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Art & Architecture
- 111 museums in New York that you must not miss, Wendy Lubovich.069.0973 LUB
- Acrylic: expert techniques and simple step-by-step projects for creating dynamic landscapes in the open air with acrylic, Mark Mehaffey.751.426 MEH
- Baselitz, Martin Schwander.759.3 BAS
- Many of Baselitz's most important paintings and sculptures from the past six decades seen together for the first time.
- Botanical painting: with the Society of Botanical Artists, Margaret Stevens.758.5 STE
- Charles I: King and collector.
- During his reign, King Charles I (1600-1649) assembled one of Europe's most extraordinary art collections. By the time of his death it contained some 2,000 paintings and sculptures. This book explores the origins of the collection, the way it was assembled and what it came to represent.
- Contemporary voices: from the Asian and Islamic art worlds, Olivia Sand.709.5 SAN
- The first available book to cover the Asian and Islamic contemporary art scene.
- Creative watercolor: a step-by-step guide for beginners, Ana Victoria Calderon.751.422 CAL
- Frida Kahlo: the Gisèle Freund photographs, with texts by Gérard de Cortanze, Gisèle Freund, and Lorraine Audric.759.972 KAH
- Gabriele Münter, 1877-1962: painting to the point, Isabelle Jansen.759.3 MUN
- Global art and the Cold War, John J. Curley.701.03 CUR
- Inventing the opera house: theater architecture in Renaissance and Baroque Italy, Eugene J. Johnson.725.822 JOH
- Living Monet: the artist's gardens, Doris Kutschbach.759.4 MON
- Mantegna & Bellini, Caroline Campbell.759.5 MAN
- Andrea Mantegna (c. 1431-1506) and Giovanni Bellini (active c. 1459; died 1516) each produced groundbreaking paintings, marked by pictorial and technical innovations, that are among the masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance.
- Mark Foster Gage: projects and provocations, Mark Foster Gage.720.973 GAG
- Architect to Lady Gaga and Nicola Formichetti, Mark Foster Gage has spent 20 years leading the digital architectural avant-garde, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in architecture and design and exploding expectations.
- Modern London: an illustrated cityscape from the 1920s to the present day, Lukas Novotny.720.942 NOV
- Secret houses of the Cotswolds, Jeremy Musson.728.8 MUS
- The artists who will change the world, Omar Kholeif.709.2 KHO
- 'The Artists Who Will Change the World' is a new global map of art that points to the future. Unlike a traditional atlas, its cartography illustrates a world of international artists who may not yet be household names, but who will undoubtedly shape the art of tomorrow.
- The collector of lives: Giorgio Vasari and the invention of art, Ingrid Rowland and Noah Charney.709.45 VAS
- Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574) was a man of many talents a sculptor, painter, architect, writer, and scholar--but he is best known for Lives of the Artists, the classic account that singlehandedly invented the genre of artistic biography and established the canon of Italian Renaissance art.
- The Pre-Raphaelites and science, John Holmes.700.942 HOL
- The shell: a world of decoration and ornament, Ingrid Thomas.704.943 THO
- The Sistine Chapel: paradise in Rome, Ulrich Pfisterer.759.5 MIC
- Van Gogh & Japan, Louis van Tilborgh.759.9492 GOG
- Vincent van Gogh's (1853-1890) encounter with Japanese ukiyo-e prints during his time in Paris was decisive for the direction that his art would take in the years to come.
- Watercolor: expert techniques and simple step-by-step projects for creating dynamic landscapes in the open air with watercolor, Ron Stocke.751.422 STO
- A better me, Gary Barlow.781.64 BAR
- Here is one of the UK's most beloved pop stars, more open, honest and raw than ever before.
- A dangerous liaison: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, Carole Seymour-Jones.848.914 BEA
- From their first meeting in the summer of 1929, Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir shared an intense, passionate, and sometimes painful love-affair that was to last fifty-one tempestuous years. As the creators of existentialism, Sartre and Beauvoir became an inspiration for their generation, the model couple of the counter-culture.
- A matter of principle, Conrad Black.070.5 BLA
- Black maintains his innocence and recounts what he describes as 'the fight of and for my life.' A Matter of Principle is a riveting memoir and a scathing account of a flawed justice system.
- All that heaven allows: a biography of Rock Hudson, Mark Griffin.791.43028 HUD
- All you can ever know: a memoir, Nicole Chung.362.734 CHU
- What does it mean to lose your roots; within your culture, within your family, and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged myth.
- Battle scars: a story of war and all that follows, Jason Fox with Matt Allen.356.16 FOX
- Jason Fox served with the SBS for over a decade, thriving on the close bonds of the Special Forces brotherhood and the "death or glory" nature of their missions. Battle Scars tells the story of his career as an elite operator, from the gunfights, hostage rescues, daring escapes and heroic endeavours that defined his service, to a battle of a very different kind.
- Billy Slater autobiography, Billy Slater with Richard Hinds.796.3338 SLA
- The autobiography of one of the greatest rugby league players in the game's long history. During a long and decorated career with the Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia, Billy Slater has forged a reputation as not merely one of rugby league's great fullbacks, but as one of the best players in the game's long history.
- Crawl of fame: Julie Moss and the fifteen feet that created an ironman triathlon legend, Julie Moss and Robert Yehling.796.425 MOS
- Readers will join the inner and outer journey of one of the world's most impressive athletes, a woman who has already inspired millions, with millions more to come.
- Don't say a word: he told me not to tell, but one day the hurting had to stop, Kate Marshall with Linda Watson-Brown.362.76 MAR
- Don't say a word is the empowering memoir of Kate Marshall, a mother-of-four from Manchester. Ripped from her many brothers and sisters at the age of eight, Kate's mother uproots her to a new life in which love and safety are not priorities.
- Ed Sheeran, Sean Smith.781.64 SHE
- Ed Sheeran is a true inspiration. His moving and uplifting songs forge a lasting connection with the millions of people around the world who love him and his music.
- Eisenhower was my boss, Kay Summers.973.921 EIS
- Tossed by the fortunes of war into close association with World War II's top leaders, Miss Summersby tells the inside story of military command from a woman's point of view.
- Full disclosure, Stormy Daniels with Kevin Carr O'Leary.791.43653 DAN
- She was already well-known in some circles before March 6, 2018, but that's probably the first time you heard the name Stormy Daniels. That's the day she filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over a nondisclosure agreement negotiated before the election but never signed.
- Gentleman Jack: the biography of Anne Lister: regency landowner, seducer and secret diarist, Angela Steidele.942.81 LIS
- Anne Lister was a wealthy Yorkshire heiress, a world traveller and a lesbian in an era when it was difficult simply to be female. She wrote her diary in code derived from Ancient Greek, including details of her liaisons with women. Liberated by her money, she remained unmarried, opened a colliery and chose to dress in men's clothes.
- Going down to the river: a homeless musician, an unforgettable song, and the miraculous encounter that changed a life, Doug Seegers and Steve Eubanks.781.642 SEE
- Doug's inspirational story of faith, forgiveness, and the power of prayer and belief. It is also the never-give-up tale of a man who played music for 55 years without success only to become a chart-topping artist at the age of 62.
- Henry VII: the maligned Tudor King, Terry Breverton.942.051 HEN
- Henry Tudor, the future Henry VII, has been called the most unlikely King of England. Yet his rise from obscurity was foretold by the bards, and by 1485, the familial bloodbath of the Wars of the Roses left Henry as the sole adult Lancastrian claimant to the throne.
- Honouring high places: the mountain life of Junko Tabei, Junko Tabei and Helen Y. Rolfe.796.522 TAB
- A collection of personal stories and reflections based on the memoirs of Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest and the Seven Summits.
- John F. Kennedy: an unfinished life, 1917-1963, Robert Dallek.973.922 KEN
- Updated edition of the authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy.
- Josef Albers: life and work, Charles Darwent.709.04 ALB
- While Josef Albers' Bauhaus colleagues Klee and Kandinsky are household names, Albers himself has remained inscrutable. He is best known as the painter of the 'Homages to the Square', a series of over 2,000 seemingly tightly controlled experiments in the interaction of colour.
- King of the dinosaur hunters: the life of John Bell Hatcher and the discoveries that shaped paleontology, Lowell Dingus.560 HAT
- Making Oscar Wilde, Michèle Mendelssohn.822.8 WIL
- Witty, inspiring, and charismatic, Oscar Wilde is one of the Greats of English literature. Today, his plays and stories are beloved around the world. But it was not always so.
