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The Arrogance of Power | Politics: General & Reference

Xolela Mangcu

‘Intense, involved, edgy … at best, his work is brilliant’ - Riaan de Villiers, journalist, in reviewing this book in manuscript Dr Xolela Mangcu has earned a reputation as one of South Africa’s most vibrant and engaging public voices. This new book is a collection of his columns written for local and international newspapers over the past fifteen years. Vivid, polemical and...

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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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150 Stories | Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies

Nataniël Human & Rousseau

This extensive collection of stories by the inimitable Nataniël will make an ideal Christmas gift for any of his fans! His unique voice and...

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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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BEE – Helping or Hurting? | Current Affairs & Issues

Anthea Jeffery Tafelberg

Does black economic empowerment work – or has its unintended consequences been to undermine our country’s growth? This is the daring...

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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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