New Titles Non-Fiction April 2019 (arrived in March)

Art & Architecture

Art in Chicago: a history from the fire to now, Maggie Taft.709.73 ART
Art in Chicago is a magisterial account of the long history of Chicago art, from the rupture of the Great Fire in 1871 to the present, to Manierre Dawson, László Moholy-Nagy and Ivan Albright to Chris Ware, Anne Wilson, and Theaster Gates.
Bauhaus goes west: modern art and design in Britain and America, Alan Powers.709.41 POW
Taking as its starting point the cultural connections between the UK and Germany in the early part of the 20th century, the book offers a timely re-evaluation of the Bachaus German art school's influence on and relationship with modern art and design in Britain, concluding with the school's American legacy.
Colour: a visual history, Alexandra Loske.701.85 LOS
Discover the story of colour through the significant scientific discoveries and key artist's works over 400 years.
Data cities: how satellites are transforming architecture and design, Davina Jackson.724.7 JAC
This book explains how rocket science and electronic technologies are transforming how we live and understand architecture, as networks of semiconductors, satellites, scanners and sensors convert light into unprecedented formats and contents of information.
Elizabethan treasures: miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver, Catharine MacLeod.759.2 HIL
This richly illustrated book, like the exhibition it accompanies, explores what the portrait miniature reveals about identity, society and visual culture in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.
Fast & fun watercolor: painting techniques, no drawing required, Gina Lee Kim.751.422 KIM
Forever strange: the big-eyed art of Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Amber Logan.709.05 BEC
For the past two decades, fantasy artist Jasmine Becket-Griffith has entranced a worldwide audience with her pop-surrealist acrylic paintings. Exploring themes of magic, mystery, and historical reference, infused with gothic melancholy, her original characters always evoke a sense of wonder and visceral human connection with their trademark large expressive eyes.
John Blockley: a retrospective, Ann Blockley.759.2 BLO
John Blockley was one of Britain's most outstanding watercolour and pastel painters of the late 20th century, and has exhibited at the Royal Academy. Self-taught, he produced work that has always been experimental and progressive. This beautiful retrospective of his work, including drawings, watercolours, pastels and also acrylics, brings together the best of his work.
Kensington Palace: art, architecture and society, Tracy Borman.728.82 BOR
Leonardo da Vinci: a closer look: exploring the beauty and complexity of Leonardo's drawings through a study of his materials and methods, Alan Donnithorne.741.945 LEO
Little house in the city: living small within city limits, Marc Vassallo.728 VAS
Northern delights: Scandinavian homes, interiors and design, Emma Fexeus.728.0948 NOR
Off the grid: houses for escape, Dominic Bradbury.720.47 BRA
Recent advances in technologies and home-generated renewable energy have made building away from urban and rural infrastructures more practical and affordable than ever. This survey of the world's most innovative off-grid homes reveals the cutting-edge architecture and technology that is enabling us to escape to some of the most extraordinary natural environments on the planet.
Paint this with Jerry Yarnell: wildlife scenes in acrylic, Jerry Yarnell.751.426 YAR
Parallel universe: the art and design of Roy Good, Edward Hanfling.759.993 GOO
Parallel Universe celebrates the 50-year parallel careers of Roy Good as both a designer and painter. It draws attention to Good's pioneering work for New Zealand television from the late 1960s, alongside his early forays into modernist abstract painting, as well as featuring paintings from the last decade - a highly productive period of renewed energy and innovation.
Resident dog: incredible homes and the dogs that live there, Nicole England.728.37 ENG
Rock art critters: paint the perfect pebble, Denise Scicluna.751.426 SCI
Romantic escape: designing the modern guest house III, Wendy Perring.728.5 ROM
The gorgeous and innovative projects in this book have been carefully selected to showcase unique guest houses that offer new approaches for visual engagement as well as the perfect romantic getaway. Each case study is accompanied by in-depth analyses, making this book a good reference for professional designers, as well as for those with a passion for travel.
Russia: art, royalty and the Romanovs, Caroline de Guitaut.709.47 RUS
The authorship, authentication and falsification of artworks, Lluís Peñuela i Reixach.702.87 PEN
This book, derived from an international seminar organized by the Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation, diffuses the knowledge, experience and opinions of some of the most prestigious experts on these subjects.
The existential Englishman: Paris among the artists, Michael Peppiatt.709.2 PEP
The world exists to be put on a postcard: artists' postcards from 1960 to now, Jeremy Cooper.741.68 COO
Towards zero-energy architecture: new solar design, Mary Guzowski.720.47 GUZ
Van Gogh: a life in places, Juliet Heslewood.759.9492 GOG
Early in his career, as he grappled with the idea of becoming an artist, Vincent van Gogh attempted portraiture, possibly with a mission in the religious sense. His models were impoverished miners, weavers and peasants. Later, his great achievement was in still life, landscape painting and further portraits all closely related to the places where he lived.
Victorian radicals: from the Pre-Raphaelites to the arts & crafts movement, Martin Ellis.759.2 ELL


