Biography

The Buddha from Birmingham

The Buddha from Birmingham centres on the lives of Arthur Swain and Dorothy May Swain née Cadman, especially their ten years of service as medical missionaries in China and India 1925-1935. It draws upon family oral history, documents and photographs, Western and Chinese archives, academic and missionary literature, and Western and Chinese key informants, to tell their poignant and thought-provoking story.

The Two of Me

This print edition of The Two of Me tells moving story of how John Dybvig — widely regarded as New Zealand’s loudest man — turned his life around after a trail of destruction that wrecked his relationships, more than 100 jobs and his health.

The Crazy Lives of John Dybvig

The Crazy Lives of John Dybvig is his collection of books in which he shares the twists and turns of his amazing life – stories that will always make you laugh, sometimes make you want to cry and could make you wonder about your own life and where it’s going.