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Thanduxolo Buti Reviews Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile

Queen Sugar

Star Rating: ★★★★☆ 4/5 Queen Sugar Natalie Baszile Penguin Putnam Inc, January 2015 Online Price: R257.00   Sometimes, you go looking for adventure, all you find is disaster – Queen Sugar I was introduced to Queen Sugar through the hit series on the OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) channel but reading the book I got more […]

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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Exclusive Books Customers Regarding the book Mandela’s Last Years by Vejay Ramlakan, kindly note that the book has been withdrawn by the publisher, Penguin Random House, and we are therefore unable to supply it.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

Homebru 2017

  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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Lungile Khumalo Reviews The Reactive by Masande Ntshanga

The Reactive

Star Rating: ★★★☆☆ 3/5 The Reactive Masande Ntshanga Umuzi, September 2014 Online Price: R185     Ten years ago, I helped a handful of men take my little brother’s life. I wasn’t there when it happened, but I told Luthando where to find them. Masande Ntshanga’s debut novel grabs you from the get go. Our […]

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