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‘Once you’ve read this book you will never be the same again’ – Letters to My Mother: The Making of a Troublemaker by Kumi Naidoo

Letters to My Mother: The Making of a Troublemaker by Kumi Naidoo is out in November from Jacana Media.

Don’t miss the launch of Freedom Writer: My Life and Times by the late, great Juby Mayet at Love Books (11 Oct)

Jacana Media and Love Books invite you to the launch of Freedom Writer: My Life and Times by the late, great Juby Mayet.

Don’t miss the launch of The Age of Menace: Capitalism, Inequality and the Battle for Dignity in Cape Town (8 Oct)

Join Jacana Media at Exclusive Books V&A Waterfront for the launch of The Age of Menace: Capitalism, Inequality and the Battle for Dignity by David Buckham, Robyn Wilkinson and Christiaan Straeuli.

Jacana Media Weekend Special: An Empty Plate and Darwin’s Hunch

Jacana Media is running a special offer on two books containing stunning and consequential research by two South African visionaries.

Calling Soshanguve! Join Welcome Mandla Lishivha in conversation with Katlego Kganyago at a launch of a book that will make history! (1 Oct)

Jacana Media invite you to the launch of Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s memoir Boy on the Run in Soshanguve.

Are John Dube and Pixley ka Isaka Seme relevant to today’s ANC? Don’t miss a Jacana Media Conversation on the topic (27 Sep)

Join Heather Hughes, author of The First President: A Life of John L Dube, Founding President of the ANC, and Bongani Ngqulunga, author of The Man Who Founded the ANC: A Biography of Pixley Ka Isaka Seme, discuss to what extent Hughes’s work on Dube remains relevant since its first publication.

Don’t miss Peter Vundla discussing his memoir Doing Time with Jenny Crwys-Williams (26 Sep)

Join Jenny Crwys-Williams, seasoned journalist and broadcaster, in discussion with entrepreneur and acclaimed advertising industry veteran Peter Vundla as they explore the man behind Doing Time.

Join author Prof. Veronique Tadjo for a seminar titled ‘Close to Nature: The creative process of writing the Ebola epidemic’ in Pretoria (24 Aug)

Jacana Media and the University of Pretoria’s Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship invite you to join Professor Véronique Tadjo for a seminar titled ‘Close to Nature: The creative process of writing the Ebola epidemic’.

Ivorian author Véronique Tadjo will be at Book Circle Capital in Joburg to launch her novel In the Company of Men (24 Aug)

Jacana Media and Book Circle Capital invite you to the launch of In the Company of Men by Véronique Tadjo!

Don’t miss an evening with Welcome Mandla Lishivha, author of Boy on the Run (30 Aug)

Bridge Books and Jacana Media invite you to an intimate evening with author Welcome Mandla Lishivha to discuss their memoir Boy on the Run.

New book alert! The Beautyful Ones Have Just Been Born, the new Gerald Kraak Anthology

The Beautyful Ones Have Just Been Born: Vol. IV: The Gerald Kraak Anthology is out this month from Jacana Media!

What makes an African city? Don’t miss this Jacana Media Conversation (28 Jul)

Join Jacana Media for a conversation on what makes an African city.

My Father, My Monster by McIntosh Polela to be republished by Jacana Media

McIntosh is back! 11 years since its release, this South African bestseller is being republished.

Mandela: Saint or Sell-out? Don’t miss a Jacana Media Don’t Shut Up conversation on correcting the Mandela myth (18 Jul)

Many are familiar with two versions of Nelson Mandela. Both versions render the man a myth, requiring that he is either venerated as single-handedly achieving democracy or demonised for the shortcomings of that very same democracy.

Celebrate World Pride Day at the launch of Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s memoir Boy on the Run (28 Jun)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s memoir Boy on the Run!

Join Anne Biccard for the launch of her memoir – Holding My Breath: Further Exploits of an ER Doctor (22 Jun)

She’s holding her breath. Here’s why. You’re invited to step into a world of true grit. Join Dr Anne Biccard in conversation …

Don’t miss the launch of Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter by Ebrahim Ebrahim (16 Jun)

Jacana Media and the Castle of Good Hope invite you to the launch of Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter by Ebrahim Ebrahim.

Boy on the Run by Welcome Mandla Lishivha – be the first to read this instant bestseller!

Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s memoir Boy on the Run will be out at the end of June 2022 from Jacana Media.

Don’t miss the launch of Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter by Ebrahim Ebrahim (9 Jun)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books Hyde Park invite you to the launch of Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter by Ebrahim Ebrahim.

Queer and Black, See and Be Seen

Jacana Media is celebrating Pride Month with 50% off these two books!