Jonathan Ball Publishers

Jonathan Ball Publishers are the leading publishers and distributors of English general books in South Africa, specialising in South African history, politics and current affairs.

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In Madness: Stories of Uncertainty and Hope, Sean Baumann argues for a more inclusive way of making sense of mental health

Madness: Stories of Uncertainty and Hope by Sean Baumann is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Moenie die virtuele bekendstelling van Alleen onder die maan deur Willem Krog in Johannesburg misloop nie! (8 Apr)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en The Reading List nooi jou uit na die virtuele bekendstelling van Alleen onder die maan deur Willem Krog.

[Video] ‘Wat word vernietig as ons die toekoms in gaan?’ Willem Krog gesels oor Alleen onder die maan

Skrywer Willem Krog was onlangs ‘n gas op Die Groot Ontbyt waar hy met Johrné van Huyssteen gesels het oor sy jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan.

Entertain and educate children during the school closures with Science, Scribbles and Stories – videos presented by Konnie Huq

Entertain and educate children during the school closures with Science, Scribbles and Stories presented by Konnie Huq

Don’t miss Meera Senthilingam, author of Outbreaks and Epidemics, taking part in Blackwell’s virtual book festival

Blackwell’s Books, a UK-based bookshop, has been hosting a range of fabulous author events this week.

April Madness – All Jonathan Ball Publishers ebooks under R100!

Lockdown getting you … down? Jonathan Ball Publishers has got you covered with an April Madness ebook promotion!

Jonathan Ball Publishers buys Icon Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers, a division of South African media group Media24, has acquired Icon Books Ltd for an undisclosed sum and will take management control on 1 April.

Presenting Abi Daré’s debut novel The Girl with the Louding Voice – ‘A celebration of girls who dare to dream’

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré – a powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to fight for her dreams and choose her own future.

[Video interview] How to ignite a growth revolution in Africa – Jakkie Cilliers discusses his new book Africa First!

What stops Africa, with its abundant natural resources, from capitalising on its boundless potential?

[Video] ‘Suid-Afrikaners is passievolle lesers’: Jodi Picoult gesels oor Die belydenis en vertel hoekom sy so lief is vir Suid-Afrika

Die wêreldbekende skrywer Jodi Picoult het in Maart vanjaar by Die Groot Ontbyt aangesluit vir ‘n onderhoud oor haar eerste vertaalde boek in Afrikaans, Die belydenis.

How to Argue With a Racist – the international bestseller by Adam Rutherford

How to Argue With a Racist by Adam Rutherford is a vital manifesto for a twenty-first century understanding of human evolution and variation, and a timely weapon against the misuse of science to justify bigotry.

The Secret Messenger – the highly awaited new novel from Mandy Robotham, the bestselling author of The German Midwife

Set between German-occupied 1940s Venice and modern-day London, this is a fascinating tale of the bravery of everyday women in the darkest corners of WWII, for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris.

A Poor Season for Whales by Michiel Heyns, ‘a clever, bitingly funny novel’

A Poor Season for Whales, the new novel from award-winning author Michiel Heyns, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Moenie die bekendstelling van Alleen onder die maan deur Willem Krog in Johannesburg misloop nie! (24 Maart)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Love Books nooi jou graag na die bekendstelling van Willem Krog se jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan.

Breakfast dialogue: Africa First! author Jakkie Cilliers in conversation with Junior Ngulube at GIBS (20 Mar)

GIBS invites you to a dialogue on Africa’s future with Africa First! author Jakkie Cilliers and Junior Ngulube, vice chairman of Sanlam, Pan African Markets.

Join Jakkie Cilliers for a dialogue on Africa’s future at the launch of Africa First! at UJ (19 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution by Jakkie Cilliers at the University of Johannesburg.

Out now! Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light – the brilliant conclusion to the award-winning Wolf Hall trilogy

The Mirror and the Light – the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy – is out internationally today!

New book alert! Jane’s Delicious A-Z of Herbs: A Guide to Growing Herbs Organically in South Africa by Jane Griffiths

Jane’s Delicious A-Z of Herbs: A Guide to Growing Herbs Organically in South Africa by Jane Griffiths.