Art & Architecture
- 100 years, 100 art-works: a history of modern and contemporary art, Ágnes Berecz.
- A history of design from the Victorian era to the present: a survey of the modern style in architecture, interior design, industrial design, graphic design, and photography, Ann Ferebee.
- Acrylic painting for encaustic effects, Sandra Duran Wilson.
- Andy Warhol: from A to B and back again, Donna De Salvo.
- One of the most emulated and significant figures in modern art, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) rose to fame in the 1960s with his iconic Pop pieces. Warhol expanded the boundaries by which art is defined and created groundbreaking work in a diverse array of media that includes paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, films, and installations.
- Augusta Savage: Renaissance woman, Jeffreen M. Hayes.
- This is a timely, visual, exploration of the fascinating life and lasting legacy of sculptor Augusta Savage (1892-1962), who overcame poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination to become one of America's most influential twentieth-century artists. Her story is one of community-building, activism, and art education.
- Australia's impressionists, Christopher Riopelle.
- This catalogue features over 35 paintings, including important masterpieces by Australia's leading artists, many of which have never previously been shown outside the country.
- By the sea: stunning hotels, homes and restaurants, Barry Stone.
- Castle builders: approaches to castle design and construction in the Middle Ages, Malcolm Hislop.
- Charlotte Salomon and the theatre of memory, Griselda Pollock.
- Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943) is renowned for her monumental Life? or Theater?, which comprises 784 paintings the artist created in France between 1941 and 1942, before she was sent to Auschwitz where she was killed in 1943. Pollock seeks to reveal the artist's place within European modernism.
- DIY watercolor flowers: the beginner's guide to flower painting for journal pages, handmade stationery and more, Marie Boudon.
- Drawing architecture, Helen Thomas.
- An elegant presentation of stunning and inspiring architectural drawings from antiquity to the present day. Throughout history, architects have relied on drawings both to develop their ideas and communicate their vision to the world. This collection brings together more than 250 of the finest architectural drawings of all time, revealing each architect's process and personality.
- Geophagy, Ruth Watson.
- Published to accompany the exhibition Geophagy, by Ruth Watson, exhibited at CoCA from December 2017 - February 2018. The book contains four essays by Allan Smith, Josephine Berry, Rebecca Boswell, and Bruce E Phillips, alongside high quality images from both the CoCA exhibition and the preceding iteration at Gus Fisher Gallery.
- Interiors beyond architecture, Deborah Schneiderman.
- Interiors beyond architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture.
- Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain, Leyla Daybelge.
- This book tells the story of the Isokon, from its beginnings to the present day, and fully examines the work, artistic networks and legacy of the Bauhaus artists during their time in Britain. The tales are not just of design and architecture but war, sex, death, espionage and the infamous dinner parties.
- Kerouac: beat painting, Jack Kerouac.
- As well as being the author of novels that defined postwar America and helped launch the counterculture, Jack Kerouac was also a prolific painter and draftsman.This book takes readers on a journey through Kerouac's life, poetics and vision, analyzing his labyrinthine creative process and his place in American visual culture.
- Landscape painting now: from pop abstraction to new romanticism, Todd Bradway.
- Landscapes in oil: a contemporary guide to realistic painting in the classical tradition, Ken Salaz.
- Look again: how to experience the Old Masters, Ossian Ward.
- Petite places: clever interiors for humble homes, Robert Klanten.
- Ruin and redemption in architecture, Dan Barasch.
- This book captures the awe-inspiring drama of abandoned, forgotten, and ruined spaces, as well as the extraordinary designs that can bring them back to life, demonstrating that reimagined, repurposed, and abandoned architecture has the beauty and power to change lives, communities, and cities the world over.
- Rural modern, Russell Abraham.
- Explores the use of sustainable design and building practices, which have long been fundamental to rural architecture.
- Sensations: the story of British art from Hogarth to Banksy, Jonathan Jones.
- Single-handedly: contemporary architects draw by hand, Nalina Moses.
- Part of the generation of architects who were trained to draw both by hand and with digital tools, Nalina Moses recently returned to hand drawing. An inspiring collection of 220 hand drawings by more than forty emerging architects and explores the reasons they draw by hand.
- Tales from the loop, Simon Stålenhag.
- Tales from the Loop is a wildly successful crowd-funded project that takes viewers on a surprising sci-fi journey through various country and city landscapes; from small towns in Sweden and the deserts of Nevada to the bitter chill of Siberia, where children explore and engage with abandoned robots, vehicles, and machinery large and small, while dinosaurs and other creatures wander our roads and fields. Stålenhag's paintings and stories take place in an alternate version of Sweden in the '80s and '90s.
- The art of paint pouring, Amanda VanEver.
- The authorship, authentication and falsification of artworks, Lluís Peñuela i Reixach.
- The organic painter: learn to paint with tea, coffee, embroidery, flame, and more, Carne Griffiths.
- Things from the flood, Simon Stålenhag.
- Stålenhag moves his focus from the '80s to the '90s, the decade of great change when the outside world truly came to Scandinavia. These are tales of the trials of youth, of schoolyard hazings, of first kisses, of finding yourself, and robots.
- Vincent van Gogh: his life in art, David Bomford.
- A life in movies: stories from 50 years in Hollywood, Irwin Winkler.
- The list of films Irwin Winkler has produced in his more-than-50-year career is extraordinary: Rocky, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Creed. His films have been nominated for 52 Academy Awards, includingfive movies for Best Picture, and have won 12. In this memoir Winkler tells the stories of his career through his many films as a producer and then as a writer and director, charting the changes in Hollywood over the past decades.
- A life of adventures, John Hall-Jones.
- This is the story of John Hall-Jones varsity days where, like his fellow medical students, he "worked hard and played hard"; his participation in the Canterbury Museum expeditions to unexplored Fiordland; his trips to the Subantarctic Islands and the Antarctic; his trekking in the Himalayas; his tramps in the Canadian Rockies and Patagonia; his cruise up the historic Nile River and his visit to the fabulous Galapagos Islands.
- A true child of Papua New Guinea: memoir of a life in two worlds, Maggie Wilson.
- Maggie Wilson was born in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. Wilson's life serves as a window into the social and cultural transformations during the early years of the Australian administration in Papua New Guinea. Started as an autobiography and completed by Rosita Henry after Wilson's death, this ethnography tells her story and about lives she touched.
- Abused: surviving sexual assault and a toxic gymnastics culture, Rachel Haines.
- Here Haines details her experiences as a competitive gymnast and the painful realities of being one of Nassar's many victims. While examining a dangerously toxic culture that needs to be fixed, she tells how faith, family, and an army of survivors made healing possible.
- Alice to Prague: the charming true story of an outback girl who finds adventure - and love - on the other side of the world, Tanya Heaslip.
- In 1994, with a battered copy of Let's Go Europe stuffed in her backpack, Tanya Heaslip left her safe life as a lawyer in outback Australia and travelled to the post-communist Czech Republic. Alice to Prague is bittersweet story of a search for identity, belonging and love, set in a time, a place and with a man that fills Tanya's life with contradictions.
- An inexplicable attraction: my fifty years of ocean sailing, Eric B Forsyth.
- Sailing well into his eighties, Captain Eric Forsyth shows that age need not be a barrier to an adventurous retirement. His love of ocean sailing was ignited in 1964 when he crossed the Atlantic with his wife, crewing aboard a friend's 46-foot boat. For more than fifty years, Forsyth has cruised the oceans of the world, making voyages that included two circumnavigations of the globe, cruises through the Northwest Passage and to the Baltic, and several excursions to both the Arctic and Antarctic.
- An unquiet mind: a memoir of moods and madness, Kay Redfield Jamison.
- Dr Kay Redfield Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic depression (bipolar disorder) and has experienced its terrors and cruel allure first-hand. A definitive examination of manic depression from both sides: doctor and patient, the healer and the healed.
- Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones.
- Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. Whimsical and wonderful, his work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. Jones introduces us to this complicated man, Theodor Geisel, who introduced generations to the wonders of reading while teaching young people about empathy and how to treat others well.
- Bruce Springsteen: the stories behind the songs, Brian Hiatt.
- This book digs into the writing and recording of all the songs on Springsteens's studio albums, from 1973 to 2014 (plus all the released outtakes), and offers a unique look at the legendary rocker's methods, along with historical context, scores of colourful anecdotes, and more than 180 photographs.
- Call me American: a memoir, Abdi Nor Iftin.
- When the radical Islamist group al-Shabaab rose to power in 2006 in Mogadishu,l Abdi used his english skills to post secret dispatches to NPR and the Internet, which found an audience of worldwide listeners. As life in Somalia grew more dangerous, he fled to Kenya as a refugee and then won entrance to the U.S. in the annual visa lottery. Abdi Nor Iftin's dramatic, deeply stirring memoir is a vivid reminder of why western democracies still beckon to those looking to make a better life.
- Che: a revolutionary icon, Luis Enrique Martinez.
- Che Guevara was a Marxist revolutionary and an ally of Fidel Castro who became a major figure during the Cuban Revolution. Born into a middle-class family in Rosario, Argentina, he studied medicine, but after seeing terrible poverty in Latin America, he concluded that the only way to change society was through violent rebellion. While Che Guevara documented his life meticulously, this book encapsulates him in one carefully crafted volume.
- Code name: Lise: the true story of the woman who became WWII's most highly decorated spy, Larry Loftis.
- The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father's footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission. This is portrait of true courage, patriotism and love amidst unimaginable horrors and degradation.
- Confucius, Meher McArthur.
- Scholar, philosopher and political sage, Confucius lived at a turbulent time in his country's history, the so-called 'Spring and Autumn' Period of the sixth century BC, during which China was wracked by warfare between rival feudal states. Against this backdrop he developed a system of social and political behaviour that he hoped could be used to create harmony and peace throughout the land.
- Cromwell and his women, Julian Whitehead.
- Oliver Cromwell, a pivotal and often contentious character, has long been the focus of many historical works that chart his meteoric rise from being a middle-aged farmer from East Anglia with no previous military experience, who rose to command the army and become one of England's greatest generals. Whitehead explores not only the effect the women in Cromwell's life had on him, but how his career in turn dramatically altered their lives.
- Dead people I have known, Shayne Carter.
- As well as the pop culture of the seventies, eighties and nineties, Carter writes candidly of the bleak and violent aspects of Dunedin, the city where he grew up and would later return. This is a frank, moving, often incredibly funny autobiography; the story of making a life as a musician over the last forty years in New Zealand, and a work of art in its own right.
- Dutch girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II, Robert Matzen.
- Near the end of 1939, ten-year-old Audrey Hepburn flew from boarding school in England into the Netherlands. Dutch Girl reveals the Nazi past of Audrey's parents and how their daughter dealt with this information. It examines her career as an acclaimed young ballerina, her involvement with the Dutch Resistance, an active role tending wounded, and dark months in the line of fire as the end drew near for the Nazi regime.
- Dying to be me: my journey from cancer, to near death, to true healing, Anita Moorjani.
- In this memoir, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realised her inherent worth and the actual cause of her disease.
- Elton John: the biography, David Buckley.
- Meticulously researched and drawing on many original interviews with close friends and associates, Elton John: The Biography is a serious and weighty, but also page-turningly entertaining, biography of one of the most important musical icons of the 20th century.
- Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury, Carolyn Burke.
- A captivating, spirited account of the intense relationships between four artists whose strong personalities, passionate feelings, and aesthetic ideals drew them together, pulled them apart, and profoundly influenced the very shape of twentieth-century art. New York, 1921.
- Funny man: Mel Brooks, Patrick McGilligan.
- McGilligan offers a meditation on the Jewish immigrant culture that influenced Brooks, snapshots of the golden age of comedy, behind the scenes revelations about the celebrated shows and films, and a telling look at the four-decade romantic partnership with actress Anne Bancroft that superseded Brooks' troubled first marriage. Engrossing, nuanced and ultimately poignant, Funny Man delivers a great man's unforgettable life story and an anatomy of the American dream of success.
- Heads up: my life story, Alan Smith.
- Alan Smith is a true icon of modern British football: in his first season at Leicester, he scored 13 goals and the Foxes were promoted to the First Division. After five seasons and 84 goals in 217 appearances, he was transferred to Arsenal where he was top scorer for four consecutive seasons, and went on to win two Golden Boots.
- Hell of a time: an Australian soldier's diary of the Great War, Philip Owen Ayton.
- Philip Owen Ayton was working on the Sydney tramways when the call to join the fight against Germany came. Keen for action, he found himself in the First Field Company Engineers in the First Division of the Australian Imperial Forces. Shipped to Egypt, Ayton soon after took part in the Gallipoli landing. From the start, Ayton kept notes of his experiences, which he would write up in a diary.
- I spy: my life in MI5, Tom Marcus.
- We go deeper undercover as Tom Marcus and his team race to prevent terrorists from causing carnage on our streets and outsmart Russian agents, blocking a daring plot that threatens the security of the nation. Tom shows how the incredibly tough challenges he faced growing up gave him the mental strength and skills to survive in a dangerous world.
- In love with the world: a monk's journey through the bardos of living and dying, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche.
- In 2011, Mingyur Rinpoche was the respected thirty-six-year-old abbot of three monasteries, a world-renowned meditation teacher, the son of an esteemed meditation master, and a rising star within his generation of Tibetan masters. This book describes his wandering retreat, following the ancient practice of holy mendicants throwing off his titles, privileges and protections.
- In the wake of Mercedes Gleitze: open water swimming pioneer, Doloranda Pember.
- In 1927, Mercedes Gleitze became the first British woman to swim the English Channel, transforming her from a humble working-class typist into one of the most iconic sportswomen of her age. Fiercely independent and with no financial backing, Mercedes was at the forefront in the struggle to break through the existing prejudices against women taking part in sport.
