With close to a 100 authors, poets, storytellers and illustrators participating in 53 panel discussions and sessions (including a children's programme) this year's South African Book Fair is unmissable! Taking place at its new home in Constitution Hill, the fair will run for three-days (6 - 8 September 2019).

Jam-packed with loads of family-friendly activities, a buzzing book marketplace, children's magic tent, tours, workshops, cookbook cafe and poetry sessions - the fair has got something for everyone. This year’s programme will also include the celebration of indigenous languages and will feature a variety of events dedicated to this crucial part of the homegrown book industry.

Here are Pan Macmillan authors who will be at South African Book Fair: Mandy Wiener Rekgotsofetse Chikane, Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, Luke Alfred, Frank Chikane, Gaongalelwe Tiro, Vovo Ndubela, Sue Nyathi, Cassava Republic's Sarah Ladipo Manyika, kid's author Refiloe Moahloli and illustrator, Mogau Kekana.

Book your tickets on Webtickets. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Daily admission tickets cost R 10.00, with children under 16 free.

Book cover for Ministry Of Crime

Ministry Of Crime

As a follow up to the bestselling Killing Kebble: An Underworld Exposed (2010), the new book from Mandy Wiener, Ministry of Crime: An Underworld Explored, examines how organised crime, gangsters and powerful political figures have been able to capture the law enforcement authorities and agencies.

Book cover for Miracle Girl

Miracle Girl

Sivosethu Ndubela – fondly known as Vovo – is a young Xhosa girl who lives in New Brighton, near Port Elizabeth. Apart from growing up with the challenges of poverty, crime and limited opportunities, Vovo was orphaned when she was 13.

Book cover for Eight Days In September

Eight Days In September

Eight Days in September is a riveting, behind-the-scenes account of the turbulent eight-day period in September 2008 that led to the removal of Thabo Mbeki as president of South Africa. As secretary of the cabinet and head (director-general) of the presidency at the time, Frank Chikane was directly ...

Book cover for Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation

Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation

Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation covers the university protests that took place in 2015–2016, better known as the #FeesMustFall protests. Rekgotsofetse (Kgotsi) gives us his first-hand account of what happened prior to the protests and what led to the events of October 2015 at the various unive...

Book cover for The Golddiggers

The Golddiggers

It’s 2008 and the height of Zimbabwe’s economic demise. A group of passengers is huddled in a Toyota Quantum about to embark on a treacherous expedition to the City of Gold. Amongst them is Gugulethu, who is hoping to be reconciled with her mother.

Book cover for Yes Yanga!

Yes Yanga!

Yanga is the 3 Tins champion in his community. His life changes completely when his 3 Tins skills are channeled into cricket. Watch Yanga’s crazy talent as it takes him from local school team to the global sporting stage as one of the stars of the South African Cricket World Cup team.