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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Sunday 17 May Events

Here is a list of all the amazing events you can look forward to at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this year! Because there are so many wonderful events we have decided to split them into 3 blogs (one for each day of the festival). 10h00-11h00 [95] Can the ANC be Mended? (New School Hall) After …

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Saturday 16 May Events

Here is a list of all the amazing events you can look forward to at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this year! Because there are so many wonderful events we have decided to split them into 3 blogs (one for each day of the festival). 10h00-11h00 [46] The Sounds of Music (New School Hall) Marianne Thamm …

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Friday 15 May Events

Here is a list of all the amazing events you can look forward to at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this year! Because there are so many wonderful events we have decided to split them into 3 blogs (one for each day of the festival). 10h00-11h00 [1] Wielding Words (New School Hall) Darrel Bristow-Bovey (Superzero) discusses …

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015

The first Franschhoek Literary Festival took place in 2007 with two main objectives: *To bring together a broad cross-section of mostly South African English-speaking writers and a few distinguished authors from overseas, aiming to present quality events that inspire and inform. *To raise funds for local community and school libraries, for which the FLF Library …

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Johannesburg Pop-Up Sale!

The Joburg Pop-Up Sale will take place from 24 – 29 September at our new Head Office. All books on the sale will be sold at a cost of R10 per book! There will unfortunately not be a Fanatics preview for the Johannesburg Pop-Up Sale. Dates: 24 – 29 September Times: 9am – 5pm Venue: …

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Bloody Book Week 2014

Fanatics! Click on the banner above to stand a chance to win tickets to one of the stunning Author Breakfasts! Africa’s only crime book festival is celebrating its fifth year with super stars Peter James, Deon Meyer and many others jetting into Joburg to celebrate one of the hottest book genres around between 6-9th August. …

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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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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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The Big, Bad Speculative Fiction Twitter Town Hall

Dear readers, There is a definite rise in South African superstar authors, and it is well deserved. With Lauren Beukes and Sarah Lotz securing mega-auction prizes for their books, it heralds a bright and intellectual chapter in South African literature. It is particularly gratifying to see the rise and rise of speculative fiction, an old …

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Exciting News: A Twitter Town Hall with Author Lauren Kate

In a growing online tradition for us, we are so excited to announce that we have managed to secure an hour or two with internationally bestselling author Lauren Kate, who wrote the bestselling Fallen novels, and has now begun a new series with Teardrop. Lauren’s books have been translated into over thirty languages, and we’re sure her …