'your self: created, drawn, many times over' From its arresting central image of standing naked before a life-drawing class, The Lonely Nude reveals a speaker who, even as she travels into the world, ..
Translator Matthew Landrum writes: "I first met Agnar Artuvertin at Hvonn Brasserie in 2011, two years after his collection of poetry Jahve Kemur Aftur (The Return of Jehovah) made its debut. We drank..
Welcome to 1987. It's boom time on the sharemarket and money is flying around the stratosphere just waiting to fall into the hands of those with the nerve to reach high enough to grab it. Mike, a midd..
Love A Little John - Abysmal Brute is sexy, fast-paced, adult fiction. This action/romance novel is set halfway through the twenty-first century when global warming starts to bite hard. The enormous c..
Brilliantly tracing the progress of unexpected love and the perils of relationships, this gripping novel is a tour de force. Temporarily in Auckland while her husband is undergoing treatment, Sarah en..
This collection shows Vincent O'Sullivan -- one of New Zealand's leading poets -- at the height of his artistic powers. Demonstrating the author's effortless command of a wide range of poetic forms, t..
'There was this large world of rolling time and shifting spaces, and that small, stilled world of horror and unease - they fit inside each other, a sphere within a sphere.' It is 1866, and Walter Mood..
It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the West Coast goldfields. On the night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret ..
From the author of "The Rehearsal" and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, a breathtaking feat of storytelling where everything is connected, but nothing is as it seems.... It is 1866, and Walter Mo..
In 2007 Bernadette Hall spent six months in Ireland, not far from Blarney, on the Rathcoola Fellowship. The poems in this collection arise from that experience. With light-heartedness and daring, they..
Most of the time the Moontide Bridge lies deep below the sea, but every 12 years the tides sink and the bridge is revealed, its gates open for trade. The Magi are hell-bent on ruling this new world, a..
The Magician who sold God is about a young man born into poverty. In an effort to make a better life for himself far away from home, he finds himself in a worse situation than he ever imagined. Tragic..
Magnificent Moon is the eagerly awaited debut collection from one of the new stars of New Zealand poetry. Ashleigh Young's poems have been appearing in magazines for 10 years. She gained an MA in Crea..
The matriarch is a woman of intelligence, wit, beauty and ruthlessness, and has become a mythical figure through her fight to repossess the land and sustain her people against the ravages wrought by t..
From the beloved author of "Astrid & Veronika," a moving tale of friendship and redemption Fans of "Astrid & Veronika" and Chris Cleave's "Little Bee" will be thrilled to read Linda Olsson's third nov..
The Mermaid Boy is the first book by John Summers, a writer born and raised in Christchurch. ItÆs an unusual and distinctive book, telling true stories with the sort of crafted prose usually find in f..
In Switzerland, a private research institute claims to have resurrected a cryonically preserved 150 year old man and infused him with the Methuselah Gene - an anti-ageing gene that could make him immo..
Twelve months of a laureate: in 2008 Michele Leggott wrote a poem a week to record her term as the inaugural New Zealand Poet Laureate. In her new collection of poems Mirabile Dictu ('mi.rah.buh.lay d..
This playful and twisty two-part harmony begins with the Miss Dust sequence, featuring the eponymous protagonist: mother, child, teacher, cheater, lover, liver, dreamer and enthusiastic coffee drinker..
One of the biggest novels ever published in New Zealand, and a bestseller throughout the world, the dazzling Mister Pip becomes available in B-format. Lloyd Jones' novel has been acclaimed throughout ..
"Moments for which there are no words..." is a selection of eight New Zealand stories, spanning the period from 1944-2014, and beyond. All stories but two have been previously broadcast by Radio New ..
Come island hop with me through the Samoas to Fiji, Tonga, and Niue - and on to the many French Pacific possessions including remote Wallis and Futuna. I have found after almost 40 years of travel thr..
Life is tough for 40-year-old solo mother Maggie, a home help caregiver. Her three children are all giving her a hard time, especially Bevan, who's in trouble with the police. But when she's assigned ..
An historical, pastoral, satirical, scientifical romance, with mustelids. A young man out poaching. A beautiful maiden in a mysterious house. A perilous voyage to distant islands. All the ingredients ..
Mr Clean and The Junkie is a 70s love story which begins at a Sydney casino and ends in a remote river valley in northern New Zealand. An Elvis Costello lookalike and the son of a local crime boss, Jo..