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Awards:Longlisted for the  2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - General Non-Fiction

A beautifully crafted memoir of a family coping with their mother's dementia, Song for Rosaleen is both a celebration of Rosaleen Desmond's life and an unflinching account of the practical and ethical dilemmas that faced her six children. Told with love, insight, humour and comp... read more

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: 9780995100121
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 198mm X 129mm
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: Pip Desmond
: Paperback
: 362.1968310092
: 256
: Black and white illustrations
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Song for Rosaleen
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When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore science books in his village library, looking for a... read more

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: 9781984816122
: Penguin Publishing Group
: Penguin Publishing Group
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: William Kamkwamba; Bryan Mealer; Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
: Paperback
: 304
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - Young Readers Edition (Netflix Tie-In)
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South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants ... read more

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: 9780753555644
: penguin random house
: Virgin Books
: 198mm X 126mm X 25mm
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: Ashlee Vance
: Paperback
: 616
: 338.04092
: 416
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Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping Our Future
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'With Steve Jobs's passing, Apple can survive, but it won't prevail.' - Forbes, October 2011 In 2011, Tim Cook took on an impossible task - following in the footsteps of one of history's greatest business visionaries, Steve Jobs. Facing worldwide scrutiny, Cook (who was often described a... read more

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: 9780241348208
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Portfolio
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: Leander Kahney
: Paperback
: 338.76100416092
: 320
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Tim Cook: The Genius Leading Apple into a New era of Success
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As Elton John finishes his final tour, this updated, fully revised biography pays tribute to the groundbreaking, socially conscious musician. Meticulously researched and drawing on many new original interviews with friends and associates, Elton John is the first serious... read more

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: 9780233005515
: Carlton Books, Limited
: Carlton Books, Limited
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: David Buckley
: Paperback
: 782.42166092
: 448
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Elton John: The Biography
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THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, NOW AN HBO FILM STARRING OPRAH WINFREY & ROSE BYRNE"No dead woman has done more for the living . . . A fascinating, harrowing, necessary book" Hilary Mantel, The GuardianHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists kno... read more

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: 9781760553739
: Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
: Picador
: 198mm X 129mm
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: Rebecca Skloot
: Paperback
: 517
: 384
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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Each year thousands of Australia's legendary Brumbies are aerially culled or captured and sold for slaughter to manage the world's largest population of wild horses. When the Wilson Sisters hear of government plans to cull 90 per cent of the Snowy Mountain Brumbies, they... read more

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: 9780143770572
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: 234mm X 154mm X 20mm
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: Kelly Wilson
: Paperback
: 288
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Saving the Snowy Brumbies
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Tom Marcus, former MI5, grew up on the streets in the north of England. He joined the Army at sixteen and went on to become the youngest member of the Armed Forces to pass the six-month selection process for Special Operations in Northern Ireland.He was hand-picked from the A... read more

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: 9781509864102
: Pan Macmillan
: Sidgwick & Jackson
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: Tom Marcus
: Paperback
: 1
: 327.12092
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I Spy: My Life in MI5
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"Where do you come from? It's one of the most basic human questions of all. But there is another question, which might sound a wee bit similar but is actually very different: What do you come from? And, let me tell you, that question c... read more

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: 9781785943744
: Random House
: Random House
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: Billy Connolly
: Paperback
: 914.11048612
: 288
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Made in Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country
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'For a lot of years, I've answered a lot of questions, but have never told my story before.' Across six decades, Sir Tom Jones has maintained a vital career in a risky, unstable business notorious for the short lives of its artists. With a drive that comes fro... read more

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: 9781405920483
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
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: Tom Jones
: Paperback
: 1
: 782.42166092
: 400
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Over the Top and Back: The Autobiography
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A NEW IN NONFICTION PEOPLE PICK | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Huffington Post • Glamour • Bustle • RedEye
A Los Angeles Times bestseller**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us... read more

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: 9781250160232
: St Martin's Press
: St Martin's Press
: 21.00 cmmm X 14.00 cmmm X 2.20 cmmm
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: Veronica Chambers
: Paperback
: 1
: 973.932092
: 240
: 1 black and white photograph
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The Meaning of Michelle: Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own
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You've probably heard of Anna Gristina, the notori-ous "Soccer Mom Madam," who allegedly operated a multimillion-dollar escort service with clients from the Forbes billionaires list to Capitol Hill. But you haven't heard of the woman who helped bring the Soccer Mom Madam down--until now. "Call Girl Co... read more

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: 9781476726816
: Simon & Schuster
: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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: Rebecca Kade
: Hardback
: 306.74082
: 240
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Call Girl Confidential: An Escort's Secret Life as an Undercover Agent
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