New Titles Non-Fiction May 2018 (arrived in April 2018)

Art & Architecture

A dog a day, Sally Muir. 704.9432 MUI
Artist and dog enthusiast Sally Muir shares 365 dogs of all shapes and sizes. From loosely worked sketches, prints and charcoal drawings to oil paintings and lithographs,
All too human: Bacon, Freud and a century of painting life, Elena Crippa. 759.2 BAC
This book presents a new account of one of the most distinctive, long-lasting and fascinating chapters of modern British art: how artists have used painting to record their personal, sensuous, immediate and often intense experiences of life.
Anita Rée: retrospective, Karin Schick. 759.3 REE
Featuring works of Anita Rée (1885-1933) from all of her mediums including paintings, watercolors, drawings and handcrafted works.
Art, passion & power: the story of the Royal Collection, Michael Hall. 708.2 HAL
The Royal Collection is the last great collection formed by the European monarchies to have survived into the twenty-first century. Containing over a million artworks and objects, it covers all aspects of the fine and decorative arts, from paintings by Rembrandt and Michelangelo to grand sculpture, Faberge eggs and the most exquisite furniture.
Artists: their lives and works, Ross King. 709.2 ART
A visual celebration of more than 80 great artists, from the Early Renaissance to the present day. Exploring the vision and techniques of the greatest painters and sculptors throughout history, Artists tells the fascinating stories behind each masterpiece, including the historical context in which each artist worked, their influences, friendships, and rivalries.
Berthe Morisot, Jean-Dominique Rey. 759.4 MOR
Berthe Morisot won over the Impressionists with her talent and became the first woman of the group alongside Monet, Degas, Renoir, Pissarro, and Sisley. An intimate portrait of the artist and her work.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude: water projects, Germano Celant. 730.92 CHR
Released on the occasion of the exhibition by the same title, opening in Brescia at the Santa Giulia Museum, April 7, 2016. The catalogue includes Christo and Jeanne-Claude's realized and not realized large-scale projects from 1961 to 2016.
Creative collage: 30 projects to transform your collages into wall art, personalized stationery, home accessories, and more, Clare Youngs. 702.8 YOU
Don't sleep: the urgent messages of Oliver Munday., Oliver Munday. 741.6 MUN
Part personal history, part design philosophy, and part advocacy, this volume showcases the arresting work of Oliver Munday. Employing humour and menace in equal measure, Munday wields graphic design as a tool of empowerment, activism, and resistance.
Ed Ruscha: extremes and in-betweens, Leta Grzan. 759.13 RUS
Although his images are undeniably rooted in the signs and symbols of American reality closely observed, his elegant and laconic art speaks to more complex and widespread issues regarding the appearance, feel, and function of the world and our tenuous and transient place within it.
From Anselm to Zilla: the Peter and Elisabeth Bosshard collection of the Foundation Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Peter Stohler. 709.494 FRO
This catalogue presents one of the largest collections of Swiss contemporary art in print for the first time.
How to draw modern florals, Alli Koch. 743.7 KOC
Leonard Rosoman, Tanya Harrod. 709.41 ROS
Renowned design historian Tanya Harrod takes the work of Leonard Rosoman (1913-2012) and outlines the period in which Rosoman created the bulk of his work: from his time in the Auxiliary Fire Service in London and as an Official War Artist in the far east, to his work for the theatre and as an illustrator, painter and teacher.
Meret Oppenheim: works in dialogue from Max Ernst to Mona Hatoum, Guido Comis. 709.0406 OPP
Presents the exhibition 'Works in dialogue from Max Ernst to Mona Hatoum', dedicated to one of the most famous artists of the twentieth century, shown here alongside major exponents of the Dada and Surrealist movements as well figures of importance on the contemporary art scene.
Nefertiti's face: the creation of an icon, Joyce Tyldesley. 732.8 TYL
More than three thousand years ago a sculptor working in the royal city of Amarna carved a limestone bust of an Egyptian queen. The queen was Nefertiti, consort of the 'heretic pharaoh' Akhenaten.
Patricia Piccinini: nearly beloved, Helen Mcdonald. 709.94 PIC
The first major publication on Patricia Piccinini, one of Australia's most celebrated artists ever since her Young Family exhibition caused a sensation at the 1993 Venice Biennale. Piccinini creates an imaginative world peopled with families of charming and slightly unsettling beings.
Seeing slowly: looking at modern art, Michael Findlay. 709.04 FIN
Small innovative houses, Phillip Jodidio. 728.37 JOD
Ranging from glass cabins to copper-clad tree houses, Small Innovative Houses features an international collection of more than fifty residential homes in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Storybook style: American whimsical homes of the 1920s, Arrol Gellner. 728.37 GEL
Storybook style, fairy tale, Disneyesque, Hansel and Gretel these are all synonyms for what is surely the most delightful residential style of the twentieth century. They were created by architects and builders with a flair for theater, a love of fine craftsmanship, and above all a sense of humour attributes that make them especially endearing to the jaded modern eye.
The art of map illustration: a step-by-step artistic exploration of contemporary cartography and mapmaking, James Gulliver Hancock. 526 ART
Embark on a unique artistic journey with The Art of Map Illustration! In this stunning book, visual storytellers, artists, and map enthusiasts alike will discover how to create a variety of bold, colourful, and lively maps using pen and ink, watercolor, mixed media, and digital art tools step by step!
The collage ideas book, Alannah Moore. 702.8 MOO
The finest building in America: the New York Crystal Palace, 1853-1858, Edwin G. Burrows. 721.044 BUR
The house that Pinterest built, Diane Keaton. 720.286 KEA
A compelling account of Diane Keaton's dream house, from idea to realization in brick, stone, and wood. Keaton's narrative and inspirational images will inspire all those who imagine the perfect home.
Victor Horta: the architect of Art Nouveau, David Dernie. 724.6 HOR
An expertly written and exquisitely photographed study of the buildings of Victor Horta, a central figure of Art Nouveau whose work was fundamental to modernist architecture.
Wanted: the search for the modernist murals of E. Mervyn Taylor, Bronwyn Holloway-Smith. 751.73 TAY
The hunt for some of this country most important and beautiful murals. Mervyn Taylor, wood engraver, painter, illustrator, sculptor and designer was one of the most celebrated New Zealand artists of the 1930s to 1960s.
Winifred Knights: 1899-1947, Sacha Llewellyn. 759.2 KNI
First major retrospective of Winifred Knights, curated Sacha Llewellyn, the catalog details Knight personal and artistic story. All five of her major paintings, accompanied by preparatory studies, are presented together for the first time.


