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Don’t miss the digital book launch of The Murder of Ahmed Timol by Imtiaz A Cajee, with journalist Shannon Ebrahim (30 June)

What drove Imtiaz Cajee to search for 20 years to find his uncle’s killer and bring him to justice?

[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.

An essential reading list for Pride Month, from Jacana Media

Everyone’s story deserves to be told – and read.

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?

Friday Feast with Sababa – delicious and easy Middle Eastern and Mediterranean family recipes

Can’t decide what to have for dinner tonight? Don’t worry, Jacana Media has got you covered!

Join journalist Philippa Garson for a Zoom talk about life on the frontline in the last years of apartheid (17 June)

The Life, in a Garden team will be hosting a Zoom chat with Philippa Garson to discuss her new book Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War.

Find out more about Don’t Shut Up – a new virtual book theatre launched by Jacana Media

Jacana Media is offering a virtual book theatre on its new platform Don’t Shut Up!

Don’t miss Mubanga Kalimamukwento and The Cheeky Natives in a Lockdown Takeover on Instagram Live (15 June)

Mubanga Kalimamukwento will be chatting to The Cheeky Natives on Instagram about her debut novel The Mourning Bird.

Unlearning, relearning and solidarity in a time of crisis by Jamil F Khan

Can we hold others accountable for things we too have been guilty of? Yes, and we should. More than that, we must take the time to truly interrogate our own humanity and unlearn our investments in power structures if we are truly to demand justice without hypocrisy.

Read an excerpt from Jamil F Khan’s new book Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams in the new issue of The JRB

In the latest issue of The JRB, you can read an exclusive excerpt from Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams, the new book by Jamil F Khan.

Storytime! Don’t miss a live reading by children’s author Niki Daly for the Hermanus FynArts Festival

One for the kids! Niki Daly will be making a virtual appearance at the 2020 Hermanus FynArts Festival.

All the taste with less of the guilt – try this delicious Cinnamon Apple Tart with Pecan Crust recipe from The Banting Baker

What if we told you that there was a way to continue indulging in delicious comfort food, but in a healthier manner? Try this recipe for Cinnamon Apple Tart with Pecan Crust from The Banting Baker by Catherine Speedie!

Karen Dudley forced to close her famous Woodstock restaurant, The Kitchen – buy a copy of her cookbook to donate to her team

Karen Dudley has been forced to close down her famous Woodstock restaurant, The Kitchen. To support her and the restaurant staff, Jacana Media have announced they will donate all proceeds from the sales of Dudley’s cookbook Set a Table during June and July 2020 to The Kitchen team.

Black Consciousness and Black Lives Matter

Find out more about two books from Jacana Media that focus on Black Consciousness and Fees Must Fall, and how they relate to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Something healthy to do with the kids this weekend – try this delicious Chocolate Gingerbread Men recipe from The Banting Baker

What if we told you that there was a way to continue indulging in delicious comfort food, but in a healthier manner? Try this recipe for Chocolate Gingerbread Men from The Banting Baker by Catherine Speedie!

Watch Mubanga Kalimamukwento in conversation with Rémy Ngamije for the Afrolit Sans Frontières virtual literary festival

Mubanga Kalimamukwento chatted to fellow author Rémy Ngamije for the Afrolit Sans Frontières virtual literary festival. 

All the taste with less of the guilt – try this delicious pizza recipe from The Banting Baker

What if we told you that there was a way to continue indulging in delicious comfort food, but in a healthier manner? Try this recipe for Pizza Perfect from The Banting Baker by Catherine Speedie!

Teach your child about diversity with the new rhyming picture book I Have Brown Skin and Curly Hair

I Have Brown Skin and Curly Hair by Karen Theunissen is out now from Jacana Media!

Celebrate research produced by Africans for African solutions with a free download of the new book Epidemics and the Health of African Nations

To celebrate Africa Day, MISTRA is offering free access to one its publications, Epidemics and the Health of African Nations.

Find out what’s cooking with Chef Lesego Semenya (and his new puppy) – Jacana Media’s Author of the Month for May

Jacana Media’s Author of the Month for May is Chef Lesego Semenya a.k.a. Lesdachef!