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            The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia's first serial murderer

            The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia's first serial murderer (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By Bretherton, Tanya

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            From the acclaimed author of THE SUITCASE BABY and THE SUICIDE BRIDE, the story of a series of horrific murders that began in 1930s Sydney - and a killer who remained at large for over two decades.

            ISBN 9780733642388
            Published NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Australian Crime Vault
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            House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family

            House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family (Hardback)

            By Freeman, Hadley

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            I stood up to shut the closet door and that's when I spotted the shoebox right at the back, behind a pile of leather handbags ... surely I thought it would contain another pair of slightly battered kitten heel sandals.

            ISBN 9780008322632
            Released NZ 13 Mar 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars

            Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars (Hardback, Main)

            By Wade, Francesca

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            Roving across a time of historical upheaval, Wade takes us beyond the famed bohemian parties and political salons into the emotional texture and gender politics of daily life itself - and an era that gave birth to a new modes of working, loving, and being.

            ISBN 9780571330652
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Battle of Britain: The pilots and planes that made history

            Battle of Britain: The pilots and planes that made history (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pearson, Simon; Gorman, Ed

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            An original, 360-degree re-telling of the Battle of Britain through 18 of the iconic (and some less well-known) aircraft and the pilots who flew them - British, Polish, New Zealander, German, Danish.

            ISBN 9781529378078
            Released NZ 14 May 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Court Number One: The Trials and Scandals that Shocked Modern Britain
             

            Court Number One: The Trials and Scandals that Shocked Modern Britain (Paperback)

            By Grant, Thomas

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            • Pub Date
              9 Sep 20

            Court Number One of the Old Bailey is the most famous court room in the world, and the venue of some of the most sensational human dramas ever to be played out in a criminal trial.

            ISBN 9781473651630
            Released NZ 9 Sep 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Corner Shop: The true story of the little shops - and shopkeepers - keeping Britain going

            The Corner Shop: The true story of the little shops - and shopkeepers - keeping Britain going (Paperback)

            By Sharma, Babita

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            A personal story of the tiny shops that changed our country

            ISBN 9781473673236
            Released NZ 2 Apr 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster
             

            Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Higginbotham, Adam

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            From journalist Adam Higginbotham, the New York Times bestselling account that reads almost like the script for a movie (The Wall Street Journal)--a powerful investigation into Chernobyl and how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the history's wo...rst nuclear disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. In the thirty years since then, Chernobyl has become lodged in the collective nightmares of the world: shorthand for the spectral horrors of radiation poisoning, for a dangerous technology slipping its leash, for ecological fragility, and for what can happen when a dishonest and careless state endangers its citizens and the entire world. But the real story of the accident, clouded from the beginning by secrecy, propaganda, and misinformation, has long remained in dispute. Drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews conducted over the course of more than ten years, as well as letters, unpublished memoirs, and documents from recently-declassified archives, Adam Higginbotham brings the disaster to life through the eyes of the men and women who witnessed it firsthand. The result is a riveting, deeply reported reconstruction (Los Angeles Times) and a definitive account of an event that changed history: a story that is more complex, more human, and more terrifying than the Soviet myth. The most complete and compelling history yet (The Christian Science Monitor), Higginbotham's superb, enthralling, and necessarily terrifying...extraordinary (The New York Times) book is an indelible portrait of the lessons learned when mankind seeks to bend the natural world to his will--lessons which, in the face of climate change and other threats, remain not just vital but necessary.
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            ISBN 9781501134630
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
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            Victory in Europe: From D-Day to the Destruction of the Third Reich, 1944-1945
              

            Victory in Europe: From D-Day to the Destruction of the Third Reich, 1944-1945 (Hardback)

            By Thompson, Julian; War Museum, Imperial

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            • Pub Date
              2 Jun 20

            The reader can re-live this momentous period of history by examining maps, diaries, letters, sketches, secret memos and reports, posters and labels which up till now have remained exclusively in museums.

            ISBN 9780233006147
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Hunting the Unabomber: The FBI, Ted Kaczynski, and the Capture of America's Most Notorious Domestic Terrorist
             

            Hunting the Unabomber: The FBI, Ted Kaczynski, and the Capture of America's Most Notorious Domestic Terrorist (Hardback)

            By Wiehl, Lis; With Pulitzer, Lisa

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            • Pub Date
              8 Jul 20

            From Lis Wiehl, New York Times bestselling author and 'storyteller extraordinaire' (Steve Berry), with New York Times bestselling crime writer Lisa Pulitzer, the definitive, gripping account of the longest pursuit in FBI history: the quest to find and capture the domestic terrori...st Ted Kaczynski
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            ISBN 9780718092122
            Released NZ 8 Jul 2020
            Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
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            Sunny Days: The Children's Television Revolution That Changed America
             

            Sunny Days: The Children's Television Revolution That Changed America (Hardback)

            By Kamp, David

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            From bestselling writer David Kamp, the engrossing, behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children's TV programs Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Free to Be...You and Me, and Schoolhouse Rock!--which collectively t...ransformed American childhood for the better, teaching kids about diversity, the ABCs, and feminism through a fun, funky 1970s lens. In 1970, on a soundstage on Manhattan's Upper West Side, a group of men, women, and Muppets of various ages and colors worked doggedly to finish the first season of a children's TV program that was not yet assured a second season: Sesame Street. They were conducting an experiment to see if television could be used to better prepare disadvantaged preschoolers for kindergarten. What they didn't know then was that they were starting a cultural revolution that would affect all American kids. In Sunny Days, bestselling author David Kamp captures the unique political and social moment that gave us not only Sesame Street, but also Fred Rogers's gentle yet brave Mister Rogers' Neighborhood; Marlo Thomas's unabashed gender-politics primer Free to Be...You and Me; Schoolhouse Rock!, an infectious series of educational shorts dreamed up by Madison Avenue admen; and more, including The Electric Company, ZOOM, and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. It was a unique time when an uncommon number of media professionals and thought leaders leveraged their influence to help children learn--and, just as notably, a time of unprecedented buy-in from American parents. Kamp conducted rigorous research and interviewed such Sesame Street figures as Joan Ganz Cooney, Lloyd Morrisett, Sonia Manzano, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long, Bob McGrath, and Frank Oz, along with Free to Be's Marlo Thomas and The Electric Company's Rita Moreno--and in Sunny Days, he explains how these and other like-minded individuals found their way into children's television not for fame or money, but to make a differenc
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            ISBN 9781501137808
            Released NZ 12 May 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age General Audience
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