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5 for life : healthy ways for healthy weight
5 for life : healthy ways for healthy weight
Dyson, Megan2022
Books
Change the way you think about food and eating! If you want to shed weight but you're discouraged by conflicting advice, triggered by diet culture, or you feel you're eating the 'right' things but not seeing a difference in your weight, this book is for you. Five for Life is a comprehensive and u...
Africa's struggle for its art : history of a postcolonial defeat
Africa's struggle for its art : history of a postcolonial defeat
Savoy, Bénédicte2022
Books
A major new history of how, between 1965 and 1985, African nations sought the restitution of works of art stolen during the colonial period, written by the most important and influential figure in the field.
After Agatha : women write crime
After Agatha : women write crime
Cline, Sally2022
Books
From Agatha Christie and Patricia Highsmith to Val McDermid and JK Rowling, After Agatha is an indispensable guide to women's crime writing over the last century and an exploration of why women read crime. Spanning the 1930s to present day, After Agatha charts the explosion in women's crime writi...
After the storm : post-natal depression and the utter weirdness of new motherhood
After the storm : post-natal depression and the utter weirdness of new motherhood
Unsworth, Emma Jane2022
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Six months after the birth of her son, Emma Jane Unsworth finds herself in the eye of a storm. Nothing, from pregnancy to birth and beyond, has gone as she expected. A birth plan? It might as well have been a rough draft! Furious and exhausted, her life is the complete opposite of what it used to...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The all of it : a bogan rhapsody
The all of it : a bogan rhapsody
Bell, Cadance2022
Books
Seven years ago, Ben was loveless, overweight, in debt and living in his parents' rumpus room, trying to find a way to quietly die. Days passed by in a haze of marijuana smoke and self-loathing. Then, one day, Ben decided not to die. He decided to change everything - starting with the Ben bit. Be...
All the living and the dead : a personal investigation into the death trade
All the living and the dead : a personal investigation into the death trade
Campbell, Hayley2022
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We are surrounded by death. It is in our news, our nursery rhymes, our true-crime podcasts. Yet from a young age, we are told that death is something to be feared. How are we supposed to know what we're so afraid of, when we are never given the chance to look? Fuelled by a childhood fascination w...
Archaeology : the basics
Archaeology : the basics
Fagan, Brian M.2022
Books
Archaeology: The Basics, is a short, engaging book takes the reader on a journey through the fascinating world of archaeology and archaeologists. Written in a non-technical style by two experienced archaeologists and writers about the past, the book begins by introducing archaeology as a unique w...
The artist's studio : a century of the artist's studio, 1920-2020
The artist's studio : a century of the artist's studio, 1920-2020
2022
Books
Accompanying a major large-scale thematic exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, this extensive catalogue charts the artists' studio through the last century: as a laboratory or stage set; as place of refuge, or a public space; as a site of resistance or an arena for communal activity. Featuring over...
August in Kabul : America's last days in Afghanistan
August in Kabul : America's last days in Afghanistan
Quilty, Andrew, 1981-2022
Books
As night fell on 15 August 2021, the Taliban entered Kabul, capital of Afghanistan. After a 20-year conflict with the United States, its Western allies and a proxy Afghan government, the Islamic militant group once aligned with al Qaeda was about to bury yet another foreign foe in the graveyard o...
The ballroom murder : the dancefloor shooting that shocked Australia
The ballroom murder : the dancefloor shooting that shocked Australia
Straw, Leigh S. L.2022
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In August 1925, Audrey Jacob shot dead her former fiancé, Cyril Gidley, in full view of hundreds of guests at a charity ball in Perth's Government House. When she was arrested, she still held the gun in her hand. It was an open-and-shut case of wilful murder - that is until lawyer Arthur Haynes ...
[3 copies, 1 reserve]
Batch baking : get-ahead recipes for cookies, cakes, breads and more
Batch baking : get-ahead recipes for cookies, cakes, breads and more
Barcomi, Cynthia2022
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Batch-baking, like batch-cooking, is all about making enough in advance to enable a quick transformation with little to no effort. A quantity of dough can either be chilled or frozen to be baked later, while a dry mix can be pulled from the shelf to create delicious treats at a moment's notice. T...
Bear woman
Bear woman
Ramqvist, Karolina, 1976-2022
Books
1542. A French noblewoman is left abandoned on a small island north of Nova Scotia. She has a crossbow, arquebuses and gunpowder. The island is populated only by wild beasts. She may be pregnant at this time. Centuries later, whilst mothering her young children, a woman begins writing what she be...
Behind closed doors : one family's journey through the Australian aged care system
Behind closed doors : one family's journey through the Australian aged care system
Wallace, Sarah2022
Books
Bob Wallace had a stellar career, retiring as a Deputy Superintendent in NSW Corrective Services. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia. Sarah had the skills to care for her husband, having worked in the UK and Australian health systems but she could not have imagined the nightm...
Belonging : the key to transforming and maintaining diversity, inclusion and equality at work
Belonging : the key to transforming and maintaining diversity, inclusion and equality at work
Unerman, Sue2022
Books
There's never been more discussion around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. From gender pay gaps and the #MeToo movement to Black Lives Matter, it seems that every organization has finally recognised that lasting change needs to happen. Belonging is the call to action we need today, the t...
Berber & Q on vegetables
Berber & Q on vegetables
Katz, Josh (Chef)2022
Books
Eating vegetables doesn't need to be boring. In fact, it can be the most joyful and satisfying way to eat. Fresh vegetables paired with bold flavours and cooked with care, can be made the hero of every dish. In Berber&Q: On Vegetables, there are countless options for how to cook every type of veg...
Between me and myself : a memoir of murder, desire & the struggle to be free
Between me and myself : a memoir of murder, desire & the struggle to be free
Willson, Sandra A.2022
Books
On 29 April 1959, Sandra Willson, a twenty-year-old trainee psychiatric nurse from Paddington, devastated by the break-up of her relationship with her female lover, left her home and hailed a taxi. Asking the driver to take her to a remote location on the coast near Cronulla, she waited until he ...
Beyond measure : the hidden history of measurement
Beyond measure : the hidden history of measurement
Vincent, James (Journalist)2022
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We measure rainfall and radiation, the depths of space and the emptiness of atoms, calories and steps, happiness and fear. If we could not measure then we could not observe the world around us; we could not experiment, learn, and co-operate. But why did this urge to measure flourish? And when did...
Big snake little snake : an inquiry into risk
Big snake little snake : an inquiry into risk
Pierre, D. B. C.2022
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One day in Trinidad, DBC Pierre arrived home to find a little snake on his doorstep. Snakes symbolise a road in a Trinidadian numbers game based on dreams and superstition, and Pierre viewed this as a symbol of luck. A Trinidadian adventure ensued. "Big Snake Little Snake" is a cascade of true st...
Bike fit : optimise your bike position for high performance and injury avoidance
Bike fit : optimise your bike position for high performance and injury avoidance
Burt, Phil, 1973-2022
Books
Burning thighs and lungs aside, cycling shouldn't be a painful or uncomfortable experience. If you suffer from numb hands, hot-spots on your feet, back pain or saddle discomfort when you're riding, chances are something isn't right with your bike set-up, your body or how they interact. But not al...
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