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    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.

    Murder on the Home Front: A True Story of Morgues, Murderers and Mysteries in the Blitz

    R59,00 R140,00
    The remarkable memoir of Molly Lefebure, secretary to the Home Office's chief forensic pathologist during the Second World War. NOW ADAPTED FOR TELEVISION, TO BE BROADCAST ON ITV1 in 2013.

    One Hundred and Four Horses: A Family Forced to Run. The Horses They Had to Save. An Epic Journey to Freedom.

    R99,00 R205,00
    'A letter is handed to you. In broken English, it tells you that you must now vacate your farm; that this is no longer your home, for it now belongs to the crowd on your doorstep. Then the drums begin to beat.'

    Brave

    R285,00 R330,00
    "My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generations

    Letters to the Midwife: Correspondence with Jennifer Worth, the Author of Call the Midwife

    R99,00 R366,69
    Memories and stories from those who were inspired by the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE books. Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer herself, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the family. Unabridged edition.

    Going back to say goodbye

    R175,00 R220,00
    Kenneth de Kok describes his childhood in Stilfontein, a small mining town in the Transvaal. Set in the 1950s, the story immerses the reader in a world of bicycle races down dirt roads, kleilat fights, childhood pacts and seaside holidays. A Row of Bluegums is a sensitively written memoir about fathers and sons and, importantly, about growing up.

    First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A new story about anxiety

    R270,00 R320,00
    'Probably the best book on living with anxiety that I've ever read' Mark Manson, bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckSarah Wilson gravitates to life's problems, passing on her hard-earned wisdoms to all who want to make life better.

    The Sum of Our Days

    R59,00
    A brilliant memoir from the celebrated Chilean novelist on friends, family and life in California, her adopted home.

    Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie

    R59,00 R205,64
    When journalist Beth Howard's young husband died suddenly, baking was the one things that still made her smile. So Beth hit the road in their old camper van, travelling across America and bringing Pie to those who need it most.

    The House on Carnaval Street: From Kabul to a Home by the Mexican Sea

    R59,00 R195,00
    By the bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul, an inspiring story about one woman's quest to find herself after fleeing Afghanistan.

    This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

    R155,00 R185,00
    The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope

    Brutal Legacy: A Memoir

    R180,00

    Farewell to the East End

    R149,00 R386,21
    The third and final book in the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE trilogy, now a major BBC TV series starring Miranda Hart and Jessica Raine. Abridged edition.

    In the Midst of Life: Is There Such a Thing as a Good Death?

    R149,00 R235,00
    The bestselling author of the CALL THE MIDWIFE series returns with a new collection of moving true-life stories from her time as a nurse. Abridged edition.

    In Shock: How Nearly Dying Made Me a Better Intensive Care Doctor

    R270,00 R320,00
    At seven months pregnant, intensive care doctor Rana Awdish suffered a catastrophic medical event, haemorrhaging nearly all of her blood volume and losing her unborn first child. From a unique perspective, she sees for the first time the dysfunction of her profession's disconnection from patients and the flaws in her own past practice as a doctor.

    Indescribable

    R39,00 R245,00
    From the age of eight Candice Derman locked away her secret and lived two lives. The darkness spread but she learned how to live with it. She grew up never knowing if she would ever be able to love all of herself. She became a normal, not normal child and her secret lay hidden inside her for many years.