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Africa is Open for Business contains a dynamic and different view of the opportunities available in Africa from those usually portrayed in the news and in other media. Kgomoeswana focuses on the stories behind the headlines as well as sharing his personal experiences of Africa while travelling and doing business in a way that is as entertaining as it is informative. ...

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The Crazy Life of Larry Joe tells the moving story of one man’s journey away from certain self-destruction in a world characterised by crime and drugs towards personal freedom and a very real chance of stardom as he realises his musical talents and potential through his own extraordinary efforts and the mentorship of others. ...

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‘I open my eyes and tilt the rearview mirror. Sometimes, not often, answers can be found if you look into your own eyes for long enough. This isn’t one of those times. I see only questions bouncing back at me.’ Ben Trovato Ben Trovato has fooled us all for years. The man behind the dark glasses, under the black fedora and inside the trench coat isn’t who we thought he was. Or is he? One thing we do know – his name isn’t really Ben Trovato. ...

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The enigmatic and darkly compelling Harry O’Connor, better known as Badger, is back in a fourth gripping crime thriller from Amanda Coetzee. This time the Major Crimes detective must pit his skills and wits and his dedicated team against a deadly sniper whose dark past in Afghanistan and South Africa has come back to haunt the streets of Bedford as they explode in an unprecedented drug war. ...

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In Life Drawing, her gorgeously written first novel, Robin Black unfolds a fierce, honest, and moving portrait of a woman, and of a couple’s life—the betrayals and intimacies, the needs and regrets, the secrets that sustain love and the ones that threaten to destroy it. ...

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Perfect for fans of The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared and The Best Exotic Mariold Hotel. Imagine Ocean’s 11 played by the cast of Last of the Summer Wine. Already an international bestseller, The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules is an incredibly quirky, humorous and warm-hearted story about growing old disgracefully - and breaking all the rules along the way! Translated by Rod Bradbury. ...

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The mission is to enter one of the most dangerous countries in the world. The target is one of the toughest to reach. The result could be momentous - or it could be Armageddon. ...

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A fresh, entertaining book about the power of creativity and how to harness it, from co-founder of Twitter, Biz Stone. From GQ's 'Nerd of the Year' to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly positive and remarkably savvy co-founder of Twitter -- the social media platform that single-handedly changed the way the world works. ...

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A mesmerizing, lyrical tale of the bright and dark sides of love and desire. Foolish love appears to be a Roux family birthright. And for Ava Lavender, a girl born with the wings of a bird, it is an ominous thing to inherit. In her quest to understand her peculiar disposition and a growing desire to join her peers, Ava ventures into the wider world. ...

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Thursday, April 10th, 2014

          Are there any children’s books/young adult books that made a big impression on you when you were growing up, and if so, why? I didn’t really read a lot of YA when I was growing up mostly as there really weren’t that many YA books out there for us to read.  […]

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BONGANI MADONDO is a Senior Writer at Rolling Stone magazine, where he serves as resident rock critic. Madondo has written non-fiction pieces for numerous publications in South Africa, the UK and the USA. He also co-wrote the musical revué, Ma-Brrr: A Life. In 2009 his first book Hot Type: Icons, Artists &God-Figurines (Picador Africa) was the African recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts, making him a Fellow at the Katzen Centre of the Arts, at the American University, Washington DC.

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS Please read these competition rules carefully. If you enter one of our competitions, we will assume that you have read these rules and that you agree to them. 1. To enter a competition you must be: (a) South African resident; and (b) 18 years old or over at the time of […]

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