Book News

2 Oct 2014
Young Adult fiction: all the cool kids are doing it. According to Nielsen book data, YA fiction sales in New Zealand have grown by a whopping 50% over the past year. Good news for Kiwi YA fiction...
2 Oct 2014
Congratulations to Professor Peter Holland who has won the 2014 Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) Ian Wards Prize for his major new account of Pākehā and the land in New...
1 Oct 2014
  Taka Ki Ro Wai, Maori language award-winner in the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, has been chosen as a finalist in the Nga Aho section of the BEST...
30 Sep 2014
An Awa Press book passed over by the judges of the New Zealand book design awards has won a major international design award.   Flatmate’s Handbook, produced by Massey...
25 Sep 2014
Take a scroll through our bookshop websites and ask yourself: does your online store live up to your wonderful in-store experience? How well do you communicate with your customers via your...
25 Sep 2014
Farewelling two long-standing Wellington bookselling couples could have been a recipe for a sad evening. But last Friday’s industry gathering for Tim and Glenda Skinner of Capital Books and...
24 Sep 2014
Margaret Thompson, MD, Penguin Random House New Zealand, today announced that Nicola Legat, Random House Publishing Director will be departing the organisation.    
23 Sep 2014
Applications have opened for the 2015 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship. The Fellowship is a national literary award offering published New Zealand writers the opportunity to focus on their craft full-...