Wednesday, April 26, 2017

News from the Women's Bookshop

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death expands us.jpgDeath Expands Us
Tuesday 2 May 6pm in the bookshop
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Join writer & professional grief coach Stephanie Harris to celebrate the launch of her book – an honest account of grief & how it can evolve into a catalyst for positive transformation & change.

All welcome 
Auckland Writers Festival (AWF)
16 – 21 May
logo.pngIt’s about to happen again! It’s one of the biggest & best literary festivals in the world!
difficult women.jpgDon’t miss Roxanne Gay, Anne Enright, Emma Neale, Caroline Brothers, Brit Bennett, Catherine Chidgey, Mpho Tutu van Furth (Desmond Tutu’s daughter), Ashleigh Young, Tina Makereti & lots of great chaps too!!
Take your kids to hear the divine Lauren Child.
Hear Carole Beu chat with the delightful, hilarious Stella Duffy.
Attend another stunning theatre performance by Rebecca Vaughan – Jane Eyre this time.
Advance AWF Event –
Saturday 29 April, Auckland Town Hall
An Evening with Armando Iannucci

iannuci.jpgThe Emmy-winning Veep, the Bafta-winning The Thick of It, & Little Englander Alan Partridge are just some of the satirical creations of this brilliant writer, producer & director. He’ll be talking to Toby Manhire about his work & whether the new world order is putting satirists out of a job!
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We have piles of AWF PROGRAMMES in the shop – or go to
We’re buried under an avalanche of AWF books (phew!) & are delighted to be running the numerous (phew again!) festival bookstalls with our friends Unity Books. We’ll have about 25,000 books & 35 staff at the Aotea Centre for the week.
World Women 17
We were fortunate to be the bookseller at the stunning World Women 17 Conference run by Theresa Gattung & colleagues in March.
rebel girls3.jpgOne of the most frequently asked for titles at the conference was Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women
World-wide demand has been so phenomenal that our stock has only recently arrived – we now have heaps! ($40)

We ordered too many copies of two titles for the conference, so are pleased to offer them to you at reduced prices:

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