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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Terrarium Gardening

    R270

    This book includes 52 projects that teach you how to create a wide variety of terrariums-from open-air containers, like bowls, to jars and hanging decorations. No matter how you choose to display them, terrariums are a whimsical, easy and inexpensive addition to your home.

  • Chinese Propaganda Posters

    R360

    This book brings together a selection of colorful propaganda artworks and cultural artifacts from Max Gottschalk’s vast collection of Chinese propaganda posters, many of which are now extremely rare.

  • Dune: Book 1

    R380

    Dune, Frank Herbert’s epic science-fiction masterpiece set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar society, tells the story of Paul Atreides as he and his family accept control of the desert planet Arrakis

  • Entangled Life

    R330

    In this captivating adventure, Merlin Sheldrake explores the spectacular and neglected world of fungi: endlessly surprising organisms that sustain nearly all living systems.

  • Fabergé: Romance to Revolution

    R1400

    A beautifully illustrated book that explores the history and legacy of the House of Fabergé, from its origins in Russia–and its role in the glamorous world of the Romanovs–to global recognition.

  • Feline Philosophy : Cats and the Meaning of Life

    R450

    Feline Philosophy draws on centuries of philosophy, from Montaigne to Schopenhauer, to explore the complex and intimate links that have defined how we react to and behave with this most unlikely ‘pet’.

  • Field guide to Succulents in South Africa

    R450

    This user-friendly, richly illustrated field guide features more than 700 southern African succulents, focusing on the most interesting and commonly encountered species. An introduction to families and their key features will help readers identify the relevant plant group, while concise accounts describing the plants’ diagnostic features, along with distribution maps, will enable quick ID of species.

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    Figuring – Maria Popova

    R300

    NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY ESQUIRE AND BOOKPAGE Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries—beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who…

  • Journey in Natural Dyeing

    R370

    Journeys in Natural Dyeing shares the story of Kristine Vejar and Adrienne Rodriguez’s travels to four countries—Iceland, Mexico, Japan, and Indonesia—where they visited natural dyers who use locally-sourced dyes to create textiles that evoke beauty, a connection to their environment, and showcase their mastery of skill.

  • Languages of Truth : Essays 2003-2020

    R450

    An incisive and inspiring collection of non-fiction essays, criticism and speeches that takes readers on a thrilling journey through the evolution of language and culture Gathering pieces written between 2003 and 2020, including several never previously in print, Languages of Truth chronicles a period of momentous cultural shifts.

  • Magnifico: The Brilliant and Violent Times of Lorenzo de’ Medeci

    R295

    A biography that portrays the Renaissance-era statesman as a powerful and intellectual patron to some of history’s most creative minds, including Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, revealing the genius, violence, and influential adversaries that marked his life. 35,000 first printing.

  • Of This Our Country

    R450

    Featuring essays from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Yomi Adegoke and many more, Of This Our Country is a fascinating and evocative journey into the psyche of the Nigerian nation, highlighting the complexities and contradictions of Africa’s most populous country.

  • Power of Making

    R220

    The Power of Making is a joint publication between the V&A and the Crafts Council, continuing a long standing collaboration on craft and making. This fascinating book features an introduction by curator and educator, Daniel Charny, alongside contributions from international authors that explore contemporary attitudes towards skill, and the potential that skilled making offer the arts and creative industries. Seemingly disparate objects are brought together in a ‘cabinet of curiosities’ to unite and reinforce creative, cultural, social and educational points of view all offering different ways of understanding the potent power that comes with making. The book also poses incisive questions about the increasing distance people have from making, and the impact that deskilling and the deterioration of making knowledge may have on cultural production and society.

  • The Hare With Amber Eyes : A Hidden Inheritance

    R250

    When he later inherited the ‘netsuke’, they unlocked a story far larger and more dramatic than he could ever have imagined. From a burgeoning empire in Odessa to fin de siecle Paris, from occupied Vienna to Tokyo, Edmund de Waal traces the netsuke’s journey through generations of his remarkable family against the backdrop of a tumultuous century.

  • The Plant Hunter’s Atlas

    R680

    It harnesses the power of its science, the rich diversity of its gardens and collections to unearth why plants and fungi matter to everyone. Its aspiration is to end the extinction crisis and help create a world where nature and biodiversity are protected, valued and managed sustainably.

  • The Printmakers Bible: The Complete Guide to Materials and Techniques

    R900
    “The Printmakers’ Bible” is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of printmaking, including processes, techniques and mixed-media possibilities. It covers everything you need to know, from traditional methods such as lithography, etching and mezzotint, to new experimental techniques such as digital, photoaluminium plates, collagraphs and CAD/CAM.