Extract - The History of Man by Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu
21 October 2020
The Ashtonburys proved instrumental to the realisation of Emil’s dream. They knew and introduced him to all the right people and, now that he was connected to the Ashtonburys, all the right people were open to his idea. Nevertheless, even with the help of the Ashtonburys, it eventually became apparent to Emil that if anything was actually to...
Extract: The Sentinel
13 October 2020
The edge-of-your-seat, heart-in-mouth new Jack Reacher thriller for 2020 - his 25th adventure. No one's bigger than Jack Reacher.   CHAPTER ONE    Rusty Rutherford emerged from his apartment on a Monday morning, exactly one week after he got fired. He spent the first few days after the axe fell with his...
Uittreksel - Die heelal op my tong
30 September 2020
Elkeen het ’n heelal in hul mond. Keuses wat jou wentelbaan van uur tot uur bepaal.   “Jy was eers ’n seun gewees,” praat my ma dié dag skuins af na my toe. Haar perd se rug is heelwat hoër as myne. Ek konsentreer so hard om nie van Kaneel af te val nie dat ek nie kan agterkom of sy my terg nie...
Extract - How To Be an Antiracist
16 September 2020
Not being racist is not enough. We have to be antiracist.   In this rousing and deeply empathetic book, Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Antiracism Research and Policy Center, shows that when it comes to racism, neutrality is not an option: until we become part of the solution, we can only be part of the problem....
Extract - Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce
05 August 2020
Chapter 1   The Golden Beetle of New Caledonia, 1914   When Margery was ten, she fell in love with a beetle. It was a bright summer’s day and all the windows of the rectory were open. She had an idea about sailing her wooden animals across the floor, two by two, but the set had belonged to her brothers...