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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

February events at the Women's Bookshop in Auckland

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OPEN LATE until 8.00 Thursday and Friday!ONLINE SHOPPING
Hi Joan

Barbara Ewing & men in petticoats! 
barbara     ewing.jpgLondon-based New Zealand actress & author Barbara Ewing will be in the bookshop during the PRIDE FESTIVAL to celebrate her fabulous new novel The Petticoat Men, based on a true, outrageous Victorian story. 

Ewing’s strange and fascinating novel zooms in on one of the greatest scandals of the Victorian age and manages to shed new light on it . . . rich, vivid, terrific.’ 
–The Times
MONDAY 9 FEBRUARY 6pm in the bookshop          
Gold coin donation at the door 
Family Portraits NZ Book Launch 

sam_orchard 150.jpgJoin author/illustrator Sam Orchard to launch this ‘first-of-its-kind in NZ’ series of comic books that celebrate our lives, diversity, sexual orientation & gender identities. 
These NZ stories rejoice in our differences & look at how our ages, histories, genders, beliefs & ethnicities shape our experiences & how we live in the world.
WEDNESDAY 18 FEBRUARY 6pm in the bookshop
Gold coin donation at the door 

The Chimes – Anna Smaill – Book Launch 
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annasmaill 150.jpgA stunning literary debut, published in London, by 34 -year-old New Zealand poet & violinist Anna Smaill, The Chimes is a startlingly original work that combines unique prose with incredible imagination. 
"The Chimes is a remarkable debut. It's inventive, beautifully written, and completely absorbing. I highly recommend it." - Kevin Powers, author of The Yellow Birds.
Join Anna & Hachette Publishers to celebrate this extraordinary publication.

WEDNESDAY 25 FEBRUARY 6pm in the bookshop  
auckland_pride_festival_2015.pngVisit our bookstall at the BIG GAY OUT - Sunday 8 February, Coyle Park, Pt. Chev.
Visit our bookshop in Ponsonby Road on Saturday 21 February & stay for the PRIDE PARADE at 7.30pm
Support young women’s theatre!
freya 150.jpgLive Orgy – written & performed by Freya Desmarais 
Monday 9 Feb – Wednesday 11 Feb 7pm 
Basement Theatre, Lower Greys Ave
Auckland CBD 
BOOK 0508 iTICKET(484253)

Feminist & full-on – this may be the sex education you never received! (Adult themes, R18)
Penguin Random House are moving their warehouse to Australia – Result? LOTS of fabulous books for our SALE! We have been rummaging & scouring – it will be our best sale ever!!
Begins 10am Saturday 28 February & 
runs through March as long as stock lasts


Welcome to Paula Legel who is joining our team permanently on Saturdays & Sundays. 

She’s hooked on books like the rest of us, will be able to recommend books to you & answer your curly questions!

Happy reading

Carole, Tanya, Mary-Liz, Patricia & Paula
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The Women's Bookshop

105 Ponsonby Road, Auckland
(09) 376 4399

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