New Titles Non-Fiction June 2016 (arrived in May 2016)

Art & Architecture

Adjusted margin : xerography, art, and activism in the late twentieth century, Kate Eichhorn. 686.4 EIC
This is the story of how the xerographic copier, or "Xerox machine," became a creative medium for artists and activists during the last few decades of the twentieth century.
Artists and empire : facing Britain's Imperial past, Alison Smith. 709.41 ART
In this study, leading scholars focus on how particular objects tell the history of life under British rule. Paintings by artists such as John Singer Sargent and Sidney Nolan are presented alongside Benin bronze heads and Mughal miniatures in a survey that ranges from 16th-century colonialism to the British Empire's decline in the postwar era.
Artrage! : the story of the BritArt revolution, Elizabeth Fullerton. 709.41 FUL
The definitive account of the groundbreaking Young British Artists, from their dramatic arrival in the late 1980s through the disbanding of the group and beyond.
Botero : paintings 1959-2015, Rudy Chiappini. 759.9861 BOT
This monograph presents the paintings realized in the last thirty years and created using his own unique
Botticelli reimagined, Mark Evan. 759.5 BOT
The Florentine painter Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) is one of the greatest artists of all time. His celebrated images are firmly embedded in public consciousness and his influence permeates art, design, fashion and film.
City pride, civic trust, John Wilson. 711.40993 WIL
Records the efforts of the Trust to ensure Christchurch would develop along sound lines and also a record of change in the city over the period concerned.
Contingent beauty : contemporary art from Latin America, Mari Carmen Ramire. 709.8 CON
Exploring cutting-edge techniques and daring themes, many Latin American artists seamlessly intertwine aesthetic refinement with biting critiques of social and political issues.
Drawing Atelier : the figure : how to draw in a classical style, Jon deMartin. 743.4 DEM
In this book deMartin shares techniques and approaches for drawing the human
Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of twenty lost buildings from the Tower of Babel to the Twin Towers, James Crawford. 720.9 CRA
Figure drawing for all it's worth, Andrew Loomis. 743.4 LOO
The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists for his mastery of figure drawing and his clean, realist style.
From the shadows : the architecture and afterlife of Nicholas Hawksmoor, Owen Hopkins. 720.942 HAW
Charting Hawksmoor's career and the decline of his reputation, Hopkins offers fresh interpretations of many of his famous works notably his three East End churches and shows how over their history Hawksmoor's buildings have been ignored, abused, altered, recovered and celebrated.
House of Thurn und Taxis, Gloria von Thurn und Taxis. 728.82 THU
Adventure through the princely Thurn und Taxis estate, an enchanted palace where 1,000 years of history meets a thoroughly modern family.
Longue Vue house and gardens, Charles Dave. 728.37 DAV
The stunning interiors and glorious gardens of New Orleans's unrivaled jewel and architectural masterpiece - Longue Vue House and Gardens.
Make your mark : the new urban artists, Tristan Manco. 709.05 MAN
Celebrates and discusses the work of 45 urban artists, extraordinarily diverse but united by one basic principle: their work is completely fresh, original and the epitome of creativity - the perfect antidote to the jaded imagery that fills our streets and our media.
Modern art in America 1908-68, William C. Agee. 709.73 AGE
A ground-breaking account of American modernism that unites pre- and post-1945 art in a continuous narrative spanning four generations of artists.
Paul McCarthy, Kristine Stile. 709.04 MCC
McCarthy creates Disneyesque installations, sculptures of animal/vegetable/human hybrids and slapstick performances in a purge of a national subconscious.
Pop to popism, Wayne Tunnicliff. 709.0407 POP
From the emergence of pop art in the 1950s through to its reinvented forms in the 1980s, this book explores the dynamic engagement of art with popular culture.
Renaissance days, Jeffrey Harris. 759.993 HAR
Features essays by Lucy Hammonds and Vincent O'Sullivan and has been produced by the Dunedin Public Art Gallery to accompany the exhibition of the same name.
Secret power : New Zealand at Venice : New Zealand Pavilion, 56th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2015, Simon Denny. 709.93 DEN
As the New Zealand representative at the 2015 Venice Biennale, Simon Denny presented "Secret Power," which compiles visual representations of intelligence-gathering systems from 16th-century Venice to the present.
Sketchbooks, Grayson Perry. 738.0942 PER
Perry has been using sketchbooks as a place to record and develop ideas whether for pots, tapestries, clothes, houses or exhibitions, or for nothing at all for over thirty years.
Storytelling with collage : techniques for layering color & texture, Roxanne Evans Stout. 702.8 STO
Successful drawing, Andrew Loomis. 741.2 LOO
Introduces techniques needed to master three-dimensional drawing, covering perspective, proportion, placement, scale, and contour, and offers step-by-step instructions for drawing figures.
Swimming with Dali : and other encounters with artists, Edwin Mullins. 709.2 MUL
A window into the lives and work of some of the biggest arts names of the 20th century, including Henry Moore, Salvador Dali, Alexander Calfer, L.S Lowry, Picasso, John Piper, Francis Bacon and Jean Cocteau.
The art of the pastel, Thea Burn. 741.23 BUR
An illustrated, comprehensive survey of the fine art of pastel.
The ceramic presence in modern art : selections from the Linda Leonard Schlenger Collection and the Yale University Art Gallery, Sequoia Miller. 738 MIL
This volume is the first to thoroughly examine postwar ceramic sculpture alongside other fine art of the period.
Van Dyck : the anatomy of portraiture, Stijn Alsteen. 759.9493 VAN
This volume is a comprehensive survey of the portrait drawings, paintings, and prints of Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), one of the most celebrated portraitists of all time.


Cars, trains and planes : the definitive visual history of land and air transportation.,. 629.046 CAR
Harley-Davidson : the most revered motorcycle in the world shown in over 570 glorious photographs, Mac McDiarmid. 629.2275 HAR


81 days below zero : the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness, Brian Murphy. 940.544 CRA
The forgotten story of a pilot whose B-24 crashed near the Charley River in some of Alaska's most remote territory in December 1943.
A fabulous failure : how New Zealand's queen of property turned failure into fabulous!, Nikki Connors. 332.6324 CON
Tells the rise, fall and rise again story of Nicolette Connors, one of New Zealand's top advertising creatives during the decadent 1980s.
A field marshal in the family, Brian Montgomery. 940.53 MON
The hero of El Alamein and Normandy, Bernard Law Montgomery is remembered as one of Britain's greatest military leaders, but he also earned a reputation, among those who encountered him, for arrogance, tactlessness and egotism.
A handful of streamers : letters from Africa in the sixties, Lorraine Harvey. 960.32 HAR
Tells the story of Lorraine Harvey as she set out from New Zealand, bound for Central Africa. Based on the 2,000 letters that she and her husband, Maurice, wrote to their parents, Lorraine gives a fascinating insight into life in Africa in the 1960s.
A likely tale, lad : laughs & larks growing up in the 1970s, Mike Pannett. 363.2 PAN
Delightful compendium of memories that will appeal to anyone who grew up during this decade.
A stain in the blood : the remarkable voyage of Sir Kenelm Digby, Joe Moshenska. 942.062 DIG
On the 16th of August 1628, five battle-scarred English ships sailed into the harbour of the Greek island of Milos. Dropping anchor, the 25-year-old captain banqueted with the local lord before sitting down to write an account of his journey. This is the story of an extraordinary life, and of a journey that helped to shape a nation.
A sunburnt childhood : growing up in the Territory, Toni Tapp Coutts. 636.21 TAP
Coutts celebrates growing up on the cattle station of Killarney with nine siblings and a cast of larger-than-life characters to match the outsized landscape.
Above the line : my Wild oats adventure, Shirley MacLaine. 791.43028 MCL
A book about Shirley's experiences filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands which brings forth memories of a past life on the lost continent of Atlantis.
And then all hell broke loose : two decades in the Middle East, Richard Engel. 956.054 ENG
Engel writes about his journey in the Middle East as a freelance reporter. The book gives account of the terrorist activities and numerous wars in the region.
Being Chinese : a New Zealander's story, Helene Wong. 305.8951 WON
Wong was born in Taihape and grew up in Lower Hutt. In her memoir she explores her personal and family history - it's a story of Chinese identity interwoven with the country she lives in.
Benazir Bhutto, favoured daughter, Brooke Allen. 954.91 BHU
The story of Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to lead a Muslim nation.
Boris Becker's Wimbledon, Boris Becke. 796.342 BEC
Becker shares his unique story, tracing his career through the many changes in tennis but which has, at its heart, his loving relationship with Wimbledon, the place where it all began for him.
Chasing asylum, Eva Orner. 070.433 ORN
Details the making of the documentary of the same name. The documentary is a searing indictment of successive Australian governments' policies which have banished thousands of asylum seekers to two detention camps on remote Pacific islands and Cambodia.
Elizabeth Taylor : a private life for public consumption, Ellis Cashmore. 791.43028 TAY
Uses the Hollywood star as a lens through which to examine the social changes that have yielded what we now call celebrity culture.
Fearless : my life my way, Gina Liano. 305.40994 LIA
Most people will know Liano as the larger than-life personality on The Real Housewives of Melbourne. But few know the real-life story behind her rise to fame on reality TV and in Australia's legal circles as a respected Melbourne barrister.
Find a way, Diana Nyad. 797.21 NYA
On September 2, 2013 Diana Nyad emerged onto the shores of Key West after completing a 110 mile, 53 hour, record-breaking swim through shark-infested waters from Cuba to Florida. Her memoir shows why, at 64 she was able to achieve what she couldn't at 30 and how her repeated failures contributed to her success.
George VI, Denis Judd. 941.084 GEO
The story of Prince Bertie's transformation into King George VI including his struggle with a crippling shyness and sense of inadequacy, exacerbated by the stammer.
I know nothing : the autobiography, Andrew Sachs. 791.45028 SAC
From his harrowing childhood as a Jewish boy in Nazi Germany, where he witnessed the horrors of Kristallnacht and Gestapo brutality, to his escape and subsequent life in London, where his antics were no less bizarre or comical than those of his most famous character - the hapless Spanish waiter Manuel - Andrew Sachs has lived a truly extraordinary life.
In real life : my journey to a pixelated world, Joey Graceff. 791.092 GRA
A confessional, uplifting memoir from the YouTube personality. It's not where you begin that matters. It's where you end up.
In the midst of life, Jennifer Worth. 610.73 WOR
Jennifer Worth documents her experiences as a nurse and ward sister, treating patients who were nearing the end of their
Iris Grace, Arabella Carter-Johnson. 618.9289 HAL
Iris Grace is 5 years old and severely autistic. For the first few years of her life she barely communicated at all. But when the family decided to get a cat, Thula, Iris opened up and began to communicate. This led to her discovering painting - and an extraordinary talent emerged.
Katherine Howard : the tragic story of Henry VIII's fifth queen, Josephine Wilkinson. 942.052 CAT
Katherine first came to court as a young girl of fourteen, but even prior to that her fate had been sealed and she was doomed to die. She was beheaded in 1542 for crimes of adultery and treason, in one of the most sensational scandals of the Tudor age.
Lab girl : a story of trees, science and love, Hope Jahren. 570 JAH
Jahren's memoir is both personal odyssey and the story of her profound affinity with the natural
Life without a recipe : a memoir, Diana Abu-Jaber. 813.54 ABU
A follow-up to "The Language of Baklava" continues the story of the author's struggles with cross-cultural values and how they shaped her coming of age and her culinary life, tracing her three marriages, her literary ambitions, and her midlife decision to become a parent.
Louis : the French prince who invaded England, Catherine Hanley. 944.023 LOU
Hanley explores the life and times of "Louis the Lion" before, during, and beyond his quest for the English throne.
Loving Amy : a mother's story, Janis Winehouse. 781.66 WIN
Janis tells the story of the daughter she loved. As the world watched the rise of a superstar, then the free fall of an addict to her tragic death, Janis simply saw her Amy: the daughter she'd given birth to, the girl she'd raised and stood by, the girl whose body she was forced to identify after her death and the girl she's grieved for every day since.
Modern love : the lives of John & Sunday Reed, Lesley Hardin. 709.94 REE
A stunning double biography that lifts the veil on the unconventional marriage of modernist pioneers John and Sunday Reed, and their relationships with some of Australia's most celebrated artists and writers.
No excuses : growing up deaf and achieving my Super Bowl dreams, Derrick Coleman. 796.332 COL
The first deaf athlete to play offense in the NFL and win a Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks relates his story of hard work and determination on his challenging journey to become a professional football player.
Out of the shadows : the life of Millicent Baxter, Penny Griffith. 993.03 BAX
This story is about an unsung heroine who was surrounded by fame - her father, mother, husband and son - yet she was such an indomitable character in many ways they lived in HER shadow
Prof Alan Turing decoded : a biography, Dermot Turin. 510.92 TUR
Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist and biologist. He is widely regarded as a war hero grossly mistreated by his unappreciative country and it has become hard to disentangle the real man from the story.
Rebel in high heels : true story about the fearless mom who battled-and defeated-the kingpin of revenge porn and the dangerous forces of conformity, Charlotte Law. 302.343 LAW
A memoir about Dr. Charlotte Laws the Erin Brockovich of revenge porn who was voted one of the 30 fiercest women in the world. She fought a dangerous war against the most hated man on the Internet to protect her daughter and other victims.
Running against the wind, Bryce Wastney. 781.64 WAS
An autobiography by NZ singer/songwriter Bryce Wastney. Jam packed with adventures, dead ends, setbacks, bizarre moments and insights.
Seelenbinder : the Olympian who defied Hitler, James McNeish. 943.086 SEE
Seelenbinder's mission is an unknown story; the defiance and courage of the only Olympian in the resistance, subsequently concealed by the Americans in the Cold War and blotted out in modern postwar Germany.
Shigeru Mizuki's Hitler, Shigeru Mizuki. 943.086 HIT
Beginning with Hitler's time in Austria as a starving art student and ending with a Germany in ruins, Shigeru Mizuki's Hitler retraces the path Hitler took in life, coolly examining his charismatic appeal and his calculated political maneuvering.
Sing to me : my story of making music, finding magic, and searching for who's next, Antonio Rei. 781.64 REI
The record producer chronicles his struggles, his success, and the celebrated artists that made him a legend.
Something fierce : memoirs of a revolutionary daughter, Carmen Aguirre. 322.42 AGU
A gripping, darkly comic first-hand account of a young underground revolutionary during the Pinochet dictatorship in 1980s Chile.
The black prince of Florence : the spectacular life and treacherous times of Alessandro de' Medici, Catherine Fletcher. 945.5 MED
Adramatic tale of assassination, spies and betrayal, the first retelling of Alessandro's life in two-hundred years opens a window onto the opulent, cut-throat world of Renaissance Italy.
The devil's diary : Alfred Rosenberg and the stolen secrets of the Third Reich, Robert K. Wittma. 943.086 ROS
Offers a chilling window into the mind of Adolf Hitler's "chief social philosopher," Alfred Rosenberg, who formulated some of the guiding principles behind the Third Reich's genocidal crusade. It also chronicles hunt for Rosenberg's diary, which disappeared after the Nuremburg Trials.
The foremost good fortune : a memoir, Susan Conley. 951.156 CON
A tough and gritty memoir about spending over two years in Beijing with her husband and two boys during the months leading up to the 2008 Olympics.
The forgotten spy, Nick Barratt. 327.12 OLD
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 long night, Ernst Israel Bornstein. 940.5318 BOR
The Night lasted five years and eight days. Bornstein s firsthand account of what he witnessed in seven concentration camps.
The memoirs, diaries and assembled papers of Allan Arthur Innes, 1923-2012, Allan Innes. 636.3 INN
Allan Innes was born and grew up in the Mackenzie Country. After his father James died, he farmed Haldon Station in partnership with his brother Ian before taking over the Black Forest run which remains in the family to this day.
The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, Jeanne Theoharis. 323.1196073 PAR
This biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement and presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks.
The sporting statesman : Novak Djokovic and the rise of Serbia, Chris Bowers. 796.342 DJO
Djokovic is not just one of the world's great tennis players - he is a de facto ambassador for his country, Serbia. It is no easy task, given the country's role in the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.
Their promised land : my grandparents in love and war, Ian Buruma. 305.8924 SCH
Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars.
Two decades naked, Leigh Hopkinson. 792.7 HOP
Hopkinson spent 2 decades working as stripper in New Zealand, Melbourne and London.
Undocumented : a Dominican boy's odyssey from a homeless shelter to the Ivy League, Dan-el Padilla Peralta. 323.63 PAD
Essential reading for the debate on immigration, but it is also an unforgettable tale of a passionate young scholar coming of age in two very different worlds.
We'll always have Paris : trying and failing to be French, Emma Beddington. 944.36 BED
As a bored, moody teenager, Emma Beddington came across a copy of French ELLE in the library of her austere Yorkshire school. As she turned the pages, full of philosophy, sex and lipstick, she realized that her life had one purpose and one purpose only: she needed to be French.
Woman in the making : a memoir, Rory O'Neill. 792.7 ONE
The story of Rory O'Neill's journey from the fields to becoming Panti Bliss, the voice of a brave new nation embracing diversity, all the colours of the rainbow and, most of all, a glamorous attitude.

