New Titles Non-Fiction November 2014 (arrived in October 2014)

Art & Architecture

100 painters of tomorrow, Kurt Beers. 759.07 BEE
33 artists in 3 acts, Sarah Thornton. 709.2 THO
Alex Katz, Carter Ratcliff and three others. 759.13 KAT
Alex Katz is a towering figure in contemporary painting, a key New York-based artist since the early 1960s. Katz is best known for his distinct portraits of sophisticated, irresistible women, masterfully painted using precise, broad areas of colour.
Architectural details : a visual guide to 5000 years of building styles, Emily Cole, general editor. 720.9 ARC
Architecture in the South Pacific : the ocean of islands, Jennifer Taylor, James Conner. 720.99 TAY
Art in time : a world history of styles and movements. 709 ART
Beginner's guide to abstract art, Laura Reiter. 759.065 REI
Big art small art, Tristan Manco. 709.05 MAN
Chinese art close-up, Carol Michaelson and Jane Portal. 709.51 MIC
Leonardo and the artes mechanicae, Romano Nanni ; with essays by Marco Biffi, Fabio Giusberti, Alexander Neuwahl, Davide Russo. 709.45 LEO
Let's draw!, Sachiko Umoto. 741.2 UMO
Mervyn Williams : from modernism to the digital age, Edward Hanfling. 759.993 WIL
Natural architecture now : new projects from outside the boundaries of design, Francesca Tatarella. 709.04 TAT
Rendez-vous with art, Philippe De Montebello, Martin Gayford. 709 DE
Rodin, Antoinette Le Normand-Romain. 730.92 ROD
With more than 350 pictures, many never before seen, Rodin reveals in great beauty and detail the genius of the man known as the father of modern sculpture.
The elements of sculpture : a viewer's guide, Herbert George. 730.1 GEO
The twenty first century art book, Jonathan Griffin. 709.05 GRI


