Fri – 14th Dec 2018
Africa’s Lit chatted to Chef Lesego Semenya about his food journey, his goal of taking the snobbery out of food and his new cookbook, Dijo.
Elegant new editions of Damon Galgut’s novels Small Circle of Beings, The Beautiful Screaming of Pigs, The Quarry and Arctic Summer
Umuzi has released a series of new editions of four of Damon Galgut’s novels.
Helen Moffett’s novel Charlotte, which will tell the story of Elizabeth Bennet’s friend in Pride and Prejudice, has been acquired by Bonnier Books UK, as part of a two-book deal.
Thu – 13th Dec 2018
The Lazy Makoti’s Guide the Kitchen by Mogau Seshoene – the cookbook every aspiring home cook should have – is out now!
KasiNomic Revolution: The Rise of African Informal Economies by GG Alcock is out now!
The Future of Mining in South Africa
Wed – 12th Dec 2018
Are you a musician with a keen interest in reinforcing the importance of democracy and changing the African narrative?
‘The woman’s voice may have been pulling him, but his own curiosity was propelling him forward …’ Read an extract from The Last Sentence by Tumelo Buthelezi!
BlackBird Books has shared an extract from The Last Sentence by Tumelo Buthelezi!
Don’t miss out on the Struik Nature book bonanza!
Well-known KwaZulu-Natal poet Kyle Allan will edit the poetry journal New Coin from January 2019.
Tue – 11th Dec 2018
How to look at food in a whole new light – Being Bertus Basson, the new cookbook from the acclaimed South African chef
In his second book, acclaimed South African chef Bertus Basson provides a deeper look into his restaurants and his food philosophy.
Whether you are looking for dinner party inspiration, a new mid-week meal, a simple dessert for the holiday season or the perfect gift, then this book is your answer.
Mon – 10th Dec 2018
Pan Macmillan has revealed the cover for Nthikeng Mohlele’s new novel, Illumination!
Madam & Eve: The Guptas Ate My Homework is out now from Jacana Media.
Fri – 7th Dec 2018
News flash: From now on submissions for the Gerald Kraak Prize will be kept open all year round. Selections for the 2019 anthology will be made by the end of February 2019 – but new submissions are welcome at any time.
Staying in this evening? Settle in with a glass of wine and this extended excerpt from Beauty’s Gift, Sindiwe Magona at her very best.
Thu – 6th Dec 2018
Join Lesego Semenya for a discussion of his new cookbook Dijo: My Food, My Journey at the Treasure Island pop-up exhibition
Jacana Media and the Treasure Island pop-up exhibition invite you to a discussion of Dijo: My Food, My Journey by Lesego Semenya.
Two lucky winners will each receive a hamper of EIGHT of our favourite books! This hamper includes: Hippie, The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela, Ottolenghi Simple, And Then Mama Said, Too Many Tsunamis, Diary of Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown, A Map of Days, and Wild Karoo.
Beauty’s Gift is a moving tale of how four women decide to change their own fate as well as the lives of those closest to them.
Tue – 4th Dec 2018
Join Ian Glenn for the launch of his new book The First Safari at the Lycée Français du Cap in Cape Town
Jacana Media and the Lycée Français du Cap invite you to the book launch of The First Safari: Searching for François Levaillant by Ian Glenn.