South Africa

Fri – 22nd Oct 2021

Luister! Hoe het Ethienne Reynecke die doodsengel drie keer vrygespring? Tinus van Staden vertel op Pretoria FM

Luister na ’n onderhoud met Tinus van Staden oor die verstommende storie van oud-rugbyheld en gemengde gevegskuns-kampioen, Ethienne Reynecke.

Video: Braai your own Brandy-marinated Prawns from Mynie Plays with Fire (Plus: a free lesson on how to devein a prawn!)

Watch Mynie Steffens demonstrate how to braai Brandy-marinated Prawns from her latest cookbook, Mynie Plays with Fire.

New book alert! The highly anticipated Hosting With The Lazy Makoti: A Celebration of Food is out now

Hosting With The Lazy Makoti: A Celebration of Food – the highly anticipated new cookbook from South Africa’s award-winning and bestselling cookbook author and chef. Out now!

Thu – 21st Oct 2021

A story of survival – Richard Peirce investigates the sudden disappearance of great white sharks from Gansbaai in his book Orca

Its flourish of great whites is Gansbaai’s claim to fame, and a large part of its success, so when its shiver of sharks started to disappear, the small Western Cape town faced a conundrum. Shark conservationist and author of Orca, Richard Peirce, investigated the sudden retreat.

WEN nog ’n Irna van Zyl-geskenkpak in Afrikaans of Engels!

Goeie nuus! Jy het die maand nóg ’n kans om met ’n Irna van Zyl-boekpak weg te stap. Skryf in voor 31 Oktober 2021.

Tune in and discover with JBP Pagecast – a new podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Have you ever wondered about what your favourite author does in their free time? How they feel after writing the final page? The inspiration behind leading characters in their stories?

Wed – 20th Oct 2021

Wen INA, ’n Verhaal van genade en genesing deur Ina Bonnette! Neem deel op Facebook voor 22 Oktober

Jy kan nou ’n kans staan om Ina Bonnette se lewensverhaal te wen! INA, ’n Verhaal van genade en genesing is nou beskikbaar by LUCA.

Black Lion: Alive in the Wilderness by Sicelo Mbatha – both memoir and philosophical reflection

Black Lion: Alive in the Wilderness by Sicelo Mbatha with Bridget Pitt – part memoir, part guide to understanding the importance of wilderness to humanity’s health and spiritual well-being.

Tue – 19th Oct 2021

Wen ’n kopie van Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof! Neem deel op Facebook voor 22 Oktober

François Bloemhof se jongste roman Die duisend en eerste nag het pas op die rakke beland, en jy kan nou ’n kopie daarvan wen!

Don’t miss the launch of the blazing Amakomiti by Trevor Ngwane (21 Oct)

Trevor Ngwane’s Amakomiti argues that, contrary to common perception, shack dwellers are an essential part of the urban population, whose political agency must be recognised and respected. 

Fri – 15th Oct 2021

Friday Night Book Club: Read an exclusive excerpt from Never Tell a Lie by Gail Schimmel

From the author of The Accident and Two Months comes the story of a whirlwind friendship – and the dark secrets lurking beneath it.

Thu – 14th Oct 2021

Pan Macmillan is proud to be releasing In Black and White, a riveting memoir by Anant Singh, in November 2021

In Black and White: A Memoir by Anant Singh will be out from Pan Macmillan SA in November 2021.

Playlist: The Lost Language of the Soul by Mandla Langa

Mandla Langa has shared a music playlist to accompany his latest novel, The Lost Language of the Soul.

New book alert! All Rise: Resistance and Rebellion in South Africa – A Graphic History

All Rise: Resistance and Rebellion in South Africa is a vivid, first-of-its-kind collection of near-forgotten South Africa resistance histories. 

Tue – 12th Oct 2021

Vergeet van veilige storiegrense – Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof is nou beskikbaar!

Nou beskikbaar by LAPA! Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof is ’n unieke lees-luister-en-kyk-ervaring.

Warren Ingram explores new and unforeseen challenges – and a load of new opportunities – in Global Investing Made Easy

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Global Investing Made Easy, the new book by Warren Ingram.

South African heist hero Leo Prinsloo releases book – Leo’s Guide to Not Becoming a Statistic

Leo Prinsloo, the man who became an international internet sensation after leaked footage went viral of his reaction to an attempted high-value goods-in-transit heist, has released a book.

Mon – 11th Oct 2021

Digging for the Blues – Fred de Vries on the genesis of his book Blues for the White Man

There is a much deeper context that begs for digging up if we’re to fully understand the impact of music, writes Blues for the White Man author Fred de Vries.

Kom luister na Ina Bonnette se verhaal van oorlewing, genade en genesing by die aanlynbekendstelling van INA (13 Okt)

Nou beskikbaar by LUCA! Kom luister na Ina Bonnette in gesprek met Bertha Wahl by die aanlynbekendstelling van INA, ’n Verhaal van genade en genesing.