Books about books

Stolen words : the Nazi plunder of Jewish books, Mark Glickman. 027.04 GLI
An epic story about the largest collection of Jewish books in the world - tens of millions of books that the Nazis looted from European Jewish families and institutions.

Business & Management

Chapter one : you have the power to change stuff, Daniel Flynn. 658.408 FLY
Follow the journey of three Australian kids from Melbourne with zero business experience and the shared belief that we all have the power to change stuff.
Conversations at work : promoting a culture of conversation in the changing workplace, Tim Baker. 658.45 BAK
Decision quality : value creation from better business decisions, Carl Spetzle. 658.403 SPE
Decision Quality empowers you to make the best possible choice and get more of what you truly want from every decision.
Franchising : how both sides can win, Chris Edge. 658.87 EDG
How performance management is killing performance and what to do about it : rethink, redesign, reboot, M. Tamra Chandler. 658.312 CHA
Chandler's guide cracks the code to building high performance and engaged employees, while optimizing performance management for today's increasingly connected, volatile, and multi-generational business world.
Lean sigma : a practitioner's guide, Ian Wedgwood. 658.404 WED
Wedgwood captures best-practice Lean Sigma experience from multiple projects and industries, helping students learn to identify the solution that will work best-and implement it.
Market research in practice : an introduction to gaining greater market insight, Paul Hague. 658.83 HAG
Modernize your resume : get noticed, get hired, Wendy Enelow. 650.14 ENE
One perfect pitch : how to sell your idea, your product, your business or yourself, Marie Perruchet. 658.85 PER
Platform revolution : how networked markets are transforming the economy and how to make them work for you, Geoffrey G. Parker. 658.872 PAR
Delivers the first comprehensive analysis of how platforms match producers and consumers in a multi-sided marketplace, unlocking hidden resources and creating new forms of value.
Rock your presentation : a new guide to speaking with passion, Nigel Barlow. 658.452 BAR
Show & tell : how everybody can make extraordinary presentations, Dan Roam. 658.452 ROA
Simplify : how the best businesses in the world succeed, Richard Koch. 650.1 KOC
Sprint : how to solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days, Jake Knapp. 658.403 KNA
From three design partners at Google Ventures, a unique five-day process called the sprint for solving tough problems using design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers.
The accidental entrepreneur : the juicy bits, Janine Allis. 650.1 ALL
Tells the story of Janine Allis' journey from adventurous backpacker to becoming one of the world's foremost global businesswomen. Janine reveals step-by-step the essential tips for budding entrepreneurs wishing to change their life and turn their business dream into a highly-successful reality.
The billionaire mindset, Peng Kiong Chou. 650.1 CHO
No matter your circumstances, you can turn your life 180 degrees by changing your mindset. Peng Kiong Chou shows you how and also tells you how to understand business, cash and - most important of all - yourself.
The essentials of finance and accounting for nonfinancial managers, Edward Fields. 658.15 FIE
The game of inches : why small change wins big results, Nigel Collins. 650.1 COL
Dispels the myth that success must come from disruption, and provides an actionable blueprint for real-world business achievement.
The other office 2 : creative workplace design, Will George. 658.23 GEO
Highlights outstanding and inspirational spaces that are setting the trends in creative workplaces.


The book of Leviathan, Peter Blegvad. 741.5 BLE
Leviathan is an infant with a blank face who lives in the surreal world of babies along with his stuffed rabbit and pet
Three words : an anthology of Aotearoa/NZ women's comics, Rae Joyce. 741.5 THR


12 steps to ebay riches : unlocking the secrets to the worlds easiest lifestyle business, Amanda Clarkson. 381.17 CLA
Supermarket monsters : the price of Coles and Woolworths' dominance, Malcolm Knox. 381.4564 KNO
Shines a light on Australia's twin mega-retailers, exploring how they have built and exploited their market power.


Adventures in coding, Eva Holland. 005.133 SCR
Learn to code the fun way with nine real projects for true beginners Adventures in Coding is written specifically for young people who want to learn how to code, but don't know where to begin.
Bootstrap by example : master Bootstrap 4's frontend framework and build your websites faster than ever before, Silvio Moreto. 006.7 MOR
Become an expert in Bootstrap framework, and speed up front-end development and prototyping through real-life examples.
Docker in action, Jeff Nickoloff. 005.43 NIC
Docker in Action starts with a clear explanation of the Docker model of virtualization and shows how to create, deploy, and manage applications hosted in Docker containers.
Microsoft Outlook 2016 : step by step, Joan Lambert. 005.36 MIC
OpenStack in action, V. K. Cody Bumgardner. 004.67 BUM
Programming iOS 9, Matt Neuburg. 004.165 NEU

Crafts & Collecting

21 crocheted tanks & tunics, Sandi Rosner. 746.434 ROS
Crochet yourself cool with fashionable sleeveless tops that will fit your style! Crocheted fashion isn't just for cold weather with the 21 refreshing designs in this book, perfect on their own or as layers.
501 enchanting embroidery designs : irresistible stitchables to brighten up your life, Boutique-Sha. 746.44 FIV
Contains hundreds of creative designs you can use to personalize all sorts of things!
Antique mining equipment and collectibles, David W. Pearson. 622 PEA
Antique Trader bottles : identification & price guide, Michael Polak. 748.82 POL
Brooches : 20 creative projects, Corinne Alagill. 745.594 ALA
Classic crochet blankets : 18 timeless patterns to keep you warm. 746.434 CLA
Practical, timeless, and easy to make, crocheted blankets.
Crafting with Mason jars and other glass containers : over 35 simple and beautiful upcycling projects, Hester Van Overbee. 745.5 VAN
Crafting with nature : grow or gather your own supplies for simple handmade crafts, gifts & recipes, Amy Renea. 745.5 REN
Each chapter starts with a common plant and a beginner-friendly guide to growing or gathering it, then dives into ideas for what you can make with it.
Decorating with pompoms & tassels : 20 creative projects, Emile Greenber. 745.5 GRE
DIY for your dog : toys, treats, and treasures to make, Rachelle Blondel. 745.5 BLO
DIY rustic modern metal crafts : 35 creative upcycling ideas for galvanized metal, Laura Putnam. 745.5 DUN
A collection of craft ideas incorporating rustic, modern styles.
European clocks and watches in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Clare Vincen. 739.3 VIN
Flying models : rubber, CO2, electric & micro radio control : tips & techniques for beginner & expert, Don Ross. 629.1331 ROS
Knit my skirt, Candace Eisner Stric. 746.432 STR
Yes, you can wear a knit skirt. No, knit skirts do not reveal every curve unless you want them to! Yes, it's easy to make a well-fitting skirt--using one key measurement. No, skirts do not take forever actually, less time than a sweater.
Learn how to knit with 50 squares : for beginners and up, a unique approach to learning to knit, Che Lam. 746.432 LAM
Learn a new stitch by knitting a square, following a clear step-by-step tutorial and chart.
Little felted dogs : easy projects for making adorable pups, Saori Yamazaki. 745.5924 YAM
Mandala for the inspired artist, Marisa Edghil. 745.5 EDG
Learn how to create your own beautiful mandalas using a variety of tools and mediums.
Modelling engine sheds & motive power depots of the steam era, Terry Booker. 625.19 BOO
Modelling goods trains, goods sheds and yards in the steam era, Terry Booker. 625.19 BOO
Modelling railway stations : a practical guide, Ian Lamb. 625.19 LAM
Stamping & printing : 20 creative projects, Emile Greenberg. 761 GRE
This book shows readers how to print attractive contemporary motifs on a pillowcase with a potato, on a kitchen apron with an apple, on a place mat with pieces of string, on a curtain with corks, and more.
The metal detecting bible : helpful tips, expert tricks and insider secrets for finding hidden treasures, Brandon Neice. 622.19 NEI
Serves up step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and useful photos that can turn you into a professional treasure hunter.
Tote bags : 20 creative projects, Sonia Lucan. 646.48 LUC
This book gives you an easy pattern for making a basic tote bag, as well as, above all, twenty ideas for personalizing it to your taste and requirements.


