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    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.

    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"

    Hard Sell: Now a Major Motion Picture Love and Other Drugs

    R60,00 R120,00
    First paperback edition of Reidy's comedic memoir, describing his successful career as a drugs salesman during the launching of Viagra

    In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

    R201,00 R230,00
    Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die. This is the story of Park's struggle to survive in the most repressive country on earth, and her harrowing escape.

    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.

    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.

    Jan Smuts: Unafraid of greatness

    R213,00 R250,00
    Jan Christian Smuts was soldier, statesman and intellectual, one of South AfricaÆs greatest leaders. Yet little is said about him today even as we appear to live in a leadership vacuum.

    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.

    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

    Love in the time of treason

    R39,00 R215,00
    Ayesha en Yusuf Mukadum van die klein dorpie Sarwa in Indie, baie jare al man en vrou, wag op Worcester-stasie op die Blou Trein.

    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.

    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.

    Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin

    R255,00 R300,00
    The definitive biography of Alexander McQueen which reveals the source of his genius and the links between his dark work and even darker life.

    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.

    Chronicles: v. 1

    R79,00 R220,00
    An unprecedented publishing event - the first volume in a series of memoirs by one of the most important and influential musicians and songwriters of our time.