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..
Packed with memorable musings, Classic Quotations offers thought-provoking comments and advice to suit every occasion and frame of mind. Some of the great quotes included come from surprising sources'who would have thought that what Kurt Cobain, Wayne Gretzky or Marilyn Monroe had to say could compa..
This volume makes possible a proper assessment of the scope and stature of Peter Bland's work. These poems - often witty and beautiful - are a lifetime's achievement, a testament to an ongoing power to engage us in his vision. Peter Bland arrived in New Zealand in 1954 and since the 1970s has divide..
Mark richards has been writing poetry for over 60 years. In this volume of collected works are poems from the second half of a distinguished writing career which has seen him produce 17 books, comprising poetry, drama and a series of novellas. An accompanying CD features Mark reading a selection of ..
Award-winning poet and a distinguished actor Peter Bland (Came a Hot Friday) was born in Yorkshire and emigrated to NZ in 1954. In this new collection he continues 'to give the world back to itself'' with insight, energy and tact. Vivid - witty - original - accessible ...the perfect introduction to ..
Gustave Dore is an artist with widespread appeal and his London engravings are among his most highly regarded accomplishments. Divided into four major sections, Rags, Riches, Work and Play, the book covers the full panoply of his 19th-century London. The texts are drawn from a range of fictional and..
Poems of love, loss, comic insight and sensory delight. At 81, Peter Bland's new work continues to dazzle and amuse. PN Review praises his 'gentle but powerful assurance' and Poetry London the 'intoxicating feeling' his poetry evokes...
The British invented the novel, with the publication of Robinson Crusoe in 1719 marking the arrival of a revolutionary and distinctly modern form of art. But it's also true, as Sebastian Faulks argues in this remarkable book, that the novel helped invent the British- for the first time we had storie..