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Launch of The Blessed Girl by Angela Makholwa

Tuesday, October 31st 2017 at 5:30 PM

Blessed Girl new (FILEminimizer)


Launch of ‘How to Steal a City’ by Crispian Olver

Friday, October 27th 2017 at 5:30 PM

How To Steal A City Book Lounge Launch Invitation (5)


Launch of Wolf Trap by Consuelo Roland

Wednesday, October 25th 2017 at 5:30 PM

Wolf TRap


Launch of A Hat, a kayak & dreams of Dar by Terry Bell

Tuesday, October 24th 2017 at 5:30 PM

terry new


1001 SA Stories

Friday, October 20th 2017 at 5:30 PM

This session is on Healing.

Our guests to share their stories will be Rex Hillier a life coach, author and speaker,


the Heal the Hood project, representing Tanswell Jansen, Managing Director, who handles the Graphic Design and Documentary Film Making, Videography and overall management of the organisation, and Shaquile Southgate, Administrator, Creative Consultant, Project & Event manager.

1001 SA Stories


Launch of Changing The Lines by Gary Hirson

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 at 5:30 PM

Gary Hirson


Launch of Always Another Country by Sisonke Msimang

Tuesday, October 17th 2017 at 5:30 PM

Always Another Country_Book Lounge Launch Invitation


Teen Pride @ the Book Lounge

Saturday, October 14th 2017 at 5:00 PM

Teen Pride

Teen-run social event for queer teens and their straight allies.

Whether you’re in the closet or out, queer or questioning, you’re welcome.
Come meet other LGBTQ+ teens.
Snacks, drinks and books!

When: Saturday, 14 October
Where: The Book Lounge, corner of
Roeland Street and Buitenkant Street,

Cape Town
Time: 5pm-8pm

RSVP to:
Any questions can be sent to the email above.



Launch of Churchill & Smuts The Friendship by Richard Steyn

Friday, October 13th 2017 at 5:30 PM

Book Lounge Invitation of Churchill & Smuts Launch (FILEminimizer)


Brand New Philip Pullman – Pre-order Special!! Plus – see below for a chance to get the His Dark Materials trilogy at a discounted price.

Friday, October 13th 2017 at 4:30 PM

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Part One by Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman returns to the world of His Dark Materials with this magnificent first volume of The Book of Dust.

Image result for pullman la belle sauvageEleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by the name of La Belle Sauvage) is the Godstow Priory where the nuns live. Malcolm learns they have a guest with them; a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua . . .

We are offering 2 different editions of the book, each at 20% discount:
Trade paperback – Retails at R295, but you pay only R236 if you order and pay before Friday October 13th.
Hardback – Retails at R455, but you pay only R364 if you order and pay before Friday October 13th.

The book will be released worldwide on Thursday 19th October.
To order mail us on, or call on 021 462 2425.

Published by Penguin Random House






Image result for his dark materials everyman's libraryFor the duration of the pre-order special (20th July – 13th October) we are offering the original His Dark Materials trilogy in this beautiful Everyman Library hardback edition at 20% discount.
Normally priced at R295, you will pay only R236
You can reserve your copy by mailing, or calling 021 462 2425