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 a world where perfection is everything, would you make the grade? Find out more about Q by Christina Dalcher, the bestselling author of Vox

From Christina Dalcher, the author of the bestselling Vox, comes a breathtaking new dystopian novel filled with fervent magnetism.

Silent Child – from bestselling author Toni Maguire comes a new true story of abuse and escape

‘Unlike people with carefree previous lives, I packed away my past. There are some memories labelled ‘Look at’, and others “Leave well alone” …’

The Queen of Crime returns! Find out more about Val McDermid’s new novel Still Life – a Karen Pirie thriller

The number one bestseller and unrivalled queen of crime Val McDermid is back with her most exhilarating, breathtaking thriller yet!

So, for the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture by Anton Harber – a disquieting exposé and a celebration of brilliant investigative reporting

So, for the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture by Anton Harber is out in September from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Betty by Tiffany McDaniel – a punch-in-the-gut of a novel

Betty by Tiffany McDaniel is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Stories of Hope – the new book from Heather Morris, the international bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Stories of Hope: Finding Inspiration in Everyday Lives by Heather Morris – the first non-fiction book from the author of international bestselling novels The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka’s Journey!

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by former monk and social media sensation Jay Shetty

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

The inside story of Trump’s first term – Rage by Bob Woodward is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force

Rage is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force of original reporting on the Trump presidency.

Don’t miss the launch of internationally bestselling author Santa Montefiore’s new book, Here and Now (15 Sep)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you the virtual launch of Here and Now by Santa Montefiore.

[2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse] Lees ’n uittreksel uit Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake – benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Charlotte, the new novel by Helen Moffett (10 Sep)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the virtual book launch of Charlotte by Helen Moffett.

Luister! Deon Lamprecht lees ’n uittreksel voor uit Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola (Plus: Onderhoud)

Deon Lamprecht het onlangs ’n uittreksel voorgelees uit sy jongste boek, Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola. Luister na die voorlesing.

New book alert! Cop Under Cover: My Life in the Shadows With Drug Lords, Robbers and Smugglers by Johann van Loggerenberg

Cop Under Cover: My Life in the Shadows With Drug Lords, Robbers and Smugglers by Johann van Loggerenberg is out in September 2020 from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse

Aandag! Robey Leibbrandt: ’n Lewe van fanatisme deur Albert Blake is vanjaar benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse!

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, with The Cheeky Natives (10 Sep)

Jonathan Ball Publishers, The Cheeky Natives and The Reading List invite you to the virtual launch of The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett.

New book by Rhonda Byrne – the bestselling author of The Secret – announced

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a major new book by Rhonda Byrne, author of the global phenomenon The Secret.

Sam Beckbessinger, bestselling author of Manage Your Money like a F*cking Grown-up, brings you a new ‘mouth-washed-out-with-soap’ edition for teens!

Manage Your Money Like a Grownup: The Best Money Advice for Teens by Sam Beckbessinger is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Listen to an excerpt from Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell – A tale of dreams, drugs, love, and madness, and of fame’s Faustian pact

Introducing Utopia Avenue, the spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell! Listen to an excerpt from the first chapter on Soundcloud.

‘He’s at my flat,’ I whisper. ‘I think I killed him.’ All My Lies Are True by Dorothy Koomson

All My Lies Are True by Dorothy Koomson is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.