The bestselling reference for crossword solvers and setters The Chambers Crossword Dictionary is the perfect tool for any crossword solver - and you know it because it is used by the setters themselves! What makes The Chambers Crossword Dictionary different? Comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use, th... read more

The Chambers Crossword Dictionary

A concise and accessible study of the foundations, development and enduring legacy of the cultures of Greece and Rome, centred on ten locations of seminal importance in the development of Classical civilisation. Starting with Troy, where histo... read more

Classical Civilisation: A History in Ten Chapters


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Acknowledged as the definitive work on modern crosswords, Chambers Crossword Manual is an essential handbook for all crossword fans from beginners to experts. It is packed with practical advice on solving crosswords, as well as many practice crosswords. "Top of the crossword market - magisterial and a... read more

Chambers Crossword Manual


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Series:I Used to Know That

If memories of learning algebra bring you out in a cold sweat and thoughts of quadratic equations cause you feelings of fear and dread, I Used to Know That: Maths can help. A light-hearted and informative reminder of the things that we learnt in school but have sinc... read more

Maths (I Used to Know That)

This is the true story of an undercover investigator's experiences infiltrating the multi-billion-dollar global sex industry. It is a story of triumph for the children and young teens released from a life of slavery and the rescuer who freed many hundreds of victims leading to the prosecution of dozen... read more

God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey Into Sex Trafficking and Rescue

Will Storr was in the tropical north of Australia, excavating fossils with a celebrity creationist, when he asked himself a simple question. Why don't facts work? Why, that is, did the obviously intelligent man beside him sincerely believe in Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden and a six-thousand-year-ol... read more

The Heretics: Adventures with the Enemies of Science


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The veteran car movement is alive and well in New Zealand. VETERAN CARS: AMAZING NEW ZEALAND COLLECTIONS takes a look at just a small cross section of enthusiasts dedicated to the restoration and preservation of our early motoring history and thei... read more

Veteran Cars: Amazing New Zealand Collections

'I'm the Doctor. I'm a Time Lord. I'm from the planet Gallifrey in the constellation of Kasterborous. And I'm the man who's going to save your life.' He's made a mark on almost every era of history, and he's touched millions of lives across space and time. In these pages you'll find just some of the s... read more

Doctor Who: The Doctor - His Lives and Times

"Words are alive and literature becomes an escape, not from, but into living." (Cyril Connolly). After the death of her sister, Nina Sankovitch found herself caught up in grief, dashing from one activity to the next to keep her mind occupied. But on her forty-sixth birthday she decided to stop running... read more

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading

A whole year's weather forecasts in one place! The bestselling weather guide New Zealanders can't afford to be without. Farmers, fishermen, gardeners, skiers, event planners, and anyone who works outdoors or just wants to know what the weather is g... read more

Ken Ring’s New Zealand weather almanac 2014


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The real Burt Munro, inventor of the world's fastest Indian motorcycle, in his own words. A fascinating collection of Burt Munro memorabilia including photos from his family album, newspaper clippings, and interviews with Burt himself, this book reveals the real Bu... read more

The World's Fastest Indian

How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm? What do chips on shoulders have to do with inferiority complexes? And who is the face that launched a thousand ships? Did you know tha... read more

Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas: Popular Expressions - What They Mean and Where We Got Them