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Biography & Autobiography - Science, Technology & Medicine

Biography & Autobiography - Science, Technology & Medicine

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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

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

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 182,75 R 215,00

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 246,50 R 290,00

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

Immunity: How Elie Metchnikoff Changed the Course of Modern Medicine

Around Christmas of 1882, while peering through a microscope at starfish larvae in which he had inserted tiny thorns, Russian zoologist Elie Metchnikoff had a brilliant insight: what if the mobile cells he saw gathering around the thorns were nothing but a healing force in action? Metchnikoff's daring theory of immunitythat voracious cells he called phagocytes formed the first line of defense against invading bacteriawould eventually earn the scientist a Nobel Prize, shared with his archrival, a
R 586,50 R 690,00

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

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

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

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

Adventures In The Screen Trade : A Personal View of Hollywood

From the writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", "All the President's Men" and "Marathon Man", Oscar-winning screen writer William Goldman presents his memories and views of movie-making, and of acting greats such as Redford, Olivier, Newman and Hoffman.
R 263,50 R 310,00