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            Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell

            Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell (Hardback)

            By Preston, John

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            A dramatic, gripping account of the rise and fall of the notorious business tycoon Robert Maxwell from the acclaimed author of A Very English Scandal - available for pre-order now In February 1991, Robert Maxwell made a triumphant entrance into Manhattan harbour on board his yach...t, the Lady Ghislaine. He had come to complete his purchase of the ailing New York Daily News. Crowds lined the quayside to watch his arrival. Taxi drivers stopped their cabs to shake his hand, children asked for his autograph and when Maxwell went to dine in the most fashionable Chinese restaurant in Manhattan, all the diners gave him a standing ovation. 10 months later, he disappeared off the same yacht and was found dead in the water. Within a few days, Maxwell was being reviled as the embodiment of greed and unscrupulousness. No one had ever fallen so far and so quickly. What went so wrong? How did a man who had once laid such store on the importance of ethics and good behaviour become reduced to a bloated, amoral wreck? 'Preston is a natural storyteller' The Times
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            ISBN 9780241388679
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell

            Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Preston, John

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            A dramatic, gripping account of the rise and fall of the notorious business tycoon Robert Maxwell from the acclaimed author of A Very English Scandal - available for pre-order now In February 1991, Robert Maxwell made a triumphant entrance into Manhattan harbour on board his yach...t, the Lady Ghislaine. He had come to complete his purchase of the ailing New York Daily News. Crowds lined the quayside to watch his arrival. Taxi drivers stopped their cabs to shake his hand, children asked for his autograph and when Maxwell went to dine in the most fashionable Chinese restaurant in Manhattan, all the diners gave him a standing ovation. 10 months later, he disappeared off the same yacht and several hours later was found dead in the water. Within a few days, Maxwell was being reviled as the embodiment of greed and unscrupulousness. No one had ever fallen so far and so quickly. What went so wrong? How did a man who had once laid such store on the importance of ethics and good behaviour become reduced to a bloated, amoral wreck? 'Preston is a natural storyteller' The Times
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            ISBN 9780241388693
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Greetings from Trumpland: How an unprecedented presidency changed everything

            Greetings from Trumpland: How an unprecedented presidency changed everything (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Daniel, Zoe; Whalan, Roscoe

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            Zoe Daniel's new book, TRUMPLAND, is a timely reflection on how the Trump presidency has changed the world. Donald Trump, the mercurial US President, has had the world on a string since he declared he would run for office. He's presided over arguably the most volatile White House... in history, with a revolving door for senior staff and advisors, and haphazard decision-making that's turned years of entrenched US policy on its head. Zoe Daniel, along with producer Roscoe Whalan, were in the thick of history in the making, following the 2016 campaign through the states that turned the election, and talking to the 'forgotten people' who threw caution to the wind and elected Donald Trump. What was it that drove their decision-making, what did they want to achieve and are they still loyal to Trump four years later? Via travels through America and beyond, and interviews with real people and leaders over five years, this book explores the changed boundaries and expectations in a world of unprecedented political partisanship and populism. Is Donald Trump a cause or an effect in a world of narcissism, reality TV, information manipulation and overt greed? We enter the 2020s in a state of global crisis on several fronts. From shaking up global institutions, to Trump-led foreign policy, to language and actions around race and gender, to the use of inflammatory rhetoric and the mobilisation of division, to the invention of 'fake news', this book explores how Donald Trump has changed the world.
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            ISBN 9780733341519
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher ABC Books
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            Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas

            Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas (Hardback)

            By Lovato, Roberto

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            A journalistic memoir detailing the author's firsthand experiences with immigration, gang life, and guerrilla warfare explores the violence that shaped generations of his impoverished Salvadoran family to connect today's immigration crisis to the realities of everyday families.

            ISBN 9780062938473
            Released NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Cult of We: Wework and the Great Start-Up Delusion
             

            The Cult of We: Wework and the Great Start-Up Delusion (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brown, Eliot; Farrell, Maureen

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              7 Jul 21

            The riveting inside story of WeWork and the brash founder who briefly turned it into the country's most valuable startup before his own epic unraveling, from the Wall Street Journal reporters whose scoops hastened the company's downfall.

