Fiction

Thu – 20th Feb 2020

Penguin Random House South Africa acquires LAPA Publishers

Penguin Random House South Africa, a division of Penguin Random House and the largest English language publisher in South Africa, has announced its purchase of LAPA Publishers, the country’s largest Afrikaans-language publisher, from the ATKV.

‘We read to go to places that our everyday lives don’t make available to us’ – Craig Higginson on his new novel The Book of Gifts

Pan Macmillan SA has shared a video interview with award-winning author Craig Higginson, discussing his fourth novel, The Book of Gifts.

Tue – 18th Feb 2020

Join James Hendry for the launch of his new novel Reggie and Me at Love Books, with Gail Schimmel (4 Mar)

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of Reggie and Me by James Hendry, author of A Year in the Wild and Back to the Bush.

Mon – 17th Feb 2020

Are you tired of being a grown up? Why not escape it all with an excerpt from Marian Keyes’s brand new bestseller

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Marian Keyes’s latest book Grown Ups – the new classic from the queen of contemporary fiction!

On Swift Horses by Shannon Pufahl – ‘a novel of such transfixing beauty that it enlarges your faith in the medium itself’

Set in 1950’s America at a time when people stopped looking west and started looking up: a breathtakingly beautiful debut novel of revolution, chance and the gambles we take with the human heart.

Fri – 14th Feb 2020

Net betyds vir Valentynsdag: ‘n Spesiale aanbod vir liefdesverhaallesers

Is jy lief daarvoor om liefdesverhale te lees? Dan het LAPA Uitgewers se RomanzaKlub die perfekte aanbod vir jou – en net betyds vir Valentysdag. Komaan, bederf jouself!

Join the Penguin Random House Book Club and you could WIN a Marian Keyes Valentine’s hamper!

Sign up to join the Penguin Random House Book Club, and you could WIN this *fabliss* Marian Keyes Valentine’s hamper!

Cover reveal! Feast your eyes on the Catalan Edition of Kopano Matlwa’s Coconut

Kopano Matlwa’s novel Coconut has been published in Catalan by València-based publisher Sembra Llibres!

Don’t miss the chance to see Elizabeth Gilbert LIVE in Cape Town (2 June) or Johannesburg (4 June)

Don’t miss your chance to see Elizabeth Gilbert LIVE in Cape Town (2 June) OR Johannesburg (4 June).

Thu – 13th Feb 2020

Woordfees 2020: Moenie Jodi Picoult se Skype-onderhoud met Deborah Steinmair en Sara-Jayne Makwala King misloop nie! (10 Maart)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers nooi jou graag na die Skype-bekendstelling van Jodi Picoult se eerste roman in Afrikaans, Die belydenis.

Lira en Mirre: Hier’s als wat jy moet weet oor die eerste twee boeke in Chanette Paul se Vywervrou-trilogie

LAPA Uitgewers het groot nuus – die derde boek in Chanette Paul se Vywervrou-trilogie het pas op ons rakke verskyn. Hier is ‘n kykie na die vorige twee boeke in die reeks, Lira en Mirre, wat in 2019 verskyn het. Watter een was jou gunsteling?

Wed – 12th Feb 2020

Kom vier die bekendstelling van Anel Heydenrych se sielkundige riller Die afloerder in Colesberg (29 Feb)

Jy en jou metgesel word hartlik uitgenooi na die bekendstelling van Die afloerder deur Anel Heydenrych. Dié sielkundige riller, Anel se tweede, speel in en om Colesberg af.

Don’t miss the Jacana People’s Book Sale in Cape Town – 3 days only, thousands of books, cheap as chips

Cape Town bookworms – get your coins ready! Jacana Media is heading your way with The Jacana People’s Book Sale!

Join award-winning author Craig Higginson for the launch of his new novel The Book of Gifts at Love Books (10 Mar)

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Book of Gifts by Craig Higginson.

Find out more about The Lion’s Binding Oath and Other Stories by Somali author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf

The Lion’s Binding Oath and Other Stories by Somali author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf is available now from LAPA Publishers.

Tue – 11th Feb 2020

Don’t miss the launch of Elleke Boehmer’s thrilling new collection of short stories To the Volcano at The Book Lounge (25 Feb)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and the Book Lounge invite you to the launch of To the Volcano: And Other Stories by Elleke Boehmer.

Moenie die bekendstelling van Corali deur Chanette Paul in Hartbeespoort en Pretoria misloop nie (25 en 27 Feb)

LAPA Uitgewers nooi jou graag na die bekendstelling van Corali deur Chanette Paul, die derde boek in haar Vywervrou-trilogie.

Don’t miss the launch of She Down There by Lynton Francois Burger, in conversation with Henrietta Rose-Innes, at Kalk Bay Books

Penguin Random House and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of She Down There by Lynton Francois Burger.

Mon – 10th Feb 2020

Don’t miss the announcement of the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award winner in Joburg (20 Feb)

The Jacana Literary Foundation and Exclusive Books invite you to the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award announcement!