Friday – 23rd June 2017
The winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards will be announced on Saturday, June 24. The winners of the Alan Paton Award …
Thursday – 22nd June 2017
Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Tim Noakes: The Quiet Maverick – tonight!
Sbusiso Leope, popularly known as DJ Sbu, has shared a video of a practical example of one of the things he teaches in his book Billionaire$ Under Construction: The Mindset of an Entrepreneur.
Wednesday – 21st June 2017
The residents of Tshwane are in for a unique treat. They will be closing off Youth Month and welcoming Mandela Month with a new, exciting edition to the cultural calendar: Tjo!StoryFest!
There will be two Cape Town launches for Guide to Sieges of South Africa by Nicki von der Heyde.
Life, in a Garden hosted Steven Boykey Sidley for the launch of his new book Free Association.
The winner of the £10,000 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing will be announced at Senate House Library, London, in partnership with …
Monday – 19th June 2017
Mohale Mashigo, author of The Yearning, recommends: Zakes Mda – Ways of Dying, Koleka Putuma – Collective Amnesia, Bessie Head – Maru, Alex Eliseev – Cold Case Confession and Tsitsi Dangarembga – Nervous Conditions.
In his new worldwide number one bestseller, Pharaoh, Wilbur Smith returns to Ancient Egypt and transports you to extraordinary times.
Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Man Who Founded the ANC by Bongani Ngqulunga.
Thursday – 15th June 2017
Deon Meyer’s new post-apocalyptic thriller, Fever, has raced to number one on the South African bestseller lists.
This 40th anniversary edition includes a Foreword by Njabulo S Ndebele, personal reflections on Steve Biko and Black Consciousness, as well as Biko’s first known published piece of writing.
Three winners will each receive a hamper of books for Father’s Day!
Wednesday – 14th June 2017
I was maybe too hungry for love and ended up with murder on my plate.
Pamela Power has given Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Park a glowing review for the Sunday Times.
Eusebius McKaiser was in conversation with journalist and author Thandeka Gqubule about her book No Longer Whispering to Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela on his show on 702 earlier today.
An award and anthology on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa.
Monday – 12th June 2017
Join Steven Boykey Sidley and Richard Poplak at Love Books this Wednesday for the launch of Free Association!
Friday – 9th June 2017
Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an excerpt from No Longer Whispering to Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela by Thandeka Gqubule.
Thursday – 8th June 2017
The JRB brings you an exclusive excerpt from a work in progress by Deejay Manaleng, which tells the story of how she became a top South African para-athlete.