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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.

    Mutinies: Shocking Real-life Stories of Subversion at Sea

    R59,00 R199,00
    Examines the extreme circumstances that have driven sailors and officers to overthrow authority and commit lethal acts of insubordination. This title includes stories that range from mutiny against brutal commanders throughout history to the 'Storozhevoy' mutiny which was the basis for the film "The Hunt for Red October".

    Pulling No Punches

    R39,00
    Loved by many, loathed by others, Barry Hall is unarguably one of the greatest AFL forwards and crowd pullers of the modern era- as well as one of the most notorious and colourful players currently on the field.This is a must read for all AFL fans and anyone interested in an honest account of the real man behind the dramatic headlines.

    Insatiable: My Life in The Kitchen

    R69,00 R562,67
    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.

    The Australian Book of Family Murders

    R59,00 R457,46
    More than fifty per cent of all murders in Australia each year are classified as 'domestic', that is, they involve a death caused by another family member, whether it be a mother, father, spouse, de facto, child or stepchild. This book contains over twenty of the most remarkable and bizarre cases of death by a family member over the years.

    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"

    The World According to Joan

    R49,00 R282,16
    'I've always been extremely frank, perhaps too much so. Often friends say to me sarcastically, ''Oh, why don't you say what you mean, Joanie!'' Well I'm afraid I usually do, which is why I have been called opinionated, stubborn, obdurate, headstrong, prejudiced and pilitically incorrect. Maybe I am ...' Wityy, clever and beautiful, Joan Collins, OBE, possesses a singulare start quality that has come to define what it means to be living legend. In The World According to Joan, she shares her life experience with her trademark humour and wisdom. From manners to men, via fashion and family, as well as ageing and marriage, Joan Collins takes on subjects close to everyone's heart. Her views are sharp, timely and often hilarious, whether ripping apart the eating habits of modern Britons or extolling the virtues of good old-fashioned, masculine men.

    Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Bali's Hidden Drug World

    R99,00 R169,00
    Kathryn Bonella lifts the lid on Bali's narcotics underworld.

    Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse

    R79,00 R210,00
    From the author of Unbroken - a major motion picture releasing in 2015 - this is the bestselling true story of three men and their dreams for a racehorse, Seabiscuit.

    Muhammad Ali

    R19,00
    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

    Anne Frank

    R19,00 R41,08
    Modern Heroes is a series of colourful illustrated books about the lives of some remarkable people whose influence has shaped how we live today. Concise, 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

    Billie Piper: A Biography

    R39,00 R142,47
    Summer 1998: Billie, aged fifteen, explodes on to the celebrity scene as the youngest artist ever to debut at number one. From her failed marriage to Chris Evans to her hugely successful switch to acting, Billie has experienced a hell of a lot in her blistering career. This is the biography of Billie Piper, an acclaimed actress.

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

    R99,00 R339,12
    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.

    How to Really be a Mother

    R79,00 R521,73
    There are many books on How to be a Mother. But do they ever tell us how it really is? Thankfully, Emily Hourican is about to, via a series of hilarious reminiscences and profound observations.

    The Boys in the Boat

    R160,00 R190,00
    An epic true-life journey to the heart of Hitler's Berlin.

    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