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Tue – 12th Oct 2021

Vergeet van veilige storiegrense – Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof is nou beskikbaar!

Nou beskikbaar by LAPA! Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof is ’n unieke lees-luister-en-kyk-ervaring.

Warren Ingram explores new and unforeseen challenges – and a load of new opportunities – in Global Investing Made Easy

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Global Investing Made Easy, the new book by Warren Ingram.

South African heist hero Leo Prinsloo releases book – Leo’s Guide to Not Becoming a Statistic

Leo Prinsloo, the man who became an international internet sensation after leaked footage went viral of his reaction to an attempted high-value goods-in-transit heist, has released a book.

Mon – 11th Oct 2021

Digging for the Blues – Fred de Vries on the genesis of his book Blues for the White Man

There is a much deeper context that begs for digging up if we’re to fully understand the impact of music, writes Blues for the White Man author Fred de Vries.

Kom luister na Ina Bonnette se verhaal van oorlewing, genade en genesing by die aanlynbekendstelling van INA (13 Okt)

Nou beskikbaar by LUCA! Kom luister na Ina Bonnette in gesprek met Bertha Wahl by die aanlynbekendstelling van INA, ’n Verhaal van genade en genesing.

Mind Over Mountain by Robby Kojetin – a journey from the seat of a wheelchair to the summit of the highest mountain on Earth

Mind Over Mountain: A Mental and Physical Climb to the Top by Robby Kojetin is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Sat – 9th Oct 2021

Kom gesels met Pieter van Zyl oor sy boek Verhale van hoop by Hollywood Studios in Krugersdorp-Wes (9 Okt)

LAPA Uitgewers en Hollywood Costumes nooi jou uit na die bekendstelling van Verhale van hoop deur Pieter van Zyl – een dag voor Wêreld Psigiese Gesondheidsdag op Sondag 10 Oktober.

Thu – 7th Oct 2021

Video: ‘Ek wou vir Marilyn ’n tweede kans gee’ – Chanette Paul gesels oor die opvolgverhaal van haar Vywervrou-trilogie

LAPA Uitgewers het onlangs ’n kort video op Facebook gedeel waarin Chanette Paul gesels oor haar jongste roman, Marilyn.

‘Famo was the music I grew up listening to’ – Zakes Mda chats about his new novel Wayfarers’ Hymns

Zakes Mda’s new book, Wayfarers’ Hymns, is set in the fascinating world of famo music. He chatted to Lauren Mc Diarmid about the novel, his years living in Lesotho and stories that demand to be told.

Book signing: Barbara Masekela will be signing copies of her memoir Poli Poli at Exclusive Books Killarney (9 Oct)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers at Exclusive Books Killarney, where Barbara Masekela will be signing copies of her book Poli Poli.

2021 SA Book Awards winners announced – Refiloe Moahloli’s How Many Ways Can You Say Hello? takes top prize

The winners of the 2021 SA Book Awards were announced on Wednesday, 6 October, during a virtual ceremony.

Wed – 6th Oct 2021

‘Ek moet jou iets vertel … Jip, ek is gay’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Skeef deur Renaldo Schwarp

‘Elkeen se reis is uniek,’ skryf mediapersoonlikheid Renaldo Schwarp in ’n uittreksel uit sy LGBTIQ-memoir, Skeef.

Kyk! Herman Lensing deel ’n voorsmaak van sy sesde kookboek, Huiskos

Huiskos is nes jy Herman Lensing se kombuis ken: kos wat almal kan saamkook. Binnekort beskikbaar!

New book alert! The Discovery of Love – a new collection of short stories from Nthikeng Mohlele

Nthikeng Mohlele’s new collection of short stories, The Discovery of Love, will be out from Jacana Media in October 2021.

Tue – 5th Oct 2021

‘Om stories elders te plaas, maak wyer tematiese velde oop’ – SJ Naudé gesels oor Dol heuning, kuns, taal en queerwees

Francois Lion-Cachet gesels met SJ Naudé oor sy jongste bundel kortverhale, Dol heuning, queerwees, kuns, Suid-Afrika en die straightjacket waarin Afrikaans haar tans bevind.

Die liefde blom soos madeliefies in Namakwaland in vier nuwe Romanzas!

Nuut by LAPA – vier nuwe Romanzas deur Didi Potgieter, Elsa Winckler, Lizelle von Wielligh en Nellie Alberts.

New book alert! Hauntings – a collection of stories edited by Niq Mhlongo

This Halloween, be prepared to be spooked by the upcoming, future bestselling, anthology Hauntings!

Mon – 4th Oct 2021

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Kom luister hoe gesels Pieter van Zyl oor sy boek, Verhale van hoop (6 Okt)

Moenie Pieter van Zyl se gesprek met Anschen Conradie oor sy boek Verhale van hoop mis nie!