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  • Topics Of Our Time


    This collection of hard-hitting and highly readable essays reflects Gombrich’s preoccupation with the central questions of value and tradition in our culture. He confronts – with characteristic incision and erudition – some of the most urgent issues that challenge today’s students of art and civilization.


  • Totem and Candidate/Sing Babylon


    .Two novellas – one a parable about Zimbabwe, the other a jazzy story about madness and music in a Johannesburg inner city suburb.

  • Tracey Moffatt: Between Dreams and Reality


    Making art is quite therapeutic, Tracey Moffatt once said of herself. This brief statement reveals much of the artist’s personality and above all about her manner of interpreting the artistic experience, a practice that frequently refers to her personal episodes and events.

  • Trees: Their Uses, Management, Cultivation and Biology


    This book is an essential reference tool for all those who have a passion for trees as well as those who work in tree-related professions whether they be garden managers, forest and country park wardens, foresters, woodland managers, or those working in the fields of arboriculture and horticulture. This volume is also intended to be…

  • Trevor Noah – Born a Crime and Other Stories


    Born A Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist.

  • Tshepang: The Third Testament



    In 2001 South Africa was devastated by the news of a brutal rape of a nine-month-old child who came to be known as baby Tshepang. The media reported that she has been gang raped by a group of six men. Later it was discovered that the men had been wrongfully accused and that the infant had instead been raped and sodomized by her mother’s boyfriend. Once the story of baby Tshepang hit the headlines, the scab was torn off a festering wound, and hundreds of similar stories followed.

  • Tulip


    In this book, Celia Fisher traces the story of this important and highly popular plant, from its mountain beginnings to its prevalence in the gardens of Mughal, Persian, and Ottoman potentates; from its migration across the Silk Road to its explosive cultivation in the modern European world.

  • Under African Skies :Modern African Stories


    Spanning a wide geographical range, this collection features many of the now prominent first generation of African writers and draws attention to a new generation of writers. Powerful, intriguing and essentially non-Western, these stories will be welcome by an audience truly ready for multicultural voices.

  • Under the Sway :A Photographic Journey Through Mozambique


    This photographic title is comprised of diverse sections, including historical pictures, a map of the country and the actual photographic journey. The journey is divided into three sections that echo the geographic regions of the country

  • We Die Like Brothers: The Sinking of the SS Mendi


    In this international companion work to ‘Black Sacrifice: The Sinking of the SS Mendi, 1917’, historians John Gribble and Graham Scott draw upon the archaeological research carried out since the wreckage was discovered in 1976. The authors offer a different insight into the part played by the non-combatants of the Labour Corps and why the wreck of a British built steamship has become an internationally recognised symbol of equality and social justice.

  • What Will People Say?


    In What Will People Say?, a rich variety of township characters—the preachers, the teachers, the gangsters and the defeated—come to life in vivid language as they eke out their lives in the shadows of gray concrete blocks of flats.

  • When Life Nearly Died :The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time


    Today it is common knowledge that the dinosaurs were wiped out by a meteorite impact 65 million years ago that killed half of all species then living. It is far less widely understood that a much greater catastrophe took place at the end of the Permian period 251 million years ago: at least ninety percent of life on earth was destroyed.

  • White Sands – Experiences from the Outside World


    Weaving stories about places to which he has recently traveled with images and memories that have persisted since childhood, Dyer tries “to work out what a certain place—a certain way of marking the landscape—means; what it’s trying to tell us; what we go to it for.”

  • Who Was Sinclair Beiles?


    Beiles is probably most famous for helping Burroughs get Naked Lunchpublished at Olympia through Girodias, at a time when Burroughs was really strung out on paregoric and/or heroin. His most famous work in print is probably as one of the four contributors (Beiles, Burroughs, Corso & Gysin) of the now legendary cut-up compilation, Minutes to Go, published in 1960.

  • Whoever Fears the Sea


    South African scriptwriter Paul Waterson is in Kenya to carry out research for a documentary film. It’s October 2001, and his relationship has come to an unexpected end.

  • Why I Read :The Serious Pleasure of Books


    Wendy Lesser’s extraordinary alertness, intelligence, and curiosity have made her one of America’s most significant cultural critics,” writes Stephen Greenblatt. In Why I Read, Lesser draws on a lifetime of pleasure reading and decades of editing one of the most distinguished literary magazines in the country, The Threepenny Review, to describe her love of literature.