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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Jacana Media presents Mpho Dagada, a young, self-made millionaire who in his memoir, Mr Bitcoin: How I Became a Millionaire at 21, shares his story of triumph and failure.
Jacana Media presents Mpho Dagada, a young, self-made millionaire who in his memoir, Mr Bitcoin: How I became a millionaire at 21, shares his story of triumph and failure.
Africa’s newest genre – the queer Afro-modern – showcased in As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Vol 2
As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Vol 2 brings together stories of self-expression, identity, sexuality and agency, all located within Africa and its legacy.
I Remember Nelson Mandela is a collection of remembrances from more than one hundred individuals, from household staff to bodyguards and presidential advisors.
Don’t miss the launch of Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism: The Role of Business in South Africa in Johannesburg.
Flashes in Her Soul: The Life of Jabu Ndlovu by Jean Fairbairn is out in May from Jacana Media as part of the Hidden Voices series.
Teko Modise will be at the University of Johannesburg to discuss his book, The Curse of Teko Modise.
New editions of Nthikeng Mohlele’s novels Small Things and Rusty Bell will be out from Jacana Media in May!
When the grand old ‘lion man of Africa’, George Adamson, passed away, the last of his lion cub orphans faced an uncertain future.
The Broken River Tent is an entrancing novel, which marries imagination with history. It is set in the time of Maqoma, the Xhosa chief at the forefront of fighting British colonialism in the Eastern Cape in the 19th century.
South Africa’s uncertain future explored in Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism: The Role of Business in South Africa
Freed from the shackles of the Zuma regime, South Africa now has a decisive opportunity to take stock of what has gone wrong in the country since the advent of democracy and take appropriate corrective action. But will it? What are the chances of success?
BlackBird Books and Love Books invite you to the launch of An Image in a Mirror, the debut novel by Ijangolet S Ogwang.
Jacana Media is delighted to announce that, of as 1 May 2018, Fourthwall Books is an associate imprint of Jacana Media.
‘Born To Kwaito is not only an examination of the history of the music genre; it is also a revisit of the relationship we have with the music, its stars and their own relationship with their art and themselves.’ – Thabiso Mahlape, BlackBird Books publisher.
Profiles of over 600 apartheid activists collected in From Protest to Challenge Vol. 4 Political Profiles, 1882–1990
From Protest to Challenge Vol. 4: Political Profiles, 1882–1990, by Thomas G Karis and Gwendolen Carter, revised and updated by Gail M Gerhart, is out now from Jacana Media.
Evelyn Groenink discusses her new book Incorruptible: The story of the murders of Dulcie September, Anton Lubowski and Chris Hani
One of the most explosive revelations in this book concerns the murder of Chris Hani, 25 years ago. Groenink reveals how the police buried evidence from no less than three witnesses who saw another murderer besides Janusz Waluś; and how the state’s ‘brave’ star eyewitness in all likelihood hadn’t even been there when Hani was shot.
‘I hope it both honours and sheds light on the events of the Soweto Uprising’: Arushi Raina on her debut novel, When Morning Comes
Arushi Raina explains the why and what of her debut novel, When Morning Comes.
BlackBird Books to publish The Eternal Audience of One, the debut novel by Rwandan-born Namibian writer Rémy Ngamije
BlackBird Books is expanding its borders with the publication of The Eternal Audience of One, the debut novel by Rwandan-born Namibian writer …
‘Ours is not to stand out but to survive.’ Read a short excerpt from An Image in a Mirror, the debut novel from Ijangolet S Ogwang
Nyakale. This has always been my name. It lost vowels and consonants and got rearranged into ‘Kay’ by my Grade Three teacher. ‘Easier to pronounce,’ she said.