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Celebrate the boy in you!

Jenny thought the men of South Africa needed a Book Show dedicated especially to them, this week's book show has an extensive list of great books lined up that will get the boy in you excited ...

Ghost Flight by Bear Grylls

"A motherand child savagely abducted from a snow-swept mountainside. A loyal soldiertortured and executed on a remote Scottish moor. A lost warplane discovered in the heart of the Amazon jungle, harbouring a secret of earth-shattering evil. A desperate race to defeat a terrifying conspiracy emanating from the darkest days of Nazi Germany. One thread unites them all. Only one man can unravel it. Will Jaeger. The Hunter."

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield reviewed this book, listen to the audio below:

The Refined Player BY Stevel Marc

After being confronted with a realisation that he suffered from intimacy issues, Stevel Marc was led to a place of reflection and self-revelation. Stevel realised that our lives are moving in a new space and relationships are even more complicated. Based on his own intimate experiences with women, as well as drawing on the experiences of the 800 men and women whom he interviewed, Stevel offers us his understanding of dating in our modern world.

Benedict Maaga was a player in his day, he reviewed theThe Refined Player ...

Walking the Nile by Levison Wood

"Former soldier Levison Wood sets out to do what no one has achieved - to walk the entire length of the Nile River. Beginning at a small stream in the Rwandan hills, his goal is to hike more than 4000 miles North to the Mediterranean. Through rainforests, deserts, swamps, cities, villages and war zones, Lev fights through the wildlife, rough terrain, and his own personal psychological battle in an attempt to write his name in the history books." - Tim in Good Reads, read the full review here.

Journalist, David O'Sullivan also reviewed the book after having journeyed with Wood through the pages of his book ...

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