New Titles Non-Fiction February 2018 (arrived in January 2018)

Art & Architecture

101 textures in colored pencil, Denise J Howard.741.24 HOW
Artists in exile: expressions of loss and hope, Frauke V. Josenhans. 709.04 JOS
A survey of artists in exile from the 19th century through the present day, with notable attention to Asian, Latin American, African American, and female artists.
Basic instincts: love, passion and violence in the art of Joseph Highmore, Jacqueline Riding.759.2 HIG
Beautiful portrait painting in oils: keys to mastering diverse skin tones and more., Chris Saper.757 SAP
Being modern: MoMa in Paris, Quentin Bajac. 708.13 MUS
Published to accompany the first exhibition in Paris of highlights from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 'Being Modern' tells the stories behind 120 select artworks and design objects acquired by MoMA between the late 19th century and the present.
Calder: the conquest of time: the early years, 1898-1940, Jed Perl.731.55 CAL
Communist posters, Mary Ginsberg.741.67 COM
Cosmos, Bridget Riley.759.2 RIL
Cosmos is Christchurch Art Gallery's new wall painting, and the fourth of five major works acquired to mark our extended time of closure following the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010–11.
Couples in art, Agata Toromanoff.709 COU
This book tells the story of romantic companionship in one hundred works of art.
Destination architecture: the essential guide to 1000 contemporary buildings., Phaidon Press. 720.9 DES
Duty free art, Hito Steyerl.709.05 STE
What can we do when arms manufacturers sponsor museums, and some of the world's most valuable artworks are used as currency in a global futures market detached from productive work?
Henry Moore: vision, creation, obsession, Oliver Kornhoff. 730.942 MOO
This book puts Moore's large sculptures center stage and visuali zes the British artist's sources of inspiration from the Renaissance to Modernism.
Hidden Frida Kahlo: lost, destroyed or little known works, Helga Prignitz-Poda.759.972 KAH
In this fascinating look at over 180 "hidden" images Helga Prignitz-Poda, one of the world's leading authorities on the Mexican artist, pulls back the curtain on masterpieces that rarely, if ever, see the inside of an exhibition or gallery.
How to draw dogs and puppies: a complete guide for beginners, J.C. Amberlyn.743.6 AMB
Louise Bourgeois: an unfolding portrait: prints, books, and the creative process, Deborah Wye.709.73 BOU
Explores this celebrated artist's prints and books, a little known but highly significant part of Bourgeois's larger practice.
Perspective for the absolute beginner: a clear & easy guide to successful perspective drawing, Mark Willenbrink.742 WIL
Postmodern design complete, Judith Gura. 700.4 GUR
Rembrandt & the Dutch golden age: masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum, Gerdien Wuestman.759.9492 WUE
Some aesthetic decisions: a centennial celebration of Marcel Duchamp's "Fountain", Bonnie Clearwater. 700.4 CLE
Soul of a nation: art in the age of Black power, Mark Godfrey. 704.0396 SOU
African American art in the era of Malcolm X and the Black Panthers.
Street art, Ed Bartlett.751.73 STR
The art of the erotic, Rowan Pelling. 704.9428 ART
This book spotlights nearly 200 works from the world's most important artists, including Titian, Paul Cezanne, Picasso, Andy Warhol, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Edgar Degas, Edvard Munch, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jackson Pollock and Lucian Freud.
The library book, Thomas R. Schiff. 727.8 SCH
Schiff's photographs capture the shifting architectural styles and missions of the library, from the very earliest American libraries to the modernist masterpieces of Louis I. Kahn and others.
The power and politics of art in postrevolutionary Mexico, Stephanie J. Smith.701.03 SMI
True to life: British realist painting in the 1920s & 1930s, Patrick Elliott. 759.2 ELL
Wunderkammer: an exotic journey through time, Thijs Demeulemeester.700 DEM
Showcases the most beautiful exotica, which explorers and adventurous merchants brought back from all over the world for rich collectors.
Yayoi Kusama: infinity mirrors, Mika Yoshitake. 709.2 KUS


