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Farm Killings in South Africa

Nechama Brodie, Farm Killings in South Africa (Cape Town: Kwela Books, 2022) AMONG some white South Africans there is…

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Fruit of a Poisoned Tree

Antony Altbeker, Fruit of a Poisoned Tree: A True Story of Murder and the Miscarriage of Justice (Johannesburg: Jonathan…

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The Enemy Within: How the ANC Lost the Battle against Corruption

Mpumelelo Mkhabela, The Enemy Within: How the ANC Lost the Battle against Corruption (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2022) YET another…

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Black Beach: 491 Days in one of Africa’s Most Brutal Prisons

Daniel Janse van Rensburg with Tracey Pharoah, Black Beach: 491 Days in one of Africa’s Most Brutal Prisons (Cape…

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Cabin Fever: Trapped on Board a Cruise Ship when the Pandemic Hit: A True Story of Heroism and Survival at Sea

Michael Smith and Jonathan Franklin, Cabin Fever: Trapped on Board a Cruise Ship when the Pandemic Hit: A…

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Win in Washington, 1965‒1978: Letters and Drawings from Rhodesians Stranded in the United States after UDI

Tony Hooper, Win in Washington, 1965‒1978: Letters and Drawings from Rhodesians Stranded in the United States after UDI (Footprint…

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Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter

Ebrahim Ebrahim, Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter (Johannesburg: Jacana, 2022) CONVICTED of sabotage in 1963 and of…

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Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder and Surviving Vladimir Putin’s Wrath

Bill Browder, Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder and Surviving Vladimir Putin’s Wrath (London: Simon &…

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The Sting in the Tale: Bulelani Ngcuka

Marion Sparg, The Sting in the Tale: Bulelani Ngcuka (Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2022) Predictably, this book opens with a…

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The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas

Harris Dousemetzis with Gerry Loughran, The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas (Jacana, 2018) EXACTLY who…

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