Book Review Schedule Nine to Noon March 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.
Contact Sarah Forster ( at Booksellers NZ for more information on how to submit a title. The next intake will be for April 2017.
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 ( 

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Date Cover Details Reviewer
Wed 1 March
NZ Books Review

Border: A journey to the edge of Europe
by Kapba Kassabova
Granta, $39.99
ISBN 9781783782147     
Louise O'Brien
Thurs 2 March
Last Girl Before Freeway - The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers
Leslie Bennetts
Little, Brown
ISBN 9780316433068
Fri 3 March   Children's Book Review John McIntyre
Mon 6 March 4 3 2 1
Paul Auster
Faber & Faber
Stella Chrysostomou
Tues 7 March
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir
Jennifer Ryan
HarperCollins UK $34.99
Laura Caygill
Wed 8 March
Jade Sharma
Coffee House Press
Charlotte Graham
Thurs 9 March
Before You Go
Clare Swatman
Macmillan $34.99
Lynne Browning
Fri 10 March   Unity Books Review Tilly Lloyd
Mon 13 March
The Restorer
Michael Sala
Text Publishing $37.00
Jane Westaway
Tues 14 March
An Uncertain Grace
Krissy Kneen
Text Publishing $37.00
Holly Walker
Wed 15 March
NZ Books Review
Fully Clothed and So Forgetful
Hannah Mettner
VUP $25.00
Harry Ricketts
Thurs 16 March
The Fifth Letter
Nicola Moriarty
HarperCollins $34.99
Sonja deFriez
Fri 17 March   Children’s Book Review John McIntyre
Mon 20 March
The Heart's Invisible Furies
John Boyne
Penguin Random House NZ $38.00
Catriona Ferguson
Tues 21 March
Bright Air Black
David Vann
Text Publishing $37.00
David HIll
Wed 22 March
Fragile Lives
Stephen Westaby
HarperCollins $36.99
Quentin Johnson
Thurs 23 March The Severed Land
by Maurice Gee
Penguin Books (NZ)
Rachel Eadie
Fri 24 March   Unity Books Review Kiran Dass
Mon 27 March
Some Things to Place in a Coffin
Bill Manhire
VUP $25.00
Susanna Andrew
Tues 28 March
Star Sailors
James McNaughton
VUP $35.00
Lisa Finucane
Wed 29 March  

NZ Books Review

Empress of the Fall
David Hair


Hachette $29.99
Louise O'Brien
Thurs 30 March
All Our Wrong Todays
Elan Mastai
Penguin Random house NZ
Jenna Todd
Fri 31 March   Children's Books Review John McIntyre
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