Bridge Books

  95 Commissioner St, City Centre ,   City Centre          +27 79 618 9280     more than a year ago
This friendly downtown book store, started by Griffin Shea who has initiated a project to create a literary district in the heart of downtown Joburg, is located under the Rand Club, and accessible from Commissioner Street.

Bridge Books sells new and second-hand books with a focus on works by South African and African writers, and also has an amazing seection of children's books in all 11 South African languages. The shop runs various events including the Friday lunch time Brown Bag Lunch Book Club, children's storytelling mornings on Saturdays, a monthly walking tour through the fascinating downtown book trade (booking essential) and Unabridged, a series of writing workshops helping new writers develop their skills and showing them how to get published. 


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Open 08:00–17:00, Sat and public holidays 10:00–16:00. Closed Sun.

Events at this venue

Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 10:00–12:30
The Underground Booksellers walking tour


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