South Africa

Mon – 12th Apr 2021

Two islands. Two women. Read an extract from Claire Robertson’s new novel Isle!

‘She puts herself under a spell of serenity, to be tranquil and swift. Nothing she does can break it. She cuts her finger and curses out loud and she is still between its buffers. The ceaseless hum.’

Fri – 9th Apr 2021

Wie het Demi Crowley vermoor? Vind uit in Skerwe deur Sally Partridge – nou beskikbaar by LAPA!

Skerwe deur Sally Partridge is ’n holderstebolder wegholverhaal oor liefde, verlies en vriendskap wat jou lank gaan bybly. En dit is nou beskikbaar by LAPA!

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Moenie die bekendstelling van Na ’n plaas in Afrika deur Irma Joubert misloop nie! (20 April)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die aanlynbekendstelling van Irma Joubert se jongste roman, Na ’n plaas in Afrika! 

By the Fading Light – don’t miss author Ashraf Kagee in conversation with Rehana Rossouw (14 Apr)

Award-winning author Ashraf Kagee’s second novel, By the Fading Light, tells a dazzling tale of the loss of innocence.

A conceptual art project goes dangerously wrong … The Artist Vanishes by Terry Westby-Nunn

The Artist Vanishes by Terry Westby-Nunn explores ambition and success, guilt and responsibility, the ethics around animal research, and art’s lasting impact on those it touches.

Come and meet Dr Emmanuel Taban, author of The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph (17-18 Apr)

Don’t miss Dr Emmanuel Taban in Cape Town next weekend, where he will be signing copies of his book The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph.

Wed – 7th Apr 2021

Brand new Jeffrey Archer out now! The gripping and dramatic Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight is the second brilliant and captivating novel featuring William Warwick by the master storyteller and bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles, Jeffrey Archer.

Kunene and The King – a refreshingly funny and vital new play by John Kani

John Kani’s play Kunene and The King is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Tue – 6th Apr 2021

‘This is the most important book of the last ten years’ – Damon Galgut’s The Promise eagerly awaited!

Damon Galgut’s forthcoming novel The Promise is already receiving enthusiastic praise from some big international names!

My Final Answer, the new book by Jeremy Maggs, is now available for pre-order!

Jeremy Maggs’s memoir, My Final Answer, will be published by Pan Macmillan in May 2021!

Towards a New Deal by Rob Davies – in-depth insight into the inner workings of the South African government

Towards a New Deal: A Political Economy of the Times of My Life by Rob Davies is out in April from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

I Cook, Because We Eat – 56 nourishing recipes, each exquisitely displayed in full colour

I Cook, Because We Eat: Clover Mama Afrika Recipe Book – a commemoration of our mothers’ hearty culinary skills – out now from LAPA Publishers!

Fri – 2nd Apr 2021

Charles van Onselen Receives the 2021 ASSAf Humanities Book Award for The Night Trains

Historian and author Charles van Onselen, who has received the ASSAf Humanities Book Award for his most recent work, The Night Trains: …

Thu – 1st Apr 2021

Nou beskikbaar – kosmos en komete deur Instagram en Facebook digter Kaalwoorde / Ane Kotze

kosmos en komete, die debuutdigbundel van Kaalwoorde, ook bekend as Ané Kotzé, is nou beskikbaar by LAPA!

New book alert! The Cape Raider by Justin Fox – an Allied–Nazi showdown in the icy South Atlantic

The Cape Raider by Justin Fox is out in April 2020 from Penguin Random House SA.

James Hendry wins 2021 Humanities and Social Sciences Award for his novel Reggie and Me

Pan Macmillan SA congratulates James Hendry on winning the 2021 Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Best Fiction Single Authored Volume!

Join Dr Emmanuel Taban for a book signing to celebrate the publication of The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph (10 Apr)

Join Bargain Books for a book signing with the extraordinary author of The Boy Who Never Gave Up, Dr Emmanuel Taban.

Wed – 31st Mar 2021

[Uittreksel] Hekel en word heel 2: Brenda hekel twee jaar se gebede aanmekaar in haar blokkieskombers

Lees Brenda se storie van hoop en genesing in Hekel en word heel 2. Plus, probeer haar patroon vir ’n maklike blokkieserp.