Fri – 15th Feb 2019
Don’t miss the launch of North by Frank Owen, the pen name of Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer (19 Feb)
Penguin Random House and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of North by Frank Owen, the pen name of Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer.
King of Kings brings together two of Wilbur Smith’s greatest families in the sequel to Triumph of the Sun.
Jacana Media, South Africa’s fastest-growing independent publisher, is seeking a levelheaded production assistant who will do what it takes to get the job done.
Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from An Anonymous Girl – an electrifying psychological thriller
When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money and leave.
Wed – 13th Feb 2019
The Cheeky Natives have released their podcast with Nthikeng Mohlele, to celebrate the publication of his new book Illumination.
The Scent of Bliss, the seminal debut novel from award-winning author Nthikeng Mohlele, is being released in a new edition!
Scrublands by Chris Hammer – a compulsive thriller that will haunt you long after you have turned the final page
In Riversend, an isolated rural community afflicted by an endless drought, a young priest does the unthinkable, killing five parishioners before being taken down himself.
‘Achen’ means Twin, or the eldest of twins. ‘But where is the other one?’ people ask. – Read an excerpt from An Image in a Mirror by Ijangolet S Ogwang
Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from An Image in a Mirror, the debut novel from Ijangolet S Ogwang.
Mon – 11th Feb 2019
‘Only sons could carry the family name’ – Read an excerpt from Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia’s debut novel The Son of the House
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Son of the House, the debut novel by Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia.
Fri – 8th Feb 2019
Join Carol Campbell in Somerset West for the launch of her latest novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (7 March)
Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Somerset West invite you to the launch of The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear by award-winning author Carol Campbell.
Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the Johannesburg launch of Illumination, the new novel by Nthikeng Mohlele.
Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, will be published by Umuzi in March 2019.
The Binding is an unforgettable, magical novel: a boundary-defying love story and a unique literary event
Imagine you could erase your grief.
Imagine you could forget your pain.
Imagine you could hide a secret.
The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend!
Thu – 7th Feb 2019
Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Dead of Night, the new book by bestselling, award-winning author Michael Stanley (13 Feb)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Michael Stanley’s latest novel, Dead of Night.
The lives of two Nigerian women change forever – Don’t miss Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia’s debut novel The Son of the House
Kidnapped in Nigeria by a group not unlike Boko Haram, two women, Nwabulu and Julie, relate the stories of the very different lives fate has meted out for them.
Award-winning feminist press Modjaji Books will be opening submissions again on 1 March 2019.
Kwela Books is celebrating 25 years of local publishing this year, and will be hosting an event at Exclusive Books to celebrate.
Wed – 6th Feb 2019
The List, the debut novel by former anti-apartheid activist and uMkhonto weSizwe member Barry Gilder, is a meditation about betrayal, faith, loss and trust, writes Jacob Dlamini.
Dead of Night, the stunning new thriller by Michael Stanley, author of the award-winning Detective Kubu series
When freelance journalist Crystal Nguyen heads to South Africa, she thinks she’ll be researching an article on rhino-horn smuggling for National Geographic, but within a week she’s been hunting poachers, hunted by their bosses, and then arrested in connection with a murder.