New Titles Non-Fiction December 2017 (arrived in November 2017)

Art & Architecture

Alfred Sisley: impressionist master, MaryAnne Stevens. 759.4 SIS
Artists who make books, Andrew Roth,. 686 ART
A survey of 32 internationally recognized artists who make books as part of their creative practice features 500 images of these rarely seen works.
Cézanne portraits, John Elderfield. 759.4 CEZ
This book looks at the special pictorial and thematic characteristics of Cezanne's portraiture practice, including his creation of complementary pairs and multiple versions of the same subject.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the art of The Four, Roger Billcliffe. 720.9411 MCK
The definitive study showcasing the often-overlooked paintings of the four highly original designers and architects who created the Glasgow Style.
City living: apartments, lofts, studios, and townhouses, Francesc Zamora Mola. 728.31 ZAM
Looks at the movement toward ecologically minded compact houses through the lens of urban life.
Create perfect paintings: an artist's guide to visual thinking, Nancy Reyner. 751.4 REY
Degas: a passion for perfection, Jane Munro. 759.4 DEG
A beautiful celebration of six decades of work by Edgar Degas, published in the centennial year of the artist's death
Drawing the female nude, Giovanni Civardi. 743.44 CIV
Drawing the male nude, Giovanni Civardi. 743.43 CIV
Eat & go: branding & design for takeaways & restaurants, Wang Shaoqiang. 741.6 EAT
This book showcases the latest and freshest graphic design of restaurants offering takeaway services.
Fabergé and the Russan crafts tradition: an empire's legacy, Margaret Kelly Trombly. 709.47 TRO
This book gives a fascinating overview of Russian decorative art, revealing a highly accomplished crafts tradition that persisted over nine centuries.
Fashion in steel: the Landsknecht armour of Wilhelm Von Rogendorf, Stefan Krause. 739.75 KRA
Looks at the remarkable armor of a key Habsburg commander and its relationship to contemporary Renaissance fashion.
French chateau living: the Chateau du Lude, Barbara de Nicolay. 728.81 NIC
Providing intimate insight into life in a French château, this volume takes readers on an insider's tour of the Château du Lude, a private residence that features its original decorative interiors.
From Hopper to Rothko: America's road to modern art, Ortrud Westheider. 759.13 FRO
This collection of rarely seen masterpieces from The Phillips Collection traces the development of American art from Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism.
From lens to eye to hand: photorealism 1969 to today, Terrie Sultan. 700.4 SUL
A survey of an important contemporary art movement spearheaded by artists who employed a groundbreaking creative process to embark upon a new way of seeing and depicting the world.
Garden city: supergreen buildings, urban skyscapes and the new planted space, Anna Yudina. 720.47 YUD
Captures the growing global movement among contemporary architects for biodesigning buildings that are less structure and facade, more living entities, capable of being ecologically autonomous, horticulturally productive, and both pleasing to the eye and relevant to our day-to-day lifestyles.
Hideaways: where New Zealanders escape, Sam Stuchbury. 728.72 STU
Hideaways celebrates the quintessential New Zealand holiday spot: mountain huts, coastalbaches, riverside cribs, converted silos, hunting shacks, and more.
Impressionism: the movement that transformed western art, Veronique Bouruet Aubertot. 759.05 BOU
A comprehensive, accessible, and richly illustrated guide to impressionism; the perennially popular artistic movement that led to the radical renewal of Western art.
Jasper Johns: pictures within pictures 1980-2015, Fiona Donovan. 709.73 JOH
A substantial new monograph on one of America's most significant artists, showcasing his paintings from the early 1980s to the present.
Keys to drawing with imagination: strategies and exercises for gaining confidence and enhancing your creativity, Bert Dodson. 741.2 DOD
Klimt and antiquity: erotic encounters, Stella Rollig. 759.36 KLI
Exploring an intriguing aspect of the artist's work, this book examines Gustav Klimt's fascination with the ancient world.
Mimmo Paladino, Germano Celant. 709.45 CEL
This book covers his entire oeuvre from 1963 to 2015 and his role in renewing painting that, after including environmental interventions, shifted to photography and sculpture, architecture and cinema, opera and theater.
Modern art in detail: 75 masterpieces, Susie Hodge. 709.04 HOD
Never built New York, Greg Goldin. 720.9747 GOL
New York City as it might have been: 200 years of visionary architectural plans for unbuilt subways, bridges, parks, airports, stadiums, streets, train stations and, of course, skyscrapers.
New Zealand on canvas, Denis Robinson. 759.993 NEW
New Zealand's remarkable scenery is presented through the work of 30 of the country's leading contemporary painters working in oils and acrylics.
Performing the margins: an anthem of hope, Louise Tu'u. 709.93 TUU
Discusses the performance, "An Anthem of Hope" that Tu'u made at the Physics Room in Christchurch, New Zealand in October 2013.
Phantom architecture, Philip Wilkinson. 720.9 WIL
The stories of some fifty unbuilt buildings, describing how they were conceived, exploring their amazing variety, and showing how they have inspired other architects and artists who have looked at their plans in amazement and awe.
Pierre-Joseph Redouté: selection of the most beautiful flowers, 1827-1833 = Auslese der schönsten Blumen, 1827-1833 = Choix des plus belles fleurs, 1827-1833, Werner Dressendöfer. 759.9493 RED
He was known as the 'Raphael of flowers' and rightly so: Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) devoted himself exclusively to the task of capturing the diversity of the flowering plants in naturalistic watercolor paintings.
Rothko: the color field paintings, Mark Rothco. 759.13 ROT
This collection presents fifty large-scale artworks from the American master's colour field period (1949-1970) alongside essays by Rothko's son, Christopher Rothko, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art curator of painting and sculpture Janet Bishop.
Screenprinting: the ultimate studio guide from sketchbook to squeegee, Print Club London. 764.8 SCR
Tacita Dean, Tacita Dean. 709.41 DEA
Illustrated throughout, this title discusses the variety and mystery surrounding Tacita Dean's work - an internationally respected artist.
The art of Mondo, Mondo Tees. 741.67 MON
The art of Winnie-the-Pooh: how E. H. Shepard illustrated an icon, James Campbell. 741.64 SHE
The hidden Cézanne: from sketchbook to canvas, Anita Haldemann. 759.4 CEZ
This book recreates some of Cezanne's sketchbooks as it delves into the Kunstmuseum Basel's collection of drawings by Cezanne-the most comprehensive and significant collection of the artist's drawings in the world.
The ivory mirror: the art of mortality in Renaissance Europe, Stephen Perkinson. 700.4 PER
A fascinating exploration of the visual culture of mortality in Renaissance Europe.
The militant muse: love, war and the women of surrealism, Whitney Chadwick. 709.0406 CHA
Focusing on the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, Chadwick charts five intense, far-reaching female friendships among the surrealists to show how surrealism and the experiences of war, loss and trauma shaped individual women's transitions from beloved muses to mature artists.
War and art: a visual history of modern conflict, Joanna Bourke. 700.4 WAR
Covering the last two centuries, from the Crimean War to the present day, the book shows how the artistic portrayal of war has changed, from a celebration of heroic exploits to a more modern, troubled, and perhaps truthful depiction of warfare and its consequences.
Yayoi Kusama, Akira Tatehata. 709.52 KUS
Kusama is internationally renowned for her groundbreaking work on themes such as infinity, self-image, sexuality, and compulsive repetition.


