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2018 Time of the Writer Festival lineup announced, including Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ and Alain Mabanckou

The lineup for this year’s Time of the Writer Festival has been announced!

Golden Man Booker Prize launched to find the best ever Booker Prize-winning novel

All 51 previous winners of the Man Booker Prize will compete for a once-off ‘Golden’ Man Booker Prize this year.

The Adichie Collection: Beautiful new collector’s editions of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s body of work

Narrative Landscape Press will be publishing special collector’s editions of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s body of work.

Manage your Money like a F*cking Grown Up: Free workshop with Sam Beckbessinger in Cape Town

In Manage your Money like a F*cking Grown Up, money dork Sam Beckbessinger tells it to you straight: how to take control of your money to take control of your life.

Learn more about a living fossil – the coelacanth – with author Mike Bruton at the Origins Centre

Join author Mike Bruton as he discusses the fascinating story of the coelacanth.

Zukiswa Wanner to launch travel memoir Hardly Working at African Flavour Books with The Cheeky Natives

In Hardly Working: A Travel Memoir of Sorts, Zukiswa Wanner faces the challenges of travelling by road and crossing several borders while being a Zambian-born South African who lives in Kenya but her irreverent humour and uncanny ability to connect and make friends wherever she goes, serves her well.

New book alert: The Last Sentence by Tumelo Buthelezi – out in May from BlackBird Books

BlackBird Books has revealed the cover for The Last Sentence, the debut novel by Tumelo Buthelezi!

Which writer would want to go down in history as the overambitious bum who ruined JM Coetzee’s masterpiece? – Nthikeng Mohlele on his new novel Michael K

Award-winning author Nthikeng Mohlele answers questions on the upcoming launch of his highly anticipated new novel, Michael K.

A must-read for anyone who has ever loved and lost: The Museum of Broken Relationships

What to do with the fragments of a love affair? A wedding dress sealed in a jar. A roll of undeveloped film. An axe used to chop an ex-lover’s furniture in a fit of rage. These objects make up the Museum of Broken Relationships.

Win 1 of 3 copies of The Land is Ours by Tembeka Ngcukaitobi

Three winners will each receive a copy of The Land is Ours. To stand a chance of winning, simply complete the online competition form here!

Practical tips for South African landlords: The Expert Landlord by David Beattie

The Expert Landlord: Manage Your Residential Property like a Pro by David Beattie is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Breaking News – UK journalist Jeremy Thompson launches his autobiography at Exclusive Books

Jeremy Thompson will launch his autobiography Breaking News in South Africa in February.

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Phumlani Pikoli’s short story collection The Fatuous State of Severity

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Phumlani Pikoli’s short story collection The Fatuous State of Severity.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz: An unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity, based on true events

The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved.

Don’t miss the launch of Toy Boy by Leon van Nierop at Love Books

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the launch of Toy Boy by Leon van Nierop: A steamy coming-of-age tale set in thrilling Joburg.

Don’t miss William Kentridge and Denis Hirson in conversation at the launch of Footnotes for the Panther

Fourthwall Books invites you to the launch of Footnotes for the Panther: Conversations Between William Kentridge and Denis Hirson.

Join Zakes Mda and Wamuwi Mbao for the launch of Justify the Enemy in Stellenbosch

UKZN Press and the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study invite you to the launch of Justify the Enemy: Becoming Human in South Africa by Zakes Mda.

Don’t miss George Bizos and Tembeka Ngcukaitobi at The Book Lounge for the launch of 65 Years of Friendship

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of 65 Years of Friendship by George Bizos: A story of a remarkable friendship between two remarkable men.

Join Sally Partridge for the launch of Mine at The Book Lounge

You are invited to the launch of Sally Partridge’s fifth novel for young adults, Mine.