THE BOOK SHOW
The Book Show with Jenny Crwys-Williams happens every Wednesday. Jenny and various other personalities review the latest releases in the book world. Jenny also interviews current successful authors.

 

BOOK SHOW for 16 April 2014
 
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ by Sue Townsend
Penguin Books Ltd. R148
eBook- R78

Chris Ryan – Extreme: Most Wanted
Hodder & Stoughton. R300

BOOK SHOW for 02 April 2014
 
The Fall of the ANC : What’s Next , by Paul Mashele and Mzukisi Qobo
Pan Macmillan. R184
eBook – R106

SA Politics Unspun, by Stephen Grootes
Burnet Media.R180
eBook – Available on Amazon R 122.35

Could I Vote DA : A Voter’s Dilemma, by Eusebius Mckaiser
Bookstorm. R190
eBook – R108

The coming revolution: Julius Malema and the Fight for Economic Freedom by Floyd Shivambu and Janet Smith
Jacana Books. R150

DF Malan : The Rise of Afrikaner Nationalism by Lindie Koorts
Tafelburg. R322

Short Changed: South Africa since Apartheid by Colin Bundy
Jacana. R99.99

What’s Gone Wrong by Alex Boraine
Jonathan Ball. R195
Ebook R150

BOOK SHOW for 26 March 2014
 
The Plus One, by Jojo Moyes
Penguin Books. R260

Survivor by Lesley Pearce
Penguin Books. R260

The Giraffe Stepped over the Fence, by Storm James
SJ Publishing. R210

Dear Thing, by Julie Cohen
Transworld Publishers. R270

Cry Baby, by Lauren Liebenberg
Penguin Books. R240

Vacant Posession by Hilary Mantel
Listener’s Library. R25 for two weeks

BOOK SHOW for 19 March 2014
 
Water Music, by Margie Orford
Jonathan Ball Publishers. R180

Daddy’s Girl by Margie Orford
Jonathan Ball Publishers. R125
eBook R97

Like Clockwork by Margie Orford
Jonathan Ball Publisher.
eBook. R97

Gallow’s Hil by Margie Orford
Jonathan Ball Publishers. R121
eBook R97

Like Clockwork by Margie Orford
Jonathan Ball Publishers. R150

Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed by Mandy Weiner
Pan Macmillan. R148
eBook R117.

My Second Initiation: The memoir of Vusi Pikoi, by Vusi Pikoli and Mandy Weiner
Pan Macmillan. R220
eBook 176

Steeped in Blood: The Life and Times of a Forensic Scientist by David Klatzow and Sylivia Walker
R233. Zebra Press.
eBook. R 119

BOOK SHOW for 12 March 2014
 
Walk, by James Whyle
Jacana Media. R138

The Story of a Happy Marriage, by Ann Patchett
Bloomsbury. R381
eBook – R253

Knowing Mandela by John Carlin
Penguin R194
Ebook – R 175

BOOK SHOW for 05 March 2014
 
Bra Gib: Father of Township Theatre by, Rolf Solberg
University of KZN Press. R148

Bury me at the Marketplace by David Atwell and N.Chabani Manganyi
Wits University Press. R240

Eskia Mphahlele: A lasting tribute, by the Eskia Mphahlele Institute
Stainbank and Associates. R250

A Native from Nowhere: The Story of Nat Nakasa by, Ryan Brown
Jacana Media. R256, 50
eBook R219.

BOOK SHOW for 26 February 2014
 
Who asked you, by Terry Macmillan
Penguin. R210
EBook – R190

BOOK SHOW for 19 February 2014
 
Life after Life by, Kate Atkinson
Transworld Publishers. R177

The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer
Harper Collins Publishers. R 180

One night in winter by, Simon Sebag Montefoire’s
Cornerstone. R250

Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende
Harper Collins Publishers. R249

BOOK SHOW for 12 February 2014
 
Shatter by Michael Robotham.
Little Brown and Company. R 158

The Wreckage, Michael Robotham
Little, Brown and Company. R 160

Police, By Jo Nesbo
Vintage. R250

The Good Nurse, by Charles Graeber
Atlantic Books. R150
eBook R120.

