Fri – 3rd Apr 2020
Thu – 2nd Apr 2020
Don’t miss Meera Senthilingam, author of Outbreaks and Epidemics, taking part in Blackwell’s virtual book festival
Blackwell’s Books, a UK-based bookshop, has been hosting a range of fabulous author events this week.
Tue – 31st Mar 2020
Mon – 30th Mar 2020
Looking for something great to read during this lockdown period? Browse Penguin Random House’s ebooks from the comfort of your phone.
Presenting Abi Daré’s debut novel The Girl with the Louding Voice – ‘A celebration of girls who dare to dream’
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré – a powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to fight for her dreams and choose her own future.
Fri – 27th Mar 2020
The perfect snack with a cup of tea – download the recipe for Zanzibari Mini Doughnuts from The East African Cookbook
Penguin Random House has shared a delicious recipe for Mini Doughnuts, from Shereen Jog’s new cookbook The East African Cookbook!
Tue – 24th Mar 2020
[Video] ‘Suid-Afrikaners is passievolle lesers’: Jodi Picoult gesels oor Die belydenis en vertel hoekom sy so lief is vir Suid-Afrika
Die wêreldbekende skrywer Jodi Picoult het in Maart vanjaar by Die Groot Ontbyt aangesluit vir ‘n onderhoud oor haar eerste vertaalde boek in Afrikaans, Die belydenis.
Escape to afternoons in tiny Parisian apartment in the 1970s with an excerpt from Isabelle in the Afternoon
Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Isabelle in the Afternoon, a moving story of passion and heartbreak from Douglas Kennedy, the internationally bestselling author of The Pursuit of Happiness.
Mon – 23rd Mar 2020
How to Argue With a Racist by Adam Rutherford is a vital manifesto for a twenty-first century understanding of human evolution and variation, and a timely weapon against the misuse of science to justify bigotry.
Fri – 20th Mar 2020
The Secret Messenger – the highly awaited new novel from Mandy Robotham, the bestselling author of The German Midwife
Set between German-occupied 1940s Venice and modern-day London, this is a fascinating tale of the bravery of everyday women in the darkest corners of WWII, for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris.
Thu – 19th Mar 2020
Inspired by real events, from the Boer War to brutal camps for teenage boys now – You Will Be Safe Here, the debut novel by Damian Barr
The stunning and shocking debut novel from the award-winning author of Maggie & Me.
Tue – 17th Mar 2020
The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley – the 2020 debut novel everyone is talking about.
Mon – 16th Mar 2020
Durban’s Time of the Writer book festival cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic (alternative digital version being planned)
Book events are being cancelled all over the world in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the latest loss is Durban’s Time of the Writer Festival.
Sat – 14th Mar 2020
At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye …
Fri – 13th Mar 2020
Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Alexis Schaitkin’s atmospheric and hypnotic debut novel Saint X
The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend!
Thu – 12th Mar 2020
James Patterson’s masterpiece The Kennedy Curse – a revealing account of America’s most famous family
Penguin Random House SA is proud to announce the publication of The Kennedy Curse: Six Generations of Adultery, Addiction and Tragedy by James Patterson!
Tue – 10th Mar 2020
Join Penguin Random House for the multicultural experience of East African cooking at the launch of The East African Cookbook by Shereen Jog.
Mon – 9th Mar 2020
Marguerite Poland’s novel A Sin of Omission longlisted for prestigious Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction
Marguerite Poland’s latest novel A Sin of Omission has been longlisted for the 2020 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction!
Thu – 5th Mar 2020
Out now! Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light – the brilliant conclusion to the award-winning Wolf Hall trilogy
The Mirror and the Light – the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy – is out internationally today!