Tag Archives: Bookstores

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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Spoilt for choice with new books on the shelves

Several exciting book talks 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 Exclusive 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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Literary Festival 3-5 September at 44 Stanley Ave

Mail & Guardian Literary Festival 2010 When: 3-5 September Where: @ 44 STANLEY Avenue, Milpark, Johannesburg More detail: in partnership with BOEKEHUIS at Fawley street, Auckland Park on 011 482 3609 Opening address (free event): Friday night 3rd Sept at 7pm, by Nic Dawes, editor of the Mail &Guardian – celebrate 25 years of the […]

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Collector’s Treasury

Collector’s Treasury: huge second hand bookstore. With thanks to Adi@fiftytwo.co.za yet again. Collector’s Treasury is one of my FAVOURITE places BUT be warned … take a ball of string with you because like Theseus in the minotaur’s cave, you might get lost in the maze of book-lined passages !! Genre: Book store bizarre What: Paperbacks, […]

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Tobias at 84 – still sharp, witty and engaging

 Philip Tobias : Giant in the field of paleo-anthropology Chris Thurman enagaged in conversation with Prof Philip Tobias world-renowned paleo-anthroplogist at the Boekehuis this Saturday.  In addition to his ground breaking work with hominids, Tobias has also been very influential as an anatomist, a geneticist, is an expert on medic-legal ethics and  … is a keen lover of cricket!  With a […]

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