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Hoppers by Karan Gokani

Hoppers

Karan Gokani

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The seven circles by Chelsey Luger

The seven circles

Chelsey Luger

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"A revolutionary wellness guide rooted in Indigenous ancestral knowledge, offering wisdom for spiritual, physical, and emotional wellbeing from Native American wellness activists"--

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Under Her Skin by Sue Williams

Under Her Skin

Sue Williams

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My travels with Mrs. Kennedy by Clint Hill

My travels with Mrs. Kennedy

Clint Hill

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"Sparked by long-forgotten gifts and memorabilia discovered in an old trunk, the now ninety-year-old Hill reminisces about private moments, shared laughs, and crazy adventures with one of the world's most iconic women during her time as First Lady and the...

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Newsroom confidential by Margaret Sullivan

Newsroom confidential

Margaret Sullivan

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"Over her four decades of working in newsrooms big and small, Margaret Sullivan has become a trusted champion and critic of the American news media. In this bracing memoir, Sullivan traces her life in journalism and how trust in the mainstream press has...

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Control Freak by Cliff Bleszinski

Control Freak

Cliff Bleszinski

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Well of souls by K. R. Gaddy

Well of souls

K. R. Gaddy

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"An illuminating history of the banjo, revealing its origins at the crossroads of slavery, religion, and music. In an extraordinary story unfolding across two hundred years, Kristina Gaddy uncovers the banjo's key role in Black spirituality, ritual, and...

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Ronan and the endless sea of stars by Rick Louis

Ronan and the endless sea of stars

Rick Louis

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"A graphic novel memoir recounting one parent's unique and wrenching journey caring for a child with a terminal diagnosis. When Rick and Emily's infant son Ronan is diagnosed with Tay-Sachs, an incurable neurological disorder, they are faced with the practical...

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A history of cookbooks by Henry Notaker

A history of cookbooks

Henry Notaker

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"A History of Cookbooks provides a literary and historical overview of the cookbook genre, exploring its development as an important part of food culture beginning in the Late Middle Ages. Studying cookbooks from various Western cultures and languages, Henry...

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Coins and currency by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Coins and currency

Mary Ellen Snodgrass

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"This updated second edition offers numerous entries of historical commentary on the role of coins and currency in human events, politics and the arts. A timeline of monetary history is provided along with a glossary and bibliography. Numerous photographs of...

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Miss World 1970 by Jennifer Hosten

Miss World 1970

Jennifer Hosten

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Japan From Anime to Zen by David Watts Barton

Japan From Anime to Zen

David Watts Barton

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Reckoning with history

Reckoning with history

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" Reckoning with History brings together original essays from a diverse group of historians who consider how writing about the past can engage with the urgent issues of the present. The contributors-all former students of the distinguished Columbia University...

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Lives of the novelists by John Sutherland

Lives of the novelists

John Sutherland

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No previous author has attempted a book such as this: a complete history of novels written in the English language, from the genre's seventeenth-century origins to the present day. In the spirit of Dr. Johnson's Lives of the Poets, acclaimed critic and scholar...

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Encyclopedia of local history

Encyclopedia of local history

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"The Encyclopedia of Local History addresses nearly every aspect of local history, including everyday issues, theoretical approaches, and trends in the field. This encyclopedia provides both the casual browser and the dedicated historian with adept commentary...

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Celtic mythology by Philip Freeman

Celtic mythology

Philip Freeman

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The wisdom of the council by Sara Landon

The wisdom of the council

Sara Landon

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The Wisdom of the Council is an entirely channeled book of messages by The Council, a group of ascended master beings. Their messages are both empowering and gentle, and guide you towards ascending to a new level of consciousness, stepping into the greatest...

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Love, loss and lifelines by Dawn Picken

Love, loss and lifelines

Dawn Picken

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From Despair to Daring AdventureYou can't outrun grief, but you can try Former television anchor Dawn Picken was living the suburban dream in Spokane, Washington with her husband and two small children when disaster struck. Sean landed in intensive care with a...

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Calm your thoughts by Nick Trenton

Calm your thoughts

Nick Trenton

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Stop letting negativity drain all of your energy, leaving you unable to see the brighter side of life. A noisy brain is the biggest cause of unhappiness. It prevents us from seeing what possibilities lie before us. Life turns into a minefield rather than a set...

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A guest at the feast by Colm Tóibín

A guest at the feast

Colm Tóibín

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A Guest at the Feast uncovers the places where politics and poetics meet, where life and fiction overlap, where one can be inside writing and also outside of it.From the melancholy and amusement within the work of the writer John McGahern to an extraordinary...

