COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: Hillbrow more a way of life than a place

A detailed history of Hillbrow, its people and its bohemian lifestyle

BOOKS: Celebrating SA’s bright sparks

A great book that looks at every SA innovation and inventions

COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: Light Horse Cavalcade - decades in the line of fire

The battles fought by the Light Horse Cavalcade ranged from conflict in SA at the start of the Anglo-Boer War to clashes in North Africa and surroundings ...

BOOKS: Mandela: The Sequel

A history authorised by the ANC

BOOK REVIEW: Singers’ mothers spill the beans

From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars by Virginia Hanlon Grohl

COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: The failed rebellion that paved the way for the Anglo-Boer War

The leader of the Jameson raid on Johannesburg went ahead even though he was warned that there would be no support for his invading force when it arrived

BOOKS: Mandla Langa completes Madiba’s work

The sequel to Long Walk to Freedom was based on Mandela’s draft and notes, and a wealth of previously unseen archive material

BOOKS: Winston Churchill and Jan Smuts: The Friendship

The friendship lasted for 50 years, including through two world wars, and overcoming a rocky start, when the two men found themselves on opposite sides of the ...

BOOKS: Swords and sandals

Eagles of the Empire: Invictus by Simon Scarrow

COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: Boyhood among ox wagons, ruins and ancient gold workings

SA poet and satirist Roy Campbell reminisces about the extended holidays he spent with relatives in former Rhodesia in the early 20th century

COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: Turning back time

A 1939 book that describes SA’s places and people offers a fascinating glimpse into our past

African anthology is one for the books

This year’s winner of the Caine Prize is a first on two fronts

COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: When the Cape was wild and empty

An Englishman who travelled in the region in the early 19th century diligently kept a record during his journey ‘up country’ to study the ...

What Happened by Hillary Clinton

Clinton writes about what it was like to run against Donald Trump, the mistakes she made and how she has coped with a shocking and devastating loss

COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: A right, royal mystery

A collectable book on auction sheds light on the king of Knysna