Close
(0) items
You have no items in your shopping cart.
All Categories
    Filters
    Currency
    Search

    Memoirs & Biographies


    View as Grid List
    Display per page

    The Sum of Our Days

    R59,00 R130,83
    A brilliant memoir from the celebrated Chilean novelist on friends, family and life in California, her adopted home.

    The World According to Joan

    R49,00 R282,16
    'I've always been extremely frank, perhaps too much so. Often friends say to me sarcastically, ''Oh, why don't you say what you mean, Joanie!'' Well I'm afraid I usually do, which is why I have been called opinionated, stubborn, obdurate, headstrong, prejudiced and pilitically incorrect. Maybe I am ...' Wityy, clever and beautiful, Joan Collins, OBE, possesses a singulare start quality that has come to define what it means to be living legend. In The World According to Joan, she shares her life experience with her trademark humour and wisdom. From manners to men, via fashion and family, as well as ageing and marriage, Joan Collins takes on subjects close to everyone's heart. Her views are sharp, timely and often hilarious, whether ripping apart the eating habits of modern Britons or extolling the virtues of good old-fashioned, masculine men.

    Saving chimpanzees

    R69,00 R250,00
    Genetically, the chimpanzee is humankind's closest relative in the animal kingdom. Yet in recent times humans have shown scant regard for the welfare of their intelligent cousin.

    Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

    R149,00 R215,00
    The extraordinary life story of the man described as 'the world's greatest living explorer' by the Guinness Book of Records

    Kim Kardashian

    R285,00 R335,00
    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.

    Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

    R99,00 R235,00
    Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their relationship, from his early development of ALS to his success in physics.

    Switched at birth

    R190,00 R220,00
    In 1990 two South African mothers were faced with an impossible choice. Should they surrender the child they had lovingly raised in order to get back the baby they had given birth to? Megs Clinton-Parker and Sandy Dawkins chose nurture over nature, simply unable to give up their two-year-old sons who were switched at birth at an East Rand hospital.

    Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's

    R220,00 R260,00

    This is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

    R99,00 R190,00
    'Someone called and said Kurt died. I just f*****g lost it.'

    The Gonzo Papers Anthology

    R199,00 R409,96
    The Great Shark Hunt, Generation of Swine and Songs of the Doomed published for the first time in a single volume

    A Song Flung Up to Heaven

    R99,00 R195,00
    * The sixth volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with publication of her new book

    Sour grapes

    R29,00 R235,00
    Sour Grapes cuts through the South African wine industry to uncork its vinous myths, revealing the veritas in the Cape vino.

    Charlize: Ek leef my droom

    R49,00 R360,00
    In hierdie oorsigtelike huldeblyk aan 'n merkwaardige vrou ontleed Chris Karsten die geheim van haar vordering van ’n plot op Putfontein tot die panteon van sterre. Dat Charlize Theron beeldskoon is, het gehelp. Maar iets besonders is in haar raakgesien.

    Below Stairs: The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

    R49,00 R160,00
    If you enjoyed Downton Abbey and Upstairs, Downstairs, discover the reality of domestic service in the true story Below Stairs by Margaret Powell.

    Girl, Interrupted

    R89,00 R170,00
    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.