CHRIS THURMAN: A ‘Rust Belt’ memoir of myopic proportions

JD Vance's Hillbilly Elegy disappoints for the racism that places the interests of white citizens front and centre

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BOOK REVIEW: The importance of not only being Ernest’s

A new collection of letters between Martha Gellhorn and Hemingway (and others) reveals a fiercely independent war correspondent

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BOOK REVIEW: Is satire on Donald Trump even possible?

He is, simply, beyond a joke — as British writer Howard Jacobson found, but David Eggers is having a bash at it

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Deon Meyer surprised at his huge success

Novelist speaks about his miniseries Trackers, his latest book and never having dreamt of becoming a writer

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Will the apostrophe soon exist only in the pedant tense?

This punctuation mark is becoming an endangered species because of chat apps and e-mails

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The best fiction books of 2019

A round-up of some of the best novels to come out over the past year

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These are the best art books of 2019

A round-up of the best art reads for this year

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BOOK REVIEW: Biographies of the Beast and Dalton are like gospel and metal

The stories written about two World Cup-winning Boks differ in pace as much as their life choices

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Best tech books of 2019

Four of this year's best technology reads are informative, colourful stimulating and scary

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Foreign novels that should be on your radar

In anticipation of Elena Ferrante’s The Lying Life of Adults, a host of other foreign novels promise to delight

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In denial about climate change? Think again

These SA books on the environmental crisis inspire and inform

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BOOK REVIEW: In a duel with legality, narcissism Trumps all

Michael Wolff’s characterisation of Donald Trump in his book ‘Siege’ should make every person who cares about the future of the free world worried

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Best health books of 2019

A roundup of the best health reads from this year

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Best business reads of 2019

A round-up of some of the most interesting books on how people run enterprises

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Best travel books of 2019

Travelogues, memoirs and guide books to inspire the traveller in you.

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BOOK REVIEW: A Disney tale of strategic persuasion in a disruptive world

A peek into the story of Robert Iger’s successful career in an industry fraught with talented but capricious figures

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