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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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‘Heaven’ book a bunch of Malarkey
January 19 2015 at 12:55

The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven withdrawn after Alex Malarkey admits he lied about supernatural trip.

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Mandela book a best-seller
December 28 2014 at 15:26

Nelson Mandela's private secretary Zelda la Grange's book "Good Morning, Mr Mandela" is the best selling book of 2014.

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Madiba’s book ‘undergoes evolution’
December 20 2014 at 14:39

Factual, as well as spelling and grammatical errors in Nelson Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk To Freedom have been corrected.

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Whisky for VD and Led Zeppelin dreams
December 18 2014 at 15:38

Aerosmith guitarist Joe's book hasn't helped his notoriously strained relationship with frontman Steven.

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Long Walk to Freedom follow-up for 2015
December 17 2014 at 13:29

‘The Presidential Years’ is based on the 10 chapters Madiba had written before he “ran out of steam”.

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Letter by Kerouac muse on auction
December 9 2014 at 16:24

It’s been called the letter that launched a literary genre – 16 000 amphetamine-fuelled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to friend Jack Kerouac in 1950.

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Festive magic for Potter fans
December 9 2014 at 13:04

JK Rowling promises new boy wizard material this December.

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Nicholson, drugs in actress's memoir
December 5 2014 at 16:51

Anjelica Huston's new book ‘Watch Me’ picks up where her well-received debut memoir left off.

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The man with the limitless imagination
December 4 2014 at 13:53

In Cape Town to publicise his latest Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency novel Alexander McCall Smith is also here to officially open the Rosebank Theatre...

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Aretha slams 'trashy' new biography
November 26 2014 at 14:22

Aretha Franklin says "vindictive" writer's taking revenge with new book after a feud over 1999 biography.

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