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  • A Month in Siena

    R225

    Matar was nineteen years old when his father was kidnapped. In the year following he found himself turning to art, particularly the great paintings of the Sienese School.

    They became a refuge and a way to think about the world outside the urgencies of the present. A quarter of a century later, having found no trace of his father, Matar finally visits the birthplace of those paintings. A Month in Siena is the encounter between the writer and the city.

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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.

  • Impressions

    R1100

    IMPRESSIONS captures a quietude and timelessness that has very little to do with our modern, technologically-driven lifestyles. It is a celebration of colour and composition that is honest yet kind, thoughtful yet joyous.

  • Insider’s Guide – How and Where to Photograph Birds in Southern Africa

    R365

    Whether you are new to bird photography or already a passionate hobbyist, this guide will teach you all the tools, techniques, and creative ideas required to take your bird photography to the next level. It covers everything you need to know to make your images look spectacular, including how to choose the right equipment, where to look for birds and how to predict their movements, how to get close enough to your subject, and how to produce sharp images. This is the most comprehensive guide on bird photography available—and the only guide you’ll ever need.

  • Japanese Design : An Illustrated Guide to Art, Architecture and Aesthetics in Japan

    R340

    Patricia Graham helps guide readers through the aspects of Japanese art and design we’ve all come to appreciate-whether it’s a silk kimono, carefully raked garden path or modern snack food packaging. From the ten key characteristics of Japanese design to the Shinto and Buddhist influences on its aesthetics, this book serves as a great resource for the different styles and how they developed. Another fascinating and less explored piece of design in Japan is its influence on and interpretation by Westerners.

  • Karoo Keepsakes Series I-II (Signed)

    R600

    Karoo Keepakes is a traveller’s companion to the Heartland of South Africa: the Karoo. It details the faces and places and heritage legends of this ancient dry land. ‘Keepsakes’ has been favourably reviewed by South African and offshore media, including National Geographic Online

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Shop Cats of Hong Kong

    R290

    Against a background of Hong Kong’s bustling dried goods trade, dusty shelves groaning with traditional products, the beloved cats either stand out as shop mascots or magically melt away behind boxes and jars. Meanwhile, their innermost thoughts, delivered deadpan, are revealed through Ian Row’s intuitive haiku and stories.

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    American Fashion Travel

    Original price was: R500.Current price is: R300.

    The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) members are always on the go. These globetrotting design stars share their favorite destinations, hotels, restaurants, stores, and sources of inspiration in this new title from Assouline’s bestselling CFDA American Fashion series. Get a glimpse into the designers private and ultra-chic world of travel with personal anecdotes,…

  • Art of Change – New Directions From China

    R390

    Amongst a host of exhibitions and books surveying ‘New Art from China’, this title stands out as a uniquely focused investigation of Chinese sculpture and installation. Exploring the work of a small number of artists, Liang Shaoji, Wang Jianwei, Xu Zhen/MadeIn Company, Gu Dexin, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Chen Zhen, Yingmei Duan  and illustrating their most powerful and engaging works, this book traces a very particular seam of performative Chinese art from the late 1980s to the present.

  • Cactus

    R260

    Cacti are full of contradictions. Although many are found in the driest and most barren environments on earth, some grow exclusively in the branches of the rainforest canopy. Many species bristle with ferocious-looking spines, while other varieties are perfectly smooth. And while they might strike us as the most austere plants on earth, nearly all of them exhibit remarkable floral displays—some even larger than the plant itself. In Cactus, Dan Torre explores these unique plants as they appear all around the world and throughout art, literature, and popular culture.

  • Calais Lace – Michael Kenna

    R400


    Since 1993 Michael Kenna has visited Calais many times and wandered at length throughout the town, photographing its urban landscapes and its proud industrious heart: the lace factories. On his first visit he met Annette Haudiquet, then head curator of the Musée des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle. It was during this meeting that the idea for the book Calais Lace, and the exhibition it accompanies, was born.

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    Flavours of The Mediterranean

    Original price was: R100.Current price is: R50.

    In this beautifully photographed tour of Mediterranean cuisine, Baussan, author of Olive Oil and owner of l’Occitane, and French chef Meulien present fresh, unique recipes from the region.

  • I love you I hate you

    R440

    I love you I hate you is a book about Johannesburg told in two parts.

    The first is told through design. The second part is told through the essays of 34 writers describing a complicated relationship with Johannesburg.