Non-fiction

Yesterday

Footnotes, May 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.

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Moenie die virtuele bekendstelling van Fortuine deur Ebbe Dommisse misloop nie! (11 Mei)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die virtuele bekendstelling van Fortuine: Die wel en wee van Afrikaner-magnate deur Ebbe Dommisse.

Gangster State book provided information that led to Ace Magashule’s suspension

In November 2020, Ace Magashule and 15 co-accused were charged with fraud, theft, corruption and money laundering in relation to the Free State’s controversial R255-million asbestos audit contract.

Thu – 6th May 2021

Just A Moment: A Memoir by Schalk Burger Snr – a glimpse into the life and times of one of the country’s most recognised figures

Just A Moment: A Memoir by Schalk Burger Snr with Michael Vlismas is out this month from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Wed – 5th May 2021

‘I started writing and let me tell you I could not stop’ – Jeremy Maggs introduces his new book, My Final Answer

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Jeremy Maggs introducing his new memoir, My Final Answer.

Tue – 4th May 2021

Karlien kan nie kook nie – maar sy kan Joe se filet met sampioensous en groenboontjies maak! Probeer die resep

Probeer die resep vir Joe se filet met sampioensous en groenboontjies uit Karlien kan nie kook nie.

New book alert! Fortunes: The Rise and Rise of Afrikaner Tycoons by Ebbe Dommisse

The past three decades have seen a remarkable rise of Afrikaners in business. Fortunes describes how these business leaders built their empires. It looks at their life and business philosophies and what makes them such successful entrepreneurs.

Don’t miss the launch of Liziwe Matloha’s new cookbook Dinner at Matloha’s at Exclusive Books Rosebank Mall (6 May)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Rosebank Mall invite you to the book launch of Dinner at Matloha’s by Liziwe Matloha!

Join bestselling author Richard Sutton for a conversation about his game-changing book Stressproof: The Game Plan (4 May)

UCT Graduate School of Business invite you to join an online discussion with bestselling author Richard Sutton about the game-changing action plans that can help combat stress-related challenges.

Mon – 3rd May 2021

Probeer Armand Aucamp se resepte vir Keto-kraakbeskuitjies, Murgpampoentjie-rösti’s en Wortelkoek-fudge

In die April-uitgawe van The Penguin Post deel Armand Aucamp sy resepte vir Keto-kraakbeskuitjies, Murgpampoentjie-rösti’s en Wortelkoek-fudge uit Armand Kook Kaal Volume 2.

Announcement: The Lazy Makoti signs with Jonathan Ball Publishers for new cookbook

Jonathan Ball Publishers is delighted to announce that chef and award-winning cookbook author Mogau Seshoene has joined its ranks.

Will this be the most explosive book launch of the year?

Ebrahim Harvey attacks the ANC in his ‘tour de force’ of a book The Great Pretenders: Race and Class under ANC Rule.

Fri – 30th Apr 2021

2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists announced

South Africa’s most prestigious literary awards are back with two thrilling fiction and non-fiction longlists, and a dedicated new sponsor.

Kyk: Armand Aucamp kook kaal op Bravo! (Video)

Kyk hoe maak Armand Aucamp vir Ewan Swanepoel proteïen-pannekoeke op Bravo!

Join Dr Evert Kleynhans for the virtual launch of Hitler’s Spies: Secret Agents and the Intelligence War in South Africa (4 May)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Graffiti Books invite you to the launch of Hitler’s Spies by Evert Kleynhans.

Don’t miss The Cheeky Natives in conversation with Carice Anderson about her book Intelligence Isn’t Enough (8 May)

The Cheeky Natives recently launched #CheekyChats, a new series of intimate author-focused conversations, and their next guest is Carice Anderson, author of Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Black Professional’s Guide to Thriving in the Workplace.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from The Book Collectors of Daraya by Delphine Minoui – heartbreaking, inspiring and beautifully told

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this excerpt from The Book Collectors of Daraya.

Wed – 21st Apr 2021

Kry tot en met 75% afslag op uitgesoekte titels in LAPA se Herfs-uitverkoping

LAPA Uitgewers se Herfs-uitverkoping is hier! Kry tot en met 75% afslag op uitgesoekte titels.

Hoop, heling en harmonie: Dink nuut oor siekte en genesing deur Malcolm de Roubaix wen die Andrew Murrayprys vir 2021

Baie geluk aan Malcolm de Roubaix! Sy boek Hoop, heling en harmonie: Dink nuut oor siekte en genesing is pas aangewys as die  wenner van die Andrew Murrayprys vir 2021.

Don’t miss the launch of Future Tense: Reflections on My Troubled Land by Tony Leon at Exclusive Books La Lucia (22 Apr)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Future Tense: Reflections on My Troubled Land by Tony Leon.