Friday – 23rd June 2017
The winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards will be announced on Saturday, June 24. The winners of the Alan Paton Award …
Wednesday – 21st June 2017
The residents of Tshwane are in for a unique treat. They will be closing off Youth Month and welcoming Mandela Month with a new, exciting edition to the cultural calendar: Tjo!StoryFest!
Reader, she married me … in Sarah Shoemaker’s debut novel Mr Rochester the beloved, enigmatic hero of Jane Eyre tells his story for the first time.
Life, in a Garden hosted Steven Boykey Sidley for the launch of his new book Free Association.
Fiston Mwanza Mujila and translators Katharina Meyer and Lena Müller are the winners of the ninth Internationaler Literaturpreis for translated contemporary literatures for the German translation of Tram 83.
The winner of the £10,000 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing will be announced at Senate House Library, London, in partnership with …
Monday – 19th June 2017
Mohale Mashigo, author of The Yearning, recommends: Zakes Mda – Ways of Dying, Koleka Putuma – Collective Amnesia, Bessie Head – Maru, Alex Eliseev – Cold Case Confession and Tsitsi Dangarembga – Nervous Conditions.
In his new worldwide number one bestseller, Pharaoh, Wilbur Smith returns to Ancient Egypt and transports you to extraordinary times.
Thursday – 15th June 2017
Deon Meyer’s new post-apocalyptic thriller, Fever, has raced to number one on the South African bestseller lists.
Bestselling Israeli writer David Grossman has won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize for his ‘ambitious high-wire act of a novel’, A Horse Walks Into a Bar.
Three winners will each receive a hamper of books for Father’s Day!
Wednesday – 14th June 2017
Penguin Random House SA is giving away three copies of Arundhati Roy’s long-awaited new novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness!
I was maybe too hungry for love and ended up with murder on my plate.
Pamela Power has given Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Park a glowing review for the Sunday Times.
An award and anthology on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa.
Tuesday – 13th June 2017
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Lesley Pearse’s new novel: The Woman in the Wood.
The End of the Day is the stunning new novel by Claire North, author of word-of-mouth bestseller The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.
Monday – 12th June 2017
The next time you are struggling with your own writing, recall this selection of pages from the drafts of great novels.
Join Steven Boykey Sidley and Richard Poplak at Love Books this Wednesday for the launch of Free Association!
Sarah Perry’s new novel The Essex Serpent is a celebration of love, and the many different shapes it can take.