The Book Show

'We Need New Names' and other wonderful books

This week Jenny spoke to Julian Rademeyer about how his book “ Killing for Profit” continues to put South Africa on the World Map. Jenny also spoke to Daisy Jones about her book “Starfish”, which promotes sustainable eating and living.

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We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo

  • Random House Struik
  • R263
  • ebook R187

Killing for Profit by Julian Rademeyer

  • Random House Struik
  • R212
  • eBook R187

Starfish by Daisy Jones

  • Quivertree Publications
  • R450

Farmageddon – The True Cost of Cheap Meat by Phillip Lymbery

  • Bloomsburg Publishing
  • R304
  • Ebook R254
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