A murder over a girl : justice, gender, junior high, Ken Corbett. 364.1523 COR
A psychologist's exploration of the brutal murder of a possibly transgender middle school student by an eighth grade classmate.
Almost the perfect murder : the killing of Elaine O'Hara, the extraordinary Garda investigation and the trial that stunned the nation : the only complete inside account, Paul Williams.. 364.1523 WIL
Murder on the Otago Goldfields : the 1865 stabbing of Richard Atkinson at Waipori, Ashley Blair. 364.1523 ATK
Nice girl : the story of Keli Lane and her missing baby, Tegan, Rachael Jane Chin. 364.155 LAN
The story of Australian Keli Lane, who did not want children, yet became pregnant 5 times in 7 years. She had 2 abortions and 3 births. At no time did her family, friends and lovers know that Keli was pregnant. 2 babies were adopted and 1 went missing. Keli has been charged with her murder.
One of us : the story of Anders Breivik and the massacre in Norway, Asne Seierstad. 364.1523 BRE
On 22 July 2011 Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 of his fellow Norwegians in a terrorist atrocity that shocked the world.
Pretty Jane and the viper of Kidbrooke Lane : a true story of Victorian law and disorder, Paul Thomas Murphy. 364.1523 MUR
A vivid and violent investigation into the first unsolved murder case of the Victorian Era which involved a pregnant maid in the house of the renowned Pook family.
Rivals of the Ripper : unsolved murders of women in late Victorian London, Jan Bondeson. 364.1523 BON
The Duke of Wellington, kidnapped! : the incredible true story of the art heist that shocked a nation, Alan Hirsch. 364.162 HIR
The innocent killer : the true story of a wrongful conviction and its astonishing aftermath, Michael Griesbach. 364.1523 AVE
The story of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man who spent eighteen years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
The midnight assassin : panic, scandal, and the hunt for America's first serial killer, Skip Hollandsworth. 364.1523 HOL
The secret poisoner : a century of murder, Linda Stratmann. 364.1523 STR
Stratmann's dark and splendid social history reveals the nineteenth century as a gruesome battleground where poisoners went head-to-head with authorities who strove to detect poisons, control their availability, and bring the guilty to justice.
Wayward women : female offending in Victorian England, Lucy Williams. 364.374 WIL


The world of mummies : from Otzi to Lenin, Albert Zink. 393.3 ZIN
Covers mummies from a range of periods and geographical locations around the world. Explains the processes of decomposition and mummification, what mummies can tell us and how they can be studied.


China's economy : what everyone needs to know, Arthur R. Kroeber. 330.951 KRO
From silk to silicon : the story of globalization through ten extraordinary lives, Jeffrey E. Garten. 337.1 GAR
The first book to look at the history of globalization through the lens of individuals who did something transformative, as opposed to describing globalization through trends, policies, or particular industries.
Investing online for dummies, Matt Krantz. 332.6 KRA
Investment : a history, Norton Reamer. 332.6 REA
Retire inspired : it's not an age, it's a financial number, Chris Hogan. 332.024 HOG
Hogan teaches that retirement isn't an age; it's a financial number an amount you need to live the life in retirement that you've always dreamed of.
The end of alchemy : money, banking and the future of the global economy, Mervyn King. 330.12 KIN
The former governor of the Bank of England recounts his country's experiences throughout the Great Recession while outlining a blueprint for recovery-era capitalism that is more resilient to modern boom-and-bust cycles.
The greatest trade ever : the behind-the-scenes story of how John Paulson defied Wall Street and made financial history, Gregory Zuckerman. 332.645 ZUC
A behind-the- scenes narrative of how hedge fund manager John Paulson foresaw the escalating financial crisis and turned a falling housing market into financial history.
The new confessions of an economic hit man, John Perkins. 330 PER
Perkins reveals how economic hit men, the assassin jackals who back them up, and the system they represent, have spread all over the globe - and how we can fight back.
What your financial advisor isn't telling you : the 10 essential truths you need to know about your money, Liz Davidson. 332.024 DAV
A highly readable personal finance book that translates financial jargon and enables readers to ask the tough questions to protect their money and their financial well-being.
What's wrong with money? : the biggest bubble of all, Michael Ashton. 332.4 ASH
The expert guide to understanding and surviving monetary failure this book explores how and why money is valued and the warning signs that point to its eventual collapse.


Becoming an outstanding personal tutor : supporting learners through personal tutoring and coaching, Andrew Stork. 371.4 STO
Beyond measure : rescuing an overscheduled, overtested, underestimated generation, Vicki Abeles. 370.973 ABE
Curious minds : 40 hands-on activities to inspire a love of learning, Ty Kolsted. 371.3 KOL
A great resource for parents and homeschoolers in search of kid-friendly DIY projects, educators seeking to enhance classroom lessons, and caregivers or camp counselors looking for activities with a deeper educational lesson behind them.
Shake, rattle, and roll : rhythm instruments and more for active learning, Abigail Flesch Connors. 372.87 CON
When children are singing, moving, listening, and playing music, their creative energy enhances learning in many areas, such as language, math, science, and music.
Twelve brain principles that make the difference, Brian M. Pet. 370.152 PET
This book is about how the brain learns best and all the things teachers can do to facilitate the learning part of the teaching scene.
Visual leap : a step-by-step guide to visual learning for teachers and students, Jesse Berg. 371.3 BER
Wild curiosity : how to unleash creativity and encourage lifelong wondering, Erik Shonstrom. 370.154 SHO
Brings together cutting-edge neuroscience and psychology research with simple, effective advice for parents and teachers on how to ignite the fire of curiosity in children.


Geothermal energy : utilization and technology, Mary H. Dickson. 621.44 GEO
Describes the various methods and technologies used to exploit the earth's heat.
Groundswell : the case for fracking, Ezra Levant. 622.33 LEV

Engineering technologies

Match holders : first-hand accounts of tinderboxes, matches, spills, vesta cases, match strikers, and permanent matches, John McLean. 662.5 MCL
The food lab : better home cooking through science, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt. 664.07 LOP
In this book, Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food.


Wind energy-- the facts : a guide to the technology, economics and future of wind power, European Wind Energy Association. 333.92 WIN


50 unique wedding readings : including wedding poems, wedding blessings and non-religious writings, Marie Kay. 395.22 KAY
The best wedding reception ever! : your guide to creating an unforgettable fun celebration, Peter Merry. 395.22 MER
A wedding entertainer explains how to have a fun and exciting reception by finding the right vendors, mapping out a plan for pacing the event and personalizing the reception so that guests will have a night they will never forget.


Agriculture : a very short introduction, Paul Brassle. 630 BRA
Looks at the many different types of agriculture and considers the challenges facing farmers today.
How to permaculture your life : strategies, skills and techniques for the transition to a greener world, Ross Mars. 631.58 MAR
It discusses: some of the most nutritious food and fodder plants, how to build gardens and improve our soils, strategies for rural properties, how to harvest, store, conserve and reuse water and energy, and much more!
Soil sisters : a toolkit for women farmers, Lisa Kivirist. 630 KIV
Covering everything from business planning to tool use to integrating family into farm operations, Soil Sisters is a comprehensive blueprint for women who dream of bringing their vision of agricultural entrepreneurship to life.
The bio-integrated farm : a revolutionary permaculture-based system using greenhouses, ponds, compost piles, aquaponics, chickens, and more, Shawn Jadrnice. 631.58 JAD
A twenty-first-century manual for managing nature's resources. This groundbreaking book brings system farming and permaculture to a whole new level.
The new farmers' market : farm-fresh ideas for producers, managers & communities, Vance Coru. 630 COR
A guide to marketing, being a resource for farmers or market gardeners selling their produce at farmers' markets.
The urban farmer : growing food for profit on leased and borrowed land, Curtis Stone. 630 STO


Behind the runway : backstage access to fashion's biggest shows, Matt Leve. 746.92 LEV
Behind the Runway grants us exclusive access to the backstage chaos, panic, glamor and fun that occurs before "First Looks" is called.
Fairy tale fashion, Colleen Hill. 746.92 HIL
This book examines the history, significance, and imagery of classic fairy tales through the lens of high fashion.
Fk ivy and everything else, Mark McNair. 391.1 MCN
The designer's views on dressing and behaving well: Ivy League meets street, sartorial rules are made and broken in this must-have style guide for traditionalists and hipsters alike, filled with Mark McNairy's humorous, sometimes snarky, spot-on observations.
Issey Miyake, Midori Kitamura. 746.92 MIY
This definitive history of Miyake's clothes coincides with a major exhibition at The National Art Center, Tokyo to offer expert insight into the designer's vision and daring.
The button box : lifting the lid on women's lives, Lynn Knight. 391.45 KNI
Traces the story of women at home and in work from pre-First World War domesticity, through the first clerical girls in silk blouses, to the delights of beading and glamour in the thirties to short skirts and sexual liberation in the sixties.
Vogue 100 : a century of style, Robin Muir. 746.92 VOG
Decade by decade, Vogue 100 presents the greatest moments in the magazine's history the photography, illustrations, and essays that recorded the fashion and taste of the time.

