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BEE – Helping or Hurting? | Current Affairs & Issues

Anthea Jeffery

Does black economic empowerment work – or has its unintended consequences been to undermine our country’s growth? This is the daring question Anthea Jeffery tackles head-on in her new book. How rapidly would the black middle class have grown without BEE? Since BEE is unlikely ever to provide redress to the truly disadvantaged, what is its real objective? In this – the first...

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Speurhond Willem en die diamantdiewe | Children's Fiction

Elizabeth Wasserman

Willem and Adriaan travel to Namibia, where they must assist an investigation into a diamond smuggling ring. They are to to work with another “dogtective”, one...

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Face-Off | Crime & Thriller

Chris Karsten

Abel finds himself in Bruges, with his friend and mentor Ignaz Bouts. Soon he is on the prowl again for skins with tattoos for his Cosmic Travels, now with...

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Vashthi Nepaul Winner of City Press Nonfiction Award 2014

Journalist Vashthi Nepaul is the winner of the City Press Nonfiction Award 2014. Ferial Haffajee, editor-in-chief of City Press, made the announcement on Wednesday, 17 September, at the Open Book Festival in Cape Town. Nepaul received the prize of R60 000 to fund the research and writing of her book that will be published by Tafelberg in 2016. In this book Nepaul will focus on the challenge of helping gifted children from poor South African communities to maximise their potential.

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Noko en die Koel Katte | Children's Fiction

Fiona Moodie Human & Rousseau

It is the end of a long, hot day. The village friends had been in the fields planting mielies and now they are cooling off at the river bank...

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Monsieur Ibrahim en die blomme van die Koran | Young Adult Fiction

Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt Human & Rousseau

A Jewish boy from a broken home finds an unlikely friend in a gruff, spiritual shopkeeper in this period drama set in 1960s Paris. The story...

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Bennie Boekwurm vertel lekker stories | Children's Fiction

Louise Smit , Séan Verster Human & Rousseau

Age: 3 – 6 years. Bennie Boekwurm lives deep under the ground in the Wielie Walie Park. In his little tunnel house, there are many, many...

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Witwatersrand | Crime & Thriller

Wilbur Smith Kwela

It is the 1870s and twin brothers Sean and Garrick Courtney are born into the wilds of Natal. They could not be more different, and fate,...

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Geheime van ’n Franse kookklas | Food & Drink

Marlene van der Westhuizen Human & Rousseau

Crisp light, a profusion of wild flowers, and an astonishing choice of fresh produce – it is spring in the medieval village of Charroux in...

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Xolela Mangcu

Dr Xolela Mangcu is an internationally respected analyst and commentator and often quoted in South African media. Based at the University of Cape Town, he...

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