Virtual book events

Don’t miss the launch of International Brigade Against Apartheid, edited by Ronnie Kasrils (8 Dec)

Join Jacana Media for the international launch of International Brigade Against Apartheid: Secrets of the Peoples War that Liberated South Africa.

Free webinar: Inside the publishing process with Pan Macmillan (1 Dec)

Join Pan Macmillan South Africa’s free webinar for a guide to navigating the publishing process and an overview of the publishing industry.

Don’t miss a night in with Jodi Picoult to celebrate her new novel Wish You Were Here (25 Nov)

Don’t miss an evening event with bestselling author Jodi Picoult – to celebrate the publication of her new novel, Wish You Were Here!

Don’t miss The Cheeky Natives in conversation with Akwaeke Emezi about their new book Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir (17 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Cheeky Natives invite you to the virtual launch of Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir by Akwaeke Emezi.

Join Lorraine Sithole for the launch of Joanne Joseph’s debut novel Children of Sugarcane (5 Nov)

Jonathan Ball Publishers invites you to join Joanne Joseph and Lorraine Sithole as they discuss Children of Sugarcane. 

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event! Deon Meyer in conversation with Lee and Andrew Child for the launch of Better Off Dead (4 Nov)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Better Off Dead by Lee and Andrew Child.

Meet award-winning writer Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni, author of Wanda the Brave, for virtual book reading session! (30 Oct)

Award-winning writer Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni will be doing a virtual reading of her children’s book Wanda the Brave!

Don’t miss The Cheeky Natives in conversation with Gretchen Haley about her novel The Tearoom (28 Oct)

Penguin Random House and The Cheeky Natives invite you to the virtual launch of The Tearoom by Gretchen Haley.

Seminar by Tom Lodge: Who joined the Party? The changing sociology of South African Communism, 1921-2021 (26 Oct)

WiSER and the Forge invite you to an online seminar by Tom Lodge (University of Limerick): Who joined the Party? The changing sociology of South African Communism, 1921–2021.

‘Food that reminds you of a special place that’s home’ – watch the virtual launch of Hosting With The Lazy Makoti

Mogau Seshoene recently launched her brand new cookbook Hosting With The Lazy Makoti!

Don’t miss the launch of the blazing Amakomiti by Trevor Ngwane (21 Oct)

Trevor Ngwane’s Amakomiti argues that, contrary to common perception, shack dwellers are an essential part of the urban population, whose political agency must be recognised and respected. 

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Charlotte Bauer’s How to Get Over Being Young: A Rough Guide to Midlife (20 Oct)

Penguin Random House, The Reading List and Love Books invite you to the virtual launch of How to Get Over Being Young: A Rough Guide to Midlife by Charlotte Bauer.

A Special Daily Maverick Live Webinar – Expensive Poverty: Why Aid Fails and How It Can Work

In a special Focus on Africa live journalism webinar, join Dr Greg Mills with Bobi Wine, Ugandan opposition leader, and Tendai Biti, MDC vice president and former Zimbabwean finance minister, as they look at Expensive Poverty.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of A Path Unexpected, with Jane Evans in conversation with Jonathan Jansen (14 Oct)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books for the launch of Jane Evans’s memoir A Path Unexpected – a story about family, love, loss, finding purpose and dedicating oneself to a life of service.

Don’t miss a Heritage Day braai cook along with author Mynie Steffens (24 Sep)

Penguin Random House and Saturday Star invite you to a Heritage Day braai cook along with author Mynie Steffens!

FLF virtual event: The Boy Who Never Gave Up by Emmanuel Taban (22 Sep)

Join the Franschhoek Literary Festival for a FREE virtual event featuring Emmanuel Taban, author of the bestseller The Boy Who Never Gave Up, and Sara-Jayne Makwala King.

Don’t miss Barbara Masekela live at The Market Theatre for the launch of her memoir Poli Poli (18 Sep)

Exclusive Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers are proud to bring you the launch of Poli Poli by Barbara Masekela streamed live from the Market Theatre!

Join Sandisiwe Shoba for the launch of Hlumelo Biko’s new book Black Consciousness: A Love Story (15 Sep)

Join the Daily Maverick journalist Sandisiwe Shoba in conversation with Hlumelo Biko, entrepreneur, writer and the son of Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko and Dr Mamphela Ramphele, as they explore a unique and powerful love story.

Cook Along Part 2! Create a ‘Kitchen’ supper at home with Karen Dudley

Let Karen Dudley show you her secrets using her recipes from A Week in The Kitchen.

Don’t miss the South African launch of Paula Hawkins’s new thriller A Slow Fire Burning (16 Sep)

We are absolutely delighted to invite you to the Exclusive Books digital launch of A Slow Fire Burning, the scorching new thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train.