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In fact, being the compulsively quizzical yet sceptical character that I am, I researched the science a bit and asked, how real is THE MARTIAN?

The latest Jack Reacher thriller, MAKE ME, is the 20th book in the action-packed series by Lee Child. To celebrate the return of this brilliant, kick-ass character we’ve put together “20 Rules of Reacher” – he follows them, and so should any other renegade hero for justice.

By themselves, chickpeas can be bland and boring, but add a few Indian, Moroccan or Middle Eastern spices and boom!, you’ve got the base for a healthy, flavour-packed meal.

Who would have thought that you could make a creamy, decadent healthy chocolate mousse? Well, by using avocado, you can!

We are delighted with the news that Penguin Random House authors Anne Tyler, Tom McCarthy & Obioma Chigozie have been shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize.

Penguin Random House New Zealand, the publisher of Ted Dawe’s book Into the River, is disappointed that the Film and Literature Board of Review has issued an interim order to restrict distribution of this award-winning book.

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.

Sep 3

10 Questions for Ottolenghi

by Penguin Random House on 3 September 2015

Get to know the Prince of Plenty, Yotam Ottolenghi, a little better and take a look at our 10 quick questions that he answered about food and cooking.

This year we’ve saved the best crime and thriller books till last, with the new Alex Cross thrillers due out in November, plus award-winning author Candice Fox is back with FALL, the final installment in the trilogy featuring Eden Archer. Read on to discover the best crime books still to come in 2015.

Aug 26

Kathy Reichs on the Case

by Penguin Random House on 26 August 2015

If you haven’t read any (or you’ve only read a few) Kathy Reichs books from her thrilling series based on forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance Brennan, we have put together the ultimate case file to help get you on track.