South African Current Affairs

Mon – 11th Nov 2019

Don’t miss the launch of White Fragility – the international bestseller by Robin DiAngelo – at The Book Lounge (13 Nov)

Penguin Random House, Social Justice Agency and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.

Thu – 7th Nov 2019

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – the international bestseller by Robin DiAngelo

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo – a practical, crystallising guide for how white people can change the way they communicate and fight racism.

Wed – 6th Nov 2019

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of I Am Ndileka: More Than My Surname, the long-awaited memoir by Ndileka Mandela (6 Nov)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of I Am Ndileka by Ndileka Mandela.

Mon – 4th Nov 2019

Out now! The Bosasa Billions: How the ANC Sold its Soul for Braaipacks, Booze and Bags of Cash

The Bosasa Billions: How the ANC Sold its Soul for Braaipacks, Booze and Bags of Cash by James-Brent Styan and Paul Vecchiatto is out now from LAPA.

Fri – 1st Nov 2019

Corruption forces LAPA onto the streets – bust corruption by buying a book!

Very soon members of LAPA’s marketing team will be seen on street corners, urging fellow South Africans to bust corruption by buying a book.

Thu – 31st Oct 2019

I Am Ndileka: More Than My Surname by Ndileka Mandela, the eldest grandchild of Nelson Mandela

I Am Ndileka: More Than My Surname by Ndileka Mandela is out in November 2019 from Jacana Media.

Don’t miss the launches of Blessed by Bosasa by Adriaan Basson in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Port Elizabeth (31 Oct–12 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invites you to the launches of Blessed by Bosasa: Inside Gavin Watson’s State Capture Cult by Adriaan Basson.

Don’t miss the launch of Arthur Chaskalson: A Life Dedicated to Justice for All by Stephen Ellmann

Arthur Chaskalson: A Life Dedicated to Justice for All by Stephen Ellmann is a biography of a remarkable life lived in service both to law and to the struggle for social change and justice.

Tue – 29th Oct 2019

Join Ronnie Kasrils at the Pretoria launch of his new memoir Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel (5 Nov)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel, an extraordinary coming-of-age memoir from Ronnie Kasrils.

Fri – 25th Oct 2019

‘It’s a very important book’ – Eusebius McKaiser talks to Crispian Olver about his book A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink

Crispian Olver chatted to Eusebius McKaiser recently about his book A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink.

Tue – 22nd Oct 2019

Calling all writers! Submit your novel to Jonathan Ball Publishers

Jonathan Ball Publishers is accepting fiction submissions from 1–15 November 2019.

Mon – 21st Oct 2019

New book alert! Blessed by Bosasa: Inside Gavin Watson’s State Capture Cult by Adriaan Basson

It’s easy to imagine that state capture began with Jacob Zuma and the Guptas. But you’d be wrong. 

Thu – 17th Oct 2019

Don’t miss the launch of A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink by Crispian Olver at The Book Lounge (17 Oct)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink by Crispian Olver.

Tue – 15th Oct 2019

Don’t miss the launch of A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink by Crispian Olver at Love Books (23 Oct)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books invite you to the launch of A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink by Crispian Olver.

Thu – 10th Oct 2019

Crispian Olver exposes the political meltdown behind ‘Day Zero’ in his new book A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink

Crispian Olver’s new book, A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Mon – 7th Oct 2019

New book alert! Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: New Reflections – thought-provoking and moving essays collected by Benjamin Pogrund

Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: New Reflections by Benjamin Pogrund is out in October from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Wed – 2nd Oct 2019

Exhibition opening – Daylin Paul’s Broken Land (winner of the Ernest Cole Award) at Wits Art Museum (8 Oct)

Don’t miss the opening of Daylin Paul’s Broken Land at the Wits Art Museum, showing until Sunday 27 October.

Fri – 27th Sep 2019

Join Shirley Gunn and Shanil Haricharan with Charles Nqakula for the launch of Voices from the Underground at Love Books (1 Oct)

Join Penguin Random House at Love Books in Joburg for the launch of Voices from the Underground: Eighteen Life Stories from Umkhonto we Sizwe’s Ashley Kriel Detachment.

Mon – 23rd Sep 2019

Join Mcebisi Jonas at the Joburg launch of After Dawn, with Kgalema Motlanthe, Olusegun Obasanjo and Pravin Gordhan (25 Sep)

You are invited to the launch of After Dawn: Hope After State Capture by Mcebisi Jonas.

Thu – 19th Sep 2019