‘Great fiction, of any type, is always about mystery and surprise’ – In conversation with Jonathan Kellerman

It’s Jonathan Kellerman’s curiosity that drives the exploration of human behaviour in his novels.

‘It isn’t always advisable to write things which are better left unsaid’ – Five minutes with CA Davids

How to Be a Revolutionary was recently awarded the 2023 Sunday Times Fiction Prize. The Penguin Post asked the author, CA Davids, some questions on her novel and the win.

To shock and surprise – Alex Michaelides chats about his gripping new psychological thriller The Fury

Lauren Mc Diarmid chatted to Alex Michaelides about how he goes about crafting these twists and turns, and the creative process behind his new thriller, The Fury.

Five minutes with Lauren Beukes on her new novel Bridge

Bursting with humour, action and reality-bending experiences, Bridge is Lauren Beukes at her finest.

‘Most families are bound not just by blood but by secrets’ – Abraham Verghese on his masterful new novel The Covenant of Water

From Abraham Verghese, author of the bestselling novel Cutting for Stone, comes a stunning and magisterial new epic of love, faith and …

Shari Lapena chats about her unputdownable new thriller Everyone Here is Lying

Author Shari Lapena chats to The Penguin Post about her thrilling new novel, Everyone Here is Lying, and what draws her to writing about domestic bliss gone wrong.

‘I’ve been betrayed by people a few times, and it hurts’ – In conversation with Lesley Pearse on her new novel, Betrayal

Lesley Pearse worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother before, at the age of 49, she became a published writer.

Five Minutes with Douglas Kruger on his new psychological thriller Character Scan

Read an interview with Douglas Kruger on his new novel Character Scan!

‘We all see the world slightly differently, and that’s a glorious thing’ – In conversation with Holly Smale on her new novel The Cassandra Complex

Holly Smale’s adult debut novel, The Cassandra Complex, is a unique, heartwarming and life-affirming novel about one woman’s unlikely journey through love, again and again …

‘I put a little bit of myself into every character’ – Emily Henry chats about her new novel Happy Place

Set over one sizzling summer, Happy Place is the new chemistry-filled ‘second chance love’ romcom from Tiktok sensation, Emily Henry.

In conversation with Jenny Jackson on her debut novel Pineapple Street – a witty exploration of family, money, love and heartbreak

Pineapple Street is an unputdownable debut, following three women in an old Brooklyn Heights clan: one who was born with money, one who married into it, and one who wants to give it all away.

Where there’s Smoak, there’s fire – Gregg Hurwitz chats about his bestselling Orphan X series

Author Gregg Hurwitz on the formidable Evan Smoak, a trained government assassin who’s on a personal mission to help those with nowhere to turn, and the bad-ass hero of the Orphan X series.

Five minutes with David Viviers, author of the debut novel Mirage

You may know the face. David Viviers is one of our well-known actors, but now he is a published author as well. And his writing is every bit as good has his acting.

‘Daar is rowwe goed wat in my lewe gebeur het’ – Herman Lategan gesels oor Hoerkind: Die memoires van ’n randeier

Lees Ingrid Heÿdenrÿch se offbeat-en-glad-nie-fokken-mainstream-nie onderhoud met Herman Lategan in Klyntji.

Five minutes with author Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu

Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu’s debut novel turned out to be the first in a trilogy. Not that she planned it that way. But now, she’s just written the last, The Quality of Mercy.

Potgooi: ’n Eerste in Suid-Afrika! Tinus le Roux vertel van die skattejag na foto’s vir sy boek, Die Anglo-Boereoorlog in kleur

Luister! Tinus le Roux vertel hoe hy afgekom het op Anglo-Boereoorlog-foto’s wat nog nooit in boekvorm verskyn het nie …

‘Ons is sterker as wat ons dink, ons is veerkragtig’: Herman Lategan gesels met Phyllis Green oor Hoerkind

Phyllis Green het onlangs ’n hartroerende onderhoud gevoer met Herman Lategan oor sy jongste boek, Hoerkind: Die memoires van ’n randeier.

Five Minutes with Mark Winkler on his new novel The Errors of Dr Browne

Mark Winkler on why – and how – he came to try his hand at historical fiction with his new novel, The Errors of Dr Browne.

‘Ek vergader, stof af, polish en bêre gebeure vir latere gebruik’ – Herman Lategan gesels oor Hoerkind, taal en sy liefde vir stories

In ’n taverna in Paardeneiland vertel Herman Lategan vir Debbie Loots stories uit sy jongste memoir, Hoerkind.

Video: ‘Daar was nog nooit ’n biografie oor Hans van Rensburg nie’ – Albert Blake gesels oor sy boek, Afrikaner-Sondebok?

Was Hans van Rensburg ’n verbete Afrikaner-fascis of ’n gerieflike sondebok vir die Smuts- en Nasionale Party-regerings? Albert Blake vertel …