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Something's Cooking (Hardcover): J'Something Something's Cooking (Hardcover)
J'Something 4
R330 R250 Discovery Miles 2 500 Save R80 (24%) In stock

Portugal born Joao Da Fonseca, a.k.a. J’Something is known to millions of fans for his award winning hits as the lead singer and song writer of South African band Mi Casa. J’Something has won multiple awards with Mi Casa including 8 number 1 singles and 5 SAMA awards. They have hosted countless sold out shows in 31 African countries as well as in Portugal, UK, Netherlands, Italy, and Canada.

In 2014 his passion for cooking came to the fore culminating in two cooking shows; Something’s Cooking & What’s for Dinner that reached over 18 000 000 viewers across South Africa in two years. His spicy authentic Portuguese heritage and hearty homegrown South African food has become his trademark. Most recently showcased as a headline chef appearing next to greats such as Marco Pierre White, Jan Hendrick and George Calombaris.

Currently together with David Higgs he hosts and judges the smash-hit My Kitchen Rules South Africa on MNet prime time. When not performing he can be found at Something’s Cooking by J his first restaurant.

The future is looking sweet for this humble, passionate, talented and creative mastermind.

Lore Of Nutrition - Challenging Conventional Dietary Beliefs (Paperback): Tim Noakes, Marika Sboros Lore Of Nutrition - Challenging Conventional Dietary Beliefs (Paperback)
Tim Noakes, Marika Sboros 1
R290 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R71 (24%) In stock

What would you do if you discovered that the food you have been told is good for you is actually the cause of your ill health …?

In December 2010, Professor Tim Noakes was introduced to a way of eating that was contrary to everything he had been taught and was accepted as conventional nutrition ‘wisdom’. Having observed the benefits of the low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) lifestyle first-hand, and after thorough and intensive research, Noakes enthusiastically revealed his findings to the South African public in 2012. The backlash from his colleagues in the medical establishment was as swift as it was brutal, and culminated in a misconduct inquiry launched by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The subsequent hearing lasted well over a year, but Noakes ultimately triumphed, being found not guilty of unprofessional conduct in April 2017.

In Lore of Nutrition, he explains the science behind the LCHF/Banting diet, and why he champions this lifestyle despite the constant persecution and efforts to silence him. He also discusses at length what he has come to see as a medical and scientific code of silence that discourages anyone in the profession from speaking out against the current dietary guidelines. Experienced journalist Marika Sboros provides the full backstory to the HPCSA hearing, which reads like something out of a spy novel.

Written in an accessible style, Lore of Nutrition is informative, highly controversial and an eye-opener for anyone who cares about their health.

The President's Keepers - Those Keeping Zuma In Power And Out Of Prison (Paperback): Jacques Pauw The President's Keepers - Those Keeping Zuma In Power And Out Of Prison (Paperback)
Jacques Pauw 63
R280 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R61 (22%) In stock

Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw exposes the darkest secret at the heart of Jacob Zuma’s compromised government: a cancerous cabal that eliminates the president’s enemies and purges the law-enforcement agencies of good men and women.

As Zuma fights for his political life following the 2017 Gupta emails leak, this cabal – the president’s keepers – ensures that after years of ruinous rule, he remains in power and out of prison. But is Zuma the puppet master, or their puppet? Journey with Pauw as he explores the shadow mafia state. From KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape to the corridors of power in Pretoria and Johannesburg – and even to clandestine meetings in Russia. It’s a trail of lies and spies, cronies, cash and kingmakers as Pauw prises open the web of deceit that surrounds the fourth president of the democratic era.

An amazing piece of work, stuffed with anecdote and evidence. It will light fires all through the state and the ANC.’ - Peter Bruce

This is dynamite. Dynamite that will shake the foundations of the halls of power.’ - Max du Preez

How To Steal A City - The Battle For Nelson Mandela Bay (Paperback): Crispian Olver How To Steal A City - The Battle For Nelson Mandela Bay (Paperback)
Crispian Olver 6
R275 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R86 (31%) In stock

How to Steal a City is an insider account of this intervention, which lays bare how the administration was entirely captured and bled dry by a criminal syndicate, how factional politics within the ruling party abetted that corruption, and how a comprehensive clean-up was eventually conducted.