A body of work: dancing to the edge and back, David Hallberg.792.8 HAL
Hallberg, the first American to join the Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer presents an journey through his life up to the moment he returns to the stage after a devastating injury.
A bold life, Kerri-Anne Kennerley.791.450994 KEN
The tale of a Queensland girl who chased her dream of being a cabaret star to New York, only to find herself stranded in a violent marriage to a dangerous drug addict.
A charmed rock 'n' roll life, Robin Le Mesurier. 781.66 LE
A fascinating account of London's 'swinging sixties' and Robin's life in music.
A colonial naturalist: Henry Suter's life of discovery and hardship in New Zealand, Pamela Hyde. 578.092 SUT
A new biography by his great-granddaughter, Pamela Hyde tells his story which throws new light on the 19th century New Zealand science community including Hector, Hutton, Cheeseman, Hamilton and Colenso.
Americana: the Kinks, the road and the perfect riff, Ray Davies.781.66 DAV
Davies - with candor, humor, and wit - takes us on a very personal road trip through his life and storied career as a rock star, and reveals what music, fame, and America really mean to him.
Among the living and the dead: a tale of exile and homecoming on the war roads of Europe, Inara Verzemnieks.305.89193 VER
The Latvian world of her grandmother draws the writer, an American, back to the old country to re-create a vanished life between farm and war.
An odyssey: a father, a son, and an epic, Daniel Mendelsohn.306.874 MEN
A moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading - and reliving - Homer's epic masterpiece.
Ascent: a life spent climbing on the edge, Chris Bonington.796.522 BON
Bonington's memoir charts his many triumphs in the climbing world, and also the struggles he has faced in his life bringing up a family.
Blood brothers: the story of the strange friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill, Deanne Stillman.978 SIT
The little known story of the unlikely friendship of two famous figures of the American West, Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull, told through their time in Cody's Wild West show in the 1880s.
Bobby Kennedy: a raging spirit, Chris Matthews.973.922 KEN
Matthews shines a light on all the important moments of Kennedy's life, from his early years and his start in politics to his crucial role as attorney general in his brother's administration and his tragic run for president.
Bon: the last highway: the untold story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black /Jesse Fink., Jesse Fink. 781.66 SCO
The legend of the man known around the world simply as 'Bon' only grows with each passing year, but how much of his story is myth or pure fabrication and how much of the real man do we know?
Charlton Heston: Hollywood's last icon, Marc Eliot. 791.43028 HES
A new biography attempts to understand the many sides of one of the 20th century's most famous actors.
Crossings: a doctor-soldier's story, Jon Kerstetter.956.7044 KER
A soldier and physician writes of overcoming wounds visible and invisible upon returning from battle.
David Bowie: a life, Dylan Jones.781.66 BOW
Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators, this oral history weaves a hypnotic spell as it unfolds a remarkable rise to stardom and an unparalleled artistic path.
Endurance: a year in space, a lifetime of discovery, Scott Kelly. 629.45 KEL
The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for most consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few of us ever have and very few of us ever will.
Epileptic, David B.741.5 B
An autobiographical graphic novel that tells the story of growing up with an epileptic brother.
Everything is combustible: Television, CBGB's and five decades of rock and roll: the memoirs of an alchemical guitarist, Richard Lloyd.787.87 LLO
This book chronicles, through vignettes, Lloyd's colorful early life, starting in Pittsburgh and soon moving to New York City, and then details his teenage travels and encounters with music legends including Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy and Keith Moon.
Fenella Fielding: do you mind if I smoke?, Fenella Fielding. 791.43028 FIE
Tells the story of Fenella Fielding's remarkable 65-year career in theatre, radio, TV, and film.
For the love of dance, Dame Beryl Grey.792.8 GRE
Both as a ballerina and an Artistic Director Dame Beryl helped make British ballet the powerhouse it is today. Knowing and working with virtually everyone in dance, she reveals fascinating insights into the people, characters and institutions that made up world dance in the 20th century.
Fraught with danger: helicopter flying in Fiordland leading to live animal capture in the USA and Canada, Doc Sutherland.639.9 SUT
Gandhi: an illustrated biography, Pramod Kapoor.954.035 GAN
A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Gandhi is best remembered for continually challenging British supremacy through acts of non-violent civil disobedience, and he willingly subjected himself to prison for his beliefs.
Gerry Adams: an unauthorised life, Malachi O'Doherty.941.60824 ADA
How did Adams grow from a revolutionary street activist - in perpetual danger of arrest and assassination - into the leader of Sinn Féin, with intimate access to the British and Irish Prime Ministers and the US President?
Gold dust woman: the biography of Stevie Nicks, Stephen Davis.781.66 NIC
Stevie Nicks is a legend of rock, but her energy and magnetism sparked new interest in this icon. At sixty-nine, she's one of the most glamorous creatures rock has known, and the rare woman who's a real rock 'n' roller.
Grant, Ron Chernow.973.8 GRA
A biography of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of USA.
His master's voice: Sir Joseph Lockwood and me, William Cavendish.781.49 LOC
Cavendish worked alongside Sir Joseph Lockwood for 20 years. This book is the story of how this relationship developed, as Sir Joe's prestige brought him ever increasing influence in industry and the arts, while William remained by his side, quietly observing in the background.
Incorrigible optimist: a political memoir, Gareth Evans.353.13 EVA
Evans looks back over the highs and lows of his public life as a student activist, civil libertarian, law reformer, industry minister, international policymaker, educator and politician.
It takes two: our story, Jonathan Scott.791.45028 SCO
Jonathan and Drew, known for their popular HGTV shows including Property Brothers and Brother vs Brother, share tales of their childhood and rise to fame.
Jonas Kaufmann: in conversation, Thomas Voigt.782.1092 KAU
Voigt's revealing biography, written in collaboration with Kaufmann, reflects on the singer's artistic development in recent years; his work in the recording studio; his relationship to Verdi and Wagner; and much more.
Katie Luther, first lady of the Reformation: the unconventional life of Katharina von Bora, Ruth A. Tucker.284.1 LUT
Katherine Luther, a former nun, was a decisive, assertive partner of Martin Luther, unlike most preacher's wives of her time.
Lady Fanshawe's receipt book: the life & times of a Civil War heroine, Lucy Moore.942.06 FAN
A revealing and intimate account of one woman's life during the turbulent years of the English Civil War.
Let me go, Helga Schneider. 943.086 SCH
Schneider's mother abandoned her family to pursue her career as an SS officer. In the nursing home where her 90-year-old mother lives, Helga finds her still uncontrite. She interweaves her family history into the interview with her mother, evoking the misery of Nazi and post-war Berlin.
Life of brine: a surfer's journey, Phil Jarratt.797.32 JAR
Covering 40 years of surf culture, Australian writer Phil Jarratt rides a wave of nostalgia seamlessly from the 1960s to recent times, from one side of the Pacific to the other.
Lioness: Golda Meir and the nation of Israel, Francine Klagsbrun.956.9405 MEI
The definitive biography of the iron-willed leader, chain-smoking political operative, and tea-and-cake-serving grandmother who became the fourth prime minister of Israel.
Maud Lewis: the heart on the door: a biography of Maud and Everett Lewis and Digby County, Nova Scotia, Lance Gerard Woolaver.759.11 LEW
The first full-length biography of Maud Lewis (1901-1970), the famous Nova Scotia folk artist.
Memoirs, Mike Willesee.070.43 WIL
After thousands of stories, a legend finally tells his own. Mike Willesee has been Australia's most revered television journalist for over fifty years. And behind the lens, a businessman, powerbroker, trailblazer and enduring enigma.
Mistress of the monarchy: the life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster, Alison Weir.942.038 KAT
Weir resurrects the life and times of the remarkable woman who was mistress and eventually the wife of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, third son of the charismatic and accomplished king of England, Edward III.
Mr Lear: a life of art and nonsense, Jenny Uglow.759.2 LEA
Lear was a man of great simplicity and charm: children adored him, yet his humour masked epilepsy, depression and loneliness. Uglow's beautifully illustrated biography, full of the colour of the age, brings us his swooping moods, passionate friendships and restless travels.
My life, our times, Gordon Brown.941.086 BRO
As former British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has been a guiding force for Britain and the world over three decades. This is his candid, poignant and deeply relevant story.
Of potato heads and polaroids: my life inside and out of Pearl Jam, Mike McCready.781.66 MCC
Documenting years of touring and travels, McCready snaps meetings with heroes and inspirations from all walks of life; time spent with crazy friends and family; and moments featuring wildly artistic takes on art, nature, and architecture.
On edge: a journey through anxiety, Andrea Petersen.616.8522 PET
A science and health reporter offers a wry, bracingly honest account of living with anxiety.
Once upon a time in the East: a story of growing up, Xiaolu Guo.951.057 GUO
Guo's memoir is a handbook of life lessons. How to be an artist when censorship kills creativity and the only job you can get is writing bad telenovela scripts. How to be a woman when female babies are regularly drowned at birth and sexual abuse is commonplace. Most poignantly of all: how to love when you've never been shown how.
Over and out: my innings of a lifetime with test match special, Henry Blofeld.796.358 BLO
Blofeld reveals the secrets of life in the commentary box and of the rich cast of characters with whom he shared it, from the early days of John Arlott and Brian Johnson to Aggers and new boys Boycott, Swann, Vaughan and Tuffers.
Pai Naa: the true story of Englishwoman Nona Baker's survival in the Malayan jungle during WWII, Dorothy Thatcher. 940.54 BAK
After the fall of Singapore Nona Baker avoided capture by the Japanese by living in the Malayan jungle for 3 years.
Papi: my story, David Ortiz. 796.357 ORT
David - Big Papi - Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game
Plot 29: a memoir, Allan Jenkins.070.41 JEN
A personal narrative blended with beautiful descriptions of gardening and the pleasures of losing yourself in the horticultural, Plot 29 weaves together memoir and memory.
Prairie fires: the American dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Caroline Fraser.813.52 WIL
Drawing on unpublished manuscripts, letters, diaries and public records, Fraser masterfully fills in the gaps in Wilder's biography, uncovering the grown-up story behind the best-loved childhood epic of pioneer life.
Rewi Alley: from Canterbury to China = Lùyì Àilí: Kăntèbóléi Dào Zhōng Guó, Philippa Reynolds. 951.05 ALL
Rewi Alley is probably the world's most famous New Zealander: his name is familiar to hundreds of millions of Chinese and is regarded by them as one of the most revered foreigners. Yet he is not as well known in his own country.
Riot days, Maria Alyokhina.323.04 ALE
A Pussy Rioter's riveting, hallucinatory account of her years in Russia's criminal system and of finding power in the most powerless of situations.
Stephen Stills: change partners, David Roberts.781.66 STI
This biography traces the life and career of the prolific singer-songwriter who has collaborated with Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Joni Mitchell, Ringo Starr, Judy Collins, Rita Coolidge and Public Enemy, to name but a few.
The enigma of Kidson: the portrait of an Eton schoolmaster, Jamie Blackett.371.1 KID
A scintillating and often hilarious biography of an inspirational and controversial history master, Michael Kidson, who taught a generation of pupils at Eton for forty years.
The ghost: the secret life of CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton, Jefferson Morley.327.12 ANG
A biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous decades.
The glass eye: a memoir, Jeannie Vanasco.306.8742 VAN
After her father dies, the author becomes obsessed with her half-sister, who died before she was born, and hunts for clues into the mysterious circumstances of her death.
The man behind the bow tie: Arthur Porter on business, politics and intrigue, Arthur Porter. 610.92 POR
Porter tells his own story, beginning with his boyhood in Sierra Leone, his rise through the medical, corporate and political arenas in Canada, through to the confines of La Joya Prison where he is detained on charges of fraud.
The promise of Iceland, Kíri Gáslason.949.12 GIS
Gáslason travelled to Iceland to meet his father for the first time. What he finds is not what he expected. Born from a secret liaison between a British mother and an Icelandic father, Kíri Gáslason was the subject of a promise elicited from his father to not reveal his identity.
The rules do not apply: a memoir, Ariel Levy.305.3 LEV
"The journalist Ariel Levy has the rare gift of seeing herself with fierce, unforgiving clarity, and deploys prose to match in her memoir." The Atlantic
The shattered lens: a war photographer's true story of captivity and survival in Syria, Jonathan Alpeyrie. 956.91 ALP
Discover a harrowing tale of war and torture from the man who lived it in this powerful memoir by the celebrated war journalist who not only documented over a dozen conflict zones worldwide but was also captured and held hostage by Syrian rebels in 2013.
The skeptic and the rabbi: falling in love with faith: a memoir, Judy Gruen.296.71 GRU
As Judy Gruen walked down the aisle and into her Orthodox Jewish future, her bouquet quivered in her shaky hand. Having grown up in the zeitgeist that proclaimed, "If it feels good, do it," was she really ready to live the life of "rituals, rules, and restraints" that the Torah prescribed?
The trials of a scold: the incredible true story of writer Anne Royall, Jeff Biggers.910.4 ROY
A biography of Anne Royall, one of America's first female muckrakers, who was convicted as a "common scold" in 1829 in one of the most bizarre trials in the nation's history.
Thinking out loud: love, grief and being mum and dad, Rio Ferdinand. 796.334 FER
Former England football star Rio Ferdinand suddenly lost his wife to cancer. It was a profound shock and Rio found himself struggling to cope not just with the pain of his grief, but also with his new role as both mum and dad to their three young children.
To Siri with love: a mother, her autistic son, and the kindness of machines, Judith Newman.618.9285 NEW
A collection of touching and hilarious stories about life with a thirteen-year-old boy with autism that offers insights and revelations for all.
Train to nowhere: one woman's war, ambulance driver, reporter, liberator, Anita Leslie.940.5481 LES
A memoir of Anita's war, a story which, long after it was written, remains poignant and relevant.
Unbreakable, Jelena Dokic. 796.342 DOK
This is a story of Dokic's survival. How she survived as a refugee, twice. How she survived on the tennis court to become world No. 4. But, most importantly, how she survived her father, Damir Dokic, the tennis dad from hell.
Vivian Maier: a photographer's life and afterlife, Pamela Bannos.779 MAI
Many know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in an abandoned storage locker. When the news broke that Maier had died and had no surviving relatives, Maier shot to stardom almost overnight.
What does this button do?: Bruce Dickinson: an autobiography, Bruce Dickinson.781.66 DIC
Iron Maiden's front man, is one of the world's most iconic singers and songwriters. But there are many strings to Bruce's bow, of which lead vocalist is just one. He is also an airline captain, aviation entrepreneur, motivational speaker, beer brewer, novelist, radio presenter, film scriptwriter and an international fencer.
What remains: a memoir of fate, friendship, and love, Carole Radziwill.070.92 RAD
A memoir about a girl from a working class town who becomes an award-winning television producer and marries a prince,
You don't have to say you love me: a memoir, Sherman Alexie.818.54 ALE
Featuring 78 poems and 78 essays, Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories of a childhood few can imagine; growing up dirt-poor on an Indian reservation, one of four children raised by alcoholic parents.