- Life is a marathon: a memoir of love and endurance, Matt Fitzgerald.
- Sports writer Matt Fitzgerald set out to run eight marathons in eight weeks across the country. At each race, he meets an array of runners, from first timers, to dad-daughter teams and spouses, to people who'd been running for decades, and asks them what keeps them running. But there is another deeply personal part to Matt's journey: his own relationship to the sport and how it helped him overcome his own struggles and cope with his wife Nataki's severe bipolar disorder.
- Life is short, don't wait to dance: advice and inspiration from the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame coach of 7 NCAA championship teams, Valorie Kondos Field.
- How did a professional ballerina become one of the winningest coaches in NCAA history? Valorie Kondos Field-or Miss Val as she's affectionately known-has never even tumbled, flipped, or ever played any type of organized sports and yet she has been able to craft a legendary coaching career through curiosity, creativity, intention to detail, and unwavering care for the overall well-being of her athletes.
- Little sister: a memoir, Patricia Walsh Chadwick.
- It is in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the 1960s where Leonard Feeney, a controversial (soon to be excommunicated) Catholic priest, has founded a religious community called the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The Center's members; many of them educated at Harvard and Radcliffe, surrender all earthly possessions and aspects of their life, including their children, to him. Patricia Chadwick was one of those children, and Little Sister is her account of growing up in the Feeney sect.
- Ludwig Bemelmans, Quentin Blake.
- While almost everybody knows Ludwig Bemelmans' 'Madeline', the fact that the illustrator published over forty other titles remains a well-kept secret. The book makes accessible this mesmerizing material, which is otherwise lost to the public, and connects it to the artist's intriguing life. An icon of a fascinating era, Bemelmans through his magical work gives us glimpses of a life that embodied both hard work and glamour, in Paris and New York.
- Madame Fourcade's secret war: the daring young woman who led France's largest spy network against Hitler, Lynne Olson.
- In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization; the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war.
- Madonna: an intimate biography, J. Randy Taraborrelli.
J. Randy Taraborrelli has crafted a brilliant biography full of vivid detail, insight and humour. From the driven, ambitious young woman struggling to get a break in New York to the outrageous pop diva and more spiritual mother, the changing faces of Madonna are revealed.
- Making a Night Stalker, David Burnett.
- David Burnett takes readers into a unique world of the 160th Special Operations Aviation regiment where he pursues the dream of becoming an MH-47G Chinook helicopter crew chief in the most secretive and elite aviation unit in the world.
- Manhunt: how I brought serial killer Levi Bellfield to justice, Colin Sutton.
- On 21st March, 2002, Milly Dowler was abducted and murdered, sparking a missing person investigation that would span months before her body was found. In the two years that followed, two more young women were murdered in brutal attacks. Seeing a connection between the three women, Sutton was finally able to bring their murderer to justice after the case had begun to seem hopeless.
- Michael Tippett: the biography, Oliver Soden.
- The music of the British composer Michael Tippett, including the oratorio A Child of Our Time, five operas, and four symphonies, is among the most visionary of the twentieth century. But little has been written about his extraordinary life. In this long-awaited first biography, Oliver Soden weaves a century-spanning narrative of epic scope and penetrating insight.
- Mind and matter: a life in math and football, John Urschel.
- For John Urschel, what began as an insatiable appetite for puzzles as a child quickly evolved into mastery of the elegant systems and rules of mathematics. By the time he was thirteen, Urschel was auditing college-level calculus courses. But when he joined his high school football team, a new interest began to eclipse the thrill he once felt in the classroom. Football challenged Urschel in an entirely different way, and he became addicted to the physical contact of the sport.
- Murphy's law: my journey from Army Ranger and Green Beret to investigative journalist, Jack Murphy.
- A heart-pounding military memoir from a former Army Ranger sniper and Special Operations weapon sergeant-turned-journalist about the incredible highs and devastating lows of his career.
- No walls and the recurring dream: a memoir, Ani DiFranco.
- A memoir by the celebrated singer-songwriter and social activist Ani DiFranco. She recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom, combining personal expression, the power of music, feminism, political activism, storytelling, philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and much more into an inspiring whole.
- Olivia de Havilland: lady triumphant, Victoria Amador.
- Legendary actress and two-time Academy Award winner Olivia de Havilland is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939). This is a tribute to one of Hollywood's greatest legends, who has evolved from a gentle heroine to a strong-willed, respected, and admired artist.
- One man's climb: a journey of trauma, tragedy and triumph on K2, Adrian Hayes.
- Adrian Hayes details an intensely personal account of his attempts to climb K2; the second highest and deadliest mountain in the world, in 2013 and again in 2014. The gripping narrative seamlessly shifts between his guilt and struggles as a father amid tumultuous personal circumstances, the profound events on K2 and the powerful lessons for our lives in the world below.
- Our man: Richard Holbrooke and the end of the American century, George Packer.
- Richard Holbrooke was the force behind the Dayton Accords that ended the Balkan wars, America's greatest diplomatic achievement in the post-Cold War era. His power lay in an utter belief in himself and his idea of a muscular, generous foreign policy. Drawn from Holbrooke's diaries and papers, we are given a revelatory portrait of this extraordinary and deeply flawed man, and the elite spheres of society and government he inhabited.
- Schumann: the faces and the masks, Judith Chernaik.
- Schumann: The Faces and the Masks draws us into the milieu of the Romantic movement, which enraptured poets, musicians, painters, and their audiences in the early nineteenth century and beyond, even to the present day. It reveals how Schumann (1810-1856) embodied all the contrasting themes of Romanticism.
- Seeking Allah, finding Jesus: a devout Muslim encounters Christianity, Nabeel Qureshi.
- Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity, complete with friendships, investigations, and supernatural dreams. Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares how he developed a passion for Islam before discovering, almost against his will, evidence that Jesus rose from the dead and claimed to be God.
- Serving the servant: remembering Kurt Cobain, Danny Goldberg.
- In early 1991, top music manager Danny Goldberg agreed to take on Nirvana, a critically acclaimed new band from the underground music scene in Seattle. He had no idea that the band's leader, Kurt Cobain, would become a pop-culture icon with a legacy arguably at the level of John Lennon, Michael Jackson, or Elvis Presley. Drawing on Danny's own memories of Kurt, and interviews with Kurt's close family, friends and former bandmates, this book sheds an entirely new light on these critical years.
- Shadow king: the life and death of Henry VI, Lauren Johnson.
- Henry VI is perhaps the most troubled of English monarchs, a pious, gentle, well-intentioned man who was plagued by bouts of mental illness. In Shadow King, Lauren Johnson tells his remarkable and sometimes shocking story in a fast-paced and colourful narrative that captures both the poignancy of Henry's life and the tumultuous and bloody nature of the times in which he lived.
- Sir Elton, Philip Norman.
- Philip Norman's acclaimed biography paints a frank but sympathetic portrait, from Elton's rise to success to the attempted suicides, from Watford football club chairman to flamboyant Versace shopaholic, from the draining addictions to his turbulent personal relationships and the extraordinary moment in Westminster Abbey when `Candle in the Wind' turned into a requiem for his friend Diana Princess of Wales.
- Sky burial, Xinran.
- In 1994, Xinran met a woman whose story was so extraordinary, it came to obsess her. Of all the Chinese women that Xinran had interviewed for her radio program (famous in China for its discussion of women's lives), Shu Wen had endured things far beyond the imagination of most people. For over thirty years, she had wandered the empty, silent mountains of north Tibet in search of her husband, a Chinese soldier who was missing in action.
- Sound pictures: the life of Beatles producer George Martin: the later years, 1966-2016, Kenneth Womack.
- This book offers a powerful glimpse into the mind, the music, and the man behind the sound of the Beatles. The second book of two, Sound Pictures traces the story of Martin and the Beatles' incredible artistic trajectory after reaching the creative heights of Rubber Soul.
- Spies and stars: MI5, showbusiness and me, Charlotte Bingham.
- London in the 1950s. Lottie is a typist at MI5 and daughter of the organisation's most illustrious spy. She falls in love with Harry, a young actor, who has also been press-ganged into the family business, acting as one of her father's undercover agents in the Communist hotbed of British theatre. Together the two young lovers embark on a star-studded adventure.
- Tan France: naturally tan, Caroline Donofrio.
- With his trademark wit Tan reveals what it was like to grow up gay in a traditional South Asian family, as one of the few people of colour in South Yorkshire, England. He illuminates his winding path of coming of age, finding his voice (and style!), and marrying the love of his life; a Mormon cowboy from Salt Lake City. From one of the stars of Netflix's runaway hit show Queer Eye, Naturally Tan is so much more than fashion dos and don'ts, though of course Tan can't resist steering everyone away from boot-cut jeans!
- The big fellow: Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution, Frank O'Connor.
- Re-issued with an introduction by Neil Jordan, 'The Big Fellow' is the 1937 biography of the famed Irish leader Michael Collins by acclaimed author Frank O'Connor. It is an uncompromising but humane study of Collins, whose stature and genius O'Connor recognised. A masterly, evocative portrait of one of Ireland's most charismatic figures,
- The boy from Akaroa, Wendy Dunlop.
- New Zealanders are known internationally as formidable sailors. Among them, one New Zealander gained international kudos 100 years ago as skipper of a fateful voyage in the Southern Ocean. When disaster struck, he saved himself and his colleagues in one of the most remarkable feats of seamanship the world has ever seen. Frank Arthur Worsley was born in the little township of Akaroa, and he is their most famous citizen.
- The boy on the shed: a memoir, Paul Ferris.
- A story of love and fate. At 16, Paul Ferris becomes Newcastle United's youngest-ever first-teamer. Like many a tricky winger from Northern Ireland, he is hailed as 'the new George Best'. As a player and later a physio and member of the Magpies' managerial team, Paul's career acquaints him not only with Kevin Keegan, Kenny Dalglish and Bobby Robson, Ruud Gullit, Paul Gascoigne and Alan Shearer but also with injury, insecurity and disappointment.
- The farmer's son: calving season on a family farm, John Connell.
- The story of a calving season, and a man who emerges from depression to find hope in the place he least expected to find it. It is the story of Connell's life as a farmer, and of his relationship with the community of County Longford, with his faith, with the animals he tends, and, above all, with his father.
- The kindness of strangers, Kate Adie.
- Kate Adie has courageously reported from all over the world since she joined the BBC in 1969. These memoirs encompass her reporting from Northern Ireland, the Middle East, Tiananmen Square and, of course, the Gulf War of 1991.
- The life and legend of the Sultan Saladin, Jonathan Phillips.
- When Saladin recaptured Jerusalem from the Crusaders in 1187, returning the Holy City to Islamic rule for the first time in almost ninety years, he sent shockwaves throughout Christian Europe and the Muslim Near East that reverberate today. Drawing primarily on Arabic as well as European sources, this is a comprehensive account of not just of the man but of the legend to which he gave birth.
- The political years, Marilyn Waring.
- In 1975, Marilyn Waring was elected to the New Zealand Parliament as the MP for Raglan. Aged just 23, she was one of only a few female MPs who served through the turbulent years of Muldoon's government. For nine years, Waring was at the centre of major political decisions, until her parliamentary career culminated during the debate over nuclear arms.
- The runner: four years living and running in the wilderness, Markus Torgeby.
- A talented long-distance runner in his teens, Markus Torgeby excelled in training, but often failed inexplicably in competition. Pressurised by his coach and consumed by the suffering of his MS-afflicted mother, he chose to escape the modern world. In his stripped-back lifestyle in the woods, surviving with the bare minimum of supplies and enduring extreme cold, he found salvation and ultimately his true direction in life.
- The sharp end of life: a mother's story, Dierdre Wolownick.
- Teacher and musician. Marathoner and rock climber. At 66, Dierdre Wolownick became the oldest woman to climb El Capitan in Yosemite and shares her intimate journey, revealing how her climbing achievement reflects a broader story of courage and persistence.
- The song of Simon De Montfort: England's first revolutionary and the death of chivalry, Sophie Thérèse Ambler.
- It was around half-past eight in the morning, with summer rainclouds weighing heavy in the sky, that Simon de Montfort decided to die. It was 4 August 1265 and he was about to face the royal army in the final battle of a quarrel that had raged between them for years. Outnumbered, outmanoeuvred and certain to lose, Simon chose to fight, knowing that he could not possibly win the day.
- The spy and the traitor: the greatest espionage story of the Cold War, Ben Macintyre.
- Oleg Gordievsky was the son of two KGB agents. He took his first posting for Russian intelligence in 1968 and eventually became the Soviet Union's top man in London. From 1973 on he was secretly working for MI6 and helped the West turn the tables on the KGB, exposing Russian spies and helping to foil countless intelligence plots.
- The story of a soul: the autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Mother Agnes of Jesus.
- The success of this book is one of the most amazing stories in publishing history, for St. Therese died at only age 24, after a nine-year hidden life as a cloistered Carmelite nun. Written under obedience, the book conveys her secrets of great holiness achieved in ordinary life, teaching the "Little Way of Spiritual Childhood".
- The world's fastest man: the extraordinary life of cyclist Major Taylor, America's first Black sports hero, Michael Kranish.
- A fascinating portrait of a groundbreaking but forgotten figure; the remarkable Major Taylor, the black man who broke racial barriers by becoming the world's fastest and most famous bicyclist at the height of the Jim Crow era.
- Tim Cook: the genius who took Apple to the next level, Leander Kahney.
- In 2011, Tim Cook took on an impossible task, following in the footsteps of one of history's greatest business visionaries, Steve Jobs. Facing worldwide scrutiny, Cook (who was often described as shy, unassuming and unimaginative) defied all expectations. Under Cook's leadership Apple has soared- its stock has nearly tripled to become the world's first trillion-dollar company.
- Topgun: an American story, Dan Pedersen.