800 days and no sad songs, David A. Hale. 355.5 HAL
Aged nine, and shattered by the death of his father, the author takes his readers through his inner processing, then his eventual recovery, before embarking on a career as a soldier in the New Zealand Army aged merely fifteen years old.
A constant heart: the war diaries of Maud Russell, 1938-1945, Emily Russell. 940.5316 RUS
Together with her husband Gilbert, Maud's principal home was Mottisfont Abbey in Hampshire which she later gave to the National Trust. To many she was an enigma, but the diaries reveal a woman of strong emotion with an immense appetite for life.
A crime in the family, Sacha Batthyany. 940.5318 BAT
A memoir of brutality, heroism, and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart, revealing one of the most extraordinary untold stories of World War II.
A path in the dark: a journey through schizophrenia, Lim Ling. 616.898 LIN
With honesty and a desire to help others who suffer through mental health challenges, Lim passes on the lessons she learned and the things that continue to help her in the ups and downs of life.
After the eclipse: a mother's murder, a daughter's search, Sarah Perry. 362.88 PER
A daughter struggles to understand the life of her mother, who was murdered when the author was 12.
Be my baby: how I survived mascara, miniskirts, and madness: or, my life as a fabulous Ronette, Ronnie Spector. 781.66 SPE
Spector tells what it was really like to be lead singer in the fabulous Ronettes in the '60s. She recounts the exhiliration of being on stage and the nightmare as her career crashed to halt.
Bounty hunter 4/3, Jason Delgado. 356.162 DEL
The memoir of Jason Delgado, a US Marine scout sniper and MARSOC's first lead sniper instructor.
Bowie unseen: portraits of an artist as a young man, Gerald Fearnley. 781.66 BOW
Collects original and rare photographs from Bowie's debut album shoot, which were released for the first time as fine art prints in 2016.
Byrds: requiem for the timeless. Volume 2. The lives of Gene Clark, Michael Clarke, Kevin Kelley, Gram Parsons, Clarence White and Skip Battin, Johnny Rogan. 781.66 BYR
Focuses on the solo careers of the deceased members of the band.
Chasing the cup: my America's Cup journey, Jimmy Spithill. 797.14 SPI
Spithill is arguably one of the world's greatest skippers: the youngest and double winner of the America's Cup, the oceanic version of Formula 1; winner of the Sydney Hobart; multiple world champion in match and fleet racing.. the list goes on.
Cork dork: a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste, Bianca Bosker. 641.22 BOS
A reporter describes her introduction to the world of master sommeliers and her investigation into the source of their interests and skills.
Dancing with demons, Tim Watson-Munro. 364.2 WAT
The extraordinary memoir of a man who has spent his working life looking into the eyes of modern evil.
Darling Pol: the letters of Mary Wesley and Eric Siepmann 1944-1967, Mary Wesley. 823.914 WES
The writer nicknamed 'Wild Mary' who found fame and success in her seventies.
Darwin's backyard: how small experiments led to a big theory, James T. Costa. 576.82 DAR
Costa takes readers on a journey from Darwin's childhood through his voyage on the HMS Beagle where his ideas on evolution began. We then follow Darwin to Down House, his bustling home of forty years.
David Bowie: a life, Dylan Jones. 781.66 BOW
Dylan Jones's engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written.
Double exposure: a memoir, Brian Johnstone. 821.914 JOH
Two revelations, each coming to light 20 years apart following the deaths of his father and mother, prompt Brian Johnstone to turn a poet's eye on his 1950s childhood and explore his parents' lives before and during World War II.
Drawn out, Tom Scott. 741.5 SCO
Scott covers his childhood - a tragi-comedy of a poor Irish Catholic family, his uni days when he was editor of the student newspaper and sued for blasphemous libel, his parliamentary career, his work with Ed Hillary and more.
Exile on front street: my life as a Hells Angel, George Christie. 364.106 CHR
"So many days I felt like a god, drunk with freedom and power, riding a motorcycle I'd crafted with my own two hands with that winged skull on my back" - the author.
Fascist in the family: the tragedy of John Beckett MP, Francis Beckett. 941.082 BEC
Beckett was a rising political star. Elected as Labour's youngest M.P. in 1924, he was constantly in the news and tipped for greatness. But ten years later he was propaganda chief for Mosley's fascists, and one of Britain s three best known anti-Semites.
Fast jets and other beasts: personal insights from the cockpit of the Hunter, Phantom, Jaguar, Tornado and many more, Ian Hall. 629.13092 HAL
Over a thirty-two-year military flying career which spanned a period when the RAF regularly replaced its fighter/bombers, Ian Hall had seven front-line flying tours on five different types.
Feel the music: the psychedelic worlds of Paul Major, Johan Kugelberg. 781.66 MAJ
Traces Paul's singular trajectory from his early days in the Midwest, through his years in the New York punk scene, and headlong into his trailblazing career as a connoisseur of the weirdest records of all time.
Finding my virginity: the new autobiography, Richard Branson. 338.04 BRA
A sequel to the business magnate's 1998 Losing My Virginity.
First man: the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen. 629.45 ARM
The official biography of Neil Armstrong, the astronaut who became the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Freud: the making of an illusion, Frederick Crews. 150.1952 FRE
A thorough debunking of the Freud legend by an accomplished author and academic.
Gorilla and the Bird: a memoir of madness and a mother's love, Zack McDermott. 616.895 MCD
The story of a young man fighting to recover from a devastating psychotic break and the mother who refuses to give up on him.
Grayson Perry: portrait of the artist of a young girl, Wendy Jones. 738.0942 PER
The point of this funny yet unsettling autobiography by a provocative artist who emerged in his twenties as a potter and a transvestite, is that we don't have to fit in.
Great Australian outback nurses stories, Bill Marsh. 610.73 MAR
Stories and memories that capture the experience of nursing in the bush.
Hannibal, Patrick N. Hunt. 937.04 HAN
This biography brings to life one of the great commanders of the ancient world, Hannibal Barca of Carthage, who crossed the Alps with his war elephants to invade Italy and brought Rome to its knees.
High voltage: the life of Angus Young, AC/DC's last man standing, Jeff Apter. 781.66 YOU
High Voltage is the first biography to focus exclusively on Angus. It tells of his remarkable rise from working-class Glasgow and Sydney to the biggest stages in the world.
I know what I'm doing, and other lies I tell myself: dispatches from a life under construction, Jen Kirkman. 792.7 KIR
Stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning forty, and still not quite having life figured out.
Iced in: ten days trapped on the edge of Antarctica., Chris Turney. 998.9 TUR
"The Antarctic Factor: if anything can go wrong, it will. It's basically Murphy's Law on steroids.." –Chris Turney.
Jane Austen: the Chawton letters, Jane Austen. 823.7 AUS
The thirteen letters collected by Jane Austen's House Museum, in Chawton, Hampshire and reproduced in this book give us intimate glimpses into her life in Bath and Chawton and on visits to London, many of their details finding echoes in her fiction.
Joan: the remarkable life of Joan Leigh Fermor, Simon Fenwick. 770 RAY
Simon Fenwick's compelling portrait reveals the photographer was much more than just a travel companion to her famous husband.
Joining the dots: a woman in her time, Juliet Gardiner. 305.420941 GAR
A lyrical look at the changes to women's lives since 1940, told with examples from the author's own life.
Judge Ward: an 'infamous' New Zealand colonist and his two celebrity wives, Geoff Adams. 993.02 WAR
Adams. explores three intertwined characters: Judge Dudley Ward, his wife Anne, and his mistress Thorpe Talbot. All three were celebrities in the 19th century.
Leonardo da Vinci: the biography, Walter Isaacson. 759.5 LEO
Walter Isaacson's illuminating study explains why the original Renaissance man left so many paintings unfinished.
Li Na: my life, Li Na. 796.342 LI
Li Na grew up within a rigid national sports system, living away from home and training six days a week, and spent years struggling to believe in herself. Her outstanding feats in a sport she grew to love, recovering from three knee surgeries and conquering her own demons, are nothing short of inspirational.
Little me: my life from A-Z, Matt Lucas. 792.7 LUC
Lucas is best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little Britain, as well as for his portrayals of the scorekeeping baby George Dawes in the comedy panel game Shooting Stars and both Tweedledum and Tweedledee in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland.
Logical family: a memoir, Armistead Maupin. 813.54 MAU
Maupin recounts growing up as a young conservative in the Southeastern United States and becoming a gay writer in San Francisco.
Long live the king: the mysterious fate of Edward II, Kathryn Warner. 942.036 EDW
Explores Edward's downfall and forced abdication in 1326/27, the role played in it by his wife Isabella of France, the wide variation in chronicle accounts of his murder at Berkeley Castle, and the possibility that Edward lived on in Italy for many years after his official funeral was held in December 1327.
Lou Reed: a life, Anthony DeCurtis. 781.66 REE
As lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock.
Lucky man: the autobiography, Greg Lake. 781.66 LAK
The poignant memoir of the late Greg Lake, former frontman of progressive rock supergroup Emerson, Lake and Palmer.
Ma'am darling: 99 glimpses of Princess Margaret, Craig Brown. 941.085 MAR
Princess Margaret was bossy, petty and volatile, looked down on and lusted after. She is perfect material for Britain's best parodist and satirist.
Mayhem, Sigrid Rausing. 362.293 RAU
A memoir about the impact of addiction on a family.
Mikey and me: life with my exceptional sister, Teresa Sullivan. 362.3 SUL
A matter-of-fact, revealing debut memoir by the sister of a severely disabled woman.
Miles: the autobiography, Miles Davis. 781.65 DAV
Here is the outspoken autobiography of a musical legend, one of the most compelling and important cultural figures of our time, describing Davis's mysterious five-year layoff and his triumphant return to music.
My life with Bob: flawed heroine keeps book of books, plot ensues, Pamela Paul. 818.6 PAU
Imagine keeping a record of every book you ever read. This is a book about books and the author's love of books.
My story, Jo Malone. 668.54 MAL
Jo tells her remarkable life story from modest beginnings struggling with dyslexia and leaving school without qualifications, to turning her fortunes around to become one of the world's most successful businesswomen.
My year off: rediscovering life after stroke, Robert McCrum. 362.19681 MCC
McCrum was forty-two when he suffered a massive stroke which left one side of his body totally paralysed, his speech drastically impaired, and his sense of himself radically altered. Here he chronicles the long, arduous process of revoery.
Picturing Prince: an intimate portrait featuring unseen photography, Steve Parke. 781.66 PRI
The musician's former art director reveals a personal and unconventional look at the notoriously elusive artist.
Raising Trump, Ivana Trump. 306.8743 TRU
Ivana Trump reflects on her extraordinary life and the raising of her three children, Donald Jr., Eric, and Ivanka, and recounts the lessons she taught her children as they were growing up.
Reckless daughter: a portrait of Joni Mitchell, David Yaffe. 781.64 MIT
A new biography of the luminous folk singer and musical icon.
Relentless spirit: the unconventional raising of a champion, Missy Franklin. 797.21 FRA
The four-time Olympic Gold medalist and her parents trace the inspirational story of how she became both a legendary athlete and a happy and confident woman, achievements that were accomplished by doing things their own way and making the right choices for their family.
Renoir: an intimate biography, Barbara Ehrlich White. 759.4 REN
Since 1961 White has studied more than 3,000 letters relating to Renoir and gained unique insight into his personality and character. Renoir provides an unparalleled and intimate portrait of this complex artist through images of his own iconic paintings, his own words, and the words of his contemporaries.
Shirley Bassey: diamonds are forever: a celebration of my 50 years as her greatest fan, Mary Long. 781.64 BAS
Long first met the star in 1963 while a teenager, and since then has encountered her hundreds of times. In doing so, she has developed a unique insight into the life and career of one of our most iconic singers.
Sir Matt Busby: the definitive biography, Patrick Barclay. 796.334 BUS
Busby, who took Manchester United to unprecedented glory before seeing the club through profound tragedy, created the global entity that spreads from Old Trafford today.
So they call you pisher!: a memoir, Michael Rosen. 823.914 ROS
Rosen recalls the first twenty-three years of his life.
Stalin: waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941, Stephen Kotkin. 947.0842 STA
In 1929, Joseph Stalin, having already achieved dictatorial power over the vast Soviet Empire, formally ordered the systematic conversion of the world's largest peasant economy into socialist modernity, otherwise known as collectivization, regardless of the cost.
Stet: an editor's life, Diana Athill. 828.914 ATH
In a prose style of inimitable wit and rare candour, Athill recounts tales from a long life in publishing, including her reflections on editing writers such as V. S. Naipaul, Jean Rhys, Gitta Sereny and Brian Moore.
Sticky fingers: the life and times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone magazine, Joe Hagan. 070.5 WEN
A romp through the heyday of rock and roll and a revealing portrait of the man at the helm of the iconic magazine that made it all possible.
The book of Emma Reyes: a memoir in correspondence, Emma Reyes. 709.861 REY
An artist's epistolary girlhood memoir of abandonment, poverty, and survival.
The boy who gave his heart away, Cole Moreton. 362.19741 MOR
How do you say thank you to someone for gving you their heart?
The choice, Edith Eger. 940.5318 EGE
Eger shares her experience of the Holocaust and the remarkable stories of those she has helped ever since.
The invisible cross, Andrew Davidson. 940.41 CHA
These are the letters of Major (later Lieutenant Colonel) Graham Chaplin to his wife, Lil, during the First World War.
The man who stole himself: the slave odyssey of Hans Jonathan, Gisli Palsson. 306.362 JON
Palsson reminds readers that Denmark possessed Caribbean sugar plantation colonies as he shares the tale of Hans Jonathan, a mixed-race man born into slavery on St. Croix in 1784.
The man who would be Sherlock: the real life adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle, Christopher Sandford. 823.8 DOY
Sandford draws out the connections between Conan Doyle's literary output and factual criminality, a pattern that will enthrall and surprise the legions of Sherlock fans. In a sense, Conan Doyle wanted to be Sherlock - to be a man who could bring order and justice to a terrible world.
The Queen of Whale Cay, Kate Summerscale. 941.082 CAR
A fascinating biography of the woman champion motorboat racer of the 1920s who in the '30s bought and became 'ruler' of an island in the British West Indies.
The road to happiness is always under construction, Linda Gray. 791.45028 GRA
To celebrate her 75th birthday, Linda Gray, the iconic star of Dallas and timeless beauty, is sharing her road map to happiness in her revelatory memoir.
The trauma cleaner: one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster, Sarah Krasnostein. 648.5 PAN
Before she was a trauma cleaner, Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife.
These two hands: a memoir, Renée Paule. 828.914 REN
Renee was born grumpy (Ngati Kahungunu/Scot) and nothing has changed. This is just one version of her life, her story, told in patches, like a quilt.
This is going to hurt: secret diaries of a junior doctor, Adam Kay. 610.92 KAY
Everything you wanted to know about being a junior doctor, and more than a few things you really didn't.
To catch a king: Charles II's great escape, Charles Spencer. 941.066 CHA
How did the most wanted man in the country outwit the greatest manhunt in British history?
Total chaos: the story of the Stooges, Jeff Gold. 781.66 POP
The almost unbelievable story of the band that invented punk rock, entirely in the words of Stooges founder, Iggy Pop.
Try hard: tales from the life of a needy overachiever, Em Rusciano. 792.7 RUS
Funny and feisty, Em Rusciano's insights into her world of mayhem, marriage and motherhood are a laugh- out-loud, cry-out-loud balm for the soul.
Where the past begins: a writer's memoir, Amy Tan. 813.54 TAN
Tan reveals the truths and inspirations that underlie her extraordinary fiction. By delving into vivid memories of her traumatic childhood, confessions of self-doubt in her journals, and heartbreaking letters to and from her mother, she gives evidence to all that made it both unlikely and inevitable that she would become a writer.
Working class man, Jimmy Barnes. 781.66 BAR
Jimmy picks up the story of his life as he leaves Adelaide in the back of an old truck with a then unknown band called Cold Chisel.

Books about books

Remarkable books: a celebration of the world's most beautiful and historic works, Michael Collins. 002 REM
A guide to more than 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books and handwritten manuscripts ever produced, with discussions of their purpose, features, and creators.

