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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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!

New book making waves! Ausi Told Me: Why Cape Herstoriographies Matter by June Bam

Ausi Told Me: Why Cape Herstoriographies Matter by June Bam.

This is a trouble-making book.

Don’t miss the launch of International Brigade Against Apartheid, edited by Ronnie Kasrils (14 Dec)

Jacana Media invite you, your partner and friends to a Facebook Live stream of the contributor’s launch of International Brigade Against Apartheid: Secrets of the Peoples War that Liberated South Africa, edited by Ronnie Kasrils, with Muff Andersson and Oscar Marleyn.

Don’t miss the launch of International Brigade Against Apartheid, edited by Ronnie Kasrils (8 Dec)

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!

Find out more about Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture by Gaiutra Bahadur

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).

Revel in this festival of fiction, from Jacana Media

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.

2021 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology shortlist announced

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