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Join Masande Ntshanga and Karabo Kgoleng for a discussion of Triangulum at the Wits Writing Centre (30 July)

You are invited to a discussion of Triangulum by Masande Ntshanga at the Wits Writing Centre.

Exciting news! A film adaptation of Damon Galgut’s The Quarry will be released in 2020

A film adaptation of The Quarry by Damon Galgut is currently in post-production!

All the book launch details for Death on the Limpopo – the new Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew – around the country!

Death on the Limpopo – the third Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew – is out in September from Penguin Random House SA!

New book alert! Death on the Limpopo – the new Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew

Death on the Limpopo – the third Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew – is out in September from Penguin Random House SA!

Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come – An introvert’s year of living dangerously

What would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year? If she knowingly and willingly put herself in perilous social situations that she’d normally avoid at all costs?

Jessica Pan is going to find out.

Gripping, moving and brilliantly creepy – read an excerpt from The Whisper Man by Alex North

Like your thrillers spine-tinglingly terrifying? Then you’ll want to read this extract from The Whisper Man by Alex North.

‘The best way to understand a country’s history is through the lives of its people’ – Watch a video interview with Bill Nasson on Illuminating Lives

Bill Nasson explores the people at the heart of his and Vivian Bickford-Smith’s collection of biographical essays, Illuminating Lives: Biographies of Fascinating People from South African History.

No Friend but the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani – the international literary sensation written secretly via text message from immigration detention

No Friend but the Mountains is an award-winning, devastating true story of survival from illegally imprisoned refugee, Behrouz Boochani.

Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior – a heartwarming, utterly charming debut

Hazel Prior’s debut novel Ellie and the Harpmaker is rich with vibrant characters and a lush setting, and reminds us that sometimes, you don’t find love – love finds you.

A story of healing and hope: Don’t miss the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake at The Book Lounge (25 July)

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

As if Born to You

New book alert! Susan Newham-Blake’s As if Born to You – a story of secrets, trauma and finding healing in unexpected places

As if Born to You, the new novel by Susan Newham-Blake, the author of Making Finn, is out now from Penguin Random House.

Claire Robertson’s award-winning novel The Spiral House to be made into an international film

Filmmaker Erica Brumage has optioned film rights for the sweeping, gloriously told novel The Spiral House by Claire Robertson.

Zola Nene wins Best TV Celebrity Chef prize at the International Gourmand Awards

Zola Nene has been announced as the winner of the Best TV Celebrity Chef in English Award at the International Gourmand Awards!

New book alert! A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, an addictive, twisty crime thriller by Holly Jackson

Secrets, conspiracies and ALL the red string have led us to this point: the murder mystery that everyone is talking about is finally here …

Harry Kalmer questions what it means to be human in his latest novel, In ‘n land sonder voëls (Afrikaans)

Earlier this year, Penguin Random House published Harry Kalmer’s latest novel in Afrikaans – In ’n land sonder voëls. 

Read an excerpt from David Barclay Moore’s magnificent debut novel The Stars Beneath Our Feet

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore.

Struik Nature Publisher Pippa Parker receives Special Honorary Award from the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and Arts)

Pippa Parker, the Publications Manager/Publisher of Struik Nature at Penguin Random House SA, has been awarded a Special Honorary Award by the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and Arts).

Easy to understand, practical and informative, Invest Your Way to Wealth by Thobelani Maphumulo is essential reading

Thobelani Maphumulo’s new book Invest Your Way to Wealth – the guide to financial literacy – is now available from Penguin Random House.