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 23 July 2014
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
Walker Books Limited. R184

Bear and Hare go fishing by Emily Gravett
Pan Macmillan. R 138

Charlotte’s Webb by EB White. Illustrations by Garth Williams
Penguin Books
Audiobook: R337

Next Stop Zanzibar Road by Niki Daly
Pan Macmillan. R82

The Herd Boy by Niki Daly
Pan Macmillan

BOOK SHOW for 16 July 2014
Long Walk to Freedom: Abridged by Chris Van Wyk
Pan Macmillan. R 134

Good Morning, Mr. Mandela by Zelda Le Grange
Penguin Books. R295
eBook: R250

Knowing Mandela: A Personal Portrait by John Carlin
Penguin R194
eBook – R 175

BOOK SHOW for 09 July 2014
A Hundred Silences by Gabeba Baderoon
Kwela Books. R175
eBook – R165

The Everyday Wife by Phylippa Yaa Devillers
Modjadji Books. R148

A Ribbon of Rhythm by Lebo Mashile
Oshun Books. R150

BOOK SHOW for 03 July 2014
The Spiral House by Claire Robertson
Umuzi. R184
eBook R103

A Rumour of Spring: South Africa after 20 years of democracy by, Max Du Preez
Zebra Press. R212
eBook. R164

Wrongful Death by Lynda La Plante
Simon and Schuster. R160
eBook : R120

BOOK SHOW for 25 June 2014
Imperfect Solo by Steven Boykey Sidley
Pan Macmillan.

I see you, by Ishtiyak Shakuri
Jacana Media
R 185.

The Thunder That Roars, by Imran Garda
Random House Struik. R184
Ebook : 154

Lion Heart by Justin Cartwright
Jonathan Ball Publishing.
EBook. R129

A Sportful Malice, by Michiel Heynes
Jonathan Ball . R170
eBook R140

BOOK SHOW for 18 June 2014
The Spiral House by Claire Robertson
Umuzi. R184
eBook R103

Penumbra by Songeziwe Mahlangu
Kwela Books. R180

False River by Dominique Botha
Umuzi. R230
eBook: R119

Wolf Wolf, by Eben Venter
Tafelburg Publishers. R221

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
Umuzi R175
eBook – R135

A Rumour of Spring: South Africa after 20 years of democracy by, Max Du Preez
Zebra Press. R212
eBook R164

The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War: A Social History by Elizabeth Van Heyningen
Jacana Media. R258

Richard Rive: A partial biography by Shaun Viljoen
Wits University Press. R230

Portrait of a Slave Society: The Cape of Good Hope 1717-1795 by Karel Schoeman
Protea Boekehuis. R552

My Second Initiation by Vusi Pikoli and Mandy Weiner
Picador Africa. R212
eBook: R171

BOOK SHOW for 11 June 2014
Winnie the Pooh, by A.A Milne
Egmont UK Ltd. R156
eBook –R113

Adventures of Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Caroll
Wordsworth Editions. R100
EBook . R79

The Gruffallo, by Julia Donaldson
Pan Macmillan. R 119

The Very Hungry Catepillar by Eric Carle
Penguin Books. R143

The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien
Harper Collins Publishers. R102

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Road Dahl
Penguin Books. R150
Ebook – R101

The Chronicles of Narnia – The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis
Harper Collins Publishers. R122

The Mantis and the Moon, by Maguerite Poland
Ravan Press.

Jock of the Bushveld by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick
Penguin Books. R92

Herd Boy by Niki Daly
Jacana Media. R102

Next Stop Zanzibar Road by Niki Daly
Pan Macmillan. R 82

BOOK SHOW for 04 June 2014
The Signature of All Things, By Elizabeth Gilbert
Bloomsbury. R249
eBook: R200

Lion Heart, by Justin Cartwright
Bloomsburg Publishing. R197
eBook : R163

BOOK SHOW for 28 May 2014
The Chicken Thief by Fiona Leonard
Penguin Books: R203
E-book: R187

Imperfect Blessing, By Nadia Davids
Umuzi. R221

London, Cape Town, Joburg by Zukiswa Wanner
Kwela Books. R175

Whoever Fears the Sea by Justin Fox

BOOK SHOW for 21 May 2014
A Time to Kill by John Grisham
Cornerstone. R184

To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
Cornerstone Publishers. R114

The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare
Oxford University Press. R184

My Sister’s Keeper, by Jodi Picoult
Hodder and Stroughton. R106

Kane and Abel by Jefferey Archer
Pan Macmillan. R114
Audiobook : R 95

In a Different Time, by Peter Harris
Struik Publishers. R221

BOOK SHOW for 09 May 2014
Water Music by Margie Orford
Jonathan Ball Publishers. R180
eBook – R 141

Endings and Beginnings: A story of Healing by Redi Thlabi
Jacana. R180

For The Mercy of Water by Karen Jeyes
Penguin. R170

Black Like You by Herman Mashaba and Isabella Morris
MME Media. R230

BOOK SHOW for 23 April 2014
Chris Ryan – Extreme: Most Wanted
Hodder & Stoughton. R300

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

False River, by Dominique Botha
Umuzi. R208

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

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