Tue – 14th Jul 2020
Nadia Goetham is a publisher at Jacana Media. She has many things that she loves about her job, but she says, ‘Nothing beats that feeling you get when I see a first-time author’s face light up when they see and hold their book for the first time. I literally have the chance to help make people’s dreams come true.’
Mon – 13th Jul 2020
‘That’s worse than war.’ Find out what it was like to live in and to live through a time of plague, with Howard Phillips
Watch Howard Phillips discussing the moving and fascinating memories of survivors of the last great plague in South Africa, the ‘Spanish’ flu of 1918.
Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Lizz Meiring gesels met Hannes van Wyk oor Soete sonde, ’n kortverhaalbundel oor sjokolade (16 Julie)
LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou uit na ’n aanlynbekendstelling van Soete sonde, ’n kortverhaalbundel oor sjokolade saamgestel deur Lizz Meiring.
In Die Brug deur Deon Lamprecht keer ’n groep ouddienspligtiges terug na Angola in 2018 op soek na afsluiting – en om die wrak te vind van die Ratel waarin ’n makker op die laaste dag van die oorlog gesterf het.
Free recipe! Low-GI Chocolate Brownies from the new cookbook Delicious, Modern, Healthy Recipes for Diabetes
Are you living with diabetes or insulin resistance? Looking for some healthy, tasty, family-friendly meals to tempt your taste buds?
Fri – 10th Jul 2020
Do you have any burning questions about Gauteng’s political climate? Don’t miss an interview with Michael Beaumont, author of The Accidental Mayor: Herman Mashaba and the Battle for Johannesburg
Penguin Random House SA invite you to an online event with Michael Beaumont, Herman Mashaba’s former chief of staff and the author of The Accidental Mayor: Herman Mashaba and the Battle for Johannesburg.
Friday Feast: Safaris and Spices – Get inspired by Lobster Bisque with Butter Poached Lobster, Pumpkin Fritters Spiced with Baharat and Portuguese Custard Tarts
Not sure what to cook for dinner tonight? Don’t worry, Jacana Media has got you covered!
Thu – 9th Jul 2020
Crochet and Conquer by Nadia de Kock and Hilda Steyn: 21 women tell their stories of how crochet saved their lives
Now available in English! Crochet and Conquer by Nadia de Kock and Hilda Steyn combines stories about healing with creative crochet projects.
The first full account of the 20-year story of universal access and service in South Africa’s ICT sector.
Join Vernon RL Head and Ian Glenn for a talk on bird watching and the delights of armchair travel (9 July)
You are invited to a Jacana Media Conversation on bird watchers and the delights of armchair travel.
The true story of the brutal beating and death of two young men and those accused of the crime – These Are Not Gentle People by Andrew Harding
These Are Not Gentle People: A True Story by Andrew Harding is out in August from Pan Macmillan SA.
Wed – 8th Jul 2020
Jacana Media – South Africa’s only major independent and owner-managed book publisher – needs your help!
Jacana Media has launched a funding appeal called #PressPrint.
Mon – 6th Jul 2020
Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Kom gesels met Callie Roos oor In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper (14 Julie)
Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die aanlynbekendstelling van Callie Roos se nuwe boek, In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper.
Penguin Random House and BirdLife South Africa invite you to the online launch of the 5th revised edition of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa.
Thu – 2nd Jul 2020
At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …
Wed – 1st Jul 2020
Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng to be appointed as the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health
Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng has been given the honorary position of Special Rapporteur by The United Nation Human Rights Council.
Mon – 29th Jun 2020
In this seminal moment, remaining silent and neutral on these matters of representation and commitment to change is not an option.