Tapping into the rich heritage of the independent bookshops of the city led to the accumulation of a few interesting stories along the way
The legacy of one of Durban’s legendary characters is preserved and revitalised at the turn of every page.
Laurice Taitz visits the original, real-world Kalahari Books, haven of – and for – used, hard-to-find and out-of-print editions.
In the first in a series of features on sellers of rare books,
Victoria John explores the treasure trove that is Thorold’s Bookshop.
Bronwyn Law-Viljoen does not shy away from the manifold
challenges of publishing and running a bookshop.
Tucked away in suburban dullsville Martinique Stilwell discovers a magical treasure trove of words and pages.
With its bright, floor-to-ceiling window shopfront, the Wits Hospice Shop just might be the coolest thing in town, writes Tanya Pampalone.
Bookstores around the world have been shutting their doors in the face of what looks a lot like publishing Armageddon. What’s a bibliophile to do?
It is not a good time for opening bookshops and Corina van der Spoel doubts that it ever will be again.
Online retailing offers convenience and economy but few of the social advantages of a busy shop.
The small, drab plastic bag lying on my desk is not a thing of beauty — at least not for well-fed and gastronomically fastidious me.
As a bookshop chain grows bigger, the more it seems to lose its soul. <em>Stuart Jeffries</em> asks what effect this has on publishing.