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Pan Macmillan South Africa's 2012 catalogue, including Pan Macmillan SA local books, Bookstorm, Picador Africa, Priddy Books, Giraffe Books and Macmillan Children's books.

Pan Macmillan South Africa's 2012 catalogue, including Pan Macmillan SA local books, Bookstorm, Picador Africa, Priddy Books, Giraffe Books and Macmillan Children's books.

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  • 1. PAN MACMILLAN SOUTH AFRICA Catalogue 2012 PAN MACMILLAN MACMILLAN GIRAFFE BOOKS
  • 2. Contents Contact Us About Our Imprints  4 Adults’ Books PAN MACMILLAN Fiction Lead Titles Picador Africa  6 Pan Macmillan  12 Non-fiction Lead Titles Private Bag X19 Suite 10 Picador Africa  18 Northlands Private Bag X12 Pan Macmillan  36 2116 Cresta Bookstorm 38 Johannesburg 2118 South Africa Johannesburg Non-fiction Frontlist South Africa Customer Services and Orders Picador Africa  48 eBooks Pan Macmillan  54 Precious Legoabe precious@panmacmillan.co.za Bookstorm 58 Wesley Thompson eBooks wesley@panmacmillan.co.za Fiction Frontlist Picador Africa  69 Wesley Thompson Publicity wesley@panmacmillan.co.za Pan Macmillan  70 Laura Hammond Manuscript Submissions laura@panmacmillan.co.za Best-selling Non-fiction Backlist Picador Africa  72 Kelly Ansara Publishing and Rights kelly@panmacmillan.co.za Pan Macmillan  74 Louise Grantham Bookstorm 76 Publicity louise@bookstorm.co.za Best-selling Fiction Backlist Laura Hammond for adults’ books laura@panmacmillan.co.za Sales Picador Africa  78 Pan Macmillan  79 Graham Isaacs Tarryn Talbot for children’s books tarryn@panmacmillan.co.za graham@panmacmillan.co.za Backlist  80 Publishing and Rights T: +27 (0)11 447 2263 F: +27 (0)11 447 3257 Children’s Books Andrea Nattrass andrea@panmacmillan.co.za Macmillan and Giraffe Books www.bookstorm.co.za Lead Titles  84 T: +27 (0)11 731 3440 Frontlist 94 Facebook: Bookstorm F: +27 (0)11 731 3540 Twitter: @Bookstormlouise Backlist 95 www.panmacmillan.co.za Priddy BooksFacebook: Pan Macmillan South Africa Frontlist 96 Twitter: @PanMacmillanSA Backlist 109
  • 3. About Our Imprints Leonie Joubert and photographer Eric Miller’s exploration Nelson Mandela By Himself and Conversations with Myself); Jan Braai’s first cookbook (Fire Works) – the ultimate guide to of the complex issues around urban food security in business-focus titles (Dion Chang’s Flux Trend Review); cooking the perfect steak (and much more) over the coals southern Africa (The Hungry Season); a fresh, entertaining photographic books (Peter Magubane’s Man of the right in time for National Braai Day on 24 September. We series of pocket books, The Youngsters, which feature People); and selected academic books (Chris Landsberg’s have more advice for entrepreneurs from Allon Raiz (What prominent young South Africans including Khaya Dlanga The Diplomacy of Transformation). To Do When You Want To Give Up); and we reveal the depth Picador Africa was launched in 2004 in celebration of (In My Arrogant Opinion), Anele Mdoda (It Feels Wrong In 2012, Pan Macmillan’s highlights include a revised of Africa’s mobile revolution with Alan Knott-Craig and Gus Africa’s literary excellence. We aim to raise awareness to Laugh, But …), Nik Rabinowitz & Gillian Breslin (South and updated paperback edition of Mandy Wiener’s Silber’s telling of the Mxit story in Mobinomics. of the creativity and innovation of Africa’s people, and Africa: A Long Walk to a Free Ride), Danny K (Take it From 50 000-copy bestseller, with a new Postscript and Author to showcase Africa’s literary prowess. The main areas of Me) and Shaka Sisulu (Becoming); and three classics Interview added (Killing Kebble); a second nail-biting All of Picador Africa, Pan Macmillan and Bookstorm’s new adult focus are non-fiction memoirs and commentaries, and reissued in a beautiful new style to celebrate Picador’s thriller by Amanda Coetzee featuring dark, enigmatic books are available as eBooks. Visit www.bookstorm.co.za or award-winning, well-crafted fiction. Some of our best- 40th birthday (Shirley, Goodness & Mercy by Chris van Wyk; hero Badger, this time set in Albania (Redemption www.panmacmillan.co.za for details. selling backlist authors include Steve Biko (I Write What Mukiwa by Peter Godwin and I Write What I Like by Steve Song); Elana Bregin’s part-wry romance, part-social I Like); Njabulo Ndebele (Fools and Other Stories and The Biko). commentary about one woman’s search for love and Steve Biko Memorial Lectures); Es’kia Mphahlele (Down 2nd New fiction to look out for in 2012 includes a journey to happiness (Survival Training For Lonely Hearts); Avenue); and Chris van Wyk (Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch compelling novel about a young woman’s life in a and Kate Sidley’s vastly entertaining, unique title that MACMILLAN and Shirley, Goodness & Mercy). harrowing Nigerian world of human trafficking by Ifeanyi puts hilarious, fictitious agony aunt columns alongside More recently, Picador Africa has published authors Ajaegbo (Sarah House) and a darkly humorous and delicious, real recipes (The Agony Chef). such as acclaimed Chilean-American author Ariel intellectually adventurous novel by Steven Boykey Sidley GIRAFFE BOOKS Dorfman (Writing the Deep South and Heading South, (Entanglement). Looking North), Alan Paton Award shortlisted authors Jay Naidoo (Fighting for Justice) and Kevin Bloom (Ways of Staying); Caine Prize for African Writing shortlisted- author David Medalie (The Mistress’s Dog), Mandla Langa Launched in 2004, Giraffe Books is an imprint that PAN MACMILLAN (The Lost Colours of the Chameleon, winner of the 2009 features fun, relevant stories inspired by life in Africa, but Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for Best Book in the Africa Bookstorm is a boutique book publishing company celebrating universal themes, such as Niki Daly’s Next Stop region) and bestselling author Moeletsi Mbeki (Architects offering focused experience and innovation in the Zanzibar Road; and Adrian Varkel’s Little Lucky Lolo and the of Poverty and Advocates for Change). Under the Macmillan imprint, Pan Macmillan publishes creation of books for the general reading public in South Very Big Boy. Giraffe Books titles are published in many of The year ahead promises more exceptional books mass-market fiction, such as Amanda Coetzee’s chilling Africa, with a current focus on non-fiction titles for adult South Africa’s official languages. from Picador Africa, including: a new novel by Nobel Bad Blood, James Hendry’s riotously funny A Year in readers. Our backlist incorporates books previously Our children’s imprints include Priddy Books, Prize winner Nadine Gordimer (No Time Like the Present); the Wild and Angela Makholwa’s Red Ink and The 30th published under the Rollerbird and Frontrunner imprints. innovative titles specially designed for babies, toddlers three hard-hitting titles by Frank Chikane consisting Candle; mass-market non-fiction, such as Mandy Wiener’s In 2012 Bookstorm brings new titles from established and young children; as well as Macmillan Children’s of a behind-the-scenes account of the removal of South African bestseller Killing Kebble and Joanne favourites while introducing some new writers we Books, which features the award-winning fictional Thabo Mbeki as president of South Africa (Eight Days in Jowell’s Finding Sarah and On the Other Side of Shame; are sure will become favourites! We have a major new account of freedom fighter Solomon Mahlangu’s life September), Chikane’s compelling autobiography (No Life as well as cookery books, such as Marlene van der cookbook from Marlene van der Westhuizen – her (Solomon’s Story by Judy Froman); and a beautiful picture- of My Own) and a provocative collection on controversial Westhuizen’s Delectable and Sumptuous (co-published trademark recipes shot against the backdrop of her book edition (abridged by Chris van Wyk and illustrated issues (The Things I Could Not Say); the powerful and with Bookstorm). hometown of Cape Town (Abundance); Jonathan Jansen’s by Paddy Bouma) of Nelson Mandela’s acclaimed moving autobiography of one of South Africa’s leading Pan Macmillan publishes mass-market memoirs collection of Letters to My Children promises to bring his autobiography (Long Walk to Freedom). trade union organisers Emma Mashinini (Strikes Have (Allister Sparks and Mpho Tutu’s spectacular Tutu: The social media wisdom to those who prefer the comfort of Followed Me All My Life); award-winning science writer Authorised Portrait and Nelson Mandela’s compelling a real (paper or electronic) book. And we are introducing4 ABOUT OUR IMPRINTS ABOUT OUR IMPRINTS 5
  • 4. No Time Like the Present ‘Gordimer has undoubtedly Nadine Gordimer become one of the world’s Great Writers … her Nadine Gordimer is one of our most telling contemporary writers. With each rootedness in a political time, new work, she attacks – with a clear-eyed lack of sentimentality, and an place and faith has never understanding of the darkest depths of the human soul – the inextricable dimmed her complex gifts as link between personal life and political, communal history. The exploration an artist.’ of this theme in each new work, not only in South Africa, but the twenty- Independent first century world, is evidence of her literary genius: in the sharpness of her psychological insights, the stark beauty of her language, the complexity of her characters and the difficult choices with which they are faced. ‘I have never been to South In No Time Like the Present, Gordimer brings the reader into the lives of Steven Africa but I feel as though I Reed and Jabulile Gumede, a ‘mixed’ couple, both of whom have been have … Hers is a remarkable combatants in the struggle for freedom against apartheid. Once clandestine body of work.’ lovers under racist law forbidding sexual relations between white and black, Penelope Lively, Financial Times they are now in the new South Africa. The place and time where freedom – the ‘better life for all’ that was fought for and promised – is being created but also challenged by political and racial tensions, while the hangover of ‘The towering figure of South moral ambiguities and the vast and growing gap between affluence and African literature.’ mass poverty, continue to haunt the present. No freedom from personal Justin Cartwright, Spectator involvement in these or in the personal intimacy of love. The subject is contemporary, but Gordimer’s treatment is timeless. In No ‘Nadine Gordimer has earned Time Like the Present, she shows herself once again a master novelist, at the a place among the few height of her prodigious powers. novelists who really matter.’ Observer Nadine Gordimer’s many novels include The Conservationist, joint winner of the Booker Prize, Get A Life, Burger’s Daughter, July’s People, My Son’s Story and The Pickup. Her collections of short stories include The Soft Voice of the Serpent, Something Out There, Jump, Loot and, most recently, Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black. She has also collected and edited Telling Tales, a story anthology published in fourteen languages, the royalties of which go to HIV/AIDS organisations. In 2010 her non-fiction writings were collected in Telling Times and a substantial selection of her stories was published in Life Times. Nadine Gordimer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. March 2012  Fiction (Novel) Hardback (234 x 153 mm)  432 pp 978-1-77010-259-0  Rights: Southern Africa6 LEAD TITLES   FICTION ● LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION 7
  • 5. Sarah House ‘This is a story, told with Ifeanyi Ajaegbo passion, that the world – beaten out of shape by men A compelling novel about a young woman’s life in a harrowing Nigerian who prey on the powerless world of human trafficking and prostitution. Sarah House will stay with you – should hear.’ long after you finish reading this testament to the resilience of the human Mandla Langa spirit. Nita wakes up in a dark world very different from the life of opportunities promised to her by Slim, the man she loved and trusted to take her away from the small town in Opobo in Nigeria. Soon she realises she is a slave, bought and sold without her consent and forced into a life of prostitution and sleazy strip clubs. Every day Nita walks a tightrope of survival surrounded by vicious pimps and thugs. She meets Tega, a fellow slave lured into prostitution by Slim; she is sold to Madam, who runs Sarah House and makes money from young women and children; she finds favour with Chief, an influential politician who provides protection for Madam’s illicit business; and she must survive Lothar, a renegade porn film maker. Life in this nightmare world gets more complicated when Nita meets young Damka and is approached by a police detective working undercover. When Damka disappears and Nita discovers the child’s bloodied clothes in a room in Sarah House, she knows she has to work with the police in spite of the dangers to her own life. Ifeanyi Ajaegbo is a development consultant and communications practitioner who lives and works in Port Harcourt in Nigeria. His writing has won awards and fellowships, including the 2005 African regional prize for the Commonwealth Short Story Competition. Sarah House is his first novel. February 2012  Fiction (Novel) Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  208 pp Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-219-4  Rights: Southern Africa 978-1-77010-220-08 LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION 9
  • 6. Entanglement ‘Rare and highly welcome – a Steven Boykey Sidley home-grown book of global class and calibre.’ Jared Borowitz, charismatic physicist, is fast losing his sense of humour. The Denis Beckett world is full of ignorant and superstitious fools. His mentor, a giant of science and logic, is dying. His ex-wife has switched gender preference. He has even punched someone for the first time in his life. And enjoyed it. ‘The humour, compassion and insight that run through His girlfriend, morally certain and strong willed, is worried. these pages speak of a first- On a restorative weekend in the country with opinionated and urbane time novelist who should friends, Jared’s arrogance sets in motion a chain of events that brings menace have come to the game a and violence into their lives over a long night. Confronted by both the best lot sooner. The maturity of and worst in men, he finds his preconceptions about humanity shattered. Boykey Sidley’s metaphor Entanglement ranges broadly across the tensions between science and is evidence not only of the belief, free will and fate, art and artefact, violence and justice, sex and love, wisdom he has won, but of arrogance and timidity. the great twentieth-century Darkly humorous, intellectually adventurous and continually surprising, the writers who have touched novel follows the transformation of a man of certainty and science when him … This book reminds us confronted with a world he does not know. why we read.’ Kevin Bloom Steven Boykey Sidley has divided his adult life between the USA and South Africa. He has meandered through careers as an animator, chief technology officer for a Fortune 500 company, jazz musician, software developer, video game designer, private equity investor and high technology entrepreneur. He currently lives in Johannesburg with his wife and two children. Entanglement is his first novel, sparked by a whiskey- fuelled dinner party debate. March 2012  Fiction (Novel) Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  228 pp Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-214-9  Rights: Southern Africa 978-1-77010-215-610 LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION 11
  • 7. PAN MACMILLAN Redemption Song praise for bad blood by amanda coetzee ‘I simply couldn’t put it down, Amanda Coetzee and finished it in one sitting.’ K.J. Mulder, Worldsinink.blogspot. She thought she would stop breathing. Looking back, she wished she had … com Dark, enigmatic hero Harry O’Connor, aka Badger, is on long leave from the London Metropolitan Police Force, living once more among the Traveller ‘This is the sort of book that community he grew up with as he heals physically and mentally from the can be devoured in a single strains of his last case. sitting – the writing is simple, When social worker Emily Meadows calls with news of a mother and the plot engaging and the daughter trapped in the clutches of a brutal Albanian warlord named Jak pace quick enough to get the Kraja, Badger sets off on a mission to free them. adrenalin flowing.’ When Badger tries to escape with his charges, things start to go horribly Claire Reddie, You magazine wrong. As Kraja’s net tightens, Badger turns to former police colleagues and the mysterious Albanian Traveller community for help. Badger must pit every ‘This assured debut grabs you ounce of his skills, wit and strength against a wily enemy and his henchmen by the throat in the prologue as a thrilling race for survival unfolds.  and doesn’t let up for 200 pages … Coetzee plots and paces immaculately. The story tears along, switching effortlessly between locations and decades as Harry uncovers a trail of dead When she isn’t writing crime thrillers, Amanda Coetzee works as youngsters. He’s one of the a deputy headmistress. She grew up in Bedford, England, and now most refreshing heroes to lives in Rustenburg with her husband and son. Redemption Song is come along in a while, and I Amanda’s second novel after her acclaimed debut crime thriller Bad Blood. can’t wait to meet him again.’ Michele Magwood, Magwood on Books Y NL TO CEP ON RC VE CO Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-232-3 July 2012  Fiction (Novel) Also available Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  Approx 280 pp Bad Blood 978-1-77010-231-6  Rights: World English 978-1-77010-101-2  see p. 7012 LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION 13
  • 8. Survival Training for PAN MACMILLAN Lonely Hearts previous praise for elana bregin ‘Shiva’s Dance [is] far from Elana Bregin a saccharine formula of redemption. Instead it Kate is a burnt-out South African editor at the busy Centaur Press publishing develops from a story of house; over forty and lonely, she is driven to searching for love on the frightening self-destruction Internet like so many other overworked professionals. There she encounters into one with a universal the full spectrum of mid-life manhood, from the perilous to the pathetic to application.’ the promising. Tonight.co.za The challenges of finding a belated soulmate among the men of the apartheid generation pose not a few conundrums for Kate – chief among them, the realisation of how impassable are the gulfs in outlook between the men who cross her inbox and her own personal non-negotiables. She goes on some dates, accumulates some bruises, and has her eyes opened to a few things about herself along the way. But it is the collision with her own baggage that proves to be the most daunting encounter of all. The coming into her life of a young African dog is the catalyst that forces her to some painful realisations: in order to find the intimacy she longs for, she first has to deal with her own destructive patterns. She loses her heart, finds her mojo and, as in all good quest journeys, discovers that the map is not the territory. Part wry romance, part social commentary, Survival Training for Lonely Hearts tracks the complexities of modern living in South Africa, caught between the collateral damage of the old and the emerging configurations of the new, across divides both personal and political. Through the experiences of Kate, the online dating milieu and kaleidoscopic interchanges of the book publishing world become an exploration of the broader issues we all face. For the past eight years Elana Bregin has worked as a full-time editor for publishers. Prior to that she was a freelance editor, copywriter, dancer, dance teacher and ‘general factotum’. She’s worked at everything from office admin to theatre promotion to academic lecturing and tutoring, with a range of activities in Y between. She lives in Assagay, Durban, and writes in her spare time. NL TO Survival Training for Lonely Hearts is her fourth published novel. CEP ON RC VE CO August 2012  Fiction (Novel) Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  Approx 288 pp Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-234-7  Rights: World 978-1-77010-235-414 LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION 15
  • 9. PAN MACMILLAN The Agony Chef Recipes and Advice for Life’s Pickles and Predicaments Kate Sidley It has tried-and-tested recipes in it, but it isn’t a cookbook. It’s made up, but it isn’t a novel. Agony Chef, the mysterious Delilah, is a witty advice-giver, food-lover and a bit of a know-it-all who seems rather like the alter ego of author Kate Sidley, but isn’t her, actually. There’s no problem, big or small, that sardonic advice, a good pun and a well-chosen recipe won’t solve. Whether you’ve run over the neighbour’s cat or want to feel like Mother of the Year, whether your son’s exited the closet or you’ve just smoked your last cigarette, Agony Chef Delilah is the go-to girl for the vexing situations of modern life. Part-agony aunt, part-foodie, Delilah has been there, cooked that. Neither psychologist nor chef, she’s lived an eventful life on a few continents, making and fixing mistakes both in the kitchen and in everyday life. Join Delilah as she shares her wit and wisdom, her opinions and recipes and her touching belief that food and good humour can mend fences and hearts in The Agony Chef, a unique concept in cookery books that puts hilarious, fictitious agony aunt columns alongside delicious, real recipes. • Learn how to control an errant husband with passive-aggressive cooking • Discover the mysterious etiquette that applies to the newly facelifted • Indulge in the marvellous magic of make-up ceps • Make a pasta dish so delicious that your guests weep and beg for your hand in marriage • Find answers to the trickiest modern day questions: What should I cook for my obese aunt? How do I welcome my fiancé’s gorgeous ex? When did a food aversion become an acceptable replacement for a personality? And many more … Kate Sidley writes a weekly column on books for Sunday Times and a monthly humour column for Shape magazine. Previously a magazine editor, she now writes features and columns for many magazines and newspapers. The Agony Chef is her first book. Kate loves to cook, but lays no claim to ‘chefiness’. August 2012  Fiction (Cookery) Paperback (234 x 190 mm)  Approx 180 pp Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-269-9  Rights: World 978-1-77010-270-516 LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● FICTION 17
