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Q&A with Jamie Oliver
06 October 2015
Q: What motivated you to write Everyday Super Food? A few years ago I realised that I wasn't as healthy as I’d like to be. Perhaps, subconsciously, the lead up to my 40th birthday is to blame, but I realised I was wasn’t getting nearly enough sleep, which meant I often felt tired and sluggish. Now, I feel great – I’...
The Brain Surgeon's Diet Q&A
15 January 2015
THE BRAIN SURGEON'S DIET   In a market flooded with quick-fix solutions for weight loss and healthy living, Dr Adriaan Liebenberg, an internationally recognised neurosurgeon, provides an easy, safe and healthy alternative: use your brain to lose weight.   After being fat and unhappy about it for most of his life...
Weeping Waters | Book Launch
06 November 2014
‘A slow burner that gets hotter and hotter as the pages turn. Crime fiction doesn’t get any better’  - Mike Nicol   THE BOOK   Inspector Albertus Beeslaar has left the ruthless city, only to have his hopes of finding peace and quiet in the Kalahari shattered by the brutal murder of artist...
Q& A with Melissa Siebert
11 August 2014
Q&A with Melissa Siebert Fiona Snyckers recently chatted to author Melissa Siebert about her debut novel, Garden of Dreams. The interview was facilitated by The "Good Book Appreciation Society" on Facebookl Fiona Snyckers: Garden of Dreams is about the abduction in India of a teenage boy, Eli de Villiers. Eli is half...
Penguin Books Celebrates the Launch of Good Morning, Mr Mandela by Zelda la Grange
25 June 2014
On the 19th of June 2014, Penguin Books played host to more than 300 guests at the much-anticipated launch of Zelda la Grange’s Good Morning, Mr Mandela and Goeiemôre, mnr. Mandela at The Venue in Melrose Arch. The event was attended by select members of the media, well-known TV and radio personalities, members of the Mandela family,...