- When American fighter jets were being downed at an unprecedented rate during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy turned to a young lieutenant commander, Dan Pedersen, to figure out a way to reverse their dark fortune. On a shoestring budget and with little support, Pedersen picked eight of the finest pilots to help train a new generation to bend jets like the F-4 Phantom to their will and learn how to dogfight all over again.
- Unconditional Love: a memoir of filmmaking and motherhood, Jocelyn Moorhouse.
- Jocelyn Moorhouse knew early on that she wanted to be a filmmaker, and her dreams were encouraged by her family and by her teachers. Meeting P.J. Hogan, becoming parents and filmmakers together, was a turning point. She writes with humour and intelligence about her fears and hopes for her autistic children, the highs and lows in her international career, about Hollywood and home, and about her love for what she does best filmmaking and motherhood.
- Vasily Grossman and the Soviet century, Alexandra Popoff.
- If Vasily Grossman's 1961 masterpiece, Life and Fate, had been published during his lifetime, it would have reached the world together with Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago and before Solzhenitsyn's Gulag. But Life and Fate was seized by the KGB. When it emerged posthumously, decades later, it was recognized as the War and Peace of the twentieth century. Alexandra Popoff's authoritative biography illuminates Grossman's life and legacy.
- What would Dolly do?: how to be a diamond in a rhinestone world: a spirited homage to the queen of country, Lauren Marino.
- A spirited homage to Dolly Parton that captures the unique humor, no-nonsense wisdom, flash, and sass of one of America's most iconic stars. One of twelve children raised in a shack in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Dolly Parton grew to become an international superstar famous for classic songs such as "Jolene," "9 to 5," "The Coat of Many Colors," and "I Will Always Love You."
- Words and worlds: from autobiography to zippers, Alison Lurie.
- In this candid and bluntly humorous collection of essays on a wide range of topics, Lurie begins with a portrait of her life at Radcliffe during World War IIthe war effort, and on to her clumsy attempts and near failure to be a writer. Finally having reached a level of recognition, she had the good fortune of forming close relationships with other writers and editors and great thinkers.
- Yasuke: the true story of the legendary African samurai, Thomas Lockley.
- The remarkable life of history's first foreign-born samurai, and his astonishing journey from Northeast Africa to the heights of Japanese society. The man who came to be known as Yasuke arrived in Japan in the 16th century, an indentured mercenary arriving upon one of the Portuguese ships carrying a new language, a new religion and an introduction to the slave trade.
- Your heart is the size of your fist: a doctor reflects on ten years at a refugee clinic, Martina Scholtens.
- Zigzags and leapfrogs: a memoir, Maris O'Rourke.
- A description of Maris O'Rourke's quest to reconcile two, often conflicting, aspects of her existence. One is her search for a place to belong, a place to be assimilated into, a place to stand, her t?rangawaewae; the other is her obsessive desire to achieve, and preferably succeed, to be different from/to stand above the crowd.
Books about Books
- Pen in hand: reading, rereading and other mysteries, Tim Parks.
- How can other people like the books we don't like? What benefit can we get from rereading a work? Can we read better? If so, how? These and many other questions, ranging from the field of writing to that of reading and translation, are given a comprehensive answer in a series of stimulating and challenging literary essays that will be a perfect read for all book explorers and practitioners of the pen.
Business & Management
- 90s: all-American ads, Jim Heimann.
- Revisit the 1990s in a massive compendium of advertising gems that sold Generation X and baby boomers everything from Game Boys to Boyz II Men.
- Circle of the 9 muses: a storytelling field guide for innovators and meaning makers, David Hutchens.
- High output management, Andrew S. Grove.
- Leading well, David Pich.
- Reinventing organizations: an illustrated invitation to join the conversation on next-stage organizations, Frederic Laloux.
- Rethinking strategy: how to anticipate the future, slow down change and improve decision making, Steve Tighe.
- Startup money made easy: the Inc. guide to every financial question about starting, running, and growing your business, Maria Aspan.
- The remix: how to lead and succeed in the multigenerational workplace, Lindsey Pollak.
- Still just kidding: a collection of art, comics and musings, Cassandra Calin.
Computing & Digital
- Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC for photographers, RC Concepcion.
- Excel 2019: in easy steps, Michael Price.
- IPad for seniors in easy steps: covers all versions of iPad with iOS 12 (including iPad mini and iPad Pro), Nick Vandome.
- Modern Vim: craft your development environment with Vim 8 and Neovim, Drew Neil.
- Photoshop elements 2019 tips, tricks & shortcuts: in easy steps: for Windows and Mac, Nick Vandome.
- Swift programming in easy steps, Darryl Bartlett.
- The iPad pro for seniors: a ridiculously simple guide to the next generation of iPad and iOS 12, Brian Norman.
Crafts, Hobbies & Collecting
- A tree in the house, Annabelle Hickson.
- Annabelle Hickson provides stunning ideas and instructions for flower installations and arrangements, covering beautiful, seasonal bouquets, flowers for friends, table and overhead arrangements and flower arrangements for special occasions. This book celebrates the joy and simple natural beauty flowers bring to the home with a focus on foraged and locally and seasonally grown plants.
- Aran knitting, Alice Starmore.
- Beautiful beadwork from nature: 16 stunning jewelry projects inspired by the natural world, Melissa Shippee.
- Classic to contemporary string quilts: techniques, inspiration, and 16 projects for strip quilting, Mary M. Hogan.
- Floral contemporary: the renaissance of flower design, Olivier Dupon.
- Hand dyed: a modern guide to dyeing in brilliant color for you and your home, Anna Joyce.
- King of dust: adventures in forgotten sculpture, Alex Woodcock.
- A stonemason's personal journey through the landscapes of south-west England and the sculpture which first inspired him to pick up tools: the Romanesque.
- Knitty gritty: for the absolute beginner knitter, Aneeta Patel.
- LEGO micro cities: build your own mini metropolis!, Jeff Friesen.
- Little book of whittling: passing time on the trail, on the porch, and under the stars, Chris Lubkemann.
- Natural glazes: collecting and making, Miranda Forrest.
- Organic appliqué: creative hand-stitching ideas and techniques, Kathy Doughty.
- Quilts with an angle: a field guide: new foolproof grid method & easy strip cutting: 15 projects with triangles, hexagons, diamonds & more, Sheila Christensen.
- Smoulder: 21 pieces, Kim Hargreaves.
- Kim Hargreaves flair for femininity and elegance has earned her worldwide fame as a knitwear designer. In this book there are 25 of her truly great designs in their favourite classic yarns: wools, mohairs and cottons.
- The ceramics studio guide: what potters should know, Jeff Zamek.
- The complete surprise: knitting Elizabeth Zimmermann's surprise jacket, Cully Swansen.
- The great pretender: a catalogue of chaos and creativity, Nick Perry.
- Nick discovered how to create the most convincing antique replicas ever made. He started by selling a few of his netsukes on a market stall at the Birmingham Rag Market and met extraordinary and eccentric people, the risk-taking gamblers with fast tongues. This is the unlikely and often hilarious story of where nothing but enthusiasm and self-belief can take you.
- The LEGO architecture idea book: 1001 ideas for brickwork, siding, windows, columns, roofing, and much, much more!, Alice Finch.
- The quilting arts idea book, Vivika Hansen Denegre.
- The well-dressed puppet: a guide to creating puppet costumes, Cheralyn Lambeth.
Crime & Espionage
- Furious hours: murder, fraud, and the last trial of Harper Lee, Casey Cep.
- The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after To Kill a Mockingbird.
- Gotti's rules: the story of John Alite, Junior Gotti, and the demise of the American mafia, George Anastasia.
- The notorious Gotti family is the stuff of mob legend. The "Dapper Don," John Gotti Sr., and his son John A. "Junior" Gotti ran New York's powerful Gambino crime family and were well known for their flamboyant style and brutal ways. John Alite, a mob hit man, associate, and close friend of the Gottis, has a very different story to tell.
- Inside an honor killing: a father and a daughter tell their story, Lene Wold.
- In this powerful and affecting book, writer and journalist Lene Wold who spent more than five years in Jordan offers a rare window into the world of "honor killings"; the controversial practice that sees more than five thousand women murdered at the hands of close relatives each year, all to restore their family's reputation.
- Jailbirds: lessons from a women's prison, Mim Skinner.
- Mafia spies: the inside story of the CIA, gangsters, JFK, and Castro, Thomas Maier.
- Mafia Spies is the definitive account of America's most remarkable espionage plots ever, with CIA agents, mob hitmen, "kompromat" sex, presidential indiscretion, and James Bond-like killing devices together in a top-secret mystery full of surprise twists and deadly intrigue.
- The darkest web, Eileen Ormsby.
- Inside the dangerous world that lurks beneath the bright, friendly light of your internet screen. Eileen Ormsby has spent the past five years exploring every corner of the Dark Web. She has shopped on darknet markets, contributed to forums, waited in red rooms and been threatened by hitmen on murder-for-hire sites.
- The killer across the table: inside the minds of psychopaths and predators with the godfather of criminal profiling, John E. Douglas.
- The last job: the "bad grandpas" and the Hatton Garden heist, Dan Bilefsky.
- Over Easter weekend 2015, six English thieves came out of retirement for a heist of the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit in the heart of London's medieval diamond district.
- The Lazarus files: a cold case investigation, Matthew McGough.
- On February 24, 1986, 29-year-old newlywed Sherri Rasmussen was murdered in the home she shared with her husband, John. Before her death, Sherri had confided to her parents that an ex-girlfriend of John's, a Los Angeles police officer, had threatened her.McGough reconstructs the lives of Sherri, John and Stephanie; the love triangle that led to Sherri's murder; and the homicide investigation that followed.
- The mastermind: the hunt for the world's most prolific criminal, Evan Ratliff.
- It all started as an online prescription drug network, supplying hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of painkillers to American customers. It would not stop there. Before long, the business had turned into a sprawling multinational conglomerate engaged in almost every conceivable aspect of criminal mayhem.
- Boys don't try?: rethinking masculinity in schools, Matt Pinkett.
- Some kids I taught and what they taught me, Kate Clanchy.
- Kate Clanchy has taught in state schools for nearly thirty years. She offers a revelatory picture of school life, and a fascinating look at the role education plays in our society today.
- The diversity delusion: how race and gender pandering corrupt the university and undermine our culture, Heather Mac Donald.
- The Montessori toddler: a parent's guide to raising a curious and responsible human being, Simone Davies.
- The art and science of natural dyes: principles, experiments, and results, Joy Boutrup.
- The watch, Gene Stone.
- A book on vintage and contemporary mechanical watches, appealing to both beginners and experts. This new edition includes the current state of the watch world, with the addition of new brands, new models, and more focused and nuanced coverage of the traditional brand leaders, including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Omega, and TAG Heuer.
- Toy trains, Bob Leggett.
- Rewilding: real life stories of returning British and Irish wildlife to balance, David Woodfall.
- Naturalist and photographer David Woodfall has spent years canvassing converts actually working in the countryside, meeting the people on the frontline of rewilding and collecting their stories.More than 50 contributors share stories of successful examples like the Knepp and Alladale estates, of unique species like the North Atlantic Salmon under threat, of the essential NGOs and trusts, of government agencies and policies, and so much more.
- Farm city: the education of an urban farmer, Novella Carpenter.
- The intuitive farmer: inspiring management success: a novel for farm managers and owners, Peter L. Nuthall.
- The organic no-till farming revolution: high-production methods for small-scale farmers, Andrew Mefferd.
Fashion & Beauty
- Carried away: bags unpacked, Grace Lai.
- The Auckland Museum exhibition Carried Away: Bags Unpacked is a collection of 150 bags from their Applied Arts and Design collection, a nationally significant research archive of key makers and designers from New Zealand and abroad, and this book serves as both a photographic record and an exploration of the symbolism and power behind bags.
- Fashion installation: body, space, and performance, Adam Geczy.
- Today, design houses are thinking beyond traditional methods of display to stimulate interest in their collections, such as to the internet, fashion film and, more recently, fashion installations. This book offers a critical evaluation of the changing ways in which fashion has been exhibited, focusing specifically on the recent turn toward installation, whether in the form of static presentations, interactive performances or the more conventional curated designer exhibition.
- Mary Quant, Jenny Lister.
- This book shows how Mary Quant revolutionised fashion, harnessing youth, streetstyle and mass production to create a new look for everyone. It surveys the development of her business in the context of British, European and American fashion in the post war period, and explores how her innovative marketing created a powerful global brand.
- Patterns of fashion. 5: the content, cut, construction and context of bodies, stays, hoops and rumps c. 1595-1795, Janet Arnold.
- The fifth volume of the Patterns of Fashion series, published by the School of Historical Dress, includes patterns for 26 pairs of stays, a farthingale, 10 hoops and a rump.
- Patti Hansen: a portrait, Ivan Shaw.
- This book gives supermodel Patti Hansen's short but incredibly influential career serious critical attention, following her transformation from a teenage model on the cover of Glamour to her reign as a dominating force in the pages of Vogue and on 12 covers.
- Stylish skirts: 23 easy-to-sew skirts to flatter every figure, Sato Watanabe.
Film, Television & Theatre
- Best.movie.year.ever.: how 1999 blew up the big screen, Brian Raftery.
- Hollywood, her story: an illustrated history of women and the movies, Jill S. Tietjen.
- I'm only in it for the parking: life and laughter from the priority seats, Lee Ridley.
- If you think you know what it's like to be disabled, prepare to have your perceptions skewed by the much-loved Britain's Got Talent winner, the brilliant stand-up who struggles to stand up, the Geordie without the accent. And before you ask, no, he really can't speak at all. But he definitely has something to say.
- Ladies who punch: the explosive inside story of "The view", Ramin Setoodeh.
