an enduring war friendship

Author Richard Steyn presents an absorbing, riveting narrative of two titans of their age, writes David Southey

BOOK REVIEW: One ‘chopstick’ and a world patched with prejudice

Afrikaans novelist Etienne van Heerden’s brilliant novel shows the battles of postcoloniality may have many unexpected dimensions, writes Hans Pienaar

BOOK REVIEW: Science becomes fiction in Hawking space stories

Lucy Hawking teams up with her famed physicist father to write a series of children’s books about science and space, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

BOOK REVIEW: Pallo Jordan urges BEE winners to plough back their gains

Letters to My Comrades includes meticulous scrutiny of issues that defined the ANC in exile and in democratic South Africa, writes Edward Tsumele

BOOK REVIEW: How Henry Ford drove the rise of superbugs

The long, strange journey from soybean-fuelled motor cars to antibiotic-resistant bacteria, writes Deena Shanker

Dash of passion from volunteers gets children reading

Book Dash gathers professional creatives who volunteer to make high-quality children’s books that anyone can download, translate, print and distribute, ...

BOOK REVIEW: Khwezi book reveals how rape accuser was violated by the law

Zuma benefited from patriarchal court system and cultural discomfort, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

BOOK REVIEW: Reflecting Rogue explores how perceptions of black female bodies are shaped

Academic Gqola reflects on what feminism means in her various roles, writes Karabo Kgoleng

BOOK REVIEW: Glynnis Breytenbach takes justice to heart with all her mind

Book captures the former prosecutor’s forthright, often amusing, sometimes scary and shocking battle to ensure justice for all, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

Dismal end of traditional fishing

Book tells tale of the Kassiesbaai community that has lived off the ocean for nearly two centuries, writes Liz McGregor

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