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            Forgotten Women: The Writers
             

            Forgotten Women: The Writers (Hardback)

            By Tsjeng, Zing

            • RRP: $34.99
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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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            Valentine Ackland: A Transgressive Life
             

            Valentine Ackland: A Transgressive Life (Paperback)

            By Bingham, Frances

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              28 Jul 21

            this remarkable cross-dressing woman, poet and activist, recovering an important part of British lesbian history and creating a testament to queerness and gender identity in Valentine's transgressive life.

            ISBN 9781912766406
            Released NZ 28 Jul 2021
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Handheld Research
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            The Crichel Boys: Scenes from England's Last Literary Salon
             

            The Crichel Boys: Scenes from England's Last Literary Salon (Hardback)

            By Fenwick, Simon

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            • Pub Date
              25 May 21

            An elegant biography of Long Crichel, a house in a secluded village in rural Dorset which, during the second half of the twentieth century, became a hub of creativity and social activity for its denizens and their guests.

            ISBN 9781472132475
            Released NZ 25 May 2021
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            In Love with Hell: Drink in the Lives and Work of Eleven Writers
             

            In Love with Hell: Drink in the Lives and Work of Eleven Writers (Hardback)

            By Palmer, William

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            • Pub Date
              22 Jul 21

            A work of non-fiction about eleven writers, including Dylan Thomas, Kingsley Amis, Patrick Hamilton, Jean Rhys and Elizabeth Bishop, and drink in their lives and work.

            ISBN 9781472145017
            Released NZ 22 Jul 2021
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Theodor SEUSS Geisel

            Theodor SEUSS Geisel (Hardback)

            By Pease, Donald E.

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            Dr Seuss' infectious rhymes, his blue-tufted, strong-willed creatures, & his knack for pithy, roundabout plots have been entertaining children & adults for decades. As Donald Pease shows in this biography, the seemingly haphazard trajectory of Theodor Geisel's life bears a close ...resemblance to the zigzag plot lines of his books.
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            ISBN 9780195323023
            Released NZ 25 Jun 2010
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Lives & Legacies
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            October Child
             

            October Child (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bostroem Knausgard, Linda; Translated by Vogel, Saskia

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Aug 21

            From 2013 to 2017, Linda Bostroem Knausgard was periodically confined to a psychiatric ward and subjected to electroconvulsive therapy, resulting in the loss of memories. This is the story of her struggle against mental illness and isolation.

            ISBN 9781642860894
            Released NZ 10 Aug 2021
            Publisher World Editions Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Philip Roth: The Biography
             

            Philip Roth: The Biography (Hardback)

            By Bailey, Blake

            • RRP: $75.00
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            • Pub Date
              16 Jun 21

            Appointed by Philip Roth and granted complete access and independence, Blake Bailey spent years poring over Roth's personal archive, interviewing his friends, lovers, and colleagues, and engaging Roth himself in breathtakingly candid conversations.

            ISBN 9780224098175
            Released NZ 16 Jun 2021
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Monk of Mokha
               

            The Monk of Mokha (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

            By Eggers, Dave

            • RRP: $65.99
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            From the bestselling author of The Circle and What Is the What, the true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war. Mokhtar Alkhanshali grew up in San... Francisco, one of seven siblings brought up by Yemeni immigrants in a tiny apartment. At age twenty-four, unable to pay for college, he works as a doorman, until a statue of an Arab raising a cup of coffee awakens something in him. He sets out to learn the rich history of coffee in Yemen and the complex art of tasting and identifying varietals. He travels to Yemen and visits countless farms, collecting samples, eager to bring improved cultivation methods to the countryside. And he is on the verge of success when civil war engulfs Yemen in 2015. The US Embassy closes, Saudi bombs began to rain down on the country, and Mokhtar is trapped in Yemen. Desperate to escape, he embarks on a passage that has him negotiating with dueling political factions and twice kidnapped at gunpoint. With no other options, he hires a skiff to take him, and his coffee samples, across the Red Sea. A heart-pounding true story that weaves together the history of coffee, the ongoing Yemeni civil war, and the courageous journey of a young man--a Muslim and a US citizen--following the most American of dreams.
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            ISBN 9780525595380
            Released NZ 30 Jan 2018
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Wish You Were Here: The Offical Biography of Douglas Adams
             

            Wish You Were Here: The Offical Biography of Douglas Adams (Paperback)

            By Webb, Nick

            • RRP: $45.00
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            The definitive and offical biography of author Douglas Adams whose 'Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy' has now sold in excess of 17 million copies.

            ISBN 9781853981623
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2010
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
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            Call Me Burroughs: A Life
              

            Call Me Burroughs: A Life (Hardback)

            By Miles, Barry

            • RRP: $59.50
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            Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius. Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual political or spiritual ideas, or spanned such a wide range of medi...a. Burroughs wrote novels, memoirs, technical manuals, and poetry. He painted, made collages, took thousands of photographs, produced hundreds of hours of experimental recordings, acted in movies, and recorded more CDs than most rock bands. Burroughs was the original cult figure of the Beat Movement, and with the publication of his novel Naked Lunch, which was originally banned for obscenity, he became a guru to the 60s youth counterculture. In CALL ME BURROUGHS, biographer and Beat historian Barry Miles presents the first full-length biography of Burroughs to be published in a quarter century-and the first one to chronicle the last decade of Burroughs's life and examine his long-term cultural legacy. Written with the full support of the Burroughs estate and drawing from countless interviews with figures like Allen Ginsberg, Lucien Carr, and Burroughs himself, CALL ME BURROUGHS is a rigorously researched biography that finally gets to the heart of its notoriously mercurial subject.
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            ISBN 9781455511952
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2014
            Publisher Little, Brown
            Interest Age General Audience
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