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Tanya Pampalone

To the man who bled words

Tanya Pampalone pays tribute to a writer and a friend, Tiisetso Makube, who died this week.

The writing on the web: What the M&G is reading

What’s being read around the M&G newsroom? Here are some things we like. A lot.

How America’s next generation was outclassed

Growing inequality has left the capitalist dream on its last gasp. And the sooner we all stop fantasising about the American Dream, the better.

Cape Town’s rehabs for the rich and infamous

The Malibu Model has reached Cape Town. And for those who want to get sober, and have the kind of cash that gets you the best, it's a beautiful thing.

Addicted to addiction memoirs

It's a genre that's easy to get hooked on - that's if you're into misery, redemption and excruciating honesty.

Addicted to drug addiction memoirs

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.

How my daughter found – and lost – God in school

Tanya Pampalone's daughter learnt how to pray at school but later decided she wasn't a Christian, or anything else.

An old dog’s new trail

A trip to the Jock ­Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park takes us back to the days of ox wagons and wild game.

Why the geeks will inherit the Earth

The Grugq, who is pale, balding, boyishly pudgy and was dressed in a black golf shirt and a zip-up black jersey, looked like he had just woken up.

It’s not only for tourists

The international celebrity hotel is cozying up to locals with winter specials and some of the best food in Cape Town. Tanya Pampalone fattens up.

To a journalist’s journalist: Mandy Rossouw

Tanya Pampalone remembers her friend, Mandy Rossouw.

Best little bookshop in Braamfontein

With its bright, floor-to-ceiling window shopfront, the Wits Hospice Shop just might be the coolest thing in town, writes Tanya Pampalone.

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