Once Were Warriors

Alcoholism and domestic violence torment a family struggling to survive in an urban area south of Auckland.


New Zealand Fiction Award-winner offering a glimpse into Maori cultural traditions, family life and links to the land.

Bury Me Standing

Brainy but never arrogant reporter Isabel Fonseca bears witness to the lives of the Gypsies — or Roma — who are among the least understood people on earth, and whose diaspora numbers 12 million.

"Erudite, beautifully written… keenly observed and rich in unexpected exoticism.” - The New York Times


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