Lifestyle

Tue – 17th Sep 2019

Don’t miss The Warehouse Book Sale this Heritage Day in Cape Town

The Warehouse Book Sale is held in Cape Town on public holidays through the year and has the largest selection of books for sale at the best prices.

Thu – 12th Sep 2019

Jamie Oliver is back with Veg – brilliantly easy, healthy, flavour-packed, accessible and affordable veg recipes!

Whether you’re trying out a meat-free day or two each week, living a vegetarian lifestyle or just want some new recipe inspiration, Jamie Oliver’s Veg ticks all the boxes!

Fri – 23rd Aug 2019

Don’t miss the launch of Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa at Mamma Roma in Cape Town (27 Aug)

You are invited to the launch of Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa!

Wed – 21st Aug 2019

New cookbook alert: My Vegetarian Braai – even meat-eaters will be seduced!

My Vegetarian Braai by Adele Maartens is out now from Penguin Random House!

Mon – 12th Aug 2019

New book alert! Bassie: My Journey of Hope – out in October 2019 (Plus: Watch Basetsana Kumalo introduce the book!)

The stunning cover has been revealed for Bassie: My Journey of Hope by Basetsana Kumalo!

Fri – 2nd Aug 2019

New book alert! Rockonomics: What the Music Industry Can Teach Us About Economics (and Our Future)

In Rockonomics, Alan Krueger uses the music industry, from rock artists to music executives, from managers to promoters, as a way in to explain the principles of economics, and the forces shaping our economic lives.

The programme for the 2019 Open Book Festival has been revealed!

The full programme has been announced for the ninth Open Book Festival!

Wed – 31st Jul 2019

New book alert! Parcel of Death, the little-told life story of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro, hailed by many as the ‘godfather’ of the June 1976 uprisings

A compelling portrait of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro’s story and its lasting significance in South Africa’s history, Parcel of Death by Gaongalelwe Tiro is out this August from Pan Macmillan.

Fri – 26th Jul 2019

Raise your hand if you agree that pavlovas are the stuff dreams are made of! (Recipe inside)

Penguin Random House has shared a free recipe for Ilse van der Merwe’s Pavlova with Lemon Curd and Passion Fruit from her stunning new cookbook, Cape Mediterranean!

Wed – 17th Jul 2019

Join the #PleasureRevolution at the Joburg launch of Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng’s new book, Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure (7 Aug)

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to join the #PleasureRevolution at the launch of Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng’s new book, Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure.

Thu – 11th Jul 2019

First-ever book festival on the Cape Flats announced: The Read to Rise Book Festival (31 Aug-1 Sep)

A new book festival to be held in Mitchells Plain has been announced by Read to Rise.

Fri – 5th Jul 2019

Zola Nene wins Best TV Celebrity Chef prize at the International Gourmand Awards

Zola Nene has been announced as the winner of the Best TV Celebrity Chef in English Award at the International Gourmand Awards!

Struik Nature Publisher Pippa Parker receives Special Honorary Award from the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and Arts)

Pippa Parker, the Publications Manager/Publisher of Struik Nature at Penguin Random House SA, has been awarded a Special Honorary Award by the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and Arts).

Wed – 26th Jun 2019

Celebrate our diverse and iconic dishes with Sharon Lurie’s new book A Taste of South Africa with the Kosher Butcher’s Wife

A Taste of South Africa with the Kosher Butcher’s Wife is out now from Penguin Random House!

Don’t miss the Literary Alliance’s 2nd anniversary and a book discussion of Lerato Mogoatlhe’s Vagabond at Love Books (22 June)

The Literary Alliance invite you to their 2nd birthday celebrations and a book discussion of Vagabond: Wandering Through Africa on Faith by Lerato Mogoatlhe.

Mon – 10th Jun 2019

Don’t miss the launch of The 30-year Safari by Justin Fox at Exclusive Books Cavendish (11 June)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books Cavendish invite you to the launch of The 30-year Safari: A Celebration of Getaway Photography edited by Justin Fox.

Cover reveal! Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng’s book Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure will be published in August 2019

The cover for Tlaleng Mofokeng’s highly anticipated new book Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure has been revealed!

Fri – 7th Jun 2019

Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa – facts, foraging and recipes!

Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa – an essential guide for all nature lovers, foragers and foodies!

Tue – 4th Jun 2019

Find out which authors will be at the 2019 Open Book Festival in Cape Town

The Open Book Festival has announced the first group of authors that will be at the event this year!

Thu – 30th May 2019

Pinch of Nom – 2019’s must-have cookbook and the UK’s fastest-selling non-fiction book of all time

Slimming food has never tasted so good! Pinch of Nom is the must-have first cookbook from the UK’s most visited food blog, out now from Pan Macmillan.