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.


Tyler Perry: Buy Trevor Noah’s ‘incredible’ book!

Tyler Perry and Bill Gates are big fans of Trevor Noah’s award-winning autobiography Born A Crime.

A flamboyant and moving debut novel: Olumide Popoola’s When We Speak of Nothing

When We Speak of Nothing tells the story of friends Karl and Abu, both 17, who live near Kings Cross. Its 2011 and racial tensions are set to explode across London. Abu is infatuated with gorgeous classmate Nalini but dares not speak to her. Meanwhile, Karl is grappling with gender identity, and becomes the target of the local ‘wannabe’ thugs just for being different.

How to get published in South Africa

How do I approach a publisher? How do I choose a publisher? What royalties should I expect?

The Sparsholt Affair – the long-awaited new novel from Alan Hollinghurst

From the internationally acclaimed winner of the Man Booker Prize, a masterly new novel that spans seven transformative decades in England–from the 1940s to the present–as it plumbs the richly complex relationships of a remarkable family.

Don’t miss the launch of Glynnis Breytenbach’s new book Rule of Law

Exclusive Books and Pan Macmillan invite you to join us to celebrate the launch of Rule of Law by Glynnis Breytenbach with Nechama Brodie, in conversation with Jessica Pitchford.

Cover revealed for Bare Ground – the debut novel from award-winning non-fiction writer Peter Harris

Pan Macmillan South Africa has revealed the cover for Bare Ground, the debut novel from award-winning author Peter Harris.

I was never invited to a team braai – Thando Manana describes being the first black African to play for the Griquas

Former Springbok rugby player Thando Manana, author of Being a Black Springbok: The Thando Manana Story, chatted to Azania Mosaka on CapeTalk about his autobiography.

Try this amazing Duck Rendang recipe from Lean in 15 – The Sustain Plan by Joe Wicks

Bestselling author Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, has inspired thousands to transform their bodies by shifting unwanted fat and building lean muscle.

Don’t miss a discussion on economic transformation with Mmusi Maimane and Lorenzo Fioramonti

Professor and author Lorenzo Fioramonti‏ will be in conversation with DA leader Mmusi Maimane to discuss economic transformation in South Africa at Wits University this month.

New book alert! Bantu Holomisa: The Gamechanger

Bantu Holomisa: The Gamechanger, an authorised biography by Eric Naki, is out from Pan Macmillan South Africa in November.

3 new books commemorate the 40th anniversary of Steve Biko’s death

Pan Macmillan South Africa is publishing three books this year to honour the life and work of Steve Biko.

Pan Macmillan South Africa to publish debut book by Iman Rappetti in 2018

Pan Macmillan South Africa has announced it will publish a memoir by well-known journalist and presenter Iman Rappetti. The book will be released in South Africa in 2018.

Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers and young readers!

All the latest and greatest children’s and young adult books from around the world brought to South Africa.

Need some book club recommendations? Look no further!

Local and international, fiction and non-fiction – there is something on Pan Macmillan SA’s book club recommendation list for everyone:

Coming soon from Pan Macmillan: Rule of Law by Glynnis Breytenbach

Rule of Law, the memoir of MP and former state prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach, will be released in August 2017.

New book alert: The Reason You’re Alive by Matthew Quick, bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook

Matthew Quick’s new novel The Reason You’re Alive is dark, funny, and surprisingly tender.

Writing tips from highly acclaimed, number one bestselling author Peter James

Peter James is the author of the famous DS Roy Grace crime novels, which have sold 18 million copies worldwide.

Don’t miss the launch of Wellbeing Economy by Lorenzo Fioramonti at Love Books

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of Lorenzo Fioramonti’s new book Wellbeing Economy: Success in a World Without Growth.

Top tips on how to forge a career in writing from bestselling author Jane Green

Jane Green, author of Falling, Saving Grace and most recently The Sunshine Sisters, shares her tips for writers.

The Testimony of Steve Biko – new book examines how Black Consciousness surged into public awareness

When Steve Biko entered the courtroom as a star witness in the famous SASO/BPC trial to deliver his testimony on Black Consciousness, those who had heard of the myth of the man named Biko got to witness him in court.