International

Mon – 7th Nov 2022

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of The Bullet That Missed – the new Thursday Murder Club novel by record-breaking author Richard Osman

A new mystery is afoot in the third book in the Thursday Murder Club series from million-copy bestselling author Richard Osman.

Fri – 4th Nov 2022

Don’t miss events in Joburg and Cape Town celebrating the launch of The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama! (15 Nov)

In an inspiring follow-up to her critically acclaimed, bestselling memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world.

Thu – 3rd Nov 2022

New releases from BookTok authors Alice Oseman and Adam Silvera

BookTok has taken the publishing world by storm and both Alice Oseman and Adam Silvera’s books have played a role in its success. Now both of them are back, enticing fans with new stories, familiar characters, and emotions to tug at your heartstrings.

Wed – 2nd Nov 2022

Out now! Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng, the bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere

Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Fri – 28th Oct 2022

Footnotes, October 2022: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

Don’t miss an evening with Margie Orford in Cape Town

The Book Lounge and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to an evening with Margie Orford.

Thu – 27th Oct 2022

Corruption, assassination, extinction – Find out more Peter Hain’s new novel The Elephant Conspiracy

The Elephant Conspiracy by Peter Hain will be published in November by Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Tue – 25th Oct 2022

Find out more about Mad Honey – the heart-pounding and heartbreaking novel by bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan

Mad Honey – from bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan comes a moving and powerful exploration of the secrets we keep and the risks we take in order to become ourselves.

Mon – 24th Oct 2022

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Featuring Scarlett Brade, author of The Hive – a feminist thriller for anyone who’s ever sworn revenge on an ex

In this week’s episode, Pagecast co-producer Maryam Adams is in conversation with Scarlett Brade, author of The Hive.

Wed – 19th Oct 2022

Don’t miss Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan on CapeTalk for a live on-air book launch for Mad Honey

CapeTalk will be hosting a live on-air book launch for Mad Honey, the new book by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan.

Tue – 18th Oct 2022

The new episode of Pagecast is out now! Katherine J Chen discusses her new novel Joan with Nancy Richards

In this week’s episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, Katherine J Chen chats about her feminist retelling of Joan of Arc with Nancy Richards.

Mon – 17th Oct 2022

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver – an epic tale of love, loss and everything in between (PLUS: Listen to an excerpt)

Barbara Kingsolver’s highly anticipated new novel Demon Copperhead is out in October from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Fri – 14th Oct 2022

Get ready for the new Colleen Hoover! It Starts With Us will be published this month

It Starts With Us by Colleen Hoover will be published on 18 October!

Thu – 13th Oct 2022

Margie Orford chats to David Attwell about her new thriller The Eye of the Beholder in the new episode of Pagecast!

In this week’s episode, David Attwell is in conversation with Margie Orford about her latest novel The Eye of the Beholder.

Tue – 4th Oct 2022

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! John Maytham in conversation with Marina Cantacuzino

The new episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, is out now! In this week’s episode, John Maytham is in conversation with Marina Cantacuzino about her book Forgiveness.

Thu – 29th Sep 2022

Small Miracles – a novel about nuns and miracles that’s big on love

Small Miracles will take you on a joyful and uplifting journey as three nuns learn more about life, love and friendship than they could ever have imagined – and it all began with the seed of an idea planted in the mind of author Anne Booth.

Charlene: In Search of a Princess – journalist Arlene Prinsloo sifts fact from fiction in this revealing unauthorised biography

Charlene: In Search of a Princess by Arlene Prinsloo is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Mon – 26th Sep 2022

Footnotes, September 2022: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

Elizabeth Strout chats about her Booker Prize-shortlisted novel Oh William!

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of My Name is Lucy Barton. She chatted with Lauren McDiarmid about her novel, the 2022 Booker Prize-shortlisted Oh William!, which sees the much-anticipated return of her beloved character, Lucy, what made her continue with the series, and the person who inspired her to become a writer.

Thu – 22nd Sep 2022

A gripping portrayal of human frailty and courage in the face of mortal danger – A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus

A Russian on Commando: The Boer War Experiences of Yevgeny Avgustus, edited by Boris Gorelik, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. …