From Wednesday 8 September we will operating under Level 2 restrictions. We will be returning to usual opening hours.
Please note that we will require you
* to wear a mask at all times whilst instore
* sign in and sanitise your hands at entry
* maintain a 2m distance between you and other browsing customers
We are here to help you if you need assistance and are happy to organise a delivery for those who are still staying safe at home.
We will not be buying books until we return to Level 1.
Web orders will be processed and delivered via courier and NZ Post. Store pick ups can be ordered online or organised by phone and email. We will send you an email when your pick up is ready to be collected.
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We live in a world increasingly dominated by the fake, the prepackaged, the artificial: fast food, scripted reality TV shows, Facebook 'friends', and fraudulent memoirs. But people everywhere are demanding the exact opposite, heralding 'authenticity' as the cure for isolated individualism and shallow consumerism. Restaurants promote the authenticity of their cuisine, while condo developers promote authentic loft living and book reviewers regularly praise the authenticity of a new writer's voice. Andrew Potter unpacks our modern obsession with authenticity. In this perceptive and thought-provoking blend of pop culture, history, and philosophy, he finds that far from serving as a refuge from modern living, the search for authenticity often creates the very problems it's meant to solve.