It is written as a gripping real-life thriller, taking the reader deeper and deeper into the rotten heart of the city. As a former senior government official and local government “fixer”, Crispian Olver was no stranger to dealing with dodgy politicians and broken organisations. Yet what he found was graft that went far beyond the dodgy contracts, blatant conflicts of interest and garden-variety kickbacks he had seen before. It had evolved into a web far more sophisticated and deep rooted than he had ever imagined, involving mazes of shell companies, assassinations, criminal syndicates, and compromised local politicians. The metro was effectively controlled by a criminal network, closely allied to a dominant local ANC faction. What he found was complete state capture—a microcosm of what has been happening in South Africa’s national government.

But there was a personal price to pay. Intense political pressure and threats to his personal safety took a toll on his mental and physical health. He had to have a full-time bodyguard, and never maintained a regular routine. He eventually lost much of his political cover. Olver ultimately had to flee the city as the forces stacked against him started to wreak their revenge.

This is his story.

Dare Not Linger - The Presidential Years (Hardcover): Nelson Mandela, Mandla Langa Dare Not Linger - The Presidential Years (Hardcover)
Nelson Mandela, Mandla Langa; Foreword by Graca Machel 1
R325 R250 Discovery Miles 2 500 Save R75 (23%) In stock

Drawing on Nelson Mandela's own unfinished memoir, Dare Not Linger is the remarkable story of his presidency told in his own words and those of distinguished South African writer Mandla Langa.

In 1994, Nelson Mandela became the first president of democratic South Africa. Five years later, he stood down. In that time, he and his government wrought the most extraordinary transformation, turning a nation riven by centuries of colonialism and apartheid into a fully functioning democracy in which all South Africa's citizens, black and white, were equal before the law.

Dare Not Linger is the story of Mandela's presidential years, drawing heavily on the memoir he began to write as he prepared to finish his term of office, but was unable to finish. Now, the acclaimed South African writer, Mandla Langa, has completed the task using Mandela's unfinished draft, detailed notes that Mandela made as events were unfolding and a wealth of previously unseen archival material. With a prologue by Mandela's widow, Graça Machel, the result is a vivid and inspirational account of Mandela's presidency, a country in flux and the creation of a new democracy. It tells the extraordinary story of the transition from decades of apartheid rule and the challenges Mandela overcome to make a reality of his cherished vision for a liberated South Africa.

War For The Planet Of The Apes (DVD): Woody Harrelson, Andy Serkis, Steve Zahn, Toby Kebbell War For The Planet Of The Apes (DVD)
Woody Harrelson, Andy Serkis, Steve Zahn, Toby Kebbell; Directed by Matt Reeves 1
R159 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R49 (31%) In stock

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Ramaphosa - The Man Who Would Be King (Paperback): Ray Hartley Ramaphosa - The Man Who Would Be King (Paperback)
Ray Hartley 1
R240 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R80 (33%) In stock

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is credited with driving through the deal between the apartheid government and the African National Congress that was at the heart of South Africa’s democratic constitution.

He was the ANC’s lead negotiator and the man who persuaded one of the most recalcitrant racist governments in the world to buy into a settlement based on one of its most enlightened bills of rights. But once the ink had dried on the constitution, Ramaphosa found himself politically sidelined. Before the negotiations he had been the head of the country’s largest mineworkers union. Afterwards, he went into business after concluding a landmark black empowerment deal. A talented negotiator capable of driving a hard bargain between implacable enemies, Ramaphosa has always been ‘the man in the middle’.

Now, as Jacob Zuma’s presidency enters its final stretch, Ramaphosa has re-entered politics and is one of a handful of candidates to take over as ANC president and as president of South Africa. Should he succeed, he will take over a country that has been battered by years of corruption and misrule which flourished under Zuma. The question that everyone is asking is: can the man in the middle lead from the front? Ray Hartley, author and seasoned journalist, attempts to answer that question by looking at how Ramaphosa has handled the key challenges he has faced in the unions, in business and in politics.

Finding My Virginity - The New Autobiography (Paperback): Sir Richard Branson Finding My Virginity - The New Autobiography (Paperback)
Sir Richard Branson 4
R340 R250 Discovery Miles 2 500 Save R90 (26%) In stock

Global business icon Richard Branson has written many books, but none have been more popular than his first memoir, 1998’s Losing My Virginity. Now he’s finally publishing his second volume of memoirs, covering all of his fascinating ups and downs of the past two decades.

