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Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction The E H McCormick Best First Book Award for General Non-Fiction - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

After the death of his brilliant, eccentric father, Adam Dudding went in search of the stories and secrets of a man who had been a loving parent and husband, but was also a tormented, controlling and at times cruel man.
Rob... read more

This is very, very good: a fascinating insight into the highly regarded literary editor Robin Dudding from the perspective of his son Adam. Editor, journalist, founder of the important and respected literary magazine Islands (197... read more

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: 9781776560820
: Upstart Press
: Upstart Press Ltd
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: Adam Dudding
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My Father's Island: A Memoir
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Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr's The Liars' Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. She followed with two other smash bestsellers: Cherry and Lit, which were critical hits as wel... read more

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: 9780062223074
: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
: HarperCollins
: 203mm X 135mm X 15mm
: United States
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: Mary Karr
: 256
: 808.06692
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The Art of Memoir
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When DBC Pierre burst onto the scene in 2003, he arrived with no particular literary education. Finding he had something to say, he made the journey solo to that place where dreams and demons live, to try and turn fe... read more

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: 9780571283187
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: D. B. C. Pierre
: 224
: 823.92
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Release the Bats: Writing Your Way Out of it
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 Writing

Lay-offs. Online convergence. A mass of content and noise. Citizen journalists, clickbait and PR. Digital platforms. Political influence. Mainstream media. Funding. Regulations... There are many... read more

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: 9780473364946
: Freerange Press
: Freerange Press
: 234mm X 165mm
: New Zealand
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: Edited by Emma Johnson, Giovanni Tiso, Sarah Illingworth, Barnaby Bennett
: B White illustratons
: 360
: 070.1
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Don't Dream it's Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand
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In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession: that of a writer for another language. For Jhumpa Lahiri, that love was for Italian, which firs... read more

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: 9781408866115
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: 205mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Jhumpa Lahiri
: 256
: 813.6
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In Other Words
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The remarkable true stories of The Boy Behind the Curtain reveal an intimate and rare view of Tim Winton's imagination at work and play.
A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tender sideswipes, Tim Winton ... read more

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: 9781926428765
: Penguin Books Australia
: Hamish Hamilton
: 241mm X 165mm X 39mm
: Australia
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: Tim Winton
: 320
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The Boy Behind the Curtain
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From the New York Timesbestselling, National Book Award-winning, Booker Prize-longlisted author of Let the Great World Spin and Transatlantic comes a passionate and practical book of advice, as essential for budding writers as Stephen King's On Writing

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: 9781408885031
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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: United Kingdom
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: Colum McCann
: 128
: 808.02
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Letter to a Young Writer: Some practical and philosophical advice
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Pick up this beautiful, richly illustrated gem and be inspired to polish the prism of self-reflection and journal your way to self-discovery. Create your own series of 'personal books' that provid... read more

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: 9780473367770
: HauNui Press
: HauNui Press
: New Zealand
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: Helen Lehndorf
: Full colour
: 200
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Write to the Centre: Navigating Life with Gluestick and Words: 2016
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"I want you to know that I'm not a critic or theorist, which means that in my work I look for solutions as problems arise." So begins the first of eight classes that the great Argentine writer Julio Cortazar delivered at UC Berkeley in ... read more

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: 9780811225342
: New Directions Publishing Corporation
: New Directions Publishing Corporation
: 203mm X 127mm
: United States
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: Julio Cortazar
: 320
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Literature Class
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When Nell Stevens was given the opportunity to spend three months in a location of her choice in order to write her novel, she was determined to rid herself of all distractions. So Nell decided to travel to ... read more

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: 9781509824410
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 216mm X 135mm X 22mm
: United Kingdom
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: Nell Stevens
: 256
: 823.92
: English
: Main Market Ed.
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Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World
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'Language is a body, a living creature ...and this creature's home is the inarticulate as well as the articulate'. John Berger's work has revolutionized the way we understand visual language. In this new book he writes about language its... read more

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: 9780141984957
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 229mm X 166mm X 12mm
: United Kingdom
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: John Berger
: 160
: 824.914
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Confabulations
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 Short Stories

On a crowded bus at midday, the narrator observes one man accusing another of jostling him deliberately. When a seat is vacated, the first man takes it. Later, in another part of town, the man is spotted again, while being advised by a ... read more

Take one small banal story about a man on a bus and a remark about a button, and rewrite it ninety-nine times according to different constraints, from sonnet to antiphrasis, from onomatopoeia to metaphor, from Dog Latin to double entry,... read more

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: 9781847492418
: Alma Books Ltd
: Alma Classics
: United Kingdom
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: Raymond Queneau
: ill
: 224
: 848.91207
: Special edition
: Hardback
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Exercises in Style
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