Cape Town

Don’t miss the launch of Philip Lymbery’s new book Sixty Harvests Left at The Book Lounge (5 Oct)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Sixty Harvests Left: How to Reach a Nature-friendly Future by Philip Lymbery.

Join debut author Shameez Patel Papathanasiou for the launch of The Last Feather in Cape Town (26 Aug)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Wordsworth Books invite you to the launch of The Last Feather by Shameez Patel Papathanasiou!

Find out which authors will be at the 2022 Open Book Festival in Cape Town – and book your tickets now!

The Open Book Festival will be taking place in Cape Town from 2 to 4 September this year. 

Don’t miss the launch of the new book Africa Fashion at Merchants on Long in Cape Town (25 Aug)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Merchants on Long invite you to the launch of Africa Fashion, featuring South African designers Sindiso Khumalo, Lukhanyo Mdingi, Maxhosa Africa and Nao Serati.

Don’t miss Mark Winkler in conversation with Helen Moffett for the launch of The Errors of Doctor Browne (25 Aug)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the in-store launch of The Errors of Doctor Browne, the new novel by Mark Winkler.

Join Oscar Chalupsky for the launch of his memoir No Retreat, No Surrender in Cape Town (23 Aug)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Waterfront invite you to the launch of Oscar Chalupsky’s new book No Retreat, No Surrender: The Inspiring Story of a World-Champion Sportsman and Cancer Warrior.

Cape Town foodies, listen up! Don’t miss Cooking Experiences 2022 with Kosbaar-author Elmarie Berry (13 Aug – 3 Nov)

Want to learn how to make cooking easier and more enjoyable? Join Kosbaar author Elmarie Berry for a series of eight cooking experiences at her home in Cape Town!

Louisa Treger to tour South Africa to launch her new novel Madwoman (10-11 Aug)

Louisa Treger will be in South Africa in August to launch her new novel Madwoman!

Don’t miss the launch of In Our Own Words: Nurses on the Front Line at The Book Lounge in Cape Town (Tues)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of In Our Own Words: Nurses on the Front Line by Siedine Coetzee, Hester Klopper and Jonathan Jansen.

Join Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka for the launch of Don’t Upset ooMalume: A Guide to Stepping Up Your Xhosa Game in Cape Town (2 Aug)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for the book launch of Don’t Upset ooMalume: A Guide to Stepping Up Your Xhosa Game by Hombakazi Mercy Nqandeka.

Uit sy hart uit: Moenie die bekendstelling van Hoerkind deur Herman Lategan by Exclusive Books V&A Waterfront misloop nie! (21 Jul)

Penguin Random House SA en Exclusive Books nooi jou uit na die bekendstelling van Hoerkind deur Herman Lategan.

Join Nick Dall and Matthew Blackman for the launch of Spoilt Ballots: The Elections that Shaped South Africa in Cape Town (22 Jun)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Spoilt Ballots: The Elections that Shaped South Africa, from Shaka to Cyril, by Nick Dall and Matthew Blackman.

Don’t miss the launch of Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter by Ebrahim Ebrahim (16 Jun)

Jacana Media and the Castle of Good Hope invite you to the launch of Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter by Ebrahim Ebrahim.

Don’t miss the launch of Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg in Cape Town (2 Jun)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg.

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!