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South African heist hero Leo Prinsloo releases book – Leo’s Guide to Not Becoming a Statistic

Leo Prinsloo, the man who became an international internet sensation after leaked footage went viral of his reaction to an attempted high-value goods-in-transit heist, has released a book.

2021 SA Book Awards winners announced – Refiloe Moahloli’s How Many Ways Can You Say Hello? takes top prize

The winners of the 2021 SA Book Awards were announced on Wednesday, 6 October, during a virtual ceremony.

Footnotes, October 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

Footnotes, September 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

Nuut by Naledi! Die wrede relaas van Vuilgat en Stilte: ’n radikale teks deur Aryan Kaganof

Vreemd, eksperimenteel en totaal anders: Die wrede relaas van Vuilgat en Stilte deur Aryan Kaganof is nou beskikbaar by Naledi!

Footnotes, August 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Footnotes, July 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Footnotes, June 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

First ever children’s book published in endangered N|uu language

The first ever children’s book in the near-extinct San language of N|uu has been published.

Footnotes, May 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists announced

South Africa’s most prestigious literary awards are back with two thrilling fiction and non-fiction longlists, and a dedicated new sponsor.

2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced!

Charles van Onselen Receives the 2021 ASSAf Humanities Book Award for The Night Trains

Historian and author Charles van Onselen, who has received the ASSAf Humanities Book Award for his most recent work, The Night Trains: …

Footnotes, April 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Footnotes, March 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Footnotes, February 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Footnotes, January 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 of the hottest reads of the year for an epic summer vacation

What you take to the beach is up to you, so why not fill your tote with the hottest titles of 2020? From award-winning local fiction to international bestsellers, our selection has something for everyone.

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 riveting local biographies and memoirs of noteworthy South Africans

The festive season is a time for giving, and what better gift is there than a book? Have a browse of these recently published biographies and memoirs for inspiration!

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 lekker local recipe books for the foodies in your life

The festive season is a time for feasting on delicious, proudly South African dishes. Have a browse of these recently published recipe books for inspiration!