Food & Wine

Basque : Spanish recipes from San Sebastian & beyond, Jose Pizarro. 641.5946 PIZ
This title features eighty regional recipes from the beautiful Basque country of northern Spain.
It's all easy : delicious weekday recipes for the super-busy home cook, Gwyneth Paltrow. 641.563 PAL
All the dishes are surprisingly tasty, with little or no sugar, fat, or gluten. From easy breakfasts to lazy suppers, this book has something for everybody.
Julia Reed's South : spirited entertaining and high-style fun all year long, Julia Reed. 642.4 REE
A gatherings guide for all seasons, with eleven full menus for events as varied as a springtime lunch and a dove season breakfast.
Left of the Pah : recipes from Sharon's kitchen, Sharon Waller. 641.5 WAL
Waller has collected many recipes from family, friends, magazines and numerous cook
Made in Italy with Silvia Colloca, Silvia Colloca. 641.5945 COL
The author returns to the villages where she spent her childhood. Silvia celebrates the incredible array of fresh produce, its marked regional variations, and how this affects the local cuisine.
Modern Jewish cooking : recipes & customs for today's kitchen, Leah Koeni. 641.567 KOE
Not just jam : the Fat Pig Farm book of preserves, pickles, & sauces, Matthew Evans. 641.852 EVA
A collection of more than 90 modern recipes for old-fashioned preserving methods.
Pride and pudding : the history of British puddings savoury and sweet, Regula Ysewij. 641.864 YSE
Quick. Easy. Healthy : good food every day, Callum Han. 641.563 HAN
Over 70 simple, quick and convenient recipes for fresh, healthy, flavoursome food.
Raw : recipes for a modern vegetarian lifestyle, Solla Eiriksdottir. 641.5636 EIR
Divided into five chapters breakfast, snacks, light lunches, main dishes, and sweet treats readers can expect bright, fresh flavours with recipes like Green smoothie, Pistachio and kale hummus, Quinoa pizza, and vegan Vanilla ice cream.
Raw cakes : 30 delicious, no-bake, vegan, sugar-free & gluten-free cakes, Joanna Farrow. 641.8653 FAR
Ready steady glow : fresh, fast food designed for real life, Madeleine Shaw. 641.563 SHA
A book of two halves offering weekday recipes that can be made in less than 30 minutes, alongside sumptuous show-stopping meals perfect for the weekend.
Sirocco : fabulous flavours from the East, Sabrina Ghayou. 641.5956 GHA
So fast, so easy pressure cooker cookbook : more than 725 fresh, delicious recipes for electric and stovetop pressure cookers, Beth Hensperge. 641.587 HEN
Sweet treats : for those special occasions, Simon & Alison Holst. 641.853 HOL
The alkaline cookbook, Stephan Domeni. 641.5631 DOM
A pioneering collection of recipes that draws upon the nutritional practise and expertise of the F.X. Mayr Health Center to provide over 100 revitalising dishes that will reboot your body and increase your health, energy and well-being.
The farmette cookbook : recipes and adventures from my life on an Irish farm, Imen McDonnell. 641.59415 MCD
A compilation of tried-and-true recipes with an emphasis on local, fresh ingredients and traditional Irish kitchen skills, which for Imen have healed homesickness and forged new friendships.
The Hang Fire cookbook : recipes & adventures in American BBQ, Samantha Evan. 641.578 EVA
The Happy Pear : healthy, easy, delicious food to change your life, David Flynn. 641.5636 FLY
Recipes and wisdom from the Happy Pear, one of Ireland's best-loved and most fashionable vegetarian cafes.
The kitchen shelf : take a few pantry essentials, add two ingredients from the store, and make everyday eating extraordinary, Eve O'Sullivan. 641.5 OSU
The Middle Eastern vegetarian cookbook, Salma Hage. 641.5636 HAG
The Raw Kitchen, Olivia Scott. 641.563 SCO
Over 100 amazing gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free recipes to nourish you from breakfast to dinner, entertaining to drinks - there are raw recipes for every occasion.
The saffron tales : recipes from the Persian Kitchen, Yasmin Khan. 641.5955 KHA
Yasmin weaves together a tapestry of stories from Iranian home kitchens with exclusive photography and fragrant, modern recipes that are rooted in the rich tradition of Persian cooking.
The sirt food diet recipe book, Aidan Goggin. 641.5635 GOG
Shows how sirtuin-activating recipes will switch on our body's fat-burning powers to supercharge weight loss and improve energy levels.
Twelve recipes, Cal Peternell. 641.5 PET
A cookbook and kitchen manual filled with photos and drawings offers basic techniques and essential recipes that transform standard ingredients including eggs, beans, and pasta into simple, elegant dishes.
Wine folly : a visual guide to the world of wine, Madeline Puckett. 641.22 PUC
Using artistic info-graphics and flowcharts, this resource offers information ranging from tips on which glasses to use, and easy-to-grasp flavour wheels for each wine type, to simple tasting and food-pairing notes.

Gardens and Gardening

A history of kitchen gardening, Susan Campbell. 635 CAM
The amazing secrets of the hotbed, the backsheds and the pineapple frame are laid bare in this extraordinary and delightfully written account of the ups and downs of the kitchen garden.
Carnivorous plants : gardening with extraordinary botanicals, Nigel Hewitt-Cooper. 635.9337 HEW
Miniscapes : create your own terrarium, Clea Cregan. 635.98 CRE
A terrarium is a miniature landscape with small plants, rocks, soil, moss all within a clear glass container. This book will guide you through the process of putting together your own beautiful living sculpture that can be adored all year round.
My tiny garden : stylish ideas for small spaces, Lucy Anna Scott. 635 SCO
Paradise through the seasons : a year in the life of Trotts Garden, Alan Trott. 712.60993 TRO
Over 330 photographs of the Trott garden as it develops through each season of a year.
Stephanie Alexander's kitchen garden companion : growing, Stephanie Alexander. 635 ALE
The perennial matchmaker : create amazing combinations with your favorite perennials, Nancy J. Ondra. 635.932 OND

Graphic Arts

Graphic design : the new basics, Ellen Lupto. 741.6 LUP
Explains the key concepts of visual language that inform any work of design, from a logo or a letterhead to complex websites.

Health & Medicine

Aphasia Recovery Connection's guide to living with aphasia, Carol Dow-Richard. 616.8552 DOW
Find out how to optimize your recovery as you adapt to aphasia and discover many valuable resources to guide you on your way.
Blue sky white clouds : a book for memory-challenged adults, Eliezer Sobel. 616.831 SOB
Photographic journey through life scenes. Intended for use by family of memory-challenged adults.
Caring for a loved one with dementia : a mindfulness-based guide for reducing stress and making the best of your journey together, Marguerite Manteau-Rao. 616.83 MAN
A compassionate guide that offers an effective mindfulness-based dementia care (MBDC) program to help you meet your own needs and lower stress levels while caring for your loved one.
Deskbound : standing up to a sitting world, Kelly Starret. 615.82 STA
Provides creative solutions for reducing the amount of time you spend perched on your backside, as well as strategies for transforming your desk into a dynamic, active workstation that can improve your life.
Diet for a new America : how your food choices affect your health, your happiness, and the future of life on Earth, John Robbins. 363.192 ROB
The author shows how the production, preparation, and consumption of food can once again be a healthy process by omitting meat entirely from the food chain.
Eat dirt : why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it, Josh Axe. 616.3 AXE
For goodness sex : changing the way we talk to teens about sexuality, values, and health, Al Vernacchi. 613.9 VER
A progressive approach to sexuality education that challenges commonly-held beliefs about how we talk to young people about sex and offers a controversial yet proven alternative to the standard conversations taking place in schools and homes across America.
Forever beautiful : the age-defying detox plan, Natalia Rose. 613.2 ROS
Fortify your life : your guide to vitamins, minerals, and more, Tieraona Low Do. 613.2 LOW
Fuel your ride : complete performance nutrition for cyclists, Molly Hurfor. 613.2024 HUR
Gluten attack, David S. Sanders. 613.26 SAN
Is Gluten waging war on our health? And if so what can we do about it?
Gratitude, Oliver Sacks. 616.8 SAC
As Dr Sacks looked back over his long, adventurous life his final thoughts were of gratitude. In a series of beautifully written and uplifting meditations, Dr Sacks reflects on and gives thanks for a life well lived, and expresses his thoughts on growing old, facing terminal cancer and reaching the end.
Hair : a human history, Kurt Stenn. 612.79 STE
Health trackers : how technology is helping us monitor and improve our health, Richard MacManus. 362.1 MCM
This book makes sense of the various tracking devices and illustrates how they work for us and our overall health.
How not to die : discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease, Michael Greger. 613.2 GRE
Reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death.
Living well with dystonia : a patient guide, Daniel Truon. 616.83 TRU
Migraines : more than a headache, Elizabeth Leroux. 616.8491 LER
A complete guide on how to treat and prevent migraines.
My stroke : 450 days from severe aphasia to speaking, reading and writing, Donald F. Weinstein. 362.19681 WEI
Takes a look at what goes into the spirit and soul of one stroke aphasia victim and survivor, the nuances that are not spoken about in cursory workshops and never detailed in lectures.
No gluten, no problem : a handy guide to celiac disease with advice and 80 recipes, Carlota Mane. 641.563 MAN
Nutrition essentials for mental health : a complete guide to the food-mood connection, Leslie E. Kor. 616.89 KOR
Perfectly imperfect : the art and soul of yoga practice, Baron Baptiste. 613.7046 BAP
Prescription for natural cures : a self-care guide for treating health problems with natural remedies including diet, nutrition, supplements, and other holistic methods, Mark Stengle. 615.535 STE
Resistance flexibility 1.0 : becoming flexible in all ways, Bob Cooley. 613.718 COO
Resistance Flexibility 1.0 - 64 self and assisted stretches with concomitant physiological and psychological benefits.
Snowball in a blizzard : a physician's notes on uncertainty in medicine, Steven Hatch. 616.075 HAT
Hatch explores several questions for which definitive answers are not available, such as: Who should have a mammogram? What's an optimal blood pressure reading? When should a statin drug be started?
Speech therapy aphasia rehabilitation STAR workbook, Amanda Anderson. 616.8552 AND
Expressive and written language workbook for stroke survivors diagnosed with aphasia for use at home and therapy.
Stroke diary : a primer for aphasia therapy, Thomas G. Broussard. 616.8552 BRO
Losing the ability to read, write, or speak from a stroke or asphasia is devastating. This primer provides an array of new tools that spur learning to regain those lost skills.
Surgery, the ultimate placebo : a surgeon cuts through the evidence, Ian Harris. 617 HAR
Professor Harris argues that the evidence for the success for many common operations, including knee arthroscopies, back fusion or cardiac stenting, become current accepted practice without full examination of the evidence.
Switched on : a memoir of brain change, emotional awakening, and the emerging science of neurostimulation, John Elder Robison. 616.85 ROB
We follow New York Times bestselling author and 'free-range Aspergian' John Elder Robison as he journeys towards having his emotional intelligence 'unlocked' by a revolutionary new brain therapy called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) which is being pioneered at Harvard Medical School.
The allergy solution : unlock the surprising, hidden truth about why you are sick and how to get well, Leo Galland. 616.97 GAL
Takes an in-depth look at how we can balance immunity through nutrition and lifestyle in order to reverse allergies without drugs.
The autoimmune connection : essential information for women on diagnosis, treatment, and getting on with your life, Rita Baron-Faus. 616.978 BAR
The brain : the story of you, David Eagleman. 612.82 EAG
The story of how your life shapes your brain, and how your brain shapes your life.
The Canyon Ranch guide to men's health : a doctor's prescription for male wellness, Stephen C. Brewer. 613.0423 BRE
Brewer shares stories of his patients as he focuses on sleep problems, sexual function, and cardiovascular, prostrate, and brain health.
The complete guide to Asperger's syndrome, Tony Attwood. 616.8588 ATT
Attwood offers an accessible and authoritative account of all aspects of Asperger's syndrome, from childhood through to adulthood.
The doctor will see you now : recognizing and treating endometriosis, Tamer Seckin. 618.1 SEC
The everything guide to spices for health : a complete guide to the natural health-boosting benefits of everyday spices, Michelle Robson-Garth. 641.6383 ROB
The longevity book : the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time, Cameron Diaz. 612.68 DIA
An overview of the female body over time, from those first grey hairs that crop up in our thirties to the menopause transition that can begin in our forties or fifties to the increased health risks we face in our sixties and beyond.
The obesity code : unlocking the secrets of weight loss, Jason Fung. 613.25 FUN
The SCD for Austism and ADHD : a reference & dairy-free cookbook for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, Pamela Ferr. 641.563 FER
Serves as a comprehensive guide for the dairy-free version of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet.
The sirt food diet, Aidan Goggin. 613.28 GOG
Dark chocolate, coffee, kale these are all foods that activate sirtuins and switch on the so-called 'skinny gene' pathways in the body. These are the same pathways more commonly activated by fasting and exercise - meaning they help the body to burn fat, increase muscle and improve health.
The sky's the limit : a workbook for teaching mental wellbeing to young people with SEN, Victoria Honeybourne. 371.9 HON
Supports young people with special education needs (SEN) to understand what is meant by mental wellbeing and to help them to learn skills and strategies which will support them in maintaining their mental health.
The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time, Arianna Huffington. 612.821 HUF
Huffington synthesizes a vast array of sleep research and provides tips on maximizing sleep time in an increasingly deprived global culture.
The sunshine on my face : a read-aloud book for memory-challenged adults, Lydia Burdic. 616.831 BUR
Although Alzheimer's disease and other brain disorders can interfere with communication skills, this book stimulates remaining abilities and lets you connect in positive ways.
The yogafit athlete : up your game with sport-specific poses to build strength, flexibility, and balance, Beth Shaw. 613.7046 SHA
Provides short, sport-specific yoga routines designed to help counter tight muscles, overuse injuries, and musculature imbalances.
Through the seasons : an activity book for memory-challenged adults and caregivers, Cynthia R. Green. 362.19683 GRE
Helps family members and caregivers engage memory-challenged adults in simple, enjoyable activities that provide stimulation and enhance communication.
Uniquely human : a different way of seeing autism, Barry Prizan. 618.9289 PRI
Prizant, an autism expert, offers a new and compelling paradigm: the most successful approaches to autism don't aim at fixing a person by eliminating symptoms, but rather seeking to understand the individual's experience and what underlies the behaviour.
Vision for life : ten steps to natural eyesight improvement, Meir Schneider. 617.7 SCH
Presents ten simple steps to relieve eye strain, correct vision problems, and improve eye health; includes a full range of restorative vision exercises.
Weight training without injury : over 350 step-by-step pictures including what not to do!, Fred Stellabott. 613.713 STE
Your fit pregnancy : nutrition & exercise handbook, Erica Willick. 618.24 WIL
Your menopause bible : the complete practical guide to managing your menopause, Robin N. Phillips. 618.175 YOU

