Jonathan Ball Publishers wishes to congratulate the following authors for the longlist nominations for South Africa's most prestigious annual literary awards: the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction and the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize.
2018 Barry Ronge Fiction Prize:
I am PandarusI am Pandarus, by Michiel Heyns
Johannesburg, by Fiona Melrose
2018 Alan Paton Non-fiction Award:
Almost Human, by Lee Berger
No Longer Whispering To Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela, by Thandeka Gqubule
Always Another Country, by Sisonke Msimang
How to Steal a City, by Crispian Olver
Hitmen for Hire, by Mark Shaw
Khwezi: the remarkable story of Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, by Redi Tlhabi
The shortlist for both literary awards will be announced in May.