New Arrivals 31st to 6th of November 2019

du Toit (E.) SHARE, a century of South African community recipes
191pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R350
A selection of recipes food writer Errieda du Toit gleaned from 150 community cookbooks produced over the past century.

Errida du Toit is the Food Content Producer for KykNET's cooking series Kokkedoor.
Dunton (C.) & Krog (A.) eds. TRANSLATING MOFOLO, Tydskrif vir Letterkunde 80, 'n tydskrif vir Afrika-letterkunde/ a journal for African literature, vierde reeks/ fourth series, lente/ spring, 53 (2) 2016
240pp., illus., map, paperback, Pretoria, 2016. R405
Tydskrif vir Letterkunde is an independent refereed journal published bi-annually by the Department of Afrikaans at the University of Pretoria. This volume, published to celebrate the journal's 80th anniversary, is the last issue as a hard copy.

Contributions include:
"Re-animating the works of Thomas Mofolo by engaging with the original Sesotho texts" by Chris Dunton and Antjie Krog
"The Mofolo Effect and the substance of Lesotho literature in English" by Piniel Viriri Shava and Lesole Kolobe
"...oi, oi!..you must go by the right path: Mofolo's Chaka revisited via the original text" by Antjie Krog
"Insights into Translation and the Original Text: Thomas Mofolo's Chaka" by Moroesi R. Nakin and Inie J. Kock
"Traveller to the East or Towards the Rising Sun? The English and French translations of Moeti oa Bochabela" by Chris Dunton and Lerato Masiea
"Translating Extra-linguistic Culture-bound Concepts in Mofolo: a daunting challenge to literary translators" by Mosisili Sebotsa
"A Case for Sheer Compulsive and Imaginative Depth" by Njabulo S. Ndebele and Antjie Krog.
Elsdon (A.) BROKEN & BETRAYED, uncovered: the truth about all three murders: Inge Lotz, Jessica Wheeler, Victoria Stadler
432pp., paperback, No Place, 2018. R360
Alan Elsdon argues that late police director Attie Trollip was involved in cover-ups to protect the killers of Inge Lotz, Jessica Wheeler and Victoria Stadler.

Self-published.

Alan Elsdon is the author of The Tall Assasin, the darkest political murders of the old South Africa
Francis (S.) & Rico THE FOURTH DOMESTIC REVOLUTION, Madam & Eve
140pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019. R185
The 2019 collection of Madam & Eve cartoon strips, published in various South African newspapers.
Hassim (S.) THE ECONOMICS OF LOVE & HAPPINESS, a novel
299pp., paperback, No Place, 2019. R325
A novel set in Johannesburg about a South African artist and photojournalist who falls in love with a Senegalese journalist investigating a child trafficking ring in South Africa.

Self-published.

Sociologist and author Shafinaaz Hassim's other books include the novel SoPhia.
Kirsten (J.) A LUTE OF ELEVEN STRINGS, a story of how it may have been
464pp., paperback, No Place, 2019. R160
A novel that begins in Paris in 1505, about a man who becomes involved in the illegal Reformation Movement. A Huguenot heretic, he escapes to Flanders to avoid execution.

Jane Kirsten lives in the Boland area of the Western Cape. A Lute of Eleven Strings is her first novel.

Self-published.
Lengolo (P.) STOKVELS, how they can make your money work for you
155pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R200
Lengolo explains how stokvels emerged and how they've evolved; how to set up a stokvel and the administration, challenges and benefits involved in running one; the opportunities stokvels provide and how financial institutions, retailers, corporates and businesses that deal with stokvels can leverage their buying power. She also outlines basic financial principles and how to make sound financial decisions.

In South Africa a stokvel is a savings or investment society to which members regularly contribute an agreed amount and from which they receive a lump sum payment.

Finance professional Palesa Lengolo is a member of the South African Institute of Business Accountants. She offers investment and financial education via Palengo Holdings, an investments holding company.
Lotz (S.) MISSING PERSON,
466pp., paperback, London, 2019. R325
A thriller about a group of amateur detectives who enjoy solving cold-case murders online. When they decide to start investigating the thirty-year-old corpse known as the Boy in the Dress, the boy's killer decides to join them.

Sarah Lotz is author of The Three, Day Four and The White Road. She lives in Cape Town
Makhu (M.) YOU'RE NOT BROKE, YOU'RE PRE-RICH,
207pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R230
Personal finance coach Mapalo Makhu offers advice on how to manage money on a day-to-day basis, how to get out of debt and stay debt-free, how to save and invest money, and how to plan for your retirement.

