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Home truths

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By Mark Broatch in

Issue 3913 7th May 2015

Novelist Paula Morris has lived overseas for most of the past three decades. In a new book, she explores the differences between expats and exiles, and what it means to be a New Zealand writer.

Science and fiction

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By Mark Broatch in

Issue 3905 12th Mar 2015

Brian Clegg got so frustrated with the misreporting of scientific findings that he wrote a jargon-free handbook on everything from diets and brain boosters to nappies.

Home grown

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By Mark Broatch in

Issue 3904 5th Mar 2015

When Norwegian Anders Breivik brutally killed 77 people, many of them teenagers, journalist Åsne Seierstad was driven to find out why, tracing the killer’s life and family, and those of his victims.

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