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    Yes, My Accent is Real: A Memoir

    R79,00 R393,66
    A collection of humorous, autobiographical essays from Kunal Nayyar, the actor who plays Raj on CBS' #1 comedy, The Big Bang Theory

    Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography

    R155,00
    As one of only three musicians to sell over 100 million records both in a group and as a solo artist, Collins breathes rare air. This book tells Phil Collins' candid, witty, unvarnished story of the songs and shows, the hits and pans, his marriages and divorces, the ascents to the top of the charts and into the tabloid headlines.

    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    R175,00
    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE 'The political book of the year' Sunday Times 'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist

    Hitler, Verwoerd, Mandela and me

    R250,00 R290,00
    In her first openly personal book, the author delves into her unconventional life story. With a German father who supported Hitler and a largely illiterate Portuguese mother, hers is the story of the last century, of the defeat of bigotry and a new era ushered in by Mandela. Sad at times, deeply moving and, like Marianne, hugely entertaining.

    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"

    Guard a Silver Sixpence: My Yorkshire Family's Secret

    R59,00 R170,00
    A moving family history, and the inspirational story of a woman who finally learned how to put the past behind her.

    My Son, My Son: How One Generation Hurts the Next

    R59,00 R205,00
    What do you do when your wife abducts your children? This title is a provocative journey through complex and controversial territory: child murder, tsunami, international conventions, hatred, cultures at war. It goes to the heart of relations between parents and children, men and women, and between races - to the heart of what it is to be alive.

    The Elephant Whisperer: Learning About Life, Loyalty and Freedom From a Remarkable Herd of Elephants

    R155,00 R170,00
    A charming, moving account of one man's race to save a herd of elephants.

    Nobody's business

    R155,00 R225,00
    In 2003, Thabo Jijana's father was gunned down in a scrap between rival taxi associations who had been forced to operate from a single rank.

    The struggle continues

    R305,00 R380,00
    David Coltart is one of the most prominent political and human rights figures in Zimbabwe. Born and schooled in Zimbabwe, he trained in law at the University of Cape Town, and has served as principal defence counsel for a wide range of Zimbabwean politicians who have fallen afoul of Robert Mugabe's regime.

    The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

    R180,00
    The highly anticipated first book from award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress, Amy Schumer.

    Bollywood blonde

    R180,00 R225,00
    Bubbly fine arts graduate Gene is desperate to get into the film industry. She moves to Cape Town and works as a photographer for a tabloid magazine.

    Fear: Our Ultimate Challenge

    R270,00 R315,00
    Explorer and adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes explores the concept of fear, and shows us through his own experiences how we can push our boundaries in everyday life.

    My lionÆs heart

    R99,00 R265,00
    My LionÆs Heart tells Gareth PattersonÆs life story, a story inextricably interwoven with the plight of the lion and all wildlife in Africa. When he was born in 1963, it was estimated that perhaps four hundred thousand lions graced the continent of Africa.

    Finding My Virginity - The New Autobiography Sir Richard Branson

    R290,00
    Global business icon Richard Branson has written many books, but none have been more popular than his first memoir, 1998’s Losing My Virginity. Now he’s finally publishing his second volume of memoirs, covering all of his fascinating ups and downs of the past two decades.