Book Review Schedule Nine to Noon November 2017

The following books are scheduled for review on the Nine to Noon Show, Radio New Zealand National, weekday mornings at about 10.35am. The book reviews on this show are facilitated by Booksellers NZ.

Books for review are independently selected and assigned to reviewers by the Nine to Noon team, and may be submitted by any New Zealand Publisher directly to Booksellers New Zealand with the submission forms attached.

Publishers have advised that all books listed in the month below are expected to be in bookstores by the date of review. Booksellers NZ makes every effort to ensure details are correct. Review dates may, however, be subject to change.

After the live broadcast, podcasts of the reviews below are available from the Radio NZ National website.

Want to submit a title for the next eligible month? Find out the due dates for each month and submit your titles using this form.

DateCover ImageDetailsReviewer

Wednesday 1 November

Conversations with Friends
Sally Rooney
Faber $45

John King
Thursday 2 NovemberSing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward
Bloomsbury $26.99

Jenna Todd

Friday 3 November Unity Books ReviewKiran Dass
Monday 6 November   
Tuesday 7 NovemberThe Bushman's Bible
Dave Baldwin
Fields Publishing House $40.00
Don Rood
Wednesday 8 November NZ Books ReviewLouise O'Brien
Thursday 9 NovemberLegendary Authors and the Clothes They Wore
Terry Newman
HarperCollins $57.99
Jane Westaway
Friday 10 NovemberHome Fire
Kamila Shamsie
Bloomsbury $29.99
Laura Caygill
Monday 13 November

The Girl who Takes an Eye for an Eye
David Lagercrantz
MacLeHose $37.99


Charlotte Graham
Tuesday 14 NovemberFools and Mortals
Bernard Cornwell
HarperCollins $36.99
9780007504121 Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
William Finnegan
Cosair $27.99
Gail Pittaway
Wednesday 15 NovemberBarbarian Days: A Surfing Life
William Finnegan
Cosair $27.99
Claire Murdoch
Thursday 16 NovemberMythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece
Stephen Fry
Penguin Random House NZ $36.00
Sonja deFriez
Friday 17 November Unity Books ReviewTilly Lloyd
Monday 20 NovemberWinter
Ali Smith
Penguin Random House NZ $34.00
Anne Else
Tuesday 21 NovemberAlias Grace
Margaret Atwood
Hachette $24.99
Phil Vine
Wednesday 22 November NZ Books reviewHarry Ricketts
Thursday 23 NovemberForest Dark
Nicole Krauss
Bloomsbury $29.99

Stella Chrysostomou


Friday 24 November Children's Book Review 
Monday 27 NovemberThe Battle for North Africa
Glyn Harper
Massey University Press $45.00
Harry Broad
Tuesday 28 NovemberThe Best of A A Gill
A A Gill
Hachette $37.99
David Hill
Wednesday 29 NovemberSleeping Beauties
Stephen King and Owen King
Hachette $37.99
Quentin Johnson
Thursday 30 November

The Betrayal
Kate Furnivall
Simon & Schuster $35.00

Lisa Finucane