Non-fiction

Thu – 14th Nov 2019

Zapiro receives France’s top cultural award – the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

Acclaimed South African cartoonist and satirist Zapiro (Jonathan Shapiro) has received France’s top cultural award.

The situation is critical. Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist by Grant Fowlds and Graham Spence

Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist – the remarkable story of Grant Fowlds, a conservationist who has dedicated his life to saving the last rhinos, vividly told with the help of Graham Spence, co-author of the bestselling The Elephant Whisperer.

Don’t miss a book discussion at Book Circle Capital on Nolitha Fakude’s memoir Boardroom Dancing (21 Nov)

Join Nolitha Fakude at Book Circle Capital in Melville for an insightful conversation about her new memoir, Boardroom Dancing.

Wed – 13th Nov 2019

Join Liam Del Carme for the launch of Winging It: On Tour With the Boks at Pirates Sports Club – to be broadcast live on Kaya FM (15 Nov)

Jacana Media and Pirates Sports Club invite you to the launch of Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme.

Nuut by LAPA – In gesprek met Waldimar: Sy 100 beste ontledings, inleidings en beledigings deur Waldimar Pelser

Nuut by LAPA: In gesprek met Waldimar: Sy 100 beste ontledings, inleidings en beledigings deur Waldimar Pelser.

Hidden Pretoria – revealing the architectural and design secrets of the Jacaranda City

Hidden Pretoria offers a rare opportunity to look behind the façades of some of Pretoria’s significant heritage buildings, many of which are not open to the public.

Why do we think the way we do? Discover the epic story of the Western Mind in Dominion, by award-winning historian Tom Holland

From the crucifixion of Jesus to the birth of modern morals, this marvellous account from an award-winning historian shows how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination.

Tue – 12th Nov 2019

Kom gesels met Wendy Maartens oor die bewaring van Afrikaanse volksverhale in Bloemfontein (13 Nov)

LAPA Uitgewers en Die Nasionale Afrikaanse Letterkundige Museum en Navorsingsentrum (NALN) nooi jou uit om te kom luister na Wendy Maartens se gesprek oor die bewaring van Afrikaanse volksverhale.

Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion by Christopher McDougall, the author of the international bestseller Born to Run

Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion by Christopher McDougall is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Brilliant, honest, combative – My Life and Rugby by Eddie Jones – the ultimate rugby book for all fans of the sport

Eddie Jones is a gigantic yet enigmatic figure in world rugby and a true legend of the game. In My Life and Rugby, he tells his story for the first time – including the full inside story of England’s 2019 World Cup campaign.

Mon – 11th Nov 2019

Join Dave Muller in East London for the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story (14 Nov)

MF Books Joburg and Dave Muller invite you to the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story.

Don’t miss the launch of White Fragility – the international bestseller by Robin DiAngelo – at The Book Lounge (13 Nov)

Penguin Random House, Social Justice Agency and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.

New from Marie Kondo – a graphic novel to spark joy in life, work and love – The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo is out now from Pan Macmillan.

Fri – 8th Nov 2019

Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme – a detailed and humorous insider’s view

Winging It: On Tour With the Boks by Liam Del Carme is out now from Jacana Media!

LAPA Publishers invite you to an evening of conservation in Pretoria

LAPA will host an evening of conservation on Tuesday 12 November, aiming to protect lions, indigenous stories, rhinos, and elephants.

Thu – 7th Nov 2019

Don’t miss the launch of Explore! Awesome South African Artists at The Atelier in Joburg (9 Nov)

Join Cobi Labuscagne for the launch of her new book Explore! Awesome South African Artists.

Meet Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng and get your copy of Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure SIGNED in Durban (8 Nov)

Join Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng for the Pleasure Revolution and get your copy of her book signed at Bargain Books in Umhlanga!

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – the international bestseller by Robin DiAngelo

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo – a practical, crystallising guide for how white people can change the way they communicate and fight racism.

Wed – 6th Nov 2019

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of I Am Ndileka: More Than My Surname, the long-awaited memoir by Ndileka Mandela (6 Nov)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of I Am Ndileka by Ndileka Mandela.

Read an excerpt from Malcolm Gladwell’s new book, Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Talking to Strangers, the new book by Malcolm Gladwell.