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    A home for Zephany

    It is April 1997, a Monday. A young mother gives birth to a girl in Cape Town's Groote Schuur Hospital. On the Wednesday, 48 hours later, the mother's life is turned upside down when it is discovered that her baby has been stolen.

    Maggie Smith: A Biography

    R99,00 R195,00
    The definitive biography of Maggie Smith, grande dame of stage and screen, and a national treasure; named best memoir at the Woman & Home Readers' Choice Awards and Book of the Week on BBC Radio 4.

    Foo Fighters: Learning to Fly

    R99,00 R215,00
    The definitive, no-holds-barred biography of one of the biggest-selling rock bands in the world, the Foo Fighters.

    Born Survivors

    R99,00 R195,00
    An incredible, inspirational story of resilience, resourcefulness, and maternal courage, set against the background of the holocaust.


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    Mnr. Kuschke van Laerskool Graskop het die klein rooikopseuntjie een kyk gegee en gese: ôEk doop jou Wynie, want jou hare lyk nes die rooiwyn wat ek drink.ö Mnr. Kuschke se aandeel in die lewe van Wynie Strydom is egter veel groter as bloot die naam Wynie. Dis by hom wat Wynie 'n onblusbare liefde vir die spel rugby geleer het.


    R69,00 R460,00
    In aansluiting by sy vroee gewilde romans oor Shakespeare, Rembrandt en Beethoven behandel Karel Schoeman nou 'n vierde groot figuur in die Europese kultuurgeskiedenis, die skilder, beeldhouer en argitek Michelangelo Buonarroti, skepper onder andere van die beelde van Dawid en Moses, die Pieta, die muur- en plafonskilderinge in die Sixtynse Kapel e

    Jacques Kallis and 12 other great South African all-rounders

    R39,00 R250,00
    South Africa has produced more great all-rounders than any other country. Jimmy Sinclair was the first to score a century and take six wickets in an innings in the same Test; Aubrey Faulkner is still the only man with a Test batting average over 40 and a bowling average under 30.

    The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

    R119,00 R270,01
    Having spent 30 years making beautiful pots, de Waal has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive. And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story.

    Don't Give Up, Don't Give in: Life Lessons from an Extraordinary Man

    R99,00 R215,00
    Inspirational stories and life lessons from the Olympic athlete and war hero Louis Zamperini.

    The John Lennon Letters

    R129,00 R275,00
    The first-ever collection of the letters of John Lennon, now available in paperback.

    Scar Tissue

    R129,00 R270,01
    This "New York Times" bestseller by the lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers is a compelling story of the price of success and excess, dedication and debauchery, intrigue and integrity, and recklessness and redemption that could only come from the world of rock.


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    Seretse and Ruth: The Love Story

    R225,00 R250,00
    In 1966 the Republic of Botswana came into existence, and this is the tale of how one family played a central role in the country's development. This biography focuses on the Khama family, and in particular, Seretse Khama: a statesman, chief, husband, and father. Their personal story mirrors the beliefs of the country itself.


    R205,00 R240,00
    Alone: The Search For Brett Archibald is the incredible but true story of what it takes to defy needle-in-a-haystack odds and survive what should have been certain death. Outdoor savvy, astonishing imagination, mental toughness, a refusal to give up hope and a canny rescuer with an unbelievable background ultimately saw him through.

    On the Road

    R99,00 R488,30
    Follow Olly Murs on tour to get an exclusive and intimate insight into life as one of the UK's biggest stars.

    Francis: Pope of Good Promise: From Argentina's Bergoglio to the World's Francis

    R99,00 R275,00
    An authoritative biography of the most significant figure in Western religion