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Biography & Autobiography - Literary

Biography & Autobiography - Literary

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's enduring importance and relevance
R 340,00 R 400,00

Patrick Melrose Volume 2 : Mother's Milk and At Last

Patrick Melrose is now a husband and father, but his family's dark past still stalks his present and threatens his hope for the future.
R 178,50 R 210,00

Goodbye Christopher Robin : A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh

Adapted from the Whitbread-Prize-winning biography of A. A. Milne and the tie-in to a major film.
R 161,50 R 190,00

Om Hennie Aucamp te onthou

Die geliefde en gevierde kortverhaalskrywer Hennie Aucamp is op 21 Maart 2014, slegs twee maande na sy 80ste verjaardag oorlede. In hierdie herinneringsboek word verskillende fasette van sy lewe deur familie, vriende en medeskrywers belig.
R 153,00 R 180,00

Richard Rive : A partial biography

Richard Moore Rive (1930-1989) was a writer, scholar, literary critic and college teacher in Cape Town, South Africa. He is best known for his short stories written in the late 1950s and for his second novel, `Buckingham Palace', District Six, in which he depicted the well known cosmopolitan area of District Six, where he grew up.
R 271,15 R 319,00

Confessions of an English Opium-eater

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD MARKSOnce upon a time, opium (the main ingredient of heroin) was easily available over the chemist's counter. The secret of happiness, about which philosophers have disputed for so many ages, could be bought for a penny, and carried in the waistcoat pocket: portable ecstasies could be corked up in a pint bottle.
R 170,00

Bury Me at the Marketplace : Es'kia Mphahlele and Company. Letters 1943-2006

When Chabani Manganyi published the first edition of selected letters twenty-five years ago as a companion volume to Exiles and Homecomings: A Biography of Es'kia Mphahlele, the idea of Mphahlele's death was remote and poetic.
R 297,50 R 350,00

The world and the cattle

The autobiography by A S Mopeli-Paulus, author of the best-selling Blanket Boy's Moon and of its equally prestigious follow-up, Turn to the Dark. Although substantial excerpts were published in Drum magazine at the time of composition in the mid-1950s, this is the first appearance of the complete text.
R 161,50 R 190,00

Bessie Head : Thunder Behind Her Ears Her Life and Writing

In July 2007, the acclaimed writer Bessie Head would have turned 70 years old. Her friends, colleagues andliterary critics honoured her with a series of conferences, new books and theses and the founding of a permanent Bessie Head Heritage Trust to guarantee the future of her house and literary papers.
R 70,55 R 83,00

Gather Together In My Name

The second title in Maya Angelou's bestselling autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with the publication of her new book
R 204,00 R 240,00

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography
R 182,75 R 215,00