Book events

Don’t miss the launch of Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa at Mamma Roma in Cape Town (27 Aug)

You are invited to the launch of Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa!

Don’t miss a book discussion of Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets at Wits (27 Aug)

WiSER, the Governing Intimacies project and UKZN Press invite you to a book discussion of Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000–2018, edited by Makhosazana Xaba.

Veels geluk aan al die finaliste van die ATKV-Woordveertjies 2019! (Plus: Video)

Die Afrikaanse Taal- en Kultuurvereniging (ATKV) het vroeër vandeesmaand die finaliste van die ATKV-Woordveertjies bekendgemaak.

Meet Yusuf Daniels, author of Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), and get your book signed!

Yusuf Daniels, author of the hit memoir Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), will be signing books at two Bargain Books stores in Cape Town.

Join Andrew Pike for the launches of Against All Odds: The Epic Story of the Oceanos Rescue, a gripping account of SA’s biggest maritime investigation (26 Aug–3 Sep)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the book launches of Against All Odds: The Epic Story of the Oceanos Rescue by Andrew Pike.

Breaking news: Miché Solomon/Zephany Nurse will be telling her story at the Open Book Festival

Miché Solomon and Joanne Jowell will discuss the astonishing new memoir Zephany: Two Mothers One Daughter at the Open Book Festival in September. …

Join Vincent Carruthers for a magical journey of discovery as he launches his new book Cradle of Life in Magaliesberg (24 Aug)

The Struik Nature Club invites you to the launch of Cradle of Life: The Story of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind, by celebrated environmentalist Vincent Carruthers.

Join The Book Revue for a morning of conversation with Letshego Zulu about her gripping memoir, I Choose to Live (17 Aug)

Jacana Media and The Book Revue invite you to a morning with Letshego Zulu, author of the gripping memoir I Choose to Live.

Don’t miss the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe at Exclusive Books Hyde Park (14 August)

MFBooks Joburg and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe.

Don’t miss upcoming discussions with Mcebisi Jonas about his new book After Dawn: Hope After State Capture in Joburg (15 and 22 August)

Pan Macmillan South Africa invites you to two upcoming events in celebration of Mcebisi Jonas’s new book – After Dawn: Hope After State Capture.

International bestselling author Sarah Ladipo Manyika is coming to South Africa!

Save the date! International bestselling author Sarah Ladipo Manyika will be at the Open Book Festival and South African Book Fair this year.

Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy – in-depth analysis by experts on South African politics

Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy, edited by Roger Southall and Collette Schulz-Herzenberg, is out soon from Jacana Media.

Don’t miss the launch of Julia Martin’s powerful memoir of dementia The Blackridge House at Epworth Prep School in Pietermaritzburg

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Epworth Prep School are thrilled to invite you to the launch of The Blackridge House by Julia Martin. Julia will be in conversation with Mary Gardner.

Join former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas at the Joburg launch of After Dawn (13 August)

How can we free South Africa from corruption? Find out at the launch of After Dawn: Hope After State Capture by Mcebisi Jonas.

A cryptic killer cruising the streets of Joburg – Don’t miss the launch of Johan Jack Smith’s debut novel Zola at Love Books (22 Aug)

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the launch of Zola, the debut novel by Johan Jack Smith.

Join Gaongalelwe Tiro at the launch of Parcel of Death: The Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro at Exclusive Books (22 Aug)

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Parcel of Death: The Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro by Gaongalelwe Tiro.

The programme for the 2019 Open Book Festival has been revealed!

The full programme has been announced for the ninth Open Book Festival!

Don’t miss the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe at Exclusive Books Cavendish (6 August)

MFBooks Joburg and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Get Me to 21: The Jenna Lowe Story by Gabi Lowe.

Join Living Coloured author Yusuf Daniels for a fun-filled evening of talks, food, spot prizes and more in Cape Town (3 August)

Yusuf Daniels invites you to a fun-filled evening in support of small businesses at Kenwyn Primary School in Cape Town.

Join Sarah Wild and Sipho Kings for the Joburg launch of South Africa’s Survival Guide to Climate Change (13 August)

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of South Africa’s Survival Guide to Climate Change by Sarah Wild and Sipho Kings.