Cape Town

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

Don’t miss the launch of Whatever, the frank and hilariously dark memoir of 19-year-old Saskia Bailey, at The Book Lounge (10 April)

MFBooks Joburg invites you to the Cape Town launch of Saskia Bailey’s debut book, Whatever: A 21st-century Memoir.

Join Julia Martin for the launch of her memoir The Blackridge House at The Book Lounge

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Blackridge House by Julia Martin.

Join Carsten Rasch in conversation with Valiant Swart for the launch of Between Rock and a Hard Place in Stellenbosch

MFBooks Joburg invites you to the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch, ‘a survivor from the South African punk and new wave scene of the eighties’.

Zapiro returns to FanCon in Cape Town! (28 April)

Zapiro, South Africa’s top multi-award winning cartoonist, returns to FanCon!

Don’t miss the launch of Katharine Kilalea’s mesmerising debut novel OK, Mr Field at The Book Lounge (20 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Katharine Kilalea, author of OK, Mr Field.

Don’t miss the launch of Marlene van der Westhuizen’s new cookbook Plate at The Book Lounge (14 Mar)

Struik Lifestyle and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Plate by Marlene van der Westhuizen.

Join Peter Bills at Kelvin Grove Club for lunch and a talk on his new book The Jersey: The Secrets Behind the World’s Most Successful Team

Join Kelvin Grove Club and Pan Macmillan for lunch with author Peter Bills and a talk on his new book The Jersey: The Secrets Behind the World’s Most Successful Team.

Join Ivan Vladislavić, in conversation with Mark Gevisser, for the launch of The Distance at Kalk Bay Books (2 April)

Penguin Random House and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of Ivan Vladislavić’s new novel The Distance.

Don’t miss Pan Macmillan authors at the US Woordfees book festival – including international bestseller Joanna Trollope

Visit the US Woordfees book festival for an opportunity to engage and meet Pan Macmillan authors Judith February, Ian Fuhr, Mohale Mashigo, Johan Booysen and international bestselling writer Joanna Trollope!

Don’t miss Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – the undisputed queen of Icelandic noir fiction – in Cape Town (6 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – the undisputed queen of Icelandic noir fiction.

Join David Brock Katz for the launch of South Africans versus Rommel at Quentin at Oakhurst Barn in Hout Bay

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Quentin at Oakhurst invite you to the launch of South Africans versus Rommel by David Brock Katz.

Don’t miss Zakes Mda in conversation with Ingrid Winterbach at Woordfees (5 March)

Zakes Mda will be at Woordfees this year to discuss his new book The Zulus of New York.

Join Sihle Khumalo at Woordfees chatting about his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (4 March)

Sihle Khumalo will be at Woordfees this year to discuss his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse.

Join Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer at The Book Lounge for the launch of North (21 Feb)

If a virus doesn’t kill you, the South will…

Penguin Random House and Book Lounge invite you to the launch of NORTH by Frank Owen. Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer (@almaxlat) will be in discussion with @HenriettaRI.

Don’t miss the launch of North by Frank Owen, the pen name of Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer (19 Feb)

Penguin Random House and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of North by Frank Owen, the pen name of Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer.

Join Carol Campbell in Somerset West for the launch of her latest novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (7 March)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Somerset West invite you to the launch of The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear by award-winning author Carol Campbell.