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New book alert! Inside the Belly of the Beast: The REAL Bosasa Story by Angelo Agrizzi

Inside the Belly of the Beast: The REAL Bosasa Story by Angelo Agrizzi is out now from Truth Be Told Publishers.

20th Anniversary SA Book Awards winners announced during virtual ceremony – Born a Crime by Trevor Noah wins grand prize

South African booksellers have voted and the overall winner of the 2020 SA Book Awards is Trevor Noah for the child adaptation of Born a Crime, published by Pan Macmillan SA.

Penguin Random House SA, LAPA Uitgewers en Jonathan Ball se boeke benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers, Penguin Random House SA en LAPA Uitgewers, ’n afdeling van PRHSA, se boeke skitter vanjaar op die kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse se kortlyste.

Footnotes, July 2019: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye over the last month. Browse and enjoy!

Footnotes, June 2019: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye …

Asymptote Journal announces a new essay writing contest judged by JM Coetzee

Asymptote, a journal dedicated to world literature in translation, has announced a new contest, to be judged by JM Coetzee.

Penguin Random House SA responds to legal action threat by Graça Machel over new book

Penguin Random House South Africa has released a statement after former president Nelson Mandela’s widow, Graca Machel, threatened to sue over its new publication Mandela’s Last Years.

10 African writers on Africa, writing, and writing in Africa

To celebrate Africa Day, read a selection of quotations on the continent by African writers.

Rachel Dolezal is coming to South Africa

Rachel Dolezal, who is currently on a book tour, is coming to South Africa for a dialogue on race.