Biographies

Biographies

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    Random Kak 2

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    Trevor Romain can never remember to take out the rubbish, but for some strange reason he does remember a whole bunch of random things about growing up in South Africa during the 70s and 80s. In this illustrated memoir he takes us on a unique journey...
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    Blind Date At A Funeral

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    Take a tour with Trevor Romain of some of his wildest, most memorable experiences in this collection of coming-of-age stories about living in South Africa in the 1970s. Whether he was scaling walls in search of mulberry leaves for his shoebox of...
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    The Elephant Whisperer

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    When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of 'rogue' elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd's last chance of survival - dangerous and...
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    The Last Girl

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    A Nobel Peace Prize nominee and the first Goodwill Ambassador the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking of the United Nations and winner of the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize, Nadia Murad is a courageous young woman who has endured unimaginable...
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    Hillbilly Elegy

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    A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWaterstones nonfiction Book of the Month (June)A Time Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2016SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE'The political book of the year' Sunday Times'You will not read a more important book about America...
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    How Death Becomes Life

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    A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine_ transplant surgery. Leading transplant surgeon Dr Joshua Mezrich creates life from loss, moving organs from one body to another. In this intimate, profoundly moving...
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    Listening to the Animals_ Becoming The Supervet

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    THE MASSIVE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER.A powerful, heart-warming and inspiring memoir from the UK's most famous and beloved vet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick - star of the Channel 4 series The Supervet.Growing up on the family farm in Ballyfin, Ireland,...
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    Nothing Is Impossible

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    I immersed myself in magic. I read every book I could get my hands on and practised and practised, day after day and night after night. Magic became my world...some might say an obsession.' When you're a kid life can seem tough; tougher for some than...
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    Upgrade

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    Bored, broke and struggling to survive in one of the most expensive cities on earth, Paul Carr realises that it would actually be cheaper to live in a hotel in Manhattan than in his one-bedroom London flat. Inspired by that possibility, he decides to...
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    Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister-1629165070

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    The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that 'One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country', but...
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    Born A Crime - And Other Stories

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    The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily...
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    Captain Fantastic

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    In August 1970, Elton John achieved overnight fame with a rousing performance at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. Over the next five years, the artist formerly known as Reginald Dwight went from unheard of to unstoppable, scoring seven consecutive #1...
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    Catching Tadpoles C/F

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    Ronnie Kasrils’s memoir reflects on compelling questions as to what turned a white youngster from a modest background into a lifelong revolutionary of note. A tiny minority who abandoned a life of privilege were the antithesis of conventionality and...
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    Educated

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    Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn't exist. She hadn't been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she'd never set foot in a classroom, and no...
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    Flame in the Snow_ The Love Letters of Andre P.Brink and Ingrid Jonker

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    In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, twenty-nine-year-old Afrikaans poet Ingrid Jonker thanks André Brink, a young novelist of twenty-seven, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than two hundred letters that followed this telegram, one of...
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    Francis War

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    Once deemed too controversial to publish, and now told for the very first time is the incredible and candid true story of one young woman's survival of five Nazi concentration camps. What are you willing to do to survive? What are you willing to...
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    I Am Costa

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    I'm at the start of an Olympic Distance Triathlon! A Greek, about to get all Olympic, following in the footsteps of my ancestors who created the games to celebrate human endeavour its ability to be pushed to the limits. Who would have thought that six...
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    If All The Seas Were Ink

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    **WINNER of the 2018 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the 2018 Sophie Brody Medal for achievement in Jewish literature** **2018 Natan Book Award Finalist** **Finalist for the 2017 National Jewish Book Award in Women's Studies ** The Wall Street...
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    In the Words of Nelson Mandela

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    Collected in In the Words of Nelson Mandela, his comments on subjects as diverse as Humanity, Racism, Friendship, Oppression and Freedom provide an insight into the man and all he stands for. By turning moving, generous, humorous and sad, this title...
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    Inge's War

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    A lyrical, engrossing and essential read' - Sathnam Sanghera'A superbly nuanced reclamation of history and family secrets' - Brian Van Reet, author of SpoilsWhat does it mean to be on the wrong side of history?Svenja O'Donnell's beautiful, aloof...
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    Into The Raging Sea

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    In the tradition of The Perfect Storm and Into Thin Air, Rachel Slade's Into the Raging Sea is a nail-biting account of the sinking of the container ship El Faro, the crew of thirty-three who perished onboard, and the destructive forces of globalisation...
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    Jacana Pocket Series - Nelson Mandela

