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    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.

    Conversations with Myself

    R149,00 R290,00
    Nelson Mandela's book Conversations With Myself is an unprecedented and official portrait of one of the great leaders of our time, with a foreword by President Barack Obama

    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.

    Jacques Kallis and 12 Other Great South African All-Rounders

    R39,00 R250,00
    South Africa has produced more great all-rounders than any other country. Jimmy Sinclair was the first to score a century and take six wickets in an innings in the same Test; Aubrey Faulkner is still the only man with a Test batting average over 40 and a bowling average under 30.

    Random Kak 2: Living, Loving, Learning and Laughing in South Africa

    R69,00 R180,00
    The hugely popular Trevor Romain is back with more random memories about growing up in South Africa in the 70s and 80s.

    Koos Meyer: Lag-lag 'n legende

    R39,00 R210,00
    Koos Meyer is 'n legende. Op laerskool reeds was hy 'n entrepreneur met die aardigste geldmaakplanne. As nie-studerende student op Stellenbosch het hy roem verwerf as poetsbakker en kansvatter.

    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.

    David Kramer

    R69,00 R245,00
    David Kramer se bekendheid strek wyer as die Karoovlaktes. Sy weghol-treffers en oorrompelende glimlag in die Volkswagen-advertensies het in die 1980's 'n huishoudelike naam van hom gemaak.

    As die stroom jou vat

    R49,00 R207,50
    Na haar pa se selfmoord beloof Jeanne Els haarself dat sy nooit so iets sal doen nie. Jare later word sy self deur die stroom meegesleur. Sy sluk 'n oordosis voorgeskrewe pille terwyl haar kinders elders in die huis doenig is en haar man Carte Blanche kyk...

    Se weer?

    R39,00 R167,50
    Hoe sal ons 2011 onthou? Wat het Julius Malema en Steve Hofmeyr nou weer kwytgeraak? En wat het mense te se gehad oor Kate en William se troue, wat nog te se van Zuma se jongste bruid?

    Tietiesbaaikos

    R39,00 R227,50
    Daar op Tietiesbaai, duskant Paternoster, het die storieman Pieter Pieterse sy karavaantjie, "Die Spookhuis", tussen die rotse staangemaak, sy tikmasjientjie "Toktokliefling", nadergetrek, en die stories vertel van Tietiesbaai en sy mense.

    'n Vurk in die pad

    R59,00 R490,00
    Hierdie memoir is, soos Andre Brink dit self stel, 'n reaksie op "'n behoefte … om nader te kyk na party gebeurtenisse in my lewe wat ek nog nie genoegsaam ondersoek het nie; baie dinge wat ek nog nie verstaan nie; baie wat my seergemaak of verras of vreugde veroorsaak het…"

    101 Kruger tales

    R240,00 R280,00
    This is a collection of 101 jaw-dropping stories, as told by the very people who experienced them – first-hand accounts of sightings, scrapes and encounters in one of Africa’s greatest National Parks.

    J M Coetzee: 'n Geskryfde lewe

    R49,00 R325,00
    Al is die Nobelpryswenner J.M. Coetzee wereldwyd as romanskrywer en letterkundige bekend, was daar nog geen omvattende biografie oor hom nie.

    Mandela

    R19,00 R120,00
    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, seun van 'n hoofman, is gebore in die Transkei, en was van die begin af bestem vir grootheid. Tog was sy pad gesaai met struikelblokke en is hy weggeskeur van sy geliefdes.