Virtual book launches

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.

‘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 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.

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.

Don’t miss The Cheeky Natives in conversation with Lesley Lokko – internationally bestselling author of Soul Sisters

Join The Cheeky Natives for a discussion with bestselling international author Lesley Lokko about her new book Soul Sisters!

Don’t miss a reading of Our Ghosts Were Once People, with Sisonke Msimang, Bongani Kona, Khadija Patel, Vonani Bila, Paula Akugizibwe and Madeleine Fullard (1 Sep)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to a virtual reading of Our Ghosts Were Once People: Stories on Death and Dying, edited by Bongani Kona.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of A Pretoria Boy by Peter Hain (26 Aug)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to the virtual launch of A Pretoria Boy by Peter Hain.

FLF virtual launch of renowned historian Niall Ferguson’s Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe (25 Aug)

Join the Franschhoek Literary Festival for the launch of bestselling author Niall Ferguson’s new novel, Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe.

Kom kuier saam met Lizz Meiring en Morné Malan by die aanlynbekendstelling van sy jongste roman, Wildekus (17 Aug)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou na die virtuele bekendstelling van Wildekus deur Morné Malan. 

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Erika Bornman’s Mission of Malice: My Exodus from KwaSizabantu (12 Aug)

Penguin Random House invite you to join News24.com books editor Shaun de Waal in conversation with Erika Bornman, author of Mission of Malice: My Exodus from KwaSizabantu.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of When Secrets Become Stories: Women Speak Out, edited by Sue Nyathi (12 Aug)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for a series of conversations as women speak out and make their Secrets Become Stories.

[Free webinar] Thinking the Future: New Perspectives from the Shoulders of Giants (4 Aug)

Join Daily Maverick Associate Editor Ferial Haffajee, bestselling author Clem Sunter and scenario-planner Mitch Ilbury as they discuss how we can think more effectively about the future and, in the process, make better decisions about our lives.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of When Secrets Become Stories: Women Speak Out, edited by Sue Nyathi (5 Aug)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for a series of conversations as women speak out and make their Secrets Become Stories.

FLF virtual launch of international bestselling author Christy Lefteri’s new novel, Songbirds (4 Aug)

The Franschhoek Literary Festival invites you to the launch of bestselling author Christy Lefteri’s new novel Songbirds.

Have you been changed by Small Things? Don’t miss this book discussion with Nthikeng Mohlele (5 Aug)

Join masterful storyteller and literary novelist Nthikeng Mohlele in an incisive and thought-provoking conversation with Unisa English Studies Department lecturers Reinhardt Fourie, Princess Bembe and Antoinette Pretorius as they delve into the intricacies of Mohlele’s remarkable novel Small Things.