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.
Listen to an excerpt from CJ Tudor’s ‘hugely enjoyable and deliciously creepy’ new novel The Other People!
Listen to an excerpt from The Other People, the new novel by CJ Tudor!
‘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.’
‘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.
‘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.
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.’
‘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.
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.’
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?