Interesting reads for March

Good day

For the month of March we have prepared some good reads to peak your interest.

We have stuck to the South African theme and hope you enjoy the selection.

These books have been put on Bidorbuy at special low prices, due to an influx of new stock.

Medicinal Plants Of South Africa by Ben-Erik Van Wyk, Nigel Gericke, et alMedicinal Plants 001

A photographic guide to the most commonly used and best known South African plant medicines, including their botany, main traditional uses, and active ingredients.  A valuable reference book for serious and amateur gardeners alike.

 

Witboy in Afrika Reise Deur die Donker Kontinent deur Deon MaasWitboy in Afrika 001

Deon Maas, rubriekskrywer, se reise is soms gevaarlike maar skreeusnaaks toe hy Afrika invaar.

 

Genius for the defence by Benjamin Bennett Henry Morris, K.C.  South African law casesImage

Cases and life of advocate Henry Harris Morris, including cases such as Daisy de Melcker, Sir Delvis Brougham murder trials and many others. Lived a full life, but died a sad, lonely death.

 

 Speurde Ella EN soos ‘n kosbare kleinood deur Sita. TWEE BOEKE VIR DIE PRYS VAN EEN.speurder ella 001

 

 

 

Arms Deal in your Pocket by Paul Holden South African politicsArms Deal in your pocket 001

“How and why the arms deal has become the poisoned well of South African politics, revealing the roles of people like Shaik, Zuma, Yengeni, and others. “Well researched and bibliography.

 

Drie hoorspele deur N P van Wyk LouwDrie Hoorspele 001

Inleiding deur R H Pheiffer. Van Wyk Louw se drie hoorspele: Die Held; Dagboek van ’n Soldaat en Lewenslyn is geskryf vir die radio en die inleiding bespreek die rol van die hoorspel, en verskaf ook ’n uiteensetting van die drie hoorspele in die boek.

Killing Kebble an Underworld exposed by Mandy Wiener Political corruption Jackie Selei sagaAn underworld exposed 001

The supposed  “assisted suicide in September 2005 of Brett Kebble, a prominent South African mining magnate,  and the top-level investigation that followed  and which  exposed the corrupt relationship between South Africa’s Chief of Police, Interpol President Jackie Selebi and his friend, Glen Agliotti, and an underworld dominated by drug lords, steroid-fuelled bouncers, hit men for hire, an international smuggling syndicate, a dubious security unit moonlighting for the police and sinister self-serving sleuths abusing state agencies, are all included .  Mandy Wiener’s interviews with the perpetrators including  Mikey Schultz, Nigel McGurk, Faizal ‘Kappie’ Smith  and Glen Agliotti, the man once accused of orchestrating the hit, has also provided more insight in the saga. Photos.

REISIGER deur Karel Schoeman fiksieverhaal gebaseer op episode in lewe van LeipoldtDie Reisiger 001

“Die reisiger (oor Leipoldt se winter-ervaringe aan see, 1908-1909, as persoonlike arts van Pullitzer … Besoek: ‘n teks vir beeldradio (1975 het.” Wikipedia

 

Administrative Law in South Africa by Cora Hoexter.Administrative Law in South Africa 001

A successor to Administrative Law, vol 22 of the New Constitutional and Administrative Law, (2002).

 

Ma Weet Mos Nog Briewe van Kleinjan deur Johan van Pletzen Weermag humorMa Weet Mos 001

Volg op Briewe van Kleinjan is ’n humoristiese blik van ’n jong man se wedervaderings in die Weermag.  Van Pletzen se humor word aangevul met prettige illustrasies deur Chris Ebersohn.

 

Thabo Mbeki and the battle for the soul of the ANC by William M Gumede. FIRST EDITIONThabo Mbeki and the battle for the soul of the ANC 001

An insightful description of what goes on behind the scenes of the ANC fight for control. “The information Gumede provides on the ANC’s metamorphosis, some of it revealed for the first time, is invaluable to a more complete understanding of key events in South Africa over the last decade”- Cape Times. “A bold, incisive and controversial portrait that opens avenues to robust debate. A compelling read.” Sunday Independent.

 Wit Oemfaan F A Venter Jeugboek Voortrekkerswit oemfaan 001.jpg

Wit Oemfaan is die verhaal vertel van ‘n Voortrekkerseun wat verdwaal en dan deur die Zoeloes gevind word en ‘n tyd lank tussen die Zoeloes woon. Die verhaal is gebaseer op die ware verhaal van die lewe van Ferdinand Paulus van Gass, wat opgeteken is deur Gustav Preller.

The Beadle South a South African novel by Pauline SmithThe Beadle 001

First published in 1926 this book tells the story of the love, hatred and betrayal in a small, impoverished rural community.

 

Kerspitborduurwerk deur Alma SchwabeKerspitborduurwerk 001

‘n Omvattend, praktiese gids wat kerspit borduurwerk stapsgewyse aan naaldwerksters verduidelik. Dit sluit basiese steke, volkleurfoto’s, motiewe en patrone in vir enige voorwerp van fotorame tot ’n outydse kerspit lappop.

Saartjie se donkie deur Bettie Naude, Saartjie Baumann-reeks nr 4Saartjie se Donkie 001

Saartjie Baumann, met die kuiltjies on  duiweltjies in haar oë, se avonture word  voortgesit in  Saartjie se donkie  toe sy besluit  om vir die dorp se seuns te bewys sy kan beter donkie ry as hulle.

We conclude this blog with a quote from a great leader (Franklin D. Roosevelt) : ” The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today”.

Have a lovely day.

PoggioBooks

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