BOOKS: A year of memorable reads

There is time to catch up on all the great books you didn’t get to in 2018

BOOKS: Herman Charles Bosman’s Marico Moon

Herman Charles Bosman, one of SA’s most loved and evocative writers, has been given an update. Archie Henderson discovered how

BOOK REVIEW: Becoming, by Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama’s memoir is frank, funny and smart

BOOK REVIEW: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Our thoughts on the Yuval Noah Harari bestseller

Everyone’s favourite chef is back

Yotam Ottolenghi, the Israeli-British chef has introduced home cooks to Middle Eastern ingredients they’ve never heard of

Joburg’s story in photographs

Joburg nut Marc Latilla has put together a delightful coffee-table book all about the 132-year-old City of Gold

We read what we like

Here’s a round-up of some of the books the FM has discovered recently

What to read right now (according to the experts)

There’s still time for you to get up to speed with some of the 13 books that made the first-round cut of the The Man Booker prize

COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: England’s past seen through the eyes of some of its beholders

A collection of 150 reports of events, written at the time they took place

BOOKS: Fans of Levantine cuisine, take note

If the glacial weather has you constantly thinking about comfort food, then best you check out Tayfun Aras’s new recipe book, Anatoli

Agatha Christie: back from the dead and we’re loving it

Dame Agatha’s novels are having a 21st-century revival of sorts, because her work is all over the big and small screens

COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: Europe in a century of upheaval

The end of World War 2 was the turning point for the great European powers and a time when the US assumed the role of safeguarding Western civilisation

The rise of short stories

As far as books go in 2018, less is definitely more. Here’s a brief guide to a little bit of literature

The President is Missing: The new novel people are talking about

The President is Missing is set for release early this month and seems a dead cert for success

Through the pages of a newspaper: a century of SA history

Radical changes and interesting events in the shaping of the country are highlighted in a commemorative book that was recently sold on auction

BOOK REVIEW: The tattooist of Auschwitz

Our thoughts on a novel everyone is talking about