A Beginner's Guide to Ageing
Non-Fiction

A former journalist, now in her seventies, explores a new world of ageing in a cheerful and friendly style to inform, amuse, comfort and inspire, brushing away the dusty cobwebs of outdated concepts about ageing and encouraging the reader to seize opportunities for growth and a zest for life and emerge fitter and more vital than their parents and grandparents before them.

Bullies, Beasts and Beauties
Fiction

Life can be cruel, and cruelty can come at the hands of many, be they bullies, beasts or even beauties! In this anthology, the distinction between fiction and reality is very much blurred – the characters, the situations they find themselves in, the cruelty and humiliation they suffer and the emotions they experience strike a hauntingly familiar note.

Dante International
Fiction

Dante Dumeno is the epitome of a post-independence upstart tycoon with a rags-to-riches career. Lots of money, good looks and designer clothing make for a good life with one party after the other, one lover after the other. But then his former sexual conquests start turning up as corpses. A serial killer is on the loose in Windhoek.

Das Elfen-Perlhuhn-Wunderland
Kids & Young Adult

Mit seinen schönen Illustrationen nimmt dieses Buch Kinder auf eine Reise in eine Fantasiewelt, in der sich Fabelwesen und Tiere, Vögel und Pflanzen aus der namibischen Natur begegnen. Mit den Elfen und Perl- hühnern streifen sie durch deren Wunderland und sehen, wie sie spielen, erleben, lernen und sich mit alltäglichen Aufgaben abgeben.

Die Vloek uit die Ooste
Fiction

Vir Gert Steyn en Gideon Meyer gaan dit maar swaar. Toe kry hulle ‘n ou kaart in die hande, ‘n kaart wat vertel van 'n verborge skat êrens in die bosse van die noordooste van Namibië. Hulle is oortuig dis nie net nog ‘n dronkstorie nie, oortuig daar is werklik ‘n fabelagtige skat wat eens behoort het aan ‘n eksentrieke keiser, ‘n skat wat bestaan uit kosbare juwele.

Elves and Feathered Friends
Kids & Young Adult

This beautifully illustrated book allows children to journey into a phantasy world comprising a mix of fabled creatures and Namibian animals, birds and plants. As they join the elves and guineafowl in their everyday life – playing, exploring, celebrating, finding food – they keep meeting characters as individual and extraordinary as the world they live in.

Hakahana
Non-Fiction

Namibia is a land of contrasts like no other on the African continent. Hugh Ellis' poetry and accompanying photography brilliantly capture these contrasts and how they manage to co-exist – juxtaposed and yet interwoven. His poetry has resonance with the wider world as well, and many will find meaning in his words and take ownership of his experiences, regardless of where they are.

Hauptsache Windhoek
Non-Fiction

Kennen Sie Windhoek? Wirklich? Was ist denn nun Windhoek, wie ist Windhoek, was macht Windhoek eigentlich aus? Bei einer Stadt mit so vielen Kulturen, so vielen Einflüssen und so viel Diversität ist es gar nicht so einfach, diese Frage einschlägig zu beantworten.

Im Netz Des Krokodils
Kids & Young Adult

 “Mach weiter, wenn Du dich traust!” blinkt es auf dem Bildschirm des Computers. Helenas Vater ist dabei, ein neues Computerspiel zu testen, und zwar ein ziemlich gefährliches. Deshalb verbietet er ihr, weiter zu spielen, als er aus dem Haus geht. Aber Helena ist sauer auf ihn, weil er sie schon wieder alleine lässt, und klickt auf Weiter.

It all goes wrong
Kids & Young Adult

Twelve-year-old Amy is devastated when her parents move from Cape Town to Windhoek. She misses her old life and finds Namibia thoroughly boring. Everything in her old life is changing, and things that she took for granted are being swept away from her. As she struggles to make new friends and fit in, her loneliness is intensified by difficulties at home.

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