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Read an excerpt from Oh William! – Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout’s exploration of the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep

Penguin Random House has shared an extract from Oh William!, the new novel by Elizabeth Strout.

Wat is ’n huis sonder ’n hond? Laai Herman Lensing se Tuisgebakte hondekoekies-resep af uit Huiskos!

Uiteindelik! ’n Kookboek wat jou hondekinders in ag neem. Bederf jou beste vriend met Herman Lensing se maklike resep vir Tuisgebakte hondekoekies uit sy nuutste kookboek, Huiskos.

Don’t miss the launch of Leandie du Randt: My Life Hacks at Exclusive Books Brooklyn Mall! (30 Nov)

Penguin Random House SA and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of My Life Hacks by Leandie du Randt tomorrow at 17:30 in Pretoria!

[Video] Leandie du Randt gesels oor My Hacks vir die Lewe: ‘Moenie iets doen waarvan jy nie hou nie’

Hoe kry Leandie du Randt – aktrise, entrepreneur, model, skrywer, stemkunstenaar en publieke figuur – dit reg om soveel te doen? Kyk na die video om uit te vind.

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of Mosilo Mothepu’s Uncaptured: The True Account of the Nenegate/Trillian Whistleblower

The unabridged audiobook version of Uncaptured: The True Account of the Nenegate/Trillian Whistleblower by Mosilo Mothepu is now available!

Lucy Barton is back! Award-winning author Elizabeth Strout chats about her latest novel

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of My Name is Lucy Barton. She chatted with Lauren Mc Diarmid about her new novel, Oh William!, which sees the much-anticipated return of her beloved character, Lucy, what made her continue with the series, and the person who inspired her to become a writer.

‘Sy glimlag styf. Dit bly steeds ’n shitspul’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Moordvis deur Irna van Zyl

Dinge raak gevaarliker as ’n haaihokduik (sonder die hok) vir Storm van der Merwe in Moordvis deur Irna van Zyl. Lees ’n uittreksel uit die heel eerste roman in hierdie gewilde reeks!

Don’t miss a book signing of Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall’s Rogues’ Gallery in Cape Town (20 Nov)

Join Penguin Random House for a book signing with Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall, the authors of Rogues’ Gallery: An Irreverent History of Corruption in South Africa, from the VOC to the ANC!

‘The trail leads not merely north and south but upwards to the body, mind and soul …’ Explore South Africa on World Hiking Day

With World Hiking Day on 17 November, keen traveller and author of Hiking Trails of South Africa Willie Olivier shares why South Africa is best seen up close and personal.

‘I’m in awe of this crazy and expensive collaboration’ – Sally Andrew reflects on the forthcoming Tannie Maria TV series

A Tannie Maria TV series is in development by Both Worlds Pictures. Author, Sally Andrew explores the differences between film creation and novel writing, and the importance of letting go.

‘We are constantly searching for a way to be happy, but we seldom look within ourselves’ – an interview with James Norbury, the author of Big Panda and Tiny Dragon

A guiding light in dark times, Big Panda and Tiny Dragon is the beautifully illustrated and mindful journey of two friends through the seasons. Author James Norbury chatted to Lauren McDiarmid about empowering ideas, his favourite response to the book and how he takes his tea.

‘Every day brings loads of news that could inspire a great novel’ – Lee Child, bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series, chats about his writing process

Lee Child is the bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series, which he’s most recently started collaborating on with his brother, Andrew Child.

‘Nobody’s perfect, she liked to say. But, man, we all fall short so beautifully.’ Read an excerpt from Bewilderment, the magnificent new novel by Richard Powers

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Bewilderment, the heartrending new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning and #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Overstory, Richard Powers.

Hoe kan jy vandag nog die beste weergawe van jouself wees? Vind uit in Leandie du Randt: My Hacks vir die Lewe

Leandie du Randt deel haar hacks vir die lewe: ‘As jy ooit voel die wêreld is teen jou omdat jy JY is – blok en bless, sister – moenie jou daaraan steur nie.’

Read an extract from The Jealousy Man – the first ever collection of short stories by Jo Nesbo, the master of Scandicrime

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Jealousy Man and Other Stories by Jo Nesbo!

Win some lekker braai things with Mynie Steffens and Olof Bergh! Enter your original braai recipe before 14 November 2021

Don’t forget to enter your unique Olof Bergh brandy-inspired recipe in the #MynieMeetsOlof competition!

Damon Galgut wins the 2021 Booker Prize for The Promise

Cape Town-based author Damon Galgut’s latest novel, The Promise, has been awarded the prestigious Booker Prize for 2021.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event! Deon Meyer in conversation with Lee and Andrew Child for the launch of Better Off Dead (4 Nov)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Better Off Dead by Lee and Andrew Child.

The Thursday Murder Club is back! Read an excerpt from Richard Osman’s new novel The Man Who Died Twice

Penguin Random House has shared an extract from The Man Who Died Twice – the second novel in Richard Osman’s number one bestselling Thursday Murder Club series!