New Arrivals 28th to 3rd of April 2018

Adebadjo (A.) THE EAGLE AND THE SPRINGBOK, essays on Nigeria and South Africa
303pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R240
Adekeye Adebajo assesses Nigeria/ South Africa relations in the areas of politics, economics and culture.

Adekeye Adebajo is Director of the Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation at the University of Johannesburg. He was Executive Director of the Centre for Conflict Resolution between 2003 and 2016. He is also the author of "Thabo Mbeki: Africa's philosopher-king".
Bauling (J.) NEW KEEPERS,
247pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2017. R180
A novel set in a future age, about a teenage boy who rounds up a group of adventure seekers to travel with him in his Quantum bus to the mountain of his visions.

This novel won the 2017 Silver Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature.

Jayne Bauling lives in Mpumalanga Province in South Africa. Her novel "Dreaming of Light" won the 2011 Gold Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature.
103pp., paperback, Grahamstown, 2017. R150
Poet and playwright Angifi Dladla writes in both English and Zulu. He is the author of eight plays, a collection of poetry in Zulu entitled "Uhambo", and a collection of English poems entitled "The Girl Who Then Feared To Sleep". He is Director of Femba Writing Project.
Jansen (J.) MAKING LOVE IN A WAR ZONE, interracial loving and learning after apartheid
224pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R300
Ten interracial couples at the University of the Free State speak about love and friendship.

Jonathan Jansen is Distinguished Professor at the University of Stellenbosch, after serving as the Vice Chancellor of the University of the Free State. His other books include "Knowledge in the Blood, confronting race and the apartheid past", "How to Fix South African Schools, lessons from schools that work" and "As By Fire, the end of the South African university".
144pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2017. R165
A sixteen-year-old girl's view of suburban family life.

This novel won the 2017 Gold Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature.

Carin Krahtz is also the author of "Elton die verskriklike verloor dit".
Landsberg (C.) & Masters (L.) eds. FROM THE OUTSIDE IN, domestic actors and South Africa's foreign policy
257pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R280
Contributions include:
"Between Plein Street and Soutpansberg Road: Parliament and foreign policy during the Zuma presidency" by Jo-Ansie van Wyk
"The ANC World View and Implications for South African Foreign Policy: review of the 2015 foreign policy discussion document" Chris Landsberg, Francis Kornegay and Lesley Masters
"Labour Unions and South Africa's Foreign Policy: the case of COSATU" by Khwezi Mabasa and Liesl Orr
"Women, Gender and South Africa's Foreign Policy: the need for an inclusive approach to foreign policy decision-making" by Lesley Masters
"Voice from the Periphery: grassroots social movements and South Africa's foreign policy" by Chris Landsberg and Lesley Masters.

Chris Landsberg and Lesley Masters are both SARChl Chairs: African Diplomacy & Foreign Policy, University of Johannesburg.
Maggs (J.) WIN!, compelling conversations with 20 successful South Africans
176pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R240
Journalist and radio and television broadcaster Jeremy Maggs interviewed twenty well-known South Africans about their views of success. Interviewees include Cheryl Carolus, Pravin Gordhan, Imtiaz Sooliman, Nicky Newton-King, Bryan Habana, Anant Singh, Alessandro Khojane, and Sizwe Nxasana.

Foreword by Jonathan Jansen.

"From the heart of a great South African come these urgent, important and valuable portraits of greatness. If we want to be a winning nation, then every single one of us should read and treasure these deep, insightful interviews by our most gifted broadcaster." Justice Malala

"A simple and insightful collection of thoughts on success. Its timing in a country hungry for purposeful and confidence-inspiring leadership is impeccable." Thuli Madonsela
Mda (Z.) JUSTIFY THE ENEMY, becoming human in South Africa, edited and introduced by J.U. Jacobs
278pp., paperback, Pietermaritzburg, 2018. R355
A collection of non-fiction writings, including public lectures, essays and media articles on the art of writing, identity and belonging, human rights, and abuses of power.

Zakes Mda is Emeritus Professor of English at Ohio University and Extraordinary Professor of English at the University of the Western Cape. His novels include "Ways of Dying", "The Heart of Redness", "The Madonna of Excelsior" and "Little Suns".

J.U. Jacobs is Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Associate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is the co-editor of "Ways of Writing: critical essays on Zakes Mda" and author of "Diaspora and Identity in South African Fiction".
354pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R280
A collection of essays, interviews and opinions about the philosophy of Black Consciousness, published to mark the 40th anniversary of Steve Biko's murder, with contributions by political journalist Baldwin Ndaba, culture writers Therese Owen and Masego Panyane, digital journalist and poet Rabbie Serumula, and political analyst Janet Smith, with photography by Paballo Thekiso.
Slabbert (A.) 'N LUIPERD IN MY BED,
250pp., colour illus., map, paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R260
Annelize and Gerard Slabbert manage Deception Valley Lodge, situated next to the north-eastern border of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.

