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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.

14 July 2005, 10:54am
Dramatic love story Captain Corelli's Mandolin on bedside list
Dramatic love story Captain Corelli's Mandolin on bedside list
What's On - Western Cape

Here are the next five books on the Bedside Book Network's list, drawn up by a group of authors, reviewers and book-lovers ...

12 July 2005, 10:39am
Win a copy of the latest Harry Potter!
Win a copy of the latest Harry Potter!
What's On - Kwazulu Natal

To celebrate the launch of Harry Potter And The Half-blood Prince the ScienCentre, together with Fascination Books, Gateway, ...

20 July 2005, 12:06pm
Harry Potter breaks SA sales record
Harry Potter breaks SA sales record
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The new Harry Potter book broke all known and independently validated South African book sales records on the first day it ...

17 July 2005, 2:21pm
Mixed reactions to new Harry Potter adventure
Mixed reactions to new Harry Potter adventure

It may have flown off the shelves as the fastest-selling book ever, but not even Harry Potter's magic could deflect the withering ...