Email digest: Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Each Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Booksellers NZ sends out an email digest of book news, views and information (free) to subscribers. The information is taken from our Twitter feed and will be posted on our blog as well as emailed out. Sign up for the email digest here.

Events
Playcentres have just signed up for The Big Read next Wed… have you?

Book News
If you’re a budding poet or even just a poetry lover, be sure to check out ‘The City (re)Versed’ with Keri Glastonbury

San Francisco’s legendary gay bookshop to close

Hachette NZ announces the winner of their trip to France – for buying Land of Painted Caves

New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards
Lots of great events planned for New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards Week.

Free eBook for Christchurch kids. It’s my turn to cook tonight. See Christchurch Kids Blog for details

Seven year old Alexander from Nelson has reviewed NZPCBA finalist The Kiwi Fossil Hunter’s Handbook

Stuff from around the internet
Keeping it in theme…A Survey of Books About Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda

Perfume that smells like books launched by Karl Lagerfeld

New Books
New book: Ngā Tini Whetū: Navigating Māori Futures by Sir Mason Durie

Awa Press has just released How to Watch the Rugby World Cup 2011 by Spiro Zavos

Book Reviews
Book review of Hokitika Town (currently no1 on the bestsellers) by ANZLitLovers blog

In case you missed it the BookieMonster Henchperson wrote a fantastic (and slightly boozy) review of A Shore Thing

By Emma McCleary, Web Editor at Booksellers NZ

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