Business & Management

Agile project management for dummies, Mark C. Layton. 658.404 LAY
Manage projects with speed and flexibility Agile project management is a fast and flexible approach to managing all projects, not just software development.
Business ethics: managing corporate citizenship and sustainability in the age of globalization, Andrew Crane. 174.4 CRA
Explores throughout the text, in the context of business ethics, the three major challenges that businesses face when making ethical decisions.
Disrupt!: 100 lessons in business innovation, James Bidwell. 658.406 BID
Disrupt! explains and highlights the best, most disruptive and most useful innovation ideas of the 21st Century, and shows which themes underpin their success and which ideas can best be used to drive creativity in your workplace, office or industry.
Disruption denial: why companies are ignoring the disruptive threats that are staring them in the face, David Guillebaud. 658.406 GUI
Effective people management: your guide to boosting performance, managing conflict and becoming a great leader in your start up, Pat Wellington. 658.3 WEL
Entrepreneurial you: monetize your expertise, create multiple income streams and thrive, Dorie Clark. 650.1 CLA
Outside insight: navigating a world drowning in data, Jorn Lyseggen. 658.4038 LYS
Principles, Ray Dalio. 650.1 DAL
Dalio shares what he has learned over the course of his remarkable career. He argues that life, management, economics, and investing can all be systemized into rules and understood like machines.
Retail's seismic shift: how to shift faster, respond better, and win customer loyalty, Michael Dart. 658.87 DAR
Starting a business from home: your guide to planning your home start-up, reaching a market and creating a profit, Colin Barrow. 658.041 BAR
The indestructible brand: crisis management in the age of social media, Venke Sharma. 658.405 SHA
The woman who smashed codes: a true story of love, spies, and the unlikely heroine who outwitted America's enemies, Jason Fagone. 652.8 FRI
Traces the life of Elizebeth Smith, who met and married groundbreaking cryptologist William Friedman and worked with him to discover and expose Nazi spy rings in South America by cracking multiple versions of the Enigma machine.
Up is not the only way: rethinking career mobility, Beverly Kaye. 650.1 KAY
Introduces the concept of flexibility and agility and the multiple ways employees can grow, learn, and build a career as the way to solve the problems of immobility and retention.


Java: a beginner's guide, Herbert Schildt. 005.133 JAV
Network forensics, Ric Messier. 005.8 MES
A practical guide for IT and law enforcement professionals seeking a deeper understanding of cybersecurity.
Raspberry Pi IoT projects: prototyping experiments for makers, John C. Shovic. 005.1 SHO
This book is designed for entry-through-intermediate-level device designers who want to build their own Internet of Things (IoT) projects for prototyping and proof-of-concept purposes.
Samsung Galaxy S8 for dummies, Bill Hughes. 621.38456 HUG

Crafts & Collecting

A passion for china: a little book about the objects we eat from, live with and love, Molly Hatch. 738.2 HAT
Antiques roadshow: 40 years of great finds, Paul Atterbury. 745.1 ATT
Beasts from bricks: amazing LEGO designs for animals from around the world, Ekow Nimako. 688.725 NIM
Birds from bricks: amazing LEGO designs that take flight, Thomas Poulsom. 688.725 POU
Calligraphy workbook for beginners, Maureen Peters. 745.61 PET
A basic, how-to book for beginners featuring 5 popular fonts or hands, Italic, Uncial, Foundational, Gothic, and Casual Pointed Pen, shown in step-by-step detail.
Christmas cross stitch, Michael Powell. 746.443 POW
Classic crochet shawls, Stephanie White. 746.434 CLA
Complete guide to dressmaking, Jules Fallon. 646.404 FAL
Designing and patternmaking for stretch fabrics, Keith Richardson. 646.407 RIC
Provides the design student or working designer with the essential information for understanding the specifics of knit fabrics and the patternmaking process for different garments.
East-meets-West quilts: explore improv with Japanese-inspired designs, Patricia Belyea. 746.46 BEL
Easy stuff to make with fluff!, Gillian Harris. 746.0431 HAR
Ever wondered what can be made with fluffy wooltops, wools and yarns?
Embroidery: a maker's guide, Eleanor Crow. 746.44 EMB
English myths & legends, Alice Temperley. 746.92 TEM
A celebration of Alice Temperley's aesthetic and conveys the effortless decadence and handcrafted allure of her brand.
Handwoven home: weaving techniques, tips, and projects for the rigid-heddle loom, Liz Gipson. 746.14 GIP
Kaffe Fassett's quilts in Ireland: 20 designs for patchwork and quilting, Kaffe Fassett. 746.46 FAS
World-renowned quilter Kaffe Fassett has done it again! Spectacular quilt designs and colourways created by Kaffe and his team of designers are showcased in Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in Ireland. Kaffe's inspiration for the 20 eye-catching quilts in this book was the brilliant colours of western Ireland, with its rich greens of the rural landscape, the stunning colours of the individually painted cottages, and the rich interior of one of Ireland's handsome country houses.
Knit & wrap: 25 capelets, cowls & collars, Nathalie Mornu. 746.432 MOR
Making winter: a creative guide for surviving the winter months, Emma Mitchell. 745.5 MIT
From delicate silver jewellery, paper-craft decorations and crocheted mittens, to foraged infusions, delicious recipes and nature diaries, this book is filled with projects designed to fend off dreariness in the winter months.
Mehndi for the inspired artist, Heather Caunt-Nulton [. 745.5 CAU
Presents artists with a step-by-step approach for creating a variety of traditional and modern mehndi designs. Artists will then learn to incorporate their designs into DIY art projects for a unique, personal touch.
Mini felt Christmas: 30 decorations to sew for the festive season, Sachiyo Ishii. 745.5941 ISH
Modern Bohemian crochet: unique crochet stitches for free-spirited style, Beth Nielsen. 746.434 NIE
Mollie makes how to sew: with over 80 techniques and 20 easy projects, Cheryl Brown. 646.2 MOL
Sewing is the perfect hobby - it's relaxing, creative and useful! Now the team behind Mollie Makes magazine have brought together.
Needle lace techniques for hand embroidery, Hazel Blomkamp. 746.22 BLO
Needle weaving techniques for hand embroidery, Hazel Blomkamp. 746.44 BLO
New stamped metal jewelry: innovative techniques for 23 custom jewelry designs, Lisa Niven Kelly. 739.27 KEL
Paper quilling: all the skills you need to make 20 beautiful projects, Elizabeth Moad. 745.54 MOA
Step-by-step techniques to make 20 beautiful quilted paper projects for those special occasions in your life.
Patchwork & quilting: a maker's guide, Eleanor Crow. 746.46 PAT
Pebble mosaics: 25 original step-by-step projects for the home and garden, Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell. 738.5 SCH
Simple chic crochet: 35 stylish patterns to crochet in no time, Susan Ritchie. 746.434 RIT
Slow knitting: a journey from sheep to skein to stitch, Hannah Thiessen. 746.432 THI
Supercraft Christmas, Sophie Pester. 745.5941 PES
Super-cute felt: 35 step-by-step projects to make and give, Laura Howard. 746.0463 HOW
Supersize crochet: 20 quick crochet projects using super chunky yarn, Sarah Shrimpton. 746.434 SHR
The art of spoon carving: a classic craft for the modern kitchen, Lora S. Irish. 736.4 IRI
Presents 12 projects, with mix-and-match suggestions for creating dozens of spoons and other implements.
The hare with amber eyes: a family's century of art and loss, Edmund de Waal. 736.68 DE
Traces the parallel stories of nineteenth-century art patron Charles Ephrussi and his unique collection of 360 miniature netsuke Japanese ivory carvings, documenting Ephrussi's relationship with Marcel Proust and the impact of the Holocaust on his cosmopolitan family.
The knowledgeable knitter: understand the inner workings of knitting and make every project a success, Margaret Radcliffe. 746.432 RAD
The definitive reference for any knitter seeking better results, whether the challenge is reading a pattern chart, substituting yarn, modifying a pattern, fixing a mistake, shaping a collar, or adjusting an armhole.
The man who made things out of trees, Robert Penn. 684.08 PEN
Penn cut down an ash tree to see how many things could be made from it. Journeying from Wales across Europe and Ireland to the USA, Robert finds that the ancient skills and knowledge of the properties of ash, developed over millennia making wheels and arrows, furniture and baseball bats, are far from dead.
The Mr X Stitch guide to cross stitch, Jamie Chalmers. 746.443 CHA
Tilda's seasonal ideas collection, Tone Finnanger. 745.5 FIN
Wonderful collection of sewing and papercrafting projects by world-famous designer Tone Finnanger, all made using gorgeous Tilda fabrics and embellishments.
Ultimate papercraft bible: a complete reference with step-by-step techniques, Marie Clayton. 745.54 ULT
Weekend quilting: quilt and unwind with simple designs to sew in no time, Jemima Flendt. 746.46 FLE
Written for quilters of all skill levels, this easy-to-use guide features step-by-step directions for making 16 inspiring designs with 8 basic blocks and techniques, from Nine Patches and Pinwheels to applique and paper piecing.
Woodburning realistic people: step-by-step guide to creating perfect portraits of people, Jo Schwartz. 745.51 SCH


Daughter of the Razor: an Australian true crime story, Maria Tinschert. 364.374 TIN
A true crime story of prostitution, sexual, physical and mental abuse and violence inside the walls of family silence in the slums of Sydney in the 1930's.
Decades behind bars: a 20-year conversation with men in America's prisons, Gaye D. Holman. 365.6 HOL
Mafia life: love, death and money at the heart of organised crime, Federico Varese. 364.106 VAR
The girl from Botany Bay, Carolly Erickson. 364.1552 BRY
This story follows a young woman's international travels after she is deported to Botany Bay in Australia for stealing a woman's bonnet and manages to find her way home again after a long ordeal.


50 festivals to blow your mind, Kalya Ryan. 394.26 RYA
Halloween: the history of America's darkest holiday, David J. Skal. 394.26 SKA
The Cherry Blossom Festival: Sakura Celebration, Ann McClellan. 394.26 MCC


Adaptive markets: financial evolution at the speed of thought, Andrew W. Lo. 332.6 LO
After Piketty: the agenda for economics and inequality, Heather Boushey. 332.041 AFT
Americana: a 400-year history of American capitalism, Bhu Srinivasan. 330.973 SRI
China's next strategic advantage: from imitation to innovation, George S. Yip. 338.06 YIP
Elon Musk: how the billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is shaping our future, Ashlee Vance. 338.04 MUS
Hit refresh: the quest to rediscover Microsoft's soul and imagine a better future for everyone, Satya Nadella. 338.761 NAD
Microsoft's CEO tells the inside story of the company's continuing transformation, tracing his own personal journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant technological changes in the digital era.
Reset: my fight for inclusion and lasting change, Ellen K. Pao. 331.4 PAO
The story of a whistleblower who aims to empower everyone struggling to be heard, in Silicon Valley and beyond.
Rich habits poor habits: learn the daily habits that separate the rich from the poor, Tom Corley. 332.024 COR
Slave to fashion, Safia Minney. 331.76 MIN
This book is made up of interviews and microdocumentaries with the men, women and children caught in slavery, making the clothes sold in the malls and outlets across the USA and the world.
Social, cultural and economic impacts of wine in New Zealand, Peter J. Howland. 338.4766 SOC
The taste of empire: how Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world, Lizzie Colingham. 338.19 COL
The world after GDP: economics, politics and international relations in the post-growth era, Lorenzo Fioramonti. 339.3 FIO


A learner's paradise: how New Zealand is reimagining education, Richard Wells. 370.993 WEL
Wells explains his amazement at how all the components of New Zealand education collaborate in creating an ever forward-moving system better prepared for the 21st century than any other.
Empower: what happens when students own their learning, John Spencer. 370.154 SPE
How to be a study ninja: study smarter, focus better, achieve more, Graham Allcott. 371.3028 ALL
Lead like a pirate: make school amazing for your students and staff, Shelley Burgess. 371.2 BUR
Lifelong kindergarten: cultivating creativity through projects, passion, peers, and play, Mitchel Resnick. 370.157 RES
Little soldiers: an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve, Lenora Chu. 370.951 CHU
An exploration of China's widely acclaimed yet insular education system - held up as a model of academic and behavioral excellence - that raises important questions for the future of American parenting and education.
Meaningful making: projects and inspirations for fab labs + makerspaces, Paulo Blikstein. 371.3 MEA
Safe spaces, brave spaces: diversity and free expression in education, John Palfrey. 370.117 PAL
Why before how: Singapore math computation strategies, Jana Hazekamp. 372.7 HAZ
Introduces a wide variety of computation strategies, adapted from the acclaimed Singapore approach, that will bring students a real understanding of number relationships and the meaning behind the math.


