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The 28 day transformation diet
The 28 day transformation diet
2020
Books
Combining the latest research in weight loss, gut health, intermittent fasting, and the impacts of stress, sleep and exercise, this book takes a total body approach to transform your health in just four weeks. You'll master the art of putting together a well-balanced meal, understand what control...
Adornment : what self-decoration tells us about who we are
Adornment : what self-decoration tells us about who we are
Davies, Stephen, 1950-2020
Books
Elaborating the history, variety, pervasiveness, and function of the adornments and ornaments with which we beautify ourselves, this book takes in human prehistory, ancient civilizations, hunter-foragers, and present-day industrial societies to tell a captivating story of hair, skin, and make-up ...
Corporate power in Australia : do the 1% rule?
Corporate power in Australia : do the 1% rule?
Edwards, Lindy2020
Books
Trust in Australian democracy has more than halved over the last decade, from 86% in 2007 to 41% in 2018. Part of this erosion of trust stems from a belief that big business has too much power. Community concerns have sparked major campaigns for a federal anti-corruption body and political donati...
Cute amigurumi animals : 16 adorable creatures to crochet
Cute amigurumi animals : 16 adorable creatures to crochet
2020
Books
Make 16 beautiful crocheted animals with Liberty fabric additions in calming pastel colours. Enter into the whimsical, crocheted world of Aleksandra, from the site Eleonore & Maurice. She is a talented designer who blends pastel yarns with Liberty fabric to make truly adorable creations: plush an...
Designing babies : how technology is changing the ways we create children
Designing babies : how technology is changing the ways we create children
Klitzman, Robert2020
Books
Since the first test tube baby was born over 40 years ago, in vitro fertilization and other Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) have advanced in extraordinary ways, producing millions of babies. An estimated 20% of American couples use infertility services to help them conceive, and that nu...
England
England
2020
Books
From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this guide to England is all you need to plan your perfect trip, with insider information on must-see, top attractions like the Tower of London, York Minister, Oxford, The Lake District and Stone Henge, and cultural gems like the ...
Fodor's 2020 essential Spain
Fodor's 2020 essential Spain
Frayer, Lauren2020
Books
Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Spain, including Barcelona's hippest neighborhoods, Madrid's top museums, and Andalusia's white villages. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth.
Fodor's essential France
Fodor's essential France
Hervieux, Linda2020
Books
Whether you want to climb the Eiffel Tower in Paris, sip wine in Burgundy, or indulge in French cuisine in Lyon, the local Fodor's travel experts in France are here to help! This guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-p...
A leader's guide to cybersecurity : why boards need to lead -- and how to do it
A leader's guide to cybersecurity : why boards need to lead -- and how to do it
Parenty, Thomas J.2020
Books
Companies are investing an unprecedented amount of money to keep their data and assets safe, yet cyberattacks are on the rise -- and the problem is worsening. No amount of technology, resources, or policies will reverse this trend. Only sound governance, originating with the board, can turn the t...
Outback
Outback
Done, Ken, 1940-2020
Books
Rich reds, fuschias, oranges, umbers, blacks, pinks and cadmium yellows -- you won't find this naturally-vibrant colour palette anywhere else but the Outback.
Sidney Nolan
Sidney Nolan
Dredge, Paula2020
Books
The first comprehensive study of Sidney Nolan's methods and techniques and the sixth book in the Artist's Materials series, which explores the unique and unconventional materials used by contemporary artists and the challenges encountered by professionals tasked with conserving their works.
Sleep wrecked kids : helping parents raise happy, healthy kids, one sleep at a time
Sleep wrecked kids : helping parents raise happy, healthy kids, one sleep at a time
Moore, Sharon2020
Books
Does your child resist going to bed, wake during the night or get up super early? Do they wake up groggy, despite sleeping for a long time? Do they snore, breathe noisily, or wake in a tangle of bedclothes? Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD, or do they have difficulty focusing? Are they a b...
Surviving the Great War : Australian prisoners of war on the Western Front, 1916-18
Surviving the Great War : Australian prisoners of war on the Western Front, 1916-18
Pegram, Aaron2020
Books
Between 1916 and 1918, more than 3800 men of the Australian Imperial Force were taken prisoner by German forces fighting on the Western Front. Until now, their experiences have been largely overlooked. Australians captured in France and Belgium did not easily integrate into public narratives of A...
