Non-fiction

Fri – 2nd Apr 2021

Footnotes, April 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Charles van Onselen Receives the 2021 ASSAf Humanities Book Award for The Night Trains

Historian and author Charles van Onselen, who has received the ASSAf Humanities Book Award for his most recent work, The Night Trains: …

Thu – 1st Apr 2021

Join Dr Emmanuel Taban for a book signing to celebrate the publication of The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph (10 Apr)

Join Bargain Books for a book signing with the extraordinary author of The Boy Who Never Gave Up, Dr Emmanuel Taban.

Wed – 31st Mar 2021

[Uittreksel] Hekel en word heel 2: Brenda hekel twee jaar se gebede aanmekaar in haar blokkieskombers

Lees Brenda se storie van hoop en genesing in Hekel en word heel 2. Plus, probeer haar patroon vir ’n maklike blokkieserp.

Don’t miss the virtual launch of Shubnum Khan’s new book How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo (7 Apr)

Join Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books for the virtual book launch of How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo: And Other Strange And Wonderful Stories.

Tue – 30th Mar 2021

Wat gebeur as jy droom? Kom vind uit by die Graffiti-aanlynkuier met Daniella van Heerden en Megan Werner (13 April)

Pan Macmillan SA en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die aanlynbekendstelling van As jy droom deur Daniëlla van Heerden en Megan Werner.

Native Boy: Confessions of a Maplazini in the City by Thabo Molefe – an illuminating memoir of a young black man’s search for identity

Native Boy: Confessions of a Maplazini in the City by Thabo Molefe is out in April 2021 from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Mon – 29th Mar 2021

Nou beskikbaar op LAPA se webtuiste – vyf lekkerleesverhale vir enige bui!

Op soek na ’n lekker boek? Dan is jy op die regte plek! Hier is nog vyf Penguin Random House SA-titels nou beskikbaar op LAPA se webwerf.

Don’t miss a Daily Maverick free webinar with Mark Shaw, author of Give Us More Guns: How South Africa’s Gangs were Armed (1 Apr)

Join Daily Maverick associate editor Marianne Thamm for a conversation with Mark Shaw, author of the new book Give Us More Guns: How South Africa’s Gangs were Armed.

‘The book takes you on a journey of strange and wonderful adventures’ – Shubnum Khan introduces her new book How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Shubnum Khan introducing her new book How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo: And Other Strange And Wonderful Stories is part memoir, part travelogue and part love letter.  

Fri – 26th Mar 2021

Cover reveal! You Are A Champion – an inspiring, positive and practical guide for teens from Marcus Rashford

Pan Macmillan is thrilled to share the cover of You Are A Champion: Unlock Your Potential, Find Your Voice and Be The BEST You Can Be!

Thu – 25th Mar 2021

New updated edition of Pieter du Toit’s bestselling book The Stellenbosch Mafia: Inside the Billionaires’ Club

With over 40 000 copies sold of the first edition, Jonathan Ball Publishers is proud to announce the release of the updated version of The Stellenbosch Mafia: Inside the Billionaires’ Club by Pieter du Toit!

Join Rob Little for the virtual launch of his new book Gamebirds of Africa: Guineafowls, Francolins, Spurfowls, Quails, Sandgrouse and Snipes (29 Mar)

Join Rob Little, author of Gamebirds of Africa, and Steve Boyes, Executive Chairman of the Wild Bird Trust, as they introduce you to the fascinating guineafowls, francolins, spurfowls, quails, sandgrouse and snipes of Africa that are presented in this definitive new handbook.

Wed – 24th Mar 2021

[Online flash forum] Join Jeff Immelt for a conversation around his new book Hot Seat: Hard-won Lessons in Challenging Times (25 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and the Gordon Institute of Business Science invite you to a flash forum event with former CEO of General Electric Jeff Immelt.

Celebrate the launch of Low-Carb Express and treat yourself to a three-course breakfast at Grande Roche Restaurant in Paarl (10 Apr)

Join Vickie de Beer for a delightful low-carb breakfast at the launch of her new book Low-Carb Express at Grande Roche Restaurant in Paarl!

[Free webinar] Marianne Thamm and award-winning journalist Nadav Eyal discuss the root of revolt and reveal that the current uprisings are no passing phenomenon (25 Mar)

Daily Maverick Associate Editor Marianne Thamm will be in conversation with Nadav Eyal as they explore his view that the collapse of the current world order is not so much about the imbalance between technological advances and social progress as it is about a passion to upend and destroy power structures that have become hollow, corrupt, or simply unresponsive to urgent needs.

Tue – 23rd Mar 2021

Give Us More Guns – how millions of rands’ worth of guns got into the hands of South Africa’s crime bosses, and the bloodbath that ensued

Give Us More Guns: How South Africa’s Gangs were Armed by Mark Shaw is out in March from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

How to Thrive in the Virtual Workplace – a step-by-step guide on how to stay productive, feel like part of a team and make the most of remote working

Transform your career or your business with these simple tips and tricks to make virtual working easier than ever before – office no longer required.

Fri – 19th Mar 2021

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Rogues’ Gallery by Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall, in conversation with Andrew Feinstein (25 Mar)

Penguin Random House invites you to the online launch of Rogues’ Gallery: An Irreverent History of Corruption in South Africa, from the VOC to the ANC by Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall.

Wed – 17th Mar 2021

Nou beskikbaar op LAPA se webwerf – vyf uitmuntende kookboeke om jouself mee te bederf

Of jy nou ’n bobaas kok is en of jy water op die stoof brand, hierdie kookboeke is vir jou! Vyf Afrikaanse resepteboeke van Penguin Random House SA is nou beskikbaar op LAPA se webwerf.