Biography

Meet Yusuf Daniels, author of Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), and get your book signed!

Yusuf Daniels, author of the hit memoir Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), will be signing books at two Bargain Books stores in Cape Town.

Cover reveal! The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Zimunhu Taruvinga

Out in October 2019 from MFBooks Joburg – The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Zimunhu Taruvinga.

Join The Book Revue for a morning of conversation with Letshego Zulu about her gripping memoir, I Choose to Live (17 Aug)

Jacana Media and The Book Revue invite you to a morning with Letshego Zulu, author of the gripping memoir I Choose to Live.

Don’t miss the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe at Exclusive Books Hyde Park (14 August)

MFBooks Joburg and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe.

New book alert! Bassie: My Journey of Hope – out in October 2019 (Plus: Watch Basetsana Kumalo introduce the book!)

The stunning cover has been revealed for Bassie: My Journey of Hope by Basetsana Kumalo!

‘Do you think you funny?’ How Yusuf Daniels got his big break in publishing (his book Living Coloured is now a bestseller)

Yusuf Daniels chats about his new memoir, Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken).

Don’t miss the launch of Julia Martin’s powerful memoir of dementia The Blackridge House at Epworth Prep School in Pietermaritzburg

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Epworth Prep School are thrilled to invite you to the launch of The Blackridge House by Julia Martin. Julia will be in conversation with Mary Gardner.

It’s competition time! Win a Women’s Day book hamper with Jacana Media (enter before 11 Aug)

In celebration of Women’s Day on Friday, 9 August, Jacana Media is giving away a hamper of three books by three phenomenal women.

Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story – the riveting memoir by Gabi Lowe, the mother of Lead SA activist Jenna Lowe

Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story is the riveting memoir by Gabi Lowe, the mother of Lead SA activist Jenna Lowe, the brilliant teenager who was the driving force behind the famous #GetMeto21 campaign.

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Yusuf Daniels’s memoir Living Coloured (Because Black and White Were Already Taken) (11 July)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Yusuf Daniels’s humorous and unique memoir Living Coloured (Because Black and White Were Already Taken).

I Choose To Live: Life After Losing Gugu – Letshego Zulu’s tragic and inspiring memoir

When Letshego Zulu set off with her husband, South African racing champion Gugulethu Zulu, to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro in July 2016, she had no idea that she would return to South Africa days later with her husband’s body in a coffin.

Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira releases statement clarifying remarks about former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers in his new book

Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has released a statement clarifying the comments he made about former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers in his new memoir, Beast.

Yusuf Daniels’s new book Living Coloured – a glimpse into the joy and often harsh reality of growing up on the Cape Flats

Living Coloured (Because Black & White Were Already Taken) by Yusuf Daniels is a special kind of memoir that utilises short stories to weave together both a culturally insightful and an achingly nostalgic glimpse into a childhood on the Cape Flats.

Don’t miss the Durban launch of former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey’s memoir A Captain’s Journey (20 June)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of A Captain’s Journey by Neil Tovey.

Join award-winning writer Helena Kriel for the launch of her memoir The Year of Facing Fire at Love Books

Love Books and MFBooks Joburg invite you to the launch of The Year of Facing Fire by award-winning writer Helena Kriel.

A true story of small-town apartheid – For The People by Anelia Schutte

For the People is an exploration of apartheid South Africa through the eyes of Owéna – a white woman who worked tirelessly for the black people of Knysna and found herself swept up in their struggle. They called her Nobantu: ‘for the people’.

The Year of Facing Fire – Helena Kriel’s memoir will leave you breathless, bereft and uplifted

The Year of Facing Fire, a family memoir by award-winning writer Helena Kriel, is out in June 2019 from Jacana Media and MFBooks Joburg.

You are invited to the launch of The Real Interior by Nthabi Taukobong

Join Tracey McDonald Publishers at Exclusive Books in Dainfern Square for the launch of Nthabi Taukobong’s book, The Real Interior.

Cover reveal! Beast – the must-read story of how a humble man from Zimbabwe has become a rugby icon

Beast, by Tendai Mtawarira and Andy Capostagno, will be published by Pan Macmillan this July.

Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken) by Yusuf Daniels – rip-roaring humour, aching nostalgia and insightful observations

Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), Yusuf Daniels’s first-hand account of a childhood lived on the Cape Flats in the Coloured community, is out soon from Jacana Media.