The Accidental Frontline Journalist : Memoir of Nkosini Samuel Msibi

Television came late to apartheid South Africa. By the early 1980s the state-owned broadcaster was ready to expand the network to include the black majority. There were sound economic and propagandist reasons for this. Msibi was among those recruited to be trained as technicians, journalists, and cameramen. The irony was that this enterprise coincided with…

Born to Travel – Ultimate Luxury destinations in Mzansi

Born to Travel – is about luxury travel destinations in South Africa. It covers all the nine provinces and features 4-star and above lodges/hotels/resorts. Fikile visited these lavish destinations and shares her delightful experiences. The book also showcases exclusive family activities such as hot air ballooning, boat cruises, spas, scuba diving, and many more. Fikile…

AN/OTHER PASTORAL

Wide-ranging and polyvocal, an/other pastoral questions what we imagine to be the boundaries between humans and nature. History, belonging and race converge with climate crisis, ecosystems and care in these startling and vibrant poems by Tjawangwa Dema. With illustrations by Tebogo Cranwell and a foreword by Chris Abani, an/other pastoral is a compelling collection that…

Inheritance – Journey of the Soul – Book Two by Kyle Jantjies.

A war between kingdoms is brewing.  Phillip must learn to master his new power. Or die trying. Phillip’s search for power has led to increased tensions between the Conqour Kingdom and the Mytcene Kingdom. In order to prepare for the worst, the king has decided to secure his borders. Phillip’s brother, Captain Wesley Jones, has…

AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO MEDICINAL PLANTS OF EAST AFRICA by NAJMA DHARANI AND ABIY YENESEW

This newly revised and updated edition of Medicinal Plants of East Africa (originally self-published) remains the only photographically illustrated guide to the most important healing plants of the region. The book describes 136 plant species in everyday use in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Brief descriptions of each species cover that plant’s appearance, ecology and specific medicinal uses….

#BookReview – #NightWork by #NoraRoberts

The thing with Nora Roberts books, is that one can never put them in a box. One can hardly classify any of them as an outright Thriller, Suspense, Romance or Thriller, because she has this amazing ability to cover a vast number of categories in one take. Nightwork is a standalone novel written from a…

All The Broken Places by John Boyne

The long-awaited sequel to the global bestseller, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, this is John Boyne‘s latest novel for adults. 1946. Three years after a cataclysmic event which tore their lives apart, a mother and daughter flee Poland for Paris, shame, and fear at their heels, not knowing how hard it is to escape your past….

Books by David Robbins from PorcupinePress

About David: Once, when asked by an interviewer why he was a writer, David replied: ‘To stave off boredom.’ The interviewer said she was shocked by that reply. So David tried to explain by saying that writing was the only thing that completely engaged his senses, his intellect, and his emotions, all three at once….