Memoir

Get Me To 21 by Gabi Lowe

In her brilliant memoir Get Me To 21, Gabi Lowe reveals the incredible journey she embarks on to save Jenna, a bright young girl diagnosed with a life-threatening rare disease. This is the untold true story of a mother’s courageous battle to get her daughter to 21.

There’s nothing gung-ho in the pages of Angolsh – only stubborn dirt, stifling heat, tough guys and tortured souls

From the pen of award-winning writer and film director Greg Latter comes a war memoir like no other – Angolsh: Scenes from an Army Camp.

Meet Yusuf Daniels, author of Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), and get your book signed!

Yusuf Daniels, author of the hit memoir Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), will be signing books at two Bargain Books stores in Cape Town.

Cover reveal! The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Zimunhu Taruvinga

Out in October 2019 from MFBooks Joburg – The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Zimunhu Taruvinga.

Join The Book Revue for a morning of conversation with Letshego Zulu about her gripping memoir, I Choose to Live (17 Aug)

Jacana Media and The Book Revue invite you to a morning with Letshego Zulu, author of the gripping memoir I Choose to Live.

Don’t miss the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe at Exclusive Books Hyde Park (14 August)

MFBooks Joburg and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe.

New book alert! Bassie: My Journey of Hope – out in October 2019 (Plus: Watch Basetsana Kumalo introduce the book!)

The stunning cover has been revealed for Bassie: My Journey of Hope by Basetsana Kumalo!

‘Do you think you funny?’ How Yusuf Daniels got his big break in publishing (his book Living Coloured is now a bestseller)

Yusuf Daniels chats about his new memoir, Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken).

Don’t miss the launch of Julia Martin’s powerful memoir of dementia The Blackridge House at Epworth Prep School in Pietermaritzburg

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Epworth Prep School are thrilled to invite you to the launch of The Blackridge House by Julia Martin. Julia will be in conversation with Mary Gardner.

It’s competition time! Win a Women’s Day book hamper with Jacana Media (enter before 11 Aug)

In celebration of Women’s Day on Friday, 9 August, Jacana Media is giving away a hamper of three books by three phenomenal women.

Don’t miss the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe at Exclusive Books Cavendish (6 August)

MFBooks Joburg and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe.

Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story – the riveting memoir by Gabi Lowe, the mother of Lead SA activist Jenna Lowe

Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story is the riveting memoir by Gabi Lowe, the mother of Lead SA activist Jenna Lowe, the brilliant teenager who was the driving force behind the famous #GetMeto21 campaign.

The First Breath – the story of the cutting-edge medicine that has saved a generation of babies

The First Breath – a powerful medical memoir about the extraordinary fetal and neonatal medicine bringing a new generation of babies into the world.

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Yusuf Daniels’s memoir Living Coloured (Because Black and White Were Already Taken) (11 July)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Yusuf Daniels’s humorous and unique memoir Living Coloured (Because Black and White Were Already Taken).

I Choose To Live: Life After Losing Gugu – Letshego Zulu’s tragic and inspiring memoir

When Letshego Zulu set off with her husband, South African racing champion Gugulethu Zulu, to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro in July 2016, she had no idea that she would return to South Africa days later with her husband’s body in a coffin.

Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions by Kate Nicholls – a 21st-century My Family and Other Animals with a dark side

Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions – a mother’s gritty yet often humorous account of bringing up her five children in a lion research camp – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira releases statement clarifying remarks about former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers in his new book

Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has released a statement clarifying the comments he made about former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers in his new memoir, Beast.

Yusuf Daniels’s new book Living Coloured – a glimpse into the joy and often harsh reality of growing up on the Cape Flats

Living Coloured (Because Black & White Were Already Taken) by Yusuf Daniels is a special kind of memoir that utilises short stories to weave together both a culturally insightful and an achingly nostalgic glimpse into a childhood on the Cape Flats.

Don’t miss the Durban launch of former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey’s memoir A Captain’s Journey (20 June)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of A Captain’s Journey by Neil Tovey.

Join award-winning writer Helena Kriel for the launch of her memoir The Year of Facing Fire at Love Books

Love Books and MFBooks Joburg invite you to the launch of The Year of Facing Fire by award-winning writer Helena Kriel.