Prepare for the biggest book drive in the history of the country

#BUY_A_BOOK Authors Enterprise Development Programme Literary Programme National Book Week South African Book Fair

The South African Book Development Council (SABDC) has worked tirelessly to bring books to all South Africans this September. The #BUYABOOK campaign kicks off today on 30 August, when books become available from Takealot and in all Exclusive Books and Bargain Books stores. Look out for our awesome selection of locally published books − priced…

A reading nation is a winning nation

#BUY_A_BOOK National Book Week

We’ve made it easy for you to take part in National Book Week’s #BUYABOOK campaign National Book Week’s #BUYABOOK campaign begins on 30 August 2017 and is being supported by three major book retailers: Exclusive Books, Bargain Books and Takealot. It ends on 17 September 2017. The campaign encourages the South African public to buy…

#Bountiful books for South Africa

#BUY_A_BOOK National Book Week South African Book Fair

Behind National Book Week and the South African Book Fair stands the belief that books remain the most cost-effective means of developing South Africa and its people. #BUYABOOK @R20 at Bargain Books, Exclusive Books and Takealot. A 20-year-long study across 27 countries found that having as few as 20 books in the home had a…


#BUY_A_BOOK National Book Week South African Book Fair

The very recent National Reading Survey undertaken by the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) showed us that almost six in ten people are still living in ‘book-scarce’ households. In effect, this translates into numerous households with no book to page through, no book to read, no book to smell, no book to get excited…

Are books expensive?

#BUY_A_BOOK National Book Week

This question was up for debate at the media launch of the National Book Week (NBW) campaign run by the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) on the 1st September. MC for the afternoon and NBW Ambassador Aaron Moloisi, led the debate between 11 panelists. Elitha Van Der Sandt, CEO of the South African Book…


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