found a book that had been ‘released into the wild’ yesterday. no jokes. see for yourself:
I found it at Vida in Wembley Square while going for our morning dose. Mark and I had a scuffle over it and (obviously) I won.
I went to bookcrossing.com and filled in its details and it seems the book has travelled from Coffee Bean in Rondebosch, to Sinnful Ice Cream Parlour in Camps Bay, and now to Vida Wembley. Riveting in a small-town kind of way.
I guess now I’m supposed to read it and then ‘unleash’ it once more. Hmm. Maybe if it was the new Lauren Beukes I’d think about it, but am starting to feel like life’s too short to read books that might be good?
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Tagged book crossing, Cape Town, lauren beukes, my branded life, novel, released into wild, vida e caffe, wembley, wild book
i got this as a birthday gift from the author, amongst many fabulous gifts, but i am very excited about it. i’ve never heard of a book being released with a sound track, let alone a south african work of fiction. apparently you can buy them with the book in store. i’ve included a back pic so you can see which tracks are on it. am happy to see super evil’s there – it is iconic as far as original music goes in cape town. i particularly love the THIS IS NOT DEMOCRACY hidden in the clip in the jewel case. cover design by SA designer Dale Halvorsen.
Posted in Cape Town, cool stuff i like, popculture
Tagged african dope records, book, Cape Town, dale halvorsen, designer, fletcher, fluffy toy, lauren beukes, literature, moxyland, mybrandedlife, novel, official soundtrack album, south african fiction, super evil, the real estate agents, weird