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Dear Mr. Len!  by Len Wilson

Dear Mr. Len!

Len Wilson

Book

"Len's first overseas adventure was as part of a delegation of New Zealand university graduates to People's Republic of China in 1977 and he has been constantly traveling since then. This book covers over 40 years of travel to over 35 countries. Len's...

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Sleep well to live well  by Janis E. Grummitt

Sleep well to live well

Janis E. Grummitt

Book

"In this book, Janis outlines a simple approach that she has used herself to improve sleep. She spent 12 years researching practical ways to improve her brain after damage in 2007. She believes that sleep is fundamental to good health, happiness and ...

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Italian folk magic  by Mary-Grace Fahrun

Italian folk magic

Mary-Grace Fahrun

Book

"Italian Folk Magic is a fascinating journey through the magical, folkloric, and healing traditions of Italy with an emphasis on the practical. The reader learns uniquely Italian methods of magical protection and divination and spells for love, sex, ...

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Stop bloody bossing me about  by Quentin Letts

Stop bloody bossing me about

Quentin Letts

Book

"Hands, face, space. Curfews. Don't drink. Bend your knees. Conform, obey, comply - surrender. British life has become infested by bossiness. Boris Johnson won power as one of life's free-wheelers but his first year as PM saw a fever of finger-wagging....

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The Countess from Kirribilli  by Joyce Morgan

The Countess from Kirribilli

Joyce Morgan

Book

"Elizabeth von Armin may have been born on the shores of Sydney Harbour, but it was in Victorian London that she discovered society and society discovered her. She made her Court debut before Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace, was pursued by a Prussian...

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Border crossings  by Mohammad Tufael Chowdhury

Border crossings

Mohammad Tufael Chowdhury

Book

"Whether negotiating the mind-games of the Israeli intelligence services or performing ablutions in a London bathroom, Mohammad Chowdhury's life as a British Muslim travelling the world brings daily challenges. Border Crossings is the story of Chowdh...

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Camper van cooking  by Claire (Chef) Thomson

Camper van cooking

Claire (Chef) Thomson

Book

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Tornado  by John Nichol

Tornado

John Nichol

Book

"Former Tornado Navigator John Nichol tells the incredible story of the RAF Tornado force during the First Gulf War in 1991; the excitement and the danger, the fear and the losses. It is an extraordinary account of courage and fortitude. ‘We were doing...

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The 4 disciplines of execution  by Chris McChesney

The 4 disciplines of execution

Chris McChesney

Book

"Do you remember the last major initiative you watched die in your organisation? Did it go down with a loud crash? Or was it slowly and quietly suffocated by other competing priorities? By the time it finally disappeared, it's likely no-one even noticed....

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Nature fast and nature slow  by Nicholas P. Money

Nature fast and nature slow

Nicholas P. Money

Book

"This book is a vision of biology set within the entire timescale of the universe. It is about the timing of life, from microsecond movements to evolutionary changes over millions of years. Human consciousness is riveted to seconds, but a split-second...

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I have always been me  by Precious Brady-Davis

I have always been me

Precious Brady-Davis

Book

"Trans woman Precious Brady-Davis recalls her childhood growing up in the Omaha foster care system and Pentecostal faith as a biracial, gender-nonconforming child"--Publisher's description.

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Rebel  by Faith Morgan

Rebel

Faith Morgan

Book

"Rebel tells the story of Faith, a woman who grew up in the Children of God cult (known latterly as The Family). Now in her forties with two teenage children of her own, Faith's first-person narrative alternates between her childhood adventures and t...

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Trivial grievances  by Bridie Jabour

Trivial grievances

Bridie Jabour

Book

"In 2019, Bridie Jabour wrote a piece for the Guardian about the malaise of millennials and how the painful, protracted end of their adolescence is finally hitting home. They're looking at their lives and thinking: 'Is this it? Have I chosen the right...

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Too migrant, too Muslim, too loud  by Mehreen Faruqi

Too migrant, too Muslim, too loud

Mehreen Faruqi

Book

"Too Migrant, Too Muslim, Too Loud is a no-holds-barred memoir and manifesto from outspoken senator, trouble-maker and multicultural icon Mehreen Faruqi. As the first Muslim woman in any Australian parliament, Mehreen has a unique and crucial perspective...

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Who will believe you?  by Kim Chown

Who will believe you?

Kim Chown

Book

"In 1976, Francis Beaumont spirited eleven-year-old Kim Chown and her brother away from their mother to Africa, where he had taken a job as a university lecturer. There, behind a veneer of respectability, he terrorised and brutalised his own child, K...

