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The bestselling books in South Africa – June

This list represents the bestselling books in South Africa from the previous four weeks to 6 June 2019, and combines fiction and non-fiction bestsellers.

‘The best way to understand a country’s history is through the lives of its people’ – Watch a video interview with Bill Nasson on Illuminating Lives

Bill Nasson explores the people at the heart of his and Vivian Bickford-Smith’s collection of biographical essays, Illuminating Lives: Biographies of Fascinating People from South African History.

A story of healing and hope: Don’t miss the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake at The Book Lounge (25 July)

Penguin Random House and the Book Lounge invite you to the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake.

As if Born to You

New book alert! Susan Newham-Blake’s As if Born to You – a story of secrets, trauma and finding healing in unexpected places

As if Born to You, the new novel by Susan Newham-Blake, the author of Making Finn, is out now from Penguin Random House.

Claire Robertson’s award-winning novel The Spiral House to be made into an international film

Filmmaker Erica Brumage has optioned film rights for the sweeping, gloriously told novel The Spiral House by Claire Robertson.

Read the first chapter of Still Me, the new novel from Jojo Moyes

It was the moustache that reminded me I was no longer in England: a solid, grey millipede firmly obscuring the man’s upper lip; a Village People moustache, a cowboy moustache, the miniature head of a broom that meant business. You just didn’t get that kind of moustache at home. I couldn’t tear my eyes from it.

Join Tim Noakes and Marika Sboros for a LIVE Twitter chat on their new book, Lore of Nutrition!

What would you do if you discovered that the food you have been told is good for you is actually the cause of your ill health?