SIYA MASUKU TALKS ALL THINGS ILLUSTRATION AND THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDREN'S LITERACY

From his love of illustrating children's books to his purpose of preserving the use of South African languages, listen to a podcast with Siya Masuku. He is a graphic artist, author, illustrator and entrepreneur who believes in personal upliftment through creativity. He has published 6 books and at Book Circle Capital we have had the honour of hosting him for two childrens' readings of his books Unjabulo/Emakhathini and uLanga. Siya is passionate about teaching children how to expand their knowledge on reading, writing and speaking isiZulu. His latest illustration project is a book called Mosidi which was written by Lorato Trok.





UNTIMELY BEGINNINGS WITH LORRAINE SITHOLE

Lorraine Sithole who is an influential figure in South Africa's literary space. She is the founder of the BookWorms Book Club based in Gauteng. Lorraine is also a writer and a publisher, one of her recent writing projects includes her contribution in Niq Mhlongo's Black Tax which was published in 2019.Untimely Beginnings is her latest publishing project which is a collection of 17 real-life stories of widowed women who open up about their incredible loss while attempting to piece their lives together after the loss of their spouses.




BECOMING MEN PODCAST WITH DR. MALOSE LANGA

Listen to a rich and life changing discussion with Dr Malose Langa the author of Becoming Men. The book Becoming Men - Black Masculinities in a South African Township is a story of 32 boys from Alexandra township in Johannesburg who are studied by Malose over a period of 12 years where they negotiate manhood and masculinity. In the book Malose gives a graphic documentation of what it means to be a young black man in contemporary South Africa.







What am I thinking podcast with Tshepo Langa

Listen to an insightful discussion with Tshepo Langa the author of "What am I thinking" - The ADI Model. Tshepo is a personal development coach, leadership consultant, educator and coach. The book is a short and sharp read that can be read in one seating. It is filled with wisdom based on the author's personal experience, theories from renowned authors such as Dr John Tibane, biblical and scientific principles. The goal of the book is to encourage the reader to be intentional in their thinking in order to be more creative and productive.




Parcel of Death Podcast with Gaongalelwe Tiro

Parcel of Death Podcast with Gaongalelwe Tiro

Listen to a chat between Sewela Langeni of Book Circle Capital with Gaongalelwe Tiro, the author of Parcel of Death - the biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro. Parcel of death is a critical body of work in South Africa's history, chronicling the life of Onkgopotse Tiro and those who walked the journey with him towards the liberation of black people in South Africa anchored on the principles of Black Consciousness.