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President’s Reading Circle – Virtual Book Club

Welcome to President’s Reading Circle – Let the Nation Read – a virtual book club that is destined to make a real difference in the lives of millions of South Africans, in our economy and in our interaction with the global community.

In the spirit of Thuma Mina, President’s Reading Circle answers the call by a champion reader, published author and President of the Republic, Cyril Ramaphosa, for South Africans to experience and lived the joy of reading.

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Recommended | Books

We are such bookworms at NRC, we have read so many books we would like to recommend some for you to read.  We’ve put together a list of books we think you might enjoy reading for pleasure. Look at our list, pick your read and tell us your thoughts.  Happy Reading #ReadingRevolution

Little Me Wants to Be

Michelle Lockett

Malala My story of standing up for girls’ rights

Malala Yousafzai

Our Story Magic

Gcina Mhlophe

The day Gogo went to vote

Elenor Sisulu

The New Century of South African Short Stories

Michael Chapman

Grit

Angela Duckworth

If I could Sing

Keorapetse Kgositsile

Still Grazing

Hugh Masekela
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Latest | News

Now and again we step out of our comfort zones, leave our offices, pause reading for a little bit to take the revolution to the streets. See what else we get up to in our news section. Join the #ReadingRevolution.

NRC MASCOT LWAZI ROCKS the SA BOOK FAIR

September 13th, 2019|

We introduced the National Reading Coalition (NRC) Mascot, Lwazi, to book lovers at the SA Book Fair held at the Constitutional Hill between 6-8 September. Witty, friendly and a book lover himself, Lwazi is [...]

NRC celebrates Woman’s Day with NAPTOSA

August 9th, 2019|

National Reading Coalition collaborated with NAPTOSA, Kwa-Zulu Natal teachers’ union during the month of August in support of their Women’s Day events. Four events were held across the province, in Umlazi South, Pietermaritzburg, Stanger [...]

READING REVOLUTION for MANDELA DAY

July 18th, 2019|

This #MandelaMonth, the National Reading Coalition (NRC) launched a book drive activation by donating to 10 schools, 'mini library on wheels' filled with 300 Home Languages and 50 English Books across three provinces equipped [...]

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