Tell You What: Great New Zealand Nonfiction 2016

Susanna Andrew and Jolisa Gracewood

Format: Paperback, Ebook
Pages: 248
Published: November 2015
Availability: Out of stock / out of print
Specs: 19.8cm x 13.0cm
ISBN: 9781869408442

Available in Ebook

A second helping of marvellous nonfiction – live, wild, true stories from contemporary New Zealand.

Tell you what: we've done it again. Our editors went out into New Zealand and rounded up a pile of blogs and travelogues, memoirs and journalism - some of the best true stories from the last year or so. We've got bullies and Barbie, chakra and shipwrecks, loose lips and AK47s. From Oamaru to Xinjiang to New York, Tell You What: 2016 introduces us to some extraordinary tales of coming out and going home, of living and dying, of tragedy and transformation. 'Marvellous', says John Campbell in his foreword. Read it and we know you'll agree.  Including Tina Makereti on museumology and memory, Vicki Anderson on Christchurch buses, Steve Braunias on the threat of fire, Nicky Hager on dirty politics, Elizabeth Knox on death and disputation, Joe Nunweek on school suspensions, Ali Ikram on Keri Hulme and Matt Vickers on Lecretia Seales - not to mention work by Charles Anderson, Naomi Arnold, Rachel Buchanan, Kate Camp, Megan Dunn, Dan Eichblatt, David Fisher, Ross Nepia Himona, Lynn Jenner, Kirsten McDougall, Kristen Ng, Jenni Quilter, Sylvan Thomson, Giovanni Tiso and Ashleigh Young.


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For a second year the editors present a very interesting variety of New Zealand nonfiction. - Charles Cole, Stuff NZ