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Television writer and producer Georgia Pritchett knows a thing or two about anxiety. Worry has accompanied her at every turn. This memoir is a joyful reflection on just how to live and sometimes even thrive (sometimes not) with anxiety.
From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean-American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.
Matt Faafetai Malietoa Brown offers the men in his barbershop a haircut with a difference: a safe space to be seen and heard without judgment. Matt shares his and his clients' stories and gives readers the tools they need to begin their own journeys.
This is a vivid account of a New Zealand upbringing, where rebellion was encouraged, where trouble and tragedy lay ahead. It looks beyond the public face to the 'messy reality of family life - and much more'.
A thoughtful memoir from a woman renowned for her bold risk-taking, multiculturalism, and activism. Priyanka Chopra Jonas's story will inspire readers to gather their courage, embrace ambition, and follow their dreams.
Retired judge Rosemary Riddell shares her life on the bench, complete with its humour, frustration and poignant moments. Her story is a fascinating look at New Zealand life as seen by a woman involved in the top levels of our justice system.
Rebecca Macfie takes you not only into Helen Kelly's life but into a defining period in the country's history, when old values were replaced by the individualism of neo-liberalism, and the wellbeing and livelihood of workers faced unremitting stress.
Patricia Grace begins with her family and takes us through her life as a writer, a Māori woman and teacher. She expresses love for family and ancestral land; shows the prejudices she's faced that made her stronger; and tracks her career as a writer.
A charming, sometimes heartbreaking, oftentimes laugh-out-loud journey through the seasons with a New Zealand country animal vet. Danielle Hawkins is a farm vet, mother, sheep farmer's wife and author. Her diary celebrates the joys of rural living.
Twenty years after the Tampa affair, Abbas Nazari tells his amazing story, from living under Taliban rule, to spending a terrifying month at sea, to building a new life at the bottom of the world. A powerful and inspiring story for our times.
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