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Gamebirds of Africa by Rob Little – a must-have book for bird enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in nature and conservation

Gamebirds of Africa: Guineafowls, Francolins, Spurfowls, Quails, Sandgrouse and Snipes by Rob Little is out in March from Jacana Media.

Meet author Terry-Ann Adams at a Those Who Live in Cages speed date and book signing (27 Feb)

Jacana Media and Book Circle Capital invite you to a book signing for Terry-Ann Adams’s debut novel, Those Who Live in Cages.

New fiction loading … Join the #ByTheFadingLight Early Adopters Club and get 30% off Ashraf Kagee’s stunning new novel

By the Fading Light, Ashraf Kagee’s stunning follow-up to the award-winning Khalil’s Journey, will be published by Jacana Media in April 2021!

‘Welcome to Eldorado Park.’ – Read an excerpt from Those Who Live in Cages, the acclaimed debut novel by Terry-Ann Adams

Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from Terry-Ann Adams’s debut novel Those Who Live in Cages, a story about Coloured women, family, …

Three-way international rights deal for The Pan-African Pantheon: Prophets, Poets, and Philosophers

Jacana Media is delighted to announce a three-way rights sale for The Pan-African Pantheon: Prophets, Poets, and Philosophers, edited by Adekeye Adebajo.

Celebrate Saul Sithole, a neglected pioneer of South African science, at the launch of The Forgotten Scientist (18 Feb)

Jacana Media invites you to the virtual book launch of The Forgotten Scientist: The Story of Saul Sithole by Lorato Trok.

Don’t miss the Jacana People’s Book Sale – 50% off all books, for 2 days only!

The Jacana Media People’s Book Sale is happening now!

Jacana Media congratulates authors longlisted for 2021 HSS Awards

Jacana Media congratulates the following authors whose titles have been chosen for the Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Awards longlists! 

Reassessing Mandela, edited by Willam Beinart and Colin Bundy – a scholarly counterweight to uncritical celebration

Reassessing Mandela, edited by Willam Beinart and Colin Bundy, is out now from Jacana Media.

Dr Abdullah Abdurahman: South Africa’s First Elected Black Politician – a deeply researched history by Martin Plaut

Dr Abdullah Abdurahman: South Africa’s First Elected Black Politician by Martin Plaut is out now from Jacana Media.

Don’t miss the virtual launch of the new book Rethinking Africa: Indigenous Women Re-interpret Southern Africa’s Pasts (26 Jan)

The Khoi and San Unit (Centre for African Studies), University of Cape Town, warmly invites you to the virtual book launch of …

Win a hamper of 10 books with Jacana Media!

Jacana Media has reached 10 000 Twitter followers, and to celebrate they are giving away a 10-book hamper!

Jacana Media is calling all aspiring writers!

If you are an aspiring writer and want the chance to get published, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

#BlackLivesMatter: Race and Racism in Science – Watch a Jacana Conversation featuring Dr Dipuo Winnie Kgotleng, Silindokuhle Mavuso and Christa Kuljian

If you missed any of Jacana’s Don’t Shut Up Conversations from last year, here’s your chance to catch up!

Call for entries: Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Award

The Jacana Literary Foundation is pleased to announce that submissions for the 10th annual Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology are open.

Read an interview with Anne Biccard, author of Saving a Stranger’s Life – the true story of an emergency room doctor facing off against Covid-19 in Joburg

Doctor, writer, stray dog collector – get to know Anne Biccard, the doctor we know you’d want on call.

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 of the hottest reads of the year for an epic summer vacation

What you take to the beach is up to you, so why not fill your tote with the hottest titles of 2020? From award-winning local fiction to international bestsellers, our selection has something for everyone.

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 riveting local biographies and memoirs of noteworthy South Africans

The festive season is a time for giving, and what better gift is there than a book? Have a browse of these recently published biographies and memoirs for inspiration!

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 lekker local recipe books for the foodies in your life

The festive season is a time for feasting on delicious, proudly South African dishes. Have a browse of these recently published recipe books for inspiration!

New by David Bristow! Big Pharma, Dirty Lies, Busy Bees and Eco Activists: 20 Environmental Stories from South Africa

Big Pharma, Dirty Lies, Busy Bees and Eco Activists – the exciting third book in David Bristow’s Stories from the Veld series – covers everything environmental in South Africa that you always wanted to know about.