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    On the Move: A Life

    R185,00
    An impassioned, tender and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.

    A Wild Life: My Adventures Around the World Filming Wildlife

    R149,00
    Offers an account of author's astonishing adventures around the world, both as a presenter for the BBC and producer of nature documentaries.

    Mr Nice

    R129,00
    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.

    Elvis: The Illustrated Biography

    R129,00
    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.

    A Lion Called Christian

    R175,00
    In 2008, a YouTube clip became an internet phenomenon. It showed the emotional reunion of two young men and their pet lion, Christian, after they had left him in Africa to be introduced into his rightful home in the wild. This title tells their story, accompanied by photographs.

    Love Without Limits: A Remarkable Story of True Love Conquering All

    R165,00
    Remarkable story of true love conquering all

    Conversations with Myself

    R149,00
    Nelson Mandela's book Conversations With Myself is an unprecedented and official portrait of one of the great leaders of our time, with a foreword by President Barack Obama

    Elton John: Illustrated Biography

    R129,00
    "Elton John: Illustrated Biography.

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

    R155,00
    The bestselling memoir of youngest ever NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who stood up to the Taliban.

    Boy: Tales of Childhood

    R135,00
    As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and four school friends got their revenge on beastly Mrs Prachett in her sweet shop. There are stories of holidays in fishing boats, African adventures and the days of tasting chocolate for Cadbury's. This is Roald Dahl's autobiography.

    From whiskey to water

    R190,00
    From Whiskey to Water is the no-holds-barred memoir by one of South AfricaÆs most loved radio talk show hosts, Sam Cowen. Having kept her alcohol addiction well away from the public eye for over 14 years, in this tell-all tale, Sam finds the courage to talk about her struggle with her addiction to whiskey and food.

    Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping Our Future

    R175,00
    South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. This book deals with his life and work.

    Holding my breath

    R155,00
    Holding My Breath, is a memoir fashioned in a way that invites the reader to eavesdrop on a young manÆs heartfelt conversation with his dead mother. AceÆs mother died when he was 13, leaving behind an extremely broken boy in equally broken circumstances.

    If This is a Man/The Truce

    R129,00
    Two works of autobiography. "If This is a Man" tells of Levi's experiences as a victim of the Holocaust, from his arrest by the Fascists in 1943 to the liberation of Auschwitz by the Russians. "The Truce" is the story of his eight-month journey back to Italy after he was liberated.

    All I Know Now: Wonderings and Reflections on Growing Up Gracefully

    R139,00
    The essential guide to navigating 'the Teen Age' by YouTube star Carrie Hope Fletcher

    Zero Footprint: The True Story of a Private Military Contractor's Secret Wars in the World's Most Dangerous Places

    R149,00
    An insider account of the shadowy world of private military contracting.