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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 …

Footnotes, June 2020: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

‘Don’t let yourself be distracted by gender politics’ – BlackBird Books publisher Thabiso Mahlape’s career advice to the new generation of women

Thabiso Mahlape, the founder of BlackBird Books, has been profiled by the World of Women Project for the invaluable work she does in book publishing.

Mingle with Kuli Roberts and get your copy of her gripping debut novel Siren signed in Sandton (1 Feb)

Join MacAwesomeZA Digital Media in Sandton for a book launch and signing of Siren, the debut novel by television and radio personality Kuli Roberts.

Don’t miss the launch of Sylvester Chauke’s book Stand Against Bland at Book Circle Capital in Melville (6 Feb)

Book Circle Capital invites you to the launch of Stand Against Bland by Sylvester Chauke in Melville. 

Stand Against Bland – the new book by the country’s number one marketing maverick Sylvester Chauke

Stand Against Bland by Sylvester Chauke is out now from BlackBird Books!

‘I am Ndileka Mandela, the first of the first of the first, and this is my story.’

Social activist Ndileka Mandela chatted to Polity SA about her new memoir I Am Ndileka: More Than My Surname.

Join Kuli Roberts for a launch party to celebrate her debut novel, Siren, at Exclusive Books Sandton City (5 Dec)

BlackBird Books and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Siren by Kuli Roberts.

Don’t miss the launch of Kuli Roberts’s debut novel Siren at the Mall of Africa (12 Nov)

BlackBird Books and Bargain Books invite you to the launch of Siren by Kuli Roberts.

‘Her car was on fire, and she was trapped inside’ – Read an excerpt from Kuli Roberts’s debut novel Siren

BlackBird Books has shared an extract from Siren, the debut novel by Kuli Roberts.

Siren, the debut novel by Kuli Roberts – a classic rags-to-riches tale, jam-packed with drama

Siren, the debut novel by television and radio personality Kuli Roberts, is out on 1 November 2019 from BlackBird Books!

Rémy Ngamije chats about the inspiration for his debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One

Rémy Ngamije chatted to the University of Cape Town’s Development and Alumni Department about his recently published debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One.

Winners announced for BlackBird Books Writer’s Residency for young African womxn

BlackBird Books has announced the two writers who have won places on it’s new writer’s residency.

Save the date! Mphuthumi Ntabeni will visit the Between the Covers Book Club for a discussion of The Broken River Tent

Join Mphuthumi Ntabeni and the Between the Covers Book Club for a discussion of The Broken River Tent!

[Video] Eminem, the Spice Girls, Emo, African funk and jazz – Rémy Ngamije shares the music behind his debut novel The Eternal Audience of One

BlackBird Books recently shared a video of Rwandan-born Namibian writer Rémy Ngamije talking about music, pop culture and his debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One.

Watch Mphuthumi Ntabeni introduce his novel The Broken River Tent, and listen to an excerpt

Wordfest South Africa recently asked Mphuthumi Ntabeni to introduce his entrancing novel The Broken River Tent.

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.

New book alert! Women take centre stage in Perfect Imperfections by Makanaka Mavengere-Munsaka

Perfect Imperfections, the debut novel by Makanaka Mavengere-Munsaka, is out mid-August 2019 from BlackBird Books!