Book Events

Don’t miss the launch of North by Frank Owen, the pen name of Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer (19 Feb)

Penguin Random House and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of North by Frank Owen, the pen name of Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer.

Join Deon Maas for the launch of Witboy in Berlin in Johannesburg

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Witboy in Berlin by Deon Maas.

Everyone is Present events in Johannesburg, London and New York

If you missed Terry Kurgan’s packed book launches in Johannesburg, here’s one more chance to catch her.

Don’t miss a book discussion around We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall at Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education

“Combining personal reflections, essays, poetry and analyses, the book provides an insiders’ perspective on the movement, which swept university campuses across the country from 2015 and boldly challenged the status quo.”

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Don’t miss the launch of David Brock Katz’s new book South Africans versus Rommel in Joburg (Feb 21)

Delta Books and Bookdealers invite you to the launch of South Africans versus Rommel by David Brock Katz.

Zakes Mda’s novel The Zulus of New York is coming soon – Joburg and Cape Town launch details here!

Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, will be published by Umuzi in March 2019.

Join Carol Campbell in Somerset West for the launch of her latest novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (7 March)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Somerset West invite you to the launch of The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear by award-winning author Carol Campbell.

Join Nthikeng Mohlele for the Joburg launch of his new novel, Illumination (27 Feb)

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the Johannesburg launch of Illumination, the new novel by Nthikeng Mohlele.

Kwela 25: Iconic SA publisher celebrates 25 years of local publishing

Kwela Books is celebrating 25 years of local publishing this year, and will be hosting an event at Exclusive Books to celebrate. 

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Dead of Night, the new book by bestselling, award-winning author Michael Stanley (13 Feb)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Michael Stanley’s latest novel, Dead of Night.

Join Francoise Malby Anthony, the author of An Elephant in My Kitchen, for a club lunch at Kelvin Grove

Join Kelvin Grove Club and Pan Macmillan for a club lunch with Françoise Malby Anthony, the author of An Elephant in My Kitchen.

Don’t miss the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch (5 March)

MFBooks Joburg and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch.

Join Carol Campbell in Durban for the launch of her latest novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (5 March)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Gateway invite you to the launch of The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear by award-winning author Carol Campbell.

Join Eva Mazza for the launch of her debut novel Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch at Love Books

MFBooks Joburg and Eva Mazza invite you to the launch of the sizzling Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch, a novel that peeks into the lives of the privileged men and women of the winelands. 

Join Ivan Vladislavic at The Book Lounge for the launch of his new novel The Distance (12 Feb)

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Distance, the latest novel from Ivan Vladislavić.

Don’t miss the launch of Ivan Vladislavic’s new novel The Distance at Love Books (20 Feb)

Umuzi and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Distance, the latest novel from Ivan Vladislavić.

Don’t miss the launch of Real Meal Revolution: Low-Carb Cooking in Johannesburg

Come and witness a live studio demo and taste recipes from the cookbook!

Save the date for the Joburg and Stellenbosch launches of Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch by Eva Mazza

Don’t miss the launches of Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch, the debut novel from Eva Mazza – a sexy, fast-paced page-turner written with wry humour and finesse.

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and Graham Viney for a Royal Tribute Movie Night

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to an evening with Graham Viney, author of The Last Hurrah: South Africa and the Royal Tour of 1947, as he indulges our curiosity of the British Royal Family.

Don’t miss the launch of Charles Abrahams’s new book Class Action: In Search of a Larger Life at The Book Lounge (13 Feb)

‘A beautifully told, heartfelt story about hunger, sex, identity and legal idealism and creativity. When it ended I wanted more.’ – Albie Sachs