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    How Can Man Die Better: The Life of Robert Sobukwe

    R284,00
    On 21 March 1960, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe led a mass defiance of South Africa's pass laws. He urged blacks to go to the nearest police station and demand arrest. Police opened fire on a peaceful crowd in the township of Sharpeville, and killed 68 people.

    The Mammoth Book of The Rolling Stones: An Anthology of the Best Writing About the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World

    R89,00 R160,00
    A bumper commemoration of the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones' signing in 1963.

    Guard a Silver Sixpence: My Yorkshire Family's Secret

    R59,00 R180,00
    A moving family history, and the inspirational story of a woman who finally learned how to put the past behind her.

    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.

    Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek (A Memoir)

    R49,00 R180,00
    Stuck at the bottom of the social ladder at 'pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren't paid to be here,' the author decided to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950s popularity guide, written by former teen model Betty Cornell. This book tells her story.

    Mandela: The Authorised Biography

    R89,00 R240,00
    Widely considered to be the most important biography of Nelson Mandela, Antony Sampson's remarkable book has been updated with an afterword by acclaimed South African journalist, John Battersby.

    Chronicles: v. 1

    R79,00 R220,00
    The first volume in a series of memoirs by an influential musician and songwriter.

    Balotelli: The Remarkable Story Behind the Sensational Headlines

    R89,00 R195,00
    Bestselling football biographer Luca Caioli tackles his latest subject, controversial Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.

    David Kramer

    R69,00 R245,00
    With his chart-topping hits and legendary part in the Volkswagen advertisements, David Kramer became a household name in the 1980s.

    My Story

    R89,00 R532,60
    As the only player ever to have scored in a FA cup final, a league cup final, and a champion's league final, Steven Gerrard is an inspiration to fans and footballers alike. After joining his beloved Liverpool at the age of eight, he spent the next 28 years, and over 700 games, devoted to this one club. This book deals with his life and work.

    Heat: Extreme Adventures at the Highest Temperatures on Earth

    R185,00 R190,00
    Britain's most famous adventurer and bestselling author Ranulph Fiennes' book on extreme heat

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

    R49,00 R413,64
    As Australia's longest-serving prime minister and the founder of the Liberal Party, Sir Robert Menzies is a towering figure in our political and cultural history. Letters to My Daughter is a collection of letters written by Menzies to his only daughter, Heather, throughout the fifties, sixties and seventies.

    From whiskey to water

    R190,00 R240,00
    From Whiskey to Water is the no-holds-barred memoir by one of South Africa’s most loved radio talk show hosts, Sam Cowen. Having kept her alcohol addiction well away from the public eye for over 14 years, in this tell-all tale, Sam finds the courage to talk about her struggle with her addiction to whiskey and food.

    The relatively public life of Jules Browde

    R205,00 R240,00
    The Relatively Public Life of Jules Browde turns the conventions of a biography inside out. It is more than the portrait of an unusual South African life, it is the moving tale of a complex and tender relationship between grandfather and grandson, and an exploration of how we are made and unmade in the stories we tell about our lives.

    Man Up!: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence

    R129,00 R401,18
    A hilarious book of comedic essays from one of the stars of US shows Chelsea Lately and After Lately.

    A Home for Zephany: The Story of a Girl Who Was Abducted at Birth and Discovered

    R120,00
    It is April 1997, a Monday. A young mother gives birth to a girl in Cape Town's Groote Schuur Hospital. On the Wednesday, 48 hours later, the mother's life is turned upside down when it is discovered that her baby has been stolen.