Category:

 Biography

Tara Westover grew up preparing for the End of Days, watching for the sun to darken, for the moon to drip as if with blood. She spent her summers bottling peaches and her winters rotating emergency supplies, hoping that when the World of Men failed, her family would continue on, unaffect... read more

Educated

Category:

 NZ

Do you speak Nu Zillund? In Kiwi Speak, bestselling author Justin Brown eavesdrops at the dinner table, the schoolyard, the farm and the sports club to bring us an entertaining dictionary of phrases and expressions - the often hilarious, sometimes baffling New Zealandisms we use in everyday life.

Kiwi Speak

Category:

 History

Winner of the Jewish Book of the Year AwardThe first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day, from Daniel Gordis, -one of the most respected Israel analysts- (The Forward) living and writing in Jerusal... read more

Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn
$32.99(NZD) inc GST

Category:

 Science

This book is a guide for those people who want to go out and collect New Zealand minerals. It will help you identify a lot of the minerals, which identification tests are the most useful, where to look for certain minerals, which minerals are common and which ones you a... read more

Collecting New Zealand Minerals

Category:

 Cookery

The definitive bible on Mexican home-cooking by Mexico's leading culinary authority, Margarita Carrillo Arronte.

Mexico - The Cookbook

From the phenomenal New Scientist series, with over 2,500,000 copies soldDo Polar Bears Get Lonely? is the third compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column of New Scientist, the world's best-selling... read more

Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?: And 101 Other Intriguing Science Questions

Ever wondered what Wilfred Bion would have to say about your horrible boss's behaviour? Or how Carl Jung would feel about your mid-life crisis red Ferrari? Ever wondered if Eric Berne might have the perfect answer... read more

What Would Freud Do? How the Greatest Psychotherapists Would Solve Your Everyday Problems

'This is not just the most insightful book ever written on public speaking-it's also a brilliant, profound look at how to communicate' - Adam Grant, author of ORIGINALSIn Ted Talks Chris Anderson, Head of TED, reveals the inside secrets of how ... read more

TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking

Category:

 Funny/Quirky

Series:Be a...

Flamingo is that one friend who always brightens a room as soon as he walks in. He is always the first on the dancefloor and the very last to stop boogying. He has never tried to dress like a Parisian, never followed advice on what not to wear, and ce... read more

Be a Flamingo: Be fabulous, be bright, be unique

Mindfulness & the Art of Managing Anger explores the powerful emotion of toxic anger - what it is, why we experience it and how we can learn to control its destructive power through the very nature of mindfulness. F... read more

Mindfulness & the Art of Managing Anger: Meditations on Clearing the Red Mist

"Every guitar player will want to read this book twice. And even the casual music fan will find a thrilling narrative that weaves together cultural history, musical history, race, politics, business case studies, advert... read more

Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar

Oneof the world's greatest contemporary thinkers and author of The Better Angels of Our Nature (described by Bill Gates as 'the most inspiring book I have ever read') shows how to think afresh about the human condition and to me... read more

Enlightenment Now: A Manifesto for Science, Reason, Humanism, and Progress