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            The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: 42nd Anniversary Edition
              

            The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: 42nd Anniversary Edition (Paperback)

            By Adams, Douglas

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $22.49
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            • Internationally sourced

            A special 42nd anniversary edition of Douglas Adams's mega-selling cult classic, with additional material from the Adams archives.

            ISBN 9781529034523
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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            Viral
             

            Viral (Hardback)

            By Sperling, Matthew

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            • Pub Date
              14 May 20

            The second novel from the Wellcome-Prize longlisted author of Astroturf

            ISBN 9781529401950
            Released NZ 14 May 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Shakespeare for Squirrels: A Novel
             

            Shakespeare for Squirrels: A Novel (Hardback)

            By Moore, Christopher

            • RRP: $65.99
            • $49.49
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jun 20

            Shakespeare meets Dashiell Hammett in this wildly entertaining murder mystery from New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore-an uproarious, hardboiled take on the Bard's most performed play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, featuring Pocket, the hero of Fool and The Serpent o...f Venice, along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monkey, Jeff. Set adrift by his pirate crew, Pocket of Dog Snogging-last seen in The Serpent of Venice-washes up on the sun-bleached shores of Greece, where he hopes to dazzle the Duke with his comedic brilliance and become his trusted fool. But the island is in turmoil. Egeus, the Duke's minister, is furious that his daughter Hermia is determined to marry Demetrius, instead of Lysander, the man he has chosen for her. The Duke decrees that if, by the time of the wedding, Hermia still refuses to marry Lysander, she shall be executed . . . or consigned to a nunnery. Pocket, being Pocket, cannot help but point out that this decree is complete bollocks, and that the Duke is an egregious weasel for having even suggested it. Irritated by the fool's impudence, the Duke orders his death. With the Duke's guards in pursuit, Pocket makes a daring escape. He soon stumbles into the wooded realm of the fairy king Oberon, who, as luck would have it, IS short a fool. His jester Robin Goodfellow-the mischievous sprite better known as Puck-was found dead. Murdered. Oberon makes Pocket an offer he can't refuse: he will make Pocket his fool and have his death sentence lifted if Pocket finds out who killed Robin Goodfellow. But as anyone who is even vaguely aware of the Bard's most performed play ever will know, nearly every character has a motive for wanting the mischievous sprite dead. With too many suspects and too little time, Pocket must work his own kind of magic to find the truth, save his neck, and ensure that all ends well. A rollicking tale of love, magic, madness, and murder, Shakespeare for Squirrels is a Midsummer Night's noir-a wicked and brilliantl
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            ISBN 9780062434029
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            F**k No!: How to stop saying yes, when you can't, you shouldn't, or you just don't want to

            F**k No!: How to stop saying yes, when you can't, you shouldn't, or you just don't want to (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Knight, Sarah

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $27.99
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            The latest no-f**ks-given guide from New York Times bestselling author of the international sensations The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k, Get Your Sh*t Together, You Do You, and Calm the F**k Down.

            ISBN 9781787478176
            Released NZ 10 Dec 2019
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Bubblegum
              

            Bubblegum (Hardback)

            By Levin, Adam

            • RRP: $63.50
            • $50.80
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            • Pub Date
              14 Apr 20

            The astonishing new novel by the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award-winning author of The Instructions. Bubblegum is set in an alternate present-day world in which the Internet does not exist, and has never existed. Rather, a wholly different species of interactive technology--a fles...h-and-bone robot called the Curio--has dominated both the market and the cultural imagination since the late 1980s. Belt Magnet, who as a boy in greater Chicago became one of the lucky first adopters of a Curio, is now writing his memoir, and through it we follow a singular man out of sync with the harsh realities of a world he feels alien to, but must find a way to live in. At age 38, still living at home with his widowed father, Belt insulates himself from the awful and terrifying world outside by spending most of his time with books, his beloved Curio, and the voices in his head, which he isn't entirely sure are in his head. After Belt's father goes on a fishing excursion, a simple trip to the bank escalates into an epic saga that eventually forces Belt to confront the world he fears, as well as his estranged childhood friend Jonboat, the celebrity astronaut and billionaire. In Bubblegum, Adam Levin has crafted a profoundly hilarious, resonant and monumental narrative about heartbreak, longing, art and the search for belonging in an incompatible world. Bubblegum is a rare masterwork of provocative social- (and self-) awareness and intimate emotional power.
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            ISBN 9780385544962
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2020
            Publisher Doubleday Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol
             

            Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Whitaker, Holly Glenn

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $25.73
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            Holly's story was that of all the women who try to conform to a life they are told they should want - one that looks good on paper and in movies. She drank green juice and made all the right sounds with men she didn't really like and killed it in the board room and had a yoga-tig...ht body. She did all the right things until all the right things left her prostrate, drunk, on the floor of her apartment. But when she started to look for a way to recover, the support systems she found for sobriety were archaic and patriarchal. Urging drinkers towards a newfound humility is great if you're a man, but if you're a woman and not in a position to renounce privileges you never had, a whole other approach is needed. Quit Like a Woman is a memoir which is also a call to arms, a revolution against everything we assume is true about alcohol and addiction, and a celebration of learning how to claim everything life has to offer.
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            ISBN 9781526612281
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Like A House On Fire
             

            Like A House On Fire (Hardback)

            By Hulse, Caroline

            • RRP: $60.00
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            • Pub Date
              14 May 20

            Another achingly funny, uncomfortably relatable novel from the brilliant Caroline Hulse, chock full of black humour, family drama and a murder mystery with an explosive end ...

            ISBN 9781409178347
            Released NZ 14 May 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Only Gaijin in the Village

            The Only Gaijin in the Village (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Maloney, Iain

            • RRP: $34.99
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            In 2016 Scottish writer Iain Maloney and his Japanese wife Minori moved to a village in rural Japan. This is the story of his attempt to fit in, be accepted and fulfil his duties as a member of the community, despite being the only foreigner in the village. Even after more than a... decade living in Japan and learning the language, life in the countryside was a culture shock. Due to increasing numbers of young people moving to the cities in search of work, there are fewer rural residents under the retirement age - and they have two things in abundance: time and curiosity. Iain's attempts at amateur farming, basic gardening and DIY are conducted under the watchful eye of his neighbours and wife. But curtain twitching is the least of his problems. The threat of potential missile strikes and earthquakes is nothing compared to the venomous snakes, terrifying centipedes and bees the size of small birds that stalk Iain's garden. Told with self-deprecating humour, this memoir gives a fascinating insight into a side of Japan rarely seen and affirms the positive benefits of immigration for the individual and the community. It's not always easy being the only gaijin in the village.
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            ISBN 9781846975141
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Birlinn General
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Enter the Aardvark
             

            Enter the Aardvark (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Anthony, Jessica

            • RRP: $30.00
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            • Pub Date
              31 Mar 20

            Congressman Alexander Paine Wilson is on the way up. This story is interspersed with the discovery of the aardvark by a Victorian naturalist - a man who also has a secret to hide - and the taxidermist who gave the aardvark its second life.

            ISBN 9780857527004
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Curious History of Sex

            A Curious History of Sex (Hardback)

            By Lister, Kate

            • RRP: $64.99
            • $58.49
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            • Delayed Release

            An eye-opening exploration of the weird and wonderful things human beings have done in pursuit (and denial) of the mighty orgasm, based on the hit Twitter account @WhoresofYore

            ISBN 9781783528059
            Released NZ 6 Feb 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
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