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Wed – 13th Nov 2019
Why do we think the way we do? Discover the epic story of the Western Mind in Dominion, by award-winning historian Tom Holland
From the crucifixion of Jesus to the birth of modern morals, this marvellous account from an award-winning historian shows how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination.
Out now! Lucinda Riley’s new novel The Sun Sister – the sixth instalment in the Seven Sisters series
Every great story begins with an extraordinary woman …
Tue – 12th Nov 2019
LAPA Uitgewers en Die Nasionale Afrikaanse Letterkundige Museum en Navorsingsentrum (NALN) nooi jou uit om te kom luister na Wendy Maartens se gesprek oor die bewaring van Afrikaanse volksverhale.
Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion by Christopher McDougall, the author of the international bestseller Born to Run
Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion by Christopher McDougall is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Penguin Random House South Africa acquires acclaimed and bestselling children’s book publisher Little Tiger
Penguin Random House SA has announced it will be taking over the distribution of Little Tiger Group titles in South Africa, effective 1 January 2020.
BlackBird Books and Bargain Books invite you to the launch of Siren by Kuli Roberts.
Brilliant, honest, combative – My Life and Rugby by Eddie Jones – the ultimate rugby book for all fans of the sport
Eddie Jones is a gigantic yet enigmatic figure in world rugby and a true legend of the game. In My Life and Rugby, he tells his story for the first time – including the full inside story of England’s 2019 World Cup campaign.
Mon – 11th Nov 2019
Join Dave Muller in East London for the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story (14 Nov)
MF Books Joburg and Dave Muller invite you to the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story.
Don’t miss the launch of White Fragility – the international bestseller by Robin DiAngelo – at The Book Lounge (13 Nov)
Penguin Random House, Social Justice Agency and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.
Dibi Breytenbach en Wendy Maartens kuier in Pretoria (PLUS: LAPA maak ’n belangrike aankondiging) (12 Nov)
LAPA Uitgewers nooi jou uit na ’n opwindende boekgesprek met twee van ons geliefde skrywers: Dibi Breytenbach en Wendy Maartens.
Don’t miss a Cuban evening at The Royale in Craighall Park to celebrate Marita van der Vyver’s new novel, Borderline (12 Nov)
Join Penguin Random House for a Cuban evening inspired by Marita van der Vyver’s brand new novel, Borderline.
New book alert! Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay – one of the finest thriller writers in the world at the very top of his game
Number 1 bestseller Linwood Barclay returns with Elevator Pitch – a heart-stopping thriller that will do for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach …
The Caine Prize for African Writing has released a special edition anthology, celebrating the literary talent of 20 excellent African short stories since its inception in 2000.
A ‘magnificent’ new novel by award-winning Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has been announced!
Fri – 8th Nov 2019
You are invited to the launch of Susan Newham-Blake’s moving novel As if Born to You at Exclusive Books Rosebank (12 Nov)
Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake.
Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme is out now from Jacana Media!
Hodder Books has shared an excerpt from The Last Hunt by Deon Meyer.
LAPA will host an evening of conservation on Tuesday 12 November, aiming to protect lions, indigenous stories, rhinos, and elephants.
Thu – 7th Nov 2019
Join Cobi Labuscagne for the launch of her new book Explore! Awesome South African Artists.