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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 …

Join the Virtual Book Launch for Irna van Zyl’s new novel Blood Stone on Twitter (18 Mar 2020)

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, The Reading List will host a virtual book launch for Irna van Zyl’s new crime novel Blood Stone this evening! (6 pm, Wednesday 18 March 2020.)

Love Books and The Book Lounge cancel book launches until further notice – but will need your support, so keep buying books! (Home delivery available)

Two of our favourite independent bookshops, Love Books and The Book Lounge, have announced that they have decided to cancel all book launches until further notice.

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.

Calling all book clubs and lovers of South African literature! Make sure you don’t miss out on this event

An evening with authors Yewande Omotoso, Fred Khumalo, Siphiwe Ndlovu, Kurt Ellis, Natalia Molebatse and Sihle Khumalo.

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.

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.

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.

Don’t miss the launch of Ronnie Kasrils’s new memoir Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel at Love Books (3 Dec)

Jacana Media and Love Books invite you to the launch of Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel, an extraordinary coming-of-age memoir from Ronnie Kasrils.

Spend Saturday morning with Zapiro as he launches his 2019 annual, Which Side is Up? (16 Nov)

Jacana Media and Love Books invite you to the launch of Zapiro’s 2019 annual Which Side is Up?

Join Kurt Ellis for the launch of his new novel In the Midst of Wolves at Love Books, with Sue Nyathi (24 Oct)

In the Midst of Wolves explores the dark underbelly of our country, including muti murders and the black market trade in human body parts.

Don’t miss the launch of A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink by Crispian Olver at Love Books (23 Oct)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books invite you to the launch of A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink by Crispian Olver.

You are invited to the launch of A Sin of Omission by Marguerite Poland at Love Books (15 Oct)

The great Marguerite Poland returns with a new novel set once again in her beloved Eastern Cape.

Join Shirley Gunn and Shanil Haricharan with Charles Nqakula for the launch of Voices from the Underground at Love Books (1 Oct)

Join Penguin Random House at Love Books in Joburg for the launch of Voices from the Underground: Eighteen Life Stories from Umkhonto we Sizwe’s Ashley Kriel Detachment.

Don’t miss the launch of Fred Khumalo’s new novel The Longest March at Love Books (3 Oct)

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Longest March by Fred Khumalo.

Don’t miss the launch of One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg at Love Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Love Books invite you to the launch of One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg.

Sefika and SA Book Awards winners announced – Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grown Up by Sam Beckbessinger wins grand prize

The Sefika and SA Book Award winners have been announced, with Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grown Up by Sam Beckbessinger …

A cryptic killer cruising the streets of Joburg – Don’t miss the launch of Johan Jack Smith’s debut novel Zola at Love Books (22 Aug)

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the launch of Zola, the debut novel by Johan Jack Smith.