- Marcus Aurelius: warrior, philosopher, emperor, Frank McLynn.937.07 MAR
- My heart is my own: the life of Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy.941.105 MAR
- Napoleon: a biography, Frank McLynn.944.05 NAP
- Ned Kelly: a lawless life, Doug Morrissey.364.1552 KEL
- This book will cause heated debate. It includes a criticism of the best known Kelly books and a line by line annotation of the errors and misrepresentations in Ned's own Jerilderie Letter.
- Ned Kelly: selectors, squatters and stock thieves, Doug Morrissey.364.1552 KEL
- Oscar: a life, Matthew Sturgis.
- Oscar Wilde's life, like his wit, was alive with paradox. He was both an early exponent and victim of 'celebrity culture': famous for being famous, he was often ridiculed and disparaged. His achievements were frequently downplayed, his successes resented.
- Out of the forest, Gregory P. Smith with Craig Henderson.994.4 SMI
- For ten years a man calling himself Will Power lived in near-total isolation in northern New South Wales, foraging for food, eating bats and occasionally trading for produce. But who was this mysterious man who roamed the forest and knew all of its secrets and riddles?
- Over and out: Albert Trott: the man who cleared the Lord's pavilion, Steve Neal.796.358 TRO
- Over and Out is the remarkable story of a neglected cricket hero. Albert Trott was good enough to play for Australia and England, but at the height of his powers no Test team would pick him.
- Portrait of an addict as a young man: a memoir, Bill Clegg.362.298 CLE
- What makes one of the most gifted, charismatic and successful literary agents in New York fall into full-blown crack- addiction: a collapse that would cost him his business, his home, many of his friends and, very nearly, his life?
- Rauschenberg, art and life, Mary Lynn Kotz.709.73 RAU
- In preparing this highly readable book, Mary Lynn Kotz interviewed nearly everybody who had been important to Rauschenberg over the course of his life. Fresh anecdotes complement those already familiar to Rauschenberg followers, and contributions from the artist further personalize this biography.
- Running free: the autobiography, Robin Knox-Johnston.910.41 KNO
- Sir Robin Knox-Johnston burst to fame when he became the first man ever to complete a single-handed, non-stop circumnavigation of the world. Now, 50 years on from that famous voyage, he reveals the true, extraordinary story of his life.
- Somebody to love: the life, death and legacy of Freddie Mercury, Matt Richards & Mark Langthorne.781.66 MER
- Southern discomfort: a memoir, Tena Clark.781.64 CLA
- Tena Clark was born in 1953 in a tiny Mississippi town close to the Alabama border, where the legacy of slavery and racial injustice still permeated every aspect of life. On the outside, Tena's childhood looked like a fairytale. But behind closed doors, Tena's life was deeply lonely and chaotic.
- Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish intellectual, Nathan Abrams.791.43023 KUB
- Stanley Kubrick is generally acknowledged as one of the world's great directors.
- Telling tales: the fabulous lives of Anita Leslie, Penny Perrick.940.5481 LES
- Anita Leslie (1914-85), best known for popular biographies of her relatives including Jennie Churchill, Winston's mother, was also an unlikely war heroine. In 1940, Anita volunteered as an ambulance driver. By the end of the war, she was the only woman to have been awarded both the Africa Star and the Croix de Guerre.
- The Abbot's shoes: seeking a contemplative life, Peter Robertson.248.8 ROB
- Out of the organised chaos of a radio station newsroom and into the silence of an austere Trappist monastery. In The Abbot's Shoes Peter recounts his journey and brings into our view the hidden day-to-day life within an enclosed contemplative community.
- The barefoot woman, Scholastique Mukasonga.967.571 MUK
- A moving, unforgettable tribute to a Tutsi woman who did everything to protect her children from the Rwandan genocide, by the daughter who refuses to let her family's story be forgotten.
- The extraordinary life of E. Nesbit: author of Five children and it and The railway children, Elisabeth Galvin.823.912 NES
- Imagine being one of the most well-loved children's authors of all time, yet your readers don't know if you're a man or a woman. Or even your real name.
- The fabulous Bouvier sisters: the tragic and glamorous lives of Jackie and Lee, Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger.920.72 ONA
- The life of Saul Bellow: love and strife, 1965-2005, Zachary Leader.813.52 BEL
- When this second volume of The Life of Saul Bellow opens, Bellow, at forty-nine, is at the pinnacle of American letters; rich, famous, critically acclaimed.
- The rise and rise of Kerry Packer uncut, Paul Barry.070.5 PAC
- This new edition of the book brings the true Packer story to Australia in a way that was never possible for the first edition. This is the real deal about Kerry Packer: unvarnished, uncut, more astonishing than you ever could have imagined.
- The words of my father, Yousef Khalil Bashir.956.94 BAS
- In the Gaza Strip, growing up on land owned by his family for centuries, eleven-year-old Yousef is preoccupied by video games, school pranks, and meeting his father's impossibly high standards. Everything changes when the Second Intifada erupts and soldiers occupy the family home.
- Tragedy plus time: a tragi-comic memoir, Adam Cayton-Holland.792.7 CAY
- Meet the Magnificent Cayton-Hollands, a trio of brilliant, acerbic teenagers from Denver, Colorado, who were going to change the world. Anna, Adam, and Lydia were taught by their father, a civil rights lawyer, and mother, an investigative journalist, to recognize injustice and have their hearts open to the universe.
- Tries, lies & meat pies, Sam Thaiday with James Colley.796.3338 THA
- Sam Thaiday is one of rugby league's most highly regarded and respected players. Often seen as one of the last true larrikins of the game, Sam has entertained Brisbane Broncos, Queensland State of Origin and Australian fans over his fifteen-year career.
- True indie: life and death in filmmaking, Don Coscarelli.791.43023 COS
- From Don Coscarelli, the celebrated filmmaker behind many cherished cult classics comes a memoir that's both revealing autobiography and indie film crash course.
- Under cover: a poet's life in publishing... and all that jazz: an anecdotal memoir, Jeremy Robson.821.92 ROB
- In this engrossing memoir, Robson looks back at both his publishing career and life as a poet.
Business & Management
- Auditing: theory and practice in New Zealand, Karen Van Peursem & Michael J Pratt.657.45 VAN
- Be a project motivator: unlock the secrets of strengths-based project management, Ruth Pearce.658.404 PEA
- Better business relationships, Kim Tasso.650.13 TAS
- Business success is usually reliant on being able to get along with people. Brings together a wealth of knowledge and practical advice, from psychology to communications.
- Don't bullsht yourself!: crush the excuses that are holding you back, Jon Taffer.650.1 TAF
- Teaches you how to stop fooling yourself and turn your excuses into solutions to improve your life and business.
- Getting things done: the art of stress-free productivity, David Allen.650.11 ALL
- Growth IQ: master the 10 paths to grow your business, Tiffani Bova.658.406 BOV
- Kindness in leadership, Gay Haskins, Mike Thomas and Lalit Johri.658.409 KIN
- In a global climate of increasing complexity and uncertainty, there have been calls for a more responsible form of leadership in business and society.
- The business book, Editor, Sam Atkinson.650 BUS
- Packed with innovative graphics and simple explanations of business concepts, from managing risk and alternative business models to effective leadership and thinking.
- The compass and the radar: the art of building a rewarding career while remaining true to yourself, Paolo Gallo.650.14 GAL
- The leader's guide to mindfulness: how to use soft skills to get hard results, Audrey Tang.658.409 TAN
- The ultimate finance book: master profit statements, understand bookkeeping and accounting, prepare budgets and forecasts, Roger Mason.658.15 MAS
- The ultimate management book: motivate people, manage your time, build a winning team, Martin Manser.658.4 MAN
- The ultimate sales book: master account management, perfect negotiation, create happy customers, Christine Harvey.658.81 HAR
- Transforming organizations: engaging the 4Cs for powerful organizational learning and change, Michael Anderson and Miranda Jefferson.658.406 AND
- Writing for social media, Carrie Marshall.658.872 MAR
- Writing for social media can be difficult to get right and even big brands can get it wrong.
- On the Camino, Jason.741.5 JAS
- To mark his 50th birthday, the brilliant Norwegian cartoonist Jason decided that walking the length of the Camino was what he needed to do. Full of quiet incidents, odd encounters, small triumphs, and the occasional setback.
- The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers omnibus, Gilbert Shelton.741.5 SHE
- The Freak Brothers are timeless clowns, and it's Shelton's mastery of satire and slapstick, silly punch lines and the traditional forms of humor at the heart of theses tripped-out cartoons that have kept them fresh and mirthful for 40 years.
