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An epic tale with a message for us all: our power is fleeting, but our stories last forever. This is Salman Rushdie at his best.

Salman Rushdie’s triumphant return to literature, Victory City, is out now from Penguin Random House!

Don’t miss the launch of Nicci Robertson’s Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules at Jackson’s Real Food Market Bryanston (9 Feb)

You’re invited to the launch of Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules by Nicci Robertson!

Join Penny Haw for the launch of her new novel The Invincible Miss Cust in Cape Town (8 Feb)

Cape Town! Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Invincible Miss Cust by Penny Haw.

Join Nicci Robertson for the launch of Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules in Midrand (2 Feb)

You’re invited to the launch of Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules by Nicci Robertson!

Of Wild Flowers and Trees – Braam van Wyk chats about his new book Trees of Kruger

Braam van Wyk is emeritus professor of botany at the University of Pretoria. A leading expert on plant taxonomy, he has had an abiding interest in making botany accessible to the general public, and has authored more than 350 publications about southern African vegetation and flora. He writes here about where it all began.

A tale of obsession and magic – Author Katy Hays chats about her sinister, atmospheric debut novel The Cloisters

The Cloisters is a sinister, atmospheric novel about the discovery of a mysterious deck of tarot cards. Author Katy Hays speaks about the setting of the story, fortune and the idea behind her riveting debut.

‘The entire novel is so close to my heart … I almost couldn’t write it’ – Catherine Newman chats about her debut We All Want Impossible Things

Author Catherine Newman chats about writing fiction versus writing memoirs, taking inspiration from real life, and her favourite scene from her first novel for adults, We All Want Impossible Things.

New book alert! Ghost Limb, the emotionally charged and poignant debut novel by Almini van der Merwe

Looking for an emotionally charged and poignant read? Local author Almini van der Merwe’s debut novel, Ghost Limb, is out now in the Umuzi Trailblazer series!

‘There is little doubt that BEE needs a rethink’ – Chris Bishop, author of The BEE Billionaires: Redressing the Imbalances of the Past, or Creating New Ones

Chris Bishop, veteran journalist and the founding editor of Forbes Africa and Billionaire Tomorrow, describes the process he went through in writing a book that questions the impact of one of the biggest economic experiments in Africa that began a quarter of a century ago: black economic empowerment.

Five minutes with David Viviers, author of the debut novel Mirage

You may know the face. David Viviers is one of our well-known actors, but now he is a published author as well. And his writing is every bit as good has his acting.

Try this Protein-packed Berry Ice Cream from Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules

The only thing better than ice cream is a recipe with the added promise of healthy ageing! 

An African Bite – celebrating the simplicity and authenticity of African food for a contemporary cook

Chef Daniel Mbonani Mbombi’s An African Bite celebrates the simplicity and authenticity of African food for a contemporary cook.

Start 2023 with good habits, with Nicci Robertson’s new cookbook Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules

Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules by Nicci Robertson is out now from Penguin Random House!

Raai wat verskyn in Januarie 2023 by Penguin Random House SA? Lokval deur Bettina Wyngaard!

In Lokval deur Bettina Wyngaard stel Nicci de Wee en haar span ’n lokval vir ’n internasionale sindikaat … maar wie is aas, en wie bobaas?

‘I was brought into the world in case something happened to Willy’ – Listen to Prince Harry reading from his memoir Spare

Spare, the official memoir by Prince Harry, is available now from Penguin Random House SA, with the audio read by the author.

Wil jy iets nuuts probeer? Laai nou jou gratis resep af vir Sjoechi-Beetblatjang uit Low Carb is Lekker Drie deur Inè Reynierse

Hoe rooier, hoe mooier … en in dié geval, gesonder! Probeer gerus Inè Reynierse se slim-koolhidraat resep vir Sjoechi-Beetblatjang uit Low Carb is Lekker Drie.

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Win a hamper of books from Penguin Random House SA for your Christmas stocking!

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