The Book Review Schedule August 2016

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.
Contact Sarah Forster ( at Booksellers NZ for more information on how to submit a title. 
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 website, by clicking on each book title below, care of Radio NZ National (
Mon 1 August
Murder on the Maungatapu

Wayne Martin

Canterbury University Press$45.00

ISBN 9781927145746
Harry Broad
Tues 2 August Can You Tolerate This?
by Ashleigh Young
Victoria University Press $35.00
Holly Walker
Wed 3 August Blue Dog
Louis de Bernieres
Penguin Random House $34.00
Rae McGregor
Thur 4 August Selected Poems
Jenny Bornholdt
Victoria University Press$40.00
Mary McCallum
Friday 5 August   Children’s Book Review John McIntyre
Mon 8 August NO REVIEW    
Tue 9 August The Essex Serpent
Sarah Perry
The Serpent's Tail 
ISBN 9781781255445
Susanna Andrew
Wed 10 August   NZ Literature Review Harry Ricketts
Thurs 11 August Tail of the Taniwha
Courtney Sina Meredith 
Beatnik Publishing $29.99
ISBN 9780992264895
Rachel O'Neill
Fri 12 August   Unity Books Review Tilly Lloyd
Mon 15 August NO REVIEW


Tue 16 August Dadland
Keggie Carew
Penguin Random House $38.00
ISBN 9781784740771
Naomi Arnold
Wed 17 August Les Parisiennes
Anne Sebba
Hachette NZ $39.99
ISBN 9781474601733
Anne Else
Thurs 18 August The Black Widow
Daniel Silva
HarperCollins $34.99
ISBN 9780732298951
Gina Rogers
Fri 19 August   The Children's Book Review John McIntyre
Mon 22 August The Comet Seekers
Helen Sedgwick
Penguin Random House$27.00
ISBN 9781910701744   
Hannah August
Tues 23 August I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This
Nadja Spiegelman
Text Publishing $40.00
ISBN 9781925355864
Laura Caygill
Wed 24 August
NZ Literature Review
All Day at the Movies
Fiona Kidman
Penguin Random House $38.00
ISBN 9781775538905
Louise O'Brien
Thurs 25 August Dear Amy
Helen Callaghan
Penguin Random House
ISBN 9780718182663
Catriona Ferguson
Fri 26 August   Unity Books Review Kiran Dass
Mon 29 August
by Lindy West
ISBN 9781784295530
Charlotte Graham
  We Were Feminists Once  
by Andi Zeisler 
Public Affairs, US
Charlotte Graham
Tues 30 August   The Underground Railroad
by Colson Whitehead
Hachette NZ
Jenna Todd
Wed 31 August To the Bright Edge of the World
Eowyn Ivey
Hachette NZ $37.99
ISBN 9781472208613 
Ralph McAllister
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