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    When Breath Becomes Air

    R175,00 R195,00
    At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor, the next he was a patient struggling to live. In this book, he offers a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient.

    The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Street-wise Cat

    R89,00 R195,00
    The sequel to the bestselling A STREET CAT NAMED BOB continues the remarkable adventures of James and Bob showing - through new stories - how Bob's extraordinary street wisdom has shown James the meaning of friendship, loyalty, trust - and happiness.

    Yes, My Accent is Real: A Memoir

    R79,00 R435,55
    A collection of humorous, autobiographical essays from Kunal Nayyar, the actor who plays Raj on CBS' #1 comedy, The Big Bang Theory

    The Penguin Lessons

    R155,00 R175,00
    Set against Argentina's turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan Salvador the penguin, rescued by Tom from an oil slick in Uruguay just days before a new term.

    Soldier Spy

    R155,00

    Eggs to lay, chickens to hatch

    R79,00 R210,00
    Agnes, the Van WyksÆ Zulu housekeeper, had a special friendship with young Chris in the late sixties to early seventies. He would defend her whenever she came to work with a hangover on a Monday morning and made a mess of the cleaning. In turn, Agnes never told on Chris when he played truant from school.

    Brave

    R285,00 R330,00
    "My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generations

    Battlefields of gold

    R39,00 R250,00
    This is the story of 25 tumultuous years in the life of Gold fields, one of the world's great mining companies. If it is true that 'Big business' is the last adventure frontier, then mining for gold has to be the most adventurous, dangerous and unpredictable business pursuit of them all.

    Always another country

    R220,00 R260,00
    In her much anticipated memoir, Sisonke Msimang writes about her exile childhood in Zambia and Kenya, young adulthood and college years in North America, and returning to South Africa in the euphoric 1990s.

    In Shock: How Nearly Dying Made Me a Better Intensive Care Doctor

    R270,00
    At seven months pregnant, intensive care doctor Rana Awdish suffered a catastrophic medical event, haemorrhaging nearly all of her blood volume and losing her unborn first child. From a unique perspective, she sees for the first time the dysfunction of her profession's disconnection from patients and the flaws in her own past practice as a doctor.

    Close Encounters of the Furred Kind

    R59,00 R195,00
    The latest installment of hilarious moggy mischief from Tom Cox and his four cats: The Bear, Ralph, Shipley and Roscoe.

    65 Years of Friendship

    R245,00 R290,00

    Blood Will out

    R49,00 R215,00
    An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer.

    Boo!: The Underdog With a Heart of Gold

    R59,00 R120,00
    The uplifting true story of Boo, the underdog who touches the lives and hearts of everyone he meets

    Finding My Virginity - The New Autobiography Sir Richard Branson

    R290,00
    Global business icon Richard Branson has written many books, but none have been more popular than his first memoir, 1998’s Losing My Virginity. Now he’s finally publishing his second volume of memoirs, covering all of his fascinating ups and downs of the past two decades.