Cape Town

First-ever book festival on the Cape Flats announced: The Read to Rise Book Festival (31 Aug-1 Sep)

A new book festival to be held in Mitchells Plain has been announced by Read to Rise.

A story of healing and hope: Don’t miss the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake at The Book Lounge (25 July)

Penguin Random House and the Book Lounge invite you to the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake.

Free mini workshop with Anthea Gardner, investment specialist and author of Make Your Money Work For You, in Cape Town (11 July)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to a free mini workshop by Anthea Gardner, investment guru and author of Make Your Money Work For You.

Don’t miss the launch of The Enforcers: Inside Cape Town’s Deadly Nightclub Battles by Caryn Dolley at The Book Lounge (11 July)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to launch of The Enforcers: Inside Cape Town’s Deadly Nightclub Battles by Caryn Dolley.

Don’t miss the launch of the new book These Are the Things That Sit With Us in Bonteheuwel

You’re invited to the launch of a new book documenting memories and stories from Bonteheuwel: These Are the Things That Sit With Us.

Why do women kill? Join Tanya Farber and Marianne Thamm at the launch of Blood on Her Hands in Cape Town to find out (10 July)

Don’t miss the launch of Blood on Her Hands: South Africa’s Most Notorious Female Killers by Tanya Farber in Cape Town.

Join Luke Alfred at Kelvin Grove Club for a lunch and book discussion of Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sports Stories that Shaped a New Nation

Join Kelvin Grove Club and Pan Macmillan for a club lunch with sports journalist Luke Alfred.

Join Yusuf Daniels for the Cape Town launch of Living Coloured (Because Black and White Were Already Taken) (26 June)

Jacana Media invite you to an Exclusive Books Homebru event to launch Living Coloured (Because Black & White Were Already Taken) by Yusuf Daniels.

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.