The Book Lounge

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.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Nuruddin Farah’s new novel North of Dawn, a provocative, devastating story of love, loyalty and national identity (24 April)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Nuruddin Farah’s new novel North of Dawn.

Don’t miss the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe at The Book Lounge

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe.

Don’t miss the launch of Whatever, the frank and hilariously dark memoir of 19-year-old Saskia Bailey, at The Book Lounge (10 April)

MFBooks Joburg invites you to the Cape Town launch of Saskia Bailey’s debut book, Whatever: A 21st-century Memoir.

Join Julia Martin for the launch of her memoir The Blackridge House at The Book Lounge

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Blackridge House by Julia Martin.

Don’t miss the launch of Katharine Kilalea’s mesmerising debut novel OK, Mr Field at The Book Lounge (20 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Katharine Kilalea, author of OK, Mr Field.

Don’t miss the launch of Marlene van der Westhuizen’s new cookbook Plate at The Book Lounge (14 Mar)

Struik Lifestyle and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Plate by Marlene van der Westhuizen.

Don’t miss the launch of The Last Elephants by Don Pinnock and Colin Bell at The Book Lounge

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Last Elephants by Don Pinnock and Colin Bell.

Join Eva Mazza at The Book Lounge for the launch of Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch

MFBooks Joburg and Eva Mazza invite you to the launch of the sizzling Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch, a novel that peeks into the lives of the privileged men and women of the winelands.

Join Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer at The Book Lounge for the launch of North (21 Feb)

If a virus doesn’t kill you, the South will…

Penguin Random House and Book Lounge invite you to the launch of NORTH by Frank Owen. Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer (@almaxlat) will be in discussion with @HenriettaRI.

Don’t miss the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch (5 March)

MFBooks Joburg and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Carsten Rasch.

Join Ivan Vladislavic at The Book Lounge for the launch of his new novel The Distance (12 Feb)

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Distance, the latest novel from Ivan Vladislavić.

Don’t miss the launch of Charles Abrahams’s new book Class Action: In Search of a Larger Life at The Book Lounge (13 Feb)

‘A beautifully told, heartfelt story about hunger, sex, identity and legal idealism and creativity. When it ended I wanted more.’ – Albie Sachs

Don’t miss Sihle Khumalo at The Book Lounge for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (24 Jan)

Join Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, the new book by Sihle Khumalo, the bestselling author of Dark Continent My Black Arse and Almost Sleeping My Way to Timbuktu.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Southern African Muckraking, edited by Anton Harber (26 Nov)

Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Southern African Muckraking: 150 Years Of Investigative Journalism Which Has Shaped The Region, edited by Anton Harber.