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            Glimpses of Utopia

            Glimpses of Utopia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Scully, Jess

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            A fascinating deep dive into the ideas, communities and leaders who are working to solve the world's biggest problems. Optimism isn't naive!

            ISBN 9781925700879
            Published NZ 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Pantera Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence

            Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Berenson, Alex

            • RRP: $35.00
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            Award-winning author and former New York Times reporter reveals the link between teenage marijuana use and mental illness, and a hidden epidemic of violence caused by the drug.

            ISBN 9781982103675
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age General Audience
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            How To Tell Depression to Piss Off: 40 Ways to Get Your Life Back
             

            How To Tell Depression to Piss Off: 40 Ways to Get Your Life Back (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Withey, James

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Pub Date
              27 Oct 20

            Forty tried-and-tested ways to tell depression to piss off and start living your life

            ISBN 9781472144522
            Released NZ 27 Oct 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Autism in Lockdown: Expert Tips and Insights on Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic
              

            Autism in Lockdown: Expert Tips and Insights on Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Grandin, Temple; Gray, Carol

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            Provides tips and insights from the world's leading experts on subjects including Carol Gray, Social Stories for a pandemic; Dr Tony Attwood, Latest Research on Autism and Covid 19; Temple Grandin, How the Lockdown is Affecting Me; Carol Kranowitz, Sensory Quinks for Cooped-Up Da...ys; and Ellen Notbohm, An Autistic Perspective on Social Distancing.
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            ISBN 9781949177534
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Future Horizons Incorporated
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World
             

            Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World (Hardback)

            By Zakaria, Fareed

            • RRP: $40.00
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 21

            Since the end of the Cold War, the world has been shaken to its core three times. September 11, 2001, the financial collapse of 2008 and - most of all - COVID-19. Each was an asymmetrical threat, different from anything the world had experienced before. Fareed Zakaria presents te...n surprising, hopeful and vital lessons for recovery in our age of asymmetry. He highlights the importance of investing in healthcare and education, harnessing technology and how to react to America's retreat from leadership on the world stage. COVID-19 has made the old categories of left vs right, democracy vs dictatorship and big vs small government obsolete and highlighted what should have always been the obvious challenge to populism - good government. Sheer competence made all the difference in those countries which dealt with the pandemic best. The future belongs to the smart state. Zakaria's final lesson is to accept the reality of globalization and acknowledge that global crises need international cooperation and global solutions. He passionately argues that we need to continue listening to experts and scientists to tackle climate change. We need to resist our nationalist and isolationist instincts to fight inequality and recognise that we actually have more in common than not. He believes that Aristotle was right - we are social beings with community embedded in our human nature. We want to gather and work, eat, pray, love and mourn together. More than anything we need to build a new world together.
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            ISBN 9780241491652
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Power Of Mothers: Releasing Our Children
              

            Power Of Mothers: Releasing Our Children (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lashlie, Celia

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            A hard hitting look at our troubled society, the intergenerational cycle of crime and criminal families and the women who have the power to change things for the better - if we let them.

            ISBN 9781869508005
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2010
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Care Home Boy: One Child's Fight to Survive in the Brutal British Care System
             

            Care Home Boy: One Child's Fight to Survive in the Brutal British Care System (Paperback)

            By Cooper, Nigel

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            It was like I was never meant to be in this world. Boy is Nigel Cooper's memoir from the age of five to sixteen. It tells the shocking, brutal, disturbing, emotional story of his childhood spent in and out of various care homes and institutions during the 1970s and 1980s. When Ni...gel was just seven years old, after the untimely death of his sister and father, his mother asked social services to take him away - and then his nightmare began. For the next nine years of his life, Nigel was repeatedly rejected by his mother and spent his childhood among bullies, abusers, psychopaths and criminals. He spent time in a children's psychiatric hospital, where they carried out unimaginable tests, pumped him full of drugs and physically abused him; care homes, where he would come face to face with rough estate kids who would beat him up, force him to steal for them and threaten his life; and barbaric assessment centres for disturbed and delinquent children, where the staff were, at times, sicker than the children. The system tried to break Nigel and it was a miracle that he survived. The British care system robbed him of his childhood. His story is truly extraordinary and will do a lot more than shed light on what it was like growing up during the Jimmy Savile years. Boy is powerfully written, edgy, gripping and beautifully written.
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            ISBN 9781529107661
            Released NZ 23 Jul 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Is Capitalism Broken?
             

            Is Capitalism Broken? (Paperback)

            By Varoufakis, Yanis; Brooks, Arthur; vanden Heuvel, Katrina; Brooks, David

            • RRP: $18.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 21

            'We need to organise politically to defend the weak, empower the many and prepare the ground for reversing the absurdities of capitalism.' - Yanis Varoufakis 'Capitalism over the past twenty-five years has been an incredible moral good.' - David Brooks The Munk debate on capitali...sm There is a growing belief that the capitalist system no longer works. Inequality is rampant. The environment is being destroyed for profits. In some western nations, life expectancy is even falling. Political power is wielded by wealthy elites and big business, not the people. But for proponents of capitalism, it is the engine of progress, not just making all of us materially better off, but helping to address everything from women's rights to political freedoms. We seem to stand at a crossroads: do we need to fix the system as a matter of urgency, or would it be better to hold our nerve?
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            ISBN 9781786079176
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher Oneworld Publications
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            Vanishing Act
              

            Vanishing Act (Paperback)

            By Hodges, Charlie

            • RRP: $32.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Nov 20

            When Fran is framed for the murder of three old ladies at the care home, retired SAS officer Tom resolves to prove her innocence. Proving you're only as young as you feel, the Tom Knight mysteries combine comedy with a page-turning whodunit.

            ISBN 9781788422635
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher Prelude Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series A Tom Knight Mystery
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            My Book about Brains, Change and Dementia: What is Dementia and What Does it Do?

            My Book about Brains, Change and Dementia: What is Dementia and What Does it Do? (Hardback)

            By Moore, Lynda; Illustrated by Haddon, George

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            Explains the complex concepts of dementia, such as brain function, disease progression and death to pre-school aged children in a direct and age-appropriate way, as well as exploring children's feelings about these issues. This book caters for children aged 4+ who have a loved on...e at any stage of dementia.
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            ISBN 9781785925115
            Released NZ 15 Jul 2018
            Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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