Afternoon Drive with John Maytham
The John Maytham Book Review
Listen to CapeTalk's John Maytham's weekly book reviews and share his passion for all things literary. From fiction to non-fiction, John reads and reviews a range of books that would sit well on your reading list. FICTION • After that Night by Karin Slaughter • Quantum Radio by A.G Riddle NON FICTION • Liliana's Invincible Summer by Cristina Rivera Garza
Latest episodes in this series
Fuzigish and Nomadic Orchestra!! Live at the Brass Bell29 September 2023 | 4 Minute Listen
Fuzigish and Nomadic Orchestra Sat Sep 30 at The Brass Bell Gabriel du Toit 'Gavie' joins The Afternoon Drive with a taste of what you can expect when they appear alongside Fuzigish this weekend at The Brass Bell. Tickets: QUICKET Main Rd, Kalk Bay, Cape Town, R100 FAMILY FRIENDLY Sat Sep 30, 17:00 - Sat Sep 30, 20:00
Climate change: Six young people take 32 countries to court29 September 2023 | 5 Minute Listen
Melanie Jean Murcott is an Associate Professor at The Institute of Marine and Environmental Law and Doctor of Laws in Constitutional and Environmental Law and she joins Pippa to consider the first case of its kind that has been filed by six young Portuguese people against 32 governments, including all EU member states, the UK, Norway, Russia, Switzerland and Turkey at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg.
African Screenwriters selected for the Authentica Series Lab29 September 2023 | 5 Minute Listen
Kelly-Eve Koopman joins Pippa as one of four talented episodic screenwriters from Kenya, Botswana, South Africa, and Senegal that have been handpicked for the second edition of the Authentica Series Lab, a prestigious development programme by the Cape Town-based Realness Institute.
Unseen Renoir to go on auction29 September 2023 | 9 Minute Listen
Susie Goodman is Executive Director of Strauss & Co and she joins Pippa to describe a notable late-career painting by renowned French impressionist, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, titled "Fruits (Oranges et Citrons)". Painted in 1912 and valued between R2-3 million, this piece exemplifies Renoir's distinctive late style and has been authenticated by the esteemed Wildenstein Plattner Institute in Paris.
Our Burning Planet: Rhino Day - Good news as Africa defies poachingTiana Waters29 September 2023 | 8 Minute Listen
Pippa is joined by Daily Maverick journalist Tiara Walters to discuss the burning issue highlighted for WORLD RHINO DAY, ‘Good news for rhinos as Africa defies poaching crisis to boost populations'.
Insurance ombud on flood claims29 September 2023 | 6 Minute Listen
Darpana Bodalina is the Senior Assistant Ombud with the Short Term Insurance Ombudsman and she joins Pippa to break down the factors that will inform the assessment of damages caused by the floods in the recovery that countless people will turn to their insurance providers to provide.
Higher education admission policies must be reformed28 September 2023 | 8 Minute Listen
Jacques Rousseau teaches critical thinking and ethics in UCT’s School of Management Studies and he joins Mike to consider the urgent necessity for changes to admission policies in our system of higher education to ensure fair eligibility and opportunities for all prospective students.