  • 10. Eight Days in September The Removal of Thabo Mbeki ‘I admire the courage Frank Chikane with which Frank Chikane engages and reflects on Eight Days in September is a riveting, behind-the-scenes account of the the crucial period in our turbulent eight-day period in September 2008 that led to the removal of country’s history he is writing Thabo Mbeki as president of South Africa. about.’ As secretary of the cabinet and head (director-general) of the presidency at Nomboniso Gasa the time, Frank Chikane was directly responsible for managing the transition from Mbeki to Kgalema Motlanthe, and then on to Jacob Zuma, and was one of only a few who had a front-row seat to the unfolding drama. Eight Days in September builds substantially on the so-called Chikane Files, a series of controversial articles Chikane published with Independent Newspapers in July 2010, to provide an insider’s perspective on this key period in South Africa’s recent history, and to explore Thabo Mbeki’s legacy. Frank Chikane’s former appointments include Deputy President of the United Democratic Front, member of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress, commissioner of the Independent Electoral Commission, director-general in the presidency and general secretary of the South African Council of Churches. He was also involved in the development and promotion of the African Renaissance vision which gave birth to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development and the African Peer Review Mechanism. Chikane is currently a pastor of the Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa (AFM) in Naledi, Soweto, the President of AFM International, and he consults with companies that do business on the African continent. He is the Visiting Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Public & Development Management (P&DM) at the University of the Witwatersrand and serves on a number of NGO and company boards, including Kagiso Trust, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Amarick Mining Resources (Pty) Ltd and Suntrace Africa (Pty) Ltd. March 2012  Non-fiction (Current Affairs) Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  292 pp Also available as an eBook 978-1-77010-221-7  Rights: World 978-1-77010-222-418 LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 19
  • 11. No Life of My Own An Autobiography ‘Frank Chikane is a living Frank Chikane example of what we mean by contextual theology … He No Life of My Own recounts the life of one of the leading figures in the has given his life, and is still Christian resistance to apartheid. giving it, for the people of South Africa.’ Beginning with his childhood growing up black under an oppressive system, and continuing through to his call to the Christian ministry, Frank Chikane Albert H. Cone tells of his family’s increasing involvement in the struggle against apartheid, the disapproval and suspension he faced from his own church, and the ‘In No Life of My Own, Frank harrowing detention, harassment, torture and exile he endured. Chikane, in a very real Chikane relates his return to South Africa, despite the threat of further and very personal way, detention and death, to continue the fight for freedom. Through it all one rewrites that biblical story thing remains clear: this is a man whose faith compels and sustains him in a [of the Exodus], through courageous and selfless journey towards freedom. his own and his peoples’ First published by Skotaville in South Africa in 1988, this compelling experiences … it is finally a autobiography is revised and updated to include the key events and political story of Christian faith, the and social landscapes that have shaped Chikane’s life since 1988. vindication of Christian hope: it proclaims that the poor, the victims of the scramble for power and influence Frank Chikane’s former appointments include Deputy President of the in the world, will save the United Democratic Front, member of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress, commissioner of the Independent Electoral world.’ Commission, director-general in the presidency and general secretary Kenneth Thesing of the South African Council of Churches. He was also involved in the development and promotion of the African Renaissance vision which gave birth to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development and the African Peer Review Mechanism. Chikane is currently a pastor of the Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa (AFM) in Naledi, Soweto, the President of AFM International, and he consults with companies that do business on the African continent. He is the Visiting Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Public & Development Management (P&DM) at the University of the Witwatersrand and serves on a number of NGO and company boards, including Kagiso Trust, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Amarick Mining Resources (Pty) Ltd and Suntrace Africa (Pty) Ltd. March 2012  Non-fiction (Autobiography) Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  312 pp plus 8 pp photo section Also available as an eBook 978-1-77010-223-1  Rights: World 978-1-77010-224-820 LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 21
  • 12. The Things I Could Not Say From A(ids) to Z(imbabwe) Frank Chikane Under President Thabo Mbeki, the presidency came in for a great deal of criticism for its handling of various matters. In The Things I Could Not Say, Frank Chikane, director-general in the presidency of South Africa from 1996 to 2008, responds with a collection of essays that tackle a range of issues, including: • Threats to state security; • Drugs, pharmaceuticals and the poor; • Corruption; • Thabo Mbeki and HIV and AIDS; • HIV and AIDS intervention; • Zimbabwe; • The legacy and blind spots of Thabo Mbeki; • The Growth, Employment and Redistribution programme (GEAR) and the ‘Class of 1996’; • The media as a target of intelligence projects; • Freedom of expression and state secrets; and • The Jackie Selebi and Vusi Pikoli matter. Frank Chikane’s former appointments include Deputy President of the United Democratic Front, member of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress, commissioner of the Independent Electoral Commission, director-general in the presidency and general secretary of the South African Council of Churches. He was also involved in the development and promotion of the African Renaissance vision which gave birth to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development and the African Peer Review Mechanism. Chikane is currently a pastor of the Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa (AFM) in Naledi, Soweto, the President of AFM International, and he consults with companies that do business on the African continent. He is the Visiting Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Public & Development Management (P&DM) at the University of the Witwatersrand and serves on a number of NGO and company boards, including Kagiso Trust, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Amarick Mining Resources (Pty) Ltd and Suntrace Africa (Pty) Ltd. September 2012  Non-fiction (Current Affairs) Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  Approx 224 pp Also available as an eBook 978-1-77010-225-5  Rights: World 978-1-77010-226-222 LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 23
  • 13. Strikes Have Followed Me All My Life A South African Autobiography ‘This book is more relevant Emma Mashinini today than ever. It is yet another indication of the ‘This book will serve as a living memory of the evil of the apartheid regime. It heavy price paid for freedom is an opportunity for me to speak to my children.’ – Emma Mashinini so that we and those who come after us live in a society Strikes Have Followed Me All My Life describes in compelling detail the life of Emma Mashinini, one of South Africa’s leading trade union organisers and free from oppression and gender-rights activists. From her childhood in Sophiatown to the dark days hate, a society that respects she spent in detention under apartheid and her lasting contributions to the right to life and dignity labour organisation in South Africa, Emma’s selfless and courageous story and a society where the only – published for the first time in South Africa – recalls and preserves a vital limitations placed on us is chapter in our country’s history. our own imagination.’ Includes a new Foreword by Jay Naidoo Jay Naidoo Emma Mashinini’s activism began when she was elected as a shop steward and later appointed as a floor supervisor at Henochsberg’s clothing factory. In 1975, Emma took up a position as the first General Secretary of the Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers’ Union of South Africa (CCAWUSA), growing the union substantially in the following years. She was arrested in 1981 under Section 6 of the Terrorism Act and held in solitary confinement at Pretoria Central Prison for six months. After her release she spent some time regaining her strength at a clinic in Denmark before resuming her post at CCAWUSA for another four years. In 1985, through her role in CCAWUSA, Emma was involved in the formation of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU). In 1986 she was appointed head of the Department of Justice and Reconciliation, later working as Deputy Chairperson of the National Manpower Commission and then as the Commissioner for Land Restitution. She lives in Pretoria. May 2012  Non-fiction (Autobiography) Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  212 pp plus 12 pp photo section Also available as an eBook 978-1-77010-227-9  Rights: World 978-1-77010-228-624 LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 25
  • 14. The Hungry Season Feeding Southern Africa’s Cities previous praise for leonie joubert Leonie Joubert ‘Scorched is a stimulating read, mostly because of WITH PHOTOS BY Eric Miller the author’s metaphoric The food we eat is as diverse as the cultures and lifestyles of the people and often poetic style of consuming it. But the issues underlying food run much deeper than the writing … More importantly, whims of our cultures or palates. Until now, the subject of food security has it makes you want to do mostly been viewed as a rural issue, with research and development work something about global honing in on subsistence farming. But with the massive influx into cities, the warming.’ focus needs to shift to the metropolis. Don Pinnock, Getaway magazine The Hungry Season takes science writer Leonie Joubert and photographer Eric Miller to eight different cities and towns around southern Africa as they explore the complex issues around food security, including: ‘Meticulous in its research, the information [in Scorched] • Childhood stunting and malnutrition; is presented in a refreshing • The transition from traditional ‘African’ to ‘Western’ diets; and surprisingly humorous • Chronic lifestyle-related illnesses associated with a modern diet; style – better, even, than • Nutritional literacy, behaviour and choices; Tim Flannery [author of The • Large-scale food production and urban food gardens; • Poverty, joblessness and the geography of the city; Weather Makers] or Al Gore.’ • Urban planning, supermarkets and the full food value chain; and Duncan Butchart, WILDwatch.com • Food wastage. Ultimately, The Hungry Season looks at the crisis of hunger and malnutrition surrounding us in the city, hidden behind layers of affluence and comfort. It tackles the fundamental question: Why is it that in southern Africa we produce enough calories and nutrients to keep the region full, satisfied Photographer Eric Miller covered the and well nourished, and yet we still have such high levels of hunger and anti-apartheid struggle in the 1980s, and malnutrition? since the 1990s has documented South Africa’s transformation. His coverage of Africa for various European publications Leonie Joubert’s previous books include Scorched: South Africa’s Changing has taken him from the horrors of the Climate, Boiling Point: People in a Changing Climate and Invaded: The Rwandan genocide to famine in Sudan. Biological Invasion of South Africa. She was a Ruth First Fellow in 2007, was His pictures have captured the stories of listed in the Mail & Guardian’s ‘200 Young South Africans You Must Take women’s boxing, the training of sangomas To Lunch in 2008’, named SAB Environmental Journalist of the Year (in the and evocative essays capturing highlights print/Internet category) in 2009, and has received two Honorary Sunday of several dance and opera productions. Times Alan Paton Non-fiction Awards (in 2007 and 2010). She recently He has worked in over 26 African contributed to Max du Preez’s Opinion Pieces by South African Thought countries, plus many others further Leaders. afield, producing an extensive archive of documentary stock and some travel images. His work has been published in most major magazines in South Africa September 2012  Non-fiction (Food Security) and is regularly used in a range of major Paperback (234 x 190 mm)  Approx 264 pp (full-colour throughout) publications across Europe and the Also available as an eBook 978-1-77010-229-3  Rights: World United States. 978-1-77010-230-926 LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 27
  • 15. The Youngsters A fresh, entertaining series of pocket books that feature prominent young South African voices worth listening to. In My Arrogant Opinion The Youngsters series explores topics of interest to the youth, ranging from hair weaves Khaya Dlanga to discovering who you are and what you should do with your life, as well as issues ‘This book isn’t about anything in particular. I know that sounds a little disturbing, but hear of race and gender, love and sex in the time of social networks, the music and radio me out. I think that those people who read my work read it precisely because there is no industries, comedy, empowering yourself and more … The series shares the naked particular pattern; they read it to find out what I have to say. Essentially I am like them. I am reality of being a youngster in South Africa and helps you to make sense of it all. a conversationalist. I write like people talk. No fancy language; nor do I show how smart I The Youngsters is edited by bestselling author and award-winning journalist am.’ – Khaya Dlanga Mandy Wiener. Award-winning blogger and advertising guy who never eats black jelly babies Khaya Dlanga discusses issues of racism, love and sex, money, gender and a range of things in between. Khaya’s humour mixed with opinion is a recipe guaranteed to make you think and laugh out Take It From Me loud. June 2012  Non-fiction (Youth) Danny K Khaya Dlanga is a Senior Communications Manager: Content Excellence at Coca-Cola Paperback (148 x 128 mm)  128 pp South Africa. He writes in his personal capacity. He is a winner of the prestigious Cannes ‘They say there’s no business like show business. And that’s not because of the fame, or the 978-1-77010-246-0  Rights: World Gold and Black Eagle advertising awards. He is also a terror of the social networks. money. It’s because of just how hard it can be.’ – Danny K Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-251-4 Take It From Me records the ups and downs of the career path of South African singer, songwriter, actor and producer, Danny K. A performer from a young age, Danny K talks about the good, the bad and the ugly of the music business, his influences and how rejection can It Feels Wrong to Laugh, But … sometimes pay off. Anele Mdoda Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-253-8 ‘I am not my gap, but I own it. I am not my size, but I own it and you can’t use what you see June 2012  Non-fiction (Youth) as a negative against me. I own me and proudly so.’ – Anele Mdoda Paperback (148 x 128 mm)  128 pp 978-1-77010-248-4  Rights: World Carving her own path in radio, Anele Mdoda is known as one irreplaceable half of The Grant & Anele Show on 5FM and, from April 2012, on the Drive Time show on Highveld South Africa: A Long Walk to a Free Ride Stereo. A talker, a comic, honest and raw, Anele discusses everything from radio to hair weaves and owning your size in It Feels Wrong to Laugh, But … Nik Rabinowitz & Gillian Breslin Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-252-1 According to these two ageing youngsters, ‘The hardest thing about history in South Africa is June 2012  Non-fiction (Youth) getting people to agree on it.’ Paperback (148 x 128 mm)  128 pp A fast-paced, hilarious guide to surviving your youth in South Africa. Expect a history lesson 978-1-77010-247-7  Rights: World with a difference, what makes a comedian tick, some alternative political insights and thoughtful crystal-ball gazing. Join Nik Rabinowitz and Gillian Breslin on a side-splitting journey to discover the ‘real’ South Becoming Africa. Shaka Sisulu June 2012  Non-fiction (Youth) ‘There is a poetic justice to life because we are the sum of our experiences.’ – Shaka Sisulu Nik Rabinowitz was raised on the mean, green streets of Constantia, Cape Town, a world Paperback (148 x 128 mm)  128 pp of ride-bys, piano lessons, and unrelenting love and financial support from family members. 978-1-77010-249-1  Rights: World Despite all this hardship he still managed to be moderately successful, achieving fame as Grandson of anti-apartheid stalwart Walter Sisulu, CEO of non-profit organisation the world’s foremost Xhosa-speaking Jewish comedian. Cheesekids, creator, dreamer, father and devoted Afrikan, Shaka Sisulu discusses heritage, BEE, inspiration, leadership, legacy and how you can carve your own destiny in the Afrikan Gillian Breslin obtained a Journalism Degree from Rhodes University, but quickly realised soil in Becoming. that writing is much easier when you get to make stuff up. After a brief stint as ‘The World’s Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-255-2 Worst Producer’ she started writing for television, and hasn’t looked back since (mostly because that’s where the creditors are). Gillian and Nik have been working together since June 2012  Non-fiction (Youth) 2008. Paperback (148 x 128 mm)  128 pp Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-254-5 978-1-77010-250-7  Rights: World28 LEAD TITLES   NON-FICTION ● LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 29
  • 16. Shirley, Goodness & Mercy ‘It will draw many tears A Childhood Memoir but persuade several more spasms of laughter. It is a project of restoration; a Chris van Wyk holding up to the sunlight of the magical prism of who we PICADOR 40TH SPECIAL EDITION all are and what we were.’ Picador has been publishing the finest books from across the globe since Mark Espin, Sowetan 1972. Amongst a number of publishing initiatives to celebrate Picador’s 40th anniversary are these Picador Africa classics reissued in a beautiful new style. Each book includes a sixteen-page section of additional material. ‘It’s unusual to find a writer who’s funny both on paper Shirley, Goodness & Mercy is a heart-warming, yet compellingly honest story and in person. Chris van Wyk about a young boy growing up in the coloured townships of Newclare, is one of this rare species.’ Coronationville and Riverlea during the apartheid era. Fred Khumalo, This Day Despite Van Wyk’s later becoming involved in the struggle, this is not a book about racial politics. Instead, it is a delightful account of one boy’s special ‘Author Chris van Wyk finds relationship with the relatives, friends and neighbours who made up his magic in the mundane and community, and of the important coping role laughter and humour played brings it to the page.’ during the years he spent in bleak and dusty townships. Tiisetso Makube, City Pulse In Shirley, Goodness & Mercy Chris van Wyk – poet, novelist and short story writer – has created a truly remarkable work, at once both thought- provoking and vastly entertaining. Chris van Wyk was born in 1957 and educated at Riverlea High School. He lives in Northcliff, Johannesburg, where he works as a full-time writer. In 2009 Van Wyk abridged Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, to create a picture book (illustrated by Paddy Bouma) for young children. His second childhood memoir, Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch: A Memoir was published by Picador Africa in 2010. Regular edition available as an eBook 978-1-77010-095-4 March 2012  Non-fiction (Memoir) Also available Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  340 pp Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch: A Memoir 978-1-77010-238-5  Rights: World ex Commonwealth and UK 978-1-77010-173-9  see p. 7430 LEAD TITLES   NON-FICTION ● LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 31
