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            A Curious Career
             

            A Curious Career (EPUB ebook)

            By Barber, Lynn

            A wonderfully frank and funny memoir of Britain's greatest and most ferocious interviewer, Lynn Barber.

            ISBN 9781408837207
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            Released NZ 8 May 2014
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Things My Son Needs to Know About The World
              

            Things My Son Needs to Know About The World (EPUB ebook)

            By Backman, Fredrik

            Things My Son Needs To Know About The World is a tender and funny series of letters from a new father to his son about one of life's most daunting experiences: parenthood.'You can be whatever you want to be, but that's nowhere near as important as knowing that you can be exactly ...who you are'In between the sleep-obsessed lows and oxytocin-fuelled highs, Backman takes a step back to share his own experience of fatherhood and how he navigates such unchartered territory.Part memoir, part manual, part love letter to his son, this book relays the big and the small lessons in life.As he watches his son take his first steps into the world, he teaches him how to navigate both love - and IKEA - and tries to explain why, sometimes, his dad might hold his hand just a little bit too tightly.This is an irresistible and insightful collection from one of the world's most beautiful storytellers - the bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown.Praise for Fredrick Backman:'A mature, compassionate novel' Sunday Times'Will, funny, and almost unbearably moving' Daily Mail'You'll love this engrossing novel' People'Backman is a masterful writer' Kirkus Review
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            ISBN 9781405938334
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            Released NZ 6 Jun 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold
              

            Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold (EPUB ebook)

            By Fry, Stephen

            IMAGINE SANDALS ON YOUR FEET, A SWORD IN YOUR HAND, HOT SUN BEATING DOWN ON YOUR BRONZE HELMET. ENTER THE WORLD OF STEPHEN FRY'S SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, HEROES In this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry gloriously retells the epic myths of the Greek heroes - which ...will be loved by young and old alike. 'An odyssey through Greek mythology. Brilliant . . . all hail Stephen Fry' Daily Mail ___________ Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes. In this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry brilliantly retells these dramatic, funny, tragic and timeless tales.Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta - who was raised by bears - outrun any man before being tricked with golden apples. Witness wily Oedipus solve the riddle of the Sphinx and discover how Bellerophon captures the winged horse Pegasus to help him slay the monster Chimera.Filled with white-knuckle chases and battles, impossible puzzles and riddles, acts of base cowardice and real bravery, not to mention murders and selfless sacrifices, Heroes is the story of what we mortals are truly capable of - at our worst and our very best. 'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' Times 'Assured and engaging. The pace is lively, the jokes are genuinely funny' Guardian 'An Olympian feat. The gods seem to be smiling on Fry - his myths are definitely a hit' Evening Standard'Just as delightful and difficult to put down as the first. Heroes makes the stories relatable without skimping on the gory details, or sacrificing the truths of the myth. It's rich, it's funny and you'll feel like you've learned a lot' Herald ___________If you like the sound of Heroes, you'll love Mythos - Fry's first foray into the enthralling world of Greek mythology.
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            ISBN 9781405940382
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            Released NZ 1 Nov 2018
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Stephen Fry's Greek Myths
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            Accidental Feminists
             

            Accidental Feminists (EPUB ebook – Main)

            By Caro, Jane

            Western women over fifty are a revolutionary generation. They are the first in history to have been in paid work for most of their lives. The power and freedom of this financial independence is unprecedented. But this financial transformation is not equally enjoyed. Jane Caro inv...estigates what predisposes some women to succeed and others to fall.
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            ISBN 9780522872842
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            Released NZ 5 Feb 2019
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
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            Under the Duvet: Deluxe Edition - As heard on the BBC Radio 4 series 'Between Ourselves with Marian Keyes'
              

            Under the Duvet: Deluxe Edition - As heard on the BBC Radio 4 series 'Between Ourselves with Marian Keyes' (EPUB ebook)

            By Keyes, Marian

            AS HEARD ON THE BBC RADIO 4 SERIES 'BETWEEN OURSELVES WITH MARIAN KEYES'Get comfortable, sink under the covers and dip into the hilarious Under the Duvet: Deluxe Edition for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into bestselling author Marian Keyes' life . . . 'Let's get one thing straight...: I'm not an outdoorsy type. If I was offered the choice between white-water rafting and being savaged by a rabid dog, I'd be likely to tick the box marked "dog"'Under the Duvet brings together Marian Keyes' unputdownable and utterly irresistible journalism and musings on life. Whether its shopping, travel, feminism or fashion, Marian takes us on a riotous anecdote-packed journey into her weird and wonderful world. There are adventures with fake tan, love affairs with shoes and nail varnish, and, as a special treat, she includes seven of her hard-to-find (and, she tells us, harder to write) short stories. It's the perfect bed-time companion.'Warm, witty Keyes is unfailingly good company' Radio Times'Bright, funny and clever' Daily Mail'I laughed like a drain' Observer'Light and extremely agreeable' Guardian'Hilarious' Stylist'It's warm and funny and familiar and the perfect salve for Brexit and the creeping Autumn cold' Sunday Business Post _________'Everything this woman touches turns into comic gold' Cosmopolitan 'A poet of the everyday . . . noticing everything about everything, rendering situations instantly recognisable and funny' Daily Mail'A must-read for all. Keyes' funny and poignant tales will have you chuckling' HeatThis edition includes both Under the Duvet and Further Under the Duvet
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            ISBN 9781405934367
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            Released NZ 29 Jun 2017
            Publisher Penguin
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            Letters of Frank Sargeson
                

