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            Such a Fun Age: 'The book of the year' Independent
             

            Such a Fun Age: 'The book of the year' Independent (Paperback)

            By Reid, Kiley

            • RRP: $22.99
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 21

            'One of the most-talked about debut novels of 2020' Stylist 'A new literary star' The Times The instant Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chai...n of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. When a surprising connection emerges between the two women, it sends them on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know - about themselves, each other, and the messy dynamics of privilege. __________________________ *A REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK* *A ZOELLA BOOK CLUB PICK* *A TIMES, STYLIST, ELLE AND GLAMOUR BEST BOOK OF 2020* 'An essential new talent' Guardian 'A funny, charismatic book that will fire off a million debates . . . The one to watch' Sunday Times 'I couldn't put this down' Jojo Moyes 'Bites into the zeitgeist then spits it out with gusto' Stylist 'Twists that made me gasp out loud . . . A gripping page-turner' Madeline Miller 'A beautiful tale of how we live now' Elizabeth Day 'Charming, authentic and every bit as entertaining as it is calmly, intelligently damning' Observer
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            ISBN 9781526612168
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Anxious People: The No. 1 New York Times bestseller from the author of A Man Called Ove

            Anxious People: The No. 1 New York Times bestseller from the author of A Man Called Ove (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Backman, Fredrik

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
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            The author of A Man Called Ove is back with a riotous comedy about a hostage-situation at a Swedish apartment viewing. A bank robber on the run locks himself in with an over-enthusiastic estate agent, two bitter IKEA-addicts, a pregnant woman, a suicidal multi-millionaire and a r...abbit. In the end the robber gives up and lets everyone go, but when the police storm the apartment it is . . . empty. In a series of dysfunctional testimonies after the event, the witnesses all tell their version of what really happened and it's clear we have a classic locked-room mystery on our hands: How did the robber manage to escape? Why is everyone so angry? And: What is WRONG with people these days?
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            ISBN 9780718186623
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            7 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            New Zealanders: The Field Guide
              

            New Zealanders: The Field Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sainsbury, Tom

            • RRP: $36.99
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            • Pub Date
              2 Dec 20

            A revealing guide to the weird and wonderful inhabitants of New Zealand... and the places you'll find them After years of mimicking various celebrities and stereotypes on his social media platforms, comedian Tom Sainsbury has now compiled his favourite New Zealand personalities i...nto a book. This array of Kiwi heroes includes the useless farmhand that is forever jack-knifing the trailer, the martyr mother who guilt-trips her children, the officious office-worker who narks on the rest of the staff for low level misdemeanours, and the alpha-male teenager who loiters around Mount Maunganui every New Year's. All these descriptions are lovingly collated into a concise, easy-to-read field guide that'll give you a hilarious, in-depth insight into the people of Aotearoa.
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            ISBN 9781775541684
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            With the Wind Behind Us
             

            With the Wind Behind Us (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Elliott, Matt

            • RRP: $36.99
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            From red socks to kauri yachts, these are the stories that made us a sailing nation Stretching back to the Pacific navigators and the great migrations from Polynesia to the humble 'P' class dinghy and the world-beating success of Team New Zealand: With the Wind Behind Us is a cel...ebration of the stories that gave us our legendary sailing reputation.
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            ISBN 9781775541608
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Just Like You
             

            Just Like You (Hardback)

            By Hornby, Nick

            • RRP: $40.00
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            • Pub Date
              7 Jan 21

            The person you are with is just like you- same background, same age, same interests. The perfect match. And it is an unmitigated disaster. Then, when, and where, you least expect it, you meet someone new. You seem to have nothing in common and yet, somehow, it feels totally right.... Nick Hornby's brilliantly observed, tender but also brutally funny new novel gets to the heart of what it means to fall surprisingly and headlong in love with the best possible person - someone who is not just like you at all.
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            ISBN 9780241338551
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2021
            Publisher Penguin
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            14 Nga Tohu Aroha ka Tukuna
               

