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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    R99,00 R170,00
    The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever ...

    Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping Our Future

    R175,00 R205,00
    South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. This book deals with his life and work.

    Shoe Dog: A memoir by the Creator of Nike

    R270,00 R320,00
    The first-ever memoir of the legendary co-founder of Nike Inc, Phil Knight

    Letters to My Daughter: Robert Menzies, Letters, 1955-1975

    R39,00
    Robert Menzies remains a towering figure in our political and cultural history. This collection of letters written to his only daughter, Heather, is brimful of warmth, love and humour, and provides a fascinating insight into one of our most influential Australians. 'As prime minister, Menzies strode the stage like a colossus ...here he is affectionate paterfamilias, supportive sibling, benevolent uncle.' Sydney Morning Herald 'Menzies was a very accomplished writer and the combination of geniality and acerbity is winning.' The Age 'The letters reveal an articulate and sensitive man who took great care in expressing himself through words. Letters not only provides a deeply personal study into Australia's most successful politician, but opens a window onto a world of politics - indeed a way of life - that no longer exists.' Herald Sun"

    Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed: The Biography

    R99,00 R245,00
    * The definitive biography of one of rock's most extraordinary legends

    Bossypants

    R129,00 R215,00
    Tina Fey is one of the world's greatest comic writers and performers. Bossy Pants is her first book.

    Sharon Osbourne: Extreme - Read by the Author

    R89,00 R255,00
    The sensational autobiography of Sharon Osbourne - the First Lady of Rock - read by Sharon herself. Running time: over 6 hours.

    Trevor Manuel

    R50,00 R459,00
    Trevor Manuel, sedert 1996 minister van finansies, is een van Suid-Afrika se geliefdste politieke leiers. Hy word wyd bewonder vir sy knap hantering van die ekonomie en sy professionele leierskap. Hier vertel Pippa Green, bekende joernalis en Nieman-genoot, die volle verhaal van 'n man wat van 'n nederige begin tot in die kern van mag gevorder het.

    Audrey Blignault

    R49,00 R320,00
    Hierdie versameling is uitgesoek deur Audrey se dogter, Marie Heese. Die soektog na essays wat Audrey se lewensverhaal in haar eie woorde vertel, het 'n merkwaardige resultaat opgelewer. Verspreid oor die nege bundels uit haar Sarie-rubrieke, gepubliseer oor 'n paar dekades, het Audrey haar lewe in sy volheid weergegee.

    Emily Hobhouse

    R315,00 R350,00
    A fresh, nuanced look at an extraordinary woman and her lifelong fight for justice. Defying the constraints of her gender and class, Emily Hobhouse travelled across continents and spoke out against oppression. A passionate pacifist and a feminist, she opposed both the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War and World War One, leading to accusations of treason.

    Neymar: The Making of the World's Greatest New Number 10: 2015

    R89,00 R240,00
    An updated edition following the World Cup of Luca Caioli's brilliant biography of the young Brazil and Barcelona wunderkind.

    Eggs to lay, chickens to hatch

    R79,00 R210,00
    Agnes, the Van WyksÆ Zulu housekeeper, had a special friendship with young Chris in the late sixties to early seventies. He would defend her whenever she came to work with a hangover on a Monday morning and made a mess of the cleaning. In turn, Agnes never told on Chris when he played truant from school.

    Eddie Barlow

    R29,00 R235,00
    Edgar John ("Eddie") Barlow, cricketer, was born on August 12, 1940 and died on December 30, 2005 from a stroke following a long illness. Shortly before his death, and aided by his wife Cally, he completed this autobiography.

    No Invitation Required: The Pelham Cottage Years

    R59,00 R125,00
    Pelham Cottage - with its infamous unlocked back gate - was where Annabel Goldsmith kept an open house for some of the most sophisticated and iconic people of the 1960s and 1970s.

    Pollyanne: One Little Donkey's Amazing Journey from the Knacker's Yard to the West End Stage

    R69,00 R120,00
    The Amazing Rags to Riches Tale of Opera's Prima Donkey

    Op 'n galop na Buckingham-Paleis

    R39,00 R245,00
    Die subtitel, Vertellings van 'n verloopte diplomaat, wek die verwagting dat daar iets met hierdie loopbaan verkeerd gaan loop . . . Juis hierin le 'n volgehoue spanningslyn.