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Kennisgewings | Notices


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Bekendstelling: die vloedbos sal weer vlieg
28 November 2006 - 2006-11-27


Kaapstadse Boekeskou twee keer so groot in 2007
HWB Communications - 2006-11-23
Vloerruimte vir die 2007 Kaapstadse Boekeskou, wat vanaf 16-19 Junie by die Kaapstadse Internasionale Konferensiesentrum (Kiks) sal plaasvind, sal twee keer so groot wees as die eerste Boekeskou wat vroeër vanjaar plaasgevind het. Vanessa Badroodien, besturende direkteur van die Boekeskou, het vandag gesê dat danksy die oorweldigende reaksie van uitgewers, uitstallers en besoekers aan die Boekeskou, meer as 10 000 vierkante meter vloerruimte vir volgende jaar bespreek is, meer...

Kalk Bay Books
2006-11-23
where everyone has a story The quaint False Bay fishing village of Kalk Bay has never been short of reasons to visit it. Now there’s another one: in December Ann Donald, former Fairlady editor, is opening a new bookshop, Kalk Bay Books, in the old Klipkantien on the Main Road. The beautiful stone building, once a sailors’ pub, will be lined with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves filled with a wide range of new books, magazines and newspapers. Beyond the broad bar counter, through the arched...

uTshepo Mde: Coming in November 2006
2006-11-20
UTshepo Mde: Tall Enough is the beautifully illustrated tale of a boy who wants to be as tall as a tree. Told in Xhosa, and accompanied by an English translation, Mhlobo Jadezweni's fable unfolds in Hannah Morris's strong, sensitive, bright illustrations. UTshepo Mde will be published by Vuvu in November 2006. Order now and get 20% off the retail price through Electric Book Works: that's R12 off the price of R60! Publication details Home page: www.utshepomde.co.za Publication date: 30 November...

New book: Sex at 6pm - A Personal Journey Through IVF by Annarosa Berman
2006-11-10
“With each passing month in which I did not fall pregnant, my longing to have a child became more desperate. It felt as if an invisible wall had been erected between me and the world, where families were preparing dinner in brightly lit kitchens.” - Annarosa Berman. In an Australian Institute of Family Studies report, published in September 2005, more than 60% of men and women surveyed said they believed IVF would succeed for them, and those in their late 30s were as optimistic...

Boekbekendstelling: Die boek van toeval en toeverlaat
Wordsworth Books, Tuinesentrum - 28 November 2006 - 2006-11-08


Oshun performance poet wins Noma Award for her first published book
2006-11-08
Oshun Books, an imprint of Struik Publishers, is thrilled to announce that Lebogang Mashile has won the Noma Award for Publishing in Africa in 2006 for her poetry anthology In a Ribbon of Rhythm. The book was published by Oshun in 2005, in co-operation with the Mutloatse Arts Heritage Trust. Oshun is delighted to have won such a prestigious award in only its second year of publishing activity. The Jury’s citation reads: “This is a powerful voice which has great beauty, delight and...

Kiran Desai wins The Man Booker Prize
2006-11-08
Congratulations to Penguin author Kiran Desai who has scooped The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006 for her novel The Inheritance of Loss - featured in our New Books section this month. Kiran is not only the first woman to win The Man Booker since 2000 when Margaret Atwood received the prize for The Blind Assassin, but at 35, she is the youngest woman to ever win. As one of the world’s most famous literary prizes, The Man Booker Prize represents the very best of contemporary fiction and...

Penguin Books author event: Meet Barry Ronge
Exclusive Books Hyde Park, 9 November 2006 - 2006-11-02
Barry Ronge is one of South Africa’s longest-serving and most beloved columnists. Spit 'n Polish is a collection of his best columns written down the years, and is a must-have stocking filler this Christmas for anyone who likes to reflect and laugh at the same time. Please join us for the launch of Spit 'n Polish at: Exclusive Books Hyde Park in Johannesburg, on Thursday, 9 November 2006 at 5:30 for 6:00pm. Please RSVP to hydepark@exclusivebooks.co.za or phone 011 325 4298. To buy a copy...

Jans Rautenbach: Dromer, baanbreker & auteur
Genugtig! Uitgewers - 2006-10-27
GENUGTIG! UITGEWERS STEL BEKEND: JANS RAUTENBACH: DROMER, BAANBREKER & AUTEUR ISBN: 0-9584880-2-9Rakprys: R299.00Boekbeskrywing: ’n Glans koffietafelboek met kleurfoto’s.210mm diep en 295mm wyd. 260 bladsye. Beskikbaar by alle groot boekwinkels en by Genugtig! uitgewers “Ek het met die 34-jarige Jans Rautenbach gaan gesels oor hoe dit gekom het dat hy die Ingmar Bergman van Suid-Afrika geword het. ‘Ek is ’n politieke mens,’ het Jans gesê, die blou-grys...

