October 21st, 2015
PRESS RELEASE (ENGLISH):
Well-known media personality Irna van Zyl will be publishing her highly anticipated debut thriller with Penguin Random House in July 2016. The book will be published in Afrikaans and English simultaneously.
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New York and London (September 2, 2015) - The Random House U.S. and Penguin Random House U.K. children’s divisions of Penguin Random House have jointly acquired The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, the current runaway #1 international bestseller self-published by Swedish author Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin.
On Friday 28 August South Africa’s ultra-distance running sensation Ryan Sandes will join the world’s toughest runners to compete in Europe’s biggest ultra-trail race over 166 km in the Alps, the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. Simultaneously Penguin Random House is thrilled to announce that Sandes’s life story will be published under the Zebra Press imprint in March 2016.
The letters writer André Brink and poet Ingrid Jonker wrote to one another during their love affair in the early 1960s will be published by Umuzi in November. Brink, who died on 6 February 2015, was working on a novel titled Goudstof at the time of his death. He offered the correspondence between him and Jonker to Umuzi for publication three months before his death.
Penguin Random House South Africa (PRHSA), the largest trade publisher in the country, has just launched a new eBook store for the South African market, focused on local titles. The eBook store, found at https://penguinbookssa.snapplify.com, offers the publisher’s full catalogue.