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 Volume Editions

A short account of a long life, told through a succession of overcoats. 

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: 9780473416904
: VOLUME
: VOLUME
: New Zealand
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: 210 x 150 mm
: Eddie Saxon
: Paperback
: 8
: books
Overcoats
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 11

Category:

 Sociology

The Number One Bestseller Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we d... read more

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: 9781787330870
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: ---length:- '21.6'width:- '13.5'units:- Centimeters
Special Fields
: Yuval Noah Harari
: Paperback
: English
: 909.83
: 272
: books
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
$38.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 History

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

Hours after the 2011 Christchuch Earthquake, Kaikoura-based doctor Chris Henry crawled through the burning CTV building to rescue those who were trapped.
Six years later, his daughter Chessie interviews him in an attempt to understand the trauma that led her father to burnout,... read more

General Fields
: 9781776561940
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
Special Fields
: Chessie Henry
: Paperback
: 253
: books
We Can Make a Life
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Gender

Its 125 years since New Zealand women won the right to vote. But the battle for the right to so much else is ongoing. This first volume in the Te Papa Thinking About series brings together provocative, insightful and energetically argued essays by 12 leading New Zealand writers and thinkers, ... read more

General Fields
: 9780994146007
: Te Papa Press
: Te Papa Press
: --- length: - '19.8' width: - '12.9' units: - Centimeters
Special Fields
: Bronwyn Labrum (Editor)
: Hardback
: 324.6230993
: 208
: books
Women Now
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Volume Editions

Two visits to the Auschwitz concentration camp end in silence. 

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: 9780473416911
: VOLUME
: VOLUME
Special Fields
: 210 x 150 mm
: Bernard Redshaw & Michelanne Forster
: 12
: books
Two Visits to Auschwitz
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 History

Reading Level:Near Fine

At the end of the first volume of Elspeth Sandys absorbing memoir, What Lies Beneath, an adult Elspeth has solved the riddle of her birth parents and begun to piece together the events of her early life and find her place in the world. Casting Off begins on the eve of Elspeths fir... read more

General Fields
: 9780947522551
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 215mm X 165mm
: New Zealand
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: Elspeth Sandys
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: English
: 920
: 224
: photos
: books
Casting Off : A Memoir
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Politics

Reading Level:Very Good

In 2013, Murdoch Stephens began a campaign to double New Zealands refugee quota. Inspired by his time living in Aleppo, Syria, over the next five years he built the campaign into a mainstream national movement - one that contributed to the first growth in New Zealands refugee quota for ... read more

General Fields
: 9781988545233
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
Special Fields
: Murdoch Stephens
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 325.2109560993
: 208
: books
Doing our Bit
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 History

General Fields
: 9780958289870
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
Special Fields
: Rob Packer and Barney Brewster
: books
Old Nelson : A postcard history, 1900-1940
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 History

Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

#1 New York Times Bestseller
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution--a #1 international bestseller--that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding... read more

General Fields
: 9780099590088
: penguin random house
: Arrow
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Yuval Noah Harari
: Paperback
: 515
: English
: 909
: 512
: books
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Politics

Everyone lives a messy, unusual life. There is no normal. The sooner our politics understands this, the better off we will all be.' Morgan Godfery is one of New Zealands most energising young thinkers. In just a few years he has become a leading voice in the countrýs social and pol... read more

General Fields
: 9781988545486
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
Special Fields
: Morgan Godfery
: Hardback
: 320.993
: 180
: books
Maui Street
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Gender

Reading Level:near fine

As we commemorate 125 years since New Zealand women became the first in the world to vote in national elections, this book celebrates some of our first women: of politics and public service, business and broadcasting, the arts and academia, sport and cinem... read more

General Fields
: 9780473450014
: Booklovers Books
: Booklovers Books
Special Fields
: Jane Tolerton
: Hardback
: 305.4092
: 76
: books
But I Changed All That: 'First' New Zealand Women
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Society

A memoir in the form of a series of sharply etched vignettes that shift astonishingly in time and mood, and range in place from Africa and the US to the streets of London. It demonstrates that no moment is isolated, and that privilege, conflict, race and gender are inherent in all our encounters, from the banal to the extreme.

What do you report when you become uncertain of the facts, of the notion of truth and of the purpose of writing? What can you understand of yourself when you are uncertain how or if your memories can be correlated with known 'facts'? Is your idea of yourself anything other than... read more

General Fields
: 9781909585218
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Lara Pawson
: Paperback
: 070.92
: books
This is the Place to Be
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
save $8.00(NZD) (28.6%) $28.00(NZD)
Available Stock: 3