These books make for short and captivating reads that explore asexuality from the perspective of three unique female protagonists.
New insights: ‘Femicide in South Africa’ by prolific author Nechama Brodie throws a critical spotlight on gender-based violence (GBV).
Have a laugh with Nicole Tersigni’s book ‘Men to Avoid in Art and Life’ which makes witty feminist comments on classic paintings.
If you’ve read most of the titles on your bookshelf and are itching to get something new to read, here are a few of the latest releases.
(Partner Content) ‘Aftermath: Seven secrets of wealth preservation in the coming chaos’ touches on many economic and geopolitical scenarios and themes, some undoubtedly unpleasant, but nevertheless makes for a fascinating read.
Kin Bentley reviews the recently published book on successful businessman Mkhuseli Khusta Jack.
The Tin Heart Gold Mine reeks with life in Africa.
The Fatuous State of Severity by Phumlani Pikoli [book review]
Professor says he sees scant chance of the survival of the Afrikaans culture in the long-term or even the survival of the Afrikaners as “a people” in new book
Bitter Eden is the vivd, frank and starkly intimate account of author Tatamkulu Afrika’s life as a WW2 prisoner of war
Scribbling the Cat by Alexandra Fuller is an uncomfortable read. Telling the most haunting of tales, the book tries to find humanity in a man who might not have any.
‘Deception Days’ is an exciting book in the vein of conspiracy books such as ‘The Da Vinci Code’, and is set against the backdrop of the birth of a new South African democracy under Nelson Mandela.
In essence this book is the story of a family. It’s a family tree, of sorts, of stories for future great and grandchildren
This week we review John Buchan’s ‘Greenmantle’, in which the daring Hannay is given a wartime mission by the British government.
An utterly heart wrenching, brutally honest account of the June and Barry Steenkamp’s version of events surrounding the death of their daughter Reeva Steenkamp. The book defies any reader to be dry eyed thoughout, and you are left knowing Reeva a little more intimately. Arguably the most honest book to come out of South Africa in years
Evan Bartlett reviews the biography of Neil Aggett, a 28-year-old doctor and trade unionist who was the first white person to die in the custody of the apartheid regime’s security police.
Nobel-winning South African writer JM Coetzee has produced a puzzling novel in ‘The Childhood of Jesus’.