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    Trevor Manuel

    R50,00 R459,00
    Trevor Manuel, sedert 1996 minister van finansies, is een van Suid-Afrika se geliefdste politieke leiers. Hy word wyd bewonder vir sy knap hantering van die ekonomie en sy professionele leierskap. Hier vertel Pippa Green, bekende joernalis en Nieman-genoot, die volle verhaal van 'n man wat van 'n nederige begin tot in die kern van mag gevorder het.

    Audrey Blignault

    R49,00 R320,00
    Hierdie versameling is uitgesoek deur Audrey se dogter, Marie Heese. Die soektog na essays wat Audrey se lewensverhaal in haar eie woorde vertel, het 'n merkwaardige resultaat opgelewer. Verspreid oor die nege bundels uit haar Sarie-rubrieke, gepubliseer oor 'n paar dekades, het Audrey haar lewe in sy volheid weergegee.

    Emily Hobhouse

    R315,00 R350,00
    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.

    Neymar: The Making of the World's Greatest New Number 10: 2015

    R89,00 R240,00
    An updated edition following the World Cup of Luca Caioli's brilliant biography of the young Brazil and Barcelona wunderkind.

    Op 'n galop na Buckingham-Paleis

    R39,00 R245,00
    Die subtitel, Vertellings van 'n verloopte diplomaat, wek die verwagting dat daar iets met hierdie loopbaan verkeerd gaan loop . . . Juis hierin le 'n volgehoue spanningslyn.

    Nobody's business

    R155,00 R225,00
    In 2003, Thabo Jijana's father was gunned down in a scrap between rival taxi associations who had been forced to operate from a single rank.

    Walking from East to West: God in the Shadows

    R49,00 R69,95
    Ravi Zacharias invites readers to follow him on this journey through his life and into the lives of others, and see how he has become more convinced with each year that Jesus Christ is the one who came to give us life to the fullest and to point us to the freedom and beauty of truth for everyone--easterner or westerner--all over the world.

    The Penguin Lessons

    R155,00 R180,00
    Set against Argentina's turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan Salvador the penguin, rescued by Tom from an oil slick in Uruguay just days before a new term.

    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

    Eggs to lay, chickens to hatch

    R79,00 R210,00
    Agnes, the Van WyksÆ Zulu housekeeper, had a special friendship with young Chris in the late sixties to early seventies. He would defend her whenever she came to work with a hangover on a Monday morning and made a mess of the cleaning. In turn, Agnes never told on Chris when he played truant from school.

    Eddie Barlow

    R29,00 R235,00
    Edgar John ("Eddie") Barlow, cricketer, was born on August 12, 1940 and died on December 30, 2005 from a stroke following a long illness. Shortly before his death, and aided by his wife Cally, he completed this autobiography.

    No Invitation Required: The Pelham Cottage Years

    R59,00 R125,00
    Pelham Cottage - with its infamous unlocked back gate - was where Annabel Goldsmith kept an open house for some of the most sophisticated and iconic people of the 1960s and 1970s.

    Pollyanne: One Little Donkey's Amazing Journey from the Knacker's Yard to the West End Stage

    R69,00 R120,00
    The Amazing Rags to Riches Tale of Opera's Prima Donkey

    Chai tea and ginger beer

    R180,00
    Chai tea and ginger beer, the brand-new sport biography by Deborah Kirsten, wife of international cricketing start, Gary Kirsten, tells her story, GaryÆs story and their story in an honest but entertaining way. It is the story of DeborahÆs unexpected journey...cricket, family and beyond.

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    R129,00 R195,00
    One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography

    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.