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Fri – 15th Nov 2019

Don’t miss the launch of Marguerite Poland’s new novel A Sin of Omission at Fogarty’s Port Elizabeth (21 Nov)

Join Penguin Random House at Fogarty’s Bookshop on 21 November for the launch of A Sin of Omission, the new novel by Marguerite Poland.

Moenie die bekendstellings van In gesprek met Waldimar deur Waldimar Pelser in Pretoria, Johannesburg en Kaapstad misloop nie (19, 21 en 26 November)

LAPA Uitgewers nooi jou graag na die bekendstellings van Waldimar Pelser se jongste boek, In gesprek met Waldimar, in Pretoria, Johannesburg en Kaapstad.

Exposing and revealing, brilliantly appealing, Zapiro does it again in Which Side is Up?!

Which Side is Up? – the 2019 Zapiro annual – out now from Jacana Media!

Spend Saturday morning with Zapiro as he launches his 2019 annual, Which Side is Up? (16 Nov)

Jacana Media and Love Books invite you to the launch of Zapiro’s 2019 annual Which Side is Up?

Imaginary Friend – the new novel by Stephen Chbosky, the author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Akin, the funny and heart-wrenching new novel from bestselling author Emma Donoghue

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend! Staying in this evening? Get comfortable with a glass of wine …

Thu – 14th Nov 2019

Kristel Loots Eendag is nou

Eendag is hier. Eendag is nou. ’n Vrou se hart hunker na liefde in Kristel Loots se jongste roman

In haar jongste roman, Eendag is nou, vertel gesoute skrywer Kristel Loots die verhaal van ’n jong vrou wat al haar lewe lank wag op eendag om waarlik gelukkig te wees, net om met ’n donderknal te besef ‘eendag’ is hier, eendag is nóú …

The Starless Sea – the magical new novel from Erin Morgenstern, the bestselling author of The Night Circus

Take a journey on the starless sea: the home of storytellers, story-lovers and those who will protect our stories at all costs …

Join Short Story Day Africa for the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa (4 Dec)

The Book Lounge and Short Story Day Africa are pleased to invite you to the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa.

Zapiro receives France’s top cultural award – the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

Acclaimed South African cartoonist and satirist Zapiro (Jonathan Shapiro) has received France’s top cultural award.

The situation is critical. Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist by Grant Fowlds and Graham Spence

Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist – the remarkable story of Grant Fowlds, a conservationist who has dedicated his life to saving the last rhinos, vividly told with the help of Graham Spence, co-author of the bestselling The Elephant Whisperer.

Don’t miss a book discussion at Book Circle Capital on Nolitha Fakude’s memoir Boardroom Dancing (21 Nov)

Join Nolitha Fakude at Book Circle Capital in Melville for an insightful conversation about her new memoir, Boardroom Dancing.

Wed – 13th Nov 2019

Join Liam Del Carme for the launch of Winging It: On Tour With the Boks at Pirates Sports Club – to be broadcast live on Kaya FM (15 Nov)

Jacana Media and Pirates Sports Club invite you to the launch of Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme.

Nuut by LAPA – In gesprek met Waldimar: Sy 100 beste ontledings, inleidings en beledigings deur Waldimar Pelser

Nuut by LAPA: In gesprek met Waldimar: Sy 100 beste ontledings, inleidings en beledigings deur Waldimar Pelser.

Hidden Pretoria – revealing the architectural and design secrets of the Jacaranda City

Hidden Pretoria offers a rare opportunity to look behind the façades of some of Pretoria’s significant heritage buildings, many of which are not open to the public.

Why do we think the way we do? Discover the epic story of the Western Mind in Dominion, by award-winning historian Tom Holland

From the crucifixion of Jesus to the birth of modern morals, this marvellous account from an award-winning historian shows how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination.

Tue – 12th Nov 2019

Kom gesels met Wendy Maartens oor die bewaring van Afrikaanse volksverhale in Bloemfontein (13 Nov)

LAPA Uitgewers en Die Nasionale Afrikaanse Letterkundige Museum en Navorsingsentrum (NALN) nooi jou uit om te kom luister na Wendy Maartens se gesprek oor die bewaring van Afrikaanse volksverhale.

Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion by Christopher McDougall, the author of the international bestseller Born to Run

Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion by Christopher McDougall is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Penguin Random House South Africa acquires acclaimed and bestselling children’s book publisher Little Tiger

Penguin Random House SA has announced it will be taking over the distribution of Little Tiger Group titles in South Africa, effective 1 January 2020.