Non-fiction

Tue – 25th Jan 2022

Ouers, moenie LAPA se Terug Skool Toe-aanbiedinge misloop nie!

LAPA Uitgewers en Penguin Random House SA het in Januarie ’n paar heerlike Terug Skool Toe-aanbiedinge om jou kind weer chop-chop aan die lees te kry.

First People – Andrew Smith examines what we know about southern Africa’s earliest inhabitants

First People: The Lost History of the Khoisan by Andrew Smith is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

The Business Builder’s Toolkit: A Practical Handbook for Business Leaders by Nic Haralambous – pre-order now!

Maverick451, the book publishing division of Daily Maverick, are delighted to announce that the pre-sales are now open for their next title The Business Builder’s Toolkit: A Practical Handbook for Business Leaders by Nic Haralambous.

Mon – 24th Jan 2022

Don’t miss the launch of Michael Olivier’s Friends. Food. Flavour. at Exclusive Books Rosebank! (27 Jan)

Penguin Random House SA and Exclusive Books Rosebank invite you to the launch of Michael Olivier’s Friends. Food. Flavour. with Roelien Immelman.

Fri – 21st Jan 2022

Footnotes, January 2022: 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 – 20th Jan 2022

Track your past, order your present and plan your future with The Bullet Journal Method!

The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Wed – 19th Jan 2022

Voed jou siel en skep feesmaal-herinneringe met Kosbaar deur Elmarie Berry – nou beskikbaar!

Kosbaar is Elmarie Berry se eerste kookboek hoewel sy reeds sedert 2015 ‘n bekende kosblogskrywer is.

Tue – 18th Jan 2022

Leer hoe om verhoudings te kweek en te koester in Leef in volkleur deur Johan Smith

Johan Smith delf diep in Bybelse waarhede oor die kern van verhoudings in sy jongste boek, Leef in volkleur.

Don’t miss the launch of Jason McNamara’s The Kind Kitchen at Nude Foods in Cape Town (21 Jan)

The Kind Kitchen in partnership with ProVeg, Nude Foods and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of The Kind Kitchen by Jason McNamara!

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Tecla Ciolfi chats to Jennifer Otter Bickerdike about her new book Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon

In the new episode of Pagecast, a new podcast by Jonathan Ball Publishers, Tecla Ciolfi chats to Jennifer Otter Bickerdike about her new book Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon.

Mon – 17th Jan 2022

Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar – a robust and contentious conversation about race and difference

Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar by Luise White is out now from Jacana Media.

Watch: Legendary investor Ray Dalio introduces his new book Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order

Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order by Ray Dalio is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

Watch: Will Smith introduces his new book Will – an epic tale of inner transformation and outer triumph

Written with the help of Mark Manson, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Will is the story of how one exceptional man mastered his own emotions, written in a way that can help everyone else do the same.

Fri – 14th Jan 2022

Net betyds vir die nuwe skooljaar! 1-2-3 Groei met spel deur Nadia Viljoen is nou beskikbaar

Sukkel jou kind om te speel en te leer? Motoriese terapeut Nadia Viljoen deel 123 speletjies wat jou kind se begrip kan prikkel en so help met redenerings- en syfervaardighede.

Don’t miss a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa (15 Jan)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers at Wordsworth Books Sea Point for a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa!

Thu – 13th Jan 2022

‘I was able to cultivate an almost delusional level of confidence.’ – Read an excerpt from Will Smith’s memoir Will

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Will, Will Smith’s story of his amazing ride through the worlds of music and film.

Mon – 10th Jan 2022

These are the books you should read. This is the canon.

This is the Canon by Joan Anim-Addo, Deirdre Osborne and Kadija Sesay is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

Wed – 22nd Dec 2021

The Reading List’s Books of the Year for 2021

In case you missed it, The Reading List’s editors put together a selection of key 2021 reads, including our Book of the Year, over on The Daily Maverick.