Business & Management

Badmen: how advertising went from a minor annoyance to a major menace, Bob Hoffman.659.1 HOF
HBR guide to buying a small business, Richard S. Ruback. 658.022 RUB
How to: use innovation and creativity in the workplace, Patrick Collister.658.406 COL
How to work with and lead people not like you: practical solutions for today's diverse workplace, Kelly McDonald.658.3 MCD
Motivated resumes & LinkedIn profiles!: insight, advice, and resume samples provided by some of the most credentialed, experienced, and award-winning resume writers in the industry!, Brian E. Howard.. 650.142 HOW
Modernize your job search letters: get noticed get hired, Wendy Enelow. 650.14 ENE
Quickbooks 2018 for dummies, Stephen L. Nelson.657.0285 NEL
Real numbers: management accounting in a lean organization, Jean E. Cunningham. 658.15 CUN
Starting an Etsy business, Kate Shoup. 658.022 SHO
The startup way: how entrepreneurial management transforms culture and drives growth, Eric Ries.658.11 RIE
The working woman's handbook: ideas, insights, and inspiration for a successful, creative career, Phoebe Lovatt.650.1 LOV
Troublemakers: how a generation of Silicon Valley upstarts invented the future, Leslie Berlin.658.11 BER
Ultimate guide to Facebook advertising, Perry Marshall. 659.14 MAR


Big mushy happy lump: a "Sarah's Scribbles" collection, Sarah Andersen.741.5 AND
Made in North Korea: graphics from everyday life in the DPRK, Nicholas Bonner.741.6 BON
The complete Peanuts, 1955 to 1956, Charles M. Schulz. 741.5 SCH
The complete Peanuts, 1957 to 1958, Charles M. Schulz. 741.5 SCH
The complete Peanuts, 1963 to 1964, Charles M. Schulz. 741.5 SCH
The complete Peanuts, 1965 to 1966, Charles M. Schulz. 741.5 SCH
The complete Peanuts, 1969 to 1970, Charles M. Schulz.741.5 SCH
The complete Peanuts, 1973 to 1974, Charles M. Schulz.741.5 SCH
The complete Peanuts, 1975 to 1976, Charles M. Schulz.741.5 SCH
The complete Peanuts, 1979 to 1980, Charles M. Schulz.741.5 SCH
Very Heath Robinson: stories of his absurdly ingenious world, Adam Hart-Davis.741.5 ROB


Bookshops, Jorge Carrión. 381.45002 CAR
Celebrates the intellectual and social history of bookstores around the world.
The diary of a bookseller, Shaun Bythell.381.45002 BYT
An inside look at the trials and tribulations of life in the book trade.


Amazon web services for mobile developers: building apps with AWS, Abhishek Mishra.006.7 MIS
Build your first Web app: learn to build Web applications from scratch, Deborah Levinson. 006.7 LEV
Computers for seniors, Nancy C. Muir.004.16 MUI
Confident coding: master the fundamentals of code and supercharge your career, Rob Percival.005.1 PER
Design it!: from programmer to software architect, Michael Keeling.005.1 KEE
Email management using Gmail: getting things done by decluttering and organizing your inbox with email organization tips for business and home, Ceri Clark.004.69 CLA
Everything you need to know about social media (without having to call a kid), Greta Van Susteren.302.3 VAN
A step-by-step guide intended to help readers understand the major social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Snapchat, addresses important moral and behavioural issues.
Google Apps, Luke Johnson. 006.7 JOH
Introduction to Web interaction design: with HTML and CSS, Michael Macaulay.006.7 MAC
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, Guy Hart-Davis.621.38456 HAR
iPhone for dummies, Edward C. Baig. 621.38456 BAI
Java: the complete reference, Herbert Schildt. 005.133 JAV
Laptops for seniors, Nancy C. Muir.004.16 MUI
Learn more Python 3 the hard way: the next step for new Python programmers, Zed A. Shaw.005.133 PYT
macOS High Sierra for dummies, Bob LeVitus.005.446 MAC
Processing: an introduction to programming, Jeffrey L. Nyhoff. 005.133 PRO
Python for R users: a data science approach, Ajay Ohri.005.133 PYT
R for data science: import, tidy, transform, visualize, and model data, Hadley Wickham. 006.312 WIC
SketchUp, Aidan Chopra. 006.69 CHO

Crafts & Collecting

A well-crafted home: inspiration and 60 projects for personalizing your space, Janet Crowther. 745.5 CRO
Allie Aller's stained glass quilts reimagined: fresh techniques & design.746.46 ALL
Allison Aller
Alterknit stitch dictionary, Andrea Rangel.746.432 RAN
Beginner's guide to goldwork, Ruth Chamberlin.746.44 CHA
Contemporary home knits, Jody Long.746.432 LON
Creative wax carving: a modern approach to an ancient craft with 15 jewelry projects, Emilie Shapiro.739.27 SHA
Drawn to stitch: line, drawing and mark-making in textile art, Gwen Hedley.746.44 HED
A guide to using line and other forms of mark-making in textile art and embroidery, this title presents a structured series of exercises that helps the reader explore the limitless possibilities of line and boost their confidence in this fundamental area.
Embroidered garden flowers, Kazuko Aoki. 746.44 AOK
Featuring 63 plants, this collection of embroidered flower motifs was inspired by a year of studying the garden.
Get started in leather crafting: step-by-step techniques & tips for crafting success, Tony Laier. 745.53 LAI
Kitchen lithography: hand printing at home: from buttons and bags to postcards and pillowcases, Laura Sofie Hantke. 763 HAN
Turn your kitchen into a creative studio to print your own bags, pillowcases, art prints, t-shirts, postcards and more, using simple household items such as aluminum foil, cola, soap and vegetable oil.
Knit yourself calm: a creative path to managing stress, Lynne Rowe. 746.432 ROW
Longarm quilting workbook: basic skills, techniques, & motifs for modern longarming, Teresa Silva.746.46 SIL
Macramé for beginners and beyond: 24 easy macramé projects for home and garden, Amy Mullins. 746.422 MUL
Made with salvaged wood: 35 contemporary projects for furniture & other home accessories created from recycled wood, Hester Van Overbeek.684.04 VAN
Making steampunk jewellery, Nikki Druce.739.27 DRU
Modern machine quilting: make a perfectly finished quilt on your home machine, Catherine Redford.746.46 RED
Modern quilt magic: 5 parlor tricks to expand your piecing skills: 17 captivating projects, Victoria Findlay Wolfe.746.46 WOL
New stamped metal jewelry: innovative techniques for 23 custom jewelry designs, Lisa Niven Kelly. 739.27 KEL
Pretty handmades: felt & fabric sewing projects to warm your heart, Lauren Wright.746.0463 WRI
Protest knits, Geraldine Warner. 746.432 WAR
From pussy hats to protest scarfs and voodoo dolls to seriously stylish sweaters, Protest Knits is the book for you.
Really cross stitch: for when you just want to stab something a lot, Rayna Fahey. 746.443 FAH
Ruby: the king of gems, Joanna Hardy.739.27 HAR
An ambitious, lavishly illustrated survey of one of the world's most valuable precious gems.
Sewing knits from fit to finish: proven methods for conventional machine and serger, Linda Lee.646.2 LEE
Snuggle and play crochet: 40 amigurumi patterns for lovey security blankets and matching toys, Carolina Guzman Benitez.746.434 BEN
Super chunky knits: 35 fun and fast designs to knit, Lauren Aston.746.432 AST
Supercraft Christmas, Sophie Pester. 745.5941 PES
Sweet & simple needle felted animals: a step-by-step visual guide, Sachiko Susa. 746.0463 SUS
Sweet & simple wool appliqué: 15 folk art projects to stitch, Alice Mace Nakanishi. 746.445 SWE
The art of brush lettering: a stroke-by-stroke guide to the practice & techniques of creative lettering & calligraphy, Kelly Klapstein.745.61 KLA
The cable knitter's guide: 50 patterns, 25 projects, countless tips and ideas, Denise Samson.746.432 SAM
The creative family manifesto: encouraging imagination and nurturing family connections, Amanda Blake Soule. 745.5 SOU
Spark and nurture your family's creativity a guide for making creativity an intentional part of everyday life.
The Danish Octo book: crocheted soft toys for the very tiny., . 746.434 DAN
The golden secrets of lettering: letter design from first sketch to final artwork, Martina Flor.745.61 FLO
The practical handbook of card-making: 200 step-by-step techniques and projects with 1100 photographs: a comprehensive course in making cards, envelopes, invitations, tags and papers in a host of different styles, Cheryl Owen.745.594 OWE
Tunisian crochet workshop: the complete guide to modern Tunisian crochet stitiches, techniques and patterns, Michelle Robinson.746.434 ROB


Bloodlines: the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty, Melissa Del Bosque.364.177 DEL
Death in the air: the true story of a serial killer, the great London smog, and the strangling of a city, Kate Winkler Dawson.364.1523 DAW
I can't breathe: the killing that started a movement, Matt Taibbi.364.152 TAI
Mary Ann Cotton: Britain's first female serial killer, David Wilson.364.1523 COT
One long night: a global history of concentration camps, Andrea Pitzer.365.45 PIT
Reveals history of concentration camps from 1890s Cuba to China and North Korea during the Cold War, discussing their use for civilian relocation and exposing their role as dehumanizing sites for political repression that have claimed millions of lives.

Crime & Espionage

Killers of the Flower Moon: oil, money, murder and the birth of the FBI, David Grann.978.6 GRA
Presents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.


A short history of drunkenness, Mark Forsyth.394.13 FOR
Traces humankind's love affair with booze from our primate ancestors through to Prohibition, answering every possible question along the way.
The Baker wedding handbook, Paul E. Engle. 265.5 BAK
A resource for conducting traditional and contemporary weddings.


