Book News

1 Aug 2014
Hot on the heels of winning the 2014 Best First Book of Non-fiction Award and being shortlisted for The New Zealand Post Book Award for Non-fiction, Rebecca Macfie’s book Tragedy at Pike...
29 Jul 2014
Talia Shadwell – The owners of another independent Wellington bookshop closing its doors say the might of online juggernaut Amazon and its peers spelt the final chapter...
24 Jul 2014
Here’s a shout out to those intrepid Cantabrians – brave, resilient people who saw their recent writers festivals crumble in earthquakes one and two. Now they have dusted themselves...
24 Jul 2014
Man Booker prize-winning The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (Granta), and A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride (Faber & Faber), which won this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize...
21 Jul 2014
Quintessential Kiwi Character Shines Through   The quintessential New Zealand character comes to the fore in the finalists for the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014, announced today....
17 Jul 2014
Jackie Dennis has had a long and varied career in the creative arts, first as a music publisher representing songwriters and then as  a film and television producer. And prior to taking...
17 Jul 2014
Maybe it was the maneki-neko that did it? The Maneki-neko or Good Luck cat waves its golden paw from the centre of this award-winning display at Paper Plus South City.