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  • How to Live
    Helen Rickerby

    A new poetry collection that takes readers among ‘the unsilent women’, from Hipparchia to J. K. Rowling. August 2019 >>

  • AUP New Poets 5
    Carolyn DeCarlo, Sophie van Waardenberg, and Rebecca Hawkes

    In a New Zealand poetry scene overflowing with energy, the return of AUP New Poets introduces three extraordinary new voices. August 2019 >>

  • Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy
    Paul Horan and Philip Matthews. With a foreword by Michele A’Court

    A big, authoritative, hilarious illustrated account of our funniest comedians. July 2019 >>

  • Dragonflies and Damselflies of New Zealand
    Milen Marinov and Mike Ashbee

    A beautifully illustrated natural history and field guide to New Zealand’s extraordinary dragonflies and damselflies. July 2019 >>

  • Making History: A New Zealand Story
    Jock Phillips

    The story of one historian, and a country, awakening to New Zealand’s past. June 2019 >>

  • The Dangerous Country of Love and Marriage
    Amy Leigh Wicks

    A collection of sharp, sensory poems that build a narrative of love and marriage, migration and isolation. June 2019 >>

  • Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
    Catherine Hammond and Mary Kisler

    A vivid and revealing book published alongside a landmark exhibition focused on one of New Zealand’s most internationally recognised artists, Frances Hodgkins. Marking the 150th anniversary of the artist’s birth. May 2019 >>