In the two decades since Richard Branson wrote Losing My Virginity, his life and company have changed significantly. Now he brings his life story up to date, including all the successes and failures. He also shares his personal, intimate thoughts on five decades as the world’s ultimate entrepreneur, and his shift to focusing more and more on public service. See how Branson created hundreds of different companies, going from a houseboat to his own private island. Join him as he juggles working life with raising his children, sustaining his marriage, and creating a unique company culture. Discover how he created a new life on Necker Island, while continuing to grow the Virgin brand into all corners of the world. Get the real story behind his encounters with everyone from Bill Gates and Rupert Murdoch to Nelson Mandela and Beyoncé.

Go behind the scenes as Sir Richard Branson creates the world’s first commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic, and handles the biggest crisis he has ever faced. Get under the skin of world record attempts on land, sea and air, and see how the original business hippy adapted to becoming a doting ‘grand-dude’ to his three grandchildren, Eva-Deia, Etta and Artie. This is the true account of how the Virgin Founder reinvented himself and his brand for the 21st C entury, while continuing to push boundaries, break rules and reach for the stars in more ways than one. This is the story of the man behind the beard, the business, the bravado and the brand. Find out how the ultimate entrepreneur did it for the first time - all over again.

Taylor Swift - Reputation (CD): Taylor Swift Taylor Swift - Reputation (CD)
Taylor Swift 5
R160 R119 Discovery Miles 1 190 Save R41 (26%) In stock

Singer, songwriter, musician and producer, Taylor Swift, has returned with her long-awaited and highly anticipated 6th studio album, Reputation which includes the number one single “Look What You Made Me Do”.

Mellerware Vision Glass Kettle (Red): Mellerware Vision Glass Kettle (Red)
1
R549 R377 Discovery Miles 3 770 Save R172 (31%) In stock
Rough Night (DVD): Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, Zoe Kravitz Rough Night (DVD)
Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, Zoe Kravitz
R165 R145 Discovery Miles 1 450 Save R20 (12%) In stock

Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild weekend getaway in Miami. Their outrageous antics and hard partying result in hilarious unexpected consequences which land them in a seemingly impossible situation to escape.

Craig Lucas - Restless (CD): Craig Lucas Craig Lucas - Restless (CD)
Craig Lucas
R120 R89 Discovery Miles 890 Save R31 (26%) In stock
Despicable Me 3 (DVD): Pierre Coffin Despicable Me 3 (DVD)
Pierre Coffin
R150 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R40 (27%) In stock

Illumination Entertainment continues the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters — Margo, Edith and Agnes — and the Minions.

Joining the adventure is Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who's grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the '80s, and proves to be Gru's most formidable nemesis to date.

Alien: Covenant (DVD): Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Billy Crudup Alien: Covenant (DVD)
Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Billy Crudup; Directed by … 2
R159 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R49 (31%) In stock

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (DVD): Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Zendaya, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth... Spider-Man: Homecoming (DVD)
Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Zendaya, … 3
R165 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R25 (15%) In stock

A young Peter Parker begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero after his exploits in Captain America: Civil War.

Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May, under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark. Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.

Transformers 5: The Last Knight (DVD): Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock, Anthony Hopkins, John Turturro Transformers 5: The Last Knight (DVD)
Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock, Anthony Hopkins, John Turturro; Directed by …
R150 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R40 (27%) In stock

Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager; Bumblebee; an English Lord; and an Oxford Professor. There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference.

In Transformers: The Last Knight, the hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive: theirs, or ours.

Van Der Merwe (DVD): Rob Van Vuuren, Chanelle de Jager, Reine Swart, Ian Roberts, Matthew Baldwin Van Der Merwe (DVD)
Rob Van Vuuren, Chanelle de Jager, Reine Swart, Ian Roberts, Matthew Baldwin
R165 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R16 (10%) In stock

Van der Merwe, a bumbling farmer from a traditional farming family, struggles to keep his family together when his daughter returns from England with her British fiancé and family.

Now That's What I Call Music 77 (CD): Various Artists Now That's What I Call Music 77 (CD)
Various Artists 1
R160 R125 Discovery Miles 1 250 Save R35 (22%) In stock
Maroon 5 - Red Pill Blues (CD): Maroon 5 Maroon 5 - Red Pill Blues (CD)
Maroon 5 1
R150 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R35 (23%) In stock
The Wizard Of Lies (DVD): Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hank Azaria, Kristen Connolly The Wizard Of Lies (DVD)
Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hank Azaria, Kristen Connolly; Directed by Barry Levinson 2
R150 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R40 (27%) In stock

In 2008, stockbroker, investment advisor and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was arrested for perpetrating perhaps the largest financial fraud in U.S. history. The Wizard Of Lies examines Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme – his deception, lies and cover-up, all as the financier’s wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight.

