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Landfall 229 cover imageLandfall 229
Autumn 2015

Edited by David Eggleton

Still at the very centre of local culture, New Zealand’s liveliest and most important literary magazine returns in 2015 with Landfall 229, showcasing the best of our contemporary writing across a breadth of styles and themes.

Paperback, 215 x 165 mm, 208 pp, 16 in colour,
ISBN 978-1-877578-90-8, $30
IN-STORE: MAY 2015

 

lives of objects cover imageThe Lives of Colonial Objects

Edited by Annabel Cooper, Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla

• Sumptuous design in full colour

• Written for a general audience

• Intriguing stories

Paperback with wide flaps, full colour, 255 x 225 mm, 376 pp
ISBN 978-1-927322-02-4, $50
IN-STORE: JULY 2015

 

cover image LenihanFrom Alba to Aotearoa
Profiling New Zealand’s Scots migrants 1840–1920

Rebecca Lenihan

• First detailed analysis of the origins of NZ’s Scots migrants

• Invaluable to genealogists, researchers

Paperback, 150 x 230 mm, 316 pp, ISBN 978-1-877578-79-3, $45
IN-STORE: JUNE 2015

 

pointer coverNiue 1774–1974
200 years of contact and change

Margaret Pointer

•‘A ground-breaking piece of research’

• Richly illustrated

• Highly readable and entertaining

Paperback, 170 x 245 mm, 384 pp, full colour,
ISBN 978-1-877578-95-3, $50
IN-STORE: MAR 2015

 

bennett cover imageOceanian Journeys and Sojourns
Home thoughts abroad

Edited by Judith A. Bennett

• A stimulating collection of essays

• Many engaging personal stories

• Mostly Pacific Islands authors

Paperback, 160 x 240 mm, 408 pp, ISBN 978-1-877578-81-6, $45
IN-STORE: APRIL 2015

 

hocken cover imageHocken
Prince of Collectors

Donald Kerr

• Rich history of one of NZ’s most important early book collectors

• Meticulously researched

• Companion volume to Amassing Treasures for All Times: Sir George Grey

Jacketed hardback, 155 x 240 mm, 424 pp & 40 pp photos, ISBN 978-1-877578-66-3, $60
IN-STORE: MAY 2015

 

lonie cover imageA Place to Go On From
The Collected Poems of Iain Lonie

Edited by David Howard

• Contains much previously unpublished work by a contemporary of Brasch, Baxter and Tuwhare

• Jacketed hardback

Jacketed hardback with ribbon, 140 x 210 mm, 392 pp, ISBN 978-1-927322-01-7, $50
IN-STORE: MAY 2015

 

mccarthy cover imageMigration, Ethnicity, and Madness
New Zealand 1860–1910

Angela McCarthy

• Scholarly study illuminating differences between 19th-century asylums in UK and NZ

• Sources include asylum records, patient jourmals

Paperback, 156 x 234 mm, 248 pp, ISBN 978-1-927322-00-0, $45
IN-STORE: MAY 2015

 

urewera notebook cover imageThe Urewera Notebook
by Katherine Mansfield

Edited by Anna Plumridge

• A new more accurate transcription

• Authoritative annotations and new map

• Previously unpublished KM family photos

• Illuminates important new perspectives on KM’s life and character

Hardback, 156 x 234 mm, 128 pp, 20 b&w images
ISBN 978-1-927322-03-1, $49.95
IN-STORE: JUNE 2015