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2000ft Above Worry Level

Everything is sad and funny and nothing is anything else 2000ft Above Worry Level begins on the sad part of the internet and ends at the top of a cliff face. This episodic novel is piloted by a y..

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A Splendid Sin: MIchelangelo: A Renaissance Affair

Behind the masterpiece was a love that defined Renaissance art. Michaelangelo di Lodovico Buonarrotti hs risen into Rome's artistic elite and the ailing Pope Clement commissions him to paint The La..

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Absolute Book, The

Taryn Cornick believes that the past is behind her - her sister's death by violence, and her own ill-conceived revenge. She has chosen to live a life more professional than personal. She has written a..

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Actresses, The

At a drama school reunion, recriminations spiral into an accusation of rape. They all met again at the Drama School Reunion: the Hollywood celebrity, the out-of-work soap star, the understudy, the S..

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Addressed To Greta

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Admissions: Tales of life, death & love in a hospital not far from here ...

Here are the stories of eight women - doctors, nurses, cooks and cleaners at the heart of a hospital that connects them all in a city that could be anywhere. Inspired by Mira Harrison's experiences in..

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Air that we Breathe, The

Based on one of Australia's worst industrial disasters, The Air that we Breathe is an account of ordinary people living through the catastrophic consequences of corporate greed and wilful blindness..

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All Day at the Movies

Wry, moving, beautifully observed and politically astute, this latest novel from one of our finest chroniclers pinpoints universal truths through very New Zealand lives. Life isn't always like it app..

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All the Way to Summer: Stories of love and longing

A powerful collection of stories exploring love and longing from the award-winning author of This Mortal Boy. Fiona Kidman's early stories about New Zealand women's experiences scandalised reader..

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All This by Chance

If we don't have the past in mind, it is merely history. If we do, it is still part of the present. Esther's grandparents first meet at a church dance in London in 1947. Stephen, a shy young Kiw..

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An Unexpected Hero

What could be worse, Matt Turner wonders, than having to leave your parents, friends and the buzz of big city life for a remote rural school that's so small it only has two classrooms, and two teacher..

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Antipodeans

Beginning with the return to Venice of an old and sick man determined to confront his past, and accompanied by his daughter who is escaping hers, The Antipodeans spans three generations of a New Zeala..

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As Long as Rain

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Ash, the Well and the Bluebell, The

Losing her daughter to the Christchurch earthquake sends Lily back to her childhood village in Northern England to scatter Charlie's ashes. It's a place of ghosts for Lily after the mysterious drownin..

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At the Bay

This dreamy, formally audacious story of a summer's day in the life of one family is a small masterpiece by Katherine Mansfield, hailed by Lorna Sage as 'one of the great modernist writers'...

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Attraction

The present reckons with the past in Attraction. Porter's unnamed narrator is on a road trip between Auckland, Whangara and Levin with her friends Ashi and Ilana, haunted by the spectre of her emotion..

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Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature

From Polynesian Mythology to the Yates' Garden Guide, from Allen Curnow to Alice Tawhai, from Wiremu Te Rangikaheke's letters to Katherine Mansfield's notebooks, Maori and Pakeha New Zealanders have s..

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Aue

Winner of Best First Book and Best Fiction at 2020 Ockham NZ Book Awards. Becky Manawatu will be Burns Fellow at University of Otago in 2021. Taukiri was born into sorrow. Aue can be heard in the..

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Baby

`Cynthia can understand how Anahera feels just by looking at her body.' Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Her striking fitness instructor, Anahera,..

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Baby No Eyes

Tawera and his sister are inseparable, in a relationship that is impossible for others to share. In fact his whole whanau is bonded by secrets, a genealogy stitched together by shame, joy, love and so..

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Band of Gold

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Barry Crump Collected Stories

Barry Crump was one of New Zealand's most popular authors ever, selling over 1 million copies of his 24 books between the publishing of A Good Keen Man in 1960 through to his death in 1996. Though the..

