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 NZ - History

Awards:Illustrated Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

What would a history of New Zealand look like that rejected Thomas Carlyle’s definition of history as ‘the biography of great men’, and focused instead on the experiences of women? One that shifted the an... read more

A History of New Zealand Women
$72.00 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ - Biography

Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017. 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize for non-fiction.

Can You Tolerate This? is a collection of twenty-one personal essays by Ashleigh Young.
In this spirited and singular book, Young roams freely from preoccupation to preoccupation - Hamilton's 90s music scene, family histor... read more

Can You Tolerate This?
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Fiction - Contemporary

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Winner - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

At the heart of Catherine Chidgey's extraordinary new novel is an enigmatic voice that tells the story of German families caught up in a nation's dream. It's 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling ... read more

The Wish Child (PB)
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
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 NZ - Poetry / Plays

Awards:Poetry Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Bird turns her prescient eye on love and loss, and what emerges is like a helicopter in fog... or a bejewelled Christmas sleigh, gliding triumphantly through the contemporary aesthetic desert... this is at once an intelligent and c... read more

Hera Lindsay Bird
$24.99 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ - History

Awards:Illustrated Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

For two decades in Christchurch, New Zealand, a cast of extraordinary men and women remade the arts.
In this book, Simpson tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of this 'Bloomsbury Sout... read more

Bloomsbury South: The Arts in Christchurch 1933-1953
$69.99 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Fiction - Contemporary

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Gathered from throughout Karl Stead's career, this collection is a reminder of his deft storytelling and literary power...These stories, linked by tone and feel, are clever, sensual, wry and beautifully written, with Stea... read more

The Name on the Door is Not Mine
$36.99 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ - Poetry / Plays

Awards:Poetry Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Ask the god to open the house of your chestwide enough that your enemy may enter
ask aitu: lie down with memy heart is open as a window
ask aitu: walk with memy heart is younger than the sun
 —House... read more

Fale Aitu: Spirit House
$25.00 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ - Poetry / Plays

Awards:Poetry Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017

fit noun1. Also fytte.A section of a poem or song; a canto. obsolete exc. hist. OE. start noun2.A sudden burst of energy or activity; an outburst of emotion, madness, etc.; a flight of humour. Also, a  sudden broken utterance ... read more

Fits & Starts
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Category:

 NZ - Biography

Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

After the death of his brilliant, eccentric father, Adam Dudding went in search of the stories and secrets of a man who had been a loving parent and husband, but was also a tormented, controlling and at times cruel man.
... read more

My Father's Island: A Memoir
$35.00 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ - Poetry / Plays

Awards:Poetry Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

This Paper Boat follows the author as he traces his own history through the lives and written fragments of Iris Wilkinson (aka Robin Hyde), his parents, and their parents, while examining the public and private rituals of institutions... read more

This Paper Boat
$24.99 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Art - History and biography

Awards:Illustrated Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter traces the 20-year career of a leading New Zealand photographer. Ann Shelton's evolution as a camera artist with a unique, penetrating vision into the culture and history of New Zealand is beautifully ... read more

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
$89.99 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Fiction - Contemporary

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Moving, insightful, lyrical and also at times very funny, this novel is a supple, disarmingly frank exploration of parenthood. Liam and Iris have one son: Billy, a bright toddler puddling about (...) leaving surrealist art installations ... read more

Billy Bird
$38.00 (NZD) inc GST
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