Book News

6 May 2016
The owners of Nelson's locally owned and award-winning bookshop Page & Blackmore, Peter & Ann Rigg have announced today the sale of the bookshop, to local Nelson woman Jo Dippie,...
5 May 2016
by Elizabeth Heritage   This week, inspired by Bookshelf by Lydia Pyne, which is part of the new 'Object Design' series from Bloomsbury, The Read investigates bookshelves, their...
5 May 2016
Kiwi rugby player’s debut novel lines up against Pulitzer winner for prestige award.   A former New Zealand Colt’s dark story about match-fixing is shortlisted...
5 May 2016
The Commonwealth Writers Prize promotes strongest new stories from across the Commonwealth   Commonwealth Writers has announced the regional winners for this year’s Commonwealth...
4 May 2016
Scholastic would like to thank New Zealand’s booksellers for their support and understanding after what has been a difficult start to the year. As many retailers are aware, since January our...
4 May 2016
The three finalists in the Sarah Broom Poetry Prize 2016 are now known.   Now in its third year, the prize attracted over 200 entries from New Zealanders across the country and living...
3 May 2016
Five manuscripts have been selected from 297 entries to make up the 2016 shortlist for the $10,000 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing.   In 2016 Text was thrilled...
28 Apr 2016
Along with the piles of shiny new books, one cornerstone of most bookshops is a good selection of greeting cards. While the retail price keeps rising for these precious pieces of pulped tree, this...
28 Apr 2016
WANAKA, New Zealand (24 April, 2016) – Aspiring Conversations continued to provide time for thinking on its final day with another series of engaging discussions that addressed issues as...
28 Apr 2016
Pub Date: 19th November 2016 | hardback | $44.99   Little, Brown Book Group announces today (27th April 2016) as part of the new publishing programme from J.K. Rowling’s...