Adventures of a Waterboy: remastered, Mike Scott.781.66 SCO
As a teenager in Scotland, Mike Scott played in punk and garage bands, hitchhiked to see Bob Dylan play, and scammed his way into Patti Smith's inner circle during an eye-opening weekend in London. In 1983 he formed The Waterboys with an ever-rotating cast of collaborators including The Fellow Who Fiddles (Steve Wickham) and The Human Saxophone (Anthony Thistlethwaite) and soon found international success with the big music sound of songs like Don't Bang The Drum and The Whole Of The Moon.
Akhenaten: Egypt's false prophet, Nicholas Reeves.932 AKH
In Akhenaten, Nicholas Reeves presents an entirely new perspective on the turbulent events of Akhenaten's seventeen-year reign. Reeves argues that, far from being the idealistic founder of a new faith, the Egyptian ruler cynically used religion for political gain in a calculated attempt to reassert the authority of the king and concentrate all power in his hands.
Back to the boy, James Arthur.781.66 ART
Life has presented its fair share of setbacks for James Arthur, from his disrupted childhood; during which he felt like a stray and a misfit, entering the care system in his teens, to a very public fall from favour. With an extraordinary comeback in 2016, starting with No. 1 single 'Say You Won't Let Go' and his Platinum album Back From The Edge, Back To The Boy shows the British singer and songwriter reflecting not only on his past but also on his return to the charts, and the phenomenal global success that followed.
Beyond the call: three women on the front lines in Afghanistan, Eileen Rivers.958.1 RIV
A riveting account of three women who fought shoulder-to-shoulder with men and worked with local women to restore their lives and push back the Taliban.
Black is the body: stories from my grandmother's time, my mother's time, and mine, Emily Bernard.305.488 BER
An extraordinary exquisitely written memoir (of sorts) that looks at race in a fearless, penetrating, honest, true way. What most interests Bernard is looking at 'blackness at its borders, where it meets whiteness, in fear and hope, in anguish and love.
Blood on the rosary, Sue Smethurst.364.153 HAR
A heartfelt, brave and inspiring memoir about the power of speaking out. A brave nun. Her twin brother. The secrets and lies that would tear them apart. This is Margaret's story how she sacrificed everything she held dear in the pursuit of the truth, and how she bravely fought her church and her community to bring paedophile priests to justice.
Body image warrior, Chelsea Bonner.746.92 BON
In 2002 Chelsea Bonner founded BELLA, a modelling agency focused on healthy body size and dedicated to changing our dangerously narrow perception of 'beautiful'. She was shocked at what she witnessed, and became determined to change the industry from within. She has fought on through illness, broken relationships, the collapse of businesses and exclusion by powerful industry forces.
Bon, Jesse Fink.781.66 SCO
The legend of the man known around the world as `Bon' grows with each passing year. In death, AC/DC's trailblazing frontman has become a rock icon. But so much of his story is myth. Bon: The Last Highway tells the unvarnished truth.
Bowie's piano man: the life of Mike Garson, Clifford Slapper.786.2 GAR
Pianist Mike Garson was David Bowie's most frequent musician, on record and onstage throughout Bowie's life. They played over a thousand shows together between 1972 and 2004, and Garson is featured on over 20 of Bowie's albums. Bowie's Piano Man is the first-ever biography of Mike Garson. Written by Clifford Slapper, a fellow pianist who also played for Bowie.
Chasing the dream, Shaun Wallace.791.45028 WAL
Born to Jamaican parents, Shaun is a Londoner. He has been a Criminal Defence Advocate for nearly 34 years, working tirelessly on cases ranging from murder to money laundering, firearms and drug trafficking. He won the BBC's Mastermind in 2004 and appears as The Dark Destroyer on the quiz show, The Chase. Read how Shaun's passions have helped turn him into the man he is today: staunchly just and fair, ruthless when he needs to be, kind, fun, and a fiercely loyal friend.
Finding Nemon: the extraordinary life of the outsider who sculpted the famous, Aurelia Young.730.941 NEM
His talent was classical sculpture, but his gifts lay in capturing the personality of his sitters. It was for both these reasons and a singular determination that Oscar Nemon, a Jewish artist born in Croatia, found himself before the great and good of twentieth-century society in order to sculpt them. Among his sitters were the Queen, Sigmund Freud, President Truman, Margaret Thatcher and, most famously, Winston Churchill.
From cadet to commodore: the end of a sea-going era, Robert Royan.387.5 ROY
Robert Royan joined the maritime training ship HMS Conway in 1944 at the start of a career in the Merchant Navy which was to last forty-six years. During that time he was to witness the build- up of the UK merchant fleet after the war and also the end of this sea-going era. We follow the young Robert Royan's two-year training course and early voyages as a cadet and trace his career through the ranks until he obtained a ship as master in 1970.
Front line and fortitude: memoirs of a Wasbie with the 'Forgotten Army', E. J. Lockhart-Mure.940.54778 PIL
During the Second World War, one of the largest British Commonwealth armies ever assembled fought the Japanese in South East Asia, first on the border between what was then British India and Burma and then pushing deeper into Burma itself. Supporting the Fourteenth Army were an intrepid group of women known colloquially as the Wasbies - the Women's Auxilliary Service (Burma) or WAS(B). This is the story of how Maria Pilbrow faced menace and heartbreak yet coped with fortitude and determination.
Going back: how a former refugee, now an internationally acclaimed surgeon, returned to Iraq to change the lives of injured soldiers and civilians, Munjed Al Muderis.617.47 AL
Munjed shares the extraordinary journey that his life-changing new surgical technique has taken him on. Through osseointegration, he implants titanium rods into the human skeleton and attaches robotic limbs, allowing patients effective and permanent mobility. Returning to Iraq at the invitation of the Iraqi government to operate on soldiers, police and civilian amputees he tells stories of heartbreaking and hope, from the unique perspective of a refugee returning to the place of his birth.
Hello darkness, Peter Wells.362.196994 WEL
"It's now a year exactly since my urologist told me I had an aggressive cancer that was incurable. I was rushed into hospital and thus began a year of chemotherapy, radiation and all the ups and downs of a sickness that arrived in my life with the noise and terror of an old fashioned train. During that time I wrote about my experience on my Iphone, on Facebook, and I received in return an explosion of aroha on that most cynical of mediums - the internet.
Henrik Ibsen: the man and the mask, Ivo de Figueiredo.839.8226 IBS
Henrik Ibsen (1820-1908) is arguably the most important playwright of the nineteenth century. Globally he remains the most performed playwright after Shakespeare, and Hedda Gabler, A Doll's House, Peer Gynt, and Ghosts are all masterpieces of psychological insight. This is the first full-scale biography to take a literary as well as historical approach to the works, life, and times of Ibsen.
Henry: a Polish swimmer's true story of friendship from Auschwitz to America, Katrina Shawver.940.5318 ZGU
When Katrina Shawver met the eighty-five year old Henry Zguda, he possessed an exceptional memory, a surprising cache of original documents and photos, and a knack for meeting the right people at the right time. Henry relates in his own voice a life as a champion swimmer and swimming coach, interrupted by three years imprisoned in Auschwitz and Buchenwald as a Polish political prisoner.
Hitler's pawn: the boy assassin and the Holocaust, Stephen Koch.940.5318 GRY
After learning about Nazi persecution of his family, Herschel Grynszpan, an impoverished seventeen-year-old Jew living in Paris, bought a small handgun and on November 7, 1938, went to the German embassy and shot the first German diplomat he saw. When the man died two days later, Hitler and Goebbels made the shooting their pretext for the great state-sponsored wave of anti-Semitic terror known as Kristallnacht, still seen by many as an initiating event of the Holocaust.
Hollywood godfather: the life and crimes of Billy Wilkerson, W.R. Wilkerson III.647.95 WIL
Billy Wilkerson was the most powerful man in Hollywood during the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. He was owner and publisher of the Hollywood Reporter, the film industry newspaper that became known as "Hollywood's bible", and he built the Café Trocadero and other legendary nightspots of the Sunset Strip. Billy's son, William R. Wilkerson III, has interviewed over decades everyone who knew him best, and portrays him beautifully, and damningly, in this book.
Homes: a refugee story, Abu Bakr al Rabeeah.362.87 AL
The story of Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, a young boy whose family moved from Iraq to Syria just before the start of the Syrian civil war. In 2014 his family finally found safety in immigrating to Edmonton, Canada.
How does it feel?: a life of musical adventures, Mark Kermode.781.64 KER
Following a formative encounter with the British pop movie Slade in Flame in 1975, Mark Kermode decided that musical superstardom was totally attainable. And so, armed with a homemade electric guitar and very little talent, he embarked on an alternative career; a chaotic journey which would take him from the halls and youth clubs of North London to the stages of Glastonbury, the London Palladium and The Royal Albert Hall.
How to American: an immigrant's guide to disappointing your parents, Jimmy O. Yang.791.43028 YAN
Standup comedian, film and TV actor Jimmy O. Yang shares his story of growing up as a Chinese immigrant who pursued a Hollywood career against the wishes of his parents.
Jim's book: the surprising story of Jim Penman - Australia's backyard millionaire, Catherine Moolenschot.338.0994 MOO
Meet the man and uncover the story behind one of Australia's most recognised brands - Jim's Group and its founder Jim Penman. Brutally efficient, socially awkward, and a tireless perfectionist, this book is a warts-and-all look at Jim's colourful life that delves deep into how he ignored conventional thinking to turn a few mowing rounds into a corporate juggernaut built on always putting the customer first.
Justice for all: the truth about Metallica, Joel McIver.781.66 MET
The updated version of McIver's bestselling biography explores the aftermath of Metallica's comeback in the wake of 2008's Death Magnetic.
Le freak: an upside down story of family, disco and destiny, Nile Rodgers.781.49 ROD
Legendary producer and co-founder of Chic, Nile Rodgers wrote 'We Are Family' for Sister Sledge and 'I'm Coming Out' for Diana Ross before producing Let's Dance for David Bowie and Like a Virgin for Madonna. But before he reinvented pop music, Nile Rodgers invented himself.
Letters to a young gymnast, Nadia Comaneci.796.44 COM
Nadia Comaneci tells how she found the inner strength to become a world-class athlete at such a young age. Now a woman of tremendous poise and self-assurance, she offers unique insights into the mind of a top competitor. From how to live after you've realized your dream to the necessity of a spirit forged with mettle.
Madam, where are your mangoes?: an episodic memoir, Desmond de Silva.340.092 SIL
This is the definitive account of high-profile lawyer Desmond de Silva's life and work, from the prosecution of Charles Taylor for war crimes in Sierra Leone, to defending household names such as John Terry, via murder, celebrity and spy cases.
Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the pulse of history, Rhonda K. Garelick.746.92 CHA
Rhonda Garelick shows us the Chanel who conquered the world a woman who thirsted to create others in her image, who creatively borrowed from her famous (and infamous) intimates, who understood the idea of branding and image well ahead of her time, who created, as Garelick puts it: "wearable personality."
Maid: hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive, Stephanie Land.331.48 LAN
At 28, Stephanie Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams of attending a university and becoming a writer, were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet - working days and taking classes online to earn a college degree. She began to write the true stories that weren't being told: the stories of overworked and underpaid Americans.
Maybe Esther, Katja Petrowskaja.940.5318 PET
Katja Petrowskaja's family story is inextricably entangled with the history of twentieth-century Europe. Taking the reader from Berlin to Warsaw, to Moscow, to Kiev, from Google searches, strange encounters and coincidences to archives, anecdotes and jokes, Katja Petrowskaja undertakes a journey in search of her own place in past and present, memory and history, languages and countries.
My life in football: the autobiography, Kevin Keegan.796.334 KEE
Kevin Keegan's illustrious career in professional football has marked him out as one of the most charismatic, talented and decorated men in the history of the sport. He is best known for a legendary 1970s spell at Liverpool. This book covers the great clubs he has been part of, his triumphs and despairs, the team-mates and rivals encountered, the managers he has played under and the players he has managed, producing a deeply-absorbing and multi-layered memoir.
No friend but the mountains: writing from Manus Prison, Behrouz Boochani.325.21 BOO
In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island. He has been there ever since. People would run to the mountains to escape the warplanes and found asylum within their chestnut forests. This book is the result. Laboriously tapped out on a mobile phone and translated from the Farsi. A vivid portrait through five years of incarceration and exile.
Out of the Gobi: my story of China and America, Weijian Shan.338 SHA
A powerful memoir and commentary that will be one of the most important books on China of our time, one with the potential to re-shape how Americans view China, and how the Chinese view life in America. Shan, a former hard laborer who is now one of Asia's best-known financiers, is thoughtful, observant, eloquent, and brutally honest, making him well-positioned to tell the story of a life that is a microcosm of modern China, and of how, improbably, that life became intertwined with America.
Prisoner: my 544 days in an Iranian prison--solitary confinement, a sham trial, high-stakes diplomacy, and the extraordinary efforts it took to get me out, Jason Rezaian.070.92 REZ
In July 2014, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian was arrested by Iranian police, accused of spying for America. Rezaian's reporting was a mix of human interest stories and political analysis. This became an eighteen-month prison stint with impossibly high diplomatic stakes.
Say goodnight, JV: my autobiography, John Virgo.794.735 VIR
In this revelatory memoir, snooker player John Virgo turns the spotlight on himself, sharing secrets from his forty years at the top of one of the world's most popular sports. A fascinating insight into British sporting life, taking readers from John's childhood in Salford, through smoky snooker dens, to tournaments and championships all over the world.
Stalin's Romeo spy: the remarkable rise and fall of the KGB's most daring operative: the true life of Dmitri Bystrolyotov, Emil Draitser.327.12 BYS
Living a life that seems incredible even for a spy novel, Dmitri Bystrolyotov was a sailor, doctor, lawyer, and writer, fluent in many languages, whose success as a spy hinged on the fact that he was a charming, handsome, and very adept at seducing women. He stole military secrets from Germany and Italy and fed Stalin information from all over Europe.
Stalin's scribe: literature, ambition, and survival: the life of Mikhail Sholokhov, Brian J. Boeck.891.7 SHO
Mikhail Sholokhov is one of the most contested recipients of the Nobel Prize in Literature. As a young man, Sholokhov's epic novel, Quiet Don, became an unprecedented overnight success. Stalin's Scribe is the first biography of a man who was once one of the Soviet Union's most prominent political figures.
Taming the tiger: from the depths of hell to the heights of glory: the remarkable true story of a kung fu world champion, Tony Anthony.796.815 ANT
As a small child Tony Anthony was sent by his parents to China where he was trained by a King Fu master and by his late teens he was a three times champion. Personal tragedy and wrong decisions led him to the depths of despair in prison in Nicosia, Cyprus. Here his life changed round completely when he was led to faith in Jesus Christ. Vivid and deeply moving this book shows how a man trained and given to violence can be transformed by the power of God.
The broken circle: a memoir of escaping Afghanistan, Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller.325.21 AHM
Before the Soviet invasion of 1980, Enjeela Ahmadi remembers her home; Kabul, Afghanistan, as peaceful, prosperous, and filled with people from all walks of life. After her mother, unsettled by growing political unrest, leaves for medical treatment in India and the civil war intensifies. It becomes clear that her mother will not be coming home and thus begins an epic, reckless, and terrifying five-year journey of escape for Enjeela, her siblings, and their father to reconnect with her mother.
The new Negro: the life of Alain Locke, Jeffrey C. Stewart.191 LOC
In The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke, Jeffrey C. Stewart offers the definitive biography of the father of the Harlem Renaissance, based on the extant primary sources of his life and on interviews with those who knew him personally.
The pianist from Syria: a memoir, Aeham Ahmad.786.2 AHM
Aeham Ahmad was born a second-generation refugee; the son of a blind violinist and carpenter who recognized Aeham's talent and taught him how to play piano and love music from an early age. When his grandparents and father were forced to flee Israel and seek refuge from the Israeli–Palestinian conflict ravaging their home, Aeham's family built a life in Yarmouk, an unofficial camp to more than 160,000 Palestinian refugees in Damascus.
The real Roald Dahl, Nadia Cohen.823.914 DAH
There was much more to beloved author Roald Dahl than met the eye. He joined the RAF as a fighter pilot, but after his plane crashed in the African desert he was unable to fly and was dispatched to New York where he became friends with President Roosevelt. He became entangled with a highly complex network of British undercover operations and then retreated to the English countryside and wrote a number of stories for adults, but it was as a children's author that he found greatest fame and satisfaction.
The Ritz and the ditch: a memoir, Diana Holderness.941.082 HOL
In 1947 Diana Holderness married Richard Wood, the youngest son of Lord Halifax, formerly Viceroy of India, Foreign Secretary, and wartime Ambassador to Washington. Richard was elected MP for Bridlington in 1950 and held ministerial office under three Conservative leaders. Diana provides an insider's view of the Wood family, but ultimately it is her own personality that shines through.
The secret piano: from Mao's Labor Camps to Bach's Goldberg Variations, Zhu Xiao-Mei.786.2 ZHU
Zhu Xiao-Mei was born into a middle-class family in 1969 in Beijing. She was a child prodigy on the piano, taught by her mother, and she immersed herself in the classical masters. This book tells Zhu's story through her difficult early years, longing for the comfort of playing piano, through to her emigration to France, where she was able to fully embrace her passion.
The unknown Kimi Räikkönen, Kari Hotakainen.796.72 RAI
In this superb and authorised portrait of Kimi Raikkoenen, Finnish superstar Formula One driver, Kari Hotakainen gets to reveal the side of the man that few beyond his close family and friends have ever seen. Enigmatic and private, Ferrari's former world champion driver rarely opens up to outsiders, but he granted Hotakainen exclusive access to his world and to his way of thinking.
The unwinding of the miracle: a memoir of life, death and everything that comes after, Julie Yip-Williams.362.196994 YIP
Born blind in Vietnam, Julie Yip-Williams narrowly escaped euthanasia at the hands of her grandmother, only to have to flee the political upheaval of the late 1970s with her family. Loaded into a rickety boat with three hundred other refugees, Julie made it to Hong Kong and, ultimately, America, where a surgeon gave her partial sight. Against all odds, she became a Harvard-educated lawyer, with a husband, a family, a life. Then, at the age of thirty-seven, with two little girls still at home, Julie was diagnosed with terminal metastatic colon cancer, and a different journey began.
The way of the fight, Georges St-Pierre.796.8 STP
UFC fighter, Georges "Rush" St. Pierre, shares the lessons he learned on his way to the top, revealing how he overcame bullying and injury to become an internationally celebrated athlete and reigning UFC welterweight champion.
Tomorrow will be different: love, loss, and the fight for trans equality, Sarah McBride.306.768 MCB
Sarah McBride was one of the most prominent transgender activists, walking the halls of the White House, advocating inclusive legislation. She also found her first love and future husband, Andy, a trans man and fellow activist, who complemented her in every way until cancer tragically intervened. This is McBride's story of love and loss and a powerful entry point into the LGBTQ community's battle for equal rights and what it means to be openly transgender.
Uncle Tom's journey from Maryland to Canada: the life of Josiah Henson, Edna M. Troiano.306.362 HEN
Josiah Henson was born into slavery in La Plata, Maryland, and auctioned off as a child to pay his owner's debt. After numerous trials and abuse, he earned the trust of his slaveholder by exhibiting intelligence and skill. Daringly, he escaped to Canada with his wife and children. There he established a settlement and school for fugitives and repeatedly returned to the United States to help lead others to freedom along the Underground Railroad.
Untitled: the real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, Anna Pasternak.941.084 WIN
Untitled presents Wallis Simpson as a warm, loyal, intelligent woman adored by her friends, who was written off by cunning, influential Establishment men seeking to diminish her and destroy her reputation. Far from being the villain of the abdication, she was the victim. Using testimony from their inner circle of friends, Pasternak presents a very different Wallis Simpson. With empathy, intimacy and thorough research, this book will make readers view her story as it has never been told before.
War doctor: surgery on the front line, David Nott.617.092 NOT
For more than twenty-five years, David Nott has taken unpaid leave from his job as a general and vascular surgeon with the NHS to volunteer in some of the world's most dangerous war zones. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993, to clandestine hospitals in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, he has carried out life-saving operations and field surgery in the most challenging conditions, and with none of the resources of a major London teaching hospital.
When I had a little sister: the story of a farming family who never spoke, Catherine Simpson.362.28 SIM
A searingly honest and wryly heartbreaking memoir about a Lancashire farming family, whose love of their land came hand in hand with the resilience to live off it. It's a story of sisters and sacrifice, grief and reclamation, and of the need to speak the unspeakable.
Young, brave and beautiful: the missions of Special Operations Executive Agent Lieutenant Violette Szabó: George Cross, Croix de Guerre avec +toile de Bronze, Tania Szabó.940.5486 SZA
SOE agent Violette Szabo was one of the most incredible women who operated behind enemy lines during the Second World War. The daughter of an English father and French mother, and widow of a French army officer, she was daring and courageous, conducting sabotage missions, being embroiled in gun battles and battling betrayal. Written by her daughter, Young, Brave and Beautiful reveals the woman and mother behind this extraordinary hero.

Business & Management

Brave new work: are you ready to reinvent your organization?, Aaron Dignan.658.406 DIG
Aaron Dignan teaches companies how to eliminate red tape, tap into collective intelligence, and rethink long-held traditions that no longer make sense.
Bullshit jobs: a theory, David Graeber.650.1 GRA
David Graeber provides a blueprint to undergo a shift in values, placing creative and caring work at the center of our culture, providing the meaning and satisfaction we all crave.
Help them grow or watch them go: career conversations organizations need and employees want, Beverly Kaye.658.3124 KAY
How to be a productivity ninja: worry less, achieve more, love what you do, Graham Allcott.650.1 ALL
How to get to the top of Google Search: a practical SEO guide, Richard Conway.658.872 CON
Introducing Microsoft Flow: automating workflows between apps and services, Vijai Anand Ramalingam.658.51 RAM
Telling training's story: evaluation made simple, credible, and effective, Robert O. Brinkerhoff.658.311 BRI
The business models handbook: templates, theory and case studies, Paul Hague.658.401 HAG
The creative's guide to starting a business, Harriet Kelsall.658.022 KEL
The eight essential people skills for project management: solving the most common people problems for team leaders, Zachary Wong.658.404 WON
The encore career handbook: how to make a living and a difference in the second half of life, Marci Alboher.650.14 ALB
The ethical capitalist: how to make business work better for society, Julian Richer.658.408 RIC
The formula: the science behind why people succeed or fail, Albert-László Barabási.650.1 BAR
The franchisee handbook: everything you need to know about buying a franchise, Mark Siebert.658.87 SIE
The infographic guide to entrepreneurs: a visual reference for everything you need to know, Carissa Lytle.658.022 LYT
The Virgin way: how to listen, learn and lead, Richard Branson.658.409 BRA
Richard Branson shares and distils his secrets of leadership and success. Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists and philanthropists
Work wife: the power of female friendship to drive successful businesses, Erica Cerulo.658.409 CER
Get inspired by the women who discovered that working with your best friend can be the secret to professional success, and maybe even the future of business,

Computing & Digital

3D animation for the raw beginner using Autodesk Maya, Roger King.006.69 KIN
Access 2019, Laurie Ann Ulrich.005.7565 MIC
Alexa, Paul McFedries.006.3 MCF
Bits to bitcoin: how our digital stuff works, Mark Stuart Day.004 DAY
Creative selection: inside Apple's design process during the golden age of Steve Jobs, Ken Kocienda.004 KOC
Eloquent JavaScript: a modern introduction to programming, Marijn Haverbeke.005.133 JAV
Essential Android tablets, Kevin Wilson.004.165 AND
Excel data analysis, Paul McFedries.005.36 MIC
Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for seniors, Marsha Collier.006.7 COL
Game programming in C++: creating 3D games, Sanjay Madhav.005.133 C
Google Apps for littles: believe they can, Christine Pinto.005.36 PIN
Hacking, Kevin Beaver.005.8 BEA
Security expert Kevin Beaver shows you what motivates hackers and what they're looking for. He lets you in on the secrets of vulnerability and penetration testing, security best practices, and everything else you need to know to stop attackers before they cause problems for your business.
Hands-on bug hunting for penetration testers: a practical guide to help ethical hackers discover web application security flaws, Joseph Marshall.005.8 MAR
How smart machines think, Sean Gerrish.006.3 GER
Kids, sex & screens: raising strong, resilient kids in the sexualized digital age, Jillian Roberts.004.67 ROB
Linux all-in-one, Emmett Dulaney.005.446 LIN
Linux in easy steps, Mike McGrath.005.4469 LIN
Microsoft Excel made easy, Rob Hawkins.005.36 MIC
Online searching: a guide to finding quality information efficiently and effectively, Karen Markey.025.04 MAR
Open source intelligence methods and tools: a practical guide to online intelligence, Nihad A. Hassan.005.8 HAS
Outlook 2019, Faithe Wempen.005.36 WEM
Possible minds: twenty-five ways of looking at AI, John Brockman.006.3 POS
PowerPoint 2019, Doug Lowe.006.68 LOW
Python tricks: the book, Dan Bader.005.133 PYT
The creativity code: how AI is learning to write, paint and think, Marcus du Sautoy.006.3 DU
Word 2019, Dan Gookin.005.52 GOO
Word 2019: in easy steps, Scott Basham.005.52 BAS

