Book Review: An Unquiet Mind

January 9, 2019 4:11 pm

Mandatory reading for anyone whose life has been affected by their own or others’ mental illness......

Book review: Poacher

December 18, 2018 2:01 pm

The book opens with the immediacy of a dramatic thriller. Shuhood is at the helm of a boat with a huge haul of abalone...

Review: We Don’t Talk About It. Ever.

December 5, 2018 12:00 pm

Published August 2018 by Jacana/MF Books Desirée-Anne Martin is a force. For recovery. For self-love. For hope. Witness the last...

Book review: Killing Karoline

September 11, 2018 2:43 pm

A memoir with a series of grim and bizarre twists that, true to life writing, is way stranger than fiction....

Book review: Karoo and other stories

July 14, 2018 10:47 pm

It is not often that an author is prepared to unveil the creative process of his writing as the playwright Athol Fugard has done...

Book review: ODWABDANOTWM

May 31, 2018 12:39 pm

Scaachi Koul – pronounced with a silent first ‘c’ (or rather, not pronounced) – is a bit of a phenomenon...

Book review: Born a Crime

March 15, 2018 6:24 pm

Trevor Noah is a funny man and this book is an accessible and rumbustious read because of it....