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            The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things
              

            The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things (Hardback)

            By Byrne, Paula

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            Since her death , people have got Jane Austen wrong. The real Jane - revealed for the first time in this landmark biography - was a less cosy, more spiky, more modern figure than she is usually imagined to be. Far from retelling a familiar story, Byrne,s book uses new research an...d new techniques to give us Jane Austen for the 21st century.
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            ISBN 9780007358328
            Released NZ 18 Jan 2013
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Looking Back: A Book of Memories
              

            Looking Back: A Book of Memories (Hardback)

            By Lowry, Lois

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            In this updated and refreshed photographic memoir, two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry offers an intimate look at pivotal moments that affected her life, inspired her writing, and often evolved into her rich and wonderful novels beloved the world over.

            ISBN 9780544807969
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2016
            Publisher Houghton Mifflin
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Forgotten Women: The Writers
             

            Forgotten Women: The Writers (Hardback)

            By Tsjeng, Zing

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            Putting 48 pioneering and innovative female writers firmly back on the modern map.

            ISBN 9781788400183
            Released NZ 25 Sep 2018
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Forgotten Women
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            Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain's Poorest Towns
             

            Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain's Poorest Towns (Paperback)

            By Hudson, Kerry

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            • Pub Date
              6 Aug 20

            A powerful, personal agenda-changing exploration of poverty in today's Britain.

            ISBN 9781784708603
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age General Audience
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            L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated Female Byron

            L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated Female Byron (Hardback)

            By Miller, Lucasta

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            On 15 October 1838, the body of a thirty-six-year-old woman was found in Cape Coast Castle, West Africa, a bottle of Prussic acid in her hand. She was one of the most famous English poets of her day: Letitia Elizabeth Landon, known by her initials 'L.E.L.' What was she doing in A...frica? Was her death an accident, as the inquest claimed?
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            ISBN 9780224079396
            Released NZ 16 May 2019
            Publisher Vintage
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            The Innocent Reader: Reflections on Reading and Writing

            The Innocent Reader: Reflections on Reading and Writing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Adelaide, Debra

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            Part-bibliomemoir, part-user's manual, Debra Adelaide shares a life dedicated to reading and writing.

            ISBN 9781760784355
            Published NZ 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            The Life of Samuel Johnson
             

            The Life of Samuel Johnson (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Boswell, James; Edited by Womersley, David; Introduction by Hibbert, Christopher

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            Suitable for Boswell and Johnson studies.

            ISBN 9780140436624
            Released NZ 17 Dec 2008
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Penguin Classics
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            Constellations: Reflections From Life
             

            Constellations: Reflections From Life (Paperback)

            By Gleeson, Sinead

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            An extraordinarily intimate book of essays that chart the experiences that have made Sinead Gleeson the woman and the writer she is today, for readers of The Last Act of Love and I Am, I Am, I Am.

            ISBN 9781509892778
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            The Times I Knew I Was Gay: A Graphic Memoir
             

            The Times I Knew I Was Gay: A Graphic Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Crewes, Eleanor

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            • Pub Date
              8 Sep 20

            A tender and funny graphic memoir about coming out, identity and love by an exciting emerging artist

            ISBN 9780349013213
            Released NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Jane Was Here: An illustrated guide to Jane Austen's England

            Jane Was Here: An illustrated guide to Jane Austen's England (Hardback, Hardback)

            By Jacobsen, Nicole; Dayton, Devynn; Nilson, Lexi K.

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            Jane Was Here is a whimsical, illustrated guide to Jane Austen's England.

            ISBN 9781784883362
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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