This story collection by Paula Morris roams the globe and ranges widely in subject matter. From Sunset Boulevard to the beaches of Auckland, from the Bund in Shanghai to the banks of the Danube, from ..
A moving, compelling story about society and our reactions to difference, convincingly evoked, beautifully written. A young man is found unconscious in a remote forest. He is over seven feet tall, his..
Fragments from an Infinite Catalogue is a collection of words and images by a scientist and artist who is fascinated by language. John Ta ne Christeller began writing poems to explain and extend the s..
An anthology of short stories, extracts from novels, poetry and artwork,from established and respected New Zealand writers as well as some lively 'fresh ink' from previously unpublished literary voice..
Further Convictions Pending is the definitive collection of Vincent O'Sullivan's celebrated poetry of the last decade. Forty or so poems from each of four previous volumes are gathered here with forty..
Dan Davin was the author of the only substantial body of war fiction written by a New Zealand soldier during any of the wars of the 20th century in which the nation was engaged. The General and the Ni..
After establishing a poetic presence on the literary scene in the early 1960s, Dunedins Alan Roddick published his first collection, The Eye Corrects: Poems 19551965, in 1967. A mere 49 years later co..
Poet Siobhan Harveys latest collection is about migration, outcasts, the search for home, and the ghosts we live with, including the ones who occupy our memories, ancestries and stories. It begins in ..
Set in a small town in New Zealand, the story is told through the eyes of a gauche thirteen year-old boy called Jimmy Sullivan. It is the haunting tale of a young boy growing up in a catholic househol..
This long-awaited poetry collection from award-winning Pasifika poet Karlo Mila spans work written over a decade. The poems are both personal and political. They trace the effect of defining issues su..
Marama is awakened. Her journey, both spiritual and physical, will traverse the Pacific Ocean and explore the realm of the spirits, where her ancestors dwell. Although her island home is idyllic, its ..
Under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, love, lies and disenchantment lead to a menacing showdown in this suspense-filled novel.A foreigner is seriously injured not far from Julia's safe Queenstown hideaw..
Helen Jacobs wrote her first poem nearly fifty years ago in response to a TV programme on nuclear war. Elaine Jakobsson in her life as a local body politician and environmental activist - mayor of Eas..
'The first time I read Freya's work I thought . . . uh oh. And then I thought, you have got to be kidding me. And then I thought, God fucking dammit. And then I walked around the house shaking my head..
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..
High Wire brings together Booker finalist writer Lloyd Jones and artist Euan Macleod. It is the first of a series of picture books written and made for grownups and designed to showcase leading New Ze..
Hoard brings together poems Fleur Adcock had to keep under wraps for several years because they didn't suit the themes of her last two collections, The Land Ballot and Glass Wings. They include reflec..
It's 1981 and New Zealand is about to host the Springboks from apartheid South Africa for a national rugby tour. The well-supported protest movement pitches against a nation of die-hard rugby supporte..
In 1905, white supremacist Lionel Terry murdered the Cantonese gold prospector Joe Kum Yung to draw attention to his crusade to rid New Zealand of Chinese and other East Asian immigrants. Chris Tse us..
A timely collection of new and previously published work by one of Aotearoa's most acclaimed poets, How to Be Happy Though Human is Kate Camp's superb seventh book of poetry. It is published simultane..
"In Victoria Broome's long-awaited first collection of poems, against the darkly-lit gloss of past and present Christchurch, Mum and Dad whirl in a dance at The Latimer. Myra and Cissy pose in Cathedr..
In this absorbing poetic memoir of her early life, Cilla McQueen, one of New Zealands major women poets, leads us over the stepping stones of childhood memory, some half submerged, some strong and gli..
In the Memorial Room is a brilliant black comedy, by the celebrated author of An Angel at My Table. Harry Gill, a moderately successful writer of historical fiction, has been awarded the annual Water..
Pio Morgan is waiting outside a pub on a cold winter's night. There is a debt he must pay and no options left. What he does next drags a group of strangers into a web of confusion that over the course..
Pieta Martinelli's sister is getting married. Since she is a bridal designer it falls to her to make the wedding gown. But Pieta is distracted by a series of unanswered questions. Why is her father fe..
Bestselling author Deborah Challinor returns with a spellbinding novel about a woman living in Sydney's notorious King's Cross in 1964. Polly Manaia is living in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross, worki..
James K. Baxter was not a man of few words, and his private correspondence was no exception. Letters of a Poet, edited by his good friend and frequent correspondent John Weir, contains almost 900 of B..