To Kill a Mockingbird, "the book that introduced many of us to our belief in human rights".
In pursuit of the mysterious Chobona tribe, the author undertakes a lengthy examination of the absurdity of the concept of race.
Author Alain de Botton always seems to have something on the boil. His book with John Armstrong delves into the world of art and how it can help you.
Despite a change in rules that sparked fears Americans would dominate the prize, the final Man Booker longlist reflects a 'vintage year' of fiction.
Fans of George RR Martin's books want to know if he'll live long enough to give them an end to the series, a question he finds pretty offensive.
Art provides a rich background against which troubled familial relationships are explored in Ingrid Winterbach's novel "The Road of Excess".
"Amazon has done more to liberate readers and writers than any other entity since Gutenberg," states a petition in the war on book selling.
Breyten Breytenbach's work is celebrated in a study deserving of more context, conviction and heft.
One of the most celebrated poets of World War I was, for a short time, the toast of local society.
A hike through the rough country and the hardscrabble life of western Bosnia shows us the world through Gavrilo Princip's eyes.
The first instalment of our drug edition looks at books that are easy to get hooked on – if you're into misery, redemption and excruciating honesty.
Despite missing dates and facts in the late singer's life, Bongani Madondo's latest collection of essays attempts to make sense of MaBrrr's epic life.
The intricate book covers Dale Halvorsen designs are at once gripping trailers and accurate visual summaries of the stories that lie beneath them.
SA has few independent bookshops, almost no worthwhile reviewing and certainly no cult of the reviewer as there is in Britain or the US.
Roxandra Dardagan Britz and Dan Wylie's witty and beautiful collaboration of poetry and printmaking smoulders with the artists' passion.
Jane Rosenthal reviews 'Dark Windows' by Louis Greenberg and 'Half of One Thing' by Zirk van den Berg.
Pat Schwartz reviews 'In Search of Happiness' by Sonwabiso Ngcowa and 'May I Have This Dance' by Connie Manse Ngcaba.
Pirate, merc and telepath – all female, but some less convincingly so than others, writes Gwen Ansell.
Books about Afghanistan tell tales of war, kite-flying, the Taliban and patience stones.