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Veels geluk aan al die finaliste van die ATKV-Woordveertjies 2019! (Plus: Video)

Die Afrikaanse Taal- en Kultuurvereniging (ATKV) het vroeër vandeesmaand die finaliste van die ATKV-Woordveertjies bekendgemaak.

Breaking news: Miché Solomon/Zephany Nurse will be telling her story at the Open Book Festival

Miché Solomon and Joanne Jowell will discuss the astonishing new memoir Zephany: Two Mothers One Daughter at the Open Book Festival in September. …

The bestselling books in South Africa – June

This list represents the bestselling books in South Africa from the previous four weeks to 6 June 2019, and combines fiction and non-fiction bestsellers.

Dip into an excerpt from T.C. Farren’s new novel The Book of Malachi, a gripping thriller with a speculative twist

Malachi Dakwaa is mute and utterly disconnected from human beings when he gets an extraordinary job offer. In exchange for six months as warder on a top-secret organ farming project, Frasier Pharmaceuticals will graft a new tongue for him. Malachi takes the deal.

2019 Media24 Books Prizes winners announced – Niq Mhlongo awarded Herman Charles Bosman Prize

Financial Mail editor Rob Rose, novelist and short story writer Niq Mhlongo, poet Gabeba Baderoon and octagenarian debut author Andries Buys are among the recipients of the 2019 Media24 Books Literary Prizes awarded in Cape Town last night (Thursday, 13 June 2019).

Throw Madam from the Train by Nandipha Gantsho wins 2019 City Press/Tafelberg Nonfiction Award

Nandipha Gantsho has been announced as the winner of the prestigious City Press/Tafelberg Nonfiction Award for her manuscript Throw Madam from the Train. …

Career opportunity: NB Publishers is hiring! (Publisher/Editor: South African Nonfiction)

NB Publishers is looking for a Publisher/Editor in their South African Nonfiction division. Job details: Apply here Publisher/Editor: South African Nonfiction Media24 …

Cover reveal! A brand new edition of Nthikeng Mohlele’s debut novel The Scent of Bliss

The Scent of Bliss, the seminal debut novel from award-winning author Nthikeng Mohlele, is being released in a new edition!

2018 City Press Tafelberg Nonfiction Award finalists announced

The five finalists for the prestigious City Press Tafelberg Nonfiction Award have been revealed! The biennial prize is awarded to a new …

Top-level police investigation underway into allegations of a paedophile ring contained in The Lost Boys of Bird Island

A police investigation is underway into the allegations of a paedophile ring involving senior members of the National Party government contained in the book The Lost Boys of Bird Island, written by Mark Minnie and Chris Steyn.

Redi Tlhabi joins chorus of furious voices over quotes on the cover of new Winnie Madikizela-Mandela book, Truth, Lies and Alibis

‘I AM APPALLED! HOW DARE YOU! HOW DARE YOU TAFELBERG!!!’ – Journalist and author Redi Tlhabi has hit out at Tafelberg Publishers for ‘underhand, dishonest’ conduct, after the publisher printed a quotation from her on the cover of Fred Bridgland’s new book on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Truth, Lies and Alibis.

The Lost Boys of Bird Island author Chris Steyn releases statement addressing the last words of her late co-author Mark Minnie

Tafelberg Publishers has issued a statement on behalf of Chris Steyn, author of the controversial new exposé The Lost Boys of Bird Island.

Publishing legend Koos Human, the godfather of the ‘Sestigers’, dies aged 87

From NB Publishers: Koos Human, a giant of Afrikaans book publishing, died at his Cape Town home on Friday, 10 August 2018. …

A shocking exposé from within the heart of the NP government – The Lost Boys of Bird Island

The Lost Boys of Bird Island, by Mark Minnie and Chris Steyn with a foreword by Marianne Thamm, is out now from NB Publishers.

Call for entries: City Press Tafelberg Nonfiction Award

The closing date has been moved from 30 June 2018 to 31 July 2018.

Shortlists for 2018 Media24 Books Literary Awards announced

Redi Tlhabi, Jacques Pauw, Qarnita Loxton, Marlene van Niekerk and Michiel Heyns are among the authors shortlisted for this year’s Media24 Books Literary Awards.

Steinheist: New book by Rob Rose focuses on the biggest corporate scandal in South Africa’s history

NB Publishers has signed Financial Mail editor Rob Rose to write an explosive new book on the Steinhoff saga.

NB Publishers sells overseas rights to a number of South African books, including The President’s Keepers, Being Kari and The Quiet Violence of Dreams

NB Publishers has sold overseas rights to a number of South African publications, including Jacques Pauw’s political exposé The President’s Keepers, Eugene de Kock: Assassin for the State by Anemari Jansen, Julian Jansen’s The De Zalze Murders, Marianne Thamm’s Hitler, Verwoerd, Mandela and Me, K Sello Duiker’s novel The Quiet Violence of Dreams and Qarnita Loxton’s novel Being Kari.

Cynthia Jele’s next book: Title and cover revealed

Kwela Books has revealed the title and a sneak peek of Cynthia Jele’s next novel!