Videos

[Watch] ‘I realised I had to rewrite a lot’ – Jesmyn Ward chats about her new novel Let Us Descend

Let Us Descend, the new novel from two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

[Watch] Master storyteller Jeffrey Archer chats about his unputdownable new thriller Traitors Gate

Jeffrey Archer has shared a video in which he talks about the story and inspiration for his new book Traitors Gate.

Bestselling novelist Philippa Gregory shows how women through history have always been at the centre of protest

In Normal Women: Nine Hundred Years of Making History, bestselling historical novelist Philippa Gregory radically redefines the roles ordinary women played throughout British history.

[Video] ‘Fiction is really powerful’ – Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah does a deep dive into the writing of his hit novel Chain-Gang All-Stars

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah goes in-depth into the writing of his debut novel Chain-Gang All-Stars – one of the books of the year!

‘Sometimes you get an idea, and it won’t leave you alone’ – Val McDermid introduces her new DCI Karen Pirie novel Past Lying

The Queen of Crime Val McDermid is at the top of her game in her most gripping and fiendishly clever case yet!

Naomi Klein on the true threat of AI and her new book Doppelganger: A Trip Into the Mirror World

The brilliant Naomi Klein joined Penguin to answer some big questions on the reality-distorting algorithms, social media regulation and the true threat of AI.

[Watch] Find out more about the new Thursday Murder Club novel by Richard Osman – The Last Devil To Die!

British national treasure Richard Osman introduces the fourth book in the record-breaking Thursday Murder Club series, The Last Devil To Die!

[Video] Funny, fierce and addictive – Bea Fitzgerald reads an excerpt from her debut novel, Girl, Goddess, Queen

Penguin Random House has shared a video of Bea Fitzgerald reading an extract from her debut novel, Girl, Goddess, Queen!

[Video] Author Emma Cline chats about what inspired her to write The Guest

A young woman pretends to be someone she isn’t in The Guest, the smouldering new novel from Emma Cline, the bestselling author of The Girls.

[Video] Find out more about Douglas Kruger’s dark new thriller Character Scan!

Penguin Random House has shared a video of Douglas Kruger introducing his new novel Character Scan!

‘It’s about what it means to be free’ – Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah introduces his hotly anticipated debut novel Chain-Gang All-Stars

Penguin Random House has shared a video of author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah introducing his new book Chain-Gang All-Stars!

[Video] Bestselling author Pip Williams demonstrates the lost art of bookbinding

Penguin Random House has shared a video of author Pip Williams demonstrating the lost art of book binding.

‘Your job is to bind the books, not read them’ – Pip Williams introduces her new novel The Bookbinder of Jericho

The Bookbinder of Jericho is the captivating new novel from Pip Williams – the internationally bestselling author of The Dictionary of Lost Words!

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ‘protected her privacy by telling fictitious stories about her childhood’ – Jonny Steinberg discusses his new book Winnie and Nelson

Jonny Steinberg sat down with Polity SA to chat about his new book Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage.

[Video] Master storyteller Jeffrey Archer introduces his unputdownable thriller Next in Line

International bestseller Jeffrey Archer introduces his novel Next in Line, out now in paperback!

[Video] Siya ‘Slikour’ Metane chats about his memoir Slikour: The Life Story of a Hip-Hop Pioneer

Siya ‘Slikour’ Metane, founding member of hip-hop group Skwatta Kamp, unpacks his memoir Slikour: The Life Story of a Hip-Hop Pioneer.

[Video] Find out the full story behind Eben Venter’s latest novel Decima

Eben Venter sat down with Penguin Random House recently to introduce his latest novel, Decima.

‘As a country, we do not have a name, what we have is a geographic location’ – Sihle Khumalo discusses his new book Milk the Beloved Country

Sihle Khumalo chatted to Polity SA about his new book, Milk the Beloved Country, and explained why he thinks South Africa needs a name change.

[Video] Watch an animated excerpt from Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story by Bono, read by the author

Bono – artist, activist and the lead singer of Irish rock band U2 – has written his autobiography: honest and irreverent, intimate and profound, Surrender is the story of the remarkable life he’s lived, the challenges he’s faced and the friends and family who have shaped and sustained him.

[Watch] Meghan Quinn introduces her addictive, savvy and steamy new romcom A Long Time Coming

A Long Time Coming – from bestselling author Meghan Quinn comes a witty take on a romantic comedy classic, My Best Friend’s Wedding!