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    Writing with his characteristic elegance, insight and striking turn of phrase, Colin Bundy sets out to extricate the person of Mandela from a pervasive sense of Mandela; distinguishing between the actual, historical Mandela and a generalised and...
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    Khamr Making Of A Waterslams

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    Khamr: The Makings Of A Waterslams is a true story that maps the author’s experience of living with an alcoholic father and the direct conflict of having to perform a Muslim life that taught him that nearly everything he called home was forbidden.   A...
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    My Notes on Leadership and Life

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    Heyneke Meyer was still at primary school when he told a teacher that he would one day become the Springbok head coach. Rather than encouraging the youngster, he was told this was a pipe dream. This discouragement continued at university, but against...
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    My Shack

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    This autobiographical text is about more than sexual assault. It offers a glimpse into the banality of violence in South Africa’s suburbs, the complexities of intimacy among family members and the contradictory emotions that accompany rites of passage...
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    Our Blood Is Green

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    If, as a Springbok rugby fan, you have always wondered what goes on behind the scenes – in the dressing room, at practice, in team talks and on tour – this book will provide the answer to those questions, and many, many more. Renowned rugby scribe Gavin...
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    Really

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    Clarkson's Back - and he's really had it this time. From his first job as a travelling sales rep selling Paddington Bears to his latest incarnation as gentleman farmer, Jeremy Clarkson's love of cars has seen him through some deeply trying times. And in...
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    Really?

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    JEREMY CLARKSON'S LATEST - AND MOST OUTRAGEOUS - TAKE ON THE WORLDCLARKSON'S BACK - AND THIS TIME HE'S PUTTING HIS FOOT DOWNFrom his first job as a travelling sales rep selling Paddington Bears to his latest wheeze as a gentleman farmer, Jeremy...
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  • The Forgotten Scientist

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    Unrecognised, ignored and forgotten. The Forgotten Scientist_ The Story of Saul Sithole is the untold story of a pioneering black scientist who made a great contribution to the fields of anthropology and ornithology in South Africa. Saul Sithole was so...
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    The Illustrated Biography

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    Charts the life and achievements of the boy from Tupelo, Mississippi, from his first taste of fame in the early 1950s to his untimely death in 1977. In this title, photographs document in chronological order the important events in his life and career;...
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    The Rise Of The Ultra Runners

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    An electrifying look inside the wild world of extreme distance running.   Once the reserve of only the most hardcore enthusiasts, ultra running is now a thriving global industry, with hundreds of thousands of competitors each year. But is the rise of...
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    The Rules Do Not Apply

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    I wanted what we all want_ everything. We want a mate who feels like family and a lover who is exotic, surprising. We want to be youthful adventurers and middle-aged mothers. We want intimacy and autonomy, safety and stimulation, reassurance and novelty,...
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    The Truths We Hold

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    From one of America's most inspiring political leaders - and now the Democratic nominee for Vice President - a New York Times bestselling book about the core truths that unite us and the shared values that will see us into the future.Known for bringing a...
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    The Way I See It : Rants, Revelations And Rules For Life

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    Everyone knows that Lord Sugar has strong opinions and is not afraid to voice them - no matter how controversial they may be. His bestselling autobiography revealed his incredible rags to riches story; his new book takes us into the world of Alan Sugar_...
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    Thinking Out Loud B/F

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    In 2015, former England football star Rio Ferdinand suddenly and tragically lost his wife and soulmate Rebecca, aged 34, to cancer. It was a profound shock and Rio found himself struggling to cope not just with the pain of his grief, but also with his...
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    This Will Only Hurt A Little

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    A memoir by the beloved comedic actress known for her roles on Freaks and Geeks, Dawson's Creek, and Cougartown who has become 'the breakout star on Instagram stories . . . imagine I Love Lucy mixed with a modern lifestyle guru' (New Yorker). Busy...
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    Travelling To Infinity_ The True Story Behind The Theory Of Everything

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    Made into a major motion picture, this moving memoir written by Stephen Hawking’s first wife covers the turbulent years of her marriage to the astrophysics genius, her traumatic divorce, and their recent reconciliation Professor Stephen Hawking is one of...
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    Victor: My Reis

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    Een Wereldbeker, 'n reeks-oorwinning oor die Britse en Ierse Leeus, twee Drienasiestitels, drie Super Rugby-trofee en drie Curriebekers...Dit is een man se buitengewone prestasies in 'n loopbaan wat oor 16 ongelooflike jare gestrek het. Dimensions : 230...
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    We Won The Lottery B/F

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    Since 1994, the UK's National Lottery has created 2,300 millionaires. Expensive cars, big houses and dream holidays are all top of the wish list for those ordinary people whose lives are changed with a winning lottery ticket. But what about buying a boob...
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