Book News

29 Jan 2015
The weather outside may be frightful in Asheville, North Carolina from 8-11 February, but what our scholars stand to learn from the American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute...
29 Jan 2015
Esteemed academic Peter Munz once said to me, “The wonderful thing about the humanities is the lack of one answer to any issue, there is always debate, there must always be discussion and...
28 Jan 2015
A provocative series of panel sessions, interviews and events involving top New Zealand authors and writers will set the scene for the Writers and Ideas programme at the Hamilton...
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...