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Forthcoming Books

frasert cover imageThe Enderby Settlement
Britain’s whaling venture on the subantarctic Auckland Islands

Conon Fraser

• New research into Enderby's historic whaling settlement

• A gripping story of hardship and isolation

• Stunning new images of the environment and people involved

Paperback, 256 pp, ISBN 978-1-877578-59-5, $50
IN-STORE: JULY 2014

 

duyker cover imageDumont d’Urville
Explorer & Polymath

Edward Duyker

• Magnificent new biography

• Fascinating exploration stories

• Beautifully illustrated

Jacketed hardback, 70 photos & maps, 664 pp., ISBN 978-1-877578-70-0, $70
IN-STORE: SEPT 2014

 

sandys cover imageWhat Lies Beneath
A Memoir

Elspeth Sandys

• Reads like a novel

• Haunting story, beautifully written

• Author long-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction

Paperback, 224 pp plus 16 pp photos, ISBN 978-1-877578-89-2, $35
IN-STORE: SEPT 2014

 

eldred grigg cover imageWhite Ghosts, Yellow Peril
China and New Zealand 1790–1950

Stevan Eldred-Grigg with Zeng Dazheng

• By the author of Oracles and Miracles and Diggers, Hatters and Whores

• Beautifully written and illustrated

Paperback, Full colour, 384 pp, ISBN 978-1-877578-65-6, $55
IN-STORE: SEPT 2014

 

norris cover imageAnnie’s War
A New Zealand woman and her family in England 1916–19
The Diaries of Annie Montgomerie

Edited by Susanna Montgomerie Norris with Anna Rogers

• First published wartime diary by an NZ woman

• Colourful and lively

• Richly illustrated

Paperback, 256 pp, ISBN 978-1-877578-75-5, $45
IN-STORE: NOV 2014

 

leach coverKitchens
The New Zealand kitchen in the 20th century

Helen Leach

• New from the author of The Pavlova Story

• Hundreds of colour images

• Fascinating and readable history

Hardback, 285 x 215 mm, full colour, 264 pp approx, ISBN 978-1-877578-37-3, $49.95
IN-STORE: NOV 2014

 

middleton cover imagePēwhairangi
Bay of Islands Missions and Māori 1814 to 1845

Angela Middleton

• The story of New Zealand’s first permanent European settlement

• Over 150 images, including many contemporary artworks

Paperback, 342 pp, full colour, ISBN 978-1-877578-53-3, $50
IN-STORE: OCT 2014

 

schiff cover imageGrace Joel
An Impressionist Portrait

Joel L. Schiff

• Over 100 stunning paintings by a little-known 19th-century Dunedin artist

• Lively, engaging text

Paperback, 244 pp approx, ISBN 978-1-877578-86-1, $50
IN-STORE: DEC 2014

 

lf228 coverLandfall 228
Spring 2014

Edited by David Eggleton

Landfall 228 is an event, an occasion: an arts and literary festival between covers. Offering darting word-play, erudite exploration of culture and literature, and lots of imaginative and critical writing from notable practitioners and new talent, Landfall 228 contains a carousel of exuberant poets, a bureau of unpredictable essayists, a cavalcade of zestful artists, a cluster of fresh and risky prose writers.

Paperback, 215 x 165 mm, 208 pp, 16 in colour ISBN 978-1-877578-47-2, $30
IN-STORE: NOV 2014