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Mon – 6th Jul 2020

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Kom gesels met Callie Roos oor In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper (14 Julie)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die aanlynbekendstelling van Callie Roos se nuwe boek, In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper.

‘Die Vrystaatse winternag ruik na die dood en ’n belofte van ryp’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit My naam is Legio deur Madelein Rust

Sal forensiese sielkundige Renata Malan uiteindelik antwoorde vind? Het sy die moordgeen by haar pa geërf? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Madelein Rust se jongste roman, My naam is Legio.

You’re invited! Don’t miss the online launch of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Penguin Random House and BirdLife South Africa invite you to the online launch of the 5th revised edition of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa.

Greed. Danger. Treachery. But the fight isn’t over. Tony Park returns with Last Survivor!

Tony Park has written another action-packed Sonja Kurtz thriller that will have you engrossed from start to finish.

Thu – 2nd Jul 2020

Footnotes, July 2020: 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. …

Wed – 1st Jul 2020

Hy lyk soos ’n Keltiese kryger en aanvaar nie ‘nee’ vir ’n antwoord nie: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Die Ier se ultimatum deur Nelia Engelbrecht

Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Die Ier se ultimatum deur Nelia Engelbrecht. Die heruitgawe het in Junie by LAPA Uitgewers verskyn ter viering van Romanza se vyftiende bestaansjaar.

2020 CDI Zambia Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards winners announced – Mubanga Kalimamukwento wins Best Fiction

Congratulations to author Mubanga Kalimamukwento for winning the Best Fiction Award at the 2020 3rd edition CDI Zambia Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards! Her winning novel The Mourning Bird is also the Dinaane Debut Fiction awards winner for 2019.

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng to be appointed as the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng has been given the honorary position of Special Rapporteur by The United Nation Human Rights Council.

Mon – 29th Jun 2020

Ontvlug na ’n beter tyd met Wenkbrou se jongste e-rotika, Liefde in die tyd van Corona deur Elsa Winkler

LAPA Uitgewers en Wenkbrou stel bekend Liefde in die tyd van Corona deur Elsa Winkler, e-rotika op sy beste!

Pan Macmillan SA stance on the South African publishing landscape

In this seminal moment, remaining silent and neutral on these matters of representation and commitment to change is not an option.

Don’t miss the digital launch of Afterland, the new novel by Lauren Beukes, with Fred Strydom (2 July)

Join us for the digital launch of Afterland with Lauren Beukes in discussion with Fred Strydom as part of Exclusive Books’ Homebru celebration of local titles and authors.

Humankind – the major new book from Dutch historian Rutger Bregman, ‘the folk hero of Davos’

Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Don’t miss the digital book launch of The Murder of Ahmed Timol by Imtiaz A Cajee, with journalist Shannon Ebrahim (30 June)

What drove Imtiaz Cajee to search for 20 years to find his uncle’s killer and bring him to justice?

Fri – 26th Jun 2020

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Hans du Plessis gesels met Kabous Meiring oor Die opstand van Poppie Nel (2 Julie)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na ‘n aanlynkuier met Hans du Plessis. Kom gesels met die skrywer oor sy nuwe roman, Die opstand van Poppie Nel.

Thu – 25th Jun 2020

Nuut by Jonathan Ball Uitgewers – In Christus: Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper deur Callie Roos

Wat beteken dit om vandag ’n Christen te wees? Vind uit in Callie Roos se jongste boek, In Christus: Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper.

Yes To Life in Spite of Everything – a newly discovered classic by worldwide bestseller Viktor E Frankl (PLUS read an excerpt)

Find hope even in dark times with this rediscovered masterpiece by the 16 million copy bestselling author of Man’s Search For Meaning.

[Free webinar] Join Philippa Garson, Mondli Makhanya and Marianne Thamm for the launch of Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War (26 June)

Jacana Media and the Daily Maverick invite you to a free webinar book launch for Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War, with Philippa Garson, Mondli Makhanya and Marianne Thamm.

Alligator and Other Stories by Dima Alzayat – a debut short story collection from an exciting talent to watch

In Alligator and Other Stories, Dima Alzayat captures luminously how it feels to be ‘other’: as a Syrian, as an Arab, as an immigrant, as a woman.

Wed – 24th Jun 2020

Midnight Sun – the long-awaited Twilight spinoff by Stephenie Meyer – to be released in August 2020

Number one bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with her highly anticipated new novel Midnight Sun – the iconic love story of Bella and Edward, told from the vampire’s point of view.

Tales from the Marula Tree – an omnibus with 15 highly original and entertaining animal stories

Tales from the Marula Tree by Leon de Villiers, illustrated by Linki Lutz, is out now from Lapa Publishers!