New Titles Non-Fiction May 2015 (arrived in April 2015)

Art & Architecture

Art before breakfast : a zillion ways to be more creative, no matter how busy you are, Danny Gregory. 702 GRE
Art in Vienna, 1898-1918 : Klimt, Kokoschka, Schiele and their contemporaries, Peter Vergo. 709.436 VER
Artemisia Gentileschi : the language of painting, Jesse M. Locker. 759.5 GEN
Burning Man : art on fire, Jennifer Raiser. 700.973 RAI
An authorised collection of more than two hundred colour photos showcases the sculptures, art, stories, and interviews from the annual celebration of artistic expression in Nevada's barren Black Rock Desert.
California moderne and the mid-century dream : the architecture of Edward H. Fickett, Richard Rapaport. 720.973 FIC
English, colonial, modern and Maori : the changing faces of the Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1932-2002, Anna Crighton. 708.993 CRI
European decorative arts, Thomas Michie. 745.094 MIC
Frank Lloyd Wright : the rooms : interiors and decorative arts, photographs by Alan Weintraub ; text by Margo Stipe ; foreword by David A. Hanks. 720.973 WRI
Gelli printing : printing without a press on paper and fabric, Suzanne McNeill. 760.2 MCN
Georg Baselitz : back then, in between, and today, Ulrich Wilmes. 759.3 BAS
Healing architecture, edited by Christine Nickl-Weller, Hans Nickl. 725.51 HEA
I see art everywhere!!, Judy Darragh. 709.93 DAR
A large format publication that covers work by Judy Darragh over the last ten years.
Louis Comfort Tiffany : masterpieces of art, Susie Hodge. 748 TIF
Mark Rothko : toward the light in the chapel, Annie Cohen-Solal. 759.13 ROT
Noble houses of Scotland : 1660-1800, Charles Wemyss. 728.8 WEM
Paul Durand-Ruel : memoirs of the first Impressionist art dealer (1831-1922). 759.4 DUR
Practical pastels : materials, techniques & projects, Curtis Tappenden. 741.23 TAP
Sacred spaces : contemporary religious architecture, James Pallister. 726 PAL
Seeking New York : the stories behind the historic architecture of Manhattan one building at a time, Tom Miller. 974.71 MIL
Splash. 14, Light & Color, Rachel Rubin Wolf. 751.422 SPL
Splash. 15, Creative solutions, Rachel Rubin Wolf. 751.422 SPL
Strandbeest : the dream machines of Theo Jansen, Lena Herzog. 730.92 JAN
The "Strandbeests" or "beach creatures," are the passionate project of Dutch artist Theo Jansen, who has been working for nearly two decades to create a new life-form that moves, and even survives, on its own.
The art of punk, Russell Bestley & Alex Ogg. 704.94978 BES
The human canvas : the world's best body paintings, Karala B. 709.0407 B


A great indoors for the great outdoors : the story of Liteweight caravans, Don Jessen. 629.226 JES
The Haynes bicycle book : the Haynes repair manual for maintaining and repairing your bike, Bob Henderson. 629.28772 HEN


A fine romance, Candice Bergen. 791.45028 BER
In a follow-up to Knock Wood, the Emmy Award-winning actress traces the milestone events of her life, including her first marriage, the birth of her daughter, her work on Murphy Brown and her struggles with widowhood.
Alexander McQueen : blood beneath the skin, Andrew Wilson. 746.92 MCQ
Alfred Hitchcock, Peter Ackroyd. 791.43023 HIT
Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would plan great voyages, using railway timetables to plot an exact imaginary route across Europe. So how did this fearful figure become the one of the most respected film directors of the twentieth century?
At the margin of Empire : John Webster and Hokianga, 1841-1900, Jennifer Ashton. 993.13 WEB
Born in Scotland in 1818, John Webster came to New Zealand via Australia in 1841 after narrowly escaping death in the outback following a violent encounter with a group of Aboriginal men. He spent most of the rest of his life in the Hokianga region, carving out a fortune as the region's leading timber trader and cultivating connections with the leading political figures of the day.
Duke : a great Hawaiian, Sandra Kimberley Hall. 797.21 KAH
Edward IV : from contemporary chronicles, letters & records, Keith Dockray. 942.044 EDW
Elizabeth I and her circle, Susan Doran. 942.055 ELI
Father Bob : the larrikin priest, Sue Williams. 282.092 MAG
This is a lively portrait of the man behind the resilient social activist and popular media performer who refuses to be defeated by enforced retirement from the parish over which he presided for nearly forty years.
Flora Thompson : the story of the Lark Rise writer, Gillian Lindsay. 823.912 THO
This biography tells the story of Flora Thompson's life and her struggles as a writer. Flora Thompson's books opened windows on to the lost world of the hamlet, the village and small country towns.
Henry VIII's last love : the extraordinary life of Katherine Willoughby, lady-in-waiting to the Tudors, David Baldwin. 942.052 SUF
I might have been a patternmaker : a Salvation Army leader reflects, Ross Kendrew. 287.96 KEN
Biography of the third New Zealand born Salvation Army Officer to be appointed Commander of the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory.
John Aubrey : my own life, Ruth Scurr. 941.062 AUB
Ruth Scurr's biography is an act of scholarly imagination: a diary drawn from John Aubrey's own words, displaying his unique voice, dry wit, the irreverence and drama of a literary pioneer.
King John : treachery, tyranny and the road to Magna Carta, Marc Morris. 942.033 JOH
The brilliantly compelling new biography of the treacherous and tyrannical King John, published to coincide with the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.
Mrs Guinness : the rise and fall of Diana Mitford, the thirties socialite, Lyndsy Spence. 941.082 MOS
Unpublished letters, diaries and archives bring an unknown Diana to life, creating a portrait of a beautiful woman whose charm and personality enthralled all who met her, but the discourse of her life would ultimately act as a cautionary tale.
One life : my mother's story, Kate Grenville. 306.8743 GEE
When Kate Grenville's mother died she left behind many fragments of memoir. These were the starting point for One Life, the story of a woman whose life spanned a century of tumult and change.
The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill. Alone, 1932-1940, William Manchester. 941.082 CHU
Alone is the second volume of William Manchester's brilliant three-volume biography of Winston Churchill.
The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill. Defender of the realm, 1940-1965, William Manchester and Paul Reid. 941.082 CHU
The Prussian princesses : the sisters of Kaiser Wilhelm II, John Van der Kiste. 943.084 VIK
The Queen : Elizabeth II and the monarchy, Ben Pimlott. 941.085 ELI
Waugh stories : growing up in Hokitika during the 1960s, Alec Waugh & Richard Waugh. 993.71 WAU
Brothers Alec and Richard Waugh reminisce in Waugh Stories about 1960s Hokitika - the time of the town's centennial and the Haast highway opening.
Wrestling for my life : the legend, the reality, and the faith of a WWE superstar, Shawn Michaels, with David Thomas. 796.812 MIC
A former WWE World Champion and World Heavy Weight Champion shares from an unguarded, faith-filled perspective what a real Christian walk is like in an usual world that always straddles the line between real and not.
Young Winstone, Ray Winstone and Ben Thompson. 942.15 WIN
Revisiting the bomb-sites and boozers of author's childhood and adolescence, this book takes the reader on an unforgettable tour of a cockney heartland which is at once irresistibly mythic and undeniably real.
You're telling me! : a memoir of Peg Fleming, Robin Fleming. 920.72 FLE
Lady Peg Fleming, née Chambers, wife of scientist Sir Charles Fleming was a science graduate from the University of New Zealand and an amateur historian in later life. This is her biography written by her daughter

Business & Management

9 powerful practices of really great mentors : how to inspire and motivate anyone, Stephen E. Kohn and Vincent D. O'Connell. 658.3124 KOH
Act like a leader, think like a leader, Herminia Ibarra. 658.409 IBA
Blue ocean strategy : how to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant, W. Chan Kim, Renée Mauborgne. 658.8 KIM
Frugal innovation : how to do more with less, Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu. 650.1 RAD
How to market books, Alison Baverstock. 070.5 BAV
Make it matter : how managers can motivate by creating meaning, Scott Mautz. 658.314 MAU
Message not received : why business communication is broken and how to fix it, Phil Simon. 651.7 SIM
Retail buying : from basics to fashion, Richard Clodfelter. 658.72 CLO
The automatic customer : creating a subscription business in any industry, John Warrillow. 658.87 WAR
The obstacle is the way : the ancient art of turning adversity to advantage, Ryan Holiday. 650.1 HOL
The roadside MBA : real-world lessons for entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses, Michael Mazzeo, Paul Oyer, Scott Schaefer. 658.022 MAZ
Xero for dummies, Heather Smith. 657.0285 XER

