Authors & Events

Tebogo ProVerb Thekisho
15 October 2020
Radio personality, Idols SA host, music producer, entrepreneur, ex-hip hop artist and now author, Tebogo ProVerb Thekisho shares his advice, inspiration and attitudes on life in these extracts taken from his new memoir, The Book of ProVerb.   1. LOOSEN UP AND TRUST THE PROCESS OF LIFE The biggest lesson I’ve learnt...
Bursting with flavour
15 October 2020
We chat with Ottolenghi and co-author Ixta Belfrage about their latest mouth-watering cookbook, Flavour   What makes Flavour  so special? Flavour  is a celebration of wonderful, versatile vegetables, and how to build flavour with them. But it is not only a collection of beautiful recipes, but an...
The author and the poet
15 October 2020
South African author Zoë Wicomb, who lives and teaches in Scotland, has chosen a son of the Highlands, Thomas Pringle, as the subject for her new book, Still Life.   A book on Thomas Pringle, his adopted Khoesan son, a freed-slave from the West Indies and a character from one of Virginia Woolf’s novels. Where/how did you...
Rejoicing In Your Day
14 October 2020
St Ignatius Loyola called it the Daily Examen. Buddhist monks call it Making a Dedication. The practice has different aspects, but all involve reflecting on the events of the day as a way of noticing whether one has fulfilled one’s intention, experiencing gratitude for one’s blessings, and turning toward the next day on the journey of...
Pleased to meet you...
16 September 2020
Ever wondered where an author gets his or her inspiration? How they come up with the interesting characters we then get to meet in their books? South African thriller writer Kurt Ellis tells us how his path crossed with that of Nick Creed, the brilliant but troubled investigator in In The Midst of Wolves.   There is a dark, seedy...

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