Category:

 Art & Photography

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 illustrated in this book, which includes mul... read more

General Fields
: 9780864633095
: Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki
: Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki
: 290mm X 220mm
: New Zealand
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: Ann Shelton
: 304
: 779.092
: Hardback
: books
Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
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Category:

 NZ Poetry

Reading Level:General Adult
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 ranging from the military to the medical, and ... read more

General Fields
: 9781869408459
: Auckland University Press
: auckland university press
: 210mm X 148mm
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: Gregory Kan
: DC
: General Adult
: 821
: English
: Paperback
: books
This Paper Boat
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ Poetry

Reading Level:General Adult
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 or sound. Now rare or obsolete. l16. (Shorter Oxf... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560615
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm X 140mm
Special Fields
: Andrew Johnston
: F
: 88
: oc2016025639
: General Adult
: 821.92
: en
: Paperback
: books
Fits & Starts
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Category:

 NZ Poetry

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
Tusiata Avia is an essential voice in Ne... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560646
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 21.00 cmmm
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: Tusiata Avia
: F
: 0
: 821.92
: en
: Paperback
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Fale Aitu: Spirit House
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Category:

 New Zealand

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

The pursuit of city life is one of the most important untold stories of New Zealand. The Big Smoke is the first comprehensive history to tell this story, presenting a dynamic and highly illustrated account of city life from 1840 to 1920.It explores such q... read more

General Fields
: 9780947492434
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: Ben Schrader
: 450
: 307.760993
: Paperback
: books
The Big Smoke: New Zealand Cities, 1840-1920
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Category:

 NZ Biography & Memoir

Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction The E H McCormick Best First Book Award for General Non-Fiction - 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.
Robin Dudding was the greatest New Z... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560820
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 0.75000mm X 5.50000mm X 8.00000mm
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: Adam Dudding
: F
: 0
: oc2016056488
: 993.092
: English
: Paperback
: books
My Father's Island: A Memoir
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ Fiction

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 mechanisms of power. Sieglinde lives in the af... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560622
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Catherine Chidgey
: F
: 0
: en
: Paperback
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The Wish Child (PB)
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 New Zealand

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

Mount Difficulty Pinot Noir and Spy Valley Riesling. Montana Sauvignon Blanc and Cloudy Bay Chardonnay. Though the New Zealand wine industry really began only fifty years ago, vines and winemakers have now spread across the land - from Central Otago t... read more

General Fields
: 9781869404789
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 262mm X 217mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Warren Moran
: 400
: en
: Hardback
: books
New Zealand Wine: The Land, the Vines, the People
$70.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ Fiction

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 Stead's subtle sense of humour evident at ever... read more

General Fields
: 9781877505812
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
: 234mm X 153mm
: New Zealand
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: C. K. Stead
: 300
: en
: Paperback
: books
The Name on the Door is Not Mine
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ Art & Photography

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

In April 2011, Anthony Byrt was living in Berlin and building a career as a critic, writing about contemporary art for magazines like frieze and Artforum International. Then one day his world turned upside down. A baby boy, two weeks ... read more

General Fields
: 9781869408589
: Auckland University Press
: auckland university press
: 210mm X 150mm
Special Fields
: Anthony Byrt
: colour illustrations
: A
: 709.2
: en
: Paperback
: books
This Model World: Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art
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Category:

 NZ Fiction

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 all over the house: a tiny cow in a teapot in a ... read more

General Fields
: 9780143770053
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 231mm X 153mm X 32mm
: New Zealand
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: Emma Neale
: 336
: en
: Paperback
: books
Billy Bird
$38.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ Essays & Anthologies

Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction Winner of Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017 - General Non Ficion. 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 histories, a boy with a rare skeletal diseas... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560769
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 21.00 cmmm X 14.00 cmmm
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: Ashleigh Young
: F
: 0
: 824.92
: en
: Paperback
: books
Can You Tolerate This?
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