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Blackface  by Ayanna Thompson

Blackface

Ayanna Thompson

Book

"Why are there so many examples of public figures, entertainers, and normal, everyday people in blackface? And why aren't there as many examples of people of color in whiteface? This book explains what blackface is, why it occurred, and what its legacies...

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How to have meaningful relationships  by Emma Power

How to have meaningful relationships

Emma Power

Book

"How to Have Meaningful Relationshipsis an essential guide for anyone who wants to build healthy, happy and sustainable relationships with the people in their lives. Relationships skills are not innate, they are skills to be learned. This pocket guide...

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Escape from Manus  by Jaivet Ealom

Escape from Manus

Jaivet Ealom

Book

"The powerful account of how one man escaped the prison of Manus Island. A true story of bravery and resilience. The awe-inspiring story of the only person to successfully escape from Australia's notorious offshore detention centre on Manus Island. In...

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Two beats ahead  by Panos A. Panay

Two beats ahead

Panos A. Panay

Book

"Musicians are masters of innovation, constantly finding new ways to adapt to accelerating change and staying ahead of the beat. In Two Beats Ahead, Michael Hendrix and Panos Panay demystify the artistic process of some of the greatest creative minds...

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The brilliant boy  by Gideon Haigh

The brilliant boy

Gideon Haigh

Book

"In a quiet Sydney street in 1937, a seven year-old immigrant boy drowned in a ditch that had filled with rain after being left unfenced by council workers. How the law should deal with the trauma of the family's loss was one of the most complex and....

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Spain  by Anthony Ham

Spain

Anthony Ham

Book

"Lonely Planet's Best of Spain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Binge on fine art and nightlife in Madrid, wander Barcelona's cobblestone lanes, and explore charm...

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Learning vector illustration with Adobe Illustrator  by Jodi Staniunas Hopper

Learning vector illustration with Adobe Illustrator

Jodi Staniunas Hopper

Book

"When you begin using vector illustration software it can be confusing and frustrating to even work out how to make a mark on the page - but this new hybrid approach to learning integrates augmented reality, tutorial videos and step-by-step projects to...

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Bicycling with butterflies  by Sara Dykman

Bicycling with butterflies

Sara Dykman

Book

"Outdoor educator and field researcher Sara Dykman made history when she became the first person to bicycle along­side monarch butterflies on their storied annual migration--a round-trip adventure that included three countries and more than 10,000 mi...

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Hope in times of fear  by Timothy Keller

Hope in times of fear

Timothy Keller

Book

"Hope in a Time of Fear explains the meaning of Jesus's resurrection. The followers of Jesus were unprepared for the event and failed to recognize him. All of them physically saw him and yet did not spiritually truly see him. It was only when Jesus reached...

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Japan's Pacific War  by Peter (Peter Damian) Williams

Japan's Pacific War

Peter (Peter Damian) Williams

Book

"'I had no qualms fighting the Australians, just as I have killed without remorse any of the Emperor's enemies: the British, the Americans and the Dutch', so admits Takahiro Sato in this ground-breaking oral history of Japan's Pacific War. Thanks to years...

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How to love animals  by Henry Mance

How to love animals

Henry Mance

Book

"A personal journey into our evolving relationships with animals, and a thought-provoking look at how those bonds are being challenged and reformed across disciplines We love animals, but does that make the animals' lives any happier? With factory fa...

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Alexandria  by Edmund Richardson

Alexandria

Edmund Richardson

Book

"For centuries the city of Alexandria Beneath the Mountains was a meeting point of East and West. Then it vanished. In 1833 it was discovered in Afghanistan by the unlikeliest person imaginable- Charles Masson, deserter, traveller, pilgrim, doctor,.....

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The partition  by Charles Townshend

The partition

Charles Townshend

Book

"In the aftermath of the horrors of the Irish Famine, the grim, distrustful relationship between Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom deteriorated into a generations-long argument about 'Home Rule'. The unprecedented nature of the Irish problem...

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Unwinding anxiety  by Judson Brewer

Unwinding anxiety

Judson Brewer

Book

"A step-by-step plan clinically proven to break the cycle of worry and fear that drives anxiety and addictive habits. Judson Brewer explains how to uproot anxiety at its source using brain-based techniques and small hacks accessible to anyone. We think...

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Red moon gang  by Tara Costello

Red moon gang

Tara Costello

Book

"This inclusive, unapologetic, and humorous guide to menstruation quashes stigmas and provides us with the latest research and information on periods"--Publisher's description.

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The naturally clean home  by Karyn Siegel-Maier

The naturally clean home

Karyn Siegel-Maier

Book

"In this updated edition of her best-selling book, The Naturally Clean Home, Karyn Siegel-Maier brings together the formulas for home cleaning solutions that readers have trusted for years with new information and ingredients updated to today's green...

