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‘My Irish friend Jamie once begged me to drink a pint of Irish Stout with him at his farewell party as he was moving back to Ireland. It was complete torture, as I simply couldn’t handle the strong taste. BUT, give me Guinness in a stew and I’m happy as Larry (or Jamie in this case).’
‘Wife and Independence’ – Read an excerpt and view photos from Michelle Obama’s intimate, powerful and inspiring memoir, Becoming
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.
Zola Nene has become quite a force on the South African culinary scene, yet her personal quest is to show people that cooking great food needn’t be pretentious or difficult.
At the end of the lesson, with snow falling outside, he stopped her playing and held her hands, and they were whipped and small and warm. He clenched them, but softly, in his own obelisk fingers.
‘Juz wystavczy,’ he said, ‘dziewczyno bledow …’ which she translated, for us, as this:
‘That’s enough, mistake maker.’
Three winners will each receive a copy of Mark Winkler’s new novel Theo & Flora, courtesy of Umuzi!
Here is a story told inside out and back to front.
‘Writing is like removing your own appendix with a pair of rusty scissors’ – Mark Winkler chats about his new book Theo and Flora
Mark Winkler discusses his new novel, Theo & Flora, and why writing is like performing surgery on yourself.
‘She was with you in Durban, wasn’t she?’ Read an excerpt from Theo and Flora, the new novel from Mark Winkler
If you’re still waiting to pick up your copy of Theo & Flora by Mark Winkler, here’s an extract to keep you going!
‘If you dead, you wake up again in your homeland. You wake up free.’ – Read an excerpt from Esi Edugyan’s Washington Black
Read an excerpt from Washington Black by Esi Edugyan, which was shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize.
Rosie loves Jack. Jack loves Rosie. So when they’re separated, Rosie will do anything to find the boy who makes the sun shine in her head.
Bank Robber: My Time with Andre Stander by Allan Heyl – the last surviving member of the Stander Gang
The last surviving member of the so-called Stander Gang tells the true story behind South Africa’s most notorious bank robbers.
Bank Robber – My Time with André Stander by Allan Heyl is now available: http://bit.ly/2y21qAY
Join Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge for the launch of And Then Mama Said … by Tumi Morake.
Join Penguin Random House at Exclusive Books Sandton City for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, the new book by Sihle Khumalo, the bestselling author of Dark Continent My Black Arse and Almost Sleeping My Way to Timbuktu.
Join George and Margo Branch for a discussion of southern African oceans and coasts and their book Living Shores
U3A Cape Town Natural Science Group and Penguin Random House invite you to a talk and launch of Living Shores: Interacting with Southern Africa’s Marine Ecosystems.
Voyaging from the northernmost part of South Africa right to the south, Sihle Khumalo noses his car down freeways and back roads into small towns, townships, and villages, some of which you’ll have trouble finding on a map.
Find out more about the agile and artful caracal in an excerpt from David Muirhead’s Cat Among the Pigeons
Cat Among the Pigeons, the new book from David Muirhead, is out now from Penguin Random House!
Could you be the Branson of business, the Clarkson of cars or the Schwarzenegger of bodybuilding? Could you stand out as the great and lasting leader of your industry?
Join Mark Winkler for the launch of his new novel Theo and Flora at The Book Lounge, with Rachel Zadok
Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Theo and Flora, the delightful new novel from Mark Winkler!
Join Vincent Pienaar for the launch of his new novel Too Many Tsunamis: A Tale of Love, Light and Incidental Humour
Life’s a drag, and nobody knows that better than Bert. Bert wants to write. He also wants to kill himself.
An epic tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art – as well as a loving homage to The Great Gatsby – and a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers.