South African expat Norman Coates, a well-known theatrical designer in London, has published his first novel – a shameless and funny story of a theatrical production set for the Grahamstown… read more at Kobo and Amazon.
This novel presents a mock-memoir of one weekend in the life of a teenager, Charlie Johnson, and her rebellious encounters with the world around her. Although many parts of the title are funny… read more at Kobo.
Maureen Sneddon-Barnard was driven from Kenya by the Mau Mau. In Rhodesia she farmed again and experienced loss all over again. In a small, brown school case she took her diaries and newspaper clippings that told the story of her life. This, at least, she could leave to her children, telling of the courage, the risks, the endurance, the joys and sorrows. She knew and loved Africa in all its grandeur, but the winds of change were to blow her and her people’s footsteps away.
San Francisco (Scicasts) - Apple is launching its third generation iPad, featuring a new Retina display, Apple’s new chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing high quality photos and HD video.
Die aangrypende verhaal van Salome Binnemans, verfynde dogter van ’n parlementslid, wat meer as een liefde en vier oorloë beleef: die Boereoorlog, die oorlog in Duits-Suidwes-Afrika, die Eerste en Tweede Wêreldoorloë. Sy trou met ’n adellike Pruis, kaptein in die koloniale troepe van Duits-Suidwes-Afrika. Dié man met sy duistere kant bou ’n kasteel in die wildernis anderkant Lüderitz, waar Salome verlies, verraad, ou geheime en moeilike keuses leer ken.