Penguin Random House events at the South African Book Fair

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Penguin Random House events at the South African Book Fair

Friday 13 June
Time Author Title Description Publisher Venue
10:00 - 12:00 Gavin Fish Taming the Teenager School Principals and parents Gavin Fish and Marc Falconer explore the challenges and opportunities in the new world your teenager inhabits. Essential listening for educators and parents of teens, with a question and answer session afterwards. RHS CTICC
Room 1.41
10:00 - 11:30 Johann Rossouw Verwoerdburg Are Trout South African? How do we look at ourselves? How do we categorize others? Who belongs and who doesn't? Exploring issues of South African identity are Duncan Brown, author of Are Trout South African?, Johann Rossouw, author ofVerwoerdburg, and Adam Haupt, author of Static: Race & Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media & Film. Chaired by the irreverent and erudite Marianne Thamm RHS CTICC
Room 1.43
11:00 - 12:00 Susan Lewis Never Say Goodbye Researching, writing and making it all work - in conversation with Deidre Donnelly RHS CTICC
Room 1.41
12:00 - 13:00 Sophie von der Heyde Southern African Sea Life: A Guide for Young Explorers Two Oceans Aquarium treats littlies to a puppet show about the beach and sea, with books and colour in activities afterwards. RHS CTICC
Children's area
13:00 - 14:00 Mike Nicol Of Cops & Robbers Tick-tock, tick tock - ramping up the tension Crime authors Mike Nicol, Michael Stanley and Chanette Paul chat crime, and how building tension is the key to successful crime writing. RHS CTICC
Literary Forum 1
14:00 - 15:00 Douglas Kruger Own Your Industry Professional speaker and author ofOwn Your Industry, Douglas Kruger, talks about how to position yourself as an expert. Penguin CTICC
PRH stand
16:00 - 17:00 Steve Hofmeyr Laaste Dans, Drienie etc. Steve talks about his latest book,Laaste Dans, Drienie RHS CTICC
Literary Forum 1
16:00 - 17:00 Veronica Lamond Jojo's Wire Car A heartwarming tale of a young African boy's determination to enter a Wire Car competition by creating his toy car against all odds, told by the author herself. Colouring in afterwards. (age 3-6) RHS

CTICC
Children's area

 

 

 

Saturday 14 June
Time Author Title Description Publisher Venue
10:00 - 11:0 Brendon Bell Roberts 100 Good Ideas The Power of a Positive Story Derryn Campbell (Awesome SA), Brendan Bell Roberts (100 Good Ideas) and Victor Kgomeoswana praise the power of spreading the good news " RHS CTICC
Literary Forum 2
10:00 - 11:00 Susan Lewis Never Say Goodbye Getting started, being published and staying the course - in conversation with Nancy Richards RHS CTICC
Room 1.42
10:00 - 11:00 Veronica Lamond Jojo's Wire Car It's story-time with Veronica Lamond, author of the lovely children's book Jojo's Wire Car, with colouring in afterwards. RHS CTICC
PRH stand
11:00 - 12:00 Jonathan Kaplan / Mike Behr Call it Like it Is Call it Like it Is - The Jonathan Kaplan Story. Join Jonathan Kaplan and author Mike Behr in conversation about his biography that has just been released. RHS CTICC
PRH stand
11:00 - 12:00 Steve Hofmeyr + Deon Meyer Laaste Dans, Drienie & backlists Deon Meyer en Steve Hofmeyr in gesprek... oor boeke, skrywers en Afrikaans RHS/NB CTICC
Literary Forum 2
11:00 - 12:00 Gavin Fish Taming the Teenager School Principals and parents Marc Falconer and Gavin Fish, with Obami founder Barbara Mallison talk about what it takes to educate a child in the 21st Century. Essential listening for educators and parents of teens. RHS CTICC
Room 1.42
13:00 - 14:00 Nick Norman Geology off the Beaten Track Nick Norman, author of Geology off the Beaten Track tells us more about his travels and the fascinating world of rocks and landforms. RHS CTICC
PRH stand
14:00 - 15:00 Andrew Brown Devil's Harvest Fun with fiction or fictional fun - Michiel Heyns chats to Andrew Brown about fiction - the fun and the foibles RHS CTICC
Literary Forum 2
15:00 - 16:00 Susan Lewis Never Say Goodbye Writing a memoir - in conversation with Deidre Donnelly RHS CTICC
Literary Forum 2
16:00 - 17:00 Alex Latimer New & backlist Children's readings / Illustration RHS CTICC
Children's area
16:00 - 17:00 Lauren Liebenberg Cry Baby Lauren Liebenberg explores the good, bad and the ugly of the proverbial working mom, in her new novel, Cry Baby Penguin CTICC
Literary Forum 1
16:00 - 17:00 Dave Peppler (Groen) Nature books Join Groen presenter Dave Pepler as he looks at the various nature books and digital apps on the market. RHS CTICC
PRH stand
16:00 - 17:30 Johann Rossouw / Andrew Brown Verwoerdburg / Devil's Harvest How to write about Africa - Telling our story now Reconsidering what our story is now and how to tell it are Professor Njabulo Ndebele, author of Reconsidering the Ordinary and The Cry of Winnie Mandela; Award-winning author Mia Couto; Johann Rossouw, author of Verwoerdburgand Andrew Brown, author of Devil's Harvest). RHS CTICC
Room 1.43

