Fill the shelves: Piccadilly Books

Stop by Piccadilly Books, a store that is celebrating 30 years of supplying booklovers of all ages with literary treasures.

Elon Musk
Walter Isaacson
Our price $64.99
By the author of “Steve Jobs” and other best-selling biographies, this is a close-knit narrative of a contentious yet groundbreaking maverick, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk. It recounts his formative years in South Africa and the profound influence of his father on his mindset. Elon has changed electric vehicles, spearheaded private space exploration, and taken control of Twitter.



Plated: A lifetime love affair with food
Tina Duncan
Our price $52.99
A lifetime love affair with food has culminated in this outstanding collection of some of the most delicious plates from Tina’s 60 years of cooking. She shares how to prepare, cook, and present your food for maximum effect and minimal stress, ensuring you spend less time in the kitchen and more time at the table with guests.




Murray Ball: A Cartoonist’s Life
Mason Ball
Our price $39.99
The first biography of iconic cartoonist Murray Ball, creator of Footrot Flats. “Let me show you how my dad became a leading cartoonist of his generation, how his endearing characters evolved and where the side-splitting ideas sprang from. Let’s see the man behind the drawing desk and delve into the workings of his mind.” – Mason Ball.




Patu: The New Zealand Wars
Gavin Bishop
Our price $34.99
A large-format, stunning visual history of the New Zealand Wars of the 1800s, suitable for children and adults, by the multiple-award-winning Gavin Bishop. Discover the key people, perspectives and battles of the New Zealand Wars in this powerfully told and richly illustrated visual history.



Rambling Man: My Life on the Road
Billy Connolly
Our price $49.99
“Being a rambling man was what I always wanted to be, to live the way I damn well pleased. I’ve met the weirdest and most wonderful people who walk the Earth, seen the most bizarre and the most fantastic sights – and I’ve rarely come across something I couldn’t get a laugh at.”






Good sports: A Storybook of Kiwi Sports Heroes
Stuart Lipshaw
Our price $45
Good sports is a powerful illustrated storybook celebrating Aotearoa’s sporting heroes. Be inspired by this collection of true stories about 50 remarkable Kiwi sports heroes: people who have set goals, aimed high and achieved their dreams.




High Hopes and Big Dreams: 165 NZ small towns in their twilight
Peter Janssen and Elizabeth Anderson
Our price $49.99
For High hopes and big dreams, Peter Janssen and Elizabeth Anderson set out to profile 165 small historic towns, that had once flourished and have now faded. It’s much more than a story of growth and decline because the history of our small towns is linked to social and political change.




Our Land in Colour: A history of Aotearoa New Zealand 1860 to 1960
Brendan Graham & Jock Phillips
Our price $55
Our land in colour celebrates the rich story of Aotearoa through the restoration of images never before seen in colour.
Two hundred images have been meticulously colourised, opening a window back in time with remarkable detail.




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