The Book Review Schedule - January 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 Fiona Stewart ( 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.

The printable list can be found here

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 (

18 Jan   Best Books of 2015 Ralph McAllister
19 Jan  

Best Books of 2015

Elisabeth Easther
20 Jan   Best Books of 2015 Phil Vine
21 Jan   Best Books of 2015 Rae McGregor
22 Jan   Best Books of 2015 John McIntyre
25 Jan Grand Slam
Kathryn Ledson
Michael Joseph $37.00
David Hill
26 Jan

The Sea Detective
Mark Douglas-Home
Michael Joseph $37.00

Charlotte Graham
27 Jan   NZ Literature Review Harry Ricketts
28 Jan Coffin Road
Peter May
Hachette/Headline $34.99
Graham Beattie
29 Jan   Unity Books Review Tilly Lloyd