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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.

Read an excerpt from Blue Moon – the new Jack Reacher thriller from Lee Child

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

Find the secret painted door somewhere in Johannesburg and win with The Starless Sea!

Far beneath the surface of the earth, upon the shores of the Starless Sea, there is a labyrinthine collection of tunnels and rooms filled with stories …

‘A powerful, vital gut-punch’ – The Places I’ve Cried in Public, the new novel from award-winning, bestselling author Holly Bourne

Holly Bourne’s latest novel, The Places I’ve Cried in Public, is a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of toxic relationships and what love is and isn’t.

An essential handbook for all night sky enthusiasts – Sky Guide Africa South 2020: Astronomical Handbook for Southern Africa

2020 Sky Guide Africa South is a practical resource for all astronomers, whether they be novice, amateur or professional.

Win 1 of 5 dazzling The Book of Dust hampers!

Five lucky winners will each receive a The Book of Dust Volume Two hamper! Each hamper includes: A copy of The Book of Dust #2: The Secret Commonwealth, tote bag, limited edition enamel pin, four badges, His Dark Materials print, and a very special limited edition metal bookmark.

Don’t miss the launch of Marguerite Poland’s new novel A Sin of Omission at Fogarty’s Port Elizabeth (21 Nov)

Join Penguin Random House at Fogarty’s Bookshop on 21 November for the launch of A Sin of Omission, the new novel by Marguerite Poland.

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.