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Join Eben Venter for the launch of Decima at Love Books in Melville (15 Jun)

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the launch of Decima by Eben Venter.

‘Can it kill me?’ Scorpions of South Africa: What to look out for!

It’s probably an understatement to say that scorpions are not everyone’s favourite animals. After all, they sting, and some species are dangerous enough to kill humans. But for Dr Ian Engelbrecht, leading expert on southern African scorpions, these creatures are simply fascinating.

Words of wisdom from 102-year-old practicing doctor Gladys McGarey on how to live a satisfying life

Dr Gladys McGarey is over one hundred years old and a still-practicing doctor. She currently has a life coaching practice, maintains a healthy diet, and still enjoys a good piece of cake every now and then.

Eyes wide open: realism as a way of seeing the world – Michiel Heyns chats about his latest book, Each Mortal Thing

Michiel Heyns is well-known as author, translator and academic. Here he tells more about his latest book, Each Mortal Thing.

‘The way to be an expert is to become a master of small ideas’ – Siya Metane

If you have a vision, starting with your small idea and connecting with the right people can help give your idea wings, says Siya Metane.

‘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 …

Five minutes with Eben Venter on his new novel Decima

He wanted to show that rhinos are sentient beings, says Eben Venter about his latest novel, Decima, which will be published in both English and Afrikaans.

‘Onwards is more than just a cookbook: it tells the story of my journey since closing The Kitchen, and having to redefine my life without it.’

After closing her beloved Cape Town restaurant, The Kitchen, Karen Dudley embarked on a journey to rediscover her love for the alchemy of food, and cooking for her family. It was a journey that helped her redefine herself after being a restauranteur for eleven years, and has come together in her beautiful new cookbook, Onwards.

‘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.

‘This book began for me when I was out camping alone’ – Shelley Read on the genesis of her debut novel Go as a River

Go as a River is a heart-wrenching coming-of-age story and a drama of enthralling power. Combining unforgettable characters and a breathtaking natural setting, it is a sweeping story of survival and becoming, of the deepest mysteries of love, truth and fate.

Onwards by Karen Dudley – nourishing and indulgent recipes, with a story of hope and happiness

In Onwards, Karen Dudley invites you to embrace the beauty of change and reconnect with the joy of cooking.

Truth to Power: Penguin Random House takes legal steps against individuals distributing pirated ebook

Penguin Random House SA has announced it will be taking legals steps against individuals sharing the pirated version of André de Ruyter’s book Truth to Power.

Read an excerpt from Tom Hanks’s new novel, The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece!

Hold on to your popcorn, folks! Academy Award-winning actor and bestselling author Tom Hanks is back with a thrilling new book that takes you behind the scenes of the biggest superhero action film of all time.

Don’t miss the launch of Slikour: The Life Story of a Hip-Hop Pioneer at Exclusive Books Rosebank (18 May)

Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Slikour: The Life Story of a Hip-Hop Pioneer by Siya Metane!

Truth to Power: Penguin Random House will take legal action against illegal distribution of Andre de Ruyter’s book

Penguin Random House is appalled by the illegal distribution of a pirated PDF of Truth to Power: My Three Years Inside Eskom by André de Ruyter, which is being disseminated on WhatsApp.

Michiel Heyns fans! Find out more about his new novel, Each Mortal Thing

Each Mortal Thing, the 10th novel from critically acclaimed author Michiel Heyns, is out now from Penguin Random House!

Slikour: The Life Story of a Hip-Hop Pioneer – an all-access pass to the local hip-hop industry

Ready for the ultimate behind-the-scenes peek into the life of a music industry maverick? Slikour: The Life Story of a Hip-Hop Pioneer is out now from Penguin Random House!

Gordon’s Bay! Don’t miss the launch of Johan Vlok Louw’s new novel Sons of Mud at the Krystal Beach Hotel (20 May)

Penguin Random House and Umuzi invite you to the launch of Sons of Mud by Johan Vlok Louw.

On living with polite ghosts and experiencing miracles – Sven Axelrad chats about writing his debut novel Buried Treasure

Magic happens in the space between. For author Sven Axelrad, this lies somewhere between accounting and writing.