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Diaries, Letters & Journals

Diaries, Letters & Journals

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In My Mind's Eye : A Thought Diary

'I have never before in my life kept a diary of my thoughts, and here at the start of my ninth decade, having for the moment nothing much else to write, I am having a go at it. Good luck to me.'

So begins this extraordinary book, a collection of diary pieces that Jan Morris wrote for the Financial Times over the course of 2017.

A former soldier and journalist, and one of the great chroniclers of the world for over half a century, she writes here in her characteristically intima
R 174,25 R 205,00

Bloedbande

Hul paaie kruis – vir werk en plesier. Willa weet sy beweeg op gevaarlike terrein, maar sy moet darem genoeg stories bymekaarmaak om eendag haar kleindogter te vermaak.
R 240,00 R 300,00

Conversations with myself

Nelson Mandela is still widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Here, after a lifetime of putting pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, he opens his personal archive, which offers an unprecedented insight into his remarkable life.
R 161,50 R 190,00

Ingrid Jonker

Ingrid Jonker, begaafde jong digter, loop op 19 Julie 1965 die see in by Drieankerbaai en verdrink. Sy laat haar familie en vriende agter met meer vrae as antwoorde. Gedurende die afgelope 50 jaar het sy ’n ikoon van die Afrikaanse en Suid-Afrikaanse letterkunde geword.
R 255,00 R 300,00

Churchill & Smuts : Die vriendskap

Die eiesoortige vriendskap tussen Winston Churchill en Jan Smuts is ’n studie in kontraste. In hul jeug het hulle uiteenlopende werelde bewoon: Churchill was die weerbarstige en energieke jong aristokraat; Smuts die asketiese, filosofiese Kaapse plaasseun, wat later aan Cambridge sou gaan studeer.
R 221,00 R 260,00

Churchill & Smuts : The friendship

The remarkable, and often touching, friendship between Winston Churchill and Jan Smuts is a rich study in contrasts. In youth they occupied very different worlds: Churchill, the rambunctious and thrusting young aristocrat; Smuts, the ascetic, philosophical Cape farm boy who would go on to Cambridge.
R 221,00 R 260,00

Briewe Uit Die Tankwa

Met kaarte en geografiese grense sal mens wel kan bepaal waar le die Tankwa-Karoo. maar vir Adriaan Oosthuizen kry jy die streek wanneer jy die langste grondpad tussen twee dorpe in Suid-Afrika aanpak: die pad tussen Ceres en Calvinia. Saam met Adriaan se foto’s vertel Leti Kleyn van haar besoek aan hierdie geliefde stuk land.
R 365,50 R 430,00

Everest untold

Patrick Conroy takes us on a journey to the highest mountain in the world, where one of the greatest tragedies in climbing history was about to unfold. Filled with photographs and sketches from his notebooks we become part of the 702 team sent to cover the South African Everest Expedition of 1996.
R 212,50 R 250,00

A Leap of Faith : Going, doing and changing ourselves and the world around us

A book of letters written by a father to his sons, and to us, so we can find within our lives the power to create meaning, purpose and joy. It is a book especially suited to women and young people who have been locked out from their dreams. It is a book geared to empower people, freeing us to create unbelievable things by using what we have.
R 340,00 R 400,00

Dead White Guys: A Father, His Daughter and the Great Books of the Western World

Dead White Guys is a timely defence of the great books, arriving in the middle of a national debate about the fate of these books in high schools and universities around the country. Burriesci shows how the great books can enrich our lives as individuals, as citizens, and in our careers. Extending the argument first made by Anna Quinndlen's on the act of reading itself, How Reading Changed My Life," ("It is like the rubbing of two sticks together to make a fire, the act of reading, an improbabl
R 301,77 R 355,02

Here and Now : Letters

Not long after, Auster received a letter from Coetzee, suggesting they begin exchanging letters on a regular basis and, 'God willing, strike sparks off each other.'Here and Now is the result of that proposal: an epistolary dialogue between two great writers who became great friends.
R 182,75 R 215,00

Briewe Van Uys Krige : Uit Frankry En Spanje

Hierdie versameling briewe van Uys Krige is die derde in 'n reeks wat begin het met *'n blywende vreugde - briewe van Audrey Blignaut* en gevolg is deur *briewe van Peter Blum*.
R 238,00 R 280,00