Civil Rights

Australia under surveillance, Frank Moorhouse. 323.448 MOO


Data architecture : a primer for the data scientist : big data, data warehouse and data vault, W.H. Inmon, Daniel Linstedt. 005.74 INM
Dreamweaver CC : the missing manual, David Sawyer McFarland. 006.7 MCF
iPad at work for dummies, Galen Gruman. 004.165 IPA


Footsteps in the snow, Charles Lachman. 364.1523 LAC
It was a shocking true crime that left two families shattered, and became the coldest case in U.S. history. Who really killed little Maria?
Future crimes : everything is connected, everyone is vulnerable and what we can do about it, Marc Goodman. 364.4 GOO
God's bankers : a history of money and power at the Vatican, Gerald Posner. 364.168 POS
Revealing a history of mysterious deaths, shady characters, and moral and political tensions, exposes the inner workings of the Catholic Church to trace how the Vatican evolved from an institution of faith into an extremely wealthy corporate power.
One of us : the story of Anders Breivik and the massacre in Norway, Åsne Seierstad. 364.1523 SEI
The stranger she loved : a Mormon doctor, his beautiful wife, and an almost perfect murder, Shanna Hogan. 364.1523 HOG
The wilderness of ruin : a tale of madness, fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer, Roseanne Montillo. 364.1523 POM
Documents a series of child abductions against the backdrop of the Great Boston Fire of 1872.
Thieves of state : why corruption threatens global security, Sarah Chayes. 364.132 CHA
A former advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains the common role of corruption in today's international uprisings, tracing corruption since the 1990s while arguing that corrupt governments have been largely responsible for extreme acts of rebellion.


Austerity : the demolition of the welfare state and the rise of the zombie economy, Kerry-anne Mendoza. 330.941 MEN
For the last five years, Britain has been under the hammer of 'Austerity'. In its name, wages have been frozen, benefits have been slashed and public spending squeezed. The pain of a financial crisis caused by bankers and speculators has been borne by ordinary people all over the country and by the poor and disabled most of all.
Becoming Steve Jobs : the evolution of a reckless upstart into a visionary leader, Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli. 338.761004 JOB
Enough's enuff, R.J. McLean. 338.1763 MCL
The life story of Bob McLean and his adventures in the New Zealand wool industry.
Get rich with dividends : a proven system for earning double-digit returns, Marc Lichtenfeld. 332.6322 LIC
The consolations of economics : how we will all benefit from the new world order, Gerard Lyons. 330.9 LYO
The Consolations of Economics is a lucid and accessible expert's attempt to look objectively at the changing global economy what is happening and what it means. He shows how we can embrace change, rather than hide from it. The results are fascinating, refreshing and unusually cheering.
The Federal Reserve and the financial crisis, lectures by Ben S. Bernanke. 330.973 BER
The money mafia : a world in crisis, Paul T. Hellyer. 332.042 HEL
Exposing perceived fault lines in our banking and financial systems and explaining how unemployment could be cut in half in two years and worldwide prosperity restored.
Totalled : salvaging the future from the wreckage of capitalism, Colin Cremin. 330.12 CRE
Why we can't afford the rich, Andrew Sayer. 339.2 SAY
Why we can't afford the rich exposes the unjust and dysfunctional mechanisms that allow the top 1% to siphon off wealth produced by others, through the control of property and money.


The New Zealand dyslexia handbook, Tom Nicholson and Susan Dymock. 371.914 NIC
The right brain for the right time : unlock the dyslexic potential and transform from a frustrated reader to an inspiring leader, Barbara Hoi. 371.914 HOI


A history of the Clyde Power Project, David Ellis. 621.312134 ELL
Designers and builders of dams : Power Division - Ministry of Works : a short history, John Robinson. 354.49 ROB
Machines, Abraham P. DeLeon. 621.8 DEL
Retro radio : six decades of design, 1920s-1970s, Mike Tauber. 621.38418 TAU


Functional clothing design : from sportswear to spacesuits, Susan M. Watkins, Lucy E. Dunne. 687 WAT
Halston : inventing American fashion, Lesley Frowick with a foreword by Liza Minnelli. 746.92 HAL
Twenty-five dresses : iconic moments in twentieth-century fashion, William Banks-Blaney. 391.2 BAN

Film, Television & Theatre

Interstellar : beyond time and space : inside Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic, Mark Cotta Vaz. 791.437 VAZ
'Pinkoes and traitors' : the BBC and the nation, 1974-1987, Jean Seaton. 384.55 SEA
Drawing on previously unseen state and BBC papers, as well as a compelling range of interviewees, Jean Seaton examines the turbulent controversies (stirred up by programmes such as Maggie's Militant Tendency) and the magnificent triumphs (such as Life on Earth and Morecambe and Wise) of an institution that Britain loved and hated, and in many ways is still defined by.


The Amazons : lives and legends of warrior women across the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor. 398.35 MAY

Food & Wine

A work in progress : journal, recipes and snapshots, Renée Redzepi. 641.5948 RED
A collectible set of three beautifully designed books: a cookbook with 100 new recipes from Noma; a personal journal written by Redzepi in which he explores creativity, innovation, and the meaning of success; and a pocket book of candid, Instagram-style snapshots featuring the influential chef and his team.
Atelier confectionery : bonbons, marshmallows, toffees, lollipops, licorice…, Yasmin Othman. 641.853 OTH
Chocopologie : confections & baked treats from the acclaimed chocolatier, Fritz Knipschildt. 641.6374 KNI
Cocina tropical : the classic & contemporary flavors of Puerto Rico, Jose Santaella. 641.597295 SAN
Dessert for two : small-batch cookies, brownies, pies and cakes, Christine Lane. 641.86 LAN
Eat right for your sight : simple, tasty recipes that help reduce the risk of vision loss from macular degeneration, Jennifer Trainer Thompson. 641.563 THO
Food unwrapped, Daniel Tapper. 338.19 TAP
This book sets out to dispel the many myths surrounding our food and to help you make informed decisions about what you eat.
From China to Vietnam, Luke Nguyen. 641.595 NGU
Go clean & lean with Carie : simplicity around eating clean wholesome foods that wheat and gluten free with minimal to no added sugars!, Carie Bolton. 641.5637 BOL
Huxtabook : recipes from sea, land & earth, Daniel Wilson. 641.5 WIL
Low FODMAP snacks for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Suzanne Perazzini. 641.5631 PER
Margaret Fulton's baking classics.. 641.815 FUL
Patisserie maison, Richard Bertinet. 641.865 BER
Pizza : recipes from Naples' finest pizza chefs, Alba Pezone. 641.824 PEZ
Supermarket healthy : recipes & know-how for eating well without spending a lot, Melissa d'Arabian. 641.552 DAR
Tasty : the art and science of what we eat, John McQuaid. 664.07 MCQ
A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavour, from our ancestors' first bites to ongoing scientific advances in taste and today's "foodie" revolution.
The Gourmet farmer goes fishing : the fish to eat and how to cook it, Matthew Evans. 641.692 EVA
The Great War cook book, May Byron. 641.5941 BYR
The oh she glows cookbook : over 100 vegan recipes to glow from the inside out, Angela Liddon. 641.5636 LID

Gardens and Gardening

Air plants : the curious world of Tillandsias, Zenaida Sengo. 635.93 TIL
Bed & borders : the mix-&-match guide to beautiful planting, Simon Maughan & Jane Courtier. 635.962 MAU
Camellias : an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 140 stunning photographs, Andrew Mikolajski. 635.97 MIK
Designing and planting a woodland garden : plants and combinations that thrive in the shade, Keith Wiley. 635.954 WIL
Essential perennials : the complete reference to 2700 perennials for the home garden, Ruth Rogers Clausen. 635.932 CLA
Growing media for ornamental plants and turf, Kevin Handreck, Neil Black. 635.91 HAN
How to grow edibles in containers : good produce from small spaces, Fionna Hill. 635.986 HIL
Making a wildflower meadow, Pam Lewis. 635 LEW
The one-pot gourmet gardener : delicious container recipes to grow together and cook together, Cinead McTernan. 635.986 MCT