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Brave new humans  by Sarah Dingle

Brave new humans

Sarah Dingle

Book

"Journalist Sarah Dingle was 27 when she learnt that her identity was a lie. Over dinner one night, her mother casually mentioned Sarah had been conceived using a sperm donor. The man who'd raised Sarah wasn't her father; in fact, she had no idea who...

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How Britain ends  by Gavin Esler

How Britain ends

Gavin Esler

Book

"In the past, it was possible to live with delightful confusion: one could be English or British, Scottish or Irish, and a citizen/subject of the United Kingdom (or Great Britain). For years that state has been what Gavin Esler calls a 'secret federation',...

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House of Kwa  by Mimi Kwa

House of Kwa

Mimi Kwa

Book

"Mimi Kwa ignored the letter for days. When she finally opened it, the news was so shocking her hair turned grey. Why would a father sue his own daughter? The collision was over the estate of Mimi's beloved Aunt Theresa, but its seed had been sown long...

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Under a white sky  by Elizabeth Kolbert

Under a white sky

Elizabeth Kolbert

Book

"The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity's transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it? That man should have dominion "over all the...

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Romantics & classics  by Jeremy Musson

Romantics & classics

Jeremy Musson

Book

"This book allows us to enter some of the most exceptional of England's historic houses that are lived in and decorated for today by their imaginative owners and designers. Jeremy Musson and Hugo Rittson Thomas have assembled a stunning collection of...

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The 7 habits of highly effective people  by Stephen R. Covey

The 7 habits of highly effective people

Stephen R. Covey

Book

"The 7 habits have become famous and are integrated into everyday thinking by millions and millions of people. Why? Because they work! With Sean Covey’s added takeaways on how the habits can be used in our modern age, the wisdom of the 7 habits will ...

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One pot, pan, planet  by Anna (Food writer) Jones

One pot, pan, planet

Anna (Food writer) Jones

Book

"In this exciting new collection of over 200 simple recipes, Anna Jones limits the pans and simplifies the ingredients for all-in-one dinners that keep things fast and easy. These super varied every night recipes celebrate vegetables and deliver knoc...

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Surrounded by idiots  by Thomas Erikson

Surrounded by idiots

Thomas Erikson

Book

"Do you ever think you're the only one making any sense? Or tried to reason with your partner with disastrous results? Do long, rambling answers drive you crazy? Or does your colleague's abrasive manner get your back up? You are not alone. After a di...

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Creativity  by Mihály Csíkszentmihályi

Creativity

Mihály Csíkszentmihályi

Book

"Creativity is about capturing those moments that make life worth living. [Psychologist] Mihaly Csíkszentmihályi reveals what leads to these moments - be it the excitement of the artist at the easel or the scientist in the lab - so that this knowledge...

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The 7 habits of highly effective families  by Stephen R. Covey

The 7 habits of highly effective families

Stephen R. Covey

Book

"This practical and philosophical guide to solving family problems covers: how and why to have family meetings; the importance of keeping promises; how to balance individual and family needs; seven desirable family characteristics; and how to move fr...

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Raising human beings  by Ross W. Greene

Raising human beings

Ross W. Greene

Book

"The renowned child psychologist explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence. Parents have an important task: figure out who their child is his or her skills, prefer...

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Culture crossroads  by Rubinstine Manukia

Culture crossroads

Rubinstine Manukia

Book

"Pasifika people are at a crossroads and need to decide whether to retain their traditional cultural values and practices, to adopt those of the majority of New Zealanders or find a middle pathway to the future. They feel under pressure in their lives...

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Decorative art 50s

Decorative art 50s

Book

"Latex, plastics, and fervent consumerism: discover the design trends and materials which literally shaped the American 1950s. This overview explores a decade of postwar rebuilding driven by idealistic vision and positive spirit,a pplied from the suburbs...

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What is color?  by Arielle Eckstut

What is color?

Arielle Eckstut

Book

"A comprehensive illustrated exploration of the fascinating science of color. Arielle and Joann Eckstut, authors of The Secret Language of Color, offer a thorough, readable, and highly visual exploration of the science of color. Organized by 50 of the...

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Beneath the moon  by Yoshi Yoshitani

Beneath the moon

Yoshi Yoshitani

Book

"Powerful and universal retellings of seventy-eight divine stories, legends, and myths from around the world, each accompanied by a gorgeous illustration from acclaimed artist Yoshi Yoshitani. Many of the lessons we learn are shared stories passed am...

