Non-fiction

Fri – 18th Sep 2020

Don’t miss this Jacana Conversation: Will Ramaphosa’s ANC and his leadership of South Africa survive? (23 Sep)

In his recent press briefing to the South African Editor’s Forum, President Cyril Ramaphosa highlighted three key areas that need urgent government intervention to pull South Africa from the precipice of disaster: the Covid-19 pandemic, the South African economy and rampant corruption.

Part inspiration, part memoir, Untamed: Stop Pleasing, Start Living will help all women dare to live a braver, authentic life

Who were you before the world told you who to be? When women learn to please they forget who they are …

Thu – 17th Sep 2020

Jamie Oliver’s 7 Ways: Easy Ideas for Every Day of the Week – new achievable, exciting and tasty recipes (Plus: Win a copy and a R1000 Yuppiechef voucher)

Completing the family of solution-based cookbooks, Jamie Oliver is back with 7 Ways: Easy Ideas for Every Day of the Week – new achievable, exciting and tasty recipes.

Stories of Hope – the new book from Heather Morris, the international bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Stories of Hope: Finding Inspiration in Everyday Lives by Heather Morris – the first non-fiction book from the author of international bestselling novels The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka’s Journey!

Wed – 16th Sep 2020

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by former monk and social media sensation Jay Shetty

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

These are the stories of South Africa’s whistleblowers – preorder Mandy Wiener’s new book now

The Whistleblowers by Mandy Wiener is out on 25 September 2020 from Pan Macmillan!

Tue – 15th Sep 2020

Leer hoe om mense te beïnvloed en geld te maak in Word ’n influencer deur Elma Smit (Also in English: Become an Influencer)

Hoe word mens ’n influencer? Elma Smit gesels met Nadia Jaftha, Katinka die Kat, Bouwer Bosch en Rachel Kolisi en ander om uit te vind in Word ’n influencer. Also available in English as Become an Influencer.

The inside story of Trump’s first term – Rage by Bob Woodward is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force

Rage is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force of original reporting on the Trump presidency.

Antiracist Baby, a new book for children by National Book Award-winning author Ibram X Kendi

From Ibram X Kendi, the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist, comes a fresh new board book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves.

Mon – 14th Sep 2020

Allan Gray Speaker Series: Justice Dikgang Moseneke (15 Sep)

Join Professor Hugh Corder of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business in conversation with Justice Dikgang Moseneke about his new book, All Rise.

Harris Dousemetzis awarded prestigious Fage and Oliver Prize for his book The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Harris Dousemetzis has been awarded the Fage and Oliver African Studies Association UK Prize for his extraordinary work The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.

Fri – 11th Sep 2020

Podcast: ‘If you meet Cecilia in the street, you would like her a lot’: Jana Marx discusses her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings

Jana Marx recently spoke on 702 about her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings: Inside Cecilia Steyn’s Reign of Terror. Listen to the podcast.

[2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse] Lees ’n uittreksel uit Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake – benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse.

Don’t miss a Jacana Conversation on why food is the foundation of social justice (16 Sep)

South Africa’s agri-food business is perpetuating poverty, increasing inequality and has led to a broken food system.

Thu – 10th Sep 2020

Luister: Wat dryf vroue soos Cecilia Steyn om te moor? Jana Marx gesels met Lynette Francis op RSG oor Afspraak met moord

Jana Marx was onlangs ’n gas op RSG se Praat Saam-program waar sy met Lynette Francis gesels het oor haar jongste boek, Afspraak met moord.

Don’t miss the 20th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture (12 Sep)

The Biko Foundation and Unisa invite you to the 20th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture.

Wed – 9th Sep 2020

[Video] ‘Fresh, new, quirky and acerbic’ – Izak de Vries discusses Max Annas’s novel The Farm

In this video, Catalyst Press South Africa office manager, SarahBelle Selig, chats with Izak de Vries of LAPA Publishers about distributing Catalyst books in South Africa, and the release of The Farm by Max Annas.

Luister! Deon Lamprecht lees ’n uittreksel voor uit Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola (Plus: Onderhoud)

Deon Lamprecht het onlangs ’n uittreksel voorgelees uit sy jongste boek, Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola. Luister na die voorlesing.