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Genius makers : the mavericks who brought AI to Google, Facebook, and the world
Genius makers : the mavericks who brought AI to Google, Facebook, and the world
Metz, Cade
Books
The Genius Makers tells the story of AI from pioneering days to current achievements to future potential. At the same time it takes the lid off what has effectively become an arms race between Google, Microsoft, Facebook and OpenAI, in which Google may be the clear frontrunner at present, but Fac...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
NYPD Red 6
NYPD Red 6
Patterson, James, 1947-NYPD Red mystery ; 6.
Audiobooks
The wedding of the century invites the most brazen kidnapper in New York City to make the bride disappear. At the wedding of the century, a brazen kidnapper steals the star of the show. Erin Easton’s wedding in one of New York’s biggest venues may have a TV crew documenting every extravagant deta...
Far from home
Far from home
Ayliffe, Rosie
Books
British mother Rosie Ayliffe thought her 21-year-old daughter, Mia, would be safe travelling around Australia on a gap year. But Mia wanted to extend her visa and in order to do that needed to find 88 days of work on a farm -- a requirement that would lead to catastrophic events. Four short days ...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
Growing up disabled in Australia
Growing up disabled in Australia
Growing up (Black Inc.)
Books
'My body and its place in the world seemed quite normal to me.' ''I didn't grow up disabled, I grew up with a problem. A problem those around me wanted to fix.' 'We have all felt that uncanny sensation that someone is watching us.' 'The diagnosis helped but it didn't fix everything.' 'Don't fear ...
[3 copies, 7 reserves]
Shanghai acrobat : an orphan boy's inspiring true story of courage and determination in revolutionary China
Shanghai acrobat : an orphan boy's inspiring true story of courage and determination in revolutionary China
Xue, Jingjing
Books
For readers of Mao's Last Dancer comes the inspiring true story of a world-famous acrobat who escaped communist China to begin a new life in Australia. Jingjing Xue was born in China in the 1950s, during one of the worst times in the reign of communist leader Mao Zedong, or Chairman Mao. Mao's ex...
The disappearance of Stephanie Mailer [Paperback]
The disappearance of Stephanie Mailer [Paperback]
Dicker, Joël, 1985-
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In the summer of 1994, the quiet seaside town of Orphea reels from the discovery of two brutal murders. Confounding their superiors, two young police officers, Jesse Rosenberg and Derek Scott crack the case and arrest the murderer, earning themselves handsome promotions and the lasting respect of...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Super host
Super host
Russo, Kate, 1982-
Books
Bennett Driscoll is a Turner Prize nominated artist who was a Bright Young Thing. Now, aged 55, his wife has left him, the reviews have dried up, and his gallery wants to stop selling his paintings, saying they'll have more value retrospectively... when he's dead. So, left with a large West Londo...
The disappearing act : the impossible case of MH370
The disappearing act : the impossible case of MH370
Changy, Florence de
Books
"Writing for Le Monde in the days and months after the plane's disappearance, journalist Florence de Changy closely documented the chaotic international investigation that followed, uncovering more questions than answers. Riddled with inconsistencies, contradictions and a lack of basic communicat...
[1 copy, 3 reserves]
Ten tremendous tales
Ten tremendous tales
Pichon, LizTom Gates ; 18.
Books
A laugh-out-loud, fully illustrated collection of stories starring Tom Gates and his friends, family and foes! Featuring: a delicious chicken pie; getting stuck in a lift with Delia; a teacher swap at school; some tiny ants in tiny pants and the adventures of Wafer Boy.
[1 copy, 3 reserves]
The city of tears
The city of tears
Mosse, Kate, 1961-Burning chambers series ; 2.
Audiobooks
June 1572: for ten violent years the Wars of Religion have raged across France. Neighbours have become enemies, countless lives have been lost and the country has been torn apart over matters of religion, citizenship and sovereignty. But now a precarious peace is in the balance: a royal wedding h...
