Jacana Media

Jacana Media is an African publisher specialising in a range of different books - fiction, non-fiction, travel, natural history, current affairs, maps, cookbooks, lifestyle, art and educational and custom publishing.

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Join David Dison for a discussion of his new novel The Good Nigeran in Joburg (24 May)

Jacana Media and the Rabbi Cyril Harris Community Centre invite you to the launch of David Dison’s latest novel, The Good Nigerian.

Don’t Shut Up Jacana Conversation: Don’t miss Terry-Ann Adams and Niq Mhlongo talking short story writing with Rehana Rossouw (23 May)

What can you do to catch a glimpse of a life, feel the distilled prose and watch the speed of light, all in one sitting?

By reading a short story.

A Bend in the River: 50% off two uncommonly beautiful stories, courtesy of Jacana Media

When not working on environmental matters, author Vernon RL Head is either designing buildings or travelling the world looking for rare birds. …

Don’t miss the launch of Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries by Paul S Landau at Love Books (26 May)

Jacana Media, in partnership with the University of Johannesburg and Love Books, invite you to the launch of Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries by Paul S Landau.

‘Don’t jella, vang tips.’ Read an excerpt from Terry-Ann Adams’s new short story collection White Chalk

Read an excerpt from White Chalk, the new book from Terry-Ann Adams, out now from Jacana Media! 

Véronique Tadjo wins the LA Times Fiction Award for In the Company of Men

The winners of the 42nd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes have been announced.

‘These stories are nothing short of miraculous.’ – Find out more about Terry-Ann Adams’s latest book, White Chalk

White Chalk, the new novel from Terry-Ann Adams, will be out from Jacana Media this month! 

Neither saint nor sellout – find out more about Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries by Paul S Landau

Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries by Paul S Landau will be out from Jacana Media at the end of May.

The Shattered Vessel – a pioneering work by Ivor Chipkin, who has led the way in exploring state capture in South Africa, announced

Jacana Media is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of The Shattered Vessel: A Political History of Contemporary South Africa by Ivor Chipkin.

New book alert! Marikana: A People’s History by Julian Brown – ‘the authoritative book on its topic’

Marikana: A People’s History by Julian Brown is out now from Jacana Media.

Crossroads: I Live Where I Like – pre-order and Jacana Media will match with a copy to donate to schools and libraries across the country

Crossroads: I Live Where I Like by Koni Benson, with illustrations by Nathan and André Trantraal and Ashley Marais, is out soon from Jacana Media.

It’s another beautiful day to shop the Jacana Birthday Sale – 50% off all books!

Jacana Media is celebrating 20 years of independent publishing with a 50% off sitewide sale!

Don’t miss the Jacana People’s Book Sale – insane prices, 2 days only! (24-25 Feb)

The Jacana People’s Book Sale will be taking place this week!

Where would we be without us! Wathint’imbokodo! Find out about the new series Imbokodo: Women Who Shape Us

Imbokodo: Women Who Shape Us is a groundbreaking series of books, written by Athambile Masola and Xolisa Guzula and published by Jacana Media, telling the stories of pioneering South African women who have cleared a path for women and girls.

Correcting the false image of German colonial rule in Namibia: Jürgen Zimmerer’s German Rule, African Subjects, now available in English

German Rule, African Subjects: State Aspirations and the Reality of Power in Colonial Namibia is out now from Jacana Media.

Jacana Media Weekend Special: Natural History treasures at less 50%

Today’s Jacana Media Weekend Special is here! Buy your copies quickly, to qualify for a 50% discount!

Here comes the future! Christopher by Nozuko Siyotula is in store now

Christopher by Nozuko Siyotula, second runner-up in the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award, is now available from Jacana Media.

Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar – a robust and contentious conversation about race and difference

Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar by Luise White is out now from Jacana Media.

Does 50% off tickle your fancy? Check out Jacana Media’s holiday book sale!

Books you’ll love at an irresistible discount, from Jacana Media!