SWR explained: a radio amateur's guide to electromagnetic waves, transmission lines and VSWR, R T Irish. 621.38411 IRI
The Arduino inventor's guide: learn electronics by making 10 awesome projects, Brian Huang. 621.381 HUA


Assembled: transform everyday objects into robots!, Brent Darby. 629.892 ASS
Did you know that you can transform a cheese grater, a few bits of old cutlery and a handful of nuts and bolts into a household robot brimming with character in no time?
Bridges: spanning the world, Marcus Binney. 624.2 BIN
This book looks at more than two hundred bridges spanning the world and the centuries.
Simply electrifying: the technology that transformed the world, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk, Craig R. Roach. 621.3 ROA


Etiquette rules!: a field guide to modern manners, Nancy R. Mitchell. 395 MIT


Growing a permaculture food forest: how to create a garden ecosystem you only plant once but can harvest for years, Caleb Warnock. 631.58 WAR
Growing more than grass: clever, creative rural women, Heather Kidd. 630.92 KID
They set up their own businesses, run shearing gangs, create art installations, make cheese & whisky, grow hundreds of acres of peonies - meet some of these fascinating, enterprising women.


Corsets and crinolines, Norah Waugh. 391.42 WAU
Waugh explores the changing shapes of women's dress from the 1500s to the 1920s.
Dresses to dream about, Christian Siriano. 746.92 SIR
How to read a dress: a guide to changing fashion from the 16th to the 20th century, Lydia Edwards. 391.2 EDW
Items: is fashion modern?, Paola Antonelli. 391 ANT
Includes clothing and accessories such as: Adidas Superstar, Aviator sunglasses, Backpack, Balaclava, Ballet Flat, Bandanna, Baseball cap, Beret, Biker jacket, Bikini, Birkin bag, Caftan, Capri pants, Cartier Love bracelet, Chanel No. 5, Chinos, Clog, etc.
One enchanted evening: a wardrobe full of memories, Charlotte Smith. 391.2 SMI
Pretty sick: the beauty guide for women with cancer, Caitlin M. Kiernan. 646.7 KIE
The lazy girl's guide to living a beautiful life, Matilda Rice. 646.7 RIC
Rice shares her down-to-earth approach to health and happiness in this book. She includes her favourite recipes and some great exercises and workouts you can do easily at home plus advice on skincare, beauty and fashion
Vintage menswear: a collection from the Vintage Showroom, Douglas Gunn. 391.1 GUN

Film, Television & Theatre

Hank & Jim: the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart, Scott Eyman. 791.43028 FON
Shooting better movies: the student filmmakers guide, Paul Dudbridge. 791.43023 DUB
Sinatra and the Jack pack: the extraordinary friendship between Frank Sinatra and John F. Kennedy why they bonded and what went wrong, Michael Sheridan. 791.092 SIN
The bad movie bible, Rob Hill. 791.437 HIL
The Maddie diaries, Maddie Ziegler. 792.8 ZIE
Teen dance prodigy, breakout Dance Moms star, and judge on So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation presents her uplifting coming-of-age memoir about following her dreams and working hard to achieve success in both the dance world and in life.
Warner Bros: the making of an American movie studio, David Thomson. 384.8 THO
Women, monstrosity and horror film: gynaehorror, Erin Harrington. 791.43616 HAR

Food & Wine

101 burgers & sliders: classic and gourmet recipes for the most popular fast food, Amy Ruth Finegold. 641.84 FIN
Andina: The heart of Peruvian food: recipes and stories from the Andes, Martin Morales. 641.5985 MOR
Anti-gravity cakes: 25 bakes that defy belief, Jayne Crosss. 641.8653 CRO
Here you will find surprises such as a suspended tap over a bubbling bathtub full of yellow ducks, or a watering can being poured over pretty cake flowerpots, and a giftwrapped box being ribbon-tied by a bluebird.
Basics to brilliance: kids, Donna Hay. 641.5 HAY
Gives you and your kids endless ideas for birthday parties, picnics, school fairs and bake sales, family and celebration dinners, brilliant breakfasts, beach days, backyard movie nights and sleepovers.
Black Barn: portrait of a place, Brian Culy. 641.22 CUL
A unique Hawke's Bay landmark that combines wine, food and design in luxury surroundings.
BraveTart: iconic American desserts, Stella Parks. 641.86 PAR
Chickpea flour does it all: gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian recipes for every taste and season, Lindsey S. Love. 641.5631 LOV
Christmas: the complete collection, Sophia Young. 641.568 CHR
There are recipes for traditional cakes and puddings, hams, turkeys, seafood, sides, desserts, celebratory drinks, gifts to make and all the trappings that everyone expects over the holiday season.
Cook yourself happy: the Danish way, Caroline Fleming. 641.59489 FLE
Add some hygge to your life and learn to cook Danish style.
Cornersmith salads & pickles: vegetables with more taste & less waste, Alex Elliott-Howery. 641.65 ELL
Corsica: the recipes, Nicolas Stromboni. 641.5944 STR
Celebrates all that is Corsican the people, the geography and, most importantly, the food.
Dinner with Dickens: recipes inspired by the life and work of Charles Dickens, Pen Vogler. 641.5942 VOG
Food for good, Michael Meredith. 641.5 MER
Developed by chef Michael Meredith the recipes are delicious, and include dinners as well as salads, wraps, sandwiches, soups, main meals, sweet treats and essentials. They are family friendly and easy to make.
From freezer to table: 75+ simple, whole foods recipes for gathering, cooking, and sharing, Polly Conner. 641.61 CON
Impatient foodie: 100 delicious recipes for a hectic, time-starved world, Elettra Wiedemann. 641.555 WIE
Bridges the gap between the ideals of the organic, slow food movement and the realities of a busy life.
IPA: a legend in our time, Roger Protz. 641.873 PRO
This is a long-awaited on the rebirth of IPA or India Pale Ale one of the most popular styles in today's craft beer revolution.
Jamie Oliver's Christmas cookbook., Jamie Oliver. 641.568 OLI
Japaneasy, Tim Anderson. 641.5952 AND
Anderson reveals that many Japanese recipes require no specialist ingredients at all, and can in fact be whipped up with products found at your local supermarket. In fact, there are only seven essential ingredients required for the whole book,
Lager: the definitive guide to tasting and brewing the world's most popular beer styles, Dave Carpenter. 641.23 CAR
Le picnic: chic food for on-the-go, Suzy Ashford. 641.5944 ASH
Le Picnic's fifty perfectly transportable recipes include drinks, nibbles, more substantial fare, zesty salads, and delicate sweet treats.
Lomelino's pies: a sweet celebration of pies, galettes, & tarts, Linda Lomelino. 641.8652 LOM
Maggie Austin cake: artistry and technique, Maggie Austin. 641.8653 AUS
Martha Stewart's slow cooker: 110 recipes for flavorful, foolproof dishes (including desserts!), plus test-kitchen tips and strategies, Martha Stewart. 641.588 STE
Modern cider: simple recipes to make your own ciders, perries, cysers, shrubs, fruit wines, vinegars, & more, Emma Christensen . 641.229 CHR
My mother's kitchen: New Zealand's best chefs, bakers and foodies share their favourite mother's special recipes., . 641.5 MY
Salt, fat, acid, heat: mastering the elements of good cooking, Samin Nosrat. 641.5 NOS
Skinny food, Sophia Young. 641.5635 SKI
Collecting over 100 different low fat meals to prepare, you will be able to eat the food you want and be well on the way to realising your fitness goals.
Smitten kitchen every day: triumphant and unfussy new favorites, Deb Perelman. 641.5 PER
Sticky Toffee Waffles (sticky toffee pudding you can eat for breakfast), Everything Drop Biscuits with Cream Cheese, and Magical Two-Ingredient Oat Brittle, Grandma-style Chicken Noodle Soup and more.
Super green simple and lean: 140 smoothie, salad & bowl recipes, Sally Obermeder. 641.563 OBE
Sweet: desserts from London's Ottolenghi, Yotam Ottolenghi. 641.86 OTT
Tasty. Naughty. Healthy. Nice.: whole food made sinfully delicious, Susan Jane White. 641.563 WHI
The Budwig cancer and coronary heart disease prevention diet, Johanna Budwig. 641.5631 BUD
The fearless baker: simple secrets for baking like a pro, Erin Jeanne McDowell. 641.865 MCD
The gastroparesis cookbook collection: all the best recipes from The Gastroparesis Cookbook & The Gastroparesis Cookbook for two., . 641.5631 GAS
While diet alone cannot cure Gastroparesis, carefully managing what you eat can help control your symptoms. This book incorporates healthy, whole foods into Gastroparesis-friendly recipes, alongside tips and supportive stories from people managing Gastroparesis.
The happy kitchen: good mood food, Rachel Kelly. 641.563 KEL
A repertoire of recipes that target particular symptoms, from insomnia and mood swings to stress and exhaustion.
The modern cook's year: over 250 vibrant vegetable recipes to see you through the seasons, Anna Jones. 641.5636 JON
The Tart Tin, Matt Cross. 641.86 CRO
A one-man band, Cross has been baking sweet treats to sell at the Otago Farmers Market for about 10 years. He also bakes for local cafes, weddings and functions.
Traditional cooking of Ireland: 150 classic recipes from an Irish home kitchen, Biddy White Lennon. 641.59415 LEN
Unprocessed: how to achieve vibrant health and your ideal weight, Chef AJ. 641.563 CHE
Describes the benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet free of sugar, salt and oil and provides recipes.
Vegan Richa's everyday kitchen: epic anytime recipes with a world of flavor, Richa Hingle. 641.5636 HIN
Enjoy Richa's wow factor in these curries and masalas as well as pizzas, casseroles, sweet-and-sour dishes, Asian noodles, and more.
Veggie desserts + cakes: carrot cake and beyond, Kate Hackworthy. 641.86 HAC
Wholefood heaven in a bowl: natural, nutritious and delicious wholefood recipes to nourish body and soul, David Bailey. 641.563 BAI

Generalities and the Unknown

UFOs, chemtrails, and aliens: what science says, Donald R. Prothero a. 001.942 PRO

