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Don’t miss a Daily Maverick free webinar with Mark Shaw, author of Give Us More Guns: How South Africa’s Gangs were Armed (1 Apr)

Join Daily Maverick associate editor Marianne Thamm for a conversation with Mark Shaw, author of the new book Give Us More Guns: How South Africa’s Gangs were Armed.

[Free webinar] Marianne Thamm and award-winning journalist Nadav Eyal discuss the root of revolt and reveal that the current uprisings are no passing phenomenon (25 Mar)

Daily Maverick Associate Editor Marianne Thamm will be in conversation with Nadav Eyal as they explore his view that the collapse of the current world order is not so much about the imbalance between technological advances and social progress as it is about a passion to upend and destroy power structures that have become hollow, corrupt, or simply unresponsive to urgent needs.

Don’t miss a free Daily Maverick live webinar on Going for Gold: A Guide for the South African Precious Metal Investor (17 Mar)

Join Business Maverick journalist Ed Stoddard in conversation with Doctor of Philosophy and founder of Silver-Sphere Trading Pty Ltd Zoltan Erdey as they declutter and contextualise the vast amounts of information available about precious metals.

Don’t miss a Daily Maverick webinar with Colin Bryar and Bill Carr, the authors of Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon (11 Mar)

In this event, Daily Maverick CEO Styli Charalambous gets the insider’s account of Amazon’s approach to work, culture and leadership from two top level executives, Colin Bryar and Bill Carr.

Don’t miss a free live webinar on Slabbert by Albert Grundlingh, in conversation with Marianne Thamm (24 Feb)

Join Marianne Thamm and Professor Albert Grundlingh as they explore the long-awaited biography of Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, which offers sharp insights into the thinking of this most unlikely politician and provides new perspectives on a figure who even today remains something of an enigma.

[Watch] Bestselling author Richard Sutton discusses his new book Stressproof and explains why it’s relevant now more than ever

Bestselling author Richard Sutton chatted about the game-changing action plans that can help combat stress-related challenges, as explored in his new book Stressproof.

Find out more about the approaching fourth industrial revolution in South Africa with Professor Tshilidzi Marwala

Professor Tshilidzi Marwala discussed his latest book, Closing the Gap: The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa, in a Daily Maverick webinar in November. 

Watch now! Daily Maverick webinar with The Unlikely Mr Rogue, Ivan Pillay, and author Evelyn Groenink

Video: In a Daily Maverick webinar on Wednesday, 9 December, Ivan Pillay and Evelyn Groenink, a journalist and his partner of 30 years, spoke to Ferial Haffajee about how the SARS ‘rogue unit’ accusations have affected their lives.

Exclusive live book launch webinar! Zapiro Annual 2020: Do the Macorona (10 Nov)

Hosted by the Daily Maverick’s Greg Nicolson and presented by Zapiro himself, don’t miss the exclusive launch of Do the Macorona, Zapiro’s 2020 annual.

You’ve heard the podcast, now read the book! How I Built This by Guy Raz – join us for an exclusive webinar (4 Oct)

Join the Daily Maverick and Pan Macmillan for an exclusive webinar featuring Daily Maverick CEO Styli Charalambous and American podcast creator Guy Raz!

[Free webinar] Join Philippa Garson, Mondli Makhanya and Marianne Thamm for the launch of Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War (26 June)

Jacana Media and the Daily Maverick invite you to a free webinar book launch for Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War, with Philippa Garson, Mondli Makhanya and Marianne Thamm.

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?

Former Al-Qaeda hostage Stephen McGown signs book deal with the Daily Maverick’s Maverick 451

Stephen McGown, the ordinary South African who was held hostage by Al-Qaeda for just under six years, will be writing a memoir.

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!

Seeding the Great Divide – don’t miss a free land reform and food security webinar with Wandile Sihlobo and Richard Poplak

The Daily Maverick’s Richard Poplak and Wandile Sihlobo, chief economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa, dig into inflammatory issues of land reform and food security in South Africa.

Don’t miss a free LIVE webinar with Douglas Kruger to discuss his new book, Virus-Proof Your Small Business: 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis (5 May)

Join Douglas Kruger for a free LIVE webinar to discuss his new book, Virus-Proof Your Small Business: 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis.

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.

The bestselling books in South Africa – August 2019

This list represents the bestselling books in South Africa from the previous four weeks to 31 July 2019, and combines fiction and …

Why do South Africans find crime fiction so fascinating? Listen to author Amy Heydenrych share a deeply personal story

Shame on You author Amy Heydenrych speaks out about a personal experience that shaped her writing.