Angel: how to invest in technology startups: timeless advice from an angel investor who turned 00,000 into 00,000,000, Jason Calacanis.332.6322 CAL
Capitalism without capital: the rise of the intangible economy, Jonathan Haskel. 338.5 HAS
Global investing: a guide for New Zealanders, John Ryder.332.673 RYD
Globalization and its discontents revisited: anti-globalization in the era of Trump, Joseph E. Stiglitz.337 STI
Money: know more, make more, give more, Rob Moore.332.024 MOO
Mortgage management, Eric Tyson. 332.72 TYS
Superhubs: how the financial elite and their networks rule our world, Sandra Navidi. 332.04 NAV
The mushroom at the end of the world: on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins, Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing.330.1 TSI
This book is an original examination of the relationship between capitalist destruction and collaborative survival within multispecies landscapes, the prerequisite for continuing life on earth.
The rise and fall of neoliberal capitalism, David M. Kotz.330.12 KOT
We shall not be moved: how Liverpool's working class fought redundancies, closures and cuts in the age of Thatcher, Brian Marren.331.892 MAR


50 fantastic ideas for block play, Judit Horvath.371.337 HOR
Assessment for learning: putting it into practice, Paul Black. 371.3 BLA


Ham antenna construction projects, J. A. Stanley.621.3824 STA
Machines that think: everything you need to know about the coming age of artificial intelligence, New Scientist.629.892 NEW
Modern recording techniques, David Miles Hube. 621.3893 HUB
Pneumatic and hydraulic systems, K. Hiraniya Singh.621.51 SIN


Hats, Clair Hughes.391.43 HUG
Millinery: the art of hat-making, Sarah Lomax. 646.5 LOM
Mod New York: fashion takes a trip, Phyllis Magidson. 391 MOD
Accompanies a major exhibition to highlight a selection of its aesthetically groundbreaking and historically significant garments from the 1960s.
Pious fashion: how Muslim women dress, Elizabeth Bucar.297.5 BUC
Bucar surveys pious fashion from head to toe and shows how Muslim women approach the question "What to wear?" with style.
Schiaparelli & the artists. 746.92 SCH
Published for the couture house's ninetieth anniversary, this book celebrates Elsa Schiaparelli's shared creative passion with the twentieth century's most esteemed artists.
The American Duchess guide to 18th century dressmaking: how to hand sew Georgian gowns and wear them with style, Lauren Stowell. 646.478 STO

Film, Television & Theatre

Close encounters of the third kind: the ultimate visual history, Michael Klastorin. 791.437 KLA
Improv nation: how we made a great American art, Sam Wasson.792.028 WAS
Mastering stand-up: the complete guide to becoming a successful comedian, Stephen Rosenfield.792.7 ROS
Sidemen XIX: the book, James Leighton.792.028 SID
The bad movie bible, Rob Hill.791.437 HIL
The grip of film, Gordy LaSure.791.43 AYO
The voyage of this book can be categorised as an attempt to understand How In Hell Film Works. Why are some films bad, and some films terrible? How come just a handful of films (Titanic, Porky's, Dirty Harry) are any good at all?
Unqualified: love and relationship advice from a celebrity who just wants to help, Anna Faris. 791.43028 FAR


Meatballs for the people: proverbs to chew on, Gary Soto.398.9 SOT
Meatballs for the People: Proverbs to Chew On is a collection of witty and digestible aphorisms for our times.
The annotated African American folktales, Henry Louis Gates Jr.398.2089 ANN
The Russian folktale, Vladimir Yakovlevich Propp. 398.20947 PRO

Food & Wine

5 ingredients: quick & easy food, Jamie Oliver. 641.555 OLI
A baker's life: from childhood bakes to five-star excellence, Paul Hollywood.641.865 HOL
Contains 100 of Paul Hollywood's very best baking recipes.
Adventures in slow cooking: 120 slow-cooker recipes for people who love food, Sarah DiGregorio. 641.588 DIG
America: the cookbook, Gabrielle Langholtz.641.5973 LAN
A celebration of the remarkable diversity of American food and food culture state by state.
Beer craft: the no-nonsense guide to making and enjoying damn good craft beer at home, Jon Finch.641.873 FIN
Bliss bites, Kate Bradley.641.5636 BRA
A collection of over 50 gluten-free, vegan and plant-based recipes some savoury, most sweet, all inventive and delicious.
Bread is gold: extraordinary meals with ordinary ingredients, Massimo Bottura. 641.552 BOT
Cheese: the essential guide to cooking with cheese, over 100 recipes, Michel Roux.641.673 ROU
Cooking at home with Bridget & Julia: the TV hosts of America's test kitchen share their favorite recipes for feeding family and friends, Bridget Lancaster. 641.5 LAN
Delicious dips: more than 50 recipes for dips from fresh and tangy to rich and creamy.641.812 DEL
Dinner & party: gatherings, suppers, feasts, Rose Prince.641.568 PRI
Effortless, elegant entertaining.
Eat what you watch: a cookbook for movie lovers, Andrew Rea. 641.5 REA
Collects recipes for food featured in forty classic and cult films, including courtesan au chocolat from "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and hazelnut gelato from "Roman Holiday."
Healthy meal prep: time-saving plans to prep and portion your weekly meals, Stephanie Tornatore. 641.563 TOR
Home baking, Rachel Allen.641.865 ALL
I quit sugar with: smoothies, bowls & drinks: clean veggie-loaded smoothies, lush bowls and nutritious whips., Sarah Wilson. 641.875 WIL
In a jam: jams, marmalades, curds, jellies and cordials, Kirsten Day. 641.852 DAY
Keto slow cooker & one-pot meals: over 100 simple & delicious low-carb, paleo and primal recipes for weight loss and better health, Martina Slajerova.641.588 SLA
Lola Berry's beauty food: recipes and remedies for radiant skin, eyes, hair and nails, Lola Berry.641.563 BER
Nutritious delicious: turbocharge your favorite recipes with 50 everyday superfoods, America's Test Kitchen.641.563 NUT
Ostro: the pleasure that comes from slowing down and cooking with simple ingredients, Julia Busuttil Nishimura.641.5 NIS
Panini, bruschetta & crostini: simply delicious recipes for classic Italian toasted and open sandwiches.641.84 PAN
Pidapipó: gelato eight days a week, Lisa Valmorbida. 641.862 VAL
Poh bakes 100 greats, Poh Ling Yeow.641.865 YEO
Scraps, wilt + weeds: turning wasted food into plenty, Mads Refslund. 641.552 REF
Sweet: desserts from London's Ottolenghi, Yotam Ottolenghi. 641.86 OTT
The art of the bar cart: styling & recipes, Vanessa Dina. 641.874 DIN
Features 20 different styled bar setups - from tricked-out vintage carts to a collection of bottles tucked into a cabinet - themed around favorite libations, personal style, or upcoming occasions.
The art of the larder: good food from your storecupboard, every day, Claire Thomson. 641.5 THO
The bikini body motivation & habits guide, Kayla Itsines. 641.5637 ITS
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 Moosewood Restaurant table: 250 brand-new recipes from the natural foods restaurant that revolutionized eating in America, Moosewood Collective. 641.5636 MOO
The organic lunchbox: 125 yummy, quick, and healthy recipes for kids, Marie W. Lawrence. 641.53 LAW
The preservatory: seasonally inspired recipes for creating and cooking with artisanal preserves, Lee Murphy. 641.564 MUR
The story of scotch whisky: a journey of discovery into the world's noblest spirit, Tom Bruce-Gardyne.641.252 BRU
Tokyo street food, Tom Vandenberghe. 641.5952 VAN
Wild honey & rye: modern Polish recipes, Ren Behan.641.59438 BEH
Zingerman's Bakehouse, Amy Emberling. 641.815 EMB

Generalities and the Unknown

A new map of wonders: a journey in search of modern marvels, Caspar Henderson.030 HEN
The Chicago guide to fact-checking, Brooke Borel.001.42 BOR

Health & Medicine

Cells are the new cure: the cutting-edge medical breakthroughs that are transforming our health, Robin L. Smith. 615.37 SMI
Change your mind about tinnitus: transforming the way you think to help control the ringing in your ears, Paul D'Arezzo.617.8 DAR
Dr. Bernstein's diabetes solution: the complete guide to achieving normal blood sugars, Richard K. Bernstein. 616.462 BER
Everyday diet secrets: the truth about weight loss, MaryRose Spence.613.25 SPE
Gut crisis: how diet, probiotics, and friendly bacteria help you lose weight and heal your body and mind, Robert Keith Wallace. 613.25 WAL
Healthy menopause: how to best manage your symptoms and feel better than ever, Liz Earle.612.665 EAR
Immune: how your body defends and protects you, Catherine Carver.616.079 CAR
Jennifer's way: my journey with celiac disease what doctors don't tell you and how you can learn to live again, Jennifer Esposito. 616.399 ESP
Medical medium thyroid healing: the truth behind Hashimoto's, Graves', insomnia, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules & Epstein-Barr, Anthony William.616.44 WIL
Memory rescue: supercharge your brain, reverse memory loss, and remember what matters most, Daniel G. Amen.616.83 AME
Mini habits for weight loss: stop dieting. Form new habits. Change your lifestyle without suffering, Stephen Guise.613.25 GUI
Moving stretch: move your fascia to free your body, Suzanne Wylde.613.71 WYL
Overcoming panic: a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques, Vijaya Manicavasagar. 616.8522 MAN
Restore and rebalance: yoga for deep relaxation, Judith Hanson Lasater.613.7046 LAS
Rosemary Gladstar's herbal healing for men: remedies & recipes, Rosemary Gladstar.615.321 GLA
Secrets of reiki, Anne Charlish. 615.852 CHA
Slow medicine: the way to healing, Victoria Sweet.610 SWE
A radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced.
Super herbs: the best adaptogens to reduce stress and improve health, beauty and wellness, Rachel Landon. 615.321 LAN
The 28-day gut health plan: lose weight and feel better from the inside, Jacqueline Whitehart.613.25 WHI
The 3D body revolution: the ultimate workout + nutrition blueprint to get healthy and lean, Donald Driver. 613.7 DRI
The diabetic muscle and fitness guide, Phil Graham.613.71 GRA
The essential guide to skin cancer, Robert Duffy. 616.994 ESS
The fibromanual: a complete fibromyalgia treatment guide for you and your doctor, Ginevra Liptan.616.74 LIP
The little big things: a young man's belief that every day can be a good day, Henry Fraser.617.48 FRA
Combines the author's wisdom and insight into finding the gifts in life's challenges and will resonate with readers facing an obstacle no matter how big or small.
The microbe factor: enzymes that switch on your innate immunity, Hiromi Shinya.612.3 SHI
Shinya shows how cells protect and cleanse themselves and how the trillions of bacteria that live inside us can be turned to our benefit.
The overfat pandemic: exposing the problem and its simple solution for everyone who needs to eliminate excess body fat, Philip Maffetone. 613.25 MAF
The paleo manifesto: ancient wisdom for lifelong health, John Durant. 613.2 DUR
The whole brain diet: the microbiome solution to heal depression, anxiety, and mental fog without prescription drugs, Raphael Kellman.616.8 KEL
Venom: the secrets of nature's deadliest weapon, Ronald Jenner. 615.94 JEN
Zika: from the Brazilian backlands to global threat, Debora Diniz. 614.58 DIN
In this work, anthropologist and filmmaker Diniz travels throughout northeastern Brazil, tracing the virus's origin and spread while observing its powerful impact on local communities.