            ISBN 9780008389390
            Released NZ 7 Jul 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

            House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia (Paperback)

            By Unger, Craig

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            House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House.

            ISBN 9780552175449
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2019
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
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            Awakening: #Metoo and the Global Fight for Women's Rights
              

            Awakening: #Metoo and the Global Fight for Women's Rights (Hardback)

            By Vogelstein, Rachel B.; Stone, Meighan

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              13 Jul 21

            Bringing together political analysis and powerful storytelling from some of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman, Awakening chronicles the remarkable global impact of the #MeToo movement. Awakening will take readers to the front lines of a networked movement that'...s fundamentally shifting how women organize for their own equality. With in-depth, original reporting, the book will tell the stories of brave women in six diverse countries who have used technology to raise their voices, capture national attention, and sow the seeds for a revolution in the role of women. In northern Nigeria, #ArewaMeToo caught fire, uniting Muslim and Christian survivors. In China, where the government brutally represses women's rights activism, the sheer number of people active in the #MeToo movement has overwhelmed government censors. In Pakistan, women leaders are drawing upon years of advocating for freedom from violence to fight digitally for legal solutions to sexual harassment and assault. In Brazil, the #MeToo movement has inspired a new generation of women to use digital organizing and political power to resist the rising tide of reactionary populism. In Egypt, #MeToo activists remain resolute even as authoritarian president Sisi alleges their campaign amounts to terrorism, slander, and fake news. And in Sweden, home to some of the most expansive gender-equality protections in the world, women are organizing online to end persistent pay inequality and underrepresentation in leadership positions. Catalyzed by the #MeToo campaign, fueled by technology, and driven by millions more women than ever before, this connected global movement has already wrought the most widespread cultural reckoning on women's rights in history-and has the power to fundamentally change the way we work, govern, negotiate, and make peace.
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            ISBN 9781541758629
            Released NZ 13 Jul 2021
            Publisher PublicAffairs
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            The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma (2020 reissue)

            The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma (2020 reissue) (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Stewart, Trenton Lee

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            Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance are back - but so is Mr Curtain, with another devious scheme! Can the Mysterious Benedict Society thwart Mr Curtain's plans, even whilst held prisoner? Join them on their adventure as they face all sorts of dilemmas, ina bid to save Stonetown. T...he third book in the New York Times bestselling series!
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            ISBN 9781913322342
            Released NZ 2 Apr 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Mysterious Benedict Society
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            American Kompromat: how the KGB cultivated Donald Trump, and related tales of sex, greed, power, and treachery

            American Kompromat: how the KGB cultivated Donald Trump, and related tales of sex, greed, power, and treachery (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Unger, Craig

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            THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. American Kompromat unravels the Russian-influenced operations that amassed the dirty little secrets of the richest and most powerful men on earth. American Kompromat is based on extended and exclusive interviews with high-level sources in th...e KGB, CIA, and FBI, as well as lawyers at white-shoe Washington firms, associates of Jeffrey Epstein, and thousands of pages of FBI reports, police investigations, and news articles in English, Russian, and Ukrainian. A narrative offering jaw-dropping context, and set in Upper East Side mansions and private Caribbean islands, gigantic yachts, and private jets, American Kompromat shows that from Donald Trump to Jeffrey Epstein, Russian operations transformed the darkest secrets of the most powerful people in the world into potent weapons that served its interests. Among its many revelations, American Kompromat addresses what may be the single most important unanswered question of the entire Trump era - and one that Unger argues is even more important now that Trump is out of office- Was Donald Trump a Russian asset? Just how compromised was he? And how could such an audacious feat have been accomplished? To answer these questions and more, Craig Unger reports, is to understand kompromat - operations that amassed compromising information on the richest and most powerful men on earth, and that leveraged power by appealing to what is, for some, the most prized possession of all- their vanity. This is a story that transcends the end of the Trump administration, illuminating a major underreported aspect of Trump's corruption that has profoundly damaged American democracy.
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            ISBN 9781922310958
            Published NZ 15 Mar 2021
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's Remaking of the West

            Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's Remaking of the West (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Harding, Luke

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            From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist comes Shadow State, a timely and shocking analysis which connects Putin, Trump, and Brexit with the dark web.

            ISBN 9781783352050
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 19+ years
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