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Paris and her cathedrals by R. Howard Bloch

Paris and her cathedrals

R. Howard Bloch

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For history readers, travelers, and scholars alike, an indispensable behind-the-scenes guide to the great cathedrals of Paris. "So infectious is R. Howard Bloch's passion for his subject that even those unable to do the traveling required will find in Paris...

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Starry messenger by Neil Degrasse. Tyson

Starry messenger

Neil Degrasse. Tyson

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Overreach by Owen Matthews

Overreach

Owen Matthews

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Cult trip by Anke Richter

Cult trip

Anke Richter

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A leading journalist's intense, riveting and personal investigation into the worlds and minds of cults At a new age festival in Byron Bay, journalist Anke Richter is finding her spiritual awakening when she meets a woman - a survivor of the Auckland cult...

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Why do birds do that? by Gráinne Cleary

Why do birds do that?

Gráinne Cleary

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An entrancing, informative book filled with answers to many of the common questions we ask about birds and their lives.

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The Real Food Companion by Matthew Evans

The Real Food Companion

Matthew Evans

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"In the Real Food Companion, renowned food writer Matthew Evans shows us how to ethically source, cook and eat real food. Written with gusto and filled to bursting with information to inspire and recipes to nurture the soul and family, the Real Food Companion...

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The secret heart by Suleika Dawson

The secret heart

Suleika Dawson

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Great Australian Rascals, Rogues and Ratbags by Jim Haynes

Great Australian Rascals, Rogues and Ratbags

Jim Haynes

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The bold, the bad and the slightly mad. Criminality, some say, is part of Australia's national identity, and in Great Australian Rascals, Rogues and Ratbags Jim Haynes profiles 15 larger-than-life Aussie rogues. These stories uncover the truth and expose the...

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The Mighty 747 by Jim Eames

The Mighty 747

Jim Eames

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How Many More Women? by Jennifer Robinson

How Many More Women?

Jennifer Robinson

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Marco Polo by Tony Armit

Marco Polo

Tony Armit

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In 1951, an 18-year-old Kiwi lad named Tony Armit decided to build a 28-foot wooden yacht. Three years later, he christened her Marco Polo, then with a former school rugby mate, Brian 'Tig' Loe, set sail from Auckland on an epic voyage... and whatever...

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Whānaukai by Naomi Toilalo

Whānaukai

Naomi Toilalo

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"A bilingual te reo/English cookbook from Naomi Toilalo. In 2017, Naomi was runner-up in TVNZ's Great Kiwi Bake Off. Baking should be a simple pleasure. In Whānaukai, celebrated baker Naomi Toilalo shares more than 70 of her tohutao reka - delicious recipes -...

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Good inside by Becky Kennedy

Good inside

Becky Kennedy

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Patting the shark by Tim Baker

Patting the shark

Tim Baker

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Tim Baker was living the dream. A best-selling and award-winning surf writer with a beautiful family, a lifetime of exotic travel and a home walking distance to quality waves. That all changed on July 7, 2015, when he was diagnosed, out of the blue, with stage...

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After Tiananmen by Vijay Gokhale

After Tiananmen

Vijay Gokhale

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On a snowy day in January 1998 Xu Zengping, a Chinese businessman based out of Hong Kong, stood on the deck of the Varyag, a partially constructed aircraft carrier that was being built by the Soviet Union at a shipyard on the Black Sea. Six years later, Xu had...

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Your one word by Evan Carmichael

Your one word

Evan Carmichael

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"In this bold and empowering guide, entrepreneur and social media sensation Evan Carmichael shares the secret to turbo-charging your path to success on your own terms. With thought-provoking questions and inspiring, instructive examples, Your One Word helps...

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Live fire by Helen (Cook) Graves

Live fire

Helen (Cook) Graves

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6,000 miles to freedom by Stéphane Marchetti

6,000 miles to freedom

Stéphane Marchetti

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"A narrative account, in graphic novel format, of the traumatic experiences faced by children fleeing war and poverty in Afghanistan, as well as the isolation they often feel as refugees in the West"--

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Analogia by George Dyson

Analogia

George Dyson

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Clarity & connection by author Yung Pueblo (Writer)

Clarity & connection

author Yung Pueblo (Writer)

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A collection of poetry and short prose focused on understanding how past wounds impact our present relationships. The author describes how intense emotions accumulate in our subconscious and condition us to act and react in certain ways. In a spare, poetic...

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Say it again in a nice voice by Meg Mason

Say it again in a nice voice

Meg Mason

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At 24, Meg Mason was newly married to a man "essentially indistinguishable from a young Matt Damon" and had landed her dream job, writing for The Times in London. What could possibly go wrong?