- When Barbara Walters launched The View in 1997, ABC executives repeatedly told her that hosting the show would tarnish her reputation as a serious newswoman. Ten years later, The View was being watched daily in the living rooms of tens of millions of Americans and launched the careers of Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and Joy Behar. This story takes readers behind the scenes where these figures struggled to balance image, ambition, friendship, and loyalty, while changing television forever.
- Men in black films: the official visual companion to the films, Liza Fitzpatrick.
- Respect for acting, Uta Hagen.
- Legendary actress and teacher Uta Hagen knew that an actor's finest work was often achieved for love rather than for money. She lived this philosophy alongside her husband, Herbert Berghof, at HB Studio, their acting school in New York. It was there that they created a workplace and spiritual home for actors such as Robert DeNiro, Jack Lemmon, Anne Bancroft, and Bette Midler.
- The art & making of Independence Day: resurgence, Simon Ward.
- The art and making of Aquaman, Mike Avila.
- The art of Godzilla: king of the monsters, Abbie Bernstein.
- The art of Toy story 4, Annie Potts.
- The geek's guide to SF cinema, Ryan Lambie.
- The making of Avatar, Jody Duncan.
- The rite of spring, Gillian Moore.
- Gillian Moore explores the cultural climate that created The Rite, tells the story of the creation of the music and the ballet and provides a guide to the music itself, showing how a scandalous novelty of 1913 became a 21st-century concert staple. As well as considering its influence on 20th-century classical composers, she probes The Rite's impact on film music.
- The ultimate history of the '80s teen movie: Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Sixteen Candles, Revenge of the Nerds, The Karate Kid, The Breakfast Club, Footloose, Dead Poets Society ...and everything in between, James King.
- Top Disney: 100 top ten lists of the best of Disney, from the man to the mouse and beyond, Christopher Lucas.
- Valerian and the city of a thousand planets: the art of the film, Mark Salisbury.
Finance & Economics
- Are chief executives overpaid?, Deborah Hargreaves.
- Deborah Hargreaves, director of the High Pay Centre, explains why pay for the top 0.1% has sky-rocketed in the past 20 years. She shows how it emerged as the result of a series of political decisions, and gives a devastating account of how it has created a vicious circle that destabilises our economy and undermines social cohesion.
- Dissidents of the international left: Kwame Anthony Appiah, Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald, Anabel Hernández, Malalai Joya, George Monbiot, Meredith Tax and 70 other leftwing thinkers and activists from around the world: their own views, their own words, Andy Heintz.
- Dissidents of the International Left gives a clear-headed look at the many different strands of the international and domestic leftist currents pulsing throughout the world. With over 60 interviews it gives lesser known dissidents, leftists, secularists and feminists the same platform as more well-known progressive and Leftist stalwarts.
- Fake: fake money, fake teachers, fake assets: how lies are making the poor and middle class poorer, Robert Kiyosaki.
- Here Kiyosaki provides financial education designed to make us smarter with our money; able to fight what is fake, and use what isn't to secure our financial future.
- Gigged: the gig economy, the end of the job and the future of work, Sarah Kessler.
- Between Uber drivers and Airbnb hosts, freelance jobs are becoming an increasingly prominent part of our economy. This book goes inside the Silicon Valley companies leading the way to this emerging 'gig economy'.
- Marx, capital and the madness of economic reason, David Harvey.
- Harvey describes the architecture of capital according to Marx, placing his observations in the context of capitalism in the second half of the nineteenth century. He considers the degree to which technological, economic and industrial change during the last 150 years means Marx's analysis and its application may need to be modified.
- People, power, and profits: progressive capitalism for an age of discontent, Joseph E. Stiglitz.
- A Nobel prize winner challenges us to throw off the free market fundamentalists and reclaim our economy.
- Rebirding: rewilding Britain and its birds, Benedict Macdonald.
- Rebirding takes the long view of Britain's wildlife decline. It looks at key reasons why species are vanishing, and explores how Britain has, uniquely, relied on modifying farmland, rather than restoring ecosystems, in a failing attempt to halt wildlife decline.
- The billion dollar bonfire, Chris Lee.
- The collapse of South Canterbury Finance (SCF) is one of the biggest New Zealand stories of the last decade. The sweep of events, from Timaru to the Beehive, includes some of the most revealing moments on issues critical to this country - from poor governance and systemic issues in the finance sector, through to the structural risks this exposed and the costs it ultimately presented to all New Zealanders. The Billion Dollar Bonfire sets out to tell this story from an 'insider' perspective.
- The latte factor: why you don't have to be rich to live rich, David Bach.
- Discover author David Bach's three secrets to financial freedom in an engaging story that will show you that you are richer than you think. Drawing on the author's experiences teaching millions of people around the world to live a rich life, this book reveals how anyone; from millennials to baby boomers, can still make their dreams come true. I
- The Rip Curl story, Tim Baker.
- The Rip Curl Story is the remarkable tale of two young surfers who pursued an audacious dream to make a living in pursuit of the ultimate ride. The brand they built, Rip Curl, not only satisfied their own surf- and wanderlust, but also inspired countless others, both fuelling and riding the wave of the global youth revolution of the late '60s.
- The technology trap: capital, labor, and power in the age of automation, Carl Benedikt Frey.
- From the Industrial Revolution to the age of artificial intelligence, The Technology Trap takes a sweeping look at the history of technological progress and how it has radically shifted the distribution of economic and political power among society's members.
- The total money makeover: a proven plan for financial fitness, Dave Ramsey.
- Ramsey offers a bold, no-nonsense approach to money matters, providing not only the how-to but also a grounded and uplifting hope for getting out of debt and achieving total financial health.
- What it takes: how I built a $100 million business against the odds, Raegan Moya-Jones.
- In this clever, relatable and iconoclastic success story, Moya-Jones busts every myth and misconception about women in business and argues that women should embrace the attributes that set them apart from men.
Food & Drink
- A basket by the door, Sophie Hansen.
- Here are 130 recipes to cook for loved ones who might be moving house, busy with a newborn, celebrating a milestone, recovering after illness, grieving, or just in need of a little love and appreciation.
- Artisan sourdough made simple: a beginner's guide to delicious handcrafted bread with minimal kneading, Emilie Raffa.
- Bangkok Local: cult recipes from the streets that make the city, Sareen Rojanametin.
- Cake, Maira Kalman.
- Cake & Co.: flat, stacked, syruped, iced, topped, rolled, topsy turvy, Pamela Clark.
- Cook the week in 2 hours: batch cook a whole week's meals to save time and money, Caroline Pessin.
- Ethiopia: recipes and traditions from the horn of Africa, Yohanis Gebreyesus.
- Every day is Saturday: recipes + strategies for easy cooking, every day of the week, Sarah Copeland.
- Everyday powerfoods., The Australian women's weekly.
- Family baking: easy recipes for every occasion, Sarah Randall.
- Fresh veggie BBQ: all-natural & delicious recipes from the grill, David Bailey.
- Gloriously gluten free: sweet treats, cakes, tarts and desserts, Frédérique Jules.
- Greek, George Calombaris.
- Green for life: the updated classic on green smoothie nutrition, Victoria Boutenko.
- GreenFeast. Spring, summer, Nigel Slater.
- Over 110 simply beautiful spring and summer recipes, each with suggested variations, that can mostly be on the table in 30 minutes.
- Heavenly vegan dals & curries: exciting new dishes from an Indian girl's kitchen abroad, Rakhee Yadav.
- How to be gluten free and keep your friends, Anna Barnett.
- Instant Pot fast & easy: 100 simple and delicious recipes for your Instant Pot, Urvashi Pitre.
- Kimchi: essential recipes of the Korean kitchen, Byung-Hi Lim.
- Les petits macarons: colorful French confections to make at home, Kathryn Gordon.
- Less stuff: simple zero-waste steps to a joyful and clutter-free life, Lindsay Miles.
- Madhur Jaffrey's instantly Indian cookbook, Madhur Jaffrey.
- Modern baking: cakes, cookies and everything in between, Donna Hay.
- Orexi!: feasting at the modern Greek table, Theo A. Michaels.
- Pesto: the modern mother sauce: more than 90 inventive recipes that start with homemade pestos, Leslie Lennox.
- Pinch of Nom: 100 slimming, home-style recipes, Kate Allinson.
- Plant-based on a budget: delicious vegan recipes for under $30 a week, for less than 30 minutes a meal, Toni Okamoto.
- Quick prep cooking with your Instant Pot: 75 big-flavor dishes that require minimal work, Stefanie Bundalo.
- Saffron in the souks: vibrant recipes from the heart of Lebanon, John Gregory-Smith.
- Skinny desserts: 80 flavour-packed recipes of less than 300 calories, Kathryn Bruton.
- Sticky fingers, green thumb: baked sweets that taste of nature, Hayley McKee.
- Summer every day: over 65 vibrant Mediterranean-inspired recipes to share with friends, Acland Geddes.
- Sushi master: an expert guide to sourcing, making, and enjoying sushi at home, Nick Sakagami.
- Tel Aviv: food, people, stories: a culinary journey with NENI, Haya Molcho.
- The beer lover's table: seasonal recipes and modern beer pairings, Claire Bullen.
- The Cash and Carter family cookbook: recipes and recollections from Johnny and June's table, John Carter Cash.
- The complete vegan instant pot cookbook: 101 delicious whole-food recipes for your pressure cooker, Barb Musick.
- The European cake cookbook: discover a new world of decadence from the celebrated traditions of European baking, Tatyana Nesteruk.
- The Europhile's cookbook, Ian Garlick.
- The gluten-free Instant Pot cookbook: 100 fast to fix and nourishing recipes for all kinds of electric pressure cookers, Jane Bonacci.
- The great British bake off: big book of baking, Linda Collister.
- The healthy slow cooker, Ross Dobson.
- The zero waste cookbook: 100 recipes for cooking without waste, Giovanna Torrico.
- Three veg and meat: flip the balance on your plate, Olivia Andrews.
- Vegan man: the manual for cooking amazing plant-based food, Michael Kitson.
- Vegetables unleashed: a cookbook, José Andrés.
Gardens & Gardening
- 100 Japanese gardens, Stephen Mansfield.
- Cool flowers: how to grow and enjoy long-blooming hardy annual flowers using cool weather techniques, Lisa Mason Ziegler.
- Creative terrariums: 33 modern mini-gardens for your home, Enid G. Svymbersky.
- Encyclopedia of garden design, Chris Young.
- Grow your own botanicals: deliciously productive plants for homemade drinks, remedies and skincare, Cinead McTernan.
- Heathers: an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 160 beautiful photographs, Andrew Mikolajski.
- Japanese gardens: a journey, Monty Don.
- Pollinator friendly gardening: gardening for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators, Rhonda Fleming Hayes.
- Pruning simplified: a visual guide to 50 trees and shrubs, Steven Bradley.
- Sylvan cities: an urban tree guide, Helen Babbs.
- The apprehensive gardener: managing garden plants, Griselda Kerr.
- The art of outdoor living: gardens for entertaining family and friends, Scott Shrader.
- The art of the Japanese garden: history, culture, design, David Young.
- The Central Park: original designs for New York's greatest treasure, Cynthia S. Brenwall.
- The essential flower gardening encyclopedia.
- The greenhouse and hoophouse grower's handbook: organic vegetable production using protected culture, Andrew Mefferd.
- The planthunter: truth, beauty, chaos and plants, Georgina Reid.
- The super organic gardener: everything you need to know about a vegan garden, Matthew Appleby.
- Wildlife gardening: for everyone and everything, Kate Bradbury.
- Kate Bradbury offers tips on feeding your neighbourhood wildlife and explains how you can create the perfect habitats for species you'd like to welcome into your garden.
- 100 deadly skills: the SEAL operative's guide to surviving in the wild and being prepared for any disaster, Clint Emerson.
- Anxious kids, Michael Grose.
- Offers parents a new perspective on their children's anxiety, encouraging them to view each episode as an opportunity to empower their kids with the skills to manage anxiety, and thrive.
- Brain changer, Felice Jacka.
- Having suffered depression and anxiety as a young woman, Felica Jacka wanted to understand the role diet plays in our overall mental and brain health. What she found through her own research and that of other eminent scientists worldwide will revolutionise the way we think about what we eat and how we care for our brains.
- Conceiving with love: a whole-body approach to creating intimacy, reigniting passion, and increasing fertility, Denise Wiesner.
- Creating moments of joy along the Alzheimer's journey, Jolene Brackey.
- In this fifth revised and expanded edition, Brackey moves beyond the challenges of Alzheimer's, offering practical advice, and focusing on creating moments of joy; while the patient may forget what was said or done, their feelings will linger on.
- Glaucoma: how to save your sight, Ivan Goldberg.
- How to grow a human: adventures in who we are and how we are made, Philip Ball.
- A cutting-edge examination of what it means to be human and to have a 'self' in the face of new scientific developments in genetic editing, cloning and neural downloading. After seeing his own cells used to grow clumps of new neurons essentially, mini-brains, Philip Ball begins to examine the concepts of identity and consciousness.
- Indirect procedures: a musician's guide to the Alexander technique, Pedro de Alcantara.
- Kid gloves: nine months of careful chaos, Lucy Knisley.
- Fertility problems were followed by miscarriages, and Knisley's eventual successful pregnancy plagued by health issues, up to a dramatic, near-death experience during labour and delivery. This moving, hilarious, and surprisingly informative memoir not only follows Lucy's personal transition into motherhood but also illustrates the history and science of reproductive health from all angles, including curious facts and inspiring figures in medicine and midwifery.
- Master recipes from the herbal apothecary: 375 tinctures, salves, teas, capsules, oils, and washes for whole body health and wellness, JJ Pursell.
- Mindfulness for black dogs and blue days: finding a path through depression, Richard Gilpin.
- Outside the box: rethinking ADD/ADHD in children and adults: a practical guide, Thomas E. Brown.
- Overcoming alcohol misuse: a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques, Marcantonio Spada.
