Interviews

[Video interview] How to ignite a growth revolution in Africa – Jakkie Cilliers discusses his new book Africa First!

What stops Africa, with its abundant natural resources, from capitalising on its boundless potential?

[Video] ‘Suid-Afrikaners is passievolle lesers’: Jodi Picoult gesels oor Die belydenis en vertel hoekom sy so lief is vir Suid-Afrika

Die wêreldbekende skrywer Jodi Picoult het in Maart vanjaar by Die Groot Ontbyt aangesluit vir ‘n onderhoud oor haar eerste vertaalde boek in Afrikaans, Die belydenis.

10 vrae aan Rosita Oberholster: ‘Skryf ’n boek! Ek het eers op 40 begin skryf en weet nie hoekom nie’

LAPA het onlangs met Rosita Oberholster gesels om die skrywer beter te leer ken.

‘Mens moet altyd alles bevraagteken en jou verstand gebruik. Selfs in jou eie geloof’ – René van Zyl gesels oor Die Alfadokument

René van Zyl gesels oor haar samesweringsriller, Die Alfadokument, wat handel oor ʼn berugte internasionale geloofsorde in Kaapstad. 

‘Mens se kop kan jou vyand word in die reis met kanker’ – Madelein Rust oor haar boek Kanker schmanker! (Potgooi plus uittreksel)

In Kanker schmanker! vertel Madelein Rust van haar stryd teen borskanker. Luister na die potgooi oor haar boek en lees ‘n uittreksel.

Wat gebeur as jou dogter ’n moorddadige psigopaat word? Deborah Steinmair gesels oor As jy van moord droom

Deborah Steinmair se jongste boek As jy van moord droom het pas by LAPA verskyn. Naomi Meyer het met die skrywer gesels oor haar verhoudingsriller.

Tokoloshes, whiskey and pilchards – read an interview with Anneleigh Jacobsen about her debut thriller Corporation Games

Anneleigh Jacobsen recently chatted to fellow author Pamela Power about her debut fictional corporate thriller, Corporation Games.

‘Hare was nog nooit net hare nie.’ Lees ‘n onderhoud met Bianca Flanders oor haar boek Prinses Pampoenpit (Plus: Video!)

‘In ons land was hare altyd political. Hare was nog nooit net hare nie.’ So sê Bianca Flanders, aktrise, stemkunstenaar en skrywer van die kinderboek Prinses Pampoenpit.

‘We read to go to places that our everyday lives don’t make available to us’ – Craig Higginson on his new novel The Book of Gifts

Pan Macmillan SA has shared a video interview with award-winning author Craig Higginson, discussing his fourth novel, The Book of Gifts.

[Watch] Anneleigh Jacobsen explains how her new thriller Corporation Games came about

Corporation Games by Anneleigh Jacobsen is a fictional corporate thriller based on a number of real-life financial scandals that have rocked South Africa.

‘In the end, you’re a victim of your own comfort zone’ – Chanette Paul chats about her US debut, Sacrificed

Catalyst Press chats to South African author Chanette Paul about her US debut, Sacrificed.

Kristel Loots Eendag is nou

Glo Kristel Loots in ‘love at first sight?’ En hoe lyk haar droomman? Lees haar onderhoud oor Eendag is nou om uit te vind

Kristel het onlangs 10 vrae beantwoord oor haar verhaal van ’n vrou wat moeg raak vir haar lewe en vir haarself ’n plekkie in die son gaan soek.

‘Daar is soveel organisasies wat mense se goedgelowigheid en onskuld uitbuit’ – Rene van Zyl gesels oor Die Alfadokument

Skrywer en Taalgenoot-redakteur Johan Jack Smith het met René van Zyl gesels oor haar jongste samesweringsriller, Die Alfadokument.

‘You must buy it – gift it to yourself, or put it in a Christmas stocking’ – Eusebius McKaiser chats to Ronnie Kasrils about his new memoir Catching Tadpoles

Last month, Ronnie Kasrils visited Eusebius McKaiser in the 702 studio to chat about his latest memoir, Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel.

Hoe verander geheimhouding jou psige? André Krüger gesels oor ’n Redelike hoeveelheid moeilikheid (Video)

Video: André Krüger gesels oor sy jongste spanningsverhaal, ‘n Redelike hoeveelheid moeilikheid, ‘n plaaslike spioenasie wipplankrit.

‘Many traditionally published writers would not even speak to me, such is the snobbery’ – Pamela Power chats to Sue Nyathi in her new interview series

Author Pamela Power has started a #FridayRead series, in which she interviews writers about their work!

Roger Southall unpacks his book Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy

Roger Southall chatted to Polity SA about his new book Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy.

Interview with bestselling Nigerian–British author Sarah Ladipo Manyika

Nigerian–British author Sarah Ladipo Manyika was in South Africa recently, and took some time out to sit down with The Johannesburg Review of Books.

Listen to Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh’s interview with Mohale Mashigo about her book of short stories Intruders

Mohale Mashigo joined the Radio 702 Literature Corner recently to talk about her latest book, Intruders.