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Join Vincent Pienaar for the launch of his new novel Too Many Tsunamis: A Tale of Love, Light and Incidental Humour

Life’s a drag, and nobody knows that better than Bert. Bert wants to write. He also wants to kill himself.

Don’t miss the launch of Richard Steyn’s new book Louis Botha: A Man Apart at Love Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Louis Botha: A Man Apart by Richard Steyn.

Join David Bristow for a book discussion of The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep at The Country Club Johannesburg

Jacana Media and the Rotary Club of Johannesburg invite you to a book discussion of The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep by David Bristow.

Don’t miss the Eastern Cape launch of Khaya Dlanga’s new book, These Things Really Do Happen to Me

Khaya Dlanga will launch his new book, These Things Really Do Happen to Me, in Port Elizabeth, as part of the city’s fourth annual Fruits of Democracy awards.

Friday – 19th October 2018

Join Vivian Bickford-Smith and Bill Nasson at Kalk Bay Books for the launch of Illuminating Lives

Please join us for the launch of Illuminating Lives: Biographies of Fascinating People from South African History edited by Vivian Bickford-Smith and Bill Nasson. They will be in conversation with Finula Dowling.

‘The literary surprise of the decade’ – The Last Hurrah: South Africa and the Royal Tour of 1947 by Graham Viney

The Last Hurrah draws on sources from far and wide, including the Royal Archives at Windsor, and includes a selection of previously unpublished photographs of the Royal Family on tour.

Don’t miss a special dinner prepared by Chef Lesego Semenya, aka LesDaChef, to celebrate his new cookbook Dijo!

Exclusive Books and Jacana Media invite you to a special dinner prepared by guest Chef Lesego Semenya!

Thursday – 18th October 2018

Read an extract from Green as the Sky is Blue, the new novel by award-winning author Eben Venter

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Eben Venter’s new novel Green as the Sky is Blue, a bold, unflinching exploration of sexuality, intimacy, and the paradox that lies at the heart of our humanity.

‘Some of us still wear our struggle names like war wounds’ – Read an excerpt from Barry Gilder’s debut novel The List

Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from Barry Gilder’s debut novel The List! April 2020 I tell this story now in the knowledge …

Don’t miss the launch of Breaking A Rainbow, Building a Nation by Rekgotsofetse Chikane at Exclusive Books Sandton City

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the Johannesburg launch of Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation: The Politics Behind #MustFall Movements by Rekgotsofetse Chikane.

A fascinating account of a pivotal moment in South African history – don’t miss the launch of The Last Hurrah in Cape Town

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of The Last Hurrah by Graham Viney.

Wednesday – 17th October 2018

Join Tumi Morake for the launch of her entertaining and thought-provoking memoir And Then Mama Said …

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of And Then Mama Said … by Tumi Morake.

Recipes loved by makers and tasters alike! Set a Table by Karen Dudley

Set a Table, Karen Dudley’s third book, is due for release from Jacana Media in early November 2018.

Join Literary Alliance and Bafati Bebumbene Bookclub as they host Sue Nyathi to discuss The Gold Diggers

Join the Literary Alliance and Bafati Bebumbene bookclubs to discuss The Gold Diggers with Sue Nyathi!

Tuesday – 16th October 2018

Don’t miss the launch of The Mandala Kitchen by Marlien Wright in Hout Bay

Jacana Media and La Cuccina invite you to the launch of The Mandala Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Heal and Restore Your Gut by Marlien Wright.

Monday – 15th October 2018

Try Zola Nene’s Microwave Chocolate-Coffee Cake from her new book, Simply Zola

Download the recipe for Microwave Chocolate-Coffee Cake from Simply Zola by Zola Nene here!

Don’t miss the launch of Garden Style: Creating Beautiful Gardens in South Africa at Love Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Garden Style by Melanie Walker and Connall Oosterbroek.

Friday – 12th October 2018

Don’t miss the launch of John Dugard’s memoir Confronting Apartheid with Edwin Cameron at Wits University

Jacana Media and the Centre for Applied Legal Studies invite you to the discussion of John Dugard’s Confronting Apartheid: A Personal History of South Africa, Namibia and Palestine.

Thursday – 11th October 2018

She’s back and better than ever! Don’t miss the launch of Zola Nene’s new cookbook, Simply Zola

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you the launch of Zola Nene’s new cookbook, Simply Zola, at The Good Food Studio.

Creating beautiful gardens in South Africa – Garden Style by Melanie Walker and Connall Oosterbroek

Garden Style, by Melanie Walker and photography by Connall Oosterbroek, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.