A dangerous woman: American beauty, noted philanthropist, Nazi collalorator: the life of Florence Gould, Susan Ronald. 361.74 GOU
A biography of Florence Gould, fabulously wealthy socialite and patron of the arts, who hid a dark past as a Nazi collaborator in 1940s Paris.
A house in the sky: a memoir, Amanda Lindhout. 364.154 LIN
The spectacularly dramatic and redemptive memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her to the world's most imperiled and perilous countries, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity a beautifully written story of courage, resilience, and grace.
A sick life: TLC 'n me: stories from on and off the stage, Tionne "T-BOZ" Watkins. 781.64 WAT
As the lead singer of Grammy-winning supergroup TLC, Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins has seen phenomenal fame, success, and critical acclaim. Backstage, however, she has lived a dual life. In addition to the balancing act of juggling an all-consuming music career and her family, Tionne has struggled since she was a young girl with sickle-cell disease, a debilitating and incurable condition that can render her unable to perform, walk, or even breathe.
A singular man: Bevan Congdon, Bill Francis. 796.358 CON
Bevan Congdon,a fine all-rounder for New Zealand cricket captained New Zealand from 1972 to 1974 and played 61 Tests for his country. He had wonderful concentration, courage and over time built his technique to counter the best bowlers.
A woman in Arabia: the writings of the Queen of the Desert, Gertrude Bell. 956.02 BEL
A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia. One of the great woman adventurers of the twentieth century and the chief architect of British policy in the Middle East after World War I, Gertrude Bell turned her back on Victorian society to study at Oxford and travel the world.
Access all areas: stories from a hard rock life, Scott Ian. 781.66 IAN
In his more than thirty years immersed in the hard rock scene, Scott has witnessed haunting acts of depravity backstage, punched a legendary musician, been a bouncer at an exclusive night club, guest-starred with Anthrax on Married with Children, invaded a fellow rock star's home, played poker professionally, gone on a non-date with a certain material girl, appeared on The Walking Dead, and much more.
Adrift in the fog: a journey of rediscovery, C. C. Johannes Peet. 920.71 PEE
After a long career in the wine industry, circumstances forced Hans Peet to reconsider his options. This is his true and honest answer to how he faced up to the challenge of ongoing loss of vision, the friend who rescued him from depression and what happened to change him from winemaker to writer.
Agatha Christie: a mysterious life, Laura Thompson. 823.912 CHR
Thompson reveals the Edwardian world in which Christie grew up, explores her relationships, including those with her two husbands and daughter, and investigates the many mysteries still surrounding Christie's life, most notably, her eleven-day disappearance in 1926.
All the money in the world: the outrageous fortune and misfortunes of the heirs of J. Paul Getty, John Pearson. 929.2 GET
In this full biography of the Getty family, John Pearson traces the creation of their phenomenal wealth and the ways in which it has touched and tainted the lives of various generations. Packed with colourful characters, bitter feuds and unexpected turns, it is a riveting insight into the lives of the super-rich.
Coal black mornings, Brett Anderson. 781.66 AND
Brett Anderson came from a world impossibly distant from rock star success, and in Coal black mornings he traces the journey that took him from a childhood as 'a snotty, sniffy, slightly maudlin sort of boy raised on Salad Cream and milky tea and cheap meat' to becoming founder and lead singer of Suede.
Coming clean, Kimberly Rae Miller. 616.8584 MIL
In this dazzling memoir, Miller brings to life her experience growing up in a rat-infested home, hiding her father's shameful secret from friends for years, and the emotional burden that ultimately led to her suicide attempt.
Country grit: a farmoir of finding purpose and love, Scottie Jones. 630 JON
Scottie Jones lived a typical suburban, professional life in Phoenix until her husband, Greg, got into a near-fatal car accident. While recovering, he became convinced that they needed a change and a simpler way of life. Driven by a desire to cut ties with a material and convenient suburban life, they bought a peaceful-looking farmhouse on sixty acres in Oregon and said good-bye to everything they knew.
Dear friend, from my life I write to you in your life, Yiyun Li. 813.6 LI
Yiyun Li's searing personal story of hospitalizations for depression and thoughts of suicide is interlaced with reflections on the solace and affirmations of life and personhood that Li found in reading the journals, diaries, and fiction of other writers: William Trevor, Katherine Mansfield, and more.
Elisabeth's lists: a family story, Lulah Ellender. 941.082 YOU
Many years after the death of her grandmother, Lulah Ellender inherited a book of handwritten lists. On the face of it, Elisabeth's lists seemed rather ordinary but from these everyday fragments, Lulah began to weave together the extraordinary life of the grandmother she never knew - a life lived in the most rarefied and glamorous of circles.
Everything is horrible and wonderful: a tragicomic memoir of genius, heroin, love, and loss, Stephanie Wittels Wachs. 362.293 WIT
When Wittels Wachs's younger brother Harris died of a heroin overdose, she didn't know how to make sense of such a tragic end to a life of so much hilarious brilliance. Here she alternates between her brother's struggle with addiction, and the first year after his death.
Film stars don't die in Liverpool: a true love story, Peter Turner. 791.43028 GRA
On 29 September 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He had no choice but to take her into his chaotic and often eccentric family's home in Liverpool.
Fire on all sides, James Rhodes. 786.2 RHO
Rhodes embarks on a gruelling five-month concert tour, performing in front of thousands of people. He explodes the myths surrounding depression, anxiety and stress into a million pieces, then sticks them back together again with his characteristic thought-provoking, laser sharp and humorous style.
Forever, Samantha Fox. 781.64 FOX
The most photographed British star of the '80s alongside Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher. Now, for the very first time, Samantha Fox has decided to tell the whole, and sometimes painful, story of the bullied North London girl who managed to captivate an entire world.
Form: my autobiography, Kieren Fallon. 798.4 FAL
Fallon recalls his rise from a rural Irish family with no racing connections, his frequent collisions with the media and many of the people who run the sport. He reveals the huge pressures on top jockeys, and the premature halt to his riding career.
Francis I: the maker of modern France, Leonie Frieda. 944.028 FRA
Francis I was inconstant, amorous, hot-headed and flawed. Yet he was also arguably the most significant king that France ever had.
Franklin D. Roosevelt: a political life, Robert Dallek. 973.917 ROO
Dallek's biography is a remarkable portrait of a man dedicated entirely to public affairs; a statesman who found politics a far more interesting and fulfilling pursuit than the management of family fortunes or the indulgence of personal pleasure, and who skilfully used his office to advance an extraordinary agenda.
Heinrich Himmler: the sinister life of the head of the SS and Gestapo, Roger Manvell. 943.086 HIM
As founder and officer-in-charge of the Nazi concentration camps and the Einsatzgruppen death squads, Himmler was responsible for implementing the extermination of millions of people. By the time he died he was the second-most powerful man in Germany and regarded himself as Hitler's natural successor, going so far as to attempt to negotiate independent peace with the Allies.
Henrietta Maria: the betrayed queen, Dominic Pearce. 941.062 HEN
At the heart of the English Civil War stands the wife of Charles I, Henrietta Maria. She came to England in 1625 at the age of 15 ignorant of the language and institutions of her new country, undermined by her greedy French entourage, blocked by the forceful Duke of Buckingham, weighed down by instructions from the Pope to protect the Catholics of England.
How could she?, Dana Fowley. 362.76 FOW
For years, Dana and her younger sister suffered at the hands of one of Britain's largest ever-known paedophile rings, and their mother did nothing to protect them. Only now is Dana's nightmare coming to an end as she crusades to put her abusers behind bars.
Hunting the truth: memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld, Beate Klarsfeld. 940.5318 KLA
For the past half century, Beate and Serge Klarsfeld have hunted, confronted, prosecuted, and exposed Nazi war criminals all over the world, tracking down the notorious torturer Klaus Barbie in Bolivia and attempting to kidnap the former Gestapo chief Kurt Lischka on the streets of Cologne.
In days to come: a new hope for Israel, Avraham Burg. 956.9405 BUR
Born in 1955, Avraham Burg witnessed firsthand many of the most dramatic and critical junctions in Israeli history. Here he chronicles his highs and lows in Israel during the last five decades, beginning with the 1967 war.
Innocence: a true story of a journey from darkness into light, Ludovic C. M. Romany. 362.76 PEE
In his story, Witere `Wi' Peepe recalls being subjected to the most monstrous crimes at the hands of his parents, from as young as two years of age. All the pieces were in place to lead Wi down a similar path, but this account of his difficult journey tells how it was possible for him to come through the dark shadows and into the light.
Iron ambition: lessons I've learned from the man who made me a champion, Mike Tyson. 796.83 TYS
An intimate look at the life and leadership lessons of Cus D'Amato, the legendary boxing trainer and Mike Tyson's surrogate father and reflects on how the trainer's words of wisdom continue to resonate with mike Tyson outside the ring.
Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent: a fourteenth-century princess and her world, Anthony Goodman. 942.037 JOA
Joan Plantagenet (1328-1385), acclaimed in her youth as the 'Fair Maid of Kent', became notorious for making both a clandestine and a bigamous marriage in her teens and, in her thirties, a scandalous marriage to her kinsman, Edward III's son and heir, Edward of Woodstock, the Black Prince.
Kings of Georgian Britain, Catherine Curzon. 941.07 GEO
Kings of 18th Century Great Britain offers a fresh perspective on the lives of the four Georges and the events that shaped their characters and reigns. From love affairs to family feuds, political wrangling and beyond, it is a chance to peer behind the pomp and follow these iconic figures from cradle to grave.
Klopp: bring the noise, Raphael Honigstein. 796.334 KLO
With exclusive access to Klopp's friends, family, colleagues and players, Raphael Honigstein goes behind-the-scenes at Liverpool, Mainz and Dortmund to tell the definitive story of Klopp's career, transformative footballing genius and how he is bringing the noise to Anfield.
Lives of the Surrealists, Desmond Morris. 709.0406 MOR
Life histories of the Surrealists, known and unknown, by one of the last surviving members of the movement artist and best-selling author Desmond Morris.
Marilyn in Manhattan: her year of joy, Elizabeth Winder. 791.43028 MON
In Marilyn in Manhattan, the iconic blond bombshell is not only happy but also successful. She breaks her contract with Fox Studios to form her own production company, a groundbreaking move that makes her the highest-paid actress in history and revolutionizes the entertainment industry. A true love letter to Marilyn, and a joyous portrait of a city bursting with life and art.
Mr Colenso's Wairarapa: twelve journeys: 1843-1852, Ian St George. 993.02 COL
William Colenso was a Victorian polymath: New Zealand's first significant printer, liberal theologian, inspired educationalist, perceptive botanist, politician, explorer over much of the North Island: a man whose contributions to New Zealand history are amply recorded in the output from his press, his published scientific work, his own surviving publications, his many letters and his journals and diaries.
My opposition: the diary of Friedrich Kellner - a German against the Third Reich, Robert Scott Kellner. 943.086 KEL
This is a truly unique account of Nazi Germany at war and of one man's struggle against totalitarianism. A mid-level official in a provincial town, Friedrich Kellner kept a secret diary from 1939 to 1945, risking his life to record Germany's path to dictatorship and genocide and to protest his countrymen's complicity in the regime's brutalities.
Never look at the empty seats: a memoir, Charlie Daniels. 781.642 DAN
Charlie Daniels presents the path from his post-depression childhood to performing for millions as one of the most successful country acts of all time and what he has learned along the way. The book also includes insights into the many musicians that orbited Charlie's world, including Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Tammy Wynette and many more.
No place to lay one's head, Françoise Frenkel. 940.5318 FRE
Franpoise Frenkel was a Jewish woman born in Poland and enamoured of all things literary and French. In 1921 she set up the first French-language bookshop in Berlin, recognising the craving for French culture in that city in the wake of the First World War. Llife in Berlin for a Jewish woman and a foreigner soon became untenable and she was forced to flee to as she attempted to survive in a world disintegrating around her.
Not the whole story: a memoir, Angela Huth. 823.914 HUT
This short volume is a handful of recollections of well-remembered times and stories some probably misremembered, and a few people who have played a crucial part in Angela Huth's life. Angela Huth went from reluctant debutante to professional writer, switching from journalism to short stories, novels, plays for television and the stage.
Not without my sister, Celeste Jones. 362.76 JON
Kristina, Celeste, and Juliana were all born into the Children of God cult, and from as early as three years old were mistreated and used as sexual beings. They were denied access to formal schooling, forced to wander the streets begging for money, and were mercilessly beaten for "crimes" as harmless as reading an encyclopedia. After being separated from each other and their mothers and forced to live in various missions with multiple foster parents, the sisters eventually managed to escape.
Notorious RBG: the life and times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Irin Carmon. 347.014 GIN
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame she was just trying to make the world a little better and a little freer. But along the way, the feminist pioneer's searing dissents and steely strength have inspired millions.
Paper cuts, Stephen Bernard. 616.8583 BER
Living through the trauma of childhood abuse and mental illness, Bernard writes an intensely personal narrative followsinga single day in his life as he navigates a course through the effects of mania, medication and memories. The result is painful, unique and inspiring.
Paul: a biography, N. T. Wright. 225.92 PAU
Offers a radical look at the life of the apostle, focusing on the essence of Paul's life and an understanding of his Jewish heritage.
Pope Francis: untying the knots: the struggle for the soul of Catholicism, Paul Vallely. 282.092 FRA
The author claims that there's a hidden past to this modest man with the winning smile: Jorge Mario Bergoglio was previously a bitterly divisive figure. His decade as leader of Argentina's Jesuits left the religious order deeply split, and his behavior during Argentina's Dirty War, when military death squads snatched innocent people from the streets, raised serious questions.
Portraits from life: modernist novelists and autobiography, Jerome Boyd Maunsell. 808.066 MAU
In a series of biographical case studies, Portraits from Life examines how seven canonical Modernist writers Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, Henry James, Wyndham Lewis, Gertrude Stein, H.G. Wells, and Edith Wharton depicted themselves in their memoirs and autobiographies during the first half of the twentieth century.
Second wind: a Sunfish sailor, an island, and the voyage that brought a family together, Nathaniel Philbrick. 797.1 PHI
In the spring of 1992, Nat Philbrick sailed his tiny Sunfish to its remotest corners, experiencing the haunting beauty of its tidal creeks, inlets, and wave-battered sandbars. On ponds, bays, rivers, and finally at the championship on a lake in the heartland of America, he sailed through storms and memories, racing for the prize, but finding something unexpected about himself instead.
Skydog: the Duane Allman story, Randy Poe. 781.66 ALL
The true story of legendary guitarist Duane Allman: his childhood and musical awakening; his struggling first bands; his hard-won mastery of the slide guitar; his emergence as an A-list studio musician; his creation of the Allman Brothers Band; his tragic death at age 24, and his thriving musical legacy.
Soul survivor: a biography of Al Green, Jimmy McDonough. 781.644 GRE
Al Green had some of the biggest hits of the past fifty years. "Love and Happiness," "I'm Still in Love with You," "Let's Get Married," and "I'm Tired of Being Alone." He has been called one of the greatest soul singers of all time.
Susan Sontag: a biography, Daniel Schreiber. 818.54 SON
Susan Sontag (1933-2004) was one of America's first celebrity intellectuals. In the first biography to be published since her death, Daniel Schreiber portrays a glamorous woman full of contradictions and inner conflicts, whose life mirrored the cultural upheavals of her time. While known primarily as a cultural critic and novelist, Sontag was also a filmmaker, stage director, and dramatist.
The age of Eisenhower: America and the world in the 1950s, William I. Hitchcock. 973.921 EIS
This is the definitive account of this presidency, drawing extensively on declassified material from the Eisenhower Library, the CIA and Defense Department, and troves of unpublished documents.
The authorized Roy Orbison, Orbison, Roy. 781.66 ORB
Chronicles the life and career of the influential rock 'n' roll pioneer, from his rise to stardom, to the tragedies that led to his obscurity, to his dramatic comeback and death at the age of fifty-two.
The awkward thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: tales of a 6'4", African American, heterosexual, cisgender, left-leaning, asthmatic, Black and proud blerd, mama's boy, dad, and stand-up comedian, W. Kamau Bell.. 792.7 BEL
A humourous, well-informed take on the world today, tackling a wide range of issues, such as race relations; fatherhood; the state of law enforcement today; comedians and superheroes; right-wing politics; left-wing politics; failure; his interracial marriage; white men and his up-bringing by very strong-willed, race-conscious, yet ideologically opposite parents.
The girl on the dancing horse, Charlotte Dujardin. 798.23 DUJ
Charlotte Dujardin and her charismatic horse Valegro burst onto the international sports scene with their record-breaking performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. This is their story.
The journey home: autobiography of an American Swami, Radhanath Swami. 294.55 RAD
Through near-death encounters, apprenticeships with advanced yogis, and years of travel along the pilgrim's path, Radhanath Swami eventually reaches the inner sanctum of India's mystic culture and finds the love he has been seeking.
The monk of Mokha, Dave Eggers. 338.766 ALK
Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San Francisco and travels deep into his ancestral homeland to tour terraced farms high in the country's rugged mountains. When war engulfs the country and Saudi bombs rain down, Mokhtar has to find a way out of Yemen without sacrificing his dreams or abandoning his people.
The other Mitford: Pamela's story, Diana Alexander. 941.082 MIT
Pamela Jackson, née Mitford, is perhaps the least well known of the illustrious Mitford sisters, yet her story is just as captivating, and more revealing. Despite shunning the bright city lights that her sisters so desperately craved, she was very much involved in the activities of her extraordinary family, picking up the many pieces when things went disastrously wrong which they so often did, joining her sisters on many adventures, including their meeting with Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany.
The reason you walk, Wab Kinew. 971.27 KIN
When his father was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster and musician Wab Kinew decided to spend a year reconnecting with the accomplished but distant aboriginal man who'd raised him.
The road not taken: Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam, Max Boot. 959.7043 LAN
Max Boot demonstrates how Edward Lansdale (1908-1987), the man said to be the model for Greene's The Quiet American, demonstrates how Lansdale pioneered a 'hearts and minds' diplomacy, first in the Philippines, then in Vietnam.
The sheep stell: memoirs of a shepherd, Janet White. 636.301 WHI
Throughout her life Janet has always tended sheep first as a young woman in the Cheviot Hills, where she was treated with bewilderment by the other shepherds, before leaving Britain to live on an uninhabited island off the coast of New Zealand with a bonfire as her only means of communication with the mainland and only her flock of 200 sheep for company.
The stripper next door, Emma Lea Corbett. 792.7 COR
Emma Lea Corbett, known by her stage name, Suzie Q, completed a degree and she chose to turn her passion for pole dancing into a career and became a savvy businesswoman at the head of a successful business empire. This is her story.
Unmasked, Andrew Lloyd Webber. 782.14 LLO
In Unmasked, Andrew Lloyd Webber narrates the first four decades of his life which began in London's South Kensington in 1948.
Walter's welcome: the intimate story of a German-Jewish family's flight from the Nazis to Peru, Eva Neisser Echenberg. 305.8924 NEI
The story of Walter Neisser and the more than fifty members of his family he helped to escape Nazi Germany. The story is told through the letters of the Neisser and Nothmann family, which have been meticulously translated and arranged by Walter's niece, Eva, who also provides moving historical contextualization and commentary.
What you did not tell: a Russian past and the journey home, Mark Mazower. 940.5 MAZ
Uncovering his family's remarkable and moving stories, Mark Mazower recounts the sacrifices and silences that marked a generation and their descendants. It was a family that fate drove into the siege of Stalingrad, the Vilna ghetto, occupied Paris, and even into the ranks of the Wehrmacht.
Where there's hope: healing, moving forward, and never giving up, Elizabeth Smart. 364.154 SMA
In her fearless memoir, Elizabeth Smart details for the first time, the horror behind the headlines of her abduction by religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee.
You say to brick: the life of Louis Kahn, Wendy Lesser. 720.973 KAH
By the time of his mysterious death in 1974, Louis Kahn was widely recognized as one of the greatest architects of his era. He devoted himself to designing research facilities, government centers, museums, libraries and other structures that would serve the public good.
Young queen: the story of a girl who conquered the world, Parris Goebel. 793.3 GOE
The extraordinary story of a dancer with a dream … a young Polynesian girl who grew up in New Zealand, was a high school drop-out and went on to become an award-winning dancer, choreographer and video director.

Books about books

Bookworm: a memoir of childhood reading, Lucy Mangan. 028.5 MAN
In Bookworm, Lucy revisits her childhood reading with wit, love and gratitude. She relives our best-beloved books, their extraordinary creators, and looks at the thousand subtle ways they shape our lives.
Dear Fahrenheit 451: a librarian's love letters and break-up notes to her books, Annie Spence. 028 SPE
Librarian Annie Spence writes letters to the books under her care, from love letters to Matilda and The Goldfinch, to snarky break-up notes to Fifty Shades of Grey and The Hobbit. Hilarious, compassionate and smart, Dear Fahrenheit 451 is the consummate book-lover's book.
The social life of books: reading together in the eighteenth-century home, Abigail Williams. 002 WIL
A vivid exploration of the evolution of reading as an essential social and domestic activity during the eighteenth century.

Business & Management

50 business classics: your shortcut to the most important ideas on innovation, management, and strategy, Tom Butler-Bowdon. 658 BUT
A great place to work for all: better for business, better for people, better for the world, Michael C. Bush. 658.312 BUS
Michael C. Bush shows how the emerging economy is about developing every ounce of human potential. Today's business climate is defined by speed, social technologies and people expecting "values" besides value. As a result, leaders have to create an outstanding culture for everyone, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization.
Behind the cloud: the untold story of how went from idea to billion-dollar company–and revolutionized an industry, Marc R. Benioff. 658.8 BEN
Building digital culture: a practical guide to successful digital transformation, Daniel Rowles. 658.4038 ROW
Building Digital Culture argues that what this means for businesses in general, and marketers in particular, is that the digital developments we're faced with today haven't had the same gestation period as past technologies. The consequence is that much focus be that in research, writing or management consulting has tended to be on tactical or short-term aspects of digital marketing, whereas our reality is that the issue is now about marketing in a digital world.
Crushing it!: how great entrepreneurs build their business and influence, and how you can, too, Gary Vaynerchuk. 658.42 VAY
Designing your life: build the perfect career, step by step, Bill Burnett. 650.1 BUR
Digital branding: a complete step-by-step guide to strategy, tactics, tools and measurement, Daniel Rowles. 658.872 ROW
Fusion: the psychology of teams, Dave Winsborough. 658.402 WIN
Describes the underlying psychology that powers extraordinary teams and high performance. Advice for all team leaders to raise their own performance and build exceptional teams.
Grocery: the buying and selling of food in America, Michael Ruhlman. 381.4 RUH
Michael Ruhlman offers commentary on America's relationship with its food and investigates the overlooked source of so much of it; the grocery store.
Harvard Business Review entrepreneur's handbook: everything you need to launch and grow your new business. 658.11 HAR
How to build an online business: Australia's top digital disruptors reveal their secrets for launching and growing an online business, Bernadette Schwerdt. 658.022 SCH
Instagram for business, Jenn Herman. 658.872 HER
Shows you how to use the app to connect with your audience in a meaningful way as you showcase your products and offer a unique insider's view of your brand.
Lose the resume: land the job, Gary Burnison. 650.14 BUR
Shares the new rules of engagement: How you must think, act, and present yourself so you can win, based on inner exploration drawn from the IP of the world's largest executive recruiting firm, Korn Ferry recruiters.
Myths of leadership: banish the misconceptions and become a great leader, Jo Owen. 658.409 OWE
Myths of management: what people get wrong about being the boss, Stefan Stern. 658 STE
Self leadership and the one minute manager: gain the mindset and skillset for getting what you need to succeed, Ken Blanchard. 658.409 BLA
Strengths-based leadership: great leaders, teams, and why people follow, Tom Rath, Barry Conchie. 658.409 RAT
The business of the 21st century, Robert T. Kiyosaki. 658.11 KIY
The author shares the eight wealth-building assets offered by network marketing that allow you to take advantage of these tough economic times to build a strong financial future and happier life.
The diary of a bookseller, Shaun Bythell. 381.45002 BYT
Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost. In these wry and hilarious diaries, Shaun provides an inside look at the trials and tribulations of life in the book trade.
The PMI guide to business analysis. 658.404 PMI
Thinking in bets: making smarter decisions when you don't have all the facts, Annie Duke. 658.4035 DUK
Poker champion turned business consultant Annie Duke teaches you how to get comfortable with uncertainty and make better decisions as a result.


A celebration of animation: the 100 greatest cartoon characters in television history, Marty Gitlin. 741.58 GIT
This book explores the best-of-the-best cartoon characters from the 1920s to the 21st century. Casting a wide net, it includes characters both serious and humourous, and ranging from silly to malevolent.

