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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Stand Against Bland – the new book by the country’s number one marketing maverick Sylvester Chauke

Stand Against Bland by Sylvester Chauke is out now from BlackBird Books!

UCT Under Apartheid: From Onset to Sit-in, 1948–1968 by Howard Phillips – a pioneering and definitive history of the period

UCT Under Apartheid: From Onset to Sit-in, 1948–1968 by Howard Phillips is out now from Jacana Media.

Get ready for a film adaptation of Kopano Matlwa’s award-winning debut novel, Coconut

Kopano Matlwa’s stunning debut novel, Coconut, is heading for the big screen!

‘I am Ndileka Mandela, the first of the first of the first, and this is my story.’

Social activist Ndileka Mandela chatted to Polity SA about her new memoir I Am Ndileka: More Than My Surname.

‘From Marabastad to Mogadishu chronicles an all-too-familiar story of those unsung cadres from the Struggle we’ve forgotten to honour for their sacrifices’

From Marabastad to Mogadishu: The Journey of an ANC Soldier by Hassen Ebrahim is out from Jacana Media on 6 December 2019.

Don’t miss the launch of Ronnie Kasrils’s new memoir Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel at Love Books (3 Dec)

Jacana Media and Love Books invite you to the launch of Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel, an extraordinary coming-of-age memoir from Ronnie Kasrils.

Join Liam Del Carme for the Cape Town launch of Winging It: On Tour With the Boks, with Lester Kiewit, Gavin Rich and Louis de Villiers (11 Dec)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme.

New book alert! The Murder of Ahmed Timol: My Search for the Truth by Imtiaz A Cajee

The Murder of Ahmed Timol: My Search for the Truth by Imtiaz A Cajee will be out in March 2020 from Jacana Media.

Join Hassen Ebrahim for the launch of From Marabastad to Mogadishu in Pretoria, with Pravin Gordhan and Shannon Ebrahim (8 Dec)

Jacana Media and the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation invite you to the launch of Marabastad to Mogadishu: The Journey of an ANC Soldier by Hassen Ebrahim.

Join Kuli Roberts for a launch party to celebrate her debut novel, Siren, at Exclusive Books Sandton City (5 Dec)

BlackBird Books and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Siren by Kuli Roberts.

New book alert! From Marabastad to Mogadishu: The Journey of an ANC Soldier by Hassen Ebrahim

From Marabastad to Mogadishu: The Journey of an ANC Soldier by Hassen Ebrahim is out from Jacana Media on 6 December 2019!

‘Here’s the boykie before he becomes a Bolshevik’ – Praise for Catching Tadpoles, the extraordinary coming-of-age memoir by Ronnie Kasrils

Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel, Ronnie Kasrils’s new memoir, reflects on the compelling questions that turned a white youngster from a modest background into a lifelong revolutionary.

Don’t miss the launch of Zapiro’s new 2019 annual Which Side is Up? – and watch one of his famed cartoon presentations! (18 Nov)

Join Zapiro at Exclusive Books Bedford Centre as he launches his new 2019 annual Which Side is Up?

Spend Saturday morning with Zapiro as he launches his 2019 annual, Which Side is Up? (16 Nov)

Jacana Media and Love Books invite you to the launch of Zapiro’s 2019 annual Which Side is Up?

Exposing and revealing, brilliantly appealing, Zapiro does it again in Which Side is Up?!

Which Side is Up? – the 2019 Zapiro annual – out now from Jacana Media!

Join Liam Del Carme for the launch of Winging It: On Tour With the Boks at Pirates Sports Club – to be broadcast live on Kaya FM (15 Nov)

Jacana Media and Pirates Sports Club invite you to the launch of Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme.

Don’t miss the launch of Kuli Roberts’s debut novel Siren at the Mall of Africa (12 Nov)

BlackBird Books and Bargain Books invite you to the launch of Siren by Kuli Roberts.

Join Dave Muller in East London for the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story (14 Nov)

MF Books Joburg and Dave Muller invite you to the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story.

Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme – a detailed and humorous insider’s view

Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme is out now from Jacana Media!

Don’t miss the launch of Explore! Awesome South African Artists at The Atelier in Joburg (9 Nov)

Join Cobi Labuscagne for the launch of her new book Explore! Awesome South African Artists.