Book News

27 Jul 2015
Australia’s book industry: authors, publishers, booksellers and rights managers are calling on the Federal and State Governments to reduce the Low Value Threshold on offshore purchases to...
26 Jul 2015
Twenty passionate and entertaining authors, excited children, more than 70 events, and a tons of fun and inspiration mark this year’s New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults...
22 Jul 2015
by Louise Ward When we bought our bookshop two and a half years ago we had no idea what meeting with publishers’ reps would be like. As the shop had been running its stock down, reps...
20 Jul 2015
Three top notch young Kiwi book designers contested the PANZ Young Designer of the Year Award for 2015 at Auckland’s Sapphire Room this evening (16 July 2015).   
18 Jul 2015
The book that ruled them all at the PANZ Book Design Awards 2015 was Cardboard Cathedral by Andrew Barrie which won the best illustrated and best typography categories of the awards for designer...
16 Jul 2015
Elizabeth Heritage - This week, The Read investigates the place of contemporary fiction in Aotearoa. What is it, how important is it, and how does it sell. And do sales matter for this...
16 Jul 2015
Former meth. addict Janet Balcombe’s autobiographical novel is a finalist in this year’s Mind Body Spirit Literary Awards.    Works by a former methamphetamine addict...
15 Jul 2015
The Faculty of Arts, in conjunction with The Australian Historical Association, is excited to announce the joint winners of the 2015 Ernest Scott Prize are Alan Atkinson and Tom Brooking....
15 Jul 2015
Shona Hammond Boys QSM says she has been overwhelmed by the response of the international creative audience at the Fifth World Children’s Festival to her book and an associated short film...