- Sober curious: the blissful sleep, greater focus, limitless presence, and deep connection awaiting us all on the other side of alcohol, Ruby Warrington.
- A bold guide to choosing to live hangover-free, from Ruby Warrington, one of the leading voices of the new sobriety movement. Drawing on research, expert interviews, and personal narrative, Sober Curious is a radical take down of the myths that keep so many of us drinking.
- Tap here to transform your life: a practical guide to EFT, Judy Byrne.
- EFT Founding Master Judy Byrne gives you practical advice on how to use Emotional Freedom Technique to improve your emotional well-being and change your life. You will learn how to remove negative feelings, let go of the past, improve willpower and aim for a positive future.
- The brain: a user's guide, Alison George.
- The brain book, Rita Carter.
- This award-winning science book uses the latest findings from neuroscience research and brain-imaging technology to take you on a journey into the human brain. CGI artworks and brain MRI scans reveal the brain's anatomy in unprecedented detail.
- The energy codes: the 7-step system to awaken your spirit, heal your body, and live your best life, Sue Morter.
- The herbalist's bible: John Parkinson's lost classic – 82 herbs and their medicinal uses: Theatrum botanicum (1640), Julie Bruton-Seal.
- The Jane Austen diet: Austen's secrets to food, health, and incandescent happiness, Jane Austen.
- Trying differently rather than harder: fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, Diane Malbin.
- Younger, fitter, stronger: the revolutionary 8-week fitness plan for men, Matt Roberts.
History, Geography & Travel
- A history of Crete, Chris Moorey.
- A war like no other: how the Athenians and Spartans fought the Peloponnesian War, Victor Davis Hanson.
- Amritsar, 1919: an empire of fear & the making of a massacre, Kim A. Wagner.
- Ancient dynasties: the families that ruled the classical world, circa 1000 bc to ad 750, John D. Grainger.
- Attila the Hun: arch-enemy of Rome, Ian Hughes.
- Australia: what happened, Ben Pobjie.
- In Australia What Happened? TV columnist, comedian and history buff Ben Pobjie turns an incredulous eye on the history of Australia to bust open the national mythology, reveal the truth about what it means to be an Australian and work out what happened to all our best-laid plans
- Bolivia, Isabel Albiston.
- Lonely Planet Travel Guide.
- Brazil, Regis St. Louis.
- Lonely Planet Travel Guide.
- Canada, Lisa Voormeij.
- DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
- Commander in cheat, Rick Reilly.
- This book is a fascinating on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes survey of Donald Trump's ethics deficit.
- Croatia, Jonathan Bousfield.
- DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
- Curiosities and splendour, Mark MacKenzie.
- Journey back in time with this collection of classic travel writing from great authors and adventurers. These extraordinary odysseys over land and sea captivated audiences and gave them a glimpse into countries, cities and cultures like never before.
- Deep state target: how I got caught in the crosshairs of the plot to bring down President Trump, George Papadopoulos.
- As a young, ambitious foreign policy advisor to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Papadopoulos became the first Trump official to plead guilty in special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. He is now the first campaign advisor sentenced and to have served time in prison.
- Fall and rise: the story of 9/11, Mitchell Zuckoff.
- Fiordland unexplored: a guide to Southern Fiordland, Greg Wilson.
- France, Mary-Ann Gallagher.
- DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
- France in the world: a new global history, Patrick Boucheron.
- From sea to shining sea: a present-day journey through America's past, Gavin Young.
- Gavin Young' s North American odyssey took him from Central Park and the old Atlantic whaling ports all the way to a tiny cabin in the Yukon, where Jack London heard 'the call of the wild'.
- Holding the line: the naval air campaign in Korea, Thomas McKelvey Cleaver.
- Hong Kong, Lorna Parkes.
- Lonely Planet Travel Guide.
- Iceland: the land of fire and ice, Chris McNab.
- Iron, fire and ice: the real history that inspired Game of thrones, Ed West.
- A young pretender raises an army to take the throne. Learning of his father's death, the adolescent, dashing and charismatic and descended from the old kings of the North, vows to avenge him. He is supported in this war by his mother, who has spirited away her two younger sons to safety. Against them is the queen, passionate, proud, and strong-willed and with more of the masculine virtues of the time than most men.
- It's even worse than you think: what the Trump administration is doing to America, David Cay Johnston.
- It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America goes inside the administration to show how the federal agencies that touch the lives of all Americans are being undermined.
- Journeys, Stefan Zweig.
- For the insatiably curious and ardent Europhile Stefan Zweig, travel was both a necessary cultural education and a personal balm for the depression he experienced when rooted in one place for too long. He spent much of his life weaving between the countries of Europe, visiting authors and friends, exploring the continent in the heyday of international rail travel.
- King Stephen and the anarchy: civil war and military tactics in twelfth-century Britain, Chris Peers.
- Korea: the impossible country, Daniel Tudor.
- In this fascinating and uncoventional book Daniel Tudor examines Korea's cultural foundations; the Korean family character; the public sphere in politics, business, the workplace; the Korean family and how Koreans unwind including food, music, and cinema; and social issues crucial to Korea's future–including their interactions with outsiders.
- Morocco, Andrew Humphreys.
- DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
- My 1001 nights: tales & adventures from Morocco, Alice Morrison.
- When Alice Morrison headed out to Morocco, it was to take on one of the most daunting challenges: to run in the famous Marathon des Sables. Little did she expect to end up living there. But as soon as she settled in a flat in Marrakech, she was won over by the people, the spectacular scenery and the ancient alleyways of the souk.
- Naples: a traveller's reader, Desmond Seward.
- New York resized, Jasper Léonard.
- Photographer Jasper Leonard offers you a completely new perspective on The Big Apple. His Tilt-Shift technique creates a dazzling bird's-eye perspective. Taking pictures from rooftops, helicopters or even drones, Leonard points his lens at the skyscrapers and yellow cabs from above, transforming the city into a swirling ant-hill of miniature people.
- No way out: the searing true story of men under siege, Adam Jowett.
- In Helmand province in July 2006, Major Adam Jowett was given command of Easy Company, a hastily assembled and under-strength unit of Paras and Royal Irish rangers. Their mission was to hold the District Centre of Musa Qala at any cost.
- Norway, Taraneh Ghajar Jerven.
- DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
- Nothing to envy: real lives in North Korea, Barbara Demick.
- Nothing to Envy weaves together the stories of adversity and resilience of six residents of Chongin, North Korea's third-largest city. From extensive interviews and with tenacious investigative work, Barbara Demick has recreated the concerns, culture and lifestyles of North Korean citizens in a gripping narrative, and vividly reconstructed the inner workings of this extraordinary and secretive country.
- Overland: through the middle of the world, Alex Pflaum.
- Overland takes the reader on a visual journey across the almost forgotten lands of Central Asia. This large format coffee table book is an exploration of the culture, nature, and history of the people and places that range from Istanbul in Turkey, all the way through to the far reaches of Inner Kyrgyzstan.
- Peru, Brendan Sainsbury.
- Lonely Planet Travel Guide.
- Prehistory decoded, Martin Sweatman.
- The old myths and legends, of cataclysm and conflagration, are surprisingly accurate. We know this because, at last, we can read an extremely ancient code assumed by scholars to be nothing more than depictions of wild animals. A code hiding in plain sight that reveals we have hardly changed in 40,000 years. A code that changes everything.
- Reykjavík, Jenna Gottlieb.
- Moon Travel Guide.
- Richard III: fact and fiction, Matt Lewis.
- King Richard III remains one of the most infamous and recognizable monarchs in English or British history, despite only sitting on the throne for two years and fifty-eight days. His hold on the popular imagination is largely due to the fictional portrayal of him by William Shakespeare which, combined with the workings of five centuries of rumor and gossip, has created two opposing versions of Richard.
- Rick Steves Portugal, Gene Openshaw.
- Rick Steves' Travel Guide.
- Rio de Janeiro, Regis St. Louis.
- Lonely Planet Travel Guide.
- Rome: republic into empire: the civil wars of the first centry BCE, Paul Chrystal.
- Sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps, Chet Van Duzer.
- Sedan 1870: the eclipse of France, Douglas Fermer.
- The Franco-Prussian War was a turning point in the history of nineteenth-century Europe, and the Battle of Sedan was the pivotal event in that war. Douglas Fermer's fresh study of this traumatic moment in European history reconsiders how the mutual fear and insecurity of two rival nations tempted their governments to seek a solution to domestic tensions by waging war against each other.
- Shorter treks in the Pyrenees: 7 great one and two week circular treks, Brian Johnson.
- Spartacus: the myth and the man, M.J. Trow.
- Historian M.J. Trow tells the dramatic story of the original rebel and asks: Who was Spartacus? Spartacus was born in Thrace between 100 and 90 BC and was a free man who served in the Roman army before being sold into slavery as a gladiator.
- Take the slow road: England and Wales: inspirational journeys round England and Wales by camper van and motorhome, Martin Dorey.
- Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine, Barry Strauss.
- The Arabs: a history, Eugene Rogan.
- The bells of old Tokyo: travels in Japanese time, Anna Sherman.
- In The Bells of Old Tokyo, Anna Sherman explores Japan and revels in all its wonderful particularity. As a foreigner living in Tokyo, Sherman's account takes pleasure and fascination in the history and culture of a country that can seem startlingly strange to an outsider.
- The buried: an archaeology of the Egyptian revolution, Peter Hessler.
- Drawn by an abiding fascination with Egypt's rich history and civilization, Peter Hessler moved with his wife and twin daughters to Cairo to explore a place that had a powerful hold over his imagination. But just before his arrival, the Arab Spring had reached Egypt and the country was in chaos. In the midst of the revolution, he attached himself to an important archeological dig at a site rich in royal tombs known in as al-Madfuna, or "The Buried."
- The case for Trump, Victor Davis Hanson.
- Award-winning historian and political commentator Victor Davis Hanson explains how a celebrity businessman with no political or military experience triumphed over sixteen well-qualified Republican rivals, a Democrat with a quarter-billion-dollar war chest, and a hostile media and Washington establishment to become president of the United States.
- The hungry steppe: famine, violence, and the making of Soviet Kazakhstan, Sarah Cameron.
- The League of Wives: the untold story of the women who took on the U.S. Government to bring their husbands home, Heath Hardage Lee.
- The living mountain, Nan Shepherd.
- In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others.
- The most beautiful villages of France: the official guide, Kate Ferry-Swainson.
- The origin of empire: Rome from the Republic to Hadrian (264 BC-138 AD), David Potter.
- The Oxford illustrated history of the Renaissance, Gordon Campbell.
- The Penguin history of modern China: the fall and rise of a great power, 1850 to the present, Jonathan Fenby.
- The Regency years: during which Jane Austen writes, Napoleon fights, Byron makes love, and Britain becomes modern, Robert Morrison.
- The restless kings: Henry II, his sons and the wars for the Plantagenet crown, Nick Barratt.
- The road to Tūranga: Leo Fowler's Gisborne years, Gerald Barnett.
- "The road to Tūranga is both a 'partial life' of the bicultural pioneer Leo Fowler (1902-1976) and a fascinating account of Gisborne in the twentieth century. Historian, writer, and broadcaster by profession, Fowler established Māori broadcasting of the NZBC in the mid-1960s, giving it the kauapapa that has seen it flourish. That achievement was the culmination of a career full of incident and colour.
- The shining path: love, madness, and revolution in the Andes, Orin Starn.
- A narrative history of the unlikely Maoist rebellion that terrorized Peru long after the fall of global communism. The tale of the Shining Path may be the most gripping saga in modern Latin American history, but its full story has never been told. Described by a U.S. State Department cable as 'cold-blooded and bestial, ' this band of Marxist-Leninist-Maoist revolutionaries mounted a guerrilla war in the 1980s that led to more than 60,000 deaths or disappearances.
- The sun is a compass: a 4,000-mile journey into the Alaskan wilds, Caroline Van Hemert.
- In March of 2012 ornithologist Caroline Van Hemert and her husband set off on a 4,000- mile wilderness journey from the Pacific rainforest to the Alaskan Arctic, traveling by rowboat, ski, foot, raft, and canoe. Together, they survived harrowing dangers while also experiencing incredible moments of joy and grace.
- The Third Reich, Caroline Sharples.
- They came...: building the community that is uniquely Maruia, Ruth Thomson.
- A historical record of those that came to live in the Maruia Valley. Why they came where they live and in many cases their memories of their time here.
- To shake the sleeping self: a journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a quest for a life with no regret, Jedidiah Jenkins.
- On the eve of turning thirty, terrified of being sucked into a life he didn't choose, Jedidiah Jenkins quit his dream job and spent the next sixteen months cycling from Oregon to Patagonia. He chronicled the trip on Instagram, where his photos and reflections on life soon attracted hundreds of thousands of followers and got him featured by National Geographic and The Paris Review.
- Tourist trains guidebook Seventh edition, Eric White.
- Describes 500 of the most popular train attractions, museums, and railroad vacation destinations in the U.S. and Canada.
- Tutankhamun: the treasures of the Tomb, Zahi Hawass.
- USA by rail: plus Canada's main routes: the Bradt travel guide, John Pitt.
- Bradt Travel Guide.
- Vietnam's American war: a history, Pierre Asselin.
- Where do I start?: researching your family in Australia and New Zealand, Shauna Hicks.
- Windsor Castle: an illustrated history, Pamela Hartshorne.
House & DIY
- Complete book of framing: an illustrated guide for residential construction, Scot Simpson.
- Elements of family style: elegant spaces for everyday life, Erin Gates.
- Essential woodworking hand tools, Paul Sellers.
- Global bohemian: how to satisfy your wanderlust at home, Fifi O'Neill.
- Fifi O'Neill shows how you can bring gypset style into your home, fusing the colourful, eccentric style of bohemian living with inspirations from far-flung places. Why settle for one style when you can indulge your love of several?