Health & Medicine

A disease called childhood : why ADHD became an American epidemic, Marilyn Wedge, PhD. 618.9285 WED
Behind the gates of Gomorrah : a year with the criminally insane, Stephen B. Seager, MD. 614.1 SEA
Can I tell you about Dementia? A: a guide for family, friends and carers, Jude Welton. 616.83 WEL
Come as you are : the surprising new science that will transform your sex life, Emily Nagoski. 613.96 NAG
Dementia : support for family and friends, Dave Pulsford. 362.19683 PUL
Eczema : "the neglected disease of children" : care therapy for the eczema syndrome, Dr. Joseph Williams. 616.51 WIL
Effortless healing : 9 simple ways to sidestep illness, shed excess weight, and help your body fix itself, Dr. Joseph Mercola. 613.2 MER
Embrace the suck : what I learned at the box about hard work, (very) sore muscles, and burpees before sunrise, Stephen Madden. 613.71 MAD
Fix your back, Dr Giresh Kanji. 616.73 KAN
Follow your gut : the enormous impact of tiny microbes, Rob Knight with Brendan Buhler. 612.3 KNI
Further confessions of a GP, Benjamin Daniels. 610.92 DAN
Benjamin Daniels is back. He may be older, wiser and more experienced, but his patients are no less
Girl in the dark, Anna Lyndsey. 362.19651 LYN
Anna Lyndsey was living a normal life. She enjoyed her job; she was ambitious; she was falling in love. Then the unthinkable happened. It began with a burning sensation on her face when she was exposed to computer screens and fluorescent lighting. Then the burning spread and the problematic light sources proliferated. Now her extreme sensitivity to light in all forms means she must spend much of her life in total darkness.
High intensity interval training for women : burn more fat in less time with HIIT workouts you can do anywhere, Sean Bartram. 613.71 BAR
How to help your friend with cancer, Colleen Dolan Fullbright. 616.994 FUL
Hysterectomy : exploring your options, Edward E. Wallach. 618.145 WAL
Irritable hearts : a PTSD love story, Mac McClelland. 616.8521 MCC
Kickstart : recharge your life with a pacemaker or defibrillator : the facts, the figures and the stories, compiled by John England. 617.41 KIC
Less medicine, more health : 7 assumptions that drive too much medical care, Dr. H. Gilbert Welch. 362.1 WEL
From his twenty-five years of medical practice and research, Welch explains that excessive medical care is often powered by economics and lawyers. But American medical care would not exist in this state if the general public did not harbour powerful assumptions about the value of tests and treatments - a number of which are just plain wrong.
Lupus Q and A : everything you need to know, Robert G. Lahita. 616.77 LAH
Mind your body : 4 weeks to a leaner, healthier life : 10 core concepts for an optimally balanced you, Joel Harper. 613.71 HAR
Overcoming anxiety : a self-help guide to using cognitive behavioral techniques, Helen Kennerley. 616.8522 KEN
Overcoming anxiety and depression on the autism spectrum : a self-help guide using CBT, Lee A. Wilkinson. 616.8522 WIL
Probably nothing : a diary of not-your-average nine months, Matilda Tristram. 362.196994 TRI
At 31, the author was 17 weeks pregnant and looking forward to having her first baby. Then she discovered she had bowel cancer.
Rethinking depression : how to shed mental health labels and create personal meaning, Eric Maisel. 616.8527 MAI
Reversing inflammation, Don Colbert, MD. 616.047 COL
Science for life : a manual for better living, Brian Clegg. 303.483 CLE
In Science for Life acclaimed science writer Brian Clegg cuts through the vested interests and confusing contradictory statements that litter the media and the internet, to give a clear picture of what science is telling us right now about changing our lives for the better.
Stop panic attacks in 10 easy steps : using functional medicine to calm your mind and body with drug-free techniques, Sandra Scheinbaum. 616.8522 SCH
Suspended bodyweight training : workout programs for total-body fitness, Kenneth Leung with Lily Chou. 613.71 LEU
The 30-second body : eat clean, train dirty, live hard, Adam Rosante. 613.7 ROS
The fast diet, Dr. Michael Mosley & Mimi Spencer. 613.25 MOS
The fear cure : cultivating courage as medicine for the body, mind, and soul, Lissa Rankin. 152.46 RAN
Not many people in the medical world are talking about how being afraid can make us sick but the truth is that fear, left untreated, becomes a serious risk factor for conditions from heart disease to diabetes to cancer.
The hormone reset diet : heal your metabolism to lose up to 15 pounds in 21 days, Sara Gottfried, MD. 613.25 GOT
The iRest program for healing PTSD : a proven-effective approach to using Yoga Nidra meditation & deep relaxation techniques to overcome trauma, Richard C. Miller, PhD. 616.8521 MIL
The magnesium miracle, Carolyn Dean. 616.396 DEA
The OCD workbook : your guide to breaking free from obsessive-compulsive disorder, Bruce M. Hyman, Cherry Pedrick. 616.8522 HYM
The special therapeutics of Bruce Barwell, Mary Glaisyer ; foreword by Susanna Shelton. 615.532 BAR
Bruce Barwell (1941-2008) treated thousands of patients during his lifetime and left a large amount of information which may prove invaluable to the practising homeopath.
The super foods diet : nature's most powerful foods for healing, prevention and weight loss, Vic Shayne. 613.25 SHA
The truth about exercise addiction : understanding the dark side of thinspiration, Katherine Schreiber. 613.71 SCH
The vitamin complex : our obsessive quest for nutritional perfection, Catherine Price. 612.399 PRI
The whole life fertility plan : understanding what affects your fertility to help you get pregnant when you want to, Kyra Phillips + Jamie Grifo, MD, PhD. 612.63
Total detox plan : cleanse and revitalise your system and see the difference in seven days, Charmaine Yabsley. 613.2 YAB
Typhoid Mary, Anthony Bourdain. 614.511 TYP
In 1906, at a prosperous Long Island summer home, a family falls ill and typhoid is diagnosed. When Dr George Soper is called in to find the source of the contagion, he notices that the household cook has gone missing. She is Mary Mallon, the woman who would become known as Typhoid Mary.
Visualization for weight loss : the Gabriel method guide to using your mind to transform your body, Jon Gabriel. 613.25 GAB
Waiting for a voice : the parent's guide to coping with verbal dyspraxia, Sam Walker. 618.9285 WAL
Weightless : my life as a fat man and how I escaped, Gregg McBride. 613.25 MCB
What Color is Monday? : how autism changed one family for the better, Carrie Cariello. 618.9289 CAR
Your yin yang body type : the Korean tradition of sasang medicine, Gary Wagman, PhD., L. Ac. 610.9519 WAG