  • 17. Mukiwa ‘It makes you laugh even while you’re weeping.’ Fiammetta Rocco, The Literary Review Peter Godwin ‘A searing and brilliant piece PICADOR 40TH SPECIAL EDITION of writing, a lasting literary and personal achievement Picador has been publishing the finest books from across the globe since … If you are to read only one 1972. Amongst a number of publishing initiatives to celebrate Picador’s 40th book about that place and anniversary are these Picador Africa classics reissued in a beautiful new style. Each book includes a sixteen-page section of additional material. time, make it Mukiwa, by Peter Godwin.’ Growing up in Rhodesia in the 1960s, Peter Godwin inhabited a frightening Sunday Independent world of leopard-hunting, witch doctors and forest fires. As an adolescent, a conscript caught in the middle of civil war, and as an adult who returned to Zimbabwe as a journalist to cover the bloody transition to majority rule, ‘Rarely short of mesmerizing, Godwin discovered a land stalked by death and danger. Mukiwa is extraordinary.’ San Francisco Review Peter Godwin is the author of When a Crocodile Eats the Sun, published by Picador in 2006 and The Fear (2010). He writes for various publications, including the New York Times magazine, National Geographic and Vanity Fair. He lives in Manhattan. Also available Rhodesians Never Die: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia c.1970–1980 978-1-77010-070-1  see p. 80 When a Crocodile Eats the Sun March 2012  Non-fiction (Memoir) 978-1-77010-086-2  see p. 72 Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  434 pp The Fear 978-1-77010-239-2  Rights: Southern Africa 978-0-33051-395-1  see p. 7232 LEAD TITLES   NON-FICTION ● LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 33
  • 18. I Write What I Like ‘It is good that there is this new edition to enable us to savour the inspired words of Steve Biko – perhaps Steve Biko it could just spark a black renaissance.’ PICADOR 40TH SPECIAL EDITION Archbishop Desmond Tutu Picador has been publishing the finest books from across the globe since 1972. Amongst a number of publishing initiatives to celebrate Picador’s 40th ‘… the indomitable spirit, anniversary are these Picador Africa classics reissued in a beautiful new style. Each book includes a sixteen-page section of additional material.  thoughts and actions of the legendary Steve Biko I Write What I Like features the writing of famous activist and black refuse to sink into oblivion consciousness leader, Steve Biko. Before his untimely death in detention at … Biko’s I Write What I Like the age of 30, he was instrumental in uniting black Africans in the struggle makes it clear why Black against the apartheid government in South Africa. Consciousness played such This is a collection of his columns entitled I Write What I Like published in the an important role in South journal of the South African Students’ Organisation under the pseudonym Africa’s liberation.’ of ‘Frank Talk’. It also contains other journal articles, interviews and letters Sowetan written by Biko at the time and a preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Father Aelred Stubbs was a friend, priest and confidante of the young Biko. His moving memoir, contained within the book, is a tribute to the courage and power of this young leader, who was to become one of Africa’s heroes. Includes a Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an Introduction by Nkosinathi Biko and a Personal Memoir by Aelred Stubbs Steve Biko was born in Tylden, Eastern Cape, South Africa in 1946. As a medical student, he founded a black student organisation in 1969 and created a national black consciousness movement. He was banned in 1973, which prohibited him from speaking in public, writing for publication and any travel. Biko was arrested by police in August 1977 and died in detention, naked and manacled, from extensive brain damage. He left a widow and two young children. Regular edition available as an eBook 978-1-77010-186-9 March 2012  Non-fiction (Politics) Also available Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  280 pp The Steve Biko Memorial Lectures: 2000–2008 978-1-77010-163-0  see p. 74 978-1-77010-240-8  Rights: Africa34 LEAD TITLES   NON-FICTION ● LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 35
  • 19. PAN MACMILLAN Killing Kebble ‘Yes, this truth is much An Underworld Exposed stranger than fiction, but in Mandy Wiener’s hands, it is also more Mandy Wiener enthralling, entertaining and unputdownable. Simply REVISED AND UPDATED PAPERBACK EDITION brilliant.’ In September 2005 Brett Kebble, a prominent South African mining Deon Meyer magnate, was killed on a quiet suburban street in Johannesburg in an apparent ‘assisted suicide’. ‘Mandy’s book is terrific, The top-level investigation that followed was a tipping point for democratic although the title disappoints South Africa. It exposed the corrupt relationship between South Africa’s Chief as it turns out, she isn’t of Police, Interpol President Jackie Selebi and his friend, Glenn Agliotti, and the person who killed revealed an underworld dominated by drug lords, steroid-fuelled bouncers, Kebble. It’s a story that will hit men for hire, an international smuggling syndicate, a dubious security unit moonlighting for the police and sinister self-serving sleuths abusing make you uncomfortable state agencies. It even cost the country’s most senior prosecutor his job. about just how rotten the criminal underbelly of Indemnified by an agreement struck with the state, Mikey Schultz, Nigel Johannesburg really is – but it McGurk and Fiazal ‘Kappie’ Smith come clean to Mandy Wiener in exclusive is an absorbing investigative interviews about the chilling events leading up to the night Kebble was shot dead and the life paths of the ‘bungling assassins’. Glenn Agliotti, the account of one of the most man once accused of orchestrating the hit, has also provided Wiener with interesting murders in our unlimited access to his story, as have other characters whose versions of the recent criminal history.’ events are previously untold. Gareth Cliff This true crime tale is set against the fascinating background of political interference at the highest level, a bitter feud between two arms of the ‘After five years of following country’s law enforcement authorities, a festering police service tainted by every thread and detail of dirty cops and the shady relationships between the magnate and aspirant the Kebble case Wiener not young political turks who were ready recipients of his largesse. only had a complex story to Killing Kebble is not the story of one murder. It’s a gritty, fast-paced chronicle which few other journalists of how one death blew the lid off Johannesburg’s underworld. had access, but also the This new paperback edition includes: perspective needed to turn it into a riveting bestseller that • A Postscript that brings readers up to date on events and the people would be both insightful and involved in this story since the publication of Killing Kebble in April 2011; and accessible.’ • An extensive Author Interview that explores the author’s background, Mail & Guardian people’s reactions to the book and its impact on the author’s life. Full revised eBook edition Mandy Wiener is an award-winning Eyewitness News journalist. She has April 2012  Non-fiction (Current Affairs) 978-1-77010-272-9 been covering this story for more than five years and has unrivalled access Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  412 pp plus 2 x 8 pp photo sections to the main role players. 978-1-77010-245-3  Rights: World36 LEAD TITLES   NON-FICTION ● LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 37
  • 20. Letters to My Children ‘Blame it on his fascinating Tweets to Make You Think eminence, his humility, uncommonly strong common sense or his challenging Jonathan Jansen @JJ_UFS views, it is no surprise that many would like to see him Letters to my children #8: Speak more than one language; it will improve getting a shot at solving a your love life. gigantic problem called “SA’s Letters to my children #18: Trust your gut; most times it’s right. educational system”.’ Letters to my children #29: Be suspicious of crowds; learn to think for yourself. Daily Maverick Letters to my children #52: South Africa does not need you; you need this country to teach you humility, compassion and public service. ‘Jansen is a towering figure with plenty to say, and the It started as advice to his own two children entering adulthood, it spread to wit and the charisma to carry his students at the University of the Free State and now tens of thousands of Jonathan Jansen’s followers on Twitter and Facebook wait for his words of it off.’ wisdom every day. Jansen writes a daily ‘Letter to my children’ – a nugget of Cape Argus advice (in only 140 characters) on life, love and becoming a compassionate, thinking human being. This collection of tweets in the Letters to My Children campaign allows his followers and friends to revisit their favourite letters, ponder the ones that they are not sure about and to share them with family and friends who don’t understand what Twitter, hashtags and Facebook are all about. Professor Jonathan Jansen is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Free State. He is a respected educationalist, the author of a number of books and a prominent speaker on issues of transformation, reconciliation and educational change. Available as an eBook 978-1-92043-435-9 Also available in Afrikaans from NB Publishers (see www.nb.co.za) Also available We Need to Talk 978-1-92043-416-8  see p. 59 Oor Bokdrolletjies en Rosyntjies March 2012  Non-fiction (Gift) 978-1-92043-417-5  see p. 59 Paperback (172 x 129 mm)  200 pp Great South African Teachers 978-1-92043-434-2  Rights: World 978-1-92043-424-3  see p. 5838 LEAD TITLES   NON-FICTION ● LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 39
  • 21. Fire Works ‘[W]hat Jan had in mind with the Braai Day initiative … is nurturing and embracing a common South African Jan Braai culture, which is shared across all races and genders. Jan Braai has galvanised South Africans with a call to action – everyone Not one South African should braai on 24 September (National Heritage Day) every year. The person can tell you that they campaign has taken the country by storm, with Archbishop Emeritus have never witnessed a braai. Desmond Tutu leading the charge. Now the self-appointed champion of the Even in rural areas they light braai has finally given us his clear guidelines for cooking the perfect meal over a fire. His instruction is clear – if you want to earn the title of master of a fire and put their meat on the braai, you need to follow this book from the first page to the last, and it to cook.’ when you have perfected each cut of meat and each technique, then you Archbishop Desmond Tutu can relax – your fire work is done and you have earned the title. Jan starts with the basics: how to braai the perfect steak, and then moves ‘Jan has a refreshing style of through other beef, lamb, chicken, seafood, vegetable and potjiekos recipes. simply telling the audience Don’t expect to find fancy salads in this book – it’s a braai book, plain and exactly what he thinks.’ simple. Amongst the recipes are his instructions for the type of wood to use, how to build the right fire, how to choose the best cuts of meat and how to Stephanus Rabie, Director and know when the meat is done to perfection. Producer of the Jan Braai vir Erfenis TV series on kykNET The only braai book you will ever need! ‘Jan Braai has suddenly become a name familiar to millions of lips as he Jan Braai is the nom de plume of Jan Scannell. Jan started the has become an agent of Braai Day campaign in 2007 and it has grown into a national change who wants to see phenomenon featured in the media throughout South Africa people “burn the past into and even in countries abroad. Jan braais every day, often blackness” … He epitomises several times a day, and has braaied with people, ordinary the spirit of concerned South Africans and celebrities, in every corner of South Africa. people who want to shape Visit www.braai.com for more information. the cultural direction that the country should take …’ Sandile Memela, The Star September 2012  Non-fiction (Cookery) Hardback (250 x 200 mm)  200 pp Also available in Afrikaans from NB Publishers (see www.nb.co.za) 978-1-92043-443-4  Rights: World English40 LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 41
  • 22. Abundance Living in the City previous praise for marlene van der westhuizen Marlene van der Westhuizen ‘Marlene makes the romance Photography by Johan Wilke of French cooking accessible to all South African cooks.’ Join celebrated Cape Town chef Marlene van der Westhuizen as she shares Top Billing magazine her love of city living with us in Abundance. From her home in Greenpoint, on the slopes of Table Mountain, Marlene celebrates the truly cosmopolitan tastes, ingredients and aromas that make up the tapestry of her culinary journey through life in her city. We have seen how Marlene lives in a quaint village in central France in Sumptuous, but here she spends time revelling in the diversity and community of life in the city of Cape Town. With entirely new recipes inspired by the way Marlene and her friends live in Cape Town, join Marlene as she shops market-style, cooks in kitchens of the city and celebrates the intimacy of shared meals. Johan’s evocative photographs capture the elegant patina of Marlene’s food and favourite places. Also available Marlene van der Westhuizen is the author of numerous Delectable cookery books, including Delectable and Sumptuous, that 978-1-92043-409-0  see p. 61 showcase her love of French and Cape food. She divides her Sumptuous time between Cape Town and Charroux, France, where she runs 978-1-92043-410-6  see p. 61 cookery courses. She is the winner of two Gourmand World Delightful Desserts Cookbook Awards. 978-1-92043-421-2  see p. 62 Decadent Dinners Johan Wilke is an acclaimed food and fashion photographer 978-1-92043-405-2  see p. 62 based in Cape Town. Lazy Lunches 978-1-92043-406-9  see p. 63 Kuierkos vir die Aand 978-1-92043-407-6  see p. 62 Kuierkos vir die Middag 978-1-92043-408-3  see p. 63 Soetgoed available from NB Publishers (see www.nb.co.za) Also available in Afrikaans from September 2012  Non-fiction (Cookery) NB Publishers (see www.nb.co.za) Full-colour paperback (210 x 298 mm)  208 pp 978-1-92043-444-1  Rights: World42 LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 43
  • 23. Mobinomics Mxit and Africa’s Mobile Revolution ‘Alan Knott-Craig junior Alan Knott-Craig believes Africans often underestimate themselves. with Gus Silber The owner of one of the continent’s biggest social Mobinomics tells two stories: the story of an extraordinary South African media applications, Mxit, mobile company that developed in Stellenbosch, and simultaneously the took the top award in the story of the revolution that the roll out of mobile services has caused in FORBES AFRICA Top Tech Africa. Start-Up awards. Known for its Mxit developed the technology for low-cost Internet-based communication accessibility and cheap IMs, it’s over cell phones to allow millions of users (mostly young people) to avoid no wonder this company is the the cost of text messages. The company reached the attention of the third-most downloaded free international business press and has been hailed as Africa’s answer to social application on the Android networks (although its users are not only African but are spread through 25 marketplace.’ countries throughout the world). Forbes Africa, February 2012 This book tells our own, South African, social network story and exposes the impact that this network has had on the lives of the people involved in the business and the users: from teenagers to drug counsellors, medical staff in far-flung areas and teachers in classrooms in Limpopo. Alan Knott-Craig is a South African mobile entrepreneur with a passion for African business opportunities. He is the former CEO of iBurst and now runs World of Avatar, the company that recently acquired Mxit. His first book was the very successful and inspirational Don’t Panic (2008) compiled to remind South Africans ‘why not to pack for Perth’. Gus Silber is a very experienced writer who has published a number of his own books. He is fascinated by the mobile environment which is what drew him to work with Alan on this project. Y NL TO CEP ON RC VE CO May 2012  Non-fiction (Business) Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  216 pp Also available as an eBook 978-1-92043-436-6  Rights: World 978-1-92043-440-344 LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 45
  • 24. What To Do When You Want To Give Up Help for Entrepreneurs in Tough Times previous praise for allon raiz Allon Raiz ‘I just finished reading your with Trevor Waller book Lose the Business Plan. I must say, reading your Being an entrepreneur is hard. What do you do when all the financial book was like you were indicators are telling you your business is failing and you are a failure too? talking to me directly and You know that you do have something special to offer and can ultimately most of the points you succeed, but how do you overcome the odds of entrepreneurial failure? make helped me see my business more clearly.’ In his first book Lose the Business Plan, Allon Raiz looked at what it takes to start a new business. In this, his second book, Allon explains how to get Marius past the temptation to give up on your own business. He uses a case study to show entrepreneurs how to face down the ultimate business survival questions: • Do I give up or do I go on?; • Do I find a way to build my business or do I get a job?; • Do I follow my head or risk following my heart? Allon Raiz has faced the same challenges himself and has coached countless business people through their own entrepreneurial journeys. A must-read for entrepreneurs and business people who are facing failure and want to give up. Allon Raiz is a successful entrepreneur who has built numerous businesses, some successful and some not. He is the founder of Raizcorp which nurtures entrepreneurs and grows profitable businesses. Raiz has won awards for innovation and entrepreneurship and has been invited to speak on business incubation around the world. He was awarded the role of Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2008. Trevor Waller is a wordsmith, one of Allon’s partners in Raizcorp and has worked with Allon for a number of years. Also available as an eBook 978-1-92043-433-5 May 2012  Non-fiction (Business/Entrepreneurship) Also available Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  176 pp Lose the Business Plan: What They Don’t Teach You About Being an Entrepreneur 978-1-92043-432-8  Rights: South Africa, World electronic rights 978-1-92043-403-8  see p. 6546 LEAD TITLES   NON-FICTION ● LEAD TITLES  ● NON-FICTION 47
  • 25. Paper Sons and Daughters Advocates for Change Growing up Chinese in South Africa How to Overcome Africa’s Challenges Ufrieda Ho Edited by Moeletsi Mbeki A stowaway, Ho Sing Kee, hides for He is always avoiding the police, In his insightful bestseller, Architects Moeletsi Mbeki is a journalist, long weeks aboard a ship crossing always looking to maximise of Poverty, Moeletsi Mbeki private business entrepreneur, the Indian Ocean. Leaving behind his winnings and always trying political commentator and author examined why Africans comprise of Architects of Poverty: Why African his village and his ancestors, he to ensure a better life for his the majority of the world’s bottom Capitalism Needs Changing (2009). looks to the gold mountain in wife and four children – until billion, illustrating how Africa’s Johannesburg as an escape from one night in April 1993 when political elite are to blame. his bleak life in devastated 1950s tragedy strikes. Not content with articulating China. In this wonderfully textured only the problems, in Advocates In South Africa he will become memoir, Ufrieda Ho explores for Change Mbeki brings together a ‘paper son’, a literal translation her parents’ and grandparents’ experts from across the continent of the phrase used to refer to the arrival as illegal immigrants who believe there are solutions to illegal immigrants who bought or in South Africa. She describes the challenges that Africa faces. borrowed new identities from more growing up with her siblings In these pages you will hear from established Chinese families to in a world of chopsticks and L. Amédée Darga on Mauritius; avoid detection by the authorities. braais, dragons of the East and David Everatt on class formation ‘… a deeply moving narrative, He is full of quiet hope for what springboks of the South, fahfee ‘Criticism is one thing, however, and inequality; Mike Herrington filled with love, pain and a delicate but garnering solutions is another lies ahead as he sets foot in the and the family’s Ford Cortina. on entrepreneurship; Jonathan D. wistfulness.’ matter entirely. In this latest Durban docks, but he will never It is a world in which she is too book – edited by Mbeki – he Jansen on education; Paul Jourdan David Medalie lose the status of a second-class white for some and too black for on mineral resources; Gilbert M. has put together hands-on citizen. He is the geel gevaar, the others, and the question of ‘who suggestions on how to solve Khadiagala on elections; Thandika ‘Rich, vivid and thought-provoking, [Paper Sons and Daughters] … is a yellow peril in apartheid South belongs’ haunts this evocative Africa’s development challenges. Mkandawire on re-industrialisation; welcome addition to the jigsaw of Africa, and he soon learns that account of growing up Chinese Here we find hard-headed, rational Seeraj Mohamed on the economy; stories that make up the true picture the streets aren’t lined with gold. in South Africa. analysis and innovative ideas which Sindiso Ndema Ngwenya on of South African life.’ He can’t live where he chooses would hopefully bring about the regional integration; Mandivamba and won’t get the jobs reserved Winner of the inaugural 2007 transformation of an economy.’ Michele Magwood, Magwood on Rukuni on traditional agriculture; for whites. He becomes a fahfee Anthony Sampson Foundation Mpikeleni Duma, Sowetan Live and Francois Venter and Helen Rees Books Award for Journalism, Ufrieda man, the ‘ma-china’ of the black on health. Ho is a freelance journalist and ‘The exceptional value of this book townships, running the illegal This accessible, highly Available as an eBook writer who lives and works in is its focus on hands-on solutions.’ gambling game so perfectly Johannesburg. informative collection covers 978-1-77010-147-0 suited to survival in the rot of Gerald Shaw, Tonight.co.za diverse fields to reveal in thought- Also available South Africa’s policies of racial Available as an eBook provoking chapters how Africa can Architects of Poverty: Why African segregation. 978-1-77010-149-4 once more be set on the road to Capitalism Needs Changing development. 978-1-77010-161-6  see p. 73 April 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Memoir)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  224 pp plus 8 pp photo section June 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Current Affairs)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  312 pp 978-1-77010-168-5  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa 978-1-77010-120-3  ❘  Rights: World48 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 49
