Book Events

Save the date for Jeremy Maggs’s book launch

Jeremy Maggs’s new book Win! Compelling Conversations with 20 Successful South Africans will be launched at the end of January.

Join Vernon RL Head and John Maytham at The Book Lounge for the launch of Featherings

Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Featherings: True Stories in Search of Birds, the new book edited by Vernon RL Head.

Join James-Brent Styan at The Book Lounge for the launch of Heartbreaker: Christiaan Barnard and the First Heart Transplant

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Heartbreaker: Christiaan Barnard and the First Heart Transplant by James-Brent Styan.

Don’t miss the launch of Richard Steyn’s new book Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship in Durban

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Adams Books invite you to the launch of Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship, by Richard Steyn.

Pop-up elephant picture show to launch Eva-Lotta Jansson’s new book On the Road to Elephants

You are invited to a pop-up elephant picture show to celebrate the pre-launch of photographer Eva-Lotta Jansson’s new book, On the Road to Elephants.

Johannesburg. Made in China, the 9th book of the acclaimed series Wake Up, This is Joburg, launches at Fourthwall Books

Fourthwall Books invites you to the launch of Johannesburg. Made in China, the 9th book of the acclaimed series Wake Up, This is Joburg, by photographer Mark Lewis and writer Tanya Zack.

Join Mandla Langa for the launch of Dare Not Linger in Cape Town

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years by Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa.

One of the reasons I wrote this book was the Fees Must Fall activists: Rehana Rossouw at the launch of her new novel New Times

Fees Must Fall, journalism in the 1980s, same-sex relationships, the Bo Kaap community and the idea that Nelson Mandela was a ‘sell-out’ …

Essential reading: Don’t miss the launch of The Black Consciousness Reader in Newtown

Published in the year of the 40th anniversary of Steve Biko’s murder, The Black Consciousness Reader is an essential collection.

Full Abantu Book Festival programme revealed – get your tickets now!

The full programme for the Abantu Book Festival has been revealed!

Don’t miss the launch of Ramaphosa: The Man Who Would Be King by Ray Hartley

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers at Exclusive Books Brooklyn for the launch of Ramaphosa: The Man Who Would Be King by Ray Hartley.

Join the Literary Alliance at Bridge Books for a discussion with Achmat Dangor about his latest novel Dikeledi

Owing to popular demand, the Literary Alliance is hosting one more book discussion before the end of the year!

Join Tim Noakes and Marika Sboros at the Rand Club for the launch of Lore of Nutrition

The Rand Club invites you to a lunch, talk and Q&A with the authors of Lore of Nutrition, the esteemed Tim Noakes and Marika Sboros.

Join Zapiro for a coffee morning at Love Books to celebrate his new book

Jacana Media and Love Books invite you to a coffee morning with Zapiro to chat about new book Hasta la Gupta, Baby!

Teko Modise’s new book The Curse of Teko Modise will reveal ‘shocking stuff’ – including how he consulted ‘a powerful medicine man’ from the Congo

The book reveals how Teko Modise consulted with ‘a powerful medicine man – a king from the Congo’ to help break the curse that prevented him from winning a trophy.

Reading to Write: Don’t miss this Abantu Book Festival warm-up event with Athambile Masola and Sihle Khumalo

Kaya FM and the Abantu Book Festival bring you their first book club meeting of the summer!

Join Zapiro at Wits Education Campus for the presentation of his new book, Hasta la Gupta, Baby!

Jacana Media are thrilled to invite you to the Johannesburg launch of Zapiro’s new book Hasta la Gupta, Baby!

Hasta la Gupta, Baby! Don’t miss Zapiro’s Cape Town book launch with Pravin Gordhan

Join Zapiro and special guest Pravin Gordhan in Cape Town for the launch of his latest annual Hasta la Gupta, Baby!

Don’t miss the launch of Enemy of the People at The Book Lounge

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Enemy of the People by Adriaan Basson and Pieter du Toit.

Join Anya Schiffrin, George Lugalambi and Anton Harber for a discussion of investigative journalism written by Africans in Africa

Africa Muckraking is the first collection of investigative and campaigning journalism written by Africans and about Africa.