BOOK REVIEW: Chronicle of sober Rob Davies’s time among corrupt colleagues

The former trade & industry minister’s memoir is a must-read for anyone interested in SA’s economy and post-apartheid political evolution

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BOOK REVIEW: Many sided book is important contribution to land debate

The book could help policymakers when it comes to inequality of land and property ownership

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Jonathan Ball: The loss of a monumental industry figure

The colossus influenced generations of readers of the award-winning titles he published, writes Tymon Smith

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BOOK REVIEW: Stressproof: how to find calm within the storm

High-performance habits help us find the sweet spot in coping with adversity

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Learning from pioneering SA writer Sindiwe Magona

She was one of many black women who found a way to resist apartheid, to speak back to it, and find resilience and hope

BOOK REVIEW: African daydreams – and too many nightmares

The often harrowing experiences of game ranger Colin Nott in protecting wildlife in Zimbabwe

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BOOK REVIEW: The guide that industry needs for reimagining capitalism

The system is being scrutinised through debates in business circles and the financial media, writes Yacoob Abba Omar

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The poetics of Shaka as modern asylum seeker

Stellenbosch-based poet Alfred Schaffer has bagged the Nobel Prize of Dutch literature for his masterpiece Mens dier ding

BOOK REVIEW: Cli-fi — coming soon to a planet near you

Two new science-fiction books hope to wake us up to the frightening reality of what climate change means

BOOK REVIEW: Obama’s book a near perfect guide for policy wonks

The hefty autobiography effortlessly weaves the personal with the political

BOOK REVIEW: Straddling the fields of history and satirical fiction

Willie Currie’s Seizure is created around historical characters and events, embellished with imagined actions and conversations

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Barack Obama’s 'A Promised Land' now available at CNA stores countrywide

SPONSORED | The first volume of Obama’s presidential memoirs retails for R399

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BOOK REVIEW: I’m with stupid: why our thinking is often faulty

Jean-François Marmion’s ‘The Psychology of Stupidity’ is a blunt and sometimes hilarious examination of human error

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A guide to Zulu bird names takes off

Second print run is under way as first copies of book that records poetic monikers fly off the shelves

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BOOK REVIEW: On a charge to nowhere

Anti-apartheid campaigner Peter Hain’s new book links the fate of our rhino to the state’s demise

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BOOK REVIEW: SA in the 1980s — a forgotten time of trouble and torment

Two books trigger memories and address that which was swept under the carpet during apartheid in the 1980s

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