New Titles Non-Fiction April 2018 (arrived in March 2017)

Art & Architecture

Acrylics for the absolute beginner, Charles Evans.751.426 EVA
Asian inspiration: art, graphics & illustrations.709.5 ASI
Basquiat: boom for real, Dieter Buchhart and Eleanor Nairne. 759.13 BAS
Ben Nicholson, Virginia Button.759.2 NIC
Ben Nicholson (1894-1982) was considered to be one of the greatest British artists of the 20th century.
Clever solutions for small apartments.728.3 CLE
Cold wax medium: techniques, concepts & conversations, Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin.751.4 CRO
Dare to sketch: a guide to drawing on the go, Felix Scheinberger. 741.2 SCH
Drawing after architecture: renaissance architectural drawings and their reception, Carolyn Yerkes.720.222 YER
Early churches in and around Timaru, photography, Derek Hamilto. 726.5 HAM
Eileen Agar: dreaming oneself awake, Michel Remy.709.0406 AGA
Born in Buenos Aires in 1899 but largely working and living in Britain and Europe, Eileen Agar was an artist who throughout her long career synthesized elements of the two main artistic movements of the twentieth-century: cubism and surrealism.
European house, Philip Jodidio.728.094 JOD
Everything you know about art is wrong, Matt Brown.709 BRO
A highly entertaining read for anyone with even a passing interest in art and art history. This myth-busting book takes you on a great ride through the lives of starving (and not so starving) artists, unusual exhibitions and painting blunders throughout history.
Exploring Ireland's castles, Tarquin Blake.728.81 BLA
Gauguin: artist as alchemist, Gloria Groom. 759.4 GAU
Green home building: money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett.728 COO
John Piper in 50 works.759.2 PIP
Set to accompany the John Piper exhibition at the Tate Liverpool and written by its curator, this book presents a comprehensive examination of the English artist's role as champion of modernism in Britain.
Klimt & Rodin: an artistic encounter, Tobias G. Natter. 759.36 KLI
Leonardo da Vinci: the biography, Walter Isaacson.759.5 LEO
Lost world, John Stezaker.709.42 STE
Making better buildings: a comparative guide to sustainable construction for homeowners and contractors, Chris Magwood.720.47 MAG
Martin Sharp: his life and times, Joyce Morgan.759.994 SHA
Martin Sharp was one of Australia's most iconic and internationally influential culture makers of the late 20th Century.
Master handbook of acoustics, F. Alton Everest, Ken C. Pohlmann.620.2 EVE
The most complete and current guide to architectural acoustics principles and practices.
Matisse, Bonnard: long live painting!, [editor, Felix Krämer. 759.4 MAT
"Long live painting!" With this rallying cry, Henri Matisse, greeted his colleague Pierre Bonnard on a 1925 postcard from Amsterdam. Widely considered two of the greatest painters of French modernism, they were united by a forty-year-long friendship and a keen appreciation of each other's work. This catalogue offers fascinating insights into their artistic dialogue.
Nomadic homes: architecture on the move = Architektur in Bewegung = L'architecture mobile, Philip Jodidio. 720.4 JOD
Palm Springs: a modernist paradise, photographs and text by Tim Street-Porter. 720.973 STR
Midcentury modern design and architecture are hotter than ever and Palm Springs has the largest concentration of this style of architecture anywhere in the world.
Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, Massimiliano Gioni and Margot Norton.709.494 RIS
"The most comprehensive monograph to date on the groundbreaking Swiss artist and international art star, Pipilotti Rist.
Play with me: dolls, women, art, Grace Banks.704.94968 BAN
"The last 15 years have seen artists increasingly using doll-like human effigies to explore politics and gender in contemporary culture, ranging from radical statement to sophisticated critique.
Reptiles & amphibians in contemporary art, E. Ashley Rooney. 704.9432 ROO
Significant others: creativity & intimate partnership, Whitney Chadwick & Isabelle de Courtivron.700.92 SIG
Biographies of artists and writers have traditionally presented an individual's lone struggle for self-expression. In this book, critics and historians challenge these assumptions in a series of essays that focus on artist and writer couples who have shared sexual and artistic bonds.
Tales of wonder: retelling fairy tales through picture postcards, Jack Zipes; foreword by Marina Warner.700.4 ZIP
A pictorial history of fairy-tale postcards from the late nineteenth century to the present.
Te Papa: reinventing New Zealand's national museum, 1998-2018, Conal McCarthy.069.0993 MCC
Ten Americans: after Paul Klee, essays by Fabienne Eggelh+fer and Elsa Smithgall. 759.3 KLE
The collector of lives: Giorgio Vasari and the invention of art, Ingrid Rowland and Noah Charney.709.45 VAS
Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574) was a man of many talents a sculptor, painter, architect, writer, and scholar–but he is best known for Lives of the Artists, the classic account that singlehandedly invented the genre of artistic biography.
The encyclopedia of oil techniques, Jeremy Galton.751.45 GAL
The propaganda front: postcards from the era of world wars: the Leonard A. Lauder postcard archive, Anna Jozefacka [and three others].700.4 JOZ
Vertige de la couleur: l'estampe en France a la fin du XIXe siecle = Enraptured by color: printmaking in late 19th-century France, sous la direction. 769.944 ENT
Enraptured by Color presents some 170 French colour prints from the 19th century. Using colour at that time was a major factor in the market success of lithography, more than a century after its invention, as well as of other techniques.
Women artists in Paris, 1850-1900, Laurence Madeline. 709.034 MAD


4WD South: 115 off road adventures in NZ's South Island, Mark Wilson.629.283 WIL
Building scale helicopters, Peter Wales.629.1331 WAL
Living the Airstream life, Karen Flett.629.226 FLE
Muscle car barn finds: rusty Road Runners, abandoned AMXs, crusty Camaros and more!, Ryan Brutt.629.222 BRU
Rover V8: the story of the engine, James Taylor.629.2504 TAY
Scale model helicopters, Sean Brown.629.1331 BRO
Wolseley cars 1948 to 1975: a pictorial history, David Rowe.629.2222 WOL


A generous vision: the creative life of Elaine de Kooning, Cathy Curtis.759.13 DE
The first biography of Elaine de Kooning, A Generous Vision portrays a woman whose intelligence, droll sense of humor, and generosity of spirit endeared her to friends and gave her a starring role in the close-knit world of New York artists.
Anne Boleyn: adultery, heresy, desire, Amy Licence.942.052 ANN
Bumper: the life & times of Frank 'Bumper' Farrell, Larry Writer.796.3338 FAR
The sprawling saga of legendary Australian cop, Bumper Farrell, the most feared and revered policeman in Australia's history. . He was a legendary Rugby League player for Newtown, and represented Australia against England and New Zealand.
Child of the dark: the diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus, translated from the Portuguese by David St. Clair with an afterword by Robert M. Levine.306.0981 JES
This new edition of the powerful firsthand account of life in the streets of Sao Paulo from 1955 to 1960 that drew international attention to the plight of the poor includes eight pages of photos and a new afterword.
Empress of the East: how a European slave girl became queen of the Ottoman Empire, Leslie Peirce.956.01 HUR
Forever Young: a life of adventure in air and space, John W. Young. 629.45 YOU
Enthusiasts of space exploration have long waited for John Young to tell the story of his two Gemini flights, his two Apollo missions, the first-ever Space Shuttle flight, and the first Spacelab mission.
George, Sean Smith.781.64 MIC
George is the story of two lives; the private man and the public legend. Georgios Panayiotou was just eighteen when he decided to adopt the stage name of George Michael.
Growing up with the impressionists: the diary of Julie Manet, translated and edited by Jane Roberts.759.4 MAN
Julie Manet, the niece of Edouard Manet and the daughter of the most famous female Impressionist artist, Berthe Morisot, was born in Paris on 14th November 1878 into a wealthy and cultured milieu at the height of the Impressionist era.
Henry III: the great king England never knew it had, Darren Baker.942.034 HEN
How to be champion: my autobiography, Sarah Millican.792.7 MIL
Part autobiography, part self help, part confession, part celebration of being a common-or-garden woman, part collection of synonyms for nunny, Sarah Millican's debut book How To Be Champion delves into her super normal life with daft stories, funny tales and proper advice on how to get past life's blips
Joni: the anthology, Barney Hoskyns.781.64 MIT
Nine Grammys. More than ten million albums sold. Named one of the greatest singers and songwriters of all time by Rolling Stone. Joni: The Anthology is an essential collection of writings on Joni Mitchell that charts every major moment of the famed troubadour's extraordinary career.
Like Andy Warhol, Jonathan Flatley.709.73 WAR
Like Andy Warhol is the best full-length study of the artist and no single artist today is more representative of postmodern culture than Warhol.
Ma'am darling: 99 glimpses of Princess Margaret, Craig Brown.941.085 MAR
From our funniest writer, a portrait of our most talked-about royal. She made John Lennon blush and Marlon Brando clam up. She cold-shouldered Princess Diana and humiliated Elizabeth Taylor. Andy Warhol photographed her.
Off balance: a memoir, Dominique Moceanu. 796.44 MOC
At fourteen, Dominique Moceanu was the youngest member of the 1996 U.S. Women's Olympic Gymnastic team, behind the fame, the flawless floor routines, and the million-dollar smile, her life was a series of challenges and hardships.
Paul O'Grady's country life: one man and his dogs and other waifs and strays.791.450941 OGR
Paul O'Grady's Country Life takes us into the home of one of Britain's best loved stars. Paul's life in rural Kent which he shares with his dogs, sheep, cows, chickens and owls is as far removed from the bright lights of celebrity as you could possibly imagine. Yet this is where he is happiest and most relaxed.
Queen of bebop: the musical lives of Sarah Vaughan, Elaine M. Hayes.781.65 VAU
An account of the life of the influential jazz singer and civil rights advocate shares insights into her contributions as an African-American artist, drawing on inside sources to discuss her creative process and challenge misperceptions about her character.
Rock Hudson: erotic fire, Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince.791.43028 HUD
Compiled as a memorial for the 30th anniversary of his death, Rock Hudson Erotic Fire is based on dozens of face- to-face interviews with Rock Hudson's friends, co-conspirators, and enemies.
The duchess: the untold story, Penny Junor.941.085 CAM
In her relationship with Charles that has survived for more than forty years, Camilla's story has seen a great many myths. This book is the definitive account.
The forgotten legacy of Stella Walsh: the greatest female athlete of her time, Sheldon Anderson.796.42 WAL
Stella Walsh, born in Poland but raised in the United States, competed for Poland at the 1932 and 1936 Olympics, winning gold and silver in the 100 meters. Running and jumping competitively for three decades, she also won more than 40 U.S. national championships and set dozens of world records.
The GI bride, Iris Jones Simantel.973.92 JON
The remarkable memoir of GI bride Iris Jones Simantel. Iris had escaped the Blitz but now lived in crippling poverty after the war, until a chance meeting changed her life
The last man who knew everything: the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age, David N. Schwartz.530 FER
In December 1942, a team at the University of Chicago achieved a milestone in human history: a nuclear chain reaction. At the forefront of this breakthrough stood Enrico Fermi, the father of the nuclear age.
The way it was: my life with Frank Sinatra, Eliot Weisman and Jennifer Valoppi.791.092 SIN
A candid and eye-opening inside look at the final decades of Sinatra's life, told by his longtime manager and friend, Eliot Weisman.
Valentino Rossi: life of a legend, Michael Scott.796.75 ROS
From the day he was born into a racing family on February 16, 1979, Rossi was destined for racing greatness.
Wallis in love: the untold true passion of the Duchess of Windsor, Andrew Morton.941.084 WIN
In his new book, Andrew Morton reveals new information and sources that totally transform our perception of Wallis Simpson.