Crafts, Hobbies & Collecting

30 knit ponchos & capes, Rita Maassen.746.432 MAA
A beginner's guide to kumihimo: 12 beautiful braided jewellery projects to get you started, Donna McKean-Smith.739.27 MCK
American art pottery: the Robert A. Ellison Jr. collection, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen.738 FRE
This fascinating history is exemplified by the outstanding works in the collection of Robert A. Ellison Jr., who over half a century assembled one of the most important and comprehensive selections of American art pottery. More than 300 of the finest examples of works made by both well-known and less familiar ceramists are beautifully reproduced.
Amy Herzog's ultimate sweater book: the essential guide for adventurous knitters, Amy Herzog.746.432 HER
Carving faces workbook: learn to carve facial expressions with the legendary Harold Enlow, Harold Enlow.736.4 ENL
Carving flat-plane style caricatures: step-by-step instructions & patterns for 50 projects, Harley Refsal.736.4 REF
Christmas at home: holiday decorating, crafts, recipes, Valerie Rains.745.5941 CHR
Complete starter guide to whittling. 736.4 COM
Craftfulness: mend yourself by making things, Rosemary Davidson.745.5 DAV
Criss crossing Paris: journey to the heart of Paris in 20 cross-stitch designs, Fiona Sinclair.746.443 SIN
Embroider an unforgettable travel memoir of Paris, with charming designs that feature familiar sights and unexpected moments. Each page is an invitation for the traveler or lover of Paris to share the author's journey, evoking memories of one of the world's most romantic cities.
Crochet kaleidoscope: shifting shapes and shades across 100 motifs, Sandra Eng.746.434 ENG
Crocheted birds: a flock of feathered friends to make, Vanessa Mooncie.746.434 MOO
Feng crochet: calming projects for a harmonious home, Nikki Van De Car.746.434 VAN
Folk embroidered felt birds, Corinne Lapierre.746.0463 LAP
Interlocking crochet: 80 original stitch patterns plus techniques and projects, Tanis Galik.746.434 GAL
Japanese paper flowers: elegant kirigami blossoms, bouquets, wreaths and more, Hiromi Yamazaki.736.98 YAM
Knitting modular: shawls, wraps, and stoles, Melissa Leapman.746.432 LEA
Kumihimo wirework made easy: 20 braided jewelry designs step-by-step, Christina Larsen.739.27 LAR
Making inventive wooden toys: 33 wild & wacky projects ideal for STEAM education, Bob Gilsdorf.745.592 GIL
Martin Storey's easy cable & Aran knits: 26 projects with a modern twist, Steven Wooster.746.432 STO
Metal jewelry workshop: essential tools, easy-to-learn techniques, and 12 projects for the beginning jewelry artist, Helen I. Driggs.739.27 DRI
Mini crochet creatures: 30 amigurumi animals to make, Lauren Bergstrom.746.434 BER
Mini hoop embroideries: over 60 little masterpieces to stitch and wear, Sonia Lyne.746.44 LYN
Modern patchwork home: dynamic quilts & projects for every room, Vivika Hansen Denegre.746.46 MOD
New wave clay: ceramic design, art and architecture, Tom Morris.738 MOR
Paper inventions: machines that move, drawings that light up, and wearables and structures you can cut, fold, and roll, Kathy Ceceri.745.54 CEC
Party crochet: 24 stylish designs for any party, Sue Whiting.746.434 WHI
Quilled Christmas: 30 festive paper projects, Alli Bartkowski.745.54 BAR
Scrap-basket bounty: 16 single-block quilts that make your scraps shine, Kim Brackett.746.46 BRA
Stitch draw, Rosie James.746.44 JAM
Rosie James shows a repertoire of techniques, including: transferring drawing to cloth, working with transparencies, stitching on photographs, using multicoloured threads, layering images, and creating a pleasing composition.
The art of the tea towel: over 100 of the best designs, Marnie Fogg.746.96 FOG
The art of bead embroidery: Japanese-style, Margaret Lee.746.5 LEE
The gift of calligraphy: a modern approach to hand lettering with 25 projects to give & to keep, Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls.745.61 IMA
The knitter's dictionary: knitting know-how from a to z, Kate Atherley.746.432 ATH
The LEGO Christmas ornaments book: 15 designs to spread holiday cheer, Chris McVeigh.745.5941 MCV
The LEGO Christmas ornaments book. Volume 2: 16 designs to spread holiday cheer!, Chris McVeigh.745.5941 MCV
The paper florist: create and display stunning paper flowers, Suzi McLaughlin.745.594 MCL
The potter's book of glaze recipes, Emmanuel Cooper.738.12 COO
Turnabout patchwork: simple quilts with a twist, Teresa Mairal Barreu.746.46 BAR
Woven art: 15 modern weaving projects for you and your home, Elena Vilar.746.14 VIL

Crime & Espionage

An American summer: love and death in Chicago, Alex Kotlowitz.364.15 KOT
Over the past twenty years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been killed and another roughly 60,000 wounded by gunfire. What does that do to the spirit of individuals and communities? Drawing on his decades of experience, Alex Kotlowitz set out to chronicle one summer in the city, writing of those who have emerged from the violence and whose stories reveal the capacity, and the breaking point, of the human heart and soul.
Burned: a story of murder and the crime that wasn't, Edward Humes.364.1523 HUM
On an April night in 1989, three small children perished in a Los Angeles apartment fire. Their young mother, Jo Ann Parks, escaped unharmed, the sole survivor and only eyewitness. Forensic fire investigators soon uncovered evidence that Parks had sabotaged wiring and set several fires herself. Now a young lawyer is challenging the conviction and the so-called "science" behind it, claiming that false assumptions, tunnel vision and outright bias.
Dannemora: two escaped killers, three weeks of terror, and the largest manhunt ever in New York State, Charles A. Gardner.365.64 GAR
In June 2015, two vicious convicted murderers broke out of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, in New York's North Country, launching the most extensive manhunt in state history. Dannemora is a gripping account of the circumstances that led to the bold breakout and the twenty-three-day search that culminated in one man dead, and one man back in custody, and lingering questions about those who set the deadly drama in motion.
Death on the Derwent: Sue Neill-Fraser's story, Robin Bowles.364.1523 BOW
When Bob Chappell disappeared from his yacht, moored in the Derwent Estuary near the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania's marina, on the night of 26 January 2009, he left behind his pipe and tobacco; something that his partner of 18 years, Sue Neill-Fraser, knew he would never willingly do. What she didn't know was that despite no body, no weapon, no cause of death, and no witnesses, she would soon become the only suspect in Chappell's disappearance.
The A-Z of Victorian crime, Neil R. A. Bell. 364.941 BEL
In this book, four eminent crime historians reveal the realities of this aspect of Victorian life, illuminating not just the criminals and their victims, but also the policemen, forensic scientists and others who rubbed shoulders with the nineteenth-century underworld. Notorious crimes; the Road Hill Murder, the Balham Mystery and Jack the Ripper, stand alongside long-forgotten, neglected cases.
The Corporation: an epic story of the Cuban American underworld, T.J. English.364.106 ENG
The mastermind: the hunt for the world's most prolific criminal, Evan Ratliff.364.1 LE
It all started as an online prescription drug network, supplying hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of painkillers to American customers. Before long, the business had turned into a sprawling multinational conglomerate engaged in almost every conceivable aspect of criminal mayhem. The man behind it all, pulling the strings from a laptop in Manila, was Paul Calder Le Roux; a reclusive programmer turned criminal genius who could only exist in the networked world of the twenty-first century.
The sun does shine: how I found life and freedom on death row, Anthony Ray Hinton.364.66 HIN
Anthony Ray Hinton was poor and black when he was convicted of two murders he hadn't committed. For the next three decades he was trapped in solitary confinement in a tiny cell on death row. Eventually his case was taken up by the award-winning lawyer, Bryan Stevenson, who managed to have him exonerated, though it took 15 years for this to happen.
Tinderbox: the untold story of the Up Stairs Lounge fire and the rise of gay liberation, Robert W. Fieseler.364.1523 FIE
Buried for decades, the Up Stairs Lounge tragedy has only recently emerged as a catalyzing event of the gay liberation movement. In revelatory detail, Robert W. Fieseler chronicles the tragic event that claimed the lives of thirty-one men and one woman on June 24, 1973, at a New Orleans bar, the largest mass murder of gays until 2016.

Customs & Etiquette

A Victorian Christmas, Brian Williams.394.266 WIL
We do: how to create a meaningful wedding ceremony in your own words, Tim Maguire.392.5 MAG


Children's literature in a multiliterate world, Nicola Daly.370.117 CHI
The International Board of Books for Young People, IBBY, presents a collection by scholars of children's literature about outstanding stories and picture books that explore issues of identity, belonging and empathy in many parts of the world.
Literacy for visual learners: teaching children with learning differences to read, write, communicate and create, Adele Devine.371.9 DEV
Teachers' strangest tales: extraodinary but true tales from over five centuries of teaching, Iain Spragg.371.1 SPR


Materials: engineering, science, processing and design, Mike Ashby.620.11 ASH
The home blacksmith, Ryan Ridgway.682 RID
Forty practical, easy-to-follow projects are presented, showing aspiring blacksmiths how to make tools, such as hammers and chisels; farm implements, such as gate latches and hoof picks; and items for home use, including drawer pulls and candle holders.


The future of packaging: from linear to circular, Tom Szaky.688.8 SZA
Tom Szaky sets out to do the impossible; eliminate all waste. This book paints a future of a "circular economy" that relies on responsible reuse and recycling to propel the world towards eradicating overconsumption and waste.


Dirt to soil: one family's journey into regenerative agriculture, Gabe Brown.631.584 BRO
Gabe Brown dropped the use of most of the herbicides, insecticides, and synthetic fertilizers that are a standard part of conventional agriculture. He switched to no-till planting, started planting diverse cover crops mixes, and changed his grazing practices. He offers innovative solutions to our most pressing and complex contemporary agricultural challenge restoring the soil.

Fashion & Beauty

Elle & the youthquake: the changing face of fashion., New Zealand Fashion Museum.746.92 ELL
Fifty years after Beatlemania swept through New Zealand in June 1964, the New Zealand Fashion Museum explores that history through the story of 1960s fashion designer Wendy Hall (nee Ganley) and her Elle label and boutique. It provides valuable insight into that era and scopes the current fashion climate for emerging talent.
Juxtapoz tattoo. 391.65 JUX
Features artists who came up at the beginning of "Juxtapoz Tattoo's" modern renaissance in the mid 1990's. Whether these tattooists are creating a modern twist on a classic archetype, or pushing the boundaries of the primitives aesthetic, innovation is the common goal.
Lingerie, Anna Cryer.391.42 CRY
Lingerie explores the evolution of lingerie over the 100 years of Vogue's history, commenting on changing fashions, influence on popular culture, the psychology of lingerie and its role as a liberator, accompanied by more than 100 images from the British Vogue archive.
The sports shoe: a history from field to fashion, Thomas Turner.688.76 TUR
The tattoorialist: Berlin, London, New York, Tokyo, Paris, Nicolas Brulez.391.65 BRU
Join photographer Nicolas Brulez and Mylene Ebrard on their road trip through Berlin, London, Paris, New York and Tokyo to capture the most stylish designs and cutting-edge tattoo artists the world has to offer.
The thoughtful dresser: the art of adornment, the pleasures of shopping, and why clothes matter, Linda Grant.391.2 GRA
The Thoughtful Dresser celebrates the pleasure of adornment and is an elegant meditation on our relationship with what we wear and the significance of clothes as the most intimate but also public expressions of our identity.

Film, Television & Theatre

Atomic age cinema: the offbeat, the classic, and the obscure, Barry Atkinson.791.43615 ATK
British author Barry Atkinson plunges us into a cinematic world dominated by the atomic bomb. Although the classics get a deserved mention, the author concentrates mainly on the neglected lesser titles, many not seen for decades, giving them a much-needed public airing.
Blowing the bloody doors off: and other lessons in life, Michael Caine.791.43028 CAI
Michael Caine has starred in a huge range of films; including all-time favourites, from the classic British movies Alfie, Zulu and The Italian Job to the Hollywood blockbusting Dark Knight trilogy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Hannah and Her Sisters and Cider House Rules. Now in his 85th year he wants to share everything he's learned. With brilliant new insight into his life and work and with his wonderful gift for story, this is Caine at his wise and entertaining best.
Directing screen performances, Robert Klenner.791.43023 KLE
Fashion film: art and advertising in the digital age, Nick Rees-Roberts.791.43656 REE
This book traces the emergence of fashion film in the 21st century through its historical roots in pre- digital forms of photography, experimental cinema, mass-media advertising and documentary film-making, right up to today's visual spread of contemporary fashion on video blogs, online magazines and live-streamed catwalk shows.
Harry Potter: page to screen, the complete filmmaking journey, Bob McCabe.791.437 MCC
The double act: a history of British comedy duos, Andrew Roberts.792.2 ROB
Wasteland: the Great War and the origins of modern horror, W. Scott Poole.791.43616 POO
Historian W. Scott Poole chronicles the era's major figures and their influences; Freud, T.S. Eliot, H.P. Lovecraft, Wilfred Owen and Peter Lorre, David Cronenberg and Freddy Krueger, as well as cult favourites and the collective unconscious. Wasteland is a surprising, but wholly convincing, perspective on horror that also speaks to the audience for history, film, and popular culture.

