South Africa

Wed – 28th Sep 2022

Calling Soshanguve! Join Welcome Mandla Lishivha in conversation with Katlego Kganyago at a launch of a book that will make history! (1 Oct)

Jacana Media invite you to the launch of Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s memoir Boy on the Run in Soshanguve.

What makes Patrice Motsepe tick? Find out at the launch of Patrice Motsepe: An Appetite for Disruption by Janet Smith (4 Oct)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Patrice Motsepe: An Appetite for Disruption by Janet Smith.

Tue – 27th Sep 2022

ATKV-Woordveertjies 2022: Veels geluk aan al die wenners! (Plus: Video)

Die ATKV-Woordveertjies bekroon jaarliks uitsonderlike prestasie rondom die Afrikaanse woord en is verlede week toegeken aan die volgende LAPA-skrywers …

Try this recipe from Zola Nene’s brand new cookbook, Simply Seven Colours!

Zola Nene is back with a third book, this time celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of South Africans through the wonderful tradition of sharing meals!

Don’t miss the launch of Philip Lymbery’s new book Sixty Harvests Left at The Book Lounge (5 Oct)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Sixty Harvests Left: How to Reach a Nature-friendly Future by Philip Lymbery.

Are John Dube and Pixley ka Isaka Seme relevant to today’s ANC? Don’t miss a Jacana Media Conversation on the topic (27 Sep)

Join Heather Hughes, author of The First President: A Life of John L Dube, Founding President of the ANC, and Bongani Ngqulunga, author of The Man Who Founded the ANC: A Biography of Pixley Ka Isaka Seme, discuss to what extent Hughes’s work on Dube remains relevant since its first publication.

Mon – 26th Sep 2022

Dubbele wenslag vir Gerda Taljaard! Vier susters wen kykNET-Rapportprys vir Fiksie 2022 plus ATKV-Prosaprys 2022

Vier susters deur Gerda Taljaard is pas bekroon met die kykNET-Rapportprys vir Fiksie 2022! Die priemende roman het ook onlangs die ATKV-Prosaprys 2022 ontvang.

Geen verskonings nie: Kom vier Murasie deur Chanette Paul regoor Gauteng! (27-30 Sep)

LAPA Uitgewers nooi jou graag na die bekendstellings van Murasie deur Chanette Paul in Randburg en Pretoria!

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus edited by Boris Gorelik (29 Sep)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for the virtual launch of A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus edited by Boris Gorelik.

Fri – 23rd Sep 2022

Don’t miss Peter Vundla discussing his memoir Doing Time with Jenny Crwys-Williams (26 Sep)

Join Jenny Crwys-Williams, seasoned journalist and broadcaster, in discussion with entrepreneur and acclaimed advertising industry veteran Peter Vundla as they explore the man behind Doing Time.

‘It doesn’t get bigger than Naspers and the billions Koos Bekker made from it’ – TJ Strydom

There is plenty to learn from South Africa’s most interesting entrepreneur, says TJ Strydom, financial journalist, game-show enthusiast and author of Koos Bekker’s Billions.

Thu – 22nd Sep 2022

Nuut deur die bekroonde liedjieskrywer en sanger, Piet Smith: Rigtingwysers vir jou lewenspad

LUCA stel bekend Rigtingwysers vir jou lewenspad deur Piet Smith – ’n padkaart met wyshede vir daardie oomblikke wanneer jy rigting verloor.

A gripping portrayal of human frailty and courage in the face of mortal danger – A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus

A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus, edited by Boris Gorelik, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. …

Five minutes with author Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu

Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu’s debut novel turned out to be the first in a trilogy. Not that she planned it that way. But now, she’s just written the last, The Quality of Mercy.

Wed – 21st Sep 2022

Een man. Twee gesinne. ’n Groot besluit wat alles sal verander … Uit die donker deur Santie van der Merwe is nou beskikbaar!

Ian Strydom het twee gesinne: Madelein en driejarige Liam vir wie hy soveel tyd moontlik steel, en Henriette en sy ouer kinders wat hom al minder nodig het …

Step up your Xhosa game! Join Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka for the launch of her book Don’t Upset ooMalume in Joburg (23 Sep)

Exclusive Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Don’t Upset ooMalume: A Guide to Stepping Up Your Xhosa Game by Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka.

Potgooi: ’n Eerste in Suid-Afrika! Tinus le Roux vertel van die skattejag na foto’s vir sy boek, Die Anglo-Boereoorlog in kleur

Luister! Tinus le Roux vertel hoe hy afgekom het op Anglo-Boereoorlog-foto’s wat nog nooit in boekvorm verskyn het nie …

WEN ’n kookboekbondel vol eg Suid-Afrikaanse erfenisgeregte! Skryf in voor 29 September 2022

LAPA Uitgewers vier Erfenismaand! Drie gelukkige lesers kan hierdie maand elkeen ’n LAPA-kookboekbondel vol Suid-Afrikaanse erfenis wen.

Tue – 13th Sep 2022

Lees nou ’n uittreksel uit Fortuine deur Ebbe Dommisse – onlangs benoem vir ’n ATKV-Woordveertjie en ’n kykNET-Rapportprys!

Gaan Fortuine deur Ebbe Dommisse vandeesmaand met ’n Woordveertjie en ’n kykNET-Rapportprys wegstap? Hou die spasie dop. Intussen, lees gerus ’n uittreksel!

Chanette Paul se jongste boek, Murasie, is hier! Die Strandveld loop dik van die stories …

Aandag alle Chanette Paul-aanhangers! Haar nuutste boek, Murasie, is nou beskikbaar by LAPA Uitgewers!