Podcasts

Babble, a new book books podcast, launches with a conversation with Sue Nyathi about her new book A Family Affair

For our launch episode of Babble, author Sue Nyathi babbles with Megan Thomas about her journey as schoolyard storyteller to finance analyst to full-time multi-booked author.

Listen to an excerpt from Susanna Clarke’s new novel Piranesi, read by Chiwetel Ejiofor

Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an excerpt from the audiobook of Piranesi – the new novel from Susanna Clarke, the bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.

You’ve heard the podcast, now read the book! How I Built This by Guy Raz – join us for an exclusive webinar (4 Oct)

Join the Daily Maverick and Pan Macmillan for an exclusive webinar featuring Daily Maverick CEO Styli Charalambous and American podcast creator Guy Raz!

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.

Listen to Ryan Blumenthal speak about some of the bizarre and unusual cases from his book Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic Pathologist in Africa

Ryan Blumenthal spoke to John Maytham on CapeTalk recently about his book Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic Pathologist in Africa.

‘It will keep you guessing until literally the very last page’ – Pippa Hudson chats to Gail Schimmel about her new thriller Two Months

Gail Schimmel chatted to Pippa Hudson on CapeTalk recently about her new novel, Two Months.

Listen to Wandile Sihlobo, author of Finding Common Ground, on Power FM

Pan Macmillan has shared the recording of Wandile Sihlobo’s interview with Tumisang Ndlovu, presenter of POWER Business.

How your business can avoid a reputation disaster – Nicola Kleyn chats to Bruce Whitfield about her new book When Crisis Strikes

Nicola Kleyn, co-author of When Crisis Strikes, chatted to Bruce Whitfield on his ‘How it Works’ feature recently about how to avoid a reputation disaster.

What is a national crisis and how can it be turned into an opportunity? Listen to the Asian Aspiration podcast

‘When you have a crisis, you’re able to push forward dramatic reforms which otherwise could potentially prove to be politically fatal …’

Wilbur Smith launches new podcast – The Power of Adventure

Wilbur Smith has launched a podcast called The Power of Adventure.

[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.

‘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.

‘It’s a very important book’ – Eusebius McKaiser talks to Crispian Olver about his book A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink

Crispian Olver chatted to Eusebius McKaiser recently about his book A House Divided: The Feud That Took Cape Town to the Brink.

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.

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.