The book takes the shape of being narrated through the eyes of three women. Makhosi, who seems to be angry with the world and unable to find the language to make her mother, and sister understand her ‘anger’.
In Corridors of Death, the lived experiences of Black students in historically White universities is explored, exposing how structural violence, racism and a culture of alienation are pushing them to the edge of depression and increasingly, suicide.
If You Keep Digging is a moving collection of short stories that is an essential addition to current and on-going discussions that affect the youth including those around migration, gender, sexuality and identity.
Exhale is a queer anthology wrapped in the idea of a release, a letting go, breathing out. An orgasm. With sexual experiences from all over Africa, this anthology introduces some exciting new literary voices and brings you some of your established favourites.
A homecoming tale of a family brought together by migration and torn apart by tragedy and secrets. In a search for identity, love and acceptance - two ordinary girls travel from London to Lusaka to Lagos in order to save their family and discover their destiny.
Perfect Imperfections explores women learning about and seeking the love they feel they deserve. Whether self-love or romantic love, each woman must find the courage to believe in and hold onto that love.
Seraphin Turihamwe is a young man whose life is characterised by movement. After leaving Rwanda under duress and never feeling designed to push people like him out.
The storyteller becomes the story in this psychological thriller. Bandile Ndala is a once-successful author who now struggles with substance abuse, anxiety and depression.
This is a richly told and deeply intimate African story about the coming of age of two young women who are the same as much as they are different.
The Broken River Tent is a novel that marries imagination with history. It is about the life and times of Maqoma, the Xhosa chief who was at the forefront of fighting British colonialism in the Eastern Cape during the nineteenth century.
This debut novel is nothing short of a masterpiece. Nokwakha gives birth to an albino child, and the midwife convinces her that it is a curse and she should snuff the life out of it before it takes another breath.
Set mostly in the Eastern Cape (modern and historical) – in Alice and Port Elizabeth – Piggy Boy’s Blues is a novel about boundaries, the intricacies of love and how the members of the M. family sometimes fail at navigating them.
Siren, Kuli Roberts’s gripping debut novel, is a classic rags-to-riches tale, jam-packed with drama, hot sex and reversals of fortune that will keep readers zipping through the pages until the very end.
Sweet Medicine takes place in Harare at the height of Zimbabwe’s economic woes in 2008. Tsitsi, a young woman, raised by her strict, devout Catholic mother, believes that hard work, prayer and an education will ensure a prosperous and happy future.
His track record is undeniable and his reign as the country’s number one marketing maverick keeps teaching the rest of us why we must choose to Stand Against Bland.
Mogoatlhe’s book is a travel memoir driven by the belief that whatever else Africa is, it is first and foremost a home. It is punctuated with a deep urge to know the continent differently.
Miss-Behave challenges society’s deepseated beliefs about what it means to be an obedient woman, and tracks her journey on a path towards achieving total autonomy.
Entrepreneurship 101 takes you through the simplest way to get around key obstacles and count yourself among the small businesses that will in future be the backbone of our economy.
Born To Kwaito considers the meaning of kwaito music now. ‘Now’ not only as in ‘after 1994’ or the Truth Commission but as a place in the psyche of black people in post-apartheid South Africa.
Holding My Breath is a memoir that invites the reader to eavesdrop on a broken young man’s heartfelt conversation with his dead mother. Ace’s mother died when he was 13, leaving behind an extremely broken boy in equally broken circumstances.
Broke and Broken: The Shameful Legacy of Gold Mining in South Africa explores the exploitation and the blatant disregard for health and safety regulations, whose implications continue to be felt in rural villages far away from the imposing mine shafts.
It’s Me, Marah is a glimpse into one of South Africa’s most famous and favourite singers and her career spanning over 40 years. Marah allows the reader into her life – the glitz and glamour as well as the pain and hardship