Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Tickets for the Women's Bookshop 2016 Ladies Litera-Tea on sale now

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Sunday 30 October 1 - 5.30pm
Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Epsom Girls
Tickets $65 (
includes lavish afternoon tea)

We are thrilled with the exciting line-up of authors this year – confirmed so far, in no particular order, are:

Catherine Chidgey with her long-awaited, stunning new novel The Wish Child
Helene Wong with her fascinating experiences of Being Chinese: A New Zealander’s Story
Poet Paula Green taking you on enchanting travels in New York Pocket Book
Marilyn Jessen with creative women in
Her Space: She Sheds, Back Rooms and Kitchen Tables
Dunedin novelist & poet Emma Neale with her sensitive, beautiful new novel Billy Bird
Yael Shocket with gorgeous Mediterranean/Israeli food from her restaurant in Fort St,
Ima Cuisine
Poet Kerrin P Sharpe with her intriguing new collection
Rabbit Rabbit
Lindsey Dawson with her lively historical novel Scarlet & Magenta
Janice Marriott exploring the joys of being a nana or a poppa in Grandparents Talk
and finally - Comedian Urzila Carlson will have you
Rolling with the Punchlines.
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Exciting Author Events in the Shop

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Tuesday 13 September 6pm in the bookshop

The delightful Dick Frizzell has gathered a stunning range of NZ ‘celebrities’ to contribute to his marvellous charity project, Cooking 4 Change: 101 Famous Kiwis Share Their Favourite Recipes.
The aim of his amazing adventure is to make the world a better place through food. All Profits go to: Auckland City Mission, Starship Foundation, Paw Justice, Leukaemia & Blood Cancer NZ. cooking200.jpgFull of fab photos & Dick’s unique design, this is a joyous book.
Can’t cook? This your book! Good cook? This is your book!
Enjoy an entertaining evening listening to Dick’s stories. He’ll be joined by a few of the 101 contributors, including Michele A’Court, Hamish Keith & Urzila Carlson.
We’ll be selling the book at full price on the night ($50) & giving 10% ($5 per book) to one of the charities.

Two Stunning International Guests 
Tuesday 30 August 6pm in the bookshop

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Visiting NZ for the WORD Christchurch Writers Festival – we are delighted to welcome Nadia Hashimi (USA, of Afghan descent) with her new novel A House Without Windows
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and Elizabeth Hay (Canada) with her latest novel His Whole Life.

Both are best-selling, award-winning authors renowned in their own countries & internationally.

Matt Vickers with Lecretia’s Choice:
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Thursday 1 September 6pm in the bookshop

We are honoured to host Matt Vickers, husband of Lecretia Seales, during his brief visit to Auckland. This brave & moving book is the story of his wife, a lawyer diagnosed with a brain tumour who chose to campaign for the rights & dignity of the terminally ill.


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