The Book Show

'Book of the Year': The Shortlist

The Best Cook Books of 2014:

Stradenveldfood, A West Coast Odyssey by Kobus van Der Merwe and Jac De Villiers
Sunbird
R322

Starfish by Daisy Jones Quivertree Publications
R450

Retreat: The Joy of Conscious Eating by Daniel Jadim
Jacana
R258

Secrets of a French Cooking Class by Marlene Van Der Westhuizen
Bookstorm
R414

The Essence of French Cooking by Michel Roux Quadrille Publishing Ltd
R460

The Best Fiction Works of 2014

An Imperfect Blessing by Nadia Davids Random House Struik eBook : R117

Wake by Anna Hope Random House Struik R263

The Paying Guests, by Sarah Waters Little, Brown and Company R263

The Keeper by Marguerite Poland Penguin Books R241

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton Pan Macmillan R221

The Best Non-Fiction Books of 2014

Broken Monsters by Lauren Beaukes Umuzi R184 eBook R156

The Search for the Rarest Bird in the World by Vernon Head Jacana R207

Askari by Jacob Dlamini Jacana R225

The War that Ended the Peace: How Europe Abandoned Peace For the First World War by Margaret Macmillan Profile Books R230

A Man of Good Hope by Jonny Steinberg Jonathan Ball Publishers SA R226 eBook R196

Lost and Found in Johannesburg by Mark Gevisser Jonathan Ball Publishers SA R212 eBook R178

Tune into the Bookshow with Jenny Crwys-Williams on Wednesday, 10 November to find out which three books Jenny has chosen as the best release in their category for 2014.

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