International

Thu – 21st Nov 2019

‘A powerful, vital gut-punch’ – The Places I’ve Cried in Public, the new novel from award-winning, bestselling author Holly Bourne

Holly Bourne’s latest novel, The Places I’ve Cried in Public, is a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of toxic relationships and what love is and isn’t.

The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman – an extraordinary, magical, heartbreaking read

The World That We Knew, the new novel from Alice Hoffman, the bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Marriage of Opposites, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas by bestselling author Adam Kay – ‘The perfect surgical stocking filler’

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas – a short gift book of festive hospital diaries from multi-award-winning author Adam Kay.

Wed – 20th Nov 2019

Join in and share the best in African literature across social media during #ReadingAfrica Week 2019 (1–7 Dec)

What are you reading at the moment? An old favourite? A new find? An undiscovered classic? Fiction, poetry, comics or essays?

Whatever you’re reading, it’s time to shout it from the rooftops.

Win a SIGNED copy of Knife, the new thriller from bestselling author Jo Nesbo!

One lucky reader will win a copy of Knife, the gripping new book in Jo Nesbo’s intense and brilliant Harry Hole crime series.

Tue – 19th Nov 2019

Sword of Kings – the incredible new novel from globally bestselling author Bernard Cornwell

Sword of Kings – the 12th instalment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England.

Mon – 18th Nov 2019

Win 1 of 5 dazzling The Book of Dust hampers!

Five lucky winners will each receive a The Book of Dust Volume Two hamper! Each hamper includes: A copy of The Book of Dust #2: The Secret Commonwealth, tote bag, limited edition enamel pin, four badges, His Dark Materials print, and a very special limited edition metal bookmark.

Deon Meyer’s Trackers – now a major TV series!

A new edition of Trackers by Deon Meyer is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Fri – 15th Nov 2019

Imaginary Friend – the new novel by Stephen Chbosky, the author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Akin, the funny and heart-wrenching new novel from bestselling author Emma Donoghue

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend! Staying in this evening? Get comfortable with a glass of wine …

Thu – 14th Nov 2019

The Starless Sea – the magical new novel from Erin Morgenstern, the bestselling author of The Night Circus

Take a journey on the starless sea: the home of storytellers, story-lovers and those who will protect our stories at all costs …

Zapiro receives France’s top cultural award – the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

Acclaimed South African cartoonist and satirist Zapiro (Jonathan Shapiro) has received France’s top cultural award.

Wed – 13th Nov 2019

Why do we think the way we do? Discover the epic story of the Western Mind in Dominion, by award-winning historian Tom Holland

From the crucifixion of Jesus to the birth of modern morals, this marvellous account from an award-winning historian shows how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination.

Tue – 12th Nov 2019

Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion by Christopher McDougall, the author of the international bestseller Born to Run

Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion by Christopher McDougall is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Brilliant, honest, combative – My Life and Rugby by Eddie Jones – the ultimate rugby book for all fans of the sport

Eddie Jones is a gigantic yet enigmatic figure in world rugby and a true legend of the game. In My Life and Rugby, he tells his story for the first time – including the full inside story of England’s 2019 World Cup campaign.

Mon – 11th Nov 2019

New book alert! Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay – one of the finest thriller writers in the world at the very top of his game

Number 1 bestseller Linwood Barclay returns with Elevator Pitch – a heart-stopping thriller that will do for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach …

New from Marie Kondo – a graphic novel to spark joy in life, work and love – The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo is out now from Pan Macmillan.

New anthology to celebrate 20 years of the Caine Prize for African Writing

The Caine Prize for African Writing has released a special edition anthology, celebrating the literary talent of 20 excellent African short stories since its inception in 2000.

New book alert! The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi – a ‘companion’ novel to Kintu

A ‘magnificent’ new novel by award-winning Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has been announced!