Videos

Find out more about the approaching fourth industrial revolution in South Africa with Professor Tshilidzi Marwala

Professor Tshilidzi Marwala discussed his latest book, Closing the Gap: The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa, in a Daily Maverick webinar in November. 

‘If I’m stuck, I kill a character or make them have sex’ – Watch an All About Writing Masterclass with bestselling thriller writer Tony Park

If you missed the Tony Park Masterclass, hosted recently by All About Writing, never fear – you can watch it now on YouTube.

Virtual book discussion: Watch Senzeni Ndebele in conversation with Sue Nyathi about her hot new book A Family Affair

Late last year, Senzeni Ndebele chatted to Sue Nyathi about her new book A Family Affair. 

Sophie Kinsella introduces Love Your Life, an irresistible new novel about falling in love with someone – but not with their life …

Number one bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns with Love Your Life, out now from Penguin Random House SA.

‘This is meant to be a thought-provoking book!’ – Sue Nyathi chats to The Cheeky Natives about her book A Family Affair

Sue Nyathi chatted to Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane and Dr Alma-Nalisha Cele of The Cheeky Natives about her new novel, A Family Affair.

Die perfekte kerskousgeskenk is hier! Die Ickabog deur JK Rowling is nou beskikbaar (Plus: Kyk na die wen-illustrasies)

Video: Die Ickabog deur JK Rowling is nou beskikbaar met 34 kinders tussen die ouderdom van 7 en 12 se wen-illustrasies.

Why buy our book? Changing a Leopard’s Spots authors Alex van den Heever and Renias Mhlongo explain

In this light-hearted video, world-renowned wildlife trackers Alex van den Heever and Renias Mhlongo explain why they think you should buy their new book, Changing a Leopard’s Spots: The Adventures of Two Wildlife Trackers.

[Watch] How did Rassie’s Springboks win the World Cup? Lloyd Burnard launches his new book Miracle Men

How did Rassie’s Springboks win the World Cup? Find out at the launch of Lloyd Burnard’s new book Miracle Men.

[Watch] Dewald van Rensburg discusses his compelling new book VBS: A Dream Defrauded

Dewald van Rensburg chatted to Polity SA recently about his book VBS: A Dream Defrauded.

[Watch] Ken Follett has a special message for his South African readers!

From the bestselling author Ken Follett, The Evening and the Morning is a historical epic that will end where The Pillars of the Earth begins.

Jenny Crwys-Williams chats to ‘superstar’ writer Angela Makholwa at the launch of her new book Critical But, Stable

Bestselling author Angela Makholwa launched her new novel, Critical But, Stable, in conversation with Jenny Crwys-Williams yesterday!

Emmanuel Acho introduces his new book, Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho started an online series to give white people a non-judgmental space to ask questions about race and racism.

Video: Jodi Picoult chats about her new novel, The Book of Two Ways, and says ‘Baie dankie’ to her Afrikaans readers (Plus: Book trailer)

Jodi Picoult’s latest novel, The Book of Two Ways, was published in South Africa this month in both English and Afrikaans. In this video, the author chats about her new novel and thanks her Afrikaans readers.

See the world. Then make it better. A special message from Sir David Attenborough

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future by Sir David Attenborough is out now:

[Watch] Raymond Parsons discusses his new book Polity: Recession, Recovery and Reform: South Africa after Covid-19

Professor Raymond Parsons was hosted by Polity SA recently to talk about his new book, a collection of essays by a range of authors titled Polity: Recession, Recovery and Reform: South Africa after Covid-19.

Watch the tantalising book trailer for Angela Makholwa’s forthcoming novel Critical But Stable

Critical But Stable, the new novel from bestselling author Angela Makholwa, is out from Pan Macmillan in November 2020!

Video: Peter Hain’s The Rhino Conspiracy tells a tale of brave activists who expose state-sponsored corruption and poaching in SA

Video: Peter Hain talks about his new novel The Rhino Conspiracy – an epic tale of corruption, collusion and courage set in contemporary South Africa.

Watch Ken Follett in conversation with Jenny Crwys-Williams about his new novel The Evening and the Morning, the epic prequel to The Pillars of the Earth

Pan Macmillan has shared a video conversation featuring international bestselling author Ken Follett and South African media personality Jenny Crwys-Williams!

[Watch] ‘We have to advocate for a change in the way the law protects them’ – Mandy Wiener introduces her new book, The Whistleblowers

‘If we want to motivate whistleblowers to continue to hold power to account, we have to stack the cards in their favour. We have to advocate for a change in the way the law protects them …’