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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‘Put up your hand, be bold, make things happen, even when it’s not fashionable’ – Nyimpini Mabunda shares his secrets to success

Take Charge: Life Lessons on the Road to CEO by Nyimpini Mabunda is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

The book with the IMPOSSIBLE twist – read it to believe it …

Impossible by Sarah Lotz – with a twist you won’t see coming, discover the bestseller and acclaimed love story that everyone’s talking about in 2022!

Join Nyimpini Mabunda for the launch of his new book Take Charge: Life Lessons on the Road to CEO (26 May)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Take Charge: Life Lessons on the Road to CEO by Nyimpini Mabunda.

Make the food that makes your day! Find out more about Joe Wicks’s new book Feel Good Food

Feel Good Food: Over 100 Healthy Family Recipes – the new book by Joe Wicks – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

New book alert! Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg

Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg is out this month from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Take Charge by Nyimpini Mabunda – the perfect toolkit to take you to the top

Take Charge: Life Lessons on the Road to CEO by Nyimpini Mabunda is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Mark Gevisser’s seminal book Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred back in print and updated with a brilliant new epilogue

An updated edition of Mark Gevisser’s seminal book Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

New book alert! Freezing Order: A True Story of Russian Money Laundering, State-Sponsored Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin’s Wrath

Freezing Order: A True Story of Russian Money Laundering, State-Sponsored Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin’s Wrath by Bill Browder is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

History comes alive in Tinus le Roux’s book The Boer War in Colour

The Boer War in Colour by Tinus le Roux is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Join Ebrahim Ebrahim for the launch of his new memoir Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter (5 May)

Jacana Media and CineCentre Killarney invite you to the launch of Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter by Ebrahim Ebrahim.

Don’t miss an evening with Tsitsi Dangarembga in Cape Town! (16 May)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Tsitsi Dangarembga.

‘Smuts was one of the towering figures of South African history, whether one liked him or not’ – an interview with author Richard Steyn

Richard Steyn chatted to Polity recently about his biography Jan Smuts: Unafraid of Greatness.

New book alert! Tomorrow I Become a Woman – a powerful debut by Aiwanose Odafen

Tomorrow I Become a Woman by Aiwanose Odafen is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

An interview with Robby Kojetin, author of Mind Over Mountain: A Mental and Physical Climb to the Top, in the new episode of Pagecast

In the new episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, Robby Kojetin is in conversation with Pippa Hudson about his new book Mind Over Mountain: A Mental and Physical Climb to the Top. 

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! A conversation with Dr Leopold Scholtz, author of Terreur En Bevryding

The new episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, is out now!

Read an excerpt from The Paris Apartment – the new page-turning thriller from Lucy Foley

From the bestselling author of The Guest List comes a new locked room mystery, set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide …

A moving novel about lovers, fathers and sons – listen to an excerpt from Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu!

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu, read by Clifford Samuel.

Die Anglo-Boereoorlog in Kleur deur Tinus le Roux is nou beskikbaar! Plus, sien foto’s wat nog nooit tevore gepubliseer is nie

Honderde boeke het die afgelope 120 jaar oor die Suid-Afrikaanse Oorlog verskyn, maar Die Anglo-Boereoorlog in Kleur deur Tinus le Roux is die eerste een in volkleur.