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.


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


Angela Duckworth

If I could Sing

Keorapetse Kgositsile

Still Grazing

Hugh Masekela
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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.

World Book Day 2020

May 21st, 2020|

World Book Day 2020 On 23 April, the National Reading Coalition joins the world in celebrating the love and culture of reading - a day earmarked on our Calendar as a special occasion which [...]

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