Finance & Economics

5 day weekend: freedom to make your life and work rich with purpose, Nik Halik.332.024 HAL
Shows you how to build multiple streams of passive, independent income, opening up your world to more and better choices. Covering money and personal freedom, you will focus on ways to tighten your finances, increase your income, and develop passive investment strategies.
55, underemployed, and faking normal: your guide to a better life, Elizabeth White.332.024 WHI
For the millions of people in their fifties and sixties who find themselves out of work or underemployed and financially incapable of retiring, here's a practical plan for getting past blame and shame, overcoming denial, and finding a path to a new normal.
Amazon: how the world's most relentless retailer will continue to revolutionize commerce, Natalie Berg.381.14 BER
Belt and road: a Chinese world order, Bruno Macaes.337.51 MCA
China's Belt and Road strategy is acknowledged to be the most ambitious geopolitical initiative of the age. Covering almost seventy countries by land and sea, it will affect every element of global society, from shipping to agriculture, digital economy to tourism, politics to culture. Most importantly, it symbolizes a new phase in China's ambitions as a superpower: to remake the world economy and crown Beijing as the new center of capitalism and globalization.
Boomerang: travels in the new Third World, Michael Lewis.330.9 LEW
Presents the author's darkly humorous investigation of the effects of the 2008 financial bubble on other countries before taking aim at greedy debtors in California and Washington, D.C.
Chillpreneur: the new rules for creating success, freedom, and abundance on your terms, Denise Duffield-Thomas.338.04 DUF
Energy at the end of the world: an Orkney Islands saga, Laura Watts.333.79 WAT
The Orkney Islands are a center for energy technology innovation, from marine energy to hydrogen fuel networks, attracting the interest of venture capitalists and local communities. In this book, Laura Watts tells a story of making energy futures at the edge of the world.
Financial freedom: a proven path to all the money you will ever need, Grant Sabatier.332.024 SAB
Hinterland: America's new landscape of class and conflict, Phil A. Neel.331 NEE
How to be a capitalist without any capital: the four rules you must break to get rich, Nathan Latka.332.024 LAT
Retail therapy: why the retail industry is broken-- and what can be done to fix it, Mark Pilkington.381.1 PIL
Seeds of success: 100 years of grain & seed trading in New Zealand, Dave McKinnon.338.17 MCK
The dumb things smart people do with their money: thirteen ways to right your financial wrongs, Jill Schlesinger.332.024 SCH
The four pillars of investing: lessons for building a winning portfolio, William J. Bernstein.332.6 BER
The freelance mum: the flexible career guide for better work-life balance, Annie Ridout.331.44 RID
The future of shopping: where everyone is a retailer, Jorg Snoeck.381.1 SNO
The global economy as you've never seen it, Thomas Ramge.330 RAM
The globotics upheaval: globalisation, robotics and the future of work, Richard Baldwin.331.25 BAL
The joyful frugalista, Serina Bird.332.024 BIR
The essential handbook to living frugally, mindfully and with real joy on a budget. Who knew frugality could be so much fun? Serina Bird shares myriad practical tips for saving money in small ways every day for a better, brighter future.
The prosperity paradox: how innovation can lift nations out of poverty, Clayton M. Christensen.338.9 CHR
While noble, our current solutions are not producing consistent results, and in some cases, have exacerbated the problem of poverty. Applying the rigorous and theory-driven analysis he is known for, Christensen suggests a better way. The right kind of innovation not only builds companies, but also builds countries.
When the rivers run dry: the global water crisis and how to solve it, Fred Pearce.333.91 PEA
With 7.5 billion people competing for this single unevenly-distributed resource, the planet is drying up. Fred Pearce explores the growing world water crisis, from Kent to Kenya. But he offers us hope for the future; if we can radically revolutionise the way we treat water, and take personal responsibility for the water we use.
Work optional: retire early the non-penny-pinching way, Tanja Hester.332.024 HES

Food & Drink

10-a-day the easy way: fuss-free recipes & simple science to transform your health, James Wong.641.563 WON
Around the world in 80 food trucks: easy & tasty recipes from chefs on the road. 641.59 ARO
Lonely Planet has taken to the streets to bring you 80 fast, fresh and mouthwatering recipes from the most exciting chefs on four wheels.
Ask a chef. Vol 3, Rebecca Fox.641.5 ASK
From the Otago daily times column which features recipes from Otago cafes and restaurants requested by readers.
Bravo express!: vegan, sos-free: no sugar, oil, or salt, Ramses Bravo.641.56362 BRA
COOK90: the 30-day plan for faster, healthier, happier meals, David Tamarkin.641.5 TAM
Crumb: show the dough who's boss, Richard Bertinet.641.815 BER
Renowned baker Richard Bertinet brings bread right up to date with his hallmark straightforward approach to achieving the perfect crumb. Richard shares his expertise through every step of the baking process, including the different techniques of fermenting, mixing and working never 'kneading' the dough.
Dinner for everyone: 100 iconic dishes made 3 ways-- easy, vegan, or perfect for company, Mark Bittman.641.54 BIT
Fantastical cakes: incredible creations for the baker in anyone, Gesine Bullock-Prado.641.8653 BUL
Flour and Stone, Nadine Ingram.641.5 ING
Flour and Stone is a petite bakery in inner-city Sydney with a large and devoted following for its panna cotta lamingtons, flaky croissants, chewy cookies, dreamy cakes and delectable pastries of every kind. Nadine Ingram bookshares her signature recipes, all carefully explained and rigorously tested for the home kitchen.
Food52 genius desserts: 100 recipes that will change the way you bake, Kristen Miglore.641.86 MIG
Happy gut: feel-good recipes and remedies for better gut health, Reece Carter.641.5631 CAR
Happy healthy strong, Rachael Finch.641.563 FIN
An inspirational, life-affirming and beautiful health/wellness & recipe book from Rachael Finch. This book contains 85+ delicious clean wholefood recipes as well as a two-week vitality plan to kickstart your new self.
Healthy gut, flat stomach drinks: 75 low-fodmap tonics, smoothies, infusions, and more, Danielle Capalino.641.5631 CAP
Homemade: 80+ household essentials to inspire your everyday, Eleanor Ozich.641.5 OZI
"You'll learn to create your own homespun essentials, such as mayonnaise, crackers, yoghurt, bread, muesli bars, hummus, cheese, and more. Complementing these delicious, nourishing treats, the book also includes recipes for other household items, like foodwraps, cleaners, air fresheners, balms, hand scrubs and candles.
Momofuko, David Chang.641.595 CHA
Chang produces a buzzing fusion of Korean/Asian and Western cuisine, creating a style of food which defies easy categorisation.
Pressure cooker: why home cooking won't solve our problems and what we can do about it, Sarah Bowen.641.54 BOW
Quick cooking, Mary Berry.641.555 BER
Rosemary Shrager's cookery course: 150 tried & tested recipes to be a better cook, Rosemary Shrager.641.5 SHR
Secrets of great second meals: flexible modern recipes that value time and limit waste, Sara Dickerman.641.55 DIC
Simple every day: easy meals and time-saving tips for every night of the week, Justine Schofield.641.555 SCH
Smart snacks: 100+ quick & nutritious recipes for surviving the school years: mood-boosting food for kids & teens, Flip Shelton.641.5622 SHE
Smoke & pickles: recipes and stories from a new southern kitchen, Edward Lee.641.5973 LEE
Tastes of home, Lian-Hong Brebner.641.59 BRE
Highlighting the voices of Auckland University of Technology students from refugee/migrant backgrounds, this book captures the essence of welcome, family traditions and a new sense of community and identity for people who now call New Zealand their home.
The 5-minute salad lunchbox: happy, healthy & speedy salads to make in minutes, Alexander Hart.641.53 HAR
The edgy veg: 138 carnivore-approved vegan recipes, Candice Hutchings.641.56362 HUT
The gut friendly cookbook, Alana Scott.641.5631 SCO
The Katherine Mansfield cookbook, Nicola Saker.641.5993 MAN
Features recipes for food eaten and written about by Katherine Mansfield, interspersed with food-related excerpts from her letters and notebooks.
The keto reset diet cookbook: 150 low-carb, high-fat ketogenic recipes to boost weight loss, Mark Sisson.641.5638 SIS
The nude nutritionist: stop obsessing about food + never diet again, Lyndi Cohen.641.563 COH
The pretty dish: more than 150 everyday recipes & 50 beauty DIYs to nourish your body inside & out, Jessica Merchant.641.5 MER
The sprouted kitchen bowl + spoon: simple and inspired whole foods recipes to savor and share, Sara Forte.641.5637 FOR
The ultimate vegan breakfast book: 80 mouthwatering plant-based recipes you'll want to wake up for, Nadine Horn.641.56362 HOR
The yogic kitchen, Jody Vassallo.641.563 VAS
In The Yogic Kitchen, Ayurvedic health coach, skilled cook and passionate yoga teacher Jody Vassallo offers you 100 recipes as well as a holistic guide to Ayurveda that shows you how to identify which of the three main constitutions (or doshas) you are and how you can support your dosha with the right food medicine.
Untraditional desserts: 100 classic treats with a twist, Allison Miller.641.86 MIL
Vietnamese food any day: simple recipes for true, fresh flavors, Andrea Nguyen.641.59597 NGU

Gardens & Gardening

A garden can be anywhere: creating bountiful and beautiful edible gardens, Lauri Kranz.635 KRA
A wood of one's own, Ruth Pavey.635.977 PAV
After years of living in London's urban jungle, Ruth Pavey dreamt of reconnecting with the British countryside and embarked on a journey to find the perfect plot of land on which to plant a wood. Chronicling her struggle to clear away the brambles to make a place for herself in the world, Pavey's story is both enchanting and candid, and at times self-deprecating as she recognises her shortcomings as a landowner.
Beginner gardening: step by step, Emma Tennant.635 BEG
Container vegetable gardening: growing crops in pots in every space, Liz Dobbs.635.986 DOB
Infinite succulent: miniature living art to keep or share, Rachael Cohen.635.952 COH
Living décor: plants, potting and diy projects: botanical styling with fiddle-leaf figs, monsteras, air plants, succulents, ferns, and more of your favorite houseplants, Maria Colletti.635.965 COL
Perfect pots for small spaces: 20 creative container gardening projects, George Carter.635.986 CAR
Propagating plants, Alan Toogood.635.91 PRO
The Kew gardener's guide to growing herbs: the art of science to grow your own herbs, Holly Farrell.635.7 FAR
The Kew gardener's guide to growing house plants: the art and science to grow your own house plants, Kay Maguire.635.965 MAG
Vegetables, chickens & bees: an honest guide to growing your own food anywhere, Carson Arthur.635 ART


16:8 intermittent fasting, Jaime Rose Chambers.613.25 CHA
Rose Chambers is a practising dietitian who prescribes intermittent fasting as the easiest and most effective tool for healthy weight control that she's seen.
Ageless brain: think faster, remember more, and stay sharper by lowering your brain age, Julia Vantine.612.82 AGE
Beyond the pill: a 30-day program to balance your hormones, reclaim your body, and reverse the dangerous side effects of the birth control pill, Jolene Brighten.618.1 BRI
Body kindness: transform your health from the inside out and never say diet again, Rebecca Scritchfield.613 SCR
This book shows you how to create a healthier and happier life by treating yourself with compassion rather than shame. It shows the way to a sense of well-being attained by understanding how to love, connect, and care for yourself and that includes your mind as well as your body.
Confused, angry, anxious?: why working with older people in care really can be difficult, and what to do about it, Bo Hejlskov Elvén.616.83 ELV
Conquer type 2 diabetes: how a fat, middle-aged man lost 31kg and reversed his type 2 diabetes, Richard Shaw.616.462 SHA
Contented dementia, Oliver James.616.83 JAM
This guide shows how much can be done to maximize the quality of life for people with the condition.The SPECAL method (Specialized Early Care for Alzheimer's) outlined in this book works by creating links between past memories and the routine activities of daily life in the present. Drawing on real-life examples and user-friendly, tried-and-tested methods, this lifesaver provides essential information and guidance for carers, relatives, and professionals.
Deep survival: who lives, who dies, and why: true stories of miraculous endurance and sudden death, Laurence Gonzales.613.69 GON
A mix of adventure narrative, survival science, and practical advice to inspire everyone from business leaders to military officers, educators, and psychiatric professionals to take control of stress, learn to assess risk, and make better decisions under pressure.
Dynamic aging: simple exercises for whole-body mobility, Katy Bowman.613.71 BOW
Gaslighting: how to recognise manipulative and emotionally abusive people and break free, Stephanie Moulton Sarkis.616.8582 SAR
Good to go: how to eat, sleep and rest like a champion, Christie Aschwanden.617.1027 ASC
Healthy habits for managing & reversing prediabetes: 100 simple, effective ways to prevent and undo prediabetes, Marie Feldman.616.462 FEL
Healthy vision: prevent and reverse eye disease through better nutrition, Neal Adams.617.7 ADA
Heart solution for women: a proven program to prevent and reverse heart disease, Mark Menolascino.616.12 MEN
Hope with eating disorders: a self-help guide for parents, carers and friends of sufferers, Lynn Crilly.616.8526 CRI
Living well with hemochromatosis: a handbook on diet, iron overload treatments and protective supplements, Ralph Catalase.616.15 CAT
Loving someone with borderline personality disorder: how to keep out-of-control emotions from destroying your relationship, Shari Y. Manning.616.8585 MAN
Mercury poisoning: the undiagnosed epidemic: the science and case histories showing the role of mercury in diseases such as Alzheimer's, autism, ADHD, allergies and chronic fatigue and how to eliminate mercury from your body, David Hammond.615.92 HAM
Overcoming depersonalization disorder: a mindfulness & acceptance guide to conquering feelings of numbness & unreality, Fugen Neziroglu.616.8914 NEZ
Overcoming trauma through yoga: reclaiming your body, David Emerson.616.8521 EME
Seven signs of life: stories from an intensive care doctor, Aoife Abbey.616.028 ABB
The dental diet: the surprising link between your teeth, real food, and life-changing natural health, Dr. Steven Lin.617.6 LIN
The garden apothecary: homemade remedies for everyday ailments, Reece Carter.615.321 CAR
The human body book, Steve Parker.612 PAR
An all-in-one illustrated guide to human anatomy with encyclopedic coverage from bones and muscles to systems and processes.
The truth about fat, Anthony Warner.616.398 WAR
The wellness lifestyle: a chef's recipe for real life, Daniel Orr.613 ORR
Explains how to implement and maintain effective behavoir changes, including better ways to move, like yoga; better ways to think, like through meditation; and better ways to eat, with easy recipes for whole, healthful foods.
Understanding psychosis: issues and challenges for sufferers, families, and friends, Donald Capps.616.89 CAP
You mean I'm not lazy, stupid or crazy?!: the classic self-help book for adults with attention deficit disorder, Kate Kelly.616.8589 KEL

