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Proof : Two decades of printmaking
by Print Council Aotearoa New Zealand
A superb showcase of some of the best examples of contemporary fine art printmaking in Aotearoa New Zealand today. With 166 works by 151 artists, Proof covers a huge breadth of printmaking processes and display the incredible diversity of this artform, from the more traditional woodcuts and etchings to those pushing the boundaries of print
He reo tuku iho
by Awanui Te Huia
Reclaiming a language is a slow-burning process, both deeply personal and intricately connected to the socio-economic, historical and political conditions in which we live. In He Reo Tuku Iho: Tangata Whenua and Te Reo Māori, Awanui Te Huia focuses on the lived experiences of tangata whenua and explores ways in which they can reclaim te reo.
Agatha Christie
by Lucy Worsley
A new, fascinating account of the life of Agatha Christie from celebrated literary and cultural historian Lucy Worsley. With access to personal letters and papers that have rarely been seen, Lucy Worsley’s biography is both authoritative and entertaining and makes us realize what an extraordinary pioneer Agatha Christie was—truly a woman who wrote the twentieth century.
Here For a Good Time
by Chris Parker
Star of stand-up, winner of Celebrity Treasure Island and lockdown Instagram sensation, Chris Parker shares a series of short stories, essays and musings. This will have readers laughing and relating. As a comedian Chris Parker has built a large audience with his charismatic storytelling and online video sketches. This book allows the reader to take Chris home with them for a much-needed pick me up whenever they need.