Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Ladies' Literati-Tea


llt - 1.jpg1pm The Intentions Book

This standout debut novel from Wellingtonian Gigi Fenster is a quietly subtle series of revelations. Morris reflects on his past life while waiting for news of his daughter, missing on a solo tramp in the Tararuas.
llt - 2.jpg1.25pm Tupaia
Captain Cook could not have done it without his remarkable Polynesian navigator. Maritime historian Joan Druett reveals the artist, linguist, astronomer, geographer & politician who was a creative genius.
llt - 3.jpg1.45pm Graft
Helen Heath’s poems have been widely published. The poems in this lovely volume attempt to join or graft things together – ideas, cultures, people – sometimes unpredictably, sometimes to heal.
llt - 4.jpg2pm The Girl Below
In Bianca Zander’s brilliant debut novel, Suki returns home to London after 10 years in NZ - & finds herself slipping back in time. Full of mystery & self-discovery, it is sharp, funny & spine-tingling
llt - 5.jpg2.20pm The Search for Anne Perry
Biographer Joanne Drayton spent time with Anne Perry in Scotland, in order to illuminate her life & work. This international best-selling crime writer is Juliet Hulme of Christchurch matricide fame.
llt - 6.jpg2.40pm Little and Friday
The book & the two cafes (hidden in the heart of Takapuna & Newmarket) have become foodie phenomenons! When Kim Evans bakes with this much love & integrity, the crowds descend.
llt - 7.jpg3pm Afternoon Tea
With lamingtons, melting moments, asparagus rolls, neenish tarts, savouries, cup cakes & more!

Authors will be signing books between mouthfuls.

llt - 8a.jpg3.55pm Your Unselfish Kindness
Mary Edmond-Paul allows Robin Hyde to reveal herself through this wonderful collection of her autobiographical writings. Hyde struggled with depression, addiction & single motherhood & writing was part of her therapy.
llt - 9a.jpg4.15pm The Perfect Balance
Financial trainer & commentator Hannah McQueen gives inspiring guidance on how to get ahead by spending less than you earn, & still ‘having a life’.
llt - 10.jpg4.35pm Common Land
Lynn Davidson has published 3 previous collections of poems. This new book of essays & poems, which circle & shine lights on one another, includes pianos, waltzes, green glass trees, & a person sitting on their coat.
llt - 11.jpg4.50pm A Life in Three Acts
Actress, model, TV personality & superb cook, Tina Grenville’s tempestuous & fascinating life, both private & public, is documented in this inspiring & entertaining memoir.
llt - 12.jpg5.10pm The Forrests
Emily Perkins, author of the award-winning Novel About My Wife, is NZ’s most gracious & popular book ambassador. Her acclaimed new novel reveals fascinating moments in the life of Dorothy Forrest.
Books will be available & authors will be happy to sign them.
Please forward this invitation to your friends.
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