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.
Join Jacana Media for the international launch of International Brigade Against Apartheid: Secrets of the Peoples War that Liberated South Africa.
Books for Black Friday! Jacana Media’s 50% off sale starts on Friday at 6am (PLUS stand a chance to win books too!)
Jacana Media’s Black Friday kicks off at 6am this Friday, 26 November 2021.
‘Being bullied is not your fault’ – Shudufhadzo Musida on Shudu Finds her Magic (Plus: Watch the author read an extract!)
A children’s book about bullying and the power of friendship – Shudufhadzo Musida chats about Shudu Finds Her Magic and reads an excerpt!
161 years ago, on 16 November 1860, the SS Truro that sailed from Madras carrying the first 342 indentured Indian labourers arrived in Port Natal (present-day Durban).
Holiday reads for the 2021 season, from Jacana Media. Choose your own adventure and escape for the summer holidays!
Don’t miss the launch and panel discussion of Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar by Luise White (25 Nov)
WiSER invite you to the launch of Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar by Luise White.
The shortlist for the 2021 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology has been announced!
Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park wins the American Historical Society’s Martin A Klein Award
Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park wins the American Historical Society’s Martin A. Klein Award
Pre-order! Ausi Told Me: Why Cape Herstoriographies Matter by June Bam – fascinating insights into life at the Cape over several centuries
Ausi Told Me: Why Cape Herstoriographies Matter is now available for pre-order from Jacana Media.
New book alert! Christopher, the debut novel by Nozuko Siyotula, second runner-up in the 2020 Dinaane Award
Christopher by Nozuko Siyotula, second runner-up in the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award, is now available for pre-order from Jacana Media.
Meet award-winning writer Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni, author of Wanda the Brave, for virtual book reading session! (30 Oct)
Award-winning writer Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni will be doing a virtual reading of her children’s book Wanda the Brave!
It’s time to meet in person again, and Jacana Media invites you all to the book launch of The Good Nigerian by David Dison!
Seminar by Tom Lodge: Who joined the Party? The changing sociology of South African Communism, 1921-2021 (26 Oct)
WiSER and the Forge invite you to an online seminar by Tom Lodge (University of Limerick): Who joined the Party? The changing sociology of South African Communism, 1921–2021.
‘I’m sure you would have preferred to give up on occasion, Tsitsi, to simply give in to the temptation to just lead a normal, ordinary life. […] But you are far from ordinary.’
Trevor Ngwane’s Amakomiti argues that, contrary to common perception, shack dwellers are an essential part of the urban population, whose political agency must be recognised and respected.
All Rise: Resistance and Rebellion in South Africa is a vivid, first-of-its-kind collection of near-forgotten South Africa resistance histories.
Nthikeng Mohlele’s new collection of short stories, The Discovery of Love, will be out from Jacana Media in October 2021.
This Halloween, be prepared to be spooked by the upcoming, future bestselling, anthology Hauntings!
Terry-Ann Adams, author of the truly brilliant Those Who Live in Cages, is crowdfunding to buy a telescope that will assist her in her near-sightedness.
3 for 2 special on the Jacana Pocket Histories!