Three o'clock in the morning
Three o'clock in the morning
Carofiglio, Gianrico, 1961-
Books
Antonio is on the cusp of adulthood, trying to work out who to be and what to do. His father, once a brilliant mathematician, hasn't figured much in his son's life since the divorce from Antonio's mother, a beautiful and elusive woman. A diagnosis of epilepsy and hope for a cure takes father and ...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
Afterlife : a novel
Afterlife : a novel
Alvarez, Julia
Books
"A literature professor tries to rediscover who she is after the sudden death of her husband, even as a series of family and political jolts force her to ask what we owe those in crisis in our families, biological or otherwise"-- Provided by publisher.
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The book about getting older : (for people who don't want to talk about it)
The book about getting older : (for people who don't want to talk about it)
Pollock, Lucy
Books
Now we live for longer, but we need to know how to do it well. We are all apprentice old people. More and more of us are living to a very great age. But how do we give those we love, and eventually ourselves, a chance to be older as happily and healthily as we possibly can? Dr Lucy's book looks a...
Billie Eilish, the unofficial biography : from e-girl to icon
Billie Eilish, the unofficial biography : from e-girl to icon
Besley, Adrian
Books
"Billie Eilish is a phenomenon, a teenager whose beautifully crafted hits defy categorization and whose defiant persona mirrors the attitudes of a generation. Explore the life, talent, and philosophy of the fastest-rising star in pop music"--
Klara and the sun
Klara and the sun
Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-
Books
This is the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behaviour of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside. She remains hopeful a customer will soon choose her, but when t...
[8 copies, 35 reserves]
Memorial
Memorial
Washington, Bryan, 1993-
Books
Benson and Mike are two young guys who live together in Houston. Mike is a Japanese-American chef at a Mexican restaurant and Benson's a Black day care teacher, and they've been together for a few years - good years - but now they're not sure why they're still a couple. There's the sex, sure, and...
The prophets
The prophets
Jones, Robert, Jr., 1977-
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The Halifax plantation is known as Empty by the slaves who work it under the pitiless gaze of its overseers and its owner, Massa Paul. Two young enslaved men, Samuel and Isaiah dwell among the animals they keep in the barn, helping out in the fields when their day is done. But the barn is their h...
[4 copies, 1 reserve]
This has been absolutely lovely
This has been absolutely lovely
Dettmann, Jessica
Books
Family is forever, and there's nothing you can do about it. Dettmann nails the funny, sad and bizarre nuances of family life in this gripping novel. Molly's a millennial home organiser about to have her first baby. Obviously her mum, Annie, will help with the childcare. Everyone else's parents ar...
[8 copies, 23 reserves]
And now you're back
And now you're back
Mansell, Jill
Books
This is a poignant, funny, feel good storyabout second chances and finding your way home. They never thought they'd see him again... Didi Laing met her first love, Shay Mason, on a magical winter visit to Venice. For six months after that they were rapturously happy together and Shay came to work...
The push
The push
Audrain, Ashley, 1982-
Books
The arrival of baby Violet was meant to be the happiest day of my life. It was meant to be a fresh start. But as soon as I held her in my arms I knew something wasn't right. I have always known that the women in my family aren't meant to be mothers. My husband Fox says I'm imagining it. He tells ...
[4 copies, 15 reserves]
A feather on the breath of god
A feather on the breath of god
Nunez, Sigrid
Books
A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother, who meet in postwar Germany and settle in New York City. Growing up in a housing project in the 1950s and 1960s, the narrator escapes into dreams inspired both by her parents' stories ...
The lost boys
The lost boys
Kellerman, FayeDecker/Lazarus novel ; 26.
Books
When Bertram Telemann, a developmentally disabled man, goes missing from a local diner near Greenbury, the entire community of the small upstate New York town volunteers to search the surrounding woods in hopes of finding him. High functioning and independent, Bertram had been on a field trip wit...
