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Biography & Autobiography - Literary

Biography & Autobiography - Literary

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Air Traffic : A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America

"From the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, his first work of prose: a ... memoir of a family's bonds and a meditation on race, addiction, fatherhood, ambition, and American culture"--
R 246,50 R 290,00

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

The Terrible

'A major literary talent . . . speaks about the power and powerlessness that young women are subject to in a wholly fresh, clear-eyed way . . . you'll find it hard to come away from The Terrible without a stab of recognition in your chest' Stylist

'You may not run away from the thing that you are
because it comes and comes and comes as sure as you breathe.'

This is the story of Yrsa Daley-Ward, and all the things that happened - 'even the Terrible Things (and God, there
R 195,50 R 230,00

Shakespeare's Missing Years

This work adds new and significant information to the puzzle of where Shakespeare was for a significant period of his early life where no records exist. In a wide-ranging presentation, the author presents material drawn from the work and historical details which add to the sum of knowledge available for solving the mystery of the missing years.
R 361,25 R 425,00

Going Solo

As a young man, Roald Dahl's adventures took him from London to East Africa, until the Second World War began and he became a RAF pilot. This title features stories of whizzing through the air in a Tiger Moth Plane, encounters with deadly green mambas and hungry lions, and the terrible crash that led him to storytelling.
R 140,25 R 165,00

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 144,50 R 170,00

In the House of the Interpreter : A Memoir

While Ngugi enjoys scouting trips, chess tournaments and reading about Biggles at the prestigious Alliance School near Nairobi, things are changing at home. He arrives back for his first visit since starting school to find his house razed to the ground and the entire village moved up the road closer to a guard checkpoint.
R 195,50 R 230,00

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

Surprised by Joy

For many years an atheist, C. S. Lewis vividly describes the spiritual quest that convinced him of the truth and reality of Christianity, in his famous autobiography.
R 146,62 R 172,50

Shakespeare

From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.
R 111,56 R 131,25

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 137,06 R 161,25