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Pan Macmillan at the 2010 Cape Town Book Fair

Pan Macmillan is delighted to invite you to participate in its programme of events at the Cape Town Book Fair! Here are the highlights of the programme, and scroll down for a table of all our events – including a wonderful children’s series and plenty of author signings.

Long Walk to FreedomEggs to Lay, Chickens to HatchThe Elephant WhispererFighting for JusticeEmperor Can Wait

Programme higlights

Saturday 31 July

  • 11h30- 12h00, Children’s Zone: Come meet and listen to the author Chris van Wyk and illustrator Paddy Bouma, celebrating the illustrated children’s edition of Long Walk to Freedom.
  • 11h00-11h45, Room 1.63/1.64: Lawrence Anthony, the author of The Elephant Whisperer, takes you through his charming and moving account of how he saved a herd of elephants.
  • 13h00- 13h45, Room 1.43/1.44: Join Jay Naidoo, Peter Harris and Elinor Sisulu as they discuss issues related to Fighting for Justice and together take a look at the role of leadership in politics and our future facilitated by Cape Times Editor, Alide Dasnois.
  • 16h00-16h45, DALRO Forum (H9): Chris van Wyk, the acclaimed author of Shirley Goodness & Mercy takes us through the journey of writing his second memoir Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch.

Sunday 1 August

  • 10h30-11h00, Children’s Zone: Come meet and listen to the author Chris van Wyk and illustrator Paddy Bouma, celebrating the illustrated children’s edition of Long Walk to Freedom.
  • 12h00-12h45, Room 1.42: Chris van Wyk, the acclaimed author of Shirley Goodness & Mercy, and Tyrone August (from the Cape Times), take us through Chris’ journey of writing his second memoir Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch.
  • 13h00-14h45, DALRO Forum (H9): Jay Naidoo and Ryland Fisher in conversation: facing global issues of social justice.
  • 14h00 – 14h45, Pick ‘n Pay Chef’s Theatre (F15): “Emperor can wait – while we eat” is a famous Chinese proverb that captures the importance of food. Join Emma Chen as she shares her childhood stories while whipping up a few of her famous dishes.
  • 15h00-15h45, DALRO Forum (H9): Lawrence Anthony author, explorer, conservationist and humanitarian talks to Kerryn Fischer, editor of the National Geographic Traveller, about his work and book The Elephant Whisperer.

Monday 2 August

  • 10h00-10h45, DALRO Forum (H9): Lawrence Anthony, the author of The Elephant Whisperer, takes you through his charming and moving account of how he saved a herd of elephants.
  • 10h00-10h45, Pick ‘n Pay Chef’s Theatre (F15): “Emperor can wait – while we eat” is a famous Chinese proverb that captures the importance of food. Join Emma Chen as she shares her childhood stories while whipping up a few of her famous dishes.
  • 11h00- 11h45, DALRO Forum (H9): Chris van Wyk, the acclaimed author of Shirley Goodness & Mercy takes us through the journey of writing his second memoir Eggs to Lay, Chickens to Hatch.

 

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Pan Macmillan Kids Events at the 2010 Cape Town Book Fair

 

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View the complete Pan Macmillan programme, including author signings and children’s events

Pan Macmillan Cape Town Book Fair Programme of Events

 

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Book details

  • The Elephant Whisperer: Learning About Life, Loyalty and Freedom From a Remarkable Herd of Elephants by Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
    EAN: 9780330506687
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Pan Macmillan Programme at the 2009 Cape Town Book Fair

Ways of StayingArchitects of PovertyBad CompanyMixed BloodFalling off the Edge

Please join us at the 2009 Cape Town Book Fair for a series of exciting and stimulating events.

Our marquee events are listed below, followed by the full Pan Macmillan/Picador Africa programme. We look forward to seeing you there!

WAYS OF STAYING

Ways of Staying event at the CTBF

  • Date: Saturday 13 June
  • Event: Ways of Staying: a country that will not be forsaken. A discussion with Kevin Bloom, André Brink and Max du Preez, chaired by Leon de Kock
  • Time: 12h00 – 12h45
  • Venue: DALRO Forum, Cape Town Book Fair

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  • Date: Sunday 14 June
  • Event: Ways of Staying: Join Kevin Bloom as he discusses his thought-provoking book with Leon de Kock
  • Time: 14h00 – 14h45
  • Venue: Room 1.61, Cape Town Book Fair

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