- Good practice guide: texture-coated claddings, Ann Galloway.
- Greening in style: healthy home décor with plants, Francesc Zamora Mola.
- Keeping house.: creating spaces for sanctuary and celebration, Emma Blomfield.
- Living floral: entertaining and decorating with flowers, Margot Shaw.
- Mend & patch: a handbook to repairing clothes and textiles, Kerstin Neumüller.
- Nina Campbell interior decoration: elegance and ease, Giles Kime.
- Seasonal flower arranging: fill your home with blooms, branches, and foraged materials all year round, Ariella Chezar.
- The art of happy moving: how to declutter, pack, and start over while maintaining your sanity and finding happiness, Ali Wenzke.
- The DIY style finder, KariAnne Wood.
- Featuring her home and those of four of her blogger friends, KariAnne takes you on a tour representing five major design styles; Farmhouse, Traditional, Coastal, Transitional, and Contemporary.
- The Martha manual: how to do (almost) everything, Martha Stewart.
- America's go-to source for organizing, celebrating, cleaning, decorating, and any number of other life skills.
- Woodcraft: master the art of green woodworking with key techniques and inspiring projects, Barn the Spoon.
- Great War letters: correspondence from the First World War, James Owen.
- This is a fascinating selection of letters from the Times Letter's page 1914-1918. While many letters relate to issues around the Great War, there is room for a myriad of subjects concerning the great British public of the time which capture the mood of the nation at this key period in British history.
- The prodigal tongue: the love-hate relationship between British and American English, Lynne Murphy.
- Discovering indigenous lands: the doctrine of discovery in the English colonies, Robert J. Miller.
- This book presents new material and shines fresh light on the under-explored historical and legal evidence about the use of the doctrine of discovery in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States,North America.
- Doing justice: a prosecutor's thoughts on crime, punishment, and the rule of law, Preet Bharara.
- Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, fights for justice and fairness, prosecuting those who would harm the public through violence, fraud, and corruption. Bharara believes that the rule of law plays a critical role in sustaining our democracy, now more than ever and he provides captivating tales of true crime from his years atop the most storied prosecutor's office in the country.
- The mechanism: a crime network so deep it brought down a nation, Vladimir Netto.
- A true story of how a simple investigation into money laundering uncovered the biggest corruption scandal in human history. When a small team of investigators discovered that a black market currency dealer was operating out of a Brazilian petrol station, they could never have imagined that their work would destroy the government and lead to the impeachment of two presidents.
- The true story of the Bilderberg group, Daniel Estulin.
- Delving into a world once shrouded in complete mystery and impenetrable security, this investigative report provides a fascinating account of the annual meetings of the world's most powerful people–the Bilderberg Group.
- Truth in our times: inside the fight for press freedom in the age of alternative facts, David E. McCraw.
- From Hillary Clinton's email investigation to Trump's tax returns, McGraw is at the center of the editors' decisions about what news is fit to print. An exclusive look inside the hard legal decisions behind some of the Times's most controversial and impactful stories of the twenty-first century. McGraw's memoir is not only a captivating narrative of the nation's best journalists in the trenches but a love letter celebrating freedom of the press.
- Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library, Kenneth J. Varnum.
- The suite of technologies encompassed by virtual, augmented, and mixed reality stands to open vast opportunities for new services, expand the way library materials can be accessed and integrated into nonlibrary venues, and alter the way we, as a society, interact with information.
- Foundations of library and information science, Richard E. Rubin.
- Responding to the many changes occurring both in the field and in society at large, this text includes comprehensive coverage of the history and mission of libraries, from past to present.
- Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot: the life and times of Hercule Poirot, Anne Hart.
- Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: the life and times of Miss Jane Marple, Anne Hart.
- All we saw, Anne Michaels.
- Anne Michaels explores one of her essential concerns: 'what love makes us capable of, and incapable of'. Here is the paradox at the heart of loss, the ways in which passion must accept, must insist, that 'death ... give/not only take from us'.
- Common people: an anthology of working-class writers, Kit de Waal.
- How a poem moves: a field guide for readers of poetry, Adam Sol.
- Library of small catastrophes, Alison C. Rollins.
- Drawing from Jorge Luis Borges' fascination with the library, Rollins uses the concept of the archive to offer a lyric history of the ways in which we process loss.
- The mermaid's voice returns in this one, Amanda Lovelace.
- The mermaid is known for her siren song, luring bedroom-eyed sailors to their demise. However, beneath these misguided myths are tales of escapism and healing, which Lovelace weaves throughout this empowering collection of poetry, taking you on a journey from the sea to the stars.
- The ministry of truth: a biography of George Orwell's 1984, Dorian Lynskey.
- Virginia Woolf at home, Hilary Macaskill.
- Hilary Macaskill examines the houses that meant the most to Woolf.
- White, Bret Easton Ellis.
- Bret Easton Ellis is most famous for his era-defining novel American Psycho and its terrifying anti-hero, Patrick Bateman. With that book, and many times since, Ellis proved himself to be one of the world's most fearless and clear-sighted observers of society. In White, his first work of non-fiction, Ellis offers a wide-ranging exploration of what the hell is going on right now and tells personal stories from his own life.
Music & Musicians
- 50 years: the story of Woodstock live: relive the magic, artist by artist, Julien Bitoun.
- A complete chronological account of Woodstock, hour by hour, performance by performance. Released to coincide with its 50th anniversary and with a foreword by festival co-founder, Michael Lang. 3 days. 33 concerts. 2 deaths. 2 births. 500,000 people. And another 250,000 stuck in traffic trying to get in. Woodstock was a festival like no other.
- Boy bands and the performance of pop masculinity, Georgina Gregory.
- This book provides a history of the boy band from the Beatles to One Direction, placing the modern male pop group within the wider context of twentieth- and twenty-first-century popular music and culture.
- Keep music evil: the Brian Jonestown massacre story, Jesse Valencia.
- Writer, actor, and musician Jesse Valencia spent ten years uncovering the mysteries of the band and the film, during which time he has traveled from San Francisco to Denver, Portland to Tucson, and beyond, gathering pieces of the band's history and putting them together, clue by clue, until he found it.
- Lunch with the wild frontiers: a history of music and excess in 13 1/2 chapters, Phill Savidge.
- Phill Savidge is widely credited as being the main instigator of the Britpop music movement that swept the UK in the mid-1990s. Savidge was co-founder and head of legendary public relations company Savage & Best, the company that represented most of the artists associated with the scene, including Suede, Pulp, The Verve, Elastica, Kula Shaker, Spiritualized, Menswear, The Auteurs, and Black Box Recorder.
- Pick up the pieces: excursions in Seventies music, John Corbett.
- The 1970s were as varied as they were exhilarating. Corbett transports us to this thrillingly tumultuous era through a playful exploration of its music Rock. Disco. Soul, Jazz. Folk. Funk.
- The evolving animal orchestra: in search of what makes us musical, Henkjan Honing.
- Henkjan Honing embarks upon a quest to discover if humans share the trait of musicality with other animals and visits a series of biological research centers to observe the ways that animals respond to music.
- This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: the oral history, Jon Savage.
- Jon Savage's oral history of Joy Division is the last word on the band that ended with the suicide of Ian Curtis in Macclesfield on 18 May, 1980. It weaves together interviews conducted by the author, but never used in the making of the film Joy Division (2007) which told the story of the band in their own words, as well as those of their peers, collaborators, and contemporaries.
- Wayfaring stranger: a musical journey in the American South, Emma John.
- Suffused with her much-loved warmth and wit, Emma John's memoir follows her moving and memorable journey to master one of the hardest musical styles on earth and to find her place in an alien world. Emma had fallen out of love with her violin when a chance trip to the American South introduced her to bluegrass music.
- Why you like it: the science and culture of musical taste, Nolan Gasser.
- Woodstock: 50 years of peace and music, Daniel Bukszpan.
- Longtime music writer Daniel Bukszpan offers insights on how the festival is still making an impact on pop culture, while candid interviews, set lists, and beautiful photographs relive the beautiful chaos and once-in-a-lifetime performances at Yasgur's farm.
- How to raise successful people, Esther Wojcicki.
- Woj's secret to raising successful people: Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness. Simple lessons, but the results are radical.
- Listen to me!: taking the conflict out of child discipline, Dr Anna Martin.
- Oh crap! I have a toddler: tackling these crazy awesome years–no time outs needed, Jamie Glowacki.
- Raising readers: how to nurture a child's love of books, Megan Daley.
- Raising white kids: bringing up children in a racially unjust America, Jennifer Harvey.
- Simple happy parenting: the secret of less for calmer parents and happier kids, Denaye Barahona.
- "Every little breeze has a whisper": a collection of "pre-European" stories from the Cook Islands, Howard Henry.
- Honour, mana, and agency in Polynesian-European conflict, Annette Wilkes.
- The Tongan double canoes, Peter Suren.
- The double canoe constituted the backbone of Polynesian culture, since it enabled the Polyne-sians to enter and conquer the Pacific. In Tonga, a center of Polynesian navigation, two types were known: the tongiaki and the kalia. Contrary to most contributions, the author argues that the Tongans were not only the Western Pacific masters of navigation, but also of canoe design-ing.
- Brief coaching with children and young people: a solution focused approach, Harvey Ratner.
- The solution focused approach empowers young people to find their own solutions in the shortest possible time, focusing on where they want to get to rather than the details of the problem they are concerned about.
- Fragile: why we feel more anxious, stressed and overwhelmed than ever, and what we can do about it, Stella O'Malley.
- Hustle & heart, Kailyn Lowry.
- New York Times bestselling author and Teen Mom Kailyn Lowry shares stories from her own life and offers up inspiration and advice for life's challenges.
- Keep going: 10 ways to stay creative in good times and bad, Austin Kleon.
- Late bloomers: the power of patience in a world obsessed with early achievement, Rich Karlgaard.
- Level up your life: how to unlock adventure and happiness by becoming the hero of your own story, Steve Kamb.
- Meet me in hard-to-love places: the heart and science of relationship success, Eric Bowers.
- Memory craft: improve your memory using the most powerful methods from around the world, Lynne Kelly.
- The accidental Homo sapiens: genetics, behavior, and free will, Ian Tattersall.
- This revelatory new book explores what the future of our species could hold, while simultaneously revealing what we didn't become and what we won't become.
- The miracle equation: the two decisions that move your biggest goals from possible, to probable, to inevitable, Hal Elrod.
- The tools of The miracle equation include the Miracle Mantra, a practice for persevering through any obstacle or doubt, a system for breaking your biggest goals into manageable chunks you can tackle every day; and other time-tested rituals of top performers.
- The secret, Rhonda Byrne.
- Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together and in this book, you'll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life; money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world.
- Time and how to spend it: the 7 rules for richer, happier days, James Wallman.
- Who are you, really?: the surprising puzzle of personality, Brian R. Little.
- Dr. Brian Little presents a distinctive view of how personality shapes our lives and why this matters. He makes the case for a third nature to the human condition; the pursuit of personal projects, idealistic dreams, and creative ventures that shape both people's lives and their personalities.
Pets & Animals
- Dogs unleashed, Tamsin Pickeral.
- Contains all the information required to differentiate breeds of canine. From the standard poodle to the Finnish spritz, readers become experts in identifying all breeds. Alongside beautiful photography, discover information on conformation, history, temperament, health risks, and more.
- Easy peasy puppy squeezy: your simple step-by-step guide to raising and training a happy puppy, Steve Mann.
- Mutual rescue: how adopting a homeless animal can save you, too, Carol Novello.
Philosophy & Psychology
- Antifragile: things that gain from disorder, Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
- Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call "efficient" is not efficient at all? Why should you write your resignation letter before starting on the job? How did the sinking of the Titanic save lives? This title shows us that improbable and unpredictable events underlie everything about our world.
- Infinite awareness: the awakening of a scientific mind, Marjorie Hines Woollacott.
- Infinite Awareness pairs Woollacott's research as a neuroscientist with her self-revelations about the mind's spiritual power. Between the scientific and spiritual worlds, she breaks open the definition of human consciousness to investigate the existence of a non-physical and infinitely powerful mind.
- Letting go: the pathway of surrender, David R. Hawkins.
- This book is about letting go of the inner blocks to happiness love, joy, success, health, and, ultimately Enlightenment. The mechanism of surrender that Dr. Hawkins describes can be done in the midst of everyday life and the book is equally useful for all dimensions of human life: physical health, creativity, financial success, emotional healing, vocational fulfillment, relationships, sexuality, and spiritual growth.
- Richard Dawkins, C.S. Lewis and the meaning of life, Alister McGrath.
- Alister McGrath has written to great acclaim on both Richard Dawkins and C. S. Lewis. Here he brings these two intriguing and well-known writers into a conversation. They could hardly have more different perspectives! Engaging with their views is a brilliant way of sharpening up our own thinking on the meaning of life.
- The science of fate: why your future is more predictable than you think, Hannah Critchlow.
- Leading neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow draws vividly from everyday life and other experts in their field to show the extraordinary potential, as well as dangers, which come with being able to predict our likely futures, and looking at how we can alter what's in store for us.
- UnderstandingUnderstanding, Richard Saul Wurman.
- This book is about the fantasy of being the dumbest person in the room and being able to identify all the myriad connections of how others think, talk, explain and visualize. The following is a collection of many of the most interesting idiosyncratic paths of understanding that lead to creation.
- Comedy wildlife photography awards. Vol. 2, Paul Joynson-Hicks.
- Ghost towns, Chris McNab.
- New York in bloom, Georgianna Lane.
- The heart of a boy: celebrating the strength and spirit of boyhood, Kate T. Parker.
- Vivian Maier: the color work, Colin Westerbeck.
- The first definitive monograph of colour photographs by American street photographer Vivian Maier. This is the largest and most highly curated published collection of Maier's full-colour photographs to date.
