Cape Town

Don’t miss the launch of Lawfare, the timely and important new book by Michelle le Roux and Dennis Davis, in Cape Town (18 June)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Lawfare by Michelle le Roux and Dennis Davies.

Don’t miss the launch of former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey’s memoir A Captain’s Journey at The Book Lounge (3 July)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of A Captain’s Journey by Neil Tovey.

Don’t miss the launch of The 30-year Safari by Justin Fox at Exclusive Books Cavendish (11 June)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books Cavendish invite you to the launch of The 30-year Safari: A Celebration of Getaway Photography edited by Justin Fox.

Find out which authors will be at the 2019 Open Book Festival in Cape Town

The Open Book Festival has announced the first group of authors that will be at the event this year!

Don’t miss the book tour of the new edition of Anthea Jeffery’s seminal work People’s War in Joburg, Pretoria and Cape Town

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books are thrilled to invite you to the book launch tour of People’s War: New Light on the Struggle for South Africa by Anthea Jeffery.

Join Bradley D Steyn for the launch of Undercover with Mandela’s Spies in Cape Town (4 June)

Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Undercover with Mandela’s Spies: The Story of The Boy Who Crossed the Square by Bradley D Steyn and Mark Fine.

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.

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.

Rekgotsofetse Chikane, author of Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation, will be in conversation with Athol Williams in Cape Town

Join Rekgotsofetse Chikane, author of Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation: The Politics Behind #MustFallMovements, in conversation with Athol Williams, senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business.

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.

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 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.

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.

Meet Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven bestselling author Mitch Albom in Cape Town (2 May)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Next Person You Meet in Heaven.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Nuruddin Farah’s new novel North of Dawn, a provocative, devastating story of love, loyalty and national identity (24 April)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Nuruddin Farah’s new novel North of Dawn.

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.

[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. 

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