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Beacon Project, The

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Beneath Pale Water

Set amidst the physical and psychological landscapes of New Zealand's southern hills and grasslands, Beneath Pale Water is a social realist and expressionistic novel that follows a triangle of three d..

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Between My Father and the King: New and Uncollected Stories

This brand new collection of 28 short stories spans the length of Frame's career and contains some of the best she wrote. None of these stories have been published in a collection before, and more tha..

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Billy Bird

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 (...) ..

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Biopsies: Stories of struggle and hope in South Auckland
Black Marks on the White Page

A stunning collection of Oceanic stories for the 21st century. Stones move, whale bones rise out of the ground like cities, a man figures out how to raise seven daughters alone. Sometimes gods speak o..

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Blackbird Sings at Dusk

A compelling novel about friendship, identity and love. One winter evening, Elias, a young artist, watches a woman move into his apartment building. After closing her door, however, she is not seen ag..

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Bone People, The

Powerful and visionary, Keri Hulme has written the great New Zealand novel of our times. The Bone People is the story of Kerewin, a despairing part-Maori artist who is convinced that her solitary life..

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Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand

`Slippery, and exciting ... The stories come at you directly, and then turn askance, and then slap you in the face' Allan Drew `Bonsai' brings together a pioneering collection of flash fiction a..

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Book Book

As war is waged in the Middle East, a woman in New Zealand has her nose in a book. Kate is immersed in other battles, engrossed in eyewitness accounts of an earlier war in ancient Persia. She has grow..

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Book of Fame

This novel is based on the 1905 New Zealand rugby tour of Britain, when the All Blacks achieved unheard of success in thirty-three of their matches, losing only one against Wales. In the country they ..

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Book of Secrets

A classic novel following a real 19th century migration from Scotland to NZ via Nova Scotia and Australia. In 1853, a group of settlers established a community at Waipu in the northern part of New Zea..

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Boyfriend, The

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Brief 54: Love

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Briefcase, Two Pies, and a Penthouse

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Bright Side of My Condition

"When the Captain find us stowaways and give us the choice between join the island or join the crew, all of us to a man cry island! island! So he put us ashore with a few provisions and a trypot and s..

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Broken Play

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Bug Week

science educator in domestic chaos fetishises Scandinavian furniture and champagne flutes. A group of white-collar deadbeats attend a swinger's party in the era of drunk Muldoon. A pervasive smell see..

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Bulibasha

Bulibasha is the title given to the King of the Gypsies, and on the East Coast of New Zealand two patriarchs fight to be proclaimed the king. Tamihana is the leader of the great Mahana family of..

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Burning River, The

In a radically changed Aotearoa New Zealand, Van's life in the swamp is hazardous. Sheltered by Rau and Matewai, he mines plastic and trades to survive. When a young visitor summons him to the fenced ..

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Cage, The

A powerful allegorical tale about humanity and dignity and the ease with which we can justify brutality.Two mysterious strangers turn up at a hotel in a small country town. Where have they come from? ..

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Caging Skies

Inspiring a major film, this gripping novel examines truth and lies, and lays bare our darkest impulses. I was sure I heard steps up and down the hall in the middle of the night. Johannes is..

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Call Me Evie

LONGLISTED FOR THE NGAIO MARSH AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL 'Almost nothing will turn out as it initially appears in this devastating novel of psychological suspense.' - Publishers Weekly, starred ..

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Captive Wife, The

A prize-winning novel that has become a New Zealand classic. When Betty Guard steps ashore in Sydney, in 1834, she meets with a heroine's welcome. Her survival during a four-month kidnapping ordeal am..

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Caroline's Bikini

Caroline's Bikini is the tale of a classic love affair; a swirling cocktail of obsession and imagination. The moment that Evan Gordonstone - a successful middle-aged financier - meets Caroline Be..

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Caroline's Bikini

Art needs a sense of lack to bring about its own effects; where there is no feeling of need to make up a shortfall, there will be no work. 'Alright' I said, 'I'll try...' This is how Emily Stuart..

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Change of Key, A

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Charged With Man's Laughter

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