Business & Management

A brief guide to business classics: from the art of war to the wisdom of failure, James M. Russell.658 RUS
Burn the business plan: what great entrepreneurs really do, Carl J. Schramm.658.022 SCH
Deep work: [rules for focused success in a distracted world], Cal Newport.650.1 NEW
Delivering happiness: a path to profits, passion, and purpose, Tony Hsieh.658.409 HSI
Disenchantment: managing motivation and demotivation at work, Adrian Furnham and Luke Treglown.658.314 FUR
Great at work: how top performers do less, work better and achieve more, Morten T. Hansen.650.1 HAN
Herding tigers: be the leader that creative people need, Todd Henry.658.409 HEN
Lessons in leadership: 50 ways to avoid falling into the 'Trump' trap, Ann Andrews.973.933 TRU
Managing successful projects with PRINCE2.658.404 MAN
Meaningful work: a quest to do great business, find your calling, and feed your soul, Shawn Askinosie, with Lawren Askinosie.650.1 ASK
Start a successful business: expert advice to take your startup from idea to empire, Colleen DeBaise.658.11 DEB
Strategy plain and simple: 3 steps to building a successful strategy for your startup or growing business, Vaughan Evans.658.401 EVA
The age of agile: how smart companies are transforming the way work gets done, Stephen Denning.658.406 DEN
The Airbnb story: how three guys disrupted an industry, made billions of dollars and plenty of enemies, Leigh Gallagher.658.11 GAL
The culture code: the secrets of highly successful groups, Daniel Coyle.658.402 COY
The million-dollar, one-person business: make great money, work the way you like, have the life you want, Elaine Pofeldt.658.022 POF

Civil Rights

Coretta: my life, my love, my legacy, Coretta Scott King,. 323.1196073 KIN
Born in 1927 to daringly enterprising parents in the Deep South, Coretta Scott had always felt called to a special purpose. While enrolled as one of the first black scholarship students recruited to Antioch College, she became politically and socially active and committed to the peace movement.
Treaty of Waitangi skills, Ruth Naumann.323.11994 NAU
The Treaty of Waitangi from the past to the present. Incorporates Social Science skills throughout so students can practice skills in context


A mind at play: how Claude Shannon invented the information age, Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman.003.54 SHA
The life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon; the architect of the Information Age, whose insights stand behind every computer built, email sent, video streamed, and webpage loaded.
Architectural design with SketchUp: components-based modeling, plugins, rendering and scripting, Alexander Schreyer.006.69 SCH
Building web applications with Visual Studio 2017: using .NET Core and modern JavaScript frameworks, Philip Japikse. 006.7 JAP
Confident data skills: master the fundamentals of working with data and supercharge your career, Kirill Eremenko.006.312 ERE
Confident digital content: master the fundamentals of online video, design, writing and social media to supercharge your career, Adam Waters.006.7 WAT
Confident web design: master the fundamentals of website creation and supercharge your career, Kenny Wood.006.7 WOO
Digital privacy and security using Windows: a practical guide, Nihad A. Hassan, Rami Hijazi.005.446 MIC
ES6 for humans: the latest standard of JavaScript: ES2015 and beyond, Deepak Grover, Hanu Prateek Kunduru.005.133 JAV
Experience on demand: what virtual reality is, how it works, and what it can do, Jeremy Bailenson.006.8 BAI
iPad, Guy Hart-Davis.004.165 IPA
Java 9 recipes: a problem-solution approach, Josh Juneau.005.133 JAV
Network programming with Go: essential skills for using and securing networks, Jan Newmarch.005.133 GO
PHP and MySQL for dynamic web sites, Larry Ullman.005.72 ULL
Practical C++ design: from programming to architecture, Adam B. Singer.005.133 C
Vlog like a boss: how to kill it online with video blogging, Amy Schmittauer.006.7 SCH
Wordpress websites for business: how anyone can maximize website performance and results, Michael Cordova.006.7 COR

Crafts & Collecting

A beginner's guide to overlockers, sergers & coverlockers: 50 lessons & 15 projects to get you started, Clémentine Lubin.646.2 LUB
Add one stitch knitting: build up your skills stitch by stitch in 15 stylish projects, Alina Schneider.746.432 SCH
Arranging flowers in a vase, Judith Blacklock.745.92 BLA
Arts & crafts needlepoint, Beth Russell. 746.442 RUS
Baby beasties: monster mittens, hats & other knits for babies & toddlers, Debby Ware.746.432 WAR
Carpenters Workshop Gallery: contemporary design icons, Natalie Kovacs, Lidewij Edelkoort, Deyan Sudjic.745.4 KOV
Carve: a simple guide to whittling, Melanie Abrantes.736.4 ABR
Collectible Lionel classics, Roger Carp.625.19 CAR
In his new book, Collectible Lionel Classics, toy train expert, Roger Carp, provides detailed information on 100 popular postwar Lionel locomotives (steam, diesel, and electric), motorized units, rolling stock, and accessories.
Colorful crochet: with more than 20 new crochet projects, Marianne Dekkers-Roos.746.434 DEK
Crocheted throws & wraps: 25 throws, wraps and blankets to crochet, Melody Griffiths.746.434 GRI
Diecast toy cars of the 1950s & 1960s: the collector's guide, Andrew Ralston.629.221 RAL
Family craft book: Christmas collection: ornaments and recipe ideas for you and your children, Alexandra York, Lily Brooks.745.5941 YOR
Handknits for baby: over 30 easy, step-by-step patterns for newborn to 12 months, [creation, Frédérique Alexandre. 746.432 ALE
Hoop art: 20 stylish projects for the modern embroiderer, Cristin Morgan.746.44 MOR
How to whittle: 25 beautiful projects to carve by hand, Josh Nava.736.4 NAV
Learn to tapestry crochet, Maria Isabel.746.434 ISA
Lionel FasTrack model railroads: the easy way to build a realistic Lionel layout, Robert Schleicher.625.19 SCH
Martin Storey's afghan knits: 18 contemporary designs for throws, runners, and pillows, photography by Steven Wooster.746.432 STO
Origami art: 15 exquisite folded paper designs from the Origamido Studio, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander.736.98 LAF
Plum Dandi knits: simple designs for luxury yarns, Alicia Plummer & Melissa Schaschwary.746.432 PLU
Resonances de Cartier: high jewelry and precious objects, François Chaille.739.27 CAR
Scale construction, Duncan Hutson.629.1331 HUT
Scale Construction An invaluable reference for anyone interested in scale modelling, this definitive guide will aid your research into your next scale project!
Scandinavian needlecraft: 35 step-by-step hand-sewing projects, Clare Youngs.746.44 YOU
Sew advent calendars: count down to Christmas with 20 stylish designs to fill with festive treats, Debbie Shore. 745.5941 SHO
Sew cute creatures: 12 fun toys to stitch and love, Mariska Vos-Bolman. 745.5924 VOS
Shep Paine's armor modelers guide, with contributing editor Jim DeRogatis.745.5928 PAI
Stitching pathways: successful quilting on your home machine, Wendy Sheppard.746.46 SHE
Sweet baby blankets to knit, Jody Long.746.432 LON
The art of whittling: a woodcarver's guide to making things by hand, Niklas Karlsson.736.4 KAR
The practical potter: step-by-step techniques, 30 projects and inspirational examples, shown in 800 photographs, Josie Warshaw. 738.14 WAR
The savvy seamstress: an illustrated guide to customizing your favorite patterns, Nicole Mallalieu.646.4 MAL
The Sleep Quilt, Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work.746.46 SLE
The Sleep Quilt is unlike any other quilt you will have seen. Commissioned by Tracy Chevalier, it is entirely stitched and quilted by prisoners in some of Britain's toughest jails.
Typewriters: iconic machines from the golden age of mechanical writing, Anthony Casillo. 681.61 CAS
Upcycle!: Turn everyday objects into home decor: 50 easy DIY projects, Sonia Lucano. 745.5 LUC
Wiring your model railroad, Larry Puckett.625.19 PUC
You're invited!: invitation design for every occasion, Rebecca Silus. 745.4 SIL


A false report: a true story, T. Christian Miller & Ken Armstrong.364.1532 MIL
Presents the true story of two detectives who teamed up to discern the truth about a case involving a teen who was charged with falsely reporting a rape, an investigation that revealed the work of a serial rapist in multiple states.
Alice, what have you done!: the case of Alice May Parkinson, Carol Markwell.364.1523 PAR
Napier, 1915: Alice May Parkinson shoots and kills her lover. Her trial and its aftermath cause controversy throughtout New Zealand. Is she a feminist heroine or a callous killer ... or simply a desperate woman who ran out of choices? This is her story.
Ballad of the anarchist bandits: the crime spree that gripped Belle Époque Paris, John Merriman.364.106 MER
For six terrifying months in 1911-1912, the citizens of Paris were gripped by a violent crime streak. A group of bandits went on a rampage throughout the city and its suburbs.
Home sweet murder: true-crime thrillers, James Patterson.364.1523 PAT
Murder, interrupted, James Patterson.364.1523 PAT
The crimes in this book are 100% real. Certain elements of the stories, some scenes and dialogue, locations, names, and characters have been fictionalized, but these stories are about real people committing real crimes, with real, horrifying consequences.
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.