Computing & Digital

Advanced QT programming: creating great software with C++ and QT 4, Mark Summerfield. 005.11 SUM
Facebook for beginners in easy steps, David Crookes. 006.7 CRO
Hacking exposed wireless: wireless security secrets & solutions, Joshua Wright. 005.8 WRI
Life 3.0: being human in the age of artificial intelligence, Max Tegmark. 006.3 TEG
MacBook, Guy Hart-Davis. 004.165 MCI
MacBook is your ultimate guide to getting up and running quickly with your new MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air! Whether you're new to computers or transitioning from a PC, this graphics-heavy guide will show you everything you need to know to get the most out of your new laptop.
Online danger: how to protect yourself and your loved ones from the evil side of the internet, Eric Cole. 005.8 COL
Systems performance: enterprise and the cloud, Brendan Gregg. 004.67 GRE
The art of screen time: how your family can balance digital media and real life, Anya Kamenetz. 004.67 KAM

Crafts, Hobbies & Collecting

3-D helicopter flying, Russ Deakin. 629.1331 DEA
Aimed at existing model helicopter pilots who have a good grounding in conventional model helicopter flight and possess a clear determination to succeed.
400 knitting stitches: a complete dictionary of essential stitch patterns. 746.432 FOU
A comprehensive introduction to model helicopter aerobatics, Russ Deakin. 629.1331 DEA
Book art: creative ideas to transform your books decorations, stationery, display scenes, and more, Clare Youngs. 745.54 YOU
Create your own improv quilts: modern quilting with no rules & no rulers, Rayna Gillman. 746.46 GIL
Crewel creatures: fresh ideas for Jacobean embroidery, Hazel Blomkamp. 746.446 BLO
Animals and birds are popular subjects in crewel embroidery, and here Hazel introduces needleworkers to the beautiful, exotic creatures found in the African wild.
DIY notebooks made easy, Liz Constable. 686.3 CON
Faroe Island knits, Svanhild Strøm. 746.432 STR
The Faroe Islands, a far-flung archipelago lying halfway between Norway and Iceland, have a rich and longstanding knitting tradition. Inspired by this bountiful heritage, knit designer Svanhild Strøm and her mother Marjun Biskopstø have brought contemporary style and classic Faroese motifs together in this striking collection of all-new patterns.
Felt wonderland: feltmaking techniques and 12 fantasy-inspired projects, Lisa Marie Olsen. 746.0463 OLS
Handstyle lettering: from calligraphy to typography, Viction:workshop. 745.61 HAN
Iris Apfel: accidental icon: musings of a geriatric starlet., Iris Apfel. 746.92 APF
A unique and lavishly illustrated collection of musings, anecdotes, and observations on all matters of life and style, infused with the singular candor, wit, and exuberance of the globally revered ninety-six-year-old fashion icon whose work has been celebrated at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume.
Japanese stitches unraveled: 160+ stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth and in the round, Wendy Bernard. 746.432 BER
Joyful daily stitching, seam by seam: complete guide to 500 embroidery-stitch combinations: perfect for crazy quilting, Valerie Bothell. 746.44 BOT
Learn to crochet: granny squares & flower motifs: 25 projects to get you started, Nicki Trench. 746.434 TRE
Mini knitted farmyard: cute & easy knitting patterns for farm folk and their animals, Sachiyo Ishii. 746.432 ISH
Modern quilts: designs of the new century, Riane Menardi. 746.46 MOD
More than 200 quilts curated by the Modern Quilt Guild, from the Amish and Gee's Bend to the first use of the word "modern" in quilting, trace the history of modern quilts and learn about hallmarks of the genre in a concise retrospective.
Modern Scot patchwork: bold quilts inspired by iconic tartans, Kathy Allen. 746.46 ALL
Teeny-tiny quilts: 35 miniature projects: tips & techniques for success, Donna Lynn Thomas. 746.46 THO
The embroiderer's little book of hints & tips, Alison Cole. 746.44 COL
The flower expert: ideas and inspiration for a life with flowers, Fleur McHarg. 745.92 MCH
Melbourne florist Fleur McHarg believes in letting the flower be the star and always works with the natural shape of a flower or branch.
The geometry of hand-sewing: a romance in stitches and embroidery from Alabama Chanin and the School of Making, Natalie Chanin. 746.44 CHA
The practical potter: step-by-step techniques, 30 projects and inspirational examples, shown in 800 photographs, Josie Warshaw. 738.14 WAR
Tomoko Fuse's origami boxes, Sanae Ishida. 736.98 FUS
Ultimate knit stitch bible: 750 knit, purl, cable, lace and colour stitches. 746.432 ULT
Vonney Ball: ceramics, Helen Schamroth. 738.0993 BAL
Twenty years on from her arrival in New Zealand, her work connects cultural experiences from opposite ends of the earth. This surveys her work and examines her influences, from Bloomsbury to Māori art and design.

Crime & Espionage

Black edge: inside information, dirty money, and the quest to bring down the most wanted man on Wall Street, Sheelah Kolhatkar. 364.168 KOL
There is a powerful new class of billionaire financiers in the world, who use their phenomenal wealth to write their own rules and laws. Chief among them is Steven Cohen, a Wall Street legend.
Blood on the page: a murder, a secret trial and a search for the truth, Thomas Harding. 364.1523 HAR
In June 2006, police were called to number 9 Downshire Hill in Hampstead. The owner of the house, Allan Chappelow, was an award-winning photographer and biographer, an expert on George Bernard Shaw, and a notorious recluse, who had not been seen for several weeks.
Bones: a story of brothers, a champion horse and the race to stop America's most brutal cartel, Joe Tone. 364.106 TON
The dramatic true story of two brothers living parallel lives on either side of the U.S.-Mexico border and how their lives converged in a major criminal conspiracy.
Catch me if you can: the true story of a real fake, Frank Abagnale. 364.163 ABA
Frank W Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams and Ringo Monjo, was one of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters and escape artists in history. A charming rogue whose hilarious, stranger-than-fiction international escapades and ingenious escapes make an irresistable tale of deceit.
Hunting El Chapo: the inside story of the American lawman who captured the world's most-wanted drug lord, Andrew Hogan. 364.177 HOG
The exclusive inside story of the lawman and his dangerous eight-year hunt that captured El Chapo, the world's most wanted drug kingpin who evaded capture for more than a decade.
I'll be gone in the dark: one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer., Michell McNamara. 364.1532 MCN
For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Three decades later, true crime journalist Michelle McNamara was determined to find the violent psychopath she called "the Golden State Killer."
Murder beyond the grave, James Patterson. 364.1523 PAT
Kidnapped, buried in a box, and held for ransom, Stephen small has forty-eight hours of oxygen. The clock is ticking. Murder in paradise, high in the Sierra Nevada mountains,
Organised deception: my story, Sharon Armstrong. 364.133 ARM
Sharon Armstrong had lived an exemplary life. A solo mother, she had successfully brought up her daughter, had been employed in senior roles in government institutions, and had even trained and worked as a probation officer. She never expected that one day she would be fighting for her freedom in an Argentinian jail, and being condemned as a drug mule by the media in her homeland.
Surviving execution, Ian Woods. 364.66 WOO
The inside story of Richard Glossip, a death row inmate who has always maintained his innocence. Convicted largely on the word of the self- confessed killer, who escaped the death penalty in return for implicating Glossip, the state of Oklahoma is still intent on executing him for murder.
The good mothers: the true story of the women who took on the world's most powerful mafia, Alex Perry. 364.106 PER
The short life and mysterious death of Jane Furlong, Kelly Dennett. 364.1523 FUR
The abduction and murder of teenager Jane Furlong is one of New Zealand's most enduring mysteries. Jane was 17 when she disappeared from Auckland's Karangahape Road in 1993. Her disappearance was linked to the sex crimes of a wealthy businessman, that Jane had been about to appear as a witness at his and another court case.
The suitcase baby, Tanya Bretherton. 364.1523 BRE
In Sydney in the 1920s, babies were turning up in the harbour, on trains, and in public places. These babies, all murdered, mostly by their mothers, were a devastating symptom of changing morals and a growing metropolis. One of these babies turned up on a harbour beach and from there, an extraordinary story unfolded.
Vulgar favours: the hunt for Andrew Cunanan, the man who killed Gianni Versace, Maureen Orth. 364.1523 ORT

Customs & Etiquette

An English Christmas, John Julius Norwich. 394.266 ENG
In An English Christmas this legendary popular historian has finally gathered all the best writing about this strangest and most memorable time of year into one book and his brilliant eye for a story is evident on every page.
Eat up!, Ruby Tandoh. 394.12 TAN
Ruby Tandoh celebrates the fun and pleasure of food, taking a look at everything from gluttons and gourmets in the movies, to the symbolism of food and sex.
The evolved eater: a quest to eat better, live better, and change the world, Nick Taranto. 394.12 TAR
Taranto provides eye-opening facts about how we acquire and eat food and easy and practical things that you can do to improve the way you eat and live.


Answers for homeschooling: top 25 questions critics ask, Israel Wayne. 371.04 WAY
Educated, Tara Westover. 371.8 WES
With the acute insight that distinguishes all great writers, Tara Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education offers: the perspective to see one's life through new eyes, and the will to change it.
Teach yourself how to learn: strategies you can use to ace any course at any level, Saundra Yancy McGuire. 370.15 MCG
The new social story book, Carol Gray. 371.92 GRA
Over 180 social stories that teach everyday social skills to children and young adults with autism or Asperger's syndrome, and their peers.


Antennas for MF and above: a guide to practical antennas from 630m to 60m, Mike Parkin. 621.3824 PAR
Best before: the evolution and future of processed food, Nicola Temple. 664 TEM
Podcasting, Tee Morris. 621.3893 MOR
This book shares insight on the technology behind recording, editing, and sharing podcasts, along with tips and tricks on how to produce a pro-level podcast.
Reefton School of Mines, 1886-1970: stories of Jim Bolitho, Elaine E Bolitho. 622.071 BOL
Stories of the Reefton School of Mines and its last director, William James Bolitho, are set in the context of the Reefton mining scene.Bolitho family involvement gives the stories a personal face, through their tin-mining roots in Wendron, Cornwall,life in Black's Point and work with Alexander Mine.
The bridge: how the Roeblings connected Brooklyn to New York, Peter J. Tomasi. 624.2 ROE
More than 130 years after its completion, the Brooklyn Bridge remains one of the most extraordinary landmarks and symbols of Brooklyn and New York City-and the story behind this architectural marvel is just as extraordinary.


Energy and civilization: a history, Vaclav Smil. 333.79 SMI
Tales from an uncertain world: what other assorted disasters can teach us about climate change, L.S. Gardiner. 363.7387 GAR
Veteran science educator L. S. Gardiner believes we can learn to do better by understanding how we've dealt with other types of environmental risks in the past and why we are dragging our feet in addressing this most urgent emergency.
The vanishing: India's wildlife crisis, Prerna Singh Bindra. 333.952 BIN

Family History

Cracking the code of old handwriting, Graham Jaunay. 411.7 JAU
Sooner or later, family historians will come across a major obstacle in progressing their research; old handwriting can be difficult to resolve and this booklet is designed to overcome some of these problems.
Finding ancestors in church records: a brief guide to resources, Shauna Hicks. 929.1 HIC
Finding Florence, Maude, Matilda, Rose: researching and writing women into family history, Noeline Kyle. 929.1 KYL
Harnessing the Facebook generation: ideas for involving young people in family history and heritage, Janet Few. 929.1 FEW
Suggestions cover activities, outings, toys, games, books and ways of exploiting the internet in order to motivate and enthuse young people, even toddlers.
How to write your family history: a guide to creating, planning, editing and publishing family stories, Noeline Kyle. 929.1 KYL
It's not all online: a guide to genealogy sources offline, Shauna Hicks. 929.1 HIC
This publication explores the various places that there may be additional and more detailed information on our ancestors. Libraries, archives, genealogical and family history societies are just some of the places that can tell us more about who our ancestors really were.
My ancestors was in an asylum: brief guide to asylum records in Australia and New Zealand, Shauna Hicks. 929.1 HIC
Preserving your family's oral history and stories, Thomas MacEntee. 907.2 MCE
Provides you with all the information on the latest methods and tools used to capture and preserve those family stories. In addition, once you've learned how easy it is to build a family archive of stories, you'll want to share them with others using the tips and tricks provided in this book.
The family tree Irish genealogy guide: how to trace your ancestors in Ireland, Claire Santry. 929.3417 SAN
The family tree Polish, Czech & Slovak genealogy guide: how to trace your family tree in Eastern Europe, Lisa A. Alzo. 929.3438 ALZ
What was the voyage really like?: a brief guide to researching convict and immigrant voyages to Australia and New Zealand, Shauna Hicks. 929.1 HIC


Flat broke with two goats: a memoir, Jennifer McGaha. 630.973 MCG
When Jennifer discovered that she and her husband owed a lot of back taxes, her world changed. Now desperate to save money, they foreclosed on their beloved suburban home and moved their family to a one-hundred-year-old cabin in a North Carolina holler. Soon enough, Jennifer's life began to more closely resemble her Appalachian ancestors than her upper-middle-class upbringing.
Storey's guide to raising chickens: breed selection, facilities, feeding, health care, managing layers & meat birds, Gail Damerow. 636.5 DAM

Fashion & Beauty

Brolliology: a history of the umbrella in life and literature, Marion Rankine. 391.44 RAN
Dior images: Paolo Roversi., Paolo Roversi. 746.92 CHR
Presenting photographs from British Vogue, Vogue Paris, and W, this tome spotlights creations by Dior's artistic directors Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons, and Maria Grazia Chiuri.
Eva Fraser's facial workout, Debbie Hinks. 646.726 FRA
The premise behind Eva Fraser's Facial Workout is simple: that the muscles in your face, if left inactive, will become as saggy as those in any other part of your body. In order to tone them up, they need to be exercised.
Fashion: the essential visual guide to the world of style, Karen Homer. 746.92 HOM
Reveals the fashion industry as never before. Written by fashion journalist and bestselling author Karen Homer and featuring stunning original illustrations, this beautiful book contains a wealth of information every fashionista should know.
Fashion and Versailles, Laurence Benaïm. 746.92 BEN
The royal residence of Versailles; this unparalleled seat of power and seduction, is an important influence on contemporary fashion, inspiring passions and vocations. Since the establishment of the world's first dress codes under the rule of Louis XIV, fashion at Versailles has been a constant and inexhaustible source of inspiration for designers, photographers, decorators, and directors and has launched countless fashion revolutions.
Fashioning the early modern: dress, textiles, and innovation in Europe, 1500-1800, Evelyn Welch. 391 WEL
Living the life more fabulous: beauty, style & empowerment for older women: a handbook, Tricia Cusden. 646.7 CUS
Making working women's costume: patterns for clothes from the mid-15th to mid-20th centuries, Elizabeth Friendship. 391.2 FRI
Robert Jones' makeup masterclass: a complete course in makeup for all levels, beginner to advanced, Robert Jones. 646.72 JON
Silver hair: say goodbye to the dye and let your natural light shine!, Lorraine Massey. 646.724 MAS
Going silver is not just about style, or saving time and money at the salon or on your own. It satisfies that deeper desire for authenticity and the freedom to be oneself.
The piercing bible: the definitive guide to safe body piercing, Elayne Angel. 391.7 ANG

Film, Television & Theatre

Stealing the show: how women are revolutionizing television, Joy Press. 791.4565 PRE
The story of how women were able to make their names in an often misogynistic and myopic industry is a decades-long journey full of challenges, hard work, heartbreak, and determination. Starting with Roseanne Barr and Diane English with their now iconic shows, Roseanne and Murphy Brown respectively,
The art of horror movies: an illustrated history, Stephen Jones. 791.43616 ART
The art of Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg. 791.437 MCI
Embargoed to 29th March 2018 discover the captivating art of Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One. Our dystopian world lies on the brink of chaos and collapse, but the people have found their salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday.
The world's din: listening to records, radio and films in New Zealand, 1880-1940, Peter Hoar. 791.4 HOA
Think big: overcoming obstacles with optimism, Jennifer Arnold. 791.45028 ARN
Bestselling authors and stars of TLC's The Little Couple return with an inspirational book that encourages readers to reach for their dreams, no matter what obstacles they may face.

