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Teko Modise’s new book The Curse of Teko Modise will reveal ‘shocking stuff’ – including how he consulted ‘a powerful medicine man’ from the Congo

The book reveals how Teko Modise consulted with ‘a powerful medicine man – a king from the Congo’ to help break the curse that prevented him from winning a trophy.

Reading to Write: Don’t miss this Abantu Book Festival warm-up event with Athambile Masola and Sihle Khumalo

Kaya FM and the Abantu Book Festival bring you their first book club meeting of the summer!

Presenting the new book by Ben Okri – The Magic Lamp: Dreams of Our Age, illustrated by Rosemary Clunie

A new collection of meditations and stories from Booker Prize-winning author Ben Okri, and illustrated by Rosemary Clunie.

An all-in-one guide to hiking trails, the right equipment and dealing with emergencies: Hiking Trails of South Africa

Whether you’re just getting into hiking, or have been on the trails for years, this is the book for you!

Join Zapiro at Wits Education Campus for the presentation of his new book, Hasta la Gupta, Baby!

Jacana Media are thrilled to invite you to the Johannesburg launch of Zapiro’s new book Hasta la Gupta, Baby!

Gabeba Baderoon and PEN SA call for immediate release of Equatorial Guinean cartoonist and activist Ramón Esono Ebalé

Gabeba Baderoon has written to the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, calling for the release of …

Guide to submitting your manuscript to Jonathan Ball Publishers

Have you finished your book? Wondering how to get published? Have a look at Jonathan Ball Publishers manuscript submission guidelines.

‘The sooner the ANC deal with this matter the better’ – Bantu Holomisa on Jacques Pauw’s controversial book The President’s Keepers

‘The president is at the centre stage in influencing or leading these corrupt practices.’

Presenting Mythos: The myths of Ancient Greece retold by Stephen Fry

In Stephen Fry’s hands the stories of the titans and gods become a brilliantly entertaining account of ribaldry and revelry, warfare and worship, debauchery, love affairs and life lessons, slayings and suicides, triumphs and tragedies.

Hasta la Gupta, Baby! Don’t miss Zapiro’s Cape Town book launch with Pravin Gordhan

Join Zapiro and special guest Pravin Gordhan in Cape Town for the launch of his latest annual Hasta la Gupta, Baby!

Chair of the Caine Prize for African Writing, Delia Jarrett-Macauley, included on Powerlist 2018

Delia Jarrett-Macauley, the first African Chair of the Caine Prize, has been included on the 2018 Powerlist, which honours the most influential people of African or African Caribbean heritage in the United Kingdom.

Comrades and corruption – Read an excerpt from Bantu Holomisa: The Game Changer

Holomisa and Mandela did not speak to or see each other for some time after he was shown the door by the party. “We first saw each other again when he invited me to his house at Qunu. I regarded this as an opportunity to hear from him personally what he had told a radio station about my case.

Read an excerpt from Rehana Rossouw’s second novel, New Times

Ali Adams is a political reporter in Cape Town where she is trapped in a tangle of razor-wire politics and culture

Career opportunities at the South African Book Fair and South African Book Development Council

The South African Book Development Council (SABDC) has advertised four career opportunities. The SABDC is responsible for the South African Book Fair and …

Penguin Random House SA Book Club: November selection

If you love to read and belong to a book club then this is where you can discover Penguin Random House SA’s latest suggestions.

Don’t miss the launch of Enemy of the People at The Book Lounge

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Enemy of the People by Adriaan Basson and Pieter du Toit.

[Video] Mandla Langa hopes Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years will ‘jog the memory’ of ANC leadership

Drawing on Nelson Mandela’s own unfinished memoir, Dare Not Linger is the remarkable story of his presidency told in his own words and those of distinguished South African writer Mandla Langa.

Presenting New Times – the new novel from Rehana Rossouw

New Times is the much-anticipated new novel from Rehana Rossouw, the acclaimed and award-winning author of What Will People Say?, 

Crispian Olver discusses his book How to Steal a City: The Battle for Nelson Mandela Bay

The book is written as a gripping real-life thriller, taking the reader deeper and deeper into the rotten heart of the city.

Win two Jack Reacher novels, plus a Russell Hobbs Illuma Coffee Machine

Penguin Random House SA is giving away two Jack Reacher hampers to celebrate the release of The Midnight Line!