Boekehuis has been an institution in Jozi in terms of providing a public space allowing for informed, engaged and intelligent public debate. It is a sad inditement that the holding company, the large profitable corporate Media 24, seemed to look only at the bottom of line of profit, rather than seeing Boekehuis and what it offered in [...]
South Africa’s public figures and political area has always been a rich source for Zapiro’s biting satire and the events of 2011 have been no exception. This year’s Zapiro, The Last Sushi, will be on sale at Exclusive Books Hyde Park on Tuesday November 16th. Zapiro will present his cartoons and give a talk entitled: Secrecy Bills, [...]
Tuesday 27th: Moeletsi Mbeki in conversation with Max du Preez
Wednesday 28th: Gareth Crocker and Eugene Cussons in conversation with Jenny Crwys-Williams,
Thursday 29th: Super sleuth Piet Byleveld in conversation with Jenny Crwys-Williams
Friday 30th: Dr Jonathan Jansen in conversation with Kieno Kammies.
Tickets can be booked through Strictly Tickets.
Jenny Hobbs co-founder of the Franschhoek Literary Festival and author of at least 8 books will be talling about here new book Kitchen Boy at the Morningside branch of the Exlcusive Books at 11 am on Tuesday 12th. You can have a day of book launches as in the evening Mandy Wiener will talk to David O’Sullivan [...]
I posted a blog on Peter Harris In a Different Time’ : http://lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/a-south-african-page-turner-and-its-all-true and now his new book about the conspiracy to destabilize the 1994 elections, is to be released shortly. The book will be launched at Exclusive Books Hyde Park at 6 for 6.30 on Tuesday 9th Nov. RSVP to email@example.com or 011 325-4298
Novelist and author of The Madams Zukis wa Wanner, artist Mary Sibande whose excellent exhibition Long Live the Dead Queen showed in July at Gallery Momo in Parktown North, and academic Shireen Ally who wrote Servants to Workers, comment on each others work tonight at the Women’s Jail at Constitution Hill. Hosted by Wits University, it [...]
WHAT? SATURDAY VOICES AT BOEKEHUIS WHEN? SATURDAY 21 August 2010, 12:00 for 12:30 TOPIC: William Gumede, author of the book, Thabo Mbeki and the Battle for the Soul of the ANC in conversation with Sakhela Buhlungu, sociologist and expert in the field of labour studies, about his new book, A Paradox of Victory COSATU and [...]