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Fri – 23rd Jul 2021

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Sindiwe Magona’s powerful and resonant new novel When the Village Sleeps

Treat yourself to a cup of hot chocolate this evening and this excerpt from When the Village Sleeps by Sindiwe Magona!

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Moenie die bekendstelling van Die Stella-moorde deur Susan Cilliers mis nie! (27 Julie)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die virtuele bekendstelling van Die Stella-moorde deur Susan Cilliers.

[Video] Hoe maak jy ’n kopskuif na ’n gesonder leefstyl? Gesondheidskenner en skrywer Bernadine Douglas vertel

Bernadine Douglas gesels oor haar jongste boek, Your 12-week Body and Mind Transformation. Kyk na die video.

Thu – 22nd Jul 2021

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Lovemore Ndou’s new memoir Tough Love: How A Limpopo Homeboy Became A World Champ Turned Lawyer (23 Jul)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to the virtual book launch of Tough Love: How A Limpopo Homeboy Became A World Champ Turned Lawyer by Lovemore Ndou!

New book alert! The Mad Women’s Ball – the prize-winning French bestseller by Victoria Mas

The Mad Women’s Ball by Victoria Mas – is out now from Penguin Random House SA!

Read an excerpt from Zachariah Rapola’s award-winning short story collection Beginnings of a Dream

Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from Beginnings of a Dream by Zachariah Rapola.

Wed – 21st Jul 2021

[Video] ‘Ek wou die boek skryf wat ek nie as kind gehad het nie’: ATKV-Inkstories gesels met Bianca Flanders oor Prinses Pampoenpit

Video: ATKV-Inkstories gesels met skrywer, aktrise en regisseur Bianca Flanders oor haar bekroonde kinderboek, Prinses Pampoenpit.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Michael Holding’s new book Why We Kneel, How We Rise, with Trevor Quirk (22 Jul)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to the virtual book launch of Why We Kneel, How We Rise by Michael Holding.

Find out more about Nicola Yoon’s new book Instructions for Dancing – and read the first 3 chapters!

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon is out now from Penguin Random House SA!

Tue – 20th Jul 2021

Don’t miss a virtual book discussion of TJ Newman’s nail-biting suspense thriller Falling (21 Jul)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to a virtual book discussion of Falling by TJ Newman!

Don’t miss a free webinar on Palaces of Stone: Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms, presented by Prof. Tom Huffman (21 Jul)

Join Struik Nature for a RoomToGrow Kirstenbosch online talk with Professor Tim Huffman on Palaces of Stone: Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms.

Celebrate Frantz Fanon’s birthday with 30% off Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanism

Today is the birthday of Frantz Fanon, psychiatrist, revolutionary, and one of the leading anticolonial thinkers of our time.

Mon – 19th Jul 2021

‘Vywervrou? Nee, ’n kaivrou. Dis wat sy is.’ Lees ’n uittreksel uit Chanette Paul se jongste roman, Marilyn

’n Mens se sondes haal jou altyd in. Selfs die wat jy nie self gepleeg het nie. Lees ’n uittreksel uit Marilyn deur Chanette Paul.

Fri – 16th Jul 2021

Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh narrates the audiobook of An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon (PLUS: Listen to an excerpt!)

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon, read by Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh!

So hekel jy ’n snoesige seshoekdeken vir die winter: Kry jou gratis patroon in die Julie-uitgawe van The Penguin Post

In die Julie-uitgawe van The Penguin Post wys Christa Swanepoel lesers hoe om ’n seshoekdeken te hekel. Kry jou gratis patroon vandag nog!

‘Die laaste gedagte wat deur haar kop gegaan het was: Jou klein feeks’: Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Die Seepunt-insident

Imelda Grys weet wie haar vermoor het, maar sal die speurders dit betyds kan uitpluis? Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Die Seepunt-insident deur Gerhard Greyvensteyn.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Anna Wharton’s chilling, clever debut, The Imposter

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend. Treat yourself to a cup of hot chocolate this evening …

Thu – 15th Jul 2021

Die liefde is onbeperk in vier nuwe Romanzas, nou beskikbaar by LAPA!

Nuut by LAPA – liefde sonder perke in vier nuwe Romanzas deur Marilé Cloete, Didi Potgieter, Jeanette Stals en René van Zyl.