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    In the Midst of Life: Is There Such a Thing as a Good Death?

    R149,00 R235,00
    The bestselling author of the CALL THE MIDWIFE series returns with a new collection of moving true-life stories from her time as a nurse. Abridged edition.

    Farewell to the East End

    R149,00 R386,21
    The third and final book in the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE trilogy, now a major BBC TV series starring Miranda Hart and Jessica Raine. Abridged edition.

    Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

    R185,00 R205,00
    A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer

    Going back to say goodbye

    R175,00 R220,00
    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.

    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 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

    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.

    65 Years of Friendship

    R245,00 R290,00

    A Child Called It

    R157,00 R185,00
    A harrowing, yet inspiring true story of a young boy's abusive childhood, from internationally bestselling author Dave Pelzer.

    The rhino and the rat

    R132,00 R155,00
    Following on from the success of his first book, The Lion and the Lamb, this second collection of stories from Mike Hardwich is every bit as captivating as the first.

    Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife

    R242,00 R285,00
    The life-changing near-death experience of a respected neurosurgeon.

    Have a Little Faith

    R166,00 R195,00
    The new bestseller from the author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays with Morrie.

    Darling Days: A New York City Childhood

    R166,00 R195,00
    A New York memoir of an unfettered childhood in the Lower East Side of the 1980s

    Lab Girl

    R140,00 R165,00
    A frank, illuminating and incandescent memoir by a trailblazing scientist; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration in work and life; and a book that casts a whole new light on the natural world.

    The Glass Castle

    R157,00 R185,00
    Published to accompany the major motion picture starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson.