Human & Rousseau

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About Human & Rosseau

Human & Rousseau was founded in 1959. Although we initially focused on Afrikaans books, Human & Rousseau today publishes both English and Afrikaans and is one of the most esteemed general publishers in South Africa..

On the fiction side, Human & Rousseau’s focus is on quality Afrikaans and English literature, popular reads, children and youth books for the general, mass and schools market. We are the South African home of internationally renowned authors like Breyten Breytenbach, André Brink and Karel Schoeman.

In nonfiction, Human & Rousseau is a leading cookery publisher, featuring classics (such as Cook & Enjoy and Louis Leipoldt’s Kos vir die kenner) along with the most beautiful and up to date new food and lifestyle books.

         

Our Authors

Maia du Plessis Herman Lensing Melanie Grobler Piet van Rooyen Poppie Coetzer
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Author Focus

Irma Venter

Biographical info

Irma Venter is a journalist at a media company in Johannesburg. She has received several awards for her work, including three Pica awards for trade and...

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Latest Releases

30 | Food & Drink

Herman Lensing

Popular food connoisseur Herman Lensing celebrates 30 with style. This book features the delicious food for which he is famous as well as things he has learned...

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Christine le Roux Keur 3 | Romance & Sagas

Christine le Roux

In Die honger hart, Julia Naudé must adhere to a strange provision to inherit her godfather’s farm.  Gita van Duinen is at the doorstep of a new life in Deel...

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