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Fri – 11th Jun 2021

WEN lekker wyn, eetgoed en LAPA-boeke vir Vadersdag: Neem deel op Facebook voor 17 Junie 2021

Is jou pa ’n boekwurm wat hou van lekker kos, lekker wyn en goeie leesstof? Dan moet jy vandag nog deelneem aan LAPA se Vadersdagkompetisie op Facebook!

Thu – 10th Jun 2021

Gita het ’n mantel vir elke okkasie, maar hoe lank kan sy wegkruip? Vind uit in Die geheime lewe van Gita deur Jacolet van den Berg

Die geheime lewe van Gita deur Jacolet van den Berg is nou beskikbaar by jou naaste boekwinkel en aanlyn.

Don’t miss the virtual launch of When They Came For Me by John Schlapobersky live from London (13 Jun)

Author John Schlapobersky and publishers Jonathan Ball Publishers and Berghahn Books invite you to the virtual launch of When They Came For Me: The Hidden Diary of an Apartheid Prisoner.

Listen to an excerpt from Christian Cantrell’s Scorpion – a fast-paced near future thriller that will mess with your head

Scorpion by Christian Cantrell – a gripping international cat-and-mouse thriller with an ending you won’t see coming …

Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the PEN Pinter Prize – to celebrate buy This Mournable Body at 50% off!

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was recently shortlisted for the Booker Prize, has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize.

Wed – 9th Jun 2021

‘Vrou. Prooi. Geskenk. Offerande’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Dominique deur Erla-Mari Diedericks (Nie vir sensitiewe lesers nie)

Lees die Proloog en Hoofstuk 1 uit Dominique – Erla-Mari Diedericks se jongste domestic noir riller.

Don’t miss the Windhoek launch of Femi Kayode’s Lightseekers, with Rémy Ngamije at the Book Den (17 Jun)

The Book Den and Jonathan Ball Publishers cordially invite all lovers of fiction in Windhoek to the launch of Femi Kayode’s Lightseekers, a thrilling and gripping work of crime fiction.

Win a prize hamper containing 8 of Damon Galgut’s books!

One lucky reader will WIN a hamper of 8 books by Damon Galgut, courtesy of Penguin Random House SA!

Tue – 8th Jun 2021

[Uittreksel] Sjoe, dis bitter koud! Probeer die patroon vir ’n veelsydige serp uit 50 tydlose hekelpatrone

Oulike idees vir elke hekelentoesias – probeer die patroon vir ’n veelsydige serp uit 50 tydlose hekelpatrone deur Christa Swanepoel.

The President’s Daughter – the new action-packed thriller from James Patterson and former President Bill Clinton

Every detail is accurate because one of the authors is President Bill Clinton. The drama and action never stop because the other author is James Patterson. The President’s Daughter is out now from Penguin Random House!

Virtual book launch: When They Came For Me: The Hidden Diary of an Apartheid Prisoner by John R Schlapobersky (9 Jun)

Join Judge Dennis Davis in conversation with consultant psychotherapist John Schlapobersky as they discuss his struggle for survival laid out in his detailed memoir.

New book alert! Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History

Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History will be published soon by Jacana Media.

Mon – 7th Jun 2021

’n Noodlottige fratsongeluk uit hul kinderdae spook by drie niggies in Stil vloei die Komati deur Elize Parker

’n Fratskoeël het hulle dit genoem. Die een wat hulle nefie, Jaco, in die voorkop net bo sy oog getref het. Stil vloei die Komati deur Elize Parker is nou beskikbaar!

Detective Kubu’s first case may also be his last – Facets of Death by Michael Stanley

Facets of Death by Michael Stanley is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Jack Reacher is back – read an excerpt from Better Off Dead by Lee Child and Andrew Child

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Lee Child’s upcoming new Jack Reacher novel Better Off Dead.

Fri – 4th Jun 2021

‘Een-en-dertig! Die getal tref Roxy soos ’n klip teen die kop’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Kristel Loots se jongste roman

Op haar een-en-dertigste verjaarsdag besluit Roxy sy soek ’n roekelose, skelrooi lipstiek-lewe. Lees ’n uittreksel uit Roxy deur Kristel Loots.

Footnotes, June 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Fortuine deur Ebbe Dommisse is terug op die rakke! Gou spring voor dit weer uitverkoop

Aandag! Fortuine: Die wel en wee van Afrikaner-magnate is nou weer landswyd by toonaangewende boekwinkels beskikbaar.

There are secrets in the wild country they call midlife – Read an extract from Unbecoming by Joanne Fedler

Unbecoming is a funny, heartbreaking and provocative homage to the midlife unravelling as women on the brink of elderhood speak honestly about their lives and wonder what the hell to do with vaginas that are not ready to be put out to pasture just yet.

Thu – 3rd Jun 2021

Pitkos vir kinders en grootmense in Briewe van Mieliepit deur Fanie Viljoen – die heel eerste kinderboek uit LUCA se stal

Nou beskikbaar! Briewe van Mieliepit uit die pen van geliefde kinderboekskrywer Fanie Viljoen, en pragtig geïllustreer deur Megan Bird.