"Spirit of the Marathon: the Challenge and the Journey" Available Now
Like the movie, the book's focus is on Rome, one of the world's most atmospheric marathons.
Heroes and Sparrows (2011)
A new edition of a book that has been called "one of the best running books of all time," timed for the 25th anniversary of its first publication, and aimed at a new generation of runners.
Running Writing Robinson
Original work by leading running journalists, literary scholars, creative writers and runners celebrates Roger Robinson's varied career.
The Story of Hong Gildong by Hur Kyun
Gildong is a cross between Robin Hood and Houdini, magically escaping imprisonment, killing monsters and brigands, and also (like Robin Hood) symbolizing the emerging nationhood of Korea.
Poems for the Eighties
Nine poems by five poets, this small landmark book has become a collector's piece, pointing the way to the directions New Zealand poetry was to take in the subsequent decades.
H.G. Wells, The Food of the Gods
In this little known science fantasy story about a war between the old world and a new race of giants, the always-extraordinary H.G. Wells imagines the effects of artificially engineered food that gets out of control.
Katherine Mansfield: In From the Margin.
This is a fine collection of original essays by international scholars (Britain, Canada, France, Greece, New Zealand, USA). It revolutionized the perception of Mansfield, previously dismissed as minor short story writer