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‘Triomf’ for SA author in Booker prize?

Marlene van Niekerk a finalist for Man Booker International Prize, aka "where they go, the Nobel follows".

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Four Africans among Booker finalists

SA's Marlene van Niekerk is one of the African authors among the Man Booker International Prize finalists.

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Don’t miss Franschhoek literary fest

The Franschhoek Literary Festival’s director says she has wonderful authors lined up, and she’s right...

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Nicholls happy to miss Booker shortlist
March 5 2015 at 11:06

Best-selling author David Nicholls was “relieved” when his Man Booker Prize longlisted novel didn’t make the cut...

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Clapton's fling with Princess Di
March 5 2015 at 10:37

Eric Clapton enjoyed a romantic liaison with Britain's Princess Diana, a new book has claimed.

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'Happy' song spawns children's books
February 17 2015 at 14:51

Pharrell Williams has a deal for a series of picture books based on his Grammy award-winning song.

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Pippi Longstocking lets go of N-word
February 16 2015 at 13:14

The fictional character of the late Astrid Lindgren turns 70 and decides to to move with the times...

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How to Marry a Politician and Survive
February 13 2015 at 09:05

Join the designer wives club with this book, which begins with The 3 P's: Pomp, Power and the Politician.

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Daughter's book 'would make Joan laugh'
February 13 2015 at 07:44

Melissa Rivers has written a book in tribute to her late mother.

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Pam Anderson’s book, film buzz
February 11 2015 at 16:05

Pamela Anderson's book 'Connect and Transform' will teach fans how to lead a healthy and "sensual life".

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To Kill a Mockingbird - the sequel
February 4 2015 at 06:34

Harper Lee will publish her second novel, "Go Set a Watchman" in July, over 50 years after "To Kill a Mockingbird".

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Nushin Elahi celebrates mother’s art
February 3 2015 at 11:57

Alice Elahi’s retrospective, Landscape through an Artist’s Eyes, prompted her daughter Nushin Elahi to think seriously about publishing a book celebrating her mother...

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Baldwin's funny, occasionally combative book
January 23 2015 at 15:43

Alec Baldwin is writing a memoir, and, yes, it will be candid.

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