Dust by, Patricia Cornwell
Little, Brown and Company. R 250

BOOK SHOW for 15 January 2014
 
Making Herstory: with Clyde Meela & Robin Kohl
by Lerato Molapo
Published by Struik
R134.00 Paperback

BOOK SHOW for 18 December 2013
 
An Astrounaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, By Chris Hadfield
Pan Macmillan.R210
eBook – 162

The Fall and Rise of Gordon Coppinger by David Nobbs
Harper Collins Publishers. R192
eBook. R136

Pilot in the Wild: Flights of Conservation and Survival, by John Bassi
Jacana Media. R207
eBook R219

Springbok Glory – Golden Moments in the Modern Era by Stephen Nell
Tafelberg Publishers.R180

True Grit, by Bear Grylls
Random House Struik .R282

The Life List by, Lori Nelson Spielman
Cornerstone Publishers. R149

5 Star Billionare, by Tash Aw
Harper Collins Publishers . R 250

The Coffee Shop Bookclub by Catherine Tate
Orion Books. R 1200

Bonkers by. Jennifer Saunders
Penguin Books. R 290

The Real Meal Revolution by, Prof Tim Noakes, Sally Ann Creed, Jono Proudfoot and David Grier. R298
Quivertree Publications.

BOOK SHOW for 11 December 2013
 
Mandela’s Way: Lessons on Life, Love & Courage, by Richard Stengel.
Crown Publishing Group.

The World That Made Mandela: A Heritage Trail. 70 Sites of Significance, by Luli Callinicos .
STE Publishers. R867

The Authorised Portrait, by Mac Maharaj and Tim Cousens
Wild Dogs Press. R199

Conversations with Myself, by Nelson Mandela
Pan Macmillan. R 267

Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom, by Chris van Wyk
Pan Macmillan. R92

A Prisoner in the Garden, by Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
Penguin Books. R185

In the Words of Nelson Mandela, by Jennifer Crwys-Williams
Penguin Books. R74

Never Go Back, by Lee Child
Transworld.R 280

Doctor Sleep, by Stephen King
Jonathan Ball. R239

Solo, by William Boyd
Jonathan Cape Ltd. R250

My Second Initiation: The memoir of Vusi Pikoi, by Vusi Pikoli and Mandy Weiner
Pan Macmillan. R220
eBook 176

We need new Names, by NoViolet Bulawayo
Random House Struik. R218
Ebook - R205.

The French Affair: Tables of Love, by Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen
Struik Lifestyle. R375

Blaze – The Beginning, by Reneilwe Mabena
Porcupine Press. R130

Vicious Circle, by Wilbur Smith
Pan Macmillan.R276
eBook. R170.00

BOOK SHOW for 11 December 2013
 
Long Walk to Freedom, by Chris Van Wyk and illustrated by Paddy Bouma
Pan MacMillan Publishers. R164
eBook. R80

Hunger and Freedom: the story of food and Nelson Mandela, by Anna Trapido
Jacana Media R239
eBook?

BOOK SHOW for 04 December 2013
 
Are Trout South African? Stories of Fish, People and Places, by Duncan Brown
Pan Macmillan. R180

Birds and People, by Mark Cocker
Random House Struik. R735

The World Until Yesterday, by Jared Diamond
Penguin Publishers.R227
eBook R122

My Second Initiation: The memoir of Vusi Pikoi, by Vusi Pikoli and Mandy Weiner
Pan Macmillan. R220
eBook 176

JFK’s Last Hundred Days: An Intimate Portrait of a Great President, by Thurston Clarke
Penguin. Publishers R360
eBook - 270

The Goldfinch, by Donna Tart
Little Brown and Company. R270

We need new Names, by NoViolet Bulawayo
Random House Struik. R218
Ebook - R205.