Working stiff : two years, 262 bodies, and the making of a medical examiner, Judy Melinek, M.D. and T.J. Mitchell. 614.1 MEL
The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist's "rookie season" as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex that shaped her as both a physician and a mother.
Acute misfortune : the life and death of Adam Cullen, Erik Jensen. 709.94 CUL
An unflinching portrait of talent and addiction. In 2008 the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in his spare room and write his biography. What followed were four years of intense honesty and a relationship that became increasingly claustrophobic.
Alone : the triumph and tragedy of John Curry, Bill Jones. 796.91 CUR
One winter's night in 1976, over 20 million people in Britain watched John Curry skate to Olympic glory on an ice rink in Austria. Alone reveals the restless, impatient, often dark soul of a man whose words could lacerate, whose skating invariably moved audiences to tears, and who after succumbing to AIDS, as so many of his fellow artists and friends did died of a heart attack aged just 44.
Aubrey Beardsley : a biography, Matthew Sturgis. 741.942 BEA
In this biography, Matthew Sturgis has uncovered a great amount of new material and used many previously untapped sources to produce the most compelling and definitive account of Beardsley's life to date.
Blue-eyed boy : a memoir, Robert Timberg. 070.92 TIM
A memoir of the struggle to reclaim his life after being severely burned as a Marine lieutenant in Vietnam. In January 1967, Robert Timberg was a short-timer, counting down the days until his combat tour ended. He had thirteen days to go when his vehicle struck a Viet Cong land mine, resulting in third-degree burns of his face and much of his body. He survived, barely, then began the arduous battle back, determined to build a new life and make it matter.
Bobby Moore : the man in full, Matt Dickinson. 796.334 MOO
Born into the Children of God : my life in a religious sex cult and my struggle for survival on the outside, Natacha Tormey with Nadene Ghouri. 299.93 TOR
All Natacha ever wanted was to feel normal, but escaping the cult was only the beginning. Shocking, moving, but ultimately inspiring, this is Natacha's full story; it is both a personal tale of trauma and recovery, and an expose of the secret world of abuse hidden behind commune walls.
Brando's smile : his life, thought, and work, Susan L. Mizruchi. 791.43028 BRA
Drawing from the actor's personal letters, audiotapes and annotations on screenplays and books, the author paints a unique picture of the legendary star's off-screen life including his embrace of foreign cultures and his collection of 4,000 books.
Cabin fever : the sizzling secrets of a virgin air hostess, Mandy Smith with Nicola Stow. 387.742 SMI
Mandy Smith spent twelve years strutting down the aisles as one of Richard Branson's sexy and sassy flight attendants, and in Cabin Fever she tells the good, the bad and the downright naughty tales of life in the air.
Carsick, John Waters. 791.43023 WAT
John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads 'I'm not psycho,' he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving lonely roads and treacherous drivers. But who should we be more worried about: the delicate film director with genteel manners or the unsuspecting travelers transporting the Pope of Trash?
Chasing lost time : the life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff : soldier, spy and translator, Jean Findlay. 828.912 SCO
C. K. Scott Moncrieff's celebrated translation of Proust's A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which would exhaust and consume the translator, leading to his early death at the age of just forty.
Childhood of an idiot, Dom Harvey. 791.44 HAR
This is a book for any New Zealander who has ever been told to stop crying or you will be given something to really cry about.
Churchill's iceman : the true story of Geoffrey Pyke : genius, fugitive, spy, Henry Hemming. 941.082 PYK
There is no reason why you should have heard of Geoffrey Pyke. After his suicide in 1948 he was described as one of the great geniuses of his time, to rank alongside Einstein, yet he remains today, as The Times put it, 'one of the most original if unrecognised figures' of the twentieth century.
Cosby : his life and times, Mark Whitaker. 792.7 COS
Delancey : a man, a woman, a restaurant, a marriage, Molly Wizenberg. 647.95 WIZ
While Delancey is a funny and frank look at behind-the-scenes restaurant life, it is also a bravely honest and moving portrait of a young marriage and two partners who had to find out how to let each other go in order to come together.
Duchamp : a biography, Calvin Tomkins. 709.44 DUC
Biography of the influential artist Marcel Duchamp by New Yorker writer and art critic Calvin Tomkins.
Gaz : the autobiography of Geordie shore's ultimate lad, Gary Beadl. 791.450941 BEA
In 2011, loveable ladies magnet Gary Beadle was jobless and down to his last GBP20 when he was randomly asked to be in a reality TV show called Geordie Shore.
Give us this day : a memoir of family and exile, Helena Wisniewska Brow. 325.2438 WIS
Explores the story of one of the 732 Polish child survivors of wartime Soviet deportation offered unlikely refuge in New Zealand. Seventy years later, and no closer to a longed-for Polish homecoming, Stefan's New Zealand-born daughter revisits his past.
Going off alarming : a memoir, Danny Bake. 791.44028 BAK
'In these memoirs I bounce all about British TV with such success that I wind up in radio. I will also be filling a few holes that I left in the previous decades. For example, I managed to forget in Book One that I had been shot. Twice.'
Hockney. Volume 2 : the biography : 1975-2012, Christopher Simon Sykes. 759.2 HOC
David Hockney's career has spanned and epitomised the art movements of the past five decades. Volume 1 covered his early life: his precocious achievement at Bradford Art College and the Swinging 60s in London, where he befriended many of the iconic cultural figures of the generation.
I said yes to everything : a memoir, Lee Grant. 791.43028 GRA
An Academy Award-winning actress and former Vogue "It Girl" describes her rise to fame and the subsequent destruction of her career caused by being added to the Hollywood blacklist and how she eventually rebuilt her life and career after being exonerated.
In plain sight : the life and lies of Jimmy Savile, Dan Davies. 791.450941 SAV
J.D. Salinger : the escape artist, Thomas Beller. 813.54 SAL
Men we reaped : a memoir, Jesmyn Ward. 813.6 WAR
In five years, Jesmyn Ward lost five men in her life, to drugs, accidents, suicide, and the bad luck that can follow people who live in poverty, particularly black men. Dealing with these losses, one after another, made Jesmyn ask the question: why?
Mona Lisa : a life discovered, Dianne Hales. 759.5 LEO
A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. This book rests on the premise that the woman in the Mona Lisa is indeed the person identified in its earliest description: Lisa Gherardini (1479-1542), wife of the Florence merchant Francesco del Giocondo.
More fool me, Stephen Fry. 791.092 FRY
Invites readers to take a glimpse at author's life story. Containing raw, electric extracts from his diaries of the time, this book offers an account by a man driven to create and to entertain revealing a side to him he has long kept hidden.
My crazy century, Ivan Klima ; translated from the Czech by Craig Cravens. 891.86 KLI
An intimate autobiography that explores his life under Nazi and Communist regimes.
My grandfather's gallery : a family memoir of art and war, Anne Sinclair. 709.2 ROS
Rosenberg's story is emblematic of millions of Jews, rich and poor, whose lives were indelibly altered by World War II. Sinclair's journey to reclaim her family history paints a picture of modern art on both sides of the Atlantic between the 1920s and 1950s that reframes twentieth-century art history.
My story, Julia Gillard. 324.294 GIL
Julia Gillard reveals what life was really like as Australia's first female prime minister.
Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned", Lena Dunham. 791.45023 DUN
"I am a girl with a keen interest in having it all, and what follows are hopeful dispatches from the frontlines of that struggle."
On the move : the autobiography of Garth Barfoot : businessman and triathlete, Garth Barfoot with Cushla Innes. 333.33 BAR
Garth Barfoot is a remarkable New Zealander who has applied his immense determination to achieving success in both the real estate world and the triathlon field.
Peter Levi : Oxford romantic, Brigid Allen. 821.914 LEV
Peter Levi (1931-2000) was one of the most romantic and complicated of twentieth-century Oxford characters. Although descended on his father's side from Jewish carpet-merchants in Constantinople, he was brought up a Catholic and was a Jesuit from late adolescence until he left to marry at the age of 45. Part-way through his training for the priesthood, Levi joined the small Jesuit intellectual elite as an undergraduate at Campion Hall, Oxford.
Proud : my autobiography, Gareth Thomas and Michael Calvin. 796.333 THO
Gareth Thomas had it all. He was a national hero, a sporting icon. He was a leader of men, captain of Wales and the British Lions. To him, rugby was an expression of cultural identity, a sacred code.
Robbie Deans : red, black & gold, Matt McIlraith. 796.33307 DEA
For the first time, Robbie opens up on his career, from the triumphs of his formative years where he was nearly lost to a first-class cricketing career, through Canterbury's glory days in the early 1980s and the experiences the shaped the man and the coach.
Shackleton : by endurance we conquer, Michael Smith. 998.9 SHA
Slessor : bomber champion : the life of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Slessor, GCB, DSO, MC, Vincent Orange with a foreword by Phillip S. Meilinger. 940.544 SLE
Born in India into a family of soldiers and diplomats, Slessor made the first aerial attack on a Zeppelin and went on to serve in the Middle East over the Western Front in World War I. Rated an exceptional staff officer, under the influence of Sir Hugh Trenchard, he became a devout proponent of strategic bombing and a strong advocate.
Tennessee Williams : mad pilgrimage of the flesh, John Lahr. 812.54 WIL
Lahr delivers an astoundingly sensitive and lively reassessment of one of America's greatest authors.
The beat of my own drum : a memoir, Sheila E. with Wendy Holden. 786.9 E
Provides a walk through four decades of Latin and pop music from Sheila's tours with Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, Prince, and Ringo Starr to her own solo career. At the same time, it's also a heartbreaking, ultimately redemptive look at how the sanctity of music can save a persons life.
The corridor of certainty, Geoffrey Boycott. 796.358 BOY
After a period of his life when a court case and then throat cancer threatened first his career and then his life, Geoffrey Boycott re-emerged as an apparently changed man but how true had the caricatured image of him as an archetypal Yorkshireman ever really been?
The grass catcher : a digression about home, Ian Wedde. 821.914 WED
From early childhood in post-war Blenheim to the remote regions of Bangladesh, from an English boarding school to 1960s Auckland, from Jordan during the civil war of 1969-70 to family homes full of children, this dazzling book traces the many shifts in Ian Wedde's life. A moving personal memoir and an engaging and reflective essay on the nature of memory.
The life and career of David Beckham : football legend, cultural icon, Tracey Savell Reavis. 796.334 BEC
The lost Pre-Raphaelite : the secret life & loves of Robert Bateman, Nigel Daly. 759.2 BAT
When the author bought a falling down fortified house on the Staffordshire moorlands, he had no reason to anticipate the astonishing tale that would unfold as it was restored. A mysterious set of relationships emerged amongst its former owners, revolving round the almost forgotten artist, Robert Bateman, a prominent Pre-Raphaelite and friend of Burne Jones.
The man who was Norris : the life of Gerald Hamilton, Tom Cullen. 941 HAM
The seedy and beguiling Gerald Hamilton was the man who Isherwood modelled Mr Norris on in Mr Norris Changes Train.
The phantom of Fifth Avenue : the mysterious life and scandalous death of heiress Huguette Clark, Meryl Gordon. 328.73 CLA
Describes the sad life of Huguette Clark, heiress to a copper magnate's fortune, who withdrew from society to live in isolation in a huge 5th Avenue apartment before spending the last years of her life in a New York hospital.
The red earl : the extraordinary life of the 16th Earl of Huntingdon, Selina Hastings. 941.082 HUN
In The Red Earl Selina Hastings tells the extraordinary story of her father, Jack Hastings, 16th Earl of Huntingdon. In 1925, Hastings infuriated his ultra-conservative parents by turning his back on centuries of tradition to make a scandalous run-away marriage. With his beautiful Italian wife he then left England for the other side of the world, further enraging his family by determining on a career as a painter.
The unexpected professor : an Oxford life in books, John Carey. 378.42 CAR
Best known for his provocative take on cultural issues in The Intellectuals and the Masses and What Good Are the Arts?, John Carey describes in this warm and funny memoir the events that formed him - an escape from the London blitz to an idyllic rural village, army service in Egypt, an open scholarship to Oxford and an academic career that saw him elected, age 40, to Oxford's oldest English Literature professorship.
The unknown Henry Miller : a seeker in Big Sur, Arthur Hoyle. 813.52 MIL
Wendell Sailor : crossing the line, Written with Jimmy Thomson. 796.333 SAI
Superstar Brisbane Broncos and Kangaroos winger Wendell Sailor shocked everyone when he switched codes to play union in 2001. But in 2006, it all fell apart. During a routine drug test for the Waratahs, he tested positive for cocaine and was banned from the game for two years. And those years away would prove to the toughest challenge of his life.
What lies beneath : a memoir, Elspeth Sandys. 823.914 SAN
Writer Elspeth Sandys was born during the Second World War, the result of a brief encounter between two people who would never meet again. The first nine months of her life were spent in the Truby King Karitane Hospital in Dunedin, where she was known as Frances Hilton James. With her adoption, a new birth certificate was issued and she became Elspeth Sandilands Somerville.

