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Wed – 20th Oct 2021

Wen INA, ’n Verhaal van genade en genesing deur Ina Bonnette! Neem deel op Facebook voor 22 Oktober

Jy kan nou ’n kans staan om Ina Bonnette se lewensverhaal te wen! INA, ’n Verhaal van genade en genesing is nou beskikbaar by LUCA.

Black Lion: Alive in the Wilderness by Sicelo Mbatha – both memoir and philosophical reflection

Black Lion: Alive in the Wilderness by Sicelo Mbatha with Bridget Pitt – part memoir, part guide to understanding the importance of wilderness to humanity’s health and spiritual well-being.

Tue – 19th Oct 2021

Paula Hawkins on how curiosity and her early life in Zimbabwe inform her bestselling novels

Paula Hawkins is the bestselling author of The Girl on the Train, and her latest novel, A Slow Fire Burning, is yet another unputdownable thriller. She chats to Lauren Mc Diarmid about curiosity, writing women’s stories and the psychology behind people who do terrible things.

Wen ’n kopie van Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof! Neem deel op Facebook voor 22 Oktober

François Bloemhof se jongste roman Die duisend en eerste nag het pas op die rakke beland, en jy kan nou ’n kopie daarvan wen!

Don’t miss the launch of the blazing Amakomiti by Trevor Ngwane (21 Oct)

Trevor Ngwane’s Amakomiti argues that, contrary to common perception, shack dwellers are an essential part of the urban population, whose political agency must be recognised and respected. 

The shadows hide a deadly story … Find out more about 1979 – the new book from Val McDermid, the Queen of Crime

1979 – the atmospheric, heart-pounding first novel in a gripping new series by the Queen of Crime Val McDermid.

Fri – 15th Oct 2021

Friday Night Book Club: Read an exclusive excerpt from Never Tell a Lie by Gail Schimmel

From the author of The Accident and Two Months comes the story of a whirlwind friendship – and the dark secrets lurking beneath it.

Thu – 14th Oct 2021

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Charlotte Bauer’s How to Get Over Being Young: A Rough Guide to Midlife (20 Oct)

Penguin Random House, The Reading List and Love Books invite you to the virtual launch of How to Get Over Being Young: A Rough Guide to Midlife by Charlotte Bauer.

Non-advice to aspiring writers, from Damon Galgut

‘Let me start my advice to aspiring writers by saying that my advice won’t help you.’ Well, at least novelist Damon Galgut is honest.

Pan Macmillan is proud to be releasing In Black and White, a riveting memoir by Anant Singh, in November 2021

In Black and White: A Memoir by Anant Singh will be out from Pan Macmillan SA in November 2021.

Playlist: The Lost Language of the Soul by Mandla Langa

Mandla Langa has shared a music playlist to accompany his latest novel, The Lost Language of the Soul.

New book alert! All Rise: Resistance and Rebellion in South Africa – A Graphic History

All Rise: Resistance and Rebellion in South Africa is a vivid, first-of-its-kind collection of near-forgotten South Africa resistance histories. 

Tue – 12th Oct 2021

Vergeet van veilige storiegrense – Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof is nou beskikbaar!

Nou beskikbaar by LAPA! Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof is ’n unieke lees-luister-en-kyk-ervaring.

Warren Ingram explores new and unforeseen challenges – and a load of new opportunities – in Global Investing Made Easy

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Global Investing Made Easy, the new book by Warren Ingram.

South African heist hero Leo Prinsloo releases book – Leo’s Guide to Not Becoming a Statistic

Leo Prinsloo, the man who became an international internet sensation after leaked footage went viral of his reaction to an attempted high-value goods-in-transit heist, has released a book.

Mon – 11th Oct 2021

Digging for the Blues – Fred de Vries on the genesis of his book Blues for the White Man

There is a much deeper context that begs for digging up if we’re to fully understand the impact of music, writes Blues for the White Man author Fred de Vries.

Kom luister na Ina Bonnette se verhaal van oorlewing, genade en genesing by die aanlynbekendstelling van INA (13 Okt)

Nou beskikbaar by LUCA! Kom luister na Ina Bonnette in gesprek met Bertha Wahl by die aanlynbekendstelling van INA, ’n Verhaal van genade en genesing.

Mind Over Mountain by Robby Kojetin – a journey from the seat of a wheelchair to the summit of the highest mountain on Earth

Mind Over Mountain: A Mental and Physical Climb to the Top by Robby Kojetin is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Sat – 9th Oct 2021

Kom gesels met Pieter van Zyl oor sy boek Verhale van hoop by Hollywood Studios in Krugersdorp-Wes (9 Okt)

LAPA Uitgewers en Hollywood Costumes nooi jou uit na die bekendstelling van Verhale van hoop deur Pieter van Zyl – een dag voor Wêreld Psigiese Gesondheidsdag op Sondag 10 Oktober.