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5 South African Multimedia Books You Should Read

These young South African writers are using new technology to go beyond the paper book format.

From the invention of the book until now the medium has remained relatively unchanged. PDFs and audiobooks notwithstanding, books tend to be what we've always known them as. In the last few years, however, a handful of young South African authors have expanded on the idea of what a book can be. While they have all released their books the traditional way, they have added other forms of media to accompany them, ranging from photos, video and music.

Below are five books by South African authors that have multimedia elements to them. After all, it's the 21st century y'all, and your primitive rules have no place.

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