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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
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Badly Wolf - A Furry Tale
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'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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" 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
: books
That Derrida Whom I Derided Died - Poems 2013-2017
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A stunning collection of poems from one of New Zealand's most respected writers. David Eggleton wrote of Marshall's poetry in the New Zealand Listenerthat, 'Above all, the poems are redolent of the South Island - all wild winds and dry hills, sleepy summer afternoons, the shimmer o... read more

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: 9780143771845
: Random House New Zealand
: Vintage
: 2 Centimeters X 16.2 Centimeters X 22 Centimeters
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: Owen Marshall
: Hardback
: 821.3
: 208
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View from the South
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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

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: 24636460
: Mimicry
: Mimicry
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: Various
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Mimicry Journal #4
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 Poetry

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: 9780473270735
: Cliff Fell
: Cliff Fell
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: Cliff Fell
: Fiona Johnstone & Ivan Rogers
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The Good Husbandwoman's Alphabet
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Sam Hunt is New Zealand¿s best-known and, arguably, best-loved poet. Coming to it: Selected poems is the latest collection of Hunt¿s poems to be published. It is intended to replace both Doubtless: New and selected and Knucklebones: Poems 1962¿2012 (both... read more

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: 9780947503802
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
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: Sam Hunt
: Hardback
: 208
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Coming To It: Selected Poems
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Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018
Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2018 Winner of The Roehampton Poetry Prize 2018
'A beautiful, vigorous and achingly melancholy hymn to the common man that is as unexpected as it is daring' John Banville, Guardian
A noir... read more

Judges’ comment: “The Long Take is like a film noir on the page. A book about a man and a city in shock, it’s an extraordinary evocation of the debris and the ongoing destruction of war even in times of peace. In taking a scenario we think we know from the movies but offering a comple... read more

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: 9781509846887
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 2.6 Centimeters X 15.3 Centimeters X 19.7 Centimeters
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: Robin Robertson
: Hardback
: English
: 821/.914
: 256
: books
The Long Take
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Poetry, Pamphlet

Love, death, Bruce Willis, public urination, being a woman, love, The Nanny, love. This pamphlet of poetry by Hera Lindsay Bird is a startling departure from her bestselling debut Hera Lindsay Bird by defying convention and remaining exactly the same, on... read more

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: 9781910367841
: Smith/Doorstop Books
: Smith/Doorstop Books
: United Kingdom
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: Hera Lindsay Bird
: Paperback
: books
Pamper Me to Hell & Back: Laureate's Choice 2018
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‘Ginesthoi’, or ‘Let it be done’, believed to be the only surviving written word in the hand of Cleopatra VII, is the impetus for this series of poems by Evangeline Riddiford Graham. These tightly-woven poems scroll through history, empathising with the past and linger... read more

The only words generally accepted to be actually written by Cleopatra VII of Egypt herself are “ginesthoi” or “make it so”, signing off a series of tax exemptions for Publius Canidius, one of Mark Antony’s generals. Although the exemptions and privileges are unromantic, and ordinary enough fo... read more

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: 9780473408176
: Hard Press
: Hard Press
: 200mm X 132mm
: New Zealand
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: Evangeline Riddiford Graham
: Paperback
: 26
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Ginesthoi
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 Poetry

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Poetry 2017.

You think of the Brighton Rock film where Helen Mirren still manages to look like Queen Elizabeth, especially when she wears a headscarf. You think of the poem you wrote about leaving a house, and how houses we have owned will come back to us in dreams. You think about taking your com... read more

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: 9781776560721
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm X 146mm
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: Rachel Bush
: Paperback
: en
: 821.914
: 0
: F
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Thought Horses
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I’m torn. I like classical books — I would list some names, but I also like to be liked, not discarded into irrelevance by the exhibition of insufferable pretentiousness. The opposite of a classic is an amateur collection of mixed-form creative works. Or, at least, they’re n... read more

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: 24636460NUMBER2
: Mimicry
: Mimicry
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: books
Mimicry 2
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