South African Current Affairs

Mon – 29th Jun 2020

Pan Macmillan SA stance on the South African publishing landscape

In this seminal moment, remaining silent and neutral on these matters of representation and commitment to change is not an option.

Tue – 23rd Jun 2020

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?

Wed – 17th Jun 2020

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

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!

Wed – 10th Jun 2020

Don’t miss the virtual launch of the explosive new book The Accidental Mayor: Herman Mashaba and the Battle for Johannesburg (11 June)

Join Penguin Random House for the virtual book launch of The Accidental Mayor: Herman Mashaba and the Battle for Johannesburg. 

Mon – 8th Jun 2020

Explosive new book tells all – The Accidental Mayor: Herman Mashaba and the Battle for Johannesburg

The Accidental Mayor: Herman Mashaba and the Battle for Johannesburg by Mashaba’s former chief of staff Michael Beaumont is out now from Penguin Random House!

Fri – 5th Jun 2020

Black Consciousness and Black Lives Matter

Find out more about two books from Jacana Media that focus on Black Consciousness and Fees Must Fall, and how they relate to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Mon – 18th May 2020

Buy the ebook and get the print edition free!

Jacana Media is running a special offer: buy the ebook and get the print edition free as soon as it is off the press.

Fri – 15th May 2020

Pieter-Louis Myburgh wins Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Reporting for his book Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule’s Web of Capture

Congratulations to Pieter-Louis Myburgh, who has won the Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Reporting!

Tue – 12th May 2020

Mon – 11th May 2020

Thu – 7th May 2020

Uber Eats is now delivering books from Exclusive Books in South Africa

Exclusive Books has joined forces with Uber Eats to deliver books to word-hungry South Africans. 

Help South Africa’s beloved indie bookshops keep their doors open during lockdown

The latest edition of Burn After Reading tells you everything you need to know about supporting your local independent bookshop.

Tue – 5th May 2020

Wed – 29th Apr 2020

Koronavirus: ’n Boek vir kinders is nou as gratis e-boek by LAPA beskikbaar

Nuut by LAPA: ’n Gratis e-boek om ouers te help om die koronavirus aan hul kinders te verduidelik. Koronavirus: ’n Boek vir kinders is geïllustreer deur Axel Scheffler en na Afrikaans vertaal deur Jaco Jacobs.

Tue – 28th Apr 2020

Why has Asia developed while Africa lagged? Don’t miss a book launch webinar for The Asian Aspiration, with Greg Mills (29 April)

Don’t miss a book launch webinar for The Asian Aspiration: Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia by Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Hailemariam Desaleng and Emily van der Merwe.

Mon – 27th Apr 2020

Cheeky Natives Lockdown Takeover: Celebrate Freedom Day with author Rekgotsofetse Chikane

Celebrate Freedom Day with Rekgotsofetse Chikane, Oxford graduate and author of Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation.

Fri – 24th Apr 2020

‘None dissects the mystery about our governing party with the mastery and insight of Oscar van Heerden’ – Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils, author and former government minister, was blown away by Two Minutes to Midnight: Will Ramaphosa’s ANC Survive? by Oscar van Heerden.

LAPA maak e-lees nog meer bekostigbaar met 30% af op alle e-boeke (17 – 30 April 2020)

LAPA het alle e-boeke op ons webruimte afgemerk met 30%. Dit beteken e-lees is nog meer bekostigbaar as ooit te vore. Die aanbod geld tot 30 April 2020.

Thu – 23rd Apr 2020

Our world is in crisis – what can East Asia’s development teach us about dealing with disaster? Don’t miss the virtual book launch of The Asian Aspiration

Pan Macmillan in partnership with Exclusive Books and INCE Connect invite you to the virtual launch of The Asian Aspiration: Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia by Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Hailemariam Desaleng and Emily van der Merwe.