History, Geography & Travel

1989 the final curtain: Poland, Hungary, GDR, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Zbigniew Gluza. 947 NIN
A short history of the New Zealand Wars, Gordon McLauchlan.993.022 MCL
Angels in the sky: how a band of volunteer airmen saved the new state of Israel, Robert Gandt.956.04 GAN
The story of how an all-volunteer air force helped defeat five Arab nations and protect the fledgling Jewish state.
Beijing then and now, Brian Page.951.156 PAG
Best in travel 2018, James Bainbridge. 910.2 BAI
Lonely Planet
Black Tudors: the untold story, Miranda Kaufmann.942.05 KAU
British infantryman versus Zulu warrior: Anglo-Zulu War 1879, Ian Knight.968.4 KNI
Canals of Britain: the comprehensive guide, Stuart Fisher.386.4 FIS
A comprehensive and absorbing survey of the canal network of the British Isles.
Chaucer's people: everyday lives in medieval England, Liza Picard.942.03 PIC
Culture trails: 52 perfect weekends for culture lovers.910.41 CUL
Cycling home from Siberia, Rob Lilwall.910.41 LIL
Lilwall's epic three-and-a-half-year, 30,000-mile journey back to England via the foreboding jungles of Papua New Guinea, an Australian cyclone, and Afghanistan's war-torn Hindu Kush.
Dancing with Shiva, Lynnette Brice.954.4 BRI
The story of Lynnette Brice, a New Zealand woman who travels to Jaipar, India, to volunteer for an 'Empowering Women' aid project.
Devon & Cornwall, Oliver Berry. 942.35 BER
Lonely Planet
Don't be a Nordic: why embracing the Scandi lifestyle won't change your life, Jo Hoare.948 HOA
Enemies and neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017, Ian Black.956.9405 BLA
Fire and fury: inside the Trump White House, Michael Wolff.973.933 TRU
Forgotten history: unbelievable moments from the past, Jem Duducu.909 DUD
From Blair to Brown: diaries: volume 6, 2005-2007, Alastair Campbell.941.085 CAM
Giza and the pyramids, Mark Lehner. 932 LEH
For more than 4,000 years the pyramids of Giza have stood like giant question marks that have intrigued and endlessly fascinated people. Who exactly built them? When? Why? And how did they create these colossal structures?
Gods, rites, rituals and religion of ancient Egypt: a fascinating exploration of the myths and mythology of the world's first great civilization, in 370 stunning photographs, Lucia Gahlin.932 GAH
Great British railway journeys, Charlie Bunce.941 BUN
Great railway journeys in Australia & New Zealand, David Bowden.994 BOW
A look at 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand.
Great Victorian railway journeys, Karen Farrington.941 FAR
Greater Gotham: a history of New York City from 1898 to 1919, Mike Wallace.974.71 WAL
Henderson: heart of the west, Vivien Burgess. 993.23 BUR
History of Henderson
How is the river?: a Takaka Valley history, Jane McDonald.993.77 MCD
A family-based history covering pioneering settlement in Golden Bay. Includes farming, timber and marble industries, infrastructure development, local body politics, church and community life.
Hunting Hitler: new scientific evidence that Hitler escaped Nazi Germany, Jerome R. Corsi.943.086 COR
It's all relative: adventures up and down the world's family tree, A.J. Jacobs.929.1 JAC
Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.
Killing England: the brutal struggle for American independence, Bill O'Reilly. 973.3 ORE
Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain's King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence, taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the courts of Europe.
Kings of Georgian Britain, Catherine Curzon.941.07 GEO
Lonely Planet's atlas of adventure: discover a world of thrilling outdoor activities.910.2 LON
Travel from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe in this A-to-Z guide to outdoor adventure!
New China eye witness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy, James Beattie. 951.055 DUF
The account of the 1956 visit to the People's Republic of China by a group of prominent New Zealanders and of how Canterbury Museum came to acquire the largest collection of Chinese art in New Zealand.
One nation after Trump: a guide for the perplexed, the disillusioned, the desperate, and the not-yet deported, E.J. Dionne Jr.973.933 TRU
Paris dreaming: what the City of Light taught me about life, love & lipstick, Katrina Lawrence.944.36 LAW
Taking us on a journey around Paris's most spectacular sights, hidden secrets and most beguiling nooks and crannies, Katrina tells us the story of why this city has been her constant inspiration through all stages of life.
Pioneer Dalmatian settlers of the Far North, Kaye Dragicevich.305.857 DRA
200 stories of pioneering families who came from Croatia in search of a better life.
Portacom city: reporting on the Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes, Paul Gorman.993.83 GOR
Sad topographies, Damien Rudd. 910 RUD
Damien Rudd journeys across continents in search of the world's most joyless place names and their fascinating etymologies.
Shadow wars: the secret struggle for the Middle East, Christopher Davidson.956.05 DAV
South American handbook, Ben Box.980 BOX
Footprint Handbooks
South Korea, Ray Bartlett. 951.95 BAR
Insight Guides
Sparta: rise of a warrior nation, Philip Matyszak.938 MAT
Switzerland, Tamara Thiessen. 949.4 THI
Insight Guides
The Abu Dhabi bar mitzvah: fear and love in the modern Middle East, Adam Valen Levinson.956.054 VAL
Armed only with college Arabic and restless curiosity, Levinson sets out to "learn about the world 9/11 made us fear."
The American future: a history, Simon Schama.973 SCH
The course of history: great meals that changed the world, Struan Stevenson. 909 STE
The goths, David M. Gwynn.909.0439 GWY
Sweeping down from the north, ancient Gothic tribes sacked the imperial city of Rome and set in motion the decline and fall of the western Roman Empire.
The hippie trail: a history, 1957-78, Sharif Gemie. 950 GEM
The joys and pains of budget travel to Kathmandu, India, Afghanistan and other 'points east' in the 1960s and 1970s.
The last Republicans: inside the extraordinary relationship between George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush, Mark K. Updegrove.973.928 BUS
The new sultan: Erdogan and the crisis of modern Turkey, Soner Cagaptay.956.104 ERD
Tells the story of the increasingly Islamic turkey Erdogan has built, and assesses the threats he faces from the liberal youth to the Gulen movement, the army plotters and the fallout from the Kurdish question.
The outbackers: travelling the outback with The Uteman, Allan M. Nixon.994 NIX
The place to be, Oliver Berry.910.41 BER
Whether it's euphoria or serenity, awe or enlightenment, this beautiful hardback presents hundreds of places around the world to experience a particular emotion.
The storm before the storm: the beginning of the end of the Roman Republic, Mike Duncan.937.05 DUN
The sun tyrant: a nightmare called North Korea, J.P. Floru. 951.93 FLO
When Londoner JP Floru tags along with three friends running the marathon in Pyongyang, little could have prepared him for what he witnessed.
The survival of the princes in the Tower: murder, mystery and myth, Matthew Lewis.942.046 LEW
The tiger and the ruby: a journey to the other side of British India, Kief Hillsbery.954.96 HIL
Hillsbery sets out to discover what happened to his ancestor who disappeared in Nepal over 150 years ago.
Tickling the English, Dara O Briain.942 O
Nostalgia, identity, eccentricity, gin drinking and occasional violence these are just some of the themes that stand-up comedian Dara O Briain explores in this book.
Ultimate journeys for two: extraordinary destinations on every continent, Mike Howard.910.4 HOW
Unnatural murder: poison at the court of James I, Anne Somerset.941.061 SOM
Voices from the past: the charge of the Light Brigade, John Grehan.947.07 GRE
This is the story of the charge told by the soldiers of both sides. Just who was responsible for that terrible blunder?
Waiheke Island, Stephen Picard.993.24 PIC

Hospitality & Tourism

Appetizer: new interiors for restaurants and cafés.747.857 APP
How to grow your hospitality business: a guide for owners and managers, Celia Hay.647.95 HAY

