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            Hiakai
             

            Hiakai (Hardback)

            By Fiso, Monique

            • RRP: $65.00
            • $48.75
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            Monique Fiso is a modern-day food warrior, taking Maori cuisine to the world. After years overseas in Michelin-star restaurants, Monique returned to Aotearoa to begin Hiakai, an innovative pop-up venture that's now a revered, award-winning restaurant in Wellington. Monique has al...so gone on to feature on Netflix's 'The Final Table', alongside 19 other international chefs, with Hiakai being lauded by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, Forbes and TIME magazine, which named Hiakai in 2019 as one of the '100 Greatest Places' in the world. This book is just as unforgettable- ranging between history, tradition and tikanga, as well as Monique's personal journey of self-discovery, it tells the story of kai Maori, provides foraging and usage notes, an illustrated ingredient directory, and over 30 breath-taking recipes that give this ancient knowledge new life. Hiakai offers up food to behold, to savour, to celebrate.
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            ISBN 9780143772606
            Published NZ 29 Oct 2020
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

            The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            Discover the big ideas behind more than 90 of history's most important legal rulings and milestone laws - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century. From the philosophical, religious, and moral codes of the world's earliest societies, such as the Law Code of Hammurabi a...nd the Ten Commandments, through groundbreaking legislation such as The Book of Punishments, Magna Carta and the Slavery Abolition Act, The Law Book offers an engaging and accessible overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, gay marriage, and the right to be forgotten . With entries on the fight for universal suffrage and workers' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explores and explains the stories behind each milestone development. Using the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book makes each entry accessible and easy to understand. Packed with inspirational quotations, eye-catching infographics, and mind maps , it offers essential reading for anyone with a professional or personal interest in law, the legal system, or history and social change.
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            ISBN 9780241410196
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong

            Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spector, Tim

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $27.30
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            In the course of research, Tim Spector has been shocked to discover how little scientific evidence there is for many of our most deep-rooted ideas about food. He reveals the scandalous lack of good scientific evidence for many medical and government food recommendations, and how ...the food industry holds sway over these policies.
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            ISBN 9781787332294
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Visiting Grandma
              

            Visiting Grandma (Paperback)

            By Va`afusuaga, Jane; Illustrated by Pinder-Pancho, Azra

            • RRP: $34.50
            • $31.05
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            A children's picture book about a Samoan family set in New Zealand from the perspective of a pakeha girl. A normal event in one culture may seem odd to another culture. But when pakeha Rachel goes with her new Samoan friend Luisa to visit her grandmother, it's not quite what Rach...el expects.
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            ISBN 9781877484353
            Published NZ 19 Jun 2020
            Publisher Little Island Press Ltd
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Bunker: Building for the End Times

            Bunker: Building for the End Times (Hardback)

            By Garrett, Bradley

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            Since prehistory, bunkers have been built as protection from cataclysmic social and environmental forces, and as places of power and transformation. Today, the bunker has become the extreme expression of our greatest fears: from pandemics to climate change and nuclear war. And on...ce you look, it doesn't take long to start seeing bunkers everywhere. In Bunker, acclaimed urban explorer and cultural geographer Bradley Garrett explores the global and rapidly growing movement of 'prepping' for social and environmental collapse, or 'doomsday'. From the 'dread merchants' hustling safe spaces in the American mid-West to eco-fortresses in Thailand, from geoscrapers to armoured mobile bunkers, Bunker is a brilliant, original and never less than deeply disturbing story from the frontlines of the way we live now: an illuminating reflection on our age of disquiet and dread that brings it into new, sharp focus. The bunker, Garrett shows, is all around us: in malls, airports, gated communities, the vehicles we drive. Most of all, he shows, it's in our minds.
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            ISBN 9780241336014
            Released NZ 20 Oct 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The History of Magic: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present
             

            The History of Magic: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present (Hardback)