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The Gerson therapy by Charlotte Gerson

The Gerson therapy

Charlotte Gerson

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Offers a nutritional program that utilizes the healing powers of organic fruits and vegetables to reverse the effects of cancer and other illnesses.

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Plant-based meal prep by Stephanie Tornatore

Plant-based meal prep

Stephanie Tornatore

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How civil wars start by Barbara F. Walter

How civil wars start

Barbara F. Walter

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The Lowland clearances by Peter Aitchison

The Lowland clearances

Peter Aitchison

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TEACH YOURSELF PALAEOGRAPHY by Claire Jarvis

TEACH YOURSELF PALAEOGRAPHY

Claire Jarvis

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If you want to learn to read and know about old handwriting, this is the only book you will need.

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WOKE, INC. by Vivek Ramaswamy

WOKE, INC.

Vivek Ramaswamy

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Pickleball for all by Rachel Simon

Pickleball for all

Rachel Simon

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"Learn everything you need to know about America's fastest-growing sport, with stories and tips from the world's top pros, the weekend warriors, and the devoted ambassadors who make up the wonderful world of pickleball." -- Back cover.

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Running up that hill by Tom Doyle

Running up that hill

Tom Doyle

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'Probably the best Bush book to date.' - Record CollectorKate Bush: the subject of murmured legend and one of the most idiosyncratic musicians of the modern era. Comprising fifty chapters or 'visions', Running Up That Hill is a multi-faceted biography of this...

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Parenting hell by Rob Beckett

Parenting hell

Rob Beckett

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"What's it really like to be a parent? And how come no one ever warned Rob or Josh of the sheer mind-bending, world-altering, sleep-depriving, sick-covering, tear-inducing, snot-wiping, bore-inspiring, 4am-relationship-straining brutality of it all? And if...

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A soldier's rest by A. D. W. Muirhead

A soldier's rest

A. D. W. Muirhead

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i) Details of my book include its introduction, followed by the early history of the McLeod family, their emigration in 1889 and establishment on a Southland farm. Some early New Zealand history follows up to WW1, the NZ army volunteers, their recruitment,...

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Our stories, our voices, our identities by Abann Kamyay Ajak Yor

Our stories, our voices, our identities

Abann Kamyay Ajak Yor

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The New Zealand Resettlement Storybook is an introductory narrative to encourage relationship building between resettled people and New Zealand society. The stories in this book recall the lived experiences of individuals from a forced migrant background,...

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It's a shame about Ray by Jonathan Seidler

It's a shame about Ray

Jonathan Seidler

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"IT'S A SHAME ABOUT RAY is an extraordinary and powerful memoir about family, love and the power of music. What tracks combine to make a family album? What do we carry from one generation to a next? What is the difference between leaning on and letting go? ...

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Camilla by Angela Levin

Camilla

Angela Levin

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Native displacement in the twenty-first century by Abann Kamyay Ajak Yor

Native displacement in the twenty-first century

Abann Kamyay Ajak Yor

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"This book reveals lived experiences of forced migration and the resettlement journey to this country, using indigenous knowledge and shared leadership tools ..."--Introduction.

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Made with love by Tom Daley

Made with love

Tom Daley

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Lonely Planet Vietnam

Lonely Planet Vietnam

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Lonely Planet Vietnam is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get happily lost in Hanoi's Old Quarter, paddle past Halong Bay's shimmering limestone peaks at dawn, or take a...

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Fen, bog and swamp by Annie Proulx

Fen, bog and swamp

Annie Proulx

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A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 'A subject that could not be more important. A compact classic!' Bill McKibben 'I learned something new - and found something amazing - on every page' Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See From Pulitzer Prize...

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Making a scene by Constance Wu

Making a scene

Constance Wu

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From influential and iconic star Constance Wu, a powerful and poignant memoir-in-essays full of funny and intimate observations that will resonate with readers everywhere.Growing up in the friendly suburbs of Richmond, Virginia, Constance Wu thought that girls...

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Women making waves by Lara Einzig

Women making waves

Lara Einzig

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A visually stunning exploration of female surfers from around the world, with profiles of 25 inspiring women and 250 photos showcasing their favorite breaks, boards, and lifestyles. Women Making Waves is a visual celebration of surfing as seen through the eyes...

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Fly fishing by Mike Weddell

Fly fishing

Mike Weddell

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"This book is about the information that is needed to catch fish but more importantly it is about adopting the right mind set to help us be more successful fly fishers. There are many factors to be considered when trying to catch trout on a fly, weather, state...

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Pandamonium! by Simon Williams

Pandamonium!

Simon Williams

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"As a one-time NME journalist, former Xfm radio presenter, toilet-circuit promoter and the founder of enduring homespun British record label Fierce Panda, Simon Williams has been at the cutting, cutting, cutting edge of all things 'indie' for over thirty...

