Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

The memoir of one man s coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed n nTrevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act his birth Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a bl

Hot Milk

Sofia, a young anthropologist, has spent much of her life trying to solve the mystery of her mother s unexplainable illness She s frustrated with Rose and her constant complaints but utterly relieved to be called to abandon her own disappointing fledgling adult life She and Rose travel to the sear

What We Lose

From an author of rare, haunting power, a stunning novel about a young African American woman coming of age a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, family, and country n nRaised in Pennsylvania, Thandi views the world of her mother s childhood in Johannesburg as both impossibly distant and ever present

An Elephant in My Kitchen

A blonde, chic Parisienne, Francoise never expected to find herself living on a South African game reserve But when she fell in love with renowned conservationist Lawrence Anthony her life took an unexpected turn Lawrence died in 2012 and Francoise was left to run Thula Thula without him, even tho

Ungirls

In the near future, lab grown sex dolls are the pleasure toy of choice in this disturbing and provocative short story from Lauren Beukes, the bestselling author of The Shining Girls.Actor and sex worker Nats is experienced at putting on a show However, her new gig supplying intimate whispers for gr

Fever

Nico Storm and his father Willem drive a truck filled with essential supplies through a desolate land They are among the few in South Africa and the world, as far as they know to have survived a devastating virus which has swept through the country Their world turned upside down, Nico realizes t

The Best Man (Alpha Men, #2)

n It has all the makings of a picture perfect wedding There s just one detail that could have used a little planning nHulking ex rugby player Spencer Carlisle has crushed on Daffodil McGregor since high school On the field he knew the moves Off, he was a clueless clod who never gained an ad

The Prey of Gods

In South Africa, the future looks promising Personal robots are making life easier for the working class The government is harnessing renewable energy to provide infrastructure for the poor And in the bustling coastal town of Port Elizabeth, the economy is booming thanks to the genetic engineerin

If You Want to Make God Laugh

From the author of the beloved Hum If You Don t Know the Words comes a rich, unforgettable story of three unique women in post Apartheid South Africa who are brought together in their darkest time and discover the ways that love can transcend the strictest of boundaries.In a squatter camp on the out

The Woman Next Door

Hortensia James and Marion Agostino are neighbours One is black, one white Both are successful women with impressive careers Both have recently been widowed And both are sworn enemies, sharing hedge and hostility which they prune with a zeal that belies the fact that they are both over eighty n n

You Will Be Safe Here

There is pain on these pages and poetry too I left this book bruised yet somehow better for it Tayari Jones n n Brutal, haunting, redemptive andbeautiful Jojo Moyes n nThis extraordinary debut set in South Africa reveals legacies of abuse and redemption exploring the extraordinary stren

The Last Hunt

When a cold case dossier lands on Captain Benny Griessel s desk, he and his partner Vaughn Cupido, fellow member of the Hawks elite police unit in South Africa, reluctantly set to work reviewing the evidence of the disappearance and possible murder of ex cop Johnson Johnson on the world s most lux

The Woman in the Blue Cloak

Early on a May morning in the depth of South Africa s winter, a woman s naked body, washed in bleach, is discovered on a stone wall beside the N2 highway at the top of Sir Lowry s Pass, some thirty five miles from Cape Town The local investigation stalls, so the case is referred to Captain Benny Gr

The Down Days

In the vein of The Book of M comes a fast paced, character driven literary apocalyptic novel that explores life, love, and loss in a post truth society.In the aftermath of a deadly outbreak reminiscent of the 1962 event of mass hysteria that was the Tanganyika Laughter Epidemic a city at the tip of

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

The memoir of one man s coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed n nTrevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act his birth Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a bl