House & Garden

Bohemian residence: metropolitan apartments & interior design, Robert Klanten. 747.88 BOH
Building small: sustainable designs for tiny houses & backyard buildings, David Stiles. 690.837 STI
Your key to joining the tiny house revolution with designs for homes as well as a range of backyard buildings including workspaces and sheds.
Garden renovation: transform your yard into the garden of your dreams, Bobbie Schwartz.712.6 SCH
Hidden Paris, Caroline Clifton-Mogg.747 CLI
Reveals the capital city's unique architecture and fabulous interiors in a range of styles, from classic French to retro, contemporary, bohemian, industrial and more.
Poetry of place: the new architecture and interiors of McAlpine, Bobby McAlpine. 747 MCA
An appealing approach to creating dwellings blending vernacular styles, fine craftsmanship, and indigenous materials.
Practical organic gardening, Mark Highland.635.0484 HIG
Remodelista: the organized home: simple, stylish storage ideas for all over the house, Julie Carlson. 648.8 CAR
Renovate innovate: reclaimed and upcycled dwellings, Antonia Edwards.747 EDW
RHS vegetables for the gourmet gardener: old, new, common and curious vegetables to grow and eat, Simon Akeroyd.635 AKE
Rockett St George: extraordinary interiors: show-stopping looks for beautiful rooms, Jane Rockett. 747 ROC
Take a bath: interior design for bathrooms, Robert Klanten. 747.78 TAK
The garden farmer, Francine Raymond.635 RAY
Offers insight into the topics and projects you might be contemplating that month, along with planting notes and timely advice, and a recipe that honours the fruits of your labour.
The mid-century modern garden: capturing the classic style, Ethne Clarke.712.6 CLA
The modern kitchen, Tim Hayward. 643.3 HAY
Through 100 familiar objects, The Modern Kitchen maps the progress and development of this functional yet also wildly aspirational space.
Upscale downsizing: creating a stylish, elegant, smaller home, Leslie Linsley.747.1 LIN


Bizarre & outlandish gadgets & doohickeys used in everyday life, 1851 to 1951, Maurice Collins.609 COL


Basic Japanese: learn to speak everyday Japanese in 10 carefully structured lessons, Samuel E. Martin. 495.6834 MAR
Every word is a bird we teach to sing: encounters with the mysteries and meanings of language, Daniel Tammet. 401 TAM
Practical Korean: speak Korean quickly and effortlessly, Samuel E. Martin. 495.78 MAR


A practical guide to the Land Transfer Act, Thomas Gibbons.346.043 GIB
Environmental and resource management law, Derek Nolan. 344.046 ENV
This important text provides complete coverage of New Zealand's legislation and case law in the environmental and resource management law field.
Intellectual property and the regulation of the Internet, Susy Frankel. 346.048 INT
Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction law, The underlying law: contracts, torts and legislation, Thomas Kennedy-Grant.343.078 KEN

Library Science

Beginning cataloging, Jean Weihs. 025.3 WEI
This is what a librarian looks like: a celebration of libraries, communities, and access to information, Kyle Cassidy.020.9 CAS


A world without "whom": the essential guide to language in the BuzzFeed age, Emmy J. Favilla.808.02 FAV
Barbie Chang, Victoria Chang.811.6 CHA
Barbie's cultural artifice is unmasked by Victoria Chang's imagination, lifting the struggle of Asian American experience to mythic levels.
Devotion, Patti Smith.801 SMI
In lyric essays, a story, poems, and photographs, Smith illuminates the whirl of chance and choice that stokes a writer's imagination.
Don't save anything: uncollected essays, articles, and profiles, James Salter. 818.54 SAL
Insomniac dreams: experiments with time, Vladimir Nabokov. 818.54 NAB
First publication of an index-card diary in which Nabokov recorded sixty-four dreams and subsequent daytime episodes, allowing the reader a glimpse of his innermost life.
No time to spare: thinking about what matters, Ursula K. Le Guin.818.54 LE
A collection of thoughts always adroit, often acerbic on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation.
Now write! screenwriting: exercises by today's best writers and teachers, Sherry Ellis. 808.2 ELL
Telling the real story: genre and New Zealand literature, Erin Mercer.823.909 MER
The best American essays 2017, Leslie Jamison. 814.6 BES
The collected essays of Elizabeth Hardwick, Elizabeth Hardwick. 814.54 HAR
The dawn watch: Joseph Conrad in a global world, Maya Jasanoff.823.8 CON
In a compelling blend of history, biography, and travelogue, Maya Jasanoff follows Conrad's routes and the stories of his four greatest works - The Secret Agent, Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness, and Nostromo.
The Jewish joke: an essay with examples (less essay, more examples), Devorah Baum.808.88 BAU
The journal of urgent writing. Volume 2, introduction by Simon Wilson.820.80092 JOU
The Messiah comes to Middle-Earth: images of Christ's threefold office in the Lord of the Rings, Philip Ryken.823.912 TOL
The writer's journey: mythic structure for writers, Christopher Vogler. 808.2 VOG
When they go low, we go high: speeches that shape the world and why we need them, Philip Collins.808.51 COL
A passionate defence of the power of good public speaking to propagate and protect democracy and an urgent reminder of how words can change the world.
Who reads poetry: 50 views from Poetry magazine, Fred Sasaki. 808.1 WHO

Music & Musicians

Bartolomeo Cristofori and the invention of the piano, Stewart Pollens.786.2 CRI
Celtic songs, Marty Gross.787.87 CEL
This easy-to-use format features melody, lyrics, and chord diagrams for five popular folk instruments: standard ukulele, baritone ukulele, guitar, mandolin, and banjo.
Essential elements for guitar: comprehensive guitar method, Will Schmid. 787.87193 SCH
Kiss: 1977-1980, Lynn Goldsmith. 781.66 KIS
Led Zeppelin: all the albums, all the songs, Martin Popoff.781.66 LED
Memphis 68: the tragedy of southern soul, Stuart Cosgrove.781.644 COS
The book opens with the death of the city's most famous recording artist, Otis Redding, who died in a plane crash in the final days of 1967, and then follows the fortunes of Redding's label, Stax/Volt Records, as its fortunes fall and rise again.
Opera: passion, power and politics, Kate Bailey.782.1 OPE
Searches for tradition: essays on New Zealand music, past & present, Michael Brown. 780.993 SEA
Stayin' Alive: the Disco Inferno of the Bee Gees, Simon Spence. 781.64 BEE
The other classical musics: fifteen great traditions, Michael Church.780 OTH
What is classical music? This book answers the question in a manner never before attempted, by presenting the history of fifteen parallel traditions, of which Western classical music is just one.
Tube guitar amplifiers. Volume 1, How tubes & AMPS work, Igor S. Popovich.621.381535 POP
Why Dylan matters, Richard F. Thomas.781.64 DYL
How could the Nobel Prize for Literature be awarded to a famously cantankerous singer-songwriter who wouldn't even deign to attend the medal ceremony? Thomas answers this question with magisterial erudition.


Language of the feet, Chris Stormer. 138 STO
This book offers a comprehensive and holistic approach to examining the structure and nature of the foot.
The healing power of smudging: cleansing rituals to purify your home, attract positive energy, and bring peace into your life, Rodika Tchi.133.33 TCH
The survival of the soul, Lisa Williams.133.9013 WIL
Lisa delves into the journey of the soul, discusses the different stages of the afterlife and reveals what life is really like on the other side.
The wisdom of the universe: essential truths from the beloved Conversations with God trilogy, Neale Donald Walsch. 133.93 WAL


Painting the sacred within: art techniques to express your authentic inner voice, Faith Evans-Sills. 751.4 EVA


Disconnected: how to reconnect our digitally distracted kids, Thomas Kersting.302.23 KER
Simple strategies to help reduce screen-time as well as a host of meditative and mindfulness techniques to help our children reclaim their brains, and their lives, are provided.
Growing up pregnant: a young woman's journey to motherhood, Deirdre Curley.306.87432 CUR
The trimester-by-trimester guide takes readers through Deirdre's own experience and provides practical advice about exactly what is happening to your body (and when), and what you should be doing to ensure you stay on the right track.
Healthy easy dinners for busy mums, Julie Bhosale.641.563 BHO
Nourishing hope for autism: nutrition & diet for healing our children, Julie Matthews.618.9289 MAT
Raising human beings: creating a collaborative partnership with your child, Ross W. Greene.649.1 GRE
The renowned child psychologist explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence.
Talking with your child about their autism diagnosis: a guide for parents, Raelene Dundon.618.9289 DUN
The 5 o'clock apron, Claire Thomson.641.5 THO
Thomson made it her mission to inspire parents stuck in a teatime rut.
The daily struggles of Archie Adams (aged 2 1/4), Katie Kirby.649.122 KIR
A no-holds-barred account of life told through the eyes of Archie – a creatively stifled, modern day toddler.
The gentle potty training book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith.649.62 OCK
Your child with inflammatory bowel disease: a family guide for caregiving, Maria Oliva-Hemker. 618.923 YOU


Island time: New Zealand's Pacific futures, Damon Salesa.305.8995 SAL
The task of living in modern New Zealand – and especially in modern Auckland – is not just to understand how to live with different peoples, but how to adapt to the future that has already happened.

Pets & Animals

Aquarium fish: a definitive guide to identifying and keeping freshwater and marine fishes, Mary Bailey. 639.34 BAI
Chicken fact or chicken poop: the chicken whisperer's guide to the facts and fictions you need to know to keep your flock healthy and happy, Andy Schneider.636.5 SCH
Little Alf, Hannah Russell. 636.109 RUS
The story of Little Alf, a mischievous Shetland pony who was rescued and became an online star.
The backyard beekeeper: an absolute beginner's guide to keeping bees in your yard and garden, Kim Flottum.638.1 FLO
The benevolent bee: capture the bounty of the hive through science, history, home remedies, and craft, Stephanie Bruneau.638.1 BRU
The complete book of dogs: breeds, training, health care: a comprehensive encyclopedia of dogs with a fully illustrated guide to 230 breeds and over 1500 photographs, Rosie Pibeam. 636.7 PIL
The practical book of beekeeping: a complete how-to manual on the satisfying art of keeping bees and their day to day care, David Cramp.638.1 CRA
The tropical fish handbook, David Goodwin.639.34 GOO
The ultimate pet health guide: breakthrough nutrition and integrative care for dogs and cats, Gary Richter.636.0887 RIC
Tropical fish: guide to selection, care and compatibility, Lance Jepson.639.34 JEP
Tropical freshwater aquarium fish from A to Z, Ulrich Schliewen. 639.34 SCH

Philosophy and psychology

Being salmon, being human: encountering the wild in us and us in the wild, Martin Lee Mueller.128 MUE
Of time and lamentation: reflections on transience, Raymond Tallis.115 TAL
Tallis explores the nature and meaning of time and how best to understand it.