Includes several recipes.
Sleigh (D.) EILANDE,
757pp., paperback, Second Edition, Cape Town, (2002) 2018. R380
This historical novel covers the first fifty years of the Dutch colony at the Cape of Good Hope and revolves around the interracial marriage between Krotoa (rechristened Eva) and fort surgeon Pieter van Meerhof, and the fate of the children from this marriage. The novel won the 2001 Sanlam/Insig/Kwela Great Novel Competition, the 2003 WA Hofmeyr Prize, the 2003 RAU Prize for Creative Writing, the 2004 M-Net Prize for Creative Writing in Afrikaans and the 2004 Helgaard Steyn Prize. It was translated into English by André Brink and published as "Islands" in 2004.

"'Eilande is nie 'n boek nie - dis 'n gebeurtenis. In hierdie onstuitbare epos word die eerste jare van die Kaapse nedersetting herroep in sewe grootse taferele uit die lewe van sewe historiese mansfigure wie se lewens op byna onnaspeurbare maniere in mekaar invloei. En om wie vloei hulle? Om die wese van 'n vrou, Pieternella, in wie se liggaam wit en bruin bloed saamgevloei het tot 'n noodlot. Hierdie sewe mans is almal deur haar aangeraak. Sy is die spilpunt van 'n genadelose geskiedenis van dood, liefde and oorlewing...As 'n mens weer uit die boek terugkeer na die lewe van vadag, is jy andersgemaak. Dit is 'n onuitputlikheid, 'n bakenboek vir ons gesamentlike geheue." Petra Müller

"There is, I think, only one word ultimately to describe 'Eilande': 'awesome'. A country that can produce a kaleidescope like this novel, with its sheer dazzling beauty and deep understanding of humanity, has most triumphantly put its colonial adolescence behind it." André Brink

Dan Sleigh is also the author of "1795" (2016), "Afstande" (2010) and "Wals met Matilda" (2011).
Vermeulen (J.) SOEN,
255pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2017. R180
A young adult novel about a high school head boy obsessed with a teacher.

This novel won the 2017 Silver Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature.

Jan Vermeulen is a minister at the Dagbreek Congregation in Despatch in the Eastern Cape. He is also the author of Geraamtes Dra Nie Kleure Nie (2002) which won the Gold Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature, the M.E.R.Prize, the Scheepers Prize for Youth Literature and the ATKV Children's Book Award.
Wanner (Z.) HARDLY WORKING, a travel memoir of sorts
214pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R205
In 2016 Zukiswa Wanner travelled by road with her family from Kenya via South Africa to Uganda. She continued on her own to Denmark, the Ukraine and South Africa, before returning to Kenya via Nigeria.

"Zukiswa has mastered the art of writing a travel memoir. Through engaging prose she takes you on a journey - which she seamlessly intertwines with her innocent childhood memories - through Africa, Europe and then back to Africa. Even better she is doing part of the trip with her family which is unchartered territory: an African family exploring their own continent by public transport for adventure's sake. What a way to bond." Sihle Khumalo, author of "Sleeping My Way to Timbuktu", "Heart of Africa" and "Dark Continent, My Black Arse".

South African writer Zukiswa Wanner is also the author of "The Madams", "Behind Every Successful Man", "Men of the South ", "Maid in South Africa" and "London Cape Town Joburg". She lives in Nairobi.
Webb (P.) & Roberts (N.) eds. THE PEDAGOGY OF MATHEMATICS IN SOUTH AFRICA, is there a unifying logic?
282pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R350
A collection of essays on mathematics education in South Africa.

Contributions include:
"Primary Mathematics Pedagogy in South Africa: the state of play and ventures for probable development" by Hamsa Venkat
"Mathematics Pedagogy in South Africa: a human and academic project" by Karin Brodie
"An Ethnomathematical Approach to Mathematics Teaching and Learning in South Africa" by Magege Mosimege
"Language as a Resource in Intermediate Phase Mathematics Instruction" by Lindiwe Tshuma
"Towards a Unifying Pedagogy" by Paul Webb and Nicky Roberts.

Nicky Roberts is Associate Professor in the University of Johannesburg's Centre for Education Practice Research.
Paul Webb is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Science Education at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth.
Zapiro HASTA LA GUPTA, BABY!, cartoons from Daily Maverick, Sunday Times, Mail & Guardian, The Times
160pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R175
The annual collection of Jonathan Shapiro's (Zapiro) cartoons, published since 1996.

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