Business & Management

A world gone social : how companies must adapt to survive, Ted Coine, Mark Babbitt. 302.3 COI
All in startup : launching a new idea when everything is on the line, Diana Kander ; foreword by Steve Blank. 658.022 KAN
Communications : the four essential steps to best practice, Patricia Donovan. 658.45 DON
Finding the next Steve Jobs : how to find, keep and nurture creative talent, Nolan Bushnell with Gene Stone. 658.311 BUS
Global content marketing : how to create great content, reach more customers, and build a worldwide marketing strategy that works, Pam Didner. 658.8 DID
How to deliver a TED talk : secrets of the world's most inspiring presentations, Jeremey Donovan. 658.452 DON
Inbound marketing : attract, engage, and delight customers online, Brian Halligan, Dharmesh Shah. 658.872 HAL
Lean Six sigma business transformation for dummies, Roger Burghall, Vince Grant and John Morgan. 658.401 BUR
Making conflict work, Peter T. Coleman and Robert Ferguson. 658.3145 COLE
Productivity : a practical guide, Graham Allcott. 650.1 ALL
Safeguarding intangible assets, Michael D. Moberly. 659.2 MOB
The moment you can't ignore : when big trouble leads to a great future : how culture divides strategic change, Malachi O'Connor and Barry Dornfeld. 658.406
The power of noticing : what the best leaders see, Max H. Bazerman. 658.409 BAZ
The science of success : Napoleon Hill's proven program for prosperity and happiness, Napoleon Hill ; foreword and compilation by Judith Williamson. 650.1 HIL
The social executive : how to master social media and why it's good for business, Dionne Kasian-Lew. 658.45 KAS
Zero to one : notes on startups, or how to build the future, Peter Thiel with Blake Masters. 658.022 THI


Great design, Philip Wilkinson. 745.2 WIL
The ultimate illustrated guide to more than 100 icons of international design from the everyday to the avant-garde, from the Barcelona chair and the Ekco radio to the Citroen DS and the iPad.
Mid-century modern complete, Dominic Bradbury. 745.2 BRA
Covers furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics, textiles, product design, industrial design, graphics and posters, as well as architecture and interior design.


Google Apps Script, James Ferreira. 006.7 FER
Iron-clad Java : building secure web applications, Jim Manico, August Detlefsen. 005.133 JAV
The dark net : inside the digital underworld, Jamie Bartlett. 004.67 BAR
Presents an examination of the internet, and of its subcultures: trolls and pornographers, drug dealers and hackers, political extremists and computer scientists, Bitcoin programmers and self-harmers, libertarians and vigilantes.

Crafts & Hobbies

A year in flowers, Shane Connolly. 745.92 CON
An inspirational flower arranging book that uses Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter as a guideline.
Ceramic glazes : the complete handbook, Brian Taylor and Kate Doody. 738.12 TAY
Felting fabulous flowers : 30 stunning designs, Gillian Harris. 746.0463 HAR
Firing kilns, Benedict Brierley. 738.14 BRI
Floral contemporary : the renaissance of flower design, Olivier Dupon. 745.92 DUP
Home made simple for kids : 100 simple, stylish projects to make with and for your kids, Joanna Gosling ; photography by Rachel Whiting. 745.5 GOS
Knitting rugs : 39 traditional contemporary, innovative designs, Nola Heidbreder and Linda Pietz. 746.73 HEI
Origami ikebana : create lifelike paper flower arrangements, Benjamin John Coleman. 745.594 COL
Reclaimed textiles : techniques for paper, stitch, plastic and mixed media, Kim Thittichai. 746 THI
The art & embroidery of Jane Hall : reflections of nature, Jane Hall. 746.44 HAL
The LEGO Technic idea book. Volume 1, Simple machines, Yoshihito Isogawa. 688.725 ISO


Blood in the fields : ten years inside California's Nuestra Familia gang, Julia Reynolds. 364.106 REY
Invisible killer : the monster behind the mask, Diana Montane and Sean Robbins. 364.1523 MON
My fellow prisoners, Mikhail Khodorkovsky. 365.947 KHO
One in ten Russian men pass through prison at some point in their lives. This book is a denunciation of an entire system of bureaucratic criminality, and a passionate call to recognise a human tragedy.
Yours for eternity : a love story on death row, Damien Echols & Lorri Davis. 364.66 ECH


All the presidents' bankers : the hidden alliances that drive American power, Nomi Prins. 332.1 PRI
Asset management : a systematic approach to factor investing, Andrew Ang. 332.6 ANG
Beyond the boom : a Lowy Institute paper, John Edwards. 332.672 EDW
Beyond the free market : rebuilding a just society in New Zealand, Edited by David Cooke, Claire Hill, Pat Baskett & Ruth Irwin. 330.993 BEY
Bitcoin and the future of money, Jose Pagliery. 332.4 PAG
Business adventures : twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street, John Brooks. 338.7 BRO
Investing for dummies, Eric Tyson. 332.6 TYS
Profits of doom, Antony Loewenstein. 330.12 LOE
Best-selling journalist Antony Loewenstein travels to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea and across Australia to witness the reality of this largely hidden world of privatised detention centres, the cost of cheap clothing manufacturing and militarised private security.
The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution, Walter Isaacson. 004 ISA


50 fantastic ideas for exploring emotions, Sally and Phill Featherstone. 372.21 FEA
Creating tomorrow's schools today : education, our children, their futures, Richard Gerve. 372.19 GER
Doing your research project : a guide for first-time researchers, Judith Bell with Stephen Waters. 370.7 BEL
Peter Smith : his life and legacy in art and education, Jill Smith. 371.1 SMI
Peter Smith was one the most influential art educators in New Zealand. During his 50 year career as well-loved teacher, role model, mentor, and leader in arts education policy he elevated the status and value of New Zealand art education to both national and international acclaim.
Twelve thousand hours : education and poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand, Vicki M. Carpenter & Sue Osborne. 371.82 TWE


