The Reading List
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!
The programme for the 2018 South African Book Fair has been revealed!
Yewande Omotoso’s debut novel Bom Boy will be published in the United States by Catalyst Press in January 2019. Catalyst Press is an …
South African poet Katharine Kilalea’s debut novel OK, Mr Field will be published by Faber and Faber in June 2018.
Read an excerpt from Walking to Australia: 21st Century Excursions into Humanity’s Greatest Migration by David Robbins.
The closing date has been moved from 30 June 2018 to 31 July 2018.
Jacques Pauw, Eben Venter, Ken Barris and Marlene van Niekerk among the winners at 2018 Media24 Books Prizes
The winners of the 2018 Media24 Books Prizes were announced in Cape Town on Thursday, 14 June 2018. Novelist Eben Venter won …
Exclusive Books has announced this year’s Homebru selection, celebrating the best of South African books. There are more than 50 books in this …
Redi Tlhabi, Jacques Pauw, Qarnita Loxton, Marlene van Niekerk and Michiel Heyns are among the authors shortlisted for this year’s Media24 Books Literary Awards.