Book News

29 Sep 2016
Bookshops are an entry to 30,000 universes, as author Matt Haig remarked recently on Twitter, and this is why booksellers are so special. They are the ones who know which book will open which door...
29 Sep 2016
London, Sydney, Auckland Thursday 22 September 2016 Nielsen Book recently announced internal changes to the organisational structure of its Australia and New Zealand business; Nielsen Book...
29 Sep 2016
Dan Carter has won more awards than most people can expect in a lifetime - but a plaudit for sportswriting was probably one the All Black great never expected.   Carter's recently...
23 Sep 2016
The Fishes of New Zealand has been awarded the 2016 Whitley Medal for outstanding publication in Australasian zoology by The Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales. The medal is regarded as...
22 Sep 2016
by Rachel O'Neill   The NZ Book Council's recent report on Reading Attitudes and Behaviours has its limits (more on that in a bit), however data that provides insight into...
22 Sep 2016
More famous for pasting posters on the nation’s walls than publishing zines, Phantom Billstickers is celebrating the 11th edition of its quarterly ‘street arts’ publication, The...
22 Sep 2016
Congratulations to Hannah Bulloch! Hannah is an emerging narrative nonfiction writer, with a background in Social Anthropology. She is currently finishing an MA in Creative Writing from the...
20 Sep 2016
Neville Peat, wildlife photographer and author of over 40 books, was presented with the new CLNZ Writer’s Award at the inaugural National Writers Forum, held in Auckland on 17 September....
19 Sep 2016
Waikato District Council is taking the lead with its new reading programme, Dogs in Libraries, where children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog in a relaxed, friendly...
15 Sep 2016
Digital culture is fundamentally changing the way we read, and this is affecting journalism as much as – or maybe even more than – it is affecting bookselling....