History, Geography & Travel

1001 walks you must take before you die : country hikes, heritage trails, coastal strolls, mountain paths, city walks, general editor, Barry Stone. 910.2 ONE
17 carnations : the Windsors, the Nazis and the cover-up, Andrew Morton. 941.084 MOR
The story of the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, and his abdication in order to marry the divorcee, has provoked fascination and discussion for decades. However, the full story of the couple's links with the German aristocracy and Hitler has until now remained untold.
1815 : Regency Britain in the year of Waterloo, Stephen Bates. 941.073 BAT
88 days to Kandahar : a CIA diary, Robert L. Grenier. 958.1 GRE
The director of the American-Afghan war describes how he orchestrated the defeat of the Taliban in the region by forging separate alliances with warlords, Taliban dissidents, and the Pakistani intelligence service.
A long goodbye : the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan, Artemy M. Kalinovsky. 958.1 KAL
Chronicles the Soviet Union's nine-year struggle to extricate itself from Afghanistan in the 1980s and compares it to the challenges the United States may face in withdrawing from the region.
A million years in a day : a curious history of everyday life : from the Stone Age to the phone age, Greg Jenner. 306.09 JEN
A pilgrim's guide to the Camino Finisterre : Santiago, Finisterre, Muxia : a practical & mystical manual for the modern day pilgrim, John Brierley. 946 BRI
A pilgrim's guide to the Camino Portugués : Lisboa, Porto, Santiago : practical & mystical manual for the modern day pilgrim, John Brierley. 946 BRI
Alaska, Brendan Sainsbury. 979.8 SAI
American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity, Christian G. Appy. 959.7043 APP
An empire on the edge : how Britain came to fight America, Nick Bunker. 973.3 BUN
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. 970.1 ORT
Anonymous soldiers : the struggle for Israel, 1918-1947, Bruce Hoffman. 956.9404 HOF
Around the world in 50 years : my adventure to every country on Earth, Albert Podell. 910.41 POD
Australians. [Volume 3], Flappers to Vietnam, Thomas Keneally. 994 KEN
Bath, Kirsten Elliott, Neill Menneer. 942.398 ELL
Before Hobson, Tony Simpson. 993.01 SIM
"A timely publication which uses previously unpublished sources from the United States to explore what lies behind the Treaty of Waitangi by plunging us into the international world of the early nineteenth century.
Beijing, Daniel McCrohan, David Eimer. 951.156 MCC
Between Tel Aviv and Moscow : a life of dissent and exile in Mandate Palestine and the Soviet Union, Leah Trachtman-Palchan ; edited by Nir Arielli. 956.9404 TRA
Shedding new light on Mandate Palestine and the Jewish experience in Soviet Moscow, this book reveals the remarkable story of a woman living through some of the most pivotal events of twentieth-century history.
Bizarre Scotland, David Long. 941.1 LON
Black Egyptians, Segun Magbagbeola. 932 MAG
Black Egyptians aims to prove that Black Africans ruled the Ancient Egyptian civilisation ending the long and controversial race debate.
Blind over Cuba : the Photo Gap and the Missile Crisis, David M. Barrett & Max Holland. 973.922 BAR
David M. Barrett and Max Holland challenge the popular perception of the Kennedy administration's handling of the Soviet Union's surreptitious deployment of missiles in the Western Hemisphere. Rather than epitomising it as a masterpiece of crisis management by policy makers and the administration, Barrett and Holland make the case that the affair was, in fact, a close call stemming directly from decisions made in a climate of deep distrust between key administration officials and the intelligence community.
Blisters, bugs and abandoned underwear : a solo trek of New Zealand, Stuart Fleming. 993 FLE
When your city is rocked by a devastating earthquake, your relationship ends, and you lose your job - all in the space of a week - there's only one thing to do: go for a walk. "To see if I could" was Stuart Fleming's reason for attempting to walk solo from Cape Reinga, the northern-most tip of New Zealand, to Bluff in the south.
Cataclysm 90 BC : the forgotten war that almost destroyed Rome, Philip Matyszak. 937.05 MAT
Conflict in Ukraine : the unwinding of the post-Cold War order, Rajan Menon and Eugene Rumer. 947.7 MEN
Costa Rica, Richard Arghiris. 972.86 ARG
Croatia. 949.72 MUT
Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871, Jeremy Black. 970 BLA
France : an illustrated miscellany, Denis Tillinac. 944 TIL
Great Britain. 941 WIL
Hell and good company : the Spanish Civil War and the world it made, Richard Rhodes. 946.081 RHO
I am a bacha posh : my life as a woman living as a man in Afghanistan, Ukmina Manoori i. 958.1 MAN
I, Miss Mount, Michael Linus Walker. 993.421 WAL
A colourful pictorial record of Mt Maunganui New Zealand
In God's path : the Arab conquests and the creation of an Islamic empire, Robert G. Hoyland. 909.09767 HOY
In Manchuria : a village called Wasteland and the transformation of rural China, Michael Meyer. 951.8 MEY
Is the American century over?, Joseph S. Nye Jr. 973.91 NYE
For more than a century, the United States has been the world's most powerful state. Now some analysts predict that China will soon take its place.
Kaleidoscope city : a year in Varanasi, Piers Moore Ede. 954.2 MOO
Landmarks, Robert Macfarlane. 941 MCF
Presents a joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. This is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.
Mapping Manhattan : a love (and sometimes hate) story in maps by 75 New Yorkers, Becky Cooper ; foreword by Adam Gopnik. 974.71 COO
Marching home : Union veterans and their unending Civil War, Brian Matthew Jordan. 973.7 JOR
Mastering the West : Rome and Carthage at war, Dexter Hoyos. 937.04 HOY
Modern Japan, Jonathan Clements. 952.033 CLE
My father's legacy : a Somali woman's journey from Somalia to US, Halima Abdirazak. 967.73 ABD
No room for watermelons : a man, his 1910 motorcycle and an epic journey across the world, Ron & Lynne Fellowes. 910.4 FEL
Off the radar : a father's secret, a mother's heroism, and a son's quest, Cyrus M. Copeland. 955.054 COP
Copeland seeks the truth about his father, an American executive arrested in Iran for spying at the time of the 1979 hostage crisis, then put on trial for his life in a Revolutionary Court.
Once upon a time in the West … Country, Tony Hawks. 942.35 HAW
You can take the man out of the city, but is the countryside ready for him? Comedian and born and bred townie, Tony Hawks is not afraid of a challenge - or indeed a good bet. He's hitchhiked round Ireland with a fridge and taken on the Moldovan football team at tennis, one by one. Now the time has come for his greatest gamble yet - turning his back on comfortable city life to move to the wilds of the West Country.
Outlaws of the Atlantic : sailors, pirates, and motley crews in the age of sail, Marcus Rediker. 910.9163 RED
Palestine speaks : narratives of life under occupation, compiled and edited by Cate Malek and Mateo Hoke ;. 956.94 PAL
In Palestine Speaks men and women from the West Bank and Gaza describe in their own words how their lives have been shaped by the conflict.
Patients beyond borders : everybody's guide to affordable, world-class medical travel, Josef Woodman. 910.2 WOO
Now in its third edition, Patients Beyond Borders remains the best-read, most comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to medical tourism, written by the world's leading spokesperson on international health travel.
Peaks on the horizon : two journeys in Tibet, Charlie Carroll. 951.5 CAR
Peru.. 985 PER
Phenomenal : a hesitant adventurer's search for wonder in the natural world, Leigh Ann Henion. 910.4 HEN
A tale of physical grandeur and emotional transformation, a journey around the world that ultimately explores the depths of the human heart. A journalist and young mother, Henion combines her own varied experiences as a parent with a panoramic tour of the world's most extraordinary natural wonders.
Rat roads : one man's incredible journey, Jacques Pauw. 967.571 GIH
Rat Roads chronicles the remarkable journey of Kennedy Gihana, a young Tutsi man who survived the genocide in Rwanda, committed horrifying atrocities in Africa's bloodiest civil war and walked thousands of kilometers to South Africa.
Reconstructing Lenin : an intellectual biography, Tamas Krausz. 947.0841 LEN
Now, after the fall of the Soviet Union and 'actually-existing' socialism, it is possible to consider Lenin afresh, with sober senses trained on his historical context and how it shaped his theoretical and political contributions.
Retro London, Lucinda Gosling. 942.1 GOS
Revolution is my name : an Egyptian woman's diary from eighteen days in Tahrir, Mona Prince. 962.05 BAR
Shanghai. 951.132 HAR
Slow road to Brownsville : a journey through the heart of the Old West, David Reynolds. 978 REY
Tambora : travels to Sumbawa and the mountain that changed the world, Derek Pugh. 959.865 PUG
The bush : travels in the heart of Australia, Don Watson. 994 WAT
The change, Norm Robinson. 993.462 ROB
Lake Waikaremoana area with its surrounding area has seen many changes, most of which are lost in famous mists of the lake, and the mists of time.
The coming of the terror in the French Revolution, Timothy Tackett. 944.04 TAC
The death of Caesar : the story of history's most famous assassination, Barry Strauss. 937.05 CAE
The desert : lands of lost borders, Michael Welland. 551.41 WEL
From scorching seas of sand to glacial polar expanses, Desert: Lands of Lost Borders relates the tales, truths, folklore and facts of the desert in an analysis that is at once informative and surprising.
The disinherited : a story of love, family and betrayal, Robert Sackville-West. 942.23 SAC
In the small hours of the morning of 3 June 1914, a woman and her husband were found dead in a sparsely furnished apartment in Paris. It was only when the identity of the couple was revealed in the English press a fortnight later that the full story emerged. The man, Henry Sackville-West, had shot himself minutes after the death of his wife from cancer; but Henry's suicidal despair had been driven equally by the failure of his claim to be the legitimate son of Lord Sackville and heir to Knole.
The end of apartheid : diary of a revolution, Robin Renwick. 968.06 REN
The great leader and the fighter pilot : the true story of the tyrant who created North Korea and the young lieutenant who stole his way to freedom, Blaine Harden. 951.93 KIM
New York Times bestselling author Blaine Harden tells the riveting story of how Kim Il Sung grabbed power and plunged his country into war against the United States while the youngest fighter pilot in his air force was playing a high-risk game of deception and escape.
The Gulf States : a modern history, David Commins. 953.6 COM
The Kurdish spring : a new map of the Middle East, David L. Phillips. 956.67 PHI
The making of the Arab-Israeli conflict, 1947-1951, Ilan Pappé. 956.042 PAP
The Middle Ages, Johannes Fried ; translated by Peter Lewis. 909.07 FRI
The old man and the sea, Anthony Smith. 910.45 SMI
"Fancy rafting across the Atlantic? Famous traveller requires 3 crew. Must be OAP. Serious adventurers
The origins of the modern world : a global and environmental narrative from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century, Robert B. Marks. 940.2 MAR
The politics of deception : JFK's secret decisions on Vietnam, civil rights, and Cuba, Patrick J. Sloyan. 973.922 KEN
The Reagan era : a history of the 1980s, Doug Rossinow. 973.927 ROS
The story of Australia's people : the rise and fall of ancient Australia, Geoffrey Blainey. 994 BLA
The tears of the Rajas : mutiny, money and marriage in India 1805-1905, Ferdinand Mount. 954.03 MOU
The war that forged a nation : why the Civil War still matters, James McPherson. 973.71 MCP
They eat horses, don't they? : the truth about the French, Piu Marie Eatwell. 944 EAT
Tour of Mont Blanc, Kev Reynolds. 944.58 REY
Trans-Siberian Railway. 947 TRA
Treaty of Waitangi : questions and answers, Network Waitangi. 993.021 TRE
Van Diemen's Land : an Aboriginal history, Murray Johnson and Ian McFarlane. 994.6 JOH
Venice : an illustrated miscellany, Philippe Sollers. 945.31 SOL
Walking on ice, Emma Stevens. 979.8 STE
This memoir tells the story of Emma's life-changing decision to marry her Alaskan man and leave her beloved New Zealand for a world of snow and ice, caribou and bears, and the Yup'ik Eskimo people.
Weird Belfast : a miscellany, almanack, and companion, compiled, almanacked and miscellaned by Reggie Chamberlain-King. 941.67 CHA
When all the lands were sea : a photographic journey into the lives of the Marsh Arabs of Iraq, written and photographed by Tor Eigeland. 956.7 EIG
Where the dead pause, and the Japanese say goodbye : a journey, Marie Mutsuki Mockett. 952.117 MOC
An intimate voyage into Japanese culture and spirituality, culminating in one of Japan's most sacred places
Why we lost : a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Daniel Bolger. 956.7044 BOL

