The Book Lounge

Celebrate African literature at the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa

The Book Lounge and Short Story Day Africa are pleased to invite you to the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa.

Join Short Story Day Africa for the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa (4 Dec)

The Book Lounge and Short Story Day Africa are pleased to invite you to the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa.

Don’t miss the launch of White Fragility – the international bestseller by Robin DiAngelo – at The Book Lounge (13 Nov)

Penguin Random House, Social Justice Agency and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.

Join Henry Trotter for the launch of Cape Town: A Place Between at The Book Lounge (7 Nov)

LAPA Publishers, Catalyst Press and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Cape Town: A Place Between by Henry Trotter.

Join Deon Meyer for the launch of his thrilling new Benny Griessel novel The Last Hunt in Cape Town (12 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the Cape Town launch of The Last Hunt by Deon Meyer.

Don’t miss the launch of Marita van der Vyver’s new novel, Borderline, at The Book Lounge (6 Nov)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Borderline, the new novel by Marita van der Vyver.

Join Dave Muller for the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story at The Book Lounge (30 Oct)

MF Books Joburg and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Not Child’s Play: Kidnapped. Held Hostage. A True Story by Dave Muller.

Don’t miss the launch of A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink by Crispian Olver at The Book Lounge (17 Oct)

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

Don’t miss the launch of The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Z Taruvinga at The Book Lounge (31 Oct)

MFBooks Joburg and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of the witty and poignant new book The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Z Taruvinga.

Join Marguerite Poland for the Cape Town launch of A Sin of Omission at The Book Lounge, with Refilwe Moloto (16 Oct)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of A Sin of Omission, the new novel by Marguerite Poland.

Don’t miss bestselling author Iain S Thomas reading from his new collection, Every Word You Cannot Say, at The Book Lounge (31 July)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to join the internationally acclaimed author Iain S Thomas in Cape Town on 31 July, where he will be reading select excerpts from his new book, Every Word You Cannot Say.

Don’t miss the launch of Because I Couldn’t Kill You by Kelly-Eve Koopman at The Book Lounge (7 Aug)

MFBooks Joburg and The Book Lounge invite you to the much-anticipated launch of Because I Couldn’t Kill You by Kelly-Eve Koopman.

A story of healing and hope: Don’t miss the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake at The Book Lounge (25 July)

Penguin Random House and the Book Lounge invite you to the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake.

Don’t miss the launch of The Enforcers: Inside Cape Town’s Deadly Nightclub Battles by Caryn Dolley at The Book Lounge (11 July)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to launch of The Enforcers: Inside Cape Town’s Deadly Nightclub Battles by Caryn Dolley.

Don’t miss the launch of former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey’s memoir A Captain’s Journey at The Book Lounge (3 July)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of A Captain’s Journey by Neil Tovey.

Don’t miss the launch of Soft Magic, the debut collection of prose and poetry from Malawian writer Upile Chisala, at The Book Lounge (30 May)

Soft Magic is the debut collection of prose and poetry by Malawian writer, Upile Chisala. This book explores the self, joy, blackness, gender, matters of the heart, the experience of Diaspora, spirituality and most of all, how we survive. Soft Magic is a shared healing journey.

Join Lerato Mogoatlhe for the Cape Town launch of Vagabond at The Book Lounge (28 May)

BlackBird Books and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Vagabond by Lerato Mogoatlhe.

Harris Dousemetzis, author of The Man Who Killed Apartheid, will be in conversation with Marianne Thamm at The Book Lounge (21 May)

Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Harris Dousemetzis, author of The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation by Rekgotsofetse Chikane at The Book Lounge (23 May)

Join Pan Macmillan and Rekgotsofetse Chikane for the Cape Town launch of Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation: The Politics Behind #MustFallMovements.

Not to be missed: Details for the Joburg and Cape Town launches of Masande Ntshanga’s new novel Triangulum

Masande Ntshanga shot the lights out locally and internationally with his first novel, The Reactive. Join him to celebrate his new novel, Triangulum.