The Reading List
The festive season is a time of family feasting – have a browse of these recently published cookbooks for inspiration! From South …
Helen Moffett’s novel Charlotte, which will tell the story of Elizabeth Bennet’s friend in Pride and Prejudice, has been acquired by Bonnier Books UK, as part of a two-book deal.
Well-known KwaZulu-Natal poet Kyle Allan will edit the poetry journal New Coin from January 2019.
Abantu Book Festival organisers announce new additions to this year’s programme – including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie!
Abantu Book Festival organisers have announced some additional international guests of this year’s event, namely Odafe Atogun, Lola Shoneyin and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. …
The five finalists for the prestigious City Press Tafelberg Nonfiction Award have been revealed! The biennial prize is awarded to a new …
Top-level police investigation underway into allegations of a paedophile ring contained in The Lost Boys of Bird Island
A police investigation is underway into the allegations of a paedophile ring involving senior members of the National Party government contained in the book The Lost Boys of Bird Island, written by Mark Minnie and Chris Steyn.
Redi Tlhabi joins chorus of furious voices over quotes on the cover of new Winnie Madikizela-Mandela book, Truth, Lies and Alibis
‘I AM APPALLED! HOW DARE YOU! HOW DARE YOU TAFELBERG!!!’ – Journalist and author Redi Tlhabi has hit out at Tafelberg Publishers for ‘underhand, dishonest’ conduct, after the publisher printed a quotation from her on the cover of Fred Bridgland’s new book on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Truth, Lies and Alibis.
The line-up for the third annual Abantu Book Festival has been announced.
The Enumerations is not only luminous with love and elegantly written but meticulously researched. This combination of gifts makes it not only a powerful read but a deeply healing book for people and families who are struggling with psychological ‘conditions’ or the condition of being, well, human. This book is a blessing.
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Exclusive Books wins BASA Award for Pan-African Reading Room, which houses over 2000 African books at Windybrow Heritage House
Exclusive Books, The Market Theatre Foundation and The Coloured Cube have been announced as BASA Award winners for the Sponsorship in Kind …
The Lost Boys of Bird Island author Chris Steyn releases statement addressing the last words of her late co-author Mark Minnie
Tafelberg Publishers has issued a statement on behalf of Chris Steyn, author of the controversial new exposé The Lost Boys of Bird Island.
Asymptote has announced the fourth edition of the Close Approximations international translation contest.
Redi Tlhabi, Thandeka Gqubule, Steve Biko, Jacques Pauw and Marnus Broodryk up for Nielsen Booksellers Choice Award
The shortlist for the Nielsen Booksellers Choice Award – a prize for South African booksellers’ favourite book – has been announced.
The Lost Boys of Bird Island author Mark Minnie was following up ‘several leads’ at the time of his death
Before his death, Mark Minnie was ‘determined to reveal further evidence’ about the alleged paedophilia ring involving prominent National Party cabinet ministers revealed in his new book The Lost Boys of Bird Island, according to his publisher Tafelberg.
Organisations and individuals around the world have condemned the arrest of internationally renowned writer, photographer and activist Shahidul Alam. Writer Antjie Krog, …
You Make Me Possible: The Love Letters of Karina M Szczurek and André Brink is out now from Protea Books. Novelist André …
From NB Publishers: Koos Human, a giant of Afrikaans book publishing, died at his Cape Town home on Friday, 10 August 2018. …
With her 1988 novel Nervous Conditions, Dangarembga became the first black Zimbabwean woman to publish a novel in English. The Book of Not, published in 2006, continued with Tambudzai’s story. This Mournable Body completes the trilogy, thirty years later.
The full programme has been announced for the eighth Open Book Festival!