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Zakes Mda’s brilliant new novel is The Zulus of New York – Joburg and Cape Town launch details here!

Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, will be published by Umuzi in March 2019.

Join Ivan Vladislavić, in conversation with Mark Gevisser, for the launch of The Distance at Kalk Bay Books (2 April)

Penguin Random House and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of Ivan Vladislavić’s new novel The Distance.

Don’t miss Zakes Mda in conversation with Ingrid Winterbach at Woordfees (5 March)

Zakes Mda will be at Woordfees this year to discuss his new book The Zulus of New York.

Join Carol Campbell in Somerset West for the launch of her latest novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (7 March)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Somerset West invite you to the launch of The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear by award-winning author Carol Campbell.

Join Carol Campbell in Durban for the launch of her latest novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (5 March)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Gateway invite you to the launch of The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear by award-winning author Carol Campbell.

Join Ivan Vladislavic at The Book Lounge for the launch of his new novel The Distance (12 Feb)

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Distance, the latest novel from Ivan Vladislavić.

First look at Ivan Vladislavic’s new novel The Distance – an intricate puzzle of a book

The Distance – the highly anticipated new novel from Ivan Vladislavić – will be out from Umuzi on 6 February 2019.

Don’t miss the launch of Ivan Vladislavic’s new novel The Distance at Love Books (20 Feb)

Umuzi and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Distance, the latest novel from Ivan Vladislavić.

Don’t miss Sihle Khumalo at The Book Lounge for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (24 Jan)

Join Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, the new book by Sihle Khumalo, the bestselling author of Dark Continent My Black Arse and Almost Sleeping My Way to Timbuktu.

Leon de Kock and Karin Schimke win Sol Plaatje Translation Award for Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of André Brink and Ingrid Jonker

Leon de Kock and Karin Schimke have won the 2019 Sol Plaatje Translation Award for Flame in the Snow, their English translation of Vlam in die Sneeu.

‘We need to explore our own country’ – Sihle Khumalo chats about his new book, Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse

In his new book, Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, Sihle Khumalo travels around South Africa’s highways and byways, discovering the beautiful and bizarre.

Join Sihle Khumalo for a Brand New Book Bash at UPPERcase Books, to celebrate his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (5 Dec)

Join Umuzi and UPPERcase Books for an evening with Sihle Khumalo, to celebrate and introduce his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse. 

Join Sihle Khumalo at Bridge Books Maboneng for the launch of his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (29 Nov)

Join Umuzi at Bridge Books Maboneng for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, the new book by Sihle Khumalo, the bestselling author of Dark Continent My Black Arse and Almost Sleeping My Way to Timbuktu.

Win a copy Theo and Flora, the new novel from critically acclaimed author Mark Winkler

Three winners will each receive a copy of Mark Winkler’s new novel Theo & Flora, courtesy of Umuzi!

‘Writing is like removing your own appendix with a pair of rusty scissors’ – Mark Winkler chats about his new book Theo and Flora

Mark Winkler discusses his new novel, Theo & Flora, and why writing is like performing surgery on yourself.

‘She was with you in Durban, wasn’t she?’ Read an excerpt from Theo and Flora, the new novel from Mark Winkler

If you’re still waiting to pick up your copy of Theo & Flora by Mark Winkler, here’s an extract to keep you going!

Don’t miss the launch of Sihle Khumalo’s new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse at Love Books

Voyaging from the northernmost part of South Africa right to the south, Sihle Khumalo noses his car down freeways and back roads into small towns, townships, and villages, some of which you’ll have trouble finding on a map.

Join Mark Winkler for the launch of his new novel Theo and Flora at The Book Lounge, with Rachel Zadok

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Theo and Flora, the delightful new novel from Mark Winkler!

A voyage around Mzansi – rants and raves included! Sihle Khumalo’s new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse

Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, the new book from Sihle Khumalo, is out now from Umuzi!

‘This book is a blessing’ – Tracey Farren reviews The Enumerations by Máire Fisher

The Enumerations is not only luminous with love and elegantly written but meticulously researched. This combination of gifts makes it not only a powerful read but a deeply healing book for people and families who are struggling with psychological ‘conditions’ or the condition of being, well, human. This book is a blessing.