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    Infidel

    R79,00
    The astonishing and bestselling life story of the renowned campaigner for religious tolerance and women's rights, Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

    A Song Flung Up to Heaven

    R99,00
    * The sixth volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with publication of her new book

    Girl, Interrupted

    R89,00
    In 1967, 18-year-old Susanna Kaysen was sent to McLean Hospital to be treated for depression and spent most of the next two years there. In this, her memoir of her time there, she questions our definitions of sane and insane, and offers vivid portraits of her fellow patients and their keepers.

    The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

    R250,00
    The highly anticipated first book from award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress, Amy Schumer.

    Year of Yes: How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun and be Your Own Person

    R165,00
    How Hollywood's most powerful woman changed her life by learning to say yes and how it can change your life too

    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.

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    R129,00
    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
    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.

    Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned

    R162,00
    For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, poignant, and extremely frank collection of personal essays confirms Lena Dunham - the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO's 'Girls' - as one of the brightest and most original writers working today.

    The Glass Castle

    R166,00
    Walls has carved a story with precision and grace out of one of the most chaotic, heart-breaking childhoods... This deeply affecting memoir is a triumph in every possible way, and it does what all good books should: it affirms our faith in the human spirit.' - Dani Shapiro

    Sex Object: A Memoir

    R213,00

    Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found

    R214,00
    'One of the best books I've read in the last five or ten years... Wild is angry, brave, sad, self-knowing, redemptive, raw, compelling, and brilliantly written, and I think it's destined to be loved by a lot of people, men and women, for a very long time.' Nick Hornby

    H is for Hawk

    R201,00
    As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic books. Years later, when her father died and she was struck deeply by grief, she became obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk. This is a book about memory, nature and nation, and more.

    Just Kids

    R187,00
    Winner of the 2010 Non-Fiction National Book Award Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe

    The Girl with Seven Names: Escape from North Korea

    R235,00
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.

    Grace: A Memoir

    R467,00