  • 26. An Inconvenient Youth Lifeblood Julius Malema and the ‘New’ ANC How to Change the World, One Dead Mosquito at a Time Fiona Forde Alex Perry More than a ringleader, a rabble- a brave child has grown to In 2006 the rich, well-connected the reader across Africa, from rouser and a rebel who knows no become a grave inconvenience, but very private philanthropist Ray a terrifying visit to the most bounds, Julius Malema is a new not only to the ANC, but also, Chambers flicked through some malaria-stricken town on earth kind of cadre in South African due to his style of politics, holiday snaps taken by his friend, to a star-studded FIFA World political life, a radical product of to South Africa’s fledgling the development economist Jeff Cup concert, encountering 100 years of struggle politics and democracy. Sachs. He remarked on the placid jungle scientists, fugitive one of the first of the post-1994 beauty of a group of sleeping guerrillas, presidents, religious leaders to emerge. Malawian children. ‘They’re not leaders and icons of the global Whether you love him or loathe sleeping,’ Sachs told a shocked aid industry along the way. him, he is undeniably one of the Chambers. ‘They’re in malarial most controversial politicians of Fiona Forde is an Irish journalist comas. A few days later, they were our time. An Inconvenient Youth based in Cape Town. For a number all dead.’ traces Malema’s life, from his early, of years she has covered politics So began Chambers’ mission poverty-stricken years in Limpopo and current affairs in South Africa to eradicate a disease that has and abroad for print and radio to his joining the student structures haunted humanity since before media. ‘Major political reforms bring of the ANC in the early 1990s, and ‘With this book, Alex Perry confirms the advent of medicine, one that important changes in the lives of his rapid rise through the party’s his reputation as one of the finest infects half a billion and kills a ordinary people, sometimes for ranks to become the president of journalists working in Africa today. million people each year. The Lifeblood is intrepid, engaging, Alex Perry is TIME’s Africa Bureau better but other times for worse. the ANC Youth League in 2008. campaign drew in presidents, incisive, and immensely readable.’ Chief, based in Cape Town. He is This book maps the rags-to-riches Forde analyses the sources of celebrities, scientists and billions of the author of Falling Off the Edge: road travelled by Julius Malema, Malema’s wealth, exploring his Mark Gevisser dollars, and was a groundbreaking Globalization, World Peace and ANC Youth League president. It is seamless approach to business success. It saved millions of lives Other Lies (2009). a must read for those who wish to and politics. She situates Malema and helped set Africa on a path understand South Africa’s unfolding within the ANC’s history and shows towards prosperity. By replacing dramas.’ in unprecedented detail how he traditional ideas of assistance Moeletsi Mbeki has perfected the practices that with business acumen and hustle, characterise a new ‘struggle’ in Chambers also upturned current ‘Insightful, thorough and balanced, which individuals extend their notions of aid, forging a new path An Inconvenient Youth is a crucial contribution towards understanding personal wealth and political not just for the developing world Available as an eBook a man who is arguably South Africa’s power at the expense of the but for global business, religion and 978-1-77010-193-7 most-talked-about politician today.’ people. even celebrities. Also available This insightful, meticulously Available as an eBook As he follows two years of Falling Off the Edge: Globalization, Redi Tlhabi researched account explores how 978-1-77010-198-2 Chambers’ campaign, award- World Peace and Other Lies winning journalist Alex Perry takes 978-0-33045-682-1 August 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Current Affairs)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  264 pp September 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Current Affairs)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  240 pp 978-1-77010-197-5  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa 978-1-77010-146-3  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa50 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 51
  • 27. Writing the Deep South Heading South, Looking North The Mandela Lecture and Other Mirrors for South Africa A Bilingual Journey Ariel Dorfman Ariel Dorfman From his first visit to South Ariel Dorfman is the author of In this new edition of his Ariel Dorfman is the author of Africa in 1997, Ariel Dorfman, numerous works of fiction, plays, remarkable memoir, for which he numerous works of fiction, plays, acclaimed Chilean-American poems and essays in both Spanish has written a special introduction poems and essays in both Spanish author, human rights activist and and English. His books have and English. His books have for South African readers, been translated into over forty been translated into over forty distinguished professor, has felt a Ariel Dorfman describes an languages, and his plays, including languages, and his plays, including deep connection to the country, its Death and the Maiden, staged in extraordinary life, torn between Death and the Maiden, staged in people and the issues it grapples more than one hundred countries. the United States, South America more than one hundred countries. with. He lives with his wife, Angélica, and his Jewish heritage, between He lives with his wife, Angélica, In Writing the Deep South in Durham, North Carolina, and English and Spanish, between in Durham, North Carolina, and Dorfman has brought together a currently holds the Walter Hines revolution and repression. currently holds the Walter Hines personal selection of his widely Page chair at Duke University. Interwoven with the story of Page chair at Duke University. read texts from past decades that how Dorfman switched languages are of particular significance to and countries – not once, but three South Africans. In these pieces, times – is a day-to-day account of Dorfman reflects on familiar Available as an eBook his multiple escapes from death ‘[An] informative, quality book ‘As the story of our closing century challenges and issues such as 978-1-77010-152-4 during Pinochet’s takeover in Chile focusing on the deep south of the begins to be pieced together, world.’ terror and peace, bilingualism and Ariel Dorfman’s narrative of his in 1973. globalisation, compassion and life within it is one of the most A beautifully written Mpikeleni Duma, Sowetan war, torture, fear and dignity in the strikingly original. In an age autobiography by one of the ‘In Writing the Deep South, Ariel aftermath of 9/11, civilisation and characterised by mass uprootings, ‘greatest living Latin American Dorfman displays a deeply barbarism, and the necessity and here is the powerfully imaginative writers’ (Newsweek), Heading South, analytical ability, yet never loses insufficiency of truth commissions. discovery of language as a home, Looking North is a moving account his poetic gifts. He has created a He draws from Latin Americans a way to identity, political and of Dorfman’s complex life as well as body of work that never descends social wholeness despite inherent such as Che Guevara and Gabriel an elegant reflection on language, Available as an eBook into sentimental nostalgia, even contradictions, not only as a writer, García Márques that have but as a man.’ exile and memory. 978-1-77010-213-2 though so much of what he writes exceptional messages for South is inspired by “wrestl[ing] with the Nadine Gordimer Africans. There is also his 2010 dilemmas of how you confront the terrors of the past”. He is a novelist, Mandela Lecture, and reflections on ‘What lends it its amazing texture is dramatist, essayist, but above all what it will mean to say goodbye the keen scalpel of a mind that can what one can call an activist of heart to Nelson Mandela. return to every separate moment and mind.’ Writing the Deep South is a and dissect it with the finesse of volume that holds up multiple a surgeon … and this intellectual Achmat Dangor mirrors for South Africa and the rest brilliance is balanced by a rare depth ‘[One of the] greatest living Latin of the world, allowing a welcome of emotion … a tour de force of American writers.’ reflective space for the pressing writing.’ Newsweek issues of language, identity, André Brink renewed struggle and integrity. October 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Social Commentary)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  200 pp October 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Autobiography)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  308 pp 978-1-77010-151-7  ❘  Rights: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland 978-1-77010-154-8  ❘  Rights: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland52 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 53
  • 28. PAN MACMILLAN PAN MACMILLAN Nelson Mandela By Himself Finding Sarah The Authorised Book of Quotations A True Story of Living with Bulimia Nelson Mandela Joanne Jowell Nelson Mandela By Himself: The Nelson Mandela was born in For more than nine years, twenty- Joanne Jowell is a writer who Authorised Book of Quotations is the Transkei, South Africa, on 18 six-year-old Sarah Claire Picton lives in Cape Town. She is the the definitive book of quotations July 1918. He joined the African has been purging her food in any author of the bestselling On from one of the great leaders of National Congress in 1944 and place she can find: public toilets, the Other Side of Shame: An was engaged in resistance Extraordinary Account of Adoption our time. This collection – gathered plastic bags, coffee mugs. When against the ruling National and Reunion, published by Pan from privileged, authorised access Party’s apartheid policies for she couldn’t satisfy her bulimic Macmillan in 2009. to Mandela’s vast personal archive many years before being arrested addiction, she restricted her diet of private papers, speeches, in August 1962. Mandela was to the point that she weighed correspondence and audio incarcerated for over 27 years, only 41 kilograms, a weight better recordings – features nearly 2 000 during which time his reputation suited to a girl less than half her quotations spanning over 60 years, as a potent symbol of resistance age. She has lost teeth and her gag many previously unpublished. to the anti-apartheid movement reflex. She has lost her energy and Mandela’s inspirational grew steadily. Released from her friends. She has come close to prison in 1990, Mandela won quotations are organised into over losing her life. the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 300 categories for easy reference, and was inaugurated as the first But then she decided to do Freedom: ‘The time has come to accept ‘Completely absorbing … a really including such aspects as what democratically elected president something about it. that with freedom comes responsibility.’ outstanding narrative both as a defines greatness in ‘Character’, of South Africa in 1994. He is Sarah reveals her story in story and as an account of a young Nelson Mandela, 1995 ‘Courage’ and ‘Optimism’, while the author of the international woman’s life. It’s compelling, truly brutally honest detail to author we learn from the great man the bestsellers Long Walk to Freedom poignant and painful, thoroughly Joanne Jowell, setting on a path Happiness: ‘It is a precious virtue to essence of democracy, freedom and Conversations with Myself. reported, and a penetrating of enlightenment for herself, her Available as an eBook try to make others happy and to forget and struggle in the categories insight not only into the subject’s family and countless others who their worries.’ 978-1-77010-144-9 ‘Democracy’, ‘History’, ‘Racism’, pathology, but also into the suffer in the shadow of addiction. conditions of anorexia, bulimia and Also available Nelson Mandela, 1981 ‘Reconciliation’ and ‘Unity’. drug addiction.’ On the Other Side of Shame: An Nelson Mandela By Himself Illness: ‘It serves no purpose to hide the Extraordinary Account of Adoption is the first, and only, authorised Mike Nicol and Reunion illness from which you are suffering.’ and authenticated collection of 978-1-77010-169-2  see p. 74 Nelson Mandela, 2005 quotations by one of the world’s ‘Finding Sarah features a Available as an eBook refreshingly different approach to most admired individuals. Media: ‘Newspapers allow us to hold a 978-1-77010-217-0 examining eating disorders … The mirror up to ourselves, and we must be Also available result is a gripping story, told more brave enough to look squarely at the or less in a documentary style, that Conversations with Myself reflections.’ neither preaches nor glorifies eating 978-0-23074-901-6  see p. 75 disorders, but rather delves deep Nelson Mandela, 2007 into Sarah’s life in an attempt at herself understanding why she does Memory: ‘Whatever my wishes might what she does.’ be, I cannot bind future generations to remember me in the particular way I Natalie Bosman, The Citizen would like.’ Nelson Mandela, 2000 May 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Inspirational Quotations)  ❘  Hardback (185 x 110 mm)  ❘  300 pp June 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Health)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  236 pp 978-1-77010-141-8  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa 978-1-77010-131-9  ❘  Rights: World54 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 55
  • 29. PAN MACMILLAN PAN MACMILLAN Tutu Alexis Preller: Africa, the Sun The Authorised Portrait and Shadows Allister Sparks and Mpho A. Tutu A Visual Biography Esmé Berman The remarkable story of Allister Sparks is the same age Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s as Desmond Tutu. They have been courage, faith, perseverance friends and comrades for many In the course of his forty-year In addition to a twelve- and lifelong commitment to the decades. Sparks was editor of the career, major South African page colour section, the text is Rand Daily Mail from 1977 to 1981 artist Alexis Preller achieved supported by illustrations on liberation of the oppressed. and South African correspondent national recognition and critical every page. Studies by noted Tutu: The Authorised Portrait for the Washington Post, The acclaim. Loyal admirers flocked photographers Constance Stuart- is a celebration of eighty years of Observer, NRC Handelsblad and to every exhibition by the master Larrabee, Richard Cutler and David the life of Desmond Tutu, an icon The Economist. He was named International Editor of the Year ‘This is an engrossing account of the colourist. Yet, there were also Goldbatt, among others, and whose humanity and compassion by World Press Review magazine life and work of South African artist, those who were disturbed by his snapshots from Preller’s private have touched millions of lives in 1979 and was nominated for a Alexis Preller.’ frequently cryptic themes and albums provide contemporary around the world. Pulitzer Prize for his reporting of who denounced his distinctly images of the artist, his studios and This extraordinary book Rob Hofmeyr, The Citizen racial unrest in South Africa during independent and often enigmatic homes, and the treasured artefacts features a biography by legendary 1985. In 1992 Sparks founded the work. that were his frequent inspiration. South African journalist Allister Institute for Advanced Journalism Africa, the Sun and Shadows Sparks, authorised by Desmond to upgrade the standard of is an absorbing and detailed ‘I doubt I’ve met anybody in the world Tutu, and includes over forty journalism in South Africa. biography of Alexis Preller’s life and Esmé Berman was a personal who has such a great sense of humour. interviews conducted by Tutu’s artistic journey. It leads the reader friend of Alexis Preller’s. She has It’s a wicked sense of humour. When I daughter, Reverend Mpho A. Mpho A. Tutu, an Episcopal through the twists and turns of enjoyed a distinguished career as meet him he makes me grovel because Tutu, with close family, friends, priest, is the founder and Preller’s uncompromising career a lecturer, writer and broadcaster I’m a white man. I have to lie prostrate colleagues, comrades and executive director of the Tutu on art. She pioneered research on the floor, quite often, and clean his and passionate private life, tracing critics. Complemented by an Institute for Prayer & Pilgrimage. into the modern history of South shoes.’ the evolution of his fascinating unprecedented collection of She is an experienced preacher, African art and is the author of the Richard Branson teacher and retreat facilitator. With iconography along the way. It is seminal works Art & Artists of South images and unpublished artefacts her father, Desmond Tutu, Mpho a story filled with drama and told Africa (now in its fourth edition) drawn from Tutu’s private files, this ‘I believe that God is waiting for the co-authored Made for Goodness. with empathy and skill. and Painting in South Africa. archbishop. He is waiting to welcome is a phenomenal story of one man’s She is married to Joseph Burris Desmond with open arms. If Desmond extraordinary life and work. and they have two daughters, gets to heaven and is denied entry Includes a Foreword by Bono and Nyaniso and Onalenna. then none of the rest of us will get in.’ an Introduction by His Holiness the Nelson Mandela Dalai Lama October 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Photo Biography)  ❘  Hardback (295 x 225 mm)  ❘  356 pp June 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Biography/Art)  ❘  Paperback (210 x 130 mm) 978-1-77010-140-1  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa 356 pp including 500 black and white illustrations, plus a 12 pp photo section  ❘ 978-1-77010-092-3  ❘  Rights: World56 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 57
