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Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa

The Life Righting Collective and Jacana Media invite you to the launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa.

Win a bundle of books to donate to your library or school from Pan Macmillan to celebrate Mandela Day

Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better. Making every day a Mandela Day celebrates Madiba’s life and legacy in a sustainable way that will bring about enduring change.

Celebrate what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday with a landmark book

Today Penguin Random House celebrates what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday with The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela.

The world today could do with a dose of Nelson Mandela’s leadership – Peter Hain, author of Mandela: His Essential Life

‘You’ve got President Trump, you’ve got President Putin, you’ve got Erdoğan in Turkey, all these authoritarian figures, and they appeal to people’s base instincts. Nelson Mandela always appealed to people’s higher instincts in the way that he led.’

Listen to a 1971 letter from Mandela to his daughter Zenani, from the new book The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

‘You will be able to pay me a visit in 1975, when you will have turned 16, but I am growing impatient, and the coming five years feel longer than eternity.’

Join Clive Barker for the Durban launch of Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker

Don’t miss the Durban launch of Clive Barker’s biography, Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker by Michael Marnewick.

It’s Madiba’s centenary this month! Read all about his legacy in Peter Hain’s new book Mandela: His Essential Life

Mandela: His Essential Life chronicles the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century’s most influential and admired statesmen.

Revealed! The Instagram-inspired design of Khaya Dlanga’s new book, These Things Really Do Happen to Me

The cover has been revealed for Khaya Dlanga’s new book, These Things Really Do Happen to Me.

The Night My Dead Girlfriend Called

As the 22nd century Nigeria becomes divided by the plan of the government to introduce law enforcement robots into the police services, Badoo, a young police officer gets a phone call from his dead girlfriend.

Sorbet Group founder Ian Fuhr shares the inspiration behind his new book The Soul of Sorbet

‘If you focus on your people and create a working environment in which they feel nurtured, cared for, content and inspired, they will motivate themselves to serve their customers to the best of their ability.’

A novel that will haunt you long after you turn the final page: Bearskin by James A McLaughlin

‘Bearskin is visceral, raw, and compelling – filled with sights, smells, and sounds truly observed. It’s a powerful debut and an absolute showcase of exceptional prose. There are very few first novels when I feel compelled to circle brilliant passages, but James McLaughlin’s writing had me doing just that.’

Don’t miss Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things and The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, in Cape Town

Penguin Random House and the University of Cape Town invite you to an evening with Arundhati Roy.

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive ‘The Dog’ Barker launches his biography

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive ‘The Dog’ Barker has released a biography, Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker.

Don’t miss Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things and The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, in Johannesburg

Penguin Random House and Wits University invite you to an evening with Arundhati Roy.

Friday Night Book Club: Read the first chapter of Knucklebone by NR Brodie

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

Don’t miss the launch of two books on Nelson Mandela, with Lord Peter Hain and Kate Sidley

Exclusive Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to an evening with Lord Peter Hain, in conversation with Kate Sidley.

Get some reading inspiration at a fun-filled book club morning with Penguin Random House and UPPERcase Books

Join Penguin Random House and UPPERcase Books for a fun-filled book club morning at Central Square in Pretoria.

Jacana Media acquires Southern African rights for Panashe Chigumadzi’s new book, These Bones Will Rise Again

Jacana Media has announced a southern African rights agreement with Panashe Chigumadzi for her new book, These Bones Will Rise Again.

Read an excerpt from Born to Kwaito – ‘Yizo Yizo: The Poetry of Dysfunction’ by Sihle Mthembu

‘Ronnie Nyakale virtually strangled Teboho when he auditioned for the part of Papa Action.’

Cover and details revealed for Craig Higginson’s new novel The White Room

The White Room, the new book from Craig Higginson, will be out from Picador Africa in August.