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Fri – 7th Aug 2020

Waar onthou begin deur Connie Luyt: Nuut in Augustus by Penguin Random House SA

Waar onthou begin deur Connie Luyt verskyn eersdaags by Penguin Random House SA beskikbaar!

‘A Pink Line has been drawn through society’ – Mark Gevisser introduces his new book, The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers

Mark Gevisser’s new book is an exploration of how the conversation around sexual orientation and gender identity has come to divide – and describe – the world in an entirely new way over the first two decades of this century.

Friday Feast! The Yoga Kitchen: 100 Easy Superfood Recipes – a celebration of nourishing whole foods that will boost your immune system

Not sure what to cook for dinner? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. It’s Friday Feast and this week Jacana Media is bringing you delicious recipes from Marlien Wright’s The Yoga Kitchen: 100 Easy Superfood Recipes.

Friday Night Book Club: Greed. Danger. Treachery. A rare cycad – stolen. Read an excerpt from Tony Park’s latest novel Last Survivor

A priceless plant, a rare African cycad thought to be extinct and prized by collectors, has been discovered, then stolen.

Thu – 6th Aug 2020

Squirting, soft serve sex and why #AshyNudesMustFall – Tiffany Kagure Mugo chats to Dr T at the launch of Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex

The Reading List and Kwela Books hosted a virtual book launch last night for Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex by Tiffany Kagure Mugo!

Wed – 5th Aug 2020

15 tips for happy, healthy sex, from Tiffany Kagure Mugo’s new book Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex

Kwela Books has shared an excerpt from Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex by Tiffany Kagure Mugo!

Pigs, Love and a Bride Bereft – read an excerpt from Loves and Miracles of Pistola, the debut novel from Hilary Prendini Toffoli

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Hilary Prendini Toffoli’s novel Loves and Miracles of Pistola.

‘Die hamer tref die houtpen met ’n dowwe knal’ – Lees ’n uittreksel uit Jan Vermeulen se gotiese riller, Nagjagter

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Nagjagter deur Jan Vermeulen, nou beskikbaar by jou naaste boekwinkel en as e-boek.

New book alert! Seven Votes: How WWII Changed South Africa Forever by Richard Steyn

Seven Votes: How WWII Changed South Africa Forever by Richard Steyn is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

New voices! Pan Macmillan SA introduces the new local authors to be published in 2021

Pan Macmillan South Africa has revealed the authors they will be publishing in 2021.

Tue – 4th Aug 2020

Pangolins: Scales of Injustice by Richard Peirce – a timely expose of the pangolin trade and Covid-19

Pangolins: Scales of Injustice by Richard Peirce is out now from Penguin Random House SA.

Nuut by Wenkbrou: Roekeloos deur Christelle Woudberg, stomende e-rotika oor ’n MMA-vegter wat moet baklei vir liefde

Ses jaar gelede het Storm skielik uit Zara se lewe verdwyn, sonder rede of ’n verduideliking. Nou is hy terug en het een ding op die brein: Om vir Zara weer terug te wen en finaal syne te maak.

Don’t miss a Jacana Media Conversation on Gender-Based Violence and the Law

Jacana Media invite you to a conversation titled Gender-Based Violence and the Law.

Don’t miss award-winning writer Mohale Mashigo in conversation with The Cheeky Natives on Instagram (8 Aug)

To celebrate Women’s Month, The Cheeky Natives will be in conversation with award-winning writer Mohale Mashigo about her collection of short stories, Intruders. 

Mon – 3rd Aug 2020

Field Guide to Renosterveld of the Overberg – a vital addition to any nature lover’s bookshelf

Field Guide to Renosterveld of the Overberg is out now from Penguin Random House SA.

LAPA is opsoek na ’n nuwe produksieassistent in Pretoria – is jy dalk die geskikte persoon? Doen aansoek voor 14 Augustus

LAPA Uitgewers – ‘n afdeling van Penguin Random House SA – het ’n vakature vir ’n gekwalifiseerde en dinamiese persoon om as produksieassistent by LAPA Uitgewers in Pretoria diens te verrig.

Don’t miss the virtual launch of Iman Rappetti’s new book Sermons of Soul (10 Aug)

Pan Macmillan and CNA invite you to the virtual launch of Sermons of Soul by Iman Rappetti.

New book alert! Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic Pathologist in Africa by Ryan Blumenthal

Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic Pathologist in Africa by Ryan Blumenthal is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Win a Zimbabwe-themed book hamper from Jacana Media and Weaver Press!

Jacana Media, in association with Weaver Press, are celebrating authors who hail from Zimbabwe or have written about Zimbabwe by giving away a jam-packed book hamper!