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Exclusive Books and the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town Launch New Dialogue Series, The Bicycle Talks

For immediate release The Bicycle Talks: Conversations that move you Exclusive Books and the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town are delighted to announce the launch of a new series of intimate dialogues on today’s most important topics, The Bicycle Talks. Buy Tickets Here The inaugural Bicycle Talk will take place Thursday 06 […]

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Rogue: The Book that Takes the Lid off State Capture


Statement from Benjamin Trisk: Occasionally, very occasionally, a book comes along that refocuses us as booksellers and gives us the feeling that we can serve our community by being brave enough to support something desperately worthwhile. A book of this ilk was The Super Afrikaners published 40 years ago by a courageous young publisher whose […]

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National Book Week 5 – 11 September 2016 #BUY_A_BOOK

South Africans, get ready for National Book Week! National Book Week is a joint initiative between the South African Book Development Council and the Department of Arts and Culture and takes place in the first week of September every year. During this time all involved in reading, schools, libraries, reading promotion projects and corporate social […]

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Nielsen Booksellers’ Choice Award 2016 Shortlist

Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Award 2016 Shortlist

The South African Booksellers Association has announced the Nielsen Booksellers’ Choice Award 2016 shortlist. The R20 000 prize is given to the author whose book South Africa’s booksellers most enjoyed reading, promoting and selling. The winner will be announced at the Sefika gala event in Cape Town on Tuesday, 30 August. The shortlisted titles are: […]

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Hierdie Sondag: Kry 20% af op alle Afrikaanse boeke!

Koop  ‘n Afrikaans Boek Dag WEB BANNER

Exclusive Books is opgewonde om deel te wees van die Koop-‘n-Afrikaanse-boek-dag! ‘Dis byna onmoontlik om te glo dat dit al weer tyd is vir Koop-‘n-Afrikaanse-boek-dag op 14 Augustus. Ons vra dat almal wat Afrikaans praat en lees, om op dié dag vir hulself ‘n boek te koop en as dit enigsins moontlik is ‘n boek […]

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Letter to Harry Potter Fans

To Our Valued Customers We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to all the Harry Potter fans who attended our Midnight Parties this weekend, and put in so much effort to ensure a wonderful atmosphere on the night. The witches, wizards and magical creatures who turned up by the thousands truly showed their commitment and […]

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The Man Booker Prize 2016 Long List

The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize was announced yesterday. This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of five judges: Amanda Foreman (Chair); Jon Day; Abdulrazak Gurnah; David Harsent and Olivia Williams. It was chosen from 155 submissions published in the UK between 1 October 2015 […]

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