History, Geography & Travel

A house at the end of the track: travels among the English in the Ariège Pyrenees, Michelle Lawson.944.73 LAW
Intrigued by the endless accounts of English incomers `living the dream' in France, Michelle Lawson travels around the Ariege Pyrenees she captured stories and observed the online interactions of a scattered English community, as well as frank conversations with new arrivals, old-timers and those packing up to return to England.
A rope from the sky: the making and unmaking of the world's newest state, Zach Vertin.962.404 VER
The birth of South Sudan was celebrated the world round--a triumph for global justice and the end of one of the world's most devastating wars. The Republic's historic independence was acclaimed not only by its long-oppressed people, but by three U.S. presidents and the legions of Americans who championed their cause. But the celebration would not last.
Above & beyond: John F. Kennedy and America's most dangerous Cold War spy mission, Casey Sherman.973.922 KEN
Abroad: the travel journals & paintings of Cranleigh Harper Barton, Gerry Barton.910.92 BAR
Feilding-born Cranleigh Barton travelled extensively most of his life, and his journals and paintings capture a world that has vanished. He began his diary in 1908 when he was 17; ten years later he became a watercolour artist. Cranleigh compiled over 80 journals, and his water-colours number in the thousands of the richness of an artist's life in the first half of the 20th century in New Zealand, Australia, the UK, Europe and the East.
Amarna sunrise: Egypt from golden age to age of heresy, Aidan Dodson.932 DOD
This book traces the history of Egypt from the death of the great warrior-king Thutmose III to the high point of Akhenaten's reign, when the known world brought gifts to his newly-built capital city of Amarna, in particular looking at the way in which the cult of the sun became increasingly important to even 'orthodox' kings, culminating in the transformation of Akhenaten's father, Amenhotep III, into a solar deity in his own right.
Antarctica's lost aviator: the epic adventure to explore the last frontier on Earth, Jeff Maynard.998.9 ELL
By the 1930s, no one had yet crossed Antarctica, and its vast interior remained a mystery frozen in time. Hoping to write his name in the history books, wealthy American Lincoln Ellsworth announced he would fly across the unexplored continent.This book brings alive one of the strangest episodes in polar history, using previously unpublished diaries, correspondence, photographs, and film to reveal the amazing true story of the first crossing of Antarctica and how, against all odds, it was achieved by the unlikeliest of heroes.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the era of assassination, Lisa Traynor.943.604 FRA
Could the event that triggered the `war to end all wars' have been prevented? The shot that killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand; long considered the catalyst for the outbreak of the First World War, is often described as the `shot heard around the world'. Far less widely known is the fact that the Archduke may have owned, but on that fateful day did not wear, a silk bulletproof vest created by Polish priest-turned-inventor Casimir Zeglen. Applying innovative new research, Lisa Traynor highlights the risks associated with power and status in the early 20th century, and charts the technological development of pistols used in the period's assassination plots.
Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh: the Bradt travel guide, Deirdre Holding.947.56 HOL
Bradt Travel Guide.
Around the world in 80 trains: a 45,000-mile adventure, Monisha Rajesh.910.41 RAJ
Monisha Rajesh's 45,000 miles adventure, almost twice the circumference of the earth, coasting along the world's most remarkable railways; from the cloud-skimming heights of Tibet's Qinghai railway to silk-sheeted splendour on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Batavia: betrayal, shipwreck, murder, sexual slavery, courage: a spine-chilling chapter in Australian history, Peter FitzSimons.994.1 FIT
The story is set in 1629, when the pride of the Dutch East India Company, the Batavia, is on its maiden voyage en route from Amsterdam to the Dutch East Indies, laden down with the greatest treasure to leave Holland. The ship is already boiling over with a mutinous plot that is just about to break into the open when, just off the coast of Western Australia, it strikes an unseen reef in the middle of the night.
Congo stories: battling five centuries of exploitation and greed, John Prendergast.967.51 PRE
Contempt: a memoir of the Clinton investigation, Ken Starr.973.929 CLI
Twenty years after the Starr Report and the Clinton impeachment, former special prosecutor Ken Starr finally shares his definitive account of one of the most divisive periods in American history.
Cuba, Christopher Baker.972.91 BAK
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Dark shadows: inside the secret world of Kazakhstan, Joanna Lillis.958.45 LIL
Defying Vichy: blood, fear and French resistance, Robert Pike.944.0816 PIK
Destinations of a lifetime: 225 of the world's most amazing places, Dan Westergren.910.2 DES
Discover Thailand: top sights, authentic experiences, Austin Bush.959.3 BUS
Lonely Planet Guide.
Endless winter: your guide to working in a ski resort, Sharyn McCullum.910.46 MCC
Estonia: a modern history, Neil Taylor.947.98 TAY
Ethiopia, Philip Briggs.963 BRI
Bradt Travel Guide.
Francis Fukuyama and the end of history, Howard Williams.901 FUK
Fukuyama's concept of the End of History has been one of the most widely debated theories of international politics since the end of the Cold War. This book discusses Fukuyama's claim that liberal democracy alone is able to satisfy the human aspiration for freedom and dignity, and explores the way in which his thinking is part of a philosophical tradition which includes Kant, Hegel and Marx.
Grand Canyon National Park, Loren Bell.979.13 BEL
Lonely Planet Guide.
Has the West lost it?: a provocation, Kishore Mahbubani.909.83 MAH
Kishore Mahbubani argues that the West can no longer presume to impose its ideology on the world, and, crucially, that it must stop seeking to intervene, politically and militarily, in the affairs of other nations.
History of the clan MacRae with genealogies, Alexander MacRae.929.2 MCR
Into the storm: two ships, a deadly hurricane, and an epic battle for survival, Tristram Korten.910.9163 KOR
In late September 2015, Hurricane Joaquin swept past the Bahamas and swallowed a pair of cargo vessels in its destructive path: El Faro, a 790-foot American behemoth with a crew of thirty-three, and the Minouche, a 230-foot freighter with a dozen sailors aboard. From the parallel stories of these ships and their final journeys, Tristram Korten weaves a remarkable tale of two veteran sea captains and their desperate crews, and the Coast Guard's extraordinary battle against a storm that defied prediction.
Japan story: in search of a nation, 1850 to the present, Christopher Harding.952 HAR
Lessons from a dark time: and other essays, Adam Hochschild.909.82 HOC
This book collects some two dozen pieces from bestselling author Adam Hochschild, written over the past 25 years. All have been published before, most in the New York Review of Books but also in the New Yorker, Harper's, Mother Jones, and elsewhere. They are a mixture of essays about books, authors, one film, and the writing of history and on-the-ground journalism based on reporting from India, Africa, and elsewhere.
Literary places, Sarah Baxter.910.2 BAX
Travel journalist Sarah Baxter provides comprehensive and atmospheric outlines of the history and culture of 25 literary places around the globe, as well as how they intersect with the lives of the authors and the works that make them significant.
Long shot: my life as a sniper in the fight against ISIS, Azad Cudi.956.91 CUD
Azad tells the inside story of how a group of activists and idealists withstood a ferocious assault and, street by street, house by house, took back their land in a victory that was to prove the turning point in the war against ISIS. By turns devastating, inspiring and lyrical, this is an unique account of modern war and of the incalculable price of victory as a few thousand men and women achieved the impossible and kept their dream of freedom alive.
Lotharingia: a personal history of Europe's lost country, Simon Winder.943.01 WIN
In 843 AD, the three surviving grandsons of the great emperor Charlemagne met at Verdun. After years of bitter squabbles over who would inherit the family land, they finally decided to divide the territory and go their separate ways. In a moment of staggering significance, one grandson inherited the area we now know as France, another Germany and the third received the piece in between: Lotharingia. Lotharingia is a history of in- between Europe.
More dashing: further letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor, Adam Sisman.910.92 FER
This second volume, More Dashing, presents a further selection of letters that exude a zest for life and adventure characteristic of the man known to all as 'Paddy'. Paddy's exuberant letters contain: a chance conversation with the Foreign Secretary, Anthony Eden, when Paddy opens the wrong door, or a glass of ouzo under the pine trees with Harold Macmillan. They describe encounters with such varied figures as Jackie Onassis, Camilla Parker-Bowles, Oswald Mosley and Peter Mandelson.
Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest, Marc Di Duca.943.3 DI
Lonely Planet Guide.
Nature of New Zealand, Jane Dove Juneau.993 JUN
Nature's mutiny: how the little ice age transformed the west and shaped the present, Philipp Blom.940.25 BLO
In this innovative and compelling work of environmental history, Philipp Blom chronicles the great climate crisis of the 1600s, a crisis that would transform the entire social and political fabric of Europe. While hints of a crisis appeared as early as the 1570s, by the end of the sixteenth century the temperature plummeted so drastically that Mediterranean harbours were covered with ice. A sweeping examination of how a society responds to profound and unexpected change.
New Jerusalem, Paul Ham.943 HAM
In February 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe seized the city of Munster, in the German-speaking land of Westphalia. They were convinced that they were God's Elect, specially chosen by the Almighty to be the first to ascend to Paradise on Judgement Day, as told in the Book of Revelation. And it would all happen here, in 'New Jerusalem' (as they renamed the city), during Easter 1535, when God and Christ would descend and usher in the End Times.
Norfolk: local, characterful guides to Britain's special places, Laurence Mitchell.942.61 MIT
North to South: hiking New Zealand's 3,000 kilometre Te Araroa trail, Stefan Fairweather.993 FAI
Off the rails: a train trip through life, Beppe Severgnini.910.4 SEV
In this witty and entertaining collection of travel tales, an acclaimed journalist explores his obsession with trains -- and what his rail journeys have taught him about culture and identity.
Our woman in Havana: reporting Castro's Cuba, Sarah Rainsford.972.91 RAI
Provence and the Cóte d'Azur, Robin Gauldie.944.9 GAU
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Reading Maimonides in Gaza, Marilyn Garson.953.1 GAR
Between 2011 and 2015, Marilyn Garson lived through two wars as she worked for Mercy Corps and UNRWA in Gaza. The book mixes an intimate and harrowing behind-the-scenes look at the life-saving work aid organizations did to support the people of Gaza during two Israeli attacks with Garson's own process of coming to understand her connection to Judaism while under fire from Israeli warplanes.
Say nothing: a true story of murder and memory in Northern Ireland, Patrick Radden Keefe.941.67 KEE
One night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive again. In this powerful, scrupulously reported book, Patrick Radden Keefe offers not just a forensic account of a brutal crime but a vivid portrait of the world in which it happened.
Scarfie flats of Dunedin, Sarah Gallagher.993.92 GAL
Singapore: a modern history, Michael D. Barr.959.57 BAR
Stonehenge: the story of a sacred landscape, Francis Pryor.936.2 PRY
Stranger country, Monica Tan.994 TAN
In mid-2016, Monica Tan left Sydney, unsure of her place in Australia. Stranger Country is the riveting account of the six months Monica drove and camped her way through some of Australia's most beautiful and remote landscapes.
The bucket list: places to find peace & quiet, Victoria Ward.910.4 WAR
The caravan & camping guide. 2019. 941 CAR
Now in its 51st edition, the ever-popular AA Caravan and Camping Guide continues to showcase the best sites from across Britain.
The cruise handbook: inspiring ideas and essential advice for the new generation of cruises and cruisers, Michelle Baran.910.2 BAR
The interrogation rooms of the Korean War: the untold history, Monica Kim.951.9042 KIM
The medieval clothier, John S. Lee.940.1 LEE
Cloth-making became England's leading industry in the late Middle Ages; clothiers coordinated its different stages, in some cases carrying out the processes themselves, and found markets for their finished cloth, selling to merchants, drapers and other traders. This book offers the first recent survey of this hugely important and significant trade and its practitioners, examining the whole range of clothiers across different areas of England, and exploring their impact within the industry and in their wider communities.
The new silk roads: the present and future of the world, Peter Frankopan.909 FRA
Following the Silk Roads eastwards, from Europe through to China, by way of Russia and the Middle East, The New Silk Roads provides a timely reminder that we live in a world that is profoundly interconnected. In an age of Brexit and Trump, the themes of isolation and fragmentation permeating the Western world stand in sharp contrast to events along the Silk Roads since 2015, where ties have been strengthened and mutual cooperation established.
The Oxford illustrated history of the Holy Land, Robert G. Hoyland.956.94 OXF
The promise: love and loss in modern China, Xinran.951.05 XIN
Not only a moving, beautifully-written and engaging story of four people and their lives, but a crucial portrait of social change in China and how traditional Chinese values have been slowly eroded by the tide of modernity and how their outlooks on love, and the choices they've made in life, have been all been affected by the great upheavals of Chinese history.
The savage frontier: the Pyrenees in history and the imagination, Matthew Carr.946.52 CAR
The shortest history of Germany, James Hawes.943 HAW
The war before the war: fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, Andrew Delbanco.973.71 DEL
Time song: searching for doggerland, Julia Blackburn.936 BLA
Julia Blackburn has always collected things that hold stories about the past, especially the very distant past: mammoth bones, little shells that happen to be two million years old, a flint shaped as a weapon long ago. Time Song brings many such stories together as it tells of the creation, the existence and the loss of a country now called Doggerland, a huge and fertile area that once connected the entire east coast of England with mainland Europe, until it was finally submerged by rising sea levels around 5000 BC.
Travel Route 66: a guide to the history, sights, and destinations along the main street of America, Jim Hinckley.978 HIN
Venice: city guide, Lisa Gerard-Sharp.945.31 GER
Insight Guide.
Wild women: and their amazing adventures over land, sea and air, Mariella Frostrup.910.4 WIL
A collection of the greatest women's travel writing ever written. From Constantinople to Crimea, from Antarctica to the Andes, women throughout history have travelled across land and sea and recorded their adventures. This is a collection of more than 50 of the greatest escapades ever experienced and told by women.
Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks, Benedict Walker.978.75 WAL
Lonely Planet Guide.
Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, Michael Grosberg.979.44 GRO
Lonely Planet Guide.

