Created by Kathryn and Ross Petras, connoisseurs of quotes, whose books and calendars have over 56 million copies in print, this book is a collection of the greatest life wisdom from an unexpected group of speakers, doers, and thinkers. There are 618 rules to live by...
"The ultimate literary bucket list." -The Washington Post "If there's a heaven just for readers, this is it." -O, The Oprah Magazine Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that's as compulsively readable, entertaining, surprising,..
As an introduction to Shakespeare, this presentation of extracts from Shakespeare's greatest plays and sonnets should capture the imagination of parents and children alike. Shakespeare presents a gamut of human emotions - love, humour, murder, sorcery, violence and greatness. Each text is stylistica..
Peter was an engaging, humorous storyteller, particularly of his own life and family from the 1930s onwards material drawn on extensively by his brother Maurice in his books. This collection reflects Peter's life and some of his interests, and follows his documentary poem sequence, Voyage Around a R..
An outstanding new talent from the South Island, Jeffrey Paparoa Holman has published extensively in the Listener and in a variety of NZ and UK periodicals. This is the third volume of his poetry to be published in New Zealand, taking its title from the Whitireia Poetry Competition winning poem that..
... Before the Birds and The River demonstrate Angie Farrow's ability to humanise global political crises, and to use the symbolism and poetry of theatre to promote debate about some of the most contentious issues of our times. They highlight the considerable potential of theatre to provide communit..
Book lovers, rejoice! In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations. Readers will:Tour the world's most beautiful bookstores.Test their knowledge of the written word with quizzes.Find their nex..
Following the publication of his critically acclaimed Collected Poems, Peter Bland's new work has a startling freshness and immediacy. These poems celebrate a growing spiritual awareness of everyday life and the gifts of the natural world. They are spoken in a wonderfully fluent and imaginative voic..
Bullet Hole Riddle is a three-part narrative sequence charting one person's journey to make sense of an unwanted history. Framing personal experience as a series of collective acts, Miriam Barr's first major collection of poetry tells a story about the human psyche and the spaces between us...
Douglas Wright is an award-winning choreographer, dancer and author. In 2000 he was one of the five inaugural laureates chosen by the Arts Foundation of New Zealand. His first memoir, Ghost Dance, won Best First Non-fiction Work at the Montana Book Awards 2004. The sequel Terra Incognito followed in..