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Number One; or, The Way of the World

Originally published 1862, by Simpkin, Marshall & Co. ..  More

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Olympia

An intriguing and remarkably unique love story based on a mysterious woman who first appeared in Venetian Rogues and taking place in Italy.For the paperback version please email: SerenissimaPublications@gmail.com..  More

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On a Bodgie Bike

Matt Delaney and his mate Ante Vukovich steal a precious religious vessel and in the course of the burglary a man is killed, setting in motion personal and political mayhem. It is 1955 and they just want to be milk-bar cowboys against the squares and their suffocating rules banning unmarried sex and excessive speed and anything worth doing. Ma..  More

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On the Eve of Never Departing

Gregory O’Brien described Richard von Sturmer’s last published work, Suchness: Zen Poetry and Prose, as “a book of almost hallucinogenic clarity”. In his new prose collection, On the Eve of Never Departing, von Sturmer shines his clear, poetic light on a number of subjects, ranging from growing up in Auckland in the 1970’s to Zen encounters in T’an..  More

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Our Future is in the Air

In the larger sense, perhaps, they were trying to make a future. Somehow, all around, they felt vaguely that things were collapsing. All they could do in the midst of that was create something. It’s 1975. A time of protest and upheaval is ending. A few years earlier, the world was in disarray. While protesters filled the streets, the Sovi..  More

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Over The Hills, and Far Away: A Story of New Zealand

Originally published 1874, by Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle ..  More

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Owen Marshall Selected Stories

Peter Simpson in reviewing Owen Marshall's stories in the NEW ZEALAND LISTENER wrote: 'Marshall is held in uncommon affection by New Zealand readers - generally we admire and respect rather than love our writers.' This love is perhaps evoked not just by the superb quality of Marshall's writing but because his stories so precisely..  More

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Pageant

Originally published 1935, by George Allen & Unwin Ltd ..  More

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Past Lives

Grounded in the urgency of the moment – motherhood, housing precarity, politics – Past Lives also surges along on the nervous and joyful electricity of Leah Dodd’s voice, taking us from buses to poetry readings, rental bathrooms to Runescape, sometimes through the power of astral projection. These poems encounter domestic and feral creatures, merma..  More

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Peninsula

There’s Di, waking up in hospital, feeling scrubbed raw. Ritchie and Willy, toasting their dead friend with ginger beer. Kiri, frantically searching for a lost child. Ember Eyes, with his goat and his too-powerful gun. Rachel clambering up a cliff face. Ellen and her friends bashing through the bush.Loosely centred on three generations of the Carlt..  More

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People Person

I tackled you to the floor, locked you between my thighs, used my free arm to grab my phone. Put on the NBA highlights. You relaxed immediately. This is intimacy.People Person is a debut collection by Joanna Cho. These adventurous, funny and dissonant poems are about the endless work of fitting in when the goalposts are constantly changing. They as..  More

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Performance

Performance is a self-portrait like no other. David Coventry takes us into his experience of ME, a debilitating systemic disease which took hold in March 2013 but has roots in his childhood.For Coventry, ME radically overturns the rules of time, thought and embodiment – an experience which has shaped the writing of this book. Through an illuminatin..  More

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Performing Dramaturgy

Fiona Graham’s Performing Dramaturgy is the first in-depth study on New Zealand dramaturgy. As specialists who provide critical feedback to performance makers, dramaturges are powerful agents of artistic change. Published by Playmarket, New Zealand’s national playwright agency and script advisory service, Performing Dramaturgy is a catalyst work th..  More

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Pet

Like every other girl in her class, twelve-year-old Justine is drawn to her glamorous, charismatic new teacher, and longs to be her pet. However, when a thief begins to target the school, Justine’s sense that something isn't quite right grows ever stronger. With each twist of the plot, this gripping story of deception and the corrosive power of gui..  More

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Philiberta: A Novel

Originally published 1883, by E. W. Cole, Book Arcade ..  More

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Philosopher Dick

Originally published 1891, by T. Fisher Unwin ..  More

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Pins

If all the pins in the world were gathered togetheryou would be very much pleased.But all the pins in the worldcannot be gatheredtogether.At the centre of this book-length poem is a sister’s disappearance, and a peculiar inheritance: an obsession with pins. Pins held between the teeth to tell a fortune, a downpour of a thousand pins, precious pins ..  More

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Plastic

you see a photo of yourself / pressed behind plastic / three years old in a white skivvyIn Plastic, Stacey Teague reaches beyond the frame of her known world to find a way back to te ao Māori. Hers is a complicated, joyful route, full of conversations with ancestors, old places and herself. In form these poems range from plain-speaking prose and co..  More

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Plume of the Arawas

Originally published 1938, by A. H. & A. W. Reed..  More

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Poems by Katherine Mansfield

Originally published 1930, by Constable & Co. Ltd ..  More

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Politics 101

Meg, Henry, Steph and Diana are all students in Wellington in the 1970s. Thrown together in the broad sphere of leftist politics, they find falling in and out of love just as mesmerising as it is for the middle classes they despise. While Henry is busy trying to run a Youth Summit, Meg suppresses her bourgeois passion for handcrafts and learns to g..  More

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Portents from Beyond the Edge

Following the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, poet-shaman Kevin Moran leaves Christchurch in search of new beginnings. As he travels he writes a series of 151 small poems and a travel journal. Extracts from the journal are included in the book.The poems speak of the natural world, the path of Self-realisation and the way of Aroha (love) w..  More

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Postcard Stories

Postcard Stories reproduces 100 remarkable and evocative postcards from around the world, grouped by theme and accompanied by brief narratives that link them into magical stories. It is a delightfully unique voyage into the poetics of postcards."Putting a hand-tinted postcard of the Shanghai Gas Co. next to one of the Pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem ..  More

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