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Fri – 10th Nov 2023

Normal Women: Nine Hundred Years of Making History – a landmark work of feminist nonfiction

In Normal Women: Nine Hundred Years of Making History, bestselling historical novelist Philippa Gregory delivers her magnum opus, radically redefining our understanding of the extraordinary roles ordinary women played throughout British history.

Thu – 9th Nov 2023

Don’t miss the launch of The Race to Be Myself by Caster Semenya in Cape Town (23 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Race To Be Myself by Caster Semenya.

The Year of the Locust – the groundbreaking second novel from the internationally bestselling author of I Am Pilgrim

Terry Hayes, author of the global bestseller I Am Pilgrim, returns with a terrifying and eagerly awaited new thriller!

Wed – 8th Nov 2023

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Mark Gevisser chats to activists Mark Heywood and Kumi Naidoo about The Revolution Will Not Be Litigated

In this week’s episode of Pagecast, Mark Gevisser, the editor of The Revolution Will Not Be Litigated, speaks to contributers Mark Heywood and Kumi Naidoo.

Don’t miss Lauren Beukes at Bridge Books for a meet-and-greet to celebrate her new novel Bridge (11 Nov)

You are invited to the launch of Bridge by Lauren Beukes at Bridge Books in Joburg!

Tue – 7th Nov 2023

Join Justin Fox for the launch of his gripping new book Place: South African Literary Journeys (8 Nov)

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the launch of Place: South African Literary Journeys by Justin Fox.

Join Caster Semenya in Durban for the launch of her memoir The Race to Be Myself (21 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Race to Be Myself by Caster Semenya.

Mon – 6th Nov 2023

Don’t miss the launch of Innards by Magogodi oaMphela Makhene at Book Circle Capital in Melville (7 Dec)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Book Circle Capital invite you to the launch of Innards by Magogodi oaMphela Makhene.

New book alert! The Test Kitchen – Luke Dale-Roberts shares his story

The Test Kitchen, the new book by Luke Dale-Roberts, is out now from Penguin Random House.

Fri – 3rd Nov 2023

Join Lauren Beukes for the launch of her new novel Bridge at Love Books (9 Nov)

You are invited to the launch of Bridge by Lauren Beukes!

Don’t miss Caster Semenya at the Mall of Africa for the launch of her memoir The Race to Be Myself (18 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Race to Be Myself by Caster Semenya.

Thu – 2nd Nov 2023

Don’t miss Jenny Crwys-Williams in conversation with Justin Fox and Craig Higginson (7 Nov)

Join Jenny Crwys-Williams & Co for an irresistible evening with two major talents: Justin Fox and Craig Higginson.

Join Caster Semenya at the Mall of the North in Polokwane for the launch of her memoir The Race to Be Myself (16 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers, Bargain Books and the Mall of the North invite you to the launch of The Race to Be Myself by Caster Semenya.

Wed – 1st Nov 2023

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Iconic athlete Caster Semenya chats about her biography The Race to Be Myself

In this week’s episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, Sias du Plessis chats with the phenomenal Caster Semenya about her new biography The Race to Be Myself.

Find out more about The Secret – the gripping new Jack Reacher thriller from Lee Child and Andrew Child

Jack Reacher returns in The Secret – another high-octane rollercoaster ride of a novel from Lee Child and Andrew Child.

Tue – 31st Oct 2023

Join Lauren Beukes for the launch of her new novel Bridge at The Book Lounge (8 Nov)

You are invited to the launch of Bridge by Lauren Beukes!

Don’t miss Tessa Dooms and Lynsey Ebony Chutel at the Cape Flats Book Festival (5 Nov)

Tessa Dooms and Lynsey Ebony Chutel will be at the Cape Flats Book Festival to discuss their book Coloured: How Classification Became Culture.

Mon – 30th Oct 2023

Crawling marvels and winged wonders – the making of Southern African Moths and their Caterpillars

Hermann Staude, Mike Picker and Charles Griffiths describe the craftsmanship involved in creating their guide Southern African Moths and their Caterpillars.