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4 August 2005, 12:03pm
Teri offers advice in Burnt Toast
Teri offers advice in Burnt Toast
News

Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher will serve up life lessons in Burnt Toast, a book of advice and inspiration.

18 July 2005, 12:12pm
Rowling dreads the day series goes to pot
Rowling dreads the day series goes to pot
News

Bookstores around the world tallied sales of the sixth Harry Potter installment but after the eagerly awaited global launch ...

16 July 2005, 11:55am
Records set to tumble as Harry Potter goes on sale
Records set to tumble as Harry Potter goes on sale

Witching hour passed and Harry Potter fans poured into bookshops around the world on Saturday, snatching up copies of the ...

15 July 2005, 6:11pm
Harry Potter enchants Asian readers
Harry Potter enchants Asian readers

Harry Potter will cast his spell across Asia at dawn on Saturday as bookshops open early for fans eager to snap up the latest ...

14 July 2005, 7:55pm
Guess who tops the Amazon all-time list?
Guess who tops the Amazon all-time list?

As part of celebrations for its 10th anniversary this Saturday, online retailer Amazon.com has compiled a "Hall of Fame" to honour its best-sellers.

29 July 2005, 09:29am
Library to host day of books, poems, music and stories
Library to host day of books, poems, music and stories
What's On - Western Cape

Cape Town's Central Library is opening its doors for a day of stories, poems and music, on August 20.

29 July 2005, 09:29am
Paul du Toit A Painter's Journey - Kevan Martin
Paul du Toit A Painter's Journey - Kevan Martin
What's On - Western Cape

No, this is not a book about interior decoration, but one about significant and serious art, and one of the much underrated, ...

29 July 2005, 09:26am
Brink wrestles meaning onto the page
Brink wrestles meaning onto the page
What's On - Western Cape

A few years ago, a year of particularly poor grape harvest in South Africa, a few friends were chatting over dinner.

14 July 2005, 12:57pm
Just one more sleep, Potter fans
Just one more sleep, Potter fans
What's On - Western Cape

Stay up until after midnight tomorrow and you'll be able to buy the latest in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

14 July 2005, 12:55pm
On my bedside table - Anika Ebrahim
On my bedside table - Anika Ebrahim
What's On - Western Cape

Book addict Anika Ebrahim of Jonathan Ball Publishers, local distributors of Bloomsbury, the publishers of Harry Potter, ...

14 July 2005, 10:58am
Shaykh Ismail Hanif - Edwards - his life and works
Shaykh Ismail Hanif - Edwards - his life and works
What's On - Western Cape

This book is a treasure of information and anecdote, and a historical reflection of Islamic scholarship in the Cape during the middle of the 1900s.

14 July 2005, 10:56am
By myself and then some - Lauren Bacall
By myself and then some - Lauren Bacall
What's On - Western Cape

Lauren Bacall was the first film star I fell in love with as a boy.

14 July 2005, 10:55am
Event with insects - Barbara Erasmus
Event with insects - Barbara Erasmus
What's On - Western Cape

In a time when women generally worry about their physical features, the association with insects is a clever one, although initially confusing.

29 July 2005, 09:21am
Russians have turned their backs on literature in droves - surveys
Russians have turned their backs on literature in droves - surveys
What's On - Western Cape

Russians have turned their backs on literature in droves - surveys Andrew Osborn The Soviet Union prided itself on being ...

28 July 2005, 10:59am
Tuli - Land of Giants
Tuli - Land of Giants
What's On - Western Cape

High on a rocky outcrop in southern Botswana's Tuli region a stunted baobab is outlined against a darkening sky.