New releases

New book alert! Find out more about Quiet Time With the President: A Doctor’s Story about Learning to Listen

Quiet Time With the President: A Doctor’s Story about Learning to Listen by Peter Friedland with Jill Margo is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Reuel Khoza’s The Spirit of Leadership – a vital and timely book for a country that has lost its moral compass

The Spirit of Leadership: Reflections on Business and Faith by Dr Reuel Khoza is out now from Penguin Random House SA.

New book alert! Killer Stories – ‘an uprecedented look into the minds of serial murderers’

Killer Stories: Conversations With South African Serial Murderers by Brin Hodgskiss and Nicole Engelbrecht is out this month from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

High Times: The Extraordinary Life of a Joburg Dope Smuggler – the true life story of Michael Medjuck

High Times: The Extraordinary Life of a Joburg Dope Smuggler by Roy Isacowitz and Jeremy Gordin is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

New book alert! Nicky Greenwall’s debut domestic thriller A Short Life

A Short Life, the debut novel by Nicky Greenwall, is out in July from Penguin Random House SA!

The Life Impossible by Matt Haig – a story of wild adventure, deep transformation and gloriously heart-warming characters

The Life Impossible – the remarkable new novel from Matt Haig, the author of the multimillion-selling international sensation The Midnight Library – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Riots, knife crime, bikes, buses and Brexit – Boris Johnson’s memoir Unleashed to be published in October 2024

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s memoir Unleashed will be out from Jonathan Ball Publishers on 10 October 2024.

[Watch] China Mieville introduces The Book of Elsewhere, written in collaboration with the legendary Keanu Reeves

In The Book of Elsewhere, the legendary Keanu Reeves and inimitable writer China Miéville team up on a genre-bending epic of ancient powers, modern war and an outcast who cannot die.

Crash and Burn by Glenn Orsmond – you’ll never think of flying in South Africa in the same way again

Crash and Burn: A CEO’s Crazy Adventures in the SA Airline Industry by Glenn Orsmond is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Coming in July 2024: Right Thing, Right Now, the third book in the bestselling Stoic Virtues series by Ryan Holiday

Right Thing, Right Now: Justice in an Unjust World by Ryan Holiday is out in July from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

New edition! Commando: A Boer Journal of the Anglo-Boer War by Deneys Reitz – the literary masterpiece that transcends time

Jonathan Ball Publishers presents the definitive account of Commando: A Boer Journal of the Anglo-Boer War, published as Deneys Reitz first wrote it in the English translation; edited and annotated by historian and Anglo-Boer War expert Professor Fransjohan Pretorius.

Can weight-loss drugs really be as good as they sound? In Magic Pill Johann Hari shares his personal experience on Ozempic

Magic Pill: The Extraordinary Benefits and Disturbing Risks of the New Weight Loss Drugs by Johann Hari is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Rhodes and His Banker by Richard Steyn – the story of a remarkable friendship

Rhodes and His Banker: Empire, Wealth and the Coming of Union by Richard Steyn is out this month from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

‘A magnificent achievement’ – Find out more about Morafe: Person, Family and Nation in Colonial Bechuanaland by Khumisho Moguerane

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce the release of Morafe: Person, Family and Nation in Colonial Bechuanaland, 1880s-1950s by Khumisho Moguerane.

New book alert! Moederland: Nine Daughters of South Africa by Cato Pedder

Moederland: Nine Daughters of South Africa is a fascinating, unflinching and forensic work of non-fiction by Cato Pedder, the great-granddaughter of Jan Smuts, the South African prime minister responsible for heralding the age of apartheid.

New book alert! The Gathering – CJ Tudor, the bestselling Queen of Horror, turns her hand to vampires

Ingeniously plotted and chilling to the core, CJ Tudor’s new book The Gathering is a high-octane thriller.

Hunting the Seven – Beverley Roos-Muller tells the story of the Gugulethu Seven and the hunt for the truth of their deaths

Hunting the Seven: How The Gugulethu Seven Assassins Were Exposed by Beverley Roos-Muller is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

The Oxherd Boy – an exquisitely illustrated parable that will capture the hearts of readers of all ages

Inspired by thousands of years of Chinese thought, The Oxherd Boy is an enchanting and heart-opening illustrated fable about a young boy who explores the many ways to make meaning and find joy in the everyday.

New book alert! The Lion Conspiracy – the new wildlife corruption thriller by Peter Hain

The Lion Conspiracy by Peter Hain is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Get ready to be obsessed with this funny and thrilling new murder mystery!

What if you thought you murdered your best friend? And if everyone else thought so too? And what if the truth doesn’t matter?