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    Always Anastacia

    R205,00 R240,00
    This memoir is a clarion call for a more nuanced understanding of trans people and the concepts of sex, gender and identity. It is a courageous account of self-discovery and transition as Anastacia Tomson embraces her truth, as the woman she has always been.

    Tydbom

    R39,00 R232,50
    Op 16 verlaat Johan Marais die skool om by die polisie aan te sluit. Op 'n vroee ouderdom word hy reeds blootgestel aan geweld, lyke en 'n rits polisievergrype. Maar as avontuurlustige jong man sluit hy in die laat sewentigerjare by Koevoet aan op soek na meer aksie.

    Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times

    R300,00
    One of the most recognisable, respected and inspirational men on earth, Muhammad Ali is the world's most famous boxing hero. Ali brought unprecedented speed and grace to the sport, and his charm and wit changed forever what the world expects of a champion athlete. This is the ultimate biography to match Ali's lifetime of extraordinary achievements.

    The Man Who Listens to Horses

    R175,00 R205,00
    When Monty Roberts was 13 years old he went off on his own to the deserts of Nevada to watch Mustangs in the wild. What he learned about their methods of communication changed his life and earned him recognition among horse breeders and trainers around the world. This is his autobiography.

    The Bling Ring: How a Gang of Fame-Obsessed Teens Ripped off Hollywood and Shocked the World

    R69,00 R160,00
    Published alongside the 2013 film The Bling Ring, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Emma Watson, this is the explosive true story of the seven celebrity-obsessed teens who became the most audacious burglary gang in Hollywood history.

    Bad kids

    R29,00 R207,50
    Bad kids tells ten true stories of youngsters involved in serious crime, often the worst possible crime - ending other people's lives before their own have properly begun.

    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.

    Muhammad Ali

    R19,00 R38,99
    MODERN HEROS is a series of colourful ilusstrated book about the lives of some remarkable people whose influence has shaped how we live today. Concies, accessible and entertaining, these histories for young readers are the perfect informal introduction to history or modern studies Titles in this series: Martin Luther King Ghandi Mother Teresa Muhammad Ali Pope John Paul II Anne Frank Nelson Mandela Dalai Lama

    Boo!: The Underdog With a Heart of Gold

    R59,00 R120,00
    The uplifting true story of Boo, the underdog who touches the lives and hearts of everyone he meets

    Elvis: The Illustrated Biography

    R129,00 R613,78
    Charts the life and achievements of the boy from Tupelo, Mississippi, from his first taste of fame in the early 1950s to his untimely death in 1977. In this title, photographs document in chronological order the important events in his life and career; his early concerts, the films, his time in the army, and his marriage to Priscilla.

    Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices

    R170,00 R189,94
    The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas, reveals new information about the world's most dangerous terrorist organization, unveils the truth about his own role in the organization, and explains his dangerous decision to make his newfound Christian faith public.

    Going back to say goodbye

    R175,00 R210,00
    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.

    Battlefields of gold

    R39,00 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.

    J M Coetzee: 'n Geskryfde lewe

    R49,00 R325,00
    Al is die Nobelpryswenner J.M. Coetzee wereldwyd as romanskrywer en letterkundige bekend, was daar nog geen omvattende biografie oor hom nie.

    William Shakespeare: His Life and Work

    R139,00 R185,00
    Anthony Holden's magisterial biography of William Shakespeare, reissued to celebrate the four-hundredth anniversary of the Bard's death.

    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.