A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR * A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR * A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR * A DAILY MAIL BOOK OF THE YEAR 'An original, memorable and substantial achievement' TLS'A masterpiece' Mail on Sunday'I honked so loudly the man sitting n... read more

Ma'am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret
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Inspiring and uplifting, this is the extraordinary the story of Dr Sanduk Ruit who, like his mentor Fred Hollows, took on the world's medical establishment to give the life-changing gift of sight to hundreds of thousands of the world's poorest and most isolated people.

The Barefoot Surgeon
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Mary Shelley was brought up by her father in a house filled with radical thinkers, poets, philosophers and writers of the day. Aged sixteen, she eloped with Percy Bysshe Shelley, embarking on a relationship that was lived on the move... read more

In Search of Mary Shelley: the Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein
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THE REVELATORY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe extraordinary untold story of Ernest Hemingway's dangerous secret life in espionage - A finalist for the William E. Colby Military Writers' AwardA riviting international cloa... read more

Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961
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'There is always a baby for whom you can feel happy at what they have achieved, or sad when things go wrong. There are always parents to help through an incredible journey, and a junior staff member who is keen to learn and to whom you can pass on some of yo... read more

Mind That Child: A Medical Memoir
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#1 New York Times Bestseller
 
"Irresistible...Immensely readable...The authors have laid out a saga that is part myth, part Shakespeare, part Jackie Collins....A whirlwind of a biography that reads honest and true." --The Wall Street Journal
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Tiger Woods
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The off-roading, hillseeking and muddymorning adventures of farming legend Mark Warren. Mark Warren is a larger-than-life character of rural New Zealand. He grew up with an obsession with Land Rovers, council tip trucks, bulldozers, hill-country tractors, snow-plows - b... read more

Many a Muddy Morning
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The definitive history of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth saga, Anything You Can Imagine takes us on a cinematic journey across all six films, featuring brand-new interviews with Peter, his cast & crew.
From the ea... read more

Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-Earth
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A collection of short pieces on topics dear to Paul Henry's heart - some outrage him, some will outrage you, and others will outrage everybody. A smattering of sample topics: tipping; political zealots of all persuasion; dog owners; people who just stop at the top of escalators; ro... read more

Outraged
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For over twenty years, people turned to A. A. Gill's columns every Sunday - for his fearlessness, his perception, and the laughter-and-tear-provoking one-liners - but mostly because he was the best. 'By miles the most brilliant journalist of our age', as Lynn Barber put... read more

The Best of A.A. Gill
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Reading Level:General Adult

A gripping true story of human endurance and the resilience of one remarkable individual during WWII from Laura Hillenbrand (author of 'Seabiscuit'). On a May afternoon in 1943, a US bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean. After an agonising delay, a young lieutenant... read more

Unbroken (Louis Zamperini)
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Awards:A Winner in Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards - Both the Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction 2018, and Best First Book Award for General Non-Fiction 2018

A Winner in Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards - Both the Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction 2018, and Best First Book Award for General Non-Fiction 2018.
As a young child Diana Wichtel is brought up in Vancouver, ... read more

Driving To Treblinka: A Long Search for a Lost Father
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