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.
Don’t miss the launch of Harry Oppenheimer: Diamonds, Gold and Dynasty by Michael Cardo in Joburg (24 Apr)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Harry Oppenheimer: Diamonds, Gold and Dynasty by Michael Cardo.
Dazzling by Chikodili Emelumadu – a magical, award-winning literary debut that offers a new take on West African mythology
Chikodili Emelumadu’s award-winning debut novel Dazzling is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Eight hours. Six friends. Read an excerpt from Five Survive by bestselling, award-winning author Holly Jackson
Read an excerpt from Five Survive – the brand new, explosive crime thriller from Holly Jackson!
The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Lesley Mofokeng discusses his new book The Man Who Shook Mountains with Sewela Langeni
In this week’s episode of Pagecast, Sewela Langeni of Book Circle Capital is in conversation with Lesley Mofokeng, author of The Man Who Shook Mountains.
Don’t miss the launch of A Deadly Covenant, the new thrilling mystery by Michael Stanley, in Knysna (5 Apr)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Bargain Books invite you to the launch of A Deadly Covenant by Michael Stanley.
Lesley Mofokeng explores the life of his grandfather in The Man Who Shook Mountains: In the Footsteps of My Ancestors
The Man Who Shook Mountains: In the Footsteps of My Ancestors by Lesley Mofokeng is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Find out more about Jessica George’s hilarious, honest and heartbreaking debut novel Maame – with a heroine you’ll never forget
A blisteringly funny, heart-breaking novel about twenty-something British Ghanaian Maddie as she grapples with identity, love, loss, and becoming the woman she wants to be.
‘You are not welcome here, godkiller.’ Read an excerpt from Hannah Kaner’s dark, gritty fantasy debut Godkiller
Enter a land where all gods have been banned, and one young woman is paid to kill those who still hide in the shadows …
Join Charles van Onselen for the launch of his limited edition volume Three Wise Monkeys (30 Mar)
Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books for the launch of Three Wise Monkeys by Charles van Onselen.
Don’t miss international bestselling author Louisa Treger in Stellenbosch, discussing her latest novel Madwoman (20 Mar)
Join Jonathan Ball Publishers on Monday evening at Stellenbosch Books for an evening with Louisa Treger!
Coming November 2023! A new novel from Women’s Prize-winning author Naomi Alderman
The Future by Naomi Alderman will be out later this year from Jonathan Ball Publishers!
Don’t miss acclaimed British historian and author Simon Sebag Montefiore in South Africa (21-23 Mar)
Acclaimed British historian and author Simon Sebag Montefiore will be on tour in Cape Town and Johannesburg next week!
Bestselling authors Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher team up for a suspense-filled romantic thriller in Never Never
Never Never by Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!
In the latest episode of Pagecast, critic and football fan David Gorin chats to Phil McNulty and Jim White about Red on Red
This week’s episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, critic and football fan Dave Gorin interviews Phil McNulty and Jim White, the co-authors of Red on Red.
Birnam Wood – the gripping new psychological thriller from Booker Prize-winning author Eleanor Catton
Eleanor Catton, the Booker Prize-winning author of The Luminaries, brings us Birnam Wood, a gripping thriller of high drama and kaleidoscopic insight into what drives us to survive.
‘I’ve got a taste for revenge and quite frankly, I’m killing it.’ Listen to an excerpt from How to Kill Men and Get Away With It by Katy Brent
Katy Brent’s How to Kill Men and Get Away With It is a deliciously dark, hilariously twisted story about friendship, love, and murder.
Don’t miss the launch of The Boer Invasion of the Zulu Kingdom by John Laband at Smuts House Museum in Centurion (23 Mar)
Jonathan Ball Publishers invites you to the book launch of The Boer Invasion of the Zulu Kingdom: 1837–1840 by John Laband.
Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! John Laband chats about his book The Boer Invasion of the Zulu Kingdom
In the latest episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, John Laband is in conversation with Graham Dominy about his book The Boer Invasion of the Zulu Kingdom: 1837–1840.
Don’t miss the launch of Pamela Power’s new book My Year of Not Getting Sh*tfaced (14 Mar)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of My Year of Not Getting Sh*tfaced: How I Tried and Failed to Give Up Alcohol and Learned the Joys of Moderation by Pamela Power!
There’s more than one way to find a happy ending – Find out more about Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel Forever, Interrupted
Forever, Interrupted by Taylor Jenkins Reid is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.