Monday, August 31, 2015

NZ Books Spring 2015 Issue

NZ Books  Issue 111 Contents (in shops Friday 4 September)

2 Campbell Smith (obituary)
3 Thom Conroy: Anna Smaill, The Chimes
4 Sarah Laing: Catherine Robertson, The Hiding Places
5 Paula Morris: Patricia Grace, Chappy
6 Ashlee Nelson: Julie Hill, ShameJoy; Michael Botur, Mean
7 James Norcliffe: Donovan Bixley, Monkey Boy; Adele Broadbent, Trouble in Time
8 Matthew Wright: Peter Cox, Desert War: The Battle of Sidi Rezegh
9 Philippa Mein Smith: Steven Loveridge, Calls to Arms: New Zealand Society and Commitment to the Great War
10 David Littlewood: Auckland War Memorial Museum, The Anzacs: An Inside View of New Zealanders at Gallipoli; Jock Phillips with Philip Harper and Susan Harper, Brothers in Arms: Gordon and Robin Harper in the Great War
11 Jim McAloon: Tony Simpson, Before Hobson
12 Maggie Barry: “Sustainable partnerships” (byline)
13 Jacinda Adern: “Disruption and uncertainty” (byline)
14 Hugh Roberts: Wystan Curnow, The Critic’s Part: Wystan Curnow Art Writings 1971-2013; Murray Edmond, Then It Was Now Again: Selected Critical Writing
16 Rebecca Rice: Joel L Schiff, Grace Joel: An Impressionist Portrait
17 Adrian Kinnaird: Dylan Horrocks, Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen; K K Jart (text) and Nick Fedaeff (paintings), The Bitter Sweet Philosophies
18 Matariki Williams: Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris, Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History
20 Emma Neale: Airini Beautrais, Dear Neil Roberts; Chris Tse, How to be Dead in a Year of Snakes
21 Tom McLean: Alan Roddick (ed), Charles Brasch: Selected Poems
22 Bookshelf
23 Alison McKee: Catherine Amey, The Compassionate Contrarians: A History of Vegetarians in Aotearoa New Zealand
24 David Cohen: Martin Edmond, Barefoot Years; Paula Morris, On Coming Home
25 Geoffrey Palmer: Raymond Miller, Democracy in New Zealand
26 Hannah Lawn: Shaun Barnett and Chris Maclean, Tramping: A New Zealand History
27 Michael Morrissey: Mike Johnson, Hold My Teeth While I Teach You to Dance
28 Linda Burgess: Glyn Harper (Jenny Cooper illus), Roly the Anzac Donkey; Melinda Szymanik (Dominique Ford illus), The Song of Kauri; Scott Tulloch, I am Not a Worm; Sally Sutton (Daron Parton illus), Zoo Train

Paula Morris homes in on Patricia Grace’s new novel
Geoffrey Palmer puts our democracy in the dock
Maggie Barry and Jacinda Adern address the state of the literary nation
Emma Neale finds politics and history in new poetry
plus soldiers, trampers, impressionists and vegetarians

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