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14
DEC
2016

Exclusive Books Festive Popup Podcast - Episode Seven

Give a book, give a story to tell this Christmas with Jenny Crwys-Williams and Exclusive Books. In this final episode in our festive pop up podcasts Jenny covers the topics of lifestyle and the arts by beginning with an audio preview of Art is the highest form of hope and other quotes by artists. This is followed by an exclusive interview with Steve McCurry about his new book of photographs of people doing what we love best: On Reading. Fashionista Marianne Fassler reviews Vivian Westwood’s Get A Life. Interior designer Stephen Falcke takes us on a journey of the interiors of hotels and homes in Remarkable Heritage Houses of South Africa. Jenny ends the show by picking up the trail of the hottest trend in contemporary Scandinavian living with How to Hygg. Get these and more than 100 other hand-picked titles for Christmas at Exclusive Books and www.exclusivebooks.co.za.
07
DEC
2016

Exclusive Books Festive Popup Podcast - Episode Six

Give a book, give a story to tell this Christmas with Jenny Crwys-Williams and Exclusive Books. Episode six of our popup podcast delves into the world of science, history and social commentary kicking off with a discussion between Jenny and David Bodanis about his latest book, Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius. This fascinating conversation is followed by a reading by Fred Khumalo from his book #ZuptasMustFall. Journalist and broadcaster Chris Gibbons takes us through an understanding of Stalin and the Scientist by Simon Ings – the perfect read for anyone deeply interested in the history of both science and the Soviet Union. Jenny continues with a recommendation on Known and Strange Things, the brilliant new collection of essays by Teju Cole, whom LA Times called the “most vibrant voice in contemporary writing”. Prominent businessman, literary figure and photographer Victor Dlamini wraps up the show with Jenny as they discuss Cole’s extraordinary ability to slow down the writing process and engage the reader in every second of what is happening within the narrative. Get these and more than 100 other hand-picked titles for Christmas at Exclusive Books and www.exclusivebooks.co.za.
30
NOV
2016

Exclusive Books Podcast - Episode Five

Give a book, give a story to tell this Christmas with Jenny Crwys-Williams and Exclusive Books. In this episode of our festive pop-up podcast, Jenny chats about books for little people, with little people - those who are just at or beyond the ten-year mark. School children from various grades review Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston's wonderful A Child of Books, Ingrid Mennen and Irene Berg's Ink (an Afrikaans story that can be followed by children of all languages), and Loyiso Mkhize's Kwezi. The illustrated Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets gets a thumbsup from an eleven-year-old reader, while a Parkhurst Primary pupil tackles the latest Andy Griffiths. The episode closes with the late Chris van Wyk's Mr Hare Meets Mr Mandela, reviewed by none other than master storyteller Gcina Mhlope. Get these books for children and more than 100 other hand-picked titles at Exclusive Books and www.exclusivebooks.co.za.
23
NOV
2016

Exclusive Books Festive Popup Podcast - Episode Four

Give a book - give a story to tell this Christmas with Jenny Crwys-Williams and Exclusive Books. Episode four of our popup podcast is a fiction special, jam-packed with 7 interviews. Lee Child speaks to Jenny about his latest Jack Reacher novel; author Yewande Omotoso reviews Petina Gappah's new book of short stories, Rotten Row; Jeffrey Archer speaks about the final novel in his Clifton Chronicles series, This Was a Man, and poet Lebo Mashile reviews Kopano Matlwa's latest novel, Period Pain. Etienne Bloemhof of NB Publishers talks about the latest Afrikaans fiction (including Deon Meyer's twelfth novel, Koors), Rahla Xenopoulos reviews Jojo Moyes' Paris for One and Other Stories, and Ian McEwan talks about his new novel, Nutshell, and its fascinating narratorial premise. Get these and more than 100 other hand-picked titles for Christmas at Exclusive Books and www.exclusivebooks.co.za.
16
NOV
2016

Exclusive Books Festive Popup Podcast - Episode Three

Give a book - give a story to tell this Christmas with Jenny Crwys-Williams and Exclusive Books. In this third episode of our popup podcast, Jenny takes a look at the red-hot memoirs currently on shelves. Journalist Adrian Basson reviews Helen Zille's bestselling book Not Without a Fight, and the author herself reads an excerpt. SA Lit star Niq Mhlongo talks about Ngugi wa Thiong'o's memoir, Birth of a Dream Weaver, and Jenny revisits the courtroom drama that unfolded when Justice Dikgang Moseneke stood trial at age 15, as detailed in his look back on a long life of service, My Own Liberator. Comedian Tumi Morake reviews Amy Schumer's The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, and Music Guru Sean Brokensha delves into Born to Run, the story of Bruce Springsteen's life. The Boss himself even makes a cameo - tune in now!
10
NOV
2016

Exclusive Books Festive Popup Podcast - Episode Two

Give a book - give a story to tell this Christmas, with Exclusive Books and Jenny Crwys-Williams, who are joined by authors and special guests from around the world chatting about the season’s best reads and gift books. In this episode, Jenny talks food, taking us from the nostalgic culinary delights of Portugal (My Portuguese Feast by Mimi Jardim), to the classic South African table (For Friends and Family by Nicky Stubbs), to the orient (China: The Cookbook by Diora Fong Chan and Kei Lum Chan), to District Six (District Six Huis Kombuis by Tina Smith), and finishing off with Hugh Johnson's latest book on wine. Get these titles and many more at Exclusive Books or www.exclusivebooks.co.za.
02
NOV
2016

Exclusive Books Festive Popup Podcast - Episode One

Give a book, give a story to tell this Christmas, with Jenny Crwys-Williams and Exclusive Books. Jenny is back on the air chatting about the season's top reads in this new popup books podcast. In this episode, Exclusive Books CEO Benjamin Trisk talks about his favourite titles of 2016, and actor Richard E Grant interviews novelist Richard Harris about his latest blockbuster, Conclave, a compulsive and fascinating read about the election of a new pope.

7 episodes