2023 Sunday Times Literary Awards

17 Julie 2023

NB Publishers is proud to announce that we have fourteen books on the longlist for the prestigious 2023 Sunday Times Literary Awards!

On the longlist for the Fiction Prize:
- The Man Who Loved Crocodile Tamers by Finuala Dowling (Kwela)
- The Dao of Daniel by Lodewyk G. du Plessis and translated by Michiel Heyns (Tafelberg)
- It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way by Alistair Mackay (Kwela)
- In The Midst of It All by Thabile Shange (Kwela)
- A Library to Flee by Etienne van Heerden and translated by Henrietta Rose-Innes (Tafelberg)
- Red Tide by Irma Venter and translated by Karin Schimke (Tafelberg)


The longlist for the Non-Fiction Prize:
Clare: The Killing of a Gentle Activist by Christopher Clark(Tafelberg)
- The Price of Mercy: A Fight for the Right to Die with Dignity by Sean Davison (Melinda Ferguson Books)
- Too White to be Coloured, Too Coloured to be Black: On the Search for Home and Meaning by Ismail Lagardien (Melinda Ferguson Books)
- The Soft Life: Love, Choice and Modern Dating by Lebohang Masango (Tafelberg)
- The Enemy Within: How the ANC Lost the Battle Against Corruption by Mpumelelo Mkhabela (Tafelberg)
- Our Poisoned Land: Living in the Shadows of Zuma’s Keepers by Jacques Pauw (Tafelberg)
- The Tyranny of Growth: Why Capitalism has Triumphed in the West and Failed in Africa by Malcolm Ray (Melinda Ferguson Books)
- Now You Know How Mapetla Died: The Story of a Black Consciousness Martyr by Zikhona Valela (Tafelberg)


View the full longlist for the 2023 Sunday Times Literary Awards here: https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/books/2023-07-16-2023-sunday-times-literary-awards-longlist/