Non-fiction

Wed – 16th Sep 2020

These are the stories of South Africa’s whistleblowers – preorder Mandy Wiener’s new book now

The Whistleblowers by Mandy Wiener is out on 25 September 2020 from Pan Macmillan!

Tue – 15th Sep 2020

Leer hoe om mense te beïnvloed en geld te maak in Word ’n influencer deur Elma Smit (Also in English: Become an Influencer)

Hoe word mens ’n influencer? Elma Smit gesels met Nadia Jaftha, Katinka die Kat, Bouwer Bosch en Rachel Kolisi en ander om uit te vind in Word ’n influencer. Also available in English as Become an Influencer.

The inside story of Trump’s first term – Rage by Bob Woodward is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force

Rage is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force of original reporting on the Trump presidency.

Antiracist Baby, a new book for children by National Book Award-winning author Ibram X Kendi

From Ibram X Kendi, the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist, comes a fresh new board book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves.

Mon – 14th Sep 2020

Allan Gray Speaker Series: Justice Dikgang Moseneke (15 Sep)

Join Professor Hugh Corder of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business in conversation with Justice Dikgang Moseneke about his new book, All Rise.

Harris Dousemetzis awarded prestigious Fage and Oliver Prize for his book The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Harris Dousemetzis has been awarded the Fage and Oliver African Studies Association UK Prize for his extraordinary work The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.

Fri – 11th Sep 2020

Podcast: ‘If you meet Cecilia in the street, you would like her a lot’: Jana Marx discusses her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings

Jana Marx recently spoke on 702 about her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings: Inside Cecilia Steyn’s Reign of Terror. Listen to the podcast.

[2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse] Lees ’n uittreksel uit Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake – benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse.

Don’t miss a Jacana Conversation on why food is the foundation of social justice (16 Sep)

South Africa’s agri-food business is perpetuating poverty, increasing inequality and has led to a broken food system.

Thu – 10th Sep 2020

Luister: Wat dryf vroue soos Cecilia Steyn om te moor? Jana Marx gesels met Lynette Francis op RSG oor Afspraak met moord

Jana Marx was onlangs ’n gas op RSG se Praat Saam-program waar sy met Lynette Francis gesels het oor haar jongste boek, Afspraak met moord.

Don’t miss the 20th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture (12 Sep)

The Biko Foundation and Unisa invite you to the 20th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture.

Wed – 9th Sep 2020

[Video] ‘Fresh, new, quirky and acerbic’ – Izak de Vries discusses Max Annas’s novel The Farm

In this video, Catalyst Press South Africa office manager, SarahBelle Selig, chats with Izak de Vries of LAPA Publishers about distributing Catalyst books in South Africa, and the release of The Farm by Max Annas.

Luister! Deon Lamprecht lees ’n uittreksel voor uit Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola (Plus: Onderhoud)

Deon Lamprecht het onlangs ’n uittreksel voorgelees uit sy jongste boek, Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola. Luister na die voorlesing.

Tue – 8th Sep 2020

New book alert! Cop Under Cover: My Life in the Shadows With Drug Lords, Robbers and Smugglers by Johann van Loggerenberg

Cop Under Cover: My Life in the Shadows With Drug Lords, Robbers and Smugglers by Johann van Loggerenberg is out in September 2020 from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Mon – 7th Sep 2020

Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse

Aandag! Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake is vanjaar benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse!

2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse: Réney Warrington en Murray La Vita pronk op die kortlys in Film and Niefiksie

Aandag! Twee LAPA-boeke is vanjaar benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse: Smit Motors deur Réney Warrington en Boodskapper van die gode deur Murray La Vita.

How the children of Nazi perpetrators come to terms with their parents’ hidden past – don’t miss the launch of The SS Officer’s Armchair (10 Sep)

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the online launch of The SS Officer’s Armchair: In Search of a Hidden Life by Daniel Lee.