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Exclusive Books Wish List 2013

 
Alert! The Exclusive Books Wish List 2013 has been released. This selection of local and international titles includes a diverse mix of non-fiction and fiction and is a good place to start when shopping for gifts (or making your own wish list).

Local non-fiction titles include A Passion for Freedom by Mamphela Ramphela, My Second Initiation by Vusi Pikoli and Mandy Wiener, Bouch: Through My Eyes by Mark Boucher, Gardens To Inspire by Keith Kirsten, The War At Home by Albert Grundlingh and Bill Nasson and Lessons from a Boot of a Car by Reg Lascaris. If you’re looking for South African cookbooks there are some new titles on the list to inspire you in the kitchen: Roads Less Travelled by Justin Bonello, The French Affair by Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, Braai by Reuben Riffel and Another Week in the Kitchen by Karen Dudley.

Wilbur Smith and Zakes Mda’s new fiction titles, Vicious Circle and The Sculptors Of Mapungubwe respectively, are both included. Zapiro is back on the list with his latest, My Big Fat Gupta Wedding, as are Stephen Francis and Rico with the Madam and Eve Annual 2013.

Afrikaans readers are also catered for with Kobra by Deon Meyer, Klimtol by Etienne van Heerden, ‘n Fontein voor ons Deur by Marita Van Der Vyver and Onder die Radar by Dana Snyman.

This year’s South African titles

KobraKlimtol'n Fontein voor ons deurOne Hundred and Four HorsesFrom Corner Café to JSE Giant

Lessons from the Boot of a CarRoads Less TravelledThe French AffairBraai: Reuben on FireAnother Week in the KitchenA Passion for FreedomMy Second InitiationVicious CircleThe Sculptors of MapungubweGardens to InspireThe War at HomeDie Oorlog Kom Huis ToeMy Big Fat Gupta WeddingMadam and Eve Annual 2013In die land van PamperlangBouchOnder die radar

This year’s international titles

ColdLean InI am MalalaDavid and GoliathSave with JamieDoctor SleepThe Longest RideSycamore RowThe Garden of Burning SandThe Signature of All ThingsEnder's GameSoloThe Great EscaperDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard LuckHeroes of Olympus: The House of HadesFortunately, the Milk...The Sacred HistoryAn Appetite for WonderWhat a Wonderful WorldAlex FergusonRussian RouletteSkulduggery Pleasant

Press release:

This festive season at Exclusive Books promises to be nothing short of magical for book lovers across the country. The Season’s Readings campaign boasts an incredible selection groaning with the weight of bestsellers, brand new releases, bargains and bumper gift ideas! The Wish List will be available in stores nationwide from 1 November to 26 December 2013.

In the Exclusive Books festive Wish List 2013, there really is a book for everyone with brand new biographies such as Cold by Ranulph Fiennes and I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. Sport titles on offer to thrill your favourite sports fan include the latest release Alex Ferguson by Alex Ferguson as well as Bouch: Through My Eyes by Mark Boucher.

Must-reads for business and current affairs enthusiasts include David & Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell, The Famous Brands Story by Carie Maas, Lessons from a Boot of a Car by Reg Lascaris, Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, A Passion for Freedom by Mamphela Ramphela and My Second Initiation by Vusi Pikoli and Mandy Wiener.

Fabulous cookery titles are in big demand as gifts for 2013 as the gourmet cooking craze is still going strong. The Wish List has the most decadent cookery titles that will rouse even the laziest to want to cook Christmas lunch: Roads Less Travelled by Justin Bonello, Save With Jamie by Jamie Oliver, The French Affair by Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, Braai by Reuben Riffel and Another Week in the Kitchen by Karen Dudley.

The list includes excellent fiction newcomers The Vicious Circle by Wilbur Smith, Doctor Sleep by Stephen King, The Sculptors Of Mapungubwe by Zakes Mda, The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks, Sycamore Row by John Grisham, The Garden of Burning Sand by Corban Addison, The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert and Solo by William Boyd. A fan of fiction would be delighted with any of these!

Wonderful non-fiction books include: Gardens To Inspire by Keith Kirsten, The War At Home by Bill Nasson, also available in Afrikaans as Die Oorlog Kom Huis Toe, The Great Escaper by Simon Pearson, Appetite for Wonder by Richard Dawkins and What a Wonderful World by Marcus Chown.

A bit of light-hearted comedy always makes a super gift, so don’t forget My Big Fat Gupta Wedding by the brilliantly sardonic Zapiro or the fabulous Madam and Eve by Francis and Rico.

The Wish List also caters for Afrikaans bibliophiles with great Afrikaans options from popular authors such as Kobra by Deon Meyer, Klimtol by Etienne van Heerden, Fontein Voor Ons Deur by Marita Van der Vyver and Onder die Radar by Dana Snyman.

Of course we haven’t forgotten about the kids with a fantastic selection for the 9-12 age group: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 8 by Jeff Kinney, Heroes of Olympus: House Of Hades by Rick Riordan, Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman and In die land van Pamperlang by Linda Rode.

Teens can look out for books such as Russian Roulette by Anthony Horowitz and Skulduggery Pleasant: Last Stand of Dead Men by Derek Landy – two hit titles that will be huge this summer.

Visit your nearest Exclusive Books store to snap up these Season’s Readings, or shop online for all of your festive gifts at www.exclus1ves.co.za. The Exclusive Books Festive Wish List – we guarantee there is something for everyone!

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Book details

  • I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai
    EAN: 9780297870913
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