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Menopause bootcamp by Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz

Menopause bootcamp

Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz

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Drawing on her twenty-year medical career, the doctor known for her "Menopause Bootcamp" gatherings helps readers not only survive the physiological and psychological transition, but embrace and even celebrate this remarkable developmental phase, which can be...

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New to you by Melody Fortier

New to you

Melody Fortier

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"A guide to finding, buying, and caring for vintage clothing"--

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Why does patriarchy persist? by Carol Gilligan

Why does patriarchy persist?

Carol Gilligan

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The election of an unabashedly patriarchal man as US President was a shock for many-despite decades of activism on gender inequalities and equal rights, how could it come to this' What is it about patriarchy that seems to make it so resilient and resistant to...

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Taxi from another planet by Charles S. Cockell

Taxi from another planet

Charles S. Cockell

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Taxi drivers love to talk, and when astrobiologist Charles Cockell is their passenger, they love to talk about aliens. This humorous, insightful collection gathers essays inspired by conversations with cabbies, ranging over the possible nature of alien...

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The embroidered closet by Alexandra Stratkotter

The embroidered closet

Alexandra Stratkotter

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Perfect for all levels of stitchers, this instructional guide to garment embroidery, in which sustainability meets DIY, demonstrates how to embellish clothing through stylish and classic designs, and includes information on tools, techniques, and stitches.

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Garfield says a mouthful by Jim Davis

Garfield says a mouthful

Jim Davis

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He's a simple cat. He enjoys long naps, big dinners, and watching Jon fall flat on his face. But whether he's setting a trap for the mailman, stalking the chips bag, or helping Jon discover his artistic side, Garfield knows what to do and he knows how to do it...

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The wild truth by Carine McCandless

The wild truth

Carine McCandless

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Wishtress by Nadine Brandes

Wishtress

Nadine Brandes

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Myrthe, a girl who can create wishes, teams up with Bastiaan, a boy who can stop time, to break a curse that will bring on her death with the next tear she sheds.

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Unreasonable hospitality by Will Guidara

Unreasonable hospitality

Will Guidara

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"Essential lessons in hospitality for every business, from the former co-owner of legendary restaurant Eleven Madison Park"--

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Garfield, food for thought by Jim Davis

Garfield, food for thought

Jim Davis

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It's not that he doesn't have plenty to think about. Garfield could ponder the fact that he's the most popular cat in feline history. He could even examine his soul to discover why he's so funny, so mean to Odie, so nice to Nermal, and so exasperating and...

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The Mosquito Bowl by Buzz Bissinger

The Mosquito Bowl

Buzz Bissinger

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"Buzz Bissinger's Friday Night Lights is an American classic. With The Mosquito Bowl, he is back with a true story even more colorful and profound. This book too is destined to become a classic. I devoured it." ? John Grisham An extraordinary, untold story of...

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Happiness in action by Adam Adatto Sandel

Happiness in action

Adam Adatto Sandel

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Adam Sandel revives one of the oldest philosophical questions: What constitutes a good life? Drawing on thinkers ancient and modern, as well as his own experience as a record-setting athlete, he argues that fulfillment lies not in achieving goals but in...

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Healing collective trauma by Thomas Hübl

Healing collective trauma

Thomas Hübl

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"Thomas Hübl explains the most recent science of trauma and shares the principles of his Collective Trauma Integration Process (CTIP), a protocol he has facilitated for groups in the US, Germany, Israel, and elsewhere. He examines collective trauma both from...

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Who not how by Dan Sullivan

Who not how

Dan Sullivan

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"Have you ever had a new idea or a goal that excites you... but not enough time to execute it? What about a goal you really want to accomplish...but can't because instead of taking action, you procrastinate? Do you feel like the only way things are going to...

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House beautiful live colorfully by Joanna Saltz

House beautiful live colorfully

Joanna Saltz

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Highlights a wide range of colorful homes, each with their own personality, as well as tips for both the novice and expert interior designer, including smart paint parings, how to read a room's light before committing to a color, and how to stencil paint onto...

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How to be weird by Eric Wilson

How to be weird

Eric Wilson

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"A guidebook for cultivating the surprising joys that come from living an off-kilter life We crave the weird-the quirky, the eccentric, the peculiar, the freaky, the far-out-because it takes us out of our normal habits of thought and perception, nullifies our...

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Parenting without power struggles by Susan Stiffelman

Parenting without power struggles

Susan Stiffelman

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Based on her successful practice and packed with real-life stories, the author shares proven strategies and clear insights to motivate kids to cooperate and connect, making 'Parenting Without Power Struggles' an extraordinary guidebook for transforming your...

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Liberation Day by George Saunders

Liberation Day

George Saunders

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Memory Speaks by Julie Sedivy

Memory Speaks

Julie Sedivy

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"As immigrants and others are engulfed by dominant societies, the connection to their ancestral tongues is routinely severed. Julie Sedivy takes on the science and politics of language loss, offering lessons for the renewal and preservation of heritage...

