• A Legacy of Spies

    A Legacy of Spies

    John le Carré, A Legacy of Spies (Penguin Random House) IN the novel that first made John le Carré’s name, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Alec Leamas and Elizabeth Gold are shot […]

     
  • Just another commodity

    Just another commodity

    CRICKET is governed not by rules, like other sport, but by laws. Famously, there are 42 of them and the law makers have managed to keep this number constant through various editions, including the latest […]

     
  • The President’s Keepers: Those Keeping Zuma in Power and out of Prison

    The President’s Keepers: Those Keeping Zuma in Power and out of Prison

    Jacques Pauw, The President’s Keepers: Those Keeping Zuma in Power and out of Prison (Tafelberg) HE became South Africa’s president in 2009 already deeply compromised by the arms deal. Subsequently Jacob Zuma has behaved like […]