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Tumble cover for NTItumble

Joanna Preston

In tumble, Joanna Preston’s bold and original voice swoops the reader from the ocean depths to the roof of the world, from nascent saints, Viking raids and fallen angels to talking cameras and an astronaut in space.

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King cover predatorsInvasive Predators in New Zealand

Disaster on four small paws

Carolyn M. King

New Zealand’s endemic fauna evolved in isolation until first Polynesians, and then Europeans, arrived with a host of companion animals such as rats and cats in tow. These mammals, along with the later arrival of stoats and ferrets, have devastated our populations of birds, lizards and insects. Carolyn M. King brings together historical analysis and ecological research to understand this tragedy.

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Courage Diaries front cover 1500James Courage Diaries

Chris Brickell (ed)

Between 1920 and 1963, New Zealand author James Courage confided his innermost thoughts to a private diary. He wrote about leaving New Zealand, the men he met in London’s streets, and forging friendships in the literary scene.

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Newman front coverUnseasoned Campaigner

Janet Newman

Unseasoned Campaigner is a layered collection exploring the complexities of farming life in Horowhenua. Poet Janet Newman uncovers territory ripe for exploration as she juxtaposes the often troubled aspects of commercial farming – the life and death of animals – with loving family relationships.


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Strong words 2Strong Words #2

The best of the Landfall Essay Competition

Selected by Emma Neale

Strong Words #2 showcases the long-listed entries for the 2019 and 2020 Landfall Essay Competitions.


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Fraser cover OUP 1500Beachcombing

A guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere

Ceridwen Fraser

Beachcombing will help you understand the objects and organisms you find on beaches, and the intriguing reasons they have come to be there.


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Brass Band to Follow

Walpert cover frontBryan Walpert

Bryan Walpert’s fourth collection of lyric poems ranges in its focus from flowers to infinities, from laundry to eternity, but is founded most fully on what it is to move into middle age – to wait for life’s promised brass band to arrive.

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LANDFALL 241 front cover 1500 copyLandfall 241

Autumn 2021

Emma Neale (ed)

Landfall is New Zealand's foremost and longest-running arts and literary journal. It showcases new fiction and poetry, as well as biographical and critical essays, and cultural commentary. This edition: The winner of the Charles Brasch Young Writers' Essay Competition; fiction, poetry and nonfiction from some of New Zealand's best writers; art from Claire Beynon, Ewan McDougall (cover), Bridget Reweti; and a range of reviews.

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Baxter cover mediumWe Will Not Cease

Archibald Baxter

We Will Not Cease is the unflinching account of New Zealander Archibald Baxter’s brutal treatment as a conscientious objector during World War I.

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Siobhan Harvey

Poet Siobhan Harvey’s latest collection is about migration, outcasts, the search for home, and the ghosts we live with, including the ones who occupy our memories, ancestries and stories.

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Selected Poems

David Eggleton

David Eggleton, Poet Laureate of Aotearoa 2019–21, has published nine poetry collections, and now, finally, comes a ‘Best Of ’. The Wilder Years: Selected Poems is a hardback compendium of the poet’s own selection from 35 years of published work, together with a handful of new poems.

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Morrow front cover 1500 pixelsKate Edger

The life of a pioneering feminist

Diana Morrow

In 1877, Kate Edger became the first woman to graduate from a New Zealand university. She went on to become a pioneer of women’s education in New Zealand and worked tirelessly to mitigate violence against women and children.

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