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Managing the unmanageable  by Mickey W. Mantle

Managing the unmanageable

Mickey W. Mantle

Book

"In Managing the Unmanageable, Second Edition, authors Mickey W. Mantle and Ron Lichty show how to hire and develop programmers and build software development teams that are truly, consistently manageable. Drawing on a their years of industry experience,...

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Michael Stipe. by Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe.

Michael Stipe

Book

"Portraits of resilience and vulnerability, with QR-linked audio of comments and anecdotes from Stipe. In this third, photo-based chapter of the Damiani series, Michael Stipe explores strength, courage and vulnerability, pausing the project abruptly due...

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Shooting Midnight Cowboy  by Glenn Frankel

Shooting Midnight Cowboy

Glenn Frankel

Book

"Glenn Frankel's Shooting Midnight Cowboy tells the story of a modern classic that, by all accounts, should never have become one in the first place. Much more than a history of Schlesinger's film, Shooting Midnight Cowboy is an arresting glimpse into...

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Things are against us  by Lucy Ellmann

Things are against us

Lucy Ellmann

Book

"Things are against us is the first collection of essays from Booker Prize-shortlisted author Lucy Ellmann. Provocative, smart, angry, wise, and very, very funny, the essays in Things Are Against Us cover everything from feminism to environmental cat...

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See/saw  by Geoff Dyer

See/saw

Geoff Dyer

Book

"See/Saw shows how photographs frame and change our perspective on the world. Taking in photographers from early in the last century to the present day-including artists such as Eugáene Atget, Vivian Maier, Roy DeCarava, and Alex Webb-the celebrated ...

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A walk a day  by Peter (Peter Leon) Janssen

A walk a day

Peter (Peter Leon) Janssen

Book

"Walking is one of the best ways to see a country and in this book there's a short walk to suit everyone. All 365 walks are three hours or less and will suit those who enjoy walking but do not fancy a long tramp with heavy boots and a pack, or visitors...

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The holistic fibromyalgia treatment plan  by Amarilis Méndez

The holistic fibromyalgia treatment plan

Amarilis Méndez

Book

"There's a simple, effective way to soothe your symptoms like chronic pain and fatigue through the power of daily diet, exercise, and meditation. From natural remedies to mindful practices and gentle stretching and exercise routines, this complete fi...

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Play and the city  by Alexandra Bonham

Play and the city

Alexandra Bonham

Book

"Cities have always been sites of play, bringing people together and pushing the boundaries of what is humanly possible. And now we need our cities to encourage and facilitate play of all kinds more than ever. If we want a world for our children to play...

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Cultish  by Amanda Montell

Cultish

Amanda Montell

Book

"What causes people to join-- and more importantly, stay in-- extreme groups? The answer, Montell believes, has nothing to do with freaky mind-control wizardry or Kool-Aid. She argues that the key to manufacturing intense ideology, community, and us/...

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Scrap School  by Lissa Alexander

Scrap School

Lissa Alexander

Book

"Bring the classroom into your sewing space as you learn from expert quilters how to get the scrappy look you love. Following the wildly popular Sisterhood of Scraps, author and designer Lissa Alexander has gathered more super-talented designer friends...

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Ancestors  by Alice Roberts

Ancestors

Alice Roberts

Book

"'Most of what we know about our Anglo-Saxon ancestors comes from their graves,' said Tony Robinson in the opening to a 2001 Time Team episode about the excavation of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery. He wasn't wrong. But this isn't only true of the Anglo-Sax...

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American republics  by Alan Taylor

American republics

Alan Taylor

Book

"From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, the powerful story of a fragile nation as it expands across a contested continent. In this beautifully written history of America's formative period, a preeminent historian upends the traditional story of a y...

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The resilience shield  by Dan Pronk

The resilience shield

Dan Pronk

Book

"Life is hard. Rocketing rates of physical and mental health issues are testimony to the immense pressures of our complex world. So how do we become tough and adaptable to face life's challenges? The Resilience Shield provides that defence. In their....

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The 3-day diet  by Victoria Black

The 3-day diet

Victoria Black

Book

"The creators of the world's largest online fasting community bring you the easiest diet on the planet: you only have to be 'good' for 3 days a week, and then you can relax for the other 4 days. It's that simple! Victoria Black and Gen Davidson start...

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Fabulous paper flowers  by Emiko Yamamoto

Fabulous paper flowers

Emiko Yamamoto

Book

"Exquisite paper flowers that never wilt! In this book, Japanese paper crafting expert Emiko Yamamoto reveals her secrets for making realistic blossoms, leaves and stems from inexpensive colored paper sheets. Her simple cut-curl-paste method is perfect...

