#CHICAReads South African Book Fair Is Back With #OurStories

South African Book Fair
Article by CHICA News. Posted on August 23 2017 at 9:23 am

This year’s edition of the South African Book Fair (SABF) was launched last week under the theme : #ourstories. The SABF will be held in Newtown at Museum Africa from 08-10 September and the organizers promise that every aspect of the South African Book Fair has a story that someone can definitely relate to: Women’s issues, Race issues, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Religion, Children’s Issues, Cooking and the Economy.

Entrance to the South African Book Fair is free, with only just a few key sessions that available for R30, R60, R100 and R250 and space to the sessions is limited so if you are keen on the below, you are advised to book as soon as possible.

Some of the available sessions include interactions with the following:

  • Zakes Mda
  • Deon Meyer
  • Athambile Masola
  • Ayòbámi Adébáyò
  • Lola Shoneyin
  • Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ
  • Bibi Bakare-Yusuf
  • Koleka Putuma
  • Lebo Mashile
  • Marah Louw
  • Ferial Haffajee
  • Sindiwe Magona
  • Makhosazana Xaba
  • Hugh Masekela

South African book fair

Scholarly publishers from Wits, UCT, UNISA, UP and others will explore the importance of scholarly publishing at the Research Lane. There will also be Test Kitchens and cooking demonstrations with:

  • Sydda Essop
  • Antonia de Luca
  • Mpho Tshukudu
  • Yemisi Aribisala

For more information, please view the programme here: http://www.southafricanbookfair.co.za/events/ or follow @NBW_SA on twitter

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  1. sINDIWE Magona damn i love the work of that lady “Beauty’s Gift” is a classic book , and i just remembered now that my ex has 2 copies of that novel and i really cant ask her to bring me atleast 1 copy. the life lessons in that book damn every African Lady need to have a copy of that book.

    • I haven’t read that one, will definitely check it out.


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South African Book Fair

This year’s edition of the South African Book Fair (SABF) was launched last week under the theme : #ourstories. The SABF will be held in Newtown at Museum Africa from 08-10 September and the organizers promise that every aspect of the South African Book Fair has a story that someone can definitely relate to: Women’s issues, Race issues, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Religion, Children’s Issues, Cooking and the Economy.

Entrance to the South African Book Fair is free, with only just a few key sessions that available for R30, R60, R100 and R250 and space to the sessions is limited so if you are keen on the below, you are advised to book as soon as possible.

Some of the available sessions include interactions with the following:

  • Zakes Mda
  • Deon Meyer
  • Athambile Masola
  • Ayòbámi Adébáyò
  • Lola Shoneyin
  • Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ
  • Bibi Bakare-Yusuf
  • Koleka Putuma
  • Lebo Mashile
  • Marah Louw
  • Ferial Haffajee
  • Sindiwe Magona
  • Makhosazana Xaba
  • Hugh Masekela

South African book fair

Scholarly publishers from Wits, UCT, UNISA, UP and others will explore the importance of scholarly publishing at the Research Lane. There will also be Test Kitchens and cooking demonstrations with:

  • Sydda Essop
  • Antonia de Luca
  • Mpho Tshukudu
  • Yemisi Aribisala

For more information, please view the programme here: http://www.southafricanbookfair.co.za/events/ or follow @NBW_SA on twitter

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