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    Fear: Our Ultimate Challenge

    R268,00 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.

    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.

    When the War is Over: Far from Home, Far from Family, Safe from the War - A True Story of Two Second World War Evacuees

    R173,00 R185,00
    The fascinating and heartwarming true story of two young children evacuated from Newcastle to the remote Lake District village of Bampton during the Second World War.

    Conversations with Myself

    R247,00 R290,00
    Nelson Mandela's book Conversations With Myself is an unprecedented and official portrait of one of the great leaders of our time, with a foreword by President Barack Obama

    Lion: A Long Way Home

    R171,00 R195,00
    As a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, I crossed the world to find my way back home.

    Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child

    R173,00
    The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller. Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass...

    East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    R157,00 R185,00
    A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history

    Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography

    R171,00 R195,00
    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.

    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.

    Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography

    R280,00 R320,00

    Battlefields of gold

    R213,00 R250,00
    This is the story of 25 tumultuous years in the life of Gold fields, one of the world's great mining companies. If it is true that 'Big business' is the last adventure frontier, then mining for gold has to be the most adventurous, dangerous and unpredictable business pursuit of them all.

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

    R200,00 R235,00
    '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.'

    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.

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

    R179,00 R210,00
    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

    Eyes in the Night: An Untold Zulu Story

    R324,00
    Nomavenda Mathiane stumbled upon her grandmother’s story well over a century after the gruelling events of the Battle of Isandlwana that formed her life. Astounded to hear how her grandmother had survived the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War between the British and Zulu nations as a young girl, Mathiane spent hours with her elder sisters reconstructing the extraordinary life of their grandmother. The result is a sweeping epic of both personal and political battles. Eyes In The Night is a young Zulu woman’s story of drama, regret, guilt and, ultimately, triumph – set against the backdrop of a Zululand changed beyond recognition. A true story almost lost, but for a chance remark at a family gathering.

    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.