Saturday, May 8 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

12 GREAT READS FROM THIS WEEK'S SUNDAY TIMES DAILY CURATED FOR YOU

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Nothing hare-brained about teething for scientists and start-ups

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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Now here’s a thriller that’s worth the hangover

You’ll be sad when you exit Belinda Bauer’s delightful examination of death and dying, but it’s worth it

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
2 min read
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Shu! What acute hearing you have, Frankenstein

How Wits university discovered the extraordinary hearing abilities of a Frankenstein-like dinosaur

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
3 min read
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Brat spat: did SA’s oldest yacht really rescue soldiers from Dunkirk?

Despite doubts cast by UK historical association, owner is adamant the vessel he’s restoring is a World War 2 heroine

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
5 min read
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Maybe, just maybe, we can now suspend disbelief in Cyril’s new dawn

There’s a small chance that history will record that the presidency of Cyril Ramaphosa began this week

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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While Cyril keeps cadres in key posts, state capture agents will walk free

With a civil service so inefficient and useless, we can’t jail, prosecute or convict these criminals

4 min read
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Ace of Spades: digging the grave of a once proud and dignified ANC

Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule’s actions smack of individualism and self-interest

By Subesh Pillay
5 min read
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SA’s vaccine rollout is a disaster. Hand it over to the private sector

Unless the hapless government hands the process over to the likes of SA Breweries, you’ll probably never get your jab

4 min read
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New rugby laws need patience and teething problems are inevitable

The new laws have been introduced to encourage positive play and improve decision-making outcomes

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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The egos have landed: Hunt needs to look beyond tactics at Chiefs

At a club of Kaizer Chiefs’ stature, coach Gavin Hunt needs to be more in tune with the complexities of the players

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read

Welcome to the Clubhouse

Zodwa Kumalo-Valentine takes us down the audio rabbit hole that is Clubhouse

By Zodwa Kumalo-Valentine
7 min read

Book extract: Delicious darkness in Joburg

‘Joburg Noir’ is a collection of short stories by 20 of SA’s most gifted and versatile authors

By Niq Mhlongo
20 min read

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