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  • A Captain’s Journey – Ernest Landheer

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    South Africans of all races remember the moment when Neil Tovey raised the Africa Cup of Nations trophy in 1996, with Nelson Mandela at his side wearing his number 9 jersey.

  • Drive: The Definitive History of Motoring – DK

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    A car book which takes you through motoring history, from classic cars to how we enjoy driving today, and beyond. As Jodie Kidd says in her introduction “Sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride”. From the public’s amazement at the idea of a horseless carriage to today’s excitement for driverless vehicles, find out everything you need to know about motoring from 1895 to the present day.

  • Novak Djokovic: The Rise of Serbia by Chris Bowers

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    Wimbledon Men’s Singles Winner for 2015 and one of the best tennis players in the world, Novak Djokovic, is also the ambassador to Serbia, which is a challenging role considering the country’s role in the Yugoslav Wars of the 90s. Chris Bowers writes a satisfyingly comprehensive biography that includes a very personal history of the champion – his modest beginnings, his relationship with his father, his rise in the sport – and sets this against an account of the country, the aftermath of its history and the hopes and aspirations of the Serbian people.

  • Rugby: An Anthology – Brian Levison

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    Inspiring and irreverent by turns, Brian Levison’s new anthology has drawn on rugby’s wealth of excellent writing. Frank Keating, P. G. Wodehouse, Alec Waugh, A. A. Thomson, John Reason and Mick Imlah are among the distinguished names who have written movingly, amusingly and entertainingly about the game they loved.

  • Siya Kolisi – Against All Odds – Jeremy Daniel

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    Author Jeremy Daniel tracks Siya’s journey from running wild on the streets of Zwide, through some crucial games in high school, into the Western Province rugby set-up and his fight to become Springbok captain. He goes deep inside the systems that identify junior talent, the characters who shaped his journey and the moments where he showed who he really was. Siya never forgot where he came from, and ultimately adopted his mother’s other two children after she died when he was in high school.

  • Springbok Captains – Edward Griffiths

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    The Springbok rugby captain, over more than a century, has represented many things to many South Africans.

  • The Jersey: The All Blacks – Peter Bills

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    Christmas Choice 2018

    Tipped as the biggest sports book of this season, renowned sports reporter Peter Bills tackles the question: How did such a tiny country produce a team of such world-conquering greatness?

  • The Rugby World Cup 2019 Book – Graeme Copas

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    A thoroughly researched and comprehensive guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, to be held in Japan in September. The sporting highlight of the year, with teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland all competing for the coveted William Webb Ellis trophy.

  • Vuvuzela Dawn – 25 Sports Stories That Shaped A New Nation – Luke Alfred & Ian Hawkey

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    In 2019, South Africa celebrates 25 years of democracy and the freedom that turned the country from a political pariah to one warmly embraced by the world. Nowhere was the welcome more visible, or more emotional, than in sport.