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Damon Galgut’s latest novel The Promise longlisted for prestigious Booker Prize

Penguin Random House SA is delighted to announce that renowned South African author Damon Galgut has scored a hat-trick with his third nomination for the Booker Prize.

The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology longlist announced

The 2020 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award longlist has been announced!

Tsitsi Dangarembga awarded 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.

Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the PEN Pinter Prize – to celebrate buy This Mournable Body at 50% off!

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was recently shortlisted for the Booker Prize, has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize.

Fortuine deur Ebbe Dommisse is terug op die rakke! Gou spring voor dit weer uitverkoop

Aandag! Fortuine: Die wel en wee van Afrikaner-magnate is nou weer landswyd by toonaangewende boekwinkels beskikbaar.

BirdLife South Africa honours ‘Forgotten Scientist’ Saul Sithole with the Saul Sithole Memorial Library

Lorato Trok’s book The Forgotten Scientist: The Story of Saul Sithole tells the story of a pioneering black scientist whose great contribution to the fields of anthropology and ornithology in South Africa has been ignored and largely forgotten.

First ever children’s book published in endangered N|uu language

The first ever children’s book in the near-extinct San language of N|uu has been published.

A publishing first! Shubnum Khan’s memoir How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo will be released in India

Shubnum Khan’s memoir How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo: And Other Strange And Wonderful Stories will be published in India!

Find out more about the book behind the Oscar-winning documentary My Octopus Teacher

From the Oscar Award Winning Netflix Documentary, My Octopus Teacher, comes Sea Change, the book that started it all!

Gangster State book provided information that led to Ace Magashule’s suspension

In November 2020, Ace Magashule and 15 co-accused were charged with fraud, theft, corruption and money laundering in relation to the Free State’s controversial R255-million asbestos audit contract.

2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists announced

South Africa’s most prestigious literary awards are back with two thrilling fiction and non-fiction longlists, and a dedicated new sponsor.

2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced!

Two Modjaji titles make the 2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists

Modjaji Books is proud to see two of our titles, The Gospel According to Wanda B Lazarus by Lynn Joffe and WILL, the Passenger Delaying Flight … by Barbara Adair, on the Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards 2021 longlist under the Fiction category.

Kry tot en met 75% afslag op uitgesoekte titels in LAPA se Herfs-uitverkoping

LAPA Uitgewers se Herfs-uitverkoping is hier! Kry tot en met 75% afslag op uitgesoekte titels.

James Hendry wins 2021 Humanities and Social Sciences Award for his novel Reggie and Me

Pan Macmillan SA congratulates James Hendry on winning the 2021 Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Best Fiction Single Authored Volume!

Op die kortlys vir 2021 se UJ-prys: Die heelal op my tong deur Anoeschka von Meck!

Baie geluk aan Anoeschka von Meck wat die kortlys vir die 2021 UJ-prys gehaal het met haar skitterende nuwe roman, Die heelal op my tong.

International publishing rights sold for We are One by Refiloe Moahloli

Pan Macmillan SA is delighted to announce that World English publication rights for We are One, written by Refiloe Moahloli and illustrated by Zinelda McDonald, have been sold to Amazon Crossing Kids, a division of Amazon Publishing.

Vind hoop, inspirasie en antwoorde deur plaaslike skrywers by LUCA, ’n nuwe druknaam vir die Christenmark

Penguin Random House SA stel met trots bekend: LUCA, ’n Christendruknaam met ’n moderne aanslag.

Three-way international rights deal for The Pan-African Pantheon: Prophets, Poets, and Philosophers

Jacana Media is delighted to announce a three-way rights sale for The Pan-African Pantheon: Prophets, Poets, and Philosophers, edited by Adekeye Adebajo.

Five Modjaji Books titles and over 50 Modjaji authors on the 2021 HSS Awards longlists

Modjaji Books is thrilled to see the following books longlisted for the 2021 Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Awards.