International

Thu – 1st Oct 2020

[Must watch] A powerful conversation on Femme Erasure: Our Queer Undoing, with Dr Bev Ditsie, Mona Eltahawy and Jamil F Khan

Jacana Media hosted a Don’t Shut Up Conversation titled ‘Femme Erasure: Our Queer Undoing’ yesterday.

Wed – 30th Sep 2020

Read an excerpt from The Kingdom – Jo Nesbo’s dark, gripping new standalone thriller

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Kingdom, the gripping new standalone thriller from multi-million copy bestseller Jo Nesbo!

Find out more about Piranesi – the new novel from Susanna Clarke, the bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

From Susanna Clarke comes Piranesi – an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality.

You’ve heard the podcast, now read the book! How I Built This by Guy Raz – join us for an exclusive webinar (4 Oct)

Join the Daily Maverick and Pan Macmillan for an exclusive webinar featuring Daily Maverick CEO Styli Charalambous and American podcast creator Guy Raz!

Tue – 29th Sep 2020

Ottolenghi Flavour – the third instalment in Yotam Ottolenghi’s bestselling and multi-award-winning Plenty series (over 2 million copies sold)

Ottolenghi Flavour celebrates the limitless potential of vegetables and reveals how to transform them into magical dishes.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of The Rhino Conspiracy by Peter Hain, with Ronnie Kasrils, Dr Luthando Dziba and Ferial Haffajee (22 Oct)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List for the launch of Peter Hain’s new novel The Rhino Conspiracy – an epic tale of corruption, collusion and courage set in contemporary South Africa.

Mon – 28th Sep 2020

Two brothers. One town. A lifetime of dark secrets. Find out more about Jo Nesbo’s new standalone thriller The Kingdom

In the mountains of Norway a man lives a peaceful existence. However one day his younger brother, always the more successful and charming of the two, turns up to visit, accompanied by his new wife. It soon turns out that the little brother is not quite as angelic as he seems …

Fri – 25th Sep 2020

In a world where perfection is everything, would you make the grade? Find out more about Q by Christina Dalcher, the bestselling author of Vox

From Christina Dalcher, the author of the bestselling Vox, comes a breathtaking new dystopian novel filled with fervent magnetism.

Wed – 23rd Sep 2020

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce, in conversation with Paige Nick! (1 Oct)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the online launch of Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce!

Silent Child – from bestselling author Toni Maguire comes a new true story of abuse and escape

‘Unlike people with carefree previous lives, I packed away my past. There are some memories labelled ‘Look at’, and others “Leave well alone” …’

Tue – 22nd Sep 2020

The new Ken Follett is here! Find out more about The Evening and the Morning, the epic prequel to The Pillars of the Earth

From the international bestselling author Ken Follett, The Evening and the Morning is a historical epic that will end where The Pillars of the Earth begins!

The Queen of Crime returns! Find out more about Val McDermid’s new novel Still Life – a Karen Pirie thriller

The number one bestseller and unrivalled queen of crime Val McDermid is back with her most exhilarating, breathtaking thriller yet!

Fri – 18th Sep 2020

Betty by Tiffany McDaniel – a punch-in-the-gut of a novel

Betty by Tiffany McDaniel is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Part inspiration, part memoir, Untamed: Stop Pleasing, Start Living will help all women dare to live a braver, authentic life

Who were you before the world told you who to be? When women learn to please they forget who they are …

Friday Night Book Club: A woman who must escape her past. A child who must unlock her future. Read an excerpt from Kristin Hannah’s new novel Wild

Get comfortable this evening with a glass of wine and an excerpt from Wild, the new novel from Kristin Hannah!

Thu – 17th Sep 2020

‘People make all kinds of assumptions when it comes to names, especially when a name isn’t from around here’ – Read an excerpt from The Ditch by Herman Koch

Pan Macmillan SA has shared an excerpt from The Ditch, the original and playful new novel from Herman Koch.

Stories of Hope – the new book from Heather Morris, the international bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Stories of Hope: Finding Inspiration in Everyday Lives by Heather Morris – the first non-fiction book from the author of international bestselling novels The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka’s Journey!

Wed – 16th Sep 2020

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by former monk and social media sensation Jay Shetty

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!