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    Flame in the snow

    R280,00 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

    Not without a fight

    R325,00 R380,00
    Helen ZilleÆs long-awaited autobiography is one of the most fascinating political stories of our time. Zille takes the reader back to her humble family origins, her struggle with anorexia as a young woman, her early career as a journalist for the Rand Daily Mail, and her involvement with the End Conscription Campaign and the Black Sash.

    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.

    The code

    R125,00 R145,00
    Sometimes all you need to turn hope into action is to write your promises down and say them out loudùto make a promise to no one but yourself. This book is about many thingsùfaith, courage, creativity, determinationùbut above all itÆs about the promises we make to ourselves about the future.

    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.

    Caspar Lee

    R215,00 R250,00

    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.

    Boos en Bisar

    R29,00 R207,50
    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Wat die hart van vol is

    R195,00 R230,00
    Met erfeniskos wat deesdae internasionaal hoogmode is, staan een kok uit: Peter Veldsman. As enigste kind op 'n plaas in die Klein-Karoo het Peter 'n fyn waarnemingsvermoe en goddelose sin vir humor ontwikkel. Die resultaat is eindeloos vermaaklike stories oor die kos en mense in sy lewe.

    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.