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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, …


Kingsmead Book Fair Programme 2014

Event: Kingsmead Book Fair Date: Saturday 24 May Venue: Kingsmead College Address: 132 Oxford Road (Entrance in Tottenham Avenue), Melrose, Johannesburg, 2196 Contact Number: 011 731 7300 Email: Website: Please join us at the annual Kingsmead Book Fair where international author Justin Cartwright and South African authors Deon Meyer, Moeletsi Mbeki, David Klatzow, …

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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 …


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 …

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Join us for Reading Events this March at all Exclusive Books Stores!

  Calling all super parents! Do you believe in the power of reading? Bring your little bookworm into any Exclusive Books store at 10 am on Saturday 29 March (and Sunday 30 March at the Killarney and Melrose Arch stores). One of South Africa’s heroes will read them a story from the fantastic Dewey’s Big …


#EBTeenReads, 2nd Edition: Sex and Gender in YA

Readers of teen and young adult literature, gather! Thank you for joining us for the first meeting of #EBTeenReads! We hope you enjoyed it – we definitely did! For our next meeting, we’ll be discussing sex and gender in YA. Author Cat Hellisen will be joining us! We’ll chat about books that deal with everything …


The Inaugural Online Teen Book Club

Dear readers, We are seeing the rise and rise of teen literature, with a variety of genres and a plethora of brilliant authors. But how do we find more to read? What should we be avoiding? And which book handles issues the best? Bookclubs have always been the heart of the book industry, the word …

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Join us for Ladybird Book Day on the 28th of September!

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The Warehouse Sale Returns! 9th August – 1st September 2013

Even more breaking news! There will be a mini-Warehouse Sale in Durban from the 30th of August until the 1st of September!   BREAKING NEWS!  Books are now priced at R25 a kilo!! Rejoice, people of the book! The warehouse sale returns to the city of gold, and the Mother City! Yes, Cape Townians, you …


Broadway Hit: Defending The Caveman

Defending the CavemanWed 10 July to Sat 03 August Tue – Sat @ 8pm / Sat 27 July & 03 Aug @ 5pm & 8pm Exclusive Books Fanatics MembersGet 20% off your ticket! Show only. All performances. All seats. Valid until 01 August, subject to availability. 20% reduction on all seats: R80 for R100 seats …