Buy Academic Books online

You'll discover a wide selection of academic books online at the academic bookshop. Our bookshop sells recommended textbooks for courses at a variety of top South African universities. Books recommended by UNISA, the University of Cape Town (UCT), the University of Johannesburg (UJ), the North West University (NWU) and the University of Pretoria (UP) are provided on our site at prices you’ll appreciate. We’re sure you’ll be happy with your purchases, but if you change your mind we’ll provide you with a quick exchange, as long as it falls within the 30 day refund and exchange period.

Your course book recommendations from the University of Cape Town are available for a number of subjects including Accounting Sciences, Economic Sciences, Education, Humanities, Health Sciences, Law and Criminology, Social Sciences and Management Sciences. Course books for study at the University of Johannesburg cover a range of academic departments, including Art and Music, Education, Information and Library Science and Life Sciences. The takealot range of recommended books for North West Universityincludes a large number of titles in the Humanities, Health Sciences and Art and Education departments. Recommendations from the University of Pretoria include books for Consumer Sciences, Economic Science, Language and Literary Studies and Social Sciences. UNISA recommended books cover 16 different fields of study, including Engineering and Technology, Humanities and Education.

If you're looking to buy academic books online you should check out our complete range of titles, we're sure you'll find the books you need. You can carry out an advanced search to find the book title you're looking for or browse our complete catalogue. You'll find useful sections for our books, split into a variety of different departments, format type, language and price category, as well as quick links to new releases and specials. We also stock a complete range of Oxford Dictionaries and reference books. We stock SA dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, subject dictionaries and a range of thesauruses so you'll never be stuck for the right word or phrase when you buy your reference books from We'll happily refund or exchange any item within 30 days of purchase and can be sure of a speedy delivery when you place orders with us.

Our books are stocked in a variety of different formats including paperback, hardback, Adobe other mixed media. We offer books in different languages including Afrikaans, Xhosa and German.

Our online book shop is the ideal resource for any student who is pressed for time and needs the best books to ensure coursework is completed as well as possible. We know you'll appreciate the time we take to compile our lists of academic reference books. We make sure that the books you need to complete your studies and learn at your own pace are in stock and will be delivered to you when you need them.