‘It was time to speak out’ – Tracy Going discusses her new memoir, Brutal Legacy.
Thursday – 15th March 2018
Revealing the kind of ruler Nicholas II believed himself to be: Read an excerpt from Last of the Tsars
A short, slight man, Nicholas had succeeded his huge bear of a father, Alexander III, in 1894.
Wednesday – 14th March 2018
The programme for the 2018 Franschhoek Literary Festival has been revealed!
Indentured: Behind the Scenes at Gupta TV is Rajesh Sundaram’s story of launching ANN7, with the power-grabbing and money-hungry mogul Atul Gupta and his cronies breathing down his neck.
Tuesday – 13th March 2018
Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018
Event: SASFA Story Evening
Venue: Ruimsig Country Club, Johannesburg
Time: 18:30 for 19:00
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Monday – 12th March 2018
Imagine getting lost in a one-room flat, seeing auras, never forgetting a moment, a permanent orchestra in your head, turning into a tiger, life as an out-of-body experience, feeling other people’s pain, being convinced you are dead, becoming a different person overnight …
Don’t miss the launch of Living Shores: Interacting with Southern Africa’s Marine Ecosystems in Gansbaai
Marine Dynamics and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Living Shores: Interacting with Southern Africa’s Marine Ecosystems.
Tracy Going chatted to Cape Talk’s Sara-Jayne King about her new memoir, Brutal Legacy.
Friday – 9th March 2018
Blood Money: Stories of an ex-Recce’s Missions as a Private Military Contractor in Iraq is out soon from Jonathan Ball Publishers. Shortly …
Gau-Trained: Poems and Stories by Flow Wellington – an honest account of what it takes to make it in the big city
A candid dive into the underbelly of Joburg. Gau-Trained is Flow Wellington’s emotional account of the grit and glitz of the fabled City of Gold.
Small Gardens will show you how to transform almost any small space into a garden of delight.
A fresh, new look at the ongoing rhino crisis – Rhino Revolution: Searching for New Solutions by Clive and Anton Walker
The rhino does not belong to us. It belongs to no one. All that we own is the responsibility of ensuring that it persists and that future books on the rhino are written about its expanded range and not its declining future. – Yolan Friedman (Endangered Wildlife Trust)
Thursday – 8th March 2018
The Book Lounge and Modjaji Books are delighted to invite you to the launch of Kerry Hammerton’s third collection of poetry, Secret Keeper. Finuala Dowling will be in conversation with Kerry, who will also read from her collection.
Wednesday – 7th March 2018
Angela Makholwa will be in conversation with French author Bénédicte Ann at African Flavour Books!
Shortly after we took off from the check point I saw an old Opel with young men trying to pass us … I remember the cracks of the AK-47 bullets when it came through our windscreen. Our driver drew his pistol and fired back with his right hand while trying to control the speeding vehicle with his left.
Monday – 5th March 2018
‘Dad thinks lots of things are right-wing. He even thinks He-Man is right-wing’ – Like Sodium in Water, a memoir of post-independence Zimbabwe by Hayden Eastwood
It’s post-independence Zimbabwe and an atmosphere of nostalgia hangs over much of Harare’s remaining white community.
‘Johannesburg is both a place that I know and don’t know’: An interview with Stephen Clingman about his memoir, Birthmark
Stephen Clingman chats to The Reading List about his memoir, Birthmark, published by Jacana Media. The Reading List: Thank you very much …
Thursday – 1st March 2018
Have you ever wondered why birds often fly in formation? Beat About the Bush: Exploring the Wild is the book for you!
Beat about the Bush: Exploring the Wild by Trevor Carnaby, who has been working as a professional field guide for the last 20 years, is out now from Jacana Media.
NB Publishers on Hawks raid of Jacques Pauw’s home: ‘We condemn this jackboot move in the strongest of terms’
NB Publishers has released a statement following a raid by the Hawks on the home of Jacques Pauw, author of the controversial book The President’s Keepers.