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Ambassadeur is an annual literary lifestyle journal featuring art, literature…

Launch: Ambassadeur III (28 September)

Ambassadeur is an annual literary lifestyle journal featuring art, literature and travel. The third edition of this journal will be revealed at the launch event …

Issued on behalf of the SA Booksellers Association and Publishers…

Sefika Awards & Nielsen Booksellers’ Choice Award winners announced!

Issued on behalf of the SA Booksellers Association and Publishers Association of South Africa by Native Worx PR & Communications

29 August 2018

Last night the much-anticipated …

By Kerryn Zackon


 
“You can find magic wherever you look.…

Liberty Two Degrees partners with Read to Rise to inspire reading among the youth

By Kerryn Zackon

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.”

Liberty Two Degrees (“L2D”) has …

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Book Bites: 16 September

Ponti Published in the Sunday Times Ponti *** Sharlene Teo, Picador, R285 In 2003, Szu Min lives shyly in the shadow of her beautiful mother Amisa Tan, a former B-movie actress and her Aunt

"A collection of stories about nobodies who discover that they matter" - Mohale Mashigo discusses Intruders with Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsi

Published in the Sunday Times By Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsi The acclaimed author of Intruders, Mohale Mashigo. Picture: Sydelle Willow Smith.   Intruders **** Mohale Mashigo, Picador Africa, R180 "A collection of stories about nobodies who discover

Beautifully written and thoroughly enjoyable - Margaret von Klemperer reviews Maya Fowler's Patagonia

Published in the Witness: 10/09/2018 On the title page of Patagonia the novel is subtitled “A Fugue”, a piece of music introduced by one voice or instrument and taken up by

Liberty Two Degrees partners with Read to Rise to inspire reading among the youth

By Kerryn Zackon “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” Liberty Two Degrees (“L2D”) has partnered with international award-winning South

Launch: Sorry, Not Sorry by Haji Mohamed Dawjee (20 September)

Why don’t white people understand that Converse tekkies are not just cool but a political statement to people of colour? Why is it that South Africans of colour don’t really

Nal'ibali launches fourth Story Bosso competition with Yvonne Chaka Chaka!

Nal'ibali - the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign - kicked off National Literacy Month (celebrated in September) - with the launch of their fourth Story Bosso competition at Uncle Tom's Community Centre

Lekkerleespret vir jong diereliefhebbers!

Ontmoet ’n paar dapper en interessante diere van regoor die wêreld! Ontdek die wonderlike, ware verhaal van Jock, die Suid-Afrikaanse hond wat wêreldberoemd geword het; leer ken ’n brilpikkewyn met

News flash! Martin Steyn's Dark Traces is about to be translated into Turkish

Dark Traces, Lapa Publisher's first novel to have won a Kirkus Star, is about to be translated into Turkish! Both the English and the Afrikaans (Donker Spoor) titles were written

I Want To Go Home Forever: a powerfully original collection of raw and honest personal stories about xenophobia and belonging in Gauteng

Like all excellent ideas the one that animates this book is both disarmingly simple and powerfully original. So much has been written on xenophobia in South Africa, and yet so

In Dress as Social Relations Vibeke Maria Viestad challenges the myth of the nearly naked Bushman

To dress is a uniquely human experience, but practices and meanings of dress vary greatly among people. In a Western cultural tradition, the practice of dressing ‘properly’ has for centuries

Launch: The Politics of Custom edited by John and Jean Comaroff (15 August)

These compelling and wide-ranging studies explore the staying power and apparently counter-intuitive resurgence of chiefship in Africa … Chiefs have clout because their role draws on sources of sovereignty that

Travel and Nature

Four years. Seven continents. An unprecedented quest to document and preserve our last remaining wild lands: Peter and Beverly Pickford's Wild Land is a wildlife book like no other

Four years. Seven continents. An unprecedented quest to document and preserve our last remaining wild lands. In more than 200 striking images, acclaimed South African photographers Peter and Beverly Pickford have

Launch: Self-Helpless by Rebecca Davis (19 September)

Everywhere she looked, the world was in poor shape. And because she’d quit drinking, she no longer had the comfort blanket of alcohol to tamp down her anxiety. How did

Sefika Awards & Nielsen Booksellers’ Choice Award winners announced!

Issued on behalf of the SA Booksellers Association and Publishers Association of South Africa by Native Worx PR & Communications 29 August 2018 Last night the much-anticipated Grammy’s of the book industry

Green and Lifestyle

"It was the fascination of discovering the diverse paths taken by my childhood friends that made me write this book," writes Jill Baker of The Horns

Published in the Sunday Times The Horns is the first book in Jill Baker's Zambezi-trilogy.   It was the fascination of discovering the diverse paths taken by my childhood friends that made me

Vaya will be available on Netflix in November!

Nigerian filmmaker Akin Omotoso's Vaya is set to make its Netflix debut on November first! Released to universal acclaim, the film - based on true events - chronicles the experience of

Watch: Sam Beckbessinger discusses Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grownup on the Anne Hirsch Show

Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grownup We never get an instruction manual about how money works. We never have to pass a test to get our Money License before we can take a new credit card