Fernando Torres's late goal proved decisive as Chelsea staged a second-half recovery to secure a 4-2 win over the recently promoted Reading.
The enjoyable art and discipline of reading is fast becoming an endangered activity in South Africa, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.
When there is a problem with this essential foundation skill, help is at hand.
A spelling competition has inspired learners at a Cape Town school to start reading.
The CNA Readathon Campaign hopes to increase South Africa's literacy levels.
Study finds that reading enhances the likelihood teenagers will go on to study for a degree, writes Jeevan Vasagar.
Frequent playing of computer games appears to reduce teenagers' chances of going to university.
Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance is considering amending the budget to allow for a zero-rating of VAT on books.
The first National Book Week suffered a strike-induced hitch on Monday when attendance of school children dropped dramatically on its final day.
The learners of Zimasa Community School in Langa in the Western Cape are reaping the benefits of having teachers who are determined to improve the reading, writing and mathematical competencies of their charges.
The Exclusive Books at Maponya Mall in Soweto is different from its older siblings in the suburbs.
How big is the market for a multimedia story -- and can a phenomenon be conceived by a publisher?
It is often said that everybody has a novel in them. The current problem is that so many of us bring that novel out of ourselves and get it published.
Shah Muhammad Rais is the biggest book-seller in Afghanistan, but while business is good, he has a mission in mind: to get his countrymen reading.
While the doctors who separated conjoined twins in Los Angeles talk about the little girls' prospects for healthy, productive lives, another pair of conjoined twins say that's exactly the life they've lived for 40 years.
Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager famed for his foreign-recruitment policy, claims the club will be regularly producing their own homegrown talent within the next five years. Wenger has built his Arsenal dynasty around players signed from the continent, with many treading the familiar path to north London from his French homeland.