Videos

Watch: Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh chats to Phumlani Pikoli about his new novel, Born Freeloaders

Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh caught up with author Phumlani Pikoli on SMWX, his interactive WhatsApp news channel.

‘I am Ndileka Mandela, the first of the first of the first, and this is my story.’

Social activist Ndileka Mandela chatted to Polity SA about her new memoir I Am Ndileka: More Than My Surname.

Watch the book trailer for Ghosts of the Past – Tony Park’s latest thriller

Based on a true story, Tony Park’s Ghosts of the Past is a novel about love, war, buried treasure, shattered illusions and a quest for justice.

Watch: Gaongalelwe Tiro talks about why he wrote his book Parcel Of Death: The Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro

Gaongalelwe Tiro discussed his book Parcel of Death: The Biography Of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro with Polity SA. 

‘It’s a bit sexy in places … it’s the most fun thing I’ve ever written’ – Jojo Moyes on her new novel, The Giver of Stars

Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You, After You and Still Me, has a special message for her South African fans about her new book.

Roger Southall unpacks his book Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy

Roger Southall chatted to Polity SA about his new book Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy.

Rémy Ngamije chats about the inspiration for his debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One

Rémy Ngamije chatted to the University of Cape Town’s Development and Alumni Department about his recently published debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One.

[Watch] An in-depth interview with author Mphuthumi Ntabeni on his historical novel The Broken River Tent

Mphuthumi Ntabeni chatted to social worker and writer John GI Clarke about his debut novel The Broken River Tent.

Letshego Zulu chats about her tragic and inspiring memoir I Choose To Live: Life After Losing Gugu

Letshego Zulu chatted to Polity SA recently about her new book, I Choose to Live: Life After Losing Gugu.

[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.

What does it mean to have visions, to be mentally ill within a South African context? Masande Ntshanga discusses his new novel Triangulum

‘I was interested in this idea of exploring mental illness in a way that looked outside of its formulations by the West. What does it mean, actually, to have visions, and what does it mean to be mentally ill within an African context, or even a South African context?’

‘Do you think you funny?’ How Yusuf Daniels got his big break in publishing (his book Living Coloured is now a bestseller)

Yusuf Daniels chats about his new memoir, Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken).

‘What we’re seeing in Cape Town is just a fragment of transnational organised crime’ – Watch an interview with Caryn Dolley on her new book The Enforcers

Caryn Dolley chatted to Open News recently about her new book The Enforcers: Inside Cape Town’s Deadly Nightclub Battles.

Video: Does the ‘Stellenbosch Mafia’ really exist and how much power do they wield over South Africa?

In this video, author and News24 assistant editor for in-depth news Pieter du Toit unpacks his book, The Stellenbosch Mafia: Inside the Billionaires’ Club.

‘It’s basically my life story, but with a lot of spice’ – Yusuf Daniels chats about the incredible success of his book Living Coloured

Author Yusuf Daniels chats about how his book Living Coloured (Because Black & White Were Already Taken) came to be.