House & DIY

A beginner's guide to bag making: 20 classic styles explained step by step, Estelle Zanatta.646.48 ZAN
Carpentry made simple: 23 stylish projects, learn as you build. 684.104 CAR
Debbie Shore's sewing room secrets. Machine sewing: top tips and techniques for successful sewing., Debbie Shore.646.2 SHO
Design thread, Kit Kemp.747 KEM
Kit Kemp creates personal, handcrafted rooms by bending the rules and combining colour and wit. This lavishly photographed interiors book shows how to leave behind design rules to create truly beautiful, original interiors.
From tree to table: how to make your own rustic log furniture., Alan Garbers.684.1 GAR
My bedroom is an office & other interior design dilemmas, Joanna Thornhill.747 THO
Natural home cleaning: over 100 ways to clean your home naturally, Fern Green.648.5 GRE
On interior design, Penny Drue Baird.747 BAI
Decorator Penny Drue Baird is here to help with an incisive exploration of the essential aspects of contemporary interiors. Baird considers architectural details, furniture, colour, fabric, flooring, lighting, and accessories, offering expertise, history, and recommendations.
Outdoor paint techniques & faux finishes: 25 great outdoor finishes for plaster, wood, cement, metal, and stone, Marina Niven.698.1 NIV
Outer order inner calm: declutter & organize to make more room for happiness, Gretchen Rubin.648.8 RUB
Practical weekend projects for woodworkers: 35 projects to make for every room of your home, Phillip Gardener.684.08 GAR
Readymade home furniture: easy building projects made from off-the-shelf items, Chris Peterson.684.104 PET
Recipes for decorating, Joa Studholme.747 STU
At the heart of the book are 15 case studies of inspirational homes, from city apartments to country cottages, explored in turn to reveal how selecting the right range of colours can create a harmonious whole.
Sewing: techniques for beginners, Francesca Sterlacci.646.2 STE
Ultimate storage solutions, From the editors of the Family Handyman.648.8 ULT
Wabi-sabi sewing: 20 sewing patterns for perfectly imperfect projects, Karen Lewis.646.2 LEW
This collection of 20 sewing projects for home decor and accessories is based on the popular Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi which celebrates the beauty in the ordinary and imperfect.
Woodworking: traditional craft for modern living, Samina Langholz.684.08 LAN
Woodworking for the garden: 16 easy-to-build step-by-step projects, Alan Bridgewater.684.18 BRI


Merchants of truth: inside the news revolution, Jill Abramson.070.4 ABR


Adams on criminal law, Simon France.345 ADA
Adams on Criminal Law has been New Zealand's most trusted criminal law reference for over 40 years. The Student Edition looks at the Crimes Act 1961 and Criminal Procedure Act 2011 and offers practical commentary on key sections.

Library Science

The relevant library: essays on adapting to changing needs, Vera Gubnitskaia.021.2 REL


American sonnets for my past and future assassin, Terrance Hayes.811.6 HAY
Terrance Hayes, one of America's most acclaimed poets, writes seventy poems during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares. I
Beasts at bedtime: revealing the environmental wisdom in children's literature, Liam Heneghan.809.89282 HEN
Within the entertaining pages of many children's books, however, also lie profound teachings about the natural world that can help children develop an educated and engaged appreciation of the dynamic environment they inhabit. In Beasts at Bedtime, scientist (and father) Liam Heneghan examines the environmental underpinnings of children's stories
Bookends: collected intros and outros, Michael Chabon.818.54 CHA
The introductions and afterwords of books are often overlooked by readers but Chabon explains how they can be explanatory, triumphal, bibliographic even score-settling. His compilation of pieces about books gives readers a unique look into Chabon's literary origins and influences: the literature that shaped his taste and formed his ideas about writing and reading.
Dreyer's English: an utterly correct guide to clarity and style, Benjamin Dreyer.808.02 DRE
How to write a book: writing a novel that sells, Dan Brown.808.3 BRO
Louisa on the front lines: Louisa May Alcott in the Civil War, Samantha Seiple.813.4 ALC
Louisa on the Frontlines is the first narrative nonfiction book focusing on the least-known aspect of Louisa May Alcott's career; her time spent as a nurse during the Civil War. Though her service was brief, the dramatic experience was one that she considered pivotal in helping her write the beloved classic Little Women.
Salt on your tongue: women and the sea, Charlotte Runcie.809.933 RUN
Charlotte Runcie has always felt pulled to the sea, lured by its soothing, calming qualities but also enlivened and inspired by its salty wildness. When she loses her beloved grandmother, and becomes pregnant with her first child, she feels its pull even more intensely. In 'Salt On Your Tongue' Charlotte explores what the sea means to us, and particularly what it has meant to women through the ages.
Service stations and other liminal spaces: Re-Draft's 18th collection of writing by New Zealand teenagers, Tessa Duder.820.809283 SER
Collection of poetry and short stories written by teenagers conveying the attitudes of young New Zealanders.
The history of the Hobbit, John D. Rateliff.823.912 TOL
In one volume for the first time, this revised and updated examination of how J.R.R.Tolkien came to write his original masterpiece 'The Hobbit' includes his complete unpublished draft version of the story, together with notes and illustrations by Tolkien himself.
The human figure in Islamic art: holy men, princes, and commoners, Kjeld von Folsach.704.942 FOL
Who killed my father, Édouard Louis.844.92 LOU
Édouard Louis explores key moments in his father's life, and the tenderness and disconnects in their relationship. Told with the fire of a writer determined on social justice, and with the compassion of a loving son, the book urgently and brilliantly engages with issues surrounding masculinity, class, homophobia, shame and social poverty.

Music & Musicians

Accidentally like a martyr: the tortured art of Warren Zevon, James Campion.781.66 ZEV
Music journalist James Campion presents 13 essays on seminal Zevon songs and albums that provide context to the themes, inspirations, and influence of one of America's most literate songwriters. In-depth interviews with Zevon's friends and colleagues provide first-person accounts of how the music was lived, composed, recorded, and performed.
Banjo: an illustrated history, Bob Carlin.787.88 CAR
Contact high: a visual history of hip-hop, Vikki Tobak.781.66 TOB
Conversations with Rossini, Ferdinand Hiller.782.1092 ROS
The conversations the 63-year-old Rossini had with Ferdinand Hiller in Trouville in Normandy in September 1855, and the finely drafted impression of Rossini himself with which Hiller prefaces the conversations, will be of exceptional interest to all music lovers.
How to be invisible, Kate Bush.781.66 BUS
Since her emergence in 1978, Kate Bush has forged a creative path which has proved to be both highly innovative and hugely inspiring. Her artistic achievements have helped shape our cultural landscape and her singular vision has influenced many others. How To Be Invisible presents the lyrics of Kate Bush for the first time.
Joni: the Joni Mitchell sessions, Norman Seeff.781.64 MIT
It is a creative partnership that has lasted for over 40 years. Joni Mitchell, the artist behind celebrated hits "Help Me" and "Big Yellow Taxi", and Norman Seeff, a rock-and-roll photographer with a host of legendary subjects in his portfolio, did some of their best work together. Through over a dozen sessions across more than a decade together, the photographer captured the many facets of her personality in some of her most famous images.
One hundred lyrics and a poem: 1979-2016, Neil Tennant.781.64 TEN
Over a career that spans four decades and thirteen studio albums with Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant has consistently proved himself to be one of the most elegant and stylish of contemporary lyricists. Presented is an overview of his considerable achievement as a chronicler of modern life: the romance, the break-ups, the aspirations, the changing attitudes, the history, the politics, the pain.
Some fun tonight!: the backstage story of how the Beatles rocked America: the historic tours of 1964-1966. Volume 1, 1964, Chuck Gunderson.781.66 BEA
Some fun tonight!: the backstage story of how the Beatles rocked America: the historic tours of 1964-1966. Volume 2, 1965-1966, Chuck Gunderson.781.66 BEA
Speaking the piano: reflections on learning and teaching, Susan Tomes.786.2 TOM
Suzuki viola school. Viola part, Volume 4 [music]. 787.3193 SUZ
Suzuki violin school. Violin part, Volume 2 [music]. 787.2193 SUZ
Suzuki violin school. Violin part, Volume 5 [music]. 787.2193 SUZ
The complete lyrics, 1978-2013, Nick Cave.781.66 CAV
This complete collection of Nick Cave's lyrics spans his entire career, from his writing for The Birthday Party through the highly acclaimed Murder Ballads and The Boatman's Call to recent work with Grinderman and his 2013 album, Push the Sky Away. Brought together in one volume, these lyrics make up one of the most outstanding achievements of contemporary music.
The history of gangster rap: from Schoolly D to Kendrick Lamar: the rise of a great American art form, Soren Baker.781.66 BAK
The History of Gangster Rap is a deep dive into one of the most fascinating subgenres of any music category to date. Sixteen detailed chapters, organized chronologically, examine the evolution of gangster rap, its main players, and the culture that created this revolutionary music.
The ultimate guide to vinyl and more: all you need to know about collecting essential music, from cylinders and CDs to LPs and tapes, Dave Thompson.780.266 THO
World domination: the Sub Pop Records story, Gillian G. Gaar. 781.49 GAA
Founded in the late 1980s by Bruce Pavitt and Johnathan Poneman, Seattle-based Sub Pop Records released early recordings by then-upstart regional bands such as Green River, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, Tad, Nirvana, Flaming Lips, Afghan Whigs, and Screaming Trees.


Baby-led weaning: the (not-so) revolutionary way to start solids and make a happy eater, Teresa Pitman.649.3 PIT
Help your child develop emotional literacy: the parents' guide to happy children, Betty Rudd.649.1 RUD
Sixteen years a child, sixty years an adult: raising children to be amazing adults, Bob Cheesman.649.1 CHE
The orchid and the dandelion: why some children struggle and how all can thrive, W. Thomas Boyce.649.1 BOY
The second baby book: how to cope with pregnancy number two and create a happy home for your firstborn and new arrival, Sarah Ockwell-Smith.649.1 OCK

Personal Development

A safe place for change: skills and capacities for counselling and therapy, Hugh Crago.158.3 CRA
Breaking the habit of being yourself: how to lose your mind and create a new one, Joe Dispenza.158.1 DIS
Busy as fck, Karen Nimmo.158.1 NIM
In 10 on-the-couch sessions, New Zealand clinical psychologist Karen Nimmo diagnoses, explains and treats Busy as Fck syndrome, the condition that's consuming us all, whether we realise it or not. If we are going to squeeze the most from ourselves and our all-too-short lives, we need to be able to gauge when our Busy as Fckness is compromising (or drip-feed destroying) our physical and emotional health.
Don't forget your crown: self-love has everything to do with it., Derrick Jaxn.158.1 JAX
Fed up: navigating and redefining emotional labour for good, Gemma Hartley.155.333 HAR
Fed Up puts forward a thought-provoking, honest and impassioned case that any woman in a relationship should take an unflinching look at her own home life and ask: "How could we do this better?" The answer might just save your sanity, and your relationships.
Getting to yes: negotiating an agreement without giving in, Roger Fisher.158.5 FIS
Guru: by fixing only one piece of the jigsaw puzzle, you'll miss seeing the whole picture, Rupaul.158.1 RUP
GuRu is packed with more than 80 beautiful photographs that illustrate the concept of building the life you want from the outside in and the inside out. As someone who has deconstructed life's hilarious facade, RuPaul has broken "the fourth wall" to expand on the concept of mind, body, and spirit.
Into the pure ..., Tim Nicholls.153.44 NIC
Tim Nicholls shares the key to his adventures, vitality, and experiences, and he explains how he unlocked the way that led him toward an intuitive understanding of spiritual empowerment.
Not working: why we have to stop, Josh Cohen.153.35 COH
Psychoanalyst Josh Cohen explores the paradox that inactivity is both a source of lethargy and indifference and a condition of imaginative freedom and creativity.
Physical intelligence: harness your body's untapped intelligence to achieve more, stress less and live more happily, Claire Dale.152 DAL
Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, Susan Cain.155.23 CAI
Stumbling on happiness, Daniel Gilbert.158 GIL
Harvard psychologist David Gilbert reveals what we have discovered about the uniquely human ability to imagine the future, our capacity to predict how much we will like it when we get there, and why we seem to know so little about the hearts and minds of the people we are about to become.
Success the psychology of achievement, Deborah A. Olson.158.1 OLS
The everything body language book, Shelly Hagen.153.69 HAG
The God of dreams: understanding the meaning and significance of dreaming, Archie W.N. Roy.154.63 ROY
The golden condom: and other essays on love lost and found, Jeanne Safer.152.41 SAF
Dr Jeanne Safer interweaves her own experiences with those of a variety of memorable people, including her patients, telling a series of tales that investigate relationships, both healthy and toxic, including traumatic friendships, love after loss, unrequited or obsessional love and more.
The happiness passport: a world tour of joyful living in 50 words, Megan C Hayes.158.1 HAY
The hope circuit: a psychologist's journey from helplessness to optimism, Martin Seligman.150 SEL
The lickable third: how to make your life 33% better, Lisa O'Neill.158.1 ONE
The Lickable Third is a way of life. It's about being discerning. It's about saying no to the things that don't matter, so you can say yes to the things that do. Do more of what you love, surrounded by your favourite stuff with the people you adore.
The perils of perception: why we're wrong about nearly everything, Bobby Duffy.153 DUF
This landmark book, informed by over ten exclusive major polling studies by IPSOS across 40 countries, asks why in the age of the internet, where information should be more accessible than ever, we remain so poorly informed.
Think, learn, succeed: understanding and using your mind to thrive at school, the workplace, and life, Caroline Leaf.158.1 LEA
Ways to go beyond and why they work: spiritual practices in a scientific age, Rupert Sheldrake.153 SHE

Pets & Animals

Hentopia: create a hassle-free habitat for happy chickens: 21 innovative projects, Frank Hyman.636.5083 HYM
Secrets of a pet whisperer: stop telling your animals to misbehave, Terri Steuben.636.0887 STE
The gift of kings: the noblest of wools, Bruna Rotunno.636.36 ROT
This book portrays the stunning landscapes and extraordinary people of those rural regions in Australia and New Zealand from which Loro Piana's wool originates. Depicted here are the cutting-edge breeders who, for generations, have cared for these sheep.
The invention of the modern dog: breed and blood in Victorian Britain, Michael Worboys.636.7082 WOR

Philosophy & Psychology

Happy retirement: the psychology of reinvention, Kenneth S. Shultz.646.79 SHU
Ubuntu contributionism: a blueprint for human prosperity, Michael Tellinger.199 TEL
The path that brought us here as a species is not only filled with lies and deception of unimaginable proportion, but also with continuous manipulation of the human race that goes back thousands of years; all controlled by money. Michael Tellinger has come full circle since his epic 'Slave Species of god' in 2006, by proposing a blueprint for the emancipation of the slave species called humanity.


British Wildlife Photography Awards. 9. 779 BRI
Hashtag authentic: finding creativity and building a community on Instagram and beyond, Sara Tasker.770.2 TAS
The unguarded moment, Steve McCurry.779 MCC
Steve McCurry is always trying to capture those 'unguarded moments' when people are at their most unselfconscious and natural. McCurry takes photographs all over the world, for National Geographic magazine and his own projects, so this book includes the places, colours and forms of Yemen, Mali, Niger, Chad, India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Myanmar (Burma), France and the former Yugoslavia, among others.

