Tag: Biography

The Mirror Book – Charlotte Grimshaw

READ FOR BOOKCLUB & NZ BOOK AWARDS Chosen by Suzy The memoirs of Charlotte Grimshaw, author and daughter of C K Stead ❝ I can’t lie – I initially wanted to read The Mirror Book for the goss factor, but this memoir is so much more.… Continue Reading “The Mirror Book – Charlotte Grimshaw”

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”