Robert De Niro stars as Bernie Madoff and Michelle Pfeiffer is Ruth Madoff, Bernie’s longtime spouse and unwitting partner during the events that would lead to financial ruin for countless people and institutions, as well as his and his family’s destruction.

Gregory Porter - Nat King Cole & Me (CD): Gregory Porter Gregory Porter - Nat King Cole & Me (CD)
Gregory Porter 1
R159 R130 Discovery Miles 1 300 Save R29 (18%) In stock
Sitting Pretty - White Afrikaans Women in Postapartheid South Africa (Paperback): Christi van der Westhuizen Sitting Pretty - White Afrikaans Women in Postapartheid South Africa (Paperback)
Christi van der Westhuizen 1
R365 R329 Discovery Miles 3 290 Save R36 (10%) In stock

At the opening of South Africa's first democratic parliament in 1994, newly elected president Nelson Mandela issued a clarion call to an unlikely group: white Afrikaans women, who during apartheid occupied the ambivalent position of being both oppressor and oppressed. He conjured the memory of poet Ingrid Jonker as `both an Afrikaner and an African' who `instructs that our endeavours must be about the liberation of the woman, the emancipation of the man and the liberty of the child'. More than two decades later, the question is: how have white Afrikaans-speaking women responded to the liberating possibilities of constitutional democracy?

With Afrikaner nationalism in disrepair, and official apartheid in demise, have they re-imagined themselves in opposition to colonial ideas of race, gender, sexuality and class?

Sitting Pretty explores this postapartheid identity through the concepts of ordentlikheid, as an ethnic form of respectability, and the volksmoeder, or mother of the nation, as enduring icon. Issues of intersectionality, space, emotion and masculinity are also investigated.

The Hitman's Bodyguard (DVD): Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung The Hitman's Bodyguard (DVD)
Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung 1
R159 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R49 (31%) In stock

The world’s top protection agent is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hitmen. The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end of the bullet for years and are thrown together for a wildly outrageous 24 hours.

During their raucous and hilarious adventure from England to the Hague, they encounter high-speed car chases, outlandish boat escapades and a merciless Eastern European dictator who is out for blood.

The De Zalze Murders - The Story Behind The Brutal Axe Attack (Paperback): Julian Jansen The De Zalze Murders - The Story Behind The Brutal Axe Attack (Paperback)
Julian Jansen
R225 R199 Discovery Miles 1 990 Save R26 (12%) In stock

Could drugs, jealousy and money have driven a normal 20-year-old to wipe out nearly his whole family with an axe?

The Van Bredas from Stellenbosch were seemingly the perfect family. Wealthy, successful and popular. They led a dream life at the luxury De Zalze golf estate.

And then, in a flash, everything changed. The country was stunned by the news of the gruesome killings of Martin, his wife Teresa, and their 22-year-old son Rudi. The blonde teenage daughter Marli miraculously survived, but was unable to remember the events of that fatal night due to a brain injury.

Eventually the other son, Henri, who escaped the bloodbath unscathed and knew what had really happened, was charged with the three murders.

One by one, relatives and friends started talking. They painted a picture of parents who had been at their wits' end with their difficult ‘loner’ child. Henri's drug addiction had reportedly caused ‘great discord’ in the household, and he was said to have been ‘pissed off’ with his parents for supposedly favouring his brother Rudi.

Could it be that the Van Bredas' own child had been the one who wielded the axe?

Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Salazar's Revenge (DVD): Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Kaya Scodelario, Brenton... Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Salazar's Revenge (DVD)
Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Kaya Scodelario, Brenton Thwaites 1
R165 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R25 (15%) In stock

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea - notably Jack. Jack's only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth, a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry, a headstrong young sailor in the Royal Navy.

At the helm of the Dying Gull, his pitifully small and shabby ship, Captain Jack seeks not only to reverse his recent spate of ill fortune, but to save his very life from the most formidable and malicious foe he has ever faced.

(Alternative title in the United States is Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales)

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