Plays & Screenplays

Moon tiger, or, The life & times of Claudia H.: a history of the world, Simon Reade.822.914 REA
Claudia Hampton is a popular historian, a strong, beautiful and difficult woman. Now in her seventies, she is plotting her greatest work -- a history of the world. She looks back over her life growing up between the wars and remembers the people who have shared its triumphs and tragedies.
Twelth night; or, What you will, William Shakespeare.822.33 SHA
The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems.
Wednesday to come: trilogy, Renée.822.914 REN
'Wednesday to come' (a play for 6 women and 2 men) shows the effect of the Great Depression on four generations of women from the same family. In 'Pass it on' (a play for 3 women and 3 men) the teenager Jeannie from 'Wednesday to come' is now a young woman in her 30s dealing with the 1951 Waterfront Lockout. The final play in the trilogy goes back in time to life in Victorian Dunedin: 'Jeannie once' (a play for 6 women and 3 men) looks at this world through the eyes of Jeannie's great-grandmother, Granna in 'Wednesday to come'.


Favourite poems: a selection of the world's best-loved verse, Frances Evans.821.008 FAV
Girlhood, Julia Copus.821.92 COP
Julia Copus's new collection, Girlhood, is a book of transgressed boundaries and seductive veneers. It subtly captures the balance between things on the verge of becoming and the forces that threaten destruction.

Politics & Government

Camelot's end: Kennedy vs. Carter, and the fight that broke the Democratic Party, Jon Ward.324.973 KEN
From a strange, dark chapter in American political history comes the captivating story of Ted Kennedy's 1980 campaign for president against the incumbent Jimmy Carter, told in full for the first time.
Heroic failure: Brexit and the politics of pain, Fintan O'Toole.327.41 OTO
Secret service in the Cold War: an SIS officer from Philby to the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Balkans, John B. Sanderson.327.1241 SAN
Sanderson handled agents who operated secretly behind the Iron Curtain at the height of the Cold War and organised hidden arms depots for stay-behind agents in case of a Red Army invasion. Based on Sanderson's letters and personal accounts of his time with MI4 and MI6, we learn how he was sent to observe sessions of the Paris UNO Security Council in 1948 and to recruit emigres for infiltration behind the Iron Curtain, into Communist Bulgaria.
The battle for the mountain of the Kurds: self-determination and ethnic cleansing in the Afrin region of Rojava, Thomas Schmidinger.327.16 SCH
The future is Asian: global order in the twenty-first century, Parag Khanna.327.5 KHA
Leading global strategist Parag Khanna explains how Asia is reshaping the entire planet and setting a new template for our collective future.
The politics of losing: Trump, the Klan, and the mainstreaming of resentment, Rory McVeigh.320.56 MCV
The truths we hold: an American journey, Kamala Harris.328.73 HAR
Senator Kamala Harris, the daughter of immigrants, was raised in a community that cared deeply about social justice.Through the arc of her own life, Harris communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values and grapples with complex issues that affect America and the world at large, from health care and the new economy to immigration, national security, the opioid crisis, and accelerating inequality.
Why nationalism, Yael Tamir.320.54 TAM
The author makes a passionate argument for a very different kind of nationalism; one that revives its participatory, creative, and egalitarian virtues, answers many of the problems caused by neoliberalism and hyperglobalism, and is essential to democracy at its best.
Why we get the wrong politicians, Isabel Hardman.328 HAR


Love: the psychology of attraction, Leslie Becker-Phelps.646.77 BEC

Religion & Ethics

A monk's guide to a clean house and mind, Shoukei Matsumoto.294.34 MAT
Be as your are: the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, David Godman.294.5 RAM
Catholic republic: why America will perish without Rome, Timothy Gordon.282.73 GOR
Doubts & loves, Richard Holloway.270.82 HOL
Richard Holloway sets out to interrogate traditional ways of understanding the Bible. He examines the doctrines of Christianity in order to craft a practical ethic for our own time, seeking to liberate the power of these great themers from their sometimes antiquated settings.
God: a brief philosophical introduction. II, K.H.A. Esmail.211 ESM
God in the rainforest: a tale of martyrdom and redemption in Amazonian Ecuador, Kathryn T. Long.266 LON
This book tells the story of missionary work during the second half of the twentieth century among the Waorani (once known as "aucas"), an isolated and violent indigenous group in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
His Holiness: the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Raghu Rai.294.39 BST
Hot Protestants: a history of Puritanism in England and America, Michael P. Winship.285.9 WIN
In the closet of The Vatican: power, homosexuality, hypocrisy, Frédéric Martel.282 MAR
Kindness: the little thing that matters most, Jaime Thurston.177.7 THU
Muhammad: forty introductions, Michael Muhammad Knight.297.6 MUH
Saint Patrick retold: the legend and history of Ireland's patron saint, Roy Flechner.270.2 PAT
Silence and honey cakes: the wisdom of the desert, Rowan Williams.248.4 WIL
The Archbishop looks at the stories of the desert fathers and mothers a group of Christian monks and nuns living in the Egyptian desert in the 3rd to 5th centuries concentrating on the wisdom, insights and spirituality found in their writings.
Sinners in the hands of a loving God: the scandalous truth of the very good news, Brian Zahnd.231.6 ZAH
Sisu: the Finnish art of courage, Joanna Nylund.179.6 NYL
Tao te ching (Daodejing): the tao and the power, Loazi.299.51 LAO
The ethical leader: why doing the right thing can be the key to competitive advantage, Morgen Witzel.174.4 WIT
The four horsemen: the discussion that sparked an atheist revolution, Richard Dawkins.211.8 DAW
The happiness hypothesis: finding modern truth in ancient wisdom, Jonathan Haidt.170 HAI
The Hunter equation: secret whisperings from God & the universe, Brian Hunter.215 HUN
The Hunter Equation brings clarity and answers to the most complicated questions and mysteries of the Universe, God, and Humanity. Brian has successfully managed to reconcile science, spirituality, and religion, into one viable set of theories that make sense and explain how the Universe works.
The perfect you: a blueprint for identity, Dr. Caroline Leaf.248.4 LEA
Combining the latest scientific research with biblical teaching, Dr. Caroline Leaf helps you discover and harness your brilliant design--the unique, God-wired thinking pattern that shapes the way you think, feel, and make choices--so you can live out your purpose and achieve true success.
The third Jesus: the Christ we cannot ignore, Deepak Chopra.232 CHO
The wise heart: a guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist psychology, Jack Kornfield.294.34 KOR
Time to go, Guy Kennaway.179.7 KEN
In 2017 Susie Kennaway asked her son Guy to kill her. 88 years old, with an older and infirm husband, Susie wanted to avoid sliding into infantilised catatonia. The son immediately started taking notes and Time to Go is the result.
Walking in wonder: eternal wisdom for a modern world, John O'Donohue.242 ODO
A collection of conversations and presentation from John O'Donohue's work with close friend and former radio broadcaster John Quinn. These exchanges explore themes such as imagination, landscape, the medieval mystic Meister Eckhart, aging, and death.


A new little ice age has started: how to survive and prosper during the next 50 difficult years, Lawrence Pierce.551.6 PIE
Ask an ocean explorer, Jonathan Copley.577.79 COP
Combining untold history of ocean exploration and personal account of what it's like to be a 'bathynaut' diving in a mini-submarine, this book will bring to light weird and wonderful deep-sea creatures that we find down there and how the oceans and their health is connected to our everyday lives.
Bateman field guide to wild New Zealand, Julian Fitter.578.0993 FIT
In a single volume, this photographic field guide covers most of the birds, mammals and reptiles that you are likely to see as well as a good selection of invertebrates and a large number of trees, shrubs and other plants.
Beetles: the natural history and diversity of Coleoptera, Stephen A. Marshall.595.76 MAR
Black holes, wormholes, and time machines, Jim Al-Khalili.530.11 ALK
Britain's mammals: a field guide to the mammals of Britain and Ireland, Dominic Couzens.599 COU
Capturing the universe: the most spectacular astrophotography from across the Cosmos, Rhodri Evans.522.63 EVA
Earth-shattering: violent supernovas, galactic explosions, biological mayhem, nuclear meltdowns, and other hazards to life in our universe, Bob Berman.523.18 BER
Flat Earth clues: the sky's the limit, Mark Sargent.551.1 SAR
Galapagos: preserving Darwin's legacy, Tui de Roy.578.098665 GAL
The book comprises a series of authorative essays under the editorship of world-renowned photographer and long-term Galapagos resident, Tui de Roy,covering the entire spectrum of Galapagos wildlife including the marine environment, unique vegetation such as sunflower trees as well as wildlife including giant tortoises, marine iguanas, sea lions and the Galapagos finches that inspired Darwin's theory of evolution.
How to see nature, Paul Evans.508.41 EVA
A beautifully lyrical collection of essays on the natural world in Britain by the Guardian's country diary writer Paul Evans. This is nature writing for the modern reader.
Linear algebra and learning from data, Gilbert Strang.512.5 STR
Mama's last hug: animal emotions and what they tell us about ourselves, Frans de Waal.599.885 WAA
No beast so fierce: the Champawat tiger and her hunter, the first tiger conservationist, Dane Huckelbridge.599.75 HUC
Origins: how the earth made us, Lewis Dartnell.599.93 DAR
How has the Earth itself determined our destiny? How has our planet made us? As a species we are shaped by our environment. The human story is the story of these forces, from plate tectonics and climate change, to atmospheric circulation and ocean currents.
Our universe: an astronomer's guide, Jo Dunkley.520 DUN
Ripples in spacetime: Einstein, gravitational waves, and the future of astronomy, Govert Schilling.539.75 SCH
An engaging account of the international effort to complete Einstein's project, capture his elusive ripples, and launch an era of gravitational-wave astronomy that promises to explain, more vividly than ever before, our universe's structure and origin.
Rocky shores, John Archer-Thomsona.577.69 ARC
Spirit of inquiry: how one extraordinary society shaped modern science, Susannah Gibson.506 GIB
Cambridge is now world-famous as a centre of science, but it wasn't always so. Before the nineteenth century, the sciences were of little importance in the University of Cambridge. That began to change in 1819 when two young Cambridge fellows took a geological fieldtrip to the Isle of Wight. Adam Sedgwick and John Stevens Henslow spent their days there exploring, unearthing dazzling fossils and dreaming up elaborate theories about the formation of the earth.
Ten women who changed science, and the world, Catherine Whitlock.509 WHI
This book tells the moving stories of the physicists, biologists, chemists, astronomers and doctors who helped to shape our world with their extraordinary breakthroughs and inventions, and outlines their remarkable achievements.
The cosmic mystery tour: a high-speed journey through space and time, Nicholas Mee.523.1 MEE
The dark side of Isaac Newton: science's greatest fraud?, Nick Kollerstrom.530 NEW
The demon in the machine: how hidden webs of information are solving the mystery of life, Paul Davies.500 DAV
To understand the origins and nature of life, Davies proposes a radical vision of biology which sees the underpinnings of life as similar to circuits and electronics, arguing that life as we know it should really be considered a phenomenon of information storage. Davies reveals how biological processes, from photosynthesis to birds' navigation abilities, rely on quantum mechanics, and explores whether quantum physics could prove to be the secret key of all life on Earth.
The Durrells of Corfu, Michael Haag.590.92 DUR
The Durrells of Corfu describes the family's upbringing in India and the crisis that brought them to England and then Greece. An extended epilogue looks at the emergence of Larry as a work famous novelist, and Gerry as a naturalist and champion of endangered species, as well as the lives of the rest of the family, their friends and other animals.
The end of ice: bearing witness and finding meaning in the path of climate disruption, Dahr Jamail.577.276 JAM
The rise and fall of the dinosaurs: the untold story of a lost world, Steve Brusatte.567.9 BRU
The Royal Society, Adrian Tinniswood.506 TIN
The story of a British institution whose fellows, including Newton, Darwin and Hawking, have changed the way we look at the world. Adrian Tinniswood examines why the Royal Society has been such a pivotal institution in the cultural life of Britain and the world.
The wisdom of wolves: how they think, plan and look after each other: amazing facts about the animal that is more like man than any other, Elli H. Radinger.599.77 RAD
When the last lion roars, Sara Evans.599.75 EVA
Sara Evans considers the cultural significance of the lion over thousands of years as well as its historic rise and fall as a global species. She also explores the many, and often complex, reasons that explain why numbers have plummeted so catastrophically in recent decades.