History, Geography & Travel

Bad history : how we got the past wrong, Emma Marriot. 909 MAR
This lively book debunks pervasive historical myths and corrects what you thought you knew.
30 days in Sydney : a wildly distorted account, Peter Carey. 994.41 CAR
The author returns to Sydney, Australia, after a seventeen-year absence to explore the city's familiar landmarks and surroundings as both a tourist and a prodigal son, structuring his travelogue around the four elements.
A bike ride : 12,000 miles around the world, Anne Mustoe. 910.41 MUS
When ex-headmistress Anne Mustoe gave up her job, bought a bike and took to the road, she couldn't even mend a puncture. 12,000 miles and 15 months later, she was home.
A boy of China : in search of Mao's lost son, Richard Loseby. 951 LOS
Intrigued by stories of a son given away by Mao and his then-wife during the Long March, and mystified by the 'official' explanation of the boy's fate Richard Loseby sets out alone across China in search of answers.
A geek in Thailand : discovering the land of golden Buddhas, Pad Thai and kickboxing, Jody Houton. 959.3 HOU
A lighthearted look at Thailand from a young foreign visitor and resident's perspective.
A history of adoption in England and Wales, 1850-1961, Gill Rossini. 362.734 ROS
Access all areas : selected writings 1990-2011, Sara Wheeler. 910.4 WHE
Collects the best essays by an extreme travel writer, including her forays into Albania and the Arctic, a trip aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2, a trek to Tierra del Fuego, and a slog through the swamps of Malawi.
Adrift : a secret life of London's waterways, Helen Babbs. 942.1 BAB
From deep winter to late autumn, from east to west, Adrift takes the reader on a tour of the people, politics, history and wildlife of London's canals and rivers.
American War of Independence : a visual history. 973.3 AME
Burundi : biography of a small African country, Nigel Watt. 967.572 WAT
Traces the origins of Burundi's political crises, sheds light on Burundi's contemporary history by means of interviews with leading participants and those whose lives have been affected by horrific events, and helps demystify the country's "ethnic" divisions.
Children of paradise : the struggle for the soul of Iran, Laura Secor. 955.054 SEC
The drama that shaped today's Iran, from the Revolution to the present day.
Christ's samurai : the true story of the Shimabara Rebellion, Jonathan Clements. 952.02 CLE
Crusade and jihad : origins, history and aftermath, Malcolm Lambert. 909.07 LAM
Malcolm Lambert's investigation of the medieval origins of crusade and jihad casts a clear light on their contemporary meanings in the West and Middle East.
Endeavouring Banks : exploring collections from the Endeavour voyage 1768-1771, Neil Chamber. 910.4 BAN
Features original voyage specimens together with illustrations and descriptions of them, showing a rich diversity of newly discovered species.
Flags of the Commonwealth : their history and heraldry, A.W. Beasley. 929.92 BEA
Florence, a delicate case, David Leavitt. 945.51 LEA
Leavitt brings the wonders and mysteries of Florence alive, illuminating why it is, and always has been, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
For love of country : a true Australian family story of love, war and the ultimate sacrifice, Anthony Hill. 929.2 EDD
Documents the domestic experience of war in vivid detail, showing how the global conflicts of the twentieth century came home to Australia, with tragic consequences.
Golda slept here, Suad Amiry. 956.94 AMI
An account that details the attempts of Palestinian families to return to the grand houses they were forced to leave behind in West Jerusalem during the 1948 war. Amiry seeks to reinstitute a Palestinian past in the face of threatened eradication.
I remember when... : growing up in Taranaki in the 1960's, Kathryn William. 993.48 WIL
A compilation of people's recollections of growing up in 1960's
Independence lost : lives on the edge of the American Revolution, Kathleen DuVal. 973.3 DUV
DuVal recounts an untold story as rich and significant as that of the Founding Fathers: the history of the Revolutionary Era as experienced by slaves, American Indians, women, and British loyalists living on Florida's Gulf Coast.
Liberty or death : the French Revolution, Peter McPhee. 944.04 MCP
Lombardy : 127 destinations for discovering art, history, and beauty, Philippe Daveri. 945 DAV
Daverio takes the reader on a tour of discovery through Milan and the surrounding areas of Lombardy, revealing a wealth of artistic, historical, and cultural sights that are surely worth a visit.
London by Tube, Christopher Winn. 942.1 WIN
Unearths and explores a stupendous range of interesting places, some well known, some less well known, some almost unknown, all of within an easy walk of a Tube station.
Mad dogs & Englishmen : a year of things to see and do in England, Tom Jones. 942 JON
Presents us with a seasonal snapshot of things to do in England at any time of the year, come rain or come shine.
No end of conflict : rethinking Israel-Palestine, Yossi Alpher. 956.94054 ALP
Alpher explains how Israel got into its current situation of growing international isolation, political stalemate, and gathering messianic political influence.
No way but gentlenesse : a memoir of how Kes, my kestrel, changed my life, Richard Hines. 942.82 HIN
Barry Hines wrote the book that became Ken Loach's film, but it was Richard, his brother, who caught and trained the kestrels. It changed him forever, and now finally he tells his story
Northern lights : a practical travel guide, Polly Evans. 538.76 EVA
Holiday and travel advice about where and when to see the Northern Lights, covering Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, Canada, Alaska.
On the road with kids, John Ahern. 910.41 AHE
It's a life-changing trip. One family. 30 countries. No turning back.
One man and his bike : a life-changing journey all the way around the coast of Britain, Mike Carter. 941 CAR
Following the Thames to the sea Carter embarked on an epic 5,000 mile ride around the entire British coastline the equivalent of London to Calcutta.
Pier review : a road trip in search of the Great British seaside, Jon Bound. 941 BOU
Two friends embark on a hare-brained journey to see all the surviving pleasure piers in England and Wales, recruiting Midge as their driver.
Postcards from Stanland : journeys in Central Asia, David H. Mould. 958 MOU
A travelogue through Central Asia. As a genial travel guide, Mould, an academic who doesn't write like an academic, shows how one should resist the temptations to stereotype a culture too easily and understand it too quickly.
Prague pictures : portraits of a city, John Banville. 943.71 BAN
Priam's gold : Schliemann and the lost treasures of Troy, Caroline Moorehead. 939.2 SCH
One of the enduring mysteries of the last century is the astounding 1873 discovery by the first modern archaeological, Heinrich Schliemann, of the lost gold of Priam, king of ancient Troy.
Rain : four walks in English weather, Melissa Harrison. 942 HAR
Harrison explores our relationship with the weather as she follows the course of four rain showers, in four seasons, across Wicken Fen, Shropshire, the Darent Valley and Dartmoor.
Red roses : Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort, Amy Licence. 942.04 LIC
The Wars of the Roses were not just fought by men on the battlefield. Behind the scenes, there were daughters, wives, mistresses, mothers and queens whose lives and influences helped shape the most dramatic of English conflicts.
Republic of spin : an inside history of the American presidency, David Greenberg. 973 GRE
Greenberg recounts the rise of the White House spin machine, from Teddy Roosevelt to Barack Obama.
Sacred geometry of the Earth : the ancient matrix of monuments and mountains, Mark Vidle. 930.14 VID
Sharon and my mother-in-law : Ramallah diaries, Suad Amiry. 956.95 AMI
This memoir describes Palestinian architect Amiry's experience of living in the Occupied Territories. Based on diaries and e-mail correspondence that Amiry kept to maintain her sanity from 1981 to 2004.
Spain in our hearts : Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, Adam Hochschild. 946.081 HOC
Spirit to the stone : building the Old Ghost Road, Marion Boatwright. 993.73 BOA
In 2007, on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island, a group of friends came up with the notion of exhuming a lost and never completed 19th century goldminers' road and re-imagining it as a wilderness biking and tramping experience to rival all others.
The "Russian" civil wars, 1916-1926 : ten years that shook the world, Jonathan Smele. 947.084 SME
Provides an original interpretation of the wars that ravaged Russia for decades after the toppling of the Romanovs and explores the reverberations of the post-Tsarist Russian wars still seen today from the Baltic to the Caucasus.
The 1916 Irish Rebellion, Briona Nic Dhiarmad. 941.5082 NIC
The 1916 Irish Rebellion is the companion book to a three-part documentary series to be broadcast worldwide in 2016.
The battle for home : the memoir of a Syrian architect, Marwa al-Saboun. 956.91 AL
Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness perspective on the country's bitter conflict through the lens of architecture, showing how the built environment offers a mirror to the community that inhabits it.
The cultural revolution : a people's history, 1962-76, Frank Dikotter. 951.056 DIK
This is the final volume of 'The People's Trilogy', begun by the Samuel Johnson prize- winning Mao's Great Famine.
The Dead Sea and the Jordan River, Barbara Kreiger. 956.94 KRE
Kreiger chronicles the natural and human history of these storied bodies of water, drawing on accounts by travelers, pilgrims, and explorers from ancient times to the present.
The Egyptians : a radical story, Jack Shenker. 962.05 SHE
Uncovers the roots of the uprising that succeeded in toppling Hosni Mubarak, one of the Middle East's most entrenched dictators, and explores a country now divided between two irreconcilable political orders.
The elephant and the bee, Jess de Boer. 910.92 DE
Jess De Boer's unique story tracks her transition from privileged white African to nomadic world traveler.
The empress of art : Catherine the Great and the transformation of Russia, Susan Jaques. 947.06 CAT
Traces the remarkable history of Catherine the Great's influential art collection and creation of the Hermitage, discussing how her cultural goals were part of a long-term plan to modernize and westernize Russia.
The end of the West and other cautionary tales, Sean Meighoo. 909.0982 MEI
This critique shows that whether the West is hailed as the source of all historical progress or scorned as the root of all cultural imperialism, it remains a deeply problematic concept that is intrinsically connected to an ethnocentric view of the world. -
The flaneur : a stroll through the paradoxes of Paris, Edmund White. 944.36 WHI
Edmund White wanders through the streets and avenues and along the quays, into parts of Paris virtually unknown to visitors and indeed to many Parisians.
The Ghana reader : history, culture, politics, Kwasi Konad. 966.7 GHA
Covering 500 years of Ghana's history, this book provides a multitude of historical, political, and cultural perspectives on this important West African nation, emphasizing Ghana's enormous symbolic and pragmatic value to global relations and its ethnic and cultural diversity.
The history of Leicester in 100 people, Stephen Butt. 942.542 BUT
From Verecunda, a girl in love with a Roman gladiator, who etched his name on a love token, to the footballer and television presenter Gary Lineker, and popular fashion consultant Gok Wan, it is characters such as this that have contributed to Leicester's long and exciting history, and sent its name around the world.
The hundred-year walk : an Armenian odyssey, Dawn Anahid MacKeen. 956.62 MCK
The inspiring story of a young Armenian's harrowing escape from genocide and of his granddaughter's quest to retrace his steps.
The Iceland watch : portrait of a country that thinks outwards and forwards, David J Whittake. 949.12 WHI
The making of India : the untold story of British enterprise, Kartar Lalvani. 954.03 LAL
This book assesses almost all aspects of Britain's contribution in providing India with its lasting institutional and physical infrastructure, which continues to underpin the world's largest democracy in the twenty-first century.
The Medici : power, money, and ambition in the Italian Renaissance, Paul Strathern. 945.51 STR
Against the background of an age that saw the rebirth of ancient and classical learning, Strathern explores the intensely dramatic rise and fall of the Medici family in Florence, as well as the Italian Renaissance which they did so much to sponsor and encourage.
The private Heinrich Himmler : letters of a mass murderer, Heinrich Himmle. 943.086 HIM
The Romanovs : 1613-1918, Simon Sebag Montefiore. 947.04 ROM
The Santiago pilgrimage : walking the immortal way, Jean-Christophe Rufi. 946.1 RUF
The route to Santiago de Compostela has been popular with pilgrims since the Middle Ages. This is Jean-Christophe Rufin's recounting of his own journey, filled with anecdotes, characters, reflections and landscapes.
The three battles of Wanat : and other true stories, Mark Bowden. 958.1 BOW
Features the best of Bowdon's long-form pieces on war, as well as notable profiles, sports reporting, and essays on culture.
The Viking warrior : the Norse raiders who terrorized Medieval Europe, Ben Hubbard. 948.02 HUB
This land, Joe Cornis. 941 COR
Joe Cornish is widely acknowledged as Britain's finest landscape photographer. In this new collection he explores fifty of the most amazing landscapes in Britain.
To the Islands : exploring, remembering, imagining the Hauraki Gulf, Kerry Howe. 993.24 HOW
Tracing your seafaring ancestors : a guide to maritime photographs for family historians, Simon Wills. 929.1 WIL
Ubuntu : one woman's motorcycle odyssey across Africa, Heather Ellis. 960 ELL
Umbria : a cultural guide, Ian Campbell Ross. 945.65 ROS
Ross tells the story of Umbria from the days of the ancient Umbri, a thousand years before Christ, through to the unification of Italy and up to the present day.
Unexpected Paris : a contemporary portrait : a photographic journal, Nicolas Guilber. 944.36 GUI
This book captures every aspect of Paris and its inhabitants: urban acrobats take to the streets, a sandaled nun crosses the capital on a city bike, extravagant partygoers strike memorable silhouettes during gay pride and more.
Unmasking Islamic state : revealing their motivation, theology and end time predictions, Patrick Sookhdeo. 956.054 SOO
Sookhdeo analyses Islamic State's role in the conflict in Syria and Iraq.
World monuments : 50 irreplaceable sites to discover, explore and champion.,. 363.69 WOR
World monuments presents fifty of the world's most compelling destinations, cultural heritage sites, and significant architectural works that must be seen and preserved.

