Literature & literary studies

Being a Writer

Travis Elborough, Helen Gordon and illustrated by Joey Guidone and Travis Elborough

Format: Hard Cover

NZD $32.99

An inspiring assemblage of wit, wisdom and hard-won practical advice from some of the world's greatest authors musing on the art of writing and how they came to define themselves as writers.

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30-Second Shakespeare

Ros Barber

NZD $22.99

30-Second Shakespeare grapples with the world's most famous playwright. From what we know of his life, to the meanings of concepts and themes, and his enduring literary and linguistic legacy.

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Blind Spot

Teju Cole, foreword by Siri Hustvedt

Format: Hard Cover

NZD $45.00

From the award-winning author of Open City, an innovative photographic project that explores how we see the world.

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Granta 140

Sigrid Rausing

NZD $27.99

We know how the brain works, but do we understand the mind?

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Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

Helena Kelly

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

An iconoclastic re-evaluation of one English Literature’s most celebrated novelists.

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This Is Not a Border

edited by Ahdaf Soueif, edited by Omar Robert Hamilton

Format: Paperback

NZD $26.99

Writers from Michael Palin to Claire Messud, Michael Ondaatje to Richard Ford have spent a week crossing military checkpoints to perform literary events across Palestine. Their words are now collected in a breathtakingly original book of new writing

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Dead Zone

Philip Lymbery

Format: Paperback

NZD $29.99

A tour of some of the world 's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them.

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The Inky Digit of Defiance

Tony Harrison

Format: Hard Cover

NZD $45.00

A richly varied selection of Tony Harrison's provocative prose, taken from 50 years of writing, in the year that the great poet of page, stage and screen turns 80.

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De Profundis

Oscar Wilde

Format: Paperback

NZD $19.99

The definitive edition of Wilde’s impassioned letter from Reading Gaol

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Letter to a Young Writer (And You Too)

Colum McCann

Format: Hard Cover

NZD $24.99

From the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning, Booker Prize-longlisted author of Let the Great World Spin and Transatlantic comes a passionate and practical book of advice, as essential for budding writers as Stephen King 's On Writing

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