Month: November 2016

Book Review – The Affair

by Sue Hickey and Philippa Sklaar (MF Books) ISBN: 9781920601 Sue Hickey is a psychologist, and Philippa Sklaar a domestic abuse and affair survivor. This book is a compilation of thoughts, reflections and stories from inside the minds of the Narcissistic Cheater, the Sexual Predator and the Romance Addict – the profiles of those who cheat. …

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Book Review – ADHD Nation

by Alan Schwarz (Little, Brown) ISBN: 978-1-4087-0657-2 Diagnoses of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have exploded in the USA over the past twenty years. However, the research shows that it can’t be that prevalent. ADHD Nation interrogates ‘the disorder, the drugs, the inside story’. It examines its history, starring the father of ADHD, Dr Keith Conners. …

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Book Review – The Street

by Paul McNally (Macmillan) ISBN: 9781770104563 The street is Ontdekkers Road in Sophiatown and Paul McNally is a journalist writing a book. He is the founding member of The Citizen Justice Network. He produces feature articles and narrative radio documentaries for Wits Journalism on criminal justice, health and science. This story begins at a charge office in Sophiatown. Raymond is …

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Book Review – Jack Simons: Teacher, Scholar, Comrade

by Hugh Macmillan (Jacana) ISBN: 9781431423347 Jacana’s pocket series is truly delightful. These little books have been written to offer a content packed overview of a range of African historical and political topics and are all authored by African thought-leaders. They also fit neatly into a handbag which appeals to the need to adapt traditional …

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