House & Garden

A spotless home, Bridget Bodoano. 648.5 BOD
A Spotless Home makes light work of domestic chores with a wealth of time-saving tips and cheats.
Designing life's celebrations, DeJuan Stroud. 642.4 STR
A fresh guide to entertaining, with a focus on tabletop and floral design. Stroud presents seventeen at-home celebrations featuring spectacular tabletops, glorious centerpieces, and simple how-to floral projects.
Home, Adele Blair. 640.41 BLA
The basis of being organized is about ensuring that your environment is functional and suits your individual lifestyle. Home will give you tips on how to create a system of storage and retrieval, and how to make sure your belongings are equal to or less than the space you have to store them.
Love the house you're in : 40 ways to improve your home and change your life, Paige Rien. 645 RIE
Modern retro : from rustic to urban, classic to colourful, Caroline Clifton-Mogg. 747 CLI
Sixties house, Catriona Gray. 747 GRA
Gray has drawn on House & Garden's archive curating the best illustrations and photographs to show how the use of color, pattern, homewares and furniture evolved through the decade.
The creative cottage, Steve Gros. 747.88 GRO
Whether built by a 1770s French Huguenot or a 1940s American starlet, cottages capture hearts and imaginations for generations to come. 200 photos combined with engaging narration give a window into the heritage, inspiration, and creativity that made each cottage its homeowners perfect match.


We'll all be murdered in our beds! : the shocking history of crime reporting in Britain, Duncan Campbell. 070.449 CAM
The sensational story of crime reporting in the UK - and our enduring fascination with the darker side of the news.


Colloquial French : the complete course for beginners, Valerie Demou. 448.34 DEM


Anatomy of a confession : the Debra Milke case, Gary L. Stuart. 345.025 STU
Debra Milke spent twenty-three years on death row for murdering her four year-old son based solely on a confession she never gave. The two men who killed Christopher Milke are still on death row.
GST law made easy, Colin De Freyn. 343.055 DE
Will help businesses avoid unintended consequences and alert business owners as to when professional advice is
Information doesn't want to be free : laws for the Internet age, Cory Doctorow. 343.099 DOC

Library Science

Checklist of library building design considerations, William W. Sannwald. 727.8 SAN
High quality design on a low budget : new library buildings : proceedings of the Satellite Conference of the IFLA Library Buildings and Equipment Section "Making ends meet: high quality design on a low budget" held at Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore Manage, Dorothea Somme. 727.8 HIG
Brings together a range of building projects from National, Academic and Public Libraries from different countries of the world showing how these libraries are able to continue to provide high quality library space that is affordable in times of difficult economic circumstances.
When we are no more : how digital memory is shaping our future, Abby Smith Rumsey. 027 SMI
Examines how humanity records and passes on its culture to future generations, from the libraries of antiquity to the excess of information available in the digital age, and how ephemeral digital storage methods present a challenge for passing on current cultural memory to the future.


First light : a celebration of the life and work of Alan Garner, Erica Wagner. 823.914 GAR
A celebration of the work of Alan Garner, whose books explore the mysterious subterranean links between the present and the past, between psychology and landscape, between the real and the dream.
Gate of lilacs : a verse commentary on Proust, Clive James. 843.912 PRO
Miles between me : essays, Toni Nealie. 824.92 NEA
In her debut essay collection Nealie examines journeys, homelands, family, and motherhood.
Ten billion tomorrows : how science fiction technology became reality and shapes the future, Brian Clegg. 809.3876 CLE
Clegg assesses how many of science fiction's dreams have been realized, and examines which are likely and unlikely to become reality in the future. He touches on many mainstays of the genre - including force fields, ray guns, teleportation, and cloaking devices.
White sands : experiences from the outside world, Geoff Dyer. 824.914 DYE
An expansive and exacting book--firmly grounded, but elegant, witty, and always inquisitive about travel, unexpected awareness, and the questions we ask when we step outside ourselves.


Reading & writing accessories : a study of paper knives, paper folders, letter openers and mythical page turners, Ian Spellerberg. 681.6 SPE
The paper trail : an unexpected history of a revolutionary invention, Alexander Monro. 676 MON
Traces the cultural, political, and religious revolutions that this now globally ubiquitous material set in motion when it was new to the world.


Blood year : Islamic State and the failures of the war on terror, David Kilcullen. 363.32 KIL
A self-critical analysis of the collapse of western counterterrorism strategy, by one of its original architects. 2014 was a 'Red Year' - massacres and beheadings, fallen cities, collapsed and collapsing states, the unravelling of a decade of foreign policy and military strategy.
MiG-29 in PAF, Marek Radomski. 623.7464 MIG
Contains 44 colour plates and highly detailed profiles with comprehensive captions showing the Mikoyan MiG-29 in Polish Air Force colours.
The ghost warriors : inside Israel's undercover war against suicide terrorism, Samuel M. Katz. 363.32 KAT
The untold story of the Ya'mas, Israel's special forces undercover team that infiltrated Palestinian terrorist strongholds during the Second Intifada.
The illustrated world encyclopedia of guns : pistols, rifles, revolvers, machine and submachine firearms through history in over 1100 photographs, Will Fowler. 623.44
The story of the Spitfire : an operational and combat history, Ken Delve. 940.544 DEL
The sword : myth & reality : technology, history, fighting, forging, movie swords, Thomas Laible. 623.441 LAI
The history, manufacture, and ancient and modern uses of swords in Europe from the 5th century to today.

Music & Musicians

Bob Dylan : all the songs : the story behind every track, Philippe Margoti. 781.64 DYL
A comprehensive account of Bob Dylan's album cuts, bootlegs, and soundtrack recordings includes details that led to the composition of each song, what went on in the recording studio, and behind-the-scenes accounts of musicians on each track.
Dare : how Bowie and Kraftwerk inspired the death of rock'n'roll and invented modern pop music, David Laurie. 781.64 LAU
The early 80s saw a creative metamorphosis in British Pop. The Top Twenty was taken over by synthesizers, weirdness, electronics, politics, fun, genius the technicolour children of Bowie and Kraftwerk. These new groups went on to conquer the world and put the 70s out of its misery.
Every song ever : twenty ways to listen to music now, Ben Ratliff. 780.9 RAT
This is a guide to listening to music in the age of the Cloud.
Please kill me : the uncensored oral history of punk, Legs McNeil. 781.66 MCN
Brings the sound of the punk generation to life. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Nico, Patti Smith, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of that outrageous, explosive era.
Shhh ... the music is talking, Alexander Hallag. 781.66 HAL
A photographic record of the contemporary music scene for those that love music. Its images delve into the Whakapapa of the music scene and looks at the musicians, the fans and some of those that spin the wheels of the machine behind the scenes.
The secret life of the American musical : how Broadway shows are built, Jack Viertel. 782.14 VIE

Natural Science

A naturalist's guide to the birds of Hong Kong, Ray Tipper. 598.0951 TIP
A sky full of birds : in search of murders, murmurations and Britain's great bird gatherings, Matt Merritt. 598.0941 MER
Merritt shares his passion for birdwatching by taking you to some of the avian gatherings that occur around the British isles. He shows how natural miracles can be found all around us, if only we know where to look for them.
Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?, Frans de Waal. 591.51 WAA
Waal explores both the scope and the depth of animal intelligence, offering a firsthand account of how science has stood traditional behaviorism on its head by revealing how smart animals really are, and how we've underestimated their abilities for too long.
Baby birds : an artist looks into the nest, Julie Zickefoose. 598 ZIC
Collects over four hundred watercolour paintings depicting the rapid development of seventeen bird species that live at the author's wildlife sanctuary.
Birds of New Guinea : distribution, taxonomy, and systematics, Bruce M. Beehle. 598.0995 BEE
Penguin Bloom : the odd little bird who saved a family, Cameron Bloom. 598.86 BLO
Penguin the Magpie is a global social media sensation. But there is far more to Penguin's story than meets the eye. It begins with a shocking accident, in which Cameron's wife, Sam, suffers a near fatal fall that leaves her paralysed and deeply depressed. Into their lives comes Penguin, an injured magpie chick abandoned after she fell from her nest.
Penguins and other sea birds, Matt Sewell. 598.47 SEW
From tiny fairy penguins to the regal emperor penguin, street artist and ornithologist, Matt Sewell, illustrates one of the world's favourite birds.
Seabirds of the world : secret realm of the ocean's wanderers, David Tipling. 598.176 TIP
Seal, Victoria Dickenson. 599.79 DIC
Explores the natural and cultural history of seals, sea lions, fur seals and walruses.
The bee book, Fergus Chadwick. 595.79 CHA
Offers insights into the lives of bees and shows how we can best support and benefit from their presence in our gardens and hives. It includes recipes for simple home remedies and beauty treatments using honey, wax and propolis, such as a honey and clay facial mask.
The fantail : extraordinary aviator : a pictorial study of New Zealand's most friendly and loved native bird, Neil Page. 598.8 PAG
The genius of birds, Jennifer Ackerman. 598 ACK
Ackerman presents the latest research on bird intelligence and reveals that birds are much, much smarter than we ever supposed.
The living bird : 100 years of listening to nature, Gerrit Vyn. 598 LIV
Wild kingdom : bringing back Britain's wildlife, Stephen Moss. 639.9 MOS
Britain's wildlife is in trouble. Wild creatures that have lived here for thousands of years are disappearing, because of pollution and persecution, competition with alien species, changing farming and forestry practices, and climate change.


