The bestselling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series returns with an irresistible new novel about one man’s adventures in the Italian countryside.
It was the moustache that reminded me I was no longer in England: a solid, grey millipede firmly obscuring the man’s upper lip; a Village People moustache, a cowboy moustache, the miniature head of a broom that meant business. You just didn’t get that kind of moustache at home. I couldn’t tear my eyes from it.
Wednesday – 13th December 2017
A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa – an extraordinary work of literary journalism by Alexis Okeowo
Okeowo creates a vivid narrative of Africans who are courageously resisting their continent’s wave of fundamentalism.
Tuesday – 12th December 2017
Two winners will each receive a Christmas hamper!
Monday – 11th December 2017
Johannesburg was the focus in the Times Literary Supplement this month, with a review of Kopano Matlwa’s Period Pain, Zinzi Clemmons’s What We Lose and Fiona Melrose’s Johannesburg.
‘One of the very pleasant discoveries with Tell Tale is that everybody has a different favourite.’
Pan Macmillan SA is giving away a collectible Clifton Chronicles box-set containing all seven books!
Friday – 8th December 2017
Penguin Random House will be publishing Eben Venter’s forthcoming three books.
Wednesday – 6th December 2017
Pan Macmillan has shared an excerpt from audiobook of The Sparsholt Affair, the highly anticipated new novel from Alan Hollinghurst.
Monday – 4th December 2017
Born a Crime, the bestselling, award-winning memoir by Trevor Noah, is now in paperback!
Three winners will each receive a hamper to celebrate the release of E L James’s new novel Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian!
Friday – 1st December 2017
Don’t miss Tsitsi Dangarembga and Achmat Dangor for a Literary Crossroads event at the Goethe-Institut
Join the Goethe-Institut for a Literary Crossroads event with Tsitsi Dangarembga and Achmat Dangor!
Still Me, the new Jojo Moyes novel, will be out in January!
Wednesday – 29th November 2017
‘My patience has been tested by the clock as it ticks closer to my reunion with Miss Anastasia Steele.’
Monday – 27th November 2017
“I am going to kiss you now.” Anna did just as she said.
Friday – 24th November 2017
Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from This Mortal Coil, the new book by Emily Suvada.
Thursday – 23rd November 2017
Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ considers key questions around the misreading of African literature in The Rise of the African Novel
The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of Language, Identity, and Ownership, a new book by Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ, will be out in March 2018 from University of Michigan Press’s African Perspectives series.
David France has won the Baillie Gifford Prize, the UK’s leading award for non-fiction, for his book How To Survive A Plague.
Monday – 20th November 2017
Midway through his sentence Ben Okri stands up and turns to the whiteboard. “Who knows their work well?” he asks. The students in the class look at each other. “Someone give me a line, a line of your work”.
The night Effia is born, a fire devastates her father’s land – and so begins a sequence of events that reverberate through the lives of her family for generations.