  • 30. Great South African Teachers We Need to Talk The effects of this decision went beyond the powerful. I became the first vice- and the one who gives. Tears flowed freely our expectations. Within days there was chancellor of a university in the history and hearts were mended. a groundswell of support from across of South Africa to be roundly condemned By this time, of course, the Reitz event South Africa and other countries lauding by the cabinet for an institutional decision, had taken on national and even international the path we had chosen. Across the racial and the first to be attacked in public by meanings for divided communities and JO NAT HA N divide, streams of correspondence and both the Minister and his political Direc- campuses everywhere. Universities in other calls hailed the decision; people who had tor-General (DG) in waves of personal at- countries asked the University of the Free left the country promised to come back, tack, in the media and in private circles, as State (UFS) to facilitate reconciliation de- given a sense that this was, after all, a it came to my attention. liberations on their campuses. Churches and place for their children too. Reconciliation of this kind also threat- community groups in South Africa filled the JAN S E N Within the campus community, ened some segments of the white Afrikan- diary requesting workshops and speeches ground was suddenly opened up to ad- er community. One Chris Louw launched a that would open up their own settings to difficult dialogues about race and reconcili- Jonathan Jansen vance deep transformation in ways that scathing attack: “Come off your cross”, he Jonathan Jansen would have been much more difficult screamed – the symbolism of care and for- ation, healing and hope. outside the politics of grace and accom- giveness stretching across racial lines and We had come through the storm; the rain- modation. The data showed an immedi- against the logic of racial expectations was bow shone brightly and the rain was gone. ate positive swing, with 40 per cent more too much for the brilliant thinker to bear. The question often asked about Reitz (I With Nangamso Koza and Lihlumelo Toyana students reporting positive race relations Weeks later the troubled man ended his use the noun here to refer to the racist inci- than in the period before the Reitz deci- life. Among some Afrikaner intellectuals dent, as well as the entire swath of decisions sion. Top black and white academics ap- the critique was stiff, especially in the light and actions related to Reitz afterwards, in- plied, and many were accepted, to join of my book, Knowledge in Blood, which cluding the acts of forgiveness) is how we a university which they saw as opening carries the theme of mutual destiny, mutual knew that this was the correct decision. up new possibilities for scholarship in vulnerability and mutual recognition. Surely, the risks were self-evident? At a time when our newspapers Professor Jonathan Jansen public. At all levels of the organisation the team worked day and night to create a What was disconcerting to such a group was the return of the anthropological gaze, a black man studying the once-powerful, I have made some mistakes in my life, but this is not one of them. As soon as the deci- sion on institutional forgiveness hit the me- Professor Jonathan Jansen has Professor Jonathan Jansen We are full of the woes of the South is the Vice-Chancellor of the new institutional culture among stu- dents and staff. Academic (and not race- thereby upsetting the accepted order of scholarly inquiry that had prevailed for dia, a call came through from the political DG: “I might disagree with your decision, become a household name in is the Vice-Chancellor of the obsessive) contests took centre stage, hundreds of years. One leader of a con- but I know you would have thought about it African education system and University of the Free State, where and compulsory class attendance and increased admission requirements were servative Afrikaner youth group admon- ished his followers not to take me serious- carefully.” Her attitude changed quickly af- ter that, as the political climate cancelled out South Africa. This collection of University of the Free State, where he has earned a formidable he has earned a formidable implemented. A new core curriculum ly: “Jansen is coloured” – a term I always reasonableness and tamed the quest for un- stories of teachers who let the his English columns published was introduced to provide an intellectual detested and assign no meaning to – “and derstanding. Indeed, the decision was care- basis for the education of young people, knows nothing about us Afrikaners.” fully thought through and planned months reputation for transformation reputation for transformation in which they were challenged to take on There were others who made sustained in advance, and in conversation with all Need in The Times reflects his critical major stakeholders. children in their classes down, the big questions of life from the vantage personal attacks and remained hell-bent point of science, religion, astronomy and on tainting the institution as racist for as A careful assessment of what I saw and heard, and a fine understanding of how the and for a deep commitment to economics. Questions of race, identity and change featured prominently in this long as possible – all other institutions, of course, were stainless, especially the Eng- institution (as at the University of Pretoria) and for a deep commitment to this book is a celebration of heroic reconciliation in communities interdisciplinary core. Everybody re- ported a much more positive atmosphere lish ones. One such source was the Sunday Independent, which relentlessly pursued was shaping the lives and reinforcing the behaviours of young white Afrikaner men, and, at times, inconvenient views reconciliation in communities and a consistently inclusive approach to dirt on the institution and its leadership, of- enabled the decision. But it was the over- teachers who have struggled, often living with the heritage of transformation. Of course, this kind of transformation threatened loud voices in a divided soci- ten running besmirching personal attacks that became more and more childish with time. The screaming headlines (labelling whelming sense – before the announcement – of what such an act of institutional for- giveness would do for campus and country on education, race and identity, living with the heritage of against great odds, to give children that had firmed the resolve we would em- to Talk apartheid. the state of our nation, leadership apartheid. ety. It threatened the powerful, those in me a coconut) bore no relationship even to government, who saw reconciliation as the manufactured content of their stories. brace. the proprietary right of the ruling party. The real test of the Reitz decision, of In the ruling party, all hell broke loose, a chance of success. Not surprisingly, soon after the univer- sity’s decision, the media reported an attempt by the powerful to release the course, was whether it would make possi- ble the grounds for genuine reconciliation between the workers and the former stu- but with an ominous silence (unnoticed at the time) from one group in the ascendancy after Polokwane – that landmark confer- and even sport. When asked what Great South African Teachers the secret to his columns is, he Available as an eBook apartheid killer Eugene de Kock as a dents. On 11 February 2011, the culmina- ence of the African National Congress that removed a sitting president from office – the Nangamso Koza and Lihlumelo gesture of reconciliation. However, nei- tion of years of hard work by an incredible ther white nor black supported this move team from the university and the provin- ANC Youth League. There was therefore an at all and the plan backfired. Next, a trip celebrates the massive answers, ‘A good column upsets cial leader of the Human Rights Commis- instant adrenalin rush in the media when the Toyana are journalism students was scheduled to Orania and Verwoerd’s wife, another gesture of the accommoda- sion bore fruit in the final reconciliation ceremony. (This while the rest of the HRC League promptly announced that it planned to visit me at 10:00 on an appointed day. 978-1-92043-425-0 at the Johannesburg offices behaved more contribution of remarkable tion of white separatists who had cor- That day, I arrived at work earlier than at the University of the Free State doned off a strip of barren land for white occupation in the Northern Cape. The and more like the ruling party in legal drag.) The students prepared their hearts usual and the cameras were out early in front of my office. There was an atmosphere half of your readers. The secret is teachers working in South African presidency suddenly discovered poor to ask for forgiveness; the workers were of “High Noon on Red Square”, that curi- who went to school in the Eastern whites again. This explains the fiery outbursts from ready to accept the plea and to offer that grace which lifts both the one who asks ously named patch of reddish brick pave- ment that stretches across the front of the that it should be a different half Also available in Afrikaans schools, past and present. The Cape. They say that working on each time.’ Oor Bokdrolletjies en Rosyntjies stories, contributed by over 100 this book with Professor Jansen Jansen takes his inspiration 978-1-92043-417-5 (also available as an South Africans in response to has changed their lives. from a diverse group of people ‘A tribute to South Africa’s great ‘We Need to Talk surprises, eBook 978-1-92043-428-1) teachers from the people whose lives advertisements placed in the comforts, disrupts. Highly – statesmen, teachers, students, Die kleinste vrou ter wêreld woon in Bloemfontein. Sy is die kleinste as mens die Guinness World Records as ges- rolstoel by haar huisie in- en uitry, is iets om te aanskou. Nou sien ons mekaar van aangesig tot aangesig. Ek is, vir die eerste like skaap wat in die voortuin vasgemaak was. Dié het stil daar gelê, en my gedagtes het teruggegaan na die vergelyking wat die aghebbende maatstaf gebruik. Tog kom keer in my lewe, senuagtig oor die onder- profeet Jesaja getref het toe hy die dood they have changed.’ Sunday Times, pay tribute to the recommended.’ children and everyday South jy gou agter dat Madge Bester slegs van houd met so ’n kragtige persona. van Christus voorspel het. Soos ’n lam het J O N AT H A N postuur klein is. Die ontsaglike teen- “Wat dink jy van mans?” vra ek hierdie Christus stil sy dood tegemoet gegaan. woordigheid wat sy aan die koffietafel gelukkige, enkellopende vrou. Ek het my by die skare aangesluit vir uitstraal, is eintlik intimiderend. “Nee, dankie,” skiet sy van die heup, die slagting. ’n Sagte gesing, ’n oop gat, ’n Ek het stories oor Madge gehoor lank “hulle sit net op jou kop. Trou jy, dan is vasgebinde skaap en skerp messe – in die teachers who changed their lives. Africans he meets – and introduces voordat ek haar besoek het in die buurt dit net kouse en onderbroeke optel. Nee, middel van ’n gegoede wit woonbuurt. Ek JA NSEN waar sy woon. Sy is die kastyder van dankie.” Ek kry die man jammer wat met kon dit nie verdra om te aanskou hoe die Beverley Roos Muller, Sunday Argus hierdie aanvallige vrou probeer flikflooi. Jonathan Jansen verpleegsters wat traag is in hul versorg- dier keelaf gesny word nie en het daarom ing van bejaardes in ’n plaaslike hospi- “Kla jy ooit?” vra ek vir Madge, wat eerder met die kinders rondom my oor hul The contributions reflect the taal. Sy is die stryder vir dienslewering nou heelwat meer ontspanne lyk met die gunstelingskoolvakke gesels. us to them through his columns. waar sy ook al kom. En sy sê vir jou vreemdeling op haar werf. Binne sekondes was alles verby. Minder presies wat sy dink. “Soos die meeste mense, kla ek ook as ’n halfuur later ontvang ek Dolly se lewer Ek het my dus op ’n moeilike onder- maar ’n bietjie,” gee sy toe. En dan laat saam met heerlike gebakte brood: “Bismil- houd voorberei. Steeds was ek nie voor- waai sy met ’n onnodige waarskuwing. lah, Professor!” Almal kyk toe. Ek moet eet. full range of South African schools berei op haar reguit vraag nie: “Hoekom “Ek het ’n bek,” sê sy met ’n sweem van ’n Hier staan ek, die seun van evangeliese ‘These 800-word columns are We Need to Talk is bound to make is jou vrou so wit en jy so swart?” glimlag. “Die nuwe Suid-Afrika is ietwat ouers, wat my gewaarsku het teen Moslems Ek het byna van my stoel afgeval soos pateties, en die misdaad maak my gatvol.” as die vyand. Ek het hopeloos te veel fami- ek gelag het. Ek het geen hond haaraf Sy vertel van ’n paartjie wat volgens dié liebyeenkomste meegemaak waar die trane gemaak in my poging om aan Madge oggend se Afrikaanse koerant geskiet is, en gevloei het omdat ’n ordentlike Christen- – rich, poor, white, black, schools an easy, meaty read that show te verduidelik dat nóg Grace (wat sy glo vas dat ons probleme opgelos sal word jongman met ’n Moslemmeisie in die huwe- you stop and think, and then op ’n partytjie ontmoet het), nóg ek ons as “hulle” (die regering) die doodstraf lik getree het. As mens my uitgebreide fami- aan velkleur steur nie en dat ons in die herinstel. Ek het ’n ander beskouing as lie moes glo, was dit altyd die Christen wat Oor verlede na mekaar as swart Suid-Afri- Madge, maar was nie lus om so vroeg in die Moslem moes “draai”, nooit andersom kaners verwys het. die oggend pak te kry in ’n debat nie. nie. In my grootwordjare het ek oorgenoeg how deeply invested South Dis ’n wonderwerk dat Madge finan- under apartheid, schools both Available as an eBook Dit was nie vir Madge nodig om iets tirades teen Moslems aangehoor en is steeds discuss Jansen’s ideas around the te sê nie; die frons op haar gesig het dit sieel oorleef. Sy is afhanklik van ’n klein skaam daaroor. duidelik gemaak dat sy van sulke onsin ongeskiktheidstoelaag en ’n “hulpfonds” Tog het ek hier gestaan, diep beïndruk niks wou hoor nie. vir die betaling van die hoë maandelikse deur die geloof en toewyding van een van Africans remain in stereotypes, Die lewe van dié 47-jarige vrou, huurgeld van R4880 en haar gewone ons oudste godsdiensgemeenskappe, ’n urban and rural, past and present. Bokdrolletjies wat slegs 63 cm in haar sokkies staan, lewenskoste. Sy het baie meer geld verdien sterk geloofsgroep in die Wes-Kaap. Op hi- 978-1-92043-429-8 dinner table, in a classroom or on was moeilik. Sy het van Colesberg na toe sy straatkollektes by winkelsentrums in erdie manier word ’n heilige tradisie geëer- Bloemfontein verhuis, toe na Kimberley, Johannesburg gehou het. Maar, fluister sy, biedig wat teruggryp na die dae van Abra- Johannesburg en Bethlehem, en weer die buurt word darem deur die staat gesub- ham, die gemeenskaplike geloofsvader van emphasising the author’s point terug na Bloemfontein. sidieer indien daar ook swart inwoners is. sowel Christene as Moslems. Sy het die genetiese kwaal osteogen- Ek het Madge besoek om haar te be- Ons vertel die verhaal verskillend, maar a bus. en esis imperfecta van haar oorlede moeder moedig, en om ’n storie te skryf waarin ek in beide gevalle sou ’n seun in gehoorsaam- geërf. Dié was net effens langer as lesers wou vra om bydraes te maak vir ’n heid aan God geoffer word, en het ’n skaap that we need to talk.’ Madge, wie se enigste familie ’n oom in nuwe rolstoel om die lewensgehalte van sy plek ingeneem. Bloemfontein, ’n tante in Bethlehem en hierdie moedige Suid-Afrikaner te ver- Dit was voorwaar ’n eer om tydens hier- enkele niggies is. hoog. Met my vertrek het ek egter klein die heilige gebeurtenis met my Moslembro- Maar die vrou wat vinnig oor die oprit gevoel in die skadu van hierdie reus van ’n ers en -susters hande te vat. Hier was dit nie in haar lendelam rolstoel my aanko- mens. Ek het met dankbaarheid gedink aan vir my nodig om te kies tussen Moslem- en Rosyntjies mende motor tegemoetkom, ontlok nie die dingetjies wat ek as vanselfsprekend Christenwees, soos ek grootgemaak is nie. empatie nie. Sy beheer haar lewe volle- aanvaar. Ek kon iets anders doen, naamlik insien wat Ronel Scheffer, You magazine dig. Haar dae word in beslag geneem “Waar gaan jy Kersfees heen?” het ek in albei geloofsgemeenskappe gemeenskap- deur die versorging van voëls, besoeke my nuwe vriendin gevra. lik en heilig is, en dit eerbiedig. aan haar vriende, rekenaarspeletjies en, “Na Bethlehem.” My saamwees met Moslemvriende maak vertel sy my in ’n roerende oomblik, Die man met die mes het my bang ge- my nie minder van ’n Christen nie. Eintlik die brei van klere vir premature ba- maak – nie omdat hy my gedreig het nie, voel ek meer van ’n Christen vanweë die batjies. Haar beste vriendin is Anita van maar omdat messe lewensgevaarlik is. gawes van insluiting en aanvaarding wat ek Trompsburg, en sy is gek na die sepie Ek het in ’n gevaarlike woonbuurt met hierdie vriendekring, hierdie familie, 7de Laan en die musiekprogram Noot grootgeword, maar selde gewere gesien. kon deel. vir Noot. In daardie dae is messe as wapens verkies. Buite het ’n ander stryd gewoed. Teen Sy lewer koerante in die buurt af. Om sake te vererger, het die man om die die lamppale het die opskrifte van plakkate “Ek’s die delivery boy!” Dis nie ’n vrou huis gestap met die messe in koerantpapier wreedheid uitgebasuin, en die noodsaak vir wat broei oor haar toestand of haarself toegedraai. Elke nou en dan het hy met die die Dierebeskermingsvereniging om die bejammer omdat sy nie eenvoudige goed messe by my tafel verbybeweeg. slagting van skape en bulle te ondersoek. kan doen nie, soos om self aan te trek. Maar dit was ’n feestelike gebeurtenis, Die Moslemfamilie by wie ek my bevind, Die gemak waarmee sy met die ou en die messe was eintlik bedoel vir die ys- besef maar alte goed hoe nodig dit is om die November 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Current Affairs/Education)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  304 pp May 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Current Affairs)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  280 pp 978-1-92043-424-3  ❘  Rights: World 978-1-92043-416-8  ❘  Rights: World58 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 59
  • 31. 150 Years of South African Rugby Delectable Food from Rural France to Urban Cape Wim van der Berg Marlene van der Westhuizen 2011 marks an important Wim van der Berg is a seasoned This very popular, trend-setting Marlene van der Westhuizen lives milestone for South African rugby. sports writer and author of several cookbook has sold over 13 000 in the Cape (where she runs popular The first rugby match was played books on rugby, including Blue copies. Delectable offers cooking courses in Cape Town) and at her on South African soil in 1861, Bulls: 70 Years of Glory (2008) magnificent recipes beautifully house in the French village of Charroux. and Great Moments in Currie Cup 2nd edition August 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Cookery) She is Vice Conseiller Culinaire for the making this the 150th year of photographed and inspired from History (2010). He has contributed Full-colour Paperback (298 x 210 mm)  ❘  208 pp Western Cape Branch of the Chaîne rugby in the country. rural France and the urban Cape. to numerous magazines and 978-1-92043-409-0  ❘  Rights: World  des Rôtisseurs in which capacity she Sports writer and author newspapers, including Blou, The great appeal is that these has judged various food-related events. Wim van der Berg chronicles the Oggenblad and Die Vaderland. recipes are simple yet delicious, In addition, she consults to a variety development of South African He has been involved in rugby and can be cooked in anyone’s of restaurants in Cape Town. She is a rugby from its earliest beginnings at various levels as a player, kitchen. Marlene has set the sought-after public speaker and hosts to its status as a national referee, coach, manager and club standard for South African French glamorous dinners for Cape Town’s obsession. Supported by inspiring administrator. cookbooks and is the winner of trendiest visitors. Also available ‘What makes this book unique is that photographs, 150 Years of South two Gourmand World Cookbook it’s not just about the Springboks Abundance African Rugby follows the players Awards and Jenny Crwys-Williams’ – detailed sections on the Currie 978-1-92043-444-1  see p. 42 and the teams through South Book of the Year in 2011. Cup and Craven Week, as well as the Delightful Desserts recent SANZAR history (including Africa’s history to show how far the 978-1-92043-421-2  see p. 62 Super Rugby and the Tri-Nations), game has come and how the spirit Soetgoed (available from NB Publishers, means there’s plenty of information of the Springbok has endured. see www.nb.co.za) on the provincial game … [and] Van der Berg tracks the a chapter on the … history of changes in provincial rugby, the multi-racial rugby sheds light on a move from an amateur game to part of the game that might not be professionalism and the growth well-known to most South African of the major tournaments that TV rugby fans … Look out for 150 Years of South African Rugby.’ viewers follow so passionately. But he never loses sight of the people Sumptuous Also available in Afrikaans Sports Illustrated magazine behind the game, the players, from NB Publishers Food From the Heart of France to the Cape coaches, administrators and fans. (see www.nb.co.za) ‘This book follows the development Marlene van der Westhuizen of the game from its earliest beginnings at Bishops in Cape Town to its status as a national obsession. Full of fascinating facts and old Sumptuous continues the author’s Also available photographs.’ exuberant annotation of French Decadent Dinners and Cape recipes. Beautifully 978-1-92043-405-2  see p. 62 MiniMag magazine photographed and evocative of Kuierkos vir die Aand 2nd edition August 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Cookery) a lifestyle most of us can only 978-1-92043-407-6  see p. 62 Full-colour Paperback (298 x 210 mm)  ❘  208 pp dream of. Lazy Lunches 978-1-92043-410-6  ❘  Rights: World  978-1-92043-406-9  see p. 63 August 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Sport)  ❘  Hardback (246 x 198 mm)  ❘  246 pp Kuierkos vir die Middag 978-1-92043-408-3  see p. 63 978-1-92043-414-4  ❘  Rights: World60 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 61
  • 32. Delightful Desserts Lazy Lunches Marlene van der Westhuizen Marlene van der Westhuizen Capture the atmosphere of long Marlene van der Westhuizen Join Marlene on an indulgent Marlene van der Westhuizen lunches around a table in a French lives in the Cape (where she runs journey through her favourite lives in the Cape (where she runs village or in the spectacular popular cooking courses in Cape mouth-watering desserts. popular cooking courses in Cape Cape with these recipes from Town) and at her house in the Delightful treasures await, from Town) and at her house in the French village of Charroux. She French village of Charroux. She Marlene van der Westhuizen, ‘Molten chocolate puddings with is Vice Conseiller Culinaire for is Vice Conseiller Culinaire for celebrated author of Delectable white centres’ to ‘Saffron pears’ and the Western Cape Branch of the the Western Cape Branch of the ‘Exotic panna cotta with basil’. and Sumptuous. Here she shares Chaîne des Rôtisseurs in which Chaîne des Rôtisseurs in which her favourite recipes for long lazy capacity she has judged various capacity she has judged various lunches with friends and family. food-related events. In addition, food-related events. In addition, she consults to a variety of There are recipes for summer she consults to a variety of lunches in the garden and winter restaurants in Cape Town. She is a restaurants in Cape Town. She is a October 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Cookery) September 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Cookery) lunches in front of the fire, a casual sought-after public speaker and sought-after public speaker and Full-colour Paperback (173 x 153 mm)  ❘  160 pp Also available in Afrikaans from hosts glamorous dinners for Cape Full-colour Paperback (173 x 153 mm)  ❘  160 pp kitchen lunch with family or a hosts glamorous dinners for Cape 978-1-92043-421-2  ❘  Rights: World NB Publishers (see www.nb.co.za) 978-1-92043-406-9  ❘  Rights: World Town’s trendiest visitors. Town’s trendiest visitors. romantic lunch on the Victorian balcony of her home. Whether you choose the ‘Mackerel and sweet potato fishcakes’ or the ‘Onion tart ‘A divine hostess gift.’ with cheese and apple cider glaze’, Garden & Home magazine your guests will be delighted. Decadent Dinners ‘Everything from formal occasions to Also available in Afrikaans simple suppers.’ Kuierkos vir die Middag Marlene van der Westhuizen Food & Home Entertaining magazine 978-1-92043-408-3 ‘If you have read Delectable and Impress your dinner guests with lamb’, or the wonderfully simple, but Sumptuous by Marlene van der these recipes from Marlene van der delicious, ‘Spaghetti with pine nuts, Westhuizen, you will be pleased to know the talented chef, who spends Westhuizen, celebrated author of sage and lemon’. much of her time in France, has again Delectable and Sumptuous. Here declared her love for brasserie luxe she shares her favourite recipes for Also available in Afrikaans in her new compact books Lazy decadent dinners with friends and Kuierkos vir die Aand Lunches and Decadent Dinners … family. There are recipes for formal 978-1-92043-407-6 The books make the French culinary dinners around a beautifully laid arts accessible to South African table with all your best cutlery and cooks while beautifully capturing the glassware, but also for casual meals essence of, well, nothing more than served in front of the fire on a cold lazy lunches and decadent dinners.’ September 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Cookery) Full-colour Paperback (173 x 153 mm)  ❘  160 pp winter’s evening. You can choose WINE magazine 978-1-92043-405-2  ❘  Rights: World to tackle the ‘Stuffed shoulder of62 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 63
