Thu – 20th Feb 2020
Discover the remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret, Anne Glenconner, in her extraordinary new memoir
Lady in Waiting – a memoir of drama, tragedy and royal secrets by Anne Glenconner, a close member of the royal circle.
Wed – 19th Feb 2020
Maye Musk’s new book will be published in South Africa by Jonathan Ball Publishers in April!
Drinking from the Dragon’s Well – Alex Smith’s vivid account of a year spent teaching English in Wuhan, China, and later in Taiwan
Curious to know more about life in Wuhan, the epicentre of the Corona virus?
Mon – 17th Feb 2020
Are you tired of being a grown up? Why not escape it all with an excerpt from Marian Keyes’s brand new bestseller
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Marian Keyes’s latest book Grown Ups – the new classic from the queen of contemporary fiction!
On Swift Horses by Shannon Pufahl – ‘a novel of such transfixing beauty that it enlarges your faith in the medium itself’
Set in 1950’s America at a time when people stopped looking west and started looking up: a breathtakingly beautiful debut novel of revolution, chance and the gambles we take with the human heart.
Fri – 14th Feb 2020
Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Children of Virtue and Vengeance – the new book in Tomi Adeyemi’s stunning West African-inspired fantasy series
The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend!
Sign up to join the Penguin Random House Book Club, and you could WIN this *fabliss* Marian Keyes Valentine’s hamper!
Kopano Matlwa’s novel Coconut has been published in Catalan by València-based publisher Sembra Llibres!
Don’t miss your chance to see Elizabeth Gilbert LIVE in Cape Town (2 June) OR Johannesburg (4 June).
Thu – 13th Feb 2020
Woordfees 2020: Moenie Jodi Picoult se Skype-onderhoud met Deborah Steinmair en Sara-Jayne Makwala King misloop nie! (10 Maart)
Jonathan Ball Uitgewers nooi jou graag na die Skype-bekendstelling van Jodi Picoult se eerste roman in Afrikaans, Die belydenis.
Tue – 11th Feb 2020
Don’t miss the launch of Elleke Boehmer’s thrilling new collection of short stories To the Volcano at The Book Lounge (25 Feb)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and the Book Lounge invite you to the launch of To the Volcano: And Other Stories by Elleke Boehmer.
Mon – 10th Feb 2020
Join extreme adventurer Mike Horn for the launch of his memoir Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica in Cape Town (20 Feb)
Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica by explorer Mike Horn.
Fri – 7th Feb 2020
Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Genesis, an unforgettable medical thriller by bestselling author Robin Cook
In Genesis, Cook takes on the ripped-from-the-headlines topic of using DNA tracking to catch a killer …
Don’t miss the launch of Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica by Mike Horn in Cape Town (19 Feb)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica by explorer Mike Horn.
Thu – 6th Feb 2020
Catalyst Press has shared an excerpt from Chanette Paul’s novel Sacrificed.
Join Ghanaian author Nana Oforiatta Ayim for the launch of her debut novel The God Child at The Book Lounge, with Mohale Mashigo (14 Feb)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim.
Tue – 4th Feb 2020
The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim – a coming-of-age story about a young girl finding her freedom in the midst of familial, cultural and political constraints
The God Child, the debut novel by Ghanaian writer Nana Oforiatta Ayim, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Mon – 3rd Feb 2020
A story of shocking setbacks and overcoming adversity through sheer willpower – Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica by Mike Horn
Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica by Mike Horn is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Fri – 31st Jan 2020
Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow – a novel that will delight Pride and Prejudice fans
The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend! Staying in this evening? Get comfortable with a glass of wine …
Thu – 30th Jan 2020
Read an excerpt from Just Watch Me by Jeff Lindsay – the author of the wildly successful Dexter series
Read an excerpt from Jeff Lindsay’s new novel Just Watch Me – a new series featuring a mesmerising bad guy we can root for: Riley Wolfe.