International

Thu – 22nd Feb 2024

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).

Wed – 21st Feb 2024

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!

We Solve Murders – the first book in a brand new series by Richard Osman!

Get ready for a brand-new series from Richard Osman, the bestselling author of The Thursday Murder Club! 

Tue – 20th Feb 2024

‘As it turns out, I have the charisma of a potato …’ Read an excerpt from Amy Lea’s new romantic comedy The Catch

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Amy Lea’s spicy, swoonworthy rom-com, The Catch!

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.

Mon – 19th Feb 2024

[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!

To shock and surprise – Alex Michaelides chats about his gripping new psychological thriller The Fury

Lauren Mc Diarmid chatted to Alex Michaelides about how he goes about crafting these twists and turns, and the creative process behind his new thriller, The Fury.

Thu – 15th Feb 2024

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.​

Wed – 14th Feb 2024

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!

Frances White on her new novel, Voyage of the Damned – a murder mystery on a ship full of magical passengers

Author Frances White discusses her mind-blowing novel, Voyage of the Damned, what inspired the book, the setting and her irresistible lead character.

Tue – 13th Feb 2024

New book alert! The mind-blowing murder mystery debut Voyage of the Damned by Frances White

Voyage of the Damned, the fantasy debut on everyone’s lips by Frances White, is out now from Penguin Random House SA!  

Mon – 12th Feb 2024

Romance gives us a blueprint of what we should expect from relationships – Amy Lea chats about her new book, The Catch

Amy Lea is known for her bestselling rom-coms, and her new novel, The Catch, the third in her Influencer series, is positively swoonworthy.

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.

Thu – 8th Feb 2024

Read an excerpt from Piglet – the searing, unforgettable and original debut set to take readers by storm in 2024

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Piglet, the captivating new novel by Lottie Hazell!

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!

Wed – 7th Feb 2024

This is comfort food, Ottolenghi style. Out in September!

Weaving memories of childhood and travel with over 100 irresistible recipes, Ottolenghi’s much-anticipated new book transforms hearty mealtime staples into bold and adventurous cuisine …

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.

Mon – 5th Feb 2024

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!

Fri – 2nd Feb 2024

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!

Thu – 1st Feb 2024

Your best friend killed a man. Now she needs your help. Read an excerpt from We Were Never Here

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from We Were Never Here, the addictive, twisty new thriller by Andrea Bartz.