Finance & Economics

21st century workforces and workplaces: the challenges and opportunities for future work practices and labour markets, Stephen Bevan. 331.1 BEV
Behemoth: a history of the factory and the making of the modern world, Joshua B. Freeman. 338.644 FRE
Can finance save the world?: regaining power over money to serve the common good, Bertrand Badré. 332.04 BAD
Former World Bank Group chief financial officer Bertrand Badre looks at the destructive role finance played in the global economic crisis of 2007-2008 and describes how finance can be harnessed to help us solve the world's biggest problems like climate change, poverty, and infrastructure rebuilding
Candlestick charting: profiting from effective stock chart analysis, Michael C. Thomsett. 332.6322 THO
China's great wall of debt: shadow banks, ghost cities, massive loans and the end of the Chinese miracle, Dinny McMahon. 336.34 MCM
Fair shot: rethinking inequality and how we earn, Chris Hughes. 331.23 HUG
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues that the best way to fight income inequality is with a radically simple idea: a guaranteed income for working people, paid for by the one percent.
Get money: live the life you want, not just the life you can afford, Kristin Wong. 332.024 WON
Through a series of challenges designed to boost your personal finance I.Q., interviews with other leading financial experts, and exercises tailored to help you achieve even your biggest goals.
How to turn down a billion dollars: the Snapchat story, Billy Gallagher. 338.7610068 GAL
The improbable and exhilarating story of the rise of Snapchat from a frat boy fantasy to a multi-billion dollar internet unicorn that has dramatically changed the way we communicate.
Marxism: a graphic guide, Rupert Woodfin. 335.4 WOO
This book provides a fundamental account of Karl Marx's original philosophy, its roots in 19th century European ideology, and his radical economic and social criticism of capitalism.
Meet the Frugalwoods: achieving financial independence through simple living, Elizabeth Willard Thames. 332.024 THA
In 2014, Liz and Nate Thames were conventional young urban professionals, but the rat race had worn them down, and they dreamed of becoming modern-day homesteaders in rural Vermont. Determined to retire as early as possible in order to start living each day they enaceted a plan to save as much money as they could.
Putinomics: power and money in resurgent Russia, Chris Miller. 330.947 MIL
The almighty dollar: follow the incredible journey of a single dollar to see how the global economy really works, Dharshini David. 332.4 DAV
The captured economy: how the powerful enrich themselves, slow down growth, and increase inequality, Brink Lindsey. 339.2 LIN
The prize: the epic quest for oil, money, & power, Daniel Yergin. 338.272 YER
Chronicles the struggle for wealth and power that has surrounded oil for decades and that continues to fuel global rivalries, shake the world economy, and transform the destiny of men and nations.
The simple path to wealth: your road map to financial independence and a rich, free life, JL Collins. 332.024 COL
When money destroys nations: how hyperinflation ruined Zimbabwe, how ordinary people survived, and warnings for nations that print money, Philip Haslam. 332.41 HAS
Why Wall Street matters, William D. Cohan. 332.642 COH
A timely and trenchant reminder of the actual good these institutions do and the dire consequences for us all if the essential role they play in making our lives better is carelessly curtailed.
You can retire early!: everything you need to achieve financial independence when you want it, Deacon Hayes. 332.024 HAY

Food & Drink

128 recipes that saved my life … or at least my dinner, Bridget Davis. 641.5 DAV
A baker's year: twelve months of baking and living the simple life at the Smoke Signals bakery, Tara Jensen. 641.815 JEN
A table in Venice: recipes from my home, Skye McAlpine. 641.5945 MCA
Badditives!: the 13 most harmful food additives in your diet and how to avoid them, Linda Bonvie. 641.308 BON
Bake from scratch. Volume two: artisan recipes for the home baker, Brian Hart Hoffman. 641.815 HOF
CIBI: simple Japanese-inspired meals to share with family and friends, Meg Tanaka. 641.5952 TAN
Classic, Mary Berry. 641.5 BER
These are brand-new recipes timeless classics, simple British dishes and delicious, modern favourites to tempt family and friends.
Everyday Korean: fresh, modern recipes for home cooks, Kim Sunée. 641.59519 SUN
Ferment for good, Sharon Flynn. 641.4 FLY
Food for friends, Levi Roots. 641.59729 ROO
Presents a collection of over one hundred Caribbean cooking recipes.
How to eat a peach: menus, stories and places, Diana Henry. 641.5 HEN
Indian slow cooker: recipes for curries, dals, chutneys, masalas, biryani, and more, Neela Paniz. 641.5954 PAN
James Martin's French adventure, Peter Cassidy. 641.5944 MAR
To celebrate the 30-year-anniversary of Keith Floyd's memorable TV trip around France, James Martin has borrowed Keith's old Citr+en 2CV and sets off on the road in the footsteps of his old friend.
Keto lunches: grab-and-go, make-ahead recipes for high-power, low-carb midday meals, Stephanie Pedersen. 641.5638 PED
Kitchen creativity: unlocking culinary genius - with wisdom, inspiration, and ideas from the world's most creative chefs, Karen Page. 641.5 PAG
Mazi: modern Greek food, Christina Mouratoglou. 641.59495 MOU
Power plates: 100 nutritionally balanced, one-dish vegan meals, Gena Hamshaw. 641.5636 HAM
Solo: the joy of cooking for one, Signe Johansen. 641.561 JOH
Supercharge your gut, Lee Holmes. 641.5631 HOL
This simple two-day a week maintenance plan is supported by deliciously nourishing recipes, handy tips and information to enable you to enjoy the countless benefits of a happy, healthy gut, for life.
The clever guts diet recipe book: 150 delicious recipes to mend your gut and boost your health and wellbeing, Clare Bailey. 641.563 BAI
The comfort food diaries: my quest for the perfect dish to mend a broken heart, Emily Nunn. 641.3 NUN
The fat-loss plan, Joe Wicks. 641.5635 WIC
The healthy Jewish kitchen: fresh, contemporary recipes for every occasion, Paula Shoyer. 641.567 SHO
The keto diet: the complete guide to a high-fat diet, with more than 125 delectable recipes and 5 meal plans to shed weight, heal your body & regain confidence, Leanne Vogel. 641.5638 VOG
The low-FODMAP 6-week plan & cookbook: a step-by-step program of recipes and meal plans, Suzanne Perazzini. 641.5631 PER
The missing ingredient: the curious role of time in food and flavour, Jenny Linford. 641.3 LIN
The perfect scoop: 200 recipes for ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, granitas, and sweet accompaniments, David Lebovitz; photographs by Ed Anderson. 641.862 LEB
The River Cottage cheese & dairy handbook, Steven Lamb. 637.3 LAM
The world's best bowl food: where to find it & how to make it, Kate Armstrong. 641.5 ARM
100 of the most authentic and delicious dishes from around the world from Vietnamese pho and New England chowder to Persian salads and Welsh broth.
The world's best spicy food: where to find it & how to make it, Abigail Blasi. 641.6383 BLA
What she ate: six remarkable women and the food that tells their stories, Laura Shapiro. 641.3 SHA

Gardens & Gardening

Incredible edibles, Matthew Biggs. 635 BIG
Be inspired to cultivate and cook amazing new crops with this seed-to-plate guide to more than 50 out-of-the-ordinary edibles.
Paradise gardens: the world's most beautiful Islamic gardens, Monty Don. 712 DON
RHS gardening school, Simon Akeroyd. 635 AKE
You'll find chapters on: Understanding plants; Everyday garden care; Problem solving; Planting design; Gardening through the year and much more.
Terrarium: 33 glass gardens to make your own, Anna Bauer. 635.98 BAU


Also human: the inner lives of doctors, Caroline Elton. 610.695 ELT
Drawing on extraordinary case studies and decades of work supporting clinicians - a provocative, perceptive and deeply humane examination of the modern medical profession.
An apple a day: a memoir of love and recovery from anorexia, Emma Woolf. 616.8526 WOO
At the age of 32, Emma Woolf decided to face the biggest challenge of her life: to let go of her addiction to hunger, exercise and control, and finally beat anorexia. Having met the man of her dreams she decided it was time to stop starving and start living.
Brain hacks: 200+ ways to boost your brain power. 616.89 BRA
Discovering the healer within: use chakras & intuition to clear negativity & release pain, Anysia Marcell Kiel. 615.852 KIE
Eat your feelings: the Food Mood Girl's guide to transforming your emotional eating, Lindsey Smith. 613.2 SMI
Eating dangerously: why the government can't keep your food safe and how you can, Michael Booth. 615.95 BOO
Eating Dangerously explains to the American consumer how their food system works and more importantly how it doesn't work, giving advice from the cutting-edge laboratories, kitchens and courtrooms where the national food system is taking new shape.
Essential glow, Stephanie Gerber. 668.5 GER
Essential Glow is packed with everything the aromatherapy DIY-er needs: 200+ recipes and projects with simple step-by-step instructions, targeted aromatherapy blends, a pantry primer, and much more.
First, we make the beast beautiful: a new story about anxiety, Sarah Wilson. 616.8522 WIL
Sarah Wilson bestselling author and entrepreneur, intrepid solver of problems and investigator of how to live a better life has helped over 1.2 million people across the world to quit sugar. She has also been an anxiety sufferer her whole life.
Hot yoga: the complete illustrated guide to all 26 asanas, Marilyn Barnett. 613.7046 BAR
Hot yoga is practised in rooms heated up to 100 degrees, the high temperature enhancing muscle suppleness and releasing toxins from the body.
How to stay healthy, active & sharp in retirement: for people who want a heathy mind and body in their 50s-60s and beyond, Paul McKeon. 612.67 HOW
Let's talk lymphoedema: the essential guide to everything you need to know, Peter Mortimer. 616.42 MOR
Lose the clutter, lose the weight: the six-week total-life slim down, Peter Walsh. 613.25 WAL
Lost connections: uncovering the real causes of depression and the unexpected solutions, Johann Hari. 616.8527 HAR
Matron in charge: the life of a 1960's nurse, Evelyn Prentis. 610.73 PRE
Music remembers me: connection and wellbeing in dementia, Kirsty Beilharz. 616.8983 BEI
No worries: how to calm an anxious mind, Dr Ashley Conway. 616.8522 CON
Secrets from the eating lab: the science of weight loss, the myth of willpower, and why you should never diet again, Traci Mann. 613.25 MAN
The End of Overeating meets Willpower in this provocative takedown of the dieting industry from one of the nation's leading researchers in self-control and the psychology of weight loss.
Self-care for the real world, Nadia Narain. 613 NAR
The beautiful cure: harnessing your body's natural defences, Daniel M. Davis. 616.079 DAV
Leading immunologist Daniel Davis describes the scientific quest to understand how it works and how it is affected by stress, sleep, age and our state of mind and explains how this knowledge is now unlocking a revolutionary new approach to medicine and well-being.
The body keeps the score: mind, brain and body in the transformation of trauma, Bessel van der Kolk. 616.8521 VAN
Here, Dr Bessel van der Kolk offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress.
The brain that changes itself: stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science, Norman Doidge. 612.8 DOI
The diabetes code: prevent and reverse type 2 diabetes naturally, Jason Fung. 616.462 FUN
The end of old age: living a longer, more purposeful life, Marc E. Agronin. 612.67 AGR
The fountain: a doctor's prescription to make 60 the new 30, Rocco Monto. 612.67 MON
The four-pack revolution: how you can aim lower, cheat on your diet, and still lose weight and keep it off, Chael Sonnen. 613.25 SON
The good menopause guide: the ultimate guide to looking and feeling your radiant best throughout the perimenopause, menopause and beyond, Liz Earle. 618.175 EAR
The herbal healing handbook: discover traditional herbal remedies to treat everyday ailments and common conditions the natural way, Jade Britton. 615.321 BRI
The miracle of regenerative medicine: how to naturally reverse the aging process, Elisa Lottor. 612.67 LOT
The natural first aid handbook: household remedies, herbal treatments, basic emergency preparedness everyone should know, Brigitte Mars. 616.025 MAR
The neuroscientist who lost her mind: my tale of madness and recovery, Barbara K. Lipska. 616.994 LIP
As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into madness–only to miraculously survive with her memories intact.
The penis book: a doctor's complete guide to the penis: from size to function and everything in between, Aaron Spitz. 612.61 SPI
The protein pacing diet: the scientific breakthrough for boosting metabolism, losing fat and gaining lean muscle, Nicole Stawicki. 613.28 STA
The reflexology healing handbook: release your inner energy with your fingertips to relieve pain, reduce stress, and promote healing, Denise Whichello Brown. 615.822 BRO
The reiki healing handbook: transmit healing energy through your hands to achieve deep relaxation, inner peace and total well-being, Janet Green. 615.851 GRE
The story of shit, Midas Dekkers. 612.4 DEK
Dutch biologist Midas Dekkers presents a personal, cultural, scientific, historical and environmental account of shit, from the digestive process and the fascinating workings of the gut, to the act of defecation and toilet etiquette.
The TB12 method: how to achieve a lifetime of sustained peak performance, Tom Brady. 613.71 BRA
Tom Brady explains how he developed his groundbreaking approach to long-term fitness, presenting a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to his personal practice.
The vegetarian myth: food, justice and sustainability, Lierre Keith. 613.262 KEI
The women's brain book: the neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness, Sarah McKay. 612.82 MCK
For women, understanding how the brain works during the key stages of life; in utero, childhood, puberty and adolescence, pregnancy and motherhood, menopause and old age, is essential to their health.
The wonder down under: the insider's guide to the anatomy, biology, and reality of the vagina, Ellen Støkken Dahl. 612.62 BRO
The yoga healing handbook: find the best postures, meditations, relaxation techniques, and breathing exercises for complete physical and spiritual balance, Sally Parkes. 613.7046 PAR
Unmedicated: the four pillars of natural wellness, Madisyn Taylor. 615.852 TAY
The cofounder of the holistic lifestyle website DailyOM presents a gentle and accessible step-by-step guide to moving from excessive reliance on medications to fundamentally healing yourself through four pillars of natural wellness.
Unthinkable: an extraordinary journey through the world's strangest brains, Helen Thomson. 612.82 THO
Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson has spent years travelling the world tracking down incredibly rare brain disorders. In Unthinkable she tells the stories of nine extraordinary people.
You can stop humming now: a doctor's stories of life, death, and in between, Daniela Lamas. 616.028 LAM

