Category:

 Short Stories

The difference between actuality and fiction is principally one of exclusion. The short pieces that comprise No Relation test the potencies of this exclusion: how are characters, and how are readers, affected by what is not related, by what is withheld, by what has been potentised by exclusion or by the impossibility of inclusion?

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: 9781877441493
: Titus Books
: Titus Books
: New Zealand
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: 206 x 140 mm
: Thomas Pors Koed
: softcover
: 185
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No Relation
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Category:

 Novel

Rachel Cusk, the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of Outline and Transit, completes the transcendent literary trilogy with Kudos, a novel of unsettling power.
A woman writer visits a Europe in flux, where questions of personal and political identity are rising to the surface and... read more



The man next to me on the plane was so tall he couldn’t fit in his seat. His elbows jutted out over the armrests and his knees were jammed against the seat in front, so that the person in it glanced around in irritation every time he moved. The man twisted, trying to get himself into a... read more

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: 9780571346646
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: ---length:- '21.6'width:- '13.5'units:- Centimeters
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: Rachel Cusk
: Hardback
: 618
: 823.92
: 240
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Kudos
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Available Stock: 10

Category:

 Novel

**LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018** An elegiac, dreamlike novel set in post-WW2 London about memory, family secrets and lies, from the internationally acclaimed author of The English Patient 'The past never remains in the past...' London, 1945. The capital is still reeling from the ... read more

You come away from Michael Ondaatje’s novel Warlight altered. Closing the cover on the final pages feels somewhat like a betrayal or a bereavement. You do not want to leave, still curious to understand, wanting more. Warlight opens in 1945 with a London family. Rachel and Nathaniel, affectionat... read more

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: 9781787330726
: Vintage Publishing
: Jonathan Cape Ltd
: 216mm X 135mm
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: Michael Ondaatje
: Paperback
: 2018
: English
: 813/.54
: 224
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Warlight
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Available Stock: 6

Category:

 Poetry

'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

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: MINICRY
: Mimicry
: Mimicry
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: 60x70mm
: Zarah Butcher McGunnigle, Courtney Sina Meredith, Uther Dean, Ashleigh Young, Guy Montgomery, Ruby Mae Hinepuni Solly, Alice May Connolly, Kirsten McDougall, Henry Cooke
: Kate Dupree
: 24pp
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Minicry
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Available Stock: 5

" All his life he¿d measured the worth of a work by its cost in effort. Only at the last came this `certainty of execution¿ costing him next-to-nothing, receiving his all. In his eighty-sixth year, C. K. Stead¿s new collection lea... read more

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: 9781869408893
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
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: C. K. Stead
: Paperback
: 128
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That Derrida Whom I Derided Died - Poems 2013-2017
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Category:

 Novel

An extraordinary debut novel exploring the metaphysics of identity and mentalhealth, centering on a young Nigerian woman as she struggles to reconcile theproliferation of multiple selves within her.

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: 9780571347216
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: 216mm X 135mm
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: Akwaeke Emezi
: Paperback
: Export - Airside ed
: 240
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Freshwater
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Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Short Stories

'You will have heard of my friend the once celebrated novelist Jocelyn Tarbet, but I suspect his memory is beginning to fadeaYou'd never heard of me, the once obscure novelist Parker Sparrow, until my name was publicly connected with his. To a knowing few, our names re... read more

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: 9781784709389
: penguin random house
: Arrow
: .4 Centimeters X 11.1 Centimeters X 15 Centimeters
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: IAN MCEWAN
: Paperback
: English
: 48
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My Purple Scented Novel
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Category:

 Novel

A Sunday Times Top Ten BestsellerShortlisted for the Gordon Burns PrizeKathy is a writer. Kathy is getting married. It's the summer of 2017 and the whole world is falling apart.From a Tuscan hotel for the super-rich to a Brexit-paralysed UK, Kathy spends the first summer of her 40s trying to adjus... read more




Olivia Laing wants to be Kathy Acker but she knows that she is not Kathy Acker, even though wanting to be Kathy Acker does make you Kathy Acker to some extent. As ‘Kathy’, the protagonist in Laing’s ‘uncooked’ novel Crudo ('crudo' meaning 'raw' or 'uncooked' in Italian), relinqui... read more

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: 9781509892839
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: ---length:- '19.7'width:- '13'units:- Centimeters
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: Olivia Laing
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 823.92
: 176
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Crudo
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Category:

 Novel

''Jesse Ball [is] among our most compelling and daring writers today.'' LA Review of Books
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... 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

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: 9781925603446
: Text Publishing Company
: Text Publishing Company
: 2.2 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
: Australia
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: Jesse Ball
: Paperback
: 418
: English
: 813.6
: 272
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Census
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Category:

 Novel

While exhibited as a curiosity, a Maori boy turns his gaze on Victorian London. 'The hour is late. The candle is low. Tomorrow I will see whether it is my friends or a ship homewards I meet. But first I must finish my story for you. My future, my descendant, my mokopu... read more

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: 9780143771562
: Random House New Zealand
: Vintage
: 2.2 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.3 Centimeters
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: Tina Makereti
: Paperback
: 304
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The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke
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Category:

 Graphic Novel

Out of the Woods is a book to help people understand and overcome depression and anxiety. It is the author's own story told entirely through 700 beautifully hand drawn watercolor illustrations. It is an immensely practical guide for sufferers... read more

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: 9780473390068
: Educational Resources Ltd
: Educational Resources Ltd
: 273mm X 189mm
: New Zealand
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: Brent Williams; Korkut Öztekin (Illustrator)
: Hardback
: New edition
: Korkut Oztekin
: English
: 616.8527
: 160
: 154 Illustrations, color
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Out Of The Woods: A Journey Through Depression & Anxiety
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Category:

 Society

A memoir in the form of a series of sharply etched vignettes that shift astonishingly in time and mood, and range in place from Africa and the US to the streets of London. It demonstrates that no moment is isolated, and that privilege, conflict, race and gender are inherent in all our encounters, from the banal to the extreme.

What do you report when you become uncertain of the facts, of the notion of truth and of the purpose of writing? What can you understand of yourself when you are uncertain how or if your memories can be correlated with known 'facts'? Is your idea of yourself anything other than... read more

General Fields
: 9781909585218
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Lara Pawson
: Paperback
: 070.92
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This is the Place to Be
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