Crime & Espionage

Nelson's lost jewel: the extraordinary story of the lost diamond chelengk, Martyn Downer.359.33 NEL
Tells the remarkable story of one of the most famous jewels in British history for the first time, and traces its journey from Constantinople to London, where it was sensationally stolen in 1951, never to be seen again.


The festival organiser's bible: how to plan, organise and run a successful festival, Judith Spelman.394.26 SPE
The milk lady of Bangalore: an unexpected adventure, Shoba Narayan.390.0954 NAR
In this true story about two women and the animal they share, readers are treated to an insider's view of India, as well as a window into our universal connection to food and its sources.


An odyssey of flavours and fragrances: Givaudan, Caroline Champion. 338.766 ODY
Brotopia: breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley, Emily Chang.331.133 CHA
Reveals how male-dominated Silicon Valley became sexist despite its utopian ideals and decades of companies claiming the moral high ground, and how women are finally starting to fight back against toxic workplaces and sexual harassment.
Catching the Wolf of Wall Street: more incredible true stories of fortunes, schemes, parties, and prison, Jordan Belfort.332.62 BEL
Great jobs for everyone 50+: finding work that keeps you happy and healthy...and pays the bills, Kerry Hannon.331.702 HAN
Millionaire expat: how to build wealth living overseas, Andrew Hallam.332.6 HAL
Money: know more, make more, give more, Rob Moore.332.024 MOO
Reinventing capitalism in the age of big data, Viktor Mayer-Sch+nberger and Thomas Ramge.338.47 MAY
Rule of 72: how to compound your money and uncover hidden stock profits, Tom Jacobs, John Del Vecchio.332.6 JAC
The growth delusion: the wealth and well-being of nations, David Pilling.338.9 PIL
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 and meet beleaguered but determined farmers. But 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 New Zealand macroeconomy: what we measure and what it means, Stephen Hickson.339.5 HIC
You need a budget: the proven system for breaking the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, getting out of debt, and living the life you want, Jesse Mecham.332.024 MEC
Your score: an insider's secrets to understanding, controlling, and protecting your credit score, Anthony Davenport with Matthew Rudy.332.74 DAV


Brother West: living and loving out loud: a memoir, Cornel West with David Ritz.378.12 WES
Brother West is like its author: brilliant, unapologetic, full of passion yet cool. This poignant memoir traces West's transformation from a schoolyard Robin Hood into a progressive cultural icon.
Engaging children with print: building early literacy skills through quality read-alouds, Laura M. Justice, Amy E. Sofka.372.4 JUS
Off the charts: the hidden lives and lessons of American child prodigies, Ann Hulbert.371.95 HUL
From the author of the widely praised Raising America, an eye-opening exploration of child genius and the parental and societal aspirations that accompany it.
'Tibby': Auckland's leading citizen and headmaster of the Auckland Grammar School, Robert L. Hunt.373.93 TIB


South Island steam memories, R.A. John.625.26 JOH
Track plans for Lionel FasTrack, [editor, Randy Rehberg. 625.19 TRA
FasTrack is the leading track choice for Lionel train operators, and its track plans are in high demand.
Women in engineering. Pioneers and trailblazers, [edited by] Margaret E. Layne.620.008 WOM


Climate change delusion and the great electricity rip-off, Ian Plimer.333.793 PLI
Environmental protection: what everyone needs to know, Pamela Hill.363.7 HIL
Outskirts: living life on the edge of the green belt, John Grinrod. 333.7 GRI
Water management in New Zealand's Canterbury region: a sustainability framework, Bryan R. Jenkins.333.91 JEN


Beards rock: facial hair in contemporary art and graphic design, Sarah, la Barbière de Paris. 391.5 DAN
Conscious ink: the hidden meaning of tattoos: mystical, magical, and transformative art you dare to wear, Lisa Barretta.391.65 BAR
Edible ensembles: a fashion feast for the eyes, from banana peel jumpsuits to kale frocks, Gretchen R+ehrs.741.672 ROE
How to slay: inspiration from the queens and kings of Black style, Constance C. R. White.746.92 WHI
How To Slay provides a lavishly illustrated overview of style among African-Americans, throughout the 20th century but with the primary focus on the last 35 years.
Know your style: mix it, match it, love it, Alyson Walsh; artwork by Ayumi Takahashi.746.92 WAL
Moustaches, whiskers & beards, Lucinda Hawksley.391.5 HAW
Paris fashion: a cultural history, Valerie Steele.391 STE
Perfume: the art & craft of fragrance, Karen Gilbert. 668.54 GIL
Rare bird of fashion: the irreverent Iris Apfel, Eric Boman. 746.92 APF
A true original: this lavishly photographed book captures the style of American fashion maverick Iris Apfel, who, over the past forty years, has cultivated a personal chic that is exuberantly idiosyncratic.
Rebel threads: clothing of the bad, beautiful & misunderstood, Roger K. Burton.391 BUR
Shoes: the meaning of style, Elizabeth Semmelhack.391.41 SEM
The world atlas of street fashion, Caroline Cox.391 COX

Film, Television & Theatre

Between two worlds: lessons from the other side, Tyler Henry.133.91 HEN
Tyler is a renowned, practicing medium, star of the smash hit E! reality show, Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry, and go-to clairvoyant of celebrities, VIP's, and those simply looking for closure and healing.
Bond vs. Bond: the many faces of 007, Paul Simpson.791.437 SIM
Brave: cult member, runaway, captive, starlet, victim, sex symbol, justice seeker, Rose McGowan.791.45028 MCG
Rose McGowan was born in one cult and came of age in another, more visible cult: Hollywood.This is her raw, honest, and poignant memoir/manifesto: an exposé about an entertainment industry built on systemic misogyny.
Limbs Dance Company: dance for all people, 1977-1989, Marianne Schultz.792.80993 SCH
Peter Jackson, Alfio Leotta.791.43023 JAC
The art of Harry Potter, Marc Sumerak.791.437 SUM
The complete Stanislavsky toolkit, Bella Merlin.792.028 MER
A revised and updated edition of Bella Merlin's essential guide to Stanislavsky. The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit collects together for the first time the terms and ideas developed by Stanislavsky throughout his career.

Food & Wine

A little bit of this, a little bit of that: a mother secret spice: love, a Gujarati Indian cookbook for Aotearoa, recipes by Laxmi Ganda. 641.5954 GAN
A simplified life: tactical tools for intentional living, Emily Ley. 640 LEY
Bake from scratch. Volume one: artisan recipes for the home baker, Brian Hart Hoffman.641.815 HOF
Balance: the Australian wholefood cookbook, Guy Turland & Mark Alston.641.563 TUR
Bean-to-bar chocolate: America's craft chocolate revolution: the origins, the makers, the mind-blowing flavors, Megan Giller. 641.6374 GIL
Cheesecake love: inventive, irresistible, and super-easy cheesecake desserts for every day, Jocelyn Brubaker.641.86 BRU
Cherry Bombe: the cookbook: recipes and stories from 100 of the most creative and inspiring women in food today, Kerry Diamond a. 641.5 CHE
Chocolate alchemy: a bean to bar primer: creating your own truffles, candies, cakes, fudge and sipping chocolates, Kristen Hard.641.6374 HAR
Commissary kitchen: my infamous prison cookbook, Albert "Prodigy" Johnson and Kathy Iandoli.641.5 PRO
Eat happy, Melissa Hemsley. 641.563 HEM
Eat right, not less: your personal guide to living a healthy low-carb & low-sugar lifestyle, Colette Heimowitz.641.5638 HEI
Everyday healthy Indian cookery, Manju Malhi.641.5954 MAL
Fat for fuel ketogenic cookbook: recipes and ketogenic keys to health from a world-class doctor and an internationally renowned chef, Joseph Mercola and Pete Evans.641.563 MER
Friday treats, Bronwyn Bijl and Fiona Marris. 641.8654 BIJ
Hippie food: how back-to-the-landers, longhairs, and revolutionaries changed the way we eat, Jonathan Kauffman.394.12 KAU
Homemade: 707 products to make yourself to save money and the earth!. 640.41 HOM
Instant Pot miracle cookbook: over 150 step-by-step foolproof recipes for your electric pressure cooker, slow cooker or Instant Pot: fully authorised.641.587 INS
Lunch box: 70+ healthy meals, snacks & treats for on the go: dairy free, gluten free, nut free, refined-sugar free, Pete Evans.641.53 EVA
Maggie Austin cake: artistry and technique, Maggie Austin. 641.8653 AUS
Plants taste better: delicious plant-based recipes, from root to fruit, Richard Buckley. 641.5636 BUC
Polynesian cuisine: selection of South Sea Island recipes, J.R. Stevens.641.599 STE
Power plates: 100 nutritionally balanced, one-dish vegan meals, Gena Hamshaw. 641.5636 HAM
Simple sous vide: 200 modern recipes made easy, Jason Logsdon.641.587 LOG
Sorting the beef from the bull: the science of food fraud forensics, Richard Evershed & Nicola Temple.664.07 EVE
Soulful baker: from highly creative fruit tarts and pies to chocolate, desserts and weekend brunch, Julie Jones. 641.865 JON
Super blend me!, Jason Vale.641.875 VAL
Superfoods for babies and toddlers.641.5622 SUP
SuperVeg: over 100 recipes celebrating the joy and power of the 25 healthiest vegetables on the planet, Celia Brooks. 641.5636 BRO
Symply too good to be true, Annette Sym.641.5638 SYM
Symply Too Good to Be True" has sold over 2.5 million copies in Australia by inspiring readers with the author's own powerful weight-loss testimony
The "I love my Nutribullet" recipe book: 200 healthy smoothies for weight loss, detox, energy boost, and more, Britt Brandon.641.875 BRA
The change cookbook: using the power of food to transform your body, your health, and your life, Milan Ross, Scott Stoll.641.5636 ROS
The dinner plan: simple weeknight recipes and strategies for every schedule, Kathy Brennan. 641.54 BRE
The doctor's kitchen: supercharge your health with 100 delicious everyday recipes, Rupy Aujla.641.563 AUJ
The healthiest diet on the planet: why the foods you love pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best, John McDougall. 641.563 MCD
The joy of pickling: 300 flavor-packed recipes for all kinds of produce from garden or market, Linda Ziedrich; foreword by Christopher Kimball.641.4 ZIE
The science of food: an exploration of what we eat and how we cook, Marty Jopson. 641.3 JOP
The simple kitchen: quick and easy recipes bursting with flavor, Chad and Donna Elick.641.555 ELI
The tofu cookbook: high-protein, low-fat, low-cholesterol, 80 recipes, Becky Johnson.641.6565 JOH
The ultimate guide to the Daniel fast, Kristen Feola.641.563 FEO
As you deny yourself certain foods such as sugar and processed ingredients, you will not only embrace healthier eating habits, you'll also discover a greater awareness of God's presence.
The Whole30 fast & easy: 150 simply delicious everyday recipes for your Whole30, Melissa Hartwig. 641.5637 HAR
Vegan 100: over 100 incredible recipes from Avant-Garde Vegan, Gaz Oakley. 641.5636 OAK
Vegetarian: 101 recipes celebrating fresh, seasonal ingredients, Alice Hart. 641.5636 HAR
Veggie burger atelier: extraordinary recipes for nourishing plant-based patties, plus buns, condiments, and sweets, Nina Olsson.641.5636 OLS
Wild winemaking: easy & adventurous recipes going beyond grapes, Richard W. Bender.641.872 BEN

