Book News

27 Jan 2015
Retail NZ has launched a #BuyKiwi social media campaign to encourage New Zealand consumers to buy local.   “By shopping at local shops or New Zealand websites, we can help keep...
23 Jan 2015
David Fauquemberg is the new French writer in residence at the Randell Cottage in Wellington.   Born in 1973, David Fauquemberg (right) lives in the Cotentin area of Normandy, France...
22 Jan 2015
In our piece a couple of weeks ago, we previewed some great titles from our publishers due out in 2015. And we left the door open for more publishers to give us their top five titles for the year...
21 Jan 2015
As a result of the Random House distribution move, both VUP and Gecko Press will be moving distribution to Upstart Press, and Gecko Press will be moving sales to Archetype, who already sell the...
16 Jan 2015
The hunt for the Great Kiwi Classic returns in 2015 and New Zealand readers nationwide are invited to join our celebration of iconic Kiwi books by nominating their favourites. ...
15 Jan 2015
Jenna Todd told TV3 that Time Out Books was up 7.5 percent for the year, and 12 percent over Christmas, their ‘best ever’; Unity Wellington’s Tilly Lloyd ‘broke all sales...
15 Jan 2015
We are NOT closing down.   You may have noticed many bookshops have closed down in the last year. We are not planning on going anywhere. We believe you want a shop full...
14 Jan 2015
Smiling booksellers have been a rare sight in New Zealand for a few years, but things are changing according to the trade association, Booksellers NZ. (image is of a smiling John McIntyre, from...