Road to Glory series for younger readers puts the spotlight on South Africa’s sporting legends
The new Road to Glory series from Jonathan Ball Publishers: inspirational stories for younger readers!
Rerelease: Jacques Pauw’s groundbreaking book In the Heart of the Whore: The Story of Apartheid’s Death Squads
Now republished in a new edition: In the Heart of the Whore: The Story of Apartheid’s Death Squads by Jacques Pauw.
‘They do not smile or welcome us but they let us in’: Sisonke Msimang recalls returning home to South Africa
The Johannesburg Review of Books has shared an excerpt from Sisonke Msimang’s new book Always Another Country.
Join James-Brent Styan at The Book Lounge for the launch of Heartbreaker: Christiaan Barnard and the First Heart Transplant
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Heartbreaker: Christiaan Barnard and the First Heart Transplant by James-Brent Styan.
Don’t miss the launch of Richard Steyn’s new book Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship in Durban
Jonathan Ball Publishers and Adams Books invite you to the launch of Churchill and Smuts: The Friendship, by Richard Steyn.
How Ramaphosa got into business: An excerpt from Ramaphosa: The Man Who Would Be King by Ray Hartley
Ramaphosa: The Man Who Would Be King, by Ray Hartley‚ answers the question that everyone is asking: can the man in the middle lead from the front?
Listen to an excerpt from George Saunders’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel Lincoln in the Bardo
George Saunders’s became the second American to win the Man Booker Prize this week.
Join Sisonke Msimang for a coffee morning at Love Books to launch Always Another Country
Literary rockstar Sisonke Msimang is in South Africa to launch her memoir, Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home.
Sisonke Msimang to launch Always Another Country at The Troyeville Hotel
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Troyeville Hotel invite you to the launch of Always Another Country by Sisonke Msimang.
Jonathan Franzen at the Book Lounge!
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge are proud to announce that Jonathan Franzen will be in South Africa in November.
Launch of Redi Tlhabi’s new book Khwezi breaks attendance and sales records
There were record numbers of people buying books at the of Redi Tlhabi’s new book Khwezi: the remarkable story of Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo last night.
Mark Shaw, author of Hitmen for Hire, says the South African state has become entangled in the underworld
Mark Shaw talks about delving into South Africa’s underworld in his new book, Hitmen for Hire.
Lisbeth Salander has revenge in her DNA: Author David Lagercrantz on his new novel, The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye – the fifth book in the series that began with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – is out now!
The price of a life? Anything from R5,000 upwards: Read an excerpt from Hitmen for Hire by Mark Shaw
In Hitmen for Hire, author Mark Shaw takes the reader on a journey like no other, navigating a world of South Africa’s hitmen, informers, rogue policemen, taxi bosses, gang leaders and crooked businessmen.
Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter magic with four special editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw … to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication, Bloomsbury is publishing four House Editions of JK Rowling’s modern classic, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
Don’t miss the launch of Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were by Philip Lymbery
‘Dead Zone is a must-read book for everyone who loves the wondrous wild creatures with whom we share our precious planet.’ – Joanna Lumley OBE
Sisonke Msimang on writing her memoir: ‘The dissonance between the SA of our dreams and the SA we have built’
Sisonke Msimang chatted to Heather Robertson of Nal’ibali recently about stories, activism, and her forthcoming memoir, Always Another Country.
‘The most fun I’ve ever had on a novel’ – Deon Meyer describes writing his new book Fever
Deon Meyer says writing his new book, Fever, was eighteen months of ‘pure joy, and intense enjoyment’.
Writing tips from John Grisham
Bestselling author John Grisham’s 30th novel, Camino Island, is out now from Jonathan Ball.
Karina M Szczurek chats about her life with Andre Brink and her new memoir The Fifth Mrs Brink
Ingrid Winterbach spoke to Karina M Szczurek at the Woordfees literary festival recently about her life with one of South Africa’s most celebrated novelists, André Brink, and her memoir, The Fifth Mrs Brink, forthcoming from Jonathan Ball Publishers.