Health & Medicine

An introduction to coping with eating problems, Gillian Todd. 616.8526 TOD
Aphasia resource book: practical ways to help people with Aphasia, Anne Dalrymple. 616.8552 DAL
Being well (even when you're sick): mindfulness practices for people with cancer and other serious illnesses, Elana Rosenbaum. 613 ROS
Breathing as a tool for self-regulation and self reflection, Minna Martin. 613.19 MAR
Describes how to use breathing as a medium for self-regulation and self-reflection and how balanced breathing thus helps to promote mental and physical health and alleviate symptoms resulting from imbalanced breathing.
Connections: animal assisted therapy for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, Pam Osbourne. 636.7088 OSB
Dear cancer, love Victoria: a mum's diary of hope, Victoria Derbyshire. 362.196994 DER
Victoria shares her day to day experiences of life following her 2015 breast cancer diagnosis and coming to terms with a future that wasn't planned.
Enlightened aging: building resilience for a long, active life, Eric B. Larson. 612.67 LAR
Fatty liver: you can reverse it, Sandra Cabot. 616.362 CAB
Dr Cabot tells us how reversing fatty liver disease is not only an effective method of losing weight, but can also greatly reduce the most common diseases of today, namely, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Natural rest for addiction: a radical approach to recovery through mindfulness & awareness, Scott Kiloby. 616.86 KIL
Out of the woods: a journey through depression and anxiety, Brent Williams. 616.8527 WIL
A graphic memoir to help people understand and overcome depression and anxiety. Although the format is an autobiographical comic, it is primarily an educational self-help book, using the author's own life story.
Quackery: a brief history of the worst ways to cure everything, Lydia Kang. 615.856 KAN
Recovery: freedom from our addictions, Russell Brand. 362.29 BRA
Brand mines his own wild story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained through his fourteen years of recovery.
Sex, lies, & brain scans: how fMRI reveals what really goes on in our minds, Barbara J. Sahakian. 612.82 SAH
Stay fit for life, Joshua Kozak. 613.71 KOZ
Restore strength and balance to your everyday movement with 62 functional exercises, targeted routines, and three four-week fitness programmes.
The angry chef: bad science and the truth about healthy eating, Anthony Warner. 613.2 WAR
Unravels the mystery of why sensible, intelligent people are so easily taken in by the latest food fads.
The divided mind: the epidemic of mindbody disorders, John E. Sarno. 616.08 SAR
Provides a close-up look at psychosomatic pain disorders.
The food addiction recovery workbook: how to manage cravings, reduce stress, and stop hating your body, Carolyn Coker Ross. 616.8526 ROS
The journey: a practical guide to healing your life and setting yourself free, Brandon Bays. 615.852 BAY
Recounts the author's own experiences in 1992 when she used alternative healing methods to treat a tumor in her uterus, and provides advice on how to use similar techniques.
The mouth-body connection: a 28-day program to create a healthy mouth, reduce inflammation, and prevent disease throughout the body, Gerald P. Curatola. 613 CUR
The Parkinson's playbook: a game plan to put your Parkinson's on the defense, Robert W. Smith. 616.833 SMI
The prostate: everything you need to know about the man gland, Yosh Taguchi. 616.65 TAG
The raw food healing bible, Christine Bailey. 613.26 BAI
By eating raw foods you ensure that you get all the nutrients and natural enzymes that help digestion, fight headaches and low energy, and boost vitality, immunity, and memory.
The river of consciousness, Oliver Sacks. 612.82 SAC
These posthumously published essays range from psychiatry to plagiarism to near-death experiences
The shallows: what the Internet is doing to our brains, Nicholas Carr. 612.8 CAR
Treating arthritis exercise book, Margaret Hills. 616.72 HIL
Unconquerable: the Invictus spirit, Boris Starling. 790.196 STA
Shares stories of the wounded, injured and sick servicemen and woman who have become competitors in the international multisport event founded by Prince Harry.
Unleashing the healing power of animals: true stories about therapy animals and what they do for us, Dale Preece-Kelly. 362.404 PRE
Why didn't my grandmother get fat?: and why did I?, David Mason-Jones. 616.398 MAS
This book supports the proposition that the consumption of fats from animals that have been continuously fed and 'finished' on grass is a healthy food option, an option that can aid in weight control and reduction.
Why we sleep: the new science of sleep and dreams, Matthew Walker. 612.821 WAL

History, Geography & Travel

A wise adventure. II: New Zealand and Antarctica after 1960, Malcolm Templeton. 998.9 TEM
The story of how New Zealand's attitude to its wedge-shaped slice of Antarctica moved gradually over forty years from one of near neglect to one of active involvement in the negotiation of an international regime designed to protect the southernmost continent from political rivalries and potential damage to the fragile environment.
Africa, Anthony Ham. 960 HAM
Lonely Planet Guide
Australia, Brett Atkinson. 994 ATK
Lonely Planet Guide
Australia: top sights, authentic experiences, Charles Rawlings-Way. 994 RAW
Lonely Planet Guide
Away & aware: a field guide to mindful travel, Sara Clemence. 910 CLE
A guide to more mindful travel, with tips and advice for planning off-the-grid trips, minimalist packing, unplugging on the road, connecting with local culture, traveling with children, and easing back into the real world after returning from a trip.
Border: a journey along the edges of Russia, Maria Gruzdeva. 947 GRU
A journey along the Russian border, the longest national border int the world, which spans over 60,000 km.
Burke & Wills: the triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers, Peter FitzSimons. 994.03 BUR
The stirring story of the ambitious quest of Burke and Wills to be the first Europeans to cross the harsh Australian continent.
Captain Cook and the Pacific: art, exploration and empire, John McAleer. 910.9164 MCA
Caribbean islands, Mara Vorhees. 972.9 VOR
Lonely Planet Guide
China's world: what does China want?, Kerry Brown. 951.06 BRO
Brown guides us through China's foreign policy, from its skirmishes with US Navy destroyers in the South China Sea to its arguments with Japan over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands and its increased displays of military prowess, including huge investments in cyber warfare.
Cleansing the colony: transporting convicts from New Zealand to Van Diemen's Land, Kristyn Harman. 994.6 HAR
Coastal California: the Pacific Coast Highway and beyond, Jake Raj. 979.4 RAJ
Coastal Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef, Paul Harding. 994.3 HAR
Lonely Planet Guide
Dancing with the King: the rise and fall of the King Country, 1864-1885, Michael Belgrave. 993.3 TAW
Dreaming of freedom: Palestinian child prisoners speak, Norma Hashim. 956.94054 DRE
Places Israel's military detention of Palestinian children in its full context, shedding insight onto the Israel occupation and the Palestinian resistance to it as well as the lives of children who grow up in an environment filled with heavily-armed soldiers, walls and tanks.
East Coast Australia, Andy Symington. 994 SYM
Lonely Planet Guide
Fantasyland: how America went haywire: a 500-year history, Kurt Andersen. 973 AND
Explains how the influences of dreamers, zealots, hucksters, and superstitious groups shaped America's tendency toward a rich fantasy life, citing the roles of individuals from P.T. Barnum to Donald Trump in perpetuating conspiracy theories, self-delusion, and magical thinking.
Greenland into white, Paolo Solari Bozzi. 998.2 SOL
This book collects ninety black and white images taken during a four month journey through the villages of the east coast of Greenland. It documents the culture of people living in this wild territory, characterized by extreme nature and climate conditions.
Hidden villages of Britain: histories and tradition past and present, Clare Gogerty. 941 GOG
Takes you through the fascinating history and the curious customs and characters unique to each village and how they survive in the present.
Holidays in Soviet sanatoriums, Maryam Omidi. 947 OMI
A fascinating photographic study of the previously overlooked Soviet Sanatoriums and their treatments - stunning eastern bloc architecture meets crude-oil baths and radon water douches.
Iceland's ring road: road trips, Andy Symington. 949.12 SYM
If only they didn't speak English: notes from Trump's America, Jon Sopel. 973.93 SOP
In this portrait of American life and politics, Jon sets out to answer questions about a country that once stood for the grandest of dreams but which is now mired in a storm of political extremism, racial division and increasingly perverse beliefs.
Journey: an illustrated history of travel, Michael Collins. 910.2 JOU
Kahurangi stories: more tales from northwest Nelson, Gerard Hindmarsh. 993.77 HIN
Building on the success of Kahurangi Calling, this new volume of stories from the northwest Nelson backcountry, is a compelling blend of natural and social history.
Mastering genealogical documentation, Thomas W. Jones. 929.1 JON
This textbook teaches the principles of genealogical documentation.
Melbourne & Victoria, Kate Morgan. 994.5 MOR
Lonely Planet Guide
Prague & the Czech Republic, Mark Baker. 943.71 BAK
Lonely Planet Guide
Queens of the conquest: England's medieval queens 1066-1167, Alison Weir. 942.03 WEI
Red October: the revolution that changed the world, Douglas Boyd. 947.084 BOY
Boyd shows how this still-flying banner of revolution changed the world.
Reminiscences of a long life, John Logan Campbell. 993.24 CAM
It covers his early years in Scotland, his pioneering lifestyle in New Zealand, his business success, his extensive overseas travel and then his return to live in Auckland, gifting Cornwall Park to the city.
Rick Steves' Europe through the back door, Rick Steves. 940 STE
After 30 years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel skills handbook his life's work. He shares his favorite off-the- beaten-path towns, trails, and natural wonders. With this guidebook, you'll experience the culture like a local, spend less money, and have more fun.
Shackled: how a scientific expedition to Antarctica became a fight for survival, Chris Turney. 998.9 TUR
When Australian-based scientist Chris Turney's expedition got stuck in the Antarctic ice in 2013, it brought global attention to the dangers of the world's least-known continent - and its fragility.
Six minutes in may: how Churchill unexpectedly became prime minister, Nicholas Shakespeare. 941.084 SHA
Slices of life: tales from past and present residents of Bulls and districts, Bulls and Districts Historical Society Inc. 993.55 SLI
A collection of memories, experiences and photographs of life in Bulls and district from the recent past.
So happiness to meet you: foolishly, blissfully stranded in Vietnam, Karin Esterhammer. 959.7 EST
After job losses, the author and her family start over in an unlikely place: a 9-foot-wide back-alley house in one of Ho Chi Minh City's poorest districts, where neighbours stare into windows, share their barbecued rat, keep cockroaches for luck, and help her find joy without Western trappings.
South Australia & Northern Territory, Anthony Ham. 994.2 HAM
Lonely Planet Guide
Tartan for me!: suggested tartans for Scottish, Scotch-Irish, Irish, and North American surnames with lists of clan, family, and district tartans, Philip D. Smith. 929.6 SMI
This 9th edition presents the latest in a series of tools for the person seeking or giving information on the selection of a tartan appropriate to a given surname.
The age of decadence: Britain 1880 to 1914, Simon Heffer. 941.08 HEF
The Crown: the inside history, Robert Lacey. 941.085 ELI
A fascinating exploration of Elizabeth II's early years as Princess and Queen.
The future is history: how totalitarianism reclaimed Russia, Masha Gessen. 947.086 GES
The Hebrides, Paul Murton. 941.14 MUR
Murton visits each of the Hebridean islands in turn, introducing their myths anc legends, history, culture and extraordinary natural beauty. In addition he also meets the people who live there and learns their story.
The Imjin War: Japan's sixteenth-century invasion of Korea and attempt to conquer China, Samuel Hawley. 951.902 HAW
The island at the center of the world: the epic story of Dutch Manhattan and the forgotten colony that shaped America, Russell Shorto. 974.71 SHO
The land beyond: a thousand miles on foot through the heart of the Middle East, Leon McCarron. 956 MCC
There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part is, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it.
The last castle: the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan. 975.688 VAN
Documents the story of the Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, tracing George Vanderbilt's construction of his European-style estate and the efforts of his bride, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, to become its protector in the face of changing fortunes and times.
The long and winding Aotearoa, George Lockyer. 993 LOC
We find Lockyer riding his Triumph Bonneville around the country, from Kaitaia to Invercargill, and seeing his often humorous take on life from under a crash helmet.
The meaning of rice: and other tales from the belly of Japan, Michael Booth. 952 BOO
Booth and his family embark on an epic journey the length of Japan to explore its dazzling food culture.
The prospect of global history, James Belich. 909 PRO
Takes a new approach to the study of global history, seeking to apply it, rather than advocate it. The volume seeks perspectives on history from East Asian and Islamic sources as well as European ones, and insists on depth in historical analysis.
The shipwreck hunter: a lifetime of extraordinary discoveries on the ocean floor, David L. Mearns. 910.45 MEA
The story of the Jews. Volume two, Belonging 1492-1900, Simon Schama. 909.04924 SCH
The second of a three volume cultural history that details the journey of the Jewish people from 1492 through the end of the nineteenth century, incorporating the stories of many who seldom figure in Jewish histories.
The writer abroad: literary travels from Austria to Uzbekistan, Lucinda Hawksley. 910.4 WRI
Hawksley takes us on a literary journey around the world, through extracts from Arthur Conan Doyle in Australia, Joseph Conrad in the Congo, Charles Dickens in Italy, Henry James in France, Mary Wollstonecraft in Sweden, and many more.
Wanderful: the modern bohemian's guide to traveling in style, Andi Eaton. 973 EAT
Follows 9 of the author's road trip routes that combine the very best of attractions, restaurants, and activites with a look at the carefree, bohemian fashion trends in each locale.
West Coast Australia, Brett Atkinson. 994.1 ATK
Lonely Planet Guide
White mountain: real and imagined journeys in the Himalayas, Robert Twigger. 954.96 TWI

