Non-fiction

Fri – 17th Sep 2021

New book alert! Joining the Dots: An Unauthorised Biography of Pravin Gordhan by Jonathan Ancer and Chris Whitfield

Joining the Dots: An Unauthorised Biography of Pravin Gordhan by Jonathan Ancer and Chris Whitfield is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Exposing the unpaid care work that most women perform – Covid Diaries: Women’s Experience of the Pandemic

Covid Diaries by Amanda Gouws and Olivia Ezeobi: A collection of essays that captures women’s lived experiences of an historical epoch.

Thu – 16th Sep 2021

Don’t miss Barbara Masekela live at The Market Theatre for the launch of her memoir Poli Poli (18 Sep)

Exclusive Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers are proud to bring you the launch of Poli Poli by Barbara Masekela streamed live from the Market Theatre!

Wed – 15th Sep 2021

Cook Along Part 2! Create a ‘Kitchen’ supper at home with Karen Dudley

Let Karen Dudley show you her secrets using her recipes from A Week in The Kitchen.

Join Sandisiwe Shoba for the launch of Hlumelo Biko’s new book Black Consciousness: A Love Story (15 Sep)

Join the Daily Maverick journalist Sandisiwe Shoba in conversation with Hlumelo Biko, entrepreneur, writer and the son of Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko and Dr Mamphela Ramphele, as they explore a unique and powerful love story.

Tue – 14th Sep 2021

Don’t miss a book discussion of The Forgotten Scientist: The Story of Saul Sithole by Lorato Trok (20 Sep)

Join Lorato Trok, author of The Forgotten Scientist: The Story of Saul Sithole, and Elinor Sisulu, executive director of the Puku Foundation, as they discuss and celebrate the life of Saul Sithole on his birthday, 20 September.

Mon – 13th Sep 2021

Lus vir ’n romerige, dekadente doopsous? Probeer die gesonde resep uit Armand kook kaal Volume 2

Is dit tyd om die winterrolletjies af te skud? Probeer dan gerus hierdie resep vir Feta-en-Peppadew-doopsous uit Armand kook kaal Volume 2.

New book alert! Breakthrough by ANC veterans Mac Maharaj and Z Pallo Jordan

Breakthrough by ANC veterans Mac Maharaj and Z Pallo Jordan demonstrates that the events that preceded the formal talks of 1990–1994 are crucial for a full understanding of South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy.

Fri – 10th Sep 2021

Nuut by LUCA: Die tint van ons toekoms deur Johan Cilliers (Plus: Wen ’n kopie op LUCA se Facebook-blad voor 12 Sept)

LUCA spog met ’n splinternuwe titel! Die tint van ons toekoms deur Professor Johan Cilliers.

Robin Sharma’s new book The Everyday Hero Manifesto – it will completely transform your life. Forever.

The Everyday Hero Manifesto: Activate Your Positivity, Maximise Your Productivity, Serve the World by Robin Sharma is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Thu – 9th Sep 2021

Die noodlot vs. Ethienne Reynecke – wie het die fight gewen? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Rateltaai deur Tinus van Staden

In 2018 het die doodsengel drie keer met Ethienne Reynecke kom skoorsoek. Lees ’n uittreksel uit Rateltaai deur Tinus van Staden.

Wed – 8th Sep 2021

WEN ’n lekker braai-geskenkpak ter waarde van R2,000! Skryf in voor 30 September 2021

Waar daar ’n rokie is … is daar ’n braai-geskenkpak ter waarde van R2,000 wat jy kan wen!

Tue – 7th Sep 2021

Celebrating the LGBTIQ+ people whose stories freed us – Skeef author Renaldo Schwarp writes what’s on his mind

Retelling our story on our own terms enables us to develop a greater awareness about our identity and those of others, says media personality and Skeef author Renaldo Schwarp.

A Father Is Born: A Memoir – Tumiso Mashaba considers fatherhood, black masculinity, toxic masculinity and generational trauma

A Father Is Born: A Memoir by Tumiso Mashaba is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Mon – 6th Sep 2021

Nou op die rakke! Skeef: Wat jy van LGBTIQ-wees wil weet deur Renaldo Schwarp

Selfaanvaarding, outentisiteit, gesonde verhoudings en geluk is LGBTIQ-mense beskore – Renaldo Schwarp se boek Skeef vertel hoe.

Healthy meals on a budget? Get inspired with Armand’s Nude Food: 50 Banting and Keto Recipes

Armand is back, stripped all the way, as usual, with Armand’s Nude Food: 50 Banting and Keto Recipes!

Chef Karen Dudley will be hosting three live online Cook Alongs this month!

Let Karen Dudley show you her secrets using her recipes from A Week in The Kitchen!

Black Consciousness: A Love Story – Hlumelo Biko re-examines what it takes to live a Black Consciousness life in today’s South Africa

Black Consciousness: A Love Story by Hlumelo Biko is out this month from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Fri – 3rd Sep 2021

Footnotes, September 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

Thu – 2nd Sep 2021

Deon Meyer’s new thriller The Dark Flood will be out in November!

The Dark Flood – the new thriller from bestseller Deon Meyer – is out in November from Jonathan Ball Publishers!