Pan Macmillan SA

Pan Macmillan SA is one of the largest general book publishers in South Africa, with a growing local list of titles published under the Picador Africa and Macmillan imprints.

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Listen to Yemisi Aribisala read from her book Longthroat Memoirs: Soup, Sex and Nigerian Tastebuds

Yemisi Aribasala’s Longthroat Memoirs: Soup, Sex and Nigerian Tastebuds is a sumptuous menu of essays about Nigerian food, lovingly presented by the nation’s top epicurean writer.

Steven Boykey Sidley chats about his new book, Free Association

Life, in a Garden hosted Steven Boykey Sidley for the launch of his new book Free Association.

Mohale Mashigo lists five books she recommends for every South African library

Mohale Mashigo, author of The Yearning, recommends: Zakes Mda – Ways of Dying, Koleka Putuma – Collective Amnesia, Bessie Head – Maru, Alex Eliseev – Cold Case Confession and Tsitsi Dangarembga – Nervous Conditions.

New 40th anniversary edition of Steve Biko’s I Write What I Like

This 40th anniversary edition includes a Foreword by Njabulo S Ndebele, personal reflections on Steve Biko and Black Consciousness, as well as Biko’s first known published piece of writing.

‘Very thrilling indeed’ – Pamela Power reviews Gail Schimmel’s The Park

Pamela Power has given Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Park a glowing review for the Sunday Times.

Join Steven Boykey Sidley and Richard Poplak at Love Books for the launch of Free Association

Join Steven Boykey Sidley and Richard Poplak at Love Books this Wednesday for the launch of Free Association!

Young and queer in London and Port Harcourt: Olumide Popoola’s debut novel When We Speak of Nothing

When We Speak of Nothing launches a powerful new voice onto the literary stage. The fluid prose, peppered with contemporary slang, captures what it means to be young and queer in London and Port Harcourt. If grime music were a novel, it would be this.

Listen to Mohale Mashigo chat to The Cheeky Natives about her book The Yearning

The Cheeky Natives sat down with Mohale Mashigo over a conversation filled with lightbulb moments, realisations and introspections delivered in the casual, easy manner which comes from someone whose magic is inherent.

Infidelity among MK comrades: Read an excerpt from Achmat Dangor’s celebrated novel Bitter Fruit

A new edition of Achmat Dangor’s acclaimed novel Bitter Fruit is out soon from Picador Africa, ahead of the publication of his new novel, Dikeledi, in August.

New edition of Achmat Dangor’s acclaimed novel Bitter Fruit released

A new edition of Achmat Dangor’s acclaimed novel Bitter Fruit will be out in June from Pan Macmillan, ahead of the publication of his new novel, Dikeledi, in August.

The Carnivorous City by Toni Kan: a story of love, family and just desserts

Toni Kan’s new novel Carnivorous City is a story about love, family and just desserts but it is above all a tale about Lagos and the people who make the city by the lagoon what it is.

Celebrate Africa Day by reading Nat Nakasa, Thando Mgqolozana, Phaswane Mpe, Gcina Mhlophe and others

What better way to celebrate Africa Day than with these Picador Africa Classics? These time-honoured titles are available as ebooks from Amazon.

Pan Macmillan SA to publish debut novel by award-winning author Peter Harris

Pan Macmillan South Africa is delighted to announce it will publish the debut novel of award-winning author Peter Harris.

Bill Gates reviews Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime

Trevor Noah’s career continues to grow from strength to strength, with the news that Bill Gates has reviewed his memoir Born a Crime for Time magazine.

The complicated life of podcaster in the spotlight in Steven Boykey Sidley’s new novel Free Association

Bruce Dennill has written a review of Steven Boykey Sidley’s new book Free Association for The Times.

Assured, thoughtful and funny: Find out more about Free Association, the new novel by Steven Boykey Sidley

Free Association, the new novel by Steven Boykey Sidley, takes a deep and satiric dive into the worlds we imagine for ourselves and the lives we actually live.

Elnathan John’s Born on a Tuesday shortlisted for 2017 Betty Trask Prize

The Society of Authors has announced the 2017 shortlist for the Betty Trask Prize and Awards. This year’s shortlist of six debut literary novels by authors under the age of 35 includes a self-published novel for the first time.

Enjoy a literary feast with Pan Macmillan at this year’s Franschhoek Literary Festival

Pan Macmillan authors on the Franschhoek Literary Festival programme include Mohale Mashigo, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Rebecca Davis and Dikgang Moseneke – and many others!

‘Unputdownable’ – Karina M Szczurek reviews Asylum, a new spec-fic thriller by Marcus Low

Karina M Szczurek has written a glowing review of Asylum, a new post-apocalyptic thriller by Marcus Low, for the Cape Times.

Don’t miss Pan Macmillan authors at the Kingsmead Book Fair!

Will we see you at the Kingsmead Book Fair this weekend?