Gardens & Gardening

Pruning: an illustrated guide: foolproof methods for shaping and trimming trees, shrubs, vines, and more, Judy Lowe.631.542 LOW
Smith's elements of soil mechanics, Ian Smith.624.151 SMI

Gardens and Gardening

Foodscaping: practical and innovative ways to create an edible landscape, Charlie Nardozzi.635 NAR
Gardening complete: how to best grow vegetables, flowers, and other outdoor plants, authors of Cool Springs Press.635 GAR
Hanging kokedama: creating potless plants for the home, Coraleigh Parker. 635.98 PAR
How to garden when you're new to gardening.635 HOW
Oudolf: Hummelo: a journey through a plantsman's life, Piet Oudolf, Noel Kingsbury.712 OUD
An intimate look at the personal garden of the Dutch landscape designer renowned for his plantings at the High Line in New York City, and Lurie Garden at Chicago's Millennium Park.
Plant this instead!: better plant choices: prettier, hardier, blooms longer, new colors, less work, drought-tolerant, native, Troy B. Marden.635.9 MAR
Royal Horticultural Society practical house plant book, Fran Bailey. 635.965 BAI
Small summer gardens: 35 bright and beautiful gardening projects to bring color and scent to your garden, Emma Hardy.635.986 HAR
The bonsai beginner's bible: the definitive guide to choosing and growing bonsai, Peter Chan.635.9772 CHA
The essential garden maintenance workbook, Rosemary Alexander.635 ALE
The mid-century modern garden: capturing the classic style, Ethne Clarke.712.6 CLA
The secret gardeners: Britain's creatives reveal their private sanctuaries, Victoria Summerley. 712.60941 SUM

Graphic Arts

Fun packaging, Miquel Abellán.741.6 ABE
Fun Packaging collects quirky, eye-catching examples of the best bottles, tins, boxes and bags along with other inventive packaging concepts.
Out of this world modeling, editors, Aaron Skinner, Randy Rehberg.688.1 OUT
16 exciting projects from the worlds of science fiction and fantasy, comics, film and TV.
The adventures of Tin Man, as told by Tony Cribb.741.5 CRI
In a world increasingly complicated, Tin Man offers us a simpler, more sympathetic look at life and the world around us.

Health & Medicine

Can you die of a broken heart?: a heart surgeon's insight into what makes us tick, Nikki Stamp.616.1 STA
Crystal healing for the heart: gemstone therapy for physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being, Nicholas Pearson.133.25 PEA
Discovering the healer within: use chakras & intuition to clear negativity & release pain, Anysia Marcell Kiel.615.852 KIE
Dyslexia and mental health: helping people identify destructive behaviours and find positive ways to cope, Neil Alexander-Passe. 616.8553 ALE
Eat to live: the amazing nutrient-rich program for fast and sustained weight loss, Joel Fuhrman.613.25 FUH
Even the stiffest people can do the splits: a 4-week stretching plan to achieve amazing health, Eiko.613.718 EIK
Exercises for perfect posture: stand tall program for better health through good posture, William Smith, Keith Burns and Christopher Volgraf; foreword by Wazim Buksh.613.78 SMI
Fit for life: a new beginning: the ultimate diet and health plan, Harvey Diamond.613.25 DIA
Food pharmacy: a guide to gut bacteria, anti-inflammatory foods, and eating for health: a prescription diet you will never overdose on, Lina Nertby Aurell & Mia Clase. 616.047 AUR
Healthy home, healthy family: is where you live affecting your health?: an essential guide for any home, Nicole Bijlsma.613.5 BIJ
Healthy hormones: a practical guide to balancing your hormones, Belinda Kirkpatrick & Ainsley Johnstone.612.4 KIR
Hormonal: the hidden intelligence of hormones: how they drive desire, shape relationships, influence our choices, and make us wiser, Martie Haselton.613.0424 HAS
How to break up with your phone, Catherine Price.616.8584 PRI
How to heal your metabolism: stop blaming aging for your slowing metabolism!: learn how the right foods, sleep, the right amount of exercise, and happiness can increase your metabolic rate and help heal your broken metabolism, Kate Deering.612.39 DEE
Let's talk lymphoedema: the essential guide to everything you need to know, Peter Mortimer & Gemma Levine.616.42 MOR
Nurture: a modern guide to pregnancy, birth, early motherhood and trusting yourself and your body, Erica Chidi Cohen. 618.2 COH
Postpartum depression and anxiety: the definitive survival and recovery approach, Sonya Watson & Kathryn Whitehead.618.76 WAT
Reimagining women's cancers: the celebrity diagnosis guide to personalized treatment and prevention, Michele R. Berman. 616.994 BER
Robert Lowell, setting the river on fire: a study of genius, mania, and character, Kay Redfield Jamison.616.895 LOW
The best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind now gives us a groundbreaking life of one of the major American poets of the twentieth century that is at the same time a fascinating study of the relationship between manic-depressive (bipolar) illness, creative genius, and character.
Sad dog, happy dog: how poor posture affects your child's health & what you can do about It, Kathleen Porter.613.78 POR
The amazing liver and gallbladder flush: a powerful do-it-yourself approach to optimize your health and well-being and much more!, Andreas Moritz.616.365 MOR
The better brain solution: how to start now, at any age, to reverse and prevent insulin resistance of the brain, sharpen cognitive function, and avoid memory loss, Steven Masley.612.82 MAS
The food therapist: break bad habits, eat with intention, and indulge without worry, Shira Lenchewski.615.854 LEN
The healing self: a revolutionary new plan to supercharge your immunity and stay well for life, Deepak Chopra and Rudolph E. Tanzi.615.851 CHO
The Okinawa way, Bradley J. Willcox, D. Craig Willcox, Makoto Suzuki.612.67 WIL
Okinawa is the Japanese island, home to the world's healthiest population.
The reading cure: how books restored my appetite, Laura Freeman.616.8526 FRE
The stash plan: your 21-day guide to shed weight, feel great, and take charge of your health, Laura Prepon & Elizabeth Troy.613.25 PRE
The type 1 diabetes self-care manual, authors, Jamie Wood, MD, and Anne Peters, MD.616.462 WOO
What to believe when you're expecting: a new look at old wives' tales in pregnancy, Jonathan Schaffir.618.2 SCH
Yin yoga: stretch the mindful way, Kassandra Reinhardt.613.7046 REI
Yoga for healthy aging: a guide to lifelong well-being, Baxter Bell, Nina Zolotow.613.7046 BEL

