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Born in 1963 to Jamaican parents living in Brixton, Alex Wheatle spent most of his childhood in a Surrey children's home. He returned to Brixton in 1977 where he founded the Crucial Rocker sound system and performed his own songs and lyrics under the name of Yardman Irie. He spent a short stint in prison following the Brixton uprising of 1981. Following his release from prison he continued to write poems and lyrics and became known as the Brixton Bard.
The Wonder Down Under explains everything you ever wanted to know about the vagina but didn't dare ask. Learn the truth about the clitoris' inner life, the menstrual hormone dance and whether the vaginal orgasm really exists. The book helps you understand how different types of contraception work in the body, what a "normal" vulva looks like and how wearing socks can change your sex life.
Juliette loves Nate.She will follow him anywhere. She's even become a flight attendant for his airline, so she can keep a closer eye on him.They are meant to be.The fact that Nate broke up with her six months ago means nothing. Because Juliette has a plan to win him back.She is the perfect girlfriend.And she'll make sure no one stops her from getting exactly what she wants.True love hurts, but Juliette knows it's worth all the pain...
International Women's Day is coming up on Thursday 8th March. Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. A strong call to #PressforProgress. A strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. So,here at Hachette NZ, we've put together some of our favourite books in celebration on International Women's Day and #PressforProgress.
If you're anything like us, the only thing better than sitting on the beach, enjoying the hot summer days is reading on the beach. To help you out deciding your next read, we've put together a collection of our favourite books for this summer (we can never agree on just one book!). From Differently Normal and Coming Home to Island House to A Damned Serious Business and The Immortalists, there's something for everyone - no matter your reading tastes.
An Eton Mess recipe with a twist! Sabrina Ghayour’s Eastern Mess is a Persian take on the traditional British dessert, replacing strawberries with raspberries and adding a taste of the Middle East. This version is perfumed with Persian rosewater and combined with raspberries, basil and delicate pistachio slivers which give a little crunch to every bite.