New releases

Until August – the extraordinary rediscovered novel from Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Until August by Gabriel García Márquez, translated by Anne McLean, is out now from Penguin Random House SA!

New book alert! Prisoners of Jan Smuts: Italian Prisoners of War in South Africa in WWII by Karen Horn

Prisoners of Jan Smuts: Italian Prisoners of War in South Africa in WWII by Karen Horn is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Bullsh!t: 50 Lies That Made South Africa – Nelson Mandela told us that we, as a nation, were ‘special’. Turns out we aren’t.

Bullsh!t: 50 Lies That Made South Africa by Jonathan Ancer is out this month from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Small Changes for Big Results – how to improve your finances one step at a time!

Small Changes for Big Results – Warren Ingram and Marc Rogatschnig have joined up to create a powerful self help book that shows you with small changes can bring big results. 

Soft, sticky and melt-in-the-mouth sweet – make your own Mochi at home!

Learn how to perfect the beloved Asian dessert at home with Mochi.

Introducing Robin Sharma’s new book The Wealth Money Can’t Buy – a revolutionary method to become truly wealthy

Robin Sharma’s new book The Wealth Money Can’t Buy: The 8 Hidden Habits to Live Your Richest Life is out in April from Penguin Random House SA!

Struggling with a narcissist? Discover expert tips and take control of your life today! 

Learn to spot narcissistic traits, confront toxic cycles, set boundaries and reclaim your power with It’s Not You: How Narcissistic People Break Us and How to Get Whole Again.

Maktub by Paulo Coelho – timeless stories of reflection and rediscovery

Maktub by Paulo Coelho – an essential companion to the inspirational classic The Alchemist – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers! …

Why are more South Africans resorting to mob justice? Why We Kill explores the current crisis of vigilantism

Why do so many South Africans prefer to take the law into their own hands rather than rely on the police? Why are those who do so often cheered or sympathised with?

New book alert! My Friends, a luminous novel of friendship, family, and the unthinkable realities of exile by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Hisham Matar

My Friends, the new novel by the Booker-shortlisted, Pulitzer prize-winning author Hisham Matar, is out now from Penguin Random House SA!

New book alert! Margie Orford’s compelling, intimate and profound memoir Love and Fury

Love and Fury: A Memoir by bestselling crime writer Margie Orford is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Called by the Wild – the thrilling story of the conservationist who pioneered the use of dogs in combating poachers

Called by the Wild: The Dogs Trained to Protect Wildlife by Conraad de Rosner, with Graham Spence and Elaine Bell, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Explore the enchanting world of elusive Fynbos creatures with Field Guide to Fynbos Fauna

Cliff and Suretha Dorse, dedicated conservation biologists, share their two-decade exploration of the Fynbos Biome in their book, Field Guide to Fynbos Fauna.

What can you do today that makes life simpler tomorrow? Find out in Healthy Made Simple by Ella Mills

Healthy Made Simple, the major new cookbook by Ella Mills, the founder of Deliciously Ella, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

[Watch] Bestselling phenomenon Marian Keyes introduces her new novel, My Favourite Mistake

My Favourite Mistake, the hilarious, heartwarming new novel from global bestseller Marian Keyes, will be out in April from Penguin Random House SA!

New book alert! Is the Party Over? by Oscar van Heerden – a powerful account of the inner workings of a cripplingly divided political party

Is the Party Over? by Oscar van Heerden will be out from Jacana Media in March, ahead of the elections on 29 May.

We Solve Murders – the first book in a brand new series by Richard Osman!

Get ready for a brand-new series from Richard Osman, the bestselling author of The Thursday Murder Club! 

How to Fight a War by Mike Martin – a book that should be read by everyone who seeks to understand today’s conflicts and those to come

How to Fight a War by Mike Martin – an indispensable guide to understanding modern warfare, especially the decisions made by politicians and generals, both good and bad.​

New book alert! The mind-blowing murder mystery debut Voyage of the Damned by Frances White

Voyage of the Damned, the fantasy debut on everyone’s lips by Frances White, is out now from Penguin Random House SA!  

Read an excerpt from Piglet – the searing, unforgettable and original debut set to take readers by storm in 2024

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Piglet, the captivating new novel by Lottie Hazell!