History, Geography & Travel

1947: where now begins, Elisabeth Åsbrink. 909.824 ASB
Examines the complicated and interesting ways the events of that year affect the world we know today; a turning point in the twentieth century.
30-second Paris: the 50 key elements that shaped the city, each explained in half a minute, editor, John Flower. 944.36 THI
A chill in the air: an Italian war diary, 1939-1940, Iris Origo. 945.58 ORI
A maverick Cuban way, Mary Jane Walker.972.91 WAL
A Maverick Cuban Way is a historically-informed travel memoir, which describes Mary Jane Walker's three-week visit to Cuba at the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017.
A maverick pilgrim way, Mary Jane Walker.940 WAL
A maverick USA way, Mary Jane Walker.973 WAL
After the Reich: the brutal history of the Allied occupation, Giles MacDonogh.943.087 MCD
All the buildings in Paris: that I've drawn so far, James Gulliver Hancock.944.36 HAN
All the Buildings in Paris' is a love letter to Paris, told through James Gulliver Hancock's unique and charming drawings of the city s diverse architectural styles and streetscapes.
Cuba's revolutionary world, Jonathan C. Brown.972.91 BRO
Departures: a guide to letting go, one adventure at a time, Anna Hart.910.4 HAR
A call-to-action for female adventurers everywhere, Departures is about the power of travel to transform us, heal us, challenge us and turn us into everyday adventure-seekers even after we return to the grind back home.
Escape to Ikaria: all at sea in the Aegean, Nick Perry.949.5 PER
Leaving their Welsh hill farm behind, Nick, Ros and their children arrive on the little-known island of Ikaria in 1978, having impulsively boarded the first ferry leaving Athens. Escape to Ikaria tells the story of how they become involved with the islanders and their way of life.
Explore New Zealand, [author, Patrick Kinsella].993 KIN
Frontline Turkey: the conflict at the heart of the Middle East, Ezgi Basaran.956.104 BAS
Gates of the Arctic National Park: twelve years of wilderness exploration, Joe Wilkins.979.86 WIL
Take a trip through some of the most remote, untouched and thrilling wilderness in the United States
Gaza: preparing for dawn, Donald Macintyre. 953.1 MCI
A coastal civilisation open to the world. A flourishing port on a major international trading route. This was Gaza's past. Can it be its future?
Hello Dubai: ex-pat excess in the Emirates, Joe Bennett.953.5 BEN
How long will Israel survive?: the threat from within, Gregg Carlstrom.956.94054 CAR
In praise of difficult women: life lessons from 29 heroines who dared to break the rules, Karen Karbo; illustrations by Kimberly Glyder.920.72 KAR
Keeper of the mountains: the Elizabeth Hawley story, Bernadette McDonald. 796.522 HAW
Beginning in 1946, Elizabeth Hawley worked for Fortune magazine as a researcher. Shortly thereafter, she left both her job and the United States itself to travel the world, and thus began her lifelong attraction to the exotic and remote sovereign state of Nepal.
Kings of Georgian Britain, Catherine Curzon.941.07 GEO
Kiribati: an island world vanishes into the ocean, Alice Piciocchi. 996.81 PIC
Kiwi on the Camino: a walk that changed my life, Vivianne Flintoff.946 FLI
La belle France: a short history, Alistair Horne.944 HOR
From the aclaimed British historian and author of Seven Ages of Paris comes asweeping, grand narrative written with all the verve, erudition, and vividness that are his hallmarks
Mālama honua: hōkūle'a - a voyage of hope, Jennifer Allen. 797.122 ALL
"From the launch in Hawai'i in May 2014, around the world to Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and North and South America, this beautiful hardcover book chronicles Hōkūle-+a's epic mission to raise awareness of and nurture worldwide sustainability.
Mataatua wharenui: te whare i hoki mai, Hirini Mead, Layne Harvey, Pouroto Ngaropo and Te Onehou Phillis.993.425 MEA
"Mataatua wharenui is the most travelled Maori meeting house in the country. Built in 1875, it was taken to Australia, London and Otago before being returned to Whakatane after more than a century away. The story of Mataatua is part of the story of the desecration of Ngati Awa by the Crown and the fight of the people to regain their sovereignty.
Meatless days, Sara Suleri. 954.91 GOO
Media madness: Donald Trump, the press, and the war over the truth, Howard Kurtz.973.933 TRU
My husband and I: the inside story of 70 years of the royal marriage, Ingrid Seward.941.085 ELI
Odd boy out: a memoir, Paul Ashford Harris.929.2 HAR
When Paul Ashford Harris receives a phone call to say his childhood home has burned to the ground, he begins a fascinating journey to reclaim the history of his eccentric family.
Outrageous fortune: growing up at Leeds Castle, Anthony Russell.942.237 RUS
Leeds Castle, once home to kings and queens, was a place of spectacular opulence and luxury, and it was here that Anthony Russell spent his childhood; a childhood beyond the reaches of ordinary imagination.
Rebel cities: Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution, Mike Rapport.909.08 RAP
Roman power: a thousand years of empire, W.V. Harris.937 HAR
Russia in revolution: an empire in crisis, 1890 to 1928, S. A. Smith.947.0841 SMI
Seven myths of Africa in world history, David Northrup. 960 NOR
The China questions: critical insights into a rising power, Jennifer Rudolph, Michael Szonyi.951.06 CHI
The cities book: a journey through the best cities in the world.910.2 CIT
The debatable land: the lost world between Scotland and England, Graham Robb.941.37 ROB
The empire must die: Russia's revolutionary collapse, 1900-1917, Mikhail Zygar. 947.083 ZYG
The end of the German monarchy: the decline and fall of the Hohenzollerns, John van der Kiste.929.73 HOH
The king's city: a history of London during the Restoration: the city that transformed a nation, Don Jordan.941.066 JOR
The Medici, Mary Hollingsworth.945.51 HOL
The New Zealand Wars, Philippa Werry.993.022 WER
The skull of Alum Bheg: the life and death of a rebel of 1857, Kim A. Wagner.954.031 WAG
In 1963, a human skull was discovered in a pub in south-east England. The handwritten note found inside revealed it to be that of Alum Bheg, an Indian soldier in British service who had been blown from a cannon for his role in the 1857 Uprising, his head brought back as a grisly war-trophy by an Irish officer present at his execution.
The stowaway: a young man's extraordinary adventure to Antarctica, Laurie Gwen Shapiro.998.9 GAW
The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica. It was 1928:
The Third Reich: a history of Nazi Germany, Thomas Childers.943.086 CHI
The Ukrainian night: an intimate history of revolution, Marci Shore.947.7 SHO
Time pieces: a Dublin memoir, John Banville. 941.83 BAN
Presents a memoir of the author's life near Dublin, a city that inspired his imagination and literary life and served as a backdrop for the dissatisfactions of adult years shaped by Dublin's cultural, political, architectural, and social history.
Ukraine over the edge: Russia, the West and the "new Cold War", Gordon M. Hahn.947.7 HAH
Unforgettable road trips: 36 drives of a lifetime, Martin Derrick.910.2 DER
When we are bold: women who turn our upsidedown world right, Rachel M. Vincent.920.72 WHE
When We Are Bold: Women Who Turn Our Upsidedown World Right is a collection of 28 short profiles of women who boldly work for change, by the women writers, thinkers and doers they inspire.
Wild: a journey from lost to found, Cheryl Strayed.813.6 STR
A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again.

House & Garden

Chicken coops building: top 8 easy chicken coop brojects for beginners, Itan Reynolds.690.892 REY
Design generation: how Peter Haythornthwaite shaped New Zealand's design-led enterprise, Michael Smythe.745.2 HAY
This book tells the story of one of New Zealand's most influential industrial designers.
DIY notebooks made easy, Liz Constable.686.3 CON
Essential building science: understanding energy and moisture in high performance house design, Jacob Deva Racusin.693.89 RAC
Essential cordwood building: a the complete step-by-step guide, Rob Roy.690.837 ROY
Essential hempcrete contruction: the complete step-by-step guide, Chris Magwood.693.9 MAG
Essential light straw clay construction: the complete step-by-step guide, Lydia Doleman.693.9 DOL
Essential prefab straw bale construction: the complete step-by-step guide, Chris Magwood.693.9 MAG
Essential sustainable home design: a complete guide to goals, options, and the design process, Chris Magwood.690.8 MAG
Foundations & concrete work, editors of Fine homebuilding.690.11 FOU
Perfect English cottage, Ros Byam Shaw. 747.88 BYA
Simply stairs: the definitive handbook for stair builders, Mark Milner.694.6 MIL
Stoneview: how to build an eco-friendly little guesthouse, Rob Roy.690.837 ROY
Taunton's tiling complete: expert advice from start to finish, Robin Nicholas & Michael Schweit.693.3 NIC
The art of natural building: design, construction, resources, editors, Joseph F. Kennedy. 690.8 ART
The book of home how-to: complete photo guide to home repair & improvement.643.7 BOO
The complete outdoor builder: from arbors to walkways: 150 DIY projects.690.89 COM
The visual handbook of building and remodeling: a comprehensive guide to choosing the right materials and systems for every part of your home, Charlie Wing.690.837 WIN
Tiling: a homeowner's guide, Joseph Truini.698.9 TRU
Woodwork step by step, [writers: Alan Bridgewater [and seven others]].684.08 BRI
Woodworking for the weekend: 20 projects using reclaimed timber, Mark Griffiths.684.08 GRI


When you find out the world is against you: and other funny memories about awful moments, Kelly Oxford.817.6 OXF
Kelly Oxford likes to blow up the internet. Whether it is with the kind of Tweets that lead Rolling Stone to name her one of the Funniest People on Twitter or with pictures of her hilariously adorable family (human and animal) or with something much more serious, like creating the hashtag #NotOkay, where millions of women came together to share their stories of sexual assault, Kelly has a unique, razor-sharp perspective on modern life.


A way with words: a memoir of writing & publishing in New Zealand, Chris Maclean.070.5092 MCL
From an early age, author and publisher Chris Maclean was told he had a way with words. This talent, which protected him from school bullies and made him a proficient debater, later became the focus of his professional life. Since the 1980s he has written a dozen non-fiction books, publishing many of them very successfully under his own imprint, The Whitcombe Press.
Moscow calling: memoirs of a foreign correspondent, Angus Roxburgh.070.433 ROX


Family language learning: learn another language, raise bilingual children, Christine Jernigan.418 JER
Kiwi speak, Justin Brown.427.9 BRO
Justin Brown eavesdrops at the dinner table, the schoolyard, the farm and the sports club to bring us an entertaining dictionary of phrases and expressions - the often hilarious, sometimes baffling New Zealandisms we use in everyday life
Maximize your child's bilingual ability: ideas and inspiration for even greater success and joy raising bilingual kids, Adam Beck.404.2 BEC
New Zealand sign language: a reference grammar, Rachel McKee.419 MCK
Pocket Thai dictionary: Thai-English, English Thai, compiled by Scot Barmé. 495.91 POC
The cabinet of linguistic curiosities: a yearbook of forgotten words, Paul Anthony Jones.427 JON
Translation as transhumance, Mireille Gansel. 418 GAN
Mireille Gansel grew up after her family lost everything to Nazi Germany. In the 1960s and '70s, she translated poets from East Berlin and Vietnam to help communicate their defiance to the world. Gansel's book shows the estrangement every translator experiences for the ability to speak two languages, and thinks about how translation is an act of empathy for those in exile.


Forsyth's guide to trusts and estate practice, Cordelia Thomas.346.05 THO
Military service tribunals and boards in the Great War: determining the fate of Britain's and New Zealand's conscripts, David Littlewood.343.012 LIT
Nevill's will drafting handbook.346.054 NEV

Library Science

Providing reference services: a practical guide for librarians, John Gottfried, Katherine Pennavaria.025.52 GOT


A history of children's books in 100 books, Roderick Cave and Sara Ayad.002 CAV
Almost entirely: poems, Jennifer Wallace.811.6 WAL
Rooted in the grit of urban Baltimore and the forests of rural Massachusetts, these poems remind us that life's tensions and polarities are energies we carry within ourselves.
Concerto al-Quds, Adūnīs. 892.7 ADO
A cri de cœur or fully imagined poem on the myth and history of Jerusalem/Al-Quds from the author revered as the greatest living Arabic poet.
Darkness visible: Philip Pullman and His dark materials, Nicholas Tucker.823.914 PUL
Feel free: essays, Zadie Smith.824.914 SMI
It is the latest collection of essays from Zadie Smith, applying her razor-sharp intellect to the issues shaping the present.
How to publish your children's book, Liza N. Burby.070.5 BUR
I'd rather be reading: a library of art for book lovers, Guinevere de la Mare. 028.9 DE
I'm judging you: the do-better manual, Luvvie Ajayi.818.6 AJA
The go-to source for bracingly smart takes on pop culture at her enormously popular blog, she has also become a bulwark of good humour and crucial common sense at what can seem a common sense-free time.
Metaphors be with you: an A to Z dictionary of history's greatest metaphorical quotations, Mardy Grothe.808 MET
Molten mouth: a collection of writing by New Zealand teenagers, selected by Tessa Duder & James Norcliffe, edited by Glyn Strange.820.809283 MOL
Poems that make grown women cry: 100 women on the words that move them, Anthony and Ben Holden.808.81 POE
TED talks: the official TED guide to public speaking, Chris Anderson.808.51 AND
The expatriate myth: New Zealand writers and the colonial world, Helen Bones.820.9993 BON
Most writers who left New Zealand, even if they were away for a time, continued to write about and interact with their homeland, and in many cases came back. In this fascinating and clear-sighted book, Helen Bones offers a fresh perspective on some hoary New Zealand literary chestnuts.
The sun and her flowers, Rupi Kaur.811.6 KAU
Illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming. It is a celebration of love in all its forms.
Tinderbox, Megan Dunn.809 DUN
Tinderbox is one of the most interesting books in decades about literary culture and its place in the world. More than that, it's about how every one of us fits into that bigger picture, and the struggle to make sense of life in the twenty-first century.
What are we doing here?: essays, Marilynne Robinson.814.54 ROB
In Marilynne Robinson's new essay collection she trains her incisive mind on our modern political climate and the mysteries of faith.
Winter, Karl Ove Knausgaard wegian by Ingvild Burkey.839.8 KNA
In Winter, we rejoin the great Karl Ove Knausgaard as he waits for the birth of his daughter. In preparation for her arrival, he takes stock of the world, seeing it as if for the first time.


