Media Alert: Pulp Fiction spreads the love

Open Book Festival and Cape Town Central Library are at it again... 80 000 books are up for colletion at the library tomorrow morning. Everyone's invited!

Pulp Fiction: Open Book Festival and Cape Town Central Library have assembled a maze out of 80 000 books, it has been showcased at the library for the entire month. Tomorrow, Wednesday, OBF and Central invite the public to come collect books to share or selfishly enjoy.

Following the success of previous Pulp Fiction events hosted by Open Book Festival and Cape Town Central Library - the two have teamed up again to bring you Pulp Fiction - The Saga Continues. 

Earlier this month they assembled an a-MAZE-ing installation which was built out of more than 80 000 books and 150 titles. These books were generously donated by Penguin SA and would otherwise have been pulped. 

Tomorrow, 26 March 2014, the installation will be taken down and the public, librarians, children, teachers, book worms and those learning to read are all encouraged to come and collect as many books as they would like. These books can be used to share, donate or just simply enjoy. There’s 80 000 books so the whole of Cape Town can join in.

Come and collect your books on:

Date: 26 March 2014

Time: 10:00

Venue: Cape Town Central Library

For more information please contact:

About Open Book Festival

Open Book Cape Town is an annual literary festival, the first of which happened in 2011. Dates for Open Book 2013 are 7 – 11 September. The hubs will once again be the Fugard Theatre and much-loved indie bookshop, The Book Lounge.

When Mervyn Sloman and Ben Williams started talking about creating a festival, they had in mind around 60 literary events over 5 days featuring about 15 top international as well as some of the best South Africans writing today. Due to the incredible support Open Book received, that quickly grew into a festival that now includes over 100 events, featuring over 100 authors.