Summer Books 2012

Summer Books 2012

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Jazzing up a historical record
Jazzing up a historical record
Valuable addition to local archives
Valuable addition to local archives
Ambitious tomes offer grand, unrivalled sweep of history
Ambitious tomes offer grand, unrivalled sweep of history
The A to Z of local writing
The A to Z of local writing

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Fabulous account of odd family
Fabulous account of odd family
The mysterious uncle Cedric could be anyone's relative and therein lies Rupert Thomson's genius.
Finding facts to suit arguments
Finding facts to suit arguments
Ivo Vegter says environmentalists exaggerate problems, but his book committs the same sins.
Celebrating a great son of Africa
Celebrating a great son of Africa
A new book on Samora Machel takes an unusual approach to its subject.
The rooinek who struck glossy gold
The rooinek who struck glossy gold
The doyenne of women's magazines entertains with an unabashed autobiography
Feisty professor 'took life on the chin'
Feisty professor 'took life on the chin'
Craig MacKenzie Margaret Lenta, born September 2 1936, died November 5 2012
'Soiled with a secret shame'
'Soiled with a secret shame'
Zuma Exposed gets to the heart of the paranoia and power play central to the ANC under his leadership
Throw the book at books
Throw the book at books
Insightful and controversial, Coovadia's essays are a cracking read -- even if they are in book form
Harrowing story of an African farm
Harrowing story of an African farm
South African literature has a long tradition of farm novels digging deep into the lives of people on these farms.
Thrilling Bond-like read, but with more depth
Thrilling Bond-like read, but with more depth
This reads like a South African James Bond novel, but is more elegantly written and rather more serious.

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