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What they wrote A taste of contributor comments over our first 20 years   On New Zealand Books My hope is that New Zealand Books will provide a forum for frank discussion that dares to rise above the suffocating confines…
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Ruck on, Chris Knox

The Swinging Sixties: When New Zealand Changed Forever Graham Hutchins HarperCollins, $49.99, ISBN 9781869506537 Missed opportunities – don’t you just hate them? I was a little apprehensive about The Swinging Sixties, given that Graham Hutchins was primarily known for his…
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Not for the queasy, Chris Knox

Emerald Budgies Karyn Hay Vintage, $24.95, ISBN 1869414535   Wow! Karyn Hay’s first novel got a right regal slagging on Kim Hill this morning, both host Sean Plunket and a queasy-sounding male reviewer whose name I missed really putting the…
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