1001 photographs you must see in your lifetime, Paul Lowe. 779 ONE
Abandoned places: a photographic exploration of more than 100 worlds we have left behind, Kieron Connolly.778.94 CON
Afghanistan, Steve McCurry. 779 MCC
McCurry has curated over 140 gripping images to present a torn, proud people, from the desert of Kandahar to the streets of Kabul and remote rivers of Nuristan.
Around the world in 125 years. Asia, Oceania, Reuel Golden. 779 ARO
Inspired from our monumental Around the World in 125 Years, this volume curates over 250 captivating images, sourced directly from the National Geographic archives.
Around the world in 125 years. Europe, Reuel Golden. 779 ARO
This volume curates over 200 captivating images, sourced directly from the National Geographic historical archives, including just under 40 new photographs.
Best business practices for photographers, John Harrington.770.23 HAR
If you're bored with your camera read this book, Demetrius Fordham.770.23 FOR
In this book you'll find inspiring ideas and genuinely different techniques that you can use to capture anything, from artistic portraits, through to stunning street photography and unusual aboreals.
Magnum atlas: around the world in 365 photos from the Magnum archive., Magnum Photos Inc.779 MAG
Nikon D7500, Julie Adair King.771.3 NIK
With the guidance found in this book, you'll be able to use those tools to create frameworthy portraits, close-ups, landscapes, and action shots.
The domain, Gavin Hipkins. 779 HIP
It illuminates not only Hipkins' ever-evolving practice – which takes in a great variety of photographic media, from slide transparencies to moving image – but critical approaches to photography at the turn of the 21st century.
The garden photography workshop: tips and techniques for capturing your garden, Andrea Jones.778.934 JON
The photographer's handbook, Michael Freeman.771 FRE
Divided into three definitive sections: Technology & Hardware, Shooting Skills and Subjects & Style, professional photographer Michael Freeman explores these topics to show you how to be your best photographer.


Beast, Irene Sol+. 849.9 SOL
Don't call us dead: poems, Danez Smith.811.6 SMI
仁 surrender, Janet Charman.821.914 CHA
Silencer, Marcus Wicker.811.6 WIC

Politics & Government

A force so swift: Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino.327.73 PER
A pleasure to be here: the best of Clarke & Dawe, 1989-2017, John Clarke. 320.994 CLA
China as a polar great power, Anne-Marie Brady.327.51 BRA
The concept of a polar great power is relatively unknown in international relations studies; yet China, a rising power globally, is now widely using this term to categorize its aspirations and emphasize the significance of the polar regions to their national interests.
Collusion: how Russia helped Trump win the White House, Luke Harding.327.73 HAR
Fear of abandonment: Australia in the world since 1942, Allan Gyngell.327.94 GYN
Fractured continent: Europe's crises and the fate of the West, William Drozdiak.940.561 DRO
An urgent examination of how the political and social volatility in Europe impacts the United States and the rest of the world.
Please explain: the rise, fall and rise again of Pauline Hanson, Anna Broinowski.324.294 BRO
When China rules the world: the end of the Western world and the birth of a new global order, Martin Jacques.327.51 JAC
Explains how China's ascendance as an economic superpower will alter the cultural, political, social, and ethnic balance of global power in the twenty-first century, unseating the West and in the process creating a whole new world.


Māori made easy. Workbook/Kete 1: for everyday learners of the Māori language, Scotty Morrison.499.442 MOR
Māori made easy. Workbook/Kete 2: for everyday learners of the Māori language, Scotty Morrison.499.442 MOR
Māori made easy. Workbook/Kete 3: for everyday learners of the Māori language, Scotty Morrison.499.442 MOR
Māori made easy. Workbook/Kete 4: for everyday learners of the Māori language, Scotty Morrison.499.442 MOR
Te ahu o te reo: reflecting on research to understand the well-being of te reo Māori, Vincent Ieni Olsen-Reeder. 306.44 AHU
V+lkner and Mokomoko: a 150 year quest for justice and reconciliation, Earle Howe.266.3 VOL

Religion & Ethics

33 apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary: some of the approved apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary from 40AD to the present day., Barry Hailes. 232.91 THI
African saints, African stories: 40 holy men and women, Camille Lewis Brown.276 BRO
Angels and fairies, Sri Chinmoy.291.21 CHI
This book offers profound insight into the connection between the realms of angels and fairies, and the difference in the roles that these beings play in relation to us.
Approaching the Buddhist path, Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho. 294.3 BST
Choosing Donald Trump: God, anger, hope, and why Christian conservatives supported him, Stephen Mansfield.261.7 MAN
The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone.
Cry the wounded land: conversations with God about Māori, Pākehā and the land, Mark Holloway.231.7 HOL
Daring to hope: finding God's goodness in the broken and the beautiful, Katie Davis Majors. 276 MAJ
Einstein and the rabbi: searching for the soul, Naomi Levy.296.7 LEV
Everything is possible: finding the faith and courage to follow your dreams, Jen Bricker. 277 BRI
Girls gone wise in a world gone wild, Mary A. Kassian.248.84 KAS
God: a human history, Reza Aslan.211 ASL
God and Donald Trump, Stephen E. Strang.261.7 STR
Attempts to explain the religious dimensions of the 2016 election.
Hasidism: a new history, David Biale. 296.8 BIA
In the footsteps of Jesus: a chronicle of his life and the origins of Christianity, Jean-Pierre Isbouts.232.9 ISB
Jesus always: embracing joy in His presence, Sarah Young.242.2 YOU
Mythology: timeless tales of gods and heroes, Edith Hamilton. 292.13 HAM
Mythos, Stephen Fry.292.13 FRY
Not of this world: a Catholic guide to minimalism, Sterling Jaquith.248.4 JAQ
Of mess and moxie: wrangling delight out of this wild and glorious life, Jen Hatmaker.248.84 HAT
Sunday best : how the church shaped New Zealand and New Zealand shaped the church, Peter Lineham.279.3 LIN
The caged virgin: a Muslim woman's cry for reason, Ayaan Hirsi Ali. 297 HIR
This controversial book is a call to arms for the emancipation of women from religious and cultural oppression and from an outdated cult of virginity.
The last arrow: save nothing for the next life, Erwin Raphael McManus.248.4 MCM
The menorah: from the Bible to modern Israel, Steven Fine.296.46 FIN
What Paul meant, Garry Wills.227 WIL
What the Qur'an meant and why it matters, Garry Wills.297.12 WIL
When life gets tough, Trixie Jellie.248.4 JEL
Imagine you miraculously survive someone hurling you off a bridge onto parked cars six metres below. Would that change your life?


A naturalist's guide to the birds of Australia, Dean Ingwersen.598.0994 ING
A naturalists's guide to the mammals of Australia, Peter Rowland. 599 ROW
Crow, Boria Sax.598.86 SAX
A survey of crows, ravens, magpies, and their relatives in myth, literature, and life.
Following Fifi: my adventures among wild chimpanzees: lessons from our closest relatives, John Crocker, MD. 599.885 CRO
Crocker spent eight months in the Gombe forest working with Jane Goodall.
In the company of seahorses, Steve Trewhella. 591.77 TRE
Introduction to polymer chemistry, Charles E. Carraher, Jr.547.7 CAR
London fog: the biography, Christine L. Corton.551.575 COR
Mathematical handbook of formulas and tables, Murray R. Spiegel. 510 SPI
Mountains of the mind: a history of a fascination, Robert Macfarlane.551.43 MCF
Combining accounts of legendary mountain ascents with vivid descriptions of his own forays into wild, high landscapes, Robert McFarlane reveals how the mystery of the world's highest places has came to grip the Western imagination.
Planet of microbes: the perils and potential of Earth's essential life forms, Ted Anton.579 ANT
Squid empire: the rise and fall of the cephalopods, Danna Staaf.594.5 STA
Star theatre: the story of the planetarium, William Firebrace.522.1 FIR
Explores the history of the planetarium's mix of science and spectacle.
The biology of coral reefs, Charles R.C. Sheppard. 577.78 SHE
The element in the room: science-y stuff staring you in the face, Helen Arney. 500 ARN
This book will take you on a rib-tickling, experiment-fuelled adventure to explain everyday science that is staring you in the face. If you are sci-curious, pi-curious or just the-end-is-nigh-curious then this is the book for you.
The hidden secrets of water: discovering the powers of the magical molecule of life, Paolo Consigli. 553.7 CON
The lost species: great expeditions in the collections of natural history museums, Christopher Kemp.508 KEM
The quantum labyrinth: how Richard Feynman and John Wheeler revolutionized time and reality, Paul Halpern.530.12 HAL
The water will come: rising seas, sinking cities, and the remaking of the civilized world, Jeff Goodell.551.45 GOO
The world of tides: a journey through the coastal waters of planet Earth, William Thomson.551.46 THO
Visual voyages: images of Latin American nature from Columbus to Darwin, Daniela Bleichmar.508 BLE
What it's like to be a dog: and other adventures in animal neuroscience, Gregory Berns.591.51 BER

