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John W Fredericks will launch his autobiography Skollie at the Artscape

John W Fredericks’s autobiography Skollie – the inspiration for the film Noem My Skollie – will be launched at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town.

Claim your free sample of the explosive exposé Apartheid Guns and Money

Shining a light on apartheid’s corruption secrets: Apartheid Guns and Money: A Tale of Profit, by Hennie van Vuuren, is published by Jacana Media.

Don’t miss the launch of The Cowboy Capitalist by Charles van Onselen in Johannesburg

Find out how America was involved in the Jameson Raid at the launch of The Cowboy Capitalist by Charles van Onselen.

Tyler Perry: Buy Trevor Noah’s ‘incredible’ book!

Tyler Perry and Bill Gates are big fans of Trevor Noah’s award-winning autobiography Born A Crime.

Trevor Noah’s book Born A Crime wins Nielsen Booksellers Choice Award

Trevor Noah’s book took top honours, while The Book Lounge won best independent bookseller for the fourth year in a row, at the Sefika Awards last night.

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, author of Stay With Me, will be in South Africa in September

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, who was shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut novel Stay With Me, will be in South Africa this month.

Don’t miss the launch of Inside Apartheid’s Prison by Raymond Suttner at UCT

Jacana Media and the UCT Law Faculty invite you to the launch of Inside Apartheid’s Prison by Raymond Suttner.

A flamboyant and moving debut novel: Olumide Popoola’s When We Speak of Nothing

When We Speak of Nothing tells the story of friends Karl and Abu, both 17, who live near Kings Cross. Its 2011 and racial tensions are set to explode across London. Abu is infatuated with gorgeous classmate Nalini but dares not speak to her. Meanwhile, Karl is grappling with gender identity, and becomes the target of the local ‘wannabe’ thugs just for being different.

Don’t miss Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty chatting to Bongani Madondo at Love Books

Paul Beatty, Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sellout, will be in South Africa this month.

Henrietta Rose-Innes reveals the tentative title of her new book

Henrietta Rose-Innes has written a piece for Female First upon the United Kingdom release of her book Green Lion.

‘Reading set me free’ – Kopano Matlwa chats about writing, success and her new novel Period Pain

Kopano Matlwa has been featured on Face to Face with Success with Nikiwe Bikitsha, a new series of short motivational interviews with interesting South Africans.

The Excavations by James Whyle: ‘A crazy-ass futuristic book’

The Excavations is a savage, explicit, end-of-days tale. It delves into the history of the world, and into its future. It is a prophecy of what will come if we fail to confront the results of climate change and imploding capitalism.

‘Brilliant’ Sarah Lotz’s The Three to be adapted for ‘stunning’ new BBC drama series

The BBC has announced it will adapt South African author Sarah Lotz’s The Three trilogy as a major new eight-part drama for its flagship channel.

How to get published in South Africa

How do I approach a publisher? How do I choose a publisher? What royalties should I expect?

‘I wrote it for black women but men are finding value in it’ – Malebo Sephodi chats about her new book Miss Behave

Miss-Behave challenges society’s deep-seated beliefs about what it means to be an obedient woman. In this book, Malebo tracks her journey on a path towards achieving total autonomy and self-determinism. Miss-Behave will challenge, rattle and occasionally cause you to scream ‘yassss, yassss, yassss’ at various intervals.

The Sparsholt Affair – the long-awaited new novel from Alan Hollinghurst

From the internationally acclaimed winner of the Man Booker Prize, a masterly new novel that spans seven transformative decades in England–from the 1940s to the present–as it plumbs the richly complex relationships of a remarkable family.

She tells it like it is, and some don’t want to hear it – USA Today features Koleka Putuma

South Africa’s new generation of slam poets, with Koleka Putuma the ‘leading light’, has been featured by Alexa Cole for USA Today.

The next District 9? Trailer released for Apocalypse Now Now – based on the novel by Charlie Human

Charlie Human’s dark Cape Town-based urban fantasy novel Apocalypse Now Now has been adapted into a short film!

Don’t miss the launch of Glynnis Breytenbach’s new book Rule of Law

Exclusive Books and Pan Macmillan invite you to join us to celebrate the launch of Rule of Law by Glynnis Breytenbach with Nechama Brodie, in conversation with Jessica Pitchford.

Nnedi Okorafor chats about her new comic book – the first Nigerian superhero to be published by Marvel

Marvel comics will soon publish their first comic with a Nigerian superhero: Blessing In Disguise by Nnedi Okorafor.