New Books

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.

The Moment of Lift, the debut book from Melinda Gates – a timely and necessary call to action for women’s empowerment

Let Melinda Gates inspire you to commit to the lift with her debut book, The Moment of Lift, out from Pan Macmillan this April.

The Dragon Lady, Louisa Treger’s brilliant second novel – a brilliant evocation of life in 1950s Rhodesia

Opening with the shooting of Lady Virginia ‘Ginie’ Courtauld in her tranquil garden in 1950s Rhodesia, The Dragon Lady tells Ginie’s extraordinary story, so called for the exotic tattoo snaking up her leg.

If you’re a fan of the Seven Sisters series, here are other books by Lucinda Riley that you’re sure to love

For those who love Lucinda Riley’s international bestselling series, discover her many spellbinding standalone novels, featuring strong female characters and evocative locations – including The Butterfly Room, out in May from Pan Macmillan!

The brutal payback begins – Lynda La Plante’s new novel Widows’ Revenge, the sequel to the groundbreaking thriller Widows

Widows’ Revenge: Dolly, Linda, Shirley and Bella are back. And this time it’s a fight to the finish. The sequel to Lynda La Plante’s groundbreaking thriller, Widows.

Find out more about The Mister – the thrilling new romance from EL James, author of the Fifty Shades trilogy

Introducing EL James’s new novel The Mister, a roller-coaster ride of danger and desire.

Trevor Noah is back! A NEW (and not for grown-ups!) edition of Born a Crime

Pan Macmillan is thrilled to announce that Trevor Noah’s South African and international bestseller Born a Crime has been adapted for a younger audience.

Africa Reimagined by Hlumelo Biko – Realistic steps to return to a more balanced Afrocentric identity

Africa Reimagined is a passionately argued appeal for a rediscovery of our African identity.

Gunship Over Angola – Steve Joubert’s gripping memoir, a powerful plea for healing and understanding

Gunship Over Angola: The Story of a Maverick Pilot by Steve Joubert is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

New, fully revised and extended edition of Cyril Ramaphosa: The Road to Presidential Power by Anthony Butler

A revised and extended edition of Cyril Ramaphosa: The Road to Presidential Power by Anthony Butler is out soon from Jacana Media.

Lawfare by Michelle le Roux and Dennis Davis – What happens when SA’s tumultuous political life becomes entangled in the courts of law?

‘Lawfare is a timely and important work that provokes and confronts the growing debate on constitutionalism and the material transformation of our society.’ – Dikgang Moseneke, former Deputy Chief Justice

Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid – one of the most enjoyably readable books of the year

Daisy Jones and The Six – a gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup.

But Deliver Us from Evil – a moving work of historical fiction by Lauri Kubuitsile

But Deliver Us from Evil, the new book by Lauri Kubuitsile, is out now from Penguin Random House.

New edition! The Seed is Mine The Life of Kas Maine, a South African Sharecropper by Charles van Onselen

A new edition of The Seed is Mine: The Life of Kas Maine, a South African Sharecropper by Charles van Onselen is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

One woman. One continent. Wander through Africa with Lerato Mogoatlhe’s Vagabond

Vagabond is the poetic, raw and honest diary of Lerato Mogoatlhe’s travels through 21 countries in Africa.

Introducing a stunning new voice in psychological suspense – Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce

Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce – a disturbing and compelling novel that explores the power of fear and desire, jealousy and betrayal, love and hate.

Africa’s Business Revolution – The definitive guide to doing business in Africa, packed with fresh insights from McKinsey and exclusive interviews with prominent CEOs

Africa’s Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World’s Next Big Growth Market, by Acha Leke, Mutsa Chironga and George Desvaux, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

It’s Not About the Burqa – When was the last time you heard a Muslim woman speak for herself without a filter?

Edited by Mariam Khan, It’s Not About the Burqa is an anthology of essays by Muslim women about the contemporary Muslim female experience.

Jojo Moyes’s new standalone novel The Giver of Stars announced!

The new standalone novel from Jojo Moyes, The Giver of Stars, will be released in October 2019.

Vagabond – Lerato Mogoatlhe’s hilarious and honest account of her five years of living as a drifter in Africa

Vagabond: Wandering Through Africa on Faith by Lerato Mogoatlhe is out from BlackBird Books in April 2019!