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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Called by the Wild – the thrilling story of the conservationist who pioneered the use of dogs in combating poachers

Called by the Wild: The Dogs Trained to Protect Wildlife by Conraad de Rosner, with Graham Spence and Elaine Bell, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Listen to Verushka Louw’s chat with Nadine Aisha Jassat about her novel, The Stories Grandma Forgot

This week on Pagecast, Verushka Louw interviews acclaimed poet Nadine Aisha Jassat about her verse novel for children, The Stories Grandma Forgot (and How I Found Them).

What can you do today that makes life simpler tomorrow? Find out in Healthy Made Simple by Ella Mills

Healthy Made Simple, the major new cookbook by Ella Mills, the founder of Deliciously Ella, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Don’t miss the launch of Age of Agency: Rise with AI by Kerushan Govender in conversation with Jeremy Maggs in Sandton (7 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Age of Agency: Rise with AI by Kerushan Govender.

Cities are at a crossroads – and hold our destinies in the balance: Don’t miss the launch of Age of the City in Stellenbosch (6 Mar)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for the launch of Age of the City: Why Our Future will be Won or Lost Together by Ian Goldin and Tom Lee-Devlin at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS).

Join Jo Watson at the Cape Town launch of her new novel Love at First Flight (27 Feb)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Love at First Flight by Jo Watson!

Don’t miss the Sarah J Maas Gathering at Bargain Books Cape Gate (22 Feb)

Calling all South African Sarah J Maas fans! The Throne of Glass is heading on tour.

[Listen] What if you could feel more in control of your stress levels? Noa Belling discusses her new book Stress Less on Pagecast

This week on Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, Sean Loots interviews international bestselling and award-winning author Noa Belling about her latest book, Stress Less!

How to Fight a War by Mike Martin – a book that should be read by everyone who seeks to understand today’s conflicts and those to come

How to Fight a War by Mike Martin – an indispensable guide to understanding modern warfare, especially the decisions made by politicians and generals, both good and bad.​

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Jo Watson chats about her new book Love at First Flight

This week on Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, Gail Schimmel interviews Jo Watson about her latest book, Love at First Flight!

Generating hope even in the face of the irreparable – don’t miss the launch of Spectres of Reparation in South Africa in Cape Town (22 Feb)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Spectres of Reparation in South Africa by Prof. Jaco Barnard-Naude.

Don’t miss a coffee morning with international bestselling author Noa Belling to discuss her book Stress Less (18 Feb)

Join Noa Belling for coffee morning where she will be talking about her latest book Stress Less: Managing Anxiety in a Modern World.

Buy a copy of Love at First Flight and you could win a weekend away in Durban or Cape Town

To celebrate the launch of Love at First Flight by Jo Watson, Lift and Jonathan Ball Publishers are giving away a weekend away for two!

In the latest episode of Pagecast, Shaun de Waal chats to Siphiwo Mahala about the new edition of Bloke Modisane’s Blame Me on History

This week on Pagecast, Shaun de Waal is in conversation with Siphiwo Mahala about the 60th-anniversary edition of William ‘Bloke’ Modisane’s autobiography, Blame Me on History.

Don’t miss the launch of Voices of Sharpeville: The Long History of Racial Injustice at Exclusive Books in Pretoria (8 Feb)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Voices of Sharpeville: The Long History of Racial Injustice by Nancy L Clark and William H Worger.

Don’t miss the launch of Bi: The Hidden Culture, History and Science of Bisexuality by Julia Shaw at The Book Lounge (7 Feb)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for the launch of Bi: The Hidden Culture, History and Science of Bisexuality by Dr Julia Shaw in Cape Town!

What if your nightmares weren’t really nightmares at all? Matthew Blake’s debut thriller Anna O is out now

Anna O – the riveting, unsettling new crime novel by Matthew Blake – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Do you feel overwhelmed by AI? Don’t miss the launch of Age of Agency: Rise with AI by Kerushan Govender in Cape Town (2 Feb)

Join Routledge and Jonathan Ball Publishers for the launch for Age of Agency: Rise with AI by Kerushan Govender!

Don’t miss the launch of Adrian Perkel’s new book Unlocking the Nature of Human Aggression in Cape Town (4 Feb)

Join Routledge and Jonathan Ball Publishers for the launch of Unlocking the Nature of Human Aggression: A Psychoanalytic and Neuroscientific Approach by Adrian Perkel.

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Listen to Sewela Langeni’s chat with Magogodi oaMphela Makhene on her new book Innards

In the latest episode of Pagecast, Sewela Langeni sits down with Magogodi oaMphela Makhene, the author of Innards, for an engaging discussion.