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Thu – 9th Jul 2020

Regulating Telecommunications in South Africa Universal Access and Service

The first full account of the 20-year story of universal access and service in South Africa’s ICT sector.

Zee Tees Off by Trevor Davies

Post-apartheid South Africa seen through the eyes of 15-year-old, golf-mad Zee.

Join Vernon RL Head and Ian Glenn for a talk on bird watching and the delights of armchair travel (9 July)

You are invited to a Jacana Media Conversation on bird watchers and the delights of armchair travel.

The true story of the brutal beating and death of two young men and those accused of the crime – These Are Not Gentle People by Andrew Harding

These Are Not Gentle People: A True Story by Andrew Harding is out in August from Pan Macmillan SA.

Wed – 8th Jul 2020

Video: Willem Krog gesels met Kabous Meiring oor sy jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan

Kabous Meiring was onlangs in gesprek met Willem Krog oor sy jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan. Kyk na die video vir die voorlesing and gesprek.

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Moenie die bekendstelling van As jy van moord droom deur Deborah Steinmair misloop nie! (9 Julie)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou na ʼn aanlynbekendstelling van As jy van moord droom deur Deborah Steinmair.

New book alert! #ImStaying: The Unspoken Impact of the #ImStaying Movement

‘Sometimes all we need is that tiny glimmer of hope, that tiny flickering flame in a room filled with darkness and despair, to turn our hearts and our minds around.’ – Jarette Petzer, #ImStaying founder

The master of legal thrillers is back – find out more about Scott Turow’s new book The Last Trial

Full of the deep insights into the spaces where the fragility of human nature and the justice system collide, Scott Turow’s The Last Trial is a masterful legal thriller that unfolds in page-turning suspense and questions how we measure a life.

Mon – 6th Jul 2020

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Kom gesels met Callie Roos oor In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper (14 Julie)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die aanlynbekendstelling van Callie Roos se nuwe boek, In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper.

‘Die Vrystaatse winternag ruik na die dood en ’n belofte van ryp’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit My naam is Legio deur Madelein Rust

Sal forensiese sielkundige Renata Malan uiteindelik antwoorde vind? Het sy die moordgeen by haar pa geërf? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Madelein Rust se jongste roman, My naam is Legio.

You’re invited! Don’t miss the online launch of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Penguin Random House and BirdLife South Africa invite you to the online launch of the 5th revised edition of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa.

Greed. Danger. Treachery. But the fight isn’t over. Tony Park returns with Last Survivor!

Tony Park has written another action-packed Sonja Kurtz thriller that will have you engrossed from start to finish.

Thu – 2nd Jul 2020

Footnotes, July 2020: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Wed – 1st Jul 2020

Hy lyk soos ’n Keltiese kryger en aanvaar nie ‘nee’ vir ’n antwoord nie: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Die Ier se ultimatum deur Nelia Engelbrecht

Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Die Ier se ultimatum deur Nelia Engelbrecht. Die heruitgawe het in Junie by LAPA Uitgewers verskyn ter viering van Romanza se vyftiende bestaansjaar.

2020 CDI Zambia Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards winners announced – Mubanga Kalimamukwento wins Best Fiction

Congratulations to author Mubanga Kalimamukwento for winning the Best Fiction Award at the 2020 3rd edition CDI Zambia Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards! Her winning novel The Mourning Bird is also the Dinaane Debut Fiction awards winner for 2019.

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng to be appointed as the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng has been given the honorary position of Special Rapporteur by The United Nation Human Rights Council.

Mon – 29th Jun 2020

Ontvlug na ’n beter tyd met Wenkbrou se jongste e-rotika, Liefde in die tyd van Corona deur Elsa Winkler

LAPA Uitgewers en Wenkbrou stel bekend Liefde in die tyd van Corona deur Elsa Winkler, e-rotika op sy beste!

Pan Macmillan SA stance on the South African publishing landscape

In this seminal moment, remaining silent and neutral on these matters of representation and commitment to change is not an option.