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  • A Tree for the Birds

    R260

    Vernon RL Head offers a novel of profound beauty. Set in the heart of Africa, this powerful story at the edge of damnation bends a reflection of all of us through the eyes of a birdwatcher who sees wings fly like escaping leaves on streams of eternal water and air for all.

  • Blue Ice: Travels in Antarctica

    R310

    In Blue Ice, award-winning travel writing Don Pinnock journeys to the seventh continent – the last to be discovered. He explores what drew Cook, Bellingshausen, Shackleton, Scott and other adventurers and naturalists to this vast terrain. With sensitive descriptions and startling photography, he travels into the heart of Antarctica’s wilderness and explores the intimate relationship between Cape Town and the frozen south.

  • Child Of This Soil – My Life as a Freedom Fighter

    R250

    LETLAPA MPHAHLELE, Apla Commander, is that rarest of creatures: a military man with a sensitive, seeking soul. In Child of this Soil, Mphahlele tells his story, giving us an insider’s view into the heart of the armed struggle. After a childhood marked by a questing, rebellious nature, the young Letlapa flees South Africa in search of his destiny. His exile will not end for many years, as he embarks on the turbulent, nomadic life of a guerrilla: swept from one end of Africa to the other, migrating from refugee camp to prison cell to High Command.

  • Confluence: beyond the river with Siseko Ntondini

    R275

    Confluence tells the uplifting non-fiction story of the Duzi canoe marathon partnership of Piers Cruickshanks, a seasoned paddler who had won multiple gold medals in the Duzi, with Siseko Ntondini, a paddler who had come up through the ranks of the Soweto Canoe Club, whose dream was to win a gold medal in the Duzi.

  • Eyes In The Night – An Untold Zulu Story

    R300

    Nomavenda Mathiane stumbled upon her grandmother’s story well over a century after the gruelling events of the Battle of Isandlwana that formed her life. Astounded to hear how her grandmother had survived the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War between the British and Zulu nations as a young girl, Mathiane spent hours with her elder sisters reconstructing the extraordinary life of their grandmother. The result is a sweeping epic of both personal and political battles.

     

    Eyes In The Night is a young Zulu woman’s story of drama, regret, guilt and, ultimately, triumph – set against the backdrop of a Zululand changed beyond recognition.

    A true story almost lost, but for a chance remark at a family gathering.

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    Field Guide to Shorebirds of South Africa

    R200

    This unique new guide will help identify the more common waders (shorebirds) in South Africa and will appeal to both experienced birders as well as novices.

  • Karoo Roads Series I-III

    R800

    Karoo Roads  is a collector’s treasure box of trips and tales gathered from more than a decade of research and rubber-on-the-road experiences, penned and photographed by two award-winning travel writers, Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit, who will introduce you to some of the loveliest, toughest, most creative and downright crazy characters, critters and cultures thriving in the Dry Country.

  • My Brilliant Friend

    R225

    My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense and generous hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante’s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighbourhood, a city and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between her two protagonists.

  • Nala’s World : One man, his rescue cat and a bike ride around the globe

    R225

    Instagram phenomenon @1bike1world Dean Nicholson reveals the full story of his life-changing friendship with rescue cat Nala and their inspiring adventures together on a bike journey around the world.

  • PERSpective

    R250

    Part memoir, part guidebook, PERspective takes the reader along Per Ostberg’s uneven path of self-discovery as he lays bare the life of the expat and the challenges that lie ahead. He combines his own candid personal stories from 25 years of expat life in 84 countries with formal research such as Professor Geert Hofstede’s intercultural management perspectives.

  • Running Wild

    R240

    Following in the footsteps of Jock of the Bushveld, Running Wild is an African story for all ages. It is a tale of resilience, of courage and endurance, a book that will uplift, enrich and warm every lover of the African bush.
    The story of Zulu is based on the life of a real stallion that lived on the Mashatu Game Reserve.

  • The Story of a New Name: Book 2

    R325

    Elena Ferrante‘s The Story of a New Name is the second chapter in the series, following 2012’s acclaimed My Brilliant Friend, featuring the two friends Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Meanwhile, Elena continues her journey of self-discovery. The two young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times, and drives them apart at others. Each vacillates between hurtful disregard and profound love for the other. With this complicated and meticulously portrayed friendship at the center of their emotional lives, the two girls mature into women, paying the sometimes cruel price that this passage exacts.

  • Under the Sway :A Photographic Journey Through Mozambique

    R100

    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