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 Poetry

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 narrative written ... read more

A beautifully crafted novel, The Long Take is an epic narrative poem by renowned Scottish poet Robin Robertson. Kicking off in New York, 1946, it follows the life of Walker, a recently returned soldier. A survivor of D-Day, Walker is displaced by trauma, unable to return to his family... 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

'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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 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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 Poetry

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: 9780473270735
: Cliff Fell
: Cliff Fell
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: Cliff Fell
: Fiona Johnstone & Ivan Rogers
: books
The Good Husbandwoman's Alphabet
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 Poetry

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

An anthology of new New Zealand verse, which first appeared in the popular Friday Poem slot in The Spinoff website. It features some of the most well-known and established names in New Zealand poetry as well as new, exciting writers. It is a showcase of New Zeal... read more

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: 9780473450281
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
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: Edited by Steve Braunias
: Paperback
: books
The Friday Poem: 100 New Zealand Poems
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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
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That Derrida Whom I Derided Died - Poems 2013-2017
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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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 Poetry

‘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

Born in 1949, Bluff-based Cilla McQueen is one of New Zealand's best-loved poets. Poeta: Selected and New Poems brings together a definitive selection of her poetry spanning five decades, arranged by the poet in a thematic narrative that elucidates abiding themes while ... read more

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: 9781988531281
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: ---length:- '21'width:- '14'units:- Centimeters
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: Cilla McQueen
: Hardback
: 300
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Poeta - Selected and New Poetry
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 Poetry

Peter Singer says we are all equally valuable and I believe him. This means I should do more, that the care of one small bundle (never mind that it is my bundle) is insufficient--even if this is what I am fitted to do. Across the road two magnolias, one pink, one white. In the days since ... read more

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: 9781776561605
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: .3 Inches X 5.75 Inches X 8.25 Inches
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: Anna Livesey
: Paperback
: English
: 56
: F
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Ordinary Time
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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
: books
Thought Horses
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