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Surrender  by Nicky Clinch

Surrender

Nicky Clinch

Book

"What if you need to break down before you can break through? Find authenticity, growth and freedom through letting go and coming home to your true self. Do you find yourself getting caught in the same negative patterns, the same emotional spirals, the...

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The comfort book  by Matt Haig

The comfort book

Matt Haig

Book

"A small book for anyone in search of hope, looking for a path to a more meaningful life, or in need of encouragement. "Happiness occurs when you forget who you're expected to be. And what you're expected to do. Happiness is an accident of self-accep...

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If in doubt, wash your hair  by Anya Hindmarch

If in doubt, wash your hair

Anya Hindmarch

Book

"Anya Hindmarch is a mother of five, stepmother, entrepreneur and globally renowned businesswoman. In If In Doubt, Wash Your Hair, she shares what she has learned during her busy and eclectic life, what she still worries about, and what advice she has...

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How to raise kids who aren't assholes  by Melinda Wenner Moyer

How to raise kids who aren't assholes

Melinda Wenner Moyer

Book

"As an award-winning science journalist, Melinda Wenner Moyer was regularly asked to investigate and address all kinds of parenting questions: how to potty train, when and whether to get vaccines, and how to help kids sleep through the night. But as ...

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Beyond the tape  by Marie (Forensic pathologist) Cassidy

Beyond the tape

Marie (Forensic pathologist) Cassid...

Book

"In 1997, Dr Marie Cassidy arrived in Dublin from Glasgow. There to discuss a possible deputy state pathologist post with Professor John Harbison, instead she was whisked by police escort to a Grangegorman murder scene. There was no turning back. She...

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Urban farmers  by Mónica R. Goya

Urban farmers

Mónica R. Goya

Book

"We are what we eat, but do you know what you're eating? Urban agriculture is the global movement that encourages the practice of cultivating, processing and distributing food in the city. As our world becomes increasingly defined by urban structures...

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The weaving handbook  by Åsa Pärson

The weaving handbook

Åsa Pärson

Book

"The Ins and Outs of hand-weaving. Weaving by hand is an ancient and fascinating art, encompassing hundreds of variations, techniques, and approaches to creating textiles of all shapes and sizes. Here, desiger and weaving expert Asa Parson and prof...

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Python all-in-one  by John C. Shovic

Python all-in-one

John C. Shovic

Book

"Powerful and flexible, Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It's got all the right stuff for the software driving the cutting-edge of the development world--machine learning, robotics, artificial intelligence, data s...

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Minerva's French sisters  by Nina Rattner Gelbart

Minerva's French sisters

Nina Rattner Gelbart

Book

"A fascinating collective biography of six female scientists in eighteenth-century France, whose stories were largely written out of history. This book presents the stories of six intrepid Frenchwomen of science in the Enlightenment whose...

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Microsoft Teams  by Rosemarie Withee

Microsoft Teams

Rosemarie Withee

Book

"It was only a matter of time before Microsoft 365 built an actual virtual office. And Microsoft Teams is it, rocketing from 13 to 75 million daily users in a single year. The new edition of Microsoft Teams For Dummies gives you an in-depth introductory...

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Frostquake  by Juliet Nicolson

Frostquake

Juliet Nicolson

Book

"On Boxing Day 1962, when Juliet Nicolson was eight years old, the snow began to fall. It did not stop for ten weeks. It wasn't just the weather that was bad. The threat of nuclear war had reached its terrifying height with the recent Cuban Missile C...

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The enemy within  by David Horowitz

The enemy within

David Horowitz

Book

"A questionable election. The president of the United States illegally impeached--twice--and silenced. The First Amendment hanging by a thread. The national heritage under attack. Mob violence. America is on the brink of becoming a one-party dictatorship....

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Symbols of the occult  by Eric Chaline

Symbols of the occult

Eric Chaline

Book

"This beautifully illustrated volume explorers the key signs and symbols of the occult. Chosen for their powerful symbolism, the illustrations in the book span from the myths and legends of the ancient world to the icons used in modern religion and s...

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How to love animals  by Henry Mance

How to love animals

Henry Mance

Book

"A personal journey into our evolving relationships with animals, and a thought-provoking look at how those bonds are being challenged and reformed across disciplines We love animals, but does that make the animals' lives any happier? With factory fa...

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The brilliant abyss  by Helen Scales

The brilliant abyss

Helen Scales

Book

"The deep sea is the last, vast wilderness on the planet. For centuries, myth-makers and storytellers have concocted imaginary monsters of the deep, and now scientists are looking there to find bizarre, unknown species, chemicals to make new medicines,...

