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[Sponsored] ‘I’m really not supposed to be doing this, but a girl’s gotta get paid.’ Read the first chapter of TL Huchu’s new novel The Library of the Dead

Pan Macmillan has shared an excerpt from The Library of the Dead, the new book by TL Huchu. Opening up…

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[Sponsored] Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History—new approaches to questions of race, time, and postcolonial and decolonial histories

Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History is out now from Jacana Media. Going beyond photography as an isolated medium to…

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[Sponsored] ‘When he spoke, he sounded as if his throat was full of buzzing bees’—Read an excerpt from Robert Muponde’s memoir The Scandalous Times of a Book Louse

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Scandalous Times of a Book Louse by Robert Muponde—a magical coming-of-age…

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[Sponsored] Find out more about Gabriela Garcia’s debut novel Of Women and Salt—an instant New York Times bestseller (PLUS: Audiobook excerpt)

Gabriela Garcia’s Of Women and Salt is a sweeping, masterful debut about a daughter’s fateful choice, a mother motivated by her own…

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[Sponsored] ‘The book takes you on a journey of strange and wonderful adventures’—Shubnum Khan introduces How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo

Pan Macmillan has shared a video of Shubnum Khan introducing her new book How I Accidentally Became a Global Stock Photo: And…

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[Sponsored] Read an excerpt from Catherine Menon’s Fragile Monsters, a spellbinding debut about what happens when secrets fester through the generations

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Catherine Menon’s debut Fragile Monsters, a thrilling novel of war and…

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[Sponsored] What does it take to be successful? Watch Carice Anderson reading an excerpt from her new book Intelligence Isn’t Enough

Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Black Professional’s Guide to Thriving in the Workplace will empower young Black graduates entering the workforce and…

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[Sponsored] Listen to an excerpt from Mantel Pieces—a collection of essays and memoir from twice Booker Prize winner and international bestseller Hilary Mantel

Mantel Pieces by Hilary Mantel is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. In 1987, when Hilary Mantel was first published in…

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[Sponsored] ‘This story is bigger than me, it’s bigger than all of us’—Read an excerpt from So, for the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture by Anton Harber

Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an excerpt from So, for the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture by…

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[Sponsored] Read ‘When my mother came to stay’—Read an excerpt from Yaa Gyasi’s new novel, Transcendent Kingdom (Plus: Interview)

From Yaa Gyasi, the bestselling author of Homegoing, comes Transcendent Kingdom, an epic novel from the heart of contemporary America. Transcendent Kingdom is…

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[Sponsored] Listen to an excerpt from Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell—A tale of dreams, drugs, love, and madness, and of fame’s Faustian pact

Introducing Utopia Avenue, the spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell!…

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[Sponsored] Gerald Kraak call for submissions—An anthology and prize on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa

The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) and the Other Foundation are pleased to announce that submissions for the fourth annual Gerald Kraak…