Bargain Books

Established in 1998, Bargain Books is South Africa’s leading discount book retailer with 79 stores in all 9 provinces. Our mission is to provide our customers with quality and innovative products, value for money and excellent service. Bargain Books is proud to have won SA Bookseller of the year 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018. We are the leaders in Afrikaans, Children’s and Mass Market fiction in SA. We have an extensive product offering, many exclusive to Bargain Books and also publish Afrikaans Children’s Books.

Our Weekly Top Ten Reads

 

Gangster State

Author: Pieter-Louis Myburgh

In this explosive book, investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh ventures deeper than ever before into Magashule’s murky dealings, from his time as a struggle activist in the 1980s to his powerful rule as premier of the Free State province for nearly a decade, and his rise to one of the ANC’s most influential positions.

ISBN: 9781776093748

Price: R290

 

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Author: Mark Manson

In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be “positive” all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.

ISBN: 9780062641540

Price: R280

King of Kings

Author: Wilbur Smith

The Courtneys and the Ballantynes meet again in the follow-up to Wilbur Smith’s Triumph of the Sun.

King Of Kings is an epic story of love, betrayal, courage and war that brings together two of Wilbur Smith’s greatest families.

ISBN: 9781785768460

Price: R249

 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown

Author: Jeff Kinney

When snow shuts down Greg Heffley’s middle school, his neighbourhood transforms into a wintry battlefield.

Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights.

And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson. It’s a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighbourhood meltdown.

When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?

ISBN: 9780141378206

Price: R230

 

Becoming

Author: Michelle Obama

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her – from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it – in her own words and on her own terms.

ISBN: 9780241334140

Price: R349

 

The 5AM Club

Author: Robin Sharma

Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and bulletproof their serenity in this age of overwhelming complexity.

Now, in this life-changing book, handcrafted by the author over a rigorous four-year period, you will discover the early-rising habit that has helped so many accomplish epic results while upgrading their happiness, helpfulness and feelings of aliveness.

ISBN: 9780008312831

Price: R270

 

Fighting For The Dream

Author: R.W. Johnson

RW Johnson’s bestselling book How Long Will South Africa Survive? was published at the height of the Zuma presidency. Since then, Cyril Ramaphosa has taken over as president and there have been some attempts to clean up government. But the brief period of ‘Ramaphoria’ is over and the threat to both the economy and the dream of a non-racial democracy is as real as ever.

ISBN:9781868429578

Price: R275

Born a crime

Author: Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah’s path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show in New York began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison.

ISBN: 9781770105379

Price: R180

Manage your money like a f*cking grown up

Author: Sam Beckbessinger

In this clear and engaging basic guide to managing your finances, Sam Beckbessinger covers topics from compound interest and inflation to “Your brain on money”, negotiating a raise, and particularly local South African phenomena like “black tax”.

The book includes exercises and “how-to’s”, doesn’t shy away from the psychology of money, and is empowering, humorous and helpful.

The book you wish you’d had at 25, but is never too late to read.

ISBN: 9781868428229

Price: R190

 

Sapiens - A Brief History of Humankind

Author:Yuval Noah Harari

THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER Fire gave us power. Farming made us hungry for more. Money gave us purpose. Science made us deadly. This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history – from insignificant apes to rulers of the world. Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it: us. In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where we’re going.

`I would recommend Sapiens to anyone who’s interested in the history and future of our species’ Bill Gates

ISBN: 9780099590088

Price: R215

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