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First People – Andrew Smith examines what we know about southern Africa’s earliest inhabitants

First People: The Lost History of the Khoisan by Andrew Smith is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Track your past, order your present and plan your future with The Bullet Journal Method!

The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

New book alert! Find out more about Louis Greenberg’s surreal, mysterious new novel Exposure

Exposure by Louis Greenberg is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Tecla Ciolfi chats to Jennifer Otter Bickerdike about her new book Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon

In the new episode of Pagecast, a new podcast by Jonathan Ball Publishers, Tecla Ciolfi chats to Jennifer Otter Bickerdike about her new book Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon.

Watch: Legendary investor Ray Dalio introduces his new book Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order

Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order by Ray Dalio is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

Don’t miss a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa (15 Jan)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers at Wordsworth Books Sea Point for a book signing with Treive Nicholas, author of A Nun and the Pig: Tales from South Africa!

Watch an interview with bestselling author Nicholas Sparks (and find out about his new book, The Wish!)

The international bestselling author of The Notebook, Nicholas Sparks, is back with his most epic story yet.

Listen to an excerpt from Siya Turabi’s The Last Beekeeper – one of the most exciting debuts of 2021

The Last Beekeeper by Siya Turabi is a lyrical historical novel of family, friendship and self-discovery, exploring the power of choice in a changing world and love in communion with nature.

These are the books you should read. This is the canon.

This is the Canon by Joan Anim-Addo, Deirdre Osborne and Kadija Sesay is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

Celebrate food this festive season with 5 creative local cookbooks (Plus: Free recipes!)

Spending a lot more time in the kitchen these days? Join the club! Here are five cookbooks you must add to your collection this year. Plus, they make great gifts for aspirant chefs!

SPIKE – a visual celebration of world-renowned filmmaker Spike Lee’s life and career to date

Spike Lee is a world-renowned, Academy Award-winning filmmaker, a cultural icon, and one of the most prominent voices on race and racism for more than three decades. This career-spanning monograph is a visual celebration of his life and career to date.

The Dark Hours – the gripping new thriller from Michael Connelly – out now!

The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Peril – the extraordinary story of the end of one presidency and the beginning of another

Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa – now available from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Listen to an excerpt from Femlandia, the clever and chilling new novel from bestselling author Christina Dalcher

Femlandia by Christina Dalcher – a chilling look into an alternate near future where a woman and her daughter seek refuge in a women-only colony, only to find that the safe haven they were hoping for is the most dangerous place they could be.

The latest episode of Pagecast is out now! Listen to bestselling author Robin Sharma discussing his latest book The Everyday Hero Manifesto with Bongani Bingwa

In the new episode of Pagecast, a new podcast by Jonathan Ball Publishers, bestselling author Robin Sharma discusses his latest book The Everyday Hero Manifesto with Bongani Bingwa, host of the Breakfast show on 702.

A Haunting at Holkham – the new blockbuster mystery from the bestselling author of Lady in Waiting and Murder on Mustique

Out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers: A Haunting at Holkham – the thrilling new novel from Anne Glenconner, the acclaimed author of Murder on Mustique, based on the childhood described in her international bestseller Lady in Waiting.

Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19 by Alina Chan Matt Ridley – the book on the search for the origin of Covid-19

Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19 by Alina Chan and Matt Ridley is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Don’t miss Mogau Seshoene, aka The Lazy Makoti, at the Waterfront Exclusive Books (5 Dec)

Come and meet Mogau Seshoene, author of Hosting With The Lazy Makoti: A Celebration of Food, in Cape Town!

The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom – the stunning new novel from the bestselling author of global phenomenon Tuesdays with Morrie

The Stranger in the Lifeboat – an inspirational, moving new novel from Mitch Albom, the 40 million copy bestselling author of Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.