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Exclusive Books Recommends: April 2013
Vote For Your Favourite

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The Exclusive Books Recommends Campaign began in March 2013 and has enjoyed positive feedback from both judges and the public. The April selection of titles is just as impressive:  Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell, another truly memorable read, is this month’s recommended read. April is a wonderful month for reading. The weather cools, […]

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Author Profile: Andrew Whaley

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History . Andrew Whaley writes plays for stage, screen and radio. He travels to East and West Africa to make radio serial dramas. His play, ‘The Rise and Shine of Comrade Fiasco’, was published in the first Methuen Anthology of Contemporary African Theatre. He wrote a memoir of South African pop legend, Brenda Fassie. His […]

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Author Profile: Andy Mason

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History . Andy Mason is head of CCIBA’s Comic Art Unit. He also works as a freelance writer, cartoonist and editor. Published under the pen names N.D. Mazin and Pooh, his underground comix, some of which go all the way back to the 1970s, include Cogent & Crint, Vittoke in Azania, The Big Chillum, The […]

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Author Profile: Angela Shaw

Angela Shaw

History . Photographer Angela Shaw started her career in Hong Kong, following which she spent two years documenting the rich Buddhist traditions of Burma. Now living in South Africa, Angela works for an international trend and research company, and has had many of her photographs featured in the country’s major newspapers and magazines. . . […]

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Author Profile: Anna Trapido

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History . Anna Trapido trained as an anthropologist at King’s College Cambridge and completed her PhD in the Department of Community Health at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She qualified as a chef at the Prue Leith Chef’s Academy in Centurion. She combines her culinary and cultural interests in her work. She has […]

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Holiday Reads from Exclusive Books – time to relax

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A variety of light, fabulous reads will be available as part of the Holiday Reads promotion at Exclusive Books from 15 March to 15 April with every Holiday Reads title available at R40 off the marked price. There will be plenty of time to indulge with the many public holidays, long weekends and school holidays […]

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Author Profile: Annie Bell

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History . Annie Bell trained as a chef and spent several years as cookery writer for Vogue, then as food writer on The Independent. She has been the principal cookery writer on the Mail on Sunday YOU magazine for many years, and she was winner of the Guild of Food Writers’ Journalist of the Year […]

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Author Profile: Martinique Stilwell

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History . Martinique Stilwell was born in Johannesburg in 1967. From the age of 9 until she turned 16 she sailed around the world with her family. She studied at Wits University in Johannesburg and has practiced medicine in South Africa & Canada. Stilwell currently resides in Cape Town where she works as an aneasthetist.[1] […]

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Exclusive Books Recommends
Introducing An All New Boeke

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. 2013 sees a transformation of the much-loved Exclusive Books campaign: Boeke, into ‘Exclusive Books Recommends’, a new year-long campaign with a dedicated panel of ten judges and a minimum of five stellar reads to choose from every month. The background to the Exclusive Books’ Boeke campaign is an interesting one. The Boeke Prize first […]

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Author Profile: Anton Kannemeyer

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History . Anton Kannemeyer, AKA Joe Dog, has been publishing and exhibiting his work since 1992, the year he and Conrad Botes founded Bitterkomix as students at the University of Stellenbosch. Based in Cape Town, Kannemeyer exhibits regularly in South Africa, Europe and the United States. Previous books include Pappa in Afrika (2010) and The Big […]

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