Nearly Finished Coffee Morning
Constantia Village, 20 October - 2006-10-05
Robyn Cohen, author of the recently published Nearly Finished – a guide to home renovation will give a talk and sign copies of her book at a coffee morning to be hosted by the Constantia branch of Exclusive Books at Barberellas in Constantia Village on Friday 20th October from 09:30 sharp to 11:00. Tea, coffee and delicious snacks will be served and there will be a lucky draw. Tickets cost R45 and due to limited seating, advance booking is highly recommended by calling the bookshop on 794 7800....

SAVI/Via Afrika Prys van R20 000 gaan aan tweetalige woordeboek
Suid-Afrikaanse Vertalersinstituut - 2006-10-02
Click here for the English press release Die Suid-Afrikaanse Vertalersinstituut het op 30 September 2006 sy SAVI/ Via Afrika Prys vir Voortreflike Vertaling vir 2006 aan die redaksiespan by Pharos Woordeboeke toegeken vir die Pharos Afrikaans-Engels Woordeboek/English-Afrikaans Dictionary, ’n verwerkte en hersiene uitgawe van Bosman, Van der Merwe en Hiemstra se Tweetalige Woordeboek. Die span, bestaande uit Madeleine du Plessis (hoofredakteur), Jana Luther, Fred Pheiffer en Wanda Smith-Müller,...

Secret Mothers’ Business: Joanne Fedler in conversation with Willemien de Villiers at Centre for the Book
9 October 2006 - 2006-09-28
The Centre for the Book and Jacana Media take pleasure in presenting a lunchtime conversation with Joanne Fedler, author of Secret Mothers’ Business Event: Joanne Fedler will be in conversation with Willemien de VilliersDate: Monday, 9th OctoberTime: 13h00 Venue: The Centre for the Book62 Queen Victoria StreetCape TownRSVP to: Ntsiki Matsoboyana via email: cbreception@nlsa.ac.za or telephone on 021 4232669 Joanne Fedler and Willemien de Villiers will talk about Fedler’s new book Secret...

Pride: Protest and Celebration
2006-09-26
Pride: Protest and CelebrationEdited by Shaun De Waal and Anthony Manion Pride: Protest and Celebration is a history of South Africa’s gay pride marches and parades over the last 16 years. It brings together a host of valuable and rare material: pictures, documents and personal testimony of activists, organisers and participants of Pride since 1990. Press clippings are also used in this beautiful collection, to trace how Pride has been reported over the years, helping to form both an historical...

In ’n neutedop, agtien verhale oor Suid-Afrikaners deur Suid-Afrikaners
Izak de Vries - 2006-09-12
Saamgestel deur Izak de Vries en Karen SimpsonUitgegee deur Bateleur BooksPrys R69,00ISBN 10: 1 86915 565 3ISBN 13: 978 1 86915 565 0 Klik hier om In 'n neutedop te koop by Kalahari.net In ’n neutedop pak agtien lekkerleesverhale oor die lewens en liefdes van Suid-Afrikaners tussen die neutedoppe in. Die bundel bevat ’n elegie vir Johannes Kerkorrel. Daar is ’n liefdesverhaal oor twee Suid-Afrikaners wat mekaar in Dover ontmoet, asook ’n blog wat geskryf is vanaf ’n...

’n Vaste plek vir Afrikaans
2006-07-20
'n Vaste plek vir AfrikaansSkrywers: Hermann Giliomee & Lawrence SchlemmerISBN 1-920109-16-1SUN PReSS, 2006R 150.00 (BTW ingesluit) Die woelinge oor die voertaalbeleid op kampusse wat eens grootliks enkelmedium Afrikaans was, duur al tien jaar. Dit het in die afgelope jaar véél intenser geword, sonder enige aanduiding dat temperature gaan afkoel. In Pretoria het meer as duisend Tukkies teen die marginalisering van Afrikaans geprotesteer...

Kwela’s Mary Watson wins 2006 Caine Prize
2006-07-20
Author: Mary Watson Publisher: Kwela Pub. Date: April 2004 Price: R110 Pages: 152 pp ISBN: 0-7957-0181-0 Mary Watson, a lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s Centre for Film and Media Studies, was awarded the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing at a dinner ceremony held at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, UK, last night. Watson won the £10, 000 prize for her story “ Jungfrau” which appears in Moss, her collection of short stories...


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