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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Book signing: Birds of South Africa by Adam Riley (10 Dec)

Come and get your copy of Birds of South Africa signed by author Adam Riley at Exclusive Books Midlands Mall! Birds of …

Listen to Graham Norton reading an excerpt from his tense and darkly comic new novel Forever Home

Listen to an excerpt from Forever Home, the new novel from Graham Norton, read by the author!

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! The Lazy Makoti takes us through hosting over the festive season

The festive season is almost upon us, so in this week’s episode of Pagecast, The Lazy Makoti takes us through how to host the holidays!

Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith will be coming to South Africa in January 2023!

Prue Leith will be visiting South Africa in early 2023 to promote her latest book Bliss on Toast!

Between Starshine and Clay – a series of incisive and intimate encounters between Sarah Ladipo Manyika and the most distinguished Black thinkers of our times

Between Starshine and Clay: Conversations from the African Diaspora by Sarah Ladipo Manyika is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

‘You’ll laugh and you’ll cry – I know I did’ – Matthew Perry introduces his intimate and eye-opening autobiography Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing

Matthew Perry’s autobiography Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Best of Friends – the new novel from Kamila Shamsie, winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction

Best of Friends by Kamila Shamsie is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Arlene Prinsloo interviews the legend that is Jeffrey Archer about his new book Next in Line

In this week’s episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, veteran journalist and author Arlene Prinsloo chats to international bestseller Jeffrey Archer about his latest novel Next in Line.

Join Pieter du Toit for the launch of his new book The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few in Pretoria (24 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit.

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Featuring Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan, authors of Mad Honey

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

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! David Brock Katz discusses his new book General Jan Smuts and His First World War in Africa

In this week’s episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, David Brock Katz discusses his latest book General Jan Smuts and His First World War in Africa, 1914–1917 with Evert Kleynhans.

Who I Am by Melanie C – from small-town girl to overnight Spice Girls icon

Who I Am – for the first time ever, Melanie C, aka Sporty Spice, tells her amazing life story in her own words and gives a full and honest account of what life was really like in The Spice Girls.

Step up your Xhosa game! Join Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka for the launch of her book Don’t Upset ooMalume in East London (18 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Bargain Books invite you to the launch of Don’t Upset ooMalume: A Guide to Stepping Up Your Xhosa Game by Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka.

Don’t miss the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit in Stellenbosch (17 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit.

Out now! Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry

Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing – the extraordinarily open and honest autobiography of acclaimed Friends star Matthew Perry – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Join Pieter du Toit for the launch of his new book The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few in Cape Town (16 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit.

New releases from BookTok authors Alice Oseman and Adam Silvera

BookTok has taken the publishing world by storm and both Alice Oseman and Adam Silvera’s books have played a role in its success. Now both of them are back, enticing fans with new stories, familiar characters, and emotions to tug at your heartstrings.

Out now! Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng, the bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere

Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Don’t miss the launch of The ANC Billionaires by Pieter du Toit in Joburg (8 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invites you to the launch of The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few by Pieter du Toit.

Lester Kiewit talks to author Pieter du Toit about his new book The ANC Billionaires in the new episode of Pagecast

In this week’s episode, CapeTalk Breakfast Show host Lester Kiewit is joined by top-selling author Pieter du Toit to chat about his latest book, The ANC Billionaires: Big Capital’s Gambit and the Rise of the Few.