Book News

19 Sep 2014
Six graphic novelists will participate in the first residential exchange between Taiwan and New Zealand courtesy of a joint initiative between the Publishers Association of New Zealand, the Taipei...
19 Sep 2014
New Zealand authors will appear at high-profile international literary festivals and share our literary culture on the world stage with assistance from New Zealand Book Council/Creative New...
18 Sep 2014
Graham Beattie and Carole Beu are the hosting duo for The Book Show, which began screening last night (September 17) on Face TV at 8.30pm. It was the first of a series of 10 programmes which will...
18 Sep 2014
Hawke’s Bay winemaker Tobias Buck (below) has taken out New Zealand’s top short fiction prize for his work Islands in the Stream, at the BNZ Literary Awards in Wellington last...
12 Sep 2014
Duck, Death and the Tulip'the children's theatre production adapted by the New Zealand company Little Dog Barking
11 Sep 2014
“Shoplifting is clearly on the rise – it is estimated at over $2 million per day,” says experienced professional security and loss prevention expert Steve Davis. “It is...
10 Sep 2014
At a press conference to announce the Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist the collected judges gave some insights into the six books they have chosen, about how they came to their decision and about...
4 Sep 2014
We need to talk about crowdfunding. It is a phenomenon that is gathering steam: authors circumventing the usual route of publishing, and crowdfunding their own publications. The numbers of writers...