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The Knock on the Door: The Story of the Detainees’ Parents Support Committee

Terry Shakinovsky and Sharon Cort with Lauren Segal, The Knock on the Door: The Story of the Detainees’…

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The Big Fix: How South Africa Stole the 2010 World Cup

Ray Hartley, The Big Fix: How South Africa Stole the 2010 World Cup (Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2016) THE RUN-UP to…

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The Testimony of Steve Biko and No Fears Expressed: Quotes from Steve Biko

Millard W. Arnold (ed.), The Testimony of Steve Biko and No Fears Expressed: Quotes from Steve Biko (Picador Africa) APARTHEID was…

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A Legacy of Spies

John le Carré, A Legacy of Spies (Penguin Random House) IN the novel that first made John le Carré’s…

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The President’s Keepers: Those Keeping Zuma in Power and out of Prison

Jacques Pauw, The President’s Keepers: Those Keeping Zuma in Power and out of Prison (Tafelberg) HE became South Africa’s…

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Hitmen for Hire: Exposing South Africa’s Underworld

Mark SHAW, Hitmen for Hire: Exposing South Africa’s Underworld (Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2017) WANT someone rubbed out? It could…

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Oliver Tambo: A Jacana Pocket Biography

Hugh MACMILLAN, Oliver Tambo: A Jacana Pocket Biography (Johannesburg: Jacana, 2017) HAD it not been for the Treason Trial…

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Not Without a Fight: The Autobiography

Helen ZILLE, Not Without a Fight: The Autobiography (Cape Town: Penguin Random House, 2016) HELEN Zille arrived home one…

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The Man Who Founded the ANC: A Biography of Pixley ka Isaka Seme

Bongani NGQULUNGA, The Man Who Founded the ANC: A Biography of Pixley ka Isaka Seme (Cape Town: Penguin, 2017)…

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Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson

Jonathan ANCER, Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson (Johannesburg: Jacana, 2017) HUNDREDS of apartheid-era operatives have quietly disappeared into the…

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