History, Geography & Travel

"Radcliffe" & beyond: some Styx River localities/names, Dennis Hills. 993.83 HIL
30-second ancient Greece: the 50 most important achievements of a timeless civilisation, each explained in half a minute, Matthew Nicholls. 938 THI
A history of Britain. At the edge of the world?: 3000 BC-AD 1603, Simon Schama. 941 SCH
A history of Scotland's landscapes, Fiona Watson. 941.1 WAT
A Tokyo romance: a memoir, Ian Buruma. 952.135 BUR
Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970's.
Ask a North Korean: defectors talk about their lives inside the world's most secretive nation, Daniel Tudor. 951.93 TUD
Questions are asked of recent North Korean defectors about everyday issues that are not generally discussed in the media. . These interviews show that even in the world's most authoritarian regime, there is still a degree of normality and continuity.
Buried treasure: what's in the English parish chest, Paul Milner. 929.342 MIL
Family historian Paul Milner explains how and why the records were created, how changing laws affected who was and was not included, what the records look like and what information they contain. The guide explains how and where to access the records (online, microfilm, originals or in print).
Canada, Bruce Bishop. 971 BIS
Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Cleopatra: fact and fiction, Barbara Watterson. 932 CLE
Cleopatra is one of the greatest romantic figures in history, the queen of Egypt whose beauty and allure is legendary. We think we know her story, but our image of her is largely gleaned from the film starring Elizabeth Taylor or from Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra.
Dancing bears: true stories about longing for the old days, Witold Szablowski. 947.086 SZA
A brilliant, funny and heartbreaking account of people in formerly Communist countries who are nostalgic for how they used to live.
Dear Oliver: uncovering a pākehā history, Peter Wells. 929.2 WEL
When writer and historian Peter Wells found a cache of family letters amongst his elderly mother's effects, he realised that he had the means of retracing the history of a not-untypical family swept out to New Zealand during the great nineteenth-century human diaspora from Britain.
Disappointment River: finding and losing the Northwest Passage, Brian Castner. 971.9 CAS
In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie travelled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey.
Discovering Tudor London: a journey back in time, Natalie Grueninger. 942.1 GRU
Egypt, Christina Riggs. 932 RIG
Christina Riggs introduces the history, art and religion of Egypt from its earliest dynasties to its final fall to Rome and explores the influence ancient Egypt has had through the centuries.
Finding Eden: a journey into the heart of Borneo, Robin Hanbury-Tenison. 959.83 HAN
Forty years ago the interior of Borneo was a pristine, virgin rainforest inhabited by uncontacted indigenous tribes an virtually tame wildlife. It was into this 'Garden of Eden' that Robin Hanbury-Tenison led one of the largest ever royal Geographical Society expeditions.
France, John Ardagh. 944 ARD
Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Germany, Joanna Egert-Romanowska. 943 EGE
Eyewitness Travel Guide
Himalaya bound: one family's quest to save their animals and an ancient way of life, Michael Benanav. 954.96 BEN
Michael Benanav brings us along on a journey with a tribe of forest-dwelling nomads in India. Welcomed into a family of nomadic water buffalo herders, he joins them on their annual spring migration into the Himalayas.
In search of Israel: the history of an idea, Michael Brenner. 956.9405 BRE
Many Zionists who advocated the creation of a Jewish state envisioned a nation like any other. Yet for Israel's founders, the state that emerged against all odds in 1948 was anything but ordinary.
Japan, Perrin Lindelauf. 952 LIN
National Geographic Traveller.
Japan, Paul Norbury. 952 NOR
Culture Smart! Japan will guide you through modern Japan's shifting social and cultural maze, providing invaluable insights into people's attitudes and behaviour, and practical tips for your travels.
Keeping their marbles: how the treasures of the past ended up in museums … and why they should stay there, Tiffany Jenkins. 069.5 JEN
The fabulous collections housed in the world's most famous museums are trophies from an imperial age. Yet the huge crowds that each year visit the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris, or the Metropolitan in New York have little idea that many of the objects on display were acquired by coercion or theft.
London: the concise biography, Peter Ackroyd. 942.1 ACK
An abridged edition of Peter Ackroyd's magisterial biography of the city of London. Prize-winning historian, novelist and broadcast, Peter Ackroyd takes us on a journey - historical, geographical and imaginative - through the city of London.
My mountain, my river, my people: story of Lewis Spencer Medcalf, Valerie Jabir. 929.2 MED
When Valerie Jabir was gifted some simple possessions belonging to her grandfather Lewis Medcalf, it sparked an interest in his story. Set in Rochester, England, in the heart of the industrial Medway towns, at the turn of the 20th century, this is a story of faith and doubt, war and peace, love, loss and remembrance.
No turning back: life, loss, and hope in wartime Syria, Rania Abouzeid. 956.91 ABO
This astonishing book by the prize-winning journalist Rania Abouzeid tells the tragedy of the Syrian War through the dramatic stories of four young people seeking safety and freedom in a shattered country.
Patriots: the Vietnam War remembered from all sides, Christian G. Appy. 959.7043 APP
An oral history of the Vietnam War which probes the war's path through both the United States and Vietnam. These testimonies of 135 men and women span the entire history of the Vietnam conflict, from its murky origins in the 1940s to the chaotic fall of Saigon in 1975.
Persian pictures: from the mountains to the sea, Gertrude Bell. 955 BEL
When Gertrude Bell's uncle was appointed Minister in Tehran in 1891, she declared that the great ambition of her life was to visit Persia and so began a lifetime of travel and enchantment with what she saw as the romance of the East, which evolved into a deep understanding of its cultures and people.
Rick Steves Amsterdam & the Netherlands, Rick Steves. 949.23 STE
With this guide, immerse yourself in the culture of Amsterdam as you stroll along canals and saunter through the red light district. Bike through historic streets to grand museums where you will marvel at the works of the great Dutch Masters.
Rick Steves' Berlin, Rick Steves. 943.155 STE
This book, you'll walk through the Brandenburg Gate, climb the Reichstag's dome, and flash back to the city's turbulent past at Checkpoint Charlie. Cruise the Spree River and explore art and antiquities on Museum Island. End the day with a walk through hip Prenzlauer Berg before raising a mug at a classic beer garden.
Rick Steves' Budapest, Rick Steves. 943.912 STE
You'll explore Europe's most underrated city, soak with Hungarians in a thermal bath, sample paprika at the Great Market Hall, and take a romantic twilight cruise on the Danube.
Rick Steves London 2018, Rick Steves. 942.1 STE
You'll explore historic Big Ben, bustling Trafalgar Square, and the Tower of London-home of the crown jewels. Learn how to save time and money on the Tube, and how to avoid the mobs at the Changing of the Guard.
Rick Steves' Rome 2018, Rick Steves. 945.632 STE
You'll walk the same streets as the Caesars and discover the secrets of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Learn how to avoid the lines at the Vatican Museum and St. Peter's Basilica. Take a night walk across the city and enjoy floodlit fountains and piazzas.
Sights and scenes of Japan, Marc Popelier. 952 POP
Streams of gold, rivers of blood: the rise and fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade, Anthony Kaldellis. 949.502 KAL
The Anglo-Zulu War-Isandlwana: the revelation of a disaster, Ron Lock. 968.4 LOC
In 1878, H.M. High Commissioner for Southern Africa and the Lieut. General Commanding H.M. Forces, conspired to invade the Zulu Kingdom. Drastically underestimating their foe, within days of entering the Zulu Kingdom the invaders had been vanquished in one of the greatest disasters ever to befall a British army.
The battle for Beverly Hills: a city's independence and the birth of celebrity politics, Nancie Clare. 979.493 CLA
Presents the untold history of Beverly Hills, examining the glamour, fame, gossip and politics of a city that the stars fought to keep from the clutches of an avaricious Los Angeles, building the foundation for celebrity influence and political power.
The biggest prison on earth: a history of the Occupied Territories, Ilan Pappe. 956.94 PAP
Publishing on the fiftieth anniversary of the Six-Day War that culminated in the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Pappe offers a comprehensive exploration of one of the world's most prolonged and tragic conflicts.
The desert and the sown: travels in Palestine and Syria, Gertrude Bell. 956.9 BEL
A magnificent account of personal discovery and political history, this intriguing narrative traces Bell's 1905 sojourn through Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine. With an eye for vivid detail, "the female Lawrence of Arabia" offers intriguing images from her "wild travel" through regions never seen by another foreign woman.
The despot's apprentice: Donald Trump's attack on democracy, Brian Klaas. 973.933 TRU
Brian Klaas explores how Trump uniquely threatens democracy; and claims that he is increasingly acting like The Despot's Apprentice, an understudy in authoritarian tactics that threaten to erode American democracy.
The king is dead: the last will and testament of Henry VIII, Suzannah Lipscomb. 942.052 HEN
The kings & queens of Europe: the dark secrets of Europe's monarchies, Brenda Ralph Lewis. 940 LEW
The last wild men of Borneo: a true story of death and treasure, Carl Hoffman. 959.83 HOF
The story of Swiss traveller Bruno Manser who in 1984 joined an expedition to the Mulu caves on Borneo, the planet's third largest island. There he slipped into the forest interior to make contact with the Penan, an indigenous tribe of peace-loving nomads living among the Dayak people, the fabled 'Headhunters of Borneo.'
The lost kings: Lancaster, York & Tudor, Amy Licence. 942.04 LIC
The century spanning the Wars of the Roses and the reigns of the Tudor kings was a volatile time of battle and bloodshed, execution and unexpected illness. Life could be nasty, brutish, and short.
The people of the abyss, Jack London. 942.1 LON
Illustrated in this edition by more than thirty of Jack London's own photographs, this book documents the author's two months spent undercover in the East End of London in the summer of 1902.
The perfect storm: a true story of men against the sea, Sebastian Junger. 910.45 JUN
Sebastian Junger explores the history of the fishing industry, the science of storms, and the candid accounts of the people whose lives the storm touched.
The story of Israel, Martin Gilbert. 956.94 GIL
As Israel celebrates 70 years of independence, the nation's fascinating story is told by renowned historian Martin Gilbert, complete with images of important historical documents.
The Sultans: the rise and fall of the Ottoman rulers and their world, Jem Duducu. 956.1015 DUD
The Third Reich in 100 objects: a material history of Nazi Germany, Roger Moorhouse. 943.086 MOO
Collated and presented by two of the world's leading World War II historians, the photographs gathered by Roger Moorhouse include Pervitin, Hitler's Mercedes, Hitler's grooming kit, the Nuremberg courtroom, the Tiger Tank, fragments of flak, the Iron Cross and, of course, the Swastika and Mein Kampf.
Two sisters: into the Syrian jihad, Åsne Seierstad. 956.91 SEI
The riveting story of two sisters' journey to the Islamic State and the father who tries to bring them home. This is a relentless thriller and a feat of reporting with profound lessons about belief, extremism, and the meaning of devotion.
When Montezuma met Cortés: the true story of the meeting that changed history, Matthew Restall. 972.01 MON
On November 8, 1519, the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortés first met Montezuma, the Aztec emperor, at the entrance to the capital city of Tenochtitlan. This introduction the prelude to the Spanish seizure of Mexico City and to European colonization of the mainland of the Americas–has long been the symbol of Cortés's bold and brilliant military genius.

House & DIY

Be your own decorator: taking inspiration and cues from today's top designers, Susanna Salk. 747 SAL
Examines the ways that contemporary interior designers deal with colour, mixing styles and prices, arrangement, balance, the unexpected, accessories, and breaking the rules.
Celery vases: art glass, pattern glass, and cut glass, Dorothy Daugherty. 748.2 DAU
Return to an earlier time, a more elegant age, when celery vases, stands, glasses, upright, and jars graced nineteenth century Victorian and early twentieth century tables. Over 350 beautiful images are arranged by celery vase form, including those with and without stems and by stem and bowl shapes. A wide variety of decorative techniques are displayed and discussed.
Creating beauty: interiors, Kathryn Scott. 747 SCO
From a Parisian-inspired neoclassical town house, to an elegant Central Park West penthouse, to a modern retreat in the Hudson Valley, the houses profiled here showcase the importance of architectural detailing, the classical rules of proportion, and the importance of integrating beautiful materials and finishes in uncommon ways.
Earthen floors: a modern approach to an ancient practice, Sukita Reay Crimmel. 698.9 CRI
Evocative interiors, Ray Booth. 747 BOO
Presented here are architect, designer Ray Booth's most celebrated Nashville residences and never-before-seen projects in Palm Beach, Louisiana, New York, Texas, and the Hamptons. Each illustrates his innovative use of furniture as architecture to define rooms, draperies in place of walls, captivating displays of art and mirrors, and an eclectic mix of antiques and contemporary pieces.
Interior portraits: at home with cultural pioneers and creative mavericks: a California design pilgrimage, Leslie Williamson. 747 WIL
Featured homes include fashion designer Christina Kim's airy loft in downtown Los Angeles; chef Alice Waters's book-lined Craftsman bungalow in Berkeley; and artist Alma Allen's studio and home in the desert, filled with his finished and in-progress biomorphic wood and bronze sculptures.
Love where you live: at home in the country, Joan Osofsky. 747.88 OSO
Design expert Joan Osofsky of Hammertown Barn, a popular lifestyle store, shares her in-depth knowledge on stylish modern country living with a collection of creative ideas and real-life tips for making your home warm and welcoming.
New minimalism: decluttering and design for sustainable, intentional living, Cary Telander Fortin. 648.8 FOR
Outdoor living idea book, Lee Anne White. 747.88 WHI
Shipping container homes: beginner's guide to building your own shipping container home, Robert Morrison. 690.8 MOR
The maverick soul: inside the lives & homes of eccentric, eclectic & free-spirited bohemians, Miv Watts. 747 WAT
Miv Watts opens the doors to twenty-five authentic bohemian homes, occupied by some of the world's most inspirational free spirits. From artists and musicians, to writers, actors, stylists, farmers and more, this is a collection of people who have the courage to live life on their own terms, and are comfortable in their own skin.
The sewing book, Alison Smith. 646.2 SMI
250 techniques that show you how to sew absolutely everything; from clothes to home decor, plus 10 stylish new projects and updated information on more than 100 tools and 50 fabrics, with a glossary of sewing terminology.
Upcycling outdoors, Max McMurdo. 684.18 MCM
Discover your inner genius and learn how to transform unwanted junk into unique and creative garden designs with designer, upcycler and entrepreneur Max McMurdo.
Your home your style: how to find your look & create rooms you love, Donna Garlough. 747 GAR


Absurdistan: a bumpy ride through some of the world's scariest, weirdest places, Eric Campbell. 070.433 CAM
Absurdistan is a memoir about juggling life, love and fatherhood while reporting from some of the most dysfunctional places on Earth.
American Pravda: my fight for truth in the era of fake news, James O'Keefe. 070.43 OKE
The one real difference between the American press and the Soviet state newspaper Pravda was that the Russian people knew they were being lied to. To expose the lies our media tell us today, controversial journalist James O'Keefe created Project Veritas, an independent news organization whose reporters go where traditional journalists dare not.


100 words almost everyone mixes up or mangles, Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries. 428.1 ONE
Growing up with two languages: a practical guide for the bilingual family, Una Cunningham. 404.2 CUN
Sounds appealing: the passionate story of English pronunciation, David Crystal. 421.52 CRY


Brookers resource management law handbook 2017, Grant Hewison. 344.046 BRO
Fall out: a year of political mayhem, Tim Shipman. 341.242 SHI
The unmissable inside story of the most dramatic general election campaign in modern history and Theresa May's battle for a Brexit deal, the greatest challenge for a prime minister since the Second World War.
In search of consensus: New Zealand's Electoral Act 1956 and its constitutional legacy, Elizabeth McLeay. 342.93 MCL
International human rights law in Aotearoa New Zealand, Margaret Bedggood. 341.48 INT
Relationship property in New Zealand, Bill Atkin. 346.0166 ATK
The lure of greatness: England's Brexit & America's Trump, Anthony Barnett. 341.242 BAR
On both sides of the Atlantic, proud regimes with global pretensions were levelled by justifiable revolts.The Lure of Greatness is a blistering account of how and why this happened.
Towards democratic renewal: ideas for constitutional change in New Zealand, Geoffrey Palmer. 342.93 PAL

Library Science

Beginning cataloging, Jean Weihs. 025.3 WEI
Jean Weihs and Sheila Intner offer a pragmatic approach that combines short instructional explanations with extensive examples and exercises. The reader will learn how to apply standard descriptive cataloguing rules to assign subject headings and classification numbers and to create electronic records.
Protecting patron privacy: a LITA guide, Bobbi Newman. 344.092 PRO
Technology changes have made it increasingly difficult for libraries to ensure the privacy of their patrons in the 21st century library. This LITA Guide offers readers guidance on a wide range of topics, including: foundations of privacy in libraries; data collection, retention, use, and protection; laws and regulations; privacy instruction for patrons and staff; contracts with third parties; and use of in-house and internet tools including social network sites, surveillance video, and RFID.


A roundabout manner: sketches of life, William Makepeace Thackeray. 828.8 THA
Covers all of Thackeray's versatile genius: his cartoons, his journalism, his carefully restrained sentimentality (much to Victorian taste), his cutting satire, his essayism and what one could grandly call the Thackerayan world view.
Black ink: literary legends on the peril, power, and pleasure of reading and writing, Stephanie Stokes Oliver. 808.849 BLA
Spanning over 250 years of history, Black Ink traces black literature in America from Frederick Douglass to Ta-Nehisi Coates in this masterful collection of twenty-five illustrious and moving essays on the power of the written word.
Essays on world literature: Aeschylus, Dante, Shakespeare, Ismail Kadare. 809.933581 KAD
Feverish: a memoir, Gigi Fenster. 823.92 FEN
In an attempt to break free from rationality and make her life a work of art, Gigi Fenster decides to induce a fever in herself. Fever, she surmises, is a particularly writerly thing'. What follows is a captivating memoir of that attempt.
Frankenstein: how a monster became an icon: the science and enduring allure of Mary Shelley's creation, Sidney Perkowitz. 823.7 SHE
Physicist Sidney Perkowitz and film expert Eddy Von Mueller have brought together scholars and scientists, artists and directors to celebrate and examine Mary Shelley's creation and its legacy as the monster moves into his next century.
Frankenstein and the birth of science, Joel Levy. 823.7 SHE
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was conceived against the backdrop of rapid change in the scientific world. Frankenstein and The Birth of Science offers an engrossing insight into the world of science in late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth-century Europe, through the prism of the seminal science fiction novel.
Janet Frame in focus: women analyze the works of the New Zealand writer, Josephine A. McQuail. 828.914 FRA
New Zealand author Janet Frame (1924-2004) during her lifetime published 11 novels, three collections of short stories, a volume of poetry and a children's book. Presented at the 2014 Northeast Modern Language Association convention, these essays focus on Frame's autobiography, short stories and novels.
Late essays: 2006-2017, J. M. Coetzee. 824.914 COE
A provocative collection of 23 pieces showcases the writings of the Nobel Prize-winning author as he examines the work of some of the world's greatest writers, including Daniel Defoe, Samuel Beckett, Irene Nemirovsky and Goethe.
Literary witches: a celebration of magical women writers, Taisia Kitaiskaia. 809.89287 KIT
Literary Witches draws a connection between witches and visionary writers: both are figures of formidable creativity, empowerment, and general badassery.
Packing my library: an elegy and ten digressions, Alberto Manguel. 814.54 MAN
Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France's Loire Valley and reestablish himself in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Packing up his enormous, 35,000-volume personal library, choosing which books to keep, store, or cast out, Manguel found himself in deep reverie on the nature of relationships between books and readers, books and collectors, order and disorder, memory and reading.
Reasons for not writing & how to overcome them, Geoff Palmer. 808.02 PAL
What if the idea of writing a book - any sort of book - has haunted you for years, but you're not sure where to begin? This is the guide to get you started!
Twenty-first-century popular fiction, Bernice M. Murphy. 808.3 TWE
Up up, down down: essays, Cheston Knapp. 814.6 KNA
Daring and wise, hilarious and tender, Cheston Knapp's exhilarating collection of seven linked essays, Up Up, Down Down, tackles Big Questions through unlikely avenues.