Arduino cookbook, Michael Margolis. 621.381 MAR
Create your own robots, toys, remote controllers, alarms, detectors, and more with the Arduino device. This simple microcontroller has become popular for building a variety of objects that interact with the physical world.
Coal : the rise and fall of king coal in New Zealand, Matthew Wright. 622.33 WRI
The second hole in the hill : 50 years of the Christchurch to Lyttleton Road Tunnel, Paul Corliss. 624.19 COR


Mining and the environment : from ore to metal, Karlheinz Spitz, John Trudinger. 363.73 SPI
Seashores : an ecological guide, Julian Cremona. 577.69 CRE
The catch : how fishing companies reinvented slavery and plunder the oceans, Michael Field. 333.956 FIE


Growing organic trees : growing trees for wood and fruit, without chemicals, Ben Gai. 634.0484 GAI


Art nouveau fashion, Clare Rose. 709.034 ROS
Dior, the legendary images : great photographers and Dior, Text, Florence Muller and four others. 746.92 DIO
Kimono : a modern history, Terry Satsuki Milhaupt. 391 MIL
Lanvin : I love you, Alber Elbaz. 746.92 ELB
An important monograph on the complete work thus far of Alber Elbaz for Lanvin-one of fashion's most transformative designers working today, who employs mise-en-scenes as a principal way of staging his work.
Pretty honest, Sali Hughes ; photographs by Jake Walters. 646.72 HUG
Covering everything from teenage skin to that milestone 80th birthday, botox to no-botox, celebration to grief, Sali Hughes, leading journalist and broadcaster, shows real women how to make the most of makeup's physically and emotionally transformative powers in a work that is part instruction manual, part love letter to makeup whilst employing a writing style that combines beauty editor, feminist and painfully funny best friend.
The finishing touch : cosmetics through the ages, Julian Walker. 391.63 WAL

Film, Television & Theatre

As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride, Cary Elwe. 791.437 ELW
Hollywood frame by frame : behind the scenes: cinema's unseen contact sheets, Karina Longworth. 791.43028 LON
Planet of the apes : the evolution of the legend, Joe Fordham & Jeff Bond. 791.437 FOR
Offering an account of the series, this title features production art, costume designs, make-up tests, posters, and interviews with the casts and crew.
The actor and the camera, Denis Lawso. 792.028 LAW
A practical guide for any young actor wanting to work on screen, which provides an accessible introduction to the worlds of film and TV.
The complete book of 1960s Broadway musicals, Dan Dietz. 792.64 DIE
Werner Herzog : a guide for the perplexed, Conversations with Paul Cronin. 791.43023 HER

Food & Wine

100 days of real food : how we did it, what we learned, and 100 easy, wholesome recipes your family will love, Lisa Leake. 613.2 LEA
80 cakes from around the world, Claire Clark. 641.8653 CLA
Bistronomy : French food unbound, Katrina Meynink. 641.5944 MEY
Cumin, camels, and caravans : a spice odyssey, Gary Paul Nabhan. 641.338 NAB
Dinner : the playbook : a 30-day plan for mastering the art of the family meal, Jenny Rosenstrach. 641.54 ROS
How to be a better cook, Lorraine Pascale. 641.5 PAS
Man food : good food for a good time, Billy Law. 641.5 LAW
Manuka : the biography of an extraordinary honey, Cliff Van Eaton. 638.16 VAN
Mich Turner's cake school : expert tuition from the master cake maker, Mich Turner ; with photography by Amanda Heywood. 641.8653 TUR
North : the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland, Gunnar Karl Gislason and Jody Eddy. 641.594912 GUN
Organum, Peter Gilmore. 641.5994 GIL
Peek-a-boo cakes : 28 fun cakes with a surprise inside!, Joanna Farrow ; photographs by Lis Parsons. 641.8653 FAR
Plenty more, Yotam Ottolenghi. 641.5636 OTT
This book focuses on vegetable dishes, with the emphasis on flavour, original spicing and freshness of ingredients.
River Cottage light & easy : healthy recipes for every day, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall ; photography by Simon Wheeler. 641.563 FEA
Rowan Bishop's vital : the almost vegetarian cookbook, Photography by Carolyn Robertson. 641.563 BIS
The complete joy of home brewing, Charlie Papazian. 641.873 PAP
The Greek yogurt diet : the fresh new way to lose weight naturally, Jo Brielyn & Dr. Sonali Ruder. 613.26 BRI
The hills of Chianti : the story of a Tuscan winemaking family, in seven bottles, Piero Antinori ; translated by Natalie Danford. 641.22 ANT
The Oxford companion to food, Alan Davidson. 641.3 DAV
The whole pantry : over 80 new recipes with a back-to-basics approach to wellness, lifestyle and nutrition, Belle Gibson ; photography by Brent Parker Jones. 641.563

Gardens and Gardening

Herbs : an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 160 beautiful photographs, Susie White ; consultant Deni Brown ; photography by Andrea Jones. 635.7 WHI
Pests, diseases & disorders of garden plants, Stefan Buczacki & Keith Harris. 635.049 BUC
The bonsai bible : the definitive guide to choosing and growing bonsai, Peter Chan. 635.9772 CHA
The creative shrub garden : eye-catching combinations for year-round interest, Andy McIndoe. 635.976 MCI
The Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia of herbs, Deni Bown. 635.7 BOW


Census : the family historian's guide, Peter Christian and David Annal. 929.341 CHR
Who do you think you are? : the genealogy handbook : the essential pocket guide to tracing your family history, Dan Waddell. 929.1 WAD

Graphic Arts

Marvel Comics : 75 years of cover art, Written by Alan Cowsill with a foreword by Adi Granov. 741.5 COW
Paint mojo : a mixed-media workshop : creative layering techniques for personal expression, Tracy Verdugo. 760 VER
TM : the untold stories behind 29 classic logos, Mark Sinclair. 741.6 SIN

