Sunday Times

Don’t miss the South African launch of Paula Hawkins’s new thriller A Slow Fire Burning (16 Sep)

We are absolutely delighted to invite you to the Exclusive Books digital launch of A Slow Fire Burning, the scorching new thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train.

Footnotes, April 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. …

Malebo Sephodi recommends Chwayita Ngamlana’s If I Stay Right Here as a top read of 2017

If I Stay Right Here by Chwayita Ngamlana. This experimental fiction had me crossing legs. Shifting. Crying. Triggered.

Entries open for Sunday Times Alan Paton Award for non-fiction and Barry Ronge Fiction Prize

Submissions are open for the 2018 Sunday Times Alan Paton Award for non-fiction and the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize.

The price of a life? Anything from R5,000 upwards: Read an excerpt from Hitmen for Hire by Mark Shaw

In Hitmen for Hire, author Mark Shaw takes the reader on a journey like no other, navigating a world of South Africa’s hitmen, informers, rogue policemen, taxi bosses, gang leaders and crooked businessmen.

‘Very thrilling indeed’ – Pamela Power reviews Gail Schimmel’s The Park

Pamela Power has given Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Park a glowing review for the Sunday Times.

Michiel Heyns chats to the Sunday Times about his new novel I am Pandarus

Anton Ferreira chatted to Michiel Heyns recently for the Sunday Times about his new retelling of Troilus and Criseyde, I am Pandarus.

Read an excerpt from Pieter-Louis Myburgh’s new book The Republic of Gupta

In The Republic of Gupta, Pieter-Louis Myburgh delves deeper than ever before into the Guptas’ business dealings and their links to prominent South African politicians, and explains how one family managed to transform an entire country into the Repub