International

Wed – 30th Jan 2019

A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham – ‘a timely and incredibly readable book on this rising power’

A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

New book alert! Manchester Happened – a new collection of short stories by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, author of Kintu

Manchester Happened is the masterful new collection of short stories by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi.

Tue – 29th Jan 2019

Join Ivan Vladislavic at The Book Lounge for the launch of his new novel The Distance (12 Feb)

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Distance, the latest novel from Ivan Vladislavić.

First look at Ivan Vladislavic’s new novel The Distance – an intricate puzzle of a book

The Distance – the highly anticipated new novel from Ivan Vladislavić – will be out from Umuzi on 6 February 2019.

The 5 AM Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life.

Part manifesto for mastery, part playbook for genius-grade productivity and part companion for a life lived beautifully, The 5 AM Club is a book that will transform your life. Forever.

Mon – 28th Jan 2019

‘Among themselves, doves fight as often as hawks’ – Read an excerpt from Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Read an excerpt from the novel everyone is talking about – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Simple, healthy and delicious – try Joe Wicks’s Spicy Aubergine Spaghetti

Spicy Aubergine Spaghetti
Posted by Joe Wicks in Recipes

Fri – 25th Jan 2019

New EL James novel The Mister coming in April 2019!

EL James is to publish her first new novel following the blockbuster global phenomenon and no. 1 worldwide bestselling series Fifty Shades of Grey.

Thu – 24th Jan 2019

South Africans versus Rommel: The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II by David Brock Katz

Relying on deep research in South African and British archives, David Brock Katz recounts a side of the Desert War that has never received the attention it deserves in South Africans versus Rommel: The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II.

Wed – 23rd Jan 2019

The Binding by Bridget Collins – an unforgettable novel and a homage to the life-changing power of books

The Binding by Bridget Collins is coming very soon to bookstores in South Africa!

A family in crisis struggling to survive at the edge of the world – Kristin Hannah’s bestselling novel The Great Alone

Now a New York Times number one bestseller, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature.

Tue – 22nd Jan 2019

Friends Like These by Sarah Alderson – a gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist

Friends Like These by Sarah Alderson – a gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist!

Mon – 21st Jan 2019

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and Graham Viney for a Royal Tribute Movie Night

Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to an evening with Graham Viney, author of The Last Hurrah: South Africa and the Royal Tour of 1947, as he indulges our curiosity of the British Royal Family.

Fri – 18th Jan 2019

The Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Long Road to Mercy, the heart-pounding new thriller from David Baldacci

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

Thu – 17th Jan 2019

Uplifting. Intriguing. 30 women, 30 stories – Cecelia Ahern’s new short story collection Roar

In this singular and imaginative story collection, Cecelia Ahern illuminates the myriad ways in which women overcome adversity with wit, resourcefulness and compassion.

Wed – 16th Jan 2019

The New Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan – a new history of the world

The New Silk Roads – a brand new book by Peter Frankopan – takes a fresh look at the network of relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the Silk Roads today.

Mon – 14th Jan 2019

Cari Mora – From the creator of Hannibal Lecter comes a story of evil, greed, and the consequences of dark obsession

Penguin Random House has revealed the cover for Cari Mora, the new novel from Thomas Harris, bestselling author and creator of The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal!

Fri – 11th Jan 2019

Sapiens – a thrilling account of humankind’s extraordinary history, from the Stone Age to the Silicon Age

In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where we’re going.

You Don’t Own Me – the new novel from the queen of suspense, Mary Higgins Clark, and Alafair Burke

‘Trust Mary Higgins Clark to know what frightens us to death.’