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Biography & Autobiography - Royalty

Biography & Autobiography - Royalty

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Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty

Phoebe Hoban's definitive biography of the renowned American painter Alice Neel tells the unforgettable story of an artist whose life spanned the twentieth century, from women's suffrage through the Depression, McCarthyism, the civil rights movement, the sexual revolution, and feminism. Throughout her life and work, Neel constantly challenged convention, ultimately gaining an enduring place in the canon. Alice Neel's stated goal was to "capture the zeitgeist." Born into a proper Victorian fam
R 501,50

A Nurse's Story : My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis

A rare and remarkable look into the NHS frontlines against Covid-19 from a nurse who's seen more than she ever bargained for . . .
R 220,00

Analogia : The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines

How did we end up in a world where humans coexist with technologies we can no longer fully control or understand? George Dyson plots an unexpected course through the past 300 years to reveal the hidden connections that underpin our digital age, ending with a premonition of what lies ahead. From an eighteenth-century Russian voyage across the North Pacific, to the mirror signals that heralded the age of digital telecommunications and the invention of the vacuum tube, Analogia interweaves hist
R 595,00

A Delayed Life : The true story of the Librarian of Auschwitz

From her earliest memories and childhood friendships in Prague before the war, to the Nazi-occupation that saw her and her family sent to the Jewish ghetto at Terezin, to the unimaginable fear and bravery of her imprisonment in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, and life after liberation.
R 204,00 R 240,00

An Elephant in My Kitchen : What the herd taught me about love, courage and survival

A powerful, moving sequel to the bestselling The Elephant Whisperer that tells the story of one woman's fight to protect a herd of elephants.
R 195,50 R 230,00

Alexander Graham Bell : The Spirit of Innovation

The world of communications was forever changed by his invention of the telephone, but that's not all Alexander Graham Bell put his mind to
R 255,00 R 300,00

A Mother's Reckoning : Living in the aftermath of the Columbine tragedy

On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course of minutes, they would kill twelve students and a teacher and wound many others before taking their own lives. In this book, Dylan's mother chronicles her journey as a mother trying to come to terms with the incomprehensible.
R 240,00

American Sniper [movie Tie-In Edition] : The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

Includes bonus material (p. [433]-466): Behind the making of the American sniper film: Something other than work / Taya Kyle -- From the depth of grief, a legend / Jason Hall.
R 153,00 R 180,00

A hustlers bible

Ten years ago, in 2003, Gayton McKenzie was released from maximum-security prison in Bloemfontein after a long jail term.
R 170,00 R 200,00

Africa's greatest entrepreneurs

Who are the real power brokers in Africa? Who are the dynamic entrepreneurs making things happen on the continent? How did they do it and what are their personal stories?
R 255,00 R 300,00

A Man without a Country

Comic riffs and diatribes on the America of G.W. Bush from the author of Slaughterhouse 5
R 199,75 R 235,00