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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How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang – an epic debut novel about family and the search for both a home and a fortune

How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Negentien minute (Nineteen Minutes) deur Jodi Picoult is nou in Afrikaans beskikbaar!

Jodi Picoult se uiters aktuele roman oor groepsdruk en boeliegedrag, Negentien minute, is nou in Afrikaans by Jonathan Ball Uitgewers beskikbaar. Meesterlik vertaal deur Daniel Hugo, Negentien minute is ook as e-boek beskikbaar.

Video: Willem Krog gesels met Kabous Meiring oor sy jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan

Kabous Meiring was onlangs in gesprek met Willem Krog oor sy jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan. Kyk na die video vir die voorlesing and gesprek.

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Kom gesels met Callie Roos oor In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper (14 Julie)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die aanlynbekendstelling van Callie Roos se nuwe boek, In Christus – Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper.

Humankind – the major new book from Dutch historian Rutger Bregman, ‘the folk hero of Davos’

Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Nuut by Jonathan Ball Uitgewers – In Christus: Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper deur Callie Roos

Wat beteken dit om vandag ’n Christen te wees? Vind uit in Callie Roos se jongste boek, In Christus: Van toeskouer tot spoortrapper.

Midnight Sun – the long-awaited Twilight spinoff by Stephenie Meyer – to be released in August 2020

Number one bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with her highly anticipated new novel Midnight Sun – the iconic love story of Bella and Edward, told from the vampire’s point of view.

Kom vier die virtuele bekendstelling van Willem Krog se jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan (25 Junie)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die virtuele bekendstelling van Willem Krog se jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan.

‘I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus.’ Read an excerpt The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

So begins The Book of Longings, the exquisitely written new novel from Sue Monk Kidd, the bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings.

Recht Malan Prize 2020 winner: One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg

Jonathan Ball Publishers are proud to present the winner of the 2020 Recht Malan Prize for Non-fiction: One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg!

Free book to teach children about coronavirus available as ebook and audiobook

Not sure how to properly explain the coronavirus to your kids? Download a free children’s book, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler.

New Kazuo Ishiguro novel announced! To be published in March 2021

From the bestselling and Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, a luminous tale about the human heart and what it means to love.

Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan – a tense, gripping, thought-provoking drama

Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan – the bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Together: Vivek H Murthy explores the global loneliness epidemic – and how we can overcome it

Together
Loneliness, Health and What Happens When We Find Connection

Don’t miss Layla Saad, the author of Me and White Supremacy, in conversation with The Cheeky Natives on Instagram (18 June)

Layla Saad, the author of Me and White Supremacy, will be in conversation with The Cheeky Natives on Instagram!

I Want You to Know We’re Still Here by Esther Safran Foer – a moving and powerful inter-generational memoir about story and memory

I Want You to Know We’re Still Here by Esther Safran Foer is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Watch! Christy Lefteri chats about her bestselling novel The Beekeeper of Aleppo

Christy Lefteri joined us recently to discuss her moving and powerful new novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo.

[Watch] Virtual book launch: Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution by Jakkie Cilliers

A virtual book launch for Jakkie Cilliers’s new book Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution was hosted by The Reading List and Jonathan Ball Publishers recently.

New book alert! South Africa Beyond Covid-19: Trends, Change and Recovery – a collection of 30 essays by analysts and experts

South Africa Beyond Covid-19: Trends, Change and Recovery – a collection of 30 essays by some of the country’s foremost analysts and experts – is out now as an ebook from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants – a lyrically written account of several years of research by Hannah Mumby

Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants by Hannah Mumby is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.