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    Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

    R149,00 R215,00
    The extraordinary life story of the man described as 'the world's greatest living explorer' by the Guinness Book of Records

    Switched at birth

    R190,00 R220,00
    In 1990 two South African mothers were faced with an impossible choice. Should they surrender the child they had lovingly raised in order to get back the baby they had given birth to? Megs Clinton-Parker and Sandy Dawkins chose nurture over nature, simply unable to give up their two-year-old sons who were switched at birth at an East Rand hospital.

    Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's

    R220,00 R260,00

    William Shakespeare: His Life and Work

    R139,00 R185,00
    Anthony Holden's magisterial biography of William Shakespeare, reissued to celebrate the four-hundredth anniversary of the Bard's death.

    Going back to say goodbye

    R175,00 R210,00
    Kenneth de Kok describes his childhood in Stilfontein, a small mining town in the Transvaal. Set in the 1950s, the story immerses the reader in a world of bicycle races down dirt roads, kleilat fights, childhood pacts and seaside holidays. A Row of Bluegums is a sensitively written memoir about fathers and sons and, importantly, about growing up.

    Nobody's business

    R155,00 R225,00
    In 2003, Thabo Jijana's father was gunned down in a scrap between rival taxi associations who had been forced to operate from a single rank.

    Leaving Before the Rains Come

    R175,00 R205,00
    In her twenties the author embarked on a new journey, into a long, tempestuous marriage to Charlie Ross, the love of her life. In this memoir, she charts their twenty years together, from the brutal beauty of the Zambezi to the mountains of Wyoming - the new adventures, the unexplored paths, the insurmountable obstacles... and more.

    Born a Crime: And Other Stories

    R240,00 R285,00

    A Lion Called Christian

    R175,00 R205,00
    In 2008, a YouTube clip became an internet phenomenon. It showed the emotional reunion of two young men and their pet lion, Christian, after they had left him in Africa to be introduced into his rightful home in the wild. This title tells their story, accompanied by photographs.

    8115

    R175,00 R210,00
    Using this unassuming house as the setting, 8115: A Prisoner's Home collects some of Kumalo's most historically important and beautiful images of the Mandela family and their home, giving us a unique insight into the life of the family who would have a profound effect on South Africa's political landscape.

    Love Without Limits: A Remarkable Story of True Love Conquering All

    R165,00 R184,95
    Remarkable story of true love conquering all

    The John Lennon Letters

    R129,00 R275,00
    The first-ever collection of the letters of John Lennon, now available in paperback.

    The Gonzo Papers Anthology

    R199,00 R409,96
    The Great Shark Hunt, Generation of Swine and Songs of the Doomed published for the first time in a single volume

    All I Know Now: Wonderings and Reflections on Growing Up Gracefully

    R139,00 R290,00
    The essential guide to navigating 'the Teen Age' by YouTube star Carrie Hope Fletcher