Category: Biography

Driving To Treblinka – Diana Wichtel

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Sonya A New Zealand woman traces her father’s World War II history and discovers a heartbreaking truth. ✚ “Driving To Treblinka is a memoir by New Zealand journalist Diana Wichtel. In it she seeks to redeem the past, a… Continue Reading “Driving To Treblinka – Diana Wichtel”

Maurice Gee: Life & Work – Rachel Barrowman

READ FOR NZ BOOK AWARDS “Ten years in the writing, this biography sets out to reveal all the secrets of literary great Maurice Gee.” ➤ “I have read a lot of Maurice Gee’s work so was itching to read my autographed (yes, by the… Continue Reading “Maurice Gee: Life & Work – Rachel Barrowman”

The Colour Of Water – James McBride

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Sonya The memoir of a white woman by her black son. The book details Ruth’s difficult childhood but her ability to turn things around for her own children. ❍ “The Colour of Water was a great read, and I was moved by James’ account… Continue Reading “The Colour Of Water – James McBride”