Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor

Jennifer Platt is the books editor at the Sunday Times.

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
Not afraid of the dark

Diane Awerbuck's short story collection is fearless storytelling at its best, writes Jennifer Platt

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
BOOK BITES | John Grisham, Ayòbámi Adébáyò, Hedley Twidle

This week we feature John Grisham's follow up to ‘The Firm’, a tale of two families in turmoil in Nigeria, and a collection of essays examining the ...

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
There's depth to the funny

Yet again Marian Keyes returns to form and the beloved Walsh family in another hilarious sequel, writes Jennifer Platt

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
Post-apartheid panorama: 30 years of Sunday Times Literary Awards non-fiction ...

With South Africa having celebrated 30 years of democracy yesterday, we thought it appropriate to review the books that won the Sunday Times Literary ...

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
Matthew Blake's debut novel ‘Anna O’ is superbly twisty

This unsettling whodunnit that becomes a nail-biting whydunnit, has all the makings of a great thriller, writes Jennifer Platt

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
INTERVIEW | Nita Prose: taking readers on a journey that ends in hope

Nita Prose’s latest novel is a mystery, a dark fairy tale, a cautionary story and a parable all rolled into one fantastic Dickensian tale, writes ...

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
Call for Entries: Sunday Times Literary Awards 2024 in partnership with ...

Essentially, the mission is to recognise the importance of these writers who would come to record and witness, interrogate and challenge the nation.

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
From hot to not: your Valentine's reading list

Here are some romantic reads to get you in the mood for 'luuurv', rated on their spice factor

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
On a quick hop to Namibia, be sure to leave room for desert

An easy jaunt to Swakopmund, Windhoek and Walvis Bay delivers a thrilling mix of natural wonders and city-slicker attractions right on South Africa's ...

Jennifer Platt Sunday Times books editor
Self-help books for you in 2024

'New year, new you' is the usual mantra, but it seems more like a damning indictment than a positive resolution. Here are a few books that might help ...