            Letters of Frank Sargeson (EPUB ebook – Main)

            By Shieff, Sarah

            Frank Sargeson is one of New Zealand's best-loved and most important writers. Besides the ground-breaking short stories, he wrote memoirs, novels, and plays. He encouraged at least three generations of younger writers and, for most of his adult life, the famous bach behind the he...dge at 14 Esmonde Road was at the heart of New Zealand's artistic and literary world. Sargeson was also a prolific letter writer, and this selection of 500 of the most fascinating ranges over half a century, from 1927 to 1981. The letters are immensely readable, vividly capturing his life and times, his milieu and his personality. Frank loved gossip, could be bitchy and peevish, but also kind, affectionate, funny, ribald, astute. This collection, selected, edited and annotated by Sarah Shieff, is a document of extraordinary significance for all those interested in New Zealand's literary and social history.
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            ISBN 9781869793340
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            Published NZ 3 Feb 2012
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Book Book
               

            Book Book (EPUB ebook – Main)

            By Farrell, Fiona

            As war is waged in the Middle East, a woman in New Zealand has her nose in a book. Kate is immersed in other battles, engrossed in eyewitness accounts of an earlier war in ancient Persia. She has grown up, left her Otago home and returned, and in all these years books have shaped... her life and made sense of the world - offering mystery and solace, entertainment and enlightenment. In an evocative and moving mix of memoir and fiction, award-winning novelist Fiona Farrell writes of life from The Little Red Hen to Owls Do Cry, from T.S. Eliot to Aphra Behn. Frequently funny, always original, Book Book is another extraordinary offering from the author of The Hopeful Traveller.
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            ISBN 9781869796211
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            Published NZ 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher Penguin
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            From the Trenches: The Best Anzac Writing of World War One
               

            From the Trenches: The Best Anzac Writing of World War One (EPUB ebook)

            By Dapin, Mark

            Others have written the myth, but the Anzacs themselves wrote their stories. <p align='left'>Around the country, bronze soldiers in slouch hats stand silently at attention. It is the Anzacs' remarkable writing that reveals the lives behind the national legend. <p align='left'>In ...the Trenches is a collection of gripping, awe-inspiring and sometimes terrifying accounts of life at the front, recorded by those who lived through the fighting. Drawn from diaries, memoirs and letters, as well as poetry, reportage and prose, this writing reminds us that the Anzac legend is rooted in real and tragic circumstances on a heartbreakingly human scale. Belying the common perception of the laconic digger, these compelling voices convey the range of wartime experience, from the desolation and horror to the unbridled excitement and camaraderie. Through it all runs the bleak toll on young lives. Author and journalist Mark Dapin has selected writing from those on the frontlines as well as behind the scenes, from officers and soldiers to nurses, engineers and reporters, to create a volume that will be regarded as the definitive record of the personal experiences that forged the emerging national identities of Australia and New Zealand. 'This is one of the finest collections of war writing assembled, astutely analysed and sensitively complied.' Weekly Times (Melbourne) 'Bloodlust, fury and despair ping off the pages, in poetry and prose' Courier-Mail 'A gem of a collection' South Coast Register 'A book for those who want to feel, see and smell the war through the eyes of those who were there.' Brisbane News
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            ISBN 9781743483121
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            Released NZ 20 Nov 2013
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Six Against the Yard
              

            Six Against the Yard (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

            By The Detection Club; Christie, Agatha; Allingham, Margery; Sayers, Dorothy L.; Crofts, Freeman Wills

            A unique anthology for crime aficionados - six 'perfect murder' stories written by the most accomplished crime writers of the 1930s, designed to fox real-life Scotland Yard Superintendent Cornish, who comments on whether or not these crimes could have genuinely been solved.

            ISBN 9780007513901
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            Released NZ 26 Sep 2013
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Martians
              

            The Martians (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

            By Robinson, Kim Stanley

            A glorious companion volume to Robinson's world-wide bestselling trilogy.

            ISBN 9780007400072
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            Released NZ 6 Feb 2014
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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