Book Events

Join Lesego Semenya for a discussion of his new cookbook Dijo: My Food, My Journey at the Treasure Island pop-up exhibition

Jacana Media and the Treasure Island pop-up exhibition invite you to a discussion of Dijo: My Food, My Journey by Lesego Semenya.

Don’t miss Frank Ostaseski, internationally respected Buddhist teacher, at The Novalis Ubuntu Institute

Frank Ostaseski will be speaking at The Novalis Ubuntu Institute in Cape Town.

Join Ian Glenn for the launch of his new book The First Safari at the Lycée Français du Cap in Cape Town

Jacana Media and the Lycée Français du Cap invite you to the book launch of The First Safari: Searching for François Levaillant by Ian Glenn.

Join BlackBird Books and Abantu Book Festival for sundowners at the Soweto Hotel

BlackBird Books, Abantu Book Festival and The Soweto Hotel invite you to sundowners.

Don’t miss the launch of Set a Table, the new cookbook by Karen Dudley, in Cape Town (2 Dec)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Set a Table by Karen Dudley. 

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Southern African Muckraking, edited by Anton Harber (26 Nov)

Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Southern African Muckraking: 150 Years Of Investigative Journalism Which Has Shaped The Region, edited by Anton Harber.

Join Sihle Khumalo for a Brand New Book Bash at UPPERcase Books, to celebrate his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (5 Dec)

Join Umuzi and UPPERcase Books for an evening with Sihle Khumalo, to celebrate and introduce his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse. 

Get your copy of Set a Table signed by Karen Dudley at Bargain Books in Cape Town (24 Nov)

Jacana Media and Bargain Books invite you to a book signing of Set a Table by Karen Dudley.

Join Sihle Khumalo at Bridge Books Maboneng for the launch of his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (29 Nov)

Join Umuzi at Bridge Books Maboneng for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, the new book by Sihle Khumalo, the bestselling author of Dark Continent My Black Arse and Almost Sleeping My Way to Timbuktu.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Terry Kurgan’s new book Everyone is Present (22 Nov)

Fourthwall Books and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Everyone is Present: Essays on Photography, Memory and Family by Terry Kurgan.

Abantu Book Festival organisers announce new additions to this year’s programme – including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie!

Abantu Book Festival organisers have announced some additional international guests of this year’s event, namely Odafe Atogun, Lola Shoneyin and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. …

Don’t miss Vanessa Govender in Chatsworth discussing her book Beaten but not Broken and 16 Days of Activism

Vanessa Govender will be in Chatsworth, Durban to chat about her new book Beaten but not Broken, and commemorate the annual 16 Days of Activism campaign.

Join The Cheeky Natives for a discussion of Sisonke Msimang’s new book The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela at Bridge Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Bridge Books invite you to the launch of The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela by Sisonke Msimang.

Join Fourthwall Books for the launch of Terry Kurgan’s Everyone is Present at Love Books

Fourthwall Books and Love Books invite you to the launch of Everyone is Present: Essays on Photography, Memory and Family by Terry Kurgan.

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Vanessa Raphaely’s debut novel Plus One at Love Books

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the Johannesburg launch of Vanessa Raphaely’s debut novel Plus One.

Don’t miss the launch of Deon Meyer’s new book The Woman in the Blue Cloak in Cape Town, with Mike Nicol (8 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Woman in the Blue Cloak, the new novel by Deon Meyer!

Get your copy of Zapiro’s new book Let the Sunshine In signed in Joburg and Midrand!

When all around is crumbling, when fake news and zipped lips conceal the truth, Zapiro comes to the rescue. With the dissecting eye of a surgeon, the rapier-like point of his pen exposes flimflam and reveals with a single line what lies behind the action.

Don’t miss the launch of Set a Table by Karen Dudley at The Book Lounge (20 Nov)

Set a Table is Karen’s latest offering, following in the footsteps of her groundbreaking and much-loved Week in the Kitchen books.

Don’t miss Khaya Dlanga at Bridge Books Maboneng for the launch of his new book These Things Really Do Happen To Me (3 Nov)

Sometimes real life is stranger than fiction. That certainly is the case when considering the things that happen to Khaya Dlanga in the course of his everyday life.

Find out how to eat for a thriving gut at the launch of The Mandala Kitchen in Franschhoek

Jacana Media and The Work Shed invite you to the launch of The Mandala Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Heal and Restore Your Gut by Marlien Wright.