Hobbies and Crafts

Antiques in the Antipodes : the story of a shop, Yvonne Sanders. 745.1 SAN
Whether your passion is antiques & collectibles, interior design or just beautifully crafted objects, you will love this book. Yvonne Sanders Ltd is not only an Auckland icon but one of Australasia's largest and most colourful antique stores. This sumptuous book tells the story of the shop and its owner.
Colorful crochet afghans and pillows : 19 projects to brighten your home, Kristel Salgarollo. 746.434 SAL
Creating realistic landscapes for model railways, Tony Hill. 625.19 HIL
Garden crafts : 30 beautiful and practical projects for patio, porch, deck, garden, or yard, Elizabeth C. Letcavage. 745.5 LET
Incredible change-bots. Two point something something, Jeffrey Brown. 741.5 BRO
Includes short stories, gallery art show pieces, game and toy designs, artwork created for fan club members, interviews with almost every Change-Bot, and more.
Knitting for Tommy : keeping the Great War soldier warm, Lucinda Gosling. 746.432 GOS
Lovely landscape quilts : using strings & scraps to piece and appliqué scenic quilts, Cathy Geier. 746.46 GEI
Making mechanical marvels in wood, Raymond Levy. 684.08 LEV
Making simple robots, Kathy Ceceri. 629.892 CEC
Miniature needle painting embroidery : vintage portraits, florals & birds, Trish Burr. 746.44 BUR
Modern rainbow : 14 imaginative quilts that play with color, Rebecca Bryan. 746.46 BRY
Operating signals, points and level crossings : a mechanical, electrical and electronic guide for railway modellers, Clive Heathcote and A. Anderson. 625.19 HEA
Presents a guide to points, signals and level crossings and provides all the information that railway modellers need in order to get the trains on their layouts moving effectively.
Photo art : 35 ways to use old and new photographs, Ellie Laycock. 745.5 LAY
Sweet treats in cross-stitch : 53 delightful projects to embroider, Tinou Le Joly Senoville. 746.443 LE
The 1718 coverlet : 69 quilt blocks from the oldest dated British patchwork coverlet, Susan Briscoe. 746.46 BRI
The pattern sourcebook, Drusilla Cole. 745.4 COL
Aimed at anyone with an interest in surface design and pattern.
Traditional blacksmithing : the fine art of horseshoeing and wagon making, J. G. Holmstrom. 682.4 HOL
Woolly woofers, Debbie Bliss. 746.432 BLI
Knitting's gone to the dogs and it's absolutely adorable!

House & Garden

Construction project management : a practical guide to field construction management, S. Keoki Sears. 690.06 SEA
Hammer head : the making of a carpenter, Nina MacLaughlin. 694 MCL
Home automation for dummies, Dwight Spivey. 643.6 SPI
Ready to control your house with your smartphone or tablet?
Homemakers : a domestic handbook for the digital generation, Brit Morin. 640 MOR
Simple, beautiful, and stylish, this book offers the digital generation a wealth of innovative ideas and how-tos for a more creative life.
The great interior design challenge sourcebook, Katherine Sorrell. 747 SOR
The new fruit expert, Dr D.G. Hessayon. 634 HES


Basic Portuguese : a grammar and workbook, Cristina Sousa. 469.798 SOU
Between you & me : confessions of a comma queen, Mary Norris. 428.2 NOR
Dictionary of slang in New Zealand : as slung today, Noel Kelly. 427.9 KEL
Elementary Tagalog : Tara, mag-Tagalog tayo! = Come on, let's speak Tagalog!, Jiedson R. Domigpe. 499.211 DOM
Essential French Grammar, Mike Thacker, Casimir d'Angelo. 448.2 THA
Nga kupu tuatahi i te reo Maori = First words in Maori, Jenny Pyatt. 372.6 PYA


Murder that wasn't : the case of George Gwaze, Felicity Goodyear-Smith. 345.025 GWA
This book tells the story of the case of George Gwaze, twice charged and twice acquitted of the rape and murder of his ten-year-old adopted niece, Charlene Makaza.