Computing & Digital
- Beginning PHP and MySQL: from novice to professional, Frank M. Kromann.005.72 KRO
- Learning Perl 6: keeping the easy, hard, and impossible within reach, Brian D. Foy.005.133 PER
Crafts, Hobbies & Collecting
- 10 granny squares, 30 blankets: color schemes, layouts, and edge finishes for 30 unique looks, Margaret Hubert.746.434 HUB
- 101 textures in oil & acrylic: practical techniques for rendering a variety of surfaces, Mia Tavonatti.745.72 TAV
- A 100 things 2 do Christmas: 40 holiday crafts, gifts and decor you can make, Shelley Shepherd.745.5941 SHE
- Adventures in paper piecing & design: a quilter's guide with design exercises, step-by-step instructions & patterns to get you sewing, Sarah Elizabeth Sharp.746.46 SHA
- Airbrushing scale model aircraft, Robin Carpenter.629.1331 CAR
- Crochet animal rugs: over 20 crochet patterns for fun floor mats and matching accessories, Ira Rott.746.434 ROT
- Diary in stitches: 65 charming motifs - 6 fabric & thread projects to bring you joy, Minki Kim.746.445 KIM
- Firmament: stellar stitches for your next adventure, Hunter Hammersen.746.432 HAM
- Get addicted to free-motion quilting: go from simple to sensational with Sheila Sinclair Snyder, Sheila Sinclair Snyder.746.46 SNY
- Grace: 21 designs, Kim Hargreaves.746.432 HAR
- Range of sweaters and accessories with detailed instructions for how to create each piece.
- Grey: twenty-one designs, Kim Hargreaves.746.432 HAR
- Range of sweaters and accessories with detailed instructions for how to create each piece.
- Make + mend: sashiko-inspired embroidery projects to customize and repair textiles and decorate your home, Jessica Marquez.746.46 MAR
- Modern memory quilts: a handbook for capturing meaningful moments: 12 projects + the stories that inspired them, Suzanne Paquette.746.46 PAQ
- More sewing to sell: take your handmade business to the next level: 16 new projects to make & sell!, Virginia Lindsay.646.2 LIN
- Still: 21 designs, Kim Hargreaves.746.432 HAR
- 21 knitting designs.
- The art of mixing textiles in quilts: 14 projects using wool, silk, cotton & home decor fabrics, Lynn Schmitt.746.46 SCH
- The big book of pretty & playful appliqué: 150+ designs, 4 quilt projects: cats & dogs at play, gardens in bloom, feathered friends & more, Carol Armstrong.746.445 ARM
- The ultimate sashiko sourcebook, Susan Briscoe.746.46 BRI
- Sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, uses simple running stitch to create beautifully decorative patterns ideal for patchwork, quilting and embroidery.
- The why & how of woodworking, Michael Pekovich.684.08 PEK
- Upcycling with style: a step-by-step workbook, Sarah Heeringa.745.5 HEE
- A guide to clever project ideas that will help to create stylish and unique living spaces.
- Waterford Crystal: the creation of a global brand, 1700-2009, John M. Hearne.748.2 HEA
- Wood pallet DIY projects: 20 building projects to enrich your home, your heart & your community, Stephen & Diane Fitzberger.684.08 FIT
- Woven in wire: dimensional wire weaving in fine art jewelry, Sarah Thompson.739.27 THO
- Yokes: eleven signature designs, with stories of the sweater that changed the shape of modern knitting, Kate Davies.746.432 DAV
Crime & Espionage
- Can you ever forgive me?: memoirs of a literary forger, Lee Israel.364.163 ISR
- Before turning to her life of crime; running a one-woman forgery business out of a phone booth in a Greenwich Village bar and even dodging the FBI, Lee Israel had a legitimate career as an author of biographies.
- Dance in chains: political imprisonment in the modern world, Padraic Kenney.365.45 KEN
- Political incarceration today seems to offer the clearest evidence of a repressive regime, and of a determined political opposition.
- Enemies within: communists, the Cambridge spies and the making of modern Britain, Richard Davenport-Hines.327.12 DAV
- What pushed Blunt, Burgess, Cairncross, Maclean and Philby into Soviet hands? With access to recently released papers and other neglected documents,this sharp analysis of the intelligence world examines how and why these men and others betrayed their country and what this cost Britain and its allies.
- Hunting Charles Manson: the quest for justice in the days of helter skelter, Lis Wiehl with Caitlin Rother.364.1523 MAN
- On Father's Day: Cindy Gambino's shattering account of her children's revenge murders, Megan Norris.364.1523 NOR
- The Griffith wars: the powerful true story of Donald Mackay's murder and the town that stood up to the Mafia, Tom Gilling and Terry Jones.364.1523 GIL
Customs & Etiquette
- It's all Chinese to me: an overview of culture & etiquette in China, Pierre Ostrowski & Gwen Penner; updated & expanded by Matthew Christensen.
- Otago: 150 years of New Zealand's first university, Alison Clarke.378.9392 CLA
- The adult student's guide to survival & success, Al Siebert & Mary Karr.378.198 SIE
- Car electrical & electronic systems, Julian Edgar.629.254 EDG
- Discovering engineering that changed the world, Julian Edgar.620 EDG
- The ocean book: how endangered are our seas?, Esther Gonstalla.363.7394 GON
- The end of animal farming: how scientists, entrepreneurs, and activists are building an animal-free food system, Jacy Reese.179.3 REE
Fashion & Beauty
- 100 ideas that changed fashion, Harriet Worsley.391 WOR
- A Victorian lady's guide to fashion and beauty, Mimi Matthews.391.2 MAT
- Pure skin care: nourishing recipes for vibrant skin & natural beauty, Stephanie L. Tourles.646.72 TOU
- The capsule wardrobe: 1,000 outfits from 30 pieces, Wendy Mak.646.34 MAK
Film, Television & Theatre
- 100 ideas that changed film, David Parkinson.791.43 PAR
- Aardman: an epic journey: taken one frame at a time: an autobiography, Peter Lord & Dave Sproxton with David Gritten.791.433 LOR
- For over 40 years, Aardman has entertained and charmed the world, creating memorable stories and timeless animated characters that have gone on to become household names, including Wallace and Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and Morph.
- Ballet: the definitive illustrated story, Viviana Durante.792.8 BAL
- Selling the movie: the art of the film poster, Ian Haydn Smith.741.67 SMI
- The Twilight saga: the complete film archive: memories, mementos, and other treasures from the creative team behind the beloved motion pictures, Robert Abele.791.437 ABE
Finance & Economics
- Blockchain: an illustrated guidebook to understanding Blockchain, Mingxing Xu, Ying Tian, and Jiyue Li.332.178 XU
- Cryto economy: how blockchain, cryptocurrency, and token-economy are disrupting the financial world, Aries Wanlin Wang.332.178 WAN
- Lab rats: why modern work makes people miserable, Dan Lyons.331 LYO
- Personality tests. Team-building exercises. Forced Fun. Desktop surveillance. Open-plan offices. Acronyms. Diminishing job security. Hot desking. Pointless perks. Hackathons. If any of the above sound familiar, welcome to the modern economy.
- Marx and Marxism, Gregory Claeys.335.4 MAR
- An illuminating history of Marx's thought and intellectual influence from a leading historian of socialism.
- Million dollar maths: the secret maths of becoming rich (or poor), Hugh Barker.332 BAR
- Millionaire success habits: the gateway to wealth & prosperity, Dean Graziosi.332.024 GRA
- Radical markets: uprooting capitalism and democracy for a just society, Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl.330.12 POS
- Seriously curious: the Economist explains: the facts and figures that turn our world upside down, Tom Standage.032.02 SER
- Smart, savvy answers to universal questions, from the highly popular The Economist Explains and Daily Chart blogs; a treat for the knowing, the uninitiated, and the downright curious.
- The 30-day money cleanse: take control of your finances, manage your spending, and de-stress your money for good, Ashley Feinstein Gerstley.332.024 FEI
- The bank that lived a little: Barclays in the age of the very free market, Philip Augar.332.12 AUG
- The billionaire raj: a journey through India's new gilded age, James Crabtree.330.954 CRA
- The bitcoin guidebook: how to obtain, invest, and spend the world's first decentralized cryptocurrency, Ian DeMartino.332.178 DEM
- The communist manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels; adapted by Martin Rowson.335.4 ROW
- Published in 1848, at a time of political upheaval in Europe, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels's Manifesto for the Communist Party was at once a powerful critique of capitalism and a radical call to arms. It remains the most incisive introduction to the ideas of Communism and the most lucid explanation of its aims.
