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Theory vs practice, Colin Knox

The Intangibles of Managing A J (Tone) Borren Dunmore Press, $29.95 ISBN 0864692390 The New Zealand Small Business Guide Richard Higham and Sara Williams Penguin, $29.95 (revised edition) ISBN 0140132201 Marketing In New Zealand Alyse Boaz Longman Paul, $29.95 ISBN…
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Balancing the debate, Christine Woods

False Economy: New Zealanders face the conflict between paid and unpaid work Anne Else Tandem Press, $29.95 ISBN 0908884 826 It is often said that the purpose of life is not simply to survive, but to thrive. Exponents of the…
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Issue 24 — Summer 1996

Issue 24, August 1996 Letters, August 1996 Miles Fairburn: James Belich, Making Peoples, A History of the New Zealanders from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth Century Anne French: Jenny Bornholt and Greg O’Brien (eds), My Heart Goes…
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Letters — Summer 1996

Letters, June 1996 Revisions do supersede When I revised poems from my earliest collection (Valley of Decision 1933) for inclusion in my Collected Poems (1974) I intended — and expected — the new versions to supersede the old ones. Why…
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What to do before Next, Anne French

My heart goes swimming: New Zealand love poems Jenny Bornholdt and Greg O’Brien (eds) Godwit, $19.95 ISBN 0908877811 Go Round Power Please James Brown Victoria University Press, $19.95 ISBN 0864732899 The birds do it. The bees do it. So let’s…
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Packed collection of clues, Alan Loney

Treasure Hunt Mike Johnson Auckland University Press 1996, $19.95 ISBN 1 86940 141 7 It is often tempting to approach any new book of poetry as an example of either “mainstream” or “postmodern” work and assess it according to the…
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Being elsewhere, Janet Hughes

Landscape with Lines Diana Bridge Auckland University Press, $19.95 ISBN 1869401522 Antipodes Michael Jackson Auckland University Press, $19.95 ISBN 1869401581 Surprising the Slug Bernard Brown Cape Catley, $17.95 ISBN 0 908561504 Celebrating Stones Nadine LaHatte Puriri Press, $25.00 ISBN 0…
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Boxing the compass, David Eggleton

How Things Are Adrienne Jansen, Harry Ricketts, J C Sturm and Meg Campbell Whitireia Publishing and Daphne Brasell Press, $21.95 ISBN 0 958351341 four Damien Wilkins, Elizabeth Knox, Bill Manhire and Emily Perkins Published by the authors, no price given,…
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Poem — Rachel McAlpine

From ‘Doshisha Diary’ May 12 In the night a baby summer rolls on to my bare back like a sumo tiger … all warm fur, and feel the weight of it. May 27 Hot rain. Everybody fears it except the…
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To sleep or not to sleep, Iain Sharp

Not Her Real Name and Other Stories Emily Perkins Victoria University Press, $24.95 ISBN 084673 2891 Since I first clapped eyes on it Anna Miles’ cover design for Not Her Real Name has puzzled and intrigued me. The front cover,…
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