Literature & literary studies

30-Second Shakespeare

Ros Barber, foreword by Mark Rylance

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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The Brontesaurus

John Sutherland, John Crace

Format: Paperback

NZD $22.99

The essential miscellany for all Bronte fans.

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The Big Book of Australian Racing Stories

Jim Haynes

Format: Paperback

NZD $26.99

The ultimate collection of great racing stories told in Jim Haynes's inimitable style.

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The Death of King Arthur

Simon Armitage

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

Simon Armitage's sparkling translation of the legendary tale of King Arthur.

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Letters of Sylvia Plath: Volume 1

Sylvia Plath, edited by Karen Kukil and Peter K Steinberg

NZD $79.99

The essential read for any fan and scholar of Sylvia Plath.

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The Trip to Echo Spring

Olivia Laing

Format: Paperback

NZD $27.99

Olivia Laing's captivating exploration of alcoholism and literature; 'beguiling, beautifully written . . . brilliant and original' - Sunday Times

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Known and Strange Things

Teju Cole

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

Brilliant essays from the acclaimed New Yorker writer and novelist.

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The Mother of All Questions

Rebecca Solnit

Format: Hard Cover

NZD $27.99

A new collection of 'further feminisms' - searing, smart and provocative essays from one of the most important public intellectuals writing today.

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Being a Writer

Travis Elborough, Helen Gordon and illustrated by Joey Guidone

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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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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