Melinda Ferguson

Footnotes, April 2020: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Join Dave Muller for the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story at The Book Lounge (30 Oct)

MF Books Joburg and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story by Dave Muller.

Join Letshego Zulu for the launch of her tragic and inspiring memoir, I Choose To Live, at Exclusive Books Mall of Africa (24 July)

MFBooks Joburg and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of I Choose to Live by Letshego Zulu.

The Year of Facing Fire – Helena Kriel’s memoir will leave you breathless, bereft and uplifted

The Year of Facing Fire, a family memoir by award-winning writer Helena Kriel, is out in June 2019 from Jacana Media and MFBooks Joburg.

Don’t miss the launch of Samantha Smirin’s mesmerising memoir Life Interrupted at Love Books (2 May)

MFBooks Joburg and Love Books invite you to the launch of Life Interrupted, Samantha Smirin’s lucid and devastating memoir about living with bipolar.

Don’t miss the launch of Whatever, the frank and hilariously dark memoir of 19-year-old Saskia Bailey, at The Book Lounge (10 April)

MFBooks Joburg invites you to the Cape Town launch of Saskia Bailey’s debut book, Whatever: A 21st-century Memoir.

Join Eva Mazza at The Book Lounge for the launch of Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch

MFBooks Joburg and Eva Mazza invite you to the launch of the sizzling Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch, a novel that peeks into the lives of the privileged men and women of the winelands.

Christy Chilimigras will launch her memoir Things Even Gonzalez Can’t Fix at Love Books

Christy will be chatting to her publisher Melinda Ferguson about her brutal memoir of growing up in a dysfunctional family.

Win a copy of Being Chris Hani’s Daughter, courtesy of Jacana Media

Today marks 25 years since Chris Hani was assassinated. To commemorate, Jacana Media is giving away two copies of Being Chris Hani’s Daughter.