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    The House on Carnaval Street: From Kabul to a Home by the Mexican Sea

    R59,00 R195,00
    By the bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul, an inspiring story about one woman's quest to find herself after fleeing Afghanistan.

    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.

    One Hundred and Four Horses: A Family Forced to Run. The Horses They Had to Save. An Epic Journey to Freedom.

    R99,00 R205,00
    'A letter is handed to you. In broken English, it tells you that you must now vacate your farm; that this is no longer your home, for it now belongs to the crowd on your doorstep. Then the drums begin to beat.'


    R39,00 R245,00
    From the age of eight Candice Derman locked away her secret and lived two lives. The darkness spread but she learned how to live with it. She grew up never knowing if she would ever be able to love all of herself. She became a normal, not normal child and her secret lay hidden inside her for many years.

    The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Street-wise Cat

    R89,00 R195,00
    The sequel to the bestselling A STREET CAT NAMED BOB continues the remarkable adventures of James and Bob showing - through new stories - how Bob's extraordinary street wisdom has shown James the meaning of friendship, loyalty, trust - and happiness.

    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.

    Going back to say goodbye

    R175,00 R210,00
    Kenneth de Kok describes his childhood in Stilfontein, a small mining town in the Transvaal. Set in the 1950s, the story immerses the reader in a world of bicycle races down dirt roads, kleilat fights, childhood pacts and seaside holidays. A Row of Bluegums is a sensitively written memoir about fathers and sons and, importantly, about growing up.

    The Sum of Our Days

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

    Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie

    R59,00 R195,90
    When journalist Beth Howard's young husband died suddenly, baking was the one things that still made her smile. So Beth hit the road in their old camper van, travelling across America and bringing Pie to those who need it most.

    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.

    Have a Little Faith

    R89,00 R195,00
    The new bestseller from the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie.

    In Shock: How Nearly Dying Made Me a Better Intensive Care Doctor

    At seven months pregnant, intensive care doctor Rana Awdish suffered a catastrophic medical event, haemorrhaging nearly all of her blood volume and losing her unborn first child. From a unique perspective, she sees for the first time the dysfunction of her profession's disconnection from patients and the flaws in her own past practice as a doctor.

    Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

    R99,00 R215,00
    A rhapsodic and beautifully composed memoir from American singer-songwriter legend, Carly Simon.


    R285,00 R330,00
    "My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generations

    Always another country

    R220,00 R260,00
    In her much anticipated memoir, Sisonke Msimang writes about her exile childhood in Zambia and Kenya, young adulthood and college years in North America, and returning to South Africa in the euphoric 1990s.

    Guard a Silver Sixpence: My Yorkshire Family's Secret

    R59,00 R170,00
    A moving family history, and the inspirational story of a woman who finally learned how to put the past behind her.