Book Review Schedule Nine to Noon October 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
Monday 2 OctoberThe Stranger
Melanie Raabe
Text $37.00
9781925498042 
Catriona Ferguson
Tuesday 3 OctoberDouble Exposure
Brian Johnstone
Saraband
9781910192672
Ian Johnstone
Wednesday 4 OctoberIslands in the Gulf
Shirley Maddock, Don Whyte
HarperCollins
9781775541165

David Hill


Thursday 5 October
 
Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
Gavin Bishop
Penguin Random House NZ $40.00
9780143770350  
Rachel Eadie
 
Friday 6 October
Elmet
by Fiona Mozley
Quercus Publishing $34.99
9781473660540
 
Kiran Dass
 
Monday 9 OctoberMunich
Robert Harris
Penguin Random House NZ $38.00
9780091959203
Ralph McAllister
Tuesday 10 OctoberSodden Downstream
Brannavan Gnanalingam
Lawrence & Gibson $23.00
9780473410292
Hannah August
 
Wednesday 11 October

NZ Books Review

Saving the Snowy Brumbies
Kelly Wilson
Penguin Random House NZ $45.00
9780143770572 

Louise O'Brien
 
Thursday 12 October

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Jessica Townsend
Hachette $19.99
9780734418074  

Turtles All The Way Down
John Green
Penguin Random House NZ $30
9780241335437

Louise Ward
Friday 13 OctoberManhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan
Hachette NZ $37.99
9781472150882
Jane Westaway
Monday 16 October  

Niki Ward

Tuesday 17 OctoberSour Heart
Jenny Zhang
Bloomsbury $27.00
9781408892404 
Jenna Todd
Wednesday 18 October

A River Rules My Life
Mona Anderson
HarperCollins $45.00
9781775541141 

Harry Broad
Thursday 19 OctoberBasket of Deplorables
Tom Rachman
Text Publishing $26.00
9781925603132 
Jonathan Mosen
Friday 20 October Unity Books ReviewTilly Lloyd
Monday 23 October Labour Day 
Tuesday 24 OctoberTBC Susanna Andrew
Wednesday 25 October

NZ Books Review

Flow: Whanganui River Poems
Airini Beautrais
Victoria University Press $30.00
9781776561148

Harry Ricketts
Thursday 26 October

The Power     
Naomi Alderman    
Penguin Books Ltd $37.00
9780670919963

Laura Caygill  
Friday 27 October


Constant Radical - The Life and Times of Sue Bradford        
Jenny Chamberlain           
Fraser Books $39.50
9780994136008     

Dean Bedford     
Monday 30 OctoberOrigin
Dan Brown
Penguin Random House NZ $48.00
9780593078754
Kathryn Carmody
Tuesday 31 OctoberLa Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
Philip Pullman
Penguin Random House NZ $35.00
9780857561084 
Holly Walker