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.

Remembering Ben Turok

Hambe kahle, Ben Turok, stalwart and critic, gentleman and fighter, author and commentator of and on radical texts.

Kenyan author and activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies, aged 48

Kenyan author and activist Binyavanga Wainaina has passed away, at the age of 48.

Publisher Stephen Johnson passes away

Penguin Random House South Africa is very sad to announce that Stephen Johnson, a former colleague, has passed away.

RIP Philip Roth (1933 – 2018)

American literary icon Philip Roth died on Tuesday at the age of 85. The author’s literary agent, Andrew Wylie, confirmed his death, …

RIP: ‘People’s economist’ Sampie Terreblanche dies at 84

Veteran political economist and academic Professor Johannes ‘Sampie’ Terreblanche passed away on Saturday at the age of 84.