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Facts stranger than fiction? Enter here to WIN a book hamper of some of the best local non-fiction titles out this month

Three lucky winners will each receive a copy of The 7 Things Every Young Black Entrepreneur Should Know, Invest Your Way To Wealth, and The SABC8!

[Watch] Bestselling author John Boyne has a message for his South African fans about his new book My Brother’s Name is Jessica

John Boyne recorded a short video message for his South African fans about his new book, My Brother’s Name is Jessica.

Don’t miss the launch of former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey’s memoir A Captain’s Journey at The Book Lounge (3 July)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of A Captain’s Journey by Neil Tovey.

Don’t miss the Durban launch of former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey’s memoir A Captain’s Journey (20 June)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of A Captain’s Journey by Neil Tovey.

Something’s gone sour in the Winelands … Read an excerpt from Double Echo by François Bloemhof

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Double Echo by François Bloemhof.

Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa – facts, foraging and recipes!

Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa – an essential guide for all nature lovers, foragers and foodies!

The 7 Things Every Young Black Entrepreneur Should Know – the essential go-to guide

The 7 Things Every Young Black Entrepreneur Should Know is the go-to guide for every young black entrepreneur!

Find out about the story behind the headlines – don’t miss the launch of The SABC 8 by Foeta Krige (5 June)

Exclusive Books and Penguin Random House invite you the launch of The SABC8 by Foeta Krige.

How 8 journalists stood up to censorship imposed by Hlaudi Motsoeneng – read an excerpt from The SABC8, the shocking new book by Foeta Krige

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The SABC8 by Foeta Krige, a story of the fight for media freedom, death threats, intimidation and assault.

‘Mr Moloto, you know that farm is not really yours …’ Read an excerpt from Land of My Ancestors by Botlhale Tema

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Land of My Ancestors by Botlhale Tema. About the book When working on the …

Godfather of Punk Iggy Pop announces new book ’Til Wrong Feels Right – out this September

Penguin Random House is excited to be publishing Iggy Pop’s ‘Til Wrong Feels Right, arriving this September.

Jared Diamond’s new book Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change is now available

Exhibiting the awe-inspiring grasp of history, geography, economics and anthropology that marks all Diamond’s work, Upheaval reveals how both nations and individuals can become more resilient. The result is a book epic in scope, but also his most personal yet.

‘Isabella Hammad is an enormous talent and her book is a wonder’ – Zadie Smith. Read an excerpt from The Parisian here

‘The Parisian is a sublime reading experience: delicate, restrained, surpassingly intelligent, uncommonly poised and truly beautiful….That this remarkable historical epic should be the debut of a writer in her twenties seems impossible, yet it’s true. Isabella Hammad is an enormous talent and her book is a wonder.’ – Zadie Smith

WIN 1 of 3 pairs of impeccably written novels by the award-winning authors Masande Ntshanga and Lauri Kubuitsile

Shake up your shelf life! Three lucky winners will each receive a copy of Triangulum AND But Deliver Us From Evil, courtesy of Penguin Random House!

Read an extract from Ian McEwan’s provocative and thrilling new novel Machines Like Me

‘While his batteries began to charge, I made us coffee then scrolled through the 470-page online handbook. Its language was mostly clear and precise. But Adam was created across different agencies and in places the instructions had the charm of a nonsense poem. “Unreveal upside of B347k vest to gain carefree emoticon with motherboard output to attenuate mood-swing penumbra.”‘

Their fate is in our hands. Can we save them? Don’t miss the launch of The Last Elephants at Exclusive Books Rosebank (6 June)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of The Last Elephants, compiled by Don Pinnock and Colin Bell.

Join Pieter-Louis Myburgh and Mondli Makhanya for a book talk on Gangster State at Love Books (30 May)

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to a discussion of Pieter-Louis Myburgh’s new book Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule’s Web of Capture.

Karin Brynard’s Weeping Waters has been longlisted for prestigious CWA Dagger Award

Congratulations are in order: Karin Brynard’s Weeping Waters has been longlisted for the prestigious CWA International Dagger!

‘Cowardice in the face of pressure’ – Penguin Random House SA ‘stunned’ at UFS cancellation of Gangster State book event

Penguin Random House South Africa says it is ‘stunned’ that the University of the Free State cancelled a public book event for Pieter-Louis Myburgh’s Gangster State without informing the publisher or the author.