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Truths about marketing authors need to know
11 July 2013
Dear Lovely Author,   I’ve been wanting to reply properly to the letter you sent me for such a long time. You wrote so angrily, about how you had poured all this work into your book, got it published with a reputable publisher – only to see it apparently falling into a black hole. We both know it’s a very good book:...
Q&A with Trevor Romain, Author of Random Kak I remember about growing up in South Africa
27 June 2013
How did all the ‘Random Kak’ chaos start? What made you decide to put this book together and how did you go about doing it? I was talking to a buddy of mine one day and we were remembering high school in Johannesburg and how teachers would cane us when we made kak. I started drawing all the different types of canes teachers used to...
The Landlord comes to the Troyeville
21 June 2013
Sean Newman and Peter Piegl, authors of Glenn Agliotti, will be in conversation with Antony Altbeker at the Troyeville Hotel on 25 June. Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2013 Time: 7.00pm for 7.30pm Venue: The Troyeville Hotel Bookings: R179pp plus drinks;  
Launch of Glenn Agliotti at Novel Books
19 June 2013
Penguin Books and Novel Books take great pleasure in inviting you to the launch of Glenn Agliotti by Peter Piegl and Sean Newman. Date: Thursday, 27 June 2013 Time: 6.00pm for 6.30pm Venue: Novel Books, Hobart Grove Shopping Centre, Bryanston RSVP: or 0114639320 by Tuesday 25 June 2013.
Book Signing: Thinking Up a Hurricane
19 June 2013
Penguin Books and Bargain Books take great pleasure in inviting you a book signing with Martinique Stilwell, author of Thinking Up a Hurricane. Date:  26 June 2013 Time:  6.00pm Venue: Bargain Books Richards Bay, Shop L26 Boardwalk Shopping Centre, Kruger Rand Rd, Richards Bay 3900 RSVP: