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            Native Son: The Writer's Memoir
             

            Native Son: The Writer's Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ihimaera, Witi

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            "This is the second volume of memoir by this remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the begining of his career"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143773030
            Published 3 September 2019 by Random House
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            Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age

            Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wheeler, Sara

            • RRP: $40.00
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            To write this book award-winning writer Sara Wheeler travelled across eight time zones in Russia, from rinsed north-western beetroot fields and far-eastern Arctic tundra where Chukchi still hunt walrus to the cauldron of ethnic soup that is the Caucasus.

            ISBN 9780224098021
            Published 8 July 2019 by Vintage
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            Becoming George Orwell: Life and Letters, Legend and Legacy

            Becoming George Orwell: Life and Letters, Legend and Legacy (Hardback)

            By Rodden, John

            • RRP: $84.99
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            Is George Orwell the most influential writer who ever lived? Yes, according to Rodden's provocative book about the transformation of a man into a myth. He charts the astonishing passage of a litterateur into a legend.

            ISBN 9780691182742
            Published 15 September 2019
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            Language (English)
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            The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography
             

            The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography (Paperback)

            By Zephaniah, Benjamin

            • RRP: $32.50
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            The stunning autobiography of the poet, writer, lyricist and activist, Benjamin Zephaniah.

            ISBN 9781471168956
            Published 1 July 2019 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War

            Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War (Hardback)

            By White, Duncan

            • RRP: $60.00
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            In this ground-breaking and fascinating book, Duncan White illuminates a period in history in which literature became one of the most potent of weapons, and its authors often the bravest of warriors: the Cold War.

            ISBN 9781408707999
            Published 29 August 2019 by Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Faber & Faber: The Untold Story of a Great Publishing House

            Faber & Faber: The Untold Story of a Great Publishing House (Hardback, Main)

            By Faber, Toby

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            And how did a tiny firm set up by two men in 1925 - weathering obstacles from wartime paper shortages to dramatic financial crashes - survive to this very day? Toby Faber has grown up with these stories, and uses a range of humorous and surprising sources to tell the history of t ...

            ISBN 9780571339044
            Published 3 June 2019 by Faber and Faber
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            Ngaio Marsh: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
              

            Ngaio Marsh: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Harding, Bruce; Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

            • $146.50

            Considered one of the Queens of Crime , Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was a gifted writer and a celebrated author of classic British detective fiction, as well as a successful theatre director. This book explores the fascinating literary world of Dame Ngaio.

            ISBN 9780786460328
            Published 30 June 2019
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            Series McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction
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            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books (Hardback)

            By Pollard, Clare

            • RRP: $37.00
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            What is The Tiger Who Came to Tea really about? What has Meg and Mog got to do with Polish embroidery? Why is death in picture books so often represented by being eaten? We've read Green Eggs and Ham, laughed at Mr Tickle and whetted our appetites with The Very Hungry Caterpillar ...

            ISBN 9780241354780
            Published 6 August 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984
             

            The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell's 1984 (Hardback)

            By Lynskey, Dorian

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            In The Lie Becomes the Truth, Dorian Lynskey charts the life of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four: one of the most influential books of the 20th Century, a perennial bestseller, and a work that remains more relevant than ever in today's tumultuous world.

            ISBN 9781509890736
            Published 13 June 2019 by Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Pen in Hand: Reading, Rereading and other Mysteries

            Pen in Hand: Reading, Rereading and other Mysteries (Hardback)

            By Parks, Tim

            • RRP: $32.99
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            After delighting us with his novels and many volumes of non-fiction, Tim Parks - who is not only an acclaimed author and a translator, but also a celebrated literary essayist - gives us a book to enjoy, savour and, most importantly, reread.

            ISBN 9781846884573
            Published 5 August 2019 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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