Music & Musicians

$Weet Jone$: Pimp C's trill life story, Julia Beverly. 781.66 PIM
Chad "Pimp C" Butler's controversial life and suspicious death in 2007 left behind many unanswered questions, a family divided, and scores of talented new artists inspired by his group UGK's music. Sweet Jones pays tribute to the extremely talented yet bipolar and complex musician who embodied the Southern dream. W
Acoustic guitars: the illustrated encylopedia. 787.87 ACO
Alabama: song of the south, Jay Orr. 781.642 ALA
The band Alabama is a country music phenomenon that produced thirty-two #1 Billboard country hits from 1980 to 1993, and achieved unprecedented commercial success while broadening country's audience with a tried and true rock & roll model that of a self-contained outfit that handled the instruments as well as the vocals.
Bob Dylan: the essential interviews, Jonathan Cott. 781.64 DYL
Features over two dozen of the most significant and revealing conversations with the singer, gathered in one definitive collection that spans his career from street poet to Nobel Laureate. First published in 2006, this acclaimed collection creates a multi-faceted, cultural, and journalistic portrait of the artist and his legacy.
Electric shock: from the gramophone to the iPhone: 125 years of pop music, Peter Doggett. 781.64 DOG
Guitar playing tips for beginners, Pauric Mather. 787.87193 MAT
Rave on: global adventures in electronic dance music, Matthew Collin. 781.64 COL
Reinventing Pink Floyd: from Syd Barrett to the Dark Side of the Moon, Bill Kopp. 781.66 PIN
In celebration of the 45th anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon, Bill Kopp explores the ingenuity with which Pink Floyd rebranded itself following the 1968 departure of Syd Barrett.
Symphony of seduction: the great love stories of classical composers, Christopher Lawrence. 780.9 LAW
The Bible in music, Robert Ignatius Letellier. 781.59 LET
This book explores the relationship between the Bible and the world of music, an association that is recorded from ancient times in the Old Testament, and one that has continued to characterize the cultural self-expression of Western Civilization ever since.
Voices: how a great singer can change your life, Nick Coleman. 781.64 COL
Nick Coleman's book is an exploration of what singing means and how it works.
Woman walk the line: how the women in country music changed our lives, Holly Gleason. 781.642 WOM
From Maybelle Carter to Dolly Parton, k.d. lang to Taylor Swift these artists provided pivot points, truths, and doses of courage for women writers at every stage of their lives.


Bonkers: a real mum's hilariously honest tales of motherhood, mayhem and mental health, Olivia Siegl. 306.8743 SIE
Happy mum, happy baby: my adventures into motherhood, Giovanna Fletcher. 306.8743 FLE
Giovanna shares her own journey through parenthood and in doing so, she looks at what it is to be a mother today, encourages you to be confident in yourself as a parent and celebrates how putting a focus on being a happy and confident mum can really make for a happy baby.
Heart-to-heart parenting, Robin Grille. 649.1 GRI
To make it through the sleepless nights and toddler tantrums, it is fundamental that you develop an understanding of what makes your child tick. An empowering book for parents,
Hold on to your kids: why parents need to matter more than peers, Gordon Neufeld. 306.874 NEU
International authority on child development Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D., joins forces with bestselling author Gabor Mate, M.D., to tackle one of the most disturbing trends of our time: Children today looking to their peers for direction their values, identity, and codes of behaviour.
Play & learn toddler activities book: 200+ fun activities for early learning, Angela Thayer. 649.5 THA
The littlest learners: preparing your child for kindergarten, Dawn R. Roginski. 372.4 ROG
Explores all 5 practices of the Every Child Ready to Read parent education initiative to help parents incorporate literacy into their daily routine.

Personal Development

Coach yourself: make real changes in your life, Anthony Grant. 158.1 GRA
Destination simple: everyday rituals for a slower life, Brooke McAlary. 158.1 MCA
After being diagnosed with postnatal depression, Brooke McAlary embraced a slower, more intentional life and rediscovered her health, energy and passion.
Heart talk: poetic wisdom for a better life, Cleo Wade. 158.1 WAD
A poet, artist, and speaker, Cleo Wade has carved out a reputation as the voice of a generation blending positivity with arresting honesty to inspire people of all ages.
How The Secret changed my life: real people, real stories, Rhonda Byrne. 158.1 BYR
Presents a selection of stories providing an illustration of the pathway that leads to success in every area of life: money, health, relationships, love, family, and career.
Letting go: how to plan for a good death, Charlie Corke. 155.937 COR
Man vs mind: everyday psychology explained, Daniel C. Richardson. 150 RIC
Otherworlds: psychedelics and exceptional human experience, David Luke. 154.4 LUK
Scientist and psychonaut David Luke weaves personal experience and scientific research in this comprehensive exploration of chemically mediated extra ordinary human experiences.
People skills, Neil Thompson. 158.2 THO
This new edition offers a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to developing people skills. Written in an accessible and engaging style by leading author Neil Thompson, it is an essential read for students and practitioners of social work and all other helping professions.
Reflections, Kelvin Cruickshank. 158.1 CRU
Daily life is full of challenges, but with the power of a positive attitude it's amazing how much you can overcome and achieve. Psychic medium Kelvin Cruickshank shares 365 inspiring thoughts - one for every day of the year.
Slow: live. Life. Simply, Brooke McAlary. 158.1 MCA
Solitude: in pursuit of a singular life in a crowded world, Michael Harris. 155.92 HAR
The anxiety solution: a quieter mind, a calmer you, Chloe Brotheridge. 152.46 BRO
The art of less doing: one entrepreneur's formula for a beautiful life, Ari Meisel. 158.1 MEI
The book of no: 365 ways to say it, mean it, and stop people-pleasing forever, Susan Newman. 158.2 NEW
The dance of fear: rising above anxiety, fear, and shame to be your best and bravest self, Harriet Lerner. 152.46 LER
The gift of silence: finding peace in a world full of noise, Kankyo Tannier. 158.1 TAN
Rooted in the ancient Zen philosophies that ground her work, French Buddhist nun, Kankyo Tannier, will show you how to channel the power of Silence to get back in control of your thoughts and access the refuge that lies in your mind.
The key: the missing secret for attracting anything you want, Joe Vitale. 158 VIT
The magic, Rhonda Byrne. 158.1 BYR
Step by step, day-by-day, secret teachings, revelations, and scientific law are brought together to form 28 simple practices that open the reader's eyes to a new world, and lead them to a dream life.
The power, Rhonda Byrne. 155.25 BYR
You are meant to have an amazing life! This is the handbook to the greatest power in the Universe - The Power to have anything you want.
Why love matters: how affection shapes a baby's brain, Sue Gerhardt. 155.4 GER
Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health.
Words can change your brain: 12 conversation strategies to build trust, resolve conflict, and increase intimacy, Andrew Newberg. 153.6 NEW

Pets & Animals

For the love of Frenchies: the dogs that changed my life, Pete Wicks. 636.7 WIC
French Bulldogs are the UK's most popular dog breed, and nobody loves them more than Pete Wicks. Although he's most famous for his appearances on The Only Way is Essex, he's never happier than when he's with his best friend, his French Bulldog Eric.
Horses, Bob Langrish. 636.1 LAN
This book covers the world's most charismatic and iconic breeds, from the noble Arab and Akhal-Teke to 'primitive' equines such as Przewalski's Horse and the Polish Konik.
How to look after your horse: essential skills and professional tips, Peter Brookesmith. 636.1083 BRO
Norton's philosophical memoirs, Norton Kierkegaard. 636.7 NES
In these memoirs, Norton the dog and the philosopher recounts his numerous travels, his best tips for enjoying life, and the many wisdoms he has amassed from living his life with human beings.
Raising and keeping dairy goats: a practical guide, Katie Normet. 636.39 NOR
The betta handbook, Robert J. Goldstein. 639.377 GOL
Those interested in these brilliantly coloured beginners' fishes will learn how to keep them well-fed and healthy so they can continue to brighten the aquarium tank. This book covers all the Betta varieties.
The humane economy: how innovators and enlightened consumers are transforming the lives of animals, Wayne Pacelle. 636.083 PAC
The lucky dog weight loss plan: why you never see a fat wolf, Vicky Marshall. 636.7085 MAR

Philosophy & Psychology

A brief history of the paradox: philosophy and the labyrinths of the mind, Roy Sorensen. 165 SOR
Roy Sorensen offers the first narrative history of paradoxes, an account that extends from the ancient Greeks, through the Middle Ages, the Enlightenment, and into the twentieth century.
On time : finding your pace in a world addicted to fast, Catherine Blyth. 115 BLY
Catherine Blyth reveals why time sped up, why there never seems to be enough, and how to make it yours again. We have more time than ever, so why do we feel time-poor? Our world is addicted to fast and we have become its servant.
Out of your mind: tricksters, interdependence, and the cosmic game of hide-and-seek, Alan Watts. 191 WAT
You are invited to immerse yourself in six of this legendary thinker's most engaging teachings on how to break through the limits of the rational mind and expand your awareness and appreciation for the great game unfolding all around us.
Waiting for the last bus: reflections on life and death, Richard Holloway. 128 HOL
Richard Holloway presents a positive, meditative and profound exploration of the many important lessons we can learn from death: facing up to the limitations of our bodies as they falter, reflecting on our failings, and forgiving ourselves and others.
World philosophies: an historical introduction, David E. Cooper. 100 COO
Introduces philosophy from the time of ancient India, China and Greece up to the present day. These philosophical systems are viewed as attempts to provide integrated accounts of human beings within the wider order of nature.


Being human, William Wegman. 779 WEG
William Wegman's whimsical photographs of his Weimaraner dogs have been celebrated in the art world and enjoyed by pet lovers for nearly four decades. In this entirely new volume, renowned photography curator William A. Ewing presents more than 300 images from the artist's personal archive, unearthing previously unseen gems.
Comedy wildlife photography awards, Paul Joynson-Hicks. 778.932 COM
Features the funniest photographs of wildlife from around the world.
Polaroid: the missing manual: the complete creative guide, Rhiannon Adam. 770 ADA
The Fujifilm X-T2: 120 x-pert tips to get the most out of your camera, Rico Pfirstinger. 771.3 FUJ
The photographer's guide to posing: techniques to flatter everyone, Lindsay Adler. 778.92 ADL
Where children sleep, James Mollison. 779 MOL
Photographs of children's bedrooms around the world, from sixteen countries including the USA, Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Italy, Kenya, Senegal, Japan, China, and Nepal, each shown with a portrait of the child and a short story about their life.

Plays & Screenplays

Shakespeare's First Folio: four centuries of an iconic book, Emma Smith. 822.33 SMI
Just a few hundred copies of the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's collected plays exist, making it one of the most sought-after publications in history. Emma Smith explores the First Folio's post-publication life, the stories of individual copies, and the way people have interacted with them.


A fine morning at Passchendaele, Kevin Ireland. 821.914 IRE
Poet Kevin Ireland has penned a new work in time for the 100th anniversary of the battle of Passchendaele, a poem two years in the making since his visit to Belgium in 2015.
A night out with Robert Burns: the greatest poems, Andrew O'Hagan. 821.67 BUR
This is a Burns collection like no other, an accessible edition made for the pleasure of reading that brings Burns' timeless work to full, riotous, colourful life.
Anecdotal evidence, Wendy Cope. 821.914 COP
In her first collection of new poetry since 2011's acclaimed Family Values, Wendy Cope celebrates 'the half-forgotten stories of our lives' with compassion, wisdom and wit.
Asylum, Sean Borodale. 821.92 BOR
Like his two previous books, Asylum was written live on-site; in this case deep within the caves, mines, quarries, geological and archaeological horizons of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. The poems stage modes of exile in the darkness of earth, enacting solidarity with those others who have made their journey into the underworld Dante, Orpheus, blinded Oedipus, Euripides.
C. Day-Lewis: the golden bridle: selected prose, Albert Gelpi. 821.91 DAY
C. Day-Lewis was a major figure in British poetry and culture from the 1930s until his death in 1972. The Golden Bridle: Selected Prose takes its title from the myth of Bellerophon and the golden bridle of Pegasus, which Day-Lewis invoked on several occasions as a metaphor for the creative process.
Full broken bloom, Grace Teuila Evelyn Taylor. 821.92 TAY
Full Broken Bloom is Grace Teuila Evelyn Taylor's second collection of poetry.
He's so MASC, Chris Tse. 821.92 TSE
Chris Tse confronts a contemporary world of self-loathing poets and compulsive liars, of youth and sexual identity, and of the author as character–pop star, actor, hitman, and much more. These are poems that delve into worlds of hyper-masculine romanticism and dancing alone in night clubs.
No one home: a boyhood memoir in letters and poems, Keith Westwater. 821.92 WES
No One Home tells the story of Keith Westwater growing up in 1950s New Zealand.
Passant: a journey to elsewhere, Alistair Paterson. 821.913 PAT
Offers an account of a doubly divided family, involving its New Zealand and wealthy, distant British branches during the 1930s and 1940s.
Pasture and flock: new and selected poems, Anna Jackson. 821.92 JAC
Uneasy nights out with dead Russian poets, dalliances with German gas fitters and emotionally fraught games of badminton are brought together for the first time, along with a brand new body of work, in this time-spanning selection of Anna Jackson's poetry.
Soho, Richard Scott. 821.92 SCO
In this intimate and vital debut, Richard Scott creates an uncompromising portrait of love and shame, drawing upon his experience of London's gay communities.
Summer grass, Ginny Sullivan. 821.92 SUL
Ginny Sullivan's poems move in and out of landscape, love, loss and enlightenment and celebrate moments of stillness and realisation, the sustaining importance of the small triumphs of the every day.
Tales of the Waihorotiu, Carin Smeaton. 821.92 SME
The Tales of the Waihorotiu tell the story of an Auckland that lives beside and underneath capital investment and economic growth. It captures the hardships and humour of people who are forced to navigate WINZ case managers, homelessness, violence and ill-health.
The facts, Therese Lloyd. 821.92 LLO
The superb second book by the author of the acclaimed 2013 collection Other Animals traces the course of a failing marriage, while illuminating the ways in which art and poetry are essential to life.
The peace of wild things: and other poems, Wendell Berry. 811.54 BER
The poems of Wendell Berry invite us to stop, to think, to see the world around us, and to savour what is good.
Works and days, Hesiod. 881 HES
A new verse translation of one of the foundational ancient Greek works by the award-winning poet A. E. Stallings. Hesiod was the first self-styled 'poet' in western literature, revered by the ancient Greeks.

