Fiction

Thu – 4th Apr 2019

Read an excerpt from Arushi Raina’s debut novel, When Morning Comes – a snapshot of South Africa on the eve of the Soweto uprising

Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from Arushi Raina’s debut novel, When Morning Comes.

Jojo Moyes’s new standalone novel The Giver of Stars announced!

The new standalone novel from Jojo Moyes, The Giver of Stars, will be released in October 2019.

Wed – 3rd Apr 2019

Gerald Kraak Anthology and Prize shortlist announced, honouring African writing that provokes thought on the topics of gender, social justice and sexuality

The Jacana Literary Foundation, in partnership with the Other Foundation, has announced the judges’ selection for the third Gerald Kraak Anthology. Created …

Find out more about The Dreamers, Karen Thompson Walker’s richly imaginative and quietly devastating second novel

Karen Thompson Walker’s second novel tells the mesmerising story of a town transformed by a mystery illness that locks people in perpetual sleep and triggers extraordinary, life-altering dreams.

Join Fiona Snyckers, in conversation with Lorraine Sithole, for the launch of her new novel Lacuna at Love Books

You are invited to the Johannesburg launch of Lacuna, the new novel by Fiona Snyckers.

Fri – 29th Mar 2019

Three brothers. One death. No answers. The Lost Man is the stunning new standalone novel from bestselling author Jane Harper

The Lost Man, the gripping new novel from bestselling author Jane Harper, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Thu – 28th Mar 2019

Wilbur Smith’s new novel King of Kings – an epic story of love, betrayal, courage and war

King of Kings, the long-awaited sequel to the worldwide bestseller The Triumph of the Sun, brings together two of Wilbur Smith’s greatest families, The Courtneys and the Ballantynes.

WIN 1 of 3 copies of Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, his most heartbreaking love story yet

Three lucky readers will win a copy of Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, courtesy of Penguin Random House!

Wed – 27th Mar 2019

The Dinaane Debut Fiction Award call for submissions

If you are an aspiring author and want the chance to get published, then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

When You Read This – a sparkling debut about love, life, and all the emails you really wish you’d never sent

When You Read This is a warm, heartbreaker of a novel, and just as you think you might be on the verge of tears, it will tip you over into laughter instead.

Tue – 26th Mar 2019

Hayley Chewins launches her captivating debut novel The Turnaway Girls at Love Books

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins.

Fri – 22nd Mar 2019

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s thrilling historical novel Blood and Sugar

If you’re looking for thrilling historical fiction with beautifully drawn characters, Blood and Sugar is a must-read.

Cover reveal! Fiona Snyckers’s new novel, Lacuna – a response to JM Coetzee’s Disgrace from the point of view of Lucy Lurie

Pan Macmillan has revealed the cover for Fiona Snyckers’s forthcoming novel, Lacuna!

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal – a one-of-a-kind retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal – a one-of-a-kind retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan.

Wed – 20th Mar 2019

Watch the book trailer for Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Accident – ‘a story of healing and redemption told with humour and heart’

Pan Macmillan has revealed the book trailer for The Accident, the new novel by Gail Schimmel!

Tue – 19th Mar 2019

‘The Wild Zulu. That’s what the banner says.’ – Read an excerpt from Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Zulus of New York, the new novel from Zakes Mda.

‘Daniel is a little bit awful, and that was so much fun to write.’ – Gail Schimmel chats about her new novel, The Accident

Pan Macmillan sat down with Gail Schimmel to chat about her new novel, The Accident.

Mon – 18th Mar 2019

The Familiars by Stacey Halls – the most spellbinding debut novel of 2019

To save her child, she will trust a stranger. To protect a secret, she must risk her life …

Fri – 15th Mar 2019

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Gail Schimmel’s unputdownable new novel The Accident

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend!