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    Saving chimpanzees

    R69,00
    Genetically, the chimpanzee is humankind's closest relative in the animal kingdom. Yet in recent times humans have shown scant regard for the welfare of their intelligent cousin.

    Robbie and Gary: It's Complicated - the Unauthorised Biography

    R30,00
    An authoritative biography charting the extraordinary relationship of pop's two megastars.

    Lucky

    R89,00
    In his wonderful autobiography, Professor Green, aka Stephen Manderson, reflects on his life so far and how his upbringing shaped the person and musician he is today. Accompanied by an exclusive free Mix Tape app this is a rare insight into one of the most exciting and controversial musicians working in music today.

    The World According to Joan

    R49,00
    'I've always been extremely frank, perhaps too much so. Often friends say to me sarcastically, ''Oh, why don't you say what you mean, Joanie!'' Well I'm afraid I usually do, which is why I have been called opinionated, stubborn, obdurate, headstrong, prejudiced and pilitically incorrect. Maybe I am ...' Wityy, clever and beautiful, Joan Collins, OBE, possesses a singulare start quality that has come to define what it means to be living legend. In The World According to Joan, she shares her life experience with her trademark humour and wisdom. From manners to men, via fashion and family, as well as ageing and marriage, Joan Collins takes on subjects close to everyone's heart. Her views are sharp, timely and often hilarious, whether ripping apart the eating habits of modern Britons or extolling the virtues of good old-fashioned, masculine men.

    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.

    Kyk my in die oδ

    R49,00
    Kyk my in die oe is die eerste in sy soort in Afrikaans. 'n Reguit en insiggewende storie van een mens se pad met bipolere gemoedstoornis. Die verhaal speel af teen die agtergrond van 'n besige nuuskantoor waar Elsabe as joernalis werk, onder andere tydens die moord op Marike de Klerk.

    My Brief History

    R99,00
    Recounts author's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. This book deals wiht the challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of motor neurone disease aged twenty-one.

    The Puppy Express: On the Road with 25 Rescue Dogs... What Could Go Wrong?

    R59,00
    A classic American road-trip ... with twenty-five rescue dogs.

    Shadows Of The Workhouse

    R69,00
    When Jennifer Worth became a midwife in the 1950s, she joined an East End where many lives were touched by the shadow of the workhouse. For, although the institutions were officially abolished in 1930, in relaity many did not close until several decades later. In her follow-up to her bestselling Call the Mdwife, Jennifer Worth tells the true stories of the people she met. There's Peggy and Frank, who were seperated in the workhouse when their parents died - until Frank's strength and determination enabled him to make a home for his sister. Jane was a bright, lively child, whose spirit was broken by cruely, until she found kindness and love later in life. Then there is the matchmaking nun, Sister Julienne, and Sister Monica Joan, who ends up in the High Court...

    Roberto Mancini: A Footballing Life: the Full Story

    R49,00 R270,00
    From the author of the bestselling Messi and Ronaldo, a revealing and enjoyable biography of the Manchester City manager.

    My Son, My Son: How One Generation Hurts the Next

    R59,00
    What do you do when your wife abducts your children? This title is a provocative journey through complex and controversial territory: child murder, tsunami, international conventions, hatred, cultures at war. It goes to the heart of relations between parents and children, men and women, and between races - to the heart of what it is to be alive.

    Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

    R69,00
    Though more than half a century has passed since cold-blooded killers. Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, were apprehended, the chilling details of the Moors murders are as intriguing as ever. Unearth the honor of their crimes in this fascinating account, packed with haunting photographs and harrowing detail that will linger in the mind of the reader long after the last page.

    Charlize: Ek leef my droom

    R49,00
    In hierdie oorsigtelike huldeblyk aan 'n merkwaardige vrou ontleed Chris Karsten die geheim van haar vordering van Æn plot op Putfontein tot die panteon van sterre. Dat Charlize Theron beeldskoon is, het gehelp. Maar iets besonders is in haar raakgesien.

    Girl, Interrupted

    R89,00
    In 1967, 18-year-old Susanna Kaysen was sent to McLean Hospital to be treated for depression and spent most of the next two years there. In this, her memoir of her time there, she questions our definitions of sane and insane, and offers vivid portraits of her fellow patients and their keepers.

    Sour grapes

    R29,00
    Sour Grapes cuts through the South African wine industry to uncork its vinous myths, revealing the veritas in the Cape vino.