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South Africa’s best-designed store is a bookshop: Exclusive Books Ballito Junction

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Exclusive Books, South Africa’s leading bookseller, has received the 2017 Retail Design and Development Award (RDDA) for best retail store design within a shopping centre in South Africa. The award, for the bookseller’s recently-opened store in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, was given last night at the annual convention of the South African Council of Shopping Centres, currently […]

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Recall of Mandela’s Last Years by Penguin Random House

Dear Exclusive Books Customers Regarding the book Mandela’s Last Years by Vejay Ramlakan, kindly note that the book has been withdrawn by the publisher, Penguin Random House, and we are therefore unable to supply it. All stock of the book in our stores is being returned to the publisher, and is no longer for sale. […]

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Win Tickets to see Trevor Noah Live! Terms and Conditions.

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Stand a chance to win 2 tickets to see Trevor Noah live in Johannesburg on 09 August by answering 3 questions on our Twitter account this week. Questions will be posted on Monday 24 July, Wednesday 26 July and Friday 28 July. In order to qualify you will need to answer all three questions correctly. […]

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The Exclusive Books Pan-African Reading Lounge and Reading Room at Windybrow Heritage House

The Windybrow Arts Centre will become Johannesburg’s newest hub for the advancement of Pan-African literature. In a ground-breaking partnership between the Market Theatre Foundation and Exclusive Books, the Windybrow Arts Centre will open its doors to the Exclusive Books Pan-African Reading Lounge for adults and The Exclusive Books Pan-African Reading Room for children on 18 […]

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The 2017 Exclusive Books Homebru Selection

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  Exclusive Books is delighted to unveil our selection of fiction, non-fiction, cookery and children’s books for our annual Homebru campaign. This year’s slogan is ‘books by us, written for you’ – and the nearly fifty titles on offer represent a highly engaging slice of current South African writing and life, from thrilling speculative fiction […]

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Homebru 2017: A Month of Events Celebrating South African Writing

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Exclusive Books Homebru 2017 is officially here! With nearly fifty ‘books by us, written for you’, there’s plenty of local content to delight South African readers in June. Here is the full list of events celebrating local writing in Exclusive Books stores nationwide. Please RSVP to events@exclusivebooks.co.za with the event date and book title in […]

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