Champagne: A Secret History by Robert Walters

Wine merchant, vineyard owner and writer Robert Walters unveils new truths and busts myths about bubbles. Learn about the clandestine history of the region and the brew from the bead to the glass; your next social occasion will flourish by getting the most out of your champagne purchase. RRP: $32.99

Eat Up New Zealand by Al Brown

Honouring the past with refreshed Kiwi classic dishes roast lamb pies, corned beef, pikelets, cheese scones, feijoa and tamatrillo desserts, preserves and bran muffins, Al approaches Kiwi cuisine with a seasonal approach to produce. Al’s formula is adding a flavour punch, texture and a garnish to take these dishes to the next level. RRP: $49.99

Into the World by Stephanie Parkyn

Single mother Marie-Louise Girardin entrusts her baby to her friend Olympe de Gouges in the midst of the French revolution. Disguised as a man, Marie-Louise joins a voyage on the Recherche, a ship commissioned to venture to the Great Southern Ocean to find the missing explorer Le Perouse. Chaos erupts as the ship docks in Java and they learn of the king’s execution and are captured by the Dutch. Will she be unmasked? RRP: $29.99

The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living: 20th Anniversary Gift Edition by The Dalai Lama, Dr. Howard C. Cutler

Early 2018 will see Hachette Australia mark the 20th anniversary of The Art of Happiness with this hardback gift edition. Over 400,000 copies of this iconic piece have been sold and the book spent 97 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. The highly accessible guide combines the Dalai Lama’s eastern spiritual tradition with human happiness expert Dr. Cutler’s western perspective. RRP: $24.99

À bientôt… by Roger Moore

A ‘Bond Unbound’, Roger opens up to his loyal audience with true stories and situations from inside the action-adventure character that made him famous.

Roger discusses his valued charity work and the joy he experienced from tiny triumphs along the way. The book features his own sketches throughout. RRP: $24.99

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat, illustrated by Wendy McNaughton

Cooking at Chez Panisse taught Samin Nosrat that last minute menu changes and new ingredients didn’t cause a stir, as the chefs approached every item with the instinct of the four key principles of cooking: salt, fat, acid and heat. RRP: $49.99

Swearing is Good for You by Emma Byrne

A spirited and funny defence of our favourite dirty words is backed by historical case studies and research, Dr Emma Byrne unveils the fascinating science behind swearing. It is more natural and beneficial than we are led to believe. RRP: $29.99

Passage of Love by Alex Miller

Two-time winner of the Miles Franklin award, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize and numerous other literary award, Alex Miller combines love and creativity in his new work. After 30 years in writing, Miller draws on memories, dreams, stories, love and death to create the closest thing to an autobiography as we are likely to receive. RRP: $32.99

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