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Biography & Autobiography - Science, Technology & Medicine

Biography & Autobiography - Science, Technology & Medicine

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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 195,50 R 230,00

A Game of Two Halves : Famous Football Fans Meet Their Heroes

An anthology pairing the biggest names in football with their celebrity fans for a series of revelatory interviews, with forewords by Raheem Sterling and Gary Lineker, to raise funds for refugees.
R 352,75 R 415,00

A History of the World in 21 Women : A Personal Selection

The inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world - rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names
R 156,19 R 183,75

Unnatural Causes : 'An absolutely brilliant book. I really recommend it, I don't often say that' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2

Thoughtful, revealing, chilling and always unputdownable, Unnatural Causes is the true crime book of the year. If you liked This is Going to Hurt, War Doctor and All That Remains you'll love this. 'One of the most fascinating books I have read in a long time. Engrossing, a haunting page-turner. A book I could not put down' The Times __________ Meet the forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd. A detective in his own right, he must solve the mystery of sudden and unexplained deaths. He has
R 178,50 R 210,00

Tell Me the Planets : Stories of Brain Injury and What It Means to Survive

What if you remembered things that never happened?
Or you forgot everything every few seconds?
Or one side of your body stopped working?

In Tell Me the Planets Ben Platts-Mills explores the fractured lives of survivors of brain injury, providing an extraordinary glimpse into their daily struggles to lead normal lives. With empathy and insight, he describes their efforts to understand what has happened to them, avoid homelessness, help others worse off than themselves and make ri
R 195,50 R 230,00

Patient H69

Imagine how it would feel to one day wake up and find your vision descending swiftly into darkness. Your fingertips are turning numb, and, as the world closes in around you, you realise there is nothing you can do to stop it. This is what happened to Vanessa Potter.

In the space of 72 hours, Vanessa went from juggling a high-flying career as a producer and caring for her two small children to being completely blind, unable to walk, and with her sense of touch completely gone.

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R 191,25 R 225,00

My Brief History

'His clarity, wit and determination are evident, his understand and good humour moving' New ScientistMy Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity.
R 178,50 R 210,00

Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time

A Sunday Times Best Book of the Year and a BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick - the remarkable story of the extraordinary woman who defied her times by living as a man
R 184,88 R 217,50

We Are All Stardust : scientists who shaped our world talk about their work, their lives, and what they still want to know

Offers a collection of intimate conversations with 19 of the world's best-known scientists. This book reveal what they still hope to discover-and how their paradigm-changing work entwines with their lives outside the lab.
R 212,50 R 250,00

An Appetite For Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists, Richard Dawkins was bound to have biology in his genes.
R 195,50 R 230,00

Food for Africa : The life and work of a scientist in GM crops

She has addressed the world's leaders at the UN. She has sat in the hot seat at the World Economic Forum in Davos persuading economists that genetically modified food is the answer to food security in Africa. She has faced vitriolic activists on television and explained the facts and fallacies of genetic engineering.
R 277,95 R 327,00

Giants of the Desert : The Elephants of the Namib and the World They Live in

The Kaokoveld, one of the world's most forbidding wastes, is host to an assortment of animals that have found ways of surviving in this hostile environment. Here giraffes go entirely without water and rhinos climb towering mountains in search of that scarce resource.
R 212,50 R 250,00