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Fri – 12th Jul 2024

New book alert! Find out more about Quiet Time With the President: A Doctor’s Story about Learning to Listen

Quiet Time With the President: A Doctor’s Story about Learning to Listen by Peter Friedland with Jill Margo is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

[Watch] Rosie Hewlett introduces Medea, a fascinatingly complex, staggeringly powerful woman

Penguin Random House has shared a video of author Rosie Hewlett introducing her new novel Medea, a breathtaking tale of loyalty, persecution and betrayal.

Wed – 10th Jul 2024

New book alert! Killer Stories – ‘an uprecedented look into the minds of serial murderers’

Killer Stories: Conversations With South African Serial Murderers by Brin Hodgskiss and Nicole Engelbrecht is out this month from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Reuel Khoza’s The Spirit of Leadership – a vital and timely book for a country that has lost its moral compass

The Spirit of Leadership: Reflections on Business and Faith by Dr Reuel Khoza is out now from Penguin Random House SA.

Tue – 9th Jul 2024

Read an excerpt from Earth, the new novel from internationally bestselling author John Boyne

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Earth, the new novel by John Boyne.

High Times: The Extraordinary Life of a Joburg Dope Smuggler – the true life story of Michael Medjuck

High Times: The Extraordinary Life of a Joburg Dope Smuggler by Roy Isacowitz and Jeremy Gordin is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Mon – 8th Jul 2024

New book alert! Nicky Greenwall’s debut domestic thriller A Short Life

A Short Life, the debut novel by Nicky Greenwall, is out in July from Penguin Random House SA!

[Listen] The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Find out more about Justin Fox’s action-packed military adventure The Wolf Hunt

This week on Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, Ron Irwin interviews Justin Fox about his latest book, The Wolf Hunt: Nazi Terror in South African Waters.

Fri – 5th Jul 2024

‘My spies tell me you’re on the hunt for someone with stories to tell’ – read an excerpt from the action-packed adventure Whisper of Death

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from David Lambkin’s new spy novel Whisper of Death!

Internationally bestselling author Louisa Treger to tour Johannesburg and Cape Town!

Louisa Treger, author of The Lodger, The Dragon Lady and Madwoman, will be visiting South Africa to promote her latest book, The Paris Muse!

Thu – 4th Jul 2024

The Life Impossible by Matt Haig – a story of wild adventure, deep transformation and gloriously heart-warming characters

The Life Impossible – the remarkable new novel from Matt Haig, the author of the multimillion-selling international sensation The Midnight Library – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Join Zorah Booley Samaai for the launch of her new cookbook The South African Guide to Gluten-Free Baking

Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of The South African Guide to Gluten-Free Baking by Zorah Booley Samaai!

Wed – 3rd Jul 2024

Riots, knife crime, bikes, buses and Brexit – Boris Johnson’s memoir Unleashed to be published in October 2024

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s memoir Unleashed will be out from Jonathan Ball Publishers on 10 October 2024.

Revenge is an act of passion – don’t miss the launch of David Lambkin’s novel Whisper of Death (18 Jul)

Join Penguin Random House SA for the much-anticipated launch of Whisper of Death by David Lambkin!

Tue – 2nd Jul 2024

Don’t miss the launch of Crash and Burn – you’ll never think of flying in South Africa in the same way again! (9 Jul)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Crash and Burn: A CEO’s Crazy Adventures in the SA Airline Industry by Glenn Orsmond.

Unravelling the truth – James-Brent Styan on Markus Jooste, Steinhoff and his new book, The Dirty Secrets of the Rich and Powerful

Markus Jooste, central to Steinhoff’s collapse, faced parliament unrepentant. James-Brent Styan reflects on their encounter, Jooste’s subsequent demise, and unanswered questions in this thought piece, that also urges vigilance and awareness of the real risk involved in daily dealings.

Crash and Burn by Glenn Orsmond – you’ll never think of flying in South Africa in the same way again

Crash and Burn: A CEO’s Crazy Adventures in the SA Airline Industry by Glenn Orsmond is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

[Watch] China Mieville introduces The Book of Elsewhere, written in collaboration with the legendary Keanu Reeves

In The Book of Elsewhere, the legendary Keanu Reeves and inimitable writer China Miéville team up on a genre-bending epic of ancient powers, modern war and an outcast who cannot die.

Mon – 24th Jun 2024

Reviving a passion for birds – Nick Newman chats about honouring his father’s legacy with Newman’s Birds by Colour

Despite growing up in a bird-loving household, Nick Newman didn’t initially share his father Kenneth’s passion for all things feathered. However, as time went on, nature was victorious and Nick made the journey from a bored child driving through the Kruger Park to revising Newman’s Birds by Colour, and honouring his father’s legacy.

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Cato Pedder discusses her fascinating new book Moederland: Nine Daughters of South Africa

This week on Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, Cato Pedder, author of Moederland: Nine Daughters of South Africa, is in conversation with publicist Maryam Adams.