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            The Kew Gardens Girls: An emotional and sweeping historical novel perfect for fans of Kate Morton
             

            The Kew Gardens Girls: An emotional and sweeping historical novel perfect for fans of Kate Morton (Hardback, Unabridged edition)

            By Lovell, Posy; Read by Aldington, Annie

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            • Pub Date
              11 Aug 20

            A wartime saga that highlights the role of women at Kew Gardens, licensed publishing with heritage brand Kew Gardens

            ISBN 9781409193272
            Released NZ 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Hex

            Hex (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dinerstein Knight, Rebecca

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            `Wise, funny, suspenseful' JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER 'Reads like a botanist's cross-breeding of The Secret History and Department of Speculation' EMMA STRAUB 'Hex is some dark and joyous witchery' LAUREN GROFF Nell Barber, an expelled PhD candidate in Biological Science, is exploring ...the fine line between poison and antidote, working alone to set a speed record for the detoxification of poisonous plants. Her mentor, Dr. Joan Kallas, is the hero of Nell's heart. Nell frequently finds herself standing in the doorway to Joan's office despite herself, mesmerized by Joan's elegance, success, and spiritual force. Surrounded by Nell's ex, her best friend, her best friend's boyfriend, and Joan's buffoonish husband, the two scientists are tangled together at the center of a web of illicit relationships, grudges, and obsessions. All six are burdened by desire and ambition, and as they collide on the university campus, their attractions set in motion a domino effect of affairs and heartbreak. Meanwhile, Nell slowly fills her empty apartment with poisonous plants to study, and she begins to keep a series of notebooks, all dedicated to Joan. She logs her research and how she spends her days, but the notebooks ultimately become a painstaking map of love. In a dazzling and unforgettable voice, Rebecca Dinerstein Knight has written a spellbinding novel of emotional and intellectual intensity.
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            ISBN 9781526611413
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality

            How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality (Hardback)

            By Rutherford, Adam

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            An illuminating manifesto for a twenty-first century understanding of human evolution and variation by the author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO EVER LIVED

            ISBN 9781474611244
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Tony Hill and Carol Jordan
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            A Dictionary of Biology

            A Dictionary of Biology (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)

            Edited by Hine, Robert

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            This new eighth edition has been fully updated to reflect recent progress in the fields of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Now with over 5,600 entries, over 120 new to this edition, the dictionary sees wider coverage of such areas as ecology and plant and animal developmen...t, as well as updated appendices, web links, and diagrams.
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            ISBN 9780198821489
            Released NZ 2 May 2019
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Oxford Quick Reference
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            Dementia: A Very Short Introduction

            Dementia: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By Taylor, Kathleen

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            Kathleen Taylor offers a clear guide to dementia, covering its history and its definition, different types and their symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and the underlying science. She also explains why we still have no cure for dementia, and looks at current research which could ...soon change that.
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            ISBN 9780198825784
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            And Now For The Good News...: To the Future with Love
             

            And Now For The Good News...: To the Future with Love (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wax, Ruby

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            • Pub Date
              15 Sep 20

            We know the stars, and have tamed most species that have crossed our paths; we've roamed the world over and travelled to Space; we've mastered industrialisation then created technology that our grandparents couldn't have dreamt of. So, what's next? In this follow up to How to Be ...Human, Ruby Wax builds on her exploration on forgiveness to demonstrate that the next great barrier to progress is compassion. The Future with Love teaches us essential tools for making the most out of the relationships in our loves and protect our hearts and mind amidst the madness of hashtags and 24-hour news cycles. Introducing a new mindfulness practice (tuning into the body), Wax creates a call to arms to living more intuitive lives. Drawing on how education, businesses, technology can use kindness to reform - and better - themselves as well as the purpose of kindness, this book will investigate why greater compassion is our one-way ticket to a better future.
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            ISBN 9780241400654
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Anxiety is Your Superpower: Using anxiety to think better, feel better and do better
             

            Anxiety is Your Superpower: Using anxiety to think better, feel better and do better (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Unabridged edition)

            By Suzuki, Dr Wendy

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            • Pub Date
              18 Feb 21

            This is cutting-edge science meets a practical guide on how to flip anxiety on its head and harness it as your superpower, from world-renowned neuroscientist, Dr Wendy Suzuki.

            ISBN 9781529335378
            Released NZ 18 Feb 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Bird Way

            The Bird Way (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ackerman, Jennifer

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            From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds - how they live and how they think. 'There is the mammal way and ther...e is the bird way.' This is one scientist's pithy distinction between mammal brains and bird brains- two ways to make a highly intelligent mind. But the bird way is much more than a unique pattern of brain wiring, and lately, scientists have taken a new look at bird behaviours they have, for years, dismissed as anomalies or mysteries. What they are finding is upending the traditional view of how birds conduct their lives, how they communicate, forage, court, breed, survive. They're also revealing the remarkable intelligence underlying these activities, abilities we once considered uniquely our own - deception, manipulation, cheating, kidnapping, infanticide, but also, ingenious communication between species, cooperation, collaboration, altruism, culture, and play. Some of these extraordinary behaviours are biological conundrums that seem to push the edges of- well - birdness- A mother bird that kills her own infant sons, and another that selflessly tends to the young of other birds as if they were her own. Young birds that devote themselves to feeding their siblings and others so competitive they'll stab their nestmates to death. Birds that give gifts and birds that steal, birds that dance or drum, that paint their creations or paint themselves, birds that build walls of sound to keep out intruders and birds that summon playmates with a special call - and may hold the secret to our own penchant for playfulness and the evolution of laughter. Drawing on personal observations, the latest science, and her bird-related travel around the world, from the tropical rainforests of eastern Australia and the remote woodlands of northern Japan, to the rolling hills of lower Austria and the islands of Ala
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            ISBN 9781925713763
            Published NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Rebel Cell: Cancer, Evolution and the Science of Life
             

            Rebel Cell: Cancer, Evolution and the Science of Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Arney, Kat

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            • Pub Date
              11 Aug 20

            A fresh and fascinating investigation into cancer and how genetics holds the key to overcoming it.

            ISBN 9781474619592
            Released NZ 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            To Cook a Bear
             

            To Cook a Bear (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Niemi, Mikael; Translated by Bragan-Turner, Deborah

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            • Pub Date
              8 Sep 20

            A riveting historical murder mystery set in Sweden's far north - to delight fans of The Name of the Rose

            ISBN 9780857058935
            Released NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age 16+ years
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