- The finance curse: how global finance is making us all poorer, Nicholas Shaxson.332.04 SHA
- The new trading for a living: psychology, discipline, trading tools and systems, risk control, trade management, Alexander Elder.332.645 ELD
- The rational optimist: how prosperity evolves, Matt Ridley.330.4 RID
- Pilgrimage with the leprechauns: a true story of a mystical tour of Ireland, Tanis Helliwell.398.21 HEL
Food & Drink
- 15 minute vegan on a budget: fast, modern vegan food that costs less, Katy Beskow.641.56362 BES
- 30 days of sugar-free: a whole month of delicious recipes to make going sugar-free a breeze, Catherine Kidd.641.5638 KID
- A taste of Naples: Neapolitan culture, cuisine, and cooking, Marlena Spieler.641.3 SPI
- Cocktail cookbook, Oskar Kinberg.641.874 KIN
- Cooking for the sensitive gut: delicious, soothing, healthy recipes for everyday, Joan Ransley and Nick Read.641.5631 RAN
- Cooking with scraps: turn your peels, cores, rinds, and stems into delicious meals, Lindsay-Jean Hard.641.552 HAR
- Curry easy vegetarian, Madhur Jaffrey.641.6384 JAF
- East West: a culinary journey through Malta, Lebanon, Iran, Turkey, Morocco, and Andalusia, Shane Delia.641.5956 DEL
- EATS: a compilation of more than 100 favourite recipes from mums, dads & celebrity chefs..
- Featuring recipes from: Nigella Lawson, Peter Gordon, Toni Street, Emma Galloway, Jacinda Ardern, Hilary Barry, Josh Emett, Dr Libby Weaver, Annabel Langbein, Pete Evans, Jo Seagar, Jaquie Brown, Simon Gault, Jax Hamilton, Dean Brettschneider, Lou Bentley.
- Every day easy air fryer: 100 recipes bursting with flavor, Urvashi Pitre.641.77 PIT
- First, catch: study of a spring meal, Thom Eagle.641.564 EAG
- In an era when we are so distracted that we eat almost without realising what we've just put in our mouth, this is food and writing to savour, gently steering the cook back towards simplicity, confidence and, above all, taste.
- In defence of food: the myth of nutrition and the pleasures of eating, Michael Pollan.394.12 POL
- Jamie's Friday night feast cookbook., Jamie Oliver.641.5 OLI
- Khazana, Saliha Mahmood Ahmed.641.5954 AHM
- Khazana, which means treasure trove, is a cookbook that promises to be the next step in our on-going love affair with the Indian sub- continent.
- Mastering the art of vegan cooking: over 200 delicious recipes and tips to save you money and stock your pantry, Annie and Dan Shannon.641.56362 SHA
- One-dish vegan: 175 soul-satisfying recipes for easy and delicious one-pan and one-plate dinners, Robin Robertson.641.56362 ROB
- Ottolenghi simple: a cookbook, Yotam Ottolenghi.641.555 OTT
- Recipe for life, Mary Berry.641.5 BER
- Save make do: slash your grocery bill by living sustainably, Lyn Webster.640 WEB
- Simply hot pots: a complete course in Japanese nabemono and other Asian one-pot meals, Amy Kimoto-Kahn.641.589 KIM
- So vegan in 5, Roxy Pope & Ben Pook.641.56362 POP
- Don't let anyone tell you vegan food is bland, boring or complicated. Roxy and Ben, creators of 'So Vegan', one of the world's leading vegan recipe channels, will show you how to create fun and super tasty vegan recipes using just five ingredients.
- The 101 healthiest foods for kids: eat the best, feel the greatest--healthy foods for kids, and recipes too!, Sally Kuzemchak.641.5622 KUZ
- The clean plate: eat, reset, heal, Gwyneth Paltrow.641.563 PAL
- The Crock-Pot ladies big book of slow cooker dinners: more than 300 fabulous and fuss-free recipes for families on the go, Heidi Kennedy, Katie Zaborac, Sarah Ince.641.588 KEN
- The food of Argentina: asado, empanadas, dulce de leche & more, Ross Dobson & Rachel Tolosa Paz.641.5982 DOB
- The kind diet: a simple guide to feeling great, losing weight, and saving the planet, Alicia Silverstone.641.56362 SIL
- The new 500 low-carb recipes: 500 updated recipes for doing low-carb better and more deliciously, Dana Carpender.641.5638 CAR
- The pulses & grains cookbook: delicious recipes for every day, with lentils, grains, seeds and chestnuts, Becks Wilkinson.641.6565 WIL
- The seaweed cookbook: discover the health benefits and uses of seaweed, with 50 delicious recipes..
- The yoga kitchen plan: a seven-day vegetarian lifestyle plan with over 70 recipes, Kimberly Parsons.641.5636 PAR
- There's a vegan in the house..
- Embrace veganism and keep the whole household happy and well-fed, without making a different meal for everyone.
- Tom Kerridge's fresh start: how to cook amazing food at home..
- Vegan: recipes for a more delicious life, Kyra de Vreeze.641.56362 DE
- Veggie lean in 15, Joe Wicks.641.5636 WIC
- The first veggie cookbook from the healthy cook and fitness sensation, Joe Wicks aka The Body Coach.
- Venice: recipes lost and found, Katie & Giancarlo Caldesi.641.5945 CAL
- Well being: recipes and rituals to realign the body and mind, Danielle Copperman.641.563 COP
- Yummy, easy, quick: around the world: 135 of the world's most delicious recipes, Matt Preston.641.59 PRE
Gardens & Gardening
- Cacti and succulents handbook: basic growing techniques and a directory of more than 140 common species and varieties, Gideon F. Smith.635.93 CAC
- Mastering the art of vegetable gardening: rare varieties, unusual options, plant lore & guidance, Matt Mattus.635 MAT
- No-waste kitchen gardening: regrow your leftover greens, stalks, seeds, and more, Katie Elzer-Peters.635 ELZ
- Organic gardening techniques, Nick Hamilton.635.0484 HAM
- The practical guide to pruning, training and topiary: how to prune and train trees, shrubs, hedges, topiary, tree and soft fruit, climbers and roses, Richard Bird.631.542 BIR
- Balance your life: a 6-week eating and exercise plan for a calmer, healthier you, Amélie Khellaf-Govett & Jodie Kidd.613.7 KHE
- Better balance for life: banish the fear of falling with simple activities added to your everyday routine, Carol Clements; foreword by Jon LaPook.613.0438 CLE
- Breathe: the 4-week breathing retraining plan to relieve stress, anxiety and panic, Mary Birch.613.19 BIR
- Crohn's & colitis: understanding & managing IBD, A. Hillary Steinhart.616.344 STE
- Don't just sit there: transitioning to a standing and dynamic workstation for whole-body health, Katy Bowman.615.82 BOW
- Fast exercise, Michael Mosley with Peta Bee.613.71 MOS
- How just a few minutes of exercise a day can make you feel better and look great. Dr Michael Mosley and Peta Bee investigate the fascinating science behind a radical new approach to exercise, one that is incredibly time efficient.
- Gene eating: the science of obesity and the truth about diets, Giles Yeo.613.25 YEO
- Just eat it: how intuitive eating can help you get your shit together around food, Laura Thomas.613.2 THO
- Mindsight: the new science of personal transformation, Daniel J. Siegel.616.891 SIE
- Inspiring and informative, "Mindsight" offers exciting new proof that people aren't hardwired to behave in certain ways, but instead have the ability to harness the power of their minds to resculpt the neural pathways of their brains.
- Move your DNA, Katy Bowman.615.82 BOW
- From couch potatoes to professional athletes, new parents to seniors, readers love Katy's humorous, passionate, and above all science-based guide to restoring your body through natural movement.
- Sicker, fatter, poorer: the urgent threat of hormone-disrupting chemicals to our health and future… and what we can do about it, Leonardo Trasande.362.1964 TRA
- Lurking in our homes, hiding in our offices, and polluting the air we breathe is something sinister. Something we've turned a blind eye to for far too long. Dr. Leonardo Trasande, a pediatrician, professor, and world-renowned researcher, tells the story of how our everyday surroundings are making us sicker, fatter, and poorer.
- The 6 week programme: reshape your body and change your habits for life, Louise Parker.613.7 PAR
- The alcohol experiment: 30 days to take control, cut down or give up for good, Annie Grace.616.861 GRA
- The Alzheimer's solution: a breakthrough program to prevent and reverse the symptoms of cognitive decline at every age, Dean Sherzai and Ayesha Sherzai.616.831 SHE
- The atlas of disease: mapping deadly epidemics and contagion from the plague to the zika virus, Sandra Hempel.614.42 HEM
- The evolution of obesity, Michael L. Power and Jay Schulkin.616.398 POW
- Undo it!: how simple lifestyle changes can reverse most chronic diseases, Dean Ornish and Anne Ornish.616.044 ORN
- Younger for longer: how you can slow the ageing process and stay healthy for life, Duncan Carmichael.613.0438 CAR
History, Geography & Travel
- 1000 incredible adventures in the natural world: the bucket list, Kath Stathers.910.2 STA
- Alexander the Great: from his death to the present day, John Boardman.938.07 ALE
- An illustrious scholar presents an elegant, concise, and generously illustrated exploration of Alexander the Great's representations in art and literature through the ages.
