No one can imagine how bad things must be. They sprout in the dark, damp folds of my mind. They grow there- a forest of tiny umbrellas. They flourish- a crown of terrible heads. Bad Things, the new collection by Louise Wallace - poet, not celebrity housewife - is about the different way... read more
The all-time classic telling of life in the 1960s Hauraki Gulf Trailblazing writer Shirley Maddock's journey to document the Hauraki Gulf and its people in 1964 was also a watershed moment for the story of New Zealand. It was a time when colonial innocence still lingered, and a... read more
In the 1980's a wig-maker by the name of Dubois flees his native Paris in order to excape his past, and settles in the small town of Tampa, Florida. He takes on a new name, Lucien Goulet, so that he cannot be traced. This is Catherine Chidgey's third novel which is an extraordin... read more
Popular blogger Emily Writes gives words of encouragement to sleep-deprived parents everywhere.
With two small boys, both non-sleepers, Emily finds herself awake in the wee small hours night after night. Her writing is often done then, and she... read more
|Awards:||Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - General Non-Fiction 2017.|
A monumental new account of the defining conflict in New Zealand history. It was war in the Waikato in 1863-64 that shaped the nation in all kinds of ways: setting back Maori and Pakeha relations by several generations and allowing the government to ... read more
|Author:||O Malley V.|
Māori and Europeans were encountering one another for the first time not just along the shorelines of New Zealand but also on the streets of Melbourne, Liverpool and New York.
From the late eighteenth century, Māori travellers spread o... read more