Cape Town

Don’t miss an evening with Tsitsi Dangarembga in Cape Town! (16 May)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Tsitsi Dangarembga.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Mike Nicol’s new thriller Hammerman (4 May)

Penguin Random House andPenguin Random House invite you to the in-store launch of Hammerman by Mike Nicol!

Don’t miss the launch of Liz McGregor’s new memoir Unforgiven: Face to Face with my Father’s Killer (7 Apr)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Wordsworth Books invite you to the launch of Unforgiven: Face to Face with my Father’s Killer by Liz McGregor.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World by Ian Goldin (23 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World by Ian Goldin.

Programme announced for Open Book Festival! (26-27 Mar)

After an absence of two years as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Open Book Festival returns with an exciting two-day, in-person event!

Don’t miss an evening with 2021 Booker Prize winner Damon Galgut, author of The Promise, at The Book Lounge (10 Mar)

You are invited to an evening with 2021 Booker Prize winner Damon Galgut at The Book Lounge!

Don’t miss the launch of Beyond Bitcoin by Steven Boykey Sidley and Simon Dingle at Exclusive Books V and A Waterfront (3 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Beyond Bitcoin: Decentralised Finance and the End of Banks by Steven Boykey Sidley and Simon Dingle.

Don’t miss the launch of Jason McNamara’s The Kind Kitchen at Nude Foods in Cape Town (21 Jan)

The Kind Kitchen in partnership with ProVeg, Nude Foods and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of The Kind Kitchen by Jason McNamara!

Don’t miss Mogau Seshoene, aka The Lazy Makoti, at the Waterfront Exclusive Books (5 Dec)

Come and meet Mogau Seshoene, author of Hosting With The Lazy Makoti: A Celebration of Food, in Cape Town!

Don’t miss the launch of the new Deon Meyer thriller The Dark Flood at Exclusive Books Cavendish (18 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the Cape Town launch of The Dark Flood – the new thriller from bestseller Deon Meyer!

Come and meet Dr Emmanuel Taban, author of The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph (17-18 Apr)

Don’t miss Dr Emmanuel Taban in Cape Town next weekend, where he will be signing copies of his book The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph.

Celebrate Heritage Month with these great local fiction titles, available from The Book Lounge for just R99 each

Celebrate Heritage Month with these great local fiction titles from Vanessa Raphaely, Nthikeng Mohlele, Fiona Snyckers and Craig Higginson!

Help South Africa’s beloved indie bookshops keep their doors open during lockdown

The latest edition of Burn After Reading tells you everything you need to know about supporting your local independent bookshop.

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 …

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.

Get blown away by James-Brent Styan and Anneleigh Jacobsen at this year’s Blown Away by Books Festival in Cape Town (11-14 Mar)

Come and meet James-Brent Styan and Anneleigh Jacobsen at the Blown Away by Books Festival in Cape Town.

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.

Don’t miss Tracy Going, Landa Mabenge and Desiree-Anne Martin chatting about writing their lives at the Blown Away by Books Festival in Cape Town

Memoirists Landa Mabenge, Tracy Going and Desiree-Anne Martin will be in conversation with Cathy Park at the Blown Away by Books Festival in Cape Town.

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 Pavlo Phitidis’s talk ‘Next Level’ at the UCT Graduate School of Business Distinguished Speakers Series (4 Mar)

Join business growth expert, author and co-founder of Aurik Business Accelerator Pavlo Phitidis at the UCT Graduate School of Business Distinguished Speakers Series.