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:

 Poetry

Saradha’s new collection, Photos of the Sky, starts with a declaration; ends in realisation. In between is a journey of reaching across the Tasman, shifting to a new home, reaching a place of disquiet and starting again. The full spectrum of emotions brings with it rain, sweat, tears,... read more

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: 9780995110748
: The Cuba Press
: The Cuba Press
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: Saradha Koirala
: books
Photos of the Sky
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Category:

 Novel

"The status beach read of the summer" Sunday Times StyleKathy 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 adjust to making a l... 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

Awards:Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Romy Hall is at the start of two consecutive life sentences, plus six years, at Stanville Women?s Correctional Facility. Outside is the world from which she has been permanently severed- the San Francisco of her youth, changed almost beyond recogniti... read more

When a novel is set in a prison you might wonder how much mileage an author can get out of a small cell. Meet Rachel Kushner, author, and her protagonist Romy Hall, double-lifer plus six years. The book opens with a group of women being transported by bus from their holding prison to their... read more

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: 9781910702680
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: 234mm X 153mm
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: Rachel Kushner
: Paperback
: 418
: English
: 813/.6
: 352
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The Mars Room
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Category:

 Novel

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE
A woman on a plane listens to the stranger in the seat next to hers telling her the story of his life: his work, his marriage, and the harrowing night he has just spent burying the family dog. That woman is Faye, who is now on her way to Europe to promote... 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/.914
: 240
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Kudos
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Category:

 Short Stories

Series:Penguin Specials

Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2014 'The Absent Therapist is a miniature but infinite novel, and unlike anything I've read before. It's just achingly good.' Luke Kennard The Absent Therapist is a book of soundings, a jostle of voices that variously argue, remember, exp... read more

To read this book is to be drawn into a kaleidophone of voices, first-person narrative fragments, tiny stories bearing the impress of larger, untold stories; wry observations unknowingly made by unobservant people, anecdotes with perfectly deflating punch-lines, almost-jokes... read more

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: 9780143573579
: Penguin Books Australia
: Penguin Books Australia
: Australia
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: Will Eaves
: Paperback
: 1
: 112
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The Absent Therapist
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Category:

 Poetry

Badly Wolf, A furry tale  is a parody nursery rhyme for adults. Cleverly written by local poet Lindsay Pope and lovingly illustrated by Johanna Tyson, this is a delightful small book, perfect for reading aloud or chuckling away with to yourself. Our central character is indeed t... read more

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: 9780473432942
: Silver Fern Press
: Silver Fern Press
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: Lindsay Pope
: Johanna Tyson
: books
Badly Wolf - A Furry Tale
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Category:

 Novel

A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life
 
In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the co... read more

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: 9780857525895
: Transworld Publishers Limited
: Doubleday UK
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
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: Kate Atkinson
: Paperback
: English
: 823/.914
: 352
: books
Transcription
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Category:

 Novel

A seductive, unputdownable psychodrama following one brilliant, ruthless man who will stop at nothing in his pursuit of success "Clever, chilling, and beautifully paced; a study of inner corrosion that Patricia Highsmith herself could not have done better."  -- The Times (Londo... read more

Maurice Swift - good-looking, charming, both sharp and silver-tongued, is looking for success. Success at any cost - that’s the cost to others rather than himself. In John Boyne’s most recent novel, A Ladder to the Sky, he has created a ruthless and ambitious young writer who will st... read more

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: 9780857523501
: Transworld Publishers Limited
: Doubleday UK
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
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: John Boyne
: Paperback
: English
: 823/.92
: 368
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A Ladder to the Sky
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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:

 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 war.14... 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
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: 216mm X 135mm
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: Michael Ondaatje
: Paperback
: 2018
: English
: 813/.54
: 304
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Warlight
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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
: books
Minicry
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