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Fulfillment  by Alec MacGillis

Fulfillment

Alec MacGillis

Book

"MacGillis shows that Amazon's sprawling network of delivery hubs, data centers, and corporate campuses epitomizes a land where winner and loser cities and regions are drifting steadily apart, the civic fabric is unraveling, and work has become incre...

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Blockchain chicken farm  by Xiaowei Wang

Blockchain chicken farm

Xiaowei Wang

Book

"In Blockchain Chicken Farm, the technologist and writer Xiaowei Wang explores the political and social entanglements of technology in rural China. Their discoveries force them to challenge the standard idea that rural culture and people are backward...

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What we owe each other  by Minouche Shafik

What we owe each other

Minouche Shafik

Book

"One of the world's most influential economists sets out the basis for a new social contract fit for the 21st century. The social contract shapes everything: our political institutions, legal systems and material conditions, but also the organisation...

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The crown in crisis  by Alexander Larman

The crown in crisis

Alexander Larman

Book

"On December 10, 1936, King Edward VIII brought a great international drama to a close when he abdicated, renouncing the throne of the United Kingdom for himself and his heirs. The reason he gave when addressing his subjects was that he could not fulfill...

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The Auschwitz photographer  by Luca Crippa

The Auschwitz photographer

Luca Crippa

Book

"When Germany invaded Wilhelm Brasse's native Poland in 1939, he was asked to swear allegiance to Hitler and join the Wehrmacht. He refused. He was deported to Auschwitz concentration camp as political prisoner number 3444. A trained portrait photographer,...

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The Ruby Princess  by Duncan McNab

The Ruby Princess

Duncan McNab

Book

"In the early hours of Thursday 19 March 2020, the luxury cruise liner Ruby Princess docked at Sydney's Circular Quay, the gateway to Australia. Hours later, 2700 passengers disembarked. Yet in the middle of a pandemic sweeping the planet, there were...

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The hormone balance bible  by Shawn A. Tassone

The hormone balance bible

Shawn A. Tassone

Book

"A revolutionary, wellness-centered functional approach to managing hormonal imbalance by the first physician in the United States to be certified by both the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Integrative Medicine....

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Debbie Shore's sewing room secrets  by Debbie (Writer on sewing) Shore

Debbie Shore's sewing room secrets

Debbie (Writer on sewing) Shore

Book

"Packed with key skills and friendly know-how, this essential guide is ideal for anyone taking their first steps into dressmaking. The latest title in Debbie Shore's Sewing Room Secrets series, this essential guide is packed with key skills and frien...

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Decoding your cat

Decoding your cat

Book

"One of the predominant reasons that owners abandon or give up their pets is because of unwanted behaviors. Many have tried to instruct proper cat training. Now experts at the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists provide an in-depth understanding...

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The eyes of the skin  by Juhani Pallasmaa

The eyes of the skin

Juhani Pallasmaa

Book

"First published in 1996, The Eyes of the Skin has become a classic of architectural theory. It asks the far-reaching question why, when there are five senses, has one single sense - sight - become so predominant in architectural culture and design?...

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Healing your emotional self  by Beverly Engel

Healing your emotional self

Beverly Engel

Book

""Healing Your Emotional Self "Emotionally abusive parents are indeed toxic parents, and they cause significant damage to their children's self-esteem, self-image, and body image. In this remarkable book, Beverly Engel shares her powerful Mirror Ther...

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Creating affluence  by Deepak Chopra

Creating affluence

Deepak Chopra

Book

"Deepak Chopra presents a clear and simple message, explaining the full meaning of wealth consciousness and offering a step-by-step plan for creating affluence and fulfillment in all areas of our lives"--Publisher's description.

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7 ways  by Jamie Oliver

7 ways

Jamie Oliver

Book

"Presents a collection of recipes that offer multiple options for common ingredients, from chicken breast and ground beef to potatoes and broccoli, and show readers how to incorporate satisfying twists and high nutrition into everyday meals"--Publish...

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American Marxism  by Mark R. (Mark Reed) Levin

American Marxism

Mark R. (Mark Reed) Levin

Book

"Levin explains how the core elements of Marxist ideology are now pervasive in American society and culture: from our schools, the press, and corporations, to Hollywood, the Democratic Party, and the Biden presidency. Often cloaked in deceptive labels...

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Government and politics in Aotearoa New Zealand

Government and politics in Aotearoa New Zealand

Book

"The principle guide to the political context, institutions and processesz of government in New Zealand. It provides readers with a clear and comprehensive introduction to the history, theory and knowledge required to understand the New Zealand polit...

