Fiction

Wed – 24th Feb 2021

‘Dit is ’n vrede wat nooit vervaag nie’ – Sophia Kapp gesels met Naomi Meyer oor haar liefde vir skryf en haar jongste roman, Kanaän

Naomi Meyer het onlangs met Sophia Kapp gesels oor haar jongste roman, Kanaän, die sneller van die verhaal, en hoe die Covid-19 pandemie haar kreatiwiteit beïnvloed. 

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Canadian novelist Louise Penny team up to write political thriller

Hillary Rodham Clinton will team up with award-winning Canadian mystery writer Louise Penny to co-write a ‘international political thriller’.

Tue – 23rd Feb 2021

‘Dis byna supernatural, jy weet’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Die duiwel maak my hart so seer deur François Bloemhof

Lees die eerste hoofstuk van François Bloemhof se nuwe spanningsverhaal, Die duiwel maak my hart so seer.

Dol heuning – SJ Naudé se tweede bundel kortverhale – ontstel, verras en bekoor

Die verhale in SJ Naudé se jongste bundel Dol heuning kring soos breedtegrade om ’n aardbol uit – van Suid-Afrika na Ysland, die Belgiese platteland en die Italiaanse Alpe. Ook in Engels beskikbaar as Mad Honey.

New fiction loading … Join the #ByTheFadingLight Early Adopters Club and get 30% off Ashraf Kagee’s stunning new novel

By the Fading Light, Ashraf Kagee’s stunning follow-up to the award-winning Khalil’s Journey, will be published by Jacana Media in April 2021!

Mon – 22nd Feb 2021

Kom luister hoe gesels Anoeschka von Meck stoepstories in Stellenbosch oor haar jongste roman, Die heelal op my tong (18 Maart)

Anoeschka von Meck, skrywer van Die heelal op my tong, gesels op 18 Maart met Theo Kemp oor dié heerlike leeservaring. Moenie die geleentheid plus ’n driegang maal in Stellenbosch misloop nie!

Kom vier die bekendstelling van Malene Breytenbach se spanningsverhaal Skadumagte in Stellenbosch (11 Maart)

Kom sit aan by ’n driegang-maal en luister wanneer LAPA-skrywer Malene Breytenbach met Louise Esterhuizen gesels oor haar roman, Skadumagte.

Klara and the Sun – the magnificent new novel from Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun is the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2017.

Thu – 18th Feb 2021

Read an excerpt from Fragile Monsters by Catherine Menon, a spellbinding debut novel about what happens when secrets fester through the generations

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Catherine Menon’s debut Fragile Monsters, a spellbinding novel of war and family betrayal set in Malaysia.

‘Welcome to Eldorado Park.’ – Read an excerpt from Those Who Live in Cages, the acclaimed debut novel by Terry-Ann Adams

Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from Terry-Ann Adams’s debut novel Those Who Live in Cages, a story about Coloured women, family, …

‘Great novels force us to think beyond our prejudices and to question where our empathies lie’ – Brent Meersman

Brent Meersman ruminates on the power of a good novel. Meersman’s new book Rattling the Cage: Reflections On Democratic South Africa is out now from Pan Macmillan SA.

Tue – 16th Feb 2021

The world needs a new hero … Prodigal Son, the new Evan Smoak thriller by Gregg Hurwitz, out now!

Prodigal Son – a tense and exciting new thriller from Gregg Hurwitz featuring Evan Smoak aka Orphan X.

Don’t miss the virtual launch of 69 Jerusalem Street by Lindiwe Nkutha (24 Feb)

Modjaji Books is thrilled to invite you to the virtual launch of Lindiwe Nkutha’s debut short story collection, 69 Jerusalem Street.

Mon – 15th Feb 2021

Wen vier nuwe Romanzas – net betyds vir Valentynsdag! (15 Feb)

Laat die liefde blom hierdie Valentynsdag! Een gelukkige leser kan wegstap met al vier Romanzas wat in Februarie verskyn het.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of You Never Really Know by John Hunt, in conversation with Michele Magwood (9 Mar)

Join Penguin Random House and The Reading List for the launch of John Hunt’s new novel You Never Really Know.

New book alert! Elsewhere – an epic novel of wonder and terror by bestselling author Dean Koontz

In Elsewhere, master storyteller Dean Koontz has created a brilliant and terrifying speculative thriller with hat-tips to George Orwell, Ray Bradbury and HG Wells.

Fri – 12th Feb 2021

Historiese fiksie gebaseer op die Groot Trek: Diep spoor deur Jeanette Stals is nou beskikbaar by alle boekwinkels!

Diep spoor deur Jeanette Stals het verlede jaar as e-boek by Penguin Random House SA verskyn. En nou kan lesers haar jongste historiese roman in papiervorm ook geniet! 

Thu – 11th Feb 2021

Die sesde boek in die Romanza Nostalgie-reeks is hier! Lees Tussen jazz en rock en Sonder bagasie deur Elsa Winckler

Die Romanza Nostalgie-reeks sluit af met twee verhale deur die bekroonde skrywer, Elsa Winckler. Kry al ses versamelbundels vandag nog!

Wed – 10th Feb 2021

‘Anna het dit nie sien kom nie’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Karaktermoord deur Carina Diedericks-Hugo (Plus: Lokprent)

Penguin Random House SA het ’n uittreksel gedeel uit Karaktermoord deur Carina Diedericks-Hugo – die verhaal van die beeldskone digter Anna Neethling en die moord wat sy nie sien kom het nie. Lees die uittreksel en kyk na die lokprent.