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            Eternal Boy: The Life of Kenneth Grahame

            Eternal Boy: The Life of Kenneth Grahame (Hardback)

            By Dennison, Matthew

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            The story of Kenneth Grahame, author of the children's classic Wind in the Willows, and of the vision of English pastoral that inspired it.

            ISBN 9781786697738
            Published 7 January 2019 by Head of Zeus
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            The Writing Life: Twelve New Zealand Authors
             

            The Writing Life: Twelve New Zealand Authors (Hardback)

            By Shepard, Deborah

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            A unique and intimate survey of the lives and work of 12 of our most acclaimed writers: Patricia Grace, Tessa Duder, Owen Marshall, Philip Temple, David Hill, Joy Cowley, Vincent O'Sullivan, Albert Wendt, Marilyn Duckworth, Chris Else, Fiona Kidman and Witi Ihimaera.

            ISBN 9780995109537
            Published 29 November 2018 by Massey University Press
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            Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy
             

            Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Knoop, Savannah

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            In Girl Boy Girl, Knoop tells her side of the story, revealing how she came to portray the young trans hustler turned literary wunderkind - a persona created by her sister-in-law, Laura Albert, to help sell her books. Much more than an inside look at one of the most famous litera ...

            ISBN 9781609808419
            Release Date 28 May 2019 by Seven Stories Press,U.S.
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            Oscar: A Life
             

            Oscar: A Life (Hardback)

            By Sturgis, Matthew

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            The first major biography of Oscar Wilde in thirty years.

            ISBN 9781788545976
            Release Date 1 May 2019 by Head of Zeus
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            The Book of Forgotten Authors

            The Book of Forgotten Authors (Paperback)

            By Fowler, Christopher

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            99 forgotten authors, their forgotten books, and their unforgettable stories

            ISBN 9781786484901
            Published 9 October 2018 by Quercus Publishing Plc
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            An Angel At My Table: The Complete Autobiography
              

            An Angel At My Table: The Complete Autobiography (Paperback)

            By Frame, Janet; Introduction by Campion, Jane

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            *The autobiography of one of New Zealand's best-loved writers with an introduction by Jane Campion

            ISBN 9781844086238
            Published 4 March 2010 by Little, Brown Book Group
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            Series Virago modern classics
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            Making Oscar Wilde

            Making Oscar Wilde (Hardback)

            By Mendelssohn, Michele

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            Packed with new evidence, Making Oscar Wilde tells the untold story of a local Irish eccentric who became a global cultural icon. This must-read book dramatizes Oscar Wilde's remarkable rise in Victorian England and post-Civil War America. Michele Mendelssohn interweaves biograph ...

            ISBN 9780198802365
            Published 7 June 2018 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet's Journey
             

            Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet's Journey (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kuusisto, Stephen

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            In a lyrical love letter to guide dogs everywhere, a blind poet shares his delightful story of how a guide dog changed his life and helped him discover a newfound appreciation for travel and independence. Stephen Kuusisto was born legally blind--but he was also raised in the 1950 ...

            ISBN 9781451689808
            Release Date 1 May 2019 by Simon & Schuster
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            The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir
             

            The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Irving, Apricot

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            In this compelling, beautiful memoir, award-winning writer Apricot Irving recounts her childhood as a missionary's daughter in Haiti during a time of upheaval--both in the country and in her home --

            ISBN 9781451690460
            Release Date 1 May 2019 by Simon & Schuster
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            L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated Female Byron
             

            L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated Female Byron (Hardback)

            By Miller, Lucasta

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            On 15 October 1838, the body of a thirty-six-year-old woman was found in Cape Coast Castle, West Africa, a bottle of Prussic acid in her hand. She was one of the most famous English poets of her day: Letitia Elizabeth Landon, known by her initials 'L.E.L.' What was she doing in A ...

            ISBN 9780224079396
            Release Date 16 May 2019 by Vintage
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