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    Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

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

    Yes, My Accent is Real: A Memoir

    R79,00
    A collection of humorous, autobiographical essays from Kunal Nayyar, the actor who plays Raj on CBS' #1 comedy, The Big Bang Theory

    Soldier Spy

    R155,00

    With the End in Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial

    R280,00
    In this unprecedented book, palliative medicine pioneer Dr Kathryn Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and the only certainty we all share: death.

    Always another country

    R220,00
    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.

    The Way I See it: Rants, Revelations and Rules for Life

    R20,00 R744,91
    Alan Sugar is back, and this time he's taking on the world in this entertaining, opinionated and funny new book.

    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.

    Twelve Years a Slave: A True Story

    R69,00 R70,00
    The shocking first-hand account of one man's remarkable fight for freedom; now an award-winning motion picture.

    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

    Finding My Virginity - The New Autobiography Sir Richard Branson

    R290,00
    Global business icon Richard Branson has written many books, but none have been more popular than his first memoir, 1998’s Losing My Virginity. Now he’s finally publishing his second volume of memoirs, covering all of his fascinating ups and downs of the past two decades.

    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"

    After Cleo, Came Jonah: They Don't Always Come When Called

    R69,00 R135,00
    The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the bestseller Cleo, Helen Brown's frank and often funny account of a power struggle between a mother, her daughter and the insane family cat (previously entitled Cats & Daughters).