South Africa

Tue – 23rd Jun 2020

Afspraak met moord is nou beskikbaar as oudioboek, voorgelees deur Bouwer Bosch

Het jy die nuus gehoor? Afspraak met moord deur Jana Marx is nou beskikbaar as oudioboek by Audible, voorgelees deur die bekende akteur Bouwer Bosch.

Don’t miss the Daily Maverick Book Launch Webinar for Oscar van Heerden’s book Two Minutes To Midnight: Will Ramaphosa’s ANC Survive? (24 June)

Jacana Media and the Daily Maverick invite you to a Book Launch Webinar for Oscar van Heerden’s book Two Minutes To Midnight: Will Ramaphosa’s ANC Survive?

Win a copy of Afterland, the new novel by Lauren Beukes, courtesy of Penguin Random House SA!

Penguin Random House is running a giveaway!

Three lucky winners will each receive a copy of Afterland by Lauren Beukes.

Mon – 22nd Jun 2020

Moenie die bekendstelling van Madelein Rust se sewende misdaadroma My naam is Legio misloop nie! (23 Junie)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die virtuele boekbekendstelling van My naam is Legio deur Madelein Rust.

Tiramisini with Coffee Ice Cream – try this delicious recipe from Out of an African Kitchen: Recipes and Stories

This quirky anthology of recipes, reminiscences, anecdotes and stories was compiled and written in honour of the chefs and guests at Angama Mara, the lovely lodge on the edge of Africa’s Rift Valley overlooking Kenya’s Maasai Mara.

Jacana Conversations: Join Jamil F Khan and Karabo Kgoleng and Check Your (White) Privilege at the Door (25 June)

In partnership with Exclusive Books Homebru, Jacana Media will be launching Jamil F Khan’s debut book Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams.

Fri – 19th Jun 2020

Friday Feast with Sababa – delicious and easy Middle Eastern and Mediterranean family recipes

Can’t decide what to have for dinner tonight? Don’t worry, Jacana Media has got you covered!

This Saturday, bring your kids to the virtual launch of Emily Child’s new picture book, Listen to Your Diddalum (Plus: review and video)

Anna Stroud reviews Listen to your Diddalum by Emily Child, a story about exploring and loving your inner self, out now at Imagnary House.

Agter grendels deur Erla-Mari Diedericks, nou beskikbaar by Wenkbrou

Emmanuel sal altyd haar kryptonite wees. Hy was eens haar beste vriend, maar hulle het uitmekaargedryf ná ’n insident op Stellenbosch. Nou herken Natasja nie die Emmanuel wat ’n bekende fotograaf in New York is nie. Sy herken nie die man wat sy bed met die een model na die ander deel nie.

Recht Malan Prize 2020 winner: One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg

Jonathan Ball Publishers are proud to present the winner of the 2020 Recht Malan Prize for Non-fiction: One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg!

Thu – 18th Jun 2020

Die man langsaan deur Cynthia Robertson – Mens hoef nie volmaak hoef te wees om liefgehê te word nie

Die man langsaan deur Cynthia Robertson: Paloma het 20 jaar gelede alle mans afgesweer toe sy die dag voor haar troue uitvind dat haar verloofde haar verkul.

Free book to teach children about coronavirus available as ebook and audiobook

Not sure how to properly explain the coronavirus to your kids? Download a free children’s book, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler.

Rémy Ngamije seals international publishing deal for his debut novel The Eternal Audience of One

Rémy Ngamije’s debut novel The Eternal Audience of One will soon be published in the United States! The Eternal Audience of One was published …

Wed – 17th Jun 2020

A celebration of the diversity of African birds – Peacocks and Picathartes: Reflections on Africa’s Birdlife, out now!

Peacocks and Picathartes: Reflections on Africa’s Birdlife is a celebration of the diversity of African birds, focusing on families that occur only in Africa as well as iconic families and species that, despite having close relatives in other parts of the world, seem to embody something of Africa.

‘Haar arms is om sy nek voor sy kan sê shiraz’: Lees ’n stomende uittreksel uit Didi Potgieter se e-rotiese roman, Perke

Voel jy ingeperk? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Didi Potgieter se stomende, sissende e-rotika, Perke.

Join journalist Philippa Garson for a Zoom talk about life on the frontline in the last years of apartheid (17 June)

The Life, in a Garden team will be hosting a Zoom chat with Philippa Garson to discuss her new book Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War.

Mon – 15th Jun 2020

Don’t miss Mubanga Kalimamukwento and The Cheeky Natives in a Lockdown Takeover on Instagram Live (15 June)

Mubanga Kalimamukwento will be chatting to The Cheeky Natives on Instagram about her debut novel The Mourning Bird.

Find out more about Don’t Shut Up – a new virtual book theatre launched by Jacana Media

Jacana Media is offering a virtual book theatre on its new platform Don’t Shut Up!

Don’t miss Angela Makholwa discussing the best of this year’s comedy fiction by women (17 June)

Angela Makholwa will be taking part in A Digital ThinkIn event featuring the best of this year’s comedy fiction by women!