Dog in the snow: the story of the Middle East Ski School, James Riddell.940.541 RID
The memoirs of a war time ski instructor and commander of a ski instruction school, whose friendship with the dog Rex as quite unique. It is also the story of Rex and his services.

Music & Musicians

Beethoven's Eroica: the first great romantic symphony, James Hamilton-Paterson.784.184 HAM
Cover me: the stories behind the greatest cover songs of all time, Ray Padgett.781.63 PAD
Leave the capital: a history of Manchester music in 13 recordings, Paul Hanley.781.49 HAN
Leo Fender: the quiet giant heard around the world, [Phyllis Fender & Randall Bell].787.87 FEN
Occasionally, the world produces one of those rare thinkers that alter the course of history. Disney reinvented entertainment, Einstein revolutionized science, Edison lit up our lives with the light bulb, Bell got the world talking with the telephone, and Fender revolutionized music.
Mozart in Vienna: the final decade, Simon P. Keefe.780.92 MOZ
Phil Spector: sound of the sixties, Sean MacLeod.781.66 SPE
Phil Spector is a musician, songwriter and producer whose musical ability and visionary foresight as a producer charted the future of popular music and culture of the late 20th century.
Queen in 3-D, Brian May.781.66 QUE
Queen unseen: my life with the greatest rock band of the 20th century, Peter Hince.781.66 QUE
Many books have been written about Queen and Freddie Mercury, but this is the first real insider's story. Packed with the author's own exclusive photos, including never-before-seen shots of Freddie and other band members, this warm and witty book will entertain and inform as a must-read for any music fan.
Reveal: Robbie Williams, Chris Heath.781.66 WIL
Schubert's Winter Journey: anatomy of an obsession, Ian Bostridge.782.47 SCHB
In his new book, Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession, Ian Bostridge - one of the work's finest interpreters - focuses on the context, resonance and personal significance of a work which is possibly the greatest landmark in the history of Lieder.
So you want to sing light opera: a guide for performers, Linda Lister.782.1 LIS
The Beatles on the roof, Tony Barrell.781.66 BEA
When the world's greatest pop band played their final public concert, in January 1969, there were no tickets or posters printed. When John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr emerged at lunchtime from the headquarters of their own company, Apple, five storeys above London's Savile Row, only a select group of people knew what the hell was happening.The rooftop concert was one of the Beatles' most spontaneous acts.
The Clash on The Clash: interviews and encounters, Sean Egan.781.66 CLA
Trouble in mind: Bob Dylan's gospel years: what really happened, Clinton Heylin.781.64 DYL
The first ever examination of Bob Dylan's controversial Christian era publishing in sync with Columbia's box set The Gospel Years.
Vinyl freak: love letters to a dying medium, John Corbett.780.266 COR
Zen guitar, Philip Toshio Sudo.781.1 SUD
The book starts from a simple premise: Each of us carries a song inside, the song that makes us human. We're all born with this song, but so many of us don't know how to unlock it.

Natural Science

Animal kingdom: a natural history in 100 objects, Jack Ashby.590 ASH
Birds art life death: the art of noticing the small and significant, Kyo Maclear.598.072 MAC
Birds new to science: fifty years of avian discoveries, David Brewer.598 BRE
Darwin and the making of sexual selection, Evelleen Richards.576.82 DAR
How humans evolved, Robert Boyd and Joan B. Silk.599.93 BOY
Mirrors and mazes: a guide through the climate change debate, Howard Thomas Brady.551.6 BRA
North on the wing: travels with the songbird migration of spring, Bruce M. Beehler; illustrations by John T. Anderton.598.156 BEE
Owl sense, Miriam Darlington.598.97 DAR
The aliens among us: how invasive species are transforming the planet - and ourselves, Leslie Anthony.578.62 ANT
A thoughtful, accessible look at the rapidly growing issue of invasive plants, animals, and microbes around the globe with a focus on the scientific issues and ecological, health, and other challenges.
The everyday guide to British birds, Charlie Elder.598.0941 ELD
The rise of yeast: how the sugar fungus shaped civilization, Nicholas P. Money.579 MON
The skeleton revealed: an illustrated tour of the vertebrates, Steve Huskey.573.7 HUS
The story of the Earth in 25 rocks: tales of important geological puzzles and the people who solved them, Donald R. Prothero.551 PRO
The theory that changed everything: "On the Origin of Species" as a work in progress, Philip Lieberman.576.82 LIE
Unforgettable behavior, Rosamund Kidman Cox.591.51 KID
A collection of photographs of unforgettable moments in animal behaviour.


A witch's notebook: lessons in witchcraft, Silver RavenWolf.133.43 RAV
Your key to the Akashic Records: fulfill your soul's highest potential, Jiayuh Chyan.133.9 CHY
Do you believe that you have past lives? Do you know that your past lives could influence your current life? Do you know that you can get information about all of your future possibilities?


Impossible truths, Erich von Däniken.001.94 DAN
In this book, the author draws on his latest research to update his theory that extraterrestrial have been in contact with humankind since the beginning of our history.


The complete secrets of happy children, Steve Biddulph. 649.1 BID
The gentle eating book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith.649.3 OCK
The yes brain child: help your child be more resilient, independent and creative, Dr Daniel J. Siegel and Dr Tina Payne Bryson.649.1 SIE

Pets & Animals

Defending the defenseless: a guide to protecting and advocating for pets, Allie Phillips.179.3 PHI
Dogs with jobs: inspirational tales of the world's hardest working dogs, Laura Greaves.636.7 GRE
Fabulous Finn, Dave Wardell.636.7 WAR
Hertfordshire, October 5th 2016. At around 2 a.m., PC Dave Wardell and his dog, PD Finn, were trying to apprehend a robbery suspect when he turned around and attacked them. Finn was stabbed with a ten-inch-bladed knife, both through his chest, via his armpit and then the knife bound for Dave through the top of his head. Finn no doubt saved Dave's life, but the race was on to try and save Finn's.
Happy hens & fresh eggs: keeping chickens in the kitchen garden with 100 recipes, Signe Langford with photographs by Donna Griffith.641.675 LAN
Life's a pooch: quotes about dogs by people who love them, [edited by] Boze Hadleigh.636.7 LIF
Practical beekeeping in New Zealand, Andrew Matheson and Murray Reid.638.1 MAT
The pet poo pocket guide: how to safely compost and recycle pet waste, Rose Seemann.631.87 SEE

Philosophy & Psychology

The stone reader: modern philosophy in 133 arguments, edited and introduced by Peter Catapano and Simon Critchley.190 STO
Mythologies, Roland Barthes. 120 BAR
In this magnificent and often surprising collection of essays Barthes explores the myths of mass culture.


Above the clouds, Scott Mead.778.35 MEA
World traveler and acclaimed photographer Scott Mead documents evocative vistas from above the clouds.
Autopsy of America: death of a nation, Seph Lawless.779 LAW
Autopsy of America: The Death of a Nation is a harrowing look deep inside the crumbling apocalyptic landscape of America through the eyes of Photojournalist Seph Lawless.
Portraits, Duane Michals.778.92 MIC
Duane Michals' Portraits presents for the first time a comprehensive overview of more than a half-century of portrait photographs many of iconic cultural figures by one of our era's most influential and entertaining artists.
Red carpet: Hollywood fame and fashion, photography by Frank Trapper.779 TRA


Calling a wolf a wolf, Kaveh Akbar.811.6 AKB
Tracking the joys and pains of the path through addiction, and wrestling with desire, inheritance and faith, Calling a Wolf a Wolf is the darkly sumptuous debut from award-winning poet Kaveh Akbar.
Falling awake, Alice Oswald.821.914 OSW
Falling Awake defines life as a slowly falling weight, where beings fight against their inevitable end. Oswald reimagines classical figures such as Orpheus and Tithonus alive in an English landscape together with shadows, flies, villagers, dew, crickets all characterized in tension between the weight of death and their own willpower.
Homeless, John Howell.821.92 HOW
Jackson John Howell takes us into a world where accustomed notions of 'home' have been defaced, distorted and obliterated.
Light cones, Peter Rawnsley.821.92 RAW
It is the light and lightness and the natural world that pervades the whole of this debut collection by Peter Rawnsley.
Vanishing points, Michele Leggott.821.914 LEG
"Vanishing Points concerns itself with appearance and disappearance as modes of memory, familial until we lose sight of that horizon line and must settle instead for a series of interconnecting arcs.
Walking to Jutland Street, Michael Steven.821.92 STE
Walking to Jutland Street is the impressive first book-length collection by up-and-coming Auckland-based poet Michael Steven.

