Tell You What

Tell You What

Great New Zealand Nonfiction 2017

Book - 2016
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Into the bush, out on the street and all the way to the bottom of the sea, from marae to motorway to mausoleum, this third collection of New Zealand's best new nonfiction writing heads off in pursuit of home, history and hard truths. Unfamiliar landscapes - Iceland, Middle Earth, Westminster Abbey - mingle with familiar sensations - an old song, the chlorine tang of a swimming pool, the taste of koko alaisa. Tell You What: 2017 bears witness to the range and craft of our very best writers as they show us how we live, where, and why. Featuring the prose stylings of Greg Bruce, Dylan Cleaver, Adam Dudding, Amber Esau, Sylvia Giles, Tom Goulter, Charlotte Grimshaw, David Haywood, Dylan Horrocks, Ali Ikram, Lynn Jenner, Nic Low, Maria McMillan, Moana Maniapoto, Selina Tusitala Marsh, Talia Marshall, Toni Nealie, Jane Phare, Jenni Quilter, Sistar Six, Tracey Slaughter, Rosabel Tan, Giovanni Tiso, Kennedy Warne, Rebekah White and Ashleigh Young.
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand :, Auckland University Press,, 2016.
Branch Call Number: 820.80092 TEL
Characteristics: vii, 268 pages ;,20 cm
Additional Contributors: Andrew, Susanna 1966-
Gracewood, Jolisa

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Kim's pick: I look forward to this collection of non-fiction coming out each year now. I especially laughed and commiserated at Ali Ikram’s snippet of life and parenting after leaving a job in the limelight. This collection of writing lead me to seek out interesting new books by some of the autho... Read More »

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Kim's pick: I look forward to this collection of non-fiction coming out each year now. I especially laughed and commiserated at Ali Ikram’s snippet of life and parenting after leaving a job in the limelight. This collection of writing lead me to seek out interesting new books by some of the autho... Read More »


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StaffPickles Jan 24, 2017

Kim's pick: I look forward to this collection of non-fiction coming out each year now. I especially laughed and commiserated at Ali Ikram’s snippet of life and parenting after leaving a job in the limelight. This collection of writing lead me to seek out interesting new books by some of the authors featured, such as Tracey Slaughter and Ashleigh Young.

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