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    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.

    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.

    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.'

    Indescribable

    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.

    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.

    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.

    When Breath Becomes Air

    R175,00 R205,00
    At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor, the next he was a patient struggling to live. In this book, he offers a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient.

    The Sum of Our Days

    R59,00
    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.

    The Last Rhinos

    R99,00 R180,00
    Another extraordinary story of life on a South African game reserve from the authors of The Elephant Whisperer.

    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.

    Boo!: The Underdog With a Heart of Gold

    R59,00 R120,00
    The uplifting true story of Boo, the underdog who touches the lives and hearts of everyone he meets

    65 Years of Friendship

    R245,00

    Letters to My Daughter: Robert Menzies, Letters, 1955-1975

    R39,00
    Robert Menzies remains a towering figure in our political and cultural history. This collection of letters written to his only daughter, Heather, is brimful of warmth, love and humour, and provides a fascinating insight into one of our most influential Australians. 'As prime minister, Menzies strode the stage like a colossus ...here he is affectionate paterfamilias, supportive sibling, benevolent uncle.' Sydney Morning Herald 'Menzies was a very accomplished writer and the combination of geniality and acerbity is winning.' The Age 'The letters reveal an articulate and sensitive man who took great care in expressing himself through words. Letters not only provides a deeply personal study into Australia's most successful politician, but opens a window onto a world of politics - indeed a way of life - that no longer exists.' Herald Sun"