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Fri – 13th Dec 2019

Daar was nie sulke boeke toe ons kinders was nie – LAPA-skrywers vier diversiteit in kinderliteratuur in Distrik Ses

Skrywers Bianca Flanders, Susan Ongansie en André Trantraal skryf kinderboeke wat hul wêreld uitbeeld omdat daar nie sulke boeke was toe hulle klein was nie.

From the critically acclaimed author of Boy on the Wire, Alastair Bruce, comes a poignant new novel, The Weight of Skin

Alastair Bruce’s new novel The Weight of Skin is a poignant tale of personal and political responsibility.

Stand Against Bland – the new book by the country’s number one marketing maverick Sylvester Chauke

Stand Against Bland by Sylvester Chauke is out now from BlackBird Books!

No Mercy – the brand new novel from the queen of crime and No. 1 bestseller Martina Cole

No more waiting, the new novel from the No. 1 bestselling phenomenon Martina Cole is here, and it’s pure Martina gold!

Friday Night Book Club: Read an exclusive excerpt from Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

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

Thu – 12th Dec 2019

‘Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted’ – Read an excerpt from John Grisham’s new legal thriller The Guardians

John Grisham has shared an excerpt from his new novel The Guardians – a classic legal thriller with a twist.

’n Sielkundige riller wat naelbytspanning belowe – Bloedsuier deur Leon van Nierop

Bloedsuier deur Leon van Nierop is ’n sielkundige riller wat naelbytspanning belowe.

Video: Waldimar Pelser lees voor uit In gesprek met Waldimar: Sy 100 beste ontledings, inleidings en beledigings

Waldimar Pelser lees voor uit sy boek, In gesprek met Waldimar, by die onlangse bekendstelling in Pretoria.

UCT Under Apartheid: From Onset to Sit-in, 1948–1968 by Howard Phillips – a pioneering and definitive history of the period

UCT Under Apartheid: From Onset to Sit-in, 1948–1968 by Howard Phillips is out now from Jacana Media.

The Christmas Party by Karen Swan – a must-read for the festive season!

The Christmas Party is a delicious, page-turning story full of twists and turns. At an elegant country house party, shocking secrets and unexpected romances hide just beneath the surface …

Wed – 11th Dec 2019

Hoe verander geheimhouding jou psige? André Krüger gesels oor ’n Redelike hoeveelheid moeilikheid (Video)

Video: André Krüger gesels oor sy jongste spanningsverhaal, ‘n Redelike hoeveelheid moeilikheid, ‘n plaaslike spioenasie wipplankrit.

Errieda du Toit taps into our collective food memories in Share: A Century of South African Community Recipes

Just in time for Christmas – Errieda du Toit’s latest cookbook Share: A century of South African community recipes.

People Powered by Jono Bacon: Find out how you can boost your brand and grow your business through the power of community

New by international author and speaker Jono Bacon – People Powered: How Communities Can Supercharge Your Business, Brand, and Teams.

Join Dr T at the Johannesburg signing of her latest book, Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure (14 Dec)

Come and meet the indomitable Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng in person at an exclusive book signing at Bargain Books in Johannesburg this weekend!

Remembering Ben Turok

Hambe kahle, Ben Turok, stalwart and critic, gentleman and fighter, author and commentator of and on radical texts.

Tue – 10th Dec 2019

Winskopies! Kry 75% af op uitgesoekte titels by LAPA Uitgewers – terwyl voorraad hou

Kry 75% af op uitgesoekte titels by LAPA – terwyl voorraad hou!

Win one of two Christmas hampers – each with eight of your favourite local and international books

You could win one of two amazing hampers of some of our favourite books this Christmas.

Join Grant Fowlds for the launch of Saving the Last Rhinos at Exclusive Books V&A Waterfront in Cape Town (10 Dec)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist by Grant Fowlds and Graham Spence.

Out now: Children of Virtue and Vengeance, the highly anticipated second book in Tomi Adeyemi’s Legacy of Orïsha trilogy

Children of Virtue and Vengeance –  the breathtaking sequel to Tomi Adeyemi’s groundbreaking West African-inspired fantasy Children of Blood and Bone – is out now from Pan Macmillan!

Get ready for a film adaptation of Kopano Matlwa’s award-winning debut novel, Coconut

Kopano Matlwa’s stunning debut novel, Coconut, is heading for the big screen!