Politics & Government

1941: politics, espionage and the secret pact between Churchill and Roosevelt, Marc Wortman. 940.532 WOR
Devil's bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the storming of the presidency, Joshua Green. 324.973 GRE
The shocking elevation of Steve Bannon to head Trump's flagging presidential campaign on August 17, 2016, hit political Washington like a thunderclap and seemed to signal the meltdown of the Republican Party. Bannon was a bomb-throwing pugilist who'd never run a campaign and was despised by Democrats and Republicans alike.
Dictator literature: a history of despots through their writing, Daniel Kalder. 321.9 KAL
Dictatorland: the men who stole Africa, Paul Kenyon. 321.9 KEN
The dictator who grew so rich on his country's cocoa crop that he built a 35-storey-high basilica in the jungles of the Ivory Coast. The austere, incorruptible leader who has shut Eritrea off from the world in a permanent state of war and conscripted every adult into the armed forces. In Equatorial Guinea, the paranoid despot who thought Hitler was the saviour of Africa and waged a relentless campaign of terror against his own people…
Divided: why we're living in an age of walls, Tim Marshall. 320 MAR
Walls are going up. Nationalism and identity politics are on the rise once more. Thousands of miles of fences and barriers have been erected in the past ten years, and they are redefining our political landscape.
Hearts and minds: the untold story of the great pilgrimage and how women won the vote, Jane Robinson. 324.62 ROB
In the shadows of the American century: the rise and decline of US global power, Alfred W. McCoy. 327.73 MCC
Ms. Prime Minister: gender, media, and leadership, Linda Trimble. 320 TRI
Ms. Prime Minister offers both solace and words of caution for women politicians. After closely analyzing the media coverage of former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell; two former Prime Ministers of New Zealand, Jenny Shipley and Helen Clark; and Australia's 27th Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, Linda Trimble concludes that reporting both reinforces and contests unfair gender norms.
Silent invasion: China's influence in Australia, Clive Hamilton. 327.94 HAM
In 2016 it was revealed that wealthy Chinese businessmen linked to the Chinese Communist Party had become the largest donors to both major political parties. Hamilton realised something big was happening, and decided to investigate the Chinese government's influence in Australia.
The end of the liberal order?, Niall Ferguson. 320.12 FER
Across the Western world more and more countries are looking inwards; national borders reasserted, national interests re- emphasised and nationalism on the rise once again. Fears of a globalized world are rampant. Could this be the end of the liberal international order?
The lantern: political philosophy & the Arab Spring, Ayman Aborabh. 320.9 ABO
A striking new book about Western Philosophy and the Arab Spring that dares to ask readers, if you don't understand the essential tenets of freedom and democracy, what are you fighting for?
The second coming of the KKK: the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition, Linda Gordon. 322.42 GOR
The women who shaped politics: empowering stories of women who have shifted the political landscape, Sophy Ridge. 320.941 RID
Trumpocracy: the corruption of the American republic, David Frum. 973.933 TRU
David Frumy outlines how Donald Trump could push America toward liberalism, what the consequences could be for America and the world, and what we can do to prevent it.
World war Trump: the risks of America's new nationalism, Hall Gardner. 320.54 GAR
How will Donald Trump's "America First" policy impact international stability? This sobering book argues that it will put the country on a path toward war. International relations expert Hall Gardner analyzes the twists and turns of our president's foreign policy pronouncements from the beginning of his campaign to the present.
WTF?, Robert Peston. 320.9 PES
As the political climate gets increasingly unpredictable, here is someone with the answers. Robert Peston helps us make sense of the significant events which are changing our lives.


Maea te toi ora: Māori health transformations, Te Kani Kingi, Mason Durie, Hinemoa Elder, Rees Tapsell, Mark Lawrence, Simon Bennett. 362.2 MAE
Māori clinicians and researchers explore the relationship between Māori culture and Māori mental health. The six contributing authors are all well known in the field.
Rāwāhi, Briar Wood. 821.92 WOO
Poems in the collection Rawahi travel on emotional and linguistic voyages to make aroha from the movements between people and places.
Te Reo Māori: he taonga mō ā tātou mokopuna: a Māori language resource designed to support early childhood practitioners, Roimata Rokx. 372.6 REO
The author's vision for the book is to see it used by early childhood centres on a daily basis in very natural ways, emerging te reo Māori words and phrases into everyday life.


Captivate: the science of succeeding with people, Vanessa van Edwards. 158.2 EDW
Everything I know about love, Dolly Alderton. 158.1 ALD
Journalist and former dating columnist Dolly Alderton vividly recounts falling in love and wrestling with self-sabotage.
How we met: the ways great love begins…, Michéle A'Court. 306.7 ACO
I do, now what?: secrets, stories, and advice from a madly-in-love couple, Giuliana Rancic. 306.81 RAN
The stars of the reality show "Giuliana & Bill" share what they have learned about love, compromise, sex, and honesty during their first years of marriage.
I suck at relationships so you don't have to: 10 rules for not screwing up your happily ever after, Bethenny Frankel. 646.77 FRA
Why men love bitches, Sherry Argov. 646.77 ARG
This no-nonsense guide delivers a unique perspective as to why men are attracted to a strong woman who stands up for themselves.

Religion & Ethics

A life less throwaway: the lost art of buying for life, Tara Button. 179.9 BUT
Tara Button has become a champion of a lifestyle called 'mindful curation' a way of living in which we carefully choose each object in our lives, making sure we have the best, most classic, most pleasing and longest lasting acqusitions.
A matter of trust: the practice of ethics in finance, Paul Kofman. 174.4 KOF
Anxious for nothing: finding calm in a chaotic world, Max Lucado. 248.86 LUC
Lucado invites readers to delve into Philippians 4:6-7: Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Lucado explains the scripture, and shows that, though anxiety comes with life, it doesn't have to dominate your life.
Being Hindu: understanding a peaceful path in a violent world, Hindol Sengupta. 294.5 SEN
Boundaries: when to say yes, how to say no to take control of your life, Henry Cloud. 248.4 CLO
Buddhism for the unbelievably busy, Meshel Laurie. 294.3 LAU
Dreams and visions: is Jesus awakening the Muslim world?, Tom Doyle. 261.27 DOY
Pastor Tom Doyle has encountered a staggering number of Muslims who were first introduced to Jesus through a vision or dream so powerful that they eventually turned from their lifelong religion of Islam and embraced Christ as their Savior.
Fatal discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the fight for the Western mind, Michael Massing. 270.6 MAS
Presents an intellectual assessment of the rivalry between Desiderius Erasmus and Martin Luther examining their respective characters and belief systems, sharing insights into their enduring influence and historical roles in Western tradition.
Find your goddess: how to manifest the power and wisdom of the ancient goddesses in your everyday life, Skye Alexander. 291.21 ALE
From Greek and Roman to Nordic mythology, the goddesses often take center stage. Each goddess possesses her own strengths and traits that every woman can draw on for daily inspiration and guidance in their own life's journey.
God, faith, and reason, Michael Savage. 261.2 SAV
Drawing on Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and other spiritual sources, as well as autobiographical material and highlights from his radio show, Savage shares a series of glimpses of God he has experienced over the whole of his life, before and after his groundbreaking radio career.
How to create a vegan world: a pragmatic approach, Tobias Leenaert. 179.3 LEE
A fresh look at the strategies, objectives, and communication of the vegan and animal rights movement.
Pagan Christianity?: exploring the roots of our church practices, Frank Viola, George Barna. 262 VIO
Priest of nature: the religious worlds of Isaac Newton, Robert Iliffe. 230 NEW
Pursuing peace in Godzone: Christianity and the peace tradition, Geoffrey Troughton. 261.87 PUR
The focus of Pursuing Peace in Godzone is on the period from the Second World War to the present - the period in which New Zealand's peaceable image and reputation as 'God's Own Country' grew and flourished. Peace has motivated New Zealand Christians in compelling ways, resulting in some remarkable stories.
Resurrecting Easter: how the West lost and the East kept the original Easter vision, John Dominic Crossan. 232.5 CRO
Bible scholar John Dominic Crossan and his wife Sarah travel throughout the ancient Eastern church, documenting a completely different model for understanding Easter's resurrection story.
Spiritual places, Sarah Baxter. 203.5 BAX
Travel journalist Sarah Baxter has carefully curated a selection of the most spiritual destinations from around the world. From breathtaking scenery to religious capitals, her enlightening text will reveal the full spiritual story of each site, combined with tales of previous visitors that will both delight and inspire.
That's what the Old Ones say: pre-colonial revelations of God to Native America, Joseph RiverWind. 299.7 RIV
A revealing book of intriguing stories told by elders from different First Nations Tribes about The Creator, His Son, Native End-Times Prophecies, Revelations & more.
The book of secrets: 112 meditations to discover the mystery within: an introduction to meditation, Osho. 299.93 OSH
A completely revised edition of this classic Osho work about the transformative power of meditation, now with a new DVD. The Book of Secrets invites us to experience and experiment with everyday life through the awareness of our senses.
The chakra project: how the healing power of energy can transform your life, Georgia Coleridge. 294.54 COL
The Devil's delusion: atheism and its scientific pretensions, David Berlinski. 215 BER
A secular Jew, Berlinski nonetheless delivers a biting defense of religious thought. This incisive book explores the limits of science and the pretensions of those who insist it can be indeed must be the ultimate touchstone for understanding the world.
The drama of scripture: finding our place in the biblical story, Craig G. Bartholomew. 220.6 BAR
The second thoroughly updated and revised edition of a bestselling textbook that surveys the grand narrative of the Bible, demonstrating how the biblical story forms the foundation of a Christian worldview.
The encyclopedia of mythology: Norse, Classical, Celtic, Arthur Cotterell. 292.13 COT
The journey within: exploring the path of bhakti: a contemporary guide to yoga's ancient wisdom, Radhanath Swami. 294.5 RAD
World-renowned spiritual leader Radhanath Swami draws from his path toward enlightenment and his personal experiences to demystify the ancient devotional path of bhakti, capturing its essence and explaining its simple principles for balancing our lives.
Treating people well: how to master social skills and thrive in everything you do, Lea Berman. 177 BER
Unbelievable: why neither ancient creeds nor the Reformation can produce a living faith today, John Shelby Spong. 230 SPO
Spong delivers twelve forward-thinking theses to spark a new reformation to reinvigorate Christianity and ensure its future. He contends that there is mounting pressure among Christians for a faith deeply connected to the human experience instead of outdated dogma.
Unseen: the gift of being hidden in a world that loves to be noticed, Sara Hagerty. 248.4 HAG
Drawing from both personal and biblical story, Sara Hagerty explores the spiritual richness of being hidden in God; 'wasting' resources, time, and ourselves at His feet even when no one else sees.
Women who fly: goddesses, witches, mystics, and other airborne females, Serinity Young. 291.21 YOU
Examines the motif of the flying woman as it appears in a wide variety of cultures and historical periods, in legends, myths, rituals, sacred narratives, and artistic productions.


1001 inventions that changed the world, Jack Challoner. 608 ONE
A forest in the clouds: my year among the mountain gorillas in the remote enclave of Dian Fossey, John Fowler. 599.884 FOW
John Fowler takes us into the world of Karisoke Research Center, the remote mountain gorilla camp of Dr. Dian Fossey, a few years prior to her gruesome murder. Drawn to the adventure and promise of learning the science of studying mountain gorillas amid the beauty of Central Africa's cloud forest, Fowler soon learns the cold harsh realities of life inside Fossey's enclave ten thousand feet up in the Virunga Volcanoes.
A handful of happiness, Massimo Vacchetta. 599.33 VAC
The heart-warming story of how a tiny hedgehog helped one man find hope. 'So begins the extraordinary friendship between veterinarian Massimo, who is at a low spot in his life, and a tiny, orphaned hedgehog.
A taste for the beautiful: the evolution of attraction, Michael J. Ryan. 591.56 RYA
Michael Ryan, one of the world's leading authorities on animal behaviour, tells the remarkable story of how he and other scientists have taken up where Darwin left off, transforming our understanding of sexual selection and, in the process, shedding new light on human behaviour.
Animal kingdom: a natural history in 100 objects, Jack Ashby. 590 ASH
Beyond spring: wanderings through nature, Matthew Oates. 508.41 OAT
Part prose-poem, part musing, part deep-end natural history, and all is blended with modern ecological and conservation perspectives.Beyond Spring describes a sequence of wanderings through the natural world of England.
Blossoms: and the genes that make them, Maxine F. Singer. 582.13 SIN
Describes what we have learnt of the astonishing genetic and epigenetic processes behind the dazzling variety of flower shapes, colours, and scents.
Close encounters with humankind: a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee. 599.93 LEE
Explores such topics as the life cycles of ancient people, the origins of social nature, and the common traits between modern humans and Neanderthals.
Darwin comes to town: how the urban jungle drives evolution, Menno Schilthuizen. 576.85 SCH
Increasingly, as we become ever more city-centric, species and ecosystems crafted by millions of years of evolution teeter on the brink of extinction. A growing band of 'urban ecologists' are finding that more and more plants and animals are adopting new ways of living in the seemingly hostile environments of asphalt and steel that we humans have created.
Earth: portrait of a planet, Stephen Marshak. 550 MAR
Photographs combined with geologic sketches guide students step-by-step through geologic processes and help them make connections between what they see and the science behind what they see.
How numbers work: discover the strange and beautiful world of mathematics, New Scientist. 512.7 NEW
How science works, Derek Harvey. 502 HAR
Human origins: 7 million years and counting, New Scientist. 599.93 NEW
I, mammal: the story of what makes us mammals, Liam Drew. 599 DRE
A history of mammals and their ancestors and of how science came to grasp mammalian evolution, and in celebrating our mammalian-ness.
Kingfisher, Jim Crumley. 598.34 CRU
Encounters in the Wild series.
Magnitude: the scale of the universe, Kimberly Arcand. 523.1 ARC
An expansive journey to the limits of size, mass, distance, time, temperature in our universe, from the tiniest particle within the structure of an atom to the most massive galaxy in the universe.
Otter, Jim Crumley. 599.76 CRU
Encounters in the Wild series.
The dialogues: conversations about the nature of the universe, Clifford V. Johnson. 523.1 JOH
Topics in the book range from black holes, to the multiverse, to string theory, to food science.
The great apes: a short history, Chris Herzfeld. 599.88 HER
This insightful work is a compact but wide-ranging survey of humankind's relationship to the great apes (chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, orangutans), from antiquity to the present.
The scientists, Zing Tsjeng. 509 TSJ
This book celebrates 48 unsung scientific heroines whose hugely important, yet broadly unacknowledged or incorrectly attributed, discoveries have transformed our understanding of the scientific world.
The tectonic plates are moving!, Roy Livermore. 551.136 LIV
Explains how modern plate tectonics accounts for phenomena such as great earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and how it controls conditions at the Earth's surface, including global geography and climate.
The universe in bite-sized chunks, Colin Stuart. 523.1 STU
A one-stop guide to everything you ever wanted to know about space and our place in it.
The wood: the life and times of Cockshutt Wood, John Lewis-Stempel. 577.3 LEW
For four years John Lewis-Stempel managed Cockshutt wood, a particular wood; three and half acres of mixed woodland in south west Herefordshire, that stands as exemplar for all the small woods of England. For many fauna and flora, woods like Cockshutt are the last refuge.
Weird maths: at the edge of infinity and beyond, David Darling. 510 DAR
Is anything truly random? Does infinity actually exist? Could we ever see into other dimensions? In this journey of discovery, David Darling and extraordinary child prodigy Agnijo Banerjee draw connections between the cutting edge of modern maths and life as we understand it.
Wild about Britain: a lifetime of award-winning nature writing, Brian Jackman. 508.41 JAC
This is a nationwide celebration of Britain's unspoiled coast and countryside, concentrating in particular on Britain's wildlife and the wild places in which its most spectacular species are found, but also touching on fishing, sailing and the way Britain's history has shaped the landscape.
Winter birds, Lars Jonsson. 598.094 JON
Lars Jonsson celebrates and explores the beauty of the birds that surround him during the Swedish winter months.

