Book Choice

Book Choice is broadcast every alternating Tuesday of each month presented by Paige Nick.

While you’re munching your lunch or driving the myriad motorways, you’ll hear all that’s best in books. Cape Town’s top book reviewers will entertain and inform you as they cheerfully chat about the newest and nicest fiction and non-fiction on current book shelves.

You love author interviews? Well, we line up those for your pleasure and leisure too.
You want an easy-peasy competition each month with good prizes? All there, prettily planned for your lovely listening.

Do join us for your delectation… for your entertainment… for your information.
Weekly English South Africa TV & Film
125 Episodes
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Book Choice Publisher's Choice - 09 July 24

This is Book Choice, Publishers’ Choice, on Fine Music Radio with your host, Paige Nick. We welcome South Africa’s three top publishers and South Africa’s number one Book Seller into the studio to fill us in on what they’re publishing, selling and even more importantly, reading right now.
9 Jul 57 min

Book Choice - 25 June 24

On this episode of Book Choice we've got a book that’s very Italian, one that’s very south African, a thriller-thriller, the new Marian Keyes, young adult fiction, three books on opera, not one bird book review, but two, and a partridge in a pear tree. Book Choice is brought to…
25 Jun 55 min

Book Choice Publisher's Choice - 11 June 24

What makes this show extra special is that we welcome three of South Africa’s top publishers, Penguin Random House, Pan Macmillan, Jonathan Ball Publisher’s as well as South Africa’s number one bookseller, Exclusive Books, to join us on the show and introduce us to their big name authors, titles events…
11 Jun 57 min

Book Choice - 28 May 24

We’ve got a feast of book reviews and author interviews on Book Choice. We review the much-awaited Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the new one by Sven Axelrad, called God’s Pocket, and a book called Hiking the Fish, As well as an interview with Candice Carty Williams, Book of the Year award…
28 May 57 min

Book Choice Publishers' Choice - 14 May 24

Welcome to Book Choice, Publishers' Choice on FMR with me your host Paige Nick. What makes this episode special is that we’re joined by three of SA's top publishers and SA's number on bookseller, Exclusive Books. These are the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes, publishing the books we…
14 May 52 min

Book Choice - The Franschhoek Literary Festival - 30 April 24

We’re heading into May, which means The Franschhoek Literary Festival is coming up. They draw some of the biggest local and international names in fiction and non-fiction, and this year is no exception. So to highlight this incredible opportunity for South African Book, politics and literary lovers, we thought we’d…
30 Apr 55 min

Book Choice - 16 April 24

Five reviews plus three interviews equals the number one book show: Book Choice. Join Paige Nick and her team of reviewers for Book Choice, brought to you by Exclusive Books .
16 Apr 52 min

Book Choice Publisher's Choice - 02 April 24

Welcome to Book Choice, Publishers’ Choice. Today we’re joined on the show by three of South Africa’s top publishers; Penguin Random House, Pan Macmillan and Jonathan Ball Publishers. As well as South Africa’s favourite bookseller, Exclusive Books, to tell us what they’ve got coming out over the next few months…
2 Apr 58 min

Book Choice - 19 Mar 24

On this episode of Book Choice, we’ve got reviews of seven brand new books including the latest by Ivan Vladislavic and John Boyne, plus an interview with Ladles of Love, running a great initiative where R250 feeds a child two meals a day for a month and gets that child…
19 Mar 58 min

Book Choice Publisher's Choice - 05 Mar 24

Welcome to Book Choice, Publishers’ Choice. Today we’re joined on the show by three of South Africa’s top publishers; Penguin Random House, Pan Macmillan and Jonathan Ball Publishers. As well as South Africa’s favourite bookseller, Exclusive Books, to tell us what they’ve got coming out over the next few months…
5 Mar 59 min

Book Choice - 20 Feb 24

On this show, among other things, in a bit of a mad experiment, we have three reviewers ( Vanessa Levenstein, Shirley De Kock Gueller and Twanji Kalula) ALL reviewing the exact same book, Son of a Whore, by Herman Lategan. As well as fiction and non-fiction reviews and a whopper…
20 Feb 56 min

BOOK CHOICE - 23 JAN 24

Book Choice is broadcast every alternating Tuesday of each month presented by Paige Nick. While you’re munching your lunch or driving the myriad motorways, you’ll hear all that’s best in books. Cape Town’s top book reviewers will entertain and inform you as they cheerfully chat about the newest and nicest…
23 Jan 1 hr 02 min

BOOK CHOICE - 23 JAN 24

There is something special about this show. All 8 book reviews feel prescient and interesting, and the interview, well it’s about a book that has a dog in it named God, so maybe it’s that. Tune in and hear for yourself.
23 Jan 1 hr 04 min

BOOK CHOICE - 09 JAN 24

It's the very first Book Choice: Publishers' Choice for 2024. So whatever your New Year's resolution, be sure to listen tomorrow, 9 January, at 12 noon. Join Paige Nick and top publishing houses: Jonathan Ball Publishers Penguin Random House Pan Macmillan South Africa and number one bookseller Exclusive Books #finemusicradio…
9 Jan 1 hr 01 min

BOOK CHOICE - 26 DEC 23

Book Choice is presented by Paige Nick with her team of bookworms. They will entertain and inform you as they chat about the latest fiction and non-fiction on the shelves. From popular to literary works, you can enjoy author interviews and giveaways.
26 Dec 2023 54 min

BOOK CHOICE - PUBLISHERS' CHOICE - 12 DEC 23

This week’s book choice is one of our popular Publishers’ Choice editions, which means, we’ll be joined today by three of South Africa’s top publishers, Penguin Random house, Jonathan Ball Publishers, Pan Macmillan Publishers, as well as South Africa’s number one Book Seller, Exclusive books, and each of them will…
12 Dec 2023 55 min

BOOK CHOICE - 28 NOV 23

Welcome to Book Choice on Fine Music Radio, the only show on South African radio that offers you an hour long extravaganza of books with me your host, Paige Nick. I’m looking forward to keeping you in good book company for the next hour
28 Nov 2023 51 min

Book Choice - Publishers Choice - 14 Nov 23

Well hello there book friends, welcome Book Choice, Publishers’ Choice, on Fine Music Radio. I’m your host Paige Nick and I’m delighted to bring you this show every month. If you’re a regular to the show, then you’ll know that every two weeks, we host the Publishers’ Choice version of…
14 Nov 2023 58 min

Book Choice Publishers Choice - Read_It - 31 Oct 23

Book Choice: Publisher’s Choice brings you a special edition of Read it! Learners from Gardens Commercial High School and Rustenburg Girls' High School, Cape Town soared through the air as they discussed "The Theory of Flight" by Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu. We were fortunate to have Siphiwe join us via Zoom…
31 Oct 2023 57 min
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