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 Performing Arts

Series:100 Essential New Zealand Ser.
Reading Level:very good

Film critic, Sale of the Century and Mastermind winner Hamish McDouall spent several months in darkened rooms watching films to produce this brilliant and unusual selection. It encompasses short films, feature films, documentaries and digifilms. Yes, The Lord of... read more

100 Essential New Zealand Films
$40.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Fiction Classics

Series:Penguin Essentials Ser.

John Kennedy Toole's hilarious satire, A Confederacy of Dunces is a Don Quixote for the modern age, and this Penguin Modern Classics edition includes a foreword by Walker Percy.Never published during his lifetime, John Kennedy Toole's masterful comic novel takes its ti... read more

A Confederacy of Dunces
$26.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Fiction Contemporary

Series:Penguin Essentials
Awards:Winner of Saga Award for Wit 2005 and Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2006 and British Book Awards: Newcomer of the Year 2005. Shortlisted for Orange Prize 2005.

'Two years after my mother died, my father fell in love with a glamourous blonde Ukrainian divorcee. He was eighty-four and she was thirty-six. She exploded into our lives like a fluffy pink grenade, churning up the murky water, bringing to the sur... read more

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
$30.00(NZD) inc GST

Category:

 Cooking Chef

Series:Essential

In this superb new book, best-selling New Zealand cookbook author Annabel Langbein shares hundreds of her favourite and most popular recipes for all things sweet. Featuring everything from nostalgic baking classics to modern vegan desserts, plus tried-and-true tip... read more

Annabel Langbein Essential Vol.2

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 Art Artists

Series:Art Essentials Ser.

Focusing on fifty diverse women artists, from Lavinia Fontana and Artemisia Gentileschi through Judy Chicago, Ana Mendieta and the Guerrilla Girls to Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman and Louise Bourgeois, this book equips the reader with a general understanding of the his... read more

Art Essentials: Women Artists
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 Craft and Hobbies

Series:Royal School of Needlework Essential Stitch Guides

The Royal School of Needlework teaches hand embroidery to the highest standard, developing techniques in new and innovative ways. This series of Essential Stitch Guides provides expert tuition on a variety of techniques. In this guide to blackwork, Graduate Apprentice and tutor, Be... read more

Blackwork
$30.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Reference General

Series:Essential Wisdom Ser.

To find yourself, think for yourself. Socrates. In our ever-busier world, where the demands of the moment keep us lurching from one task or crisis to the next, it can be difficult to take a moment and reflect on the most important things in life. The... read more

Essential Wisdom World's Greatest Thinker
$19.99(NZD) inc GST

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 Fiction Classics

Series:Penguin Essentials

'There has been a lot of fighting hereabouts. The trenches have made themselves rather than been made, and run inconsequently in and out of the big thirty-foot high stacks of bricks; it is most confusing. The parapet of a trench which we don't occupy is built up with ammun... read more

Goodbye to All That
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Series:Penguin Essentials Ser.

'Some people are coming here today, now you will have a companion.' But young Edmund Hooper doesn't want anyone else in Warings, the large and rambling Victorian house he shares with his widowed father. Nevertheless Charles Kingshaw and his mother are soon installed and Hooper sets about subtly persec... read more

I'm the King of the Castle
$21.00(NZD) inc GST

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 Art History

Series:Art Essentials Ser.

Art lovers can list history's most important art objects, but what many don't know are the dramatic, funny, and sometimes bizarre stories behind these most famous works. Spanning the last 500 years of art history, this book revisits fifty momentous events that changed the cou... read more

Key Moments in Art
$21.99(NZD) inc GST

Category:

 Art History

Series:Art Essentials Ser.

Beautifully illustrated with some of the world's greatest pictures, from cave paintings and Roman mosaics to Picasso and Damien Hirst, this affordable guide explains the art of looking at and understanding pictures, equipping the reader with the vision and tools to approach any... read more

Looking at Pictures
$21.99(NZD) inc GST

One of the greatest spiritual teachers of the twentieth century will show you how to develop your sense of being in the now--and avoid the distractions of both your busy environment and your wandering mind.
Whe... read more

Mindfulness and the Modern World: How Do I Make Meditation Part of Everyday Life?
$24.99(NZD) inc GST