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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New book alert! Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic Pathologist in Africa by Ryan Blumenthal

Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic Pathologist in Africa by Ryan Blumenthal is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

‘Hugely ambitious and brilliantly executed, an engrossing and essential read’ – Praise for Mark Gevisser’s new book The Pink Line

The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

He watches. He waits. He takes. Who will be next … Don’t miss The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter

The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Moenie Deon Lamprecht se gesprek met Jo Prins oor sy boek Die Brug misloop nie! (13 Aug)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou uit na die virtuele bekendstelling van Die Brug: Na die hel toe en terug in Angola deur Deon Lamprecht.

Unfair Game – the shocking results of a new inquiry into South Africa’s captive-bred lion industry

Unfair Game: An Exposé of South Africa’s Captive-bred Lion Industry by Michael Ashcroft is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of The Pink Line by Mark Gevisser, with The Cheeky Natives and GALA (6 Aug)

Jonathan Ball Publishers, The Cheeky Natives and GALA Queer Archive invite you to the virtual launch of The Pink Line by Mark Gevisser.

Global publishing deal for Springbok captain Siya Kolisi

A book telling the life story of Siya Kolisi, captain of the 2019 World Cup winning Springbok rugby team, will be published internationally in 2021.

Don’t miss the digital launch of The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser (5 Aug)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and CNA for the digital launch of The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser.

‘It was a strange time …’ Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Negentien minute deur Jodi Picoult, vertaal deur Daniel Hugo (Plus: Kyk na die boeklokprent)

Jodi Picoult se roman Negentien minute het pas in Afrikaans by Jonathan Ball Uitgewers verskyn, vertaal deur Daniel Hugo, en fokus op skoolskietery. Lees hier ’n uittreksel en kyk na die lokprent.

New from Mark Gevisser – The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers

The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Two Weeks in November – Ocean’s 11 meets Game of Thrones in a real-world life or death chess match for the future of Zimbabwe

Two Weeks in November is the thrilling, surreal, unbelievable and often very funny true story of four would-be enemies – a high- ranking politician, an exiled human rights lawyer, a dangerous spy and a low-key white businessman turned political fixer – who team up to help unseat one of the world’s longest serving dictators, Robert Mugabe.

Updated edition of Siya Kolisi: Against All Odds by Jeremy Daniel out now

An updated edition of Siya Kolisi: Against All Odds by Jeremy Daniel is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola deur bekroonde skrywer Deon Lamprecht is nou beskikbaar

In Die Brug deur Deon Lamprecht keer ’n groep ouddienspligtiges terug na Angola in 2018 op soek na afsluiting – en om die wrak te vind van die Ratel waarin ’n makker op die laaste dag van die oorlog gesterf het.

How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang – an epic debut novel about family and the search for both a home and a fortune

How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Negentien minute (Nineteen Minutes) deur Jodi Picoult is nou in Afrikaans beskikbaar!

Jodi Picoult se uiters aktuele roman oor groepsdruk en boeliegedrag, Negentien minute, is nou in Afrikaans by Jonathan Ball Uitgewers beskikbaar. Meesterlik vertaal deur Daniel Hugo, Negentien minute is ook as e-boek beskikbaar.

Video: Willem Krog gesels met Kabous Meiring oor sy jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan

Kabous Meiring was onlangs in gesprek met Willem Krog oor sy jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan. Kyk na die video vir die voorlesing and gesprek.

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Kom gesels met Callie Roos oor In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper (14 Julie)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die aanlynbekendstelling van Callie Roos se nuwe boek, In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper.

Humankind – the major new book from Dutch historian Rutger Bregman, ‘the folk hero of Davos’

Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!