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    R251,00 - R500,00

    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.

    Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin

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

    A life digested

    R320,00
    A life digested charts a path through PeteÆs culinary experiences from his early amorous endeavors to his take on tricky customers, picky eaters and the top restaurants he has run, worked in and dined at over the years. Each chapter is driven by stories he has written which revolve around what Pete finds most important as a cook.

    Born to Run

    R300,00
    A revelatory memoir by a legendary rock star, Bruce Springsteen's BORN TO RUN will be the book of 2016.

    Shoe Dog: A memoir by the Creator of Nike

    R270,00
    The first-ever memoir of the legendary co-founder of Nike Inc, Phil Knight

    Emily Hobhouse

    R315,00
    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.

    Kim Kardashian

    R285,00
    Bestselling biographer Sean Smith takes on the world's number one reality star, Kim Kardashian West. This is the ultimate insight into the reality behind the woman who has defined fame in our modern culture - her childhood, her family, her turbulent love life and the multi-millionaire lifestyle.

    AB

    R289,00
    AB de Villiers is sonder twyfel een van die beste kolwers wat krieket nog ooit opgelewer het, maar sy prestasies strek veel verder as sy ongelooflike arsenaal dryf-, trek-, skep-, kap- en veeghoue.

    AB

    R300,00
    AB de Villiers is one of the finest batsmen ever to play cricket, and yet his achievement extends beyond his outrageous armoury of drives, pulls, paddles, scoops and flicks.

    Flame in the snow

    R280,00
    In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, thirty-year-old Afrikaans poet Ingrid Jonker thanks Andre Brink, a young novelist of twenty-eight, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than two hundred letters that followed this telegram, one of South African literatureÆs most famous love affairs unfolds.

    Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to the Greatest

    R285,00
    Pulitzer prize nominee and William Hill award-winning writer Thomas Hauser's tribute to Ali, the greatest sporting icon the world has ever seen.

    Dear Raymond: The Story of Sir Oliver Lodge, Life After Death, and Spirituality During the Great War

    R475,00
    Dear Raymond tells the story of Sir Oliver Lodge and his journey to find the son he lost in WWI via spiritualism. Against the tumultuous backdrop of religious confusion that infected Britain after the war, Oliver's story is one of controversy, exploration and above all science. After the Great War faith and religion would never be the same.

    Trunk Monkeys: The Life of a Contract Soldier in Iraq

    R375,00
    The true story of operators from a private military contractor working in Iraq shortly after the Gulf War. Steiner had left the British Army to join the gold rush in war-torn Iraq, but grew disillusioned about the declining situation in the country as he believed that the joint US and UK invasion had made things far worse.

    Napoleon in Captivity

    R425,00
    By a treaty of August 1815, The Russian Tsar was invited to send a commissioner to St Helena where Napoleon was detained. Count Balmain was sent, and this book contains his reports, social and gossipy, narrating all aspects of life on St Helena - the British, the garrison, inhabitants, and of course the small French community surrounding Napoleon

    Kurt Cobain: Journals

    R337,00
    This work publishes the diaries of Kurt Cobain that were found after his death in 1994. Genuinely moving, provocative and candid, and surprisingly funny, pieces of writing which, as a whole, provide a unique account of the rise and fall of a great popular artist and icon.

    Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

    R336,00
    A rhapsodic and beautifully composed memoir from American singer-songwriter legend, Carly Simon.