Memoir

Life Interrupted – Samantha Smirin’s deeply compelling memoir of living with bipolar

Life Interrupted is a deeply compelling memoir that brilliantly humanises the sufferer beyond the label.

What happens when the last breath stops? Read an excerpt from The Blackridge House by Julia Martin

Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an extract from The Blackridge House by Julia Martin. The Blackridge House is a meditation on belonging, of …

Cover reveal! Elton John’s first and only official autobiography, Me – an unforgettable story by a living legend

Pan Macmillan is excited to reveal the name and cover of Elton John’s first and only official autobiography, Me!

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.

Don’t miss the launch of Whatever, the frank and hilariously dark memoir of 19-year-old Saskia Bailey, at Love Books (4 April)

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

Don’t miss the launch of Carsten Rasch’s memoir Between Rock and a Hard Place at Love Books (28 Mar)

MFBooks Joburg and Love Books invite you to the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch, ‘a survivor from the South African punk and new wave scene of the eighties’.

Join Julia Martin for the launch of her memoir The Blackridge House at The Book Lounge

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Blackridge House by Julia Martin.

Elton John set to release ‘no-holds-barred’ autobiography in October 2019

‘My life has been one helluva rollercoaster ride … I hope readers will enjoy the ride too.’ – Elton John

The Blackridge House by Julia Martin – a powerful memoir of dementia

The Blackridge House is a meditation on belonging, of the stories we tell of home and family and of the precarious footprint of life.

We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union – astonishingly personal stories and thought provoking essays

We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union – a powerful collection of essays about gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and what it means to be a modern woman.

Don’t miss the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch (5 March)

MFBooks Joburg and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch.

‘I may have left my abusive partner, but the trauma and shame never left me’ – Vanessa Govender discusses her memoir Beaten But Not Broken

‘I may have walked away, I may have left my abusive partner, but the trauma and the pain and the anguish and the shame have never left me.’

New book alert! Former television journalist Vanessa Govender’s shocking memoir Beaten but not Broken

This is a story of possibilities and hope; it is the story of a true survivor.

Things Even Gonzalez Can’t Fix by Christy Chilimigras – the shockingly brilliant debut memoir of a 24-year-old Greek South African

Things Even González Can’t Fix is the shockingly brilliant debut memoir of a 24-year-old Greek South African girl, Christy Chilimigras.

Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, to be published in November 2018

Penguin Random House SA is proud and excited to be publishing Becoming by Michelle Obama. A global publication date of Tuesday, November …

Marah Louw chats to Malebo Sephodi about writing her memoir for the new Gautrain Virtual Bookclub

Marah Louw chatted to Malebo Sephodi about her memoir It’s Me, Marah as part of the new GautrainReads initiative.

We did not know it was the final farewell: Read an excerpt from Karina M Szczurek’s memoir, The Fifth Mrs Brink

Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an excerpt from The Fifth Mrs Brink, Karina M Szczurek’s soul-baring memoirs of her life before, with and after her marriage to André P Brink.

Pan Macmillan South Africa to publish debut book by Iman Rappetti in 2018

Pan Macmillan South Africa has announced it will publish a memoir by well-known journalist and presenter Iman Rappetti. The book will be released in South Africa in 2018.

The Fifth Mrs Brink by Karina M Szczurek

Arriving on the doorstep of Jonathan Ball Publishers, I felt like a refugee who had sailed through treacherous waters in a derelict dinghy and found her way to the shores of a safe haven. With only my ancient fountain pen in the bag I carried, I was seeking asylum again.