Animals : learn to paint animals in acrylic step by step, Rod Lawrence. 751.426 LAW
Vibrant acrylics, Hashim Akib. 751.426 AKI
Hashim Akib shows how acrylics can be used in unusual, surprising ways to create beautiful paintings full of life, atmosphere and colour.
Watercolor masters and legends : secrets, stories and techniques from 34 visionary artists, Betsy Dillard Stroud. 751.422 STR


Children with cleft lip and palate : a parents' guide to early speech-language development and treatment, Mary A. Hardin-Jones. 618.9209 HAR
Journey to same-sex parenthood : firsthand advice, tips, and stories from lesbian and gay couples, Eric Rosswood. 306.874 ROS
Same-sex couples are faced with many options when choosing to have children today. Rosswood guides prospective LGBT parents to explore these five popular options: adoption, surrogacy, foster care, co-parenting, and assisted reproduction.
Push back : guilt in the age of natural parenting, Amy B. Tuteur. 649.1 TUT
A Harvard-trained physician examines the role of guilt in today's childbirth and early parenting choices, challenging popular misconceptions while arguing that the natural parenting movement is capitalizing on practices that serve to manipulate rather than assist parents.
Raising can-do kids : giving children the tools to thrive in a fast-changing world, Richard Rende. 649.1 REN
Taking care of your child : a parent's illustrated guide to complete medical care, Robert H. Pantel. 613.0432 PAN
Covering more than 175 health care problems and symptoms, it offers the most recent information on critical childcare issues--from what to do in the event of a minor injury to everyday issues such as common allergies and ailments.
Talking baby : helping your child discover language, Margaret Maclagen. 649.1 MCL
A child-led approach to encouraging language development.
The conscious parent's guide to childhood anxiety : a mindful approach for helping your child become calm, resilient, and secure, Sherianna Boyle. 618.9285 BOY
You will learn how to take a relationship-centered approach to parenting that engages your child and ensures that he succeeds behaviorally, socially, and cognitively.
The gender creative child : pathways for nurturing and supporting children who live outside gender boxes, Diane Ehrensaf. 649.1 EHR
The parent's guide to Down syndrome : advice, information, inspiration, and support for raising your child from diagnosis through adulthood, Jen Jaco. 616.8588
Understanding childhood hearing loss : whole family approaches to living and thriving, Brian J. Fligor. 617.8 FLI


A mission divided : race, culture & colonialism, in Fiji's Methodist Mission, Kirstie Close-Barry. 266.7 CLO
Provides insight into the long process of decolonisation within the Methodist Overseas Missions of Australasia, a colonial institution that operated in the British colony of Fiji.
Fale aitu = Spirit house, Tusiata Avia. 821.92 AVI
The voices of the living and dead, the past and the present are woven together in poems that are both confessional and confrontational.
Pacific ways : government and politics in the Pacific Islands, Stephen Levine. 320.99 PAC
Examining the politics of each Pacific Island state and territory, this well- researched volume discusses historical background and colonial experience, constitutional framework, political institutions, political parties, elections and electoral systems, and problems and prospects.

Pets & Animals

Miracle : the extraordinary dog that refused to die, Amanda Leask. 636.7 LEA
Snatched from the streets of Thailand, loaded onto a truck with hundreds of other stolen dogs and destined for the restaurants of Hanoi, Miracle the dog shouldn't be alive today.
More than honey : the survival of bees and the future of our world, Markus Imhoof. 638.1 IMH
Takes us on a global tour of the world of bees, introducing us along the way to killer bees, Frankenbees, beekeepers, and human pollinators.
Pit bull : the battle over an American icon, Bronwen Dickey. 636.755 PIT
Dickey offers us a clear-eyed portrait of this extraordinary breed, and an insightful view of Americans' relationship with their dogs.
Te Mania : the story of New Zealand's iconic Angus stud, Lorain Day. 636.22 DAY
The inner world of farm animals : their amazing social, emotional, and intellectual capacities, Amy Hatkof. 636 HAT

Philosophy and psychology

Brain wars : the scientific battle over the existence of the mind and the proof that will change the way we live our lives, Mario Beauregard. 128.2 BEA
Filled with the latest scientific research and stories of the mind's abilities, a prominent neuroscientist, capturing a major shift in our understanding of the age-old mind/body debate, proves that humans are more than complex biological machines.
Origins of consciousness : how the search to understand the nature of consciousness is leading to a new view of realty, Adrian David Nelson. 126 NEL
Explores the ideas and evidence now changing the way scientists and philosophers approach the place of consciousness in the universe.


50 landmark cameras that changed photography, John Wade. 771.3 WAD
Family photography now, Sophie Howart. 778.92 HOW
This anthology explores the ways in which photographers from across the globe are viewing the complicated dynamics of family life.
Fiona Pardington : a beautiful hesitation, Kriselle Baker et al. 779 PAR
Showcases the work of one of New Zealand's most important and celebrated photographers.
Performing for the camera, Simon Baker. 779 PER
Examines how the photograph has both documented and developed our understanding of performance since the invention of the photographic medium. It engages with both the serious business of art and performance and the humour and improvisation of posing for the camera.
Photo effects : examples from my photographs, Alan McTaggart. 779 MCT
Shows examples of a variety of effects (abstract, cross process, drag, fisheye, high dynamic range (hdr), infrared, letterbox, montage, motion, panorama, silhouette and zoom ).
The documentary impulse, Stuart Franklin. 770.1 FRA
Franklin's exploration of how we, as humans, are driven to visually document our experiences and the world around
Wabi-sabi: a way of seeing : a way of being, Sally Mason. 779 MAS
Mason encourages us to slow down and look more deeply at the natural world around us. Giving ourselves a time of quietness allows us to enter a personal space, removed from the visually demanding world in which we live.


And so it is : new poems, Vincent O'Sullivan. 821.914 OSU
In the supplementary garden : new and selected poems, Diana Bridge. 821.914 BRI
Selection from Bridge's five previous books of poetry, including a number of the lyric sequences, along with 23 new poems.
Memorandum of understanding, Bill Nelson. 821.92 NEL
Thought horses, Rachel Bush. 821.914 BUS
Walking to Pencarrow : selected poems, Michael Jackson. 821.914 JAC

Politics & Government

Harold and Jack : the remarkable friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy, Christopher Sandford. 327.41 MCM
Documents the unlikely friendship between the British Prime Minister and the thirty-fifth President, tracing their collaborative efforts during the Bay of Pigs, the construction of the Berlin Wall, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The black door : spies, secret intelligence and British Prime Ministers, Richard J. Aldrich. 327.12 ALD
Explores the evolving relationship between successive British prime ministers and the intelligence agencies, from Asquith's Secret Service Bureau to Cameron's National Security Council.


Kaupapa rangahau : a reader : a collection of readings from the Kaupapa Maori Rangahau workshop series, Leonie Piham. 305.8994 KAU
A collation of a range of articles related to Kaupapa Maori theory and research.
Te matau a Maui : fishhooks, fishing and fisheries in New Zealand, Chris Paulin. 639.2 PAU
Discusses the form and function of the traditional Maori fishhook, customary fishing, and development of commercial fishing in New Zealand since European settlement.


Anatomy of love : a natural history of mating, marriage, and why we stray, Helen Fisher. 302.3 FIS
The autism spectrum guide to sexuality and relationships : understand yourself and make choices that are right for you, Emma Goodall. 616.8588 GOO
This guide to sexuality, relationships and gender identity will help you to understand your own preferences and identity in the pursuit of platonic, romantic or sexual relationships.
The man's guide to women : scientifically proven secrets from the "love lab" about what women really want, John Gottman. 155.333 GOT

Religion & Ethics

Agnostic : a spirited manifesto, Lesley Hazleton. 211.7 HAZ
A writer on religion celebrates agnosticism as the most vibrant, engaging and ultimately the most honest stance toward the mysteries of existence.
Coming home to who you are : discovering your natural capacity for love, integrity, and compassion, David Richo. 170.44 RIC
The ethics of captivity, Lori Gruen. 179.3 ETH
In the United States roughly 2 million people are incarcerated; billions of animals are held captive (and then killed) in the food industry every year; hundreds of thousands of animals are kept in laboratories; thousands are in zoos and aquaria; millions of "pets" are captive in our homes.
The path : a new way to think about everything, Michael Puett. 299.51 PUE
Forget navel-gazing - the authors of this bestselling self-help book claim that ancient Chinese wisdom offers an easy way to the good life.
The spiritual brain : a neuroscientist's case for the existence of the soul, Mario Beauregar. 200.1 BEA
Water under the bridge : loads of other stuff too : a journey into values-shaped leadership, Don Barry. 253.7 BAR
This is the story of lessons learnt--with some blood, sweat and tears--during 40 years of pastoral ministry.


Anthology of flowers, Jane Field-Lewis. 582.13 FIE
A modern celebration of wild, garden and exotic flowers.
Astronomy manual : the practical guide to the night sky, Jane A. Green. 520 GRE
Black hole blues : and other songs from outer space, Janna Levin. 539.75 LEV
The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history.
Eruption : the untold story of Mount St. Helens, Steve Olson. 551.21 OLS
Fluke : the math and myth of coincidence, Joseph Mazur. 514.2 MAZ
Looks at coincidences and unlikely occurrences, delving into the mathematical concepts of probability and sharing stories of striking flukes and coincidences from around the world.
Forgotten science : strange ideas from the scrapheap of history, S. D. Tucker. 509 TUC
Tucker discusses the history and nature of several of the most bizarre and outmoded ideas from throughout history, discovering which had a grain of truth to them and which were always destined to end up on the scrapheap of history.
Foundations of astronomy, Michael A. Seed. 520 SEE
Light : a radiant history from creation to the quantum age, Bruce Watson. 535 WAT
Delving into mythology, religion, philosophy, painting, and science, Light captures the wonder and awe of humanity's study of light across three millennia of discovery.
Mathematical mindsets : unleashing students' potential through creative math, inspiring messages, and innovative teaching, Jo Boale. 510 BOA
Provides practical strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all children, even those who are convinced that they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math.
No need for geniuses : revolutionary science in the age of the guillotine, Steve Jones. 509 JON
Scientists were among the first to be targeted in revolutionary
Patterns in nature : why the natural world looks the way it does, Philip Ball. 500.2 BAL
Explores not only the math and science but also the beauty and artistry behind nature's awe-inspiring designs.
Philip's complete guide to stargazing, Robin Scagell. 520 SCA
An inspiring introduction to astronomy, providing all the information you need to explore the wonders of the night sky.
The science of Discworld, Terry Pratchett. 523.1 PRA
The total skywatcher's manual : 275+ skills and tricks for exploring stars, planets & beyond, Linda Shore. 520 SHO

Self Development

Errornomics : why we make mistakes and what we can do to avoid them, Joseph T. Hallinan. 153 HAL
From minor lapses (why we're so likely to forget passwords) to life- threatening blunders (why anaesthetists used to maim their patients), this title explains the everyday mistakes that shape our lives, and what we can do to prevent them happening.
Grit : the power of passion and perseverance, Angela Duckworth. 158.1 DUC
How to be here : a guide to creating a life worth living, Rob Bell. 158.1 BEL
How to pursue and realize our dreams, live in the moment, and joyfully do the things that make us come alive.
Living forward : a proven plan to stop drifting and get the life you want, Michael Hyatt. 158.1 HYA
A proven, step-by-step guide to create a life plan, equipping readers to live with intention, direction, and passion in every area of life.
Smarter faster better, Charles Duhigg. 158.1 DUH
Redefining productivity as a discipline involving how one thinks, identifies goals, constructs teams, and makes decisions, explains how to transform thinking behaviors to increase self-motivation and shares illustrative examples.
The book of human emotions : an encyclopedia of feeling from anger to wanderlust, Tiffany Watt Smith. 152.4 WAT
The lonely city : adventures in the art of being alone, Olivia Laing. 158.2 LAI
What does it mean to be lonely? How do we live, if we're not intimately engaged with another human being? How do we connect with other people?
The persuaders : the hidden industry that wants to change your mind, James Garvey. 153.85 GAR
Explores the hidden story of persuasion and the men and women in the business of changing our minds.
The urban monk : Eastern wisdom and modern hacks to stop time and find success, happiness, and peace, Pedram Shojai. 158.1 SHO
The voices within : the history and science of how we talk to ourselves, Charles Fernyhough. 153.4 FER
Eavesdrops on the voices in our heads: the kindly ones, the guiding ones, the voices of conscience and memory, and the sometimes terrible, sometimes beneficent voices of those who hear others speaking when there is no one around.
You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life, Jen Sincero. 158.1 SIN
Offers a blunt and irreverent guide to achieving the money, relationships, career, and happiness that one desires through recognizing and doing away with self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviours.

