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Mon – 21st Nov 2022

Kom vier die bekendstelling van AleitApteit deur wyle Aleit Swanepoel by Wordsworth Books in Somerset-Wes (24 Nov)

LAPA Uitgewers en Wordsworth Books nooi jou na die viering van oorlede Aleit Swanepoel se nalatenskap met die bekendstelling van AleitApteit. Moenie dit mis nie!

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Arlene Prinsloo interviews the legend that is Jeffrey Archer about his new book Next in Line

In this week’s episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, veteran journalist and author Arlene Prinsloo chats to international bestseller Jeffrey Archer about his latest novel Next in Line.

Thu – 17th Nov 2022

Bloemfonteiners, hier kom Antjie Krog! Moenie haar voorlesing uit Vetplantfeetjies en Plunder misloop nie (25 Nov)

Penguin Random House SA en Human & Rousseau nooi jou graag na nog ’n uitstekende voorlesing uit Vetplantfeetjies en Plunder deur Antjie Krog!

Join Pieter du Toit for the launch of his new book The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few in Pretoria (24 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit.

Tue – 15th Nov 2022

‘I swear you can’t make stuff like this up’ – Read an excerpt from Tshidiso Moletsane’s Sunday Times Fiction Prize-winning novel Junx

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Junx, the debut novel from Tshidiso Moletsane, winner of the 2022 Sunday Times Fiction Prize!

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Featuring Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan, authors of Mad Honey

The new episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, is out now!

Fri – 11th Nov 2022

Hoe gemaak wanneer jy filmstudie as ’n genre in jou klas moet behandel? Vind uit in Druk speel deur Leon van Nierop

Druk speel: ’n Filmstudiegids vir die klaskamer deur Leon van Nierop is spesiaal geskryf om onderwysers te help om die hoe en wat van filmanalise beter te kan verstaan.

Read an excerpt from No Plan B – the unputdownable new Jack Reacher thriller from bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child

Jack Reacher, ‘the coolest continuing series character’ (Stephen King), returns in No Plan B – the brand new, pulse-pounding read from Lee and Andrew Child.

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! David Brock Katz discusses his new book General Jan Smuts and His First World War in Africa

In this week’s episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, David Brock Katz discusses his latest book General Jan Smuts and His First World War in Africa, 1914–1917 with Evert Kleynhans.

Thu – 10th Nov 2022

Who I Am by Melanie C – from small-town girl to overnight Spice Girls icon

Who I Am – for the first time ever, Melanie C, aka Sporty Spice, tells her amazing life story in her own words and gives a full and honest account of what life was really like in The Spice Girls.

Hi teachers – My Word! Ideas for Creating a Writing Culture in the Classroom by Thérèse Hulme is out now

My Word! tells the stories of Thérèse Hulme and the young people she’s worked with over the last 17 years. ‘This book has the potential to change the world’ – Hunter Kennedy, Die Heuwels Fantasties and Fokofpolisiekar

Kom reis en kook vir oulaas saam met Aleit Swanepoel in AleitApteit – nou beskikbaar by LAPA Uitgewers

AleitApteit is ’n boek gevul met stories van die geliefde Aleit Swanepoel… Kom beleef saam die nostalgie, sy spesiale menswees en die heerlike kos soos net hy dit kon maak.

Wed – 9th Nov 2022

Wil jy ’n nuwe uitdaging in die boekbedryf aanpak? Kom werk in Penguin Random House SA se fiksiespan!

Penguin Random House SA is op soek na ’n gekwalifiseerde en gedrewe persoon om by hul fiksiespan aan te sluit!

Nog ’n SALA vir Andre Trantraal! Keegan en Samier 3: Die strokiesprent-kompetisie wen die 2022 kinderboektoekenning

Baie geluk aan André Trantraal! Die bekroonde skrywer wen ’n Suid-Afrikaanse Literêre Toekenning (SALA) vir die derde boek in die Keegan en Samier-reeks, Die strokiesprent-kompetisie. 

Step up your Xhosa game! Join Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka for the launch of her book Don’t Upset ooMalume in East London (18 Nov)

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

Tue – 8th Nov 2022

Het jy al Murasie deur Chanette Paul in die hande gekry? Lees nou die eerste hoofstuk!

Na ’n Twittergeveg wat haar lewe bedreig vlug Georgie Rabie vanuit Kaapstad na Verlatenfontein … maar die plaas is alles behalwe veilig. Lees ’n uittreksel uit Murasie deur Chanette Paul!

Don’t miss the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit in Stellenbosch (17 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit.

Career opportunity at Penguin Random House SA: Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Penguin Random House is looking for a qualified and dynamic individual to assist the Marketing division with general administration, compiling reports as well as planning, implementing and managing marketing and publicity activities for titles assigned.

Mon – 7th Nov 2022

Is jy ook op TikTok? Volg LAPA Uitgewers vir die nuutste en beste boeke!

Dit is amptelik, Boektokkers … LAPA Uitgewers is nou op TikTok!

Out now! Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry

Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing – the extraordinarily open and honest autobiography of acclaimed Friends star Matthew Perry – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.