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Find out more about The Lion’s Binding Oath and Other Stories by Somali author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf

The Lion’s Binding Oath and Other Stories by Somali author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf is available now from LAPA Publishers.

‘Your birth mother didn’t want you.’ Read an excerpt from Sacrificed, Chanette Paul’s US debut

Catalyst Press has shared an excerpt from Chanette Paul’s novel Sacrificed.

[Watch] Anneleigh Jacobsen explains how her new thriller Corporation Games came about

Corporation Games by Anneleigh Jacobsen is a fictional corporate thriller based on a number of real-life financial scandals that have rocked South Africa.

‘In the end, you’re a victim of your own comfort zone’ – Chanette Paul chats about her US debut, Sacrificed

Catalyst Press chats to South African author Chanette Paul about her US debut, Sacrificed.

‘Afrikaans-speaking doctor operates on Mandela’ – Read an excerpt from Operation Mandela by Willem Laubscher

Read an excerpt from Operation Mandela by Willem Laubscher – the Afrikaans-speaking doctor who performed surgery on Nelson Mandela.

Caroline Kurtz explores what it was like to grow up between cultures in her memoir, A Road Called Down on Both Sides

In her memoir, A Road Called Down on Both Sides: Growing Up in Ethiopia and America, Caroline Kurtz writes about what it was like to grow up between the two countries.

Operation Mandela by Willem Laubscher: The true story behind the chaos when an Afrikaans doctor operated on Nelson Mandela

What happened in the late 1980s when a white, Afrikaans doctor performed surgery on Nelson Mandela? Willem Laubscher tells all in Operation Mandela.

Cecilia Britz, the doyenne of recreational fiction, dies

It is with great sadness that LAPA’s personnel learned of the death of Cecilia Britz. She passed away on 12 December 2019.

Read an excerpt from Corporation Games by Anneleigh Jacobsen – a thriller based on real-life financial scandals

Read an excerpt from Anneleigh Jacobsen’s debut thriller, Corporation Games, in which tokoloshes have been sent to root out evil in Sandton.

Join in and share the best in African literature across social media during #ReadingAfrica Week 2019 (1–7 Dec)

What are you reading at the moment? An old favourite? A new find? An undiscovered classic? Fiction, poetry, comics or essays?

Whatever you’re reading, it’s time to shout it from the rooftops.

Don’t miss the launch of Cape Town: A Place Between by Henry Trotter at Kalk Bay Books (21 Nov)

LAPA Publishers, Catalyst Press and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of Cape Town: A Place Between by Henry Trotter.

LAPA Publishers invite you to an evening of conservation in Pretoria

LAPA will host an evening of conservation on Tuesday 12 November, aiming to protect lions, indigenous stories, rhinos, and elephants.

What happens when the spirit world clashes with corporate greed? Corporation Games – a new fictional corporate thriller by Anneleigh Jacobsen

Corporation Games by Anneleigh Jacobsen – a fictional corporate thriller based on a number of real-life financial scandals that have rocked South Africa.

Join Henry Trotter for the launch of Cape Town: A Place Between at The Book Lounge (7 Nov)

LAPA Publishers, Catalyst Press and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Cape Town: A Place Between by Henry Trotter.