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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.

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.

‘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.

‘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.

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of A Thousand Ships – Natalie Haynes’s retelling of the Trojan War from a female perspective

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes. Powerfully told from an all-female perspective, A Thousand Ships gives voices to the women, girls and goddesses who, for so long, have been silent.

Listen to an excerpt from Tombland, the new novel in CJ Sansom’s number one bestselling Shardlake series

Pan Macmillan has shared an excerpt from Tombland, the seventh novel in CJ Sansom’s number one bestselling Shardlake series.

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 …’

Greg Mills chats about his new book Democracy Works, and rewiring politics to Africa’s advantage

Greg Mills chatted to John Maytham on CapeTalk about his new book Democracy Works: Rewiring Politics to Africa’s Advantage.

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.

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.’

These Things Really Do Happen To Me! Khaya Dlanga chats to Jenny Crwys-Williams about his new book

‘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.

A man, his girlfriend and the mother who won’t let him go: Listen to an excerpt from The Other Woman by Sandie Jones

Listen to an excerpt from The Other Woman by Sandie Jones, a gripping new thriller about a mother whose love for her son threatens his relationship with his new girlfriend.

Listen: Karabo Kgoleng reviews Craig Higginson’s new novel The White Room on 702

Literary critic Karabo Kgoleng shared her views about The White Room, the new book from Craig Higginson, on Talk Radio 702.

‘No one’s tried to take me out.’ – Mandy Wiener chats about death threats and her new book Ministry of Crime

‘I think a lot of it if more intimidation and threat. The truth is we are very fortunate that we live in a country where we have great freedom of the press. There have been threats against journalists, but no journalists have actually been killed.’

What went so badly wrong with land restitution? A new book investigates

A new book titled Rights to Land: A Guide to Tenure Upgrading and Restitution in South Africa, by William Beinart, Peter Delius and Michelle Hay, is out now from Jacana Media and Good Governance Africa.

Angela Makholwa chats about researching the ‘blesser phenomenon’ for her new novel, The Blessed Girl

What does the ‘blesser phenomenon’ say about us as South Africans?