[6 copies, 2 reserves]
Heartbreak Bay
Heartbreak Bay
Caine, RachelStillhouse Lake ; 5.
Books
They're hunting a killer so silent, so invisible, that his unspeakable crimes are the only proof he exists. A car submerged in a remote pond. The bodies of two girls strapped into their seats. The mystery of their mother, vanished without a trace, leads Gwen Proctor and Kezia Claremont into dange...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Night train to Varanasi : India with my daughter
Night train to Varanasi : India with my daughter
Doyle, Sean
Books
Travel writer and editor Sean Doyle has loved India for decades, so when his first-born, Anna, finishes high school, they set off on a two-month trip. She wants an adventure; he wants a holiday. But India is no cakewalk, especially for women: he's nervous. Night Train to Varanasi showcases Sean's...
In the land of the cyclops : essays
In the land of the cyclops : essays
Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968-
Books
In the Land of the Cyclops is Karl Ove Knausgaard's first collection of essays to be published in English. He explores art, philosophy, literature, or something as simple as a trip to the beach with his kids, with piercing candour and intelligence. Paired with full-colour images throughout, his e...
The believer : encounters with love, death & faith
The believer : encounters with love, death & faith
Krasnostein, Sarah
Books
From award-winning author Sarah Krasnostein comes an exploration of the power of belief. What do we believe? Who do we believe? Why do we believe? Sarah Krasnostein spent the last four years in Australia and the US talking to some extraordinary people - people holding fast to belief, even as it r...
[4 copies, 13 reserves]
Our darkest night
Our darkest night
Robson, Jennifer, 1970-
Books
Venice, 1943: Under the Nazi occupation, life is increasingly perilous for Italian Jews. Antonina Mazin has but one hope to survive - to leave her beloved parents and hide in the countryside, posing as the bride of a man she has only just met. Nico Gerardi was studying for the priesthood until ci...
[1 copy, 3 reserves]
Heiress on fire
Heiress on fire
McCourt, Kellie
Books
The marriage of Aussie billion-heiress Indigo-Daisy-Violet-Amber Hasluck-Royce-Jones-Bombberg to conscientious reconstructive surgeon Dr Richard Bombberg has come to a spectacular end. In the middle of a cocktail party, Indigo set him and a mysterious redhead on fire. And then blew them and her p...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
The funny thing about Norman Foreman
The funny thing about Norman Foreman
Henderson, Julietta
Books
What do you get when you cross a painfully awkward boy, some lofty comedic ambition and a dead best friend? Answer: Norman Foreman. Norman and Jax are a legendary comedy duo in the making, with a five-year plan to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe by the time they're fifteen. But then Jax dies befo...
[6 copies, 4 reserves]
Eye of a rook [Paperback]
Eye of a rook [Paperback]
Taylor, Josephine
Books
In 1860s London, Arthur sees his wife, Emily, suddenly struck down by a pain for which she can find no words, forced to endure harmful treatments and reliant on him for guidance. Meanwhile, in contemporary Perth, Alice, a writer, and her older husband, Duncan, find their marriage threatened as Al...
NYPD Red 6
Patterson, James, 1947-NYPD Red mystery ; 6.
Ten tremendous tales
Pichon, LizTom Gates ; 18.
[1 copy, 3 reserves]
The city of tears
Mosse, Kate, 1961-Burning chambers series ; 2.
Three o'clock in the morning
Carofiglio, Gianrico, 1961-
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
Klara and the sun
Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-
[8 copies, 35 reserves]
Memorial
Washington, Bryan, 1993-
The prophets
Jones, Robert, Jr., 1977-
[4 copies, 1 reserve]
The push
Audrain, Ashley, 1982-
[4 copies, 15 reserves]
The lost boys
Kellerman, FayeDecker/Lazarus novel ; 26.
[6 copies, 2 reserves]
Heartbreak Bay
Caine, RachelStillhouse Lake ; 5.
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Our darkest night
Robson, Jennifer, 1970-
[1 copy, 3 reserves]
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