Library Science

Apps for librarians : using the best mobile technology to educate, create, and engage, Nicole Hennig. 025 HEN
Books in motion : connecting preschoolers with books through art, games, movement, music, playacting, and props, Julie Dietzel-Glair. 027.62 DIE
Improbable libraries, Alex Johnson. 025 JOH
Whether by bike in Chicago or by donkey in Colombia, librarians all over the world are coming up with astonishingly ingenious ways of ensuring their books reach the people who need them.
Information needs analysis : principles and practice in information organizations, Daniel G. Dorner, G.E. Gorman and Philip J. Calvert. 025.52 DOR
The library innovation toolkit : ideas, strategies, and programs, Anthony Molaro. 025.1 LIB
The top technologies every librarian needs to know, edited by Kenneth J. Varnum. 020 TOP


An unreal house filled with real storms, Elizabeth Knox. 823.914 KNO
Elizabeth Knox discusses the process of writing her memoirs as a recipient of the Michael King Fellowship.
Brockie : a memoir in words, cartoons and sketches, Bob Brockie. 741.5 BRO
A memoir with a difference. Through much of Bob Brockie's long and colourful life - 80 plus years to date - he has kept a notebook and sketch pad beside him. In this charming book, Dr Robert Brockie remembers - with some help from his diaries - all the highlights.
How to write a thesis, Umberto Eco. 808.066 ECO
Eco's approach is anything but dry and academic. He not only offers practical advice but also considers larger questions about the value of the thesis-writing exercise. How to Write a Thesis is unlike any other writing manual. It reads like a novel. It is opinionated. It is frequently irreverent, sometimes polemical, and often hilarious.
Pacific Islands writing : the postcolonial literatures of Aotearoa/New Zealand and Oceania, Michelle Keown. 820.99 KEO
Publishing : a writer's memoir, Gail Godwin. 813.54 GOD
A personal story of a writer's hunger to be published, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul for Gail Godwin, forty-five years of being a published writer and all that goes with it.
The folded clock : a diary, Heidi Julavits. 818.6 JUL
Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries in a storage bin, and hoped to discover the early evidence of the person (and writer) she'd since become.
The house of fiction : Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley : a memoir, Susan Swingler. 306.874 SWI
Susan Swingler is the stepdaughter of one of Australia's most revered writers Elizabeth Jolley. Abandoned by her father, Leonard, at the age of four, Susan had no contact with the Jolley family until they found and reclaimed her at the age of 21. Why they were kept apart is the subject of this startling new memoir.
The Oxford Inklings : Lewis, Tolkien and their circle, Colin Duriez. 820.9 INK
Tells the story of the friendships, mutual influence, and common purpose of the 'Inklings'.
Writing without a parachute : the art of freefall, Barbara Turner-Vesselago. 808.02 TUR
In Writing Without a Parachute: The Art of Freefall, respected writing teacher Barbara Turner-Vesselago shows both beginning and experienced writers how to get the thinking mind to step aside, so that writing becomes a truly vulnerable and open-hearted engagement with the moment.


White magic : the age of paper, Lothar Müller. 676 MUL

Music & Musicians

101 violin tips : stuff all the pros know and use, Angela Schmidt. 787.2193 SCH
Alan Parsons' art & science of sound recording : the book, Alan Parsons and Julian Colbeck. 621.3893 PAR
Hal Leonard perfect pitch method : a musician's guide to recognizing pitches by ear, Adam Perlmutter. 781.23 PER
My side of life, Shane Filan. 781.64 FIL
This book presents Shane's side of the Westlife story.
The B side : the death of Tin Pan Alley and the rebirth of the great American song, Ben Yagoda. 781.64 YAG
An acclaimed cultural historian drawing on previously untapped archival sources and interviews with such voices as Randy Newman, Jimmy Webb, Linda Ronstadt, and Herb Alpert presents a social history of the great American songwriting era.
The Beatles : here, there, and everywhere, Nancy J. Hajeski. 781.66 BEA
Through the eye of the tiger : the rock 'n' roll life of Survivor's founding member, Jim Peterik with Lisa Torem. 781.66 PET
Through the Eye of the Tiger is more than just a memoir of a songwriting legend; it's a classic rock 'n' roll story told through the eyes of someone who has lived through it all and through the Eye of the Tiger.

Natural Science

A new history of life : the radical new discoveries about the origins and evolution of life on Earth, Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink. 576.83 WAR
A New History of Life proves not only that much of what we think we know should be unlearned, but also that the true history of life on Earth is much more surprising and wonderful than we could ever have imagined.
An eye for a tooth : the teeth of animals, Desmond Eccles. 591.4 ECC
Badger, Daniel Heath Justice. 599.76 JUS
Cuckoo : cheating by nature, Nick Davies. 598.74 DAV
Field notes on science & nature, Michael R. Canfield. 570.7 FIE
Pioneering a new niche in the study of plants and animals in their natural habitat, this book allows readers to peer over the shoulders and into the notebooks of a dozen eminent field workers, to study firsthand their observational methods, materials, and fleeting impressions.
Nature anatomy : the curious parts & pieces of the natural world, Julia Rothman. 508 ROT
Tales of remarkable birds, Dominic Couzens. 598 COU
The next species : the future of evolution in the aftermath of man, Michael Tennesen. 576.8 TEN
The triumph of seeds : how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, & pips conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history, Thor Hanson. 581.4 HAN


Advanced studies of the human aura : how to charge your energy field with light and spiritual radiance, David Christopher Lewis. 299.93 LEW
With this book you will learn keys to increasing the light within your aura from your heart outward to bring abundant blessings to yourself and those around you.
Encounter in Rendlesham Forest : the inside story of the world's best-documented UFO incident, Nick Pope. 001.942 POP


Baby play for every day : 365 activities for the first year, Susannah Steel. 649.5 STE
Eat, play, sleep : the essential guide to your baby's first three months, Luiza DeSouza. 649.122 DES
The gentle sleep book : a guide for calm babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, Sarah Ockwell-Smith. 649.122 OCK
The madness of modern parenting, Zoe Williams ; series editor, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. 306.874 WIL

Pets & Animals

Outback vets, Annabelle Brayley. 636.089 BRA
The art of liberty training for horses : attain new levels of leadership, unity, feel, engagement, and purpose in all that you do with your horse, Jonathan Field. 636.1083 FIE
The cat's out of the bag : truth and lies about cats, Max Cryer. 636.8 CRY
The chicken keeper's problem solver, Chris Graham. 636.5 GRA

Philosophy and psychology

The challenge of things : thinking through troubled times, A.C. Grayling. 100 GRA
The soul of the marionette : a short inquiry into human freedom, John Gray. 123.5 GRA
In The Soul of the Marionette, John Gray draws together the religious, philosophic and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom.


Group f.64 : Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, and the community of artists who revolutionized American photography, Mary Street Alinder. 770.92 ALI
It's what I do : a photographer's life of love and war, Lynsay Addario. 779 ADD
Photography visionaries, Mary Warner Marien. 770.92 MAR
Seeking light : portraits of humanitarian action in war, Paul Grabhorn. 779 GRA
A collection of photographs from International Committee of the Red Cross missions in conflict zones.
Window-shopping through the Iron Curtain, David Hlynsky. 779 HLY
Presents 176 images, mainly shop window displays, shot by the author during the final years of the collapsing Soviet empire in Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, East Germany and Moscow.


Hello, beautiful! : scenes from a life, Hannie Rayson. 822.914 RAY
A memoir in parts, from one of Australia's best-loved playwrights.


Whale years, Gregory O'Brien. 821.914 OBR

Politics & Government

If mayors ruled the world : dysfunctional nations, rising cities, Benjamin R. Barber. 320.8 BAR
Max Weber and The Protestant ethic : twin histories, Peter Ghosh. 320 WEB
The birth of politics : eight Greek and Roman political ideas and why they matter, Melissa Lane. 320 LAN

Religion & Ethics

All who go do not return : a memoir, Shulem Deen. 296.8 DEE
Shulem Deen was raised to believe that questions are dangerous. As a member of the Skverers, one of the most insular Hasidic sects in the US, he knows little about the outside world — only that it is to be shunned. In All Who Go Do Not Return, Deen bravely traces his harrowing loss of faith, while offering an illuminating look at a highly secretive world.
Converts to Judaism : stories from biblical times to today, Lawrence J. Epstein. 296.71 EPS
Exposing vulnerable people to euthanasia and assisted suicide, Alex Schadenberg, foreword by Kevin Andrews. 179.7 SCH
This book examines the record of euthanasia in Belgium, and exposes what these reports have overlooked.
Happiness is an inside job : practicing for a joyful life, Sylvia Boorstein. 294.34 BOO
Shows us how mindfulness, concentration, and effort — three elements of the Buddhist path to wisdom — can lead us away from anger, anxiety, and confusion, and into calmness, clarity, and the joy of living in the present.
Make it happen : surrender your fear, take the leap, live on purpose, Lara Casey. 248.4 CAS
Simply good news : why the gospel is news and what makes it good, N.T. Wright. 239 WRI
Soul shifts : transformative wisdom for creating a life of authentic awakening, emotional freedom, and practical spirituality, Barbara De Angelis. 204.4 DE
Surprised by scripture : engaging with contemporary issues, Tom Wright. 261 WRI
Tom Wright provides a series of case studies that show how the Bible can be applied to pressing contemporary issues.
The marathon monks of Mount Hiei, John Stevens with photographs by Tadashi Namba. 294.36 STE
The greatest athletes in the world today are not the Olympic champions or the stars of professional sports, but the "marathon monks" of Japan's sacred Mount Hiei. Over a seven-year training period, these "running buddhas" figuratively circle the globe on foot.
What God said : the 25 core messages of conversations with God that will change your life and the world, Neale Donald Walsch. 133.93 WAL
Who is Allah?, Bruce B. Lawrence. 297.211 LAW


