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Tue – 29th Sep 2020

Try this delicious low-carb recipe for homemade Granadilla Ice Cream from Home Food with Zero Guilt! by Trish van der Nest

Summer is almost here, and that can only mean one thing – ice cream! For delicious homemade ice cream with none of the guilt, try Trish van der Nest’s Granadilla Ice Cream recipe from her new cookbook, Home Food with Zero Guilt!

Ottolenghi Flavour – the third instalment in Yotam Ottolenghi’s bestselling and multi-award-winning Plenty series (over 2 million copies sold)

Ottolenghi Flavour celebrates the limitless potential of vegetables and reveals how to transform them into magical dishes.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of The Rhino Conspiracy by Peter Hain, with Ronnie Kasrils, Dr Luthando Dziba and Ferial Haffajee (22 Oct)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List for the launch of Peter Hain’s new novel The Rhino Conspiracy – an epic tale of corruption, collusion and courage set in contemporary South Africa.

I Ran For My Life: Kabelo Mabalane’s fight against child hunger – buy a book and support the cause!

Order a special edition signed copy of ‘I Ran for My Life’ from Exclusive Books online this September and play your part in the fight against child hunger.

Mon – 28th Sep 2020

Vier nuwe Romanzas vir September 2020: Winternag deur Madelie Human, Liefde vir ’n dromer deur Didi Potgieter en nog!

Hierdie September bied LAPA vier splinternuwe Romanzas aan – Winternag deur Madelie Human, Liefde vir ’n dromer deur Didi Potgieter, Waar die spoke sing deur René van Zyl en Die kwêvoël roep deur Alexa Steyn.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of The Whistleblowers by Mandy Wiener, in conversation with photographer Felix Dlangamandla (1 Oct)

Join 702 and Pan Macmillan for a virtual launch of Mandy Wiener’s new book The Whistleblowers.

Two brothers. One town. A lifetime of dark secrets. Find out more about Jo Nesbo’s new standalone thriller The Kingdom

In the mountains of Norway a man lives a peaceful existence. However one day his younger brother, always the more successful and charming of the two, turns up to visit, accompanied by his new wife. It soon turns out that the little brother is not quite as angelic as he seems …

Fri – 25th Sep 2020

Hoe lyk Pretoria in die jaar 2057? Vind uit in Toekomsmens deur Isa Konrad – nou beskikbaar!

Isa Konrad se jongste spekulatiewe roman, Toekomsmens, is nou beskikbaar. Ideaal vir aanhangers van Margaret Atwood se Oryx and Crake en The Handmaid’s Tale.

kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse 2020: Strafjaart deur Theo Kemp wen die Jan Rabie-Rapportprys vir nuwe prosa

Die Jan Rabie-Rapportprys vir debuut- of tweede prosawerke, wat deel uitmaak van die kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse, gaan vanjaar aan Theo Kemp vir sy roman Strafjaart, wat by Penguin Random House SA verskyn het.

Cover reveal! Angela Makholwa’s new novel Critical But Stable will be out in November (Pre-order your copy now!)

The Msibis, Manamelas and Jiyas are high-flying married couples who belong to a glitzy social club. Beneath the veneer of their marital bliss lies many secrets …

Don’t miss this Jacana Conversation: The Politics of Policing Marginalised Communities (28 Sep)

You are invited to a Jacana Media Conversation titled The Politics of Policing Marginalised Communities, addressing the death of Nathaniel Julies and distrust in the South African Police Service.

In a world where perfection is everything, would you make the grade? Find out more about Q by Christina Dalcher, the bestselling author of Vox

From Christina Dalcher, the author of the bestselling Vox, comes a breathtaking new dystopian novel filled with fervent magnetism.

Wed – 23rd Sep 2020

[Watch] Vivian de Klerk chats to Michele Magwood about her debut novel, Not to Mention

Did you miss the virtual launch of Not to Mention by Vivian de Klerk? Not to worry! You can watch the conversation on Facebook here. 

Offers vir die vlieë: Fanie Viljoen se grensverskuiwende roman en wenner van die LAPA Jeugromankompetisie 2019

Offers vir die vlieë deur Fanie Viljoen, ‘n uitdagende en grensverskuiwende roman, die eerste van sy soort in Afrikaanse jeugliteratuur, en die wenner van die LAPA Jeugromankompetisie 2019, is nou beskikbaar.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce, in conversation with Paige Nick! (1 Oct)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the online launch of Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce!

Silent Child – from bestselling author Toni Maguire comes a new true story of abuse and escape

‘Unlike people with carefree previous lives, I packed away my past. There are some memories labelled ‘Look at’, and others “Leave well alone” …’

Tue – 22nd Sep 2020

Lees drie stories uit Boodskapper van die gode deur Murray La Vita, benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse

‘Hello, Elvis here’: Lees drie stories uit Boodskapper van die gode, ’n keur uit die veelbekroonde joernalis Murray La Vita se rubrieke, sketse en essays – benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse.