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Haji Mohamed Dawjee chats about who should be reading her book, Sorry, Not Sorry: Experiences of a Brown Woman in a White South Africa
In Sorry, Not Sorry, Haji Mohamed Dawjee explores the often maddening experience of moving through post-apartheid South Africa as a woman of colour.
Africa’s newest genre – the queer Afro-modern – showcased in As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Vol 2
As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Vol 2 brings together stories of self-expression, identity, sexuality and agency, all located within Africa and its legacy.
Join Clinton Chauke at Bridge Books for the launch of Born in Chains: The Diary of an Angry ‘Born Free’
In Born In Chains Clinton writes about negotiating the pitfalls and lifelines of a young life: crime and drugs, football, religion, friendship, school, circumcision and, ultimately, becoming a man. Throughout it all, he displays determination as well as a self-deprecating humour that will keep you turning the pages till the end.
I Remember Nelson Mandela is a collection of remembrances from more than one hundred individuals, from household staff to bodyguards and presidential advisors.
Award-winning journalist Mandy Wiener chatted to Iman Rappetti recently about her new book Ministry of Crime: An Underworld Explored.
Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Patagonia by Maya Fowler.
Set in a dark, rainy northern town, Jo Nesbo’s Macbeth pits the ambitions of a corrupt policeman against loyal colleagues, a drug-depraved underworld and the pull of childhood friendships.
‘You are the commanderess-in-chief of your own sexual revolution!’ Read an excerpt from Becoming Iman by Iman Rappetti
When I met the Mr to whom I would become Mrs, I had largely carried the fear of God and plagues in respect of sexual dalliances. Of course there was the understandable dabbling in discovery and lightly dodging the licking tongues of hellfire so I was untouched (in the biblical sense) when I finally let my ex-husband cross the frontier. He was the only one. The anointed.
Don’t miss the launch of Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism: The Role of Business in South Africa in Johannesburg.
Hayden Eastwood chatted to Polity SA about his new book, Like Sodium in Water, a memoir of post-independence Zimbabwe and an atmosphere of nostalgia that hangs over much of Harare’s remaining white community.
‘Unflinching, witty, courageous’ – Born in Chains: The Diary of an Angry ‘Born Free’ by Clinton Chauke
What is it like to be born dirt-poor in South Africa? Clinton Chauke knows, having been raised alongside his two sisters in a remote village bordering the Kruger National Park and a squatter camp outside Pretoria.
Pan Macmillan, Exclusive Books and Power987 invite you to celebrate the launch of Becoming Iman by Iman Rappetti.
Flashes in Her Soul: The Life of Jabu Ndlovu by Jean Fairbairn is out in May from Jacana Media as part of the Hidden Voices series.
Whole: Bowl Food for Balance is all about healing your relationship with food. Food is not the enemy and neither is your body.
Don’t miss the launch of Christopher Hope’s new book The Café de Move-on Blues, the long-awaited companion to White Boy Running
Join Penguin Random House and Love Books for the launch of The Café de Move-on Blues, the new novel by Christopher Hope.
Teko Modise will be at the University of Johannesburg to discuss his book, The Curse of Teko Modise.
Read an excerpt from Kate Mosse’s new book, The Burning Chambers, inspired by her trip to Franschhoek
Read an excerpt from Kate Mosse’s new book, The Burning Chambers, ahead of her events in Cape Town.
NB Publishers has signed Financial Mail editor Rob Rose to write an explosive new book on the Steinhoff saga.
The Book Lounge and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Who Will Rule in 2019, the new book by Jan-Jan Joubert.
New editions of Nthikeng Mohlele’s novels Small Things and Rusty Bell will be out from Jacana Media in May!