- Wildlife photographer of the year. Portfolio 28.
- Wildlife photography, Richard Bernabe.
Plays & Screenplays
- This is Shakespeare, Emma Smith.
- This books thrives on revealing, not resolving the ambiguities of Shakespeare's plays and their changing topicality. It introduces an intellectually, theatrically and ethically exciting writer who engages with intersectionality as much as with Ovid, with economics as much as poetry: who writes in strikingly modern ways about individual agency, privacy, politics, celebrity and sex.
- The bell and the blackbird: poems, David Whyte.
- The Bramble King, Catherine Fisher.
- The Bramble King is full of darkly resonant tales, ingenious parables, curiously haunted rooms and palaces, and beautifully observed images of the natural world. This is a beautifully thoughtful and wonderfully entertaining collection of verse.
- The poetry of reflection, Betty May.
- The unnecessary invention of punctuation, Gail Ingram.
- To the occupant, Emma Neale.
- Emma Neale creates shape-shifting poems that confound prejudices and subvert expectations. Displaying verve and confidence, her poetry is filled with musicality and dynamic language, always observant to the world and its details.
- Tuning Wordsworth's piano, Jane Simpson.
- In her second collection from Interactive Press, on an unlikely pilgrimage, a cycling tour to find a poet's unmarked crib, Jane Simpson discovers a landscape at once less Romantic, and more lyrical than the 'unspoilt Nature' seen by tourists at scenic spots.
Politics & Government
- Destined for war: can America and China escape Thucydides's trap?, Graham Allison.
- When Athens went to war with Sparta some 2,500 years ago, the Greek historian Thucydides identified one simple cause: a rising power threatened to displace a ruling one, leading inexorably to conflict. Today, the same structural forces propel China and the US toward a cataclysm of unseen proportions, even as both sides insist that such a war could never occur.
- The forgotten spy, Nick Barratt.
- Nick Barratt delves into the murky waters of the British and Soviet secret services of the 1920s and 1930s, to reveal the shocking story of his great uncle Ernest Holloway Oldham known as ARNO to his Russian 'handlers'.
- The secret world: a history of intelligence, Christopher Andrew.
- Christopher Andrew charts the development of intelligence and security operations and capacity through, amongst others, Renaissance Venice, Elizabethan England, Revolutionary America, Napoleonic France, right up to sophisticated modern activities of which he is the world's best-informed interpreter. What difference have security and intelligence operations made to course of history? This fascinating book provides the answers.
- The undercover Nazi hunter: exposing the subterfuge and unmasking evil in post-war Germany, Wolfe Frank.
- Bringing culture into care: a biography of Amohaere Tangitu, Bradford Haami.
- Over the past two decades, New Zealand health care has grown more culturally aware, slowly incorporating practices that better cater to the needs of M?ori. Bradford Haami chronicles this health care evolution by telling the story of Amohaere Tangitu, a woman responsible for pioneering change. Spanning Amohaere's career in health services, this book tells the story of Amohaere's work to bring cultural perspectives and practices into health care, making treatments culturally safe for M?ori and all patients.
- Te Haa o Te Reo = The inspiration of the language.
- This resource has been developed to assist Māori in business and Māori business owners who seek to express kaupapa in their business and places of work. Inside ... you will find a range of: Karakia whakatauki; opening a hui proverbs used to reinforce a message; closing a hui waiata; karakia kai songs; himene kupu mo te wharemahi; hymns and prayers words often used in the place of work; kupu o tuhi k?rero kiwaha; written communications everyday phrases.
Religion & Ethics
- Ētahi karakia Bahá'í, he tīpakohanga karakia nā Bahá'u'lláh rātou ko te Báb ko Ábdu'l-Bahá i whakaatu.
- A selection of Baha'i prayers and devotional writings revealed by Bahá'u'lláh, the Báb, and Ábdu'l-Bahá.
- Allowed to grow old: portraits of elderly animals from farm sanctuaries, Isa Leshko.
- In these photographs we see the cumulative effects of the hardships of industrialized farm life, but also the healing that time can bring, and the dignity that can emerge when farm animals are allowed to age on their own terms. Each portrait is accompanied by a brief biographical note about its subject, and the book is rounded out with essays that explore the history of animal photography and the place of beauty in activist art.
- Confronting Christianity: 12 hard questions for the world's largest religion, Rebecca McLaughlin.
- Craving for love, Briar Whitehead.
- In this book, born from the author's own experiences as a relationship addict, Briar Whitehead examines the whys of addiction, the affects of addiction, the steps toward healing, and the role of the church in it all.
- Godless morality: keeping religion out of ethics, Richard Holloway.
- God's terrorists: the Wahhabi cult and the hidden roots of modern Jihad, Charles Allen.
- In the shelter: finding a home in the world, Padraig Ó Tuama.
- Drawing on this Irish saying, poet, storyteller and theologian Padraig Ó Tuama relates ideas of shelter and welcome to journeys of life, using poetry, story, biblical reflection and prose to open up gentle ways of living well in a troubled world.
- Power, pleasure, and profit: insatiable appetites from Machiavelli to Madison, David Wootton.
- Wootton guides us through four centuries of Western thought; from Machiavelli to Madison, to show how new ideas about politics, ethics, and economics stepped into a gap opened up by religious conflict and the Scientific Revolution.
- Sustainable happiness: live simply, live well, make a difference, Sarah van Gelder.
- Sarah van Gelder and her colleagues at YES! Magazine marshal research, in-depth essays, and personal stories that lead to a life-altering conclusion: what makes us truly happy are the depth of our relationships, the quality of our communities, our opportunities to make a contribution, and the renewal we receive from the natural world.
- The last hour: an Israeli insider looks at the end times, Amir Tsarfati.
- Avoiding sensationalism and date-speculating, respected Bible teacher Amir Tsarfati uses his unique perspective as an Israeli Christian to lead you through a fascinating modern-day description of God's plan for the end of the world. Grounded from start to finish in Scripture, the book reveals how the Rapture, the imminent rise of the Antichrist, and the tragic horrors of the Great Tribulation will play out in our world today.
- The new Muslim guide: simple rules and important Islamic guidelines for new Muslims in all aspects of life, Fahd Salem Bahammam.
- The Qur?aan: English meanings and notes, ?a?ee? International.
- The rage against God, Peter Hitchens.
- Peter Hitchens lost faith as a teenager, but eventually finding atheism barren, he came by a logical process to his current affiliation to an unmodernised belief in Christianity.
- The revised Grail psalms: a liturgical psalter; singing version, Benedictine Monks of Conception Abbey.
- The third Jihad: overcoming radical Islam's plan for the west, Michael Youssef.
- Radical Islam has been waging war against our global civilization throughout history and now, it's closer than ever to American soil. Dr. Michael Youssef, a Coptic Christian who was born in Egypt knows from firsthand experience that radical Islamists have goals that many American Christians believe are "unthinkable."
- The universal Christ: how a forgotten reality can change everything we see, hope for, and believe, Richard Rohr.
- Drawing on scripture, history, and spiritual practice, Rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God's constant, unfolding work in the world. "God loves things by becoming them," he writes, and Jesus's life was meant to declare that humanity has never been separate from God, except by its own negative choice.
- When God says "Go": rising to challenge and change without losing your confidence, your courage, or your cool, Elizabeth Laing Thompson.
- Author Elizabeth Laing Thompson invites you to walk alongside people of the Bible who were called by God to fulfill His purposes. Their stories and struggles provide a roadmap, and help face doubts, regrets, and worries.
- When God says wait: navigating life's detours and delays without losing your faith, your friends, or your mind, Elizabeth Laing Thompson.
- Algebra I essentials for dummies, Mary Jane Sterling.
- Biology, George H. Fried.
- Fifth edition
- Biology essentials, René Fester Kratz.
- Chemistry essentials, John T. Moore.
- College algebra, Robert E. Moyer.
- Cosmic discovery: the search, scope, and heritage of astronomy, Martin Harwit.
- Cosmological Koans: a journey to the heart of physical reality, Anthony Aguirre.
- Cosmological Koans takes a fresh approach to explaining the most mind- bending concepts in physics and cosmology by invoking the ancient Zen tradition of the Koan.
- Do dice play God?: the mathematics of uncertainty, Ian Stewart.
- Professor Ian Stewart explores the history and mathematics of uncertainty. Touching on gambling, probability, statistics, financial and weather forecasts, censuses, medical studies, chaos, quantum physics, and climate, he makes one thing clear: a reasonable probability is the only certainty.
- Dragonflies & damselflies: a natural history, Dennis Paulson.
- Geometry essentials, Mark Ryan.
- Indoor wildlife: revealing the creatures inside your home, Gerard E. Cheshire.
- Infinite powers: the story of calculus: the language of the universe, Steven Strogatz.
- Intermediate algebra, Ray Steege.
- Last butterflies: a scientist's quest to save a rare and vanishing creature, Nick Haddad.
- No shadow of a doubt: the 1919 eclipse that confirmed Einstein's theory of relativity, Daniel Kennefick.
- Pre-algebra essentials, Mark Zegarelli.
- Six impossible things: the 'quanta of solace' and the mysteries of the subatomic world, John Gribbin.
- Physicists have sought `quanta of solace' in a variety of more or less convincing interpretations. Popular science master John Gribbin takes us on a mind-bending tour through the `big six', from the Copenhagen interpretation via the pilot wave and many worlds approaches.
- Tauhou. Vol. 1, Erin Forsyth.
- The first in a series of journals combining refreshed information & contemporary natural history illustrations of plants, animals & ecosystems - the biological diversity - of Aotearoa, New Zealand. Species information is basic and factual, suitable for confident readers of any age. Texts are in te reo Mā0ri and English
- The adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, Andrea Wulf.
- In this book, 88-year-old Humboldt takes us on a fantastic voyage, back through his life, tracing his footsteps around the rainforests, mountains and crocodile-infested rivers of South America when he was a young man.
- The DadLab: 50 awesome science projects for parents and kids, Sergei Urban.
- The giant otter: giants of the Amazon, Jessica Groenendijk.
- The moon: a history for the future, Oliver Morton.
- The planets, Andrew Cohen.
- The signal and the noise: the art and science of prediction, Nate Silver.
- Underland: a deep time journey, Robert Macfarlane.
- An epic exploration of the Earth's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself. The author takes us on an extraordinary journey into our relationship with darkness, burial, and what lies beneath the surface of both place and mind.
- A bright future: how some countries have solved climate change and the rest can follow, Joshua S. Goldstein.
- A dark secret, Casey Watson.
- Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she's asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon unfolds, however, that this is no simple case. Determined to get to the root of Sam's behaviour, Casey is committed to uncover his mysterious past only to find out something far darker than she ever imagined.
- Beautiful boy: a father's journey through his son's meth addiction, David Sheff.
- Breaking dad, James Lubbock.
- Written by the son of a 'drug baron' who in December 2009 was arrested with the biggest haul of crystal meth yet seen in Britain.
- Captive: a mother's crusade to save her daughter from a terrifying cult, Catherine Oxenberg.
- In 2011, Catherine Oxenberg went to a Nxivm seminar with her oldest daughter. India, then twenty, who was a novice entrepreneur on the verge of starting her own company. The Executive Success Programs promised to sharpen her business skills and give her an edge in the workforce. But what began as a simple mother-daughter bonding activity quickly turned into a mother's worst nightmare.
- Drug warrior: my life bringing down America's biggest drug lords, Jack Riley.
- DEA Agent Jack Riley tells the inside story of his 30-year hunt for the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, and reveals the true causes of the American opioid epidemic.
- Extra time: 10 lessons for an ageing world, Camilla Cavendish.
- By 2020, for the first time in history, the number of people aged 65 and over will outnumber children aged five and under. But our systems are lagging woefully behind this new reality. In Extra Time, Camilla Cavendish embarks on a journey to understand how different countries are responding to these unprecedented challenges.
- Figuring, Maria Popova.
- Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries, beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement.
- Future politics: living together in a world transformed by tech, Jamie Susskind.
- Confronts one of the most important questions of our time: how will digital technology transform politics and society? In the future, the question will be how far our lives should be directed and controlled by powerful digital systems, and on what terms?
- Happy fat: taking up space in a world that wants to shrink you, Sofie Hagen.
- Comedian Sofie Hagen shares how she removed fatphobic influences from her daily life and found self-acceptance in a world where judgement and discrimination are rife.
- How to do nothing: resisting the attention economy, Jenny Odell.
- When the technologies we use every day collapse our experiences into 24/7 availability, platforms for personal branding, and products to be monetized, nothing can be quite so radical as doing nothing. Here, Jenny Odell sends up a flare from the heart of Silicon Valley, delivering an action plan to resist capitalist narratives of productivity and techno-determinism, and to become more meaningfully connected in the process.
- How was it for you?: women, sex, love and power in the 1960s, Virginia Nicholson.
- Life after suicide: finding courage, comfort & community after unthinkable loss, Jennifer Ashton.
- In this affecting story of personal loss and of the indefinite process of recovery, Dr. Ashton utilizes community and conversation to elucidate the process of grieving and finding peace after suicide. Both a memoir and a practical guide to helping others through the tragedy of suicide.
- Lone-actor terrorists: a behavioural analysis, Paul Gill.
- Based upon a unique dataset of 111 lone actors that catalogues the life span of the individual's development, the book contains important insights into what an analysis of their behaviours might imply for practical interventions aimed at disrupting or even preventing attacks.
- Losing Earth: the decade we could have stopped climate change, Nathaniel Rich.
- By 1979, we knew all that we know now about the science of climate change; what was happening, why it was happening, and how to stop it. Rich is able to provide more of the context for what did, and didn't, happen in the 1980s and, more important, is able to carry the story fully into the present day and wrestle with what those past failures mean for us in 2019.
