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Work in Progress
Work in Progress Paul Thomas
This novel is an acute, darkly comic portrayal of changing times and sexual mores, and the baby boomer generation in the shadow of mid-life crisis.
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Wednesday's Child
Wednesday's Child Val Bird
A unique and compulsive insight that will make you weep - and laugh.
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Inheritance Jenny Pattrick
A compelling and vivid novel from one of New Zealand's favourite writers.
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Making a Difference
Making a Difference Owen Glenn
The story behind Owen Glenn's global business success and major philanthropic contributions
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Harlequin Rex
Harlequin Rex Owen Marshall
Winner of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards Deutz Medal for Fiction.
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The Lonely Margins of the Sea
The Lonely Margins of the Sea Shonagh Koea
Witty and ironic, this novel follows an intriguing return to the family home on the lonely margins of the sea.
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The Book of Secrets
The Book of Secrets Fiona Kidman
Winner of the Fiction category of the New Zealand Book Awards in 1986.
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Soon Charlotte Grimshaw
'Soon is a sly, masterly novel' - Malcolm Forbes, The Literary Review
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Szabad Alan Duff
A gripping novel set in 1950s Hungary about a fight for freedom and a fight for love.
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Both Sides of the Moon
Both Sides of the Moon Alan Duff
A powerful novel by the author of Once Were Warriors, about a half caste and his Maori warrior ancestor, cast out of his tribe.
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Replacement Girl
Replacement Girl Ann Beaglehole
Set in 1950s to 1970s New Zealand, this novel vividly brings the Jewish immigrant experience to life.
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The Modern Family Survival Guide
The Modern Family Survival Guide Nigel Latta
TV presenter, bestselling author and psychologist Nigel Latta gives common-sense and amusing answers to the complex issues surrounding today's family in its many and varied forms.
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White Lies
White Lies Witi Ihimaera
A powerful, prize-winning novella from the much-loved author of The Whale Rider, plus a moving screenplay, film stills and commentary on writing and movie making.
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The Sixth Man
The Sixth Man James McNeish
Paddy Costello was a scholar, a soldier, a diplomat, a maverick, an exemplary father, a lover of good wine. But was he also a spy?
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The Paua Tower
The Paua Tower Coral Atkinson
Set in a pivotal moment in our history, this love story is about how we once were, or might have been.
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The Treaty
The Treaty Marcia Stenson
A clear and concise explanation of the Treaty of Waitangi for everyday readers.
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Cemetery Lake
Cemetery Lake Paul Cleave
A heart-thumping, no-holds-barred murder-mystery that keeps you guessing until the very last page.
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I Am Always With You
I Am Always With You Philip Temple
Based on real events in Germany, this vividly told and deeply moving novel tells of one woman's love for a fellow artist, her struggle to survive the war and her desperation to keep alive the spirit of creativity.
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Fighting Talk
Fighting Talk Bob Jones
From 'A Low Blow' to 'Went the Distance', a fascinating and lively examination of the regular use of terms from the boxing ring in our everyday language.
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Where the Rekohu Bone Sings
Where the Rekohu Bone Sings Tina Makereti
From the Chatham Islands/ Rekohu to London, from 1835 to the 21st century, this quietly powerful and compelling novel confronts the complexity of being Moriori, Maori and Pakeha.
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Journey to a Hanging
Journey to a Hanging Peter Wells
Part history, part biography, part social commentary, this fascinating book is about infamous events that shook New Zealand to its core.
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Coasting: The Sea Lion and the Lark
Coasting: The Sea Lion and the Lark Neville Peat
One of New Zealand's finest observers of the natural world takes us on a journey from Otago to the subantarctic and follows the life and migration of a sea lion.
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Other Halves
Other Halves Sue McCauley
An older woman, a younger boy - a relationship that society still feels awkward about. And she is white and middle-class, he Maori and a street kid.
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Carnival Sky
Carnival Sky Owen Marshall
'Big themes are treated delicately — mortality and memory, grief and self-discovery' - Weekend Herald
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