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Join Chwayita Ngamlana at Bridge Books for a reading from her new novel If I Stay Right Here

BlackBird Birds invites you to a reading from If I Stay Right Here, the electric debut book by Chwayita Ngamlana.

Win a John Green hamper with Penguin Random House SA!

John Green’s new novel Turtles All the Way Down is out now, and two lucky winners will each receive a prize hamper!

Calling all writers! Pan Macmillan is considering unsolicited manuscripts in November – get ready

Pan Macmillan South Africa will be accepting manuscripts during an open submissions period from 20 to 24 November 2017.

Don’t miss Siphiwo Mahala’s hit play The House of Truth at The Theatre on the Square

Siphiwo Mahala’s play The House of Truth will be showing at The Theatre on the Square at Nelson Mandela Square from 31 October.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of The Blessed Girl by Angela Makholwa at The Book Lounge

The Book Lounge and Pan Macmillan invite you to join them for the Cape Town launch of The Blessed Girl by Angela Makholwa.

The standard by which we judge men and leaders in general was lowered for Jacob Zuma – Redi Tlhabi

Redi Tlhabi says President Jacob Zuma should have owned up to the fact that he exploited his power with regards to Khwezi.

Read an excerpt from Pumla Dineo Gqola’s new book Reflecting Rogue: Inside the Mind of a Feminist

During a panel with four feminist writers, moderator Mohale Mashigo, Yewande Omotoso and Nnedi Okorafor, at the 2016 Open Book Festival in Cape Town, Kabura Nganga asked “how do you/we cultivate feminist joy?”

Twitchers – don’t miss the launch of Kingdom of Daylight: Memories of a Birdwatcher at Kalk Bay Books

Join author Peter Steyn in conversation with Vernon Head about his life with birds and his new book Kingdom of Daylight: Memories of a Birdwatcher.

Read the first chapter of A Column of Fire, the new book by Ken Follett

Read an exclusive extract of Ken Follett’s new novel, A Column of Fire, the sequel to The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End.

Join Richard Steyn in Cape Town for the launch of Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship by Richard Steyn.

John Green introduces his new book, Turtles All the Way Down

The wait is over! John Green, the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars, is back!

2 thrillers by debut South African author and blogger Amy Heydenrych snapped up in international deal

Bonnier Zaffre, a new fiction publisher based in London, has acquired two suspense thrillers from South African writer Amy Heydenrych.

Don’t miss the launch of Chwayita Ngamlana’s electric debut novel If I Stay Right Here

BlackBird Books and African Flavour Books invite you to the launch of If I Stay Right Here by Chwayita Ngamlana.

A new book from Zakes Mda – Justify the Enemy: Becoming Human in South Africa

Justify the Enemy: Becoming Human in South Africa is a new collection of non-fiction by the prolific author Zakes Mda.

Being ‘an outsider looking in’ is useful for a writer – Fiona Melrose chats about her new book, Johannesburg

Fiona Melrose says she feels like an outsider in Johannesburg, but says she believes that is a useful position to be in as a writer.

Mandla Langa on writing Dare Not Linger, the sequel to Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom

In one of the biggest book events of the year, the sequel to Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom will be published this month.

Tom Hanks presents his first book of short stories: Uncommon Type

Uncommon Type is a collection of 17 wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor.

Pan celebrates 70 years with retro series honouring the ‘golden age of paperback publishing’

20 classic Pan titles are being rereleased to celebrate the golden age of paperback publishing.

Join Richard Steyn for the launch of Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship at Love Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books invite you to the launch of Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship by Richard Steyn.

Don’t miss the launch of Bontle Senne’s new preteen fantasy novel Flame of Truth at Love Books

Gather the kids and join Bontle Senne at Love Books for the launch of her new preteen fantasy novel, Flame of Truth.