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Don’t miss the launch of Sol Plaatje: A Life at African Flavour Books

African Flavour Books and Jacana Media invite you to the launch of Sol Plaatje: A Life of Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje 1876–1932 by Brian Willan.

Meet Liza Smit and Raquel Lewis and get your copy of I am Liza Smit signed

Meet Liza Smit and Raquel Lewis and get your copy of I am Liza Smit signed.

New from Zapiro! WTF: Capturing Zuma – A Cartoonist’s Tale

WTF is renowned cartoonist Zapiro’s account of the Zuma years in 400 brilliant cartoons and the stories behind them.

New book alert! Business as Usual after Marikana – society looks on as miners are exploited, oppressed and dehumanised

Leave it to the president, government and ‘big business’ and we will die. This is the lesson learned from the Marikana massacre. At least it should have been, but still society looks on as miners are exploited, oppressed and dehumanised in the land of their birth.

Africa! Submissions are open for the Gerald Kraak Award and Anthology

Gerald Kraak Award and Anthology: An award and anthology on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa.

Details of Panashe Chigumadzi’s South African author tour for her new book These Bones Will Rise Again

A timeous book, with Zimbabwe’s elections having taken place on 30 July, These Bones Will Rise Again responds to the November 2017 ousting of Robert Mugabe, exploring events leading up to the ‘coup not coup’ that brought his 37-year rule to an end.

Don’t miss Panashe Chigumadzi at African Flavour Books for the launch These Bones Will Rise Again

African Flavour Books and Jacana Media invite you to the launch of Panashe Chigumadzi’s new book, These Bones Will Rise Again.

Don’t miss the launch of Panashe Chigumadzi’s new book These Bones Will Rise Again at Exclusive Books Brooklyn in Pretoria

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books Brooklyn Mall invite you to the launch of Panashe Chigumadzi’s new book, These Bones Will Rise Again.

Still hungry after Fifty Shades? Get ready for South Africa’s most erotic novel ever: The Ecstasy of Brush Strokes

Still hungry after Fifty Shades? The Ecstasy of Brush Strokes is a sexy, intelligent and sometimes shockingly candid story. Loaded with desire and obsession, it promises to be South Africa’s most erotic novel ever.

Born trapped in a girl’s body – Becoming Him: A Trans Memoir of Triumph by Landa Mabenge

In April 1981, Landa Mabenge enters this world, trapped in a girl’s body.

Tumelo Buthelezi’s debut novel The Last Sentence out now from BlackBird Books

From BlackBird Books, the pioneering publisher of An Image in a Mirror, Nwelezelanga, Sweet Medicine and If I stay right here, a new story …

An evening with Mpho Dagada: On Bitcoin and growing your wealth

Join Mpho Dagada for a book event at Bridge Books Maboneng.

Birding in South Africa’s National Parks – the first book dedicated to birding in South African parks

Of the 700 regularly seen terrestrial species in South Africa, at least 640 can be found in the 19 national parks, with 13 of the 15 species endemic to South Africa and another 19 of the 20 species endemic to South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Don’t miss a book discussion of Christy Chilimigras’s shockingly brilliant debut memoir Things Even Gonzalez Can’t Fix

Join Christy Chilimigras as she discusses her new book, Things Even Gonzalez Can’t Fix, which talks about her childhood with addict parents.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa

The Life Righting Collective and Jacana Media invite you to the launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa.

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive ‘The Dog’ Barker launches his biography

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive ‘The Dog’ Barker has released a biography, Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker.

Jacana Media acquires Southern African rights for Panashe Chigumadzi’s new book, These Bones Will Rise Again

Jacana Media has announced a southern African rights agreement with Panashe Chigumadzi for her new book, These Bones Will Rise Again.

Read an excerpt from Born to Kwaito – ‘Yizo Yizo: The Poetry of Dysfunction’ by Sihle Mthembu

‘Ronnie Nyakale virtually strangled Teboho when he auditioned for the part of Papa Action.’

‘There’s no doubt’ – Liza Smit believes the National Party was involved in her parents’ murders

Liza Smit says she has no doubt that the murders were politically motivated, and executed through the National Party.