Health & Medicine

Acid reflux diet & cookbook for dummies, Dr. Patricia Raymond and Michelle Beaver. 616.32 RAY
Acupuncture for body, mind and spirit, Peter Mole. 615.892 MOL
Adrenal fatigue for dummies, Dr. Richard Snyder, D. 616.45 SNY
Alzheimer's : reduce your risk & revitalise, Connie Hatzikalimnios. 616.831 HAT
Borderline personality disorder in adolescents : what to do when your teen has BPD, Blaise A. Aguirre. 616.8585 AGU
Ending back pain : 5 powerful steps to diagnose, understand, and treat your ailing back, Jack Stern. 616.73 STE
Explaining bi-polar disorder, Doreen Jarrett. 616.895 JAR
Fight diabetes with vitamins and antioxidants, Kedar N. Prasad, Ph.D. 616.462 PRA
Generation stressed : play-based tools to help your child overcome anxiety, Michele Kambolis. 618.9285 KAM
Healing ADD : the breakthrough program that allows you to see and heal the seven types of attention deficit disorder, Daniel G. Amen, M.D. 616.8589 AME
Late-talking children : a symptom or a stage?, Stephen Camarata. 618.9285 CAM
Lifestyle wellness coaching, James Gavin, Madeleine Mcbrearty. 613.7 GAV
Live happier, live longer, Timothy Sharp. 613.0438 SHA
Living with rheumatoid arthritis, Tammi L. Shlotzhauer, M.D. 616.72 SHO
Menopause : changes, choice and HRT, Barry Wren, Margaret Stephenson Meere. 618.175 WRE
On immunity : an inoculation, Eula Biss. 616.079 BIS
Physical activity and mental health, Angela Clow, Sarah Edmunds, editors. 615.82 PHY
Sport first aid, Melinda J. Flegel. 617.1027 FLE
Stand by me : helping your teen through tough times, John Kirwa. 616.8527 KIR
Stop overeating : the 28-day plan to end emotional eating, Jane McCartney. 613.25 MCC
Strong is the new skinny : how to eat, live, and move to maximize your power, Jennifer Cohen and Stacey Colino. 613.7 COH
The Alzheimer conundrum : entanglements of dementia and aging, Margaret Lock. 616.831 LOC
The compassionate contrarians : a history of vegetarians in Aotearoa New Zealand, Catherine Amey. 613.262 AME
The complete guide to nutrients : an A-Z of superfoods, herbs, vitamins, minerals and supplements, Dr. Michael Sharon. 613.2 SHA
The man who thought he was Napoleon : toward a political history of madness, Laure Murat ; translated by Deke Dusinberre with a foreword by David A. Bell. 616.89 MUR
In December 1840, nearly twenty years after his death, the remains of Napoleon were returned to Paris for burial and the next day, the director of a Paris hospital for the insane admitted fourteen men who claimed to be Napoleon.
The natural medicine guide for travel & home, Richard Pitt. 615.532 PIT
Understanding fetal alcohol spectrum disorder : a guide to FASD for parents, carers and professionals, Maria Catterick and Liam Curran. 362.292 CAT
Using the Bowen technique to address complex and common conditions, John Wilks and Isobel Knight with contributions from Kelly Clancy and others. 615.822 WIL
The Bowen technique resets and repairs the body, restoring balance to relieve pain and improve energy. This book shows how it can be particularly effective at alleviating conditions that are renowned for being difficult to treat.
Very late diagnosis of asperger syndrome (autism spectrum disorder) : how seeking a diagnosis in adulthood can change your life, Philip Wylie. 616.8588 WYL
Walking free, Munjed Al Muderis with Patrick Weaver. 617.46 AL

History, Geography & Travel

A history of history, Alun Munslow. 907.2 MUN
In a provocative analysis of European and American historical thinking and practice since the early 18th century,
Bali & Lombok. 959.86 BAL
Battles of the new republic : a contemporary history of Nepal, Prashant Jha. 954.96 JHA
Beyond the imperial frontier : the contest for colonial New Zealand, Vincent O'Malley. 993.02 OMA
Costa Rica, This edition written and researched by Wendy Yanagihara, Gregor Clark, Mara Vorhees. 972.86 YAN
Lonely Planet.
Disobeying Hitler : German resistance in the last year of WWII, Randall Hansen. 943.086 HAN
Dominican Republic, This edition written and researched by Michael Grosberg, Kevin Raub. 972.93 GRO
Lonely Planet.
Dumont d'Urville : explorer & polymath, Edward Duyker. 910.92 DUM
Explorer Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842) is sometimes called France's Captain Cook. The book uses primary documents that have long been overlooked by other historians. It dispels many myths and errors about this daring explorer of the age of sail and offers readers a grand adventure along with surprising drama and pathos.
Enchanting Chiang Mai & Northern Thailand, Mick Shippen. 959.3 SHI
Extinct Madagascar : picturing the island's past, Steven M. Goodman and William L. Jungers. 969.1 GOO
Fifty South : the wreck of the Dundonald, Margaret Beames. 910.45 BEA
Fortunes of Africa : a 5,000 year history of wealth, greed and endeavour, Martin Meredith. 960 MER
Gaza : a history, Jean-Pierre Filiu ; translated by John King. 956.94 FIL
This book tells the story of the struggle to control Gaza, from the mid-19th century to the present and argues that a two-state solution is the only way forward for Israel/Palestine.
Go west! : British adventures in Western China, Alexandra Needham. 951.3 NEE
I never knew that about New York, Christopher Winn ; illustrations by Mai Osawa. 974.71 WIN
Killers of the king : the men who dared to execute Charles I, Charles Spencer. 941.06 SPE
Londonopolis : a curious history of London, Martin Latham. 942.1 LAT
Lost London, 1870-1945, Philip Davies ; foreword by HRH The Duke of Gloucester. 942.1 DAV
Men on the menu : 75 delicious affairs around the world, Bambi Smyth. 910.4 SMY
For anyone who's ever wanted to change their life.26 countries, 81 days, 294 meals and 75 blind-dates. If you're looking for Mr Right, read this first!Think Gourmet Traveler meets Shirley Valentine meets Eat Pray Love.
Modernity Britain. [Book two], A shake of the dice, 1959-62, David Kynaston. 941.085 KYN
Playing with water : passion and solitude on a Philippine island, James Hamilton-Paterson. 959.9 HAM
Provence : food, wine, culture and landscape, Lars Boesgaard. 944.9 BOE
Robert the Bruce : King of the Scots, Michael Penman. 941.102 ROB
Sapiens : a brief history of humankind, Yuval Noah Harari. 909 HAR
How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables and consumerism?
Secrets of the National Archives, Richard Taylor. 909 TAY
Thailand's beaches and islands. 959.3 THA
The ancient giants who ruled America : the missing skeletons and the great Smithsonian cover-up, Richard J Dewhurst. 930.1 DEW
The Auckland book, Nigel Beckford. 993.24 BEC
The Auckland Book is a visually stunning memento of what it's like to live in one of the world's most desirable cities.
The Canary Islands : a cultural history, Peter Stone. 964.9 STO
The collapse : the accidental opening of the Berlin Wall, Mary Elise Sarotte. 943.087 SAR
The crossing of Antarctica : original photographs from the epic journey that fulfilled Shackleton's dream, George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones. 998.9 LOW
The Enderby Settlement : Britain's whaling venture on the Subantarctic Auckland Islands, 1849-52, Conon Fraser. 993.99 END
The hollow crown : the Wars of the Roses and the rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones. 942.04 JON
The Nixon defense : what he knew and when he knew it, John W. Dean. 973.924 DEA
The real New Zealand, Fay Looney. 993 LOO
The rough guide to California, Tthis eleventh edition updated by Nick Edwards, Charles Hodgkins and Stephen Keeling. 979.4 EDW
The White Nile diaries, John Hopkins. 961 HOP
Motorcycle touring North Africa.
Ukrainian diaries : dispatches from Kiev, Andrey Kurko. 947.7 KUR
Under an African sky : journey to the climate frontline, Peter Hudson. 966 HUD
View from the road : exploring New Zealand from State Highway 1, Photography by Arno Gasteiger ; text by Kennedy Warne. 993 GAS
Walking home : a pilgrimage from humbled to healed, Sonia Choquette. 946 CHO
In order to regain her spiritual footing, Sonia turned to the age-old practice of pilgrimage and set out to walk the legendary Camino de Santiago, an 820-kilometre trek over the Pyrenees and across northern Spain.
White ghosts, yellow peril : China and New Zealand 1790-1950, Stevan Eldred-Grigg with Zeng Dazheng. 327.93 ELD