  • 33. Menopause Lose the Business Plan Everything You Need to Know What They Don’t Teach You About Being an Entrepreneur Nicole Jaff Allon Raiz Nicole Jaff understands the Nicole Jaff is currently working Some 96% of small businesses Allon Raiz is a successful pressures and confusion on her PhD on menopause in fail within ten years – so what entrepreneur. He has built experienced by women in or black women at the University does it take to be a successful numerous businesses, many approaching menopause and of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in entrepreneur? How can you beat successful and some not. He is the departments of Chemical the founder of Raizcorp which acts as their guide and support. the statistics and create and grow Pathology and Endocrinology. nurtures entrepreneurs and grows Drawing on extensive research, a successful business? Allon Raiz She is a certified menopause profitable businesses. He has won consultation with numerous practitioner with the North challenges readers to find their numerous awards for innovation medical specialists and her American Menopause Society entrepreneurial passion and to and entrepreneurship and has experience as a menopause and the Menopause Counsellor at have the courage to stay focused been invited to speak around the counsellor, Nicole provides all the Wendy Appelbaum Institute and determined to find the path world on the topic of business the information women need to for Women’s Health at the Wits to business success. Raiz has incubation. He was awarded the manage their health and well- Donald Gordon Medical Institute made a business out of growing role of Young Global Leader by the being during menopause. in Johannesburg. entrepreneurs and he knows that World Economic Forum in 2008. success is not about the business Available as an eBook plan, it is about the drive of the ‘The simplest, most understandable, 978-1-92043-426-7 entrepreneur. ‘Superb book. [Allon has] cut absolutely up-to-date and informative In Lose the Business Plan Raiz through the academic theory and book on the menopause and women’s shares the lessons he has learnt … given ”true blue” real world tips health that I have ever read.’ and seen others learn on the road on how it is and “dead on” guidance Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD, to both new business owners to business success. Readers learn Distinguished Professor of Family and and ones who have been on the to recognise whether they have Preventative Medicine, University of entrepreneur trail a long time.’ what it takes to follow this path California Bill Gibson and find the skills most needed for entrepreneurial success. Available as an eBook ‘His book is as inspirational as the man and his unusual ways of 978-1-92043-431-3 conducting business. Allon is a Also available dynamic character and his company What to Do When You Want to Give Up is doing great things, some of which 978-1-92043-432-8  see p. 46 are translated into his book.’ The Citizen September 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Health/Women)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  376 pp September 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Business)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  160 pp 978-1-92043-420-5  ❘  Rights: World 978-1-92043-403-8  ❘  Rights: World64 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 65
  • 34. Your Own Business Series Written in an easy-to-follow style with simple black-and-white illustrations, this series of books provides essential guidance for entrepreneurs in starting, financing and marketing their own business. About the Authors Eric Parker (series editor) is a well-known entrepreneur and expert on small business and franchising. He has published numerous books and is a sought-after speaker on business topics and has hosted a small business show on Summit TV called SME Zone. Annie Baptiste (Marketing) has been teaching small businesses about marketing for years, both in South Africa and in other parts of Africa. Starting Your Own Finance in Your Own Marketing Your Own Kurt Illetschko (Starting and Finance) is a full-time Business Business Business business writer. All you need to know about: Need help with marketing your small business? Find Need help with finance in your small business? This • The basics of starting a business from book gives you the basics, including: out about: Lesley-Caren Johnson (Finance) trains small business scratch. • An introduction to financial essentials for • 5 Rules of Radical Marketing. Fish where owners and franchisees in management and finance. • The ins and outs of buying a franchise. non-financial people, including income the fish are, dominate the media, spend She is the author of The Ultimate South African Business • How to go about buying an existing small statements, balance sheets, interpretation when people have money, measure the Companion (see p. 76). business. of financial information, cash flow and impact and add value, don’t discount. budgeting. • Brand your business. How to design a Bob Power (Starting) is a business consultant and • 15 key business calculations. Detailed logo, compile a design brief, understand teaches entrepreneurship at the Wits Business School. instructions for calculating essential the printing processes and manage your business information, including gross business’s visual identity. Ria van Zyl (Marketing) has extensive design profit, breakeven point, working capital • Advertise your business effectively. Create experience and has lectured on information design, and more. effective advertisements, select the right multimedia, production and brand identity at the University of Pretoria. • Information on raising finance for your media and get creative with your budget. Also available in Afrikaans business, including sourcing funding and Begin Jou Eie Besigheid preparing your pitch to financiers. Also available Victoria Williams (Marketing) has extensive experience in business consultancy and corporate communications. 978-1-92043-418-2 Run Your Own Business and Make Lots of Money 978-1-92043-419-9  see p. 77 March 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Business) May 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Business) March 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Business) Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  192 pp Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  192 pp Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  192 pp 978-1-92043-411-3  ❘  Rights: World 978-1-92043-413-7  ❘  Rights: World 978-1-92043-412-0  ❘  Rights: World66 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION 67
  • 35. Andrew Levy’s Labour Law in The Landscape Painter Practice A Guide for South African Employers Craig Higginson Andrew Levy, Jackie Kelly and Daniel Levy It’s winter in London, 1947. When Craig Higginson is a Arthur Bailey, a solitary landscape writer, theatre director and Every business needs to be aware Andrew Levy founded Andrew painter, catches sight of a young university lecturer who lives in of the complexities of South Levy and Associates in 1978. Johannesburg. woman, Felicity, who is moving African labour law, whether it It soon became the country’s into the neighbouring bed-sit, he’s employs one person or a thousand leading labour relations and labour law consultancy, stirred to recall, in haunting detail, people. In this accessible guide, events that have been kept hidden specialising in dismissals, South Africa’s foremost expert training, strike management and for fifty years. on the subject helps employers employment advice. Levy sold The Landscape Painter is a through the employment this company in 2002 and now double tale of obsession, betrayed minefield, including chapters on: operates under the banner of trust and irrepressible hope. As a Andrew Levy Employment. He is young and brilliant artist, Arthur • Employment contracts, at the forefront of labour relations including definitions of travelled to South Africa in the late in South Africa, and is a well- who is an employee; 1890s to pursue his best friend’s known teacher, writer, arbitrator, • Labour disputes, both broadcaster and commentator on sister, the beautiful and enigmatic ‘Levy and his co-authors prove ‘A powerful, haunting story that Carwyn Hamilton. His subsequent individual and collective; South African labour law. that, with the right guidance, … inhabits the sinister byways of revelations about Carwyn were to and South African labour law is not as the human heart, illuminating the • The ins and outs of blight his life and torment him for daunting as it seems … The book Daniel Levy is a specialist in the mystery of evil and the sensuous disciplinary hearings. running of disciplinary hearings decades afterwards. is written in an easy-to-read style torments of beauty, youth and love. It and recommends a non-legalistic and dismissal disputes. He works From the gold-crazed streets This guide brings businesses up is a fascinating and compelling read. I approach to labour relations and with his father at Andrew Levy highly recommend it.’ of early Johannesburg and the to date with the latest issues in Employment. epic battlefields of the Anglo-Boer practices.’ South African labour law, including Hamilton Wende War, to the austerity of post-War Premier the recent changes in 2010, Jackie Kelly is a researcher who ‘The landscape of this novel is … Britain, The Landscape Painter is a and includes cross references to edits the publications produced spectacular historical novel filled ‘A must-read for every employer and captured in a synthesis that is surely Available as an eBook employee.’ the Andrew Levy Employment by Andrew Levy Employment. with wit and insight, written in life itself – our personal landscape of website www.andrewlevy.co.za for entangled relationships, work, the Higginson’s characteristically 978-1-77010-190-6 Sowetan additional resources. power of sexuality and the external sinuous, lyrical prose. Also available power of circumstance.’ Last Summer Nadine Gordimer 978-1-77010-181-4  see p. 78 ‘As capable with language as the heavyweights of local literature (Gordimer, Brink, Coetzee, etc.) but able … to weave an intellectual approach accessible to a wide range of readers.’ Bruce Dennill, The Citizen September 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Business)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  176 pp March 2011  ❘  Fiction (Novel)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  280 pp 978-1-92043-404-5  ❘  Rights: World 978-1-77010-100-5  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa68 FRONTLIST  ● NON-FICTION FRONTLIST  ● FICTION 69
  • 36. Bad Blood A Year in the Wild A Riotous Novel Amanda Coetzee James Hendry An eight-year-old boy is Harry pairs up with Emily, an Angus and Hugh MacNaughton abandoned by his mother at a idealistic Social Services Liaison Officer, are brothers. They dislike each ‘… a window into a world fairground and raised by a clan of to investigate the case. Together other … A lot. juxtaposed between the wilds Irish Travellers as one of their own. they uncover a string of gruesome They have loathed each other of Africa and the pampered Given the name ‘Harry’ (as in any child murders and abductions dating since Hugh bit Angus at a family international guests they Tom, Dick or Harry) he carves out a back to 1985. Badger finds himself picnic many years ago. In a last- attract, who are cosseted by a service contingent catering to reputation as a young bare-knuckle drawn deeper into clan life and he is ditch attempt to forge a brotherly their every whim. Staff scandal, boxer who never backs down ultimately forced to confront the truth bond between the two, Mr and sibling rivalry, romantic liaisons and earns himself the clan name about his own conflicted childhood Mrs MacNaughton secure them and spoofs on South African ‘Badger’. if he is to save Mikey from becoming jobs at an exclusive five-star game and international stereotypes Eight years on Badger is angry, another victim of a twisted serial killer. lodge. They manage to convince made for a rich entertaining dangerous and ready to make his This gripping debut novel is (bribe in the case of Angus) the read.’ own way in the world. He severs guaranteed to keep you spellbound siblings to work at Sasekile Private Stephanie Saville, The Witness all ties with his clan and in a final from the first page all the way through Game Lodge for a year. act of rebellion joins the London to its twist-in-the-tail climax. A Year in the Wild tells the ‘Bad Blood doesn’t let up for a Metropolitan Police Force. He soon ‘There’s family conflict, romance, funny uproarious, cringe-worthy and anecdotes, poaching and all kinds of James Hendry spent ten years moment … it’s a roller-coaster ride finds his niche as an undercover hilarious tales of Angus and Hugh intrigue – in other words, something working at exclusive lodges in that’ll have your pulse pounding. I operative, blending in everywhere When she isn’t writing crime in the form of weekly emails to for everyone.’ southern Africa. He worked as a finished it in a sitting.’ yet belonging nowhere. Just as thrillers, Amanda Coetzee works their sister Julia. Their experiences ranger, ranger trainer, head ranger, Harry believes he has left his clan as a deputy headmistress. She Kay-Ann van Rooyen, GO magazine include encounters with guests, Mike Nicol land manager, lodge manager, grew up in Bedford, England, and roots and ‘Badger’ behind him, he animals, female staff and often a researcher and entertainer. James now lives in Rustenburg with her ‘It’s both delicious and deliciously ‘A dedicated copper, a child-killer is sent by his superiors to establish mixture of these. co-authored the non-fiction husband and son. funny. It draws easy-to-imagine psychopath, a clash of wits and a connection with a clan living Combine: an eclectic mix of rich, bestseller Whatever You Do, Don’t a quest for truth, all make for a pictures of madness and mayhem; Run (2006). in an informal land settlement in Available as an eBook over-demanding and adulterous confident and highly entertaining hilarity and horror. And it gives the Bedford. A Traveller child named 978-1-77010-137-1 most fascinating insights into what guests, a dash of crazy bush lodge debut in Bad Blood.’ Mikey has been abducted and the Also available staff including two jealous brothers goes on behind the posh scenes of Joanne Hichens clan is refusing to cooperate with Redemption Song larney lodges.’ (one a bitterly sarcastic game the investigation. 978-1-77010-231-6  see p. 12 ranger and the other an over-eager Tiffany Markman, Women24 lodge manager) and throw in the ‘I laughed, cried and basically didn’t beauty of the African bushveld. want the book to end.’ Shake well. Conflict and disaster Available as an eBook are inevitable. Nici De Wet, You magazine 978-1-77010-155-5 February 2011  ❘  Fiction (Novel)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  208 pp September 2011  ❘  Fiction (Novel)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  344 pp 978-1-77010-101-2  ❘  Rights: World English 978-1-77010-130-2  ❘  Rights: World70 FRONTLIST  ● FICTION FRONTLIST  ● FICTION 71
  • 37. Ways of Staying South African Odyssey Kevin Bloom The Autobiography of Bertha Goudvis A story at once deeply personal and edifyingly public, Ways of Staying is one man’s journey Bertha Goudvis  Edited by Marcia Leveson into the heart of a country that remains riven and undefined. From the murder of the author’s Bertha Goudvis was an intrepid woman in the mould of Olive Schreiner, being a pioneering cousin in 2006 to the hills of Zululand mere weeks after the death of historian David Rattray, feminist in spirit and a lifelong writer and observer of South Africa. Goudvis’s life spanned from the fateful ruling party showdown at Polokwane in 2007 to the xenophobic attacks of nearly a century – she died in 1966 having witnessed three wars and the country’s change winter 2008, here is a book that ventures far beneath the headlines and into the very marrow from colonial to modern state. This is the story of a revolutionary-for-her-times writer who of a strange and troubled land. eloquently brings to life a pre-modern South African landscape etched with the discovery of October 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Memoir)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  256 pp gold, rebellion and wars and early South African culture and politics. 978-1-77010-123-4  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa February 2011  ❘  Non-fiction (Autobiography)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm) Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-185-2 232 pp plus 8 pp photo section  ❘  978-1-77010-102-9  ❘  Rights: World Available as an eBook (Web PDF)  978-1-77010-150-0 Emperor can Wait Foot Soldier for Freedom Memories and Recipes from Taiwan A Life in South Africa’s Liberation Movement Emma Chen Rica Hodgson In Emperor can Wait, well-known Johannesburg restaurateur Emma Chen delicately prepares Foot Soldier for Freedom: A Life in South Africa’s Liberation Movement recounts the life of a and serves up reminiscences of her fascinating childhood in the newly formed Republic tireless anti-apartheid campaigner, Rica Hodgson, who was banned, detained, house arrested of China in Taiwan and of her early adulthood in both Taiwan and South Africa. Recipes for and exiled by the apartheid government. Emma’s renowned Chinese dishes are included after each chapter. July 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Autobiography)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  288 pp plus 16 pp photo section October 2009  ❘  Non-fiction (Memoir/Cookery)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm) 978-1-77010-189-0  ❘  Rights: World 216 pp plus 8 pp photo section  ❘  978-1-77010-167-8  ❘  Rights: World Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-180-7 Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-208-8 The Fear Architects of Poverty The Last Days of Robert Mugabe Why African Capitalism Needs Changing Peter Godwin Moeletsi Mbeki In mid-2008, after nearly three decades of increasingly tyrannical rule, Robert Mugabe, the In Architects of Poverty Moeletsi Mbeki analyses the plight of Africa and concludes that the eighty-four-year-old ruler of Zimbabwe, met his politburo. He had just lost an election. But fault lies not with the mass of its people but with its rulers – the political elites who contrive instead of conceding power, he was persuaded to launch a brutal campaign of terror to to keep their fellow citizens poor while enriching themselves. cower his citizens. Journalist and author Peter Godwin was one of the few observers to slip June 2009  ❘  Non-fiction (Current Affairs)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  216 pp into the country and bear witness to the terrifying period that Zimbabweans call, simply, The 978-1-77010-161-6  ❘  Rights: World English Fear. Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-179-1 November 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Memoir/Politics)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  256 pp Also Available 978-0-33051-395-1  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Advocates for Change: How to Overcome Africa’s Challenges Also available 978-1-77010-120-3  see p. 49 Rhodesians Never Die: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia c.1970–1980 978-1-77010-070-1  see p. 80 Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa 978-1-77010-239-2  see p. 32 When a Crocodile Eats the Sun Down 2nd Avenue Peter Godwin Es’kia Mphahlele This is the powerful, moving story of the disintegration of a family set against the collapse of Down 2nd Avenue is Nobel Prize-nominee Es’kia Mphahlele’s personal account of his struggle a country. Peter Godwin is living in Manhattan when he returns to Zimbabwe, his birthplace, for identity and dignity in the face of the growing discriminatory policies of the South African having received the news that his father is dying. He finds the former breadbasket of a government. It is a compelling mix of humour and pathos. continent entering a vortex of violent chaos and famine. May 2004  ❘  Non-fiction (Autobiography)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm) with flaps  ❘  224 pp October 2006  ❘  Non-fiction (Memoir)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  344 pp 978-1-77010-007-7  ❘  Rights: World 978-1-77010-086-2  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa72 BEST-SELLING BACKLIST  ● NON-FICTION BEST-SELLING BACKLIST  ● NON-FICTION 73
