International

Wed – 27th Mar 2019

When You Read This – a sparkling debut about love, life, and all the emails you really wish you’d never sent

When You Read This is a warm, heartbreaker of a novel, and just as you think you might be on the verge of tears, it will tip you over into laughter instead.

Tue – 26th Mar 2019

Hayley Chewins launches her captivating debut novel The Turnaway Girls at Love Books

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins.

Mon – 25th Mar 2019

Renowned Stanford political scientist Francis Fukuyama will be in South Africa for the launch of his new book Identity

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Identity: Contemporary Identity Politics and the Struggle for Recognition by Francis Fukuyama.

Fri – 22nd Mar 2019

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s thrilling historical novel Blood and Sugar

If you’re looking for thrilling historical fiction with beautifully drawn characters, Blood and Sugar is a must-read.

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal – a one-of-a-kind retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal – a one-of-a-kind retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan.

Mon – 18th Mar 2019

The Familiars by Stacey Halls – the most spellbinding debut novel of 2019

To save her child, she will trust a stranger. To protect a secret, she must risk her life …

Fri – 15th Mar 2019

[Watch the book trailer!] A page-turner of the highest order – The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

They say a tiger that devours too many humans can take the form of a man and walk among us …

Thu – 14th Mar 2019

Don’t miss the launch of Katharine Kilalea’s mesmerising debut novel OK, Mr Field at The Book Lounge (20 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Katharine Kilalea, author of OK, Mr Field.

Elton John set to release ‘no-holds-barred’ autobiography in October 2019

‘My life has been one helluva rollercoaster ride … I hope readers will enjoy the ride too.’ – Elton John

Wed – 13th Mar 2019

Listen to an extract from the audiobook of Maybe This Time, the latest heartwarming tale by Jill Mansell

Maybe This Time is the deliciously uplifting new novel from Jill Mansell, the bestselling author of This Could Change Everything and Meet Me at Beachcomber Bay.

Tue – 12th Mar 2019

Read an excerpt from Katherine Arden’s striking literary fantasy novel The Winter of the Witch

Mankind and magical creatures alike find their fates resting on Vasya’s shoulders in The Winter of the Witch, the spellbinding conclusion to the Winternight trilogy.

Mon – 11th Mar 2019

Read an excerpt from My Coney Island Baby – an exquisite, heartbreaking novel by an Irish discovery

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from My Coney Island Baby by Billy O’Callaghan. 

Blood and Sugar – a tense and gripping historical thriller from Laura Shepherd-Robinson

If you’re looking for thrilling historical fiction with beautifully drawn characters, Blood and Sugar is a must-read.

Fri – 8th Mar 2019

Gerald Kraak anthology As You Like It selected as finalist for Lambda Literary LGBTQ Anthology Award

Jacana Media is delighted to announce that As You Like It has been selected as a finalist in the Lambda Literary Awards, in the LGBTQ Anthology category.

Thu – 7th Mar 2019

New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent

New Daughters of Africa – showcasing the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent, this major international collection celebrates their contributions to literature and international culture.

Wed – 6th Mar 2019

Maybe This Time – the funny and heartwarming new novel from bestselling author Jill Mansell

Maybe This Time – bestselling author Jill Mansell’s heartwarming new novel is a funny, warm and absolutely satisfying story of friendships, love, missed chances and seizing the moment …

Fri – 1st Mar 2019

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

Every Friday, The Reading List shares an exclusive excerpt for you to read from Pan Macmillan in our Friday Night Book Club.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Kristin Hannah’s stay-up-all-night novel The Great Alone

That spring, rain fell in great sweeping gusts that rattled the rooftops. Water found its way into the smallest cracks and undermined the sturdiest foundations. Chunks of land that had been steady for generations fell like slag heaps on the roads below, taking houses and cars and swimming pools down with them. Trees fell over, crashed into power lines; electricity was lost. Rivers flooded their banks, washed across yards, ruined homes. People who loved each other snapped and fights erupted as the water rose and the rain continued.

Thu – 28th Feb 2019

Don’t miss Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – the undisputed queen of Icelandic noir fiction – in Joburg (7 Mar)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books are thrilled to invite you to the launch of The Reckoning by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – the undisputed queen of Icelandic noir fiction.

Wed – 27th Feb 2019

Listen to an excerpt from Something To Tell You, the new novel from bestselling author Lucy Diamond

Pan Macmillan has shared an excerpt from Something To Tell You, the new novel by Lucy Diamond, read by Clare Wille.