|Author:||Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris|
Maori - History
A landmark publication, Tangata Whenua portrays the sweep of Maori history from Pacific origins to the twenty-first century.
Through narrative and images, it offers a striking overview of the past, grounded in specific localities and histories. Fifteen chapters bring together scholarship in history, archaeology, traditi... read more
Fiction - Contemporary
|Awards:||2014 Goldsmiths Prize. 2014 Man Booker Prize short list. |
Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. How to be Bothis a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, it's a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths ... read more
I can’t do much but rave about this novel. It is unlike anything else I have ever read. Smith is both experimental and very relatable. She ties together so many things that I love in the world. There’s art, philosophical meanderings, complex explorations of gender and identity, history, and beautiful prose. I cannot recommend... read more