After an absence of two years as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Open Book Festival returns with an exciting two-day, in-person event!
Don’t miss a reading of Our Ghosts Were Once People, with Sisonke Msimang, Bongani Kona, Khadija Patel, Vonani Bila, Paula Akugizibwe and Madeleine Fullard (1 Sep)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to a virtual reading of Our Ghosts Were Once People: Stories on Death and Dying, edited by Bongani Kona.
‘The experience of grief is as unique to each of us as our fingerprints’ – Our Ghosts Were Once People, a new book edited by Bongani Kona
Our Ghosts Were Once People: Stories on Death and Dying edited by Bongani Kona is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Writing Joburg Noir – don’t miss this Jacana Conversation with Niq Mhlongo and Bongani Kona, in conversation with Lorraine Sithole (11 Nov)
Join Jacana Media for the launch of Joburg Noir, an anthology crafted with finesse, flair and serious smarts.
Black Tax: Burden or Ubuntu?, edited by Niq Mhlongo, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!
Don’t miss Mphuthumi Ntabeni and Bongani Kona at the launch of The Broken River Tent at The Book Lounge
Join Mphuthumi Ntabeni in conversation with Chimurenga editor Bongani Kona for the launch of The Broken River Tent.
This Is How It Is a ‘refreshing, poignant and wide-ranging’ (Helen Moffett) collection of real life experiences: 52 stories, prose and poetry, that tell of a man who is anxious about an HIV test; a child with an alarming nose for gossip and a girl who is saved by the enemy in a war zone.