black klansman New Non-Fiction August- September 2018 - How to change your mind: the new science of psychedelics by Michael Pollan 615.7883 POL The power of hope or: how community, love & compassion can change our world  by Kon Karapanagiotidis 323.092 KAR The essential fan guide to RuPaul’s Drag Race by John Davis 791.4572 DAV Get up mum by Justin Heazlewood 616.8980092 HEA Room to dream by David […]
not that bad New Non-Fiction (July 2018) - Not that bad: dispatches from rape culture by Roxane Gay (ed.) 364.153 GAY I’ll be gone in the dark by Michelle McNamara 364.152320979409047 MACN A modern way to cook: Over 150 quick, smart and flavour-packed recipes for every day by Anna Jones 641.5 JON The house of Islam: A global history by Ed Husain 297 HUS Dark Emu […]
New Non-Fiction (May 2018) - Random Acts of Kindness: 101 Stories of Compassion and Paying it Forward – Amy Newmark 177.7 NEW Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia – Anita Heiss 305.89915 HEI My Mother, A Serial Killer – Hazel Baron 364.152320994 BAR The Colussus of New York – Colson Whitehead 818.5304 WHI Well Being: Recipes and Ritual to Realign the […]
oh joy sex toy vol 3 New Non-Fiction – April 2018 - The story of shit by Midas Dekkers 612.36 DEK Brave by Rose McGowan 927 MACG Educated by Tara Westover 289.3092 WES The wonder down under: A User’s Guide to the Vagina by Nina Brochmann and Ellen Stokken Dahl 611.67 BRO Edgy embroidery: Transform Conventional Stitches Into 25 Unconventional Designs by Renee Rominger 746.44 ROM Skin in the game: The Pleasure and […]
New Non-Fiction (Jan 2018) - Heroes and Villains: A Photographic Odyssey into the Fantastic World of Cosplay – Andrew Boyle 779.2 BOY The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl – Tess Holliday 306.4613 HOL How to Knit: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner – Tina Barrett 746.432 BAR The Weather Obsession – Lawrie Zion 551.63 ZIO […]
little book of life hacks New Non-Fiction – September 2017 - Learning how to breathe by Linda Neil 306.8743092 NEI Looptail: how one company changed the world by reinventing business by Bruce Poon Tip 910.4 TIP Dare to be kind: how extraordinary compassion can transform our world by Lizzy Velasquez 177.7 VEL Hunger by Roxanne Gay 306.4613 GAY Wellmania: misadventures in the search for wellness by […]
New Non-Fiction (April 2017) - Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly 510.92520973 SHE Yassmin’s Story: Who Do You Think I Am? – Yassmin Abdel-Magied 305.486970994 ABD Enemy Within: American Politics in the Time of Trump (Quarterly Essay) – Don Watson 324.973 WAT Eat This, My Friend: Everyday Vegetarian Recipes for Sharing – Jade O’Donahoo 641.5636 ODO The Helen 100 – […]
the misadventures of awkward black girl Non-Fiction December 2016 - Fight like a girl – Clementine Ford 305.420994 FOR The panama papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money – Bastian & Frederik Obermaier 323.445 OBE Abandoned places – Henk van Rensbergen 779.96 REN Hillbilly elegy : A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis – J. D. Vance 305.562092 VAN Reinventing IKEA […]
New Non-Fiction (Sept 2016) - I’m Supposed to Protect You From All This – Nadja Spiegelman 928 SPI Ghost Empire – Richard Fidler 949.502 FID The Hate Race: A Memoir – Maxine Beneba Clarke 928 CLA H is for Hawk – Helen MacDonald 927 MACD Position Doubtful : Mapping Landscapes and Memories– Kim Mahood 927 MAH Adnan’s Story: The Truth […]
sex object Non-Fiction (July-August) - My year without meat by Richard Cornish 613.262 COR The Voyeur’s motel by Gay Talese 070.4 TAL Atlas of lost cities Aude de Tocqueville 909.09732 TOC Freedom: my book of firsts by Jaycee Dugard Whole wide world by Tom Dusevic 928 DUS The May beetles: my first twenty years by Baba Schwartz 940.5318 The Geek feminist […]
