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Biography & Autobiography - Science, Technology & Medicine

Biography & Autobiography - Science, Technology & Medicine

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way : Discover the 1960s trend for buying land on a Greek island and building a house. How hard could it be...?

The superb classic memoir from a dazzlingly eccentric and endlessly fascinating author and her time spent on the glorious island of Skiathos 'A happy, hilarious book' Daily Express
R 204,00 R 240,00

A Song For You : My Life with Whitney Houston

After decades of speculation, Robyn Crawford, a close friend and confidante of Whitney Houston, tells her side of the story.
R 290,00

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 Claxton Diary : Further Field Notes from a Small Planet

Another beautiful, revelatory country diary from one of the best nature writers in Britain. 'If you've never read Mark Cocker, then you must.
R 240,00

A Writer of Our Time : The Life and Work of John Berger

The first intellectual biography of the life and work of John Berger
R 385,00

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

A Song For You : My Life with Whitney Houston

Since Houston's death in 2012 Crawford has stayed out of the limelight and held the great joys, wild adventures, and hard truths of her life with the artist close to her heart. Crawford breaks her silence to share the moving and often complicated story of her life and relationship with the singer and actress.
R 429,25 R 505,00

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

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

Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat and Musicophilia.
R 230,00

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 225,25 R 265,00