Book News

27 Nov 2014
In the spirit of the traditional Yuletide list, your hard working Christmas elves at Booksellers NZ (hic) have compiled a jamboree of bookselling talent to tell you, dear reader, what books to...
27 Nov 2014
A number of books by New Zealand authors have been longlisted for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.   Books by New Zealand authors on the longlist are: The...
26 Nov 2014
Bob Docherty, Annemarie Florian and Fiona Mackie have been appointed judges of the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.   They have, between them, ninety years...
20 Nov 2014
Booksellers NZ Projects Manager, Megan Dunn tells the backstory of this year’s Christmas catalogue.   This year the Booksellers NZ produced Independent Summer Reading Catalogue...
13 Nov 2014
In the fraught world of selling actual books in actual shops, it’s nice to know that right now, all over the planet, highly intelligent people are on your side. And they’re out there...
10 Nov 2014
Nominations for the 2015 Sir Julius Vogel awards are now being accepted. The nomination period will close at 8.00pm on 31st January 2015.  The awards recognise excellence in science fiction,...
6 Nov 2014
Authors and booksellers have a symbiotic relationship that is often absent of any direct contact. In this beaut little corner of the world we’re lucky enough to be able to transcend that....