Mapalo Makhu is the founder of Women & Finance and is a money columnist for City Press. She lives in Johannesburg.
Mhlope (G.) text & Brink (M.) illus. HOW LION GOT HIS ROAR,
16pp., colour illus., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, (2014) 2019. R90
Hare comes up with a clever idea to ensure the animals are warned when King Lion is out hunting.
Richards (R.) BASTAARDS OR HUMANS, volume 1, the unspoken heritage of coloured people, origins, identity, culture and challenges
587pp., illus., paperback, Sunnyvale, 2017. R355
The title of Ruben Richards' book series is taken from a 17th century debate between Jan van Riebeeck and Matthijs Proot regarding the humanity of the indigenous people of the Cape. Volume two, Bastaards or Humans, 500 years of intimacy between South Africa and Europe is also available.

"...a personal quest and an educational excursion of a piece of South African history that has never been told in this way. This is a book of affirmation to coloured people that there is no shame in claiming and owning their indigenous and slave identities." Stan Henkerman, Executive Director, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

Cape Town-born Richards is a former fitter and turner tradesman and holds a Doctorate in Religious Studies from the University of Cape Town. In 2015 the Ruben Richards Foundation was awarded the National Reconciliation Award by the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation for its work in confronting exclusion and facilitating restoration and healing among marginalised groups. In 2019 the Western Cape Education Department endorsed his work for integration into the history curriculum of high school pupils.
Richards (R.) BASTAARDS OR HUMANS, volume two, 500 years of intimacy between South Africa and Europe
488pp., illus., maps, paperback, Sunnyvale, 2018. R355
The title of Ruben Richards' book series is taken from a 17th century debate between Jan van Riebeeck and Matthijs Proot regarding the humanity of the indigenous people of the Cape. Bastaards or Humans, volume 1, the unspoken heritage of coloured people, origins, identity, culture and challenges is also available.

Cape Town-born Richards is a former fitter and turner tradesman and holds a Doctorate in Religious Studies from the University of Cape Town. In 2015 the Ruben Richards Foundation was awarded the National Reconciliation Award by the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation for its work in confronting exclusion and facilitating restoration and healing among marginalised groups. In 2019 the Western Cape Education Department endorsed his work for integration into the history curriculum of high school pupils.
Shabangu (P.) RAVAGED SOULS,
330pp., paperback, No Place, 2019. R290
A novel about four people struggling with love, loss, sexual identity and the need to belong.

Self-published.

Pumza Shabangu is the author of the novel Unspoken Truth.
Stander (C.) DIE WONDERWESE,
299pp., paperback, Pretoria, 2019. R250
The second book in a fantasy trilogy, Wonderwese is the sequel to Die Bergengel (2017).


Carina Stander was born in 1976 on a farm in what is now Limpopo Province. Since 2006 she has worked as a freelance travel journalist and columnist. She lives in the Tsitsikamma and is the author of the novel Wildvreemd, and two poetry collections, die vloedbos sal weer vlieg and woud van nege en negentig vlerke.
Stanford (J.) INUNGI,
125pp., illus., map, paperback, Grahamstown, 2018. R185
John Stanford (b.1929) writes about life on the family farm in East Griqualand, from his childhood years until 1984 when the farm was expropriated for inclusion in the Transkei.

Self-published.
Swart (J.) & Proust (A.) HIDDEN PRETORIA,
240pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R430
A selection of buildings "that embody the cultural and social heritage of Pretoria", including Sammy Marks House, Melrose House, Palace of Justice, Smuts House, Westport Leprosy Hospital, Museum of Natural History, Pierneef's Elangeni and Rovos railway station.

Johan Swart teaches architectural history at the University of Pretoria and is the curator of the architectural archives.
Photographer Alain Proust worked on the books Hidden Cape Town, South African Artists at Home and Colonial Houses of South Africa.
Trovato (B.) DURBAN POISON, a collection of vitriol and wit
328pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019. R350
A selection of Ben Travato's newspaper columns..

Ben Trovato is the author of The Ben Trovato Files, Ben Trovato's Art of Survival, On the Run and The Whipping Boy, as well as the autobiography Incognito. HE writes the column Durban Poison for the Sunday Tribune

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