More genres added to the Kingsmead Book Fair

The Kingsmead Book Fair has become a significant event on South Africa's literary calendar hosting interesting discussions, heated debates and conversations regarding literature and current affairs.

Kingsmead College will be holding its 6th annual Book Fair on May 13. Click HERE for more information or to book your tickets.

Listen to Kingsmead Book Fair director, Hayley Pienaar, below for more details on the book fair and speakers...


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