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Author Archive | shaun

Competitions for the July Edition of Cover to Cover

Cover to Cover is Fanatics’ brand new communication channel, a reinvention of the Fanatics mailers we have all come to know and love. With this monthly eZine we aim to create a content rich channel that our customers can interact with, adding value to their interactions with Exclusive Books. Download Now: Web Android IOS Blackberry […]

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Winter Sale 2013: Great Books at better Prices

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By Zoë Hinis Winter isn’t the best time of the year. Besides the cold (which is so lazy it just goes right through you), there are the dark, foreboding mornings, the frost that takes forever to melt, the freezing outdoors contrasted with stuffy, overheated offices. Not a great time, really. Except, more than anything else, […]

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Exclusive Books Recommends: Titles for June 2013

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The Exclusive Books Recommends’ June selection contains a critically acclaimed, long-awaited set of books to thrill even the most discerning reader. The June book of the month And the Mountains Echoed is set to be one of the most talked about novels in 2013, the latest from much-lauded author Khaled Hosseini. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi […]

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Competitions for the June Edition of Cover to Cover

Cover to Cover is Fanatics’ brand new communication channel, a reinvention of the Fanatics mailers we have all come to know and love. With this monthly eZine we aim to create a content rich channel that our customers can interact with, adding value to their interactions with Exclusive Books. Download Now: Web Android IOS (Coming […]

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Exclusive Books: Homebru 2013
Unique Perspectives on South Africa

Homebru 2013

The Exclusive Books Homebru 2013 campaign – Unique Perspectives on South Africa – will take place in stores from 26 April to 21 June 2013. Homebru is a popular, well-loved and widely inclusive campaign that has launched the careers of several South African writers while adding another voice to the streets, plains and vistas of […]

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Kompetisie: Lien se Lankstaanskoene
In Fliekteaters 3 Mei

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Gebaseer op die boek Lien se lankstaanskoene, waarvoor Derick van der Walt die Sanlam-prys vir Jeuglektuur (Goud) verower het. Lien is die oudste kind in ‘n disfunksionele huishouding, waar die status van die gesin van welgesteld tot brandarm verander het. Die besorgheid van ‘n buurtannie help in die donkerste ure van die gesin, terwyl dit […]

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Malcolm Gladwell: ‘How David Beats Goliath’

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From The New Yorker: David’s victory over Goliath, in the Biblical account, is held to be an anomaly. It was not. Davids win all the time. The political scientist Ivan Arreguín-Toft recently looked at every war fought in the past two hundred years between strong and weak combatants. The Goliaths, he found, won in 71.5 […]

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Exclusive Books Recommends: April 2013
Vote For Your Favourite

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The Exclusive Books Recommends Campaign began in March 2013 and has enjoyed positive feedback from both judges and the public. The April selection of titles is just as impressive:  Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell, another truly memorable read, is this month’s recommended read. April is a wonderful month for reading. The weather cools, […]

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