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Saturday morning Voices at Boekehuis one of Jozi’s indi Bookshops Sat 23rd Oct 10.30 for 11

Boekehuis holds its Saturday morning Voices: A discussion with M&G investigative journalist, Adriaan Basson  & political journalist and writer, William Gumede  on  Basson’s book Finish & klaar  Selebi’s fall from Interpol to the underworld.   Boekehuis’ outline of the issues:  ‘From top cop to corrupt crook in six years – Jackie Selebi’s fall from grace came fast.  […]

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Literary Festival 3-5 September at 44 Stanley Ave

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

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FiftyTwo:30 Collector’s Treasury

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 bizarreWhat: Paperbacks, hard copies, leather bounds and titles from […]

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Tobias at 84 – still sharp, witty and engaging

 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 twinking eye and a razor sharp sense of humour […]

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Joburg’s best kept secret: Boekehuis

A visiting academic who is staying here at Liz at Lancaster referred this morning to Boekehuis as ‘Johannesburg’s Best Kept Secret’.  What a shame not to spread the word about such a gem of  a store. The title of Lucille Davie’s article (www.joburg.org. za  7 June 2006):  ‘Boekehuis one of the world’s 50 unique bookshops’, says it all.  […]

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