Virtual book events

Don’t Shut Up Jacana Conversation: Don’t miss Terry-Ann Adams and Niq Mhlongo talking short story writing with Rehana Rossouw (23 May)

What can you do to catch a glimpse of a life, feel the distilled prose and watch the speed of light, all in one sitting?

By reading a short story.

Waarmee worstel Stella se dogters so? Kom vind uit by ’n Netwerk24-aanlyngesprek met Helene de Kock (19 Mei)

Penguin Random House SA en Netwerk24 nooi jou graag na ’n aanlyngesprek oor Stella se dogters deur Helene de Kock.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Damon Galgut’s Booker Prize-winning novel The Promise

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the digital launch of The Promise by Damon Galgut. 

Don’t miss a Daily Maverick webinar with Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall dishing the dirt on pivotal turning points in SA’s history (14 Apr)

Join Daily Maverick senior journalist Rebecca Davis with journalists and authors Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall as they dish the dirt on pivotal turning points in South Africa’s history.

Don’t miss a Daily Maverick webinar on Beyond Bitcoin: Decentralised Finance and the End of Banks (7 Apr)

Join Steven Boykey Sidley and Simon Dingle for a Daily Maverick webinar to discuss their book Beyond Bitcoin: Decentralised Finance and the End of Banks.

Join Bridge Books for an evening with Fred Khumalo to celebrate his new book Two Tons o’ Fun (3 Mar)

Join Penguin Random House SA for the launch of Fred Khumalo’s Two Tons o’ Fun – a new charming coming of age novel set in a Johannesburg township.

Daily Maverick webinar: Guns and Needles: A Journey Into the Heart of South African Sport’s Steroid and Drug Culture (24 Feb)

Join Penguin Random House for a Daily Maverick webinar as Maverick Sports Editor Craig Ray and award-winning sportswriter Clinton van der Berg take a fascinating look at the murky world of drug use in sport. 

Don’t miss the launch of International Brigade Against Apartheid, edited by Ronnie Kasrils (14 Dec)

Jacana Media invite you, your partner and friends to a Facebook Live stream of the contributor’s launch of International Brigade Against Apartheid: Secrets of the Peoples War that Liberated South Africa, edited by Ronnie Kasrils, with Muff Andersson and Oscar Marleyn.

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.