Book events

Don’t miss the launch of the blazing Amakomiti by Trevor Ngwane (21 Oct)

Trevor Ngwane’s Amakomiti argues that, contrary to common perception, shack dwellers are an essential part of the urban population, whose political agency must be recognised and respected. 

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Charlotte Bauer’s How to Get Over Being Young: A Rough Guide to Midlife (20 Oct)

Penguin Random House, The Reading List and Love Books invite you to the virtual launch of How to Get Over Being Young: A Rough Guide to Midlife by Charlotte Bauer.

Kom luister na Ina Bonnette se verhaal van oorlewing, genade en genesing by die aanlynbekendstelling van INA (13 Okt)

Nou beskikbaar by LUCA! Kom luister na Ina Bonnette in gesprek met Bertha Wahl by die aanlynbekendstelling van INA, ’n Verhaal van genade en genesing.

Kom gesels met Pieter van Zyl oor sy boek Verhale van hoop by Hollywood Studios in Krugersdorp-Wes (9 Okt)

LAPA Uitgewers en Hollywood Costumes nooi jou uit na die bekendstelling van Verhale van hoop deur Pieter van Zyl – een dag voor Wêreld Psigiese Gesondheidsdag op Sondag 10 Oktober.

Book signing: Barbara Masekela will be signing copies of her memoir Poli Poli at Exclusive Books Killarney (9 Oct)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers at Exclusive Books Killarney, where Barbara Masekela will be signing copies of her book Poli Poli.

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Kom luister hoe gesels Pieter van Zyl oor sy boek, Verhale van hoop (6 Okt)

Moenie Pieter van Zyl se gesprek met Anschen Conradie oor sy boek Verhale van hoop mis nie!

A Special Daily Maverick Live Webinar – Expensive Poverty: Why Aid Fails and How It Can Work

In a special Focus on Africa live journalism webinar, join Dr Greg Mills with Bobi Wine, Ugandan opposition leader, and Tendai Biti, MDC vice president and former Zimbabwean finance minister, as they look at Expensive Poverty.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of A Path Unexpected, with Jane Evans in conversation with Jonathan Jansen (14 Oct)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books for the launch of Jane Evans’s memoir A Path Unexpected – a story about family, love, loss, finding purpose and dedicating oneself to a life of service.

Don’t miss a Heritage Day braai cook along with author Mynie Steffens (24 Sep)

Penguin Random House and Saturday Star invite you to a Heritage Day braai cook along with author Mynie Steffens!

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Moenie die bekendstelling van Op ’n mooi dag deur Irna van Zyl mis nie! (30 Sep)

Kom kuier saam met Irna van Zyl by die aanlynbekendstelling van haar jongste roman, Op ’n mooi dag.

FLF virtual event: The Boy Who Never Gave Up by Emmanuel Taban (22 Sep)

Join the Franschhoek Literary Festival for a FREE virtual event featuring Emmanuel Taban, author of the bestseller The Boy Who Never Gave Up, and Sara-Jayne Makwala King.

Kom vier die bekendstelling van Moord op Lake Panic deur Leon van Nierop op Kaapsehoop, Mpumalanga (25 Sep)

Kom kuier saam met Leon van Nierop en Alita Steenkamp by die bekendstelling van sy jongste roman, Moord op Lake Panic.

Don’t miss Barbara Masekela live at The Market Theatre for the launch of her memoir Poli Poli (18 Sep)

Exclusive Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers are proud to bring you the launch of Poli Poli by Barbara Masekela streamed live from the Market Theatre!

Join Sandisiwe Shoba for the launch of Hlumelo Biko’s new book Black Consciousness: A Love Story (15 Sep)

Join the Daily Maverick journalist Sandisiwe Shoba in conversation with Hlumelo Biko, entrepreneur, writer and the son of Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko and Dr Mamphela Ramphele, as they explore a unique and powerful love story.

Cook Along Part 2! Create a ‘Kitchen’ supper at home with Karen Dudley

Let Karen Dudley show you her secrets using her recipes from A Week in The Kitchen.

Don’t miss the South African launch of Paula Hawkins’s new thriller A Slow Fire Burning (16 Sep)

We are absolutely delighted to invite you to the Exclusive Books digital launch of A Slow Fire Burning, the scorching new thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train.

Don’t miss The Cheeky Natives in conversation with Lesley Lokko – internationally bestselling author of Soul Sisters

Join The Cheeky Natives for a discussion with bestselling international author Lesley Lokko about her new book Soul Sisters!

Don’t miss a reading of Our Ghosts Were Once People, with Sisonke Msimang, Bongani Kona, Khadija Patel, Vonani Bila, Paula Akugizibwe and Madeleine Fullard (1 Sep)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to a virtual reading of Our Ghosts Were Once People: Stories on Death and Dying, edited by Bongani Kona.

Wie het sy mes in vir wie? Kom vind uit by die aanlynbekendstelling van Moord op Lake Panic deur Leon van Nierop (2 Sep)

Dis een gesprek wat jy nie wil mis nie! Kom kuier saam met Leon van Nierop en Phyllis Green by die aanlynbekendstelling van sy jongste roman, Moord op Lake Panic.

Join Peter Hain for the virtual book launch of A Pretoria Boy, in conversation with Judge Dennis Davis (25 Aug)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for a conversation between Judge Dennis Davis and Lord Peter Hain about his new book A Pretoria Boy.