New Non-Fiction (June 2016) - Political Amnesia: How We Forgot How To Govern – Laura Tingle 324.294 TIN $2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America – Kathryn J. Edin 339.460973 EDI Swallow This: Serving Up the Food Industry’s Darkest Secrets – Joanna Blythman 363.192 BLY When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi 927 KAL How to Slowly Kill […]
The beautiful struggle New Non-Fiction – April 2016 - Cherry : a memoir by Mary Karr 924 KAR The beautiful struggle : A memoir by Ta-Nehisi Coates 927 COA The lady in the van by Alan Bennet 927 BEN The life changing magic of not giving a f**k by Sarah Knight 158.1 KNI Moranifesto by Caitlin Moran 070.92 The Boy Who Could Change the World: […]
Mindfulness guide for the frazzled New Non-Fiction – March 2016 - Beauty Hacks by Esme Floyd 646.7042 FLO Love Your Leftovers: Recipes for the Resourceful Cook by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 641.5 FEA Jutaku: Japanese Houses by Naomi Pollock 728.370952 POL Wildflower by Drew Barrymore 927 BAR A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax 155.9042 WAX Health hacks by Esme Floyd 613 FLO A Murder Without Motive: the Killing of Rebecca Ryle by Martin […]
spectacles New Non-Fiction – February 2016 - Sideshow Alley: Infamy, the Macabre & the Portrait by Joanna Gilmour 364.994 GIL Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday by Jordan Matter 770 MAT Antihero by Fiona Peters & Rebecca Stewart 791.45652 PET The Liars’ Club: A memoir by Mary Karr 811.54 KAR My Misspent Youth: Essays by Meghan Daum 973.92 DAU My fight, your fight […]
New Non-Fiction (Jan 2016) - All Fall Down – Matthew Condon 364.132309943 CON Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing and Dying: the Secret World War II Tapes of German POWs – Sonke Neitzel 940.547241 NEI The Science of Surrealism: Assemblage Sculpture of Steve Brudniak – Steve Brudniak 709.04 BRU Notes From a Small Island – Bill Bryson 914.104859 BRY The Electric Kool-Aid […]
New Non-Fiction (Nov 2015) - Island Home: A Landscape Memoir – Tim Winton 928 WIN Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear – Elizabeth Gilbert 153.35 GIL All Your Friends Like This: How Social Networks Took Over the News – Hal Crawford 302.30285 CRA The First Collection of Criticism By A Living Female Rock Critic – Jessica Hopper  781.66 HOP Resonate: […]
New Non-Fiction (Sept 2015) - The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia – Dane Kennedy 916.008921 KEN Small Acts of Disappearance: Essays on Hunger – Fiona Wright 362.25092 WRI Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis – Tim Flannery 363.73874FLA Prick With a Fork: The World’s Worst Waitress Spills the Beans – Larissa Dubecki 647.9594 DUB […]
New Non-Fiction (Aug 2015) - Supermarket Monsters: the Price of Coles’ and Woolworths’ Dominance – Malcolm Knox 381.4564130994 KNO Hot Feminist: Modern Feminism With Style without Judgement – Polly Vernon 320.5266 VER Gut: The Inside Story of the Body’s Most Under-Rated Organ – Giulia Enders 612.32 END Zero Zero Zero – Roberto Saviano 363.45 SAV Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioural […]
New Non-Fiction – June 2015 - Cadence: Travels with Music – A Memoir – Emma Ayres 791.44092 AYR How to Make a Human Being: a Body of Evidence – Christopher Potter 128 POT This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress – John Brockman 500.233 BRO Bad Behavior: A Memoir of Bullying and Boarding School – Rebecca Starford 920.STA […]
The Art of Asking New Non-Fiction – March 2015 - A rightful place : race, recognition and a more complete Commonwealth by Noel Pearson A world without walls : freedom, development, free trade and gloabal governance by Mike Moore Absolute recoil : towards a new foundation of dialectical materialism by Slavoj Zizek Ani’s raw food kitchen : easy, delectable living foods recipes by Ani Phyo […]