Lifestyle

Wed – 6th Jan 2021

Make the most of every corner of your garden with Gardening in the Shade in South Africa by Allan Haschick

Gardening in the Shade in South Africa by Allan Haschick is out now from Penguin Random House SA.

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 lekker local recipe books for the foodies in your life

The festive season is a time for feasting on delicious, proudly South African dishes. Have a browse of these recently published recipe books for inspiration!

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 quirky international recipe books to spice up your cooking this holiday season

Want to impress the family with your festive cooking skills? Or are you looking for the perfect gift for the bakers and makers in your life? Have a browse of these recently published recipe books for inspiration!

Tue – 15th Dec 2020

Where will books take you this holiday season? (PLUS: Win a hamper of 8 books!)

From faraway places to back in time, books can transport you just about anywhere!

Virtual event invitation: Talking wild dogs – the scientists’ perspective (10 Dec)

Wild Dogs are commanding the spotlight when it comes to passion, curiosity, intrigue and research.

Thu – 26th Nov 2020

Kom, trek aan jou voorskoot en Bak dit self met 50 feestelike koekresepte in Marlene Schoeman se jongste kookboek

Bak dit self: 50 feestelike koeke om baba te vier deur Marlene Schoeman is nou beskikbaar by LAPA Uitgewers!

[Watch] How did Rassie’s Springboks win the World Cup? Lloyd Burnard launches his new book Miracle Men

How did Rassie’s Springboks win the World Cup? Find out at the launch of Lloyd Burnard’s new book Miracle Men.

Fri – 6th Nov 2020

New book alert! Nigella Lawson’s Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes and Stories

‘More than just a mantra, “cook, eat, repeat” is the story of my life.’

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.

Thu – 17th Sep 2020

Jamie Oliver’s 7 Ways: Easy Ideas for Every Day of the Week – new achievable, exciting and tasty recipes (Plus: Win a copy and a R1000 Yuppiechef voucher)

Completing the family of solution-based cookbooks, Jamie Oliver is back with 7 Ways: Easy Ideas for Every Day of the Week – new achievable, exciting and tasty recipes.

Wed – 16th Sep 2020

Nou beskikbaar! Die eerste Afrikaanse kriptiese blokraaiboek saamgestel deur Willem Swanepoel

Die wonderlike woordwêreld van kriptiese blokraaisels wag in Die eerste Afrikaanse kriptiese blokraaiboek, saamgestel deur Willem Swanepoel.

First Field Guide to Mushrooms of Southern Africa – the perfect pocket-sized book, suitable for both adult and younger enthusiasts

First Field Guide to Mushrooms of Southern Africa by Margo Branch is out now from Struik Nature, an imprint of Penguin Random House SA.

Tue – 1st Sep 2020

Welcome to My Table by Siba Mtongana – the Queen of Convenience!

Welcome to My Table by Siba Mtongana is out now from Penguin Random House SA!

Mon – 31st Aug 2020

‘The risk of another betrayal cannot be tolerated’

Read the explosive interview with the author of Money, Blood and Conscience that made this European newspaper ask, ‘Could a new historical novel about Ethiopia’s former dictatorship be the final straw that forces the World Health Organization’s beleaguered Director-General Tedros Adhanom Gebhreyesus to resign?’

Calling all conservationists and nature lovers! Don’t miss the online launch of Field Guide to the Renosterveld of the Overberg (31 Aug)

The Botanical Society of South Africa, Struik Nature Club and Penguin Random House SA invite you to the online launch of Field Guide to the Renosterveld of the Overberg.

Don’t miss the online launch of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa and your chance to WIN the Sasol eBirds Southern Africa App (18 Aug)

Penguin Random House SA and Exclusive Books invite you to the online book launch of the 5th revised edition of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa.

Fri – 7th Aug 2020

Friday Feast! The Yoga Kitchen: 100 Easy Superfood Recipes – a celebration of nourishing whole foods that will boost your immune system

Not sure what to cook for dinner? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. It’s Friday Feast and this week Jacana Media is bringing you delicious recipes from Marlien Wright’s The Yoga Kitchen: 100 Easy Superfood Recipes.

Wed – 5th Aug 2020

15 tips for happy, healthy sex, from Tiffany Kagure Mugo’s new book Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex

Kwela Books has shared an excerpt from Quirky Quick Guide to Having Great Sex by Tiffany Kagure Mugo!

Mon – 3rd Aug 2020

Field Guide to Renosterveld of the Overberg – a vital addition to any nature lover’s bookshelf

Field Guide to Renosterveld of the Overberg is out now from Penguin Random House SA.