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Shisanyama | Food & Drink

Jan Braai

Mzansi loves to braai. In Shisanyama, Jan asked South Africans to send him their best braai recipes, mixed them with some of his own favourites, made sure they were easy and really worked, and then put them in this book! So if you want to know what South Africans braai, and how they do it, this is the book for you. Easy recipes, using readily available South African ingredients, Shisanyama  is another Jan Braai...

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In die stille agterkamer | Poetry & Poetry Anthologies

Marlene van Niekerk

These ekphrastic verses about the paintings of Dutch painter Jan Mankes (1889-1920) reaffirm Van Niekerk’s standing as one of SA’s foremost poets.​ It contain a...

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Eisteddfod-pret | Children & Youth

Maja Sereda (illus.)

For parents, teachers and coaches wishing that the search for suitable material for Eisteddfod competitions were easier, this book is the answer! These 108...

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Gesant van die mispels | Poetry & Poetry Anthologies

Marlene van Niekerk

These ekphrastic verses about the paintings of Dutch painter Adriaen Coorte (ca. 1659-1707) reaffirm Van Niekerk’s standing as one of SA’s foremost poets.​...

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Maalvleis | Food & Drink

Karen Hart

Mince has always been a budget-friendly staple that can be found in every family's freezer. It's easy to prepare, affordable and so versatile. In this book...

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Mine | Young Adult Fiction

Sally-Ann Partridge

On stage, Fin is Thor. Angry and invincible. Yet for all his potential, people always leave him. Kayla is the only girl he's ever met who’s worth loving. The...

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Somer | Young Adult Fiction

Jaco Fouché

This quiet, but evocative coming-of-age novel describes the friendship between two boys, Maison and Andre, as they navigate the transition into adulthood during...

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Latest News

06 November 2015
Best Newcomer at the Sunday Times Cookbook Awards

Human & Rousseau are proud to announce that Mariana’s Country Kitchen was named the Best Newcomer at the Sunday Times Cookbook awards

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07 October 2015
SuzelleDIY-Book Launch

DIY with a humorous twist. Suzelle gives us hints for household chores, your car, living green, enjoying a braai and limiting the hours in the kitchen.

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Author Focus

Helen Brain

Helen Brain was born in 1960 in Perth, Western Australia, and grew up in Durban, South Africa. In 1982 she completed a Performer’s degree in singing at the...

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