Book News

23 Oct 2014
If bookselling was biology, we could call the relationship between stores and publishers symbiotic – ‘the interaction between two different organisms living in close physical...
23 Oct 2014
New Zealand’s current best children’s book authors and illustrators will be revealed in June 2015, as LIANZA (The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) turns a...
22 Oct 2014
New Zealand’s creativity and thinking will be on show when Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand - launches its latest theme, ‘Creative and Intellectual Life’. Today's...
20 Oct 2014
Creative New Zealand has announced the winners of the 2014 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement.   They are Jock Phillips, Jack Lasenby and Ian Wedde. ...
17 Oct 2014
The Alternative Bindings express Short Story Competition encourages us to keep telling our unique stories the best  way we can.   The competition welcomes both emerging...
16 Oct 2014
“Storage! It is a problem I deal with day by day at this time of year,” says Simon Grant. “This year it feels like much of the stock has all arrived in a two week period....
15 Oct 2014
The finalists in this year’s CLNZ Educational Publishing Awards all succeed in using New Zealand content and context to create valuable resources for teachers and students. The entries used...
15 Oct 2014
Richard Flanagan is tonight, Tuesday 14 October, announced as the winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for The Narrow Road to the Deep North, published by Chatto & Windus....