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BooksNovember 28, 2018

The world’s first emoji book reviews (probably)

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A round-up of 20 best-sellers this Christmas – featuring the world’s first ever recorded use of emoji reviews.

 

1 Shit Towns of New Zealand (Allen & Unwin, $24.99)

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2 The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump by Rob Sears (Canongate, $28)

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3 Normal People by Sally Rooney (Faber, $33)

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4 Milkman by Anna Burns (Faber & Faber, $33)

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5 This Mortal Boy by Fiona Kidman (Vintage, $38)

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6 The Ice Shelf by Anne Kennedy (Victoria University Press, $28)

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7 Fresh Start, Feel Good! by Nadia Lim (Nude Food, $49.99)

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8 Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi (Ebury Press, $65)

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9 The Friday Poem edited by Steve Braunias (Luncheon Sausage Books, $25)

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10 Poūkahangatus by Tayi Tibble (Victoria University Press, $20)

11 Flame by Leonard Cohen (Canongate, $45)

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12 Barry Crump: Collected Stories (Potton & Burton, $49.99)

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13 Flourish: New Zealand Women and Their Extraordinary Garden by Bard Rogers and Juliet Nicholas (Godwit, $55)

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14 Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight (Penguin, $40)

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15 Topp Country: A Culinary Journey Through New Zealand with the Topp Twins  (Diva Productions, $59.99)

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16 The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith and Katz Cowley (Scholastic, $18.99)

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17 Past Tense by Lee Child (Bantam, $38)

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18 Becoming by Michelle Obama (Viking, $55)

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19 Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking (John Murray, $34.99)

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20 The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson (Macmillan, $34.99)

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 All titles are available at Unity Books.

The Spinoff Review of Books is proudly brought to you by Unity Books, recently named 2020 International Book Store of the Year, London Book Fair, and Creative New Zealand. Visit Unity Books Wellington or Unity Books Auckland online stores today. 

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