Latest releases


Face2Face Books – Cover2Cover’s new imprint – has released The uBuntu Girl, by Sonja Kruse. This is the story of Sonja, who travelled across South Africa to find out if the spirit of uBuntu was alive in the country. Her story documents the journey and tells the stories of the 150 families who took her in. Click here for more… (Recommended retail price: R390)


Cover2Cover Books has recently released the novel, In Search of Happiness, by first-time author, Sonwabiso Ngcowa. In Search of Happiness is a poignant, lyrical story about Nana, a young girl from the Eastern Cape who moves to Masiphumelele, where she is shocked by the violence shown to her Zimbabwean neighbours Chino and Agnes. And when she and Agnes become close friends, and find love in unexpected places, Nana learns first hand just how brutal ignorance can be, and how hard it is to hold on to happiness. Click here for more… (Recommended retail price: R160)


May I Have This DanceMay I Have This Dance, published by Cover2Cover’s new non-fiction imprint Face2Face Books, is the memoir of Connie Manse Ngcaba. At age 84, Mrs Ngcaba, a retired nurse living in East London, decided to write the story of her life. It is a gripping narrative of her family’s suffering at the hands of the apartheid regime, including her and her children’s incarceration, and her compassion and care as a professional nurse and matriarch. Above all, it is a love story between her and her late husband, and the triumph of family ties. Click here for more… (Recommended retail price: R165)


Books can be ordered through On the Dot (direct.sales@onthedot.co.za or 021 918 8810). Booksellers can order the books through Xavier Nagel Agencies (xavier@xaviernagelagencies.co.za or 021 447 1225).

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