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An award and anthology on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa.
Aphra Behn made a name for herself in Restoration-era England, when most women still relied on their husbands.
Eusebius McKaiser was in conversation with journalist and author Thandeka Gqubule about her book No Longer Whispering to Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela on his show on 702 earlier today.
Pamela Power has given Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Park a glowing review for the Sunday Times.
Penguin Random House SA is giving away three copies of Arundhati Roy’s long-awaited new novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness!
I was maybe too hungry for love and ended up with murder on my plate.
On June 12, 1942, Anne Frank received a diary for her 13th birthday. She died within a few years in a Nazi concentration camp, but her diary was published and became a beloved read of people the world over.
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Lesley Pearse’s new novel: The Woman in the Wood.
The End of the Day is the stunning new novel by Claire North, author of word-of-mouth bestseller The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.
The next time you are struggling with your own writing, recall this selection of pages from the drafts of great novels.
Rule-breaking quotations from rebel women, including Charlotte Bronte, Frida Kahlo and Amelia Earhart
Empowering, moving and inspirational, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don’t need rescuing.
Sarah Perry’s new novel The Essex Serpent is a celebration of love, and the many different shapes it can take.
Join Steven Boykey Sidley and Richard Poplak at Love Books this Wednesday for the launch of Free Association!
Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an excerpt from No Longer Whispering to Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela by Thandeka Gqubule.
When We Speak of Nothing launches a powerful new voice onto the literary stage. The fluid prose, peppered with contemporary slang, captures what it means to be young and queer in London and Port Harcourt. If grime music were a novel, it would be this.
The JRB brings you an exclusive excerpt from a work in progress by Deejay Manaleng, which tells the story of how she became a top South African para-athlete.
Bestselling author John Grisham’s 30th novel, Camino Island, is out now from Jonathan Ball.
The Cheeky Natives sat down with Mohale Mashigo over a conversation filled with lightbulb moments, realisations and introspections delivered in the casual, easy manner which comes from someone whose magic is inherent.
The cover for the United Kingdom edition of Masande Ntshanga’s debut novel The Reactive has been revealed!
“How to tell a shattered story? By slowly becoming everybody. No. By slowly becoming everything .”