            14 Nga Tohu Aroha ka Tukuna (Hardback)

            By Youle, Wayne

            When we're apart from the ones we love, how do we get our kisses to them? We blow them! The blown kisses in this charming book travel far. Tied to a rocket, attached to a pigeon, kicked like a rugby ball - and many other imaginative ways. Wayne Youle (Ngapuhi, Ngati Whakaeke, Nga...ti Pakeha) is one of Aotearoa New Zealand's leading contemporary artists. His work is bright, playful and full of kindness. Wayne lived in isolation for 14 days during the COVID-19 lockdown. He created 14 ways to share blown kisses with his sons. This book is dedicated to everyone around the world in lockdown who can only blow their kisses. A book for children. And a delightful gift for anyone. Available in te reo Maori and English.
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            ISBN 9781877375668
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher Christchurch Art Gallery Te Pu
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            Anxious People: The No. 1 New York Times bestseller from the author of A Man Called Ove

            Anxious People: The No. 1 New York Times bestseller from the author of A Man Called Ove (Hardback)

            By Backman, Fredrik

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            The author of A Man Called Ove is back with a riotous comedy about a hostage-situation at a Swedish apartment viewing. A bank robber on the run locks himself in with an over-enthusiastic estate agent, two bitter IKEA-addicts, a pregnant woman, a suicidal multi-millionaire and a r...abbit. In the end the robber gives up and lets everyone go, but when the police storm the apartment it is . . . empty. In a series of dysfunctional testimonies after the event, the witnesses all tell their version of what really happened and it's clear we have a classic locked-room mystery on our hands: How did the robber manage to escape? Why is everyone so angry? And: What is WRONG with people these days?
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            ISBN 9780718186616
            Released NZ 17 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Sh*T Moments in New Zealand Sport
             

            Sh*T Moments in New Zealand Sport (Paperback)

            By Furphy, Rick; Rissole, Geoff

            • RRP: $24.99
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            This bitingly funny collection looks at the 50 worst moments in our sporting history. These mishaps and humiliations range from epic chokes on the world stage to refereeing injustices, to shameless off-field shenanigans. Sport is part of the fabric of our nation; it's the core of... our fragile national identity. But it can break your heart and take a dump on it in one swift movement. You'll find some catharsis in this light-hearted shortlist of shit, this comprehensive catalogue of catastrophes, this dossier of diabolical debacles and downright disasters.
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            ISBN 9781988547626
            Published NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Just Like You

            Just Like You (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hornby, Nick

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
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            • In Stock At Publisher

            The person you are with is just like you- same background, same age, same interests. The perfect match. And it is an unmitigated disaster. Then, when, and where, you least expect it, you meet someone new. You seem to have nothing in common and yet, somehow, it feels totally right.... Nick Hornby's brilliantly observed, tender but also brutally funny new novel gets to the heart of what it means to fall surprisingly and headlong in love with the best possible person - someone who is not just like you at all.
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            ISBN 9780241338575
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            60 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Bus Stops on the Moon
             

            Bus Stops on the Moon (Paperback)

            By Edmond, Martin

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Bus Stops on the Moon is a personal and a cultural history. As memoir, it is a sequel to The Dreaming Land (2015). A troubled and restless young Martin Edmond is on his way to becoming the wiser, older man who will sit down and write both narratives. As cultural history, the book... gives us a participants-eye view of the early years of Alan Brunton and Sally Rodwells avant-garde theatre troupe Red Mole. Formed in 1974, Red Mole performed Dadaesque cabaret, agit-prop, costume drama, street theatre, circus and puppetry, live music, and became a national sensation. They toured the country with Split Enz and travelled internationally. One of Red Moles five founding principles was to escape programmed behaviour by remaining erratic. They ticked that one off. In Bus Stops on the Moon Martin Edmond offers, with his customary elegance, a rich and entertaining picture of the high times and low lives of Red Mole.
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            ISBN 9781988592510
            Published NZ 12 Oct 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
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