House & Garden

150 best sustainable house ideas, Francesc Zamora Mola. 720.47 ZAM
A beautiful mess happy handmade home : a room-by-room guide to painting, crafting, and decorating a cheerful, more inspiring space, Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. 747 LAR
Away at home, Mr Jason Grant ; photography by Lauren Bamford. 747 GRA
That sun-drenched, peaceful feeling of a perfect vacation shouldn't have to go away when you get back home.
Bamboo architecture & design, Chris van Uffelen. 721.044 UFF
Collective housing, Wang Shaoqiang, chief editor. 728.31 COL
Collective Housing is a compilation of the best architectural designs for shared and social housing in a city or urban environment, where aesthetics are essential, and utilisation of space imperative.
Fifties house, Catriona Gray ; foreword by Terence Conran. 747 GRA
Green modern : eco-conscious contemporary New Zealand homes, Claire McCall. 720.47 MCC
Kitchenalia : furnishing and equipping your kitchen with flea market finds and period pieces, Vinny Lee. 747.79 LEE
Superlight : lightness in contemporary houses, Phyllis Richardson. 720.47 RIC
The forever house : time-honoured Australian homes, Cameron Bruhn & Katelin Butler. 728.0994 FOR
Townhouse design : urban layered living, Chris van Uffelen. 728.31 UFF


No. 8 re-wired : 202 New Zealand inventions that changed the world, Jon Bridges & David Downs. 608 BRI


Hack attack : how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch, Nick Davies. 070.1 DAV


Baby names. 2015, Ella Joynes with Mark Woods. 929.4 JOY
Confident speaking : a practical guide, Alan Woodhouse. 808.51 WOO
The art of slow writing : reflections on time, craft, and creativity, Louise DeSalvo. 808.02 DES


A practical guide to tax penalties in New Zealand, Peter Speakman. 343.04 SPE
A practical guide to taxing property transactions, Roger Thompson, Maurits van den Berg. 343.054 THO
One L : the turbulent true story of a first year at Harvard Law School, Scott Turow. 340.092 TUR
One L, Scott Turow's journal of his first year at law school introduces and a best-seller when it was first published in 1977, has gone on to become a virtual bible for prospective law students.


A slip of the keyboard : collected non-fiction, Terry Pratchett. 828.914 PRA
Shakespeare for grown-ups : everything you need to know about the Bard, E. Foley & B. Coates. 822.33 FOL


Cold War command : the dramatic story of a nuclear submariner, Richard Woodman & Dan Conley ; foreword by Admiral the Lord Boyce. 940.55 WOO
Iggy's Air Force tales, Iggy Wood, as told to Diana Wood. 358.400993 WOO
Iggy Wood tells his tales - some of which are based on fact - of the people, places and planes he encountered in his three decades serving with the RNZAF.
Kustenflieger : the operational history of the German coastal air service, 1935-1944, Adam Thompson. 940.544 THO
The British Army since 2000, Jim Tanner ; illustrated by Peter Dennis. 355.00941 TAN
The invisible soldiers : how America outsourced our security, Ann Hagedorn. 355.0335 HAG


Collector motorcycles of Australia, Stephen Shepherd. 629.2275 SHE

Music & Musicians

Bruce Springsteen album by album, Ryan White ; introduction by Peter Ames Carlin. 781.66 SPR
Dance music manual : tools, toys, and techniques, Rick Snoman. 781.49 SNO
Dusty : an intimate portrait of a musical legend, Karen Bartlett. 781.64 SPR
Future days : Krautrock and the building of modern Germany, David Stubbs. 781.66 STU
Gimme indie rock : 500 essential American underground rock albums 1981-1996, Andrew Earles. 781.66 EAR
Guitar dreams : collected interviews, articles and photographs, Andy Volk. 787.87 VOL
Memories of early years & other writings, Douglas Lilburn ; edited by Robert Hoskins. 780.92 LIL
Nothing like a dame : conversations with the great women of musical theater, Eddie Shapiro. 782.14 SHA
Songs and solos : creating the right solo for every song, Rikky Rooksby. 782.42 ROO
Songwriting strategies : a 360 approach, Mark Simos. 781.6413 SIM
Southbound : an illustrated history of southern rock, Scott B. Bomar. 781.66 BOM
Steal away the night : an Ozzy Osbourne day-by-day, Martin Popoff. 781.66 OSB
Sympathy for the Devil : the birth of the Rolling Stones and the death of Brian Jones, Paul Trynka. 781.66 JON
Te ara puoro : a journey into the world of Maori music, Richard Nunns with Allan Thomas. 781.62994 NUN
The history of rock 'n' roll in ten songs, Greil Marcus. 781.66 MAR
Who did it first? : great pop cover songs and their original artists, Bob Leszczak. 781.64 LES
With respect to opera, Nicholas Tarling. 782.1 TAR
This book offers essays on a number of the author's favourite operas, well known and little known.
Zen and the art of mixing, Mixerman. 781.49 MIX

Natural Science

A troublesome inheritance : genes, race, and human history, Nicholas Wade. 599.93 WAD
Albatross, Graham Barwell. 598.42 BAR
Birds New Zealand : beauty like no other, Photography by Paul Gibson. 598.0993 GIB
In search of lost frogs : the quest to find the world's rarest amphibians, Robin Moor. 597.8 MOO
Native birds of New Zealand, David Hallett. 598.0993 HAL
Planet of the bugs : evolution and the rise of insects, Scott Richard Shaw. 595.7 SHA
The big, bad book of botany, Michael Largo ; illustrations by Margie Bauer ... [et al]. 580 LAR


Experimental landscapes in watercolour, Ann Blockley. 751.422 BLO
Learn watercolour quick, Hazel Soan. 751.422 SOA
Water color : paintings by contemporary artists, Preface by Sujean Rim ; introduction by Leslie Dutcher. 751.422 WAT


Good ideas : how to be your child's (and your own) best teacher, Michael Rosen. 649.1 ROS
Latching on : 50 years of breastfeeding support : La Leche League in New Zealand 1964-2014, Louise Shaw. 649.33 SHA
Raising our children's children : room in the heart, Deborah Doucette with Dr. Jeffrey R. LaCure. 306.874 DOU