Self Development

Awakening your power of self-healing, Meir Schneider.613 SCH
Chicken soup for the soul: step outside your comfort zone: 101 stories about trying new things, overcoming fears, and broadening your world, Amy Newmark.158.1 NEW
Connecting with horses: the life lessons we can learn from horses, Margrit Coates.158.1 COA
Grief demystified: an introduction, Caroline Lloyd.155.937 LLO
Guilt, shame, and anxiety: understanding and overcoming negative emotions, Peter R. Breggin.152.4 BRE
High performance habits: how extraordinary people become that way, Brendon Burchard.158 BUR
I thought it was just me (but it isn't): making the journey from "What will people think?" to "I am enough", Brené Brown.152.44 BRO
Love and will, Rollo May.152.4 MAY
An exploration of the dilemma of modern man focusing on his failure to appreciate the meanings of love and will.
Minimalism: live a meaningful life, Joshua Fields Millburn. 158 MIL
Minimalism is the thing that gets us past the things so we can make room for life's most important things – which actually aren't things at all.
Overcoming relationship problems: a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques, Michael Crowe. 150 CRO
Radical happiness: moments of collective joy, Lynne Segal.152.42 SEG
Segal believes that we have lost the art of radical happiness; the art of transformative, collective joy. She shows that only in the revolutionary potential of coming together it is that we can come to understand the powers of flourishing.
Reconcilable differences: connecting in a disconnected world, Dawna Markova. 158.2 MAR
A remarkable new way to move beyond biases and blind spots (especially if you don't think you have any!) so you can communicate more effectively with a friend, lover, relative, or colleague.
The art of the good life: clear thinking for business and a better life, Rolf Dobelli. 158 DOB
The attractor factor: 5 easy steps for creating wealth (or anything else) from the inside out, Joe Vitale.158.1 VIT
The breakup bible: the smart woman's guide to healing from a break up or divorce, Rachel A. Sussman.155.643 SUS
Outlines a healing process for women going through painful breakups, sharing advice from real women going through each stage of healing and providing guidelines for moving on in accordance with a personalized plan.
The fear factor: how one emotion connects altruists, psychopaths, and everyone in-between, Abigail Marsh.152.46 MAR
The gifts of imperfection: let go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are, Brené Brown.158.1 BRO
The happiness project: or, Why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun, Gretchen Rubin.158 RUB
The little book of lykke: the Danish search for the world's happiest people, Meik Wiking.158 WIK
The story of looking, Mark Cousins.152.14 COU
Cousins takes us on a lightning-bright tour, in words and images, through how our looking selves develop over the course of a lifetime, and the ways that looking has changed through the centuries.
The untethered soul: the journey beyond yourself, Michael A. Singer.126 SIN
By tapping into traditions of meditation and mindfulness, Singer shows how the development of consciousness can enable us all to dwell in the present moment and let go of painful thoughts and memories that keep us from achieving happiness and self-realization.

Social Issues

A moonless, starless sky: ordinary women and men fighting extremism in Africa, Alexis Okeowo.363.32 OKE
A turning point: one woman's journey to sobriety - one challenge at a time, Daniela Affolter.362.292 AFF
The story of hitting rock-bottom and needing the courage to turn life around- setting yearly challenges to prove that nothing will ever be as hard again as kicking alcohol dependency to the curb.
Alt-America: the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump, David Neiwert.305.8 NEI
At the devil's table: the man who took down the world's biggest crime syndicate, William C. Rempel.363.45 REM
Basic income: and how we can make it happen, Guy Standing.362.58 STA
Data for the people: how to make our post-privacy economy work for you, Andreas Weigend.303.483 WEI
Death: a graveside companion, Joanna Ebenstein. 306.9 DEA
The ultimate death compendium, featuring the world's most extraordinary artistic objects concerned with mortality, together with text by expert contributors.
From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the socialist world, Elidor Mëhilli.303.482 MEH
A history of communist Albania that illuminates one of Europe's longest but least understood dictatorships.
From sun to sun: a hospice nurse reflects on the art of dying, Nina Angela McKissock.155.937 MCK
Garden of the lost and abandoned: the extraordinary story of one ordinary woman and the children she saves, Jessica Yu.362.73 YU
Groomed: danger lies closer than you think, Casey Watson.362.733 WAT
I can only tell you what my eyes see, Giles Duley.362.87 DUL
In 2015, Duley was commissioned by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to document the refugee crisis. Over the next seven months, he was to criss-cross Europe and the Middle East attempting to put a human face to one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time.
Lampedusa: gateway to Europe, Pietro Bartolo. 362.87 BAR
The personal story of the doctor on the front lines of the migrant crisis.
Of women, Shami Chakrabarti.305.42 CHA
A book written specifically for these times on the need for and a specific route to further advancement to address gender injustice
Slaying the dragon: the history of addiction treatment and recovery in America, William L. White.362.292 WHI
Soonish: ten emerging technologies that'll improve and/or ruin everything, Kelly Weinersmith.303.483 WEI
South of forgiveness: a true story of rape and responsibility, Thordis Elva. 362.883 THO
Sun sea & sustenance: the story of the Ōtaki Children's Health Camp, Di Buchan.362.73 BUC
The ethical slut: a practical guide to polyamory, open relationships and other freedoms in sex and love, Janet W. Hardy. 306.84 HAR
The extra woman: how Marjorie Hillis led a generation of women to live alone and like it, Joanna Scutts.305.42 SCU
The lost art of good conversation: a mindful way to connect with others and enrich everyday life, Sakyong Mipham.302.224 SAK
The pleasures of leisure, Robert Dessaix.306.48 DES
Dessaix's guide to work and play in the twenty-first century.
To prey and to silence: one survivor's story of child sexual abuse and her fight for justice, Joan Katherine Isaacs.362.76 ISA
Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race, Reni Eddo-Lodge.305.8 EDD
Exploring issues from eradicated black history to the political purpose of white dominance, whitewashed feminism to the inextricable link between class and race, Eddo-Lodge offers a new framework for how to see, acknowledge and counter racism.
Women & power: a manifesto, Mary Beard.305.42 BEA
In this book, the classicist charts misogyny from ancient Greece and Rome to today, and issues a clarion call that it is not women but power that must change.

Sport & Recreation

Advanced rowing: international perspectives on high performance rowing, Charles Simpson. 797.123 ADV
Cricket outlaws: inside Kerry Packer's revolution, Austin Robertson.796.358 ROB
Defending doubled contracts, Ron Klinger.795.4153 KLI
Finish line fueling: an essential guide to runner's nutrition, Jackie Dikos.641.563 DIK
Improve your bidding and play, Derek Rimington. 795.415 RIM
Rainbows in the mud: inside the intoxicating world of cyclocross, Paul Maunder.796.62 MAU
Rise of the underdog, Danny Higginbotham.796.334 HIG
The entertaining inside story of how an ordinary lad worked his way up the professional ladder, learning the lessons it takes to survive at the highest level of the English game.
Speed read F1: the technology, rules, history and concepts key to the sport, Stuart Codling.796.72 COD
Squash, Murray Stafford. 796.343 SQU
The death & life of Australian soccer, Joe Gorman.796.334 GOR
World of Warcraft chronicle. Volume 1, Chris Metzen. 793.932 MET
This definitive guide to Warcraft history reveals untold stories about the birth of the cosmos, the rise of ancient empires, and the forces that shaped the world of Azeroth and its people.
Wrestling's new golden age: how independent promotions have revolutionized one of America's favorite sports, Ron Snyder.796.812 SNY


Bagnall locomotives in New Zealand, Sean Millar.625.26 MIL
Barclay locomotives in New Zealand, Sean Millar.625.26 MIL
Blue light models: a history and collector's guide, Adrian Levano.629.221 LEV
A brief but comprehensive look at fire, police and ambulance models from around the world, and across the decades.
Boeing 737: the world's jetliner, Dan Dornseif.629.13334 BOE
British lorries of the 1950s, Malcolm Bobbitt. 629.224 BOB
British Lorries of the 1960s, Malcolm Bobbitt. 629.224 BOB
British steam fire engines, Ronald Henderson.629.2292 HEN
C-130 Hercules: a history, Martin W. Bowman.358.44 HER
Courage in the skies: the untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II, Jim Eames.387.706 EAM
How to build a car, Adrian Newey.629.228 NEW
K 900 and NZR's K, Ka & Kb class 4-8-4 locomotives, Richard Croker. 625.26 CRO
London buses 1970-1980: a decade of London transport and London country operations, Matthew Wharmby. 388.41 WHA
London's emergency service vehicles, Dave Boulter.629.225 BOU
Maximum performance: Mopar super stock drag racing, 1962-1969, Jim Schild.629.228 SCH
Messerschmitt Bf 109: the design and operational history, Jan Forsgren.623.7464 MES
Modern British ambulances, Peter Murphy.629.2223 MUR
Picture history of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth, William H. Miller, Jr.387.542 MIL
Railways & the Raj: how the age of steam transformed India, Christian Wolmar.385.0954 WOL
Royal yachts, Alan Major.387.22 MAJ
The world's greatest aircraft carriers: an illustrated history, David Ross.623.8255 ROS
The zero dollar car: how the revolution in big data will change your life, John Ellis.629.2 ELL


Aces of the Luftwaffe: the Jagdflieger in the Second World War, Peter Jacobs.940.544 JAC
Code girls: the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II, Liza Mundy.940.5486 MUN
Hellfire Boys: the birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the race for the world's deadliest weapons, Theo Emery.358.3 EME
Traces the actions of the "Hellfire Battalion", a group of American engineers who were trained in gas warfare and were sent to the front lines in France to launch multiple assaults against the Germans.
If the Kaiser comes: defence against a German invasion of Britain in the First World War, Mike Osborne.940.341 OSB
On Afghanistan's plains: the story of Britain's Afghan wars, Jules Stewart.355.031 STE
The future of war: a history, Lawrence Freedman.355.02 FRE
The saboteur: the aristocrat who became France's most daring anti-Nazi commando, Paul Kix.940.5344 LA
The story of Robert de La Rochefoucald, an aristocrat turned anti-Nazi sabouteur, and his exploits as a resistant trained by Britain's Special Operations Executive.
We stormed the Reichstag: a war correspondent remembers, Vassili J. Subbotin. 940.5481 SUB