Archive - 2013
Secreted in the basement of a crumbling Edinburgh mansion, sealed in a bricked-up chamber, a girl’s body is discovered nailed to the floor in what appears to be a sadistic, ritualistic killing.
Jennifer Saunders’ memoir has finally arrived in South Africa, how absolutely fabulous!
'As the steady march of time takes its toll on my memory and the vultures circle, I thought I should have a stab at recollecting how it all happened ...'
Roma-Kentucky is a small American town where nothing really happens. That is, until October 1993. When the peace of this quiet town is shattered.
Emily Houchens is a thirteen year old 8th grader at Roma Middle School; intelligent, yet withdrawn due to her weight. She also has a crush on Christopher Shelton, one of the popular boys, who fondly refers to her as “Freak”; a habit which her classmates emulate. To escape her unhappy existence she goes for long walks in the woods, where she is free to daydream.
Penguin Books and The Book Lounge take pleasure in inviting you to the launch of Jerm Warfare, a contagious collection of cartoons by award-winning Jerm.
Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Time: 17h30 for 18h00
Venue: The Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street, Cape Town
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 462 2425 by Sunday, 13th October
Greig Douglas works as a bookseller at the Walmer Park branch of Exclusive Books in Port Elizabeth. Greg tries to read as widely as possible but is a self confessed 'sucker for anything written by a Russian in the nineteenth century.'