Mon – 13th Sep 2021
Multi-award-winning independent publisher Jacaranda Books has partnered with Hachette UK to expand its sales and distribution offering.
Fri – 10th Sep 2021
Friday Night Book Club: Read an exclusive excerpt from Lesley Lokko’s intoxicating, multi-generational novel Soul Sisters
The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend.
Wed – 1st Sep 2021
The New Kingdom by the master of adventure fiction Wilbur Smith – with Mark Chadbourn – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!
Thu – 19th Aug 2021
‘I’m really not supposed to be doing this, but a girl’s gotta get paid. So, here we go.’
Fri – 6th Aug 2021
The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend. A poacher vanishes, two young girls go missing, a tourist …
Thu – 5th Aug 2021
How do you get a literary agent? What do literary agents even do, and why do you need one? How does agenting work in South Africa? What kind of titles are agents looking for?
Karen Jennings and Colleen Higgs, publisher at Modjaji Books will be in conversation about Karen’s recent Booker Prize nomination for An Island, her writing life, and her plans for the future.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s highly anticipated new novel The First Woman is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Mon – 2nd Aug 2021
Mozambique’s Samora Machel – a Jacana Pocket Biography by Allen F Isaacman and Barbara S Isaacman – is out soon from Jacana Media.
Tue – 20th Jul 2021
Today is the birthday of Frantz Fanon, psychiatrist, revolutionary, and one of the leading anticolonial thinkers of our time.
Fri – 16th Jul 2021
Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh narrates the audiobook of An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon (PLUS: Listen to an excerpt!)
Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon, read by Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh!
Wed – 14th Jul 2021
Sankofa – a funny, gripping and surprising story of a mixed-race British woman who goes in search of the West African father she never knew, by award-winning author Chibundu Onuzo.
Join The Cheeky Natives for the virtual launch of Robert Muponde’s new book The Scandalous Times of a Book Louse (22 Jul)
Penguin Random House and The Cheeky Natives invite you to the virtual launch of The Scandalous Times of a Book Louse by Robert Muponde.
Tue – 6th Jul 2021
Don’t miss Sue Nyathi’s Homebru Town Hall Q and A on When Secrets Become Stories: Women Speak Out! (9 Jul)
An Ordinary Wonder
An Ordinary Wonder is a story of the courage needed to be yourself.
Fri – 2nd Jul 2021
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to a Homebru Q&A session with Elizabeth Nyamayaro, author of the new book I Am A Girl From Africa.
Mon – 28th Jun 2021
An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon – a powerful coming-of-age story about complex desires and what it means to feel whole
Jonathan Ball Publishers is excited to announce An Ordinary Wonder, Buki Papillon’s extraordinary literary debut.
Fri – 25th Jun 2021
Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
‘When he spoke, he sounded as if his throat was full of buzzing bees’ – Read an excerpt from Robert Muponde’s memoir The Scandalous Times of a Book Louse
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Scandalous Times of a Book Louse by Robert Muponde – a magical coming-of-age tale in rural Zimbabwe.
Thu – 10th Jun 2021
Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was recently shortlisted for the Booker Prize, has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize.
Wed – 9th Jun 2021
Don’t miss the Windhoek launch of Femi Kayode’s Lightseekers, with Rémy Ngamije at the Book Den (17 Jun)
The Book Den and Jonathan Ball Publishers cordially invite all lovers of fiction in Windhoek to the launch of Femi Kayode’s Lightseekers, a thrilling and gripping work of crime fiction.