The Kampala Book Market will be held on Saturday 7th December 2019 at the Uganda Museum Main Hall from 10:00 am to 6:00pm. Entry is free.
The book market is only two and a half weeks before Christmas. It provides an ideal opportunity for customers to buy books as Christmas presents for friends, relatives and loved ones. If desired, some of these books can be individually dedicated and autographed by the author.
An experienced gift wrapper from Aristoc will be present to wrap purchased books in Christmas paper (if desired by the customer). There will be no charge for this service.
Authors who have said they will attend the market include:
EXAMPLES OF OTHER FEATURED BOOKS
Some books will be sold at highly discounted prices.
KEY ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED
The Kampala Book Market is a monthly initiative of major Ugandan literary organisations led by the Uganda Society, the African Studies Bookstore, Lantern Meet Foundation, and the Uganda Women Writers' Association (Femrite).
HUGELY IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS
Held since May 2018, the market has become a major platform for promoting African literature. It assists people who are looking for something new to read from local writers. The market draws hundreds of people every month. It connects booksellers to book buyers, and publishers to authors. This will be the 20th edition of the market.