[Video and podcast] Sisonke Msimang on whiteness, multiculturalism and Jacob Zuma

CBC/Radio-Canada has published a multimedia feature on journalist and activist Sisonke Msimang as part of a global series titled ‘Us and Them: …

Charlie English chats about his new book, The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu

Charlie English’s new book, The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu, tells the story of the librarians who saved hundreds of thousands of priceless manuscripts from Al Qaeda in 2013.

Eusebius McKaiser chats to Thandeka Gqubule about her new biography of Thuli Madonsela

Eusebius McKaiser was in conversation with journalist and author Thandeka Gqubule about her book No Longer Whispering to Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela on his show on 702 earlier today.

Listen to Mohale Mashigo chat to The Cheeky Natives about her book The Yearning

The Cheeky Natives sat down with Mohale Mashigo over a conversation filled with lightbulb moments, realisations and introspections delivered in the casual, easy manner which comes from someone whose magic is inherent.

NPR reread Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic The Handmaid’s Tale ahead of new TV series

As you’ve probably heard, dystopian literature is having something of a resurgence with old favorites by George Orwell and Aldous Huxley flying off shelves and into op-ed pages. Margaret Atwood’s book “The Handmaid’s Tale” is among them. And with a m

Amabookabooka episode featuring Christa Kuljian

Author Christa Kuljian talks about her journey to writing – from working for an NGO to giving the Ruth First Lecture in 2010 to publishing Sanctuary in 2013 and her latest book, Darwin’s Hunch.