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Mon – 26th Sep 2022

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus edited by Boris Gorelik (29 Sep)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for the virtual launch of A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus edited by Boris Gorelik.

Elizabeth Strout chats about her Booker Prize-shortlisted novel Oh William!

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of My Name is Lucy Barton. She chatted with Lauren McDiarmid about her novel, the 2022 Booker Prize-shortlisted Oh William!, which sees the much-anticipated return of her beloved character, Lucy, what made her continue with the series, and the person who inspired her to become a writer.

Fri – 23rd Sep 2022

Don’t miss Peter Vundla discussing his memoir Doing Time with Jenny Crwys-Williams (26 Sep)

Join Jenny Crwys-Williams, seasoned journalist and broadcaster, in discussion with entrepreneur and acclaimed advertising industry veteran Peter Vundla as they explore the man behind Doing Time.

‘It doesn’t get bigger than Naspers and the billions Koos Bekker made from it’ – TJ Strydom

There is plenty to learn from South Africa’s most interesting entrepreneur, says TJ Strydom, financial journalist, game-show enthusiast and author of Koos Bekker’s Billions.

Thu – 22nd Sep 2022

Nuut deur die bekroonde liedjieskrywer en sanger, Piet Smith: Rigtingwysers vir jou lewenspad

LUCA stel bekend Rigtingwysers vir jou lewenspad deur Piet Smith – ’n padkaart met wyshede vir daardie oomblikke wanneer jy rigting verloor.

A gripping portrayal of human frailty and courage in the face of mortal danger – A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus

A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus, edited by Boris Gorelik, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. …

Five minutes with author Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu

Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu’s debut novel turned out to be the first in a trilogy. Not that she planned it that way. But now, she’s just written the last, The Quality of Mercy.

Wed – 21st Sep 2022

Een man. Twee gesinne. ’n Groot besluit wat alles sal verander … Uit die donker deur Santie van der Merwe is nou beskikbaar!

Ian Strydom het twee gesinne: Madelein en driejarige Liam vir wie hy soveel tyd moontlik steel, en Henriette en sy ouer kinders wat hom al minder nodig het …

‘It was a big surprise to me when I found my voice in novels.’ – Taylor Jenkins Reid

Taylor Jenkins Reid on chasing ideas, writing badly and her next project.

Step up your Xhosa game! Join Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka for the launch of her book Don’t Upset ooMalume in Joburg (23 Sep)

Exclusive Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Don’t Upset ooMalume: A Guide to Stepping Up Your Xhosa Game by Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka.

Potgooi: ’n Eerste in Suid-Afrika! Tinus le Roux vertel van die skattejag na foto’s vir sy boek, Die Anglo-Boereoorlog in kleur

Luister! Tinus le Roux vertel hoe hy afgekom het op Anglo-Boereoorlog-foto’s wat nog nooit in boekvorm verskyn het nie …

WEN ’n kookboekbondel vol eg Suid-Afrikaanse erfenisgeregte! Skryf in voor 29 September 2022

LAPA Uitgewers vier Erfenismaand! Drie gelukkige lesers kan hierdie maand elkeen ’n LAPA-kookboekbondel vol Suid-Afrikaanse erfenis wen.

‘My entire life’s work rests on the outcome of this match.’ Read an excerpt from Taylor Jenkins Reid’s new novel Carrie Soto is Back!

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Carrie Soto is Back, the new novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid – the bestselling author of Malibu Rising, Daisy Jones & the Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo.

Tue – 13th Sep 2022

Lees nou ’n uittreksel uit Fortuine deur Ebbe Dommisse – onlangs benoem vir ’n ATKV-Woordveertjie en ’n kykNET-Rapportprys!

Gaan Fortuine deur Ebbe Dommisse vandeesmaand met ’n Woordveertjie en ’n kykNET-Rapportprys wegstap? Hou die spasie dop. Intussen, lees gerus ’n uittreksel!

Chanette Paul se jongste boek, Murasie, is hier! Die Strandveld loop dik van die stories …

Aandag alle Chanette Paul-aanhangers! Haar nuutste boek, Murasie, is nou beskikbaar by LAPA Uitgewers!

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Listen to Jennifer Platt interviewing Kirstin Chen, author of Counterfeit

In the new episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, Jennifer Platt interviews Kirstin Chen, author of the Reese’s Book Club pick Counterfeit.

At My Desk with author Johan Vlok Louw

How many times must a cannon ball fly? Many, many times, it seems … before one sentence ‘pops’, tumbles down, and glues itself onto a page, writes Johan Vlok Louw.

Mon – 12th Sep 2022

Ideaal vir enigeen wat elke dag goeie kos op die tafel wil sit – Low Carb is Lekker Drie deur Inè Reynierse is nou beskikbaar!

Met Low Carb is Lekker Drie sit Inè Reynierse die reis voort wat sy in 2015 begin het toe haar bekroonde kookboek, Low Carb is Lekker, die land stormenderhand verower het.

Homegrown Honeys – a selection of proudly South African reads to celebrate Heritage Day

To celebrate Heritage Day this year, Penguin Random House SA has rounded up a list of some of our favourite books written by proudly South African authors.

‘What do you do if you suspect your husband is planning to murder you?’ Maggie O’Farrell introduces her new book The Marriage Portrait

In her new book The Marriage Portrait, Maggie O’Farrell turns her talents to Renaissance Italy in an extraordinary portrait of a resilient young woman’s battle for her very survival.