- Andalucía, Isabella Noble.946.8 NOB
- A Lonely Planet guide.
- Berlin, Paul Sullivan, Małgorzata Omilanowska.943.155 SUL
- A Dorling Kindersley guide.
- Brothers: the hidden history of the Kennedy years, David Talbot.973.922 KEN
- City of light: the reinvention of Paris, Rupert Christiansen.944.36 CHR
- Dreamers: when the writers took power, Germany, 1918, Volker Weidermann.943.3 WEI
- At the end of the First World War in Germany, the journalist and theatre critic Kurt Eisner organised a revolution which overthrew the monarchy, and declared a Free State of Bavaria. In February 1919, he was assassinated, and the revolution failed. But while the dream lived, it was the writers, the poets, the playwrights and the intellectuals who led the way.
- Forgotten ships: unfinished voyages to New Zealand, 1820-1925, Bruce E. Collins.910.45 COL
- Ganges: the many pasts of an Indian River, Sudipta Sen.954.1 SEN
- Gervase Phinn's Yokshire journey, Gervase Phinn.942.84 PHI
- Globetrotting on a shoestring: an intrepid traveller's delightful odyssey, Lynley Smith.910.41 SMI
- Hitler and the Habsburgs: the Führer's vendetta against the Austrian royals, James M. Longo.943.605 FRA
- Hubris: the road to Donald Trump: power, popularism, narcissism, David Owen.973.933 OWE
- A brilliant exposé of the mental and physical condition of UK & US political leaders, past and present.
- In Hitler's shadow, Tim Heath.943.086 HEA
- In Hitler's Shadow conveys the hopes, the horrors and the aftermath of the Second World War in the form of eye witness testimonies, diary entries and interviews. Through the eyes of the BDM girls, it recounts the struggle to rebuild lives destroyed by years of war, and how a country came to terms with terrible war crimes committed in its name.
- Ireland, Darragh Geraghty, Lisa Gerard-Sharp, Tim Perry.941.5 GER
- A Dorling Kindersley guide.
- Italy, Ros Belford.945 BEL
- A Dorling Kindersley guide.
- Land of vision and mirage: Western Australia since 1826, Geoffrey Bolton.994.1 BOL
- London's docklands: an illustrated history, Geoff Marshall.942.1 MAR
- Madrid, Anthony Ham.946.41 HAM
- A Lonely Planet guide.
- Mandela and the general, John Carlin, Oriol Malet.968.065 MAN
- A historically and artistically rich graphic novel with obvious relevance to today's polarized politics.
- National parks of America..
- A Lonely Planet guide.
- New York City, Stephen Keeling, Eleanor Berman.974.71 KEE
- A Dorling Kindersley guide.
- North Korea: the Bradt travel guide, Henry Marr with Neil Taylor.951.93 MAR
- Paris, Bryan Pirolli, Alan Tillier.944.36 PIR
- A Dorling Kindersley guide.
- Portugal, Matthew Hancock.946.9 HAN
- A Dorling Kindersley guide
- Provence & the Côte d'Azur, Hugh McNaughtan, Oliver Berry, Gregor Clark.944.9 MCN
- A Lonely Planet guide.
- Rick Steves best of Scotland, Rick Steves with Cameron Hewitt.941.1 STE
- Rome, Ros Belford, Olivia Ercoli, Roberta Mitchell.945.632 BEL
- A Dorling Kindersley guide.
- Russia without Putin: money, power and the myths of the new Cold War, Tony Wood.947.086 PUT
- Seoul, Thomas O'Malley, Phillip Tang.951.95 OMA
- A Lonely Planet guide.
- South America on a shoestring, Regis St Louis.980 ST
- A Lonely Planet guide.
- Switzerland: top sights, authentic experiences, Gregor Clark.949.4 CLA
- A Lonely Planet guide,
- Terracotta warriors: guardians of immortality, Rebecca Rice.931 TER
- This book is published to mark the exhibition at Te Papa of the remarkable third century BC funerary statues excavated from the astounding archaeological site at X'ian, China.
- The darkest dawn: the story of the Iolaire tragedy = call na h-Iolaire, Malcolm Macdonald, Donald John MacLeod.910.45 MCD
- At 1.55am on 1st January 1919, a naval yacht carrying sailors home on leave ran aground on rocks near the village of Holm, a mere 20 yards from the shore of the Isle of Lewis and less than a mile from the safe harbour of Stornoway. HMY Iolaire was crowded with 280 men, mostly naval reservists returning to the safety and comfort of their homes after the horrors of the Great War.
- The eternal city: a history of Rome, Ferdinand Addis.945.632 ADD
- The golden rhinoceros: histories of the African Middle Ages, Franèois-Xavier Fauvelle.960 FAU
- The Habsburg empire: a new history, Pieter M. Judson.943.603 JUD
- The Oxford illustrated history of the world, Felipe Fernández-Armesto.909 OXF
- The rough guide to Bangkok, Updated by Paul Gray.959.3 GRA
- The rough guide to Thailand's beaches & islands, Updated by Paul Gray and Marco Ferrarese.959.3 GRA
- The Stepney Doorstep Society, Kate Thompson.940.5308 THO
- Minksy, Gladys, Beatty, Joan, Girl Walker. While the men were at war, these women ruled the streets of the East End. Brought up with firm hand in the steaming slums and teeming tenements, they struggled against poverty to survive, and fought for their community in our country's darkest hours. But there was also joy to be found.
- The travel book: a journey through every country in the world.
- Time and power: visions of history in German politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich, Christopher Clark.943 CLA
- Unruly waters: how mountain rivers and monsoons have shaped South Asia's history, Sunil Amrith.333.91 AMR
- Vietnam, Andrew Forbes.959.7 FOR
- A Dorling Kindersley guide.
- Washington, DC, Paul Franklin.975.3 FRA
- A Dorling Kindersley guide.
- Where we go from here: two years in the resistance, Bernie Sanders.973.933 SAN
- During his campaign for President in 2016, Senator Bernie Sanders stated over and over again that the future of America was dependent upon its willingness to start a political revolution. Real change never occurs from the top down it always happens from the bottom up.
- Women's experiences in the Holocaust in their own words, Agnes Grunwald-Spier.940.5318 GRU
House & DIY
- 150 best mini interior ideas, Francesc Zamora Mola.729 ZAM
- A slice of England, India Hicks.747 HIC
- Decorating for Christmas at historic houses, Patricia Hart McMillan & Katharine Kaye McMillan.747.93 MCM
- DIY guide to painting and wallpapering: a complete handbook to finishing walls and trim for a stylish home, Michael R. Light.747.3 LIG
- DIY roofing: shingles, shakes, tile, rubber, metal, plus roof repair.
- Flea market style, Emily Chalmers.747.1 CHA
- Emily Chalmers and Ali Hanan explain how to find fresh and unexpected uses of second-hand pieces and antiques, and reveal how to mix old and new with flair and panache.
- Great English interiors, David Mlinaric and Derry Moore.747.88 MLI
- Relaxed coastal style, Sally Denning.747.88 DEN
- The minimalist home: a room-by-room guide to a decluttered, refocused life, Joshua Becker with Eric Stanford.241.6 BEC
- Unstuff your life!: kick the clutter habit and completely organize your life for good, Andrew J. Mellen.648.5 MEL
- Breaking news: the remaking of journalism and why it matters now, Alan Rusbridger.070.4 RUS
- How do we know any more what is true and what isn't? We are living through the greatest communication revolution since Gutenberg in which falsehood regularly seems to overwhelm truth. In Breaking News Alan Rusbridger offers an urgent and agenda-setting examination of the past, present and future of the press, and the forces menacing its freedom.
- Truth and duty: the press, the President, and the privilege of power, Mary Mapes.070.92 MAP
- It was the kind of story any news producer would love to report, nail down and get on the air. And that's just what Mary Mapes and her team did in September, 2004, when they aired their report on President George W. Bush's dereliction of his National Guard duty for CBS News. The firestorm that followed trashed Mapes' career.
