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The Starless Sea – the magical new novel from Erin Morgenstern, the bestselling author of The Night Circus

Take a journey on the starless sea: the home of storytellers, story-lovers and those who will protect our stories at all costs …

Hidden Pretoria – revealing the architectural and design secrets of the Jacaranda City

Hidden Pretoria offers a rare opportunity to look behind the façades of some of Pretoria’s significant heritage buildings, many of which are not open to the public.

Penguin Random House South Africa acquires acclaimed and bestselling children’s book publisher Little Tiger

Penguin Random House SA has announced it will be taking over the distribution of Little Tiger Group titles in South Africa, effective 1 January 2020.

Don’t miss a Cuban evening at The Royale in Craighall Park to celebrate Marita van der Vyver’s new novel, Borderline (12 Nov)

Join Penguin Random House for a Cuban evening inspired by Marita van der Vyver’s brand new novel, Borderline.

Don’t miss the launch of White Fragility – the international bestseller by Robin DiAngelo – at The Book Lounge (13 Nov)

Penguin Random House, Social Justice Agency and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.

As if Born to You

You are invited to the launch of Susan Newham-Blake’s moving novel As if Born to You at Exclusive Books Rosebank (12 Nov)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake.

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – the international bestseller by Robin DiAngelo

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo – a practical, crystallising guide for how white people can change the way they communicate and fight racism.

Read an excerpt from Malcolm Gladwell’s new book, Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Talking to Strangers, the new book by Malcolm Gladwell.

Jack Reacher is back in Blue Moon – a brand new white-knuckle read from Lee Child

Once in a blue moon, things turn out just right: the new Jack Reacher, the thriller hero we can’t get enough of.

Read an excerpt from If You Want to Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais, author of the beloved novel Hum If You Don’t Know the Words

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from If You Want to Make God Laugh, the new novel from Bianca Marais.

Don’t miss the launch of Marita van der Vyver’s new novel, Borderline, at The Book Lounge (6 Nov)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Borderline, the new novel by Marita van der Vyver.

A touching account of three South African women – Bianca Marais’s new novel If You Want to Make God Laugh

If You Want to Make God Laugh, the new novel from Bianca Marais, is out from Penguin Random House.

‘It’s a bit sexy in places … it’s the most fun thing I’ve ever written’ – Jojo Moyes on her new novel, The Giver of Stars

Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You, After You and Still Me, has a special message for her South African fans about her new book.

Join conservationist Richard Peirce for the launch of Orca: The Day the Great White Sharks Disappeared at Kalk Bay Books (31 Oct)

You are invited to the launch of Orca: The Day the Great White Sharks Disappeared, the thrilling new book by shark conservationist Richard Peirce.

The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson, a wonderful successor to A Short History of Nearly Everything

Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories, The Body is a brilliant, and often very funny, attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up. 

Join Kurt Ellis for the launch of his new novel In the Midst of Wolves at Love Books, with Sue Nyathi (24 Oct)

In the Midst of Wolves explores the dark underbelly of our country, including muti murders and the black market trade in human body parts.

In the Midst of Wolves by Kurt Ellis – a dark psychological thriller set in Johannesburg

In the Midst of Wolves, the new novel by Kurt Ellis, is out now from Penguin Random House!

New Shopaholic novel from bestselling author Sophie Kinsella PLUS film tie-in

Sophie Kinsella fans have loads to look forward to with a new Becky Bloomwood novel AND an upcoming film tie-in!

Don’t miss the launch of Marguerite Poland’s new novel A Sin of Omission at Kalk Bay Books (17 Oct)

The great Marguerite Poland returns with a new novel set once again in her beloved Eastern Cape.