Non-fiction

Tue – 1st Oct 2019

Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie’s book is out next week

From whistleblower Christopher Wylie, the definitive story of the Brexit coup, the making of Bannon’s America, and an ongoing crime against democracy.

[Details released] Don’t miss a conversation with Melinda Gates in South Africa!

Pan Macmillan South Africa and the Nelson Mandela Foundation are delighted to host Melinda Gates, in conversation with Redi Tlhabi, about her book The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World.

Mon – 30th Sep 2019

Our Blood is Green – The Springboks answer questions about politics, pressure and the coaches who didn’t know what they were doing!

If, as a Springbok rugby fan, you have always wondered what goes on behind the scenes – in the dressing room, at practice, in team talks and on tour – Our Blood is Green: The Springboks in Their Own Words will provide the answer to those questions, and many, many more. 

Fri – 27th Sep 2019

Join Shirley Gunn and Shanil Haricharan with Charles Nqakula for the launch of Voices from the Underground at Love Books (1 Oct)

Join Penguin Random House at Love Books in Joburg for the launch of Voices from the Underground: Eighteen Life Stories from Umkhonto we Sizwe’s Ashley Kriel Detachment.

Thu – 26th Sep 2019

Letshego Zulu chats about her tragic and inspiring memoir I Choose To Live: Life After Losing Gugu

Letshego Zulu chatted to Polity SA recently about her new book, I Choose to Live: Life After Losing Gugu.

Wed – 25th Sep 2019

Don’t miss the launch of Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa (2 Oct)

Jacana Media, Amanda Martin and Steve Dewsberry invite you to the launch of Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa.

Try this Wild Mushroom and Leek Risotto from The Guilt-free Gourmet – indulgent recipes without wheat, dairy or cane sugar

How does Wild Mushroom and Leek Risotto sound for dinner tonight? Get the free recipe from The Guilt-free Gourmet here!

Save the date for a conversation with Melinda Gates in South Africa!

Pan Macmillan South Africa and The Nelson Mandela Foundation are pleased to announce that Melinda Gates – philanthropist, businesswoman and author of the bestselling book The Moment of Lift – is coming to South Africa!

Mon – 23rd Sep 2019

Don’t miss the launch of The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Z Taruvinga at Exclusive Books Rosebank

MFBooks Joburg and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of the witty and poignant new book The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Z Taruvinga.

Join Mcebisi Jonas at the Joburg launch of After Dawn, with Kgalema Motlanthe, Olusegun Obasanjo and Pravin Gordhan (25 Sep)

You are invited to the launch of After Dawn: Hope After State Capture by Mcebisi Jonas.

My African Conquest: Cape to Cairo at 80 by octogenarian adventurer Julia Albu

My African Conquest is a funny, feel-good story about adventuring through life – and never acting your age.

Fri – 20th Sep 2019

Winners announced for BlackBird Books Writer’s Residency for young African womxn

BlackBird Books has announced the two writers who have won places on it’s new writer’s residency.

She Said – reliving in real time what it took to break the Weinstein story

From the prize-winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment and abuse, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement.

Thu – 19th Sep 2019

Don’t miss the Jacana Media book sale – 6,000 books at discounted prices (25 Sep to 31 Oct)

Join Jacana Media for a glass of wine at their massive book sale!

Boardroom Dancing by Nolitha Fakude – transformation stories from a corporate activist

Pan Macmillan is proud to announce the October publication of Nolitha Fakude’s memoir, Boardroom Dancing.

Wed – 18th Sep 2019

The Creative Writing Coursebook: 44 Authors Share Advice and Exercises for Fiction and Poetry

The Creative Writing Coursebook: Forty-four Authors Share Advice and Exercises for Fiction and Poetry – a fully updated comprehensive guide for improving and practising your creative writing, including contributions from Ali Smith and Kit de Waal.

Join Palesa Lengolo at the launch of her new book Stokvels: How They Can Make Your Money Work For You at the Mall of the South (28 Sep)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Stokvels: How They Can Make Your Money Work For You by Palesa Lengolo.

These stories will excite, entertain and enthral you – Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa

Of Hominins, Hunter-gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa by David Bristow offers spellbinding stories of some amazing, little-known places in South Africa.

Tue – 17th Sep 2019

Is 2019’s election the most important since the advent of democracy in 1994? Find out in the new book Election 2019

Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy, edited by Collette Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall, is out now from Jacana Media.