BOOK REVIEWS

This book will appeal to you if you have an ancestor who arrived in 1820
Review of 'Tavern of the Seas: The Unseen Years 1935-1955'
Review of Farmhouses of Old Natal
Learn about hidden vernacular treasures with this book in hand
This book passes Andrew Mlangeni’s personal story to his descendants and a wider readership
Review of 'Cradle of Life - The story of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind’
The Silver Tea Service - A memoir dipped in mystery
Review of 'Barnato's Diamonds'
Review of 'Troubling Images - Visual Culture and the Politics of Afrikaner Nationalism'
Review of 'I am David'
Review of 20 South African Schools: A Pictorial History
Review of Jose Dale Lace: A Woman of Some Importance
Review of Hidden Pretoria - The best book in this format so far
Children of Hope - This is the book that I would nominate for the non-fiction prize of the year
Review of 'An Unwitting Assassin: The Story of my Father’s Attempted Assassination of Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd'
This book will become the premier guide to the Magaliesberg
Henry Longland's early survey of Johannesburg circa 1893
Review of 'Arthur Elliott - A Memoir of the Man and the Story of his Photographic Collection'
Review of A Newspaper History of South Africa
Review of The House of Tshatshu - Power, politics and chiefs north-west of the Great Kei River, c1818-2018
Review of Pilgrim's Rest Who's Who
Constance: One Road to Take - This book will become a classic photographic collector’s item
I am now the delighted owner of the second edition of Early Architects of Cape Town
Review of Howard Timmins and his Protégés
Book Review of 'The 2Summers #Gauteng52 Challenge'
Review of Jackpot Story
Review of Gandhi’s Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading
A view of Johannesburg through lenses from a different era
An essential companion when travelling the Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail
Two new books from conservation architect and artist Franco Frescura
Review of Shovel and Sieve - This book has to be read because it captures the voice of Johannesburg's early prospectors
Both dated and timeless - A review of 'Who Did What in South Africa'
Review of Secret Johannesburg
Savour this book and take yourself on a journey through South Africa in 1889
The Missionary's Wife - A book of deep moral intelligence.
The Sculpture of Laurence Anthony Chait
The Memoirs of Napier Devitt
Dube's 'Backroom Boy' - The first foot soldier of MK had many names
An Australian journalist gives us a glimpse of Johannesburg life, 1895 to 1899
Review of The Ridge of the White Waters

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