Mon – 8th Aug 2022
‘Boundary-breaking, fascinating and deeply affirming’ – The Sex Lives of African Women by Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah
In these confessional pages, women control their own bodies and desires, work toward healing their painful pasts, and learn to assert their sexual power.
The Beautyful Ones Have Just Been Born: Vol. IV: The Gerald Kraak Anthology is out this month from Jacana Media!
Fri – 5th Aug 2022
Glory is an effervescent, punchy, piercingly funny novel exploring the fall of Robert Mugabe from Booker-shortlisted Zimbabwean novelist NoViolet Bulawayo. She chats here about the true events that inspired the book, collective experience and talking animals.
Tue – 2nd Aug 2022
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Glory, an effervescent, punchy, piercingly funny novel exploring the fall of Robert Mugabe from Booker-shortlisted Zimbabwean novelist NoViolet Bulawayo.
Fri – 22nd Jul 2022
Join Jacana Media for a conversation on what makes an African city.
Thu – 21st Jul 2022
Rewilding Africa: Restoring the Wilderness on a War-Ravaged Continent by Grant Fowlds and Graham Spence is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Mon – 4th Jul 2022
Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Wamuwi Mbao chats to Yewande Omotoso about her new novel An Unusual Grief
The new episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, is out now!
Fri – 1st Jul 2022
‘Ek was banger vir my ma om dit te lees as om dit in die res van die wêreld in te stuur!’ An-Mari do Carmo gesels oor Toe als groen was
Toe als groen was deur An-Mari do Carmo het onlangs by LUCA verskyn! Cliffordene Norton het met die skrywer gesels oor haar treffende debuut wat gebaseer is op ware gebeure …
Bosun and Titi’s union struggles through another stormy week when Titi vengefully tells her husband about an unfortunate encounter at a night party they attended together.
Titi’s disclosure shatters Bosun’s impression of their marriage and works on the union like a hangman’s noose.
Thu – 26th May 2022
Going Beyond Limitations: Saray Khumalo, the first black African woman to summit Mount Everest, on her book My Journey to the Top of the World
Saray Khumalo was the first black African woman to summit Mount Everest, in a feat that took her four attempts. Many would have called it quits, but for Saray, this was about more than climbing a mountain; this was her purpose, and she would do whatever it took to see it fulfilled.
Fri – 13th May 2022
Find out more about JG Jesman’s debut novel Chisoni, or Conversations on a Plane about Life and Death
Chisoni, or Conversations on a Plane about Life and Death by JG Jesman is out now from Penguin Random House.
Thu – 5th May 2022
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Tsitsi Dangarembga.
Sun – 1st May 2022
Tomorrow I Become a Woman by Aiwanose Odafen is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Tue – 26th Apr 2022
The winners of the 42nd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes have been announced.
Kemi, a young woman with a budding and promising career as a lawyer, is about to make the most important decision of her life.
Thu – 14th Apr 2022
A moving novel about lovers, fathers and sons – listen to an excerpt from Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu!
Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu, read by Clifford Samuel.
Anonymous Sex, edited by Hillary Jordan and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Tue – 15th Mar 2022
Our Lady of the Nile by Scholastique Mukasonga – a landmark novel about a country divided and a society hurtling towards horror
Our Lady of the Nile by Scholastique Mukasonga is out now from Jacana Media.
Jacana Media is celebrating 20 years of independent publishing with a 50% off sitewide sale!
Mon – 28th Feb 2022
Bestselling author Sara-Jayne Makwala King chats to Sue Nyathi, editor of When Secrets Become Stories, in the new episode of Pagecast
The new episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, is out today!