2012-03-29To celebrate Picador’s 40th anniversary we are re-issuing some of our classic fiction titles. Among them you will find prize-winning books, books that have become global sales hits, books that caused huge controversy when published or were published to huge critical acclaim. Together they are a valuable set of must-reads.
2012-03-29After an almost two-year absence, The Cape Town Book Fair is back− remodeled and set to impress. The Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 15 − 17 June.
2012-03-26City Press and Tafelberg Publishers, an imprint of NB Publishers, are proud to announce their partnership in investing in nonfiction authors by means of an annual award. The award of R60 000 will be made on an annual basis to an author to fund the research for a nonfiction book on a subject of importance in the South African context.
2012-03-20South Africa's brightest and most talented illustrators share their thoughts, their inspiration and their art. | Suid-Afrika se mees geliefde en talentvolle illustreerders. Hulle deel hul gedagtes, inspirasie en hul kuns.
2012-03-19This year, the 1 Club Festival will celebrate the very best of youth titles for children from the ages of three to 15 then catering for the older teen in the young adult category with many fabulous new reads, as well as classic children’s stories.
Janet van Eeden2012-03-12"I loved Omotoso’s flirtation with magic realism in some parts of the story and I look forward to more of this from her in the future. Her skill lies in the subtlety of her character creations. Omotoso is definitely an author to watch."
Jonathan Amid2012-03-09"Thompson’s Betrayed – A Mother’s Battle for Justice ultimately demands to be read. It avoids forms of easy manipulation and rose-tinted glasses when looking at its subject matter, and continuously reminds us of the precariousness of life in a society beset by crime."
Gillian Schutte2012-03-09“Excruciatingly delicious and yet endurable, it lasts a lot longer than the clitoral/penile orgasm. In fact, it is a way of life if you choose it to be.” Gillian Schutte on the writing process.
Louise Anne Buchler2012-03-08In her latest memoir, Alexandra Fuller regales us with what is largely the story of her mother, Nicola Fuller – or as she likes to be introduced, “Nicola Fuller of Central Africa”.
Naomi Meyer, Elzette Steenkamp2012-02-23On Tuesday, 21 February 2012 a small crowd gather in parliament. Most of the people present work here anyway, during the day, but tonight they are attending the book launch of From Malan to Mbeki.