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With the sad sad closing of Boekehuis will Love Books fill this space?

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 [...]

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Caught the last day of Life of Bone – great exhibition of art meeting science at The Origins Centre, Wits

The Taung skull – 2/5 million years old and very rarely displayed to the public, was on view at the Life of Bone exhibition which I just caught on the closing day last Tuesday 31st May.  I had seen the tiny skull of the 3 year old displayed in its 3 parts  at one if [...]

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Spoilt for choice with new books on the shelves

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 [...]

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Launch of the Novel: THE LANDSCAPE PAINTER by Craig Higginson

WHAT:  Launch of Craig Higginson’s new novel The Landscape Painter                                                                                                                       WHO: Craig Higginson is a writer, theatre director and university lecturer. His plays as a writer include Dream of the Dog, The Girl in the Yellow Dress and Little Foot L. His other novels include The Hill and Last Summer .  Craig is currently the Literary [...]

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It looks as though this will be another page turner: Peter Harris’ new book ‘Birth’

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 hydepark@exclisvebooks.co.za or 011 325-4298  by

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