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Thu – 6th Feb 2020
Author James Hendry takes us behind the scenes in the bush, where he lives, makes music and writes his books. Hendry’s first …
Due South of Copenhagen, the new novel from Mark Winkler, will be out from Umuzi in April! Due South of Copenhagen is …
Catalyst Press has shared an excerpt from Chanette Paul’s novel Sacrificed.
Join Ghanaian author Nana Oforiatta Ayim for the launch of her debut novel The God Child at The Book Lounge, with Mohale Mashigo (14 Feb)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim.
Tue – 4th Feb 2020
‘Ja, sy lyk inderdaad na ’n waardige uitverkorene’: Lees ’n grillerige uittreksel uit Die afloerder deur Anel Heydenrych
Lees ’n uittreksel uit Anel Heydenrych se sielkundige riller, Die afloerder.
The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim – a coming-of-age story about a young girl finding her freedom in the midst of familial, cultural and political constraints
The God Child, the debut novel by Ghanaian writer Nana Oforiatta Ayim, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Mon – 3rd Feb 2020
‘Hul pa was die ja en amen. Jy moes alles glo en kon nie vir jouself dink nie’: Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Huis van gruwels
Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Huis van gruwels: My 16 jaar in die Springs hel soos vertel aan joernalis Susan Cilliers
Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa – An invaluable guide that will appeal to professional entomologists, gardeners and nature enthusiasts alike
This lavishly illustrated popular guide includes newly described species and subspecies, and the most recent taxonomic changes based on DNA studies.
A story of shocking setbacks and overcoming adversity through sheer willpower – Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica by Mike Horn
Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica by Mike Horn is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
James Hendry – the bestselling author of A Year in the Wild and Back to the Bush – has a new novel out from Pan Macmillan this month!
‘Don’t let yourself be distracted by gender politics’ – BlackBird Books publisher Thabiso Mahlape’s career advice to the new generation of women
Thabiso Mahlape, the founder of BlackBird Books, has been profiled by the World of Women Project for the invaluable work she does in book publishing.
Fri – 31st Jan 2020
Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow – a novel that will delight Pride and Prejudice fans
The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend! Staying in this evening? Get comfortable with a glass of wine …
Deon Wiggett’s book My Only Story will expose the enablers of a ‘child rapist’ – podcast was the ‘tip of the iceberg’
Penguin Random House will publish Deon Wiggett’s explosive book, My Only Story, in September 2020.
Mingle with Kuli Roberts and get your copy of her gripping debut novel Siren signed in Sandton (1 Feb)
Join MacAwesomeZA Digital Media in Sandton for a book launch and signing of Siren, the debut novel by television and radio personality Kuli Roberts.
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Kom kuier saam met Lanie van Reenen in Wellington by die bekendstelling van haar memoir, Net mooi fine (13 Feb)
Penguin Random House SA nooi jou hartlik uit na die bekendstelling van Net mooi fine deur Lanie van Reenen in gesprek met Martie Meiring in Wellington.
Who is Poppie Nongena? Go behind the scenes of this moving new movie – the life story of an ordinary woman in extraordinary circumstances
Take a look behind the scenes at the story and legacy of the new movie Poppie Nongena.
Thu – 30th Jan 2020
Corporation Games by Anneleigh Jacobsen is a fictional corporate thriller based on a number of real-life financial scandals that have rocked South Africa.
Don’t miss the launch of Too Black to Wear Whites by Jonty Winch and Richard Parry at The Book Lounge (5 Feb)
Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Too Black to Wear Whites: The Remarkable Story of Krom Hendriks, a Cricket Hero Who Was Rejected by Cecil John Rhodes’s Empire by Jonty Winch and Richard Parry.
Read an excerpt from Just Watch Me by Jeff Lindsay – the author of the wildly successful Dexter series
Read an excerpt from Jeff Lindsay’s new novel Just Watch Me – a new series featuring a mesmerising bad guy we can root for: Riley Wolfe.