Non-fiction

Thu – 20th Dec 2018

A military narrative combined with heart-stopping personal experiences – Max Hastings’s new book Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945–1975

In Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975, Max Hastings marshals testimony from warlords and peasants, statesmen and soldiers, to create an extraordinary record.

Wed – 19th Dec 2018

The highly anticipated release of Lift As You Rise by the CEO of Business Leadership South Africa, Bonang Mohale

Lift As You Rise: Speeches and Thoughts on Leadership by Bonang Mohale is out now!

Win 1 of 3 sets of tickets to Rock on the Lawns – take a photo in the Hippie photobooth at Skoobs

Take a photo in the Hippie by Paulo Coelho photobooth at Skoobs, Theatre of Books at Montecasino, and you could WIN 1 of 3 sets of tickets to Rock on the Lawns!

Tue – 18th Dec 2018

South Africa remains the most unequal country in the world – Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis

Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis, edited by Michael Nassen Smith, is out now from Jacana Media.

The Art of Hustling: Sell or Surrender by DJ Sbu – a must-have for every person who wishes to further their lives and their careers

The Art of Hustling: Sell or Surrender by DJ Sbu – an inspiring read and a practical handbook.

Big-hitting, crowd-pleasing recipes that everyone will love! Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook – Jamie’s Friday Night Feast

Cook up an epic feast for friends and family with Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook, Jamie’s Friday Night Feasts!

Fri – 14th Dec 2018

Taking the snobbery out of food – Lesego Semenya (LesDaChef) chats about his debut cookbook, Dijo

Africa’s Lit chatted to Chef Lesego Semenya about his food journey, his goal of taking the snobbery out of food and his new cookbook, Dijo.

Thu – 13th Dec 2018

It’s time to step into those domestic goddess stilettos with The Lazy Makoti’s Guide To The Kitchen

The Lazy Makoti’s Guide the Kitchen by Mogau Seshoene – the cookbook every aspiring home cook should have – is out now!

The future of African economic activity – prepare for a KasiNomic Revolution

KasiNomic Revolution: The Rise of African Informal Economies by GG Alcock is out now!

New book alert! The Future of Mining in South Africa: Sunset or Sunrise?

The Future of Mining in South Africa: Sunset or Sunrise? comes at a time of debates around the Mining Charter.

Gemma Dowler writes about the abduction and murder of her sister by a serial killer in My Sister Milly

‘My name is Gemma Dowler. On 21 March 2002, a serial killer named Levi Bellfield stole my sister and sent our family to hell …’

Wed – 12th Dec 2018

Calling all African musicians! Enter the Democracy Works theme song competition

Are you a musician with a keen interest in reinforcing the importance of democracy and changing the African narrative?

How John Chambers turned more than 10,000 employees into millionaires – Connecting The Dots: Leadership Lessons in a Startup World

Silicon Valley visionary John Chambers shares the lessons that transformed a dyslexic kid from West Virginia into one of the world’s best business leaders and turned a simple router company into a global tech titan.

Nature Book Bonanza – 25% off and free delivery!

Don’t miss out on the Struik Nature book bonanza! 

Kyle Allan appointed editor of poetry journal New Coin

Well-known KwaZulu-Natal poet Kyle Allan will edit the poetry journal New Coin from January 2019.

Tue – 11th Dec 2018

How to look at food in a whole new light – Being Bertus Basson, the new cookbook from the acclaimed South African chef

In his second book, acclaimed South African chef Bertus Basson provides a deeper look into his restaurants and his food philosophy.

Watch: Prue Leith introduces her first cookbook in 25 years!

Whether you are looking for dinner party inspiration, a new mid-week meal, a simple dessert for the holiday season or the perfect gift, then this book is your answer.

The chronicle of a unique, and inimitable, adventure – David Attenborough’s Journeys to the Other Side of the World

Journeys to the Other Side of the World – the further adventures of a young David Attenborough, from Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Northern Territory of Australia.

Mon – 10th Dec 2018

Try Goldie Hawn’s Fettuccine Alfredo from Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook, Jamie’s Friday Night Feast

Homemade pasta in a silky sauce of double cream, Parmesan and fresh truffle … this is Goldie Hawn’s Fettuccine Alfredo.

Madam and Eve: The Guptas Ate My Homework is now available at leading bookstores!

Madam & Eve: The Guptas Ate My Homework is out now from Jacana Media.