NONFICTION OF NOTE Becoming — Michelle Obama Former US first lady Michelle Obama’s autobiography has sold over 3-million copies so far. It’s a fascinating, candid read and delves into her relationships, her career and her years in the White House.

Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret — Craig Brown The UK’s Princess Margaret – not a popular gal. Mean and entitled, or just misunderstood? Either way, a fantastic, unusual biography. Brief Answers to the Big Questions — Stephen Hawking The late guru and cosmologist delves into some deep issues: Is time travel possible? Is there a God? Will we survive on Earth? The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela — Sisonke Msimang Award-winning writer Msimang casts a smart, fresh perspective on Mandela in a short, sharp book.

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