Books and Music

Anna Peters‘ Year of Cooking Dangerously by Kathryn White

Full of good sex and great recipes.


Absolutely Awesome South Africa by Derryn Campbell

224 Pages of Facts, Fun, Trivia, Humour, Quotations, Culture & so much more!

The Oxford South African Pocket Dictionary

The Oxford South African Pocket Dictionary 4e sports loan words from other indigenous languages e.g. izinyoka, loskop, morabaraba and zama zama.


Loki Rothman The Way Back Album Review

Loki Rothman has great song writing & production skills, and as a listener you can sit back and enjoy his album.

What's Gone Wrong

What’s Gone Wrong? On The Brink Of A Failed State

Boraine provides answers to some of the questions you might have about the ANC, which is why ‘What's gone wrong?’ is a must read for anyone interested in politics.


David Guetta – Listen Review

Aside from the album’s bold introductory and bonus tracks, David Guetta's Listen doesn't contain anything too progressive. Still, the record rounds up a number of the DJ/producer’s recent chart smashes, as well as an impres...

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Don’t Film Yourself Having Sex by Emma Sadleir and Tamsyn de Beer

Don’t Film Yourself Having Sex: And Other Legal Advice for the Age of Social Media by Emma Sadleir and Tamsyn de Beer is an excellent guide on how to keep out of trouble on the social media.

Insurgent Diplomat

Insurgent Diplomat by Aziz Pahad

Aziz Pahad brings us Insurgent Diplomat - A moving memoir that draws on the author’s experiences as one of the ANC’s most trusted politicians, who contributed to a free and democratic South Africa.

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Sisters of Treason

Sisters of Treason is a thrilling story of the perilous Tudor court, a fascinating time in English history when it was women – and not men – who had everything to play for... and everything to lose.


How to Build a Happy Sandpit

How to Build a Happy Sandpit by Colin J Browne is a great guide for any manager for team management.


Sunday Times Literary Awards Shortlist Nominees Announced

Ten books were shortlisted for the Alan Paton Award and the Sunday Times Fiction Prize at the 2014 Sunday Times Literary Awards in Franschhoek.

Bloody Lies – Citizens Reopen The Inge Lotz Murder Case

Bloody Lies by Thomas Mollett & Calvin Mollett will be out in May. This book daringly challenges one of the most controversial murder cases in recent South African history. In 2007 Fred van der Vyver was acquitted of the 2005 m...

October by Zoë Wicomb Book Launch

Zoë Wicomb's October tells the story of Mercia Murray who returns to South Africa after twenty-five years to find her family overwhelmed by alcoholism and secrets.

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Half of One Thing by Zirk van den Berg

In March, Zirk van den Berg brings us Half of One Thing - A ripping good read, a love story and a war adventure subtly written with a confident hand.

A prisoner in the garden: opening the archive of Nelson Mandela

“A Prisoner in the Garden:Opening Nelson Mandela’s Prison Archive”

This book, contains an array of photographs and images, many previously unpublished, and reveals for the first time the intimate details of Nelson Mandela’s life in prison.


Stephen King – Joyland

A riveting story about love and loss, about growing up and growing old – and about those who don’t get to do either because death comes for them before their time, Joyland is at once a mystery, a horror story, and a bitters...

Glenn Adliotti

Glenn Agliotti by Peter Piegl & Sean Newman

The biography of one of South Africa’s most infamous characters, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look at the man himself.

Never Let Go

Gareth Crocker’s latest novel – Never Let Go

Crocker became only the second South African author (after Alan Paton) to have his work selected by Reader’s Digest when his first novel, Finding Jack, was signed to Reader’s Digest in 2009.

Saving the world

The Lazy Man’s Guide to Saving the World

Simply put, it is an entertaining way to remind people that their small conscious efforts can help save the world, so get yourself a copy, absorb the tips, then recycle it by passing it on to friends and family.

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WORLDS APART – A new book celebrating three of the world’s most special places

The design and production values of WORLDS APART are excellent, and at 304 sumptuous, jaw-droppingly beautiful pages, represent true value for money.

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Wine Tourism Handbook 2013

South Africa’s 2013 Wine Tourism Handbook: Enjoying Wine at the Source, the eighth edition of the popular Wine Tourism Handbook is now available for sale both in bookshops and online.

Everyone's guide to divorce and separation

Everyone’s guide to divorce and separation

Everyone's guide to Divorce and Separation, by Bertus Preller is book that details vital points of information that may help you at a very crucial time.

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher – The Authorized Biography

MARGARET THATCHER - The Authorized Biography, Volume One: Not For Turning by Charles Moore.

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Richer than Buffett by Jacques Magliolo

Richer than Buffett explains the differences between an investor and a day trader.

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Never Let Go by Gareth Crocker

In April, a new book, Never Let Go by Gareth Crocker will be relaesed. It’s a suspenseful psychological thriller.

30 second world by Emma van der Vliet

30 Second World by Emma van der Vliet

30 Second World is a great, easy read. Set in Cape Town it is an entertaining glimpse into the world of the local film industry.

the bushmen winter has come

The Bushman Winter Has Come by Paul John Myburgh

The Bushman Winter Has Come is the true story of Exodus, the inevitable journey of the last of the First People, as they leave the Great Sand Face and head for the modern world and cultural oblivion.

smoke of forgiveness book review

Smoke of Forgiveness by Nelson Makhubane Tshabalala

"At first, I thought it be like any other apartheid books that I had read, but it proved to be totally different. Everything is reality”. – Abongile Ndamase

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Macstanley New Album Launch in Cape Town

The vibe and the happy crowd made Macstanley's new album launch in QV5 a great success!

Making Finn

Making Finn by Susan Newham-Blake

Having made peace with her identity and having finally found a beloved partner, she is faced with a daunting problem: with no penis around, how do you make babies? Should she accept help from a close and willing friend or go t...

the end of man and te rise of women by hanna rosin

The End of Man & The Rise of Women by Hanna Rosin

In this landmark, once-in-a-generation book, Hanna Rosin reveals how this new world order came to be and its profound implications for marriage, sex, children, work, families and society. Unhampered by old assumptions and ideol...

Dan Brown Inferno

Inferno by Dan Brown

Dan Brown is also the author of The Lost Symbol and The Da Vinci Code.

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Demis Roussos In SA

Demis Roussos was really amazing and his audience varied from young to old. He may be old but certainly not cold. His music was very moving at times, literally and figuratively!

Before we say goodbye

Before We Say Goodbye – Sean Davidson

Sean Davison made headlines in 2010 when he was arrested for aiding his elderly, cancer riddled mother to die.

Only the Dead

Only the Dead – Hamilton Wende

In an attempt to penetrate the minds of these dangerous and brainwashed children, psychologist Tan...

journey from darkness

Journey from Darkness – Gareth & Llewellyn Crocker

An Ancient Elephant. A Land of Killers. One Chance

The vanishing point

The Vanishing Point – Val McDermid

What would you do if your child was taken? The Vanishing Point is a breathtakingly rich and gripping psychological thriller.

Conversations with my sons and daughters Mamphela Ramphele

Conversations with My Sons and Daughters – Mamphela Ramphele

Conversations with My Sons and Daughters shows how post-apartheid ANC governments have betrayed the nation for a culture of impunity among those close to the seat of power, where corruption goes unremarked and accountability ha...

The Casual Vacancy J.K Rowling

The Casual Vacancy – J.K Rowling

The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling’s first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other. When Barry Fairbrother dies unexpectedly, the little town of Pagford is left in shock.

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