Politics & Government

English uprising: Brexit and the mainstreaming of the far-right, Paul Stocker.320.533 STO
French intellectuals against the Left: the antitotalitarian moment of the 1970's, Michael Scott Christofferson.330.94 CHR
Hacks: the inside story of the break-ins and breakdowns that put Donald Trump in the White House, Donna Brazile.324.973 BRA
How democracies die, Steven Levitsky & Daniel Ziblatt.321.8 LEV
Let Trump be Trump: the inside story of his rise to the presidency, Corey R. Lewandowski and David N. Bossie.973.933 TRU
Living the Cold War: memoirs of a British diplomat, Christopher Mallaby.327.41 MAL
Our man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the hidden history of the CIA, Jefferson Morley. 327.12 SCO
Russian roulette: the inside story of Putin's war on America and the election of Donald Trump, Michael Isikoff and David Corn.324.973 ISI

Religion & Ethics

A life beyond amazing: 9 decisions that will transform your life today, Dr. David Jeremiah.248.4 JER
A plea for the animals: the moral, philosophical, and evolutionary imperative to treat all beings with compassion, Matthieu Ricard; translated by Sherab Chodzin Kohn.179.3 RIC
Advice not given: a guide to getting over yourself, Mark Epstein.294.34 EPS
Our ego, and its accompanying sense of nagging self-doubt as we work to be bigger, better, smarter, and more in control, is one affliction we all share.
Advocates for animals: an inside look at the extraordinary efforts to end animal suffering, Lori B. Girshick; foreword by Gene Baur.179.3 GIR
An appeal to the world: the way to peace in a time of division, His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Franz Alt.170 BST
Beyond the search, John P. Haines.204.4 HAI
This is the true story of one couple's return to the land and their sometimes faltering steps as they attempt to live simply and in harmony with nature and her rhythms.
Breaking free: how I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult, and my father, Warren Jeffs, Rachel Jeffs.289.3 JEF
Care of the soul: a guide for cultivating depth and sacredness in everyday life, Thomas Moore.204.4 MOO
Dreams and visions: is Jesus awakening the Muslim world?, Tom Doyle with Greg Webster.261.27 DOY
God is not great: how religion poisons everything, Christopher Hitchens.200 HIT
Holding on to hope: a pathway through suffering to the heart of God, Nancy Guthrie; foreword by Anne Graham Lotz.248.86 GUT
Huia come home, J. Ruka.279.3 RUK
Huia e huia, tangata kotahi! Huia, your destiny is to bring everyone together! Māori proverb. Once the sacred guardian of New Zealand's native forests, the huia was a symbol of the land's unique beauty and spirituality. The rare bird's tragic extinction in the early 1900s represents a shot to the heart of Aotearoa and is a potent metaphor for a country's conflicted history.
Introduction to Islam, Tariq Ramadan; translated by Fred A. Reed.297 RAM
Killing Christians: living the faith where it's not safe to believe, Tom Doyle with Greg Webster.248.24 DOY
Lioness arising: wake up and change your world, Lisa Bevere.248.84 BEV
Packed with remarkable insights from nature and a rich depth of biblical references to lionesses, Lioness Arising is a call for women to rise up in strength and numbers to change their world. Jesus is, after all, the lion of the Tribe of Judah. And we are his lioness arising.
Mythos, Stephen Fry.292.13 FRY
The Greek myths are the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney.
Not always so: practicing the true spirit of Zen, Shunryu Suzuki.294.34 SUZ
The book of women: celebrating the female spirit, OSHO.299.93 OSH
The dream of the earth, Thomas Berry. 215.7 BER
This landmark work first published by Sierra Club Books in 1988 has established itself as a foundational volume in the ecological canon In it noted cultural historian Thomas Berry provides nothing less than a new intellectual ethical framework for the human community by positing planetary well being as the measure of all human activity
The Family, Chris Johnston and Rosie Jones.299.93 HAM
How did Anne, one of few female cult leaders, maintain a hold over her followers? Drawing on police files, diary entries, recordings of Anne, and original interviews with survivors and investigators, The Family goes inside one of the most bizarre cults in modern history to expose its strange and shocking story.
The five side effects of kindness: this book will make you feel better, be happier & live longer, David R. Hamilton.177 HAM
The minister and the murderer: a book of aftermaths, Stuart Kelly.285.2 KEL
Can a self-confessed murderer become a priest? What would the church - or the bible - say about that? And what if his crime was a most unusual crime indeed...
The original Buddhist psychology: what the Abhidharma tells us about how we think, feel, and experience life, Beth Jacobs.294.38 JAC
The rise and fall of Adam and Eve, Stephen Greenblatt.222.1 GRE
The triumph of Christianity: how a forbidden religion swept the world, Bart D. Ehrman.270.1 EHR
There is more: when the world says you can't, God says you can, Brian Houston.248.4 HOU
Unseen: the gift of being hidden in a world that loves to be noticed, Sara Hagerty.248.4 HAG


A most incomprehensible thing: notes towards a very gentle introduction to the mathematics of relativity, Peter Collier.530.11 COL
Alpha mathematics, David Barton.510.76 BAR
Citizen science: how ordinary people are changing the face of discovery, Caren Cooper.500 COO
Conjuring the universe: the origins of the laws of nature, Peter Atkins.530 ATK
Delta mathematics: NCEA level 3, David Barton and Anna Cox.510.76 BAR
Edison vs. Tesla: the battle over their last invention, Joel Martin and William Birnes.133.9 MAR
Thomas Edison closely following the alternative physics work of Albert Einstein and Max Planck, convincing him that there was an entire reality unseen by the human eye. This led to the last and least-known of all Edison's inventions, the spirit phone.
Is the universe a hologram?: scientists answer the most provocative questions, Adolfo Plasencia. 500 IS
Preparing for career selection tests: numeracy and general ability, Vera Joosten.513 JOO
Seeing physics: 2,600 years of discovery: from Thales to Higgs, Don Lemons with drawings by Jesse Graber.530 LEM
The spinning magnet: the electromagnetic force that created the modern world and could destroy it, Alanna Mitchell.538.7 MIT
This is Mars, Alfred S. McEwen. 523.43 MCE
Why the universe exists: how particle physics unlocks the secrets of everything, New Scientist.539.72 NEW

Self Development

12 rules for life: an antidote for chaos, Jordan B. Peterson.158.1 PET
Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers, with his lectures on topics ranging from the Bible to romantic relationships drawing tens of millions of viewers.
A mind at home with itself: how asking four questions can free your mind, open your heart, and turn your world around, Byron Katie. 158.1 KAT
After Alexander: the legacy of a son, Jan Pryor.155.937 PRY
In 1981, during a family year away from New Zealand, four-month-old Alexander died in a London hospital. Jan Pryor blends her personal experience of losing a child with her professional understanding of family dynamics and children's development.
Belonging: remembering ourselves home, Toko-pa Turner.155.92 TUR
We live in one of the most connected times on earth but never before have we been so lonely, so alienated from each other, from ourselves, and from the natural world.
Bliss more: how to succeed in meditation without really trying, Light Watkins.158.12 WAT
Body positive power, Megan Jayne Crabbe.158.1 CRA
Braving the wilderness: the quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone, Brené Brown.158.2 BRO
Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives – experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. Now Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization.
Feng shui and harmonious living: balance the energies of your house, mind and body with ancient techniques and the wisdom of ages, shown in over 1800 photographs and illustrations, Gill Hale and Mark Evans.. 133.33 HAL
From sun to sun: a hospice nurse reflects on the art of dying, Nina Angela McKissock.155.937 MCK
Growing pains: making sense of childhood: a psychiatrist's story, Dr Mike Shooter.155.4 SHO
It all begins in childhood. Doctor and psychiatrist Mike Shooter has spent over thirty years listening to patients, especially children and adolescents in crisis, helping them to find their stories and begin to make sense of their lives.
I've been thinking: reflections, prayers, and meditations for a meaningful life, Maria Shriver.158.12 SHR
Lonely: learning to live with solitude, Emily White.155.92 WHI
Meditation: the first and last freedom, Osho.158.12 OSH
Solve for happy: engineer your path to joy, Mo Gawdat.158 GAW
Solve for Happy is a startlingly original book about creating and maintaining happiness, written by a top Google executive with an engineer's training and fondness for thoroughly analyzing a problem.
Soulful simplicity: how living with less can lead to so much more, Courtney Carver.158.1 CAR
Supernormal: childhood adversity and the amazing untold story of resilience, Meg Jay.155.24 JAY
In this seminal new study of resilience, Meg Jay tells the stories of a diverse group of people who have overcome trauma in their childhoods to go on and live successful lives as adults.
The anxiety solution: a quieter mind, a calmer you, Chloe Brotheridge.152.46 BRO
The life plan: simple strategies for a meaningful life, Shannah Kennedy. 158.1 KEN
The magic of thinking big, David J. Schwartz.158.1 SCH
First published in 1959, David J. Schwartz's classic teachings are as powerful today as they were then. Practical, empowering and hugely engaging, this book not only inspires, it gives you the tools to change your life for the better, starting from now.
The motivation myth: how high achievers really set themselves up to win, Jeff Haden.153.8 HAD
The power of moments: why certain experiences have extraordinary impact, Chip and Dan Heath.158.1 HEA
The relaxation & stress reduction workbook, Martha Davis. 155.9042 DAV
The secret loves of geeks, Hope Nicholson. 646.77 SEC
Following the smash-hit The Secret Loves of Geek Girls comes this brand new anthology featuring comic and prose stories from cartoonists and professional geeks about their most intimate, heartbreaking, and inspiring tales of love, sex and, dating.
The stress-proof brain: master your emotional response to stress using mindfulness & neuroplasticity, Melanie Greenberg.155.9042 GRE
Think small: the surprisingly simple ways to reach big goals, Owain Service & Rory Gallagher.158.1 SER
Train your head & your body will follow: reach any goal in 3 minutes a day, Sandy Joy Weston.158.1 WES
When: the scientific secrets of perfect timing, Daniel H. Pink.153.75 PIN

