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18 February 2005, 09:28am
Before the frost - Henning Mankell
Before the frost - Henning Mankell
What's On - Western Cape

Linda Wallander has graduated from the police academy and has time to spare before she joins the Ystad force where her father ...

18 February 2005, 09:26am
Into Kokerboom Country - Phyllis Jowell and Adrienne Folb
Into Kokerboom Country - Phyllis Jowell and Adrienne Folb
What's On - Western Cape

"The Kokerboom is a tree-aloe with a fibrous root system, most familiar in two forms - either with a densely rounded crown ...

18 February 2005, 09:24am
Sugarmilk Falls - Ilona van Mil
Sugarmilk Falls - Ilona van Mil
What's On - Western Cape

I felt quite let down when I finished this book.

18 February 2005, 09:21am
The Cool Lunchbox - Sandy Harper
The Cool Lunchbox - Sandy Harper
What's On - Western Cape

If you have ever frantically scoured the fridge and kitchen cupboards for lunchbox inspiration, look no further.

3 February 2005, 12:29pm
Gaffney's Local Government in South Africa 2004-2006
Gaffney's Local Government in South Africa 2004-2006
What's On - Western Cape

The size of this directory may be intimidating, and its weight might tempt you to shelve it away.

3 February 2005, 12:26pm
On my bedside table - Leslie Mondo
On my bedside table - Leslie Mondo
What's On - Western Cape

Leslie Mondo, the secretary-general of the South African Red Cross Society, says he has learnt valuable lessons through reading.

3 February 2005, 12:17pm
I don't want to go to bed - Tony Ross
I don't want to go to bed - Tony Ross
What's On - Western Cape

"So, what did you think," I ask my almost-five-year-old, after reading this Little Princess story. "I like it," she replies. "I like the princess."

3 February 2005, 12:04pm
Beyond Indigo - Preethi Nair
Beyond Indigo - Preethi Nair
What's On - Western Cape

For fiction to work, an author has to create a believable world.

3 February 2005, 11:57am
The Sunburnt Queen - Hazel Crampton
The Sunburnt Queen - Hazel Crampton
What's On - Western Cape

Not for nothing are we known as the Cape of Storms; the east coast of South Africa as well as Table Bay is littered with ...

2 February 2005, 11:30am
Writer aims for change from the top
Writer aims for change from the top
What's On - Kwazulu Natal

Feisty advocate of women's rights, Egyptian writer Nawal El Saadawi, who will be in Durban for the Time of the Writer International ...

2 December 2004, 10:47am
Dinner with David
Dinner with David
What's On - Western Cape

David Biggs, writer of the Tavern of the Seas column and author of Karoo Ramblings (Struik), will talk to readers of the ...

2 December 2004, 10:45am
Next Step in the Dance - Tim Gautreaux
Next Step in the Dance - Tim Gautreaux
What's On - Western Cape

Some novels make you long to travel, to make yourself at home in places that seem green and watery and French.

2 December 2004, 10:40am
The Prison Speaks
The Prison Speaks
What's On - Western Cape

For those who believe that doing crime results in doing time with free board and lodging, this book is a much-needed jolt.

1 December 2004, 11:25am
Book early for Up the Creek
Book early for Up the Creek
What's On - Western Cape

The annual Savanna Up The Creek Festival takes place on the banks of the Breede River from February 4 to 6 next year.

1 December 2004, 09:32am
Nadine Gordimer enlists literati to fight Aids
Nadine Gordimer enlists literati to fight Aids
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Novelist Nadine Gordimer decided that if rock stars could stage "huge gigs" for worthy causes, writers could do the same ...