Category:

 History

Since ancient times, we have tried to make sense of our universe by observing objects far beyond our abilities to see or touch--from the smallest atom to the farthest star. This book covers, in chronological order, all the key discoveries and remarkable mind... read more

The History of Science in Bite-Sized Chunks

An accessible and succinct account of the story of Europe from its ancient foundations to the twenty-first century, The History of Europe in Bite-sized Chunks details the events, personalities, ideas and disasters that have shaped our continent. The book ... read more

The History of Europe in Bite-Sized Chunks

Living with Crohn's Disease highlights one woman's turbulent journey while living with the disease. Nichola has endured over 25 surgeries and many near-fatal incidences, yet she continues to smile and feel blessed to be a... read more

Living with Crohns Disease (A Handbook for): Turning Adversity into Opportunities

Category:

 Political/World

Upside down world.
Traditional world maps are drawn from the perspective of the first European explorers and cartographers - with the Northern Hemisphere at the top. We think it's time to break with tradition and show the world from the perspective of all those ... read more

Upside Down World map 12e

Category:

 NZ

Almost 250 years after James Cook first sighted Aotearoa in October 1769, world-wide interest in all aspects of his exploration of the Pacific endures. In this handsome book, widely respected Pacific scholar Janet Davidson details the collection of Maori, Pacific and Native Ameri... read more

The Cook Voyage Encounters

Category:

 Architecture/Design

A rich visual history of Architectural Digest, published for the magazine's 100th anniversary Architectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and c... read more

Architectural Digest At 100 - A Century of Style

The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in THE CROWN this spring. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown ... read more

Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

Category:

 Cookery

Create chef-quality food without spending hours in the kitchen.
With unlimited access to recipes, why does anyone need another cookbook? Because not all recipes are born equal. Not all of them have been created by a global superstar chef who has built his rep... read more

Gordon Ramsay Quick and Delicious

In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed and bestselling memoir Home, the enchanting Julie Andrews picks up her story with her arrival in Hollywood, sharing the career highlights, personal experiences and reflections behind her astonishing career,... read more

Home Work - A Memoir of My Years in Hollywood

New Zealand has a diverse range of bird species and is especially important for pelagics. Thirteen of the world's 18 penguin species have been recorded in the New Zealand region (including the Ross Dependency). Nine of these species breed here. Of petrels, 37 o... read more

The 50 Best Birdwatching Sites in New Zealand

Geoff Spearpoint is a legend among New Zealand¿s tramping and mountaineering community. For over 50 years he has been undertaking many long, adventurous trips in the Southern Alps every year, decade after decade. These trips, usually a mix of ... read more

The Great Unknown - Mountain Journeys in the Southern Alps

Home can and should be a source of wellbeing, a place that connects us to our whanau, community, land, culture and history. Pre-nineteenth-century Maori society was complex: rich tribal economies were built and flourished, and there was a focus on valuing t... read more

Rebuilding the Kainga - Lessons from Te Ao Hurihuri