Social Issues

A baby's cry: the heartbreaking true story of a mother torn between fear and love for her newborn child, Cathy Glass.362.733 GLA
What could cause a mother to believe that giving away her newborn baby is her only option? Cathy Glass is about to find out.
A round-heeled woman: my late-life adventures in sex and romance, Jane Juska.305.26 JUS
Round-heeled' is an old-fashioned term for a promiscuous woman of easy virtue. It's a surprising way for a respectable English teacher of a certain age, with a passion for the novels of Anthony Trollope, to describe herself, but then that's just the first of many surprises to be found in this poignant, funny, unique memoir.
A village with my name: a family history of China's opening to the world, Scott Tong.305.8951 TON
In A Village With My Name, acclaimed journalist Scott Tong merges memoir and history, offering an account of regular people living through defining moments in modern China from the start of the 20th century to the present, including the toppling of the monarchy, occupation and war crimes during WWII, mass death, famine, and witch hunts under Communism, the secret expansion of prison labor camps, market reforms, and the dawn of the One Child Policy.
Against doom: a climate insurgency manual, Jeremy Brecher.363.7387 BRE
In response to institutional failure and to growing climate destruction, we are witnessing the birth of a global nonviolent constitutional insurgency. Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual tells how to put strategy into action and how it can succeed.
Bonded labor: tackling the system of slavery in South Asia, Siddharth Kara.306.362 KAR
Brit(ish): on race, identity and belonging, Afua Hirsch.305.8 HIR
Where are you really from? You're British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. So why do people keep asking you where you are from? Brit(ish) is about a search for identity.
Censoring science: inside the political attack on Dr. James Hansen and the truth of global warming, Mark Bowen.363.7387 BOW
Dr. James Hansen–leading climate expert for NASA and the world–first broke the international news on global warming at a Senate hearing in 1988. Little did he expect the rising storm of politically motivated resistance, denial, and obstruction that would follow.
Climate change in human history: prehistory to the present, Benjamin Lieberman and Elizabeth Gordon.304.25 LIE
Climate wars, Mark Butler.363.7387 BUT
Cruel to be kind: saying no can save a child's life, Cathy Glass.362.733 GLA
Cruel To Be Kind is the true story of Max, aged 6. He is fostered by Cathy while his mother is in hospital with complications from type 2 diabetes. Fostering Max gets off to a bad start when his mother, Caz, complains and threatens Cathy even before Max has moved in. Cathy and her family are shocked when they first meet Max. But his social worker isn't the only one in denial; his whole family are too.
Early history of the Society of St Vincent de Paul in New Zealand 1867-1925: to commemorate 150 years of the Society in New Zealand, Tim O'Sullivan.361.75 OSU
Enlightenment now: the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress, Steven Pinker.303.44 PIN
Etched in sand: a true story of five siblings who survived an unspeakable childhood on Long Island, Regina Calcaterra.362.733 CAL
Calcaterra and her siblings endured a series of foster homes and intermittent homelessness in the shadow of the Hamptons. She managed to rise above her past while fighting to keep her brother and three sisters together.
Grass roots: the rise and fall and rise of marijuana in America, Emily Dufton.362.295 DUF
I do, now what?: secrets, stories, and advice from a madly-in-love couple, Giuliana and Bill 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.
Mindful drinking: how cutting down can change your life, Rosamund Dean.362.292 DEA
No future: punk, politics and British youth culture, 1976-1984, Matthew Worley.305.235 WOR
Political tribes: group instinct and the fate of nations, Amy Chua.306.2 CHU
In Political Tribes, Amy Chua diagnoses the cause of our current political discord: tribalism.
Secrets about men every woman should know, Barbara De Angelis.306.7 DE
Sex trafficking: inside the business of modern slavery, Siddharth Kara.364.1534 KAR
Skin in the game: hidden asymmetries of daily life, Nassim Nicholas Taleb.302.12 TAL
Is the pope atheist? Why can a stubborn minority easily end up ruling? Should you take advice from a salesperson? This book is all about why having skin in the game matters.
Social investment: a New Zealand policy experiment, Jonathan Boston and Derek Gill.361.61 SOC
Social work practice in health, Melissa Petrakis.362.1042 SOC
Te ao hurihuri: the changing world 1920-2014, Aroha Harris. 305.8994 HAR
Te Ao Hurihuri: The Changing World shows Maori engaged energetically in building and rebuilding their communities through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries as Crown policies re-oriented from the acquisition of Maori land to its development.
Te ao tawhito: the old world 3000 BC–AD 1830, Atholl Anderson.305.8994 AND
Drawn from the landmark publication, Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History (2014), Te Ao Tawhito tells the great origin narrative of Māori history from 3000 BC–AD 1830.
The art of recovery: six personal journeys, Bernadette Cassidy and Carolyn Beaver.362.4 ART
The best of us: a memoir, Joyce Maynard.362.196994 MAY
Charting the course through a whirlwind romance, a marriage cut short by tragedy, and Joyce's return to living alone on new terms, The Best of Us is a heart-wrenching, ultimately life-affirming reflection on coming to understand true love through the experience of great loss.
The end of absence: reclaiming what we've lost in a world of constant connection, Michael Harris.303.483 HAR
The looming tower: Al-Qaeda's road to 9/11, Lawrence Wright.363.32 WRI
Brilliantly written, compelling and highly original, The Looming Tower is the first book to tell the full story of Al Qaeda from its roots up to 9/11.
The modern man: every man's guide to succeeding in style: owner's improvement manual, Richard Hutt.305.31 HUT
The night the angels came: the true story of a child's loss and the love that kept them alive, Cathy Glass.362.733 GLA
When Cathy receives a call about a terminally ill widower terrified of leaving his son all alone in the world, she is wracked with sadness and indecision. After her devastating divorce, can she risk exposing her own young children to a little boy on the brink of bereavement?
The Nordic theory of everything: in search of a better life, Anu Partanen.306.0948 PAR
The rough patch: midlife and the art of living together, Daphne de Marneffe.306.81 DE
The saddest girl in the world: the true story of a neglected and isolated little girl who just wanted to be loved, Cathy Glass.362.733 GLA
The trauma cleaner: one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster, Sarah Krasnostein.648.5 PAN
It's not the police, firefighters, or EMTs that clean up a crime scene that's the job of a trauma cleaner, specifically Sandra Pankhurst.
The unexpected joy of being sober, Catherine Gray.362.292 GRA
Truth's fool: Derek Freeman and the war over cultural anthropology, Peter Hempenstall.301.092 HEM
Urban Māori: the second great migration, Bradford Haami for Te Whānau o Waipareira.305.8994 HAA
Will you love me?: the story of my adopted daughter Lucy, Cathy Glass.362.734 GLA
The eleventh memoir and latest title from the internationally bestselling author and foster carer Cathy Glass. This book tells the true story of Cathy's adopted daughter Lucy.
Woman's hour: words from wise, witty and wonderful women, foreword by Jenni Murray.305.4 WOM

Sport & Recreation

A traditional bowhunter's path: lessons and adventures at full draw, Ron Rohrbaugh Jr.799.2028 ROH
Balance in movement: how to achieve the perfect seat, Susanne von Dietze; translated by Carol Hogg.798.23 DIE
Bowhunter's guide to accurate shooting, Lon E. Lauber.799.21 LAU
Classic New Zealand cycle trails: a guide to 48 fantastic holidays.796.64 CLA
Creative dressage schooling: enjoy the training process with 55 meaningful exercises, Julia Kohl. 798.23 KOH
Fifty places to run before you die: running experts share the world's greatest destinations, Chris Santella. 796.42 SAN
Fire on the track: Betty Robinson and the triumph of the early Olympic women, Roseanne Montillo.796.42 ROB
The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold
Harvey Penick's little red book: lessons and teachings from a lifetime in golf, Harvey Penick. 796.352 PEN
Hound of the sea: wild man, wild waves, wild wisdom, Garrett McNamara with Karen Karbo.797.32 MCN
In this memoir, world record-holding and controversial Big Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his emotional quest to ride the most formidable waves on earth.
Molly's game: from Hollywood's elite to Wall Street's billionaire boy's club, my high-stakes adventure in the world of underground poker, Molly Bloom.795.412 BLO
No is a four-letter word: how I failed spelling but succeeded in life, Chris Jericho.796.812 JER
Bestselling author and six-time WWE champion Chris Jericho shares twenty of his most valuable lessons for achieving your goals and living the life you want.
Ramble on: a celebration of walking in New Zealand, [edited by] Z.R. Southcombe.796.51 RAM
Runner's world complete book of women's running: the best advice to get started, stay motivated, lose weight, run injury-free, be safe, and train for any distance, Dagny Scott Barrios.796.42 BAR
Tesuji, James Davies.794.4 DAV
Tesujis are the tactics of short-range combat in the game of go.
Wanderlust: hiking on legendary trails, Cam Honan. 796.51 WAN
Whether it be through far-flung deserts, luxuriant forests or majestic alpine terrain, when we choose to walk rather than fly or drive, something wonderful happens: our awareness and appreciation of the natural world begins to grow.
World of Warcraft chronicle. Volume II, written by Chris Metzen. 793.932 MET
Offers an illustrated, in-depth look at the history and mythology of the World of Warcraft game universe.

Trains, Boats, Planes

Airportness: the nature of flight, Christopher Schaberg.387.736 SCH
The term "airportness" has been used to describe the architectural feel of modern terminals and concourses.
All at sea: stories of New Zealand seafarers, Emmanuel Makarios.387.5 MAK
British India post-war passenger ships, William H. Miller.387.542 MIL


A lab of one's own: science and suffrage in the first World War, Patricia Fara.940.3 FAR
Fara examines how these pioneers, temporarily allowed into an exclusive world before the door slammed shut again, paved the way for today's women scientists.
A tragic fate: law and ethics in the battle over Nazi-looted art, Nicholas M. O'Donnell.940.5318 ODO
Aces of the Luftwaffe: the Jagdflieger in the Second World War, Peter Jacobs.940.544 JAC
Anatomy of a genocide: the life and death of a town called Buczacz, Omer Bartov.940.5318 BAR
A fascinating and cautionary examination of how genocide can take root at the local level'turning neighbors, friends, and even family members against one another'as seen through the eastern European border town of Buczacz during World War II.
British destroyers & frigates: the Second World War and after, Norman Friedman. 623.8254 FRI
Hitler, my neighbor: memories of a Jewish childhood, 1929-1939, Edgar Feuchtwanger. 940.5318 FEU
Hitler's army: 1939-1945: the men, machines and organisation, David Stone.940.541 STO
Marcel's letters: a font and the search for one man's fate, Carolyn Porter.940.5472 POR
Marcel's Letters is the incredible story of Carolyn's increasingly desperate search to uncover the mystery of one man's fate during WWII, seeking answers across Germany, France, and the United States.
Princesses on the wards: royal women in nursing through wars and revolutions, Coryne Hall.355.345 HAL
Secret pigeon service: Operation Columba, Resistance and the struggel to liberate Europe, Gordon Corera.940.5486 COR
Between 1941 and 1944, sixteen thousand pigeons were dropped in an arc from Bordeaux to Copenhagen as part of 'Columba'; a secret British operation to bring back intelligence from those living under Nazi occupation. The messages flooded back written on tiny pieces of rice paper tucked into a canister and tied to the legs of the bird.
Secret SAS missions in Africa: C Squadrons's counter-terrorist operations 1968-1980, Michael Graham.356.16 GRA
The fall of Constantinople, 1453, Steven Runciman.940.17 RUN
The Royal Navy at Dunkirk: commanding officers' reports of British warships in action during Operation Dynamo, [presented by] Martin Mace.940.5421 ROY
The Tuskegee Airmen chronology: a detailed timeline of the Red Tails and other black pilots of World War II, Daniel L. Haulman with a foreword by Charles E. McGee.940.544 HAU
Veterans: faces of World War II, Sasha Maslov.940.5481 MAS
Since 2010, Ukrainian-born photographer Sasha Maslov has traveled to more than twenty countries, interviewing participants in World War II and taking richly detailed photographs of them in their homes.