The Spiral House, by Claire Robertson
Umuzi. R180
e-Book: R119

The Signature of all things, by Elizabeth Gilbert
Bloomsbury. R270

The Shining Girls, By Lauren Beukes
Random House Struik - R119
eBook -R157.00

Braai: Reuben on Fire, by Reuben Riffel
Quivertree Publications. R380

Munch by, Hein Scholz
Struik Lifestyle. R170

Feast at Home, by Frank Dangeroux
Quivertree Publications. R450

The French Affair: Tables of Love, by Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen
Struik Lifestyle. R375

Life on a Cape Farm by, Lesley and Louise Gillet
Struik Lifestyle. R220

Vicious Circle, by Wilbur Smith
Pan Macmillan.R276
eBook . R170.00

BOOK SHOW for 20 November 2013
 
SA Politics Unspun, by Stephen Grootes
Burnet Media.R180
eBook – Available on Amazon R 122.35

A Rumour of Spring: South Africa after 20 years of Democracy, by Max Du Preez
Zebra Press. R230

African Wildlife Exposed: A Celebration of Nature Photography, by Greg Du Toit
HPH Publishing. R480

Hidden Cape Town, by Paul Duncan and Alain Proust
Struik Lifestyle. R375

Karoo: Long Time Passing, by Obie Oberholzer
Jacana Media. R456

Stellenburg, The Story of a Garden, by Franchesca Watson and Laurian Brown, photography by Alain Proust.
Quivertree Publications. R650

Kirstenbosch: The Most Beautiful Garden in Africa, by Brian J Huntley
Struik Nature. R330

Brands & Branding in SA 2013, by Ken Preston
Affinity Publishing. R365 - orders can be placed with lynn@brandsandbranding.co.za

BOOK SHOW for 13 November 2013
 
High Rollers, by Jack Bowman
Random House Struik. R265.00
eBook – R177

Command and Control, by Eric Schlosser’s
Allen Lane Publishers. R275
eBook – R261

Emperor: The Blood of Gods, by Conn Iggulden
Harper Collins. R171

One Last Thing Before I Go, by Jonathan Tropper
Orion Books. R184
eBook. R170

Light of the World, by James Lee Burke
Orion Books. R 240

One Summer – America 1927, by Bill Bryson
Transworld Publishers Ltd. R267
Ebook - R272.

Drakenfeld, by Mark Charan Newton
Pan Macmillan. R182

Vicious Circle, by Wilbur Smith
Pan Macmillan.R276
eBook . R170.00

The House of Hades, by Rick Riordan
Penguin Books. R151
eBook -170

BOOK SHOW for 06 November 2013
 
Marrying Black Girls for Guys Who Are Not White, by Hagen Engler
Melinda Fergurson (MF) Books. R166.

Ultimate Braai Master: Roads less Travelled, by Justin Bonello
Penguin. R212

Gourmet Sisters: Sharing Food and Friendship by Sue Ann Allen and Ilse Fouries
NB Books: R226.00

Feast at Home, by Frank Dangeroux
Quivertree Publications. R450.00

Another Week in the Kitchen, by Karen Dudely
Jacana Media. R 250

Tarts, by Tina Bester
Quivertree Publications. 185

Veld to Fork: Slow food from the heart of the Karoo, by Gordon Wright
Random House Struik. R250

Braai: Reuben on Fire, by Reuben Riffel
Quivertree Publications. R380

Save with Jamie: Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less, by Jamie Oliver
Penguin Books R380

BOOK SHOW for 30 October 2013
 
Scuptors of Mapungubwe, by Zakes Mda
Kwela Books. R195.
eBook – No eBook available

The Pilgrim’s Progress by, John Bunyan (Edited by Roger Pooley )
Penguin Books. R132.
eBook – R118

Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Store, by Robin Sloane
Atlantic Books. R293.00
eBook -R136.00

The Shining Girls, by Lauren Beukes
Random House Struik - R119
eBook -R157.00

The White Princess, by Philippa Gregory
Simon & Schuster. R246
No eBook available

Bridget Jones: Mad about the boy, by Helen Fielding
Random House Struik, R250
eBook – R260

BOOK SHOW for 24 October 2013
 
100 and Four Horses, by Mandy Retzlaff
Jonathan Ball. R154.69 (Paperback)
eBook - R258.62

Novel Cure, by Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin
Penguin. R311.70 (Hardback)
eBook. R197.00

The Selector of Souls by Shauna Singh Baldwin
Random House Struik.R193.93
No eBook available.

