BOOK REVIEW: How capitalism led to economics replacing religion

John Rapley’s Twilight of the Money Gods takes readers on a fascinating journey through the history of economic thought, writes Roger Southall

BOOK REVIEW: Historian finds nugget of gold in dig for truth behind Jameson Raid

Reference to ‘vigilance committee’ in US rush sparks search for planner, writes Dave Gorin

Festival rewrites colonial narrative and plots future of black literature

Abantu event is a place of healing, celebration and emancipation

Polyester could slip on banana peel of green fashion

Cleaning up the clothing and fashion industry is not a pipe dream

BOOK REVIEW: Memoir portrays exiles’ lives as peripatetic outsiders

Sisonke Msimang’s liminal eyes provide a keen and unique view on how much South Africa’s descent under the leadership of venal politicians has wounded those ...

BOOK REVIEW: ‘General’ has a strategy to bring all together and put SA on a new path

Sue Grant-Marshall: Bantu Holomisa has mastered the art of consultation, says biographer Eric Naki

Welcome to centre of Africa’s shopping

Cross-border customers who flock to Johannesburg’s urban jumble spend an estimated R10bn a year, writes Janine Stephen

BOOK REVIEW: Niel Barnard provides a revealing peek into the negotiations leading to ’94

Apartheid spy boss’s book shines a light on SA’s transitional period, writes Hans Pienaar

BOOK EXCERPT: In his new book, Ray Hartley profiles presidential contender Cyril Ramaphosa

In this extract from Ramaphosa: The Man Who Would be King, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks about the 1996 Johnnic deal

BOOK REVIEW: Unpicking the myth of the ANC’s struggle credentials

Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh’s narrative highlights the absurdities of the ANC’s contradictory politics, writes Xolisa Phillip

BOOK REVIEW: Kasrils gives insider’s view of JZ’s two faces

The former intelligence minister paints a grim picture of Zuma’s calculations, writes Edward Tsumele

MARIKA SBOROS: Fighting orthodoxy is Noakes’s sin

Book chronicles how scientist made enemies in highest echelons

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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

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