Thu – 2nd Dec 2021
Read an excerpt from Oh William! – Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout’s exploration of the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep
Penguin Random House has shared an extract from Oh William!, the new novel by Elizabeth Strout.
Tue – 30th Nov 2021
The latest episode of Pagecast is out now! Listen to Sara Nisha Adams chatting about her new book The Reading List
In the new episode of Pagecast, a new podcast by Jonathan Ball Publishers, Nicola Bruns and Ingrid Klückow chat with author Sara Nisha Adams about her debut novel, The Reading List.
Fri – 26th Nov 2021
The Digital Silk Road – An expert on China’s growing digital empire provides an urgent look at the battle to connect and control tomorrow’s networks
The Digital Silk Road: China’s Quest to Wire the World and Win the Future by Jonathan E Hillman is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Thu – 25th Nov 2021
The Judge’s List by bestselling author John Grisham – a new legal thriller about a man who might be the most criminal sitting judge in American history.
Wed – 24th Nov 2021
Ramsay in 10: Delicious Recipes Made in a Flash by Gordon Ramsay is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Tue – 23rd Nov 2021
Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of My Name is Lucy Barton. She chatted with Lauren Mc Diarmid about her new novel, Oh William!, which sees the much-anticipated return of her beloved character, Lucy, what made her continue with the series, and the person who inspired her to become a writer.
April in Spain – Booker Prize winner John Banville returns with a dark and evocative new mystery set on the Spanish coast
April in Spain by John Banville is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Mon – 22nd Nov 2021
Books for Black Friday! Jacana Media’s 50% off sale starts on Friday at 6am (PLUS stand a chance to win books too!)
Jacana Media’s Black Friday kicks off at 6am this Friday, 26 November 2021.
Kay Scarpetta is back, and this time she’s right in the path of danger… Read an excerpt from Autopsy by Patricia Cornwell
Autopsy by Patricia Cornwell is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
Fri – 19th Nov 2021
Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Paula Brackston’s new novel Secrets of the Chocolate House, the second in the Found Things series
Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this excerpt from Secrets of the Chocolate House, the second novel in Paula Brackston’s bewitching Found Things series!
Thu – 18th Nov 2021
Coming soon – Family of Liars, the new novel from E Lockhart, the bestselling author of Tiktok sensation We Were Liars!
E Lockhart’s new novel Family of Liars – the prequel to the sensational We Were Liars – is out soon from Jonathan Ball Publishers!
Wed – 17th Nov 2021
Don’t miss an evening event with bestselling author Jodi Picoult – to celebrate the publication of her new novel, Wish You Were Here!
Tue – 16th Nov 2021
‘I’m in awe of this crazy and expensive collaboration’ – Sally Andrew reflects on the forthcoming Tannie Maria TV series
A Tannie Maria TV series is in development by Both Worlds Pictures. Author, Sally Andrew explores the differences between film creation and novel writing, and the importance of letting go.
Don’t miss The Cheeky Natives in conversation with Akwaeke Emezi about their new book Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir (17 Nov)
Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Cheeky Natives invite you to the virtual launch of Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir by Akwaeke Emezi.
Mon – 15th Nov 2021
Beloved, global bestselling author Wilbur Smith passed away unexpectedly on Saturday afternoon at his Cape Town home, with his wife Niso by his side.
‘We are constantly searching for a way to be happy, but we seldom look within ourselves’ – an interview with James Norbury, the author of Big Panda and Tiny Dragon
A guiding light in dark times, Big Panda and Tiny Dragon is the beautifully illustrated and mindful journey of two friends through the seasons. Author James Norbury chatted to Lauren McDiarmid about empowering ideas, his favourite response to the book and how he takes his tea.
Fri – 12th Nov 2021
At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …
‘Every day brings loads of news that could inspire a great novel’ – Lee Child, bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series, chats about his writing process
Lee Child is the bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series, which he’s most recently started collaborating on with his brother, Andrew Child.
Friday Night Book Club: Read an exclusive excerpt from Under the Whispering Door, a charming queer love story from TJ Klune
Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this exclusive excerpt from Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune.
Thu – 11th Nov 2021
‘Nobody’s perfect, she liked to say. But, man, we all fall short so beautifully.’ Read an excerpt from Bewilderment, the magnificent new novel by Richard Powers
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Bewilderment, the heartrending new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning and #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Overstory, Richard Powers.