Non-fiction

Thu – 7th Mar 2019

New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent

New Daughters of Africa – showcasing the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent, this major international collection celebrates their contributions to literature and international culture.

Join Richard Sutton for the launch of his new book The Stress Code at Exclusive Books Hyde Park

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the Johannesburg launch of The Stress Code by Richard Sutton.

Wed – 6th Mar 2019

Don’t miss the launch of Charles Abrahams’s new book Class Action: In Pursuit of a Larger Life at Love Books (6 Mar)

Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Charles Abrahams’s memoir Class Action: In Pursuit of a Larger Life.

Africa’s Lit Volume 29 – A discussion with the contributors to We Are No Longer At Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall

Africa’s Lit chatted to some of the contributors to the new book We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall.

Greg Mills chats about his new book Democracy Works, and rewiring politics to Africa’s advantage

Greg Mills chatted to John Maytham on CapeTalk about his new book Democracy Works: Rewiring Politics to Africa’s Advantage.

Mon – 4th Mar 2019

Don’t miss Adam Habib in conversation with Achille Mbembe at the launch of Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall (12 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall by Adam Habib.

Fri – 1st Mar 2019

Don’t miss Adam Habib in conversation with Eusebius McKaiser at the launch of Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall (13 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Rebels and Rage by Adam Habib.

Thu – 28th Feb 2019

Join Peter Bills at Kelvin Grove Club for lunch and a talk on his new book The Jersey: The Secrets Behind the World’s Most Successful Team

Join Kelvin Grove Club and Pan Macmillan for lunch with author Peter Bills and a talk on his new book The Jersey: The Secrets Behind the World’s Most Successful Team.

Wed – 27th Feb 2019

Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall – Adam Habib’s characteristically frank take on the recent student protests

In Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall, Adam Habib, prominent and outspoken university official during the recent student protests, takes a characteristically frank view of the past three years on South Africa’s campuses.

Join Lesego Semenya for a book dinner to celebrate his new cookbook Dijo: My Food, My Journey at Prue Leith Chefs Academy

Join Prue Leith Chefs Academy in welcoming home graduate Lesego Semenya for the launch of his cookbook Dijo: My Food, My Journey.

Tue – 26th Feb 2019

Malcom Gladwell announces first new book in six years – Talking to Strangers

How do we make sense of the unfamiliar? Why are we so bad at judging someone, reading a face, or detecting a lie? Why do we so often fail to ‘get’ other people?

Listen to Michael Nassen Smith discussing his new book Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis

Michael Nassen Smith chatted to Michelle Constant on the Jet Set Breakfast on SAfm to give some insight into his new book Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis.

Mon – 25th Feb 2019

Selfies, Sexts and Smartphones – hear Emma Sadleir talking about her book at the Knysna Literary Festival

Emma Sadleir will be at the Knysna Literary Festival to talk about her book Selfies, Sexts and Smartphones.

Don’t miss Pan Macmillan authors at the US Woordfees book festival – including international bestseller Joanna Trollope

Visit the US Woordfees book festival for an opportunity to engage and meet Pan Macmillan authors Judith February, Ian Fuhr, Mohale Mashigo, Johan Booysen and international bestselling writer Joanna Trollope!

Fri – 22nd Feb 2019

Join David Brock Katz for the launch of South Africans versus Rommel at Quentin at Oakhurst Barn in Hout Bay

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Quentin at Oakhurst invite you to the launch of South Africans versus Rommel by David Brock Katz.

Try Chef Lesego Semenya’s simple Oxtail Stew

‘Nothing more heartwarming and nostalgic than a good hearty oxtail stew. I have various recipes for it, this is my simple version of making it without too much fuss and stress.’

Thu – 21st Feb 2019

Between Rock and a Hard Place – Carsten Rasch’s memoir of South Africa’s 70s and 80s counter-culture punk and new wave scene

Between Rock and a Hard Place is Carsten Rasch’s irreverent memoir, uncovering South Africa’s counter-culture punk and new wave scene of the late seventies and early eighties.

Every recipe you need – 2000 Healthy Meals and 2000 Family Meals

2000 Healthy Meals is full of delicious recipes that are healthy and low in calories. 2000 Family Meals contains hundreds of recipes for every occasion.

2019 Time of the Writer Festival programme announced – Niq Mhlongo on board as curator

The line-up and programme for the 22nd Time of the Writer Festival have been announced!

Wed – 20th Feb 2019

5 tips to manage stress this year from The Stress Code, the new book from Richard Sutton

Want to manage stress better in 2019? Try out these 5 easy tips from Richard Sutton’s new book, The Stress Code.