New Releases

The Stress Code: From Surviving to Thriving by Richard Sutton – a scientific model for stress resilience

Supported by extensive scientific research, Richard Sutton’s new book The Stress Code offers practical tools and skills to buffer the adverse effects of stress and enhance functionality and health.

Scrublands by Chris Hammer – a compulsive thriller that will haunt you long after you have turned the final page

In Riversend, an isolated rural community afflicted by an endless drought, a young priest does the unthinkable, killing five parishioners before being taken down himself.

Cover reveal! A brand new edition of Nthikeng Mohlele’s debut novel The Scent of Bliss

The Scent of Bliss, the seminal debut novel from award-winning author Nthikeng Mohlele, is being released in a new edition!

Think out of the box this Valentine’s Day and surprise your sweetheart with the hilarious new anthology Love Poems for Married People

Written with brilliant wit, sharp observation and a big dose of reality, Love Poems for Married People takes the poetic form, turns it upside down and leaves it in the dishwasher to dry.

Squirm by Carl Hiaasen – a wildly entertaining novel celebrating the great outdoors and involving snakes, grizzlies, a missing dad, and a menacing drone!

Squirm is a funny, wildly entertaining adventure about the great outdoors and protecting the environment, from bestselling author Carl Hiaasen, author of the modern classic Hoot.

The Mastermind – The extraordinary story of Paul Le Roux from Krugersdorp, who became an international digital-age crime boss

The extraordinary story of Paul Le Roux – one of the world’s most prolific criminals – and the US government’s clandestine efforts to bring him down.

Mentors, the new book by Russell Brand – Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself?

Russell Brand has a new book coming in March! In Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped, he shares the stories of the significant people who have had a positive impact on his life.

Zakes Mda’s novel The Zulus of New York is coming soon – Joburg and Cape Town launch details here!

Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, will be published by Umuzi in March 2019.

The Binding is an unforgettable, magical novel: a boundary-defying love story and a unique literary event

Imagine you could erase your grief.
Imagine you could forget your pain.
Imagine you could hide a secret.
Forever.

The lives of two Nigerian women change forever – Don’t miss Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia’s debut novel The Son of the House

Kidnapped in Nigeria by a group not unlike Boko Haram, two women, Nwabulu and Julie, relate the stories of the very different lives fate has meted out for them.

Cover reveal: Gail Schimmel is back with her much-anticipated fourth novel, The Accident

Check out the cover for Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Accident – out in March 2019 from Pan Macmillan!

Dead of Night, the stunning new thriller by Michael Stanley, author of the award-winning Detective Kubu series

When freelance journalist Crystal Nguyen heads to South Africa, she thinks she’ll be researching an article on rhino-horn smuggling for National Geographic, but within a week she’s been hunting poachers, hunted by their bosses, and then arrested in connection with a murder.

Cover reveal! Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments, the sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale

Penguin Random House is excited to share the cover for Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments.

Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis, edited by Michael Nassen Smith, with papers by Thuli Madonsela, Ben Turok and Kgalema Motlanthe

South Africa’s distorted distribution of wealth is one of the biggest challenges facing the country’s economy, with unemployment sitting at an unsustainable 27.7%.

‘One of the year’s most powerful debuts’ – Find Me Gone by Sarah Meuleman

Find Me Gone by Sarah Meuleman – a haunting, whip-smart debut novel about second chances and the lengths one young woman will go to keep her dark secrets sealed in the past.

Develop a more trusting, healthy relationship with food and your body with Just Eat It by Laura Thomas

Just Eat It by Laura Thomas isn’t just a book, it’s a straight-talking guide for everything you need to develop a more trusting, healthy relationship with food and your body.

One of the most anticipated books of 2019 – The Au Pair, the debut novel from Emma Rous

Emma Rous’s debut novel The Au Pair – a tautly plotted mystery of dark family secrets, out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

A life well lived, extremely elegantly told – Vintage Love and Other Essays by Jolyon Nuttall

Vintage Love and Other Essays by Jolyon Nuttall is out now from Jacana Media.

New book alert! Manchester Happened – a new collection of short stories by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, author of Kintu

Manchester Happened is the masterful new collection of short stories by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi.

A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham – ‘a timely and incredibly readable book on this rising power’

A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.