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Fri – 21st Jan 2022

Footnotes, January 2022: 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.

Thu – 20th Jan 2022

Nuwe jaar, nuwe Romanzas! Word meegevoer deur Paradiso, Meer as blomme, Maanengel en Veilige tuiskoms by jou

Nuut by LAPA in Januarie 2022 – vier nuwe liefdesromans deur Elize Davies, Ildé Grové, Wilreza Smit-Theron en Magda Schmidt om die nuwejaar mee af te skop!

Track your past, order your present and plan your future with The Bullet Journal Method!

The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Cover reveal! Sally Andrew’s new Tannie Maria mystery The Milk Tart Murders will be out in March 2022

Penguin Random House has revealed the gorgeous cover for The Milk Tart Murders – the new Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew!

Wed – 19th Jan 2022

Voed jou siel en skep feesmaal-herinneringe met Kosbaar deur Elmarie Berry – nou beskikbaar!

Kosbaar is Elmarie Berry se eerste kookboek hoewel sy reeds sedert 2015 ‘n bekende kosblogskrywer is.

New book alert! Find out more about Louis Greenberg’s surreal, mysterious new novel Exposure

Exposure by Louis Greenberg is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Tue – 18th Jan 2022

Leer hoe om verhoudings te kweek en te koester in Leef in volkleur deur Johan Smith

Johan Smith delf diep in Bybelse waarhede oor die kern van verhoudings in sy jongste boek, Leef in volkleur.

Don’t miss the launch of Jason McNamara’s The Kind Kitchen at Nude Foods in Cape Town (21 Jan)

The Kind Kitchen in partnership with ProVeg, Nude Foods and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of The Kind Kitchen by Jason McNamara!

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Tecla Ciolfi chats to Jennifer Otter Bickerdike about her new book Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon

In the new episode of Pagecast, a new podcast by Jonathan Ball Publishers, Tecla Ciolfi chats to Jennifer Otter Bickerdike about her new book Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon.

Mon – 17th Jan 2022

Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar – a robust and contentious conversation about race and difference

Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar by Luise White is out now from Jacana Media.

Klankgrens deur Maretha Maartens en Magda Slabbert: ’n Oorlogsverhaal uit die oogpunt van die vrouens wat moes agterbly

Maretha Maartens en Magda Slabbert neem hande om in Klankgrens die verhaal van pyn, oorlewing en die diepe worstelinge van die grensoorlog se weermagvroue oop te vlek.

Watch: Legendary investor Ray Dalio introduces his new book Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order

Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order by Ray Dalio is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

Watch: Will Smith introduces his new book Will – an epic tale of inner transformation and outer triumph

Written with the help of Mark Manson, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Will is the story of how one exceptional man mastered his own emotions, written in a way that can help everyone else do the same.

Fri – 14th Jan 2022

Net betyds vir die nuwe skooljaar! 1-2-3 Groei met spel deur Nadia Viljoen is nou beskikbaar

Sukkel jou kind om te speel en te leer? Motoriese terapeut Nadia Viljoen deel 123 speletjies wat jou kind se begrip kan prikkel en so help met redenerings- en syfervaardighede.

Find out more about the most anticipated feel-good novel of 2022! Chasing Marian by Amy Heydenrych, Qarnita Loxton, Pamela Power and Gail Schimmel

Pan Macmillan has revealed the cover for Chasing Marian – the much anticipated new novel by Amy Heydendrych, Qarnita Loxton, Pamela Power and Gail Schimmel.

How to be a Revolutionary – CA Davids’s extraordinary, ambitious, globe-spanning novel about what we owe our consciences

CA Davids’s new novel How to be a Revolutionary is out now from Penguin Random House. 

Don’t miss a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa (15 Jan)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers at Wordsworth Books Sea Point for a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa!

Friday Night Book Club: Read an exclusive excerpt from Freya Marske’s magical debut novel A Marvellous Light

Treat yourself to a mug of hot chocolate this evening and this excerpt from Freya Marske’s A Marvellous Light – a comedy of manners, manor houses, and hedge mazes, including a magic-infused murder mystery and a delightful queer romance, set in an alternative Edwardian England.

Thu – 13th Jan 2022

‘I was able to cultivate an almost delusional level of confidence.’ – Read an excerpt from Will Smith’s memoir Will

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Will, Will Smith’s story of his amazing ride through the worlds of music and film.