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    I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

    R149,00 R175,00
    The bestselling memoir of youngest ever NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who stood up to the Taliban.

    Girl, Interrupted

    R193,00
    In 1967, 18-year-old Susanna Kaysen was sent to McLean Hospital to be treated for depression and spent most of the next two years there. In this, her memoir of her time there, she questions our definitions of sane and insane, and offers vivid portraits of her fellow patients and their keepers.

    The Kabul Beauty School

    R79,00 R175,00
    The remarkable story of an extraordinary group of women who come together to learn the arts of perms, friendship and freedom, from the bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul

    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.

    The pavement bookworm

    R145,00 R195,00
    This memoir of 24-year-old Philani Dladla will be one of the most inspiring, young South African stories youÆre ever likely to encounter. An avid reader with an insatiable desire for knowledge, Philani has used his love for books to overcome drug addiction and change his lot in life û while trying to do the same for others.

    The Second Half

    R193,00 R195,00
    No. 1 bestselling memoir of Roy Keane, former captain of Manchester United and Ireland - co-written with Man Booker Prize-winner Roddy Doyle. Now updated with a new chapter.

    Rugby Heroes

    R99,00
    In this definitive collection Britain's all-time great figures describe their triumphs and highlights from five decades at the top of the game - a must-have for rugby fans everywhere

    Billy Graham: A Life Well Lived

    R155,00 R179,94

    For challenge and encouragement in your Christian life, read the life stories of Corrie ten Boom, Amy Carmichael, Billy Graham, and David Livingstone.

    David Kramer

    R69,00 R245,00
    David Kramer se bekendheid strek wyer as die Karoovlaktes. Sy weghol-treffers en oorrompelende glimlag in die Volkswagen-advertensies het in die 1980's 'n huishoudelike naam van hom gemaak.

    Insatiable: My Life in The Kitchen

    R69,00 R564,89
    With his extraordinary ability to capture the spirit of the age, Tony Bilson has been one of Australia's leading chefs for over 40 years and his restaurants have represented milestones in Australian gastronomy.

    Mr Nice

    R211,00 R250,00
    During the mid 1980s Howard Marks had forty three aliases, eighty nine phone lines and owned twenty five companies throughout the world. Following a worldwide operation by the Drug Enforcement Agency, he was busted and sentenced to twenty-five years in prison at the Terre Haute Penitentiary, Indiana. This book tells his story.

    Met 'n diepe verlange

    R29,00 R145,00
    Catherine Willemse se diepe verlange was om vir die wat na haar kom 'n geskiedenis na te laat. Sy is gebore uit die derde geslag vrygemaakte slawe.

    Florence Foster Jenkins: The Life of the World's Worst Opera Singer

    R180,00 R215,00
    The biography of Florence Foster Jenkins, considered the world's worst opera singer, soon to be portrayed by Meryl Streep in the forthcoming film.

    Transit to heaven

    R125,00 R139,94
    A devout, educated and faithful Muslim, Salma Said Ali testifies to a series of revelations and wonders she witnessed that introduced Jesus Christ to her life. Transit to Heaven is the fascinating account of SalmaÆs journey to Christianity and offers insight into the life of a Muslim woman honestly seeking God.

    Twelve Years a Slave: A True Story

    R60,00 R70,00
    The shocking first-hand account of one man's remarkable fight for freedom; now an award-winning motion picture.

    A Wild Life: My Adventures Around the World Filming Wildlife

    R369,00 R459,70
    Offers an account of author's astonishing adventures around the world, both as a presenter for the BBC and producer of nature documentaries.