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Centenary of Native Life in South Africa by Sol Plaatje

Native Life in South Africa

2016 marks the centenary of Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje’s Native Life in South Africa, a detailed and moving appeal against the Land Act of 1913. The immemorial opening phrase of the book describes the Act’s devastation: “Awaking on Friday morning, June 20, 1913,” Plaatje wrote, “the South African native found himself, not actually a slave, but […]

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Kingsmead Book Fair 2016 Programme

21 MAY 2016 LANGE HALL 10h00 – 10h45 SA’S ECONOMIC REVOLUTION – THE NEXT FRONTIER FNB Chief Economist Sizwe Nxedlana, GG Alcock (KasiNomics) and William Gumede (South Africa in BRICS: Salvation or Ruination) discuss the way forward with Peter Bruce, Editor-in-Chief of BDFM Publishers. 11h15 -12h00 #UNIVERSITIESMIGHTFALL Vice-chancellors Professor Jonathan Jansen (UFS) (We Need to […]

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Career Opportunity – Events Coordinator

Starting Date 1 August 2016 Events Coordinator Head Office (Kramerville, JHB) We have a vacancy at Exclusive Books Head Office for an Events Assistant. The successful applicant will assist the events manager with admin tasks such as following up on bookings, arranging payment of suppliers, organising events recoveries with publishers and various administrative tasks. You […]

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Mother’s Day Competition

Is your Mom the best in South Africa? Share what your mom has done for you to make you realise you have the best Mom in SA and stand a chance to win a spectacular Mother’s Day hamper for you and your Mom to share! Our spectacular Mother’s Day hamper includes: * 2x R1000 vouchers […]

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Career Opportunity – DTP Operator

Career Opportunity Starting Date 1 May 2016 DTP Operator Head Office (Kramerville, JHB) We have a vacancy at Exclusive Books Head Office for a DTP Operator. The successful applicant will assist the Marketing Manager with finalising all artwork required across all mediums. KPI’s • Finishing of Artwork • Preparation for and Printing of designs • […]

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Exclusive Books Stock Take 2016

Please note that our stores will be doing a full stock take from 11 February to 05 April. In an effort to minimalise the inconvenience to our loyal customers our stores will be closing early in order to perform their stock take after hours. Please check the below schedule for all stock take closing times […]

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Win a Dinner for two at EB Social Kitchen and Bar!

Food is one of the great comforts of our lives in much the same way that reading and the feel and touch of books permits the mind to traverse continents. We are all entitled to dream. This is where dreams are encouraged. Help us to share this dream and you could win a delicious dinner […]

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Goosebumps Short Story School Competition Winner!

A Picture of Revenge By Caitlin Lock 14 years Grade 8 Christ Church Prep School and College Gauteng Chapter 1 The cover of my pillow shadows my cheek as I thrust my head up from the bed. Just great; I had been drooling again. Rain attacks the only window my attic bedroom felt obliged to […]

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