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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Don’t miss Vanessa Govender in Chatsworth discussing her book Beaten but not Broken and 16 Days of Activism

Vanessa Govender will be in Chatsworth, Durban to chat about her new book Beaten but not Broken, and commemorate the annual 16 Days of Activism campaign.

Career opportunities: Jacana Media is hiring! (Marketing Manager, Marketing Administrator, Digital Coordinator)

Jacana Media’s frenetic marketing department has a few vacancies for energetic, proactive, fast-thinking people.

A love for books, great ideas, excellent communication and loads of energy are essential.

Every dish has a story and every chef has a journey – Lesego Semenya offers township cuisine with a twist in his debut cookbook Dijo

Soweto-born chef Lesego Semenya, well known as LesDaChef, shares his journey from the corporate world to being a chef, and offers township cuisine with a twist in his debut cookbook Dijo: My Food, My Journey.

‘Bitcoin has the potential to change the world’ – Mpho Dagada chats about his book Mr Bitcoin: How I Became a Millionaire at 21

‘The world needs to look up and notice that something that has the potential to change the world has risen among us. And that being Bitcoin.’

Join Fourthwall Books for the launch of Terry Kurgan’s Everyone is Present at Love Books

Fourthwall Books and Love Books invite you to the launch of Everyone is Present: Essays on Photography, Memory and Family by Terry Kurgan.

Celebrating the rich and untold history of investigative journalism – Southern African Muckraking, edited by Anton Harber

Southern African Muckraking: 150 Years of Investigative Journalism which has Shaped the Region celebrates the rich and untold history of investigative journalism in southern Africa and the crucial role it has played in holding power to account over the last 150 years.

Get your copy of Zapiro’s new book Let the Sunshine In signed in Joburg and Midrand!

When all around is crumbling, when fake news and zipped lips conceal the truth, Zapiro comes to the rescue. With the dissecting eye of a surgeon, the rapier-like point of his pen exposes flimflam and reveals with a single line what lies behind the action.

Don’t miss the launch of Set a Table by Karen Dudley at The Book Lounge (20 Nov)

Set a Table is Karen’s latest offering, following in the footsteps of her groundbreaking and much-loved Week in the Kitchen books.

The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas by Harris Dousemetzis – a complete about turn on one of the apartheid government’s greatest cover-ups

The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas by Harris Dousemetzis is out now from Jacana Media.

South African cuisine with a unique twist – Dijo: My Food, My Journey by Chef Lesego Semenya (LesDaChef)

‘Wow, you don’t look like a chef!’ This statement is something Chef Lesego Semenya has heard many a time over the years. His response is always: ‘So, what does a chef look like?’

Find out how to eat for a thriving gut at the launch of The Mandala Kitchen in Franschhoek

Jacana Media and The Work Shed invite you to the launch of The Mandala Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Heal and Restore Your Gut by Marlien Wright.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of A Tree for the Birds, the highly anticipated new book by Vernon RL Head

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of A Tree for the Birds by Vernon RL Head.

Join John Dugard and Rehana Rossouw for a book discussion of Confronting Apartheid at The Troyeville Hotel

Jacana Media and The Troyeville Hotel invite you to the discussion of John Dugard’s Confronting Apartheid: A Personal History of South Africa, Namibia and Palestine.

Don’t miss the launch of John Dugard’s memoir Confronting Apartheid at The Book Lounge

Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to the discussion of John Dugard’s Confronting Apartheid: A Personal History of South Africa, Namibia and Palestine.

Don’t miss 108 Mindful Minutes in Celebration of Yoga with The Mandala Kitchen author Marlien Wright

Yogaville Yoga School and Jacana Media present: 108 Mindful Minutes in Celebration of Yoga.

Join David Bristow for a book signing of The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep in Sandton

Jacana Media invites you to a book signing of The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep by David Bristow.

Join David Bristow at the Country Club Johannesburg for a book discussion of The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep

Jacana Media, the Country Club Johannesburg and the Endangered Wildlife Trust invite you to a book discussion of The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep by David Bristow.

Join David Bristow for a book discussion of The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep at The Country Club Johannesburg

Jacana Media and the Rotary Club of Johannesburg invite you to a book discussion of The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep by David Bristow.

Don’t miss a special dinner prepared by Chef Lesego Semenya, aka LesDaChef, to celebrate his new cookbook Dijo!

Exclusive Books and Jacana Media invite you to a special dinner prepared by guest Chef Lesego Semenya!