New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlist
New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlist

Judges for top British literary award the Man Booker Prize spurned big-name novelists in favour of experimental new talent as they announced their shortlist in London.

14 Sep 2016

Triggerfish to animate The Highway Rat
Triggerfish to animate The Highway Rat

An adapted version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's book, The Highway Rat, is to be animated by Triggerfish Animation Studios. The animation will premiere on BBC One during Christmas 2017.

13 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: TOPS at Spar produces wine-printed book
#InnovationMonth: TOPS at Spar produces wine-printed book

South African liquor retailer, TOPS at Spar, has released Novel Novel, a 120-page compilation of stories written by the TOPS and Tales online community and printed in a mixture of both wine and ink.

13 Sep 2016

SPARK Media's Print Fashion Week innovations
SPARK Media's Print Fashion Week innovations

If you thought print media was boring, think again. Ahead of SA Fashion Week taking place later this month, SPARK Media made 5 to 9 September 'Print Fashion Week'.

12 Sep 2016

Jess Mouneimne launches her book, Being Boss
Jess Mouneimne launches her book, Being Boss

Jess Mouneimne has launched her new book, Being Boss, at an event in Cape Town, hosted by TV personality Siv Ngesi, a long time friend of Mouneimne.

12 Sep 2016

Reading for enjoyment
Reading for enjoyment

Jet Club is committed to helping improve the literacy skills of our youngest members. With a readership of more than 3.6 million, Jet Club magazine is one of Southern Africa's most widely read customer titles.

Issued by The Publishing Partnership 9 Sep 2016

Sally Andrew wins Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Award
Sally Andrew wins Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Award

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Penguin Random House author Sally Andrew won the Nielsen Booksellers' Choice - Book of the Year Award for her book, Recipes for Love and Murder: A Tannie Maria Mystery at the 2016 Nielsen Bookseller's Awards ceremony, held at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town.

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 2 Sep 2016

Penguin Random House South Africa wins 2016 Sefika Trade Publisher of the Year Award
Penguin Random House South Africa wins 2016 Sefika Trade Publisher of the Year Award

Penguin Random House South Africa received top honours in the category Trade Publisher of the Year at the 2016 Sefika Awards ceremony, held at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town.

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 1 Sep 2016

New Sefika Award honours legends in bookselling industry, new author
New Sefika Award honours legends in bookselling industry, new author

The South African Booksellers Association along with the Publishers Association of South Africa (PASA) celebrated the annual Sefika on 30 August 2016 to honour the booksellers and publishers around South Africa that promote reading.

1 Sep 2016

New children's book introduces new illustrator
New children's book introduces new illustrator

After Estée Cockcroft, a former colleague at Boomtown wrote her first children's book, The Eye in the Yellow Bow Tie, Carmen Smit fulfilled her dream to illustrate a children's book.

1 Sep 2016