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Tue – 20th Jul 2021

Celebrate Frantz Fanon’s birthday with 30% off Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanism

Today is the birthday of Frantz Fanon, psychiatrist, revolutionary, and one of the leading anticolonial thinkers of our time.

Mon – 19th Jul 2021

‘Vywervrou? Nee, ’n kaivrou. Dis wat sy is.’ Lees ’n uittreksel uit Chanette Paul se jongste roman, Marilyn

’n Mens se sondes haal jou altyd in. Selfs die wat jy nie self gepleeg het nie. Lees ’n uittreksel uit Marilyn deur Chanette Paul.

Fri – 16th Jul 2021

Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh narrates the audiobook of An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon (PLUS: Listen to an excerpt!)

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon, read by Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh!

So hekel jy ’n snoesige seshoekdeken vir die winter: Kry jou gratis patroon in die Julie-uitgawe van The Penguin Post

In die Julie-uitgawe van The Penguin Post wys Christa Swanepoel lesers hoe om ’n seshoekdeken te hekel. Kry jou gratis patroon vandag nog!

‘Die laaste gedagte wat deur haar kop gegaan het was: Jou klein feeks’: Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Die Seepunt-insident

Imelda Grys weet wie haar vermoor het, maar sal die speurders dit betyds kan uitpluis? Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Die Seepunt-insident deur Gerhard Greyvensteyn.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Anna Wharton’s chilling, clever debut, The Imposter

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend. Treat yourself to a cup of hot chocolate this evening …

Thu – 15th Jul 2021

Die liefde is onbeperk in vier nuwe Romanzas, nou beskikbaar by LAPA!

Nuut by LAPA – liefde sonder perke in vier nuwe Romanzas deur Marilé Cloete, Didi Potgieter, Jeanette Stals en René van Zyl.

A Path Unexpected – a memoir about family, love, loss, finding purpose and dedicating oneself to a life of service

A Path Unexpected: A Memoir by Jane Evans is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Don’t miss this writing webinar with successful local author Fiona Snyckers! (21 Jul)

Have you ever wondered how writers do what they do? How they write novels that keep you interested and turning page after page into the early hours of the morning?

Thinking the Future: New Perspectives from the Shoulders of Giants – Clem Sunter and Mitch Ilbury teach us the futurist’s art of decision-making

Thinking the Future: New Perspectives from the Shoulders of Giants by Clem Sunter and Mitch Ilbury is out now from Penguin Random House SA!

Wed – 14th Jul 2021

[Luister] Verhale van hoop: Pieter van Zyl deel sy 3 beste wenke om jou kop bymekaar te hou tydens moeilike tye

Hoe help jy jou geliefde en jouself deur moeilike tye? Luister na Mariette Snyman se onderhoud met Pieter van Zyl oor sy boek, Verhale van hoop.

Find out more about Lesley Pearse’s new novel Suspects (PLUS: Read an excerpt!)

What do you do when your dream home becomes your worst nightmare?

The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology longlist announced

The 2020 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award longlist has been announced!

Award-winning author Chibundu Onuzo releases single to launch her new novel Sankofa – listen here!

Sankofa – a funny, gripping and surprising story of a mixed-race British woman who goes in search of the West African father she never knew, by award-winning author Chibundu Onuzo.

Tue – 13th Jul 2021

Kom vier die virtuele bekendstelling van Just A Moment deur Schalk Burger Snr met Michael Vlismas (20 Julie)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou uit na die virtuele boekbekendstelling van Just A Moment deur Schalk Burger Snr met Michael Vlismas.

Look to the amakomiti for a democratic alternative to power politics

Amakomiti: Grassroots Democracy in South African Shack Settlements – a book that demonstrates the organising power of shack dwellers.

Surviving isn’t enough: this is how you can thrive. Living While Black by Guilaine Kinouani

Living While Black: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Racial Trauma by Guilaine Kinouani – a powerful guide to the psychology of race and how to overcome racial trauma using self-care.

Mon – 12th Jul 2021

Wil jy Marilyn deur Chanette Paul wen? Teken in op LAPA se nuusbrief voor 15 Julie 2021

Wees eerste om te hoor van nuwe vrystellings, boekgeleenthede, kompetisies en nog meer met LAPA se nuusbrief.

Inspiration for meat-free Monday! Try some recipes from Food That Loves You Back by Amerae Vercueil

Plant-based eating is more than just putting vegetables on your plate. It offers the opportunity to experiment with different flavours and textures, and discover how a single vegetable can be transformed into a multitude of nourishing and tasty meals.