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Untold Stories: Tell Your Story and Stand a Chance to Win a 3 Year Scholarship!

Letters have long been a repository of personal and national history – they are the expressions of love and loss, the art form common to both common folk and royalty. In an increasingly impersonal age of a thousand boring emails that end with disclaimers and exhortations not to print this email unless it is really …

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A Message From Benjamin Trisk to The South African Book Trade

In his magisterial account of the politics behind the greatest war in history, Donald Cameron Watt reflects on the devastated European landscape of 1945. He comments that “….to destroy buildings, paintings and sculptures…the work of craftsmen, carpenters, painters…and writers of ten centuries, conceived in joy and brought forth with … delight…was an act which made …

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Celebrate World Book Day With Exclusive Books and Win!

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his needs, is good for him. – Maya Angelou World Book Day was designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and is marked in over 100 countries around the globe. In celebration of world …

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2014

Since its first year in 2007, the Franschhoek Literary Festival has grown in size and stature into one of South Africa’s most popular celebrations or writers, writing, and reading.       Up to 120 local and international authors will gather at this year’s festival, joined by hundreds of visitors. As the festival has grown in popularity, early booking for accommodation is recommended, and would‐be attendees are advised to reserve their tickets soon after the programme is released.     The festival offers a range of …

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Competition: Win One Of 3 Divergent Hampers!

Exclusive Books have teamed up with Jonathan Ball Publishers and the Divergent Movie to offer you an amazing competition! We have 3 stunning hampers to give away, which each include the following: * 2 Movie tickets to see the Divergent movie (releasing in cinemas 04 April) * A Copy of the movie tie-in edition of …

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Kingsmead Book Fair 2014 Announcement

Kingsmead Book Fair, Saturday 24 May, 2014 Kingsmead College, Johannesburg, is proud to be hosting its third annual Kingsmead Book Fair, sponsored by RMB Private Bank and The Times. On Saturday 24 May, 2014, the gates of Kingsmead College will open to welcome thousands of eager readers, who will enjoy a day of robust comparing, …

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Competition: Win one of 2 signed copies of Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer

This month saw the release of book 4 of the Clifton Chronicles series, Be Careful What You Wish For, by Jeffrey Archer. In celebration of the release we are giving away 2 signed copies, courtesy of the amazing people at Pan Macmillan! All you have to do to win is answer this question in the …

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The Winner of the Book Thief Competition is…

First off, we’d like to say thank you to everyone who sent in entries. It was such a delight to post such gorgeous pictures, especially since so many of them captured the spirit of the book so perfectly. After many beautiful entries and hundreds of votes, we are excited to announce the winner of the …

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Valentines Day Competition: Win A Romantic Getaway For Two!

Want to spoil your loved one this Valentines Day? Struggling to come up with an affordable plan after the January wallet crunch? Well, we may just have the solution! Exclusives.co.za have teamed up with Thompsons Travel, Protea Hotels and NoMu in order to offer you the perfect romantic getaway for two! The Prize: * 2 …

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Career Opportunity: Bookseller (Cape Town Domestic Airport)

Bookseller Exclusive Books Cape Town Domestic Airport We have vacancy for Bookseller at our Cape Town Airport Domestic store. Outputs for the Job – Bookselling, including handling tills, ringing up sales, etc. – Administration procedures (returns, IBST’S etc.) – Merchandising / Maintaining sections – Promoting Fanatics (customer loyalty program) – Processing customer orders – Advising …