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            No Filter: The inside story of how Instagram transformed business, celebrity and our culture

            No Filter: The inside story of how Instagram transformed business, celebrity and our culture (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Frier, Sarah

            • RRP: $40.00
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            The extraordinary inside story of how Instagram took over the world In April 2012, Facebook spent $715 million buying out a photo app that was less than two years old. Everyone in Silicon Valley thought it was crazy.

            ISBN 9781847942531
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Bystander Effect: The Psychology of Courage and Inaction

            The Bystander Effect: The Psychology of Courage and Inaction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sanderson, Catherine

            • RRP: $36.99
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            Why do good people so often do nothing when a small intervention could make a big difference? Pioneering psychologist Catherine Sanderson demystifies the mindset of bullies and bystanders to show why courage comes at such a high cost, and how we can learn to be brave.

            ISBN 9780008361631
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Heat of the Moment: A Firefighter's Stories of Life and Death Decisions

            The Heat of the Moment: A Firefighter's Stories of Life and Death Decisions (Paperback)

            By Cohen-Hatton, Dr Sabrina

            • RRP: $28.00
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            from scenes of devastation and crisis, through triumphs of bravery, to the quieter moments when she questions herself and the decisions made in the most unforgiving circumstances.

            ISBN 9781784163884
            Released NZ 20 Feb 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker

            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ord, Toby

            • RRP: $32.99
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            We stand at a precipice - a point where the future is at stake. Humanity has come so far: ten thousand generations, each building on the work of their ancestors to reach the heights of culture and technology we see today. If we choose, we can continue this grand project, with eno...ugh time to end disease, poverty and injustice, and to fulfil our potential. But this future is at risk: for the first time, our power has grown so great that we have the ability to destroy ourselves. The Precipice is a clear-eyed look at the risks that we face, from the familiar, such as nuclear war and climate change, to the emerging, such as biotechnology and advanced artificial intelligence. It argues that ending these risks has become one of the most important moral issues of our time. What do we owe to the generations that follow us? This is an inspiring vision of human history, the legacy we will leave behind, and the steps we must take to work towards a brighter future.
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            ISBN 9781526600226
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Vintage Advertising: An A to Z
             

            Vintage Advertising: An A to Z (Paperback)

            By Lambert, Julie Anne

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $49.99
            • Pub Date
              15 Jul 20

            A fresh look at historical advertising through a series of thematic and chronological juxtapositions. Richly illustrated, this book features a range of topics from Art to Zeitgeist, showcasing how nineteenth- and early twentieth-century advertisements often capture the spirit of ...their age and can be rich repositories of information about our past.
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            ISBN 9781851245406
            Released NZ 15 Jul 2020
            Publisher Bodleian Library
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Facebook: The Inside Story

            Facebook: The Inside Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Levy, Steven

            • RRP: $40.00
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            In his sophomore year of college, Mark Zuckerberg created a simple website to serve as a campus social network. But the site caught on like wildfire, and soon students nationwide were on Facebook. Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from Zuckerberg's first, modest iteration.... It has grown into a tech giant, the largest social media platform and one of the most gargantuan companies in the world with over 2.23 billion global users. Love it or hate it, there is no denying the power and omnipresence of Facebook in daily life. And in light of growing scandals surrounding election-influencing 'fake news' accounts, the mining of its users' personal data, and growing discontent with the actions of its founder and CEO, never has the company been more central to the international conversation.
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            ISBN 9780241297940
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters

            You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters (Hardback)

            By Murphy, Kate

            • RRP: $48.00
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            When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you?

            ISBN 9781787300958
            Released NZ 23 Jan 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Colonising Te Whanganui a Tara and Marketing Wellington, 1840-1849: Displaying (Dis)Possession
              

            Colonising Te Whanganui a Tara and Marketing Wellington, 1840-1849: Displaying (Dis)Possession (Hardback, Unabridged edition)

            By Thomas, Patricia

            • RRP: $365.50
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            This book examines the advertising posters, town plans and geographical views that encouraged middle-class emigration to New Zealand in the 1840s. It explores how the New Zealand Company exploited visual literacy to advertise its settlement in Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington.

            ISBN 9781527539075
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2019
            Publisher Cambridge Scholars Publishing
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Bread, Cement, Cactus: A Memoir of Belonging and Dislocation
             

            Bread, Cement, Cactus: A Memoir of Belonging and Dislocation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Zaidi, Annie

            • RRP: $20.99
            • $20.99
            • Pub Date
              31 Jul 20

            In this prize-winning exploration of the meaning of home, Annie Zaidi reflects on the cultural conflicts in India that have shaped her identity. Zaidi provides a nuanced perspective on land and regional affinity, migration and otherisation, and the ways in which memory works to a...ttach us to a particular place.
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            ISBN 9781108814638
            Released NZ 31 Jul 2020
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker
             

            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker (Hardback)

            By Ord, Toby

            • RRP: $80.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            We stand at a precipice - a point where the future is at stake. Humanity has come so far: ten thousand generations, each building on the work of their ancestors to reach the heights of culture and technology we see today. If we choose, we can continue this grand project, with eno...ugh time to end disease, poverty and injustice, and to fulfil our potential. But this future is at risk: for the first time, our power has grown so great that we have the ability to destroy ourselves. The Precipice is a clear-eyed look at the risks that we face, from the familiar, such as nuclear war and climate change, to the emerging, such as biotechnology and advanced artificial intelligence. It argues that ending these risks has become one of the most important moral issues of our time. What do we owe to the generations that follow us? This is an inspiring vision of human history, the legacy we will leave behind, and the steps we must take to work towards a brighter future.
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            ISBN 9781526600219
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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