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Lucinda Riley has a special message for her South African readers!

Lucinda Riley’s latest book The Butterfly Room has just gone to number one in South Africa, and she has a special message of thanks for her fans!

Marah Louw bares her soul in new YouTube series: BlackBird Books Chat Episode 01

BlackBird Books has launched a series of YouTube chats with your favourite authors!

Africa’s Lit Volume 31: Zakes Mda chats about his latest novel The Zulus of New York

Zakes Mda sat down with Africa’s Lit to discuss his new novel The Zulus of New York!

A word from Melinda Gates on her new book The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

The Moment of Lift, the debut book from Melinda Gates, is out now from Pan Macmillan!

Mbongiseni Buthelezi discusses the new book Traditional Leaders in a Democracy: Resources, Respect and Resistance

Mbongiseni Buthelezi sat down with Polity SA to discuss his new book Traditional Leaders in a Democracy: Resources, Respect and Resistance.

The sporting dramas and passions that defined a quarter century – Luke Alfred introduces his new book Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sports Stories that Shaped a New Nation

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Luke Alfred introducing his new book, Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sports Stories that Shaped a New Nation.

‘How has this story never been told?’ Watch an interview with the authors of Broke and Broken: The Shameful Legacy of Gold Mining in South Africa

Broke and Broken: The Shameful Legacy of Gold Mining in South Africa, by Lucas Ledwaba and Leon Sadiki, explores one of southern Africa’s greatest tragedies. 

Watch an interview with Ijangolet S Ogwang, author of An Image in a Mirror, on BlackBird Books’s new YouTube channel

BlackBird Books has shared a video of author Ijangolet S Ogwang chatting about her debut novel An Image in a Mirror.

Watch the book trailer for Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Accident – ‘a story of healing and redemption told with humour and heart’

Pan Macmillan has revealed the book trailer for The Accident, the new novel by Gail Schimmel!

David Brock Katz chatted to CNBC about his new book South Africans vs Rommel: The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II

Author David Brock Katz chatted to CNBC Africa’s Jill de Villiers about his new book South Africans versus Rommel: The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II.

Africa’s Lit Volume 29 – A discussion with the contributors to We Are No Longer At Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall

Africa’s Lit chatted to some of the contributors to the new book We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall.

Watch a video interview of Tumelo Buthelezi chatting about his debut novel, The Last Sentence

On their brand new YouTube channel, BlackBird Books have shared a video of Tumelo Buthelezi chatting about his debut novel, The Last Sentence.

Jazz, love and betrayal – Watch the book trailer for Nthikeng Mohlele’s latest novel, Illumination

‘Illumination is a glorious celebration of the unfathomable nature of friendship and a deft appraisal of a complex individual’s and South Africa’s most pressing ills.’ 

‘Classier than Fifty Shades’ – Eva Mazza chats about her new novel Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch

Eva Mazza chatted to Ayanda Dlamini of OpenNews about her debut novel, Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch.

Chris Hammer introduces his debut novel Scrublands, a must read for crime fiction fans

Chris Hammer introduces his debut novel, Scrublands, and tells us what it’s all about.

‘Tsafendas was a perfectly sane man who considered Verwoerd the brains behind apartheid’ – Harris Dousemetzis on his book The Man Who Killed Apartheid

Harris Dousemetzis was on CNBC Africa to discuss his book The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.

‘Dogs are now involved in about 90% of all arrests of poachers’ – Tony Park chats about his new novel, Scent of Fear

Set in Africa, Scent of Fear is an action-packed thriller that looks at the world of tracker dogs and their handlers employed in the war against poaching on the continent.