- #Language hacking French: a conversation course for beginners, Benny Lewis.448.3 LEW
- #Language hacking German: a conversation course for beginners, Benny Lewis.438.3 LEW
- #Language hacking Spanish: a conversation course for beginners, Benny Lewis.468.3 LEW
- 15 minute German: learn in just 12 weeks, Sylvia Goulding.438.2 GOU
- 15 minute Mandarin Chinese: learn in just 12 weeks, Ma Cheng.495.1834 CHE
- Easy Mandarin Chinese: learn to speak Mandarin Chinese quickly!, Haohsiang Liao.495.1834 LIA
- Have you eaten grandma?, Gyles Brandreth.428.2 BRA
- In this brilliantly funny tirade and guide, Gyles anatomizes the linguistic horrors of our times, tells us where we've been going wrong (and why) and shows us how, in future, we can get it right every time. Is 'alright' all right? You'll find out right here.
- Words that go ping: the ridiculously wonderful world of onomatopoeia, Barbara Lasserre.428.1 LAS
- Conducting the reference interview: a how-to-do-it manual for librarians, Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Kirsti Nilsen and Marie L. Radford.025.52 ROS
- Creating the sustainable public library: the triple bottom line approach, Gary L. Shaffer.025.1 SHA
- Digital archives: management, use and access, Milena Dobreva.025.84 DIG
- Foundations of library and information science, Richard E. Rubin.020.973 RUB
- Fundamentals of collection development and management, Peggy Johnson.025.21 JOH
- Library world records, Godfrey Oswald.027 OSW
- Reading still matters: what the research reveals about reading, libraries, and community, Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Lynne (E.F.) McKechnie, and Paulette M. Rothbauer.028 ROS
- The elementary school library makerspace: a start-up guide, Marge Cox.025.5 COX
- Writing the literature review: a practical guide, Sara Efrat Efron, Ruth Ravid.028.1 EFR
- McSweeney's 50.
- To celebrate our 50th issue, we've put together a guaranteed showstopper, with stories, essays, treatises, manifestos, letters, comics, and illustrated travel diaries from fifty different contributors.
- Notes to self: essays, Emilie Pine.824.92 PIN
- Tackling subjects like addiction, fertility, feminism and sexual violence, and where these subjects intersect with legislation, these beautifully written essays are at once fascinating and funny, intimate and searingly honest. Honest, raw, brave and new, Notes to Self breaks new ground in the field of personal essays.
- The basics of essay writing, Nigel Warburton.808.4 WAR
- The flame, Leonard Cohen.811.54 COH
- The Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world. Featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits, The Flame offers an unprecedentedly intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist.
- The library of ice: readings from a cold climate, Nancy Campbell.828.92 CAM
- Long captivated by the solid yet impermanent nature of ice, by its stark, rugged beauty, acclaimed poet and writer Nancy Campbell sets out from the world's northernmost museum; at Upernavik in Greenland, to explore it in all its facets.
- The novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific since 1950, Coral Ann Howells, Paul Sharrad, and Gerry Turcotte.823.909 NOV
- Wit's end: what wit is, how it works, and why we need it, James Geary.809.7 GEA
- In this whimsical book, James Geary explores every facet of wittiness, from its role in innovation to why puns demonstrate the essence of creativity.
Music & Musicians
- AC/DC 1973-1980: the Bon Scott years, Jeff Apter.781.66 SCO
- Backstage passes: the untold story of New Zealand's live music venues, 1960-1990, Joanna Mathers.781.66 MAT
- New Zealand music was made on beer-stained stages, in grimy toilets and smoky back rooms. Venues like Dunedin's Empire Tavern and the Gladstone Hotel in Christchuch were the cradle for scenes that won worldwide acclaim, where idiosyncratic styles were forged and local legends made.
- Don't stop the carnival, Kevin Le Gendre.781.64 LE
- This is a story of empire, colonialism and then the new energies released by the movements for freedom and independence of the post second-world-war years; of the movements of peoples across borders; of the flow of music around the triangle that takes in Africa, the Caribbean, the USA and Great Britain.
- Making poor man's guitars: cigar box guitars, the frying pan banjo, and other DIY instruments, Shane Speal.784.192 SPE
- Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark: pretending to see the future, Richard Houghton.781.66 ORC
- Told in the first person, Pretending To See The Future is an oral history of OMD, mixing hundreds of fan anecdotes with memories from the band, their collaborators, other musicians and celebrity admirers garnered from 40 years of recording and performing.
- Singing in the age of anxiety: lieder performances in New York and London between the World Wars, Laura Tunbridge.782.42 TUN
- Through richly varied case studies, Singing in the Age of Anxiety traces how lieder were circulated, presented, and consumed in metropolitan contexts, shedding new light on how music facilitated unlikely crossings of nationalist and internationalist ideologies during the interwar period.
- Stone free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967, Jas Obrecht.781.66 HEN
- A compelling portrait of rock's greatest guitarist at the moment of his ascendance, Stone Free is the first book to focus exclusively on the happiest and most productive period of Jimi Hendrix's life.
- The death and resurrection of Elvis Presley, Ted Harrison.781.66 PRE
- The Death and Resurrection of Elvis Presley is the story of Elvis' "afterlife", of Elvis after he left the building. Walking the eccentrically carpeted rooms of Graceland, bidding into stratospheric sums on his auctioned relics, and mingling among the some 200,000 impersonators of his likeness, Ted Harrison offers nothing less than the ultimate Elvis tribute.
- Ukulele for beginners: how to play the ukulele in easy-to-follow steps, Will Grove-White.787.89193 GRO
- A forever family: fostering change one child at a time, Rob Scheer with Jon Sternfeld.306.874 SCH
- Love, money & parenting: how economics explains the way we raise our kids, Matthias Doepke & Fabrizio Zilibotti.306.874 DOE
- Mindfulness for mums & dads: proven strategies for calming down and connecting, Diana Korevaar.649.1 KOR
- The emotionally healthy child: helping children calm, center, and make smarter choices, Maureen Healy.155.412 HEA
- The enchanted hour: the miraculous power of reading aloud in the age of distraction, Meghan Cox Gurdon.649.58 GUR
- The parenting project: build extraordinary relationships with your kids through daily conversation, Amy Alamar and Kristine Schlichting.306.874 ALA
- The soul of discipline: the simplicity parenting approach to warm, firm, and calm guidance--from toddlers to teens, Kim John Payne.649.64 PAY
- Oceania, Peter Brunt and Nicholas Thomas.709.9 OCE
- This book, accompanying the exhibition at the Royal Academy in September 2018, showcases Oceanic art and the subsequent migrations of people, cultures and objects from the Pacific around the world, from the unrivalled navigational feats of the first settlers who traversed the open ocean in wooden canoes to the explorations of Captain Cook 250 years ago.
- 59 seconds: think a little, change a lot, Richard Wiseman.158.1 WIS
- Psychologist Richard Wiseman is on hand to provide fast-acting, myth-busting scientific answers to a huge range of everyday problems. From job-hunting to relationships, and from parenting to self-esteem, personal and professional success may be less than a minute away.
- A life less lonely: what we can all do to lead more connected, kinder lives, Nick Duerden.158.2 DUE
- Calm the fk down: how to control what you can and accept what you can't so you can stop freaking out and get on with your life, Sarah Knight.158.1 KNI
- Delusions of gender: the real science behind sex differences, Cordelia Fine.155.33 FIN
- Fk it: be at peace with life, just as it is, John C. Parkin.158.1 PAR
- The top reason for being unhappy and stressed in life is 'being over here, but wanting to be over there'. The gap between how life really is and how we'd like it to be, hurts.
- Game changers: what leaders, innovators, and mavericks do to win at life, Dave Asprey.158.1 ASP
- Getting to yes with yourself: [& other worthy opponents], William Ury.158.1 URY
- Leading from your gut: how you can succeed by harnessing the power of your values, feelings, and intuition, Dr. John Townsend.158.4 TOW
- Questions are the answer: a breakthrough approach to your most vexing problems at work and in life, Hal Gregersen.153.43 GRE
- Quiet: silencing the brain chatter and believing that you're good enough, Fearne Cotton.158.1 COT
- Rage becomes her: the power of women's anger, Soraya Chemaly.155.333 CHE
- The art of life admin: how to do less, do it better, and live more, Elizabeth Emens.158.1 EME
- The beauty of discomfort: how what we avoid is what we need, Amanda Lang.158.1 LAN
- Truly successful people don't merely tolerate discomfort; they embrace it and seek it out again and again. Business founders and university students, top athletes and couch potatoes, meditation gurus and military leaders all have very different ways of coping with discomfort, but the most successful among them believe that withstanding discomfort is a skill that has helped them in hugely positive ways.
