Non-fiction

Fri – 26th Feb 2021

Explore the devastating beauty of an ancient landscape in Hidden Karoo by Alain Proust and Patricia Kramer

Hidden Karoo presents a snapshot of the region, offering a glimpse into towns and villages, farms and churches, public buildings and private homes, all against a backdrop of awe-inspiring landscapes.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Future Tense by Tony Leon, in conversation with Waldimar Pelser (8 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to the virtual book launch of Future Tense by Tony Leon.

Thu – 25th Feb 2021

Marlie Coetzee skryf oor stereotipes in die werksplek in Welvaartskeppers deur Riaan Botha (Plus: Video)

Marlie Coetzee deel haar suksesverhaal in Welvaartskeppers deur Riaan Botha. Hier gee sy ’n voorsmaak van haar hoofstuk in die boek en sy gesels met die skrywer tydens die aanlynbekendstelling.

New book alert! Future Tense by Tony Leon – ‘The hope for a better country remains an improbable, but not an impossible, dream’

Future Tense: Reflections on my Troubled Land by Tony Leon is out in March from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Wed – 24th Feb 2021

Don’t miss a free live webinar on Slabbert by Albert Grundlingh, in conversation with Marianne Thamm (24 Feb)

Join Marianne Thamm and Professor Albert Grundlingh as they explore the long-awaited biography of Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, which offers sharp insights into the thinking of this most unlikely politician and provides new perspectives on a figure who even today remains something of an enigma.

All Sorts of Tapas – the freshest and most fun way to eat with friends and family

All Sorts of Tapas by Chantal Lascaris is out now from Penguin Random House. 

Tue – 23rd Feb 2021

The Unicorn Baby by Roxanne Atkinson – an honest and hilarious account of parenting

The Unicorn Baby: Debunking 10 Myths of Modern Parenting by Roxanne Atkinson is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Don’t miss the launch of Like Water is for Fish: The Power of Story in Our Lives by Garth Japhet, co-founder of Soul City Institute and founding CEO of Heartlines (3 Mar)

Join Pan Macmillan for the online launch of Heartlines CEO Garth Japhet’s new book, Like Water is for Fish, hosted by Paula Fray and Exclusive Books.

Mon – 22nd Feb 2021

[Book discussion] Join Richard Sutton for a discussion of his new book Stressproof with the Johannesburg Business School (23 Feb)

Join the Johannesburg Business School and Richard Sutton, author of Stressproof: The Game Plan, for a discussion on the conundrum of stress and its performance advantage versus its destructiveness; and stress-related challenges facing decision-makers in the world of business today.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of They Called You Dambudzo by Flora Veit-Wild, with Tinashe Mushakavanhu and Shaun Viljoen (25 Feb)

Please join Jacana Media for a Don’t Shut Up conversation between Flora Veit-Wild, Tinashe Mushakavanhu and Shaun Viljoen for the launch the soon-to-be published They Called You Dambudzo.

Thu – 18th Feb 2021

[Watch] What does it take to be successful? Carice Anderson reads an excerpt from her new book Intelligence Isn’t Enough

Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Black Professional’s Guide to Thriving in the Workplace will empower young Black graduates entering the workforce and Black professionals already at work, teaching them not only how to survive but also thrive in the corporate environment.

‘Great novels force us to think beyond our prejudices and to question where our empathies lie’ – Brent Meersman

Brent Meersman ruminates on the power of a good novel. Meersman’s new book Rattling the Cage: Reflections On Democratic South Africa is out now from Pan Macmillan SA.

Wed – 17th Feb 2021

‘Slabbert was always different’ – Albert Grundlingh offers new insights into the enigma that was Frederik van Zyl Slabbert

Slabbert: Man on a Mission, Albert Grundlingh’s penetrating biographical study of Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, offers sharp insights into the thinking and motivation of this most unlikely politician.

Tue – 16th Feb 2021

Armand kook alweer kaal in sy jongste resepteboek met 50 nuwe banting- en keto-vriendelike disse

Armand Kook Kaal Volume 2 bestaan uit 50 banting- en keto-vriendelike disse. Stap-vir-stap, en met pragfoto’s daarby, wys Armand hoe om heerlike disse te skep uit vars bestanddele sonder om die skaal of beursie te laat ly.

African Small Publishers Catalogue 2021: Opportunity for publishers, freelancers and small businesses

Modjaji Books is happy to announce that a new edition (the fifth) of the African Small Publishers’ Catalogue is in production and will be available in July 2021.

Intelligence Isn’t Enough by Carice Anderson – a new book that empowers Black graduates and Black professionals to thrive in the corporate environment

Find out more about Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Black Professional’s Guide to Thriving in the Workplace, a new book by Carice Anderson!

Don’t miss the launch of Brent Meersman’s new book Rattling the Cage: Reflections on Democratic South Africa (17 Feb)

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Brent Meersman’s new book Rattling the Cage: Reflections on Democratic South Africa.

Three-way international rights deal for The Pan-African Pantheon: Prophets, Poets, and Philosophers

Jacana Media is delighted to announce a three-way rights sale for The Pan-African Pantheon: Prophets, Poets, and Philosophers, edited by Adekeye Adebajo.

Mon – 15th Feb 2021

Virtual event: Dr T answers your questions on sexual health and pleasure with The Cheeky Natives (18 Feb)

Dr T will be answering your questions live in an online event with The Cheeky Natives!

Fri – 12th Feb 2021

New book by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie announced – a timely and deeply personal memoir about her father’s death titled Notes on Grief

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has written a memoir titled Notes on Grief, to be published in May 2021.