Book News

26 Feb 2015
Hands up all those booksellers who intended to check their Insurance cover after The Read’s feature on overcoming adversity in your business last week? For those of you who didn’t get...
24 Feb 2015
Once again, the Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and the Arts will feature an all-star line up. Kate Grenville, Peter Carey, Steve Toltz, Alan Duff, Ruth Padel, Vincent O...
20 Feb 2015
  Congratulations to all the nominees! From SFFANZ (more details at the link):   Best Novel Dreamer’s Pool, Juliet Marillier – Pan MacMillan The...
19 Feb 2015
After Unity Books Wellington’s unfortunate flood earlier this month, booksellers will now be taking extra care when their insurance comes up for renewal in March. So put yourself in their...
19 Feb 2015
In the fall of 2013 the late Ted Geisel's widow Audrey and the author's longtime secretary and friend Claudia Prescott rediscovered an original unpublished manuscript and sketches -- along...
19 Feb 2015
One of New Zealand's leading contemporary novelists, Emily Perkins (right), has made her first foray into writing for theatre with a reimaging of Henrik Ibsen's timeless tale of personal...
17 Feb 2015
The kids are in charge! Exciting new development makes the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults even more significant. The highly coveted Children’s Choice prize in...
12 Feb 2015
Have you ever visited 18 bookstores in a day? On Tuesday, The Read set out to visit every store represented on the new Book Wellington Map illustrated by FitzBeck, the creative team behind...
12 Feb 2015
The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) have announced they will hold a joint library conference in...