30-second evolution : the 50 most significant ideas and events, each explained in half a minute. 576.8 THI
Birth of a theorem : a mathematical adventure, Cedric Villani. 510 VIL
Four revolutions in the earth sciences : from heresy to truth, James Lawrence Powell. 550 POW
This absorbing scientific history is the only book to describe the evolution of these four ideas from heresy to truth, showing how science works in practice and how it inevitably corrects the mistakes of its practitioners. Scientists can be wrong, but science can be trusted. In the process, astonishing ideas are born and, over time, take root.
Quantum physics, Marc Humphrey. 530.12 HUM
This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress, John Brockman. 500 THI
To explain the world : the discovery of modern science, Steven Weinberg. 509 WEI
Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London, the author shows that the scientists of the past not only did not understand what we understand about the world they did not understand what there is to understand.

Self Development

Better than before : mastering the habits of our everyday lives, Gretchen Rubin. 158.1 RUB
Chicken soup for the soul : the power of forgiveness : 101 stories about how to let go and change your life. 158.2 CHI
Creating innovators : the making of young people who will change the world, Tony Wagner. 153.35 WAG
Highly intuitive people : 7 right-brain traits to change the lives of intuitive-sensitive people, Heidi Sawyer. 153.44 SAW
Instant motivation : the surprising truth behind what really drives top performance, Chantal Burns. 153.8 BUR
It's not about the shark : how to solve unsolvable problems, David Niven. 153.43 NIV
Managing anger with CBT for dummies, Gillian Bloxham. 152.47 BLO
Quitting : why we fear it and why we shouldn't in life, love, and work, Peg Streep and Alan B. Bernstein. 158 STR
Featuring compelling stories of people who successfully quit, along with helpful questionnaires and goal maps to guide you on the right path, Quitting will help you evaluate whether your goals are working for or against you, and whether you need to let go in order to start anew.
Sanctuary : the discovery of wonder, Julie Leibrich. 158.1 LEI
Sanctuary cuts across genres: at once a spiritual memoir; a collection of personal journal entries and brief discourses; and a window into the views of influential writers, thinkers and poets, and of the author's friends and acquaintances
So you've been publicly shamed, Jon Ronson. 152.44 RON
For the past three years, Jon Ronson has traveled the world meeting recipients of famous public shamings, These are people like us people who, say, made a joke on social media that came out badly, or made a mistake at work. Once a transgression is revealed, collective outrage circles with the force of a hurricane, and the next thing they know, they're being torn apart, and may even lose their jobs.
The emotionally absent mother : how to overcome your childhood neglect when you don't know where to start & meditations and affirmations to help you overcome childhood neglect, J.L. Anderson. 158.24 AND
The energies of love : using energy medicine to keep your relationship thriving, Donna Eden. 615.89 EDE
The like switch : an ex-FBI agent's guide to influencing, attracting, and winning people over, Jack Schafer. 158.25 SCH
As a Special Agent for the FBI's National Security Division's Behavioral Analysis Program, Schafer developed dynamic and breakthrough strategies for profiling terrorists and detecting deception. Now, he has evolved his proven-on-the-battlefield tactics for the day-to-day, but no less critical battle of getting people to like you.
The next happy : let go of the life you planned and find a new way forward, Tracey Cleantis. 158.1 CLE
Unleash your alpha : eat like a man, train like a beast, operate like a gentleman & become a legend, Mike Campbell. 155.332 CAM
Why grow up?, Susan Neiman. 155.25 NEI
Explores the forces that are arrayed against maturity, and shows how philosophy can help us want to grow up.

Social Issues

Asians and the new multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, Gautam Ghosh & Jacqueline Leckie. 305.8 ASI
Bad Behaviour : a memoir of bullying and boarding school, Rebecca Starford. 302.343 STA
Blood of the tiger : a story of conspiracy, greed, and the battle to save a magnificent species, J.A. Mills. 639.979 MIL
Despite the tiger's beloved status, there may be fewer than three thousand left in the wild. At the same time, at least five thousand "domesticated" tigers have been reared on farms in China, not for traditional medicine but for the production of tiger-bone wine, tiger-skin decor, and gourmet cuisine enjoyed by the country's elite.
Entanglements of empire : missionaries, Māori, and the question of the body, Tony Ballantyne. 306.4 BAL
The first Protestant mission to New Zealand, established in 1814, saw the beginning of complex political, cultural, and economic entanglements with Māori. Entanglements of Empire is a deft reconstruction of the cross-cultural translations of this early period.
Fire and ice : soot, solidarity, and survival on the roof of the world, Jonathan Mingle. 363.738 MIN
In Fire and Ice, Jonathan Mingle weaves a dramatic narrative of one village's inspiring efforts to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, and a scientific detective tale about the impact of fire on every nation.
For women only : what you need to know about the inner lives of men, Shaunti Feldhahn. 248.84 FEL
Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of America's fugitive slaves, Eric Foner. 326 FON
Great myths of child development, Stephen Hupp and Jeremy Jewell. 305.231 HUP
In the family way : illegitimacy between the Great War and the swinging sixties, Jane Robinson. 306.874 ROB
Living in paradox : a history of urban design across kainga, towns and cities in New Zealand, Garth Falconer. 307.76 FAL
Measuring happiness : the economics of well-being, Joachim Weimann. 306 WEI
In this book, three economists explore the happiness-prosperity connection, investigating how economists measure life satisfaction and well-being.
Memory, body and dance and other essays, Peter Cleave. 306.44 CLE
A series of essays by Peter Cleave.
Men wanted for hazardous journey, Rob Cope. 305.32 COP
"We're true lone rangers, lost in the desert, hiding behind our masks, refusing to ask for directions".
No kidding! : why our kids know more about technology than us and what we can do about it, Yvette Adams. 303.483 ADA
Open : how we'll work, live and learn in the future, David Price. 070.57 PRI
A collection of hactivists, hobbyists, forum-users and maverick leaders are leading a quiet but unstoppable revolution. They are sharing everything they know, and turning knowledge into action in ways that were unimaginable even a decade ago. Driven by technology, and shaped by common values, going 'open' has transformed the way we live.
Panguru and the city : kāinga tahi, kāinga rua : an urban migration history, Melissa Matutina Williams. 307.2 WIL
Rethinking settler colonialism : history and memory in Australia, Canada, Aotearoa New Zealand and South Africa, Annie E. Coombes. 305.8 RET
Right of boom : the aftermath of nuclear terrorism, Benjamin E. Schwartz. 363.32 SCH
Hypothesizing an explosion in downtown Washington, D.C., Schwartz maps out the likely ramifications while going deep into history to explore the limited range of options available to a Commander in Chief.
Saltwater Cowboy : the rise and fall of a marijuana empire, Tim McBride with Ralph Berrier, Jr. 363.45 MCB
Say no to bullying : factors, challenges and strategies, Joy Sylvia. 302.343 SYL
She looks just like you : a memoir of (non-biological lesbian) motherhood, Amie Klempnauer Miller. 306.8743 MIL
Amie Miller chronicles her experiences as a non-biological lesbian mother, discussing the challenges and anxieties she faced as her life partner got pregnant, carried their child, and delivered and sharing how she is defying the traditional rules of motherhood.
Spam : a shadow history of the Internet, Finn Brunton. 384.3 BRU
The brothers : the road to an American tragedy, Masha Gessen. 363.32 GES
On April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston marathon, killing three people and wounding more than 264 others. Long after the bombings and the terror they sowed, after all the testimony and debate, what we still haven't learned is why. Why did the American Dream go so wrong for two immigrants? How did such a nightmare come to pass?
The bully society : school shootings and the crisis of bullying in America's schools, Jessie Klein. 302.343 KLE
The caregiver's companion : caring for your loved one medically, financially and emotionally while caring for yourself, Carolyn A. Brent, MBA. 362.24 BRE
The dangerous bride : a memoir of love, gods and geography, Lee Kofman. 306.842 KOF
Our cultural mores suggest that love without monogamy is impossible, but Lee hoped she could do better and embarked on a personal exploration to find out whether she could save her marriage while being non-monogamous in an ethical way. For several months she talked to swingers, polyamorists, cross-dressers, suburban families, artists and migrants and — in short, to anyone who has ever been involved in an unconventional relationship.
The disaster diaries : one man's quest to learn everything necessary to survive the apocalypse, Sam Sheridan. 613.69 SHE
The making of the English working class, E.P. Thompson with an introduction by Michael Kenny. 305.562 THO
Fifty years since first publication, E. P. Thompson's revolutionary account of working-class culture and ideals is published in Penguin Modern Classics, with a new introduction by historian Michael Kenny.
The Muslims are coming! Islamophobia, extremism, and the domestic war on terror, Arun Kundnani. 363.32 KUN
Based on several years of research and reportage from Dallas to Dewsbury, and written in exciting, precise prose, this is the first comprehensive critique of counter-radicalisation strategies in the US and the UK.
The people's republic of chemicals, William J. Kelly and Chip Jacobs. 363.7392 KEL
Blending first-person reportage with exhaustive research, Kelly and Jacobs describe China's ancient love affair with coal, Bill Clinton's blunders cutting free-trade deals enabling the US to "export" manufacturing emissions to Asia, Communist Party manipulation of eco-statistics, the horror of cancer villages, the deception of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and spellbinding peasant revolts against cancer-spreading plants involving thousands in mostly-censored melees.
The power of the past : understanding cross-class marriages, Jessi Streib. 306.81 STR
The second curve : thoughts on reinventing society, Charles Handy. 303.49 HAN
The author looks at the trends in capitalism and asks whether it is a sustainable system. He explores the dangers of a society built on credit. He challenges the myth that remorseless growth is essential.

