Fiction Books

Fiction

Raiders, traders, racists, murders, dilemmas and thrillers will keep you busy while you kick your feet up these holidays

‘Explosion’ in black readership

Content that appeals to a market hungry for shared experiences drives a new growth in sales

Nnedi Okorafor’s novel ‘The Book of Phoenix’ is a fantasy rooted in African reality

Power, revenge and metaphors fan the flames in Nnedi Okorafor’s superhuman novel.

Writer confronts trauma but sidesteps Cape Town

'The shout on the front cover of 'The Yearning' has Zakes Mda waxing lyrical about Mashigo’s writing talent. All his descriptors are true.'

Fiction, but not entirely so

The changeover from imperial to metric measurement used as a metaphor for the change in conciousness of South Africans. What really counts in life?

Best of 2013: Books

M&G books editor Darryl Accone picks his top five best reads for this year.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it