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A Promised Land

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency-a time of dramatic tr
R 599,00

A Bit of a Stretch : The Diaries of a Prisoner

A shocking and darkly funny account of the reality of Britain's prisons
R 255,00

A Month in Siena

FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AND MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR 'Sparkles with brilliant observations on art and architecture, friendship and loss' Guardian 'Everybody should get to spend a month with Mr. Matar, looking at paintings' Zadie Smith, Wall Street Journal, Books of the Year _______________________________________________ Matar was nineteen years old when his father was kidnapped. In the year following he found himself turning to art, particularly the great paintings of the Siene
R 240,00

18 Tiny Deaths : The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

The unlikely tale of Frances Glessner Lee and her revolutionary work in forensic science through the creation of the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, a series of dollhouse-sized crime scene dioramas that she used to teach homicide investigators.
R 263,50 R 310,00

A Road Called Down On Both Sides : Growing Up in Ethiopia and America

Coming of age in 1950s Ethiopia, American Caroline Kurtz returns as an adult with spouse and family, searching for "home."
R 212,50 R 250,00

A Higher Loyalty : Truth, Lies, and Leadership

A riveting inside account of life and leadership at the heart of the FBI and high office in the United States of America.
R 195,50 R 230,00

11 Life Lessons from Nelson Mandela

And as Mandela grew older, Ndaba had the chance to repay his grandfather's love and support by demonstrating the ways in which he'd understood all that he had taught him.
R 182,75 R 215,00

All By Myself : A Memoir

Open Book is Jessica Simpson using her voice, heart, soul, and humor to share things she's never shared before. First celebrated for her voice, she became one of the most talked-about women in the world, whether for music and fashion, her relationship struggles, or as a walking blonde joke.
R 463,25 R 545,00

A Midwife's Story : Life, love and birth among the Amish

A moving, fascinating memoir of Penny Armstrong's years as midwife to an Amish community in rural Pennsylvania.
R 212,50 R 250,00

52 New Things : The least famous Nick J. Thorpe in the world and his journey to conquer the boredom of modern life

When was the last time you tried something truly new? The modern world is full of possibilities, adventures and excitement but also routines. The daily grind can make us forget about the former as we embrace the monotony of the latter. It can be hard to extract ourselves from the comforting embrace of our favourite TV programme, food or jumpe
R 212,50 R 250,00

A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets

The original bestseller and uplifting true story of an unlikely friendship between a man on the streets of Covent Garden and the ginger cat who adopts him and helps him heal his life. Now a major motion picture starring Luke Treadaway.
R 182,75 R 215,00

A House in the Sky : A Memoir of a Kidnapping That Changed Everything

Presents the dramatic and redemptive memoir of a woman whose curiosity led her to the world's most beautiful and remote places, its most imperiled and perilous countries, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity - an exquisitely written story of courage, resilience, and grace.
R 215,00