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Read an excerpt from John Boyne’s new novel All The Broken Places – a moving story about grief, guilt and complicity

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from All the Broken Places by John Boyne. All The Broken Places is the sequel …

‘The globe is littered with dismal populists, nationalists or downright dictators.’

With the ANC’s national elective conference coming up, political analyst and co-author of The Presidents Richard Calland reflects on ‘the age of crisis’ in which SA sits with its political leaders.

‘We were learning that life was not in our control.’ Read an excerpt from Michelle Obama’s new book The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times, the new book by Michelle Obama. 

Lus vir iets lekker, soet en gesond? Hier’s jou gratis resep vir heerlike Sjokolade-chia-en-frambooshappies uit Low Carb is Lekker Drie!

Mmmm, gesond het nog nooit so lekker gelyk nie … Laai nou Inè Reynierse se gratis resep vir Sjokolade-chia-en-frambooshappies uit Low Carb is Lekker Drie af!

‘It really takes your breath away’: Diane de Beer reviews Hoerkind by Herman Lategan

Book review: Arts journalist and blogger Diane de Beer describes Hoerkind by Herman Lategan as a ‘radiant read’ – a story that takes your breath away.

Lief vir die natuur? Wen ’n Volledige Gids tot die Slange van Suider-Afrika deur Johan Marais! Neem deel voor 30 Nov

Aandag, alle slangliefhebbers … Een gelukkige leser kan die maand wegstap met ’n kopie van ’n Volledige Gids tot die Slange van Suider-Afrika deur Johan Marais!

Bloemfonteiners, hier kom Antjie Krog! Moenie haar voorlesing uit Vetplantfeetjies en Plunder misloop nie (25 Nov)

Penguin Random House SA en Human & Rousseau nooi jou graag na nog ’n uitstekende voorlesing uit Vetplantfeetjies en Plunder deur Antjie Krog!

‘I swear you can’t make stuff like this up’ – Read an excerpt from Tshidiso Moletsane’s Sunday Times Fiction Prize-winning novel Junx

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Junx, the debut novel from Tshidiso Moletsane, winner of the 2022 Sunday Times Fiction Prize!

Read an excerpt from No Plan B – the unputdownable new Jack Reacher thriller from bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child

Jack Reacher, ‘the coolest continuing series character’ (Stephen King), returns in No Plan B – the brand new, pulse-pounding read from Lee and Andrew Child.

Hi teachers – My Word! Ideas for Creating a Writing Culture in the Classroom by Thérèse Hulme is out now

My Word! tells the stories of Thérèse Hulme and the young people she’s worked with over the last 17 years. ‘This book has the potential to change the world’ – Hunter Kennedy, Die Heuwels Fantasties and Fokofpolisiekar

Wil jy ’n nuwe uitdaging in die boekbedryf aanpak? Kom werk in Penguin Random House SA se fiksiespan!

Penguin Random House SA is op soek na ’n gekwalifiseerde en gedrewe persoon om by hul fiksiespan aan te sluit!

Career opportunity at Penguin Random House SA: Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Penguin Random House is looking for a qualified and dynamic individual to assist the Marketing division with general administration, compiling reports as well as planning, implementing and managing marketing and publicity activities for titles assigned.

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of The Bullet That Missed – the new Thursday Murder Club novel by record-breaking author Richard Osman

A new mystery is afoot in the third book in the Thursday Murder Club series from million-copy bestselling author Richard Osman.

Don’t miss events in Joburg and Cape Town celebrating the launch of The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama! (15 Nov)

In an inspiring follow-up to her critically acclaimed, bestselling memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world.

The Presidents: From Mandela to Ramaphosa, Leadership in the Age of Crisis – shining new light on the leaders entrusted with South Africa’s future

The Presidents: From Mandela to Ramaphosa, Leadership in the Age of Crisis by Richard Calland and Mabel Sithole is out now from Penguin Random House.

Join Daniel Janse van Rensburg in Cape Town for the launch of his memoir Black Beach: 491 Days in One of Africa’s Most Brutal Prisons (8 Nov)

Penguin Random House invites you to the launch of Black Beach: 491 Days in One of Africa’s Most Brutal Prisons by Daniel Janse van Rensburg with Tracey Pharoah.

Join author Bronwyn Law-Viljoen for a conversation about art, photography and her new novel Notes on Falling (8 Nov)

Creative Connect, in partnership with David Krut Bookstore and Workshop 17, invite you to a conversation between writer Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and artist Mikhael Subotzky.

Ontmoet Antjie Krog in Durbanville! Moenie haar voorlesing uit Vetplantfeetjies en Plunder misloop nie (21 Nov)

Penguin Random House SA en Human en Rousseau nooi jou graag na ’n voorlesing uit Vetplantfeetjies en Plunder deur Antjie Krog!

Tshidiso Moletsane wins 2022 Sunday Times Fiction Prize for Junx

‘A tour de force. Bold, raw and surprisingly elegant Gonzo style writing.’ This is how the judges for this year’s Sunday Times Fiction Prize described debut author Tshidiso Moletsane’s Junx. The book is published by Penguin Random House under the Umuzi Trailblazer imprint.

Don’t miss the launch of Shevlyn Mottai’s debut novel Across the Kala Pani in Joburg (27 Oct)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Across the Kala Pani by Shevlyn Mottai.