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.
[The JRB Exclusive] An excerpt from Tsitsi Dangarembga’s This Mournable Body, the third in the Tambudzai Trilogy that began with Nervous Conditions
South Africa remains the most unequal country in the world – Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis
Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis, edited by Michael Nassen Smith, is out now from Jacana Media.
Africa’s Lit chatted to Chef Lesego Semenya about his food journey, his goal of taking the snobbery out of food and his new cookbook, Dijo.
The Future of Mining in South Africa
‘The woman’s voice may have been pulling him, but his own curiosity was propelling him forward …’ Read an extract from The Last Sentence by Tumelo Buthelezi!
BlackBird Books has shared an extract from The Last Sentence by Tumelo Buthelezi!
How to look at food in a whole new light – Being Bertus Basson, the new cookbook from the acclaimed South African chef
In his second book, acclaimed South African chef Bertus Basson provides a deeper look into his restaurants and his food philosophy.
Madam & Eve: The Guptas Ate My Homework is out now from Jacana Media.
News flash: From now on submissions for the Gerald Kraak Prize will be kept open all year round. Selections for the 2019 anthology will be made by the end of February 2019 – but new submissions are welcome at any time.
Join Lesego Semenya for a discussion of his new cookbook Dijo: My Food, My Journey at the Treasure Island pop-up exhibition
Jacana Media and the Treasure Island pop-up exhibition invite you to a discussion of Dijo: My Food, My Journey by Lesego Semenya.
Join Ian Glenn for the launch of his new book The First Safari at the Lycée Français du Cap in Cape Town
Jacana Media and the Lycée Français du Cap invite you to the book launch of The First Safari: Searching for François Levaillant by Ian Glenn.
BlackBird Books, Abantu Book Festival and The Soweto Hotel invite you to sundowners.
Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Set a Table by Karen Dudley.
The First Safari: Searching for François Levaillant by Ian Glenn, out now from Jacana Media!
New book alert! We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall, edited by Wandile Ngcaweni and Busani Ngcaweni
We Are No Longer at Ease is a collection of personal articles, essays, speeches and poetry mainly from voices of young people who were part of the student-led protest movement known as #FeesMustFall.
Suzelle DIY has shared an exclusive peek into her new recipe book, Recipes!
Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Southern African Muckraking: 150 Years Of Investigative Journalism Which Has Shaped The Region, edited by Anton Harber.
‘Probably one of the most important books published this year’ – Eusebius McKaiser on The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas
Eusebius McKaiser chatted to Richard Pithouse about The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas calling it ‘probably one of the most important books published this year in our country’.
Jacana Media and Bargain Books invite you to a book signing of Set a Table by Karen Dudley.
Fourthwall Books and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Everyone is Present: Essays on Photography, Memory and Family by Terry Kurgan.
A hilarious compendium of iconic South Africanness – Hagen Engler’s new book Black Twitter, Blitz and a Boerie as Long as Your Leg
Black Twitter, Blitz and a Boerie as Long as Your Leg
And other South African National Treasures