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.
Banish bad habits for good with Dr Gabija Toleikyte’s groundbreaking new book, Why the F*ck Can’t I Change?
Inspiring and enlightening, Why the F*ck Can’t I Change? by Dr Gabija Toleikyte uses neuroscience and behavioural analysis to show you how you can train your brain to make change last.
Join Tony Leon for the launch of his new book Future Tense at Bookdealers of Bluebird in Joburg, with Mondli Makhanya (18 March)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Bookdealers invite you to the launch of Future Tense by Tony Leon.
Commonwealth Writers Conversations: Join Mark Gevisser in conversation with leading LGBTQ+ activists (18 Mar)
How has colonialism impacted LGBTQ+ rights? Join the debate at the next Commonwealth Writers Conversation with Mark Gevisser, Nickita Maesela and Xeenarh Mohammed.
Chinese Takeaway in 5 by Kwoklyn Wan is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!
Years of Fire and Ash – 50 years of protest poetry brought together in one volume, edited by Wamuwi Mbao
Years of Fire and Ash: South African Poems of Decolonisation, edited by literary critic and lecturer Dr Wamuwi Mbao, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!
Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family – the first, epic and true story of the Sussexes’ life together
Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
What If We Stopped Pretending? Jonathan Franzen’s controversial climate crisis essay, published as a single volume
What If We Stopped Pretending? by Jonathan Franzen is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Watch Emmanuel Taban introducing his new book The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph
The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph by Emmanuel Taban and Andrew Crofts is out in March from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!
You won’t want to miss this! Robert Jones Jr will be joining The Cheeky Natives for a virtual launch of his debut novel The Prophets (17 Mar)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Cheeky Natives invite you to the launch of The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.
Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Future Tense by Tony Leon, in conversation with Waldimar Pelser (8 Mar)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to the virtual book launch of Future Tense by Tony Leon.
Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Girl A by Abigail Dean, in conversation with Pippa Hudson (10 Mar)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to the virtual launch of Girl A by Abigail Dean.
New book alert! Future Tense by Tony Leon – ‘The hope for a better country remains an improbable, but not an impossible, dream’
Future Tense: Reflections on My Troubled Land by Tony Leon is out in March from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Don’t miss a free live webinar on Slabbert by Albert Grundlingh, in conversation with Marianne Thamm (24 Feb)
Join Marianne Thamm and Professor Albert Grundlingh as they explore the long-awaited biography of Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, which offers sharp insights into the thinking of this most unlikely politician and provides new perspectives on a figure who even today remains something of an enigma.
The Unicorn Baby: Debunking 10 Myths of Modern Parenting by Roxanne Atkinson is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Klara and the Sun is the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2017.
[Watch] What does it take to be successful? Carice Anderson reads an excerpt from her new book Intelligence Isn’t Enough
Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Black Professional’s Guide to Thriving in the Workplace will empower young Black graduates entering the workforce and Black professionals already at work, teaching them not only how to survive but also thrive in the corporate environment.
‘Slabbert was always different’ – Albert Grundlingh offers new insights into the enigma that was Frederik van Zyl Slabbert
Slabbert: Man on a Mission, Albert Grundlingh’s penetrating biographical study of Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, offers sharp insights into the thinking and motivation of this most unlikely politician.
Intelligence Isn’t Enough by Carice Anderson – a new book that empowers Black graduates and Black professionals to thrive in the corporate environment
Find out more about Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Black Professional’s Guide to Thriving in the Workplace, a new book by Carice Anderson!
In Elsewhere, master storyteller Dean Koontz has created a brilliant and terrifying speculative thriller with hat-tips to George Orwell, Ray Bradbury and HG Wells.