            By Gosden, Chris

            • RRP: $60.29
            • $60.29
            • Internationally sourced

            Three great strands of practice and belief run through human history. In religion, the primary human relationship is with one god or many gods. Science distances people from the world. Magic is human beings participating in the universe directly, and the universe influencing and ...shaping us. Magic preceded religion and science. And many people believe in magic: we might swear at the printer or believe that the mind of a patient influences recovery. But over the last few centuries, magic has developed a bad reputation. Professor Chris Gosden restores it to its place in the history of the world, exploring its positive qualities and asking what it can offer the world today. From the curses and charms of ancient Greek, Roman and Jewish magic, to the shamanistic traditions of Eurasia, indigenous America and Africa, the alchemy of the Renaissance, colonial dismissals of magic as backward, and quantum physics today, his colourful history provides the missing part of the story of civilisation. Drawing on decades of research around the world, with incredible breadth and authority, and stunning detail - from the first known horoscope, through the statue ordered into exile, to the power of tattoos - Gosden shows what magic can offer and how we might use it to rethink our relationship with the world.
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            ISBN 9780241294819
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

            Can You Make This Thing Go Faster? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Clarkson, Jeremy

            • RRP: $40.00
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            Clarkson returns to set our off-kilter world to rights yet again, in a brand new, hilarious collection of stories and observations. From smug muesli-munchers to the dreariest parts of London, there has been plenty of reason to abandon all hope in these deeply troubling times. But... with Clarkson in your corner, at least you can have a good chortle before it all goes south for good.
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            ISBN 9780241464489
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            FORTNITE Official: The Chronicle (Annual 2021)

            FORTNITE Official: The Chronicle (Annual 2021) (Hardback)

            By Games, Epic

            • RRP: $24.99
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            ALL THE CRAZIEST HIGHLIGHTS FROM FORTNITE'S LATEST SEASONS IN THE BRAND-NEW OFFICIAL ANNUAL

            ISBN 9781472272560
            Released NZ 30 Oct 2020
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            Sapiens Graphic Novel: Volume 1
              

            Sapiens Graphic Novel: Volume 1 (Hardback)

            By Harari, Yuval Noah; Illustrated by Casanave, Daniel; By Vandermeulen, David

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $37.44
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            • Pub Date
              17 Dec 20

            The first volume of the graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari's global phenomenon and smash Sunday Times #1 bestseller, with gorgeous full-colour illustrations and a beautiful package - the perfect gift for the curious beings in your life. One hundred thousand years ago, at lea...st six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one-homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? In this first volume of the full-colour illustrated adaptation of his groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be human . From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens challenges us to reconsider accepted beliefs, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and view specific events within the context of larger ideas. Featuring 256 pages of full-colour illustrations and easy-to-understand text covering the first part of the full-length original edition, this adaptation of the mind-expanding book furthers the ongoing conversation as it introduces Harari's ideas to a wider new readership.
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            ISBN 9781787332812
            Released NZ 17 Dec 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Availability
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            Victory in the Kitchen: The Life of Churchill's Cook
             

            Victory in the Kitchen: The Life of Churchill's Cook (Hardback, Main)

            By Gray, Annie

            • RRP: $40.97
            • $40.97
            • Internationally sourced

            In a suburban house in 1977 an elderly lady burnt her memoirs. Her life, she felt, was not one people would want to read about. The life of a woman, born into the working class, brought up to go into service, who had married, had a daughter, and gone back to work after her husban...d died, was so like that of many others, that there could be little there worth saving. This is the story of a woman who was, indeed, like many other people: not a royal, not rich, not famous, simply someone who worked hard and enjoyed her life. Beginning in 1882, she ranged through life in the country, life in the town, life in her own house, and in that of others. She travelled, married, had children and a highly successful career. For while Georgina Landemare saw herself as ordinary, her accomplishments, and the life she lived, were anything but. She started her career as a nursemaid, and ended it cooking for one of the best-known figures in British history, a man to whom food was central, not only as a pleasure by itself, but as a diplomatic tool in a time when the world was embroiled in a worldwide war. Churchill's Cook is a culinary biography: a life lived through food ranging from rural Berkshire to wartime London, via Belle Epoque Paris and prohibition-era New York. Through one eager eater, and one skilled cook, Annie Gray tells the story of the way Victorian tastes changed and 20th century food developed, taking a look into the kitchens of the time complete with evolving technology and attitudes towards domestic service. Recipes include Georgina's German Kougelhof, Curried Brains, macaroons, Boodles Orange, Mousse de Maple and 'Chocolat Cake Good'
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            ISBN 9781788160445
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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