Trevor Noah’s book took top honours, while The Book Lounge won best independent bookseller for the fourth year in a row, at the Sefika Awards last night.
Tyler Perry and Bill Gates are big fans of Trevor Noah’s award-winning autobiography Born A Crime.
Find out how America was involved in the Jameson Raid at the launch of The Cowboy Capitalist by Charles van Onselen.
Shining a light on apartheid’s corruption secrets: Apartheid Guns and Money: A Tale of Profit, by Hennie van Vuuren, is published by Jacana Media.
John W Fredericks’s autobiography Skollie – the inspiration for the film Noem My Skollie – will be launched at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town.
Tuesday – 22nd August 2017
Jacana Media and the UCT Law Faculty invite you to the launch of Inside Apartheid’s Prison by Raymond Suttner.
Monday – 21st August 2017
How do I approach a publisher? How do I choose a publisher? What royalties should I expect?
Friday – 18th August 2017
‘I wrote it for black women but men are finding value in it’ – Malebo Sephodi chats about her new book Miss Behave
Miss-Behave challenges society’s deep-seated beliefs about what it means to be an obedient woman. In this book, Malebo tracks her journey on a path towards achieving total autonomy and self-determinism. Miss-Behave will challenge, rattle and occasionally cause you to scream ‘yassss, yassss, yassss’ at various intervals.
Thursday – 17th August 2017
Exclusive Books and Pan Macmillan invite you to join us to celebrate the launch of Rule of Law by Glynnis Breytenbach with Nechama Brodie, in conversation with Jessica Pitchford.
Wednesday – 16th August 2017
Hitmen for Hire by Mark Shaw debunks the myth that assassinations and political killings belong to South Africa’s past.
In his insightful and provocative book South Africa Can Work, Frans Rautenbach proposes a complete overhaul of policy thinking, and provides fresh arguments that effectively address South Africa’s unemployment, race problems and lack of education.
Tuesday – 15th August 2017
I was never invited to a team braai – Thando Manana describes being the first black African to play for the Griquas
Former Springbok rugby player Thando Manana, author of Being a Black Springbok: The Thando Manana Story, chatted to Azania Mosaka on CapeTalk about his autobiography.
Born Karoline King in 1980 in Johannesburg South Africa, Sara-Jayne (as she will later be called by her adoptive parents) is the result of an affair, illegal under apartheid’s Immorality Act, between a white British woman and her black South African employee.
Monday – 14th August 2017
Hedley Twidle will be chatting to Simon van Schalkwyk at Love Books in Melville on Thursday, 17 August.
Bestselling author Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, has inspired thousands to transform their bodies by shifting unwanted fat and building lean muscle.
Friday – 11th August 2017
Feminism and lobola – can it work? Pumla Dineo Gqola tells her story at the launch of Reflecting Rogue
Pumla Dineo Gqola launched her new book Reflecting Rogue at Love Books in Melville last night.
Professor and author Lorenzo Fioramonti will be in conversation with DA leader Mmusi Maimane to discuss economic transformation in South Africa at Wits University this month.
Marianne Thamm has reviewed Mark Shaw’s new book Hitmen for Hire: Exposing South Africa’s Underworld for the Daily Maverick.
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Thursday – 10th August 2017
The shortlist for the Nielsen Booksellers Choice Award – a prize for South African booksellers’ favourite book – has been announced.