House & Garden

A sense of home: eat, make, sleep, live, Helen James. 640 JAM
Homes should nurture and nourish us, be a private sanctuary, a deeply personal place where friends and family gather and celebrate.
An eye for beauty: rooms that speak to the senses, Beth Webb. 747 WEB
From the palette of crisp blues in a lake house to the smell of the surf drifting through the curtains of a beachside retreat, Beth invites us to discover the design details that facilitate an instinctual sense of home, and a beautiful existence within it.
At home with dogs and their designers: sharing a stylish life, Susanna Salk. 747 SAL
Interior designers show readers how to live in the most stylish way with their adorable dogs, offering an array of inspirational tips for keeping both your home and dogs attractive and chic.
Building a garage: a complete guide, Laurie Williamson. 690.898 WIL
A step-by-step guide which covers various aspects of building a garage from the planning and design stage through to construction and completion.
City farm house style: designs for a modern country life, Kim Leggett. 747 LEG
Come along on the hunt to coveted country sources and the best secret antiquing spots, and learn how to create country farmhouse style in your city dwelling.
Decoupage your home, Fransie Snyman. 745.54 SNY
Decoupage is ideal to decorate just about anything, from small household items to large pieces of furniture.
Designing with succulents, Debra Lee Baldwin. 635.952 BAL
Down to earth: gardening wisdom, Monty Don. 635 DON
Unrivalled gardening wisdom from Monty Don, including essential tips, knowledge and musings from his 50 years of gardening experience.
Exposed lightbulbs: bright ideas for the contemporary interior, Charlotte Fiell. 747.92 FIE
Flora: the graphic book of the garden, Guy Barter. 635 BAR
From the best flowers to plant to encourage the industrious honeybee, to the right soils for your plants, from the easiest-to-grow varieties of courgette, to planning out your garden, Barter has curated a selection of graphics to instruct and inspire the green-fingered enthusiast.
French house chic, Jane Webster. 747.0944 WEB
A glimpse inside the most private of French residences: from supremely elegant Parisian apartments to lavishly upholstered sitting rooms in French country estates.
Glass gardens: easy terrariums, aeriums, and aquariums for your home or office, Melanie Florence. 635.98 FLO
Happy houseplants: 30 lovely varieties to brighten up your home, Angela Staehling. 635.965 STA
Home: the best of the New York times home section: the way we live now, Noel Millea. 747 HOM
Homes away from homes = Land- und Ferienhäuser = Les plus beaux gîtes du monde, Claire Bingham. 747 BIN
Featuring fabulous homes from Puglia to New Zealand, this book is packed with ideas on how to replicate the look and bring the spirit of escapism to your door.
House jungle: turn your home into a plant-filled paradise!, Annie Dornan-Smith. 635.965 DOR
Inspired by color, Clinton Smith. 747.94 SMI
Take an intimate tour of beautiful homes featuring an array of elegant palettes devised by renowned designers.
Kitchen upgrade manual: a practical step-by-step guide, Andy Blackwell. 643.3 BLA
Living in style: Amsterdam, MENDO. 747 LIV
A timelessly beautiful photobook that will provide a wide range of ideas for every design lover and whet your appetite for Amsterdam.
Living with plants: a guide to indoor gardening, Sophie Lee. 635.965 LEE
Mary's household tips & tricks: your guide to happiness in the home, Mary Berry. 640 BER
Covers everything from Mary's golden rules for baking to her favourite flowers for each season, from how to polish silver to whether tea should be poured before or after milk
Mid-century modern at home: a room by room guide, DC Hillier. 747 HIL
Modern living: Grandiflora, Claire Bingham. 747 BIN
A practical guide to using flowers and foliage in the home.
My tiny indoor garden: houseplant heroes and terrific terrariums in small spaces, Lia Leendertz. 635.965 LEE
Native: art and design with Australian plants, Kate Herd. 635.951 HER
Pinata party, Kitiya Palaskas. 793.2 PAL
The book starts with a crash course in pinata construction, and is followed by 30 pinata designs from a pizza slice and tropical cocktail pinata, to disco ball earrings and flower power cake toppers.
Prick: cacti and succulents: choosing, styling, caring, Gynelle Leon. 635.952 LEO
Prints charming: create absolutely beautiful interiors with prints & patterns, John Loecke. 645 LOE
Real Nordic living: design, food, art, travel, with over 300 illustrations, Dorothea Gundtoft. 747.0948 GUN
Celebrates the impact that Scandinavian culture has had internationally on art, design, fashion, food, and interiors, while seeking out the creatives and tastemakers who are bringing this covetable lifestyle to the general public.
Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia of garden design, Chris Young. 712.6 ROY
Plant the garden of your dreams and transform your outdoor space with award-winning Royal Horticultural Society garden design experts.
Rustic modern, Chase Reynolds Ewald. 747 EWA
Experience 15 of the West's finest rustic modern homes.
Scandinavian style at home: a room by room guide, Allan Torp. 747 TOR
A practical guide that shows readers how to create a tailor-made home inspired by Scandinavian design one room at a time.
Terrariums & kokedama: stylish ideas for low-maintenance indoor planting, Alyson Mowat. 635.98 MOW
The essential garden design workbook, Rosemary Alexander. 712 ALE
The gentle art of Swedish death cleaning: how to free yourself and your family from a lifetime of clutter, Margareta Magnusson. 648.8 MAG
The Japanese garden, Sophie Walker. 712.0952 WAL
An in-depth exploration spanning 800 years of the art, essence, and enduring impact of the Japanese garden.
The new Australian garden: landscapes for living, Michael Bates. 712.60994 BAT
Thrills & chills: children's Halloween party, Robin Gillette. 793.21 GIL
Easy step-by-step-directions will help you organize and structure a successful party avoiding any last minute scares.
Your best home: 5 x spaces x 5 design steps = a better life, Joe Snell. 747 SNE
Architect and home renovation expert Joe Snell shows how getting the design fundamentals right will help us lead a fulfilling, healthy and happy life in our home.


Five at the office Christmas party, Bruno Vincent. 827.92 VIN
Join the Five as they set out to give the best office Christmas party ever, in the most traditional of fashions. but on no budget at all. Will they succeed, and make everyone happy? Or will all the emergency services be called before the night is out?
Five get Gran online, Bruno Vincent. 827.92 VIN
Join Anne, George, Dick Julian and Timmy the dog as they try to solve their grandmother's computer woes. But can they help, or will they all find themselves caught in a web of confusion, frustration and failure?
Five get on the property ladder, Bruno Vincent. 827.92 VIN
Julian, George, Dick, Anne, and Timmy the dog turn their attention to finding a property they can call their very own. Join the Five as they struggle to get their feet (and paws) on the first rung of the property ladder. Luckily cousin Rupert is on hand to help. But not before they've had some very exciting adventures. Who knew that it was all going to be so difficult?
Five go bump in the night, Bruno Vincent. 827.92 VIN
Join the Five as they scare themselves witless recounting tales that would terrify the bravest of souls. From encounters with American werewolves and being lost in space, to ghostly graveyard apparitions, it is hardly surprising that there is a sleepless night ahead of the intrepid crew. Even grumpy old Uncle Quentin and kind Aunt Fanny cannot be relied upon to be entirely themselves.
More weird things customers say in bookshops, Jen Campbell. 381.45002 CAM


No. 8 re-charged: 202 world-changing innovations from New Zealand, David Downs. 608 DOW


Essential Mandarin Chinese phrasebook & dictionary: speak Mandarin Chinese with confidence, Catherine Dai. 495.1834 DAI


Daemon voices: essays on storytelling, Philip Pullman. 824.914 PUL
In over 30 essays, written over 20 years, one of the world's great story-tellers meditates on story-telling.
Hard frost: structures of feeling in New Zealand literature 1908-1945, John Newton. 820.9993 NEW
Saga land, Richard Fidler. 839.6 FID
A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tales, set against the starkly stunning landscape of Iceland.
The beautiful poetry of Donald Trump, Rob Sears. 811.6 SEA
What if there's another side to Donald Trump? A sensitive, poetic side? Driven by this question, Rob Sears began combing The Donald's words for signs of poetry.
The book of forgotten authors, Christopher Fowler. 809 FOW
So begins Christopher Fowler's foray into the back catalogues and backstories of 99 authors who, once hugely popular, have all but disappeared from our shelves.
The man who invented Christmas: how Charles Dickens's A Christmas carol rescued his career and revived our holiday spirits, Les Standiford. 823.8 DIC
With warmth, wit, and good cheer, Standiford shows how the unlikely success of "A Christmas Carol" revitalized Charles Dickens's languishing career and revived the celebration of the near-forgotten Christmas holiday.
The origin of others, Toni Morrison. 808.3 MOR
Morrison reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging.
The rub of time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: essays and reportage, 1986-2016, Martin Amis. 824.914 AMI
The essays in range from superb critical pieces on Amis's heroes Nabokov, Bellow and Larkin to brilliantly funny ruminations on sport, Las Vegas, John Travolta and the pornography industry.
Wild things: the joy of reading children's literature as an adult, Bruce Handy. 809.89282 HAN

Music & Musicians

Berklee guitar style studies: jazz, rock, blues, funk, Latin, and R&B, Jim Kelly. 787.87193 KEL
Learn to play rock, blues, jazz, funk, Latin, R&B, and other styles. Each of these twenty studies features the characteristic rhythms and techniques of a distinct musical style.
Can't stand up for falling down: rock 'n' roll war stories, Allan Jones. 781.66 JON
Jones' collection of stories lovingly evoke the hell and hedonism of music journalism at the peak of rock'n'roll's excess.
Complicated fun: the birth of Minneapolis punk and indie rock, 1974-1984: an oral history, Cyn Collins. 781.66 COL
Guitar studies, Stu Edwards. 787.87193 EDW
Contains all the essential elements for learning to play guitar.
Nurtured by love, Shin'Ichi Suzuki. 780.7 SUZ
Through the examples from his own life and teaching, Suzuki establishes his case for early childhood education and the high potential of every human being, not just those seemingly gifted.
The music of the future, Robert Barry. 780.9 BAR
This book is not a book of predictions or speculations about how to save the music business or the bleeding edge of technologies. Rather, it's a history of failures, mapping 200 years of attempts by composers, performers and critics to imagine a future for music.

