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Wed – 8th Jun 2022

Get cooking with Dad this Father’s Day! (PLUS! Win a cookbook hamper)

Penguin Random House SA has rounded up four fabulous cookbooks to give Dad this Father’s Day!

‘I was a spunky, sassy mess’ – Listen to Viola Davis read an excerpt from her new memoir Finding Me

Finding Me is the deeply personal, brutally honest account of Viola Davis’s inspiring life, from her coming of age in Rhode Island to her present-day career.

Mon – 6th Jun 2022

‘Everest had taken on huge significance in my life’ – Read an excerpt from My Journey to the Top of the World by Saray Khumalo

Penguin Random House has shared an extract from My Journey to the Top of the World by Saray Khumalo.

Don’t miss the launch of Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg in East London (8 Jun)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Bargain Books invite you to the launch of Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg.

Fri – 3rd Jun 2022

‘Die wisselwerking tussen mens en mens fassineer my’: Lees ’n onderhoud met Stella se dogters-outeur, Helene de Kock

Amanda Claassens het onlangs met Helene de Kock gesels oor haar kleurryke skryfloopbaan asook haar jongste roman, Stella se dogters.

Find out why your impossible boss acts like they do! Impossible Bosses: Secret Strategies to Deal with 8 Archetypal Managers

Impossible Bosses: Secret Strategies to Deal with 8 Archetypal Managers by Vivienne Lawack, Hanlie Lizette Wessels and Robert Craig is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Queer and Black, See and Be Seen

Jacana Media is celebrating Pride Month with 50% off these two books!

Thu – 2nd Jun 2022

Gaan Kayla se lewe ooit weer oukei wees na Die Ramp? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Toe ons in Ghrieshuis was deur Maretha Maartens

‘Die moeilikste ding op die hele aarde is om oukei te klink as die hele lewe nie meer oukei is nie’ – Toe ons in Ghrieshuis was deur Maretha Maartens.

A Million Miles Away

The Universe is the one thing that unifies us here on earth, writes astronomer Auke Slotegraaf.

Don’t miss the launch of Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg in Cape Town (2 Jun)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg.

Wed – 1st Jun 2022

‘Week 1: Kom ons wees bereidwillig’ – lees ’n uittreksel uit Gesinstyd met God deur Louise Viljoen!

‘Dink net wat die dissipels alles sou mis as hulle nie bereidwillig was om Jesus te volg nie,’ skryf Louise Viljoen in Gesinstyd met God.

‘Financial stuff I wish my dad had told me’ – read an excerpt from To 100 and Beyond: How to Make Your Money Last as Long as You Do

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from To 100 & Beyond: How to Make Your Money Last as Long as You Do by Wynand Gouws.

Tue – 31st May 2022

A must-read for dog lovers! Eleven Dogs Live with Me by Jennifer Lindridge (Plus: Read an excerpt!)

Eleven Dogs Live with Me by Jennifer Lindridge is now available from LAPA Publishers, with quirky illustrations by Tori Stowe!

Shining a light on xenophobic attacks – join Alon Skuy and James Oatway in conversation with Sharon Ekambaram (31 May)

Jacana Media invite you to join photographers Alon Skuy and James Oatway in their conversation with human rights activist Sharon Ekambaram.

[Video] Tinus le Roux oor Die Anglo-Boereoorlog in kleur: ‘Dit moet lyk asof dit met ’n kleurkamera geneem is’

‘Die belangrikheid om jou geskiedenis te bewaar en te koester en te laat leef is vir my na aan die hart’ – Tinus le Roux gesels oor Die Anglo-Boereoorlog in kleur op Die Groot Ontbyt.

Andrew Brown on writing and creating real experiences

It’s impossible to develop a character with depth and vulnerability without drawing on your own experiences, thoughts and, yes, moods, says Andrew Brown, of his serial character, Captain Eberard Februarie.

Mon – 30th May 2022

Five minutes with Onke Mazibuko, author of the debut novel The Second Verse

Read an interview with Onke Mazibuko about his debut novel The Second Verse, out now from Penguin Random House.

Kyk! Bibi Slippers lees een van haar gedigte voor uit Mixtape van die liefde, saamgestel deur Antjie Krog

‘Ek’s die tipe vrou wat slegs met een hand aan die stuur vashou’ – Bibi Slippers, Mixtape van die liefde

Moonshot – the exclusive, first-hand story of how Pfizer raced to create the first Covid-19 vaccine, told by Pfizer’s CEO Dr Albert Bourla

Moonshot: Inside Pfizer’s Nine-Month Race to Make the Impossible Possible by Albert Bourla is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.