‘I am a South African-based, African writer’—Watch a video interview with Nthikeng Mohlele on his latest novel Illumination
Nthikeng Mohlele chatted to Africa’s Lit recently about his latest novel, Illumination.
‘See stress as the advantage’ – Listen to Richard Sutton, author of The Stress Code, talk about how to manage stress
What is stress, what causes it and how can you use it to your advantage?
‘Born the wrong colour – so I had to die’: Sara-Jayne King talks about identity, adoption and her memoir Killing Karoline
Author, journalist and Cape Talk presenter Sara-Jayne King spoke to the BBC’s Andile Masuka recently about identity, adoption and her harrowing memoir, Killing Karoline.
‘The best way to understand a country’s history is through the lives of its people’ – Watch a video interview with Bill Nasson on Illuminating Lives
Bill Nasson explores the people at the heart of his and Vivian Bickford-Smith’s collection of biographical essays, Illuminating Lives: Biographies of Fascinating People from South African History.
The Happiness Bookclub is live! Read Nozizwe Cynthia Jele’s inaugural interview with Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu about The Theory of Flight
Have you followed The Happiness Bookclub (@HappinessBClub) on Twitter yet?
‘Does any writer have the right to tell any story?’ Lacuna author Fiona Snyckers talks about writing Lucy Lurie, who is ‘not a metaphor’
Pan Macmillan recently chatted to Fiona Snyckers about her highly charged new novel, Lacuna, a response to JM Coetzee’s 1999 novel Disgrace.
‘I have a need to tell stories and the stories need to come out’ – Listen to Gail Schimmel discussing her fourth novel, The Accident
Listen to Gail Schimmel in conversation with Radio Today Johannesburg’s Sue Grant-Marshall about her fourth novel, The Accident.
What kind of books does BlackBird Books publish? Find this out and more in a video chat feat. Thabiso Mahlape and Esinako Ndabeni
BlackBird Books recently launched a series of YouTube chats with your favourite authors!
BlackBird Books has launched a series of YouTube chats with your favourite authors!
‘South Africa did not know what it was like to lose’ – Ian Hawkey chats about his new book Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sports Stories that Shaped a New Nation
Ian Hawkey chatted to The Reading List to tell the story of his new book, Vuvuzela Dawn: 25 Sports Stories that Shaped a New Nation.
Mbongiseni Buthelezi discusses the new book Traditional Leaders in a Democracy: Resources, Respect and Resistance
Mbongiseni Buthelezi sat down with Polity SA to discuss his new book Traditional Leaders in a Democracy: Resources, Respect and Resistance.
‘If you are going to tell a story, you must be prepared for criticism’ – Fiona Snyckers discusses her new novel, Lacuna
Fiona Snyckers chatted to Polity SA about her new novel, Lacuna.
‘We are willing to forcefully change our society if the need arises’ – Rekgotsofetse Chikane on #FeesMustFall
Rekgotsofetse Chikane, youth activist and author of Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation, spoke to The Reading List about the nature of student politics in the country before, during and after the emergence of #FeesMustFall.
‘Daniel is a little bit awful, and that was so much fun to write.’ – Gail Schimmel chats about her new novel, The Accident
Pan Macmillan sat down with Gail Schimmel to chat about her new novel, The Accident.
Eva Mazza chatted to Ayanda Dlamini of OpenNews about her debut novel, Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch.
‘I feel a little vulnerable knowing what I’m putting out there’ – Michelle Obama chats about her new memoir, Becoming
Penguin Random House has shared a conversation with Michelle Obama about her new memoir, Becoming.
‘Most wokeness I happen to come across is dependent on brokeness’ – Phumlani Pikoli chats about his debut book
Pan Macmillan sat down with author Phumlani Pikoli to chat about his debut book, The Fatuous State of Severity.
Mohale Mashigo chatted to The Reading List about her new book, Intruders.
‘Writing at least one book a year, I have to be disciplined’ – An interview with Tony Park, author of Scent of Fear
Tony Park chatted to Pan Macmillan about his writing process, influences and research for his African themed books, including the upcoming Scent of Fear!
‘Writing is like removing your own appendix with a pair of rusty scissors’ – Mark Winkler chats about his new book Theo and Flora
Mark Winkler discusses his new novel, Theo & Flora, and why writing is like performing surgery on yourself.