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Fri – 5th Mar 2021

‘Wat is dit tog met haar en weeskinders?’ Lees die eerste hoofstuk uit Stillewe deur Marie Spruyt

In Stillewe deur Marie Spruyt beland joernalis Lizette de Klerk op ’n speurtog na Italië waar sy die ware betekenis van la dolce vita leer ken. Lees die eerste hoofstuk hier.

Footnotes, March 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Yum, yum, yum. Try these binge-worthy Halloumi fries from Low-Carb Express by Vickie De Beer

Get the recipe for these binge-worthy Halloumi fries from Low-Carb Express, the new cookbook by Vickie de Beer!

Watch Emmanuel Taban introducing his new book The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph

The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph by Emmanuel Taban and Andrew Crofts is out in March from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from the deliciously dark and devious People Like Her by Ellery Lloyd

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend.

Thu – 4th Mar 2021

Wat is die moeilikheid met Piña Coladas? Vind uit in Elsa Winckler se stomende erotiese verhaal in Lyfskap [Uittreksel]

Lees hier die eerste hoofstuk van bekroonde skrywer Elsa Winckler se erotiese verhaal in Lyfskap.

New book alert! The Rabbit Hole – Mike Nicol’s new Fish Pescado and Vicki Kahn thriller

The Rabbit Hole by Mike Nicol is now available from Penguin Random House.

His Only Wife, the sparkling debut novel from Ghanaian author Peace Adzo Medie

His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Full of surprises, Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett will blow your mind

Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett is out now from Pan Macmillan.

Introducing the Cheeky Chats! Don’t miss The Cheeky Natives in conversation with Jamil F Khan, author of Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams

The Cheeky Natives are launching #CheekyChats, a new series of intimate author-focused conversations, and the first guest will be Jamil F Khan, author of Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams.

Wed – 3rd Mar 2021

Smag jy na ’n garage pie? Probeer Armand Aucamp se suiwer, reiner pepersteak-potpasteitjies uit Armand Kook Kaal Volume 2

Voeg Armand se pepersteak-potpasteitjies uit Armand Kook Kaal Volume 2 tot jou kookarsenaal toe en pluk die vrugte.

Win 1 of 3 coffee-themed hampers to celebrate John Hunt’s new novel You Never Really Know

To celebrate the release of John Hunt’s playful and warm new novel starring young hero Cappuccino – barista to the President – Penguin Random House has teamed up with Global Coffee Exports to give three lucky readers the chance to each win an awesome prize!

Give Us More Guns – how millions of rands’ worth of guns got into the hands of South Africa’s crime bosses, and the bloodbath that ensued

Give Us More Guns: How South Africa’s Gangs were Armed by Mark Shaw is out in March from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Watch Brent Meersman in conversation with Judith February about his new book Rattling the Cage

Author Brent Meersman chatted to governance specialist and columnist Judith February recently about his latest book Rattling the Cage: Reflections on Democratic South Africa.

Tue – 2nd Mar 2021

Lus vir doughnuts? Bak dit self! Probeer Marlene Schoeman se smullekker resep vir basiese oliebolle

Kom, trek jou voorskoot aan en Bak dit self – probeer Marlene Schoeman se maklike resep vir basiese oliebolle.

‘Most of my books start with a “… what if?”‘ Read an exclusive interview with CJ Tudor in the latest issue of The Penguin Post

CJ Tudor, author of the brand new thriller The Burning Girls, is featured in this month’s edition of The Penguin Post!

Gamebirds of Africa by Rob Little – a must-have book for bird enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in nature and conservation

Gamebirds of Africa: Guineafowls, Francolins, Spurfowls, Quails, Sandgrouse and Snipes by Rob Little is out in March from Jacana Media.

Pan Macmillan announces surprise new Ken Follett novel in 2021

A new Ken Follett novel is being rush-released by publishers worldwide in November this year.

You won’t want to miss this! Robert Jones Jr will be joining The Cheeky Natives for a virtual launch of his debut novel The Prophets (17 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Cheeky Natives invite you to the launch of The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.

Fri – 26th Feb 2021

Explore the devastating beauty of an ancient landscape in Hidden Karoo by Alain Proust and Patricia Kramer

Hidden Karoo presents a snapshot of the region, offering a glimpse into towns and villages, farms and churches, public buildings and private homes, all against a backdrop of awe-inspiring landscapes.