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 Book Launch for Prisoners of Jan Smuts by Karen Horn 

Date: Friday, 10 May 2024

Time: 18:00 for 18:30

Venue: Dante Alighieri Society, 62A Houghton Drive, Houghton, Johannesburg

RSVP: [email protected] 




 Book Launch: How To Fix (Unf*ck) A Country by Roy Havemann 

Date: Thursday, 9 May 2024

Time: 18:00 to 19:30

Venue: Exclusive Books Rosebank Mall, Johannesburg

RSVP online: exclusivebooks.co.za/pages/events 




 Book Launch: Show me the Place by Hedley Twidle 

Date: Thursday, 9 May 2024

Time: 17:30 for 18:00

Venue: Kalk Bay Books, 62 Main Road, Kalk Bay, Cape Town 

RSVP: [email protected] 




 Book Launch: Hunting The Seven by Beverley Roos-Muller

Date: Thursday, 13 June 2024

Time: 17:30 for 18:00

Venue: The Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street, Cnr Buitenkant & Roeland Street, Cape Town

RSVP: [email protected]




Permission requests to use extract/s from Jonathan Ball titles

For text permission requests from any of the following imprints – Jonathan Ball, AD Donker, Delta Books, Sunbird – please contact the Dramatic, Artistic, Literary Rights Organisation (DALRO) (https://www.dalro.co.za/), who handles copyright permissions on behalf of Jonathan Ball Publishers. Note that they only handle permission requests for titles published by us locally and not for any international titles that we distribute in South Africa. In that regard, contact the relevant international publisher.

Please note that Jonathan Ball Publishers cannot grant permission to use photographs or short stories and poems from anthologies. Copyright of these is vested in the individual authors who must be approached independently.

Applications should be made to DALRO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., along with the following information:

  1. Publication details of title to be quoted from:
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  • Author/s
  • ISBN
  • Copy of cover, imprint page and text to be quoted
  • Rights requested, e.g. Territory/Region; Languages; Formats; Print Quantity; Electronic Quantity


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  • Context in which the extract will be used 

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