- Lowborn: growing up, getting away and returning to Britain's poorest towns, Kerry Hudson.
- The poverty Kerry Hudson grew up in was all-encompassing, grinding and often dehumanising. Always on the move with her single mother, Kerry attended nine primary schools and five secondaries, living in B&Bs and council flats. Twenty years later, Kerry's life is unrecognisable. She's a prizewinning novelist who has travelled the world. She has a secure home, a loving partner and access to art, music, film and books. But she often finds herself looking over her shoulder, caught somehow between two worlds.
- Made in Sweden: 25 ideas that created a country, Elisabeth +sbrink.
- We have come to favour all things Scandi; their food, furnishings, fiction, fashion, and general way of life. We seem to regard the Swedes and their Scandinavian neighbours as altogether more sophisticated, admirable, and evolved than us. Swede Elisabeth +sbrink, who loves her country 'but not blindly', presents twenty-five of her nation's key words and icons afresh, in order to give the world a clearer-eyed understanding of this fascinating country.
- Naked city: the death and life of authentic urban places, Sharon Zukin.
- As Sharon Zukin shows in Naked City, the rapid and pervasive demand for authenticity; evident in escalating real estate prices, expensive stores, and closely monitored urban streetscapes, has helped drive out the very people who first lent a neighbourhood its authentic aura: immigrants, the working class, and artists. Zukin traces this economic and social evolution in six archetypal New York areas.
- Nature, human nature, & human difference: race in early modern philosophy, Justin E.H. Smith.
- Organizational behaviour: individuals, groups and organisation, Ian Brooks.
- Ian Brooks presents a succinct, focused and rigorous introduction to organisational behaviour, offering coverage of the main theories, and linking these theories to the practicalities of organisational problems.
- Queer intentions: a (personal) journey through LGBTQ+ culture, Amelia Abraham.
- Is same-sex marriage, improved media visibility and corporate endorsement all it's cracked up to be? At what cost does this acceptance come? Who is getting left behind, particularly in parts of the world where LGBTQ+ rights aren't so advanced? Combining intrepid journalism with her own personal experience, Amelia Abraham searches for the answers to these urgent challenges, as well as the broader question of what it means to be queer in 2019.
- Squeaky wheels: travels with my daughter by train, plane, Metro, tuk-tuk and wheelchair, Suzanne Kamata.
- The author's adventures with her teen daughter; who happens to be deaf, with cerebral palsy, and in a wheelchair, through subterranean Tennessee, to the islands of Japan, and to the top of the Eiffel Tower ultimately lead to a daughter's increasing independence, a mother letting go of expectations, and advocacy for travel which prohibits discrimination.
- The best of enemies: race and redemption in the new South, Osha Gray Davidson.
- C. P. Ellis grew up in the poor white section of Durham, North Carolina, and as a young man joined the Ku Klux Klan. Ann Atwater, a single mother from the poor black part of town, quit her job as a household domestic to join the civil rights fight. During the 1960s, as the country struggled with the explosive issue of race, Ellis and Atwater met on opposite sides of the public school integration issue.
- The colonial fantasy: why white Australia can't solve black problems, Sarah Maddison.
- The ginger child: on family, loss and adoption, Patrick Flanery.
- Flanery explores what it means to make a family as a queer couple, to be an outsider in a foreign country, to grapple with the inheritance of intergenerational loss, and to discover that the emotions we feel are sometimes as mysterious to ourselves as to others. This uniquely powerful book moves deftly between heartbreaking memoir and illuminating meditation on parenting, adoption and queerness in contemporary culture.
- The hidden potential of sustainable neighborhoods: lessons from low-carbon communities, Harrison Fraker.
- The lies that bind: rethinking identity, creed, country, color, class, culture, Kwame Anthony Appiah.
- An incandescent exploration of the nature and history of the identities that define us. It challenges our assumptions about how identities work. We all know there are conflicts between identities, but Appiah shows how identities are created by conflict.
- The moment of lift: how empowering women changes the world, Melinda Gates.
- For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: if you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down. In this moving and compelling book, Melinda shares lessons she's learned from the inspiring people she's met during her work and travels around the world.
- The second mountain: the quest for a moral life, David Brooks.
- Brooks looks at a range of people who have lived joyous, committed lives, and who have embraced the necessity and beauty of dependence. He gathers their wisdom on how to choose a partner, how to pick a vocation, how to live out a philosophy, and how we can begin to integrate our commitments into one overriding purpose.
- The soulmate secret: manifest the love of your life with the law of attraction, Arielle Ford.
- The surprising power of liberating structures: simple rules to unleash a culture of innovation, Henri Lipmanowicz.
- Smart leaders know that they would greatly increase productivity and innovation if only they could get everyone fully engaged. Liberating Structures are novel, practical and no-nonsense methods to help you accomplish this goal with groups of any size.
- The ungrateful refugee, Dina Nayeri.
- Aged eight, Dina Nayeri fled Iran along with her mother and brother, and lived in the crumbling shell of an Italian hotel-turned-refugee camp. Eventually she was granted asylum in America. Now, Nayeri weaves together her own vivid story with those of other asylum seekers in recent years, bringing us inside their daily lives and taking us through the stages of their journeys, from escape to asylum to resettlement.
- Upheaval: how nations cope with crisis and change, Jared Diamond.
- Diamond reveals how successful nations recover from crisis. He shows us how seven countries have survived defining upheavals in the recent past; from the forced opening up of Japan and the Soviet invasion of Finland to the Pinochet regime in Chile, through selective change, a process of painful self-appraisal and adaptation more commonly associated with personal trauma.
- What my mother and I don't talk about: fifteen writers break the silence, Michele Filgate.
- Womankind: New Zealand women making a difference, Margie Thomson.
- Profiles and portraits celebrating the successes and diversity of New Zealand women across many spheres - politics, arts, science, community development, business innovation and health.These leaders share their views on what it's like to be a woman in New Zealand today- the contributions they are most proud of, challenges they have faced and still face, dreams they have and goals for the role of New Zealand women.
Sport & Recreation
- Golden Bay sport climbs: climbing in Golden Bay, New Zealand., Kiwi Track and Guides Limited.
- How to think like a fish: and other lessons from a lifetime in angling, Jeremy Wade.
- Jeremy Wade started combining angling with far-flung exploration in 1982; a trip to northern India via Afghanistan in a plane that just weeks later was hit by a ground-to-air missile. Since then Jeremy have caught an unparalleled array of large and outlandish fish from challenging locations all over the world.
- Mind games: determination, doubt and lucky socks: an insider's guide to the psychology of elite athletes, Annie Vernon.
- Mind is the ride, Jet McDonald.
- When Jet McDonald cycled four thousand miles to India and back, he didn't want to write a straightforward travel book. He wanted to go on an imaginative journey. Mind is the Ride takes the reader on a physical and intellectual adventure from West to East using the components of a bike as a metaphor for philosophy, which is woven into the cyclist's experience.
- Open water, Mikael Rosén.
- Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics.
- Paparoa climbs, Bullock Creek: West Coast rock climbing, New Zealand., Kiwi Track and Guides Limited.
- Rough magic: riding the world's wildest horse race, Lara Prior-Palmer.
- The Mongol Derby is the world's toughest horse race. An outrageous feat of endurance across the vast Mongolian plains once traversed by the army of Genghis Khan, the Derby sees competitors ride 25 horses across 1000km, and it's rare that more than half of the riders make it to the finish line. In 2013 Lara Prior-Palmer; nineteen, wildly underprepared and in search of the great unknown, decided to enter the race.
- SmackDown 20 years and counting, Jake Black.
- This action-packed anniversary edition covers 20 years of WWE's popular blue brand-SmackDown. Spectacular full-colour photographs from WWE's own archive capture the most unforgettable moments, both in the ring and behind-the-scenes.
- Sprawlball: a visual tour of the new era of the NBA, Kirk Goldsberr.
- Tennis circuitry: master the software of a professional tennis player, Jason Goldman-Petri.
- The comic book story of video games: the incredible history of the electronic gaming revolution, Jonathan Hennesse.
- The rise of the ultra runners: a journey to the edge of human endurance, Adharanand Finn.
- Is the rise of this most brutal and challenging sport; with races that extend into hundreds of miles, an antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness? Award-winning author Adharanand Finn travels to the heart of the sport to investigate the reasons behind its rise, and to discover what it takes to be an ultra runner.
- Three weeks, eight seconds: Greg LeMond, Laurent Fignon, and the epic Tour de France of 1989, Nige Tassell.
- Why running matters: lessons in life, pain and exhilaration, from 5k to the marathon, Ian Mortimer.
- Haunted London: English ghosts, legends, and lore, E. Ashley Rooney.
- My son and the afterlife: conversations from the other side, Elisa Medhus.
- Dr. Elisa Medhus never believed in life after death. As an accomplished physician, she placed her faith in science. All of that changed after her son Erik took his own life and then reached out from the other side. Based on Medhus's wildly popular blog, Channeling Erik, "My Son and the Afterlife" provides answers to the most universal questions of being human.
- The convoluted universe. Book five, Dolores Cannon.
- The fifth volume in the wildly successful Convoluted Universe series. This volume covers: explorations of alternate universes, time travel, pyramids, extraterrestrial assistance, Big Foot, mermaids, gold, reincarnation, and much more.
- The essential guide to crystals: all the crystals you will ever need for health, healing and happiness, Simon Lilly.
- Unexplained!: strange sightings, incredible occurrences, and puzzling physical phenomena, Jerome Clark.
- Bunty: remembering a gentleman of noble Scottish-Irish descent, Halwart Schrader.
- The fascinating account of David Scott-Moncrieff, alias 'Bunty'; a colourful larger-than-life personality, enthusiastic car expert, charming entertainer, and passionate vintage car addict. Bunty's favourite marque was Rolls-Royce, and, for some time, he claimed to be the Number 1 in the Rolls-Royce second-hand car trade worldwide.
- Out of range, John Rooth.
- John 'Roothy' Rooth, Australia's best-known bush mechanic. This is the story of one man's love for his country, his old Toyota called 'Milo' and some of the more incredible adventures they've shared. Out of Range takes you on seven of the most iconic four-wheel drive trips in Australia.
- Robot, take the wheel: the road to autonomous cars and the lost art of driving, Jason Torchinsky.
- Vanlife diaries: finding freedom on the open road, Kathleen Morton.
War & Defence
- Arnhem: the complete story of Operation Market Garden: 17-25 September 1944, William F. Buckingham.
- Battle of Britain, Jon Lake.
- Burning the sky: Operation Argus and the untold story of the Cold War nuclear tests in outer space, Mark Wolverton.
- D-Day 1944: the making of victory, Anthony Tucker-Jones.
- D-Day through German eyes: how the Wehrmacht lost France, Jonathan Trigg.
- Deliver us from darkness: the untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment during Market Garden, Ian Gardner.
- Fighting the people's war: the British and Commonwealth armies and the Second World War, Jonathan Fennell.
- Heroines of Vichy France: rescuing French Jews during the Holocaust, Paul R. Bartrop.
- Invisible heroes of World War II: extraordinary wartime stories of ordinary people, Jerry Borrowman.
- Jaguar boys: true tales from the operators of the big cat in peace and war, Ian Hall.
- Originally intended as a trainer, the Anglo-French Sepecat jet, equipped with the very latest in weapon-aiming and navigational equipment, eventually became the backbone of the RAF's tactical strike-attack and recce forces for a decade from the mid-1970s.
- Nile River gunboats 1882-1918, Angus Konstam.
- For more than 30 years, the Nile river gunboat was an indispensable tool of empire, policing the great river, and acting as floating symbols of British imperial power. They participated in every significant colonial campaign in the region, from the British invasion of Egypt in 1882, to the Battle of Omdurman in 1898, when Britain finally won control of the Sudan.
- Normandy '44: D-Day and the battle for France: a new history, James Holland.
- Operation Dragoon: the Allied liberation of the south of France: 1944, Robin Cross.
- Our great-hearted men, Peter Brune.
- The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozières, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt into the Australian Great War psyche. Unfortunately the sheer guts, fortitude and sacrifice of the diggers in those battles had often been wasted by poor leadership and planning. nationalism.
- Proof of war, Sherril Jennings.
- Joseph Bell McBride photographed the Gallipoli campaign. This book reproduces his original photo album featuring 172 photographs of New Zealanders at war. This is what the Gallipoli campaign looked like through the eyes of one young man.
- Purple patch: history of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One, Darren Prickett.
- Saipan: the battle that doomed Japan in World War II, James H. Hallas.
- Sand & steel: a new history of D-Day, Peter Caddick-Adams.
- The fall of Hitler's fortress city: the battle for Königsberg, 1945, Isabel Denny.
- The Holocaust industry: reflections on the exploitation of Jewish suffering, Norman G. Finkelstein.
- The sea, war and barbed wire: a story of merchant navy men, Philip Algar.
- This is the fascinating story of Captain Stanley Algar, an oil tanker master. Captured in the Atlantic, he and his colleagues spent four years behind barbed wire. This book, partly based on his diaries, hidden from the Germans, tells how the prisoners survived, confronted starvation and reacted to camp life and German propaganda.
- The Second World War, Antony Beevor.
- The unwanted: America, Auschwitz, and a village caught in between, Michael Dobbs.
- Drawing on previously unpublished letters, diaries, interviews, and visa records, Michael Dobbs provides an illuminating account of America's response to the refugee crisis of the 1930s and 1940s.
- The world of the crusades: an illustrated history, Christopher Tyerman.
- Woman to the front: the extraordinary Australian women doctors of the great war, Heather Sheard.
- Yangtze River gunboats 1900-49, Angus Konstam.
- This book covers the gunboats of all the major nations that stationed naval forces in China, including the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan, and looks at such famous incidents as the Japanese bombing of the USS Panay and the dramatic escape of the HMS Amethyst from Communist forces in 1949.