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Fallout by Carrie Stuart Parks

Fallout

Carrie Stuart Parks

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"Bestselling and award-winning author Carrie Stuart Parks utilizes her expertise as a forensic artist in this gripping story that shows how the end doesn't always justify the means"--

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Diddly Squat by Jeremy Clarkson

Diddly Squat

Jeremy Clarkson

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"Welcome to Clarkson's farm. It's always had a nice ring to it. Jeremy just never thought that one day his actual job would be 'a farmer'. And, sadly, it doesn't mean he's any good at it. From buying the wrong tractor (Lamborghini, since you ask . . .) to...

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Pakeha Ta Moko by Trevor Bentley

Pakeha Ta Moko

Trevor Bentley

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Explore the hidden history of European men and women traditionally tattooed by Māori. In Pakeha Ta Moko, Trevor Bentley examines the extent and significance of Māori and Pakeha tattoo exchange both on ship and shore between the 1790s and 1840s. He uncovers the...

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How woke won by Joanna Williams

How woke won

Joanna Williams

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"Wokeness has conquered our institutions. The worlds of politics, academia and even corporate capitalism now bend the knee to the new orthodoxies around gender, racism and identity. How Woke Won explores the intellectual roots of wokeness and how this...

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Men I trust by Tommi Parrish

Men I trust

Tommi Parrish

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An original graphic novel about an unconventional love story. A twenty-something sex worker meets a struggling single mother and becomes deeply infatuated, in this story about trying to achieve a healthy connection in a disconnected world.

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I am not fine, thanks by Wil Anderson

I am not fine, thanks

Wil Anderson

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"How am I? How am I? How do you think I am? I know in the Before Times the tradition was to reply, 'I'm fine, thanks.' Then you would ask how they were, and they would reply, 'I'm fine, thanks.' And then we would all get on with our lives. But I can't play my...

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You the healer by Jose Silva

You the healer

Jose Silva

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Our health as a nation is declining. In addition, it is becoming increasingly clear that allopathic medicine has come to a plateau in its efforts to stem the tide of degenerative disease. As a result, mind-body medicine is a very big topic for the new...

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The sovereign individual by James Dale Davidson

The sovereign individual

James Dale Davidson

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Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human history as we move into the next century. The...

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No filter by Paulina Porizkova

No filter

Paulina Porizkova

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"Writer and former model Paulina Porizkova pens a series of intimate, introspective, and enlightening essays about the complexities of womanhood at every age, pulling back the glossy magazine cover and writing from the heart"--

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The last resort by Sarah Stodola

The last resort

Sarah Stodola

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"With its promise of escape from the strains of everyday life, the beach has a hold on the popular imagination as the ultimate paradise. In The Last Resort, Sarah Stodola dives into the psyche of the beachgoer and gets to the heart of what drives humans to...

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Japan by Rebecca Milner

Japan

Rebecca Milner

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Lonely Planet's Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore over a thousand temples in old imperial capital Kyoto, relax in one of the onsens scattered across the...

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Southern Italy

Southern Italy

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Lonely Planet's Southern Italy is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the region has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Explore ghostly Pompeii, island-hop Sicily's Aeolian Islands, and devour...

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Hard Labour by Ben Schneiders

Hard Labour

Ben Schneiders

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A startling investigation of how some of Australia's best-known companies have abused their power to systematically underpay their workers in recent years. Whether it's at McDonald's, Coles, 7-Eleven, Woolworths, the major banks, high-end restaurants, or on...

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India by Joseph Bindloss

India

Joseph Bindloss

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Lonely Planet's India is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the magnificent monument to love that is the Taj Mahal, climb into the high Himalaya and Ladakh's moonscapes,...

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Is your cat a psychopath? by Stephen Wildish

Is your cat a psychopath?

Stephen Wildish

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"Find out if your cat is Pussolini or Mother Purresa In ancient Egypt cats were viewed as gods and in modern day they are no stranger to worship as the internet's favourite animal, but have you ever stopped to consider the true nature of the smug little...

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A girl's story by Annie Ernaux

A girl's story

Annie Ernaux

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"In Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman, Annie Ernaux revisits the night 50 years earlier when she found herself submerged and controlled by another person's desire and willpower. It is the summer of 1958, the year she turned 18. And then the man she gave...

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Get good with money by Tiffany Aliche

Get good with money

Tiffany Aliche

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Tiffany Aliche was a successful pre-school teacher with a healthy nest egg when a recession and advice from a shady advisor put her out of a job and into a huge financial hole. As she began to chart the path to her own financial rescue, the outline of her...

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Confidence man by Maggie Haberman

Confidence man

Maggie Haberman

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"Few journalists have covered Donald Trump more extensively than Maggie Haberman. And few better understand the polarizing 45th president or his motivations. In this astonishing, illuminating book, Haberman reveals all about Trump the man, the president and...

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A woman's story by Annie Ernaux

A woman's story

Annie Ernaux

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A Woman's Story is Annie Ernaux's "deeply affecting account of mothers and daughters, youth and age, and dreams and reality" (Kirkus Reviews). Upon her mother's death from Alzheimer's, Ernaux embarks on a daunting journey back through time, as she seeks to...

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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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