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    Flame in the snow

    R149,00 R360,00
    In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, thirty-year-old Afrikaans poet Ingrid Jonker thanks Andre Brink, a young novelist of twenty-eight, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than two hundred letters that followed this telegram, one of South African literatureÆs most famous love affairs unfolds.

    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

    Blind date at a funeral

    R39,00 R200,00
    Blind date at a funeral is a collection of coming-of-age stories by bestselling author Trevor Romain, which he recorded in journals, notebooks and on beer-stained bar napkins over the years and is retelling now.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    AB

    R289,00 R350,00
    AB de Villiers is sonder twyfel een van die beste kolwers wat krieket nog ooit opgelewer het, maar sy prestasies strek veel verder as sy ongelooflike arsenaal dryf-, trek-, skep-, kap- en veeghoue.

    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 û first-hand accounts of sightings, scrapes and encounters in one of AfricaÆs greatest National Parks.

    Random kak 2

    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.

    Writing what we like: A new generation speaks

    R175,00 R210,00
    From the serious to the lighthearted, this book presents a snapshot of what smart young South Africans think about living in South Africa today. From black tax, lobola and whitesplaining, all the way to hip hop and kinky sex, it is provocative, fearlessly honest, and often very funny.

    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.

    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.

    Se weer?

    R20,00 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?