New Releases

Imprisoned – Sylvia Neame’s extraordinary personal account of incarceration under apartheid

Imprisoned: The Experience of a Prisoner Under Apartheid by Sylvia Neame is coming soon from Jacana Media.

A gripping story of obsession, jealousy and a missing girl – Lezanne Clannachan’s new novel The Colour of Lies

Anna knows what lies look like. She can see untruths spill from heads and colour the air …

‘She disappeared’ – Read an extract from An Unquiet Place by Clare Houston

‘High on the plateau, evening crept across the sky. Swallows pitched and swung through the air, and a small breeze lifted the grasses, sending a ripple across the surface of the reservoir.’

Cover reveal! Dijo – the new cookbook by Lesego Semenya

Jacana Media has shared the cover for Lesego Semenya’s new cookbook Dijo!

Early Riser – Jasper Fforde’s first standalone novel is full of imagination, wit and intelligence

Imagine a world where all humans must hibernate through a brutally cold winter … Early Riser by Jasper Fforde is out now!

Don’t miss the Suzelle DIY Recipe book tour!

Get ready to pop on your apron – Suzelle DIY has a new cookbook out – Recipe – and she is coming …

Louis Botha: A Man Apart – the new book from bestselling author Richard Steyn

Louis Botha’s life illuminated in full, from Richard Steyn, the bestselling author of Jan Smuts: Unafraid of Greatness and Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship.

These Things Really Do Happen To Me! Khaya Dlanga chats to Jenny Crwys-Williams about his new book

‘I think anybody could read this and simply enjoy it, but I also think many people could learn from it …’

Braai Time: A collection of lekker recipes from go! by Aletta Lintvelt

Braai Time: go! magazine’s most popular, local-is-lekker, fingerlicking recipes, perfect for the campfire or home braai.

Out now! Across Boundaries by Ton Vosloo, one of South Africa’s most widely admired newspapermen

Across Boundaries: A Life in the Media at a Time of Change by Ton Vosloo is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Stormy Daniels tells her whole story in a new memoir, Full Disclosure

Stormy Daniels will publish a memoir entitled Full Disclosure on October 2, 2018.

Peter Bills’s The Jersey: Revealing the secrets behind the world’s most successful rugby team

Written by world-renowned rugby journalist Peter Bills, The Jersey is an exclusive account of how the All Blacks have dominated the game of rugby.

Fear – Bob Woodward’s new exposé reveals chaos in the Trump White House

‘The reality was that the United States in 2017 was tethered to the words and actions of an emotionally overwrought and unstable leader.’

Join Annabel Frere and Hilary Biller for the launch of Help! There’s a Guest at My Table

Don’t miss the launch of Annabel Frere’s new cookbook Help! There’s a Guest at My Table.

Lives of Great Men by Chike Frankie Edozien – an incredibly powerful portrayal of what it means to be a gay Nigerian man

Lives of Great Men, the award-winning memoir from Chike Frankie Edozien, is out now from Jacana Media.

Cover reveal! Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York

Umuzi has revealed the cover for Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York!

Swapo Captive by Oiva Angula – The gripping account of an incarcerated Swapo cadre

Swapo Captive: A Comrade’s Experience of Betrayal and Torture by Oiva Angula is out now from Penguin Random House. 

A weekend of wild partying goes horribly wrong – Don’t miss Vanessa Raphaely’s debut novel, Plus One

It would be a weekend of fun, sunshine, champagne and partying. And it was all of those things. Until it wasn’t …

Out early September – Stephan Hofstatter’s Licence to Loot: How the Plunder of Eskom and Other Parastatals Almost Sank South Africa

Licence to Loot traces the genesis of the Eskom looting spree and explores how the Gupta family extracted billions in suspected kickbacks from state contracts and scored hugely inflated coal contracts from backroom deals.

New book alert! The Last Words of Rowan du Preez: Murder and Conspiracy on the Cape Flats by Simone Haysom

‘A South African version of In Cold Blood, done with great integrity. It reads like a thriller.’ – John Maytham