‘We should be casting around September’ – Angela Makholwa reveals the details of the film adaptation of her novel Black Widow Society
‘It’s all systems go! We should be casting around September.’
Why do South Africans find crime fiction so fascinating? Listen to author Amy Heydenrych share a deeply personal story
Shame on You author Amy Heydenrych speaks out about a personal experience that shaped her writing.
‘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.
Listen to an interview with Elizabeth Macneal, author of the highly anticipated new novel The Doll Factory
Pan Macmillan has shared an interview with Elizabeth Macneal, author of the highly anticipated new novel The Doll Factory.
‘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.
‘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 …’
Greg Mills chatted to John Maytham on CapeTalk about his new book Democracy Works: Rewiring Politics to Africa’s Advantage.
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.
The Cheeky Natives have released their podcast with Nthikeng Mohlele, to celebrate the publication of his new book Illumination.
Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation author Rekgotsofetse Chikane on how certain universities were ignored during #FeesMustFall
Rekgotsofetse Chikane chatted to Ashraf Garda on SAfm’s The View Point about his fascinating book, Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation, which explores the politics of the #MustFall movements.
Eusebius McKaiser reviewed Nthikeng Mohlele’s new novel, Illumination, which will be out from Pan Macmillan in February.
Does Winnie Mandela have ‘blood on her hands’? ‘Yes and no.’ – Sisonke Msimang discusses her new book, The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela
‘To ask that question of Winnie Mandela as though she were the only person engaged in the Struggle is to somehow exceptionalise her in ways that seem misogynistic, and that are self-serving and revisionist in their essence.’
‘I stopped hating on the Rainbow Nation narrative’ – Rekgotsofetse Chikane explains why it’s the perfect metaphor for South Africa
Rekgotsofetse Chikane chatted to David O’Sullivan on Kaya FM about his new book Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation.
‘Probably one of the most important books published this year’ – Eusebius McKaiser on The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas
Eusebius McKaiser chatted to Richard Pithouse about The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas calling it ‘probably one of the most important books published this year in our country’.
Mohale Mashigo will be doing a live podcast recording with The Cheeky Natives, to discuss her new novel Intruders!
Quitting alcohol and looking for meaning in life – Rebecca Davis chats about Self-Helpless: A Cynic’s Search for Sanity
‘So I quit drinking, and it was only in the wake of stopping to consume alcohol in excess weekly that I realised the degree to which many of us use alcohol as an existential crutch.’
‘I think anybody could read this and simply enjoy it, but I also think many people could learn from it …’
The lack of land reform is the fault of an inefficient, corrupt state – Judith February discusses her new book Turning and Turning
‘It’s become very fashionable for people to want to discard the constitution, want to cast aspersions on it, and in fact this land debate is a case in point,’ Judith February says.
Literary critic Karabo Kgoleng shared her views about The White Room, the new book from Craig Higginson, on Talk Radio 702.