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Read an excerpt from A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg, Harry Kalmer’s ode to the city

“There was no cream in the fridge. She looked at her watch. The Spar in Kitchener Avenue and the Pick n Pay in Darras Centre would both be shut.

“She sent an SMS to Bosman: Bring sour cream.”

Podcast: Arundhati Roy names her 8 favourite records on Desert Island Discs

Arundhati Roy recently appeared on BBC4’s Desert Island Discs, a show in which guests choose the eight records they would take with them to a desert island.

Video: The addictive new thriller from the bestselling author of The Girl on the Train

Into the Water, the addictive new thriller from Paula Hawkins – the bestselling author of The Girl on the Train – is coming 2nd May.

Out now! You Lost Me by bestselling author Marita van der Vyver

You Lost Me is bestselling author Marita van der Vyver’s thirteenth novel, a story about life’s thunder clouds and the bonds between us that offer shelter. It is a tale of disillusionment and loss, told with warmth and wicked humour.

Win a hamper of nature books

Three winners will each receive a hamper of nature books!