Matagouri And Other Pricks is a rollicking read that will take you from Tibet to Antarctica; to Nepal with Sir Edmund Hillary; and to New York, Washington and the White House in the aftermath of 9/11. It includes the thrills and spills of a nursing ... read more

Matagouri and Other Pricks
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In a remote, piney wood in Finland stands a convalescent hospital called Suvanto, a curving concrete example of austere Scandinavian design. It is the 1920s, and the patients, all women, seek relief from ailments real and imagined. On the... read more

Your Presence is Requested at Suvanto
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It begins with the apparent suicide of a young American student in Stockholm. What is at first an open and shut case of suicide quickly leads to a complex web of international espionage, treachery and ultimately the legendary murder ... read more

Between Summer's Longing and Winter's Cold
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Ingrid Betancourt's story - her exemplary courage, spirit and resilience - has captured the world's imagination. A politician and presidential candidate celebrated for her determination to combat the co... read more

Even Silence Has an End.: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle
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This first novel by Dawn French is told through the eyes of a mother and her two teenage children. There's seventeen-year-old Dora, a stroppy teenager who's just come out of her first relationship (it lasted a whole six weeks) and who's longing to escape... read more

A Tiny Bit Marvellous
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He has been one of Australia's most controversial prime ministers, leading the Liberal Party to victory over four elections and becoming the second-longest-serving PM in the nation's history. John Winston Howard is the face of the modern Liberal Par... read more

John Howard: Lazarus Rising
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"Decision Points" is the extraordinary memoir of America's 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W. Bush offers a strikingly candid journey through the defining decisions of his life. In gripping, never-before-heard deta... read more

Decision Points
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In the pantheon of Australian sporting icons, James Bartholomew Bart Cummings AM stands alongside Sir Donald Bradman. Known to his tens of thousands of fans as the Cups King, Bart is arguably Australia's greatest ever horse trainer. For over five decades he's bee... read more

Bart: My Life
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 November & December Highlights 2010

Reading Level:Good - Very Good

Young Geoff Palmer from Nelson, son of a crusading newspaper editor, was a serious and purposeful child who latched onto the idea of being a lawyer when it was put to him by his well-read mother. He absorbed progressive ideas at the University o... read more

Palmer: The Parliamentary Years
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Beloved television star of Fair Go, Kevin Milne's memoir is funny, insightful, incisive, moving and all-round entertaining.
He talks of his long television career - 40 years - including 25 years of the long-running, top-rating Fai... read more

The Life and Times of a Brown Paper Bag
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Al Brown explores the connection Kiwis have with their coasts. As he travels our stunning and varied coastline he visits iconic landmarks, meets colourful characters and hears rich tales from past and present... read more

Coasters: Exploring New Zealand's coast and its people with Al Brown
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 November & December Highlights 2010

Awards:Finalist in the 2011 New Zealand Post Book Awards - Illustrated Non-fiction category

Pounamuis a celebration of jade in its many forms. It is a magnificent tribute to this New Zealand icon, the finest book on the subject ever published.
Through the eyes of pounamu specialists Russell Beck and Maika Mason, we explore jade'... read more

Pounamu : The Jade of New Zealand
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