2013 Archive Shortlist Best Non-Illustrated

Hachette New Zealand Award for
Best Non-Illustrated Book

Shortlist 2013

rbuk-NGL2UAuRoogcT_YfSKgKPHry_HQa4wRfuwdGysDesigner Scott Crickett (cover), Katrina Duncan (interior)
Title The Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature by Jane Stafford and
Mark Williams (eds)

Publisher Auckland University Press
Format 238 x 176mm, 1184pp, jacketed hardback, section sewn, uncoated jacket with matt varnish, printed five-colour, head and tail bands, two ribbons
Judges' Comments This book is a mountain of information that the designer has handled with delicacy and conviction. She’s managed to do all this and still leave us with some delicious wide gutter margins. An understated but self-assured piece of design work. A great cover, nice treatment of case and a very pleasing choice of stock.
AUP-BA-CoverDesigner Kalee Jackson (cover),
Katrina Duncan (interior)

Title BA: An Insider’s Guide
by Rebecca Jury

Publisher Auckland University Press
Format 190 x 140mm, 200pp, paperback, de-bossed uncoated cover with matt varnishing
Judges' Comments Originally entered in the best educational category, the judges felt it was more at home in the non-illustrated category. The quirky cover, solid layout and typographic hierarchy make for a superbly well-designed book.
BrownGirlsInBrightRedLipstick_Beatnik_1372edited_HRDesigner Sally Greer (cover),
Sally Greer and Ande Kuric (interior)

Title Brown Girls in Bright Red Lipstick
by Courtney Sina Meredith

Publisher Beatnik
Format 180 x 110mm, 72pp, hardback, embossed Wibalin case
Judges' Comments There were a large number of poetry books in this year’s longlist and this was the best of them. From the simple, elegant cover to the flash of the endpapers, the crafted type to the lipstick motif, all things worked to create a great little book.
PoenamoCase_FNL.inddDesigner Fiona Lascelles
Title Poenamo Revisited by R.C.J. Stone
Publisher Random House
Format 185 x 115mm, 320pp, hardback, quarter bound, section sewn, head and
tail bands

Judges' Comments A handsome book with a confident design. Overall, this is a fine package which includes the 1898 edition encased between the contemporary, yet sympathetic, front and end matter.
pounamu_jacketDesigner Sarah Healey
Title Pounamu Pounamu 40th Anniversary Edition by Witi Ihimaera
Publisher Penguin Group
Format 198 x 129mm, 224pp, hardback, section sewn, head and tail bands, ribbon
Judges' Comments A well-chosen cover image teamed with some lovely hand-lettering. One of those rare
non-illustrated books where it’s clear that the cover and pages have been designed by the same hand, and the result is solid and cohesive.

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