Four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion Alain Prost is one of the best racing drivers of all time. Having discovered karting at the age of 14 during a family holiday, Prost progressed through motorsport's junior ranks, winning the French and European Formula Three championships, before joining the M..
Muhammad Ali was a champion, a poet, a prophet. Sports Illustrated called him "the greatest athlete of the twentieth century." And yet he was even more than all of that, "a whole greater than the sum of its parts . . . bigger, brighter, more original and influential than just about anyone of his era..
Sixty-three animals have won the Dicken Medal, the highest award for animal bravery. Their inspiring stories are told, for the first time in one book, The Animal Victoria Cross. Four types of animal have been honoured, dogs, horses, pigeons and one cat. Simon, the feline, is credited with saving an ..
Bill Birch was the quiet achiever of New Zealand politics. A trusted lieutenant to Prime Ministers Muldoon, Bolger and Shipley, Birch was at the heart of the action across a turbulent quarter-century of political and social change.
From 'Think Big' and the Employment Contracts Act to overhauls of i..
As a key player during the election campaign and transition, and Donald Trump's press secretary for the first seven months in the White House, Sean Spicer found himself on the front line between Trump and the press - regularly jousting with the media and having to explain the President's policy deci..
For over 40 years the murder of Harvey and Jeanette Crewe has been the great unsolved mystery of NZ criminal history. Local farmer Arthur Allan Thomas was twice convicted of their murders but was later given a Royal Pardon. In this comprehensive anatomy of the investigation Veteran journalist and br..
Scotch Paterson was born in Scotland in 1911 and emigrated here at age ten. In World War II, despite his pacifist ideals, he went to Italy to fight in the Allied cause. This is the candid story of his service, first as a corporal, then as a commissioned officer. CASSINO to TRIESTE documents the dema..
Returning home for the first time in 10 years, Sequoia Schmidt sets out to complete a 28 day solo cycle of New Zealand. This will be her first time home since the deaths of her father and brother in a tragic climbing accident. Changing Gears describes Sequoia's experiences with grief, loss and recov..