Pets & Animals

21 days to the perfect cat : the friendly boot camp for your imperfect pet, Kim Houston. 636.80887 HOU
21 days to the perfect dog : the friendly boot camp for your imperfect pet, Karen Wild. 636.70887 WIL
A buzz in the meadow, Dave Goulson. 638.1 GOU
In A Buzz in the Meadow Goulson tells the story of how he bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow and how, over a decade, he has created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive. But other creatures live there too, a myriad insects of every kind, many of them ones that Goulson has studied before in his career as a biologist.
Breeds : a canine compendium, Fenella Smith and The Brothers McLeod. 636.71 SMI
Dogs of the shepherds : a review of the pastoral breeds, David Hancock. 636.737 HAN
For the love of horses : the Wilson sisters' inspiring journey to save New Zealand's wild horses, Kelly Wilson. 636.1083 WIL
Miracle dogs : rescue stories, Liz Stavrinides. 636.7 STA
Quake cats : heart-warming stories of Christchurch cats, text & photography by Craig Bullock. 636.8 BUL


Digital photography for dummies, Julie Adair King. 778.3 KIN
iPad and iPhone video : film, edit, and share the Apple way, Jeff Carlson. 778.59 CAR
Landmark : the fields of landscape photography, William A. Ewing. 778.936 EWI
Martin Parr, Val Williams. 779 PAR
The acute observation, wit and colour of Martin Parr's work since the mid-1980s has established his as one of the most successful and popular contemporary photographers and a leading member of the prestigious Magnum agency.
Paparazzi! : photographers, stars, and artists, Clement Cheroux. 779 PAP
PhotoForum at 40 : counterculture, clusters, and debates in New Zealand, Nina Seja. 779 SEJ


Broken hierarchies : poems, 1952-2012, Geoffrey Hill ; edited by Kenneth Haynes. 821.914 HIL
Conversation by owl-light, Alexandra Fraser. 821.92 FRA
NZ poetry.
Headwinds, Lindsay Pope. 821.92 POP
NZ poetry.
How to be dead in a year of snakes, Chris Tse. 821.92 TSE
NZ poetry.
Jabberwocky, Bill Sutton. 821.914 SUT
NZ poetry.
Love song of the wading bird, Robin Fr. 821.92 FRY
NZ poetry.
Paper aeroplane : selected poems 1989-2014, Simon Armitage. 821.914 ARM
Parallel, Jillian Sullivan. 821.92 SUL
NZ poetry.
The land ballot, Fleur Adcock. 821.914 ADC
A land ballot was the means by which Fleur Adcock's grandparents, immigrants from Manchester during World War I, were able to bid for a piece of native bush on the slopes of Mount Pirongia in the North Island of New Zealand. This sequence of poems follows the course of their efforts and builds up a portrait of a small, isolated community.
The rime of the venal insurer, Robin McFarland. 821.92 MCF
NZ poetry.
The stairwell, Michael Longley. 821.914 LON

Politics & Government

Political order and political decay : from the Industrial Revolution to the globalization of democracy, Francis Fukuyama. 320.9 FUK
Russia and the Balkans : foreign policy from Yeltsin to Putin, James Headley. 327.47 HEA
The Hizbullah phenomenon : politics and communication, Lina Khatib and Dina Matar and Atef Alshaer. 324.25692 KHA
Hizbullah's management of its image and identity are scrutinised by the authors alongside analysis of the movement's communication strategy, political behaviour and performance.
The leaderless revolution : how ordinary people will take power and change politics in the 21st century, Carne Ross. 321.8 ROS
The new electoral politics in New Zealand : the significance of the 2011 election, Jack Vowles. 324.993 NEW
Women and the vote : a world history, Jad Adams. 324.62 ADA


Puna wai korero : an anthology of Maori poetry in English, Reina Whaitiri and Robert Sullivan. 821.91408 PUN
NZ poetry.

Religion & Ethics

Fear : essential wisdom for getting through the storm, Thich Nhat Hanh. 294.34 NHA
Most of us live in a constant state of fear of our past, of illness and aging and death, and of losing the things we treasure most. But it doesn't have to be this way, promises Zen master and Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh.
Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence, Karen Armstrong. 291.17 ARM
Soil and sacrament : a spiritual memoir of food and faith, Fred Bahnson. 261.88 BAH
Recounts the author's experiences founding a faith-based community garden in rural North Carolina, and emphasizes how growing one's own food can help readers reconnect with the land and divine faith.
The Bible's cutting room floor : the Holy Scriptures missing from your Bible, Dr. Joel M. Hoffman. 220.1 HOF
The gods of Olympus : a history, Barbara Graziosi. 292 GRA
Waking up : a guide to spirituality without religion, Sam Harris. 204 HAR
Work : how to find joy and meaning in each hour of the day, Thich Nhat Hanh. 294.34 NHA
We all need to Chop Wood and Carry Water. In Thich Nhat Hanh's latest teachings on how to use applied Buddhism in daily life, he looks at how we deal with workplace scenarios, handle home and family responsibilities, and endure traffic jams and other challenges of modern life.


An equation for every occasion : fifty-two formulas and why they matter, John M. Henshaw with contributions from Steven Lewis. 510 HEN
Arrival of the fittest : solving evolution's greatest puzzle, Andreas Wagner. 572.8 WAG
Living on shaky ground : the science and story behind New Zealand's earthquakes, Matthew Wright. 551.22 WRI
Molecules : the elements and the architecture of everything, Theodore Gray ; photographs by Nick Mann. 541.22 GRA
The collapse of western civilization : a view from the future, Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. 909.0982 ORE
Based on sound scholarship and yet unafraid to speak boldly, this book provides a welcome moment of clarity amid the cacophony of climate change literature.
The edge of the sky : all you need to know about the all-there-is, Roberto Trotta. 520 TRO
The grapes of math : how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life, Alex Bellos ; illustrations by the Surreal McCoy. 510 BEL
The Large Hadron Collider : the extraordinary story of the Higgs boson and other stuff that will blow your mind, Don Lincoln. 539.73 LIN

Self Development

Awakening joy : 10 steps that will put you on the road to real happiness, James Baraz & Shoshana Alexander. 158 BAR
Feminine lost : why most women are male, Jennifer Granger. 155.333 GRA
Human development : family, place, culture, Wendy Drewery, Lise Bird Claiborne. 155 DRE
In the beginning : the brain, early development and learning, Mike C Nagel. 155.4 NAG
Irreducible mind : toward a psychology for the 21st century, Edward F. Kelly ... [et al.. 150 IRR
Love cycles : the five essential stages of lasting love, Linda Carrol. 152.41 CAR
Minimalism : live a meaningful life, Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus. 158 MIL
Self-compassion : stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind, Kristin Neff. 158.1 NEF
The marshmallow test : understanding self-control and how to master it, Walter Mischel. 155.25 MIS
The smile revolution : in eighteenth century Paris, Colin Jones. 153.69 JON
Cultural history of the smile.
When depression hurts your relationship : how to regain intimacy and reconnect with your partner when you're depressed, Shannon Kolakowski, PsyD. 158.2 KOL

