Book News

3 Sep 2014
An exceptional thriller entwined with national and workplace politics, sectarian warfare, and the changing face and influence of the newspaper industry has won University of Otago Professor of...
28 Aug 2014
Tena koutou ladies and gentlemen, and welcome back to the second annual Elizabeth Heritage* New Zealand Post Book Awards Speech Awards. These prestigious awards recognise excellence, wit and...
28 Aug 2014
Eleanor Catton will use the prize money she won at this year’s New Zealand Post Book Awards to set up a new reading grant to support New Zealand writers. (Photo to left © Matt...
27 Aug 2014
The story of Wellington art dealer Peter McLeavey and his gallery has won the prestigious New Zealand Post Book of the Year 2014 in a glittering ceremony in Wellington this evening. Peter McLeavey...
27 Aug 2014
More than 100 writers, thinkers, commentators and performers from New Zealand and around the world will transform central Christchurch into a haven of lyrics, poetry and prose with the opening of...
22 Aug 2014
Veteran publisher and author, David St John Thomas, the founder and majority shareholder of David & Charles Publishers (now known as F&W Media International Limited), has died....
21 Aug 2014
Early in 2014, the idea was hatched at Bridget Williams Books (BWB) to hold a competition to celebrate our local bookshops.    So, we asked you – readers, writers,...
21 Aug 2014
- Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Unpublished Manuscript and Book Awards -   Two New Zealand authors have been awarded top prizes at the distinguished Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust...
20 Aug 2014
We are delighted to announce that Sam Shosanya will be the new CEO of Paper Plus.   Sam comes to us with extensive retail experience in New Zealand and overseas including more than 15...