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"Outrageously funny with unerring humour and intelligence" – Cosmopolitan

"A superb…

Presenting the latest addition to the Madam & Eve series: Hadeda La Land

"Outrageously funny with unerring humour and intelligence" – Cosmopolitan

"A superb mixture of sitcom, satire and South African stuff" – Zapiro

"Has won the hearts of millions!" …



With September being Heritage month, Future Nation Schools is hosting…

Five must-sees at the Future Nation Schools Book Fair and Literary Festival

With September being Heritage month, Future Nation Schools is hosting a Book Fair focused on all things African – literature, authors, art, music and publishers.

It’s …

Michael Yee was born in Pretoria. His story ‘Mouth Full…

Trade Secrets contributor, Michael Yee, on Auschwitz angoras, writing violence, and second chances

Michael Yee was born in Pretoria. His story ‘Mouth Full Teeth' appeared in Short.Sharp.Stories Incredible Journey and he's thrilled to be included again. He's had …

The launch of the academic and author Zimitri Erasmus's new…

"Race as biology was created to justify politics of colonialism" - Zimitri Erasmus at the launch of Race Otherwise

The launch of the academic and author Zimitri Erasmus's new book Race Otherwise: Forging a New Humanism for South Africa recently took place at Johannesburg's …

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Jacket Notes: Maxine Case tells of why she needed to write about her ancestors and their lives as slaves in a Softness of the Lime

Published in the Sunday Times Softness of the Lime Maxine Case, Umuzi As a descendant of slaves, this was a story I always wanted to write. My grandmother’s grandmother was born to a

Private tragedy is now national tragedy: Salman Rushdie tells Michele Magwood why he wrote his latest novel The Golden House

Michele Magwood finds Salman Rushdie on fine and furious form in his latest novel. The Golden House is a glorious fusion of knowing social commentary and compelling mystery, packed with

"A satisfying and intelligent read" - Margaret von Klemperer reviews Paula McGrath's second novel

A History of Running Away Published in The Witness Paula McGrath is making a name for herself in literary circles as someone to watch. A History of Running Away is her second novel, and is written

Launch: Bare Ground by Peter Harris (3 October)

Max Sinclair is the CEO of Wits Mining, which is in the process of selling a share of the company to a consortium. As the deal-making gathers pace there are

"Race as biology was created to justify politics of colonialism" - Zimitri Erasmus at the launch of Race Otherwise

Race Otherwise The launch of the academic and author Zimitri Erasmus's new book Race Otherwise: Forging a New Humanism for South Africa recently took place at Johannesburg's Market Theatre. Zimitri was in

Launch - Cancer: A Love Story by Lauren Segal (26 September)

When Lauren Segal receives a call from her husband one wintry morning in 2014, the furthest thing from her mind is her biopsy results. For two years she’s been living

Hoe lank kan Léa vir Philip met haar vals Kupido.com profiel flous?

Kupido.com Is jy gereed om die liefde van jou lewe te ontmoet? Waarvoor wag jy? Sluit dadelik aan! Léa kan dit nie help nie – die hoofseun, Philip Cronjé, laat haar hart tjoklits

Bennie Griessel is terug - met mening

Bennie moet ’n ring koop. En nie sommer ’n hierjy-ring vir sy Alexa nie. Hoe op aarde moet hy nou dít bekostig? Terwyl hy wag om te hoor of die bank

Marilyn Gantana se kookboek is vars én anders

Marylin kuier en kook! Marilyn Gantana het aan die verkeerde kant van die spoor grootgeword. Sy het ’n renons ontwikkel in die boodskap van die kerk wat nie tot haar werklikheid gespreek het nie.

Angie Motshegka launches largest publication project for indigenous fiction at SABF

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga launched the largest publication project for indigenous language fiction in South Africa’s history at this year’s SA book Fair on September 8. The project is the

Watch: Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh in conversation with Waldimar Pelser

Democracy and Delusion Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh's Democracy and Delusion is a fresh, different perspective on South African politics. Many common political arguments come pre-packaged in a very old and dusty box – and in this

Newsflash: Edwin Cameron is now published in Korea!

Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron’s acclaimed Justice: A Personal Account has just been published in Korea! The book, which was first published by Tafelberg in 2014, examines and defends the

Travel and Nature

Trade Secrets contributor, Michael Yee, on Auschwitz angoras, writing violence, and second chances

Michael Yee was born in Pretoria. His story ‘Mouth Full Teeth' appeared in Short.Sharp.Stories Incredible Journey and he's thrilled to be included again. He's had the privilege of working in

The signs of invertebrates' day-to-day activities are all around us. Lee Gutteridge shows us where to look...

The Invertrebrates of Southern Africa This book intensively covers a never-before-explored aspect of Southern African nature and is an essential new addition to the library of every nature lover. It was researched and written over the

Op pad: ’n Reisjoernaal is Dana Snyman se snaakse, skerp en onthutsend eerlike relaas van die land deurkruis op soek na stories

Dana Snyman sien dinge op sy eiesoortige, aweregse manier. In deel een is hy op pad saam met die TV-span van Op pad met Dana. Soos hulle die land deurkruis op soek na stories, beleef Dana nie net die lief en leed van die mense met wie hy gesels nie, maar ook sy eie

Green and Lifestyle

The signs of invertebrates' day-to-day activities are all around us. Lee Gutteridge shows us where to look...

The Invertrebrates of Southern Africa This book intensively covers a never-before-explored aspect of Southern African nature and is an essential new addition to the library of every nature lover. It was researched and written over the

Get creative with pallets!

Palette This book offers 33 DIY pallet items in which the humble pallet is transformed into affordable, practical and eco-friendly furniture, decor, toys, garden products and gifts. Upcycling is the term

Marilyn Gantana se kookboek is vars én anders

Marylin kuier en kook! Marilyn Gantana het aan die verkeerde kant van die spoor grootgeword. Sy het ’n renons ontwikkel in die boodskap van die kerk wat nie tot haar werklikheid gespreek het nie.