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What makes “Women’s Books” distinctive?

What makes “Women’s Books” distinctive?

Prominent Women's Bookshop proprietor, Carole Beu, tells all In Conversation with Noel Cheer.

Do women's books push the politics of gender? Do they campaign against a perceived shortfall in the rights that women claim for themselves? Is it only the subject matter? Or a particular way in which the characters interact? To help us unravel such ideas, "In Conversation" meets the owner of the Women’s Bookshop in Ponsonby, Auckland.

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