Social Issues

Can I tell you about having a stroke? : a guide for friends, family and professionals, Lisa Taylor and Swee Hong Chia ; illustrated by Katie Stanton. 362.19681
Counting stories, moving ethnicities : studies from Aotearoa New Zealand, Rosalind McClean, Brad Patterson and David Swain. 305.8 COU
Duchesses : living in 21st century Britain, Jane Dismore. 305.522 DIS
Here, for the first time, ten of Britain's non-royal duchesses speak candidly about their role and their lives in the 21st century, an era when privilege is an unpopular concept.
Groups, troops, clubs & classrooms : the essential handbook for working with youth, Susan Ragsdale and Ann Saylor. 305.235 RAG
How the world was won : the Americanization of everywhere, Peter Conrad. 303.482 CON
In the public interest : protecting whistleblowers and those who speak out, Peter Bowden. 302.35 BOW
Kindness and lies : relationships that make a life, Lisa Scott. 306.85 SCO
Locked in : one man's miraculous escape from the terrifying confines of locked-in syndrome, Richard Marsh with Jeff Hudson. 362.19681 MAR
Our cheating hearts : love and loyalty, lust and lies, Kate Figes. 306.736 FIG
Society and the Internet : how networks of information and communication are changing our lives, Mark Graham and William H. Dutton. 302.23 SOC
Soldier of change : from the closet to the forefront of the gay rights movement, Stephen Snyder-Hil. 306.7662 SNY
The child bride, Cathy Glass. 362.733 GLA
Cathy Glass, international bestselling author, tells the shocking story of Zeena, a young Asian girl desperate to escape from her family. When 14 -year-old Zeena begs to be taken into care with a non-Asian family, she is clearly petrified. But of what?
The falling sky : words of a Yanomami shaman, Davi Kopenawa, Bruce Albert. 305.89892 KOP
The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman. 304.2 ACK
The price of paradise : the costs of inequality and a vision for a more equitable America, David Dante Troutt. 305.5 TRO
The way we work, Julianne Schultz. 306.0994 SCH
The way we work has changed profoundly in recent years. Job security is a thing of the past many welcome the flexibility of the new environment while others find it hard to adjust. This edition will explore the extraordinary structural changes triggered by globalisation, the internet and collapse of unions.
This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate, Naomi Klein. 363.7387 KLE
Trillions : thriving in the emerging information ecology, Peter Lucas, Joe Ballay, Michael McManus. 303.483 LUC
The ultimate guide to prepare for and prosper in the next technology wave. Revealing the fragility of current technology solutions - such as service-oriented architecture (SOA) and the Cloud when confronted with the upcoming trillion-node information network.

Sport & Recreation

A complete history of World Cup cricket, Mark Browning and James Grapsas. 796.3586 BRO
A history of women's boxing, Malissa Smith. 796.83 SMI
Ayrton Senna : all his races, Tony Dodgin. 796.72 SEN
Bike mechanic : tales from the road and the workshop, Guy Andrews and Rohan Dubash with photography by Taz Darling. 629.28772 AND
The authors have followed several key professional teams over the past few years and have amassed a collection of wonderful images and experiences of life on the road.
Conditioning to the core, Greg Brittenham, Daniel Taylor. 613.71 BRI
This book offers a functional approach to core training for athletes seeking a competitive edge.
Fire your gym! : simplified high-intensity workouts you can do at home : a 9-week program, Andy Petranek and Roy Wallack. 613.71 PET
Fiva : an adventure that went wrong, Gordon Stainforth. 796.522 STA
In 1969, teenage twin brothers Gordon and John Stainforth set out from their home in Hertfordshire, England, to climb the highest rock face in Europe Norway's Troll Wall. The route they targeted is called "Fiva". Poor judges of their own abilities, experience, and gear, they began the climb convinced they would return to their tent in time for afternoon tea. Within hours of starting the route, things went terribly wrong.
Hunting adventures in Nelson Lakes National Park, Ian Somervell. 799.26 SOM
NPTI's fundamentals of fitness and personal training, Tim Henriques, CPT. 613.71 HEN
Open season : an angler's life in New Zealand, Dave Witherow. 799.17 WIT
Running with the mind of meditation : lessons for training body and mind, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. 796.42 SAK

Trains, Boats, Planes

Canals of Britain : a comprehensive guide, Stuart Fisher. 386.4 FIS
GE and EMD locomotives : the illustrated history, Brian Solomon. 625.26 SOL
Little book of canal boats, Steve Lanham. 386.4 LAN


Austin-Healey Big Healeys : all models 1953 to 1967, Reid Trummel. 629.2222 AUS
Bobcat fifty years, Marty Padgett. 629.225 PAD
Ducati Monster : 20th anniversary, Claudio Porrozzi, Otto Grizzi, Fabrizio Porrozzi. 629.2275 DUC
Wild ride : the rise and fall of Cobb & Co, Sam Everingham. 388.32 EVE


24 hours at Waterloo : 18 June 1815, Robert Kershaw. 940.27 KER
Ambon : the truth about one of the most brutal POW camps in World War II and the triumph of the Aussie spirit, Roger Maynard. 940.5472 MAY
Great rescues of World War II : stories of adventure, daring and sacrifice, Thomas J. Craughwell. 940.5318 CRA
The devils' alliance : Hitler's pact with Stalin, 1939-1941, Roger Moorhouse. 940.532 MOO
The last battle : when U.S. and German soldiers joined forces in the waning hours of World War II in Europe, Stephen Harding. 940.5421 HAR
Village of secrets : defying the Nazis in Vichy France, Caroline Moorehead. 940.533 MOO
Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies and three battles, Bernard Cornwell. 940.27 COR
Published to coincide with the bicentenary in 2015.

World War 1

Antiques Roadshow World War I in 100 family treasures, Paul Atterbury. 940.3 ATT
Calls to arms : New Zealand society and commitment to the Great War, Steven Loveridge. 940.393 LOV
Great War Britain : the First World War at home, Lucinda Gosling. 940.3 GOS
Our friend the enemy : a detailed account of Anzac from both sides of the wire, David W. Cameron. 940.42 CAM
Ring of steel : Germany and Austria-Hungary at war, 1914-1918, Alexander Watson. 940.41 WAT
In this history of the Great War, all the major events of the war are seen from the perspective of Berlin and Vienna.
The Anzac legend : a graphic history of Australia's involvement in the Great War up to the 5th of May 1915, Dave Dye. 940.42 DYE
The forgotten front : the East African campaign 1914-1918, Ross Anderson. 940.41 AND
To fight alongside friends : the First World War diaries of Charlie May, Gerry Harrison. 940.481 MAY