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Wed – 18th Sep 2019

The Creative Writing Coursebook: 44 Authors Share Advice and Exercises for Fiction and Poetry

The Creative Writing Coursebook: Forty-four Authors Share Advice and Exercises for Fiction and Poetry – a fully updated comprehensive guide for improving and practising your creative writing, including contributions from Ali Smith and Kit de Waal.

Join Palesa Lengolo at the launch of her new book Stokvels: How They Can Make Your Money Work For You at the Mall of the South (28 Sep)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Stokvels: How They Can Make Your Money Work For You by Palesa Lengolo.

These stories will excite, entertain and enthral you – Of Hominins, Hunter-gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa

Of Hominins, Hunter-gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa by David Bristow offers spellbinding stories of some amazing, little-known places in South Africa.

The Guardian of Lies, the new novel from Kate Furnivall – a powerful story of a young woman sucked into the horrors of the start of the Cold War

The Guardian of Lies – a thrilling new novel from Kate Furnivall, the bestselling author of The Russian Concubine, The Italian Wife and The Betrayal!

Tue – 17th Sep 2019

Is 2019’s election the most important since the advent of democracy in 1994? Find out in the new book Election 2019

Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy, edited by Collette Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall, is out now from Jacana Media.

Join Albie Sachs, in conversation with Shirley Gunn and Shanil Haricharan, for the Cape Town launch of Voices from the Underground (26 Sep)

Join Penguin Random House in Cape Town for the launch of Voices from the Underground: Eighteen Life Stories from Umkhonto we Sizwe’s Ashley Kriel Detachment.

Don’t miss The Warehouse Book Sale this Heritage Day in Cape Town

The Warehouse Book Sale is held in Cape Town on public holidays through the year and has the largest selection of books for sale at the best prices.

‘Fierce and lyrical, furious and humane, this is the work of a master historian’ – The Night Trains by Charles van Onselen

The Night Trains: Moving Mozambican Miners to and from the Witwatersrand Mines, 1902–1955, by Charles van Onselen, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Africa Century International African Writers Conference unveils 2019 line-up

The 8th annual Africa Century International African Writers Conference takes place in Pretoria in November. Event details Date: 7 November 2019 Venue: …

Fri – 13th Sep 2019

Join Steven Boykey Sidley for the launch of his new novel Leaving Word at Exclusive Books Cavendish Square

Celebrate MFBooks Joburg’s 40th book birthday with the launch of Leaving Word by Steven Boykey Sidley.

Don’t miss Masande Ntshanga at a Bridge Books event to launch his new novel Triangulum (21 Sep)

Join Bridge Books in Maboneng for the launch of Triangulum by Masande Ntshanga!

Announcement: Buried – the first in an exciting new series from Lynda La Plante – coming April 2020

Buried, the first novel in a brand-new series from bestselling author Lynda La Plante, will be out in March 2020!

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Alex van Tonder’s carefully crafted psychological thriller A Walk at Midnight

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend! Staying in this evening? Get comfortable with a glass of wine …

Thu – 12th Sep 2019

Jamie Oliver is back with Veg – brilliantly easy, healthy, flavour-packed, accessible and affordable veg recipes!

Whether you’re trying out a meat-free day or two each week, living a vegetarian lifestyle or just want some new recipe inspiration, Jamie Oliver’s Veg ticks all the boxes!

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Coconut Kelz’s Guide to Surviving This Sh*thole! (19 Sep)

Howzit guys! You’re invited to join us for a night of caucasity with Coconut Kelz to celebrate her new book, Coconut Kelz’s Guide to Surviving this Shithole.

Cover reveal! New Ministry of Crime paperback released, after 10,000 copies sold

After more than 10,000 copies sold, demand for Ministry of Crime: An Underworld Explored by Mandy Wiener is still going strong!

Wed – 11th Sep 2019

Orca: The Day the Great White Sharks Disappeared – Richard Peirce explores what’s behind these strange events

Great white sharks vanish from Cape Town and no one knows why … or do we? Orca: The Day the Great White Sharks Disappeared is the thrilling new title by shark conservationist Richard Peirce.

Cover reveal! The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel – the stunning conclusion to the Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy

With The Mirror and the Light, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.