South Africa

Thu – 20th Jan 2022

Nuwe jaar, nuwe Romanzas! Word meegevoer deur Paradiso, Meer as blomme, Maanengel en Veilige tuiskoms by jou

Nuut by LAPA in Januarie 2022 – vier nuwe liefdesromans deur Elize Davies, Ildé Grové, Wilreza Smit-Theron en Magda Schmidt om die nuwejaar mee af te skop!

Cover reveal! Sally Andrew’s new Tannie Maria mystery The Milk Tart Murders will be out in March 2022

Penguin Random House has revealed the gorgeous cover for The Milk Tart Murders – the new Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew!

Wed – 19th Jan 2022

Voed jou siel en skep feesmaal-herinneringe met Kosbaar deur Elmarie Berry – nou beskikbaar!

Kosbaar is Elmarie Berry se eerste kookboek hoewel sy reeds sedert 2015 ‘n bekende kosblogskrywer is.

New book alert! Find out more about Louis Greenberg’s surreal, mysterious new novel Exposure

Exposure by Louis Greenberg is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Tue – 18th Jan 2022

Leer hoe om verhoudings te kweek en te koester in Leef in volkleur deur Johan Smith

Johan Smith delf diep in Bybelse waarhede oor die kern van verhoudings in sy jongste boek, Leef in volkleur.

Don’t miss the launch of Jason McNamara’s The Kind Kitchen at Nude Foods in Cape Town (21 Jan)

The Kind Kitchen in partnership with ProVeg, Nude Foods and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of The Kind Kitchen by Jason McNamara!

Mon – 17th Jan 2022

Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar – a robust and contentious conversation about race and difference

Fighting and Writing: The Rhodesian Army at War and Postwar by Luise White is out now from Jacana Media.

Klankgrens deur Maretha Maartens en Magda Slabbert: ’n Oorlogsverhaal uit die oogpunt van die vrouens wat moes agterbly

Maretha Maartens en Magda Slabbert neem hande om in Klankgrens die verhaal van pyn, oorlewing en die diepe worstelinge van die grensoorlog se weermagvroue oop te vlek.

Fri – 14th Jan 2022

Net betyds vir die nuwe skooljaar! 1-2-3 Groei met spel deur Nadia Viljoen is nou beskikbaar

Sukkel jou kind om te speel en te leer? Motoriese terapeut Nadia Viljoen deel 123 speletjies wat jou kind se begrip kan prikkel en so help met redenerings- en syfervaardighede.

Find out more about the most anticipated feel-good novel of 2022! Chasing Marian by Amy Heydenrych, Qarnita Loxton, Pamela Power and Gail Schimmel

Pan Macmillan has revealed the cover for Chasing Marian – the much anticipated new novel by Amy Heydendrych, Qarnita Loxton, Pamela Power and Gail Schimmel.

How to be a Revolutionary – CA Davids’s extraordinary, ambitious, globe-spanning novel about what we owe our consciences

CA Davids’s new novel How to be a Revolutionary is out now from Penguin Random House. 

Don’t miss a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa (15 Jan)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers at Wordsworth Books Sea Point for a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa!

Wed – 12th Jan 2022

New book alert! The Man Who Never Was – the debut novel by business consultant Douglas Kruger

The Man Who Never Was, the debut novel from speaker and business author Douglas Kruger, is out now from Penguin Random House SA. 

Mon – 10th Jan 2022

These are the books you should read. This is the canon.

This is the Canon by Joan Anim-Addo, Deirdre Osborne and Kadija Sesay is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

Wed – 22nd Dec 2021

Festive wishlist 2021: Five magical children’s books that make the perfect gifts

Give your child the gift of reading this Christmas. Here are five of the most inspirational, magical and powerful local children’s books of 2021:

The Reading List’s Books of the Year for 2021

In case you missed it, The Reading List’s editors put together a selection of key 2021 reads, including our Book of the Year, over on The Daily Maverick.

Celebrate food this festive season with 5 creative local cookbooks (Plus: Free recipes!)

Spending a lot more time in the kitchen these days? Join the club! Here are five cookbooks you must add to your collection this year. Plus, they make great gifts for aspirant chefs!

Mon – 20th Dec 2021

‘Petrusburg was Jimi se rugbyhemel’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Maretha Maartens se bekroonde jeugroman, Bethel se berg

Op soek na die perfekte geskenk vir jou tiener se Kerskous? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Bethel se berg deur Maretha Maartens – naaswenner in LAPA se jeugromankompetisie 2020.

New year, new you? Order a signed copy of Leandie du Randt: My Life Hacks to make 2022 your best year ever

Do you want to become the best version of yourself in 2022? Leandie du Randt’s new book is here to help!