December 15th, 2016
Penguin Random House SA (PRHSA) is proud to announce that Prof. Tim Noakes will co-write his next Banting book with PRHSA authors Bernadine Douglas and Bridgette Allan. The Banting Pocket Guide will be published in partnership with The Noakes Foundation (TNF) early in 2017.
South African crime writer Jassy Mackenzie will contribute a book to James Patterson’s imprint BookShots. Patterson, who is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time, with sales in excess of 325 million copies worldwide, will be writing, collaborating on, or personally curating every title published by the new imprint.
Fred Khumalo’s new novel will be published in South Africa and in the United Kingdom in February 2017.
The book, titled Dancing the Death Drill, recounts the sinking of the SS Mendi, a passenger steamship that sank in the English Channel in 1917, killing 646 people, most of whom were black South African troops heading for France to serve in World War I. February 2017 will mark the centenary of the sinking of the Mendi.