Social Issues

A new history of the Irish in Australia, Elizabeth Malcolm.305.89162 MAL
American overdose: the opioid tragedy in three acts, Chris McGreal.362.29 MCG
A comprehensive portrait of a uniquely American epidemic; devastating in its findings and damning in its conclusions. The opioid epidemic has been described as 'one of the greatest mistakes of modern medicine.' But calling it a mistake is a generous rewriting of the history of greed, corruption, and indifference that pushed the US into consuming more than 80 percent of the world's opioid painkillers.
Bolder: making the most of our longer lives, Carl Honoré.305.2 HON
Having travelled the globe to meet the pioneers who are redefining ageing, Carl Honoré explores the cultural, medical and technological trends that will help us make the most of our longer lives.
Burning down the haus: punk rock, revolution, and the fall of the Berlin Wall, Tim Mohr.306.48 MOH
Bygone badass broads: 52 forgotten women who changed the world, Mackenzi Lee.305.4 LEE
Starting in the fifth century BCE and continuing to the present, Lee introduces readers to bold and inspiring women who dared to step outside traditional gender roles of their time.
Collapse: how societies choose to fail or survive, Jared Diamond.304.28 DIA
Jared Diamond investigates the fate of past human societies, and the lessons for our own future.
Denied a mummy: the heartbreaking story of three little children searching for someone to love them, Maggie Hartley.362.733 HAR
When Maggie's latest placement arrives on her doorstep, it is clear that Sean, Dougie and their big sister Mary have been through unspeakable traumas in their short lives. Violent and malnourished, the siblings have been left to fend for themselves by their drug-addicted parents. Maggie must use all of her skills and experience as a foster carer to help these damaged siblings to learn to be children again.
Digital minimalism: on living better with less technology, Cal Newport.303.483 NEW
Duped: double lives, false identities, and the con man I almost married, Abby Ellin.306.7 ELL
Abby Ellin was shocked to learn that her fiancé was leading a secret life. In Duped, Abby Ellin studies the art and science of lying, talks to people who've had their worlds upended by duplicitous partners, and writes with great openness about her own mistakes. These remarkable stories reveal how often we encounter people whose lives beneath the surface are more improbable than we ever imagined.
Empty planet: the shock of global population decline, Darrell Bricker.304.62 BRI
Era of ignition: coming of age in a time of rage and revolution, Amber Tamblyn.305.42 TAM
In this deeply personal exploration of modern feminism, Amber Tamblyn addresses misogyny and discrimination, trauma and the veiled complexities of consent, white feminism and pay parity, reproductive rights and sexual assault, all through the lens of her own experiences, as well as those of her Sisters in Solidarity.
Fewer, better things: the hidden wisdom of objects, Glenn Adamson.306.46 ADA
From the former director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, a timely and passionate case for the role of the well-designed object in the digital age. He explores the history of craft in its many forms, explaining how raw materials, tools, design, and technique come together to produce beauty and utility in handmade or manufactured items.
Happy again: the art of positive separation, Eveline Jurry.306.89 JUR
Heroines of the medieval world, Sharon Bennett Connolly.305.4 CON
It's all Chinese to me: an overview of culture & etiquette in China, Pierre Ostrowski.306.0951 OST
Job coaches for adults with disabilities: a practical guide, Karola Dillenburger.362.404 JOB
Keepers of history: New Zealand centenarians tell their stories, Renée Hollis.305.26 HOL
Leaders who changed history. 303.34 LEA
Explore the lives and achievements of more than 85 of the world's most inspirational and influential leader from all walks of life; kings, queens, and political leaders; military leaders; religious icons, revolutionaries, and business leaders.
Municipal dreams: the rise and fall of council housing, John Boughton.363.5 BOU
Neighborhood, Emily Talen.307.76 TAL
In an effort to make neighbourhoods compatible with 21st century ideals, Talen has produced a singular resource for understanding what is meant by neighbourhood; a multi-dimensional, comprehensive view of what neighbourhoods signify, how they're idealized and measured, and what their historical progression has been.
Ours to hack and to own: the rise of platform cooperativism, a new vision for the future of work and a fairer internet, Trebor Scholz.302.23 OUR
Past caring?: women, work and emotion, Barbara Brookes.305.40993 PAS
This important volume opens up a set of perspectives and experiences of caring to begin a conversation about urgent questions facing New Zealand society. How do we recognise, reward and do justice to those acts that hold our society together?
Smoking geographies: space, place and tobacco, Ross Barnett.394.14 BAR
Smoking Geographies provides a research-led assessment of the impact of geographical factors on smoking. The contributors uncover how geography can show us not only why people smoke but also broader issues of tobacco control, providing deeper clarity on how smoking and tobacco is 'governed'.
Stand by me: the story of Te Whakaruruhau Waikato Women's Refuge, Venetia Sherson.362.829 SHE
The book documents the refuge's remarkable pathway over 30 years. This work is underpinned by the founding kaupapa of unconditional kindness and non-judgement. As the problem of domestic violence in New Zealand has grown, so has Te Whakaruruhau: from a humble one-bedroom Hamilton flat to being a nationally respected NGO with a purpose-built, marae-style safe house, and wrap-around care services.
Tell your children: the truth about marijuana, mental illness, and violence, Alex Berenson.362.295 BER
The age of surveillance capitalism: the fight for the future at the new frontier of power, Shoshana Zuboff.303.483 ZUB
In this world of surveillance capitalism, profit depends not only on predicting but modifying our online behaviour. How will this fusion of capitalism and the digital shape the values that define our future? Shoshana Zuboff shows that at this critical juncture we have a choice to choose whether to allow the power of technology to enrich the few and impoverish the many, or to harness it for the wider distribution of capitalism's social and economic benefits.
The uninhabitable earth: a story of the future, David Wallace-Wells.304.28 WAL
The world's oceans: geography, history, and environment, Rainer F. Buschmann.304.2 WOR
There is no Planet B: a handbook for the make or break years, Mike Berners-Lee.363.7 BER
Almost every year since records began, our species has had more energy at its disposal than it had the year before. We have been getting continually more powerful, not just by growing our energy supply, but by using it with ever more efficiency and inventiveness. In doing so, we have been increas-ingly affecting our world, through a mixture of accident and de-sign.
Timefulness: how thinking like a geologist can help save the world, Marcia Bjornerud.304.23 BJO
Why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survival: Few of us have any conception of the enormous timescales in our planet's long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are creating for ourselves.
Too scared to cry: and other true stories from the nation's favourite foster carer, Maggie Hartley.362.733 HAR
Troll hunting: inside the world of online hate and its human fallout, Ginger Gorman.302.343 GOR
We are not refugees: true stories of the displaced, Agus Morales.325.21 MOR
We Are Not Refugees tells the stories of many displaced people who have not been given asylum. For over a decade, human rights journalist Agus Morales has journeyed to the sites of the world's most brutal conflicts and spoken to the victims of violence and displacement.
Womankind: New Zealand women making a difference, Margie Thomson.305.40993 THO
Profiles and portraits celebrating the successes and diversity of New Zealand women across many spheres - politics, arts, science, community development, business innovation and health.These leaders share their views on what it's like to be a woman in New Zealand today- the contributions they are most proud of, challenges they have faced and still face, dreams they have and goals for the role of New Zealand women.
Women: our history, Lucy Worsley.305.4 WOM
Re-examining history from a female perspective, this book celebrates the numerous important roles women have played in culture and society that are less often told.
Zucked: waking up to the Facebook catastrophe, Roger McNamee.302.3 MCN

Sport & Recreation

100 dives of a lifetime: the world's ultimate underwater destinations, Carrie Miller.797.2 MIL
40 knots and how to tie them, Lucy Davidson.623.8882 DAV
A gypsy life, Clare Allcard.797.124 ALL
Over the course of 12 years Clare, Edward, and their daughter Katie Alcard cruised the Caribbean, crossed the Atlantic to Europe and tracked down Johanne's origins in her Danish home port before setting off around the Mediterranean and through the Suez canal to the Seychelles. On the way they were rammed and almost sunk by a 50 foot French fishing boat, raided by the Italian Mafia, attacked by the Ethiopian Navy, and fired upon, captured, and jailed for spying by the South Yemenis.
Extreme sleeps: adventures of a wild camper, Phoebe Smith.796.54 SMI
Challenged by a cocky Australian in Woolloomooloo, veteran globe trotter Phoebe Smith sets out to prove that the extreme camping experiences available in the UK could rival anything found elsewhere in the world. In this sometimes scary, frequently funny and intriguing journey around the country, Phoebe attempts to discover and conquer its wildest places.
Olympia: the story of the ancient Olympic games, Robin Waterfield.796.48 WAT
Our mate Smolda, Marcus Kirkwood.798.4 KIR
From his first win in 2011, Smolda quickly set the harness racing world on fire. He raced at the highest level throughout Australia and New Zealand, winning more than $2.4 million. Part owner and Hunter Valley resident Marcus Kirkwood, whose own harness racing roots run deep, has written an entertaining account of Smolda's career and of how the wonderful horse became an equine ambassador for the Children's Cancer Institute Australia.
Overlander: one man's epic race to cross Australia, Rupert Guinness.796.62 GUI
In March 2017 Rupert Guinness set out on the trip of a lifetime: to race across Australia in the inaugural Indian Pacific Wheel Race. This was no ordinary bike race. Competitors would ride completely unassisted from Fremantle in Western Australia to the Opera House in Sydney on the other side of the country. A powerful memoir of a race and of a journey of the human spirit, across one of the most challenging landscapes in the world.
Preferred lies: and other true golf stories, Charles Happell.796.352 HAP
In Preferred Lies, veteran golf journalist Charles Happell and player and course architect Mike Clayton take you inside the ropes, drawing on their decades of experience in the game. They are joined by a host of contributors including Steve Williams who shares the secrets of Augusta that Norman, Scott and Tiger Woods relied on when he caddied for them at the US Masters.
Skateboarding and the city: a complete history, Iain Borden.796.22 BOR
The Barcelona legacy, Jonathan Wilson.796.334 WIL
Johan Cruyff's 'Dream Team' is disintegrating and the revolutionary manager has departed, but what will come next will transform the future of football. This book is about tactics, how the theories that underpin the modern game were forged by Cruyff and his successors, but also about the people and personalities who gathered at the Camp Nou for what was effectively the greatest coaching seminar in history, about their friendships and rivalries.
The beast, the emperor and the milkman: a bone-shaking tour through cycling's Flemish heartlands, Harry Pearson.796.6 PEA
The Legend of Zelda, breath of the wild: creating a champion, Keaton C. White.793.93 LEG
Thrilling behind-the-scenes exploration into the art and making of one of the most groundbreaking video games of all time; The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild!
The man who cycled the Americas, Mark Beaumont.796.64 BEA
Tells the story of a 15,000 mile expedition in 2009 that once again broke the barriers of human achievement. To pedal the longest mountain range on the planet, solo and unsupported, presented its own unique difficulties. But no man had ever previously summited the continents' two highest peaks, Mt McKinley in Alaska and Aconcagua in Argentina, in the same climbing season, let alone cycling between them.
Up: my life's journey to the top of Everest, Ben Fogle.796.522 FOG
In April 2018, seasoned adventurer Ben Fogle and Olympic cycling gold medallist Victoria Pendleton, along with mountaineer Kenton Cool, took on their most exhausting challenge yet; climbing Everest for the British Red Cross in an attempt to highlight the environmental challenges mountains face.
When running made history, Roger Robinson.796.42 ROB
Robinson takes readers on a globe-trotting tour that combines a historian's insight with vivid personal memories going back to just after World War II. As an child at the 1948 "Austerity Olympics" in London, an ardent spectator following the drama of Peter Snell and Murray Halberg in Rome, stadium announcer at the Christchurch Commonwealth Games, TV commentator when Ben Johnson got busted, and more recently as a journalist reporting live on the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013.
WWE greatest rivalries, Jake Black.796.812 BLA


Communion: a true story, encounters with the unknown, Whitley Strieber.130 STR
Messages from spirit: breathtaking insights into life and the afterlife, Georgina Walker.133.91 WAL
My son and the afterlife: conversations from the other side, Elisa Medhus.133.91 MED
Dr. Elisa Medhus never believed in life after death. As an accomplished physician, she placed her faith in science. All of that changed after her son Erik took his own life and then reached out from the other side.
Opening heaven's door: what the dying tell us about where they're going, Patricia Pearson.133.9013 PEA
The convoluted universe. Book four, Dolores Cannon.133.9013 CAN
The convoluted universe. Book two, Dolores Cannon.133.9013 CAN
Witchcraft... into the wilds, Rachel Patterson.133.43 PAT


Bell Rock Lighthouse: an illustrated history, Michael A. W. Strachan.387.1 STR
The Bell Rock Lighthouse has stood as an industrial 'wonder of the world' since its completion in 1811. The iconic tower on the Inchcape Rock, twelve miles from Arbroath, is the oldest sea-washed tower in the world having been lashed by the seas for over 200 years.
Modifying the electronics of modern classic cars: the complete guide for your 1990s to 2000s car, Julian Edgar.629.254 EDG
Stagecoach in the twenty-first century, Keith A. Jenkinson.388.322 JEN
Continuing the story of Stagecoach, this volume looks at the company's continuing growth across the UK and its various overseas ventures, which took it to Hong Kong, mainland Europe, the USA, Canada and New Zealand.
The merchant navy, Richard Woodman.387.5 WOO
Traveller homes, Traveller Dave Fawcett.629.226 FAW
Living in a 1966 Albion Chieftan lorry, converted to a house, Traveler Dave has spent much of the past two decades in Europe, working in farms and traveling around, all the time taking photographs of the other interesting traveler homes he has seen. From mid-1980's Glastonbury to the remoter parts of Greece, all manner of vehicles are shown here, creatively converted to full-time homes.
You & your Jaguar XK/XKR: buying, enjoying, maintaining, modifying, Nigel Thorley.629.2222 JAG

War & Defence

Atlas of the European campaign 1944–45, Steven J. Zaloga.940.5421 ZAL
Escape from Stalag Luft III: the true story of my successful great escape, Bram van der Stok.940.5472 STO
His memoir sets down his wartime adventures before being incarcerated in Stalag Luft III and then in extraordinary detail describes various escape attempts which culminated with the famous March breakout.
Gallipoli: new perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16, Rhys Crawley.940.42 GAL
Hitler vs. Stalin: the Eastern Front, 1941-1945, John Mosier.940.5421 MOS
Last man standing: Geoffrey Rothwell: survivor of 71 missions, POW and the last of the SOE pilots, Gabrielle McDonald-Rothwell.940.544 ROT
Geoffrey Rothwell flew Wellingtons and Short Stirlings in WWII and completed more than 60 bombing missions. As a Flight Commander on No. 138 (Special Duties) Squadron he dropped agents and supplies into enemy-occupied Europe. On his 71st mission he crashed in Holland and became a guest of the Third Reich in the freezing Stalag Luft 1 on the Baltic coast.
Lightning eject: the dubious safety record of Britain's only supersonic fighter, Peter Caygill.623.7464 LIG
Lightning from the cockpit, Peter Caygill.623.7464 LIG
In this book, the author has gathered together 16 personal accounts of what it was like to fly the English Electric Lightning single-seat supersonic interceptor fighter UK which saw service with the RAF in the sixties and seventies and gained a reputation for its speed ( in excess of Mach 2 ) and phenomenal rate of climb.
Shadow divers: the true adventure of two Americans who risked everything to solve one of the last mysteries of World War II, Robert Kurson.940.545 KUR
In 1991, divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler found 230 feet below the surface, in the frigid Atlantic waters sixty miles off the coast of New Jersey: a World War II German U-boat, and no historian, expert, or government had a clue as to which U-boat the men had found.
Spaniards in Mauthausen: representations of a Nazi concentration camp, 1940-2015, Sara J. Brenneis.940.5472 BRE
The fate of nations: the story of the First World War. Volume two, G. J. Meyer.940.3 MEY
The legacy of Anne Frank, Gillian Walnes Perry.940.5318 FRA
This book presents the inspirational stories of a diverse variety of people from all over the world, brought together by the words of one particularly articulate and inspiring teenage victim of the Holocaust.
War in the wilderness: the Chindits in Burma, 1943-1944, Tony Redding.940.5425 RED
War in the Wilderness is the most comprehensive account ever published of the human aspects of the Chindit war in Burma. The word `Chindit' will always have a special resonance in military circles. Every Chindit endured what is widely regarded as the toughest sustained Allied combat experience of the Second World War.
Wingate's lost brigade: the first Chindit operation 1943, Philip Chinnery.940.5425 CHI
Singapore had fallen and its 130,000 defenders were now in captivity, having been outmanoeuvered and outfought by a much smaller Japanese invasion force. Burma had also fallen to the men who fought like men possessed. The British Army had retreated across the Chindwin River to India. Through the fog of defeat appeared Brigadier Orde Wingate, the charismatic but eccentric leader and expert in unconventional warfare.
Women warriors: an unexpected history, Pamela D. Toler.355.009 TOL
From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, these are the stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor. In this fascinating and lively world history, Pamela Toler not only introduces us to women who took up arms, she also shows why they did it and what happened when they stepped out of their traditional female roles to take on other identities.