by André de Ruyter
De Ruyter takes the reader inside the boardrooms and government meetings where South Africa’s future is shaped, with ministers often pulling in conflicting directions. He explains how renewable energy is the cheapest and quickest solution to our power crisis, in spite of fierce opposition from vested coal interests.
He candidly reflects on his three years at the helm of Eskom, his successes and failures, his reasons for leaving and his hopes for the future.
by James Clear
Transform your life with tiny changes in behaviour, starting now.
People think that when you want to change your life, you need to think big. But world-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered another way. He knows that real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions: doing two push-ups a day, waking up five minutes early, or holding a single short phone call.
He calls them atomic habits.
by Lucinda Riley with Harry Whittaker
The seven sisters are gathered together for the first time, on board the Titan to say a final goodbye to the enigmatic father they loved so dearly.
To the surprise of everyone, it is the missing sister who Pa Salt has chosen to entrust with the clue to their pasts. But for every truth revealed, another question emerges.
With this book, The Seven Sisters series draws to a stunning, unforgettable conclusion.
by Colleen Hoover
Sometimes the one who loves you is the one who hurts you the most. Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life suddenly seems almost too good to be true.
As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan – her first love and a link to the past she left behind.
by Robert Greene
Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this book is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.
Three thousand years of the history of power are distilled into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz, and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum.
by Hannah Grace
Anastasia Allen has worked her entire life for a shot at Team USA. It looks like everything is going according to plan when she gets a full scholarship to the University of California, Maple Hills and lands a place on their competitive figure skating team.
Nothing will stand in her way, not even the captain of the hockey team, Nate Hawkins.
Sparks fly, but Anastasia isn’t worried … because she could never like a hockey player, right?
by Jordan B. Peterson
Acclaimed clinical psychologist Peterson has become one of the world’s most popular public thinkers. Here, he provides twelve profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life. Happiness is a pointless goal, says Peterson. Instead we must search for meaning, not for its own sake, but as a defence against the suffering that is intrinsic to our existence.
by Jo Nesbo
Two young women are missing, their only connection a party they both attended, hosted by a notorious real-estate magnate. When one of the women is found murdered, the police discover an unusual signature left by the killer, giving them reason to suspect he will strike again.
But the legendary Harry Hole is gone – fired from the force, drinking himself to oblivion in Los Angeles. It seems that nothing can entice him back to Oslo. Until the woman who saved Harry’s life is put in grave danger, and he has no choice but to return to the city that haunts him.
by Abraham Verghese
A stunning and magisterial new epic of love, faith and medicine, set in Kerala, South India, from the author of Cutting for Stone?.
by Kristin Hannah
Angie DeSaria has spent years of her life trying to have a child. Adrift and alone, she returns to her childhood home, to help try and rescue the beloved, failing family business.
Lauren Ribido is a senior in high school. She dreams of an Ivy League education and escaping her hometown.
When Angie hires Lauren to work at the restaurant, they form an immediate bond. But nothing could have prepared Angie for the far-reaching repercussions of her act of kindness.
[No sales reports between 28 March and 02 May 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdown; thus no Daily Maverick Best Sellers List for May 2020]
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