- The book of highs: 255 ways to alter your consciousness without drugs, Edward Rosenfeld.158.1 ROS
- The stress solution: the 4 steps to reset your body, mind, relationships & purpose, Rangan Chatterjee.155.9042 CHA
- The subtle art of not giving a fck: a counterintuitive approach to living a good life, Mark Manson.158.1 MAN
- The unbelievable happiness of what is: beyond belief to love, fulfillment & spiritual awakening, Jon Bernie.152.42 BER
- This really isn't about you, Jean Hannah Edelstein.155.937 EDE
- A book about finding your way in life. Which is to say, it's a book about discovering you are not really in control of that at all.
- Your dream life starts here: essential and simple steps to creating the life of your dreams, Kristina Karlsson.158.1 KAR
Pets & Animals
- A dog's life, Hannah Dale.636.71 DAL
- Features over 50 dogs painted by Hannah Dale in her uniquely quirky, characterful style. Each portrait is accompanied by insightful and entertaining text from Hannah, who is a trained zoologist as well as an artist.
- Emperor: the perfect penguin, Sue Flood.598.47 FLO
- Honey from the earth: beekeeping and honey hunting on six continents, Eric Tourneret, Sylla De Saint Pierre.638.1 TOU
- Owls of the world, James Duncan.598.97 DUN
- Reindeer: an Arctic life, Tilly Smith.599.65 SMI
- Reptiles and amphibians of New Zealand: a field guide, Dylan van Winkel, Marleen Baling and Rod Hitchmough.597.9 VAN
- The dog decoder: how to identify any dog, any time, David Alderton.636.7 ALD
Philosophy & Psychology
- Psychology, G. Neil Martin, Neil R. Carlson.150 MAR
- Psychology is the internationally best-selling introduction to one of the world's most exciting sciences. This new 6th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and includes over 1000 new references.
- The kindness cure: how the science of compassion can heal your heart & your world, Tara Cousineau.177 COU
- Psychologist Tara Cousineau draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to show how compassion and empathy are hardwired into our DNA and essential to our survival.
- The sublime object of ideology, Slavoj Žižek.140 ZIZ
- Slavoj Žižek's first book is a provocative and original work looking at the question of human agency in a postmodern world. In a thrilling tour de force that made his name, he explores the ideological fantasies of wholeness and exclusion which make up human society.
- The Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet: the principles of Taoism demonstrated by Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet, Benjamin Hoff.181 HOF
- Catwalking, Photographs by Chris Moore; words by Alexander Fury.779 MOO
- Of love & war, Lynsey Addario.779 ADD
- From the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and New York Times bestselling author, a stunning and personally curated selection of her work across the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa.
- Styling for Instagram, Leela Cyd.770.2 CYD
Plays & Screenplays
- Dawn raids, Oscar Kightley.822.914 KIG
- Tension is rising in 1970s New Zealand. Muldoon's government is cracking down on illegal immigration and the notorious dawn raids are ripping Pasifika families from their beds. At the eye of this political storm, everyday New Zealanders like Sione struggle to keep their families united.
- Orestes and other plays, Euripedes.882 EUR
- In these four plays Euripides explores ethical and political themes,contrasting the claims of patriotism with family loyalty, pragmatism and expediency with justice, and the idea that 'might is right' with the ideal of clemency.
- Plautus: four plays, translated with introduction and notes, David Christenson.872 PLA
- This anthology contains English translations of four plays by one of the best practitioners of Roman comedy, Plautus.
- The intricate art of actually caring: and other New Zealand plays, Editor, Sharon Mazer.822.91408 INT
- Troilus and Cressida, William Shakespeare; edited by David Bevington.822.33 SHA
- A revised edition of this intriguing and complex play, updated to cover recent critical thinking and stage history.
- A sleepwalk on the Severn, Alice Oswald.821.914 OSW
- Adultolescence, Gabbie Hanna.811.6 HAN
- Gabbie Hanna disarms the sacred and elevates the mundane in this exhilarating debut collection of illustrated poems.
- Finding voice: women on the Dunstan, 1860-1900, Robynanne Milford.821.92 MIL
- NZ poetry.
- The people's favourite poems: out and about with Kipling, Larkin and the rest, Gary Dexter.821.009 DEX
Politics & Government
- Not for the faint of heart: lessons in courage, power & persistence, Wendy R. Sherman.327.73 SHE
- During her time as the lead US negotiator of the Iran nuclear deal and throughout her distinguished career, Sherman has amassed tremendous expertise in the most pressing foreign policy issues of our time. Now she takes readers inside the world of international diplomacy to show why good work in her field is so hard to do, and how we can learn to apply core skills of diplomacy to the challenges in our own lives.
- The deep state: how an army of bureaucrats protected Barack Obama and is working to destroy the Trump agenda, Jason Chaffetz.352.63 CHA
- The fifth risk, Michael Lewis.320.973 LEW
- "The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between; those that did show up were shockingly uninformed about the functions of their new workplace.
- The world after the war: America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957, Derek Leebaert.327.73 LEE
- One of the great myths of the twentieth century is that after the Second World War Britain simply relinquished its power and America quickly embraced its worldwide political and military commitments. Instead the two allies improvised an uneasy, shifting partnership for twelve long years while most of western Europe lay in turmoil and Russia grew more aggressive.
- Alone together: making an Asperger marriage work, Katrin Bentley.362.1968588 BEN
- Principia amoris: the new science of love, John Mordechai Gottman.152.41 GOT
- The complete book of rules: time tested secrets for capturing the heart of Mr Right, Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider.646.77 FEI
- Everything you need to know to capture Prince Charming's heart.
Religion & Ethics
- A Baptist peacher's Buddhist teacher: how my interfaith journey with Daisaku Ikeda made me a better Christian, Lawrence Edward Carter Sr.261.243 CAR
- A nearly infallible history of Christianity, Nick Page.270 PAG
- Falling into grace: insights on the end of suffering, Adyashanti.294.34 ADY
- Healing the soul of a woman: how to overcome your emotional wounds, Joyce Meyer.248.84 MEY
- Jesus is risen: Paul and the early church, David Limbaugh.227 LIM
- Saints: a visual guide, Edward and Lorna Mornin.235.2 MOR
- Spiritual science: why science needs spirituality to make sense of the world, Steve Taylor.215 TAY
- The end of your world: uncensored straight talk on the nature of enlightenment, Adyashanti.294.34 ADY
- The infographic Bible: visualising the drama of God's word, Karen Sawrey.220.6 SAW
- In this this pioneering book Karen Sawrey shows you the bible as you never seen it before, using powerful infographics, with data sourced by experts in their fields, to communicate the key biblical themes and narratives.
- The rock, the road, and the rabbi: my journey into the heart of scriptural faith and the land where it all began, Kathie Lee Gifford, with Rabbi Jason Sobel.248.3 GIF
- Now you can walk with Kathie on a journey through the spiritual foundations of her faith. Explore dozens of ancient landmarks and historical sites from Israel, the promised land of God's covenant.
- Unshakable hope: building our lives on the promises of God, Max Lucado.248.4 LUC
- When spirit leaps: navigating the process of spiritual awakening, Bonnie L. Greenwell.204 GRE
- Who told you that you were naked?: a study of the conscience, Andrew Wommack.241.1 WOM
- Why religion?: a personal story, Elaine Pagels.270 PAG
- Your best destiny: becoming the person you were created to be, Wintley Phipps with James Lund.248.4 PHI
- Atlas of poetic botany, Francis Hallé in collaboration with Éliane Patriarca.580 HAL
- Botanical encounters in the rainforest: trees that walk, a leaf as big as an awning, a plant that dances. This Atlas invites the reader to tour the farthest reaches of the rainforest in search of exotic-poetic-plant life.
- CERN and the Higgs boson: the global quest for the building blocks of reality, James Gillies.539.721 GIL
- Collins botanical bible: a practical guide to wild and garden plants, Sonya Patel Ellis.580 PAT
- Double flowers: the remarkable story of extra-petalled blooms, Nicola Ferguson with Charles Quest-Ritson.582.13 FER
- Essential cell biology, Bruce Alberts.571.6 ALB
- Five photons: remarkable journeys of light across space and time, James Geach.523.01 GEA
- Life on Earth: the greatest story ever told, David Attenborough.591.38 ATT
- Mastering numbers: everyday mathematics made simple, Andrew Jeffrey.510 JEF
- Mathematics for the million: how to master the magic of numbers, Lancelot Hogben.510 HOG
- Moongazing, Tom Kerss.523.3 KER
- An in-depth guide for aspiring astronomers and Moon observers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich.
- Rewild yourself: 23 spellbinding ways to make nature more visible, Simon Barnes.508 BAR
- We're not just losing the wild world. We're forgetting it. We're no longer noticing it. We've lost the habit of looking and seeing and listening and hearing.
