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A Bit of a Stretch : The Diaries of a Prisoner

A shocking and darkly funny account of the reality of Britain's prisons
R 212,50

A Place for Everything

'Painful, raw and with an honesty that rings clear as a bell' Catherine Simpson, author of When I Had a Little Sister A searing account of a mother's late-diagnosis of autism - and its reaching effects on a whole family.
R 280,50 R 330,00

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 178,50 R 210,00

A Passion for the Opera

Angelo Gobbato relives his operatic experiences which range from being a well-known operatic, concert, and oratorio singer, an established operatic director, a successful teacher at the UCT Opera School, an artistic director of CAPAB Opera and, finally, becoming a driving force for the creation of Cape Town opera and the discovery of many talented black South African singers. Accompanied with beautiful operatic illustrations, the book takes you on a journey of the history of opera in South Afric
R 280,50 R 330,00

A Friend for Christmas

The true-story of one woman's inspiring journey from post-war poverty, to becoming a modern-day 'Mrs Christmas', all with a little help from her friends . . .

Sheffield, Christmas, 1953.
Gloria Stewart and her family were used to cold and hungry Decembers - a family of seven living in a two-bedroomed house, without central heating - but Gloria's mother, Lil, scrimped-and-saved every winter to ensure the fire was lit, paper decorations were made, and they all had a plateful of deli
R 140,25 R 165,00

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo : A rather unsual memoir

This is the very opposite of a misery memoir and is certainly safe to give to cancer patients as a cheerful present.
R 191,25 R 225,00

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

The 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 204,00 R 240,00

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