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    Transit to heaven

    R125,00
    A devout, educated and faithful Muslim, Salma Said Ali testifies to a series of revelations and wonders she witnessed that introduced Jesus Christ to her life. Transit to Heaven is the fascinating account of SalmaÆs journey to Christianity and offers insight into the life of a Muslim woman honestly seeking God.

    Met 'n diepe verlange

    R29,00
    Catherine Willemse se diepe verlange was om vir die wat na haar kom 'n geskiedenis na te laat. Sy is gebore uit die derde geslag vrygemaakte slawe.

    East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    R150,00
    A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history

    A citizenÆs guide to crime trends in South Africa

    R160,00
    A CitizenÆs Guide to Crime Trends in South Africa provides a basis on which to understand the crime statistics in a manner that is accessible to the general public. Each chapter challenges a set of oft-repeated assumptions about how bad crime is, where it occurs, and who its victims are.

    The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider's View

    R225,00
    From his early start as a passionate pro-labour and anti-apartheid campaigner in Britain in the 1960s, to championing and defending the rights of workers in South Africa for the last 30 years, Patrick Craven first served as the editor of Cosatu’s magazine, then rose through the ranks of the Congress to become National Spokesperson. Craven has become the go-to person for labour-related commentary. In this, Craven’s first book, we are given insight into one of the most tumultuous times for trade unions in post-apartheid South Africa. Beginning with the run-up to Cosatu’s 11th National Congress in 2012, to the expulsion from Cosatu of both Numsa (the National Union of Metalworkers of SA) in 2014, and its own General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in 2015, Craven tracks events as they unfolded. Drawing strongly on personal recollections, media interpretations and official documents, Craven exposes the breakdown of the tripartite alliance – and the implications of this for South Africa’s labour movement and the country as a whole.

    Jantsen's Gift: A True Story of Grief, Rescue, and Grace

    R89,00
    The moving and inspirational story of one woman's struggle to recover from personal tragedy, and, in the process, travel to the far corners of the world to discover her true purpose in life.

    Degas' dust

    R250,00
    The enthralling tale of charismatic South African businessman, theatre owner, art collector and chopper pilot Carnie Matisonn, whose questáto rescue an Edgar Degas portrait of his great uncle takes himáinto the murky worlds of Apartheid sanctions-busting, Mossad agents, international art dealers and Nazi hunters.

    Tree Shaker: The Story of Nelson Mandela

    R59,00
    A moving biography of one of the world's most inspiring leaders

    Kung Fu Trip

    R29,00
    Benjamin Zephaniah reveals all, in his own inimitable style, about his memorable experiences in China and also all about his love of kung fu

    Roughing it: 1820 Settlers in Their Own Words

    R255,00
    Did you know the term "roughing it" comes from the 1820 settlers' tent village at Algoa Bay? Or that her new home "the most miserable country mentioned in the world?" This is the story of the 1820 settlers dramatic first three years in their own words - letters, journals and diaries tell of dangerous voyages and the establishment of farms in a harsh environment. a compelling narrative that moved.

    Billie Piper: A Biography

    R39,00
    Summer 1998: Billie, aged fifteen, explodes on to the celebrity scene as the youngest artist ever to debut at number one. From her failed marriage to Chris Evans to her hugely successful switch to acting, Billie has experienced a hell of a lot in her blistering career. This is the biography of Billie Piper, an acclaimed actress.

    The Bookseller of Kabul

    R79,00
    This volume offers an intimate portrait of Afghani people.

    Grace Under Pressure: Going the Distance as an Asperger's Mum

    R89,00
    Based on the success of her popular and moving blog, 'Grace Under Pressure' (www.courage-is.blogspot.com), Sophie Walker writes brilliantly about the highs and lows of parenting a child with Aspergers and how she took up running to help her cope.

    Martin Amis: The Biography

    R79,00
    The first biography of one of contemporary British literature's most gifted and controversial authors.

    Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie

    R59,00
    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.