  • 38. Fighting for Justice The Diplomacy of Transformation A Lifetime of Political and Social Activism South African Foreign Policy and Statecraft PAN MACMILLAN Jay Naidoo Chris Landsberg Fighting for Justice is a gripping account of the life of Jay Naidoo, a tireless anti-apartheid From banished spectator to assertive actor, white-dominated South Africa emerged from campaigner and the first General Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions the cold decades of international pariah-hood to play a transformational role in world affairs. (COSATU), South Africa’s largest union federation and a backbone of the internal mass Nearly two decades after the new Republic was reconfigured, what have been the state – or struggles against apartheid. regime – identity paradigms of successive South African governments between 1910 and July 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Autobiography)  ❘  Paperback (240 x 170 mm)  ❘  408 pp plus 16 pp photo section today? The Diplomacy of Transformation analyses this as it moves from the period of white 978-1-77010-177-7  ❘  Rights: World minority domination, starting in 1910, through successive governments and transitions, including the F.W. de Klerk moment, the Nelson Mandela years, the Thabo Mbeki era, the Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-091-6 Kgalema Motlanthe months and the Jacob Zuma period. December 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (International Relations)  ❘  Paperback (240 x 170 mm)  ❘  328 pp 978-1-77010-170-8  ❘  Rights: World Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch A Memoir Conversations with Myself Chris van Wyk Nelson Mandela PAN MACMILLAN Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch is Chris van Wyk’s second childhood memoir about growing up in Riverlea and his colourful interactions with the men and women who lived the African Conversations with Myself gives readers access to the private man behind the public figure proverb that ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. with letters written in the darkest hours of his imprisonment. Here he is, making notes and April 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Memoir)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm) with flaps  ❘  304 pp doodling during meetings, recording troubled dreams on the desk calendar of his Robben 978-1-77010-173-9  ❘  Rights: World Island prison cell. We find him writing journals while on the run during the anti-apartheid struggles in the early 1960s or talking to friends in almost 70 hours of recorded conversations. Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-094-7 In these pages he is neither an icon nor a saint, here he is like you and me. Also available in Afrikaans October 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Memoir)  ❘  Hardback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  344 pp Daar’s ’n Hoender Wat ’n Eier Nie Kan Lê  978-1-77010-107-4 978-0-23074-901-6  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Also available Shirley, Goodness & Mercy: A Childhood Memoir  978-1-77010-238-5  see p. 30 Also available Nelson Mandela By Himself  978-1-77010-141-8  see p. 54 On the Other Side of Shame An Extraordinary Account of Adoption and Reunion Transient Caretakers Joanne Jowell Making Life on Earth Sustainable PAN MACMILLAN PAN MACMILLAN On the Other Side of Shame is a story about the power of shame and the strength of Mervyn King with Teodorina Lessidrenska forgiveness that examines the intricacies of an adoption and reunion saga through the eyes Transient Caretakers is a highly informative exploration of the current state of the Earth – from of those most deeply affected. climate change to the ongoing water and energy crises, and from issues of waste to tourism, August 2009  ❘  Non-fiction (Biography)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  208 pp transportation, urban planning and sustainability reporting. 978-1-77010-169-2  ❘  Rights: World August 2009  ❘  Non-fiction (Sustainability)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  232 pp Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-257-6 978-1-77010-162-3  ❘  Rights: World English Also available Finding Sarah: A True Story of Living With Bulimia 978-1-77010-131-9  see p. 55 Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-108-1 The Steve Biko Memorial Lectures Inside Joburg 2000–2008 101 Things to See and Do The Steve Biko Foundation Nechama Brodie PAN MACMILLAN PAN MACMILLAN The annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture is given by Africa’s foremost scholars and artists, as Inside Joburg takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the city of Johannesburg and its well as religious and political leaders. Each lecture is a resuscitative moment in which the surrounds – from ancient meteor strikes to the remarkable fossil discoveries at the Cradle enduring legacy and leadership of Steve Biko are explored in a contemporary context. Issues of Humankind, and the people and places that make Johannesburg famous. Inside Joburg crucial to Biko are examined in order to further define the mandate for the current generation showcases Joburg’s best green spaces as well as architecture, art, music, festivals, sports, of leaders. This book is published in commemoration and celebration of the life and legacy of dining out and shopping. Includes full-colour photos, a greater Johannesburg and city map, Steve Biko, in the hope that it will contribute to realising the purpose for which he lived and web addresses and recommended itineraries. died: restoring people to their true humanity. May 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Travel)  ❘  Paperback (210 x 130 mm) with flaps  ❘  132 pp September 2009  ❘  Non-fiction (Politics/History)  ❘  Paperback (230 x 150 mm)  ❘  152 pp 978-1-77010-178-4  ❘  Rights: World 978-1-77010-163-0  ❘  Rights: World Available as an eBook (Web PDF)  978-1-77010-112-8 Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-184-5 Also available Also Available The Joburg Book: A Guide to the City’s History, People and Places I Write What I Like  978-1-77010-240-8  see p. 34 978-1-77010-079-4  see p. 8074 BEST-SELLING BACKLIST  ● NON-FICTION BEST-SELLING BACKLIST  ● NON-FICTION 75
  • 39. Key Financial Skills Second is Nothing For South African Managers and Entrepreneurs with No Financial Creating a Multi-Billion Rand Cellular Industry Background Alan Knott-Craig with Eunice Afonso Brian Brown Second is Nothing tells the story of the visionary leadership, foresight and persistence of Alan Key Financial Skills is written in an easy-to-follow style to help the reader master what could Knott-Craig, retired CEO of Vodacom and the founder of the cellular industry in South Africa. be quite intimidating information relating to basic financial statements, key calculations and October 2009  ❘  Non-fiction (Autobiography)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm) the basics of financial systems. 224 pp plus 8 pp photo section  ❘  978-1-77010-164-7  ❘  Rights: World August 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Business)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  288 pp 978-1-92043-401-4  ❘  Rights: World Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-119-7 The Effective Investor Run Your Own Business and Make Lots of Money The Definitive Guide for All South Africans Eric Parker Franco Busetti South Africa offers plenty of opportunities to start up a business. This title explains in simple, This book will explain, in clear and simple terms, how the market works, the key principles down-to-earth language filled with anecdotes and examples how to run your own business, that drive it and how to improve your investment performance and meet your expectations make lots of money and have fun along the way. in both the short and long term. August 2003  ❘  Non-fiction (Business)  ❘  Paperback (222 x 152 mm)  ❘  264 pp With a Foreword by Allister Sparks 978-1-92043-419-9  ❘  Rights: World June 2009  ❘  Non-fiction (Business)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  512 pp 978-1-92007-580-4  ❘  Rights: World Also available in Afrikaans Available as an eBook  978-1-92043-427-4  Maak Hope Geld Uit Jou Eie Besigheid 978-1-92043-402-1 Broad-based BEE The South African Dictionary of Finance The Complete Guide Rudy Wuite Vuyo Jack with Kyle Harris This is a reference work of finance and investment banking terms that has been compiled to Any company that wants to survive in South Africa needs to comply with the final Black unlock the language of investment banking and the wider world of finance. Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice released in 2006. This book is the February 2009  ❘  Non-fiction (Business)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  416 pp authoritative commentary on the Codes. Its purpose is to make it possible for business and 978-1-92033-402-4  ❘  Rights: World government to apply the Codes successfully. April 2007  ❘  Non-fiction (Business)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  528 pp 978-1-92009-921-3  ❘  Rights: World The Ultimate South African Business Companion Forms, Templates and Checklists for Everyday Use Lesley-Caren Johnson Running a business is really very easy – if you have the right tools. The Ultimate South African Business Companion and its accompanying CD provide all the tools business owners need to run and grow their businesses efficiently. June 2010  ❘  Non-fiction (Business)  ❘  Paperback (298 x 210 mm) and CD  ❘  352 pp 978-1-92043-400-7  ❘  Rights: World76 BEST-SELLING BACKLIST  ● NON-FICTION BEST-SELLING BACKLIST  ● NON-FICTION 77
  • 40. Last Summer The 30th Candle Craig Higginson Angela Makholwa PAN MACMILLAN Last Summer is a compelling, lyrical account related by Thomas, a young theatre director at In The 30th Candle, author of the popular thriller Red Ink Angela Makholwa turns her humour the Royal Shakespeare Company, of the colourful cast of characters and the gripping events and skill for page-turning suspense to the escapades and sexual misadventures of modern of an ill-fated summer in Stratford-upon-Avon. women as they search for happiness – and hope for love. February 2010  ❘  Fiction (Novel)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm) with flaps  ❘  216 pp April 2009  ❘  Fiction (Novel)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  226 pp 978-1-77010-181-4  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa 978-1-77010-158-6  ❘  Rights: World Available as an eBook (Web PDF)  978-1-77010-113-5 Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-218-7 Also available Also available The Landscape Painter 978-1-77010-100-5 see p. 69 Red Ink  978-1-77010-068-8  see p. 82 The Lost Colours of the Chameleon Mandla Langa The Lost Colours of the Chameleon is a gripping and sophisticated satire of politics in the developing world that takes the South African novel into exciting new territory. Winner of the 2009 Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for Best Book (Africa region). September 2008  ❘  Fiction (Novel)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm) with flaps  ❘  336 pp 978-1-77010-084-8  ❘  Rights: World Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-256-9 The Mistress’s Dog Short Stories 1996–2010 David Medalie The Mistress’s Dog: Short Stories 1996–2010 is an engaging new collection of twelve short stories by David Medalie, including two award winners – ‘Recognition’ and ‘The Mistress’s Dog’. May 2010  ❘  Fiction (Short Stories)  ❘  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  ❘  208 pp 978-1-77010-174-6  ❘  Rights: World Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-212-5 Also available The Shadow Follows  978-1-77010-014-5  see p. 82 Fools and Other Stories Njabulo Ndebele The stories in this best-selling South African classic deal with the formative experiences of growing up in a Johannesburg township during the apartheid years, including the title story, ‘Fools’. September 2006  ❘  Fiction (Short Stories)  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  240 pp 978-1-77010-030-5  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa ex Zimbabwe, World electronic rights Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-276-778 BEST-SELLING BACKLIST  ● FICTION BEST-SELLING BACKLIST  ● FICTION 79
  • 41. The Joburg book A guide to the city’s history, people & places Edited by Nechama Brodie 000 Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight  Alexandra Fuller Hot Type  Icons, Artists and God-figurines  Bongani Madondo March 2008  Non-fiction (Memoir)  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  336 pp March 2007  Non-fiction (Social Commentary)  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  320 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-0-33049-019-1  Rights: Southern Africa 978-1-77010-063-3  Rights: World Scribbling the Cat  Alexandra Fuller February 2008  Non-fiction (Memoir)  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  258 pp Man of the People  A Photographic Tribute to Nelson Mandela  Peter Magubane 978-1-77010-074-9  Rights: Southern Africa July 2008  Non-fiction (Photo Biography)  Hardback (305 x 270 mm)  204 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-065-7  Rights: World Dreams, Miracles and Jazz  New Adventures in African Writing  Edited by Helon Habila and Kadijia Sesay October 2007  Non-fiction (History/Politics)  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  382 pp A Letter from Paris  Essays and Photographs  Eric Miyeni 978-1-77010-025-1  Rights: World English February 2010  Non-fiction (Travel)  Paperback (230 x 188 mm)  176 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-172-2  Rights: World  Available as an eBook (Web PDF) 978-1-77010-106-7 Call me Woman  Ellen Kuzwayo Summer of the Bees  A Journey through Childhood Cancer  Andy Sutherland February 2004  Non-fiction (Memoir)  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  382 pp August 2008  Non-fiction (Memoir)  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  278 pp 978-0-95847-082-7  Rights: World PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-081-7  Rights: World  Available as an eBook (Web PDF) 978-1-77010-122-7 Native Life in South Africa  Sol Plaatje From Dust to Diamonds  Stories of South African Entrepreneurs  Beulah Thumbadoo and Gretchen L. Wilson October 2007  Non-fiction (History/Politics)  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  382 pp July 2007  Non-fiction (Social Entrepreneurship)  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  256 pp 978-1-77010-072-5  Rights: World 978-1-77010-069-5  Rights: World PAN MACMILLAN Into the Past  A Memoir  Phillip Tobias October 2005  Non-fiction (Memoir)  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  280 pp 978-1-77010-015-2  Rights: World The Joburg Book  A Guide to the City’s History, People and Places  Nechama Brodie October 2008  Non-fiction (Travel)  Paperback (260 x 215 mm)  320 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-079-4  Rights: World The State We’re In  The 2010 Flux Trend Review  Edited by Dion Chang October 2009  Non-fiction (Current Affairs)  Paperback (210 x 168 mm)  296 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-166-1  Rights: World  Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-183-8 Society, Health and Disease in a Time of HIV/AIDS  Leah Gilbert, Terry-Ann Selikow and Liz Walker January 2010  Non-fiction (Sociology/HIV/AIDS)  Paperback (230 x 150 mm)  416 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-159-3  Rights: World Rhodesians Never Die  The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia c.1970–1980 Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock 2004  Non-fiction (Memoir)  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  420 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-070-1  Rights: World Oliver Tambo Remembered  Edited by Z. Pallo Jordan October 2007  Non-fiction (Biography)  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  496 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-236-1  Rights: World80 BACKLIST  ● NON-FICTION BACKLIST  ● NON-FICTION 81
  • 42. The Shadow Follows  David Medalie April 2006  Fiction (Novel)  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  256 pp 978-1-77010-014-5  Rights: World  Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-263-7 Mushy Peas on Toast  Laurian Clemence November 2008  Fiction (Novel)  278 pp  Rights: World PAN MACMILLAN Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-264-4 Bad Company  Edited by Joanne Hichens February 2009  Fiction (Short Stories)  Trade Paperback (234 x 153 mm)  226 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-087-9  Rights: World  Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-265-1 Red Ink  Angela Makholwa June 2007  Fiction (Novel)  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  238 pp PAN MACMILLAN 978-1-77010-068-8  Rights: World  Available as an eBook  978-1-77010-262-082 BACKLIST  ● FICTION
  • 43. GIRAFFE BOOKS CHILDREN’S BOOKS Next Stop – Zanzibar Road! ‘South African culture flows proudly in this vibrant tale that’s Niki Daly sure to be a hit as a read-aloud or as a beginning-reader.’ It’s a hot day on Zanzibar Road and Mama Jumbo puts on her jazzy dress and her ‘Flippy-floppy, flappy-slippy, this-way-that-way pom-pom hat’, hops School Library Journal Online in Mr Motiki’s taxi and heads off to the market. After a long day of shopping, as Mama Jumbo heads home, Mr Motiki’s taxi has a puncture! How will Mama Jumbo save the day and get home to Little Chico? Later, Mama Jumbo sews Little Chico a cute, tutti-frutti shirt from a piece of fabric that she got at the market. Little Chico is delighted with everyone’s reactions until Baba Jive says that he looks good enough to eat. The quirky and much-loved gang from Zanzibar Road is back for another fun-filled adventure with Mama Jumbo, Little Chico and a host of colourful and entertaining characters that will delight children and adults alike. Niki Daly’s high regard for children is always beautifully expressed through the books he creates for them. He has won numerous awards at home and abroad for his lyrical writing and gently humorous illustrations. March 2012  ❘  Children’s Fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (210 x 297 mm)  ❘  32 pp Also available 978-1-92024-778-2 (Afrikaans)  ❘ 978-1-92024-777-5 (English)  ❘ 978-1-92024-780-5 (isiXhosa) Zanzibar Road 978-1-92001-665-4  see p. 95 978-1-92024-779-9 (isiZulu)  ❘ 978-1-92027-183-1 (Sepedi) 978-1-92024-781-2 (Sesotho)  ❘ 978-1-92024-782-9 (Setswana)84 LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN 85
  • 44. GIRAFFE BOOKS Little Lucky Lolo and the Very Big Boy Adrian Varkel Illustrated by Daley Muller Little Lucky Lolo loved going to school. He enjoyed learning from his teacher and playing with his friends at break time. One day a big new boy named Khulu joined the school. He ate all of Little Lucky Lolo’s lunch. The next day, Khulu took away the ball everyone was playing catch with. Little Lucky Lolo was very upset. Why was Khulu being so nasty? And what could Little Lucky Lolo do about it? A gentle and humorous story for young children that looks at the subject of bullying. Adrian Varkel lives in Cape Town with his wife, Stacy, his little boy Seth and his baby girl Ava. He likes to cook pasta, eat ice-cream and swim. He looks forward to reading all about Little Lucky Lolo to his children. Daley Muller lives in Cape Town. Her work has appeared in Marie Claire and Fresh Living magazines and she is the designer of the Mü&Me range of stationery and clothing. Also available Little Lucky Lolo and the Cola Cup Competition 978-1-92001-683-8  see p. 94 October 2011  ❘  Children’s Fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 260 mm)  ❘  32 pp 978-1-92024-756-0 (Afrikaans)  ❘ 978-1-92024-755-3 (English)  ❘ 978-1-92024-757-7 (isiXhosa) 978-1-92024-758-4 (isiZulu)  ❘ 978-1-92024-759-1 (Sepedi)  ❘ 978-1-92024-760-7 (Sesotho) 978-1-92024-761-4 (Setswana)  ❘  Rights: World86 LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN 87
