The Ratline is a meandering biography only partly about a man who deserved his painful demise. That he lived in terrible times was a tragedy for millions of ...
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Kate Rogan, owner of Joburg’s beloved Love Books, on what she recommends you should start your reading blitz with
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One tollgate recorded 4,500 ox wagons a year travelling from the Cape to the interior
The follow-up to her 2018 fiction debut, Knucklebone, it is another tale that delves into the crimes Reshma Patel and Ian Jack investigate in and around Gauteng
Skilled riflemen turned a train into a mobile fortress, but before the British force in the town was relieved in May 1900 ammunition was getting scarce and ...
The 1950s produced some powerful films, many still seen as classics today
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Sunday Times journalist Qaanitah Hunter tracks the genesis of ‘thuma mina’ and how it became the tagline of Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency
Numerous reports of mysterious flying objects were reported in the aftermath of World War 2, and rumours compelled officials to issue statements denying that ...
David Gorin rounds up the top novels and nonfiction, as well as a collection of short stories, to add to your summer break must-absorb list
After a 55-day siege, on May 7 1954, a small French-held stronghold fell to Vietnamese troops. The colonial power’s empire in the region was no more
The Night Trains etches the lives of millions of people into one’s mind
If you want to know a country, listen to its stories. What is written and what is read by that nation is a reflection of the anxieties and realities of the time