'The Journal Of A South African Zombie Apocalypse' tells the story of courage, devotion and self-sacrifice, writes Pat Schwartz.
Author Paulo Coelho, famous for his books on spiritual themes, speaks about his new book 'Adultery', and why passion is more exciting than happiness.
A look at a series of books by two authors who mission onto the streets of Johannesburg to discover the vibrancy that makes the city a home for many.
Pro and amateur writers are dusting off old plots, sprucing up characters and polishing book settings in readiness for National Novel Writing Month.
Poverty means bad jobs, credit and housing. But even worse is the assumption you aren't trying hard enough, as Linda Tirado's angry memoir proves.
Economist Kevin Lings highlights agricultural disappointments in an extract from his book 'The Missing Piece: Solving South Africa's Economic Puzzle'.
Despite a change in rules that sparked fears Americans would dominate the prize, the final Man Booker longlist reflects a 'vintage year' of fiction.
"Amazon has done more to liberate readers and writers than any other entity since Gutenberg," states a petition in the war on book selling.
One of the most celebrated poets of World War I was, for a short time, the toast of local society.
Books about Afghanistan tell tales of war, kite-flying, the Taliban and patience stones.
Pirate, merc and telepath – all female, but some less convincingly so than others, writes Gwen Ansell.
Pat Schwartz reviews 'In Search of Happiness' by Sonwabiso Ngcowa and 'May I Have This Dance' by Connie Manse Ngcaba.
Jane Rosenthal reviews 'Dark Windows' by Louis Greenberg and 'Half of One Thing' by Zirk van den Berg.
Roxandra Dardagan Britz and Dan Wylie's witty and beautiful collaboration of poetry and printmaking smoulders with the artists' passion.
SA has few independent bookshops, almost no worthwhile reviewing and certainly no cult of the reviewer as there is in Britain or the US.
The intricate book covers Dale Halvorsen designs are at once gripping trailers and accurate visual summaries of the stories that lie beneath them.
Brown links ongoing arms deals, drones and decades-old refugee camps in a plot that comes to seem less improbable and more believable as it unfolds.
It took Sarah Lotz just 30 pages to convince Hodder & Stoughton to make her an offer she didn't refuse: a world-rights deal for her novel The Three.
Jane Rosenthal on the urban intelligentsia in new novels from Perfect Hlongwane and Thando Mgqolozana.