The Midnight Rose by Lucinda Riley
Simon and Schuster. R269.59
eBook - R115.64

The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
Jonathan Ball.R167.33
eBook - R262.

BOOK SHOW for 16 October 2013
 
Sane New World: Taming the mind, by Ruby Wax
Jonathan Ball. R428
eBook - R249

The Luminaries, by Elanor Catton
Jonathan Ball. R340
eBook - R249

Harvest, by Jim Crace
Picador Books. R383
eBook - R145

The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri
Random House Struik. R319.00
eBook - R243.00

A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki
Canongate. R143.00
eBook - R118.00

We need new Names, by NoViolet Bulawayo
Random House Struik. R218
Ebook - R205.

The Testament of Mary, by Colm Toibin
Simon and Schuster. R165
eBook - R105

BOOK SHOW for 02 October 2013
 
Missing and Murdered: A Personal Adventure in Forensic Anthropology by Alan G Morris
Random House Struik. R212.00
eBook: R92.00

The 9th Girl by Tami Hoag
Jonathan Ball. R231.00
eBook : R219.00

Sounds of a Cowhide Drum by Oswald Mtshali
Jacana Media. R138.00
eBook : R117.00

BOOK SHOW for 25 September 2013
 
Fingerprints of the Gods, by Graham Hancock
Three Rivers Press (CA): R220.09
No eBook

491 Days Prisoner Number 1323/69 (Winnie Madikazela Mandela)
Pan Macmillan. R180
E-Book: R152.00

Into the River of Life – A Biography of Ian Player by Graham Linscott
Jonathan Ball. R220
E-book: R146.00

Ian Player: The White Rhino Saga introduced by Julian Rademeyer & foreword by Alan Paton: “A book for every lover of the wild”.
Jonathan Ball. (Back in print after 30 years). R189
EBook R136.00

BOOK SHOW for 18 September 2013
 
Why Nations Fail by James Robinson and Daron Acemoglu
Jonathan Ball R217
eBook R323
Available on audio on Audible.com

Deon Meyer – Dirt Busters: A Guide to Adventure Motorbiking
Also in Afrikaans as Ridders van die Grondpad
Tafelberg R207

Almost Sleeping my Way to Timbuktu, by Sihle Khumalo
Umuzi R175

In Xanadu, by William Dalrymple
Vintage Books R188
eBook R136
Audio book available on Exclusives Book website R137

Band Aid for a Broken Leg: Being a Doctor with no Borders, by Damien Brown
Penguin. R220

BOOK SHOW for 11 September 2013
 
Standing in Another Man’s Grave, by Ian Rankin
Orion Publishing R138
Ebook R103
Audio Book on Audible.com

Confessions of a Hungry Woman by Sam Woulidge
Random House R249
eBook R135

Life on a Cape Farm by Lesley and Louise Gillett
Random House R212
E book R112

The Sweet Life – Basics and beyond (2012) by Kate Bracks
Random House - R364

BOOK SHOW for 04 September 2013
 
Death of a Naturalist pub. 1966
Faber & Faber
Available on AMAZON

North pub. 1975, includes Bog Poems and Sunlight.
Faber & Faber R173

The Government of the Tongue – selected prose from 1978-1987. Critical essays by SH on poetry of many masterful poets.
Farrar Straus Giroux R224

Field Work pub 1979
Farrar Straus Giroux R149

Station Island pub. 1984
Farrar Straus Giroux R173
epub

District & Circle pub. 2006, includes Blackbird of Glamore, superb late poem
Farrar Straus Giroux R175
epub

Human Chain pub 2010 (after his stroke in 2006)
Farrar Straus Giroux R161
epub

We need new Names, by NoViolet Bulawayo
Random House. R244
Ebook - R190
Audiobook only on audible.com

Anyone who had a Heart, My Life and Music, by Burt Bacharach with Robert Greenfield
Harperluxe. R312
Ebook - R224
AudioBook - R240

Into the River of Life, a biography of Ian Player, by Graham Linscott
Jonathan Ball. R200
eBook - R146
no Audio

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