Fiction

Yesterday

Hoe vergewe jy as daar nie om vergifnis gevra word nie? Vind uit in Die vyfde slag deur Johann Grobbelaar

Afgetrede prokureur Johann Grobbelaar se jongste roman, Die vyfde slag, is binnekort beskikbaar by LAPA Uitgewers.

Footnotes, May 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

Friday Night Book Club: Some houses have their secrets. But so do some people … Read an excerpt from The Hiding Place by Jenny Quintana

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this excerpt from The Hiding Place – the spellbinding new novel from bestselling author Jenny Quintana.

Thu – 6th May 2021

Het jy al Arendsvlerke vir Siebert deur Elsa Winckler probeer? Lees ’n kort uittreksel

‘’n Hartaanval?’ vra Talia vir die derde keer. ‘Maar Pappa was nooit siek nie, dit maak nie sin nie.’ Lees ‘n kort uittreksel uit Arendsvlerke vir Siebert deur Elsa Winckler.

Buried secrets. Lost hopes. A love reborn. The latest Danielle Steel novel Finding Ashley is here!

Finding Ashley is a deeply moving story of love, loss and redemption by the international number one bestselling author Danielle Steel.

From bestselling author Harlan Coben comes Win, a riveting thriller starring a great new hero …

Win, the new book from bestselling author Harlan Coben, is out now from Penguin Random House!

Wed – 5th May 2021

WEN al 3 boeke in Irma Joubert se oorlogstrilogie, insluitend haar jongste roman, Na ’n plaas in Afrika (Plus: Video)

Dis kompetisietyd! Een gelukkige leser kan wegstap met al drie boeke in Irma Joubert se oorlogstrilogie: Immer wes, Mentje, kind van Pas-opkamp en haar jongste, Na ’n plaas in Afrika.

Don’t miss the launch of Justin Fox’s new novel The Cape Raider (19 May)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the virtual launch of The Cape Raider by Justin Fox.

The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen – ‘A white hot literary thriller disguised as a searing novel of ideas’

Both literary thriller and brilliant novel of ideas, The Committed is a blistering portrayal of commitment and betrayal that will cement Viet Thanh Nguyen’s position in the firmament of American letters.

Mon – 3rd May 2021

Nuut! Vier vurige nuwe Romanzas – watter een sal jy kies?

Nuut by LAPA in Mei 2021 – vier nuwe liefdesverhale deur Marilé Cloete, Rina Cilliers, Nellie Alberts en Alma Carstens.

The a Wind Blew by Kay Powell

Then a Wind Blew is set in the final months of the war in Rhodesia, before it became Zimbabwe, and the story unfolds through the voices of three women.

It’s time to meet The Missing Sister – pre-order Lucinda Riley’s new Seven Sisters novel now

From the number one bestselling author Lucinda Riley, The Missing Sister is the seventh instalment in the multimillion-copy epic series The Seven Sisters.

Fri – 30th Apr 2021

2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists announced

South Africa’s most prestigious literary awards are back with two thrilling fiction and non-fiction longlists, and a dedicated new sponsor.

Two Modjaji titles make the 2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists

Modjaji Books is proud to see two of our titles, The Gospel According to Wanda B Lazarus by Lynn Joffe and WILL, the Passenger Delaying Flight … by Barbara Adair, on the Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards 2021 longlist under the Fiction category.

2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced!

Vier susters deur Gerda Taljaard: ’n priemende roman wat die tradisies van die historiese en die plaasroman omkeer

Nuut by Penguin Random House SA in Mei 2021: Gerda Taljaard se grensverskuiwende roman, Vier susters.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Turn a Blind Eye by Jeffrey Archer, ‘probably the greatest storyteller of our age’

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this excerpt from Turn a Blind Eye by Jeffrey Archer, master storyteller and number one bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles.

Na Covid-19 was daar? Cliffordene Norton gesels met Isa Konrad oor haar wetenskapfiksieroman, Toekomsmens

Cliffordene Norton gesels met Isa Konrad oor haar boeiende wetenskapfiksieroman, Toekomsmens, wat afspeel 37 jaar nadat die Covid-19 pandemie Suid-Afrika se ekonomie verwoes het.

Kom groet en ontmoet Connie Luyt by die bekendstelling van Waar onthou begin in Pretoria (6 Mei)

Penguin Random House SA nooi jou graag na die bekendstelling van Connie Luyt se jongste roman, Waar onthou begin.

Thu – 22nd Apr 2021

Hoe verander ’n wetsgehoorsame burger in ’n godfather-figuur? Henk Breytenbach gesels oor sy jongste roman, Kroonwild

Henk Breytenbach gesels oor sy jongste roman, Kroonwild, distopiese fiksie en sy skryfproses.