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New Zealand Bookshop of the Year 2022

BLUE BLOOD: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE NATIONAL PARTY IN CRISIS

by Andrea Vance

Beginning with the shock resignation of John Key, Blue Blood reveals the reasons behind one of the most dramatic falls in popularity in New Zealand’s political history and tells the full story of how the National Party went to war with itself.

EVENT IN-STORE: See Andrea Vance in conversation with Danyl McLauchlan at Unity Books Wellington, 12.30pm Thursday 11 August 2022

JOAN

by Katherine J Chen

”It is as if the author has crept inside a statue and breathed a soul into it, re-creating Joan of Arc as a woman for our time” Hilary Mantel, twice Booker Prize-winning author of The Mirror & the Light

With unforgettably vivid characters and propulsive storytelling, Joan is a thrilling epic, a triumph of historical fiction, and a feminist celebration of one remarkable – and remarkably real – woman who left an indelible mark on history.

PUTIN: HIS LIFE AND TIMES

by Philip Short

Philip Short’s magisterial biography explores in unprecedented depth the personality of its enigmatic and ruthless leader and demolishes many of our preconceptions about Putin’s Russia.

Philip Short has written authoritative biographies including Mao- A Life and Pol Pot- History of a Nightmare, following a long career as a foreign correspondent for the BBC in Moscow, Washington and other world capitals.