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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.

The bestselling books in South Africa – July 2019

Our list is compiled from print sales data and other sources. It represents the bestselling books in South Africa from the previous …

The bestselling books in South Africa – June

This list represents the bestselling books in South Africa from the previous four weeks to 6 June 2019, and combines fiction and non-fiction bestsellers.

The bestselling books in South Africa – May

This list represents the bestselling books in South Africa from the previous four weeks to 2 May 2019, and combines fiction and non-fiction bestsellers.

Pippa Green reviews Barry Gilder’s novel The List

One of the more intriguing aspects of Barry Gilder’s gripping spy novel comes in the Author’s Note. In Songs & Secrets, his non-fiction account of his life in exile, from where he returned to senior positions in government, he was ‘invariably asked: Why are there not more secrets’ in the book. The ‘Songs’ reflect another part of Gilder’s identity as an accomplished musician.

Read an excerpt from Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa’s Dare Not Linger: The Presidency and the Constitution

As president, Nelson Mandela’s relationship with the judiciary would be severely tested.

Amabookabooka podcast features Asylum author Marcus Low

In the latest episode of Amabookabooka, a novel podcast about books and the people who write them, Marcus Low talks about his incredible ‘apocalyptic’ novel.

The curious Trump-apartheid connection: Read an excerpt from Apartheid Guns and Money

The Daily Maverick has shared an excerpt from Apartheid Guns and Money: A Tale of Profit by Hennie van Vuuren, published by Jacana Media.

Rebecca Davis reviews No Longer Whispering To Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela

Rebecca Davis has written a review of Thandeka Gqubule’s No Longer Whispering To Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela for the Daily Maverick:

Rebecca Davis reviews Mamphela Ramphele’s Dreams, Betrayal and Hope

Mamphela Ramphele’s latest book is called Dreams, Betrayal and Hope. If the order of the “hope” and “betrayal” were swapped, it might be an apt description of the journey of many Agang voters.

Poetry in Commotion

A novel podcast about books and the people who write. The latest issue features author-journalist-reviewer-blogger-poet Karin Schimke, winner of the prestigious Ingrid Jonker Prize.