Videos

Watch the book trailer for Gail Schimmel’s new novel The Accident – ‘a story of healing and redemption told with humour and heart’

Pan Macmillan has revealed the book trailer for The Accident, the new novel by Gail Schimmel!

David Brock Katz chatted to CNBC about his new book South Africans vs Rommel: The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II

Author David Brock Katz chatted to CNBC Africa’s Jill de Villiers about his new book South Africans versus Rommel: The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II.

Africa’s Lit Volume 29 – A discussion with the contributors to We Are No Longer At Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall

Africa’s Lit chatted to some of the contributors to the new book We Are No Longer at Ease: The Struggle for #FeesMustFall.

Watch a video interview of Tumelo Buthelezi chatting about his debut novel, The Last Sentence

On their brand new YouTube channel, BlackBird Books have shared a video of Tumelo Buthelezi chatting about his debut novel, The Last Sentence.

Jazz, love and betrayal – Watch the book trailer for Nthikeng Mohlele’s latest novel, Illumination

‘Illumination is a glorious celebration of the unfathomable nature of friendship and a deft appraisal of a complex individual’s and South Africa’s most pressing ills.’ 

‘Classier than Fifty Shades’ – Eva Mazza chats about her new novel Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch

Eva Mazza chatted to Ayanda Dlamini of OpenNews about her debut novel, Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch.

Chris Hammer introduces his debut novel Scrublands, a must read for crime fiction fans

Chris Hammer introduces his debut novel, Scrublands, and tells us what it’s all about.

‘Tsafendas was a perfectly sane man who considered Verwoerd the brains behind apartheid’ – Harris Dousemetzis on his book The Man Who Killed Apartheid

Harris Dousemetzis was on CNBC Africa to discuss his book The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.

‘Dogs are now involved in about 90% of all arrests of poachers’ – Tony Park chats about his new novel, Scent of Fear

Set in Africa, Scent of Fear is an action-packed thriller that looks at the world of tracker dogs and their handlers employed in the war against poaching on the continent.

‘I may have left my abusive partner, but the trauma and shame never left me’ – Vanessa Govender discusses her memoir Beaten But Not Broken

‘I may have walked away, I may have left my abusive partner, but the trauma and the pain and the anguish and the shame have never left me.’

‘One of the joys of writing is that you can build bridges between people’ – Carol Campbell talks about her new book, The Tortoise Cried Its Only Tear

Penguin Random House has shared a video interview with award-winning author Carol Campbell, talking about The Tortoise Cried Its Only Tear, her third book on the Karoo.

Eric Idle introduces his new book Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

Eric Idle’s new memoir, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

‘The situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory is very similar to that of apartheid South Africa’ – John Dugard discusses his book Confronting Apartheid

John Dugard discusses his book Confronting Apartheid: A Personal History of South Africa, Namibia and Palestine with Polity SA.

Taking the snobbery out of food – Lesego Semenya (LesDaChef) chats about his debut cookbook, Dijo

Africa’s Lit chatted to Chef Lesego Semenya about his food journey, his goal of taking the snobbery out of food and his new cookbook, Dijo.

Watch: Prue Leith introduces her first cookbook in 25 years!

Whether you are looking for dinner party inspiration, a new mid-week meal, a simple dessert for the holiday season or the perfect gift, then this book is your answer.

‘It thrills me to trick the reader’ – Beyers de Vos chats about his gripping debut novel, Talion

The novel follows the story of a young student from Pretoria named Freya, who sees her twin brother murdered in front of her. 

‘We need to explore our own country’ – Sihle Khumalo chats about his new book, Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse

In his new book, Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, Sihle Khumalo travels around South Africa’s highways and byways, discovering the beautiful and bizarre.

South African recipes with a Suzelle DIY twist – The Suzelle recipe book is here!

Suzelle DIY has shared an exclusive peek into her new recipe book, Recipes!

This book does not condemn Winnie Mandela, nor does it seek to exonerate her: Sisonke Msimang on why she wrote The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela

Sisonke Msimang has shared a video in which she talks about why she decided to write her new book, The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela.