Book Launches

Save the date: Cape Town, Joburg and Pretoria launches of Bradley Steyn’s astonishing true-life thriller Undercover with Mandela’s Spies

Come join us for an evening with Bradley Steyn, the author of the astonishing true life thriller Undercover With Mandela Spies.

Don’t miss the launch of Soft Magic, the debut collection of prose and poetry from Malawian writer Upile Chisala, at The Book Lounge (30 May)

Soft Magic is the debut collection of prose and poetry by Malawian writer, Upile Chisala. This book explores the self, joy, blackness, gender, matters of the heart, the experience of Diaspora, spirituality and most of all, how we survive. Soft Magic is a shared healing journey.

You are invited to the launch of The Real Interior by Nthabi Taukobong

Join Tracey McDonald Publishers at Exclusive Books in Dainfern Square for the launch of Nthabi Taukobong’s book, The Real Interior.

Don’t miss Heather Morris, author of the international bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz, in Joburg (22 May)

Bookdealers and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris.

Join Lerato Mogoatlhe for the Cape Town launch of Vagabond at The Book Lounge (28 May)

BlackBird Books and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Vagabond by Lerato Mogoatlhe.

Their fate is in our hands. Can we save them? Don’t miss the launch of The Last Elephants at Exclusive Books Rosebank (6 June)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Last Elephants, compiled by Don Pinnock and Colin Bell.

Harris Dousemetzis, author of The Man Who Killed Apartheid, will be in conversation with Marianne Thamm at The Book Lounge (21 May)

Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Harris Dousemetzis, author of The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.

‘Cowardice in the face of pressure’ – Penguin Random House SA ‘stunned’ at UFS cancellation of Gangster State book event

Penguin Random House South Africa says it is ‘stunned’ that the University of the Free State cancelled a public book event for Pieter-Louis Myburgh’s Gangster State without informing the publisher or the author.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation by Rekgotsofetse Chikane at The Book Lounge (23 May)

Join Pan Macmillan and Rekgotsofetse Chikane for the Cape Town launch of Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation: The Politics Behind #MustFallMovements.

Don’t miss the launch of Tony Peake’s exquisite new novel North Facing at Love Books (28 May)

Love Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers are thrilled to invite you to the launch of North Facing by Tony Peake.

Don’t miss a panel discussion on Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh at the University of the Free State (23 May)

Penguin Random House invites you to a panel discussion on Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh at the University of the Free State.

An evening with Françoise Malby-Anthony, author of An Elephant in My Kitchen, in Onrusrivier (16 May)

Pan Macmillan invite you to a book discussion with Françoise Malby-Anthony, the author of An Elephant in My Kitchen.

Don’t miss acclaimed British historian Simon Sebag Montefiore at Love Books for the launch of Written in History (21 May)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books invite you to the launch of Written in History: Letters that Changed the World by Simon Sebag Montefiore.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Democracy Works with Greg Mills and Tendai Biti, Zimbabwe’s former minister of Finance (16 May)

You are invited to the Cape Town launch of Democracy Works: Rewiring Politics to Africa’s Advantage with Dr Greg Mills and Tendai Biti, Zimbabwe’s former minister of Finance.

‘A daring blend of romance, crime and history’ – Join Louisa Treger for the launch of The Dragon Lady at Love Books (16 May)

Love Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The Dragon Lady by Louisa Treger.

Join Pieter-Louis Myburgh for the launch of his new book Gangster State at the Mall of Africa (14 May)

Bargain Books and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh at the Mall of Africa.

Not to be missed: Details for the Joburg and Cape Town launches of Masande Ntshanga’s new novel Triangulum

Masande Ntshanga shot the lights out locally and internationally with his first novel, The Reactive. Join him to celebrate his new novel, Triangulum.

Join Pieter-Louis Myburgh for the Pretoria launch of his new book Gangster State (16 May)

Exclusive Books and Penguin Random House invite you to the Pretoria launch of Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh.

Don’t miss the launch of soccer legend Neil Tovey’s memoir, A Captain’s Journey (15 May)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of A Captain’s Journey by Neil Tovey.

Don’t miss the launch of Lauri Kubuitsile’s new novel But Deliver Us from Evil, with Yewande Omotoso and Karabo Kgoleng

Penguin Random House invites you to the launch of Lauri Kubuitsile’s new book, But Deliver Us from Evil.