 

Sunday 15 June
Time Author Title Description Publisher Venue
10:00 - 11:00 Paul Morris + Chris Schoeman + Hamilton Wende Back to Angola / Chris Schoeman backlist / Only the Dead Paul Morris, Chris Schoeman and Hamilton Wende on the subject of military history and their recent books. RHS/Penguin CTICC
PRH stand
11:00 - 12:00 Susan Lewis Never Say Goodbye Researching, writing and making it all work - in conversation with Michele Rowe. RHS CTICC
PRH stand
13:00 - 14:00 Helen Walne The Diving Panel discussion around the taboo of suicide Penguin CTICC
PRH stand
13:00 - 14:00 Rob Rose + Jacques Steenkamp + Hanlie Retief + Thomas Mollett + Melissa Siebert The Grand Scam / Griekwastad Murders / Orania / Byleveld / Bloody Lies (Inge Lotz Story) The Grand Scam, Griekwastad Murders, Byleveld, child trafficking - exploring the power of the story in journalism are Rob Rose, Melissa Siebert, Jacques Steenkamp, Hanlie Retief and Thomas Mollett First 3 = RHS / last 2 = Penguin CTICC
Room 1.44
13:00 - 14:00 Richard Calland The Zuma Years Justice now; The South African Constitution:between promise and reality. Is the Constitution the best form of justice? And is the reality of its application living up to its raison d'être? Addressing these questions are Judge Edwin Cameron, author of Justice - A personal Account; Leonhard Praeg, author of A Report on Ubuntu, Judge Albie Sachs, co editor of Falls the Shadow. Chaired by Richard Calland. RHS CTICC
Room 1.43
14:30 - 16:00 Imraan Coovadia + Imran Garda Backlist Muslim Identy
Imraan Coovadia; Imran Garda; Goolam Vahed; Yunus Omar (Cape Town editor of the Muslim Views newspaper), Chair: Shamil Jeppie
RHS CTICC
Room 1.43
15:00 - 16:00 Susan Lewis Backlist Getting started, being published and staying the course - in conversation with Helen Walne RHS CTICC
Room 1.42
15:00 - 16:00 Lauren Beukes, Charlie Human & Diane Awerbuck Backlist Join Lauren Beukes, Charlie Human & Diane Awerbuck as they discuss speculative fiction and the latest fiction trends. RHS CTICC
PRH stand
16:00 - 17:00 Melissa Siebert Garden of Dreams Author of Garden of Dreams, Melissa Siebert in discussion about child trafficking. Penguin CTICC
PRH stand

 

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