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Adrenaline by Zlatan Ibrahimović

Adrenaline

Zlatan Ibrahimović

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Prince Dracula by Gavin Baddeley

Prince Dracula

Gavin Baddeley

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"A war hero, a mass murderer and a Gothic legend the world has never forgotten Vlad the Impaler is one of history's most compelling and brutal characters, with a bizarre afterlife as a cult horror sensation. A hero to his countrymen, Vlad Dracula is a byword...

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Koala by Danielle Clode

Koala

Danielle Clode

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Houseplants and design by Liz Carlson

Houseplants and design

Liz Carlson

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"Houseplants have never been hotter. They have the power to instantly turn a house into a home and to create a feeling of peace and calm, transforming both your physical space and your headspace. Bringing nature inside is a simple way to maintain a connection...

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A year with Wendy Whiteley by Ashleigh Wilson

A year with Wendy Whiteley

Ashleigh Wilson

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We sit at the table, opposite each other, a tape recorder and a microphone between us, and I begin by saying that I don't want to start with Brett. 'That's a good idea.' Wendy looks at me and smiles. 'I didn't start with Brett.' These days Wendy Whiteley is a...

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My dream time by Ashleigh Barty

My dream time

Ashleigh Barty

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It's a tennis story. It's a family story. It's a teamwork story. It's the story of how I got to where and who I am today. I'm only in my mid-twenties, and some might think that's young to write a memoir. Who does that, right? But for me and my team it's always...

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East Coast Australia

East Coast Australia

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Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Dive on the Great Barrier Reef, sail the Whitsundays, and hike the Blue Mountains; all with your...

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Blood and bone by Russell Tregonning

Blood and bone

Russell Tregonning

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Russell Tregonning finished his fifty-year career in medicine as one of New Zealand's leading orthopaedic surgeons and as a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Otago School of Medicine. This memoir takes the reader through his journey from medical student to...

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Sons of a good keen man

Sons of a good keen man

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'Barry was never a father to me, but he did become a friend.'--Martin Crump Barry Crump was a titan of New Zealand writing, his semi-autobiographical novels about life as a rugged outdoorsman selling millions of copies. In his time, he was held up as the...

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The dark cracks of Kemang by Jeremy Roberts

The dark cracks of Kemang

Jeremy Roberts

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"That old childhood saying 'pick what you want from the tree of life' simply not working anymore? Becoming a foreigner in Indonesia might be as good a stab at something new and rewarding, as anything..."Armed with a teaching contract, some poems, and a...

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Ship beneath the ice by Mensun Bound

Ship beneath the ice

Mensun Bound

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On 21 November 1915, the Endurance, Ernest Shackleton's ship, finally succumbed to the immense pressures of the surrounding ice. Its crew watched in silence as the stern rose twenty feet in the air and then, just like that, it was gone. Over a century later,...

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Menopausing by Davina McCall

Menopausing

Davina McCall

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"We can't wait for this.' Red Menopausing is more than just a book, it's a movement. An uprising. Menopause affects every woman, and yet so many approach it with shame, fear, misinformation or silence. Why is no one talking about this? Who has the correct...

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The universe inside you by Brian Clegg

The universe inside you

Brian Clegg

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"Built from the debris of exploding stars that floated through space for billions of years, home to a zoo of tiny aliens, and controlled by a brain with more possible connections than there are atoms in the universe, the human body is the most incredible thing...

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How We Heal by Alexandra Elle

How We Heal

Alexandra Elle

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Transformer by Simon Doonan

Transformer

Simon Doonan

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A visible man by Edward Enninful

A visible man

Edward Enninful

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Edward Enninful has lived an extraordinary life. Here, for the first time, he shares the inspiring story of his journey, beginning in a childhood bedroom in Ghana overlooking firing squads, to arriving in 1990s London as an asylum seeker, to today setting the...

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Happy pocket full of money by David Cameron. Gikandi

Happy pocket full of money

David Cameron. Gikandi

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It's Not Just About the Money True wealth is not about buckets of cash. True wealth is not about designer clothes. It is not about a new Mercedes. It is not about living in a palatial estate. True wealth, asserts David Gikandi, is about discovering value...

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Tomorrow's people by Paul Morland

Tomorrow's people

Paul Morland

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The great forces of population change - the balance of births, deaths and migrations - have made the world what it is today. They have determined which countries are superpowers and which languish in relative obscurity, which economies top the international...

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Social work in Aotearoa New Zealand by Kathryn Hay

Social work in Aotearoa New Zealand

Kathryn Hay

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All social work students face decisions about where they will undertake the minimum 120 days of field placement required during their study, as well as which field of practice to work in upon graduation.

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