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50 Years of NZ Book Awards: Albert Wendt

50 years of Book Awards

Winning words: Albert Wendt’s novel ‘Leaves of the Banyan Tree’


50 Years of NZ Book Awards: Lloyd Jones

Winning words: Lloyd Jones’s novel ‘The Book of Fame’


50 Years of NZ Book Awards: Maurice Gee

Winning words: Maurice Gee’s novel Plumb.


50 Years of NZ Book Awards: Charlotte Grimshaw

Winning words: Charlotte Grimshaw’s story collection Opportunity.


'One of writing’s greatest magics is to allow us – to use Kiri Piahana-Wong’s phrase – to slide outside the trap of time.' - David Taylor

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