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The commercial hotel  by John Summers

The commercial hotel

John Summers

Book

"When John Summers moved to a small town in the Wairarapa and began to look closely at the less-celebrated aspects of local life – our club rooms, freezing works, night trains, hotel pubs, landfills – he saw something deeper. It was a story about his...

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Brutal  by Ron Palenski

Brutal

Ron Palenski

Book

"New Zealand versus South Africa ... the All Blacks against the Springboks. There's been no other rugby rivalry like it. For a hundred years, they've been battering away against each other, the outcomes see-sawing with the seasons. But it'sbeen more ...

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Tūtira mai

Tūtira mai

Book

"When we see the need for change, we want to take action. But there is more to change than taking to the streets. From prison theatre and glaxroots community engagement to social enterprise and online campaigning, the ways citizens can make change are...

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A week in September  by Peter Rees

A week in September

Peter Rees

Book

"Doug Heywood was a teenager when he discovered, in a shoebox hidden in a wardrobe, hundreds of letters, all written by his father, Scott Heywood. As a POW on the infamous Burma Railway, Scott wrote almost daily to his young wife, Margery, on scraps of...

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Parental as anything  by Maggie Dent

Parental as anything

Maggie Dent

Book

"A common-sense guide to raising happy, healthy kids - from toddlers to tweens. How much screen time should you let your primary-school children have? How do you talk to your teenager about sex? What can you do when your kid throws a tantrum? Why should...

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Mother of invention  by Katrine Marçal

Mother of invention

Katrine Marçal

Book

"An illuminating and maddening examination of how gender bias has skewed innovation, technology, and history"--Publisher's description.

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The devil you know  by Gwen Adshead

The devil you know

Gwen Adshead

Book

"Serial homicide. Stalking. Arson. Gang crime. Who are the people behind these acts of terrible violence? What are their stories? And what is it like to sit opposite them? Dr Gwen Adshead is one of Britain's leading forensic psychiatrists, and she has...

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Relax  by Meredith Gaston

Relax

Meredith Gaston

Book

"With practice, time and care, each one of us can cultivate serenity and profoundly transform our experience of life. In this delightful and beautifully illustrated book, acclaimed artist Meredith Gaston will show you how to relax through rest and pl...

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Be period positive  by Chella Quint

Be period positive

Chella Quint

Book

"Period positivity starts with asking questions. This informative, irreverent, and absorbing book covers all your period-related questions - why they're taboo (and needn't be) and how to navigate the whole bleeding thing, from first periods to fertil...

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Thermomix  by Grace Mazur

Thermomix

Grace Mazur

Book

"Twenty years ago Grace Mazur brought Thermomix to Australia. Since then Thermomix has become a household name across Australia and New Zealand, with over half a million families, passionate cooks, chefs and influencers embracing this cutting-edge ap...

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The act of sewing  by Sonya Philip

The act of sewing

Sonya Philip

Book

"A complete guide to sewing simple garments-with 4 full-size patterns-and all the tricks of alterations and embellishments explained so that you can make a wardrobe all your own"--Publisher's description.

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Maybe baby  by Sue Saunders

Maybe baby

Sue Saunders

Book

"Many people find the road to having a family is not the smooth one they always expected. Whether there is an unforeseen physical problem, the lack of a suitable partner, or no problem that can be diagnosed, many people wind up seeking help. Pamphlets...

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Ghost ships of the Baltic Sea  by Jonas Dahm

Ghost ships of the Baltic Sea

Jonas Dahm

Book

"Thee Baltic sea holds close to 100,000 wrecks - many of them surprisingly well kept. The cold water and the historic lack of shipworms has preserved the ships better than anywhere else in the world - thus the Baltic Sea provides an enthralling treasure...

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SpiceBox  by Grace Regan

SpiceBox

Grace Regan

Book

"All your takeaway favourites, completely plant-powered. Make all the food you love packed with vibrant colourful ingredients and authentic flavour. Find every one of your favourite curry dishes here including Aloo Gobi, Chana Masala, Cauli Tikka Mas...

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Sincerely, your autistic child

Sincerely, your autistic child

Book

"A diverse collection of autistic voices that highlights how parents can avoid common mistakes and misconceptions, and make their child feel truly accepted, valued, and celebrated for who they are. From childhood and education to culture, gender identity,...

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The madness of grief  by Richard Coles

The madness of grief

Richard Coles

Book

"Whether it is pastoral care for the bereaved, discussions about the afterlife, or being called out to perform the last rites, death is part of the Reverend Richard Coles's life and work. But when his partner the Reverend David Coles died, shortly be...

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The happy traitor  by Simon Kuper

The happy traitor

Simon Kuper

Book

"Those people who were betrayed were not innocent people. They were no better nor worse than I am. It's all part of the intelligence world. If the man who turned me in came to my house today, I'd invite him to sit down and have a cup of tea. George Blake...

