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Non-Fiction


An Angel at my Table
Janet Frame

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou

(First in series of six atuobiographies)


Its Not About The Bike
Lance Armstrong

Krystyna’s Story
Halina Ogonowska-Coates
No Mean Feat
Mark Inglis

Open
Andre Agassi

Purple Heart
Andrew Fiu

Push
Sapphire

The Rugmaker of Mazir-E-Sharif
Najaf Mazari and Robert Hillman
Tooth and Nail
Mary Findlay

Novels


A Crime in the Neighbourhood
Suzanne Berne

A Gathering Light
Jennifer Donnelly

Baby No Eyes
Patricia Grace

Before I Die
Jenny Downham

Boys of Blood and Bone
David Metzenthen

Bulibasha
Witi Ihimaera

Cousins
Patricia Grace

Crime Story
Maurice Gee

Falling
Anne Provoost

Feral City
Rosie Scott

Fiela’s Child
Dalene Matthee

Ganglands
Maureen McCarthy

Half of a Yellow Sun
Chimanande Adiche

House of Strife
Maurice Shadbolt

Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air
Jon Krakauer

Looking for Alaska
John Green

Lord of the Flies
William Golding

Malcolm and Juliet
Bernard Beckett

Paddy Clarke, Ha Ha Ha
Roddy Doyle

Purple Hibiscus
Chimanande Adiche

Right Where It Hurts
David Hill

Smashed
Mandy Hagar

Smith’s Dream
C K Stead

Sold
Patricia McCormick

Sons for the Return Home
Albert Wendt

Spider
William Taylor

St.Agnes’s Stand
Thomas Eidson

The Bonesetter’s Daughter
Amy Tan

The Book of Fame
Lloyd Jones

The Catcher in the Rye
J D Salinger

The Crossing
Mandy Hagar

The Crucible
Arthur Miller

The Edge
Alan Gibbons

The God Boy
Ian Cross

The Help
Kathryn Stockett

The Kitchen God’s Wife
Amy Tan

The Scarecrow
Ronald Hugh Morrieson
The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd

Tin Soldiers
Ian Bones

To Kill A Mockingbird
Harper Lee

Tu
Patricia Grace

Twelve
Nick McDonell

White Teeth
Zadie Smith

Plays


A View From the Bridge
Arthur Miller

Hamlet
Shakespeare

Julius Caesar
Shakespeare

Measure For Measure
Shakespeare

The End of the Golden Weather
Bruce Mason

The Importance of Being Ernest
Oscar Wilde

The Merchant of Venice - Shakespeare
Shakespeare

Wednesday To Come
Renee

2.1 Short Texts


Poetry


Fleur Adcock


Maya Angelou


James K Baxter


Carol Ann Duffy


Glenn Colquhoun


Lauris Edmond


Sia Figiel


Seamus Heaney


Langston Hughes


Ted Hughes


Karlo Mila


Wole Soyinka


Robert Sullivan


Hone Tuwhare


The War Poets
Brooke, Owen, Sassoon, Thomas
Short Stories



Raymond Carver


Kate Chopin

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
F Scott Fitzgerald


Janet Frame


Patricia Grace


Witi Ihimaera


Katherine Mansfield


Owen Marshall

Arrangement in Black and White
Dorothy Parker

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A Beautiful Mind


A Few Good Men


All Quiet on the Western Front


Amistad


An Angel at My Table


Angela’s Ashes


Braveheart


Bright Star


Children of Men


Citizen Kane


Dead Man Walking


Desert Flower


District 9


Donnie Darko


Doubt


Eight Mile


Erin Brokovich


Everything is Illuminated


Full Metal Jacket


Good Will Hunting


Gran Torino


Hamlet


Hotel Rwanda


In the Name of the Father


Lars and the Real Girl


Life is Beautiful


Made in Dagenham


Malcolm X


Million Dollar Baby


Minority Report


Mississippi Burning


Motorcycle Diaries


Moulin Rouge


No 2


O Brother Where Art Thou?


Rebel Without a Cause


Redemption


Richard III


Road to Perdition


Run Lola, Run


Saving Private Ryan


Schindler’s List


Shakespeare in Love


Shawshank Redemption (R16)


Sione’s Wedding


Sleepy Hollow


Sometimes in April


The Bourne Identity


The Cider House Rules


The Constant Gardener


The Counterfeiters


The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


The Deer Hunter


The Help


The Killing Fields


The Matrix


The Navigator


The Pianist


The Queen


The Social Network


Touching the Void


Tsotsi


Winter’s Bone



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