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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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            Waleed Aly (I Know This to be True): On Sincerity, Compassion & Integrity
             

            Waleed Aly (I Know This to be True): On Sincerity, Compassion & Integrity (Hardback)

            By Blackwell, Geoff; Aly, Waleed

            • RRP: $24.99
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            • Pub Date
              31 Mar 20

            Created in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, I Know This to Be True is an uplifting new series inspired by his legacy. Extraordinary figures from diverse backgrounds answer the same questions, sharing their compelling stories, guiding ideals, and insightful wisdom.... The result is a collection brimming with messages of leadership, courage, compassion, and hope. Delivered in lovely, giftable hardcovers with vivid photographic portraits throughout, these books offer encouragement and guidance to future leaders, and anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the world. Waleed Aly is an Australian broadcaster, journalist, academic and musician. As co-host of The Project, a daily primetime television news and current affairs programme, he is one Australia's leading commentators on national and international issues. Reflecting on his childhood, career and values, he discusses the importance of taking risks, standing by your beliefs and above all, being honest. Self-deprecating and empathetic, his words offer hope and guidance to anyone struggling to find their way and all who champion equality. Royalties from sales of I Know This To Be True will support language translation and free access to the films, books and educational programmes in all countries with developing economies, or economies in transition, as defined by United Nations annual classifications.
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            ISBN 9781922351036
            Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Murdoch Books
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            Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom
              

            Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Eban, Katherine

            • RRP: $42.50
            • $42.50
            • Pub Date
              12 May 20

            From an award-winning journalist, an explosive narrative investigation of the generic drug boom that reveals fraud and life-threatening dangers on a global scale--The Jungle for pharmaceuticals Many have hailed the widespread use of generic drugs as one of the most important publ...ic-health developments of the twenty-first century. Today, almost 90 percent of our pharmaceutical market is comprised of generics, the majority of which are manufactured overseas. We have been reassured by our doctors, our pharmacists and our regulators that generic drugs are identical to their brand-name counterparts, just less expensive. But is this really true? Katherine Eban's Bottle of Lies exposes the deceit behind generic-drug manufacturing--and the attendant risks for global health. Drawing on exclusive accounts from whistleblowers and regulators, as well as thousands of pages of confidential FDA documents, Eban reveals an industry where fraud is rampant, companies routinely falsify data, and executives circumvent almost every principle of safe manufacturing to minimize cost and maximize profit, confident in their ability to fool inspectors. Meanwhile, patients unwittingly consume medicine with unpredictable and dangerous effects. The story of generic drugs is truly global. It connects middle America to China, India, sub-Saharan Africa and Brazil, and represents the ultimate litmus test of globalization: what are the risks of moving drug manufacturing offshore, and are they worth the savings? A decade-long investigation with international sweep, high-stakes brinkmanship and big money at its core, Bottle of Lies reveals how the world's greatest public-health innovation has become one of its most astonishing swindles.
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            ISBN 9780062338792
            Released NZ 12 May 2020
            Publisher Ecco Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Do Something: Activism for Everyone
             

            Do Something: Activism for Everyone (Paperback)

            By Odedra, Kajal

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              14 May 20

            A user's guide to Activism by one of the UK's biggest names in grass-roots campaigning shows in a few simple steps how we can all make a difference.

            ISBN 9781529355468
            Released NZ 14 May 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            We Can Deal With Bullying

            We Can Deal With Bullying (Paperback)

            By Dawson, Gina; Bouman, Kate

            • RRP: $24.99
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            Bullying is serious and potentially has a lasting impact. Young people may feel afraid or ashamed and may even believe they are in some way responsible or helpless to stop it. We Can Deal with Bullying! debunks these beliefs. The gentle, conversational and supportive text encoura...ges young people to ask for help, maintain self-esteem, develop resilience, manage their reactions and stand united with others against bullying. Showing different perspectives, We Can Deal with Bullying! exposes bullying for what it really is all about the bully. Young people can learn to turn the blame back onto the bully and hold their heads high, reassured that whatever the outcome there is life after bullying. Suitable for any age We Can Deal with Bullying! is an important read for all young people. Written by former teacher and counsellor Gina Dawson, it is uplifting, motivational and positive throughout. We Can Deal with Bullying! is Gina's seventh educational children's book.
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            ISBN 9781760791438
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age Children
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            Self Made: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker
             

            Self Made: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker (Paperback)

            By Bundles, A'Lelia

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              31 Mar 20

            The award-winning rags-to-riches story of how one woman overcame all odds to build a beauty business empire and become one of the first African-American self-made millionaires - the book behind the Netflix series SELF MADE, starring Octavia Spencer

            ISBN 9781529345506
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Unpregnant
             

            Unpregnant (Paperback)

            By Hendriks, Jenni; Caplan, Ted

            • RRP: $18.99
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            Veronica is top of her class - but now she's gazing in disbelief at a positive pregnancy test. In this wild, warm and darkly funny road trip story, Veronica drives a thousand miles to an out-of-state abortion clinic - and along the way rediscovers the best friend she thought she'...d lost.
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            ISBN 9781912626168
            Released NZ 2 Jan 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness
             

            The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness (Hardback)

            By Harding, Kelli

            • RRP: $57.50
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            Discover an eye-opening and provocative new way to look at health based on the latest groundbreaking discoveries in the science of compassion, kindness, and human connection. The author reveals that groundbreaking new research shows that love, friendship, community, life's purpos...e, and environment can have a greater impact on health than anything that happens in the doctor's office.
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            ISBN 9781501184260
            Released NZ 27 Aug 2019
            Publisher Atria Books
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            The Heat of the Moment: Life and Death Decision-Making From a Firefighter

            The Heat of the Moment: Life and Death Decision-Making From a Firefighter (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
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            Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress

            Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export)

            By Ryan, Christopher

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $27.30
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            The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which progress has perverted the way we live: how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die. Most of us have instinctive evidence the world is ending-balmy December days, face-to-face ...conversation replaced with heads-to-screens zomboidism, a world at constant war, a political system in disarray. We hear some myths and lies so frequently that they feel like truths: Civilization is humankind's greatest accomplishment. Progress is undeniable. Count your blessings. You're lucky to be alive here and now. Well, maybe we are and maybe we aren't. Civilized to Death counters the idea that progress is inherently good, arguing that the progress defining our age is analogous to an advancing disease. Prehistoric life, of course, was not without serious dangers and disadvantages. Many babies died in infancy. A broken bone, infected wound, snakebite, or difficult pregnancy could be life-threatening. But ultimately, Ryan argues, were these pre-civilized dangers more murderous than modern scourges, such as car accidents, cancers, cardiovascular disease, and a technologically prolonged dying process? At a time when our ecology, our society, and our own sense of selves feels increasingly imperiled, an accurate understanding of our species' long prelude to civilization is vital to a clear sense of the ultimate value of civilization-and its costs. In Civilized to Death, Ryan makes the claim that we should start looking backwards to find our way into a better future.
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            ISBN 9781982135652
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age General Audience
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