100 things to see in the Kimberley
100 things to see in the Kimberley
Connell, Scotty2019
Books
Scotty Connell, local tour guide and administrator of the hugely popular @thekimberleyAustralia Instagram profile, guides readers through his 100 favourite places, telling them how to get there, why they should go and what secrets they'll uncover once they do. The book also includes colour maps, ...
15-minute gentle yoga : four 15-minute workouts for energy, balance, and calm
15-minute gentle yoga : four 15-minute workouts for energy, balance, and calm
Grime, Louise2019
Books
Do you struggle to find time for regular yoga practice? Stress no more: these four 15-minute programmes for beginners offer the flexibility and ease of use that busy lifestyles demand. At home, with just a mat and a few household items, ease tension, increase vitality, and get the flexible body y...
15-minute pilates : four 15-minute workouts for strength, stretch, and control
15-minute pilates : four 15-minute workouts for strength, stretch, and control
Ungaro, Alycea2019
Books
Do you struggle to practise Pilates regularly? Stress no more: these four 15-minute programmes offer the flexibility and ease of use that busy lifestyles demand. At home, with just a mat and some weights, build these 15-minute routines into your week to get the lean, sculpted body you've always w...
4 ingredients Christmas
4 ingredients Christmas
McCosker, Kim2019
Books
Easy, elegant holiday entertaining is as simple as 1-2-3... 4 ingredients! Mouthwatering Christmas Day brunch. Fun snacks for Santa and his reindeer. Hearty, flavourful main courses for a bountiful holiday table. Hours of work in the kitchen and too many dollars spent at the checkout line? Not wi...
75 must-see places to take the kids : (before they don't want to go)
75 must-see places to take the kids : (before they don't want to go)
Esrock, Robin, 1974-2019
Books
When you have kids, it can be hard to just get out of the front door. But, if you can't resist the thought of inspiring your family with the adventures of a lifetime, be sure to read these rousing, honest and hilarious stories first. From handfeeding giant bluefin tuna to chasing quokkas, swimmin...
About a girl : a mother's powerful story of raising her transgender child
About a girl : a mother's powerful story of raising her transgender child
Robertson, Rebekah2019
Books
Rebekah Robertson's extraordinary personal story of raising her transgender child, Georgie Stone, who has become a voice not just for other transgender kids - but for an emerging generation. In 2000, Rebekah gave birth to twin boys, George and Harry. But as they grew older, their preferences bega...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Acid for the children : a memoir
Acid for the children : a memoir
Flea (Musician)2019
Books
The co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers chronicles his life from his birth in Australia and upbringing on the streets of Los Angeles through his rise to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
[2 copies, 2 reserves]
An adventurous life
An adventurous life
Taylor, Valerie, 1935-2019
Books
At 83 years old, Valerie Taylor has lived a big, bold adventurous life. Born in Australia, Valerie spent a great deal of her childhood in New Zealand. A talented artist, she dropped out of school when she contracted polio and was saved by Sister Elizabeth Kenny's treatment plan; it was two years ...
Affairs
Affairs
2019
Books
Our societies are remarkably confident on the matter: affairs are terrible things and only fools, monsters and knaves would ever be involved in them. Those who are their victims deserve unending sympathy and access to a good lawyer. This stance may be clear, but it is not especially helpful or pr...
All six legs
All six legs
McLeod, Denise2019
Books
Based on real events and case studies, "All Six Legs" is as diverse as it is educational. Each chapter is written in a 'storybook' style with a key learning point for all dog owners to benefit from. It is not solely about the dogs, but also the humans that live and work with them. Capturing a who...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
All that remains : a life in death
All that remains : a life in death
Black, Sue M.2019
Books
Sue Black confronts death every day. As a Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, she focuses on mortal remains in her lab, at burial sites, at scenes of violence, murder and criminal dismemberment, and when investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident or natural disaster. In All Th...
Amazing boat journeys : 60 unforgettable trips over water and how to experience them
Amazing boat journeys : 60 unforgettable trips over water and how to experience them
2019
Books
Experience 60 of the world's greatest adventures on water from sailing the Nile by felucca and cruising the Canadian Arctic, to exploring Pitcairn Island by cargo ship. With detailed accounts of each route, beautiful photos and practical tips on how to plan your own voyage, Amazing Boat Journeys ...
Another day in the life
Another day in the life
Starr, Ringo2019
Books
Another Day In The Life is introduced and narrated by Ringo Starr, with forewords by legendary movie director David Lynch and rock photographer Henry Diltz. Ringo shows us the world as seen through a Starr's eyes, in more than 500 observational photographs and rare images from the archives, and a...
