A travelling writer makes an unexpected connection with a customs official in Marrakech.
Description: `The person who loves the addict exhausts and renews their love on a daily basis' In this vivid and powerful collection of essays, the first non- fiction book published by Tramp Press, Emilie Pine boldly confronts the past to better understand her... read more
When Robinson Crusoe in Daniel Defoe’s novel of... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for the 2019 Royal Society Te Aparangi Award for General Non-Fiction - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards |
Memory Pieces is an intimate and evocative memoir in three parts.
`Double Unit' tells the story of Maurice Gee's parents - Lyndahl Chapple Gee, a talented writer who for reasons that become clear never went on with a writing career, and Len Gee, a boxer, builder, and man's man. ... read more
Description: Memory Pieces is an intimate and evocative memoir in three parts. `Double Unit' tells the story of Maurice Gee's parents - Lyndahl Chapple Gee, a talented writer who for reasons that become clear never went on with a writing career, and Len Gee, a boxer, builder, and man'... read more
Mary-Kay Wilmers has been a giant of the English literary world for decades. She was integral in the founding of LRB in 1979 during the year-long lock-out at The Times and has served as its editor in chief since 1992. U... read more
Maps can transport us, they are filled with wonder, the possibility of real adventure and travels of the mind. This is an atlas of the journeys that writers make, encompassing not only the maps that actually appear in their books, but also the many maps that have inspired them and ... read more
What could be better than opening a new book to find a map of a yet-to-be-discovered world? If you were a child like me, you would have spent as many hours looking at the map and imagining yourself in it as you would have done reading (and re-reading) the book itself. From Milly Mo... read more
A compilation of sketches, photographs, and letters, Welcome Home is an essential nonfiction companion to the stories by Lucia Berlin
Before Lucia Berlin died, she was working on a book of previously unpublished autobiographical sketches called Welcome Home. The work consisted of... read more
'These essays feel like a life's wisdom - its hurts, joys and redemptions - salvaged from a great fire ... This book makes me feel possible'Ocean Vuong'Wonderful' Rebecca Solnit'Alexander Chee is brilliant and brave in equal measure ... An essential book' Gart... read more
Featured artists: Sharon Singer, Ngahuia Harrison, Peter Trevelyan. Awards & Competitions: Results and winning essays from the 2019 Charles Brasch Young Writers Essay Competition, and judges report by Emma Neale. Writers: John Adams, Peter Bland, Laura Borrowdale, Bill ... read more
Sharon Singer, Ngahuia Harrison, Peter Trevelyan
Awards and competitions
Results and winning essays from the 2019 Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition, and judge’s report by Emma Neale.
John Adams, P... read more
New Zealand Non-Fiction
|Reading Level:||Very Good|
|Awards:||New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalist: Non-Fiction|
A mix of poetry and prose, this compilation by New Zealand's Fiona Ferrell is simultaneously a memoir, a meandering travel book, and a poetry collection. Demonstrating how a natural disaster can turn a life upside down in an instant, this book consists of four essays... read more
In preparation for my conversation with Fiona Farrell at the Mapua Literary Festival about her latest novel Decline and Fall on Savage Street, I’ve been reading The Broken Book. This was meant to be a book about travel, about her passion for walking and noticing. It ... read more
|Author:||Sigrid Rausing (Editor)|
|Series:||The\Magazine of New Writing Ser.|
This issue of Granta is about time and about ghosts – the ghosts of our past selves, the shadows of past injuries, the ghosts of history, the ghosts in the machine.
André Aciman remembers Rome
Ahmet Alt... read more
Blackout poetry is simply the act of removing or "blacking out" existing text to create a new piece of work. It's fun and rewarding for word-puzzle lovers, writers, visual artists, designers--really anyone! Make Blackout Poetry is a collection of texts ... read more