|Awards:||>> WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 <<|
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 A STORY OF LOVE AFTER DEATH A masterpiece ' Zadie Smith Extraordinary ' Daily Mail Breathtaking ' Observer A tour de force ' The Sunday Times The extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted G... read more
This is the most original and enjoyable novel to cross my path in recent times. George Saunders is an astounding writer whose gift for story-telling makes Lincoln in the Bardo a pleasure to read and thoroughly absorbing. Using first-hand accounts and a cacophony of voices (fro... read more
Mimicry is back at it again, publishing envelope-pushing art and literature by emerging and familiar NEw Zealand artists.
Featuring two brand new, never-before-published poems by Hera Lindsay Bird, co-written with upcoming poet Freya Daly Sadgrove, you won't want to miss o... read more
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 Kiwi, has left to practise pharmacy on the other side of the world. Eva has grown up Eng... read more
All This by Chance is Vincent O'Sullivan's third novel, over a decade in the making. It follows a family over several generations from post-war England 1947 to Europe mid-2000s. Stephen escapes the full employment, good food and unbearable dullness of rural New Zealand for a grim post... read more
|Awards:||A Winner in Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards - Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2018|
A Winner in Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards - Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2018.
Carla, Sharon and Duey have worked in fashion for longer than they care to remember. For them, there's nothing new under the sun. They're Generation X: tired, cynical and sick of being used. Tommy, C... read more
When a widower receives notice from a doctor that he doesn't have long to live, he is struck by the question of who will care for his adult son - a son whom he fiercely loves, a son with Down syndrome. With no recourse in mind, and with a desire to see the country on one last trip, the man signs ... read more
Census is a beautiful portrait of parental love. Jesse Ball’s novel is dedicated to his brother, who died at 24. As a child, the author believed he would be his sibling’s carer. In the forward, Ball talks about the difficulty of writing a book from the perspective of a Down Syndrome adult: how to... read more
|Author:||Zarah Butcher McGunnigle, Courtney Sina Meredith, Uther Dean, Ashleigh Young, Guy Montgomery, Ruby Mae Hinepuni Solly, Alice May Connolly, Kirsten McDougall, Henry Cooke|
'Capturing snapshots and fragments, each piece seems to flow seamlessly to the next, canvassing a range of artists. Minicry reads like a series of half-heard conversations, intimate snippets of the most interesting, most eloquent voices at the party.'
Illustrated by... read more
In the case of Minicry, smallness is a gem, a very small zine that will fit into your wallet or purse. I suggest you carry a Minicry with you wherever you go. This special limited edition from the Mimicry literary journal team, is printed in three colours (blue, yellow and pink), hand stitched,... read more
Cato Kwong is back. Back in Boom Town and back on a real case - the unsolved mystery of a missing fifteen-year-old girl. But it's midsummer in the city of millionaires and it's not just the heat that stinks. A pig corpse, peppered with nails, is uncovered in a shallow grav... read more
When wealthy property developer Francis Tan and his family are found slain their mansion, Cato Kwong is forced to recall a personal history that makes his investigation doubly painful. The killer is elusive and brutal, and the investigation takes Cato to Shanghai. In a world of ... read more
|Author:||Michael Brown; Mat Tait|
The Heading Dog Who Spilt in Half is a charming blend of tall tales, shanties and legends from New Zealand, all bound up in a visually pleasing collection. The tales themselves are simple and narrated in a light, yarn-like... read more
From award-winning author Charlotte Grimshaw, this is a beautifully evocative, sensual portrayal of a woman's search for freedom and love. When her daughter vanishes during a heatwave in Europe, writer Frances Sinclair embarks on a hunt that takes her across continents and into her own past. W... read more
A stunning new hardback edition of Margaret Atwood's classic work of true crime - 'an explosive mixture of murder, sex and class conflict' (Daily Mail) soon to be a major Netflix series Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Shortlisted for the Orange Prize Sixteen years have passed since teen... read more
Ada was born with one foot on the other side. Having prayed her into existence, her parents Saul and Saachi struggle to deal with the volatile and contradictory spirits peopling their troubled girl.When Ada comes of age and heads to college, the entities within her grow in power and agency... read more