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Be inspired by tales of perseverance, moving on and living a happy life close to nature.

Onwards by Karen Dudley

After closing her beloved Cape Town restaurant, The Kitchen, Karen Dudley embarked on a journey to rediscover her love for the alchemy of food, and cooking for her family. It was a journey that helped her redefine herself after
being a restauranteur for eleven years, and has come together in her beautiful new cookbook.


The Well-Lived Life by Dr. Gladys McGarey 

Dr. Gladys McGarey is over one hundred years old and a still-practicing doctor. She currently has a life coaching practice, maintains a healthy diet, and still enjoys a good piece of cake every now and then. Having started writing books in her nineties, McGarey’s latest book, The Well-Lived Life, serves up six secrets to health and happiness at any age. Here are a few words of wisdom from this phenomenal woman.


Field Guide to Scorpions of South Africa by Ian Engelbrecht

It’s probably an understatement to say that scorpions are not everyone’s favourite animals. After all, they sting, and some species are dangerous enough to kill humans. But for Dr Ian Engelbrecht, leading expert on southern African scorpions, these creatures are simply fascinating.


The Life Story of a Hip-Hop Pioneer by Siya ‘Slikour’ Metane 

If you have a vision, starting with your small idea and connecting with the right people can help give your idea wings, says Siya ‘Slikour’ Metane. Siya is a founding member of celebrated hip-hop group Skwatta Kamp and the CEO of SlikourOnLife, a platform dedicated to bringing the stories of musicians and artists to light.


This article was sourced from The Penguin Post, a magazine about books for book lovers from Penguin Random House South Africa.