Due to COVID-19, Open Book 2020 is cancelled.
Keep an eye out for our Open Book Podcast series in October 2020!

OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN

NEWS

Almost there!

Two weeks from today, authors from around the world will have landed and be catching up on sleep in preparation for their events at Open Book 2014!
Each year, there are key moments that take our […]

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Where does the time go?

AT THE FUGARD THEATRE

17 – 21 September 2014
It really does feel like Open Book is just around the corner! If you haven’t already blocked off the dates, the festival is happening from the 17th to […]

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Coming Soon to a Venue Near You

Upcoming Events…
Things on the Open Book front have been busy – and not just in preparation for the festival later this year (17 – 21 September). From exciting sessions at Westridge High School through to […]

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Open Book 2014

This is a big year – Cape Town is the World Design Capital, South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy and Open Book goes into its fourth edition!
Block off the 17th to the 21st September! […]

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This Time Last Week…

The third edition of Open Book was an incredible experience – those of you who were there know what I’m talking about! The authors who joined us – international and local – were on top […]

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Open Book Breaks a Record!

Central Library in Cape Town was buzzing on Tuesday the 27th August as Open Book, together with the Library set about breaking the world record for the longest book domino chain. While we are still […]

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Guinness World Record Attempt…

We’re excited (and a little nervous) to announce that we – together with Central Library – are attempting to break the record for the longest book domino chain! We’ve got the books, a plan and […]

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Henning Mankell to attend Open Book!

Internationally acclaimed author of the Wallander mysteries, Henning Mankell, has confirmed he will be attending Open Book next month.
Mankell’s work extends far beyond the Wallander series though – he is an accomplished dramatist and has […]

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And We’re Live!

We are excited to announce that the entire Open Book programme is up on our site as well as on Webtickets!
The 130+ events will be running from the Fugard Theatre, the Book Lounge and other […]

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