Antisocial : how online extremists broke America
Antisocial : how online extremists broke America
Marantz, Andrew2019
Books
For several years, Andrew Marantz, a New Yorker staff writer, has been embedded in two worlds. The first is the world of social-media entrepreneurs, who, acting out of navete and reckless ambition, upended all traditional means of receiving and transmitting information. The second is the world of...
Arguments
Arguments
2019
Books
An average couple will have between thirty and fifty significant arguments a year, and yet we're seldom taught very much about why they happen and how they could grow a little less intense. This is a guide to arguments in love: it teaches us why they might occur, what their symptoms are, how we c...
Art of the race
Art of the race
Heath, Darren2019
Books
The Formula One book. Art of the Race - V18 is book 5 in a series that encapsulates the very essence of Formula 1 motor racing through the lens of Darren Heath, one of the sport's most celebrated photographers. Art of The Race captures the key moments and rarely seen images of each race as the 20...
Awards for good boys : tales of dating, double standards, and doom
Awards for good boys : tales of dating, double standards, and doom
Lorman, Shelby2019
Books
We all know a Good Boy. He puts 'Feminist' in his Tinder bio, and then speaks over you on a date. He ghosts you. But he feels bad. (Only for a moment.) He doesn't mansplain. Just aggressively clarifies. And he's open to being wrong. Theoretically. Ready to call time on rewarding those who clear t...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Backyard to backpack : a solo mum, a six year old and a life-changing adventure
Backyard to backpack : a solo mum, a six year old and a life-changing adventure
Farrell, Evie2019
Books
What if you followed your heart to a life that made you truly happy? When her daughter Emmie was 6 years old, Evie Farrell left her corporate career, sold or donated almost everything she owned, rented out her house and, hand-in-hand with Emmie, began an epic two-and-a-half-year backpacking adven...
Bath bombs, body scrubs & more! : over 50 natural bath and beauty recipes for gorgeous skin
Bath bombs, body scrubs & more! : over 50 natural bath and beauty recipes for gorgeous skin
Bercaw, Isabel2019
Books
From teen sisterpreneurs(TM) Isabel and Caroline Bercaw come over 100 step-by-step recipes for making fun, colorful, and natural bath and beauty products, including fragrant bath bombs, shower melts, face masks, and body scrubs. Starting with the basics and moving to more challenging techniques, ...
Be a free range human : escape the 9-5, create a life you love and still pay the bills
Be a free range human : escape the 9-5, create a life you love and still pay the bills
Cantwell, Marianne2019
Books
Trapped in a job or business that's "just not you"? Always dreaming of your next vacation or living for the weekend? Marianne Cantwell's straight-talking will help you break out of that career cage and Be A Free Range Human. This second edition won't just inspire you, it will give you unconventio...
A beautiful obsession : Jimi Blake's world of plants at Hunting Brook Gardens
A beautiful obsession : Jimi Blake's world of plants at Hunting Brook Gardens
Blake, Jimi2019
Books
Jimi Blake has spent the last 25 years discovering stand-out plants which he grows in dynamic and innovative ways at the fabulous Hunting Brook Gardens. As we "walk the garden" in this absorbing book it's impossible not to gasp at his exuberant, highly idiosyncratic style and marvel at his acute ...
Beauty
Beauty
Lee, Bri2019
Books
"You were either fit and trim or you weren't working hard enough. Your body was how you conveyed wealth and status to your peers, it was a personality trait, a symbol of goodness and values: an ethical ideal". In recent decades women have made momentous progress fighting the patriarchy, yet they ...
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination
Jones, Brian Jay2019
Books
The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. His work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. More than twenty-five years after his death, his books continue to find new readers, now grossing over half a billion ...
The best Australian science writing 2019
The best Australian science writing 2019
2019
Books
Good science writing makes us feel. It makes us delight in the discovery of a black hole munching on a star, laugh at the image of aliens puzzling over golf balls on the Moon, wonder at the mystery of the Spanish influenza's deadly rampage, grieve for baby shearwater chicks dying with plastic-fil...
Between Earth and empire : from the necrocene to the beloved community
Between Earth and empire : from the necrocene to the beloved community
Clark, John P., 1945-2019
Books
Between Earth and Empire focuses on the crucial position of humanity at the present moment in Earth History. We have left the Cenozoic, the "new period of life," and are now in the midst of the Necrocene, a period of mass extinction and reversal. It is argued that an effective response to global ...
