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Mon – 17th Jan 2022
Watch: Will Smith introduces his new book Will – an epic tale of inner transformation and outer triumph
Written with the help of Mark Manson, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Will is the story of how one exceptional man mastered his own emotions, written in a way that can help everyone else do the same.
Fri – 14th Jan 2022
Sukkel jou kind om te speel en te leer? Motoriese terapeut Nadia Viljoen deel 123 speletjies wat jou kind se begrip kan prikkel en so help met redenerings- en syfervaardighede.
Find out more about the most anticipated feel-good novel of 2022! Chasing Marian by Amy Heydenrych, Qarnita Loxton, Pamela Power and Gail Schimmel
Pan Macmillan has revealed the cover for Chasing Marian – the much anticipated new novel by Amy Heydendrych, Qarnita Loxton, Pamela Power and Gail Schimmel.
How to be a Revolutionary – CA Davids’s extraordinary, ambitious, globe-spanning novel about what we owe our consciences
CA Davids’s new novel How to be a Revolutionary is out now from Penguin Random House.
Don’t miss a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa (15 Jan)
Join Jonathan Ball Publishers at Wordsworth Books Sea Point for a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa!
Friday Night Book Club: Read an exclusive excerpt from Freya Marske’s magical debut novel A Marvellous Light
Treat yourself to a mug of hot chocolate this evening and this excerpt from Freya Marske’s A Marvellous Light – a comedy of manners, manor houses, and hedge mazes, including a magic-infused murder mystery and a delightful queer romance, set in an alternative Edwardian England.
Thu – 13th Jan 2022
‘I was able to cultivate an almost delusional level of confidence.’ – Read an excerpt from Will Smith’s memoir Will
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Will, Will Smith’s story of his amazing ride through the worlds of music and film.
Watch an interview with bestselling author Nicholas Sparks (and find out about his new book, The Wish!)
The international bestselling author of The Notebook, Nicholas Sparks, is back with his most epic story yet.
Wed – 12th Jan 2022
Listen to an excerpt from Siya Turabi’s The Last Beekeeper – one of the most exciting debuts of 2021
The Last Beekeeper by Siya Turabi is a lyrical historical novel of family, friendship and self-discovery, exploring the power of choice in a changing world and love in communion with nature.
The Man Who Never Was, the debut novel from speaker and business author Douglas Kruger, is out now from Penguin Random House SA.
Tue – 11th Jan 2022
Sex and the City with a killer edge – Wahala by Nikki May is out now from Penguin Random House!
Mon – 10th Jan 2022
This is the Canon by Joan Anim-Addo, Deirdre Osborne and Kadija Sesay is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Wed – 22nd Dec 2021
Give your child the gift of reading this Christmas. Here are five of the most inspirational, magical and powerful local children’s books of 2021:
In case you missed it, The Reading List’s editors put together a selection of key 2021 reads, including our Book of the Year, over on The Daily Maverick.
Spending a lot more time in the kitchen these days? Join the club! Here are five cookbooks you must add to your collection this year. Plus, they make great gifts for aspirant chefs!
Mon – 20th Dec 2021
‘Petrusburg was Jimi se rugbyhemel’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Maretha Maartens se bekroonde jeugroman, Bethel se berg
Op soek na die perfekte geskenk vir jou tiener se Kerskous? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Bethel se berg deur Maretha Maartens – naaswenner in LAPA se jeugromankompetisie 2020.
New year, new you? Order a signed copy of Leandie du Randt: My Life Hacks to make 2022 your best year ever
Do you want to become the best version of yourself in 2022? Leandie du Randt’s new book is here to help!
Spike Lee is a world-renowned, Academy Award-winning filmmaker, a cultural icon, and one of the most prominent voices on race and racism for more than three decades. This career-spanning monograph is a visual celebration of his life and career to date.
Fri – 17th Dec 2021
Ausi Told Me: Why Cape Herstoriographies Matter by June Bam.
This is a trouble-making book.
Wat is beter as ’n boek vir Kersfees? ’n Reeks! Lees nou al vier uittreksels uit Irna van Zyl se Storm van der Merwe-reeks: Moordvis (2016), Gifbeker (2018), Bloedsteen (2020) en Op ’n mooi dag (2021):