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Video: Waldimar Pelser lees voor uit In gesprek met Waldimar: Sy 100 beste ontledings, inleidings en beledigings

Waldimar Pelser lees voor uit sy boek, In gesprek met Waldimar, by die onlangse bekendstelling in Pretoria.

Hoe verander geheimhouding jou psige? André Krüger gesels oor ’n Redelike hoeveelheid moeilikheid (Video)

Video: André Krüger gesels oor sy jongste spanningsverhaal, ‘n Redelike hoeveelheid moeilikheid, ‘n plaaslike spioenasie wipplankrit.

[Video] Eminem, the Spice Girls, Emo, African funk and jazz – Rémy Ngamije shares the music behind his debut novel The Eternal Audience of One

BlackBird Books recently shared a video of Rwandan-born Namibian writer Rémy Ngamije talking about music, pop culture and his debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One.

‘The problems are structural, they are not individual’ – Mcebisi Jonas discusses his book After Dawn: Hope After State Capture

In October 2015, the Gupta brothers offered Jonas the position of Minister of Finance in exchange for R600-million. Then the Deputy Finance Minister, Jonas turned down the bribe and a period of deep introspection followed for him.

Watch Mphuthumi Ntabeni introduce his novel The Broken River Tent, and listen to an excerpt

Wordfest South Africa recently asked Mphuthumi Ntabeni to introduce his entrancing novel The Broken River Tent.

Veels geluk aan al die finaliste van die ATKV-Woordveertjies 2019! (Plus: Video)

Die Afrikaanse Taal- en Kultuurvereniging (ATKV) het vroeër vandeesmaand die finaliste van die ATKV-Woordveertjies bekendgemaak.

‘My whiteness saved my life that day’ – Bradley Steyn, author of Undercover with Mandela’s Spies, describes the massacre that changed his life

Bradley D Steyn spoke to Polity SA recently about his book Undercover with Mandela’s Spies: The Story of The Boy Who Crossed the Square.

‘I am a South African-based, African writer’—Watch a video interview with Nthikeng Mohlele on his latest novel Illumination

Nthikeng Mohlele chatted to Africa’s Lit recently about his latest novel, Illumination.

‘The best way to understand a country’s history is through the lives of its people’ – Watch a video interview with Bill Nasson on Illuminating Lives

Bill Nasson explores the people at the heart of his and Vivian Bickford-Smith’s collection of biographical essays, Illuminating Lives: Biographies of Fascinating People from South African History.

‘The National Prosecuting Authority has certainly been captured’ – Glynnis Breytenbach discusses her memoir Rule of Law

‘The National Prosecuting Authority has certainly been captured, along with the police to a large degree, and any other independent institutions with an investigative capacity have all been compromised,’ Breytenbach says in an interview with Polity SA.

Sisonke Msimang on the difficulty of writing about sexual assault in her new book Always Another Country

Sisonke Msimang’s much anticipated memoir, Always Another Country, was launched this week in South Africa. 

Madiba preferred to write longhand – Zelda la Grange chats about Nelson Mandela’s writing process

Dare Not Linger, the sequel to Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom, is out from Pan Macmillan South Africa in October.

Z Pallo Jordan says the assassination of Ruth First was no mistake

Z Pallo Jordan says there is no doubt in his mind that Ruth First was specifically targeted with the letter bomb that took her life.

The standard by which we judge men and leaders in general was lowered for Jacob Zuma – Redi Tlhabi

Redi Tlhabi says President Jacob Zuma should have owned up to the fact that he exploited his power with regards to Khwezi.

John Green introduces his new book, Turtles All the Way Down

The wait is over! John Green, the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars, is back!

Mandla Langa on writing Dare Not Linger, the sequel to Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom

In one of the biggest book events of the year, the sequel to Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom will be published this month.

Marah Louw chats to Malebo Sephodi about writing her memoir for the new Gautrain Virtual Bookclub

Marah Louw chatted to Malebo Sephodi about her memoir It’s Me, Marah as part of the new GautrainReads initiative.

Mark Shaw, author of Hitmen for Hire, says the South African state has become entangled in the underworld

Mark Shaw talks about delving into South Africa’s underworld in his new book, Hitmen for Hire.

Video: John Green reads the first chapter of Turtles All the Way Down

John Green, the number-one bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars, is back with a new book: Turtles All the Way Down.