The Book Lounge

Don’t miss the launch of Margie Orford’s memoir Love and Fury at The Book Lounge (2 Apr)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Love and Fury: A Memoir by Margie Orford.

Don’t miss the launch of Bi: The Hidden Culture, History and Science of Bisexuality by Julia Shaw at The Book Lounge (7 Feb)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for the launch of Bi: The Hidden Culture, History and Science of Bisexuality by Dr Julia Shaw in Cape Town!

Join Lauren Beukes for the launch of her new novel Bridge at The Book Lounge (8 Nov)

You are invited to the launch of Bridge by Lauren Beukes!

Join Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall for the launch of Legends: People Who Changed South Africa for the Better at The Book Lounge (21 Sep)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Legends: People Who Changed South Africa for the Better by Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall.

[Podcast] Mphuthumi Ntabeni interviews Darrel Bristow-Bovey about his new book, Finding Endurance

In this episode of Pagecast, the podcast from Jonathan Ball Publishers, acclaimed writer Darrel Bristow-Bovey sits down with Mphuthumi Ntabeni at the Book Lounge in Cape Town to delve into one of the greatest stories of all time.

Don’t miss the launch of Emotional Justice: A Roadmap for Racial Healing by Esther A Armah at The Book Lounge (18 Jul)

Join Penguin Random House at The Book Lounge for an unforgettable evening as we celebrate the highly anticipated launch of Emotional Justice: A Roadmap for Racial Healing by Esther A Armah!

Join Irene Muchemi-Ndiritu for the launch of Lucky Girl at The Book Lounge (20 Jul)

Join Penguin Random House at The Book Lounge for an unforgettable evening as we celebrate the highly anticipated book launch of Lucky Girl by Irene Muchemi-Ndiritu.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Girls of Little Hope by Sam Beckbessinger and Dale Halvorsen at The Book Lounge (6 Jul)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge for the launch of Girls of Little Hope by Sam Beckbessinger and Dale Halvorsen!

Join Vernon RL Head at The Book Lounge for the launch of his new novel On That Wave of Gulls (29 Jun)

Jacana Media invites you to the launch of On That Wave of Gulls, the new novel from Vernon RL Head!

An event not to be missed! Join Tan Twan Eng for the launch of The House of Doors at The Book Lounge (20 Jun)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The House of Doors by Tan Twan Eng.

Join Justice Malala at The Book Lounge for the launch of The Plot to Save South Africa: Chris Hani’s Murder and the Week Nelson Mandela Averted Civil War (31 May)

The Book Lounge and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of The Plot to Save South Africa: Chris Hani’s Murder and the Week Nelson Mandela Averted Civil War by Justice Malala.

Join Jonny Steinberg for the launch of Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage at The Book Lounge (22 May)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge for the launch of Jonny Steinberg’s new book Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage.

Don’t miss the launch of Ted Botha’s new book Daisy de Melker: Hiding Among Killers at The Book Lounge (17 May)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge for the launch of Daisy de Melker: Hiding Among Killers in the City of Gold by Ted Botha.

Don’t miss debut author David Ralph Viviers and Booker Prize winner Damon Galgut in conversation at The Book Lounge (2 Mar)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Mirage by David Ralph Viviers.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of The Inheritors by Eve Fairbanks at The Book Lounge (23 Feb)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge for the launch of The Inheritors by Eve Fairbanks.

Don’t miss an evening with Margie Orford in Cape Town

The Book Lounge and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to an evening with Margie Orford.

Don’t miss the launch of Philip Lymbery’s new book Sixty Harvests Left at The Book Lounge (5 Oct)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Sixty Harvests Left: How to Reach a Nature-friendly Future by Philip Lymbery.

Don’t miss the launch of In Our Own Words: Nurses on the Front Line at The Book Lounge in Cape Town (Tues)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of In Our Own Words: Nurses on the Front Line by Siedine Coetzee, Hester Klopper and Jonathan Jansen.

Don’t miss an evening with Tsitsi Dangarembga in Cape Town! (16 May)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Tsitsi Dangarembga.

Don’t miss an evening with 2021 Booker Prize winner Damon Galgut, author of The Promise, at The Book Lounge (10 Mar)

You are invited to an evening with 2021 Booker Prize winner Damon Galgut at The Book Lounge!