Friday – 15th December 2017
Rich and warming, that first a sip gives you an instant Christmassy fireside glow.
Wednesday – 13th December 2017
A behind-the-scenes journey with a legendary DRUM photojournalist and visual storyteller.
Mandela’s time in prison affected his self-belief, and his writing – Mandla Langa discusses Dare Not Linger
Mandla Langa says Nelson Mandela’s time in prison gave him a powerful sense of self-belief.
Frogs of Southern Africa: A Complete Guide is the perfect gift for amateur ‘froggers’ or professional scientists.
Jacana Media is giving away 10 copies of Bonang Matheba’s From A to B.
‘It is important that as citizens we demonstrate that we will not succumb to intimidation by the security services who are palpably failing our democracy, Constitution and people as was the case during the apartheid era.’
Tuesday – 12th December 2017
Jacana Media has revealed the successful writers who pitched their manuscripts during the publisher’s Pitch to Publication event.
Now back in print after twenty years: Jacques Pauw’s Into the Heart of Darkness: Confessions of Apartheid’s Assassins
Jacques Pauw takes us on a journey into the minds and lives of the men who went out to kill and kill again.
Monday – 11th December 2017
‘Where Jacob Zuma comes from, your child is my child; he violated those codes’ – Redi Tlhabi talks about Khwezi
‘I couldn’t accept that I was part of a society that allowed a man like that to be the president.’
Ramaphosa has been present in the foreground of virtually every important moment in the modern history of his country.
One lucky winner will receive a Christmas hamper with some of Penguin Random House SA’s best local books!
Adriaan Basson and Pieter du Toit discuss Jacob Zuma’s ‘disastrous term in office’ and their new book Enemy of the People
Investigative journalists Adriaan Basson and Pieter du Toit have written a book which provides a detailed account of President Jacob Zuma’s “disastrous term in office”.
Born a Crime, the bestselling, award-winning memoir by Trevor Noah, is now in paperback!
Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Featherings: True Stories in Search of Birds, the new book edited by Vernon RL Head.
Friday – 1st December 2017
Rerelease: Jacques Pauw’s groundbreaking book In the Heart of the Whore: The Story of Apartheid’s Death Squads
Now republished in a new edition: In the Heart of the Whore: The Story of Apartheid’s Death Squads by Jacques Pauw.
Thursday – 30th November 2017
‘They do not smile or welcome us but they let us in’: Sisonke Msimang recalls returning home to South Africa
The Johannesburg Review of Books has shared an excerpt from Sisonke Msimang’s new book Always Another Country.
Jacana Media and Sci-Bono invite you to the launch of What a Great Idea! Awesome South African Inventions by Mike Bruton.
Wednesday – 29th November 2017
Join James-Brent Styan at The Book Lounge for the launch of Heartbreaker: Christiaan Barnard and the First Heart Transplant
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Heartbreaker: Christiaan Barnard and the First Heart Transplant by James-Brent Styan.
‘The salary Jomo Sono wanted to give me was ridiculous’ – Teko Modise discusses his new memoir, The Curse of Teko Modise
Teko Modise chatted to Vaylen Kirtley on Morning Live about his new book, The Curse of Teko Modise.
Tuesday – 28th November 2017
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Adams Books invite you to the launch of Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship, by Richard Steyn.