Natural Science

Britain's spiders: a field guide, Lawrence Bee. 595.4 BEE


Afterlife: what really happens on the other side: true stories of contact and communication with spirits, Barry R. Strohm. 133.9013 STR


Born to be wild: why teens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe, Jess P. Shatkin. 616.8914 SHA
Bright ideas for young minds: 70 step-by-step activities to do at home with your child, BestStart Educare Ltd. 649.51 BES
The baby detective: solve your baby problems your way, Sarah Norris. 649.122 NOR
There's no such thing as bad weather: a Scandinavian mom's secrets for raising healthy, resilient, and confident kids (from friluftsliv to hygge), Linda Akeson McGurk. 649.1 MCG
Truly scrumptious baby, Holly Willoughby. 641.5622 WIL
Feeding and weaning plan for 6 months and beyond.
Twin mythconceptions: false beliefs, fables, and facts about twins, Nancy L. Segal. 306.875 SEG
Type 1 diabetes caregiver confidence: a guide for caregivers of children living with Type 1 Diabetes, Samantha Markovitz. 618.924 MAR


Tautai: Samoa, world history, and the life of Ta'isi O.F. Nelson, Patricia O'Brien. 996.14 NEL

Pets & Animals

Backyard livestock: raising good, natural food for your family, Steven Thomas. 636 THO
Dog training 101: step-by-step instructions for raising a happy, well-behaved dog, Kyra Sundance. 636.70887 SUN
Horses that save lives: true stories of physical, emotional, and spiritual rescue, Cheryl Reed-Dudley. 636.1 DUD
Touching true stories of lives restored with the help of horses.
Pet cookbook: easy everyday recipes for happy healthy pets, Kim McCosker. 636.0887 MCC
Over 60 recipes that are full of variety for dogs, cats, with special chapters for birds and chickens plus guinea pigs.
Rescued: what second-chance dogs teach us about living with purpose, loving with abandon, and finding joy in the little things, Peter Zheutlin. 636.7 ZHE
Rover, Andrew Grant. 636.7 GRA
The book contains 360 photographs of rescued and shelter dogs specially chosen from Andrew Grant's fundraising project called RoverWorks.
Wild horse country: the history, myth, and future of the mustang, David Philipps. 636.1 PHI


A place for the heart: the life and times of Dave Comer, photographer and film location scout, Peta Carey. 770.92 COM
Ballenesque: Roger Ballen: a retrospective, Roger Ballen. 779 BAL
Ballen is best known for his psychologically powerful and intricately layered images that exist in a space between painting, drawing, installation, and photography. Ballenesque is the first comprehensive retrospective of his work.
Capturing the world: the art and practice of travel photography, Nick Rains. 778.9991 RAI
Dora Maar: Paris in the time of Man Ray, Jean Cocteau, and Picasso, Louise Baring. 779 MAA
Fashion photography: the story in 180 pictures, Eugénie Shinkle. 779 SHI
Girl on girl: art and photography in the age of the female gaze, Charlotte Jansen. 779 JAN
Looks at how young women are using photography and the internet to explore issues of self-image and female identity, and the impact this is having on contemporary art.
Girls standing on lawns, Maira Kalman. 770 HAN
Combining vintage photographs from MoMA's collection, original paintings by Kalman inspired by these photographs, and text by Handler, Girls standing on lawns puts on display the creators' shared fascination with anonymous snapshots and the rich lives, memories, and stories they evoke.
Haute bohemians, Miguel Flores-Vianna. 779 FLO
Microsculpture: portraits of insects, Levon Biss. 778.932 BIS
Microsculptureis a unique photographic study of insects in mind-blowing magnification that celebrates the wonders of nature and science.
Roland Fischer: refugees, Roland Fischer. 778.92 FIS
Fischer was inspired by the current political and social events relating to the topic of refugees to create a collective portrait consisting of over 1,000 separate photographs.
The atlas of beauty: women of the world in 500 portraits, Mihaela Noroc. 778.924 NOR
Contains photographs of 500 women, from tribes, conservative communities, and modern cities. Most were struggling and working hard, and were facing discrimination as women. But through it all they were shining with dignity, strength, and beauty.


Blonde poison, Gail Louw. 822.92 LOU
Based on the true story of a Jewish woman during World War II who betrayed up to 3,000 fellow Jews.


What is left behind, Tom Weston. 821.914 WES

Politics & Government

Gilded suffragists: the New York socialites who fought for women's right to vote, Johanna Neuman. 324.62 NEU
Legacy of ashes: the history of the CIA, Tim Weiner. 327.12 WEI
Traces the history of the CIA, drawing on thousands of documents to explore how the agency was created, why it has so often failed in its missions, how it is viewed by Americans and the rest of the world, and other related topics.
Unbelievable: my front-row seat to the craziest campaign in American history, Katy Tur. 324.973 TUR


Critical conversations in kaupapa Maori, Te Kawehau Hoskins. 001.42 CRI
This collection furthers knowledge about kaupapa Maori by examining its effects over the decades, identifying and discussing its conventions and boundaries and reflecting on kaupapa Maori in social and educational research and practice.
Matariki: te whetū tapu o te tau, Rangi Matamua. 394.26 MAT
Te Whariki: he whariki ma tauranga mo nga mokopuna o Aotearoa: early childhood curriculum; Te whariki a te Kohanga reo.. 372.19.WHA


Created for connection: the "hold me tight" guide for Christian couples: seven conversations for a lifetime of love, Sue Johnson. 646.78 JOH
His needs, her needs: building an affair-proof marriage, Willard F. Harley. 646.78 HAR
Identifies the ten most vital needs of men and women and shows husbands and wives how to satisfy those needs in their spouses.
The state of affairs: rethinking infidelity, Esther Perel. 306.736 PER
The trans partner handbook: a guide for when your partner transitions, Jo Green. 306.768 GRE
We don't talk anymore: healing after parents and their adult children become estranged, Kathy McCoy. 306.874 MCC

Religion & Ethics

Animal oppression and human violence: domesecration, capitalism, and global conflict, David Nibert. 179.3 NIB
Jared Diamond and other leading scholars have argued that the domestication of animals for food, labour, and tools of war has advanced the development of human society. But by comparing practices of animal exploitation for food and resources in different societies over time, David A Nibert reaches a strikingly different conclusion.
Hare Krishna transformed, E. Burke Rochford. 294.55 ROC
Based on three decades of research and participant observation, this book explores dramatic changes in this new religious movement over the course of two generations from its founding.
Power, freedom, and grace: living from the source of lasting happiness, Deepak Chopra. 294.54 CHO
Draws on the ancient spiritual tradition of Vedanta to explore the path to true and lasting happiness, explaining that happiness is not obtained through external circumstances that render a person vulnerable to the ups and downs of life.
The Catholics: the Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day, Roy Hattersley. 282.41 HAT
The masters and their retreats, Mark L. Prophet. 299.93 PRO
The great lights that have come out of the world's spiritual traditions and graduated from earth's schoolroom are known as ascended masters. They demonstrate to us that in the world of Spirit, there is no division of race, religion or philosophy. This book describes these masters, the stories of their lives and their retreats.
The paradigm, Jonathan Cahn. 231.7 CAH
A detailed analysis of parallels between the Old Testament story of Jezebel and the career of Hillary Clinton, including the victory of Donald Trump.
The wisdom of Sundays: life-changing insights and inspirational conversations, Oprah Winfrey. 204 WIN
Features insightful selections from the most meaningful conversations between Oprah Winfrey and some of today's most admired thought leaders.
Theology of the body for beginners: a basic introduction to Pope John Paul II's Sexual revolution, Christopher West. 233.5 WES


A map of the invisible: journeys into particle physics, Jon Butterworth. 539.72 BUT
An explorer's guide to the Standard Model and the extraordinary realms of particle physics.
A sea monster's tale: in search of the basking shark, Colin Speedie. 597.3 SPE
American wolf: a true story of survival and obsession in the West, Nate Blakeslee. 599.77 BLA
The story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her.
Atlas of untamed places: an extraordinary journey through our wild world, Chris Fitch. 508 FIT
Collins field guide to the New Zealand seashore, Sally Carson. 578.769 CAR
Curious encounters with the natural world: from grumpy spiders to hidden tigers, Michael R. Jeffords. 508 JEF
Deep thinkers: inside the minds of whales, dolphins, and porpoises, Janet Mann. 599.5 DEE
Dinosaurs: a very short introduction, David Norman. 567.91 NOR
Discovering the mammoth: a tale of giants, unicorns, ivory, and the birth of a new science, John J. McKay. 569.6 MCK
Exploring mathematics: an engaging introduction to proof, John Meier. 511.3 MEI
Foolproof, and other mathematical meditations, Brian Hayes. 510 HAY
An accessible exploration of mathematical terrain both far-flung and nearby, bringing readers tidings of mathematical topics from Markov chains to Sudoku.
Genealogy for gardeners: plant families explained and explored, Ross Bayton. 580 BAY
How evolution explains everything about life: from Darwin's brilliant idea to today's epic theory, New Scientist. 576.82 NEW
How to build a universe. Part 1, Brian Cox. 500 COX
Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince muse on multifaceted subjects involved in building a universe, with pearls of wisdom from leading scientists and comedians peppered throughout.
Improbable destinies: how predictable is evolution?, Jonathan B. Losos. 576.8 LOS
Living by numbers: in defence of quantity, Steven Connor. 513.5 CON
Looking at how numbers play a part in nearly every aspect of our lives, Connor offers a fascinating portrait of the world as a world of numbers.
Mark Carwardine's guide to whale watching in North America: USA, Canada & Mexico, Mark Carwardine. 599.5 CAR
Natural wonders of the world, Jamie Ambrose. 508 AMB
A continent by continent exploration of planet Earth's most amazing natural wonders and captivating landscapes.
Out of the ocean, into the fire: history in the rocks, fossils and landforms of Auckland, Northland and Coromandel, Bruce W. Hayward. 551.41 HAY
Particle physics brick by brick: atomic and subatomic physics explained in Lego, Ben Still. 539.72 STI
Using LEGO® blocks to create a uniquely visual and clear depiction of the way our universe is put together.
Reactions: an illustrated exploration of elements, molecules, and change in the universe, Theodore Gray . 541.22 GRA
Recreating an age of reptiles, Mark P. Witton. 567.91 WIT
Rise of the necrofauna: the science, ethics, and risks of de-extinction, Britt Wray. 660.65 WRA
What happens when you try to recreate a woolly mammoth–fascinating science, or conservation catastrophe?
Special relativity and classical field theory, Leonard Susskind. 530.11 SUS
An introduction to Einstein's special relativity and Maxwell's classical field theory.
Tamed & untamed: close encounters of the animal kind, Sy Montgomery. 591.5 MON
Tamed: ten species that changed our world, Alice Roberts. 590 ROB
The story of how dogs, horses, cattle, apples, rice and other species were domesticated proves an excellent perspective on deep human history.
The book of caterpillars: a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world, David G. James. 595.78 BOO
The Earth gazers, Christopher Potter. 629.45 POT
A history of the space program told through the lens of the handful of astronauts who have seen the Earth from space.
The inner life of animals: love, grief and compassion: surprising observations of a hidden world, Peter Wohlleben. 591.5 WOH
The little book of black holes, Steven S. Gubser. 523.88 GUB
The universe next door: a journey through 55 alternative realities, parallel worlds and possible futures, Frank Swain. 530.1 UNI
View from above: an astronaut photographs the world, Terry Virts. 629.442 VIR
What we see in the stars: an illustrated tour of the night sky, Kelsey Oseid. 523.8 OSE
Why dinosaurs matter, Kenneth Lacovara. 567.9 LAC
What can long-dead dinosaurs teach us about our future?
Windblown: landscape, legacy and loss: the Great Storm of 1987, Tamsin Treverton Jones. 551.55 TRE
Published to mark the 30th anniversary of The Great Storm of October 1987.
Wonders beyond numbers: a brief history of all things mathematical, Johnny Ball. 510 BAL

