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Offers vir die vlieë deur Fanie Viljoen wen die 2022 Scheepersprys vir Jeuglektuur! (Plus: Lees ’n uittreksel)

Die Raad van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns het pas die Akademiebekronings vir 2022 bekendgemaak! Fanie Viljoen wen die gesogte Scheepersprys vir jeuglektuur vir sy roman, Offers vir die vlieë.

Moenie LAPA se Herfs-uitverkoping misloop nie! Kry tot 40% afslag op jou gunstelingboeke voor 6 Mei 2022

Van spanningsverhale tot historiese romanses, daar is iets vir almal in LAPA Uitgewers se Herfs-uitverkoping! 

SJ Naudé wen die Hertzogprys vir Prosa en die 2022 UJ-prys vir sy bundel kortverhale, Dol heuning! (Plus: Uittreksel)

SJ Naudé se tweede bundel kortverhale, Dol heuning, is die wenner van die gesogte Hertzogprys vir Prosa asook die 2022 UJ-prys! Veels geluk aan die skrywer!

Véronique Tadjo wins the LA Times Fiction Award for In the Company of Men

The winners of the 42nd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes have been announced.

Annelie Ferreira, Nerine Ahlers en Noreen Nolte wen die LAPA Jeugromankompetisie 2021!

Aandag! Die wenners van die LAPA Jeugromankompetisie 2021 is pas bekend gemaak!

Six Penguin Random House SA cookbooks named Best in South Africa at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2021

Struik Lifestyle, an imprint of Penguin Random House South Africa, has won the Best Cookbook Publisher in South Africa prize at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2021! Plus, six Penguin cookbooks were named Best in South Africa.

Het jy ’n storie om te vertel? Die skrywers op LAPA se Jeugromankompetisie-kortlys het beslis!

Die kortlys vir LAPA Uitgewers se Jeugromankompetisie vir 2021 is bekend!

Nuwe voorraad beskikbaar! Huiskos deur Herman Lensing is weer op die rakke (Plus, luister na ‘n onderhoud op YouTube)

Huiskos deur Herman Lensing is so gewild – dit vlieg skoon van die rakke af! Die nuutste herdruk is nou beskikbaar.

7000 books donated to high schools

Breakthrough is an accessible and authoritative account of the power struggles and secret talks that led to the formal negotiations between the ANC and the NP government, written by Mac Maharaj and Z Pallo Jordan, two ANC veterans who were close to these events.

Bestselling adventure writer Wilbur Smith dies, aged 88

Beloved, global bestselling author Wilbur Smith passed away unexpectedly on Saturday afternoon at his Cape Town home, with his wife Niso by his side.

2021 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2021 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology has been announced!

Video: André Trantraal wen ’n SALA vir sy kinderboek Keegan en Samier: Die sokkerfiasko

André Trantraal, ’n baanbreker in die bevordering van Kaapse Afrikaans, is onlangs bekroon met ’n Suid-Afrikaanse Literêre Toekenning (SALA) vir sy kinderboek, Keegan & Samier: Die sokkerfiasko.

Damon Galgut wins the 2021 Booker Prize for The Promise

Cape Town-based author Damon Galgut’s latest novel, The Promise, has been awarded the prestigious Booker Prize for 2021.

Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park wins the American Historical Society’s Martin A Klein Award

Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park wins the American Historical Society’s Martin A. Klein Award

Congratulations to Tsitsi Dangarembga on being awarded the 2021 German Peace Prize

‘I’m sure you would have preferred to give up on occasion, Tsitsi, to simply give in to the temptation to just lead a normal, ordinary life. […] But you are far from ordinary.’

Tune in and discover with JBP Pagecast – a new podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Have you ever wondered about what your favourite author does in their free time? How they feel after writing the final page? The inspiration behind leading characters in their stories?

2021 SA Book Awards winners announced – Refiloe Moahloli’s How Many Ways Can You Say Hello? takes top prize

The winners of the 2021 SA Book Awards were announced on Wednesday, 6 October, during a virtual ceremony.

Marguerite Poland wins 2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Award for Fiction

Doyenne of the South African literary landscape Marguerite Poland was awarded the 2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Award for Fiction for her historical novel A Sin of Omission.

Jacaranda Books now available in South Africa through Jonathan Ball Publishers

Multi-award-winning independent publisher Jacaranda Books has partnered with Hachette UK to expand its sales and distribution offering.

Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi wins the 2021 Women’s Prize

Jonathan Ball Publishers is delighted to share that Susanna Clarke has won the 2021 Women’s Prize for fiction with her spellbinding novel, Piranesi.