  • 45. GIRAFFE BOOKS Greedy Zebra Lazy Lion Mwenye Hadithi Mwenye Hadithi Illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway Illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway One day, all of the animals threw away their old Lazy Lion orders the animals to build a house for plain skins and got new clothes. But on that him to live in on the African plain. The Weaver day, Greedy Zebra was too busy eating. This is Birds build a house made out of nest grasses the story of how Zebra got his black and white and palm leaves, but it isn’t strong enough for stripes. All of the animals got to choose their Lazy Lion, who is very heavy. The Ant Bears build clothing, except for Greedy Zebra, who had Lion a house with many rooms and caverns, but to make his clothes from scraps and left-over it is so dark that Lion can’t see a thing in it. The pieces. animals do their best to build Lazy Lion a house, but he is very difficult to please. Will he ever find a home? Mwenye Hadithi was born in Nairobi and has written short stories and radio plays. He hopes to be the next great African writer. Adrienne Kennaway is a children’s illustrator and writer who grew up in Kenya. Her work focuses on animal tales and natural history. March 2011  ❘  Children’s Fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  ❘  32 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-738-6 (Afrikaans) March 2011  ❘  Children’s Fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  ❘  32 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-744-7 (Afrikaans) 978-0-34040-912-1 (English)  ❘  978-1-92024-740-9 (isiXhosa)  ❘  978-1-92024-739-3 (isiZulu)  ❘  978-1-92024-743-0 (Sepedi) 978-0-34056-565-0 (English)  ❘  978-1-92024-746-1 (isiXhosa)  ❘  978-1-92024-745-4 (isiZulu) 978-1-92024-742-3 (Sesotho)  ❘  978-1-92024-741-6 (Setswana)  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa 978-1-92024-748-5 (Sepedi)  ❘  978-1-92024-749-2 (Sesotho)  ❘  978-1-92024-747-8 (Setswana)  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Also Available Also Available Bumping Buffalo Cross Crocodile Enormous Elephant Handsome Hog 978-1-92016-233-7  (Afrikaans)  ❘ 978-0-34098-936-4   (English) 978-1-92016-251-1  (Afrikaans)  ❘ 978-0-34097-033-1  (English) 978-1-92016-245-0  (Afrikaans)  ❘ 978-0-34094-522-3  (English) 978-1-92016-239-9  (Afrikaans)  ❘ 978-0-34097-035-5  (English) 978-1-92016-235-1  (isiXhosa)  ❘ 978-1-92016-234-4  (isiZulu) 978-1-92016-253-5  (isiXhosa)  ❘  978-1-92016-252-8  (isiZulu) 978-1-92016-247-4  (isiXhosa)  ❘ 978-1-92016-246-7  (isiZulu) 978-1-92016-241-2  (isiXhosa)  ❘ 978-1-92016-240-5  (isiZulu) 978-1-92016-236-8  (Sepedi)  ❘ 978-1-92016-237-5  (Sesotho) 978-1-92016-254-2  (Sepedi)  ❘ 978-1-92016-255-9  (Sesotho) 978-1-92016-248-1  (Sepedi)  ❘ 978-1-92016-249-8  (Sesotho) 978-1-92016-242-9  (Sepedi)  ❘ 978-1-92016-243-6  (Sesotho) 978-1-92016-238-2  (Setswana) 978-1-92016-256-6  (Setswana) 978-1-92016-250-4  (Setswana) 978-1-92016-244-3  (Setswana)88 LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN 89
  • 46. Solomon’s Story Judy Froman Winner of the Bookchat Book To help his family survive Solomon sells apples on the platform at of the Year 2011 Denneboom train station in Mamelodi. It is 1976, and the closure of schools after the Soweto riots leaves Solomon and his friends with few choices other than to accept their place in apartheid South Africa or to leave the country ’The fact that Froman has and try to force change. Solomon chooses to fight for freedom and embarks captured this small piece on a life in exile as a member of Umkhonto we Sizwe. A year later he is sent of South African history back to South Africa as an operative, with tragic consequences. Solomon’s Story is a fictional account of the true story of Solomon for the youth is, in itself, Mahlangu, a young hero who paid the ultimate price in his contribution to inspirational.’ South Africa’s freedom. Tshepo Tshabalala, The Star ‘Solomon’s Story goes well Judy Froman was a young child in 1976 and only became beyond sociology or social familiar with the facts of Solomon Mahlangu’s case in history by trying to see 1995, while working as a research clerk for the inimitable through the eyes of the ANC Judge Ismail Mahomed. She has written this novel as a struggle martyr Solomon tribute to Solomon, to Judge Mahomed, to her friend Patric Mtshaulana and to all those who made enormous sacrifices Mahlangu.’ to bring South Africa its freedom. Drew Forest, Mail & Guardian Available as an eBook 978-1-77010-202-6 April 2011  ❘  Children’s Fiction  ❘  Paperback (198 x 130 mm)  ❘  196 pp 978-1-77010-139-5  ❘  Rights: World90 LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN 91
  • 47. Long Walk to Freedom Abridged by Chris van Wyk Illustrated by Paddy Bouma ‘The amazing story of a true Nelson Mandela is a true hero of our times. This book tells the story of hero of our times … discover Mandela’s life, from his carefree days as an ordinary village boy, to his how a little boy whose father unflinching leadership of the African National Congress, the long years he spent in prison and his eventual freedom and extraordinary elevation to called him “troublemaker” President of South Africa. grew up to fight apartheid, become South Africa’s first black president and campaign for freedom and justice throughout the world.’ Sowetan Chris van Wyk is an award-winning and internationally published writer of poetry, books for children and teenagers, short stories and novels. His latest memoir, Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch (2010) follows on from the bestselling Shirley, Goodness & Mercy published by Picador Africa in 2004. Paddy Bouma has illustrated several picture books that have been published internationally. September 2009  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction (Memoir/Politics)  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  ❘  64 pp 978-1-92027-112-1 (Afrikaans)  ❘ 978-0-23001-385-8 (English)  ❘ 978-1-92027-119-0 (isiNdebele) 978-1-92027-114-5 (isiXhosa)  ❘ 978-1-92027-113-8 (isiZulu)  ❘ 978-1-92027-122-0 (Portuguese) 978-1-92027-115-2 (Sesotho)  ❘ 978-1-92027-116-9 (Sepedi)  ❘ 978-1-92027-117-6 (Setswana)  ❘ 978-1-92027-120-6 (Siswati) 978-1-92027-118-3 (TshiVenda)  ❘ 978-1-92027-121-3 (XiTsonga)  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa and World Afrikaans92 LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN LEAD TITLES  ● CHILDREN 93
  • 48. GIRAFFE BOOKS Giraffe’s Knot Michaël Escoffier Illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo One morning, a long time ago, Giraffe woke up with a knot in Zanzibar Road  Niki Daly her throat. She did not know what to do. Join Giraffe and her Children’s Fiction  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  978-1-92001-665-4 (English)  978-1-92001-667-8 (isiNdebele) friends as they try to solve this knotty problem! 978-1-92001-672-2 (isiXhosa)  978-1-92001-676-0 (isiZulu)  978-1-92001-666-1 (Lesotho Sesotho)  978-1-92001-669-2 (Sepedi) 978-1-92001-673-9 (Sesotho)  978-1-92001-670-8 (Setswana)  978-1-92001-674-6 (Siswati)  978-1-92001-671-5 (TshiVenda) 978-1-92001-675-3 (XiTsonga)  Rights: Africa Michaël Escoffier and Kris Di Giacomo live in France. This is the first of three picture books they have created together Ouma Ruby’s Secret  Chris van Wyk  Illustrated by Anneliese Voigt-Peters featuring the African animals they love. Children’s Fiction  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  978-1-92001-640-1 (Afrikaans)  978-1-92001-639-5 (English) 978-1-92001-648-7 (isiNdebele)  978-1-92001-641-8 (isiXhosa)  978-1-92001-642-5 (isiZulu) 978-1-92001-644-9 (Lesotho Sesotho)  978-1-92001-645-6 (Sepedi)  978-1-92001-643-2 (Sesotho) 978-1-92001-647-0 (Setswana)  978-1-92001-646-3 (Siswati)  978-1-92001-649-4 (TshiVenda) November 2010  ❘  Children’s Fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  ❘  32 pp  ❘  978-1-92027-134-3 (Afrikaans) 978-1-92001-650-0 (XiTsonga)  Rights: World 978-1-92027-133-6 (English)  ❘  978-1-92027-136-7 (isiXhosa)  ❘  978-1-92027-135-0 (isiZulu)  ❘  978-1-92027-137-4 (Sesotho) Little Lucky Lolo and the Cola Cup Competition  Adrian Varkel  Illustrated by Jacki Lang and Daley Muller 978-1-92027-138-1 (Setswana)  ❘  978-1-92027-139-8 (Sepedi)  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Children’s Fiction  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  978-1-92001-684-5 (Afrikaans)  978-1-92001-683-8 (English) 978-1-92001-693-7 (isiNdebele)  978-1-92001-686-9 (isiXhosa)  978-1-92001-685-2 (isiZulu)  978-1-92001-687-6 (Sesotho) 978-1-92001-690-6 (Setswana)  978-1-92001-694-4 (Siswati)  978-1-92001-691-3 (TshiVenda)  978-1-92001-689-0 (XiTsonga) Rights: World Bettina Valentino and the Picasso Club  Niki Daly Children’s Fiction  Full-colour Paperback (206 x 152 mm)  978-0-37430-753-0  Rights: Southern Africa Goal! Elsa and the Little Thingamajig  Niki Daly and Joan Rankin Children’s Fiction  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  978-1-92016-267-2 (Afrikaans)  978-1-92016-266-5 (English) Mina Javaherbin Rights: Africa Illustrated by A.G. Ford First Day  Joan Rankin Join Bongani and his friends as they kick, dribble and shoot their Children’s Fiction  Full-colour Paperback (215 x 278 mm)  978-1-92016-269-6 (Afrikaans)  978-1-92016-268-9 (English) new football through the dust. Who will win the game? The Rights: Africa players – or the bullies who come to stop them? Mina Javaherbin lives in southern California with her husband and two children, who all love soccer. A.G. Ford attended Columbus College of Art and Design and illustrated the New York Times bestseller, Barrack. May 2010  ❘  Children’s Fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (283 x 246 mm)  ❘  32 pp  ❘  978-1-92027-124-4 (Afrikaans) 978-1-92027-123-7 (English)  ❘  978-1-92027-131-2 (isiNdebele)  ❘  978-1-92027-126-8 (isiXhosa)  ❘  978-1-92027-125-1 (isiZulu) 978-1-92027-127-5 (Sesotho)  ❘  978-1-92027-129-9 (Sepedi)  ❘  978-1-92027-128-2 (Setswana)  ❘  978-0-98027-028-0 (Siswati) 978-1-92027-132-9 (TshiVenda)  ❘  978-1-92027-130-5 (XiTsonga)  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa94 FRONTLIST  ● CHILDREN BACKLIST  ● CHILDREN 95
  • 49. Priddy Books is dié uitgewer van innoverende titels, spesifiek ontwerp vir babas, peuters en kleuters. Priddy Books maak gebruik van eenvoudige konsepte wat kinders se kreatiwiteit en vaardighede sal help ontwikkel. Draai en Soek My Bouerplakkersoekboek Op die Plaas Om meer oor plaasdiere te leer, draai die wiel en soek Hierdie plakkersoekboek het meer as 60 bouerplakkers en die oulike prentjies wat op elke bladsy pas. Hierdie is ’n bevat oorgenoeg prentjies om in te kleur asook eenvoudige wonderlike interaktiewe boekie waarvan kleuters baie sal raaisels wat elke bouertjie behoorlik sal besig hou. hou. May 2012  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (215 x 215 mm)  ❘  10 pp  ❘ 978-1-92027-195-4 ❘  Rights: Southern Africa December 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (280 x 215 mm)  ❘  36 pp  ❘  978-1-92027-185-5  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Draai en Soek My Dinosourusplakkersoekboek Babadiere Om meer oor babadiere te leer, draai die wiel en soek Hierdie plakkersoekboek bevat meer as 60 die oulike prentjies wat op elke bladsy pas. Hierdie is ’n dinosourusplakkers en oorgenoeg prentjies om in te kleur wonderlike interaktiewe boekie waarvan kleuters baie sal asook eenvoudige raaisels wat elke dinosourus-liefhebber hou. behoorlik sal besig hou. May 2012  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (215 x 215 mm)  ❘  10 pp  ❘ 978-1-92027-194-7 ❘  Rights: Southern Africa December 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (280 x 215 mm)  ❘  36 pp ❘  978-1-92027-186-2  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa96 FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS 97
  • 50. My Feetjieplakkersoekboek My Prinsesplakkersoekboek Hierdie plakkersoekboek bevat meer as 60 feetjieplakkers Hierdie plakkersoekboek bevat meer as 60 prinsesplakkers en oorgenoeg prentjies om in te kleur asook eenvoudige en oorgenoeg prentjies om in te kleur asook eenvoudige raaisels wat elke feetjie-liefhebber behoorlik sal besig hou. raaisels wat elke prinsessie behoorlik sal besig hou. December 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (280 x 215 mm)  ❘  36 pp  ❘  978-1-92027-184-8  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa December 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (280 x 215 mm)  ❘  36 pp  ❘  978-1-92027-187-9  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa My Plaasplakkersoekboek My Seerowerplakkersoekboek Hierdie plakkersoekboek bevat meer as 60 plaasplakkers Hierdie plakkersoekboek bevat meer as 60 seerowerplakkers en oorgenoeg prentjies om in te kleur asook eenvoudige en oorgenoeg prentjies om in te kleur asook eenvoudige raaisels wat elke kind behoorlik sal besig hou. raaisels wat elke seerowertjie behoorlik sal besig hou. December 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (280 x 215 mm)  ❘  36 pp  ❘  978-1-92027-189-3  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa December 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (280 x 215 mm)  ❘  36 pp  ❘  978-1-92027-188-6  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa98 FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS 99
  • 51. Leer is Lekker Skuifdeurtjies Inkleurpret Diere Hierdie boek is propvol opwindende aktiwiteite wat Hierdie interaktiewe boekie vra interessante vrae oor diere kreatiewe vaardighede by jou kind sal aanwakker en verder en verskaf die regte antwoorde wat onder elke skuifdeurtjie ontwikkel. geskryf staan. October 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (380 x 290 mm)  ❘  36 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-775-1  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa October 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (210 x 210 mm)  ❘  10 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-773-7  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Leer is Lekker Skuifdeurtjies Prentjiepret Groot Wiele Hierdie boek is propvol vrolike prentjies, raaisels en plakkers Hierdie interaktiewe boekie vra interessante vrae oor groot wat geheuevaardighede by jou kind sal aanwakker en verder voertuie en verskaf die regte antwoorde wat onder elke ontwikkel. skuifdeurtjie geskryf staan. October 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (380 x 290 mm)  ❘  36 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-776-8  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa October 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (210 x 210 mm)  ❘  10 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-774-4  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa100 FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS 101
  • 52. Skattejag vir Dogtertjies Skattejag vir Seuntjies Terwyl daar na meer as 500 versteekte prentjies in hierdie Terwyl daar na meer as 500 versteekte prentjies in hierdie helder en besige skattejagboek gesoek word sal dogtertjies helder en besige skattejagboek gesoek word sal seuntjies terselfdertyd ook tel- en sorteervaardighede ontwikkel. terselfdertyd ook tel- en sorteervaardighede ontwikkel. September 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (275 x 275 mm)  ❘  22 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-772-0  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa September 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (275 x 275 mm)  ❘  22 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-771-3  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Skattejag Soek en Vind My! Slim Baba Stampvol Diere Met meer as 500 versteekte prentjies om te soek, te sorteer Gebruik hierdie wonderlike boekie wat sag is om aan te raak en te tel, sal hierdie prenteboek jou kind help met die leer en help jou kind om woorde en prente te leer identifiseer. van getalle. September 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (275 x 275 mm)  ❘  22 pp  ❘  978-1-920247-70-6  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa July 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (140 x 140 mm)  ❘  26 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-762-1  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa102 FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS 103
  • 53. Slim Baba Stampvol Slim Baba Stampvol Hondjies Wiele Gebruik hierdie wonderlike boekie wat sag is om aan te raak Gebruik hierdie wonderlike boekie wat sag is om aan te raak en help jou kind om woorde en prente te leer identifiseer. en help jou kind om woorde en prente te leer identifiseer. July 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (140 x 140 mm)  ❘  26 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-764-5  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa July 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (140 x 140 mm)  ❘  26 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-765-2  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Slim Baba Stampvol Slim Baba Vat en Voel Katjies Badtyd Gebruik hierdie wonderlike boekie wat sag is om aan te raak Hierdie briljante boekie is die perfekte eerste boekie wat jou en help jou kind om woorde en prente te leer identifiseer. sal help om jou slim baba met woorde én prente, meer oor badtyd te leer. July 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (140 x 140 mm)  ❘  26 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-763-8  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa July 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (150 x 120 mm)  ❘  10 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-768-3  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa104 FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS 105
  • 54. Slim Baba Vat en Voel Slim Baba Vat en Voel Etenstyd Slapenstyd Hierdie briljante boekie is die perfekte eerste boekie wat jou Hierdie briljante boekie is die perfekte eerste boekie wat jou sal help om jou slim baba met woorde én prente, meer oor sal help om jou slim baba met woorde én prente, meer oor etenstyd te leer. slapenstyd te leer. July 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (150 x 120 mm)  ❘  10 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-766-9  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa July 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (150 x 120 mm)  ❘  10 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-767-6  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Slim Baba Vat en Voel Doen dit Self Kookkuns Speeltyd Hierdie briljante boekie is die perfekte eerste boekie wat jou Hierdie genotvolle kookboek wat kan oorvou én regop sal help om jou slim baba met woorde én prente, meer oor staan, bevat 22 smullekker, maklik om te maak resepte, vir speeltyd te leer. ouers en kinders om saam te geniet. July 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Board Book (150 x 120 mm)  ❘  10 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-769-0  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa May 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Flipchart Book (290 x 245 mm)  ❘  24 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-753-9  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa106 FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS 107
  • 55. Doen dit Self Wetenskap Groot en Besige Diere Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (230 x 275 mm)  978-1-92016-286-3  Rights: Southern Africa Groot en Besige Oseaan Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (230 x 275 mm)  978-1-92016-285-6  Rights: Southern Africa Hierdie wetenskapboek wat kan oorvou én regop staan, is maklik om te gebruik. Dit bevat 22 interessante en My Groot Boek oor Diensvoertuie eenvoudige eksperimente wat ouers en kinders saam kan Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (275 x 275 mm)  978-1-92024-751-5  Rights: Southern Africa doen en geniet. My Groot Boek oor Diere Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (275 x 275 mm)  978-1-92024-750-8  Rights: Southern Africa My Legkaartboek van Kleure Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (210 x 210 mm)  978-1-92024-735-5  Rights: Southern Africa May 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Flipchart Book (290 x 245 mm)  ❘  24 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-752-2  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa My Legkaartboek van Kos Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (210 x 210 mm)  978-1-92024-736-2  Rights: Southern Africa My Tamaai Uitvouboek van Masjiene Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (270 x 270 mm)  978-1-92016-288-7  Rights: Southern Africa My Tamaai Uitvouboek van Diere Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (270 x 270 mm)  978-1-92016-287-0  Rights: Southern Africa ’n Lig-die-Flap Skaduweeboek: By die Dieretuin My Voorskoolse-plakkersoekboek Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (270 x 270 mm)  978-1-92016-289-4  Rights: Southern Africa ’n Lig-die-Flap Skaduweeboek: In die Dorp Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (270 x 270 mm)  978-1-92016-290-0  Rights: Southern Africa My Groot Dierewêreld Met hope plakkers vir prentjies, eenvoudige prettige raaisels Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (285 x 275 mm)  978-1-92016-270-2  Rights: Southern Africa én prente om in te kleur sal hierdie boek kinders stimuleer en hul kreatiwiteit aanwakker. My Groot Dinosouruswêreld Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (285 x 275 mm)  978-1-92016-271-9  Rights: Southern Africa Plakkerpret Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (215 x 280 mm)  978-0-98027-437-0 (Diere)  978-0-98027-438-7 (Prinses) Rights: Southern Africa May 2011  ❘  Children’s Non-fiction  ❘  Full-colour Paperback (280 x 215 mm)  ❘  80 pp  ❘  978-1-92024-754-6  ❘  Rights: Southern Africa Skuifdeurtjies Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (210 x 210 mm)  978-0-98027-435-6 (Kleure)  978-0-98027-436-3 (Woorde) Rights: Southern Africa108 FRONTLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS BACKLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS 109
  • 56. Slim Baba Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (140 x 140 mm)  978-1-92016-276-4 (Baba-Diertjies)  978-1-92016-278-8 (Eerste Woorde) 978-1-92016-279-5 (Kleure)  978-1-92016-277-1 (Plaas)  Rights: Southern Africa Vat en Voel Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (120 x 150 mm)  978-1-92016-273-3 (Getalle)  978-1-92016-272-6 (Kleure) 978-1-92016-274-0 (Vorms)  978-1-92016-275-7 (Woorde)  Rights: Southern Africa Vee Skoon Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (250 x 215 mm)  978-1-92016-264-1 (Diere)  978-0-98027-430-1 (Dinosourusse) 978-1-92016-265-8 (Goeters wat Gaan)  978-1-92016-282-5 (Hoe Laat is Dit?)  978-1-92016-284-9 (Maak Gereed vir Skool) 978-1-92016-283-2 (Maklike Wiskunde)  978-0-98027-431-8 (Plaas)  978-1-92016-281-8 (Prinses PB)  978-1-92016-280-1 (Seerowers PB) 978-1-92016-263-4 (Syfers)  Rights: Southern Africa Vloer-Uitvouboek: Kleure Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (182 x 180 mm)  978-1-92024-734-8  Rights: Southern Africa Vloer-Uitvouboek: Syfers Children’s Non-fiction  Full-colour Board Book (182 x 180 mm)  978-1-92024-733-1  Rights: Southern Africa110 BACKLIST  ●  PRIDDY BOOKS