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New book alert! How to Raise a Man: The Modern Mother’s Guide to Parenting her Teenage Son by Megan de Beyer

In this era of #MeToo and #AllMenAreTrash, it’s evident that something is going wrong with the way men progress from childhood into adulthood, and few realise how critical the role of the purposeful and emotionally empowered mother is in a boy’s journey to maturity.

‘Some writers have it, and CJ Tudor has it big time’

The Other People, the new novel by CJ Tudor, is out in February from Penguin Random House SA!

Join Ali Bacher and David Williams for an informative presentation on their new book South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers Past and Present (12 Feb)

Get ready to be bowled over!

Join us for an informative presentation by Dr Ali Bacher and David Williams as they discuss their new book ‘South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers – Past & Present’ at St Dunstan’s College on Wednesday, 12 February.

How Christiaan Barnard’s success went to his head – Read an excerpt from Bill Bryson’s new book The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Bill Bryson’s new book The Body: A Guide for Occupants.

Join cricket legend Ali Bacher and David Williams for a lunch-time launch of South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers at the Rand Club

Who are South Africa’s greatest bowlers? Join cricket legend Ali Bacher and top journalist David Williams for a lunch-time discussion at the Rand Club to find out!

Find out more about Deepa Anappara’s Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line – hailed as 2020’s most powerful debut 

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line, the debut novel by Deepa Anappara, is out in January from Penguin Random House.

Everyone’s Guide to the South African Economy – essential reading for every South African consumer and taxpayer

If you are baffled by the specialised jargon of economists and bankers and want to know more about the economic forces that subtly dictate your day-to-day existence, Everyone’s Guide to the South African Economy will put you in the picture.

This year forget big resolutions. Dip into Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything by BJ Fogg, the world’s leading expert on habit formation

Struggling to stick with that New Year’s resolution already? For real change start small. Try any habit, make it tiny, find where it fits naturally in your life and nurture its growth.

Don’t miss the launch of She Down There by Lynton Francois Burger at the Two Oceans Aquarium (2 Feb)

Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of She Down There by Lynton Francois Burger.

Save the date! Launch of South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers Past and Present, by Ali Bacher and David Williams, at The Wanderers (22 Jan)

Penguin Random House invites you to the launch of South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers Past and Present – written by cricket legend Ali Bacher and top journalist David Williams, this is a book that no cricket fan can be without.

Enhance your beach experience, satisfy your curiosity, and gain a better understanding of life in our oceans

Are you heading to the beach this December? Beachcombing in South Africa is a friendly guide to the seashore’s rich pickings.

Doctor Dogs – the revolutionary ways dogs are helping those with cancer, autism, depression and diabetes

Doctor Dogs: How Our Best Friends Are Becoming Our Best Medicine is out now from Penguin Random House!

From the critically acclaimed author of Boy on the Wire, Alastair Bruce, comes a poignant new novel, The Weight of Skin

Alastair Bruce’s new novel The Weight of Skin is a poignant tale of personal and political responsibility.

’n Sielkundige riller wat naelbytspanning belowe – Bloedsuier deur Leon van Nierop

Bloedsuier deur Leon van Nierop is ’n sielkundige riller wat naelbytspanning belowe.

Errieda du Toit taps into our collective food memories in Share: A Century of South African Community Recipes

Just in time for Christmas – Errieda du Toit’s latest cookbook Share: A century of South African community recipes.

Win one of two Christmas hampers – each with eight of your favourite local and international books

You could win one of two amazing hampers of some of our favourite books this Christmas.

New book alert! South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers by Ali Bacher and journalist David Williams

South Africa’s Greatest Bowlers – written by cricket legend Ali Bacher and top journalist David Williams, this is a book that no cricket fan can be without.

The past will hunt you down … Criss Cross, the new Alex Cross thriller by James Patterson, is out now

Bestselling author James Patterson brings us another thrilling read featuring one-of-a-kind hero Dr Alex Cross – a brilliant detective and forensic psychologist who is able to analyse a murder scene like no other.

The Flexitarian Cookbook – for people doing their best to reduce meat consumption, but enjoying it on occasion when the urge strikes

Less of a rigid regime, and more of an organic attempt to eat a mainly vegetarian diet, The Flexitarian Cookbook: Adaptable Recipes for Part-Time Vegetarians and Vegans features delicious plant-centric recipes, with options for incorporating meat or fish as needed.