New Arrivals 2nd to 8th of May 2019

Grundling (E.) WALK IT OFF,
306pp., illus., map, paperback, First English Language Edition, Cape Town, 2019. R280
First published in Afrikaans in 2017 as Elders. Translated by Edwin Hees.

South African journalist and TV presenter Erns Grundlings' account of walking the Camino Francés pilgrimage in 2015 in 40 days, without cell phone, camera or watch.
Khumalo (F.) TALK OF THE TOWN,
216pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R260
A collection of short stories by Fred Khumalo, author of Bitches' Brew, Seven Steps to Heaven, Touch My Blood and Dancing the Death Drill.
le Roux (M.) & Davis (D.) LAWFARE, judging politics in South Africa
351pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R275
Examines how the law in South Africa has been used and abused and explores a series of landmark cases that have come to define South Africa's legal and political landscape.

Foreword by Pravin Gordhan.

"...a timely and important work that provokes and confronts the growing debate on constitutionalism and the material transformation of our society...Let the debate rage on. This work will prove a valuable addition to the controversy and the notion of lawfare." Dikgang Moseneke, former Deputy Chief Justice

Michelle le Roux is a member of both the Johannesburg and New York Bars. She is Adjunct Professor at UCT Law School. She is co-author with Dennis Davis of Precedent and Possibility: the (ab)use of law in South Africa.
Dennis Davis was appointed a Judge of the High Court in 1998 and President of the Competition Appeal Court in 2000. He is Honorary Professor at UCT Law School and Chair of the Davis Tax Committee.
Martin (J.) THE BLACKRIDGE HOUSE, a memoir
252pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019. R260
Julia Martin writes about her search for her aging mother's early childhood home in Blackridge outside Pietermaritzburg.

"The narrative keeps sharpening its lenses...everything is irrevocably interwoven, but miraculously so." Antjie Krog, author of Country of my Skull

"The Blackridge House is a quiet masterpiece - a page-turning story told with deep empathy and insight, in luminous prose." Mark Gevisser, author of Lost and Found in Johannesburg

Julia Martin is Professor in the English Department at the University of the Western Cape. She is the author of the novel, Writing Home, the travel memoir A Millimetre of Dust and Nobody Home: writing, Buddhism, and living in places, a collection of correspondence and interviews with American poet and essayist Gary Snyder.
Sydow (F.) & Noordien (C.) CAPE, CURRY & KOEKSISTERS,
191pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R330
Cape Malay cooking, including recipes for atchar, sambals, curry, breyani, ahkni, bredies, samoosas, rotis and smoortjies.

Also available in Afrikaans.

Fatima Sydow and Gadija Noordien present the TV show Kaap, Kerrie & Koeksisters.

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