- Seeing science: an illustrated guide to the wonders of the universe, Iris Gottlieb.570 GOT
- Snow: the biography, Giles Whittell.551.578 WHI
- How many snowflakes does it take to build a snowman? Why does it feel so good to watch snow fall? Why is snow so quiet? Will it survive global warming and what was the greatest snowstorm in history? Snow has a lot in common with religion. It comes from heaven.
- The real number system, John M.H. Olmsted.512.7 OLM
- The second kind of impossible: the extraordinary quest for a new form of matter, Paul J. Steinhardt.548 STE
- The Second Kind of Impossible is the story of Steinhardt's thirty-five-year-long quest to challenge conventional wisdom.
- The universe explained: a cosmic Q&A, Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest.520 COU
- Your place in the universe: understanding our big, messy existence, Paul M. Sutter.523.1 SUT
- A history of the world in 21 women: a personal selection, Jenni Murray.305.42 MUR
- Amateur: a true story about what makes a man, Thomas Page McBee.306.768 MCB
- Amateur is ultimately a story of hope, as McBee traces a way forward: a new masculinity, inside the ring and out of it. A graceful and uncompromising exploration of living, fighting and healing, in Amateur we gain insight into the stereotypes and shifting realities of masculinity today through the eyes of a new man.
- At day's close: night in times past, A. Roger Ekirch.306.4 EKI
- A portrait of how people lived in the pre-industrial age describes how a lack of electric lighting separated daytime and evening into more contrasting worlds, explaining how superstition, work, fire, crime, religion, slavery, and other factors were different before the advent of electric lighting.
- Bi: notes for a bisexual revolution, Shiri Eisner.306.765 EIS
- Female erasure: what you need to know about gender politics' war on women, the female sex and human rights, Ruth Barrett, anthology editor.305.42 FEM
- Lights in the distance: exile and refuge at the borders of Europe, Daniel Trilling.325.21 TRI
- A mother who puts her children into a refrigerated lorry and asks 'what else could I do?' A runaway teenager who comes of age on the streets and in abandoned buildings. A student who leaves his war-ravaged country behind because he doesn't want to kill. Each of the thousands of people who come to Europe in search of asylum every year brings a unique story with them.
- Making a splash, Rosemary Scully.362.4045 SCU
- Following the international disability movement, disability rights in New Zealand began to gain momentum in the early 1980s. At the forefront was Rosemary Scully, founding member of the self-advocacy group, People First, and a committed spokesperson for people with learning/intellectual disabilities. Now retired, Rosemary has set out to make sure what she has learned in more than three decades of self-advocacy is not lost.
- Opening the door from inside: how to deal with domestic violence, Robin Parry.362.829 PAR
- Say what you mean: a mindful approach to nonviolent communication, Oren Jay Sofer.302.2 SOF
- The future of everything: big, audacious ideas for a better world, Tim Dunlop.303.49 DUN
- We are in the middle of the greatest technological revolution in history. Its epicentre lies in Silicon Valley, but its impacts are felt on all corners of the earth. It could give all of us a better quality of life and new, more cooperative ways of living. Or it could further concentrate the world's wealth in the hands of a few.
- The human tide: how population shaped the modern world, Paul Morland.304.6 MOR
- The unexpected joy of being single, Catherine Gray.306.81 GRA
Sport & Recreation
- A ringside affair: boxing's last golden age, James Lawton.796.83 LAW
- For three decades at the end of the twentieth century; throughout boxing's most engrossing era, James Lawton was ringside, covering every significant bout, spending time with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler and many other great fighters.
- Fair go, sport: inspiring and uplifting tales of good folks, great sportsmanship and fair play, Peter FitzSimons.796.09 FIT
- Golf is not a game of perfect, Bob Rotella with Bob Cullen.796.35201 ROT
- Golf Is not a Game of Perfect will improve the game of even the most casual weekend player.
- How to play and win at bridge: rules, skills and strategy, from beginner to expert, demonstrated in over 700 step-by-step illustrations, David Bird.795.415 BIR
- Solo around Cape Horn and beyond…, Edward Allcard.797.124 ALL
- Solo Around Cape Horn tells the story of a pioneering English yachtsman's adventures in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego in his elderly wooden ketch.
- Super mahjong: the art of winning, Peter J Tan.795.3 TAN
- The boys of summer, Roger Kahn.796.3576 KAH
- This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball clubs ever fielded, the team that broke the color barrier with Jackie Robinson.
- The complete history of cross-country running: from the nineteenth century to the present day, Andrew Boyd Hutchinson.796.428 HUT
- What did you say stopped play?: 25 years of the Wisden Chronicle, Matthew Engel.796.358 WHA
- 50 real ghost stories: terrifying real life encounters with ghosts and spirits, M J Wayland.133.1 WAY
- The power of eight: harnessing the miraculous energies of a small group to heal others, your life, and the world, Lynne McTaggart.133.82 MCT
- Aircraft: past and present, David Dalmau, editor.629.13 AIR
- British Airways: 100 years of aviation posters, Paul Jarvis.741.67 JAR
- Cargo liners and tramps, Mark Lee Inman.623.8245 INM
- Even in the post-war era, there was still a demand for ocean-going travel, not just on the glamorous large liners and mail ships, but also on much smaller ships.
- Flying boats: air travel in the golden age, Charles Woodley.629.13334 WOO
- Handling cargo: freighters of the 1950s and '60s, William H. Miller.623.8245 MIL
- Lost railway journeys: from around the world, Anthony Lambert.385 LAM
- Safe is not an option: how a futile obsession with getting everyone back alive is killing our expansion into space, Rand Simberg.629.45 SIM
- The history of exploration and establishment of new lands, science and technologies has always entailed risk to the health and lives of the explorers. Yet, when it comes to exploring and developing the high frontier of space, the harshest frontier ever, the highest value is apparently not the accomplishment of those goals, but of minimizing, if not eliminating, the possibility of injury or death of the humans carrying them out.
- Supersonic: the design and lifestyle of Concorde, Lawrence Azerrad.629.13334 CON
- The complete Model 'A' Ford restoration manual, Les Pearson.629.2872 PEA
- The Invercargill-Bluff railway and Bluff school train, Alex C. Glennie.385.0993 GLE
- The Union-Castle Line: sailing like clockwork, Mike Roussel and Sam Warwick.387.5 ROU
- Triumph cars: the complete story, Graham Robson, Richard M Langworth.629.2222 TRI
War & Defence
- 1918: the decisive year in soldiers' own words and photographs, Richard Van Emden.940.3 VAN
- Alpha one sixteen: a combat infantryman's year in Vietnam, Peter Clark.959.7043 CLA
- Clark gives a vivid account of life in the platoon, as he progresses from green recruit to seasoned soldier over the course of a year in the complexities of the Vietnamese conflict.
- B-17 flying fortress, Robert Jackson.623.7463 B
- Before the battlecruiser: the big cruiser in the world's navies 1865-1910, Aidan Dodson.359.3253 DOD
- Charlie Company's journey home: the boys of '67 and the war they left behind, Andrew Wiest.959.7043 WIE
- The human experience of the Vietnam War is almost impossible to grasp. Focusing in on just one company's experience of war and its eventual homecoming, Andrew Wiest shines a light on the shared experience of combat and both the darkness and resiliency of war's aftermath.
- D-Day: the battle for Normandy, Antony Beevor.940.5421 BEE
- Flies, sand and unwashed socks: letters from WWII: New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1940-1943, R.G. (Dick) Harris.940.5423 HAR
- Landing on the edge of eternity: twenty-four hours at Omaha Beach, Robert Kershaw.940.5421 KER
- Messerschmitt Bf109, Robert Jackson.623.7464 MES
- Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the battle of Manila, James M. Scott.940.5425 SCO
- Reckless: Henry Kissinger and the tragedy of Vietnam, Robert K. Brigham.327.73 KIS
- Henry Kissinger??s role in the Vietnam War prolonged the American tragedy and doomed the government of South Vietnam. Now, perhaps for the first time, we can see the full scale of that tragedy and the machinations that fed it.
- Spitfire: pilots' stories, Alfred Price.940.544 PRI
- Superguns 1854-1991: extreme artillery from the Paris gun and the V-3 to Iraq's project babylon, Steven J. Zaloga.623.41 ZAL
- Supermarine Spitfire: the MKV and its variants, Lance Cole.623.7464 SPI
- The battle of the Four Courts: the first three days of the Irish Civil War, Michael Fewer.941.50822 FEW
- The Catlins and the Great War 1914-1918, Mike & Anabel McPhee.940.4 MCP
- Wingate's lost brigade: the first Chindit operation 1943, Philip Chinnery.940.5425 CHI