Self Development

Androgyne: fashion + gender, Patrick Mauriès. 155.33 MAU
The first visually led exploration of androgyny from representations in antiquity to its current prevalence in the fashion world and beyond.
Braving the wilderness: the quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone, Brené Brown. 158.2 BRO
How emotions are made: the secret life of the brain, Lisa Feldman Barrett. 152.4 BAR
How to be an imperfectionist: the way to self-acceptance, fearless living, and freedom from perfectionism, Stephen Guise. 155.23 GUI
Make your bed: little things that can change your life and maybe the world, William H. McRaven. 158.1 MCR
McRaven shares the 10 principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career, but also throughout his life; and he explains how anyone can use these lessons to change themselves-and the world-for the better.
Meditations on self-discipline and failure: stoic exercise for mental fitness, William Ferraiolo. 158.1 FER
A collection of meditations in the Stoic tradition.
Miracle mindset: a mother, her son, and life's hardest lessons, JJ Virgin. 158.1 VIR
Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son's life and her own.
Silence: in the age of noise, Erling Kagge. 152.15 KAG
What is silence? Where can it be found? Why is it more important than ever?
Tū Arohae: interdisciplinary critical thinking, William Fish. 153.4 FIS
How to think clearly in a confusing post-truth age.
Testosterone rex: unmaking the myths of our gendered minds, Cordelia Fine. 155.33 FIN
Testosterone Rex is the powerful myth that squashes hopes of sex equality by telling us that men and women have evolved different natures.
The hacking of the American mind: the science behind the corporate takeover of our bodies and brains, Robert H. Lustig. 158 LUS
Lustig reveals the corporate scheme to sell pleasure, driving the international epidemic of addiction, depression, and chronic disease.
The hormone myth: how junk science, gender politics & lies about PMS keep women down, Robyn Stein DeLuca. 155.333 DEL
The origins of creativity, Edward O. Wilson. 153.35 WIL
Offers a sweeping examination of the relationship between the humanities and the sciences: what they offer to each other, how they can be united, and where they still fall short.
The runaway species: how human creativity remakes the world, Anthony Brandt. 153 BRA
Taking us on a tour of human creativity from Picasso to concept cars to umbrellas to lunar travel, Brandt and Eagleman explore the cognitive software that generates new ideas, and illuminate the key facets of a creative mentality.
Unfck yourself: get out of your head and into your life, Gary John Bishop. 158.1 BIS
Walking: essays and exercises for mindfully moving through the world, Douglas Baker. 158.12 BAK

Social Issues

200 women who will change the way you see the world, Geoff Blackwell. 305.4 BLA
200 women from around the world, famous and unknown, answer the same 5 questions. The answers are inspiring, moving, sometimes funny, sometimes painful, but always powerful.
An inconvenient sequel: truth to power: your action handbook to learn the science, find your voice, and help solve the climate crisis, Al Gore. 363.7387 GOR
The follow up to An Inconvenient Truth and companion to the new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, this book is a daring call to action. It exposes the reality of how humankind has aided in the destruction of our planet and delivers hope through groundbreaking information on what you can do now.
Are we screwed?: how a new generation is fighting to survive climate change, Geoff Dembicki. 363.7387 DEM
Black flags: the rise of ISIS, Joby Warrick. 363.32 WAR
Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become the world's greatest threat.
Crash override: how Gamergate (nearly) destroyed my life, and how we can win the fight against online hate, Zoe Quinn. 302.343 QUI
Traces the story of Quinn's experiences at the center of the Gamergate controversy while outlining recommendations for combating online harassment.
Extreme blackout: exposing our modern-day vulnerability to complex electronic technology disruption, Phil Slater. 303.483 SLA
Lovers and strangers: an immigrant history of post-war Britain, Clair Wills. 305.906 WIL
Migrants not only from the empire but from Latvia, Malta and especially Ireland changed the face of the UK after the second world war.
Out of the wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis, George Monbiot. 306.2 MON
Monbiot shows how new findings in psychology, neuroscience and evolutionary biology cast human nature in a radically different light: as the supreme altruists and cooperators.
Raising Ryland: our story of parenting a transgender child with no strings attached, Hillary Whittington. 306.874 WHI
A new family must regroup after their toddler exhibits gender ambivalence.
Spoilt rotten: the toxic cult of sentimentality, Theodore Dalrymple. 305.23 DAL
Dalrymple grinds his axe at our sentimentality-centric culture where feelings have become the yardstick of everything we do: safe driving, education, taking of responsibility (none), sentimentality (everywhere).
The power and the story: the global battle for news and information, John Lloyd. 302.23 LLO
The Rohingyas: inside Myanmar's hidden genocide, Azeem Ibrahim. 305.697 IBR
Documents the slow-motion genocide of the Muslim Rohingyas and exposes the culpability of the Buddhist clergy in fomenting the religious cleansing of Myanmar.

Sport & Recreation

Dark forest deep sea: reflections of a hunter, Richard Hall. 799 HAL
This book goes beyond recollections of one man's hunting trips. It delves into the emotions and sensations at the heart of the experience, and the reasons for doing it.
Getting into the game: sports programs for kids with autism, Veronica Smith. 796.087 SMI
Lone wolf: how Emirates Team New Zealand stunned the world, Richard Gladwell. 797.14 GLA
A celebration of the Emirates Team New Zealand win in Bermuda, written from an on the water perspective.
Pinball wizards: jackpots, drains, and the cult of the silver ball, Adam Ruben. 794.75 RUB
Examines the bigger story of pinball's invention, ascent, near-defeat, resurgence, near-defeat again, and struggle to find its niche in modern society.
Playborhood: turn your neighborhood into a place for play, Mike Lanza. 372.138 LAN
Soccer goalkeeper training: the comprehensive guide, Tony Englund. 796.334 ENG
The Scottish bothy Bible: the complete guide to Scotland's bothies and how to reach them, Geoff Allan. 796.5 ALL
This guide to Scottish bothies reveals the country's unique and often hidden network of bothy cabins and mountain huts.
To the finish line: a world champion triathlete's guide to your perfect race, Chrissie Wellington. 796.425 WEL
The Ironman world champion provides guidance for athletes of all levels who are interested in training for a triathlon, offering practical advice, inside information, and inspiration for meeting the challenges encountered in this type of race.
Under the lights and in the dark: untold stories of women's soccer, Gwendolyn Oxenham. 796.334 OXE


1001 aviation facts: amazing and little-known information about all aspects of aviation, John K. Lewis. 629.13 LEW
Automotive detailing in detail: a guide to enhancing, renovating and maintaining your vehicle's appearance, Dom Colbeck. 629.26 COU
Automotive upholstery & interior restoration, Fred Mattson. 629.26 MAT
Cherry's model engines: the story of the remarkable Cherry Hill, David Carpenter. 629.221 HIL
Cherry has created almost 20 models over the 60-year period since her father gave her an old lathe from his agricultural machinery business. One of the most impressive aspects of Cherry's work is that all her engines are fully working.
Civil aircraft markings 2017, Allan S Wright. 629.13334 WRI
Classic planes: celebrating New Zealand's rich aviation heritage, Ivor Wilkins. 629.13334 WIL
Engineering an airline, Paul Jarvis. 387.706 JAR
Tells the fascinating story of BA Engineering, from the earliest days of commercial aviation in the early 1920s to the present day.
First flight: a beginner's guide to RC airplanes: how to buy the right plane and teach yourself to fly!, Stephen Weber. 629.1331 WEB
Ford Escort RS 1800, Graham Robson. 629.2222 FOR
How to build a bike: a simple guide to making your own ride, Jenni Gwiazdowski. 629.2272 GWI
How to restore classic car bodywork: tips, techniques & step-by-step procedures, applies to all metal-bodied cars, colour throughout, Martin Thaddeus. 629.26 THA
Rails in the road: a history of tramways in Britain and Ireland, Oliver Green. 388.46 GRE
The high cost of free parking, Donald C. Shoup. 388.47 SHO
Free parking, Shoup argues, has contributed to auto dependence, rapid urban sprawl, extravagant energy use, and a host of other problems.
Van life: your home on the road, Foster Huntington. 629.226 HUN
Showcases hundreds of funky vehicles, awe-inspiring landscapes, and cleverly designed interiors in tiny spaces from around the world.
Vintage trucks and commercials: Kiwi collections, Steve Reid. 629.224 REI


Air force blue: the RAF in World War Two: spearhead of victory, Patrick Bishop. 940.544 BIS
Tells personal stories of those who served in the Royal Air Force, using the letters, diaries and memoirs of the participants to create a true picture of what it was like to be a pilot, a navigator, a gunner, a fitter or a WAAF ops room clerk.
Blackbird: a history of the untouchable spy plane, James Hamilton-Paterson. 623.7467 HAM
Boyd: the fighter pilot who changed the art of war, Robert Coram. 358.43 BOY
Boyd was an American air force fighter pilot and Pentagon consultant whose theories have been highly influential in the military.
Defending the Rock: how Gibraltar defeated Hitler, Nicholas Rankin. 940.53 RAN
Future war: preparing for the new global battlefield, Robert H. Latiff. 355.02 LAT
An urgent and prescient look at how technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it, and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead.
Holocaust legacy in post-Soviet Lithuania: people, places and objects, Shivaun Woolfson. 940.5318 WOO
Once regarded as a vibrant centre of intellectual, cultural and spiritual Jewish life, Lithuania was home to 240,000 Jews prior to the Nazi invasion of 1941. By war's end, less than 20,000 remained.
In the shadow of Bois Hugo: the 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos 1915, Nigel Atter. 940.42 ATT
Jack's journey: a soldier's experience of the First World War, Jack Pryce. 940.481 PRY
The annotated letters of 2nd Lieutenant Jack Pryce of the 1st Otago Infantry Battalion describing his experience of the First World War including active service at Chunuk Bair at Gallipoli and Passchendaele on the Western Front.
Never wars: the US war plans to invade the world, Blaine L. Pardoe. 973.89 PAR
From a plan to invade the Azores to an incursion into Cuba, Never Wars presents never before published plans for the US to strike out at the world.
Phoney wars: New Zealand society in the Second World War, Stevan Eldred-Grigg. 993.032 ELD
Argues that we had no business going to war against either Germany in 1939 or Japan in 1941. Our motives for doing so were muddled and contradictory. Also we were never in danger of being bombed by any 'enemy' air force or invaded by any 'enemy' army.
Sleepwalking to Armageddon: the threat of nuclear annihilation, Helen Caldicott. 355.0217 SLE
Survivor café: the legacy of trauma and the labyrinth of memory, Elizabeth Rosner. 940.5318 ROS
A clear-eyed sense of the enormity of our 21st century human inheritance - not only among direct descendants of the Holocaust but also in the shape of our collective responsibility to learn from tragedy, and to keep the ever-changing conversations alive between the past and the present.
The Auschwitz volunteer: beyond bravery, Witold Pilecki. 940.5318 PIL
September 1940. Polish Army officer Witold Pilecki deliberately walked into a Nazi German street round-up in Warsaw and became Auschwitz Prisoner No. 4859. He had volunteered for a secret undercover mission: smuggle out intelligence about the new German concentration camp, and build a resistance organization among prisoners.
The end of Europe: dictators, demagogues, and the coming dark age, James Kirchick. 940.561 KIR
A journey across the ideological and literal battlegrounds of the Old World, featuring reports full of dire portent.
The first victory: the Second World War and the East Africa Campaign, Andrew Stewart. 940.5423 STE
The lightning boys: true tales from pilots of the English Electric Lightning, Richard Pike. 623.7464 LIG
his title includes over twenty individual stories from former Lightning pilots, that relates the highs and lows, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end.
The Lightning boys 2: true tales from pilots and engineers of the RAF's iconic supersonic fighter, Richard Pike. 623.7464 LIG
The London cage: the secret history of Britain's World War II interrogation centre, Helen Fry. 940.5486 FRY
An account of the fiercely guarded secrets of London's clandestine interrogation center, operated by the British Secret Service from 1940 to 1948.
The splintered empires: the Eastern Front 1917-21, Prit Buttar. 940.51 BUT
The world encyclopedia of military motorcycles: a complete reference guide to 100 years of military motorcycles, from their first use in World War I to the specialized vehicles in use today, Pat Ware. 623.747 WAR
We stormed the Reichstag: a war correspondent remembers, Vassili J. Subbotin. 940.5481 SUB