The Book Review Schedule - July 2011

The following books are scheduled for review on the Nine to Noon Show, Radio New Zealand National, weekday mornings at about 10.35am. The book reviews on this show are facilitated by Booksellers NZ.

Contact Fiona Stewart (04 815 8365) at Booksellers NZ for more information on how to submit a title.

Books for review are independently selected and assigned to reviewers by the Nine to Noon team, and may be submitted by any New Zealand Publisher directly to Booksellers New Zealand with the submission forms attached..

Publishers have advised that all books listed in the month below are expected to be in bookstores by the date of review. Booksellers NZ makes every effort to ensure details are correct. Review dates may, however, be subject to change.

After the live broadcast, podcasts of the reviews below are available from the Radio NZ website, by clicking on each book title below, care of Radio NZ National (

 1 JUL   Children's Book Review Doris Mousdale
4 JUL   No Book Review Today  
5 JUL Ray Columbus - The Modfather
Ray Columbus with Margie Thompson
Penguin Group (NZ) $42.00
Ian Chapman
6 JUL Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar: Stories of Work
Richard Ford
Harper Collins $28.99
John King
7 JUL Afterwards
Rosamund Lupton
Hachette/Piatkus $36.99
Gail Pittaway
8 JUL Iron House
John Hart
Hachette/John Murray $34.99
Ralph McAllister
11 JUL Sex on the Moon
Ben Mezrich
Random House NZ/Heinemann $37.99
Lance Wiggs
 12 JUL  

There But For The   

Ali Smith                       Penguin Group NZ/Hamish Hamilton  $32.00 9780241144541

Carole Beu
 13 JUL Rick Stein's Spain               Rick Stein                               Random House/BBC Ebury $70.00       9781849901352 Rae McGregor
 14 JUL

The Devotion of Suspect X                                    Keigo Higashino
Hachette/Little Brown  $39.99

Phil Smith
15 JUL   Children's Book Review Doris Mousdale
18 JUL The Quarry
Johan Theorin
Random House NZ/Doubleday UK $39.99
Gail Pittaway
19 JUL The Silence Beyond:Selected Writings by Michael King
Rachael King (ed)
Penguin Group $42.00
Paul Diamond
20 JUL New Zealand Film:An Illustrated History
Diane Pivac & Frank Stark (editors)
Te Papa Press $85.00
Sonja de Freiz
21 JUL New Zealand by Design:A History of NZ Product Design
Michael Smythe
Random House NZ/Godwit $65.00
Crystal Beavis

 22 JUL

The Trouble with Fire            Fiona Kidman               Random House NZ/Vintage $36.99        9781869793593 Gina Rogers
25 JUL   A Red Herring Without Mustard
Alan Bradley
Orion $39.95
Phil Smith
26 JUL Pure
Andrew Miller
Hachette NZ/Sceptre $36.99
Kate Blackhurst
27 JUL On China
Henry Kissinger
Penguin Group NZ/Allen Lane $60.00
Michael Cullen
28 JUL The Amateur Science of Love
Craig Sherborne
Text $32.95
Phil Reed
29 JUL   Children's Book Review John McIntyre
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