New Zealand

The New Animals

The New Animals

Adam, Pip
Carla, Sharon and Duey have worked in fashion for longer than they care to remember. For them, there's nothing new under the sun. They're Generation X: tired, cynical and sick of being used. Tommy,...
January 1, 2018
Victoria University Press
224 Pages
Lonely Planet New Zealand 20

Lonely Planet's New Zealand is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hit the slopes in Queenstown,...

April 20, 2021
Lonely Planet
736 Pages
Astrolabe, Pinot Gris
The Luminaries

The Luminaries

Catton, Eleanor
The winner of the Man Booker Prize, this "expertly written, perfectly constructed" bestseller (The Guardian) is now a Starz miniseries.

It is 1866, and Walter Moody has...

October 7, 2014
Back Bay Books
A Travellers History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands
A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands gives the curious tourist not only a modern-day portrait of New Zealand and the far-flung islands, their political systems, and...
December 15, 2016
Interlink Books
Island of the Lost: An Extraordinary Story of Survival at the Edge of the World
"Riveting." --The New York Times Book Review Hundreds of miles from civilization, two ships wreck on opposite ends of the same deserted island in this true story of human...
August 6, 2019
Algonquin Books
Once Were Warriors

Once Were Warriors

Duff, Alan
This hard-hitting novel is frank and uncompromising in its portrayal of Maori urban New Zealand society, a world of frustration, resentment, and waste. Duff is fearless in his depiction of a part of...
February 28, 1995
208 Pages
Owls Do Cry

Owls Do Cry

Frame, Janet
First published in New Zealand in 1957, Owls Do Cry, was Janet Frame's second book and the first of her thirteen novels. Now approaching its 60th anniversary, it is securely a landmark in...
December 13, 2016
Counterpoint LLC


Grace, Patricia
Uprooted from his privileged European life and sent to New Zealand to sort himself out, 21-year-old Daniel pieces together the history of his Maori family. As his relatives revisit their past,...
April 1, 2016
Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited
256 Pages
Auckland: The City in Literature

In his introduction to this anthology, Witi Ihimaera describes Auckland, Tamaki makau rau, as the place desired by many. The variety in this absorbing collection of short stories, poetry and...

August 15, 2015
Exisle Pub

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