Human & Rousseau

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About Human & Rosseau

Human & Rousseau was founded in 1959. Although we initially focused on Afrikaans books, Human & Rousseau today publishes both English and Afrikaans and is one of the most esteemed general publishers in South Africa..

On the fiction side, Human & Rousseau’s focus is on quality Afrikaans and English literature, popular reads, children and youth books for the general, mass and schools market. We are the South African home of internationally renowned authors like Breyten Breytenbach, André Brink and Karel Schoeman.

In nonfiction, Human & Rousseau is a leading cookery publisher, featuring classics (such as Cook & Enjoy and Louis Leipoldt’s Kos vir die kenner) along with the most beautiful and up to date new food and lifestyle books.

         

Our Authors

Dave Pepler Irma Venter Christiaan Bakkes Shanaaz Parker Marlize Hobbs
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Author Focus

Leozette Roode

Biographical info

Leozette is a consultant for Humane Society International, blogger, recipe developer and marketer for Green Monday. She regularly does cooking demonstrations...

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Latest Releases

30 | Food & Drink

Herman Lensing

Popular food connoisseur Herman Lensing celebrates 30 with style. This book features the delicious food for which he is famous as well as things he has learned...

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The blacksmith and the dragonfly | Children & Youth

Riana Louw , Charles Siboto , Christelle Lambrechts (illus.)

Ndiliswa dreams of becoming the commander of the royal army. But she is the poor daughter of a blacksmith, who makes spears just to get by. Prince Siyabulela...

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