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Orca: The Day the Great White Sharks Disappeared – Richard Peirce explores what’s behind these strange events

Great white sharks vanish from Cape Town and no one knows why … or do we? Orca: The Day the Great White Sharks Disappeared is the thrilling new title by shark conservationist Richard Peirce.

Praise be! The wait is finally over. The Testaments by Margaret Atwood is out now!

In this electrifying sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood answers the question that has tantalised readers for decades: What happened to Offred?

Do parents know who and what their children need to be in the future world of work? Future-proof Your Child for the 2020s and Beyond

How do you parent in disruptive times? Future-proof Your Child for the 2020s and Beyond is out now from Penguin Random House.

Sefika and SA Book Awards winners announced – Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grown Up by Sam Beckbessinger wins grand prize

The Sefika and SA Book Award winners have been announced, with Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grown Up by Sam Beckbessinger …

‘No fires were allowed. No lights. Two hours sleep, two hours on guard.’ – Read an extract from Angolsh: Scenes from an Army Camp

Read an extract from Angolsh: Scenes from an Army Camp by writer and film director Greg Latter. 

Voices from the Underground – 18 members of Umkhonto we Sizwe’s Ashley Kriel Detachment tell their stories for the first time

Voices from the Underground: Eighteen Life Stories from Umkhonto we Sizwe’s Ashley Kriel Detachment, edited by Shirley Gunn and Shanil Haricharan is out now from Penguin Random House SA.

Don’t miss the launch of Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa at Mamma Roma in Cape Town (27 Aug)

You are invited to the launch of Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa!

A slowly unfurling nightmare – Someone We Know, the gripping new thriller by Shari Lapena

Someone We Know – the new domestic suspense novel from Shari Lapena, the bestselling author of The Couple Next Door, A Stranger in the House and An Unwanted Guest.

New cookbook alert: My Vegetarian Braai – even meat-eaters will be seduced!

My Vegetarian Braai by Adele Maartens is out now from Penguin Random House!

Olive Schreiner Prize and French edition for Bronwyn Law-Viljoen’s debut novel, The Printmaker

Bronwyn Law-Viljoen’s debut novel, The Printmaker, will be awarded the Olive Schreiner Prize for Prose on 7 September.

There’s nothing gung-ho in the pages of Angolsh – only stubborn dirt, stifling heat, tough guys and tortured souls

From the pen of award-winning writer and film director Greg Latter comes a war memoir like no other – Angolsh: Scenes from an Army Camp.

Veels geluk aan al die finaliste van die ATKV-Woordveertjies 2019! (Plus: Video)

Die Afrikaanse Taal- en Kultuurvereniging (ATKV) het vroeër vandeesmaand die finaliste van die ATKV-Woordveertjies bekendgemaak.

What does it mean to have visions, to be mentally ill within a South African context? Masande Ntshanga discusses his new novel Triangulum

‘I was interested in this idea of exploring mental illness in a way that looked outside of its formulations by the West. What does it mean, actually, to have visions, and what does it mean to be mentally ill within an African context, or even a South African context?’

The South African economy has a secret weapon – read all about it in Palesa Lengolo’s new book Stokvels: How They Can Make Your Money Work For You

New from Penguin Random House SA by stokvel expert Palesa Lengolo – Stokvels: How They Can Make Your Money Work For You.

Join Vincent Carruthers for a magical journey of discovery as he launches his new book Cradle of Life in Magaliesberg (24 Aug)

The Struik Nature Club invites you to the launch of Cradle of Life: The Story of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind, by celebrated environmentalist Vincent Carruthers.

New book alert! Bassie: My Journey of Hope – out in October 2019 (Plus: Watch Basetsana Kumalo introduce the book!)

The stunning cover has been revealed for Bassie: My Journey of Hope by Basetsana Kumalo!

Cover reveal! Fred Khumalo’s new historical novel The Longest March – based on an incredible event in South African history

The Longest March by Fred Khumalo – a historical novel inspired by a little-known incident from South African history – is out in September 2019 from Umuzi.

Carol Campbell’s third Karoo novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear, to be published in Dutch by Mozaïek

Exciting news! Carol Campbell​’s third Karoo novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear, will soon be published in Dutch by Uitgeverij Mozaïek in The Netherlands.

A cryptic killer cruising the streets of Joburg – Don’t miss the launch of Johan Jack Smith’s debut novel Zola at Love Books (22 Aug)

Penguin Random House and Love Books invite you to the launch of Zola, the debut novel by Johan Jack Smith.