Social Issues

A mother's story, Rosie Batt. 362.829 BAT
A memoir from Australia's domestic violence crusader, Rosie Batty. Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer. Her son was killed by his father in a violent incident in February 2014, a horrendous event that shocked not only the nation, but the world.
Blue line - pink thread : memoirs of Police Officer Carole Phillips, Carole Phillips. 363.20942 PHI
Carole recounts true stories of her time as a female officer in Bedfordshire Police before equal opportunities and political correctness, the integration of women into front-line services and her journey through the ranks to Superintendent.
Companion to an untold story, Marcia Aldrich. 362.28 ALD
When Aldrich's friend took his own life, they had known each other many years. With this work, Aldrich struggles with her own failure to act on her suspicions about her friend's intentions.
Daddy's little secret : pregnant at fourteen and there's only one man who can be the father, Tina Davis. 362.76 DAV
Defeating ISIS : who they are, how they fight, what they believe, Malcolm Nance. 363.32 NAN
Offers an examination of the ISIS terrorist organization, looking at the group's origin, ideology, propaganda, organization, and tactics, and offers steps for defeating it.
Excellent daughters : the secret lives of young women who are transforming the Arab world, Katherine Zoepf. 305.420956 ZOE
Brings us a new understanding of the changing Arab societies - from 9/11 to Tahrir Square to the rise of ISIS - and gives voice to the remarkable women at the forefront of this change.
Getting high : marijuana through the ages, John Charles Chasteen. 362.295 CHA
Traces the global history of marijuana, reaching back thousands of years.
Girl alone : Joss came home from school to discover her father's suicide : angry and hurting, she's out of control, Cathy Glass. 362.733 GLA
Global inequality : a new approach for the age of globalization, Branko Milanovic. 305 MIL
Milanovic presents a bold new account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale.
Lesbian nuns : breaking silence, Rosemary Keefe Curb. 306.7663 LES
51 lesbian nuns discuss their lives in and away from the convent and reveal their inner struggle to reconcile an unconventional sexuality with religious devotion and the sanctity of their vows.
Man up : boys, men and breaking the male rules, Rebecca Asher. 305.235 ASH
It confronts the reasons why boys are 3 times more likely than girls to be suspended from school, 4 times more likely to have behavioural difficulties, and why men make up 75 per cent of suicides and 95 per cent of prisoners.
New aging : live smarter now to live better forever, Matthias Hollwic. 305.26 HOL
Aging is a gift that we receive with life - and in New Aging, the architect Matthias Hollwich outlines smart, simple ideas to help us experience it that way.
The end of karma : hope and fury among India's young, Somini Sengupta. 305.235 SEN
A penetrating, personal look at contemporary India the world's largest democracy at a moment of transition.
The Freemasons : unlocking the 1000-year-old mysteries of the brotherhood : the Masonic rituals, codes, signs and symbols explained with over 200 photographs and illustrations, Jeremy Hardwood. 366.1 HAR
The great acceleration : how the world is getting faster, faster, Robert Colvile. 303.483 COL
Colvile explains how the cult of disruption in Silicon Valley, the ceaseless advance of technology and our own fundamental appetite for novelty and convenience have combined to speed up every aspect of daily life.
The great departure : mass migration from Eastern Europe and the making of the free world, Tara Zahra. 304.873 ZAH
A panoramic, eye-opening history of the vast migration of Eastern Europeans to the West by a recent winner of a MacArthur Fellowship.
The life project : the extraordinary story of 70,000 ordinary lives, Helen Pearson. 304.6 PEA
A report on the history of five key British studies, which tracked children born in 1946, 1958, 1970, 1991, and 2000-2001.
The orbital perspective : an astronaut's view, Ron Garan. 361.26 GAR
For astronaut Ron Garan, living on the International Space Station was a powerful, transformative experience - one that he believes holds the key to solving our problems here on Earth.
This is an uprising : how nonviolent revolt is shaping the twenty-first century, Mark Engle. 303.61 ENG
Nonviolence is usually seen simply as a philosophy or moral code. This book shows how it can instead be deployed as a method of political conflict, disruption, and escalation.
Tied up in knots : how getting what we wanted made women miserable, Andrea Tantaros. 305.42 TAN
If women are more liberated than ever before, why aren't they
Walking towards ourselves : Indian women tell their stories, Catriona Mitchell. 305.40954 WAL
An anthology of autobiographical narratives based on the real, lived experiences of Indian women writers. The pieces explore what it means to be an Indian woman.
Whipping girl : a transsexual woman on sexism and the scapegoating of femininity, Julia Serano. 306.768 SER
Who is Bob_34? : investigating child cyberpornography, Francis Forti. 363.47 FOR

Sport & Recreation

A complete guide to ventriloquism : principles, practice and performance, Naveen Sridhar. 793.89 SRI
Ashes diary 2015, Michael Clarke. 796.3586 CLA
Clarke takes us behind the scenes of the Australian squad into the dressing rooms, onto the tour bus, profiling the players and getting us up close and personal for every team talk, strategy meeting and training session.
Bowls : biased + uncensored, Ian Schuback. 796.315 SCH
Lawn bowls.
Carrera : 50 years on track, Andreas A. Bers. 796.15 BER
Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carrera, a slot car brand introduced in the early 1960s by Josef Neuhierl GmbH & Co.
Fear free horse training every step of the way : an equine expose, Neil Davies. 798.2 DAV
Grand adventures, Alastair Humphreys. 796.5 HUM
Adventure something that's new and exhilarating, outside your comfort zone. Adventures change you and how you see the world, and all you need is an open mind, bags of enthusiasm and boundless curiosity.
Indie games : the complete introduction to indie gaming, Mike Diver. 794.8 DIV
Mah jong : one step at a time, Alain Gelbman. 795.3 GEL
On the origins of sports : the early history and original rules of everybody's favorite games, Gary Belsk. 796 BEL
Running : a global history, Thor Gotaas. 796.42 GOT
Running with the pack, Mark Rowlands. 796.42 ROW
Rowlands explores the intimate relationship between running and thinking, especially thoughts about the meaning of
Striking gold : New Zealand hockey's remarkable victory at the 1976 Olympics, Suzanne McFadden. 796.355 MCF
Taking the lead : lessons from a life in motion, Derek Hough. 793.33 HOU
Hough shares the lessons he has learned on and off the dance floor that helped him embrace and overcome daily challenges, along with behind-the-scenes stories from the show, "Dancing with the stars".
Tales from the Secret Footballer : he's back, and this time he's brought his mates. 796.334 SEC
Features players, agents, coaches and managers who give you access to all areas of the Premier League. In this title, from deal-making to play-making, from dodgy tactics to drunken antics, they reveal the unforgettable highs and the unforgivable lows.
The comeback : how Larry Ellison's team won the America's Cup, G. Bruce Knecht. 797.14 KNE
The cruising woman's advisor : how to prepare for the voyaging life, Diana Jessi. 797.1 JES
If you are considering the cruising lifestyle, the questions are endless. What is cruising really like?Can I do it? Will I like it? This book gives you advice on short-term cruising or long-term voyaging under power or sail.
The running revolution : how to run faster, farther, and injury-free for life, Nicholas Romanov. 796.42 ROM
The three-year swim club : the untold story of the Sugar Ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory, Julie Checkoway. 797.21 SAK
In 1937 an ordinary grammar school teacher on the island of Maui took a group of underprivileged children, mostly of Japanese ancestry, and in three short years transformed them into Olympic champions.

Trains, Boats, Planes

A pilot's accident review : an in-depth look at high-profile accidents that shaped aviation rules and procedures, John Lowery. 363.124 LOW
Lowery carefully selected high- profile, infamous aircraft accidents in the most statistically vulnerable areas to analyze and explain why they occurred from a prevention viewpoint to help pilots with decision making.
Great Western revival : Western locomotives in the preservation era, John Mayberry. 625.26 MAY


Scootermania : [a celebration of style and speed], Josh Sims. 629.2275 SIM
The complete book of BMW motorcycles : every model since 1923, Ian Falloon. 629.2275 BMW
Transit maps of the world, Mark Ovenden. 912 OVE
A comprehensive collection of historic and contemporary maps of every rapid-transit system on earth.


1941 : fighting the shadow war : a divided America in a world at war, Marc Wortman. 973.917 WOR
Describes how Franklin D. Roosevelt quietly used his power and all the tools he had to assist Winston Churchill in fighting the Axis long before the United States' official entry into World War II.
At war on the Gothic Line : fighting in Italy, 1944-45, Christian Jennings. 940.5421 JEN
Breakdown : the crisis of shell shock on the Somme, 1916, Taylor Downing. 940.42 DOW
Tells the unusual and little-known story of shell shock in one of the bloodiest battles ever fought by the British army.
Burma '44 : the battle that turned Britain's war in the far East., James Holland. 940.5425 HOL
Chinese ANZACs = Ao xin jun tuan hua yi jun ren : Australians of Chinese descent in the defence forces, 1885-1919, Alastair Kennedy. 940.4 KEN
First day of the Somme, Andrew Macdonald. 940.42 MCD
A detailed description of the first day of the Battle of the Somme, on 1 July 1916, during the First World War, viewing the events from the point of view of both the Alllied and German forces.
German raiders of the First World War : Kaiserliche marine cruisers and the epic chases, Chris Sams. 940.45 SAM
One day in France : tragedy and betrayal in an occupied town, Jean-Marie Borzeix. 940.5344 BOR
April 6, 1944. A detachment of German soldiers arrive in a rural French town, hunting down resistance fighters, many of whom are hiding in the region. More than sixty years later, the villagers clearly remember the day when four peasants from a nearby village were taken hostage and shot as an example to others. But do they remember the whole story?
Pale horse : hunting terrorists and commanding heroes with the 101st Airborne Division, Jimmy Blackmon. 958.1 BLA
The remarkable never-before-told true story of an army aviation task force during combat in the Afghan War, told by the commanding officer who was there.
The Civil War : a traveler's guide : experience the history, follow the battles, Len Riedel. 973 CIV
The civilian bomb disposing earl : Jack Howard and bomb disposal in WWII, Kerin Freeman. 940.5486 FRE
The fallen few of the Battle of Britain, Nigel McCrer. 940.5421 MCC
This book describes the three and a half months battle day-by-day and covers the essential details of every one of the 540 young pilots who died in this critical campaign that saved Britain from invasion by the Nazis.
The illustrated world encyclopedia of knives, swords, spears & daggers : through history in over 1500 photographs, Harvey J.S. Wither. 623.441 WIT
A detailed history of the development of swords, sabres, lances, daggers, fighting knives and bayonets, from their Palaeolithic origins through to the 21st century.
The winter fortress : the epic mission to sabotage Hitler's atomic bomb, Neal Bascomb. 940.5486 BAS
Documents the Allied raid against occupied Norway's Vemork hydroelectric plant, the world's only supplier of an essential ingredient needed by the Nazis to build an atomic bomb, citing the teamwork of British Special Ops, a scientist and refugee Norwegian commandos that foiled Hitler's nuclear ambitions.
To the memory : New Zealand's war memorials, Jock Phillips. 725.94 PHI
This book tells the fascinating story of who erected the memorials and why, and the diverse forms chosen for the memorials tells us much about New Zealand identity and the tragedy of war.
War at the end of the world : Douglas MacArthur and the forgotten fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945, James P. Duffy. 940.5426 DUF
A harrowing account of an epic, yet nearly forgotten, battle of World War II General Douglas MacArthur's four-year assault on the Pacific War's most hostile battleground: the mountainous, jungle-cloaked island of New Guinea.
Who betrayed the Jews? : the realities of Nazi persecution in the Holocaust, Agnes Grunwald-Spier. 940.5318 GRU
A groundbreaking study that examines the various ways Jews were betrayed by their fellow countrymen during the Holocaust.
Wings of war : great combat tales of Allied and Axis pilots during World War II, James P. Busha. 940.544 BUS