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Fri – 19th Apr 2019

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Bare Ground, the debut novel by acclaimed non-fiction writer Peter Harris

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend!

Thu – 18th Apr 2019

Enter here to WIN 1 of 3 hampers including Gangster State, How to Succeed in the African Market and How to Get a SARS Refund for Small Businesses

Win one of three book hampers including Gangster State, How to Succeed in the African Market and How to Get a SARS Refund for Small Businesses!

The Dragon Lady, Louisa Treger’s brilliant second novel – a brilliant evocation of life in 1950s Rhodesia

Opening with the shooting of Lady Virginia ‘Ginie’ Courtauld in her tranquil garden in 1950s Rhodesia, The Dragon Lady tells Ginie’s extraordinary story, so called for the exotic tattoo snaking up her leg.

Life Interrupted – Samantha Smirin’s deeply compelling memoir of living with bipolar

Life Interrupted is a deeply compelling memoir that brilliantly humanises the sufferer beyond the label.

The Moment of Lift, the debut book from Melinda Gates – a timely and necessary call to action for women’s empowerment

Let Melinda Gates inspire you to commit to the lift with her debut book, The Moment of Lift, out from Pan Macmillan this April.

Don’t miss the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe at The Book Lounge

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe.

Wed – 17th Apr 2019

Find out more about The Mister – the thrilling new romance from EL James, author of the Fifty Shades trilogy

Introducing EL James’s new novel The Mister, a roller-coaster ride of danger and desire.

The brutal payback begins – Lynda La Plante’s new novel Widows’ Revenge, the sequel to the groundbreaking thriller Widows

Widows’ Revenge: Dolly, Linda, Shirley and Bella are back. And this time it’s a fight to the finish. The sequel to Lynda La Plante’s groundbreaking thriller, Widows.

If you’re a fan of the Seven Sisters series, here are other books by Lucinda Riley that you’re sure to love

For those who love Lucinda Riley’s international bestselling series, discover her many spellbinding standalone novels, featuring strong female characters and evocative locations – including The Butterfly Room, out in May from Pan Macmillan!

Don’t miss the launch of Samantha Smirin’s mesmerising memoir Life Interrupted at Love Books (2 May)

MFBooks Joburg and Love Books invite you to the launch of Life Interrupted, Samantha Smirin’s lucid and devastating memoir about living with bipolar.

Tue – 16th Apr 2019

‘Paul Le Roux was a sweet kid’ – Read an excerpt from The Mastermind – the true story of the brilliant international crime boss from Krugersdorp

Read an excerpt from The Mastermind – the incredible true story of Paul Le Roux, the coder from Krugersdorp who became an international crime boss.

Africa Reimagined by Hlumelo Biko – Realistic steps to return to a more balanced Afrocentric identity

Africa Reimagined is a passionately argued appeal for a rediscovery of our African identity.

Trevor Noah is back! A NEW (and not for grown-ups!) edition of Born a Crime

Pan Macmillan is thrilled to announce that Trevor Noah’s South African and international bestseller Born a Crime has been adapted for a younger audience.

Join Eva Mazza at Exclusive Books Somerset Mall for the launch of Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch

MFBooks Joburg and Eva Mazza invite you to the launch of the sizzling Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch, a novel that peeks into the lives of the privileged men and women of the winelands.

Mon – 15th Apr 2019

Read an excerpt from Daisy Jones and The Six – the riveting and unforgettable novel that everybody’s talking about

Start reading the most buzzed about book of the year with this extract from Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, courtesy of Penguin Random House!

Gunship Over Angola – Steve Joubert’s gripping memoir, a powerful plea for healing and understanding

Gunship Over Angola: The Story of a Maverick Pilot by Steve Joubert is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

‘How has this story never been told?’ Watch an interview with the authors of Broke and Broken: The Shameful Legacy of Gold Mining in South Africa

Broke and Broken: The Shameful Legacy of Gold Mining in South Africa, by Lucas Ledwaba and Leon Sadiki, explores one of southern Africa’s greatest tragedies. 

The sporting dramas and passions that defined a quarter century – Luke Alfred introduces his new book Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sports Stories that Shaped a New Nation

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Luke Alfred introducing his new book, Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sports Stories that Shaped a New Nation.

The Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club celebrates World Book Day

The Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club will celebrate World Book Day with a panel discussion entitled ‘Parents’ involvement is the number one predictor of early literacy success and future academic achievement’.