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Podcast: Kevin Bloom Interviewed by Jenny Crwys-Williams (and Review of Ways of Staying by JJ Cornish)

Ways of StayingJenny Crwys-WilliamsKevin BloomListen to last week’s Talk Radio 702 books show with Jenny Crwys-Williams to hear an in-depth interview with Ways of Staying author Kevin Bloom.

Their chat is preceded by a review of the book by the station’s Jean Jacques Cornish, who says it “provides a stark snapshot of our country” and contains some of the “most chilling pieces of journalism” that the reviewer has read in many a year. Cornish adds the name Hunter S Thompson to the list of journalists with whose work Bloom’s has been compared (a list topped by Rian Malan).

Ultimately, the book – and the show – is about “living under pressure in South Africa – under serious pressure, actually”, says Crwys-Williams. Don’t miss it:

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