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Modjaji Books and some of our authors will be at the SA Book Fair – come say hi!

  National Book Week 2018 is coming up and Gautenger booklovers, nerds, creatives, and lovers of good conversation are all rallying for 2018 South African Book Fair. Publisher Colleen Higgs and intern Aimee-Claire Smith of Modjaji Books are delighted to be there. We’ll have a stand near the back – please do come say hi, chat […]

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Coming soon from Modjaji Books: La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono

We’ve been quiet the past while, but we’re back with a thrilling new release: La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono and translated by Lawrence Schimel. The first novel by an Equatorial Guinean woman to be translated into English, La Bastarda is the story of the orphaned teen Okomo, who lives under the watchful eye of her grandmother and dreams of finding […]

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You’re invited: Pop-up book sale at the Modjaji offices May 4 & 5

Modjaji Books invites it’s Cape Town readers to an exclusively Modjaji pop-up shop at publisher Colleen Higgs home. This is your chance to shop local, meet other Modjaji fans, grab those Modjaji titles you’ve had your eye on for a while, or discover new ones you didn’t know about. And there will be things you can’t […]

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Young Modjaji fan reminds us why books like “A to Z of Amazing South African Women” need to exist

Although we released A to Z of Amazing South African Women in time to celebrate National Women’s Day last year, we don’t believe that the book is only relevant during Women’s Month. For us every day is Women’s Day and few people live this out as adorably as Hannah Hundermark, a young girl we connected […]