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Tag Archives | 2012

Author Profile: Martinique Stilwell

Martinique-Stilwell, Image Courtesy of Penguin SA

History . Martinique Stilwell was born in Johannesburg in 1967. From the age of 9 until she turned 16 she sailed around the world with her family. She studied at Wits University in Johannesburg and has practiced medicine in South Africa & Canada. Stilwell currently resides in Cape Town where she works as an aneasthetist.[1] […]

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Koop ‘n Afrikaanse Boek Dag, 11 Augustus 2012

Koop-‘n-Afrikaanse-Boek-Dag val saam met die jaarlikse Afrikaansweek wat landwyd deur Afrikaanse instansies en skole gevier word. Op hierdie dag word daar ‘n beroep gedoen op almal om ‘n nuwe Afrikaanse boek te koop. Hierdie bewusmakingsveldtog se doel is nie net om mense bewus te maak van die nuwe merkwaardige Afrikaanse boeke wat gepubliseer word nie, […]

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Exclusive Books Presents: Top 10 for 15 Years

Remember this? Fanatics celebrated their 10th anniversary in 2007. They celebrated every fanatical year of their first decade by going back in time, through the Top 10 books from each and every year. They picked their favourites from the bestselling titles from 1998 to 2007 (We’ve extended this to include the last five years). In […]

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An Interview with Louise Carver interviews Louise Carver who talks about music as a calling, her influences and what she is reading at the moment. The South African singer and songwriter has just released her new single titled “How You Gonna Do it” and will be releasing her fifth studio album in July. Interview Conducted via email.   […]

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Year of the Gherkin by John Dobson

“Best thing about working at 2Dye4: There is no I in 2Dye4, just a y” Since the Year of the Gherkin is also the year of the 2010 Soccer World cup, it takes place locally and as with most local books, there is always a certain kind of pleasure in reading about the familiar and […]

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The Cannes International Film Festival 2012 Movie Selection

The Cannes International Film Festival previews new films and documentaries of all genres from countries around the world. This year, the festival takes place from May 16 to May 27, 2012. The President of the Jury for this year’s festival is the Italian film director Nanni Moretti. Cannes Film Festival 2012 Selection: Amour (LOVE) directed […]

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The Top 5 performances at Coachella 2012

Coachella is an annual music and arts festival held in Indio, California, featuring a variety of music and sculptural art. The festival started in 1999 with an estimated turnout of  25 000 people.  Turnout for the festival grew year on year with an estimate aggregate of 225 000 attendees over 3 days in 2010. Because […]

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