New Zealand Post Book Awards Finalists 2010

The finalists for the 2010 New Zealand Post Book Awards have been announced!

Click below for more information on each finalist title.

Fiction, Poetry, General Non-fiction, Illustrated Non-fiction, Best First Book Award Winners

FICTION CATEGORY

As the Earth Turns Silver
Alison Wong
Penguin Group (NZ)
ISBN 9780143011675
RRP $37.00

Limestone
Fiona Farrell
Vintage, Random House NZ
ISBN 978-1-86979-168-1
RRP $29.99
Living as a Moon
Owen Marshall
Vintage, Random House NZ
ISBN 978-1-86979-251-0
RRP $34.99

 

POETRY CATEGORY

Just This
Brian Turner
Victoria University Press
ISBN 9780864735911
RRP $25.00
The Lustre Jug
Bernadette Hall
Victoria University Press
ISBN 9780864736086
RRP $25.00
  The Tram Conductor’s Blue Cap
Michael Harlow
Auckland University Press
ISBN 9781869404307
RRP $24.99

 

GENERAL NON-FICTION CATEGORY

Aphrodite’s Island
Anne Salmond
Viking, Penguin Group (NZ)
ISBN 9780670073962
RRP $65.00
Beyond the Battlefield: New Zealand and its Allies, 1939-1945
Gerald Hensley
Viking, Penguin Group (NZ)
ISBN 9780670074044
RRP $65.00
Cone Ten Down: Studio pottery in New Zealand, 1945-1980
Moyra Elliott and Damian Skinner
David Bateman
ISBN 9781869537319
RRP $49.99
Encircled Lands: Te Urewera, 1820-1921
Judith Binney
Bridget Williams Books
ISBN 978-1-877242-44-1
RRP $89.99
 
The Invention of New Zealand Art & National Identity, 1930-1970
Francis Pound
Auckland University Press
ISBN 9781869404147
RRP $75.00

 

ILLUSTRATED NON-FICTION CATEGORY

Art at Te Papa
William McAloon (editor)
Te Papa Press
ISBN 978-1-877385-38-4 Standard Edtn
RRP $130.00
ISBN: 978-1-877385-48-3 Limited Edtn
RRP $300.00
Go Fish: Recipes and stories from the New Zealand Coast
Al Brown
Random House NZ
ISBN 978-1-86979-176-6
RRP $65.00
Māori Architecture: From fale to wharenui and beyond
Deidre Brown
Raupo, Penguin Group (NZ)
ISBN 9780143011125
RRP $70.00
Marti Friedlander
Leonard Bell
Auckland University Press
ISBN 9781869404444
RRP $75.00
Mrkusich: The Art of Transformation
Alan Wright and Edward Hanfling
Auckland University Press
ISBN 9781869404376
RRP $99.99

 

BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD WINNERS 2010

NZSA HUBERT CHURCH BEST FIRST BOOK OF FICTION AWARD WINNER

Relief
Anna Taylor
Victoria University Press
ISBN 9780864735874
RRP $30.00

NZSA JESSIE MACKAY BEST FIRST BOOK OF POETRY AWARD WINNER

Fast Talking PI
Selina Tusitala Marsh
Auckland University Press
ISBN 9781869404321
RRP $27.99

NZSA E.H. MCCORMICK BEST FIRST BOOK OF NON-FICTION AWARD WINNER

Trust: A True Story of Women & Gangs
Pip Desmond
Random House NZ
ISBN 978-1-86979-243-5
RRP $39.99

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Winners will be announced at an Awards Ceremony in Auckland on Friday 27 August 2010. To purchase tickets to the Awards Ceremony, click here.

For information on the new structure of the Awards click here.