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"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass."

~ Anton Chekhov

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~ Douglas Adams

"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."

~ Dr. Suess

Tag Archives | Long Walk to Freedom

Jenny’s Reads: Reading Lists and Fine Local Literature


Barack Obama does them frequently. Bill Clinton occasionally does as well. And to my great delight Michael Jordaan (former highly innovative head of FNB and now involved in launching an online bank, wine and so much more) decided to announce his winter holiday one. Yes: we’re talking about reading lists, usually coinciding with a longish […]

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Exclusive Books HomeBru 2012 is Here! Get Ready for Fantastic Local Reads at Great Prices


The annual Exclusive Books Homebru promotion is almost here! …a fact that provides an opportunity to answer one of the most commonly asked questions in our stores: “Why are the South African books put on separate shelves from the rest?” There are a variety of reasons, ranging from commercial to aesthetic, but perhaps the most important one […]

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