Social Issues

A long way from home: how many heartbreaks can a little girl take?, Cathy Glass. 362.733 GLA
The true story of 2 year-old Anna, abandoned by her natural parents, left alone in a neglected orphanage.
Agents of change: Kiwis making a real difference, George Bryant. 361.993 BRY
Contains the stories of fifteen Kiwis who are making a real difference to the way we live, in communities throughout New Zealand. The book examines the motivations behind these inspirational people. What sort of people are they and why do they become agents of change?
Automating inequality: how high-tech tools profile, police, and punish the poor, Virginia Eubanks. 362.5 EUB
Eubanks investigates the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.
Black girls rock!: owning our magic, rocking our truth, Beverly Bond. 305.488 BLA
A diverse collection of black women trailblazers artists, writers, activists and more pay tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world.
Braiding sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer. 305.897 KIM
As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plants and animals to be our oldest teachers.
Bringing Columbia home: the untold story of a lost space shuttle and her crew, Michael D. Leinbach. 363.124 LEI
Leinbach shares the deeply personal stories that emerged as NASA employees looked for lost colleagues and searchers overcame immense physical, logistical, and emotional challenges to bring home the remains of the crew and nearly 40 percent of shuttle, an effort that was instrumental in piecing together what happened so the shuttle program could return to flight and complete the International Space Station.
Contemporary research and analysis on the children of prisoners: invisible children, Liz Gordon. 362.829 CON
Food safety: a reference handbook, Nina E. Redman. 363.192 RED
Presenting compelling and current information about some of the most important food safety issues, this book is an invaluable reference for anyone interested in avoiding foodborne disease or understanding how food safety standards could be improved.
Furnishing eternity: a father, a son, a coffin, and a measure of life, David Giffels. 306.8742 GIF
A vibrant, heartfelt memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss, finding resilience in one's Midwest roots and seeking a father's wisdom through an unusual woodworking project constructing his own coffin.
Kids these days: human capital and the making of millennials, Malcolm Harris. 305.242 HAR
A Millennial's groundbreaking investigation into why his generation is economically worse off than their parents, creating a radical and devastating portrait of what it means to be young in America.
Leftover in China: the women shaping the world's next superpower, Roseann Lake. 305.40951 LAK
Lake's book focuses on the lives of four individual women to show how these women are the linchpin to China's future.
Letter to Louis, Alison White. 362.198928 WHI
This is a memoir about hope in others, hope in systems, and hope for the future.
Memoirs of a Red Cross doctor: better to light a candle, Frank Ryding. 361.77 RYD
Frank Ryding recounts the missions he undertook with the Red Cross during a career spanning 35 years. Having worked as a doctor in many of the world s war zones and natural disasters from the 'killing field' era of Cambodia, to Afghanistan, Chechnya, Somalia, Pakistan and Sudan.
My Russian side: in my own words - me tracking down my birth parents then meeting them in Russia for the first time in my life, Alex Gilbert. 362.8298 GIL
Follows the story of Alex Gilbert when he travels to Russia to meet his birth parents for the first time. Alex was followed on a New Zealand TV documentary in 2013 while he was doing the search for his birth parents. He was adopted from Russia at 2 years old and brought to New Zealand.
New power: how power works in our hyperconnected world and how to make it work for you, Jeremy Heimans. 303.483 HEI
Reveals the unexpected ways power is changing and how "new power" is reshaping politics, business, and life.
Not that kind of love, Clare Wise. 362.196994 WIS
Based on Clare Wise's blog, which she started when she was first diagnosed with cancer in 2013, this book charts the highs and lows of the last three years of Clare's life. Her positivity and energy exude from every page and this is a beautiful meditation on life, and the necessity of talking about death.
On the frontline with the women who fight back, Stacey Dooley. 305.4 DOO
In 2007, Stacey Dooley was a twenty-something working in fashion retail. She was selected to take part in the BBC series Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts which saw her live and work alongside Indian factory workers making clothes for the UK High Street. This sparked her series of hugely popular investigations, establishing her as one of BBC3's most celebrated presenters.
Operation Playboy, Kathryn Bonella. 363.45 BON
Sex. Drugs. Danger. Death. This is the adrenaline-pumping story of the world's most audacious drug runners and the police hunt, 'Operation Playboy', to track them down.
Plane crash: the forensics of aviation disasters, George Bibel. 363.12465 BIB
Provides invaluable insight into aviation human factors, while analyzing mechanical failures.
Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.'s last 31 hours, Joseph Rosenbloom. 323.1196073 KIN
Shots fired: the misunderstandings, misconceptions, and myths about police shootings, Joseph K. Loughlin. 363.232 LOU
Squadron: ending the African slave trade, John Broich. 326 BRO
This is the story of the four Royal Naval officers who witnessed how rampant the slave trade remained and made it their personal mission to end it.
The common good, Robert B. Reich. 323.65 REI
With the warmth and lucidity that have made him one of our most important public voices, Robert B. Reich makes the case for a generous, inclusive understanding of the American project, centering on the moral obligations of citizenship.
The contractor: 6 true tales of counter terrorism, Mark Abernethy. 363.32 ABE
A selection of six true stories about an Australian carpenter who is also a private intelligence contractor, operating in the counter-terrorism area.
The dog lover unit: lessons in courage from the world's K9 cops, Rachel Rose. 363.23 ROS
An acclaimed poet, Rachel Rose decided to meet the people who devoted their lives to police K9 units searching for armed suspects. She found herself signing up for the ride-alongs, training runs, and other challenges that these courageous people, and canines, face on a daily basis.
The line becomes a river, Francisco Cantú. 363.285 CAN
A former Border Patrol agent's haunting experience of an unnatural divide and the lives caught on either side, struggling to cross or to defend it.
The virtual weapon and international order, Lucas Kello. 355.4 KEL
An urgently needed examination of the current cyber revolution that draws on case studies to develop conceptual frameworks for understanding its effects on international order.
The war we never fought: the British establishment's surrender to drugs, Peter Hitchens. 363.45 HIT
The wizard and the prophet: two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world, Charles C. Mann. 363.7 MAN
Presents two influential scientists, William Vogt (1902-1968), and Norman Borlaug (1914-2009), whose diametrically opposed views shaped modern understandings about the environment and related public policies.
Things not to say to someone who has cancer: a beginners guide, Jo Hilder. 362.196994 HIL
Cancer is a practical guide for the uninitiated, providing support for anyone who finds themselves bewildered and afraid in the face of a cancer diagnosis.
We need to talk: how to have conversations that matter, Celeste Headlee. 302.224 HEA
What unites us: reflections on patriotism, Dan Rather. 323.65 RAT
At a moment of crisis over America's national identity, journalist Dan Rather reflects on what it means to be an American and reminds us of the principles upon which the United States was founded.
Young China: how the restless generation will change their country and the world, Zak Dychtwald. 305.235 DYC
The author, in his twenties, who is fluent in Chinese, examines the future of China through the lens of the Jiu Ling Hou-the generation born after 1990, exploring through personal encounters how young Chinese feel about everything from money and sex, to their government, the West, and China's shifting role in the world.

Sport & Recreation

40 years of cycling photography, Graham Watson. 796.62 WAT
From Bernard Hinault in the 1970's through to Chris Froome in the 2010's, Watson's photography of the greatest champions and epic races is the most complete cycling archive ever captured by a single photographer. Watson also records the emergence of a new breed of cycling superstars from Cadel Evans to Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan.
Berlin 1936: sixteen days in August, Oliver Hilmes. 796.48 HIL
During the Olympic Games the Nazi dictatorship was in many ways put on hold. Berlin 1936 offers a last glimpse of the vibrant and diverse life in the German capital in the 1920s and 30s that the Nazis wanted to destroy.
Endure: mind, body and the curiously elastic limits of human performance, Alex Hutchinson. 796.01 HUT
Elite distance runner Alex Hutchinson reveals why our individual limits may be determined as much by our head and heart, as by our muscles, presenting startling new discoveries enhancing the performance of athletes today.
Knowing the score: how sport teaches us about philosophy (and philosophy about sport), David Papineau. 796 PAP
Limits of the known, David Roberts. 796.522 ROB
A celebrated mountaineer and author searches for meaning in great adventuresand explorations, past and present.
Mixed martial arts fighting techniques, Danny Indio. 796.8 IND
Suárez: the extraordinary story behind football's most explosive talent, Luca Caioli. 796.334 SUA
When in late September 2013 Luis Suarez returned from a landmark ten-match ban for biting an opponent, it seemed unlikely that he would ever win over his critics. In the months that followed he propelled Liverpool to the verge of their first league title in 25 years, scoring 30 goals in as many games.
The dirtiest race in history: Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the 1988 Olympic 100m final, Richard Moore. 796.48 MOO
The story of the World Cup: the essential companion to Russia 2018, Brian Glanville. 796.3346 GLA
Turning: a swimming memoir, Jessica J. Lee. 797.21 LEE
At the age of 28, Jessica Lee; Canadian, Chinese and British, finds herself in Berlin. Alone. lonely, with lowered spirits thanks to some family history and a broken heart, she makes a decision that she believes will win her back her confidence and independence: she will swim fifty-two of the lakes around Berlin.
What it takes to become a Grandmaster, Andrew Soltis. 794.12 SOL
Becoming a Grandmaster is the ultimate aim for serious chess players, but whatever your abilities, this book will take you to the next level. Written by the chess writer Andrew Soltis, he teaches you how to identify the kinds of moves and techniques that go the extra mile.
You & a bike & a road, Eleanor Davis. 796.6 DAV
In 2016, acclaimed cartoonist and illustrator Eleanor Davis documented her cross-country bike tour as it happened. The immediacy of Davis' comics journal makes for a good read.


Already here: a doctor discovers the truth about heaven, Leo Galland. 133.9013 GAL
Leo Galland writes about the death of his son Christopher at the age of 22, the direct visual evidence Christopher showed him that our souls do go on, and the communications he received from Christopher's spirit that dramatically changed Leo's understanding of life and its meaning.
Astrology and relationships: simple ways to improve your relationships with anyone, David Pond. 133.5 PON
Astrology for success: make the most of your sun sign potential, Cass Jackson. 133.5 JAC
Awaken clairvoyant energy, Cyndi Dale. 133.84 DAL
Creating money: attracting abundance, Sanaya Roman. 133.9 ROM
Crystal magic: mineral wisdom for pagans & wiccans, Sandra Kynes. 133.25 KYN
Heavens on earth: the scientific search for the afterlife, immortality, and utopia, Michael Shermer. 133.9013 SHE
Shermer sets out to discover what drives humans' belief in life after death, focusing on recent scientific attempts to achieve immortality by radical life extentionists, extropians, transhumanists, cryonicists, and mind-uploaders, along with utopians who have attempted to create heaven on earth.
House of darkness house of light: the true story. Volume one, Andrea Perron. 133.1 PER
The Perron family purchased the Arnold Estate, located just beyond the village of Harrisville, Rhode Island, in 1970. They soon found out that the house was a portal to the past and a passage to the future. This tale is an inspiring testament to the resilience of the human spirit on a pathway of discovery: an eternal journey for the living and the dead.
House of darkness house of light: the true story. Volume three, Andrea Perron. 133.1 PER
Roger and Carolyn Perron purchased the home of their dreams and eventual nightmares in December of 1970. The couple unwittingly moved their five young daughters into the ancient and mysterious farmhouse in a space shared by mortal and immortal alike.
House of darkness house of light: the true story. Volume two, Andrea Perron. 133.1 PER
Roger and Carolyn Perron purchased the home of their dreams and eventual nightmares in December of 1970. The couple unwittingly moved their five young daughters into the ancient and mysterious farmhouse in a space shared by mortal and immortal alike.
Llewellyn's complete book of divination: your definitive source for learning predictive & prophetic techniques, Richard Webster. 133.3 WEB
The essential guide to UFO sightings since 1945, Frank Schwede. 001.942 SCH
The road to strange: travel tales of the paranormal and beyond, Michael Brein. 133 ROA
The ultimate guide to divination: the beginner's guide to using cards, crystals, runes, palmistry, and more for insight and predicting the future, Liz Dean. 133.3 DEA
Your zodiac soul: working with the twelve zodiac gateways to create balance, happiness and wholeness, John Wadsworth. 133.52 WAD


Air Force One: the aircraft of the modern U.S. presidency, Robert F. Dorr. 387.742 DOR
Air Force One brings new and unseen photography of the famous presidential aircraft that has seen every president and first lady for the last sixty years.
Bell 47/H-13 Sioux helicopter: military and civilian use, 1946 to the present, Wayne Mutza. 629.13335 MUT
Famously pictured in the opening credits of the popular television series M.A.S.H., Bell's Model 47 helicopter was the first helicopter certified for civilian use in March 1946 and went on to serve a wide variety of military and civilian applications.
Chevrolet trucks: 100 years of building the future, Larry Edsall. 629.223 CHE
Collision repair and refinishing: a foundation course for technicians, Alfred M. Thomas. 629.2872 THO
How to build & power tune Holley carburetors, Des Hammill. 629.253 HAM
The complete guide to Holley Carburetors for engines for road and track performance. This book covers both 2-barrel 2300 and 4-barrel 4150 & 4160 carburetors, and can also be applied to 4180 & 4190 emission control carbs.
How to give your MGB V8 power, Roger Williams. 629.2872 MGB
No one contemplating an MGB V8 engine conversion should start the project without reading this book, which is based on the real world experience of many owners and specialists who have re-engined MGBs in the past.
Minicars, maglevs, and mopeds: modern modes of transportation around the world, Selima Sultana. 388 MIN
My dad had that car: a nostalgic look at the American automobile, 1920-1990, Tad Burness. 629.222 BUR
Narrow boats, Tom Chaplin. 386.22 CHA
The traditional cargo-carrying narrowboat recently voted one of the 100 icons of England emerged with the construction of the narrow canal network and lasted in until 1970 when the last regular long-distance contract was lost.
The 25 most influential aircraft of all time, Walter J. Boyne. 629.133 BOY
Personal reflections on the best planes, the geniuses who designed them, and the top guns who flew them. Extensive coverage includes chapters on one-of-a-kind pioneering aircraft, celebrated airliners, ominous warplanes, and beloved trainers.
The bicycle: 200 years on two wheels, Mirrorpix. 629.2272 BIC
The future of humanity: terraforming Mars, interstellar travel, immortality, and our destiny beyond Earth, Michio Kaku. 629.455 KAK
World-renowned physicist and futurist Michio Kaku explores in rich, intimate detail the process by which humanity may gradually move away from the planet and develop a sustainable civilization in outer space.

War & Defence

American fighters over Europe: colors & markings of USAAF fighters in WWII, Keishiro Nagao. 358.43 NAG
As far as my feet will carry me, Josef M. Bauer. 940.5472 FOR
The extraordinary true story of one man's escape from a Siberian labour camp and his 3-year trek to freedom.
Blood in the forest: the end of the Second World War in the Courland Pocket, Vincent Hunt. 940.5421 HUN
While the world waited for Hitler's downfall, more than half a million men fought the six battles of the Courland Pocket in western Latvia. Blood in the forest builds a vivid picture of a savage episode at the end of WWII through eyewitness accounts aned stories told here for the first time.
Directorate S: the C.I.A. and America's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016, Steve Coll. 958.1 COL
Dogfight: the Supermarine Spitfire and the Messerschmitt Bf109, David Owen. 623.7464 SPI
Eat the apple, Matt Young. 956.7044 YOU
Young survived Marine Corps training and then three deployments to Iraq as an infantryman. This is the searing and honest response to those years. Visceral, ironic, self-lacerating and ultimately redemptive, Young's story drops us unarmed into Marine Corps culture and lays bare the vulnerability of those on the front lines.
Eyewitness to World War II: unforgettable stories and photographs from history's greatest conflict, Neil Kagan. 940.5373 HYS
Fit to fight: a history of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps, 1860-2015, Nikolai Bogdanovic. 355.5 BOG
Hamilton and Gallipoli: British command in an age of military transformation, Evan McGilvray. 940.42 HAM
This is a study of Sir Ian Hamilton VCs command of the Gallipoli campaign. Appointed by Kitchener after the failure of the initial Allied naval offensive in the Dardanelles, Hamilton was to lead the ambitious amphibious landings that were intended to open the way to Constantinople.
Killer elite: the inside story of America's most secret special operations team, Michael Smith. 356.167 SMI
Killer Elite reveals the truth behind the world's most secret Special Operations organisation: a unit that is at the forefront of the war on terror.
Major & Mrs. Holt's battlefield guide to the Ypres Salient & Passchendaele, Tonie Holt. 940.41 HOL
Napoleon's other war: bandits, rebels and their pursuers in the age of revolutions, Michael Broers. 940.27 BRO
Outline the "knock-on effect" of Napoleon's sweep across Europe which went further than is often remembered: his invasion of Spain triggered the collapse of the Spanish Empire in Latin America, and his meddling in the Balkans destabilised the Ottomans.
Roman standards & standard-bearers. 1, 112 BC-AD 192, Raffaele D'Amato. 355.134 DAM
Seek and destroy: the history of 3 Squadron RNZAF, Paul Harrison. 358.400993 HAR
The history of the machines and personnel that make up the colourful and wide ranging operations of this unique squadron of the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Tank hunter: World War 1, Craig Hunter. 623.7475 MOO
The new Tank Hunter World War One book covers all the British and French built tanks used by US tank crews in the Great War of 1914-1918.
The birth of the RAF, 1918: the world's first air force, Richard Overy. 358.400941 OVE
The book smugglers: partisans, poets, and the race to save Jewish treasures from the Nazis, David E. Fishman. 940.5318 FIS
The deadly trade: a history of submarine warfare from Archimedes to the present, Iain Ballantyne. 359.93 BAL
The Harrier: the world's first V/STOL fighter, David Oliver. 623.7464 OLI
The iconic Hawker-Siddeley Harrier was designed to fight the Cold War from the fields of West Germany but won its battle spurs in the Falklands, Belize and Afghanistan.
The last battle: victory, defeat, and the end of World War I, Peter Hart. 940.4 HAR