Non-fiction

Thu – 24th Nov 2022

‘We were learning that life was not in our control.’ Read an excerpt from Michelle Obama’s new book The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times, the new book by Michelle Obama. 

Between Starshine and Clay – a series of incisive and intimate encounters between Sarah Ladipo Manyika and the most distinguished Black thinkers of our times

Between Starshine and Clay: Conversations from the African Diaspora by Sarah Ladipo Manyika is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Wed – 23rd Nov 2022

Lus vir iets lekker, soet en gesond? Hier’s jou gratis resep vir heerlike Sjokolade-chia-en-frambooshappies uit Low Carb is Lekker Drie!

Mmmm, gesond het nog nooit so lekker gelyk nie … Laai nou Inè Reynierse se gratis resep vir Sjokolade-chia-en-frambooshappies uit Low Carb is Lekker Drie af!

‘You’ll laugh and you’ll cry – I know I did’ – Matthew Perry introduces his intimate and eye-opening autobiography Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing

Matthew Perry’s autobiography Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Durban, The Unaccountables book tour is heading your way! Don’t miss the book’s launch at Ike’s Books and Collectables (24 Nov)

Jacana Media invite you to the launch of The Unaccountables: The Powerful Politicians and Corporations who Profit from Impunity, edited by Michael Marchant, Mamello Mosiana, Ra’eesa Pather and Hennie van Vuuren.

Tue – 22nd Nov 2022

Oos-Kaap onnies, moenie Thérèse Hulme se Praat jy!-slypskole in Gqeberha (25 Nov) en Somerset-Oos (26 Nov) misloop nie!

Aandag, alle Oos-Kaap onderwysers! Kom leer hoe om ’n skryfkultuur in jou klaskamer te skep by twee opwindende slypskole, aangebied deur Thérèse Hulme.

‘It really takes your breath away’: Diane de Beer reviews Hoerkind by Herman Lategan

Book review: Arts journalist and blogger Diane de Beer describes Hoerkind by Herman Lategan as a ‘radiant read’ – a story that takes your breath away.

Mon – 21st Nov 2022

Lief vir die natuur? Wen ’n Volledige Gids tot die Slange van Suider-Afrika deur Johan Marais! Neem deel voor 30 Nov

Aandag, alle slangliefhebbers … Een gelukkige leser kan die maand wegstap met ’n kopie van ’n Volledige Gids tot die Slange van Suider-Afrika deur Johan Marais!

Kom vier die bekendstelling van AleitApteit deur wyle Aleit Swanepoel by Wordsworth Books in Somerset-Wes (24 Nov)

LAPA Uitgewers en Wordsworth Books nooi jou na die viering van oorlede Aleit Swanepoel se nalatenskap met die bekendstelling van AleitApteit. Moenie dit mis nie!

Thu – 17th Nov 2022

Join Pieter du Toit for the launch of his new book The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few in Pretoria (24 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit.

Fri – 11th Nov 2022

Hoe gemaak wanneer jy filmstudie as ’n genre in jou klas moet behandel? Vind uit in Druk speel deur Leon van Nierop

Druk speel: ’n Filmstudiegids vir die klaskamer deur Leon van Nierop is spesiaal geskryf om onderwysers te help om die hoe en wat van filmanalise beter te kan verstaan.

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! David Brock Katz discusses his new book General Jan Smuts and His First World War in Africa

In this week’s episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, David Brock Katz discusses his latest book General Jan Smuts and His First World War in Africa, 1914–1917 with Evert Kleynhans.

Thu – 10th Nov 2022

Who I Am by Melanie C – from small-town girl to overnight Spice Girls icon

Who I Am – for the first time ever, Melanie C, aka Sporty Spice, tells her amazing life story in her own words and gives a full and honest account of what life was really like in The Spice Girls.

Hi teachers – My Word! Ideas for Creating a Writing Culture in the Classroom by Thérèse Hulme is out now

My Word! tells the stories of Thérèse Hulme and the young people she’s worked with over the last 17 years. ‘This book has the potential to change the world’ – Hunter Kennedy, Die Heuwels Fantasties and Fokofpolisiekar

Kom reis en kook vir oulaas saam met Aleit Swanepoel in AleitApteit – nou beskikbaar by LAPA Uitgewers

AleitApteit is ’n boek gevul met stories van die geliefde Aleit Swanepoel… Kom beleef saam die nostalgie, sy spesiale menswees en die heerlike kos soos net hy dit kon maak.

Wed – 9th Nov 2022

Step up your Xhosa game! Join Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka for the launch of her book Don’t Upset ooMalume in East London (18 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Bargain Books invite you to the launch of Don’t Upset ooMalume: A Guide to Stepping Up Your Xhosa Game by Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka.

Tue – 8th Nov 2022

Don’t miss the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit in Stellenbosch (17 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit.

Career opportunity at Penguin Random House SA: Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Penguin Random House is looking for a qualified and dynamic individual to assist the Marketing division with general administration, compiling reports as well as planning, implementing and managing marketing and publicity activities for titles assigned.

Mon – 7th Nov 2022

Is jy ook op TikTok? Volg LAPA Uitgewers vir die nuutste en beste boeke!

Dit is amptelik, Boektokkers … LAPA Uitgewers is nou op TikTok!

Out now! Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry

Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing – the extraordinarily open and honest autobiography of acclaimed Friends star Matthew Perry – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.