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[Video] A story of suspense, drama and dogged persistence – watch Evert Kleynhans introducing his new book Hitler’s Spies: Secret Agents and the Intelligence War in South Africa

Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared a video of Evert Kleynhans introducing his new book Hitler’s Spies: Secret Agents and the Intelligence War in South Africa.

‘It’s a collection of my thoughts and the lessons that I’ve learnt’ – Watch Kojo Baffoe introducing his new book, Listen to Your Footsteps

Kojo Baffoe’s new book, Listen to Your Footsteps is an honest and, at times, raw collection of essays from a son, a father, a husband, a brother and a man deeply committed to doing the internal work.

‘I started writing and let me tell you I could not stop’ – Jeremy Maggs introduces his new book, My Final Answer

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Jeremy Maggs introducing his new memoir, My Final Answer.

Watch Rešoketšwe Manenzhe in conversation with Jennifer Malec about her award-winning novel Scatterlings

Rešoketšwe Manenzhe chatted to Jennifer Malec recently about her debut novel Scatterlings.

‘The book takes you on a journey of strange and wonderful adventures’ – Shubnum Khan introduces her new book How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Shubnum Khan introducing her new book How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo: And Other Strange And Wonderful Stories is part memoir, part travelogue and part love letter.  

[Watch] ‘I wanted to … tell the story of South Africa since 1994’ – Brent Meersman on his new book, Rattling the Cage: Reflections on Democratic South Africa

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Brent Meersman introducing his new book, Rattling the Cage: Reflections on Democratic South Africa.

Watch: Marianne Cronin has a message for her South African readers, and introduces her debut novel The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot

The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin is out now from Penguin Random House SA!

Watch author Joanna Nadin reading an excerpt from her new book The Talk of Pram Town, a story about mothers, daughters and second chances …

Written in Joanna Nadin’s trademark dazzling prose, The Talk of Pram Town tells the story of three generations of Earnshaws and asks whether it always has to be like mother, like daughter …

Watch Emmanuel Taban introducing his new book The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph

The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph by Emmanuel Taban and Andrew Crofts is out in March from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

[Watch] What does it take to be successful? Carice Anderson reads an excerpt from her new book Intelligence Isn’t Enough

Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Black Professional’s Guide to Thriving in the Workplace will empower young Black graduates entering the workforce and Black professionals already at work, teaching them not only how to survive but also thrive in the corporate environment.

[Watch] Bestselling author Richard Sutton discusses his new book Stressproof and explains why it’s relevant now more than ever

Bestselling author Richard Sutton chatted about the game-changing action plans that can help combat stress-related challenges, as explored in his new book Stressproof.

[Watch] Number one bestselling author Philippa Gregory tells us about her new historical novel, Dark Tides

Philippa Gregory has shared some thoughts about her new novel, Dark Tides. 

[Watch] Garth Japhet chats about his debut book Like Water is For Fish: The Power of Story in Our Lives

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Dr Garth Japhet introducing his first book, Like Water is For Fish: The Power of Story in Our Lives.

Jonathan Ball Publishing Director Jeremy Boraine talks about publishing Slabbert: Man on a Mission – a book that is particularly special to him

Slabbert: Man on a Mission by Albert Grundlingh is out in February from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Message to South African readers from Julietta Henderson, author of The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman – the most uplifting book you’ll read in 2021

Julietta Henderson, the author of The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman, has a special message for her South African readers.

Richard Sutton, bestselling author of The Stress Code, introduces his new book, Stressproof!

Stressproof: The Game Plan by Richard Sutton is out now from Pan Macmillan SA!

Everything you need to know about Kate Mosse’s new novel The City of Tears!

Author Kate Mosse introduces the second book in her The Burning Chambers series, The City of Tears.

Find out more about the approaching fourth industrial revolution in South Africa with Professor Tshilidzi Marwala

Professor Tshilidzi Marwala discussed his latest book, Closing the Gap: The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa, in a Daily Maverick webinar in November. 

‘If I’m stuck, I kill a character or make them have sex’ – Watch an All About Writing Masterclass with bestselling thriller writer Tony Park

If you missed the Tony Park Masterclass, hosted recently by All About Writing, never fear – you can watch it now on YouTube.

Virtual book discussion: Watch Senzeni Ndebele in conversation with Sue Nyathi about her hot new book A Family Affair

Late last year, Senzeni Ndebele chatted to Sue Nyathi about her new book A Family Affair.