With his masterful first collection, multiple-award-winning author Ted Chiang deftly blends human emotion and scientific rationalism in eight remarkably diverse stories, all told in his trademark precise and evocative prose. From a soaring Babylonian tower that ... read more

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: 9781447289234
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Ted Chiang
: 320
: 813.6
: English
: New edition
: Paperback
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Stories of Your Life and Others
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Riffing on truth, lies and secrets, this collection uses fiction to explore fact, and fact to explore fiction. Fictional characters muse upon the truth behind real people, non-fiction pieces contain short interludes of fiction, fiction is written to read like an essay, made-up elem... read more

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: 9780143771630
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
: 234mm X 135mm X 21mm
: New Zealand
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: Paula Morris
: 288
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False River
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A lively anthology of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, celebrating the birds of New Zealand. On the skyline a hawk languidly typing a hunting poem with its wings. - Hone Tuwhare New Zealand birds have inspired mythology, song, whimsical stories, detailed observation, humour and poetr... read more

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: 9780143770312
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 210mm X 141mm X 29mm
: New Zealand
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: Elisabeth Easther
: 240
: 820.803628
: Hardback
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Bird Words
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Crossing J.M. Coetzee's range of well-known writerly interests, including Beckett, with essays on Australian writers including Gerald Murnane, Patrick White and Les Murray. The subjects covered range from Daniel Defoe in the early eighteenth century to Coetzee's contempor... read more

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: 9780143783374
: Random House Australia
: Knopf Australia
: 217mm X 144mm X 36mm
: Australia
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: J. M. Coetzee
: 304
: en
: 917
: Hardback
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Late Essays: 2006-2017
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The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age. In the Secret Life: Three True Stories, Andrew O'... read more

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: 9780571335855
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Andrew O'Hagan
: 272
: 364
: en
: Export - Airside ed
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The Secret Life: Three True Stories
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Published to coincide the with 50th anniversary of the Israel occupation of the West Bank, an anthology that explores the human cost of the conflict there as witnessed by such notable writers as Colum McCann, Colm Toibin, Dave Eggers, M... read more

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: 9780008229191
: HarperCollins Publishers
: Fourth Estate Ltd
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Michael Chabon
: 448
: 956.9405
: en
: 617
: Paperback
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Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation
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Series:Penguin Modern Classics

'England is a family in which the young are generally thwarted and most of the power is in the hands of irresponsible uncles and bedridden aunts. Still, it is a family.' 'England Your England' is one of the most compelling and insightful portraits of the nation ever writte... read more

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: 9780241315668
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Classics
: 181mm X 111mm
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: George Orwell
: 48
: 824.912
: 1
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England Your England
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Christopher Hitchens was an unparalleled, prolific writer, who raised the polemical essay to a new art form, over a lifetime of thinking and debating the defining issues of our times. As an essayist he contributed to the New Statesman, Atlantic Monthly, London Review of Books... read more

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: 9781760294953
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
: 198mm X 128mm
: Australia
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: Christopher Hitchens
: 352
: en
: 617
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And Yet... Essays
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Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction Winner of Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017 - General Non Ficion. 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize for non-fiction.

Can You Tolerate This? is a collection of twenty-one personal essays by Ashleigh Young.
In this spirited and singular book, Young roams freely from preoccupation to preoccupation - Hamilton's 90s music scene, family histories, a boy with a rare skeletal disease, a s... read more

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: 9781776560769
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 21.00 cmmm X 14.00 cmmm
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: Ashleigh Young
: F
: 0
: 824.92
: en
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Can You Tolerate This?
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A Traveller's Year is an anthology of extracts from diaries, journals and letters, two or three for each day of the year, on the subject of travel and exploration. The extracts convey men and women's experiences of travel and discovery throughout the centuries from classical times to the early twenty-... read more

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: 9780711237605
: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
: United Kingdom
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: Travis Elborough
: 528
: en
: Paperback
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A Traveller's Year
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