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Eat to beat depression and anxiety  by Drew Ramsey

Eat to beat depression and anxiety

Drew Ramsey

Book

"As cases of depression and anxiety disorders rise, many people rely on therapy and medications to alleviate symptoms. Ramsey breaks down the science of nutritional psychiatry and explains what foods positively affect brain health and improve mental ...

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Books do furnish a life  by Richard Dawkins

Books do furnish a life

Richard Dawkins

Book

"A new anthology of the internationally best-selling science writer's work, bringing together his writing about some of the most important science literature of our age to explore its key themes. Includes exclusive new commentary and conversation with...

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Decoding greatness  by Ron Friedman

Decoding greatness

Ron Friedman

Book

"For generations, we've been taught there are two ways to succeed -- either from talent or through practice. In "Decoding Greatness", Ron Friedman illuminates a powerful third path, one that has quietly launched icons in a wide range of fields, from ...

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A world without email  by Cal Newport

A world without email

Cal Newport

Book

"New York Times bestselling author and productivity expert Cal Newport offers a radical vision for an email free workplace. Constant communication has become part of the way we work as we check our emails every 5.4 minutes. But at what expense? Bests...

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The kind diet  by Alicia Silverstone

The kind diet

Alicia Silverstone

Book

"Addresses the nutritional concerns faced by many who are new to plant-based, vegetarian diets and shows how to cover every nutritional base, from protein to calcium and beyond. Features irresistibly delicious food that satisfies on every level --inc...

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Learn Python visually  by Tristan Bunn

Learn Python visually

Tristan Bunn

Book

"This book provides an accessible, visual, and creative approach to learning Python. Readers will learn to program using an interactive development environment called Processing.py. Each chapter walks through several graphical coding projects and provides...

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The great demographic reversal  by C. A. E. (Charles Albert Eric) Goodhart

The great demographic reversal

C. A. E. (Charles Albert Eric) Good...

Book

"This original and panoramic book proposes that the underlying forces of demography and globalisation will shortly reverse three multi-decade global trends - it will raise inflation and interest rates, but lead to a pullback in inequality. "Whatever the...

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How to fix meetings  by Graham Allcott

How to fix meetings

Graham Allcott

Book

"Calendar full of meetings that could just be an email? A list of action points but not time to work on completing them? Online and offline, too much valuable time is wasted in meetings. Advisers to some of the world's leading companies on productivity,...

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Fracture  by Matthew Parris

Fracture

Matthew Parris

Book

"Matthew Parris, presenter of Great Lives on BBC Radio 4, explores the surprising connection between trauma and greatness through vivid case histories. Ada Lovelace. Frederick Douglass. Vladimir Lenin. Marie Curie. Frieda Kahlo. Carl Jung. Tupac Shakur....

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Simplicity at home  by Yumiko Sekine

Simplicity at home

Yumiko Sekine

Book

"From Yumiko Sekine, creator of the internationally celebrated lifestyle brand Fog Linen Work, comes this elegant guide to cultivating a beautiful, joyful home. In these pages, readers will discover lovely rituals and simple techniques based on Japan...

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Anxiety-free with food  by Liana Werner-Gray

Anxiety-free with food

Liana Werner-Gray

Book

"Release stress and anxiety naturally with this simple yet comprehensive nutrition guide that supports your mental health from Liana Werner-Gray, author of Cancer-Free with Food. If you're feeling anxious, stressed, or depressed, you're not alone. The...

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How Linux works  by Brian Ward

How Linux works

Brian Ward

Book

"Provides updated information on the inner workings of the operating system, including how the kernel manages devices, device drivers, and processes how networking, interfaces, firewalls, and servers work and how to write effective shell scripts"--Pu...

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My garden world  by Monty Don

My garden world

Monty Don

Book

"Spend a year in the garden with Monty Don, the UK's favourite gardener, writer and broadcaster, accompanied by his beloved dogs, Nigel and Nellie. A breath of fresh country air. Each season has something different to delight in, from the primroses a...

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Sapiens  by Yuval N. Harari

Sapiens

Yuval N. Harari

Book

"100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did...

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The fatal shore  by Robert Hughes

The fatal shore

Robert Hughes

Book

"In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia ... An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal ...

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The little princesses  by Marion Crawford

The little princesses

Marion Crawford

Book

"This is the story of the Queen's and Princess Maragaret's childhoods and growing years as told by a woman very close to them for many years - "Crawfie." First published in 1950 it caused a huge fuss and the Queen Mother never spoke to her again. However,...

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