Bewildered : leaving everything behind for 3000km in the wilds of New Zealand
Bewildered : leaving everything behind for 3000km in the wilds of New Zealand
Waters, Laura2019
Books
What would move you to ditch your life and take off into the wild for six months? For Melbourne woman Laura Waters, it took the implosion of a toxic relationship and a crippling bout of anxiety. Armed with a compass, a paper map and as much food as she could carry, she set out to walk the untamed...
Beyond piggy banks and lemonade stands : how to teach young kids about finance (and they're never too young)
Beyond piggy banks and lemonade stands : how to teach young kids about finance (and they're never too young)
Frazier, Liz, 1976-2019
Books
Beyond Piggy Banks is written for you: the loving, responsible and overworked parents of young children. It takes the stress and mystery out of finance, and focuses on the basic fundamentals elementary children should understand so they can make smart decisions as they grow. This usable, light he...
The big book of Australia's war stories : a collection of stories of Australia's iconic battles, heroes and campaigns from the Boer War to Vietnam
The big book of Australia's war stories : a collection of stories of Australia's iconic battles, heroes and campaigns from the Boer War to Vietnam
Haynes, Jim (Australian author and entertainer)2019
Books
Here are the stories of Australia's iconic battles and campaigns from the time of federation to the Vietnam War. Some are still household names, although their historical significance may be a mystery to most Aussies. Others are barely remembered now, but are part in our history and deserve to be...
Billion dollar whale : the man who fooled Wall Street, Hollywood and the world
Billion dollar whale : the man who fooled Wall Street, Hollywood and the world
Wright, Tom (Wall Street Journal reporter)2019
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In 2009, a chubby, mild-mannered graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business named Jho Low set in motion a fraud of unprecedented gall and magnitude -- one that would come to symbolize the next great threat to the global financial system. Over a decade, Low, with the a...
Blackout : how is energy-rich Australia running out of electricity?
Blackout : how is energy-rich Australia running out of electricity?
Warren, Matthew2019
Books
For 20 years, Australia has been in political denial about the seismic changes occurring in the way we power our country. Successive governments continue to tell people that power prices will fall while the lights stay on. Debate is reduced to two equally preposterous narratives: coal-fired, clim...
Blowing the bloody doors off : and other lessons in life
Blowing the bloody doors off : and other lessons in life
Caine, Michael2019
Books
Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career. Michael Caine has starred in a huge range of films, from the classic British movies Alfie, Zulu and The Italian Job to the Hollywood block...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
A book lover's guide to New York
A book lover's guide to New York
Le-Tan, Cleo2019
Books
This illustrated guidebook takes you on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood odyssey through New York, visiting iconic bookstores, hidden literary landmarks, and fabled writer's haunts, and features candid interviews with local literary figures and bibliophiles -- including Hamish Bowles, Tina Brown an...
Botanical revelation : European encounters with Australian plants before Darwin
Botanical revelation : European encounters with Australian plants before Darwin
Mabberley, D. J.2019
Books
David Mabberley provides the first in-depth analysis of European understanding of Australia's flora before he arrival of Charles Darwin in 1836. Combining science, horticulture, art and economics, this illustrated book -- with many never-before-published images -- reveals the motives and complex ...
Bowie's books : the hundred literary heroes who changed his life
Bowie's books : the hundred literary heroes who changed his life
O'Connell, John, 1972?-2019
Books
'What is your idea of perfect happiness?' 'Reading.' 'What is the quality you most like in a man?' 'The ability to return books.' Three years before he died, David Bowie made a list of the one hundred books that had transformed his life a list that formed something akin to an autobiography. From ...
Breathwork : use the power of breath to energise your body and focus your mind
Breathwork : use the power of breath to energise your body and focus your mind
Westmacott-Brown, Nathalia, 1971-2019
Books
New science has revealed the effectiveness of breathwork to balance the body, focus the mind, relieve stress, control anxiety, boost self-esteem, address anger issues, and more. Here we give you over 50 step-by-step techniques that you can use at home, with accurate expert advice on body position...
Brilliant maps : an atlas for curious minds
Brilliant maps : an atlas for curious minds
Wright, Ian (Blogger)2019
Books
Which nations have North Korean embassies? What percentage of young people live with their families? Which country lists volleyball as its national sport? How much does it cost to get a pint around the world? And where can you find lions in the wild? Revelatory, thought-provoking and fun, Brillia...
Catch and kill : lies, spies and a conspiracy to protect predators
Catch and kill : lies, spies and a conspiracy to protect predators
Farrow, Ronan, 1987-2019
Books
In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost. In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story onl...
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