Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

08 July 2020 | By Trevor Noah | Filed in: south africa.

The memoir of one man s coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed n nTrevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act his birth Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a bl

What We Lose

08 July 2020 | By Zinzi Clemmons | Filed in: south africa.

From an author of rare, haunting power, a stunning novel about a young African American woman coming of age a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, family, and country n nRaised in Pennsylvania, Thandi views the world of her mother s childhood in Johannesburg as both impossibly distant and ever present


08 July 2020 | By Lauren Beukes | Filed in: south africa.

In the near future, lab grown sex dolls are the pleasure toy of choice in this disturbing and provocative short story from Lauren Beukes, the bestselling author of The Shining Girls.Actor and sex worker Nats is experienced at putting on a show However, her new gig supplying intimate whispers for gr

You Will Be Safe Here

08 July 2020 | By Damian Barr | Filed in: south africa.

There is pain on these pages and poetry too I left this book bruised yet somehow better for it Tayari Jones n n Brutal, haunting, redemptive andbeautiful Jojo Moyes n nThis extraordinary debut set in South Africa reveals legacies of abuse and redemption exploring the extraordinary stren

An Elephant in My Kitchen

08 July 2020 | By Francoise Malby Anthony | Filed in: south africa.

A blonde, chic Parisienne, Francoise never expected to find herself living on a South African game reserve But when she fell in love with renowned conservationist Lawrence Anthony her life took an unexpected turn Lawrence died in 2012 and Francoise was left to run Thula Thula without him, even tho

The Burning Land

08 July 2020 | By George Alagiah | Filed in: south africa.

It was never meant to be like this Sabotage, yes Propaganda, yes All of that and but not this Not murder As greed and corruption taint the optimism of a nation, the political becomes deeply personal for former childhood friends, Lindi and Kagiso Their beloved home country, South Afric

The Blessed Girl

08 July 2020 | By Angela Makholwa | Filed in: south africa.

When you are accustomed to the finer things in life designer shoes, champagne, VIP lounges, exotic holidays abroad, a luxury penthouse, expensive wheels what independent young woman in her right mind would want to let them go Certainly not the beautiful, ambitious and super streetsmart Bontle T

Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir

08 July 2020 | By Sheila Kohler | Filed in: south africa.

ONE OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE S BEST NEW BOOKS A searing and intimate memoir about love turned deadly The BBC An intimate illumination of sisterhood and loss People When Sheila Kohler was thirty seven, she received the heart stopping news that her sister Maxine, only two years older, was killed w


08 July 2020 | By Deon Meyer | Filed in: south africa.

Nico Storm and his father Willem drive a truck filled with essential supplies through a desolate land They are among the few in South Africa and the world, as far as they know to have survived a devastating virus which has swept through the country Their world turned upside down, Nico realizes t

De vrouw in de blauwe mantel

08 July 2020 | By Deon Meyer | Filed in: south africa.

Kaapstad, Zuid Afrika Rechercheurs Bennie Griessel en Vaughn Cupido werken bij de afdeling Ernstige Delicten, ook wel de Valken genoemd, van de politie van Kaapstad Ze krijgen een zaak toebedeeld die niemand anders wil en die al 96 uur oud is Antiek, voor een moordonderzoek n nIemand heeft het l

The Apartment

08 July 2020 | By S.L. Grey | Filed in: south africa.

A high concept psychological chiller about a troubled married couple on a house swap from hell An Anchor Original n nMark and Steph live an idyllic life with their young daughter in sunny Cape Town until one day when three men in masks violently break in Traumatized but physically unharmed, Mark an