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.
Barbaarse misdade is deel van die Suid-Afrikaanse werklikheid, en hier is tien bondige en spannende oorvertellings van sommige van die verfoeilikste gebeure nog, dikwels met 'n grieselrige en onheilspellende kinkel.
Bear Grylls is a man who has always sought the ultimate in adventure. As a teenager he found identity and purpose through both mountaineering and martial arts, which led the young adventurer to the foothills of the mighty Himalaya and a grandmaster's karate training camp in Japan. This title presents his portrait.
Tells the story from Africa's greatest living conservationist. This book covers a typical day for the author that involves rescuing baby elephants from poachers; finding homes for orphan elephants, all the while campaigning the ever-present threat of poaching for the ivory trade.
Shrouded in secrecy due to their covert work, the legendary Recces have fascinated South Africans for years. Now one of them - Koos Stadler - has written a tell-all book about their missions during the Border War.
James Frey wakes up on a plane, with no memory of the preceding two weeks. He has abused alcohol drugs for a decade - and he is aged only 23. His family takes him to a rehabilitation centre. And James Frey starts his perilous journey back to the world of the drug and alcohol-free living.