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 Volume Editions

A travelling writer makes an unexpected connection with a customs official in Marrakech. 

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: 9780473416928
: VOLUME
: VOLUME
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: 210 x 150 mm
: David Coventry
: 8
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Transit at Marrakech
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 Literature

 
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

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: 9781999700843
: Tramp Press
: Tramp Press
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: Emilie Pine
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Notes to Self: Essays
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When Robinson Crusoe in Daniel Defoe’s novel of... read more

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: 9781909585294
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
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: Jack Robinson
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Good Morning, Mr Crusoe  The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, published in the year MDCCXIX, which for 300 Years has instructed the Men of an Island off the Coast of Mainland Europe to Contemn all Foreigners and Women.
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 Literature

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

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: 9781776562077
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Maurice Gee
: Paperback
: 823.2 B
: 366
: F
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Memory Pieces
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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

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: 9781788161800
: Profile Books Limited
: Profile Books Ltd
: 1.9 Centimeters X 13.5 Centimeters X 21.6 Centimeters
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: Mary-Kay Wilmers
: Paperback
: English
: 824.914
: 256
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Human Relations and Other Difficulties - The Collected Essays of Mary-Kay Wilmers
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 Literature

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

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: 9780500519509
: Thames & Hudson Australia Pty, Limited
: Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd
: ---length:- '30'width:- '21'units:- Centimeters
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: Huw Lewis-Jones
: Hardback
: 809.93372
: 256
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The Writer's Map
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 Literature

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

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: 9781509882342
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
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: Lucia Berlin
: Hardback
: English
: 818.5409
: 352
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Welcome Home
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 Literature

'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

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: 9781526609113
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: ---length:- '7.795'width:- '5.079'units:- Inches
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: Alexander Chee
: Paperback
: 808.382
: 288
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How to Write an Autobiographical Novel
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 Literature

Series:Landfall Ser.

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

Featured artists
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.
 
Writers
John Adams, P... read more

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: 9781988531731
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: ---length:- '21.5'width:- '16.5'units:- Centimeters
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: Emma Neale
: Paperback
: English
: 208
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Landfall 237 - Autumn 2019
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 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

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: 9781869405762
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 210mm X 140mm
: New Zealand
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: Fiona Farrell
: Paperback
: Reprint
: English
: NZ824.2
: 204
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The Broken Book
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 Literature

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

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: 9781909889194
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: ---length:- '8.25'width:- '5.75'units:- Inches
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: Sigrid Rausing (Editor)
: Paperback
: English
: 256
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Ghosts: Granta The Magazine of New Writing 145
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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

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: 9781419732492
: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
: .625 Inches X 6.75 Inches X 9 Inches
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: John Carroll
: Paperback
: English
: 176
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Make Blackout Poetry - Turn These Pages into Poems
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