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Louis Botha

by Richard Steyn Jonathan Ball (September 17, 2018)

In A Man Apart Richard Steyn once again brings to life a South African icon. Louis Botha was the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, a union he did much to create in the decade after the devastation...


Full Disclosure

by Stormy Daniels & Michael Avenatti St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2018)

Instant New York Times bestseller

"Standing up to bullies is my kind of thing."

How did Stormy Daniels become the woman willing to take on a president?

In this book, Stormy Daniels tells her whole story for the...


Dirty Thirty

by Asa Akira Cleis Press (July 26, 2015)

The world knows her as a porn star. . . but it's her way with words that will touch you again and again. Asa Akira's perceptive, funny, and straightforward writings on love, sex, death, marriage and celebrity...


When the Killer Man Comes

by George Galdorisi, Paul Martinez & Nicholas Irving St. Martin's Press (October 16, 2018)

The thrilling combat memoir by special operations sniper Paul Martinez, who spent seven years in Special Operations and was a sniper assigned to 3rd Ranger Battalion.

America has one force with the single mission...


Merry Midwinter

by Gillian Monks Unbound (October 04, 2018)

Celebrating midwinter is not about what you buy or how much you spend – it's about your attitude to life. Turn away from the frenetic consumerism of Christmas and rediscover the authentic and meaningful realities...


Last Landlady

by Laura Thompson Unbound (September 06, 2018)

Laura Thompson’s grandmother Violet was one of the great landladies. Born in a London pub, she became the first woman to be given a publican’s licence in her own name and, just as pubs defined her life,...


Struck

by Douglas Segal Prospect Park Books (September 28, 2018)

One of life's biggest clichés becomes a horrific reality when Douglas Segal's wife and young daughter are hit head-on by a Los Angeles city bus. Miraculously, his daughter was unharmed, but his wife faced a...


Richard Rive: A Partial Biography

by Shaun Viljoen Wits University Press (September 01, 2013)

Using his own and others' memories, professor Shaun Viljoen, a former colleague of Richard Rive's, brings the noted South African writer, scholar, and literary critic to life with sensitivity and empathy. This...


Lover of His People: A Biography of Sol Plaatje

by Seetsele Modiri Molema, D.S. Matjila & Karen Haire Wits University Press (November 01, 2012)

Adopted from a manuscript that had long been housed in the Wits Historical Papers and was accessible only to scholars, editors D. S. Matjila and Karen Haire have mined the archive to produce the first English...


Dorothea Bleek: A Life of Scholarship

by Jill Weintroub Wits University Press (March 01, 2016)

Dorothea Bleek (1873-1948) devoted her life to completing the 'bushman researches' that her father and aunt had begun in the closing decades of the nineteenth century. This research was partly a labor of familial...


My Groupon Adventure

by Max Dickins Unbound (June 02, 2016)

In 2013, comedian Max Dickins wasn't sure of very much in life, but he did know one thing for certain: his life was excruciatingly and mind-numbingly boring. He was heartbroken and desperate to shake things...