Podcast

Podcast: ‘If you meet Cecilia in the street, you would like her a lot’: Jana Marx discusses her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings

Jana Marx recently spoke on 702 about her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings: Inside Cecilia Steyn’s Reign of Terror. Listen to the podcast.

Luister! Deon Lamprecht lees ’n uittreksel voor uit Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola (Plus: Onderhoud)

Deon Lamprecht het onlangs ’n uittreksel voorgelees uit sy jongste boek, Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola. Luister na die voorlesing.

Listen to an excerpt from Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell – A tale of dreams, drugs, love, and madness, and of fame’s Faustian pact

Introducing Utopia Avenue, the spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell! Listen to an excerpt from the first chapter on Soundcloud.

A celebration of queer stories – Listen to The Book Lounge podcast with Mark Gevisser on his new book The Pink Line

The Book Lounge chatted to Mark Gevisser about his new book, The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers, which tracks shifts in queer frontiers globally in the 21st century.

[Luister] Anel Heydenrych gesels oor Die afloerder: ‘Om in ’n reeksmoordernaar se kop te probeer klim, is nie ’n maklike ding nie’

Anel Heydenrych se sielkundige riller, Die afloerder, vertel die verhaal van ’n menseslagter wat die plattelandse dorp Colesberg terroriseer. Anel het onlangs met Maroela Media oor haar roman gesels.

[Luister] Wilken Calitz gesels oor Swart swaan: ‘Die verhaal speel af in die dobbelonderwêreld van die Oos-Rand’

Skrywer Wilken Calitz was vroeër vanjaar ’n gas op But kaantie: die Ivor Price show. Luister hoe Wilken gesels oor die eerste keer toe sy verhaal Swaan swaan in sy kop verskyn het.

Amabookabooka: The Quarantine Chronicles – Lowdown on health horror with Marcus Low’s novel Asylum

Listen to this episode of Amabookabooka, a novel podcast about books and the people who write them, in which Marcus Low talks about his incredible post-apocalyptic novel, Asylum.

[Luister] Waldimar Pelser: ‘Ek fokus op oneerlikheid, dubbele standaarde, en mense wat ons land skade aandoen’

Rapport redakteur en bekroonde joernalis en skrywer Waldimar Pelser was ‘n gas op Podlitiek op Maroela Media waar hy met Paul Maritz en Ernst van Zyl gesels het oor sy jongste boek, In gesprek met Waldimar: Sy 100 beste ontledings, inleidings en beledigings

Amabookabooka: The Quarantine Chronicles

We have dusted off Amabookabooka – a novel podcast about books and the people who write them (for the people who read them) – to produce a lockdown series – interviewing an author a day for 21 days.

‘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.

[Podcast] ‘You hear this thing that the boers killed your uncle … you do not really understand’ – Gaongalelwe Tiro talks about his new book Parcel of Death

Gaongalelwe Tiro recently spoke to David O’Sullivan on Kaya FM about his paternal uncle’s life story – Parcel of Death: The Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro.

[Podcast] ‘It’s not fashionable to deal with real issues’: Mcebisi Jonas discusses After Dawn: Hope After State Capture

The former Deputy Finance Minister of South Africa, Mcebisi Jonas, recently joined Bongani Bingwa on Talk Radio 702 to talk about his new book, After Dawn: Hope After State Capture.

‘I’ve never hugged my mother’ – Listen to Landa Mabenge talk to The Cheeky Natives about his memoir, Becoming Him: A Trans Memoir of Triumph

In this in-depth podcast, Landa Mabenge talks to The Cheeky Natives about his memoir Becoming Him: a Trans Memoir of Triumph.

‘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. 

‘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.

Listen to Eusebius McKaiser in conversation with Fiona Snyckers about her new book Lacuna

‘This book is going to be one of those books we all recognise as one of the most important and best recent novels that have landed in South Africa …’

Listen to Michael Nassen Smith discussing his new book Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis

Michael Nassen Smith chatted to Michelle Constant on the Jet Set Breakfast on SAfm to give some insight into his new book Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis.

‘Truly brilliant and darkly funny’: Eusebius McKaiser spoke to Christy Chilimigras about her memoir Things Even González Can’t Fix

Eusebius McKaiser spoke to Christy Chilimigras recently about her painfully beautiful memoir Things Even González Can’t Fix.

‘Nthikeng Mohlele is now my favourite contemporary South African novelist’ – Eusebius McKaiser’s rave review of Michael K

Eusebius McKaiser and Karabo Kgoleng explore the novel Michael K by South African author Nthikeng Mohlele.