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Mon – 14th Sep 2020

Allan Gray Speaker Series: Justice Dikgang Moseneke (15 Sep)

Join Professor Hugh Corder of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business in conversation with Justice Dikgang Moseneke about his new book, All Rise.

Video: Hoe lyk ’n hartseer likkewaan? Four Corners-akteur Brendon Daniels lees voor uit Swart Swaan deur Wilken Calitz

Die bekroonde akteur Brendon Daniels het onlangs ’n uittreksel voorgelees uit Wilken Calitz se betowerende debuutroman, Swart Swaan. Kyk na die video.

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Moenie Vita du Preez in gesprek oor haar jongste erotiese roman Skoolgeld misloop nie! (17 Sep)

Graffiti Boeke en Wenkbrou nooi jou uit na die aanlynbekendstelling van Skoolgeld deur Vita du Preez.

Don’t miss the launch of internationally bestselling author Santa Montefiore’s new book, Here and Now (15 Sep)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you the virtual launch of Here and Now by Santa Montefiore.

Harris Dousemetzis awarded prestigious Fage and Oliver Prize for his book The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Harris Dousemetzis has been awarded the Fage and Oliver African Studies Association UK Prize for his extraordinary work The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.

Fri – 11th Sep 2020

Podcast: ‘If you meet Cecilia in the street, you would like her a lot’: Jana Marx discusses her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings

Jana Marx recently spoke on 702 about her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings: Inside Cecilia Steyn’s Reign of Terror. Listen to the podcast.

Op die kortlys vir die Jan Rabie-Rapportprys vir nuwe prosa: Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Strafjaart deur Theo Kemp

Die wenner van die Jan Rabie-Rapportprys word op 19 September bekendgemaak. Lees solank ‘n uittreksel uit Strafjaart deur Theo Kemp, ‘n storie waar hoop en wanhoop ’n maalkolk kan raak.

[2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse] Lees ’n uittreksel uit Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake – benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse.

Friday Night Book Club: Life, death and love in a time of pandemic, read an excerpt from The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend. Get comfortable this evening with a glass of wine and …

Don’t miss a Jacana Conversation on why food is the foundation of social justice (16 Sep)

South Africa’s agri-food business is perpetuating poverty, increasing inequality and has led to a broken food system.

[Watch] The Cheeky Natives in conversation with New York Times bestselling author Brit Bennett about her new novel The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett joined us live last night to chat to The Cheeky Natives about her new book The Vanishing Half.

Thu – 10th Sep 2020

Luister: Wat dryf vroue soos Cecilia Steyn om te moor? Jana Marx gesels met Lynette Francis op RSG oor Afspraak met moord

Jana Marx was onlangs ’n gas op RSG se Praat Saam-program waar sy met Lynette Francis gesels het oor haar jongste boek, Afspraak met moord.

Don’t miss the 20th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture (12 Sep)

The Biko Foundation and Unisa invite you to the 20th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Charlotte, the new novel by Helen Moffett (10 Sep)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the virtual book launch of Charlotte by Helen Moffett.

Spring reading competition – win a hamper of books from Penguin Random House SA

One lucky winner will receive a hamper with all these brilliant books PLUS a R1000 voucher from Sorbet so you can get yourself all spruced up for Spring!

Wed – 9th Sep 2020

[Video] ‘Fresh, new, quirky and acerbic’ – Izak de Vries discusses Max Annas’s novel The Farm

In this video, Catalyst Press South Africa office manager, SarahBelle Selig, chats with Izak de Vries of LAPA Publishers about distributing Catalyst books in South Africa, and the release of The Farm by Max Annas.

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Connie Luyt gesels met Phyllis Green oor haar jongste roman, Waar onthou begin (15 Sep)

Penguin Random House SA en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou uit na die virtuele bekendstelling van Waar onthou begin deur Connie Luyt, in gesprek met Phyllis Green.

Luister! Deon Lamprecht lees ’n uittreksel voor uit Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola (Plus: Onderhoud)

Deon Lamprecht het onlangs ’n uittreksel voorgelees uit sy jongste boek, Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola. Luister na die voorlesing.

Celebrate Heritage Month with these great local fiction titles, available from The Book Lounge for just R99 each

Celebrate Heritage Month with these great local fiction titles from Vanessa Raphaely, Nthikeng Mohlele, Fiona Snyckers and Craig Higginson!