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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!

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 quirky international recipe books to spice up your cooking this holiday season

Want to impress the family with your festive cooking skills? Or are you looking for the perfect gift for the bakers and makers in your life? Have a browse of these recently published recipe books for inspiration!

Footnotes, December 2020: 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, November 2020: 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. …

New book alert! Inside the Belly of the Beast: The REAL Bosasa Story by Angelo Agrizzi

Inside the Belly of the Beast: The REAL Bosasa Story by Angelo Agrizzi is out now from Truth Be Told Publishers.

New book alert! Malaika wa Azania’s Corridors of Death: The Struggle to Exist in Historically White Institutions – out now from BlackBird Books

Corridors of Death: The Struggle to Exist in Historically White Institutions – the new book by Malaika wa Azania, the bestselling author of Memoirs of a Born Free: Reflections on the Rainbow Nation – is out now from BlackBird Books!

Shortlist annouced for 2020 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers

The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2020 Morland Writing Scholarships.

The Book of Malachi by TC Farren hits global shelves, TV rights sold

The international edition of TC Farren’s riveting thriller The Book of Malachi (Kwela, 2019) is now available globally, published by Titan Books (United Kingdom).

‘Die glas onthou immers die vuur / Nie die water nie’ – Die gladde stiltes in glas deur Louis Esterhuizen is nou beskikbaar!

Die bekroonde digter Louis Esterhuizen se elfde digbundel, Die gladde stiltes in glas, is nou beskikbaar by Protea Boekhuis.

20th Anniversary SA Book Awards winners announced during virtual ceremony – Born a Crime by Trevor Noah wins grand prize

South African booksellers have voted and the overall winner of the 2020 SA Book Awards is Trevor Noah for the child adaptation of Born a Crime, published by Pan Macmillan SA.

Footnotes, October 2020: 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 2020: 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. …

Penguin Random House SA, LAPA Uitgewers en Jonathan Ball se boeke benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers, Penguin Random House SA en LAPA Uitgewers, ’n afdeling van PRHSA, se boeke skitter vanjaar op die kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse se kortlyste.

Squirting, soft serve sex and why #AshyNudesMustFall – Tiffany Kagure Mugo chats to Dr T at the launch of Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex

The Reading List and Kwela Books hosted a virtual book launch last night for Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex by Tiffany Kagure Mugo!

15 tips for happy, healthy sex, from Tiffany Kagure Mugo’s new book Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex

Kwela Books has shared an excerpt from Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex by Tiffany Kagure Mugo!