Johannesburg

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.

Joburgers! Love Books remains open and is ready to deliver books (and wine!) to your door

Your friendly neighbourhood bookshop, Love Books, is waiting for your order! Joburg’s favourite independent bookshop Love Books is offering a free courier …

Moenie die bekendstelling van Alleen onder die maan deur Willem Krog in Johannesburg misloop nie! (24 Maart)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Love Books nooi jou graag na die bekendstelling van Willem Krog se jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan.

Breakfast dialogue: Africa First! author Jakkie Cilliers in conversation with Junior Ngulube at GIBS (20 Mar)

GIBS invites you to a dialogue on Africa’s future with Africa First! author Jakkie Cilliers and Junior Ngulube, vice chairman of Sanlam, Pan African Markets.

Join Jakkie Cilliers for a dialogue on Africa’s future at the launch of Africa First! at UJ (19 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution by Jakkie Cilliers at the University of Johannesburg.

Join Carien du Plessis and Martin Plaut for the launch of Understanding South Africa at Love Books (12 Mar)

Join Jacana Media at Love Books for the launch of Understanding South Africa by Carien du Plessis and Martin Plaut.

Can chaos and uncertainty breed opportunity? Find out at the launch of Bruce Whitfield’s new book The Upside of Down in Joburg (2 Apr)

Join Pan Macmillan for the launch of The Upside of Down: How Chaos and Uncertainty Breed Opportunity in South Africa by Bruce Whitfield, award-winning financial journalist and broadcaster.

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 the launch of The World According to Roger Ballen in Joburg (19 Mar)

The David Krut Bookstore, Jonathan Ball Publishers and Rabbi Cyril Harris Community Centre invite you to the launch of The World According to Roger Ballen.

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Changing a Leopard’s Spots: The Adventures of Two Wildlife Trackers (17 Mar)

Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Changing a Leopard’s Spots by Alex van den Heever with Renais Mhlongo.

Join James Hendry for the launch of his new novel Reggie and Me at Love Books, with Gail Schimmel (4 Mar)

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of Reggie and Me by James Hendry, author of A Year in the Wild and Back to the Bush.

Don’t miss the chance to see Elizabeth Gilbert LIVE in Cape Town (2 June) or Johannesburg (4 June)

Don’t miss your chance to see Elizabeth Gilbert LIVE in Cape Town (2 June) OR Johannesburg (4 June).

Join consulting dietician Regine du Plessis for the launch of A Slimmer You Cookbook – recipes to help you lose 10kg in 3 months (27 Feb)

Join Regine du Plessis, consulting dietician and author of A Slimmer You Cookbook, in conversation with Richard Sutton, author of The Stress Code.

Don’t miss the launch of Litha Hermanus’s debut novel, The Eyes of the Naked, at Wits (6 March)

Penguin Random House invites you to the launch of The Eyes of the Naked by Litha Hermanus.

Mingle with Kuli Roberts and get your copy of her gripping debut novel Siren signed in Sandton (1 Feb)

Join MacAwesomeZA Digital Media in Sandton for a book launch and signing of Siren, the debut novel by television and radio personality Kuli Roberts.

Don’t miss Ronnie Kasrils’s Wits History Workshop seminar on his new memoir Catching Tadpoles (12 Feb)

Join Jacana Media and the Wits History Workshop for a seminar by Ronnie Kasrils about his latest memoir Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel.

Join Ali Bacher and David Williams for an informative presentation on their new book South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers Past and Present (12 Feb)

Get ready to be bowled over!

Join us for an informative presentation by Dr Ali Bacher and David Williams as they discuss their new book ‘South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers – Past & Present’ at St Dunstan’s College on Wednesday, 12 February.

Join Amy Heydenrych for the launch of her new thriller The Pact at Love Books (5 Feb)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of The Pact by Amy Heydenrych.

Join The Business Book Club for a discussion of Sweat Scale $ell with business accelerator Pavlo Phitidis (4 Feb)

The February edition of The Business Book Club will feature business accelerator Pavlo Phitidis.

Don’t miss Phumlani Pikoli’s multidisciplinary exhibition Occupying A Fatuous State of Severity in Joburg (23 Jan)

Multidisciplinary artist and writer Phumlani Pikoli is debuting an exhibition entitled ‘Occupying A Fatuous State of Severity’, based on his book, at TMRW Gallery in Joburg.