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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.

Join Lauri Kubuitsile for the launch of But Deliver Us from Evil at Exclusive Books Rosebank (23 May)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of But Deliver Us from Evil, a moving work of historical fiction by Lauri Kubuitsile.

‘You know witchcraft is powerful, more powerful than your Jesus.’ – Read an extract from Lauri Kubuitsile’s new novel But Deliver Us from Evil

Penguin Random House has shared an extract from Lauri Kubuitsile’s new book But Deliver Us from Evil, a moving work of historical fiction.

Don’t miss a panel discussion on Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh at the University of the Free State (23 May)

Penguin Random House invites you to a panel discussion on Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh at the University of the Free State.

‘That night, the machine returned.’ – Read an excerpt from Triangulum, Masande Ntshanga’s bold, multilayered new novel

Presented as a message from the future, Masande Ntshanga’s new novel Triangulum boldly mixes science-fiction with philosophy and details of South African history seldom examined.

Join Pieter-Louis Myburgh for the launch of his new book Gangster State at the Mall of Africa (14 May)

Bargain Books and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh at the Mall of Africa.

Not to be missed: Details for the Joburg and Cape Town launches of Masande Ntshanga’s new novel Triangulum

Masande Ntshanga shot the lights out locally and internationally with his first novel, The Reactive. Join him to celebrate his new novel, Triangulum.

A completely original talent coming into his full powers: Announcing Masande Ntshanga’s new novel Triangulum

Presented as a message from the future, Masande Ntshanga’s new novel Triangulum boldly mixes science-fiction with philosophy and details of South African history seldom examined.

Join Pieter-Louis Myburgh for the Pretoria launch of his new book Gangster State (16 May)

Exclusive Books and Penguin Random House invite you to the Pretoria launch of Gangster State by Pieter-Louis Myburgh.

Africa’s Lit Volume 31: Zakes Mda chats about his latest novel The Zulus of New York

Zakes Mda sat down with Africa’s Lit to discuss his new novel The Zulus of New York!

Don’t miss the launch of soccer legend Neil Tovey’s memoir, A Captain’s Journey (15 May)

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

Penguin Random House will take legal action against illegal distribution of Gangster State

Penguin Random House is appalled by the ongoing illegal distribution of a pirated PDF of Gangster State, which is widely being disseminated on social media. It is of even more concern that prominent individuals appear to encourage this unlawful activity.

Don’t miss the launch of Lauri Kubuitsile’s new novel But Deliver Us from Evil, with Yewande Omotoso and Karabo Kgoleng

Penguin Random House invites you to the launch of Lauri Kubuitsile’s new book, But Deliver Us from Evil.

The Beautiful Ones, the memoir Prince was writing when he died, will be published in October 2019

The Beautiful Ones by Prince, the artistic visionary, singer, songwriter, musician, producer, actor and filmmaker, will be published by Penguin Random House in October 2019.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Nuruddin Farah’s new novel North of Dawn, a provocative, devastating story of love, loyalty and national identity (24 April)

Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Nuruddin Farah’s new novel North of Dawn.