Book Events

Don’t miss the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe at The Book Lounge

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe.

Join Eva Mazza at Exclusive Books Somerset Mall for the launch of Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch

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.

The Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club celebrates World Book Day

The Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club will celebrate World Book Day with a panel discussion entitled ‘Parents’ involvement is the number one predictor of early literacy success and future academic achievement’.

Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven bestselling author Mitch Albom in South Africa this month

Remember Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven? Well Mitch Albom, author extraordinaire, will be at Love Books to launch his latest book, The Next Person you Meet in Heaven.

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sport Stories that Shaped a New Nation by Luke Alfred and Ian Hawkey

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the Johannesburg launch of Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sport Stories that Shaped a New Nation by Luke Alfred and Ian Hawkey.

A rediscovery of our African identity – Hlumelo Biko launches Africa Reimagined at Love Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books invite you to the launch of Hlumelo Biko’s new book, Africa Reimagined: Reclaiming a Sense of Abundance and Prosperity.

[UPDATE: Venue has been changed] Joburg and Cape Town launch details for Pieter-Louis Myburgh’s new book Gangster State

Exclusive Books and Penguin Random House invite you to the Joburg and Cape Town launches of Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh. 

Join Fiona Snyckers, in conversation with Lorraine Sithole, for the launch of her new novel Lacuna at Love Books

You are invited to the Johannesburg launch of Lacuna, the new novel by Fiona Snyckers.

Don’t miss the launch of the extraordinary book The Last Elephants at Kalk Bay Books (9 April)

‘Who and what would we be without elephants in the world? What would their extinction say about the human species? What would be the cost of the loss of this animal to the landscapes, to the ecology of other species such as insects, birds, mammals, plants and trees and more … and to the human psyche?’ – Dr Ian McCallum

Hayley Chewins launches her captivating debut novel The Turnaway Girls at Love Books

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins.

Don’t miss the launch of Whatever, the frank and hilariously dark memoir of 19-year-old Saskia Bailey, at The Book Lounge (10 April)

MFBooks Joburg invites you to the Cape Town launch of Saskia Bailey’s debut book, Whatever: A 21st-century Memoir.

Renowned Stanford political scientist Francis Fukuyama will be in South Africa for the launch of his new book Identity

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Identity: Contemporary Identity Politics and the Struggle for Recognition by Francis Fukuyama.

Don’t miss the Cheeky Natives in conversation with Rekgotsofetse Chikane at the Live Literature Market in Newtown

This Sunday, Word N Sound and the Cheeky Natives bring you a conversation with Rekgotsofetse Chikane about his first book, Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation: The Politics Behind #MustFallMovements.

Join Marlene van der Westhuizen for the launch of Plate at Exclusive Books i’langa Mall (3 April)

Exclusive Books and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Plate by Marlene van der Westhuizen in Mbombela.

Don’t miss the launch of Whatever, the frank and hilariously dark memoir of 19-year-old Saskia Bailey, at Love Books (4 April)

MFBooks Joburg invites you to the launch of Saskia Bailey’s debut book, Whatever: A 21st-century Memoir.

Don’t miss a book discussion of We Are No Longer at Ease at the Constitution Hill Human Rights Festival (22 Mar)

‪‪Is free higher education a human right? Join Jacana Media for a book discussion and intergenerational conversation at Constitution Hill.

Join Marlene van der Westhuizen for the launch of Plate at Orange Restaurant

Penguin Random House invites you to the launch of Plate by Marlene van der Westhuizen.

Join Marlene van der Westhuizen for the launch of Plate at Exclusive Books Hyde Park, followed by a dinner

Exclusive Books and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Plate by Marlene van der Westhuizen.

Don’t miss the launch of Carsten Rasch’s memoir Between Rock and a Hard Place at Love Books (28 Mar)

MFBooks Joburg and Love Books invite you to the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch, ‘a survivor from the South African punk and new wave scene of the eighties’.

Join Julia Martin for the launch of her memoir The Blackridge House at The Book Lounge

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Blackridge House by Julia Martin.