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Friends, Readers, South Africans.

With the shutdown of many countries, including ours, we face the threat and challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus with grave concern and trepidation.We will prevail and adjust - but only time will reveal the full impact of the crisis.For now we continue as always to work towards a better read nation. Towards a country that offers its every citizen both contentment and opportunity.Our growing list of titles remains available to purchase through our online store. Unfortunately we will only be able to dispatch orders as and when the shutdown is lifted - hopefully on or soon after Monday 20 April.We wish you and your families peace safety and gentle times.For real-time statistics, updates and information about the spread of the COVID-19 virus, as well as official media releases, visit the South African Government’s Online Resource & News Portal:


New Africa Books, incorporating David Philip Publishers, is one of South Africa’s oldest and most prestigious independent publishing houses. With a history stretching back over 45 years, New Africa Books currently publishes literary and educational books for adults, children and Young Adults in all South African languages.