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 NZ - Fiction

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Fiction 2016.

One of the reasons she was attracted to etchings was the deep, rich, black of the oily ink. A good layer of black ink was fathomless, like the sky or the sea at night. It was black as the unconscious mind, full of life but beyond reach. Quinn... read more

Another wonderful read by Laurence Fearnley. Since reading her earlier novel The Hut Builder and seeing her at our Readers & Writers festival a couple of years ago, I had been awaiting her next novel with eager anticipation. Set in a fict... read more

Reach
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 Cooking

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2016.

Eleanor's unique approach to food styling and photography showcases the simplicity of her food in a natural, down-to-earth style that is fresh and inspiring. As the creator of the hugely successf... read more

Occasionally I pick up a cookbook that claims to be for "family" cooking, and flick through it. I take in the quinoa tartlets, the marinated tofu, the kale chips and I think 'yeah, I could eat th... read more

My Family Table: Simple Wholefood Recipes from Petite Kitchen
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 NZ - Current Affairs

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - General Non-Fiction 2016.

Where are we? How did we get here? Where do we go now? A provocative and insightful exploration of rebuilding our homes, communities and cities after their devastation. From nineteenth-century attempts to create Utopias... read more

The author states in her acknowledgements that this book is the first half of a two-volume work in non-fiction and then fiction. This is Fiona's non-fiction work, and it gives the reader an insightful look at the politi... read more

The Villa at the Edge of the Empire
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 NZ - History

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2016.

Tramping: A New Zealand history tells the story of the development of tramping in New Zealand, tracing its origins to the way Maori and early Europeans engaged with the sometimes forbidding New Zealand mountains and bush.... read more

Tramping: A New Zealand History
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 Fiction - Contemporary

Awards: 

WINNER - OCKHAM NEW ZEALAND BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION - 2016
 
At only 11 years of age Lew was given an apprenticeship to hard-man shearer Painter Hayes. The beginning of his new life meant one less mouth for his abandoned ... read more

Coming Rain
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 NZ - Fiction

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Fiction 2016.

A literary milestone: Patricia Grace's first novel in ten years. Uprooted from his privileged European life and sent to New Zealand to sort himself out, twenty-one-year-old Daniel pieces together the history of his Maori family. As his relat... read more

What a marvellous author Patricia Grace is. This a great read and it tells the story of a young man being sent home to New Zealand from Europe to stay with his grandmother and find out about his mother's family. This leads him to search out ... read more

Chappy
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 Photography

Awards:Shortlisted for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2016.

New Zealand Photography spans the country's history, from early 19th-century portraits of Maori and scenic views to the latest contemporary art photography. The book features more than 350 photographs drawn from the n... read more

New Zealand Photography: Collected
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 NZ - Natural History

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - General Non-Fiction 2016.

New Zealand's many distinctive landforms are packed into a small space. Geoff Chapple, author of Te Araroa: The New Zealand Trail, set out on a year-long journey to find out why, and to seek out the shifting forc... read more

Terrain : Travels Through a Deep Landscape
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 NZ - Fiction

1998, Wellington. A series of catastrophic earthquakes has left the city destroyed. Returning to the ruin from London, a New Zealand writer explores the devastation, compelled to find out for himself what has become of the city he left... read more

The Pale North
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 Fiction - Contemporary

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Fiction 2016.

Raymond Thomas Lawrence was one of the great literary colossi to bestride the twentieth century. He turned his upbringing in conservative Canterbury and participation in the Algerian War of Independence into a series of novels that... read more

This is very sharp satire, with witty and tight dialogue and characters that you won’t like. Our main protagonist is the custodian of a famous writer’s residence. Self-important to the point of absurdity, Peter Orr, the self-appoin... read more

The Back of His Head
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 NZ - Biography

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - General Non-Fiction 2016.

Between 2010 and 2014 Lynn Jenner made several related emotional and intellectual investigations. Lost and Gone Away is the record of these: a fascinating hybrid text of nonfiction, prose poems and poetry. The book traverses the aft... read more

What can we make of the fragments that remain of things otherwise lost? To what extent do these fragments embody the unregainable whole or even retain the force of loss that has been brought to bear upon the lost? Lynn Jenner’s thou... read more

Lost and Gone Away
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Geoff Cochrane is the author of numerous highly regarded collections of poems and two novels. In 2009 he was awarded the Janet Frame Prize for Poetry, and in 2010 the inaugural Nigel Cox Unity Books Award. Astoni... read more

Astonished Dice (Collected Short Stories)
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