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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Ladies' Litera-Tea looms

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Open 7 days from 10am; Thurs & Fri ‘til 7pm ONLINE SHOPPING -
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FOUR brilliant book launches - PLUS
Ladies’ Litera-Tea tickets go ON SALE Thursday, 20 AUGUST

crooked rib small.jpgBOOK LAUNCH 
A Crooked Rib - Judy Corbalis

This lively historical novel explores the scandalous marriage of Sir George Grey & his feisty young wife Eliza Lucy. judy corbalis, author picg.jpgNew Zealand in the mid-1800s is brought vividly to life, with well-known historical figures & boldly-drawn Maori characters. Fascinating!
Judy is home from London to launch this new novel. Please join her, & Penguin Random House, for a highly entertaining evening.

Tuesday 18 August 6pm, in the bookshop

party line 9781775537557 small.jpgBOOK LAUNCH  The Party Line - Sue Orr

After two brilliantly successful short story collections, we are delighted to be launching Sue Orr’s long-awaited first novel. sue orr small.jpgSet in a farming community in 1970s New Zealand, it explores individual bravery versus silent, collective complicity. Stunning!
Please celebrate with Sue, Penguin Random House, & poet Paula Green who will launch the book.

Wednesday 26 August 6pm, in the bookshop

Unbreakable Spirit – Karen McMillan
Facing the challenge of cancer in New Zealand

karen mcmillan small.jpgKaren McMillan, a woman of unbreakable spirit, will be joined by other cancer survivors who have contributed to this inspiring book.
‘I know if you read Unbreakable Spirit, you will gain great strength from it’ – Judy Bailey

Please join Karen and other contributors for a joyous celebration of overcoming adversity.

Wednesday 2 September 6pm, in the bookshop
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First Lady – Alison Mau

From Boyhood to Womanhood: The Incredible Story of New Zealand's Sex-Change Pioneer Liz Roberts
alison_mau small.jpgAn honest, sometimes brutal, often hilarious account of the first New Zealander to undergo full sex-change surgery. Her dramatic story documents the life of a creative, warm-hearted person who had the courage to be herself, against all odds. Inspiring!

Everyone welcome to celebrate diversity with Liz Roberts, Alison Mau & Upstart Press

Wednesday 9 September 6pm, in the bookshop

Ladies’ Litera-Tea
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Raye Freedman Arts Centre
Epsom Girls’ Grammar

The line-up is stunning! View the programme HERE

Tickets go on sale 10am Thursday 20 August

$60 (includes lavish afternoon tea!)
Book early – this event sells out!
No door sales
See you at a book event soon!
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The Women's Bookshop

105 Ponsonby Road, Auckland
(09) 376 4399

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