There’s something magical about second hand book stores, isn’t there? It’s like a whole bunch of parallel universes came together and converged on a single, usually quite pokey and dusty, point on some unremarkable street corner. Apart from all the stories held together by each tome’s spine, it’s like hundreds more cling to the covers,…Continue Reading “Cape Town’s best second-hand bookshops”

What I said in the “What I’m reading right now” section Babylon’s Ark is a spellbinding account of the super human effort to rescue desperate animals from disaster amid wide-spread chaos of a very human war. From the pen, heart and mind of Lawrence Anthony (the same man who wrote Elephant Whisperer) the book tells the story of Anthony’s…Continue Reading “Bookworm: Babylon’s Ark by Lawrence Anthony”