Book launches

Joburgers! Love Books remains open and is ready to deliver books (and wine!) to your door

Your friendly neighbourhood bookshop, Love Books, is waiting for your order! Joburg’s favourite independent bookshop Love Books is offering a free courier …

Capetonians! Don’t want to leave the house? Get The Book Lounge to come to you!

Your friendly neighbourhood bookshop, The Book Lounge, is ready and waiting for your order! Cape Town’s favourite independent bookshop The Book Lounge …

Join the Virtual Book Launch for Irna van Zyl’s new novel Blood Stone on Twitter (18 Mar 2020)

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, The Reading List will host a virtual book launch for Irna van Zyl’s new crime novel Blood Stone this evening! (6 pm, Wednesday 18 March 2020.)

Love Books and The Book Lounge cancel book launches until further notice – but will need your support, so keep buying books! (Home delivery available)

Two of our favourite independent bookshops, Love Books and The Book Lounge, have announced that they have decided to cancel all book launches until further notice.

Moenie die bekendstelling van Alleen onder die maan deur Willem Krog in Johannesburg misloop nie! (24 Maart)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Love Books nooi jou graag na die bekendstelling van Willem Krog se jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan.

Breakfast dialogue: Africa First! author Jakkie Cilliers in conversation with Junior Ngulube at GIBS (20 Mar)

GIBS invites you to a dialogue on Africa’s future with Africa First! author Jakkie Cilliers and Junior Ngulube, vice chairman of Sanlam, Pan African Markets.

Don’t miss the launch of The Asian Aspiration: Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia at UCT (24 Mar)

You’re invited to the launch of The Asian Aspiration: Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia by Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Hailemariam Desalegn and Emily van der Merwe.

Join Jakkie Cilliers for a dialogue on Africa’s future at the launch of Africa First! at UJ (19 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution by Jakkie Cilliers at the University of Johannesburg.

Don’t miss The East African Cookbook experience with Shereen Jog in Joburg (19 Mar)

Join Penguin Random House for the multicultural experience of East African cooking at the launch of The East African Cookbook by Shereen Jog.

Join Carien du Plessis and Martin Plaut for the launch of Understanding South Africa at Love Books (12 Mar)

Join Jacana Media at Love Books for the launch of Understanding South Africa by Carien du Plessis and Martin Plaut.

Can chaos and uncertainty breed opportunity? Find out at the launch of Bruce Whitfield’s new book The Upside of Down in Joburg (2 Apr)

Join Pan Macmillan for the launch of The Upside of Down: How Chaos and Uncertainty Breed Opportunity in South Africa by Bruce Whitfield, award-winning financial journalist and broadcaster.

Join Irna van Zyl for the launch of her heart-stopping new novel Blood Stone at The Book Lounge (18 Mar)

The Book Lounge and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Blood Stone by Irna van Zyl.

Author tour: Christy Lefteri, bestselling author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, will be in South Africa in March!

Christy Lefteri, author of the moving, powerful, compassionate and beautifully written novel The Beekeeper of Aleppo, will be in Cape Town and Joburg from 10–18 March 2020.

Kom vier die bekendstelling van Die afloerder en Geen engel nie by Die Bordienghuis-teater in Wellington (5 Maart)

Penguin Random House SA nooi jou vriendelik uit na die bekendstelling van Die afloerder deur Anel Heydenrych en Geen engel nie deur André Krüger.

Don’t miss the launch of The World According to Roger Ballen in Joburg (19 Mar)

The David Krut Bookstore, Jonathan Ball Publishers and Rabbi Cyril Harris Community Centre invite you to the launch of The World According to Roger Ballen.

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Changing a Leopard’s Spots: The Adventures of Two Wildlife Trackers (17 Mar)

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Changing a Leopard’s Spots by Alex van den Heever with Renais Mhlongo.

Jonny Steinberg will be in conversation with Mark Gevisser about his latest book One Day in Bethlehem at Kalk Bay Books (10 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg.

Don’t miss the Pretoria launch of Born Freeloaders – the new novel by Phumlani Pikoli

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the Pretoria launch of Born Freeloaders by Phumlani Pikoli.

Don’t miss the launch of Patricia Schonstein’s new novel The Inn at Helsvlakte at The Book Lounge (10 Mar)

The Book Lounge and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of The Inn at Helsvlakte by Patricia Schonstein.