About The BWB Texts Collection

A series of short books on serious public interest topics by great New Zealand writers.

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Key Features

BWB Texts are short books on big subjects: succinct narratives spanning history, memoir, contemporary issues, science and more from great New Zealand writers. Over 35 Texts are now available and more being released every month.

A selection of titles included in this collection are:

  • When the Tour Came to Auckland by Geoff Chapple
  • Creeks and Kitchens: A Childhood Memoir by Maurice Gee
  • No Country for Old Maids?: Talking About the ‘Man Drought’ by Hannah August
  • Growing Apart: Regional Prosperity in New Zealand by Shamubeel Eaqub

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More Information

The BWB Texts Collection platform has:

  • Optimised viewing for mobile and tablet devices and on any modern web browser;
  • Full text searching through individual or multiple titles;
  • Automatic citations within the reading environment
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