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 Poetry

James Brown’s fifth book of poetry moves through personal lyrics, narrative desire, and short takes, before arriving at a climactic antipoetry. Warm Auditorium is Brown at his most formally diverse, with rhyme, tongue-twisters, lists, monologues, and prose poems. Within its&nbs... read more

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: 9780864737649
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210x150mm
: New Zealand
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: James Brown
: Paperback
: English
: 821
: 78
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Warm Auditorium
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I went straight into the sea.I wanted its lift and cold,its salt, its curve and its breaking. I remembered its clarity. I lovedits heartiness and with thatI remembered the recent dead.  Ocean and Stone, Dinah Hawken’s seventh collection of poetry, is a book of many elements.
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: 9781776560448
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: New Zealand
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: Dinah Hawken
: Paperback
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Ocean and Stone
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 Poetry

Awards:Shortlisted for Spectrum Print Book Design Awards: Best Non-Illustrated Book 2006.

Since Katherine Mansfield wrote some of her greatest stories on the Riviera, France has occupied a place in the imagination of New Zealand writers and readers. This anthology includes memoirs, stories and poems written in France by some of New Zealand�������¢����������������s g... read more

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: 9780864735058
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 239mm X 172mm X 24mm
: New Zealand
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: Jenny Bornholdt
: Paperback
: 820.8
: 248
: illustrations
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The Colour of Distance: New Zealand Writers in France, French Writers in New Zealand
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 Poetry

Awards:Winner of Spectrum Print Book Design Awards: Best Non-Illustrated Book 2006. Shortlisted for Spectrum Print Book Design Awards: Best Book 2006.

Gregory O�������¢����������������Brien is a poet, anthologist, art writer and painter. Born in Matamata in 1961, he trained as a journalist in Auckland and worked as a newspaper reporter in Northland before returning to study art history and English at Auckland University. I... read more

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: 9780864735010
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 211mm X 152mm X 9mm
: New Zealand
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: Gregory O'Brien
: Paperback
: illustrated edition
: 821.2
: 95
: Poetry texts & anthologies
: Illustrations
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Afternoon of an Evening Train
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 Poetry

'Two poets on a headland, mid-survey / might pause suddenly and say / will this be your whale, or mine?' Between 2011 and 2014, poet and artist Gregory O'Brien found himself following the migratory routes of whales and seabirds across vast tracts of the South Pacific Ocean, resulting in work that O'Br... read more

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: 9781869408329
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 230mm X 165mm
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: O'BRIEN GREGORY
: Paperback
: 821.2
: DC
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Whale Years
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 Poetry

There is a remarkable range of poems in The Leaf-Ride as it travels along in its 'down-welling, up-welling drift': poems that range from the power of a single word to the horror of violence to the joy of a newborn child. At the heart of the book are three sequences to stand alongside thos... read more

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: 9780864736505
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm x 150mm
: New Zealand
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: Dinah Hawken
: Paperback
: 1
: 821.2
: 87
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The Leaf-Ride
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 Poetry

At once a travel book, an autobiographical novel and free-floating meditation on Europe and the Antipodes, News of the Swimmer Reaches Shore begins with its narrator suspended in the salty, tideless waters of the Mediterranean. Adrift on an ocean of art history, literature and music, of memories a... read more

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: 9780864735324
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm X 148mm X 11mm
: New Zealand
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: Gregory O'Brien
: Paperback
: 824.914
: 160
: Illustrations
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News of the Swimmer Reaches Shore
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Who knew that inside the rugged exterior of many a farmer beats the heart of a poet? Photographer Stephen Robinson came across some of these poems on his travels and set out to collect up more of them to accompany a wide-ranging set of his farm-... read more

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: 9781869793937
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: 210mm X 225mm
: New Zealand
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: Stephen Robinson
: Paperback
: 184
: colour photographs
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Rural Delivery: Poems and Images from New Zealand Farms
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 Poetry

Gregory O'Brien's first collection of poems since Afternoon of an Evening Train (2005), Beauties of the Octagonal Pool is centred on the 'octagonal pool' of the Waitemata Harbour. In an eight-armed embrace, Beauties of the Octagonal Pool collects poems written from and out of a variety of times, locat... read more

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: 9781869405793
: Auckland University Press
: auckland university press
: 230mm X 165mm
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: O'BRIEN GREGORY
: Paperback
: 821.3
: DC
: Black and white illustrations
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Beauties of the Octagonal Pool
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 Poetry

The Hill of Wool is a book about memories. Some memories live in families. Some are inspired by rediscovered children's songs and stories. Others are triggered by chance encounters with old boyfriends. Sometimes personal and lyrical, sometimes jagged and strange like untamed children's... read more

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: 9780864736529
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm x 145mm
: New Zealand
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: Jenny Bornholdt
: Paperback
: 1
: 821.2
: 60
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The Hill of Wool
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 Poetry

Salt River Songs is Sam Hunt's latest collection of poems, written over the last few years in his house that sits amongst a grove of totara trees on the Arapaoa, one of the five main salt rivers of the Kaipara Harbour. As always, his unflinchingly honest, elegiac and moving poems ro... read more

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: 9780947503031
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 200mm X 125mm
: New Zealand
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: Sam Hunt
: Paperback
: 72
: books
Salt River Songs
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 Poetry

Awards:Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Poetry Category 2007.

Dinah Hawken's new book is a bold and innovative extension of her previous work. At its heart is a collection of superb new poems. To them, Dinah Hawken has added two prose journals: the first covering the month immediately after 9/11 when she remained in Wellington while her husband traveled to work ... read more

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: 9780864735287
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm X 148mm X 12mm
: New Zealand
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: Dinah Hawken
: Paperback
: NZ821.2
: 144
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One Shapely Thing: Poems and Journals
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