Sport & Recreation

Advanced bridge : a practical guide to improving your game, David Bird. 795.4153 BIR
Boar in the fern : stories from a Taranaki pig hunter, Murray Williams. 799.26 WIL
Bridled passion : a tribute to our Kiwi equestrians, Margot Butcher. 798.24 BUT
Lanterne Rouge : the last man in the Tour de France, Max Leonard. 796.62 LEO
If you complete a bike race of over 3,000 kilometres, overcoming mountain ranges and merciless weather conditions while enduring physical and psychological agony, in the slowest time, should you be branded the loser? What if your loss helped a teammate win? This title tells the absurd stories of the last-placed rider.
One day as a tiger : Alex Macintyre and the birth of light and fast alpinism, John Porter. 796.522 MCI
One Day As A Tiger is John Porter's revelatory and poignant memoir of Alex MacIntyre, one of the leading figures of British mountaineering's most successful era before his death in 1982.
Our secret weapon : a history and stories about New Zealand's iconic P Class yacht, Gun Caundle. 797.124 CAU
Queenstown rock, ice & mountains, Guillaume Charton, Mike Dunn. 796.522 CHA
Soul surfer : a true story of faith, family, and fighting to get back on the board, Bethany Hamilton. 797.32 HAM
Bethany Hamilton, a teenage surfer lost her arm in a shark attack off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii. Not even the loss of her arm keeps her from returning to surfing, the sport she loves.
The Batsford book of chess : from beginner to winner, Sean Marsh. 794.1 MAR
The tower : a chronicle of climbing and controversy on Cerro Torre, Kelly Cordes. 796.522 COR
To hell on a bike : riding Paris-Roubaix : the toughest race in cycling, Iain MacGregor. 796.62 MCG

Trains, Boats, Planes

Air New Zealand : celebrating 75 years, editor, Jenny Farrell. 387.706 AIR
East of Suez : liners to Australia in the 1950s & 1960s, William H. Miller & Tim Noble. 387.243 MIL
How to build Egyptian boat models : patterns and instructions for three royal vessels, Jack Sintich. 623.8201 SIN
A unique model-building experience, this beginner-level guide details everything needed to create brilliant reproductions of the royal sailing boats of Khufu.
Mayday : how warring egos forced Qantas off course, Matt O'Sullivan. 387.706 OSU
Railway season, David St. John Thomas. 385.0941 THO
Celebrate the days when trains were trains, individual expresses had their own character, serving their passengers in style in restaurant car, and connecting services ran over picturesque branch lines that were a very part of the countryside they served.
Which way is starboard again? : overcoming fears & facing challenges sailing the South Pacific, Anna Kirtlan. 910.91648 KIR


Indigenous logging, trucks and truckers, Gavin M. Abbot. 388.324 ABB
This book follows on from Urewera Trucks and Truckers. It highlights the early truckers who were involved with indigenous logging. The four chapters in this book cover Rotorua, Matahina, Opotiki and Gisborne.
Urewera trucks and truckers, Gavin M. Abbot. 388.324 ABB
Gavin has written a new book that looks at the life and times of trucking back in the day in the Urewera forest


Agent of peace : Emily Hobhouse and her courageous attempt to end the First World War, Jennifer Hobhouse Balme. 940.31 HOB
The story of this extraordinary woman and her battle to secure peace is told here by her grand-niece largely through Emily's own letter, journal and diary extracts.
Defending Gallipoli : the Turkish story, Harvey Broadbent. 940.42 BRO
Elusive peace : a Kiwi peacekeeper in Angola, John McLeod. 355.357 MCL
Evacuees : children's lives on the WW2 home front, Gillian Mawson. 940.5316 MAW
Fleeing from the Fuhrer : a postal history of refugees from the Nazis, Charmian Brinson & William Kaczynski. 940.5318 BRI
Gallipoli, Peter FitzSimons. 940.42 FIT
Joyce's war : the Second World War journal of a Queen Alexandra nurse, Joyce Ffoulkes Parry. 940.5475 PAR
Lusitania : triumph, tragedy, and the end of the Edwardian age, Greg King and Penny Wilson. 940.45 KIN
Lusitania: She was a ship of dreams, carrying millionaires and aristocrats, actresses and impresarios, writers and suffragettes a microcosm of the last years of the waning Edwardian Era and the coming influences of the Twentieth Century. When she left New York on her final voyage, she sailed from the New World to the Old; yet an encounter with the machinery of the New World, in the form of a primitive German U-Boat, sent her and her gilded passengers to their tragic deaths
Operation Chowhound : the most risky, most glorious US bomber mission of WWII, Stephen Dando-Collins. 940.531 DAN
Princes at war : the Britain's royal family's private battle in the Second World War, Deborah Cadbury. 941.084 GEO
Roosevelt and Stalin : portrait of a partnership, Susan Butler. 940.532 BUT
Butler explores for the first time the complex partnership during World War II between FDR and Stalin, reassessing in-depth how the two men became partners, how they shared the same outlook for the postwar world, and how they formed an uneasy but deep friendship, shaping the world's political stage from the war to the decades leading up to and into the new century.
The Bletchley girls : war, secrecy, love and loss : the women of Bletchley Park tell their story, Tessa Dunlop. 940.5486 DUN
The fall of the Ottomans : the Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920, Eugene Rogan. 940.41 ROG
The Holocaust sites of Europe : an historical guide, Martin Winstone. 940.5318 WIN
The lost band of brothers, Tom Keene. 940.5486 KEE
War bonds : love stories from the greatest generation, Cindy Hval. 940.53 HVA
Went the day well? : witnessing Waterloo, David Crane. 940.27 CRA
World War 1 battlefields : a travel guide to the Western Front : sites, museums, memorials, John Ruler & Emma Thomson. 940.41 RUL