South Africa

Thu – 15th Jul 2021

Don’t miss this writing webinar with successful local author Fiona Snyckers! (21 Jul)

Have you ever wondered how writers do what they do? How they write novels that keep you interested and turning page after page into the early hours of the morning?

Thinking the Future: New Perspectives from the Shoulders of Giants – Clem Sunter and Mitch Ilbury teach us the futurist’s art of decision-making

Thinking the Future: New Perspectives from the Shoulders of Giants by Clem Sunter and Mitch Ilbury is out now from Penguin Random House SA!

Wed – 14th Jul 2021

[Luister] Verhale van hoop: Pieter van Zyl deel sy 3 beste wenke om jou kop bymekaar te hou tydens moeilike tye

Hoe help jy jou geliefde en jouself deur moeilike tye? Luister na Mariette Snyman se onderhoud met Pieter van Zyl oor sy boek, Verhale van hoop.

The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology longlist announced

The 2020 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award longlist has been announced!

Tue – 13th Jul 2021

Kom vier die virtuele bekendstelling van Just A Moment deur Schalk Burger Snr met Michael Vlismas (20 Julie)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou uit na die virtuele boekbekendstelling van Just A Moment deur Schalk Burger Snr met Michael Vlismas.

Look to the amakomiti for a democratic alternative to power politics

Amakomiti: Grassroots Democracy in South African Shack Settlements – a book that demonstrates the organising power of shack dwellers.

Mon – 12th Jul 2021

Wil jy Marilyn deur Chanette Paul wen? Teken in op LAPA se nuusbrief voor 15 Julie 2021

Wees eerste om te hoor van nuwe vrystellings, boekgeleenthede, kompetisies en nog meer met LAPA se nuusbrief.

Inspiration for meat-free Monday! Try some recipes from Food That Loves You Back by Amerae Vercueil

Plant-based eating is more than just putting vegetables on your plate. It offers the opportunity to experiment with different flavours and textures, and discover how a single vegetable can be transformed into a multitude of nourishing and tasty meals.

Don’t miss the launch of Strike a Rock, the memoir of South Africa’s home-grown, world-class football superstar Thembi Kgatlana (13 Jul)

Join author Nikolaos Kirkinis and South Africa’s home-grown, world-class football superstar Thembi Kgatlana in conversation with pioneering broadcaster Carol Tshabalala for the launch of Strike a Rock!

Fri – 9th Jul 2021

Video: Kristel Loots lees ’n stukkie uit Blom in die hare (met ’n blom in haar hare)

Kristel Loots lees voor uit ’n ou gunsteling, Blom in die hare, wat in 2018 by LAPA verskyn het. Kyk gerus saam!

When things change dramatically, they rarely, if ever, go back to ‘normal’. Future-proof Yourself.

Future-proof Yourself: How to Win at Work and Life by Nikki Bush is out now from Penguin Random House.

Thu – 8th Jul 2021

Elke swerwer het sy storie, elke paradys sy slang in Wildekus deur Morné Malan

Nuut by LAPA Uitgewers: Wildekus deur Morné Malan!

Bound by love. Driven by revenge. Call of the Raven by Wilbur Smith – out now in paperback

Call of the Raven, the action-packed and gripping adventure by number one bestselling author Wilbur Smith, about one man’s quest for revenge, out now in paperback!

Wed – 7th Jul 2021

Liefdesverhale is Tydloos – hier is nog vier nuwe Romanzas om die maand te verslind

Nuut by LAPA – vier vuurwarm liefdesverhale deur Lizelle von Wielligh, Madelie Human, Elize Davies en Marie-Louise Cronjé vir die koue maande.

Join The Cheeky Natives for the virtual launch of Robert Muponde’s new book The Scandalous Times of a Book Louse (22 Jul)

Penguin Random House and The Cheeky Natives invite you to the virtual launch of The Scandalous Times of a Book Louse by Robert Muponde.

Strike A Rock – the memoir of international soccer star Thembi Kgatlana!

Strike A Rock: The Thembi Kgatlana Story, written by Nikolaos Kirkinis, is out now from Jacana Media.

Tue – 6th Jul 2021

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Kom vier die bekendstelling van Die geheime lewe van Gita deur Jacolet van den Berg (6 Julie)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag uit na die virtuele bekendstelling van Die geheime lewe van Gita deur Jacolet van den Berg.

Join Lorraine Sithole for the launch of Joanne Fedler’s new novel Unbecoming (8 Jul)

Penguin Random House invite you to the virtual book launch of Unbecoming by Joanne Fedler.

[Pre-order] Red Road to Freedom: A History of the South African Communist Party 1921-2021 by Tom Lodge

Red Road to Freedom: A History of the South African Communist Party 1921–2021 by Tom Lodge will be out soon from Jacana Media.

Mon – 5th Jul 2021

Het jy ’n geliefde wat met ’n bipolêre versteuring leef? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Verhale van hoop deur Pieter van Zyl

LitNet het onlangs ’n uittreksel gedeel uit Pieter van Zyl se Verhale van hoop: Só help jy jou geliefde en jouself.