Email digest: Wed 29 June 2011

Breaking Silence: The Kahui Case
Just to clarify – we’ll never ask our members to ban certain books

Paperplus confirm they will not stock Breaking Silence 

“This is certainly not about censorship or Paper Plus taking the moral high ground”… 

The Warehouse will also not be stocking Breaking Silence: The Kahui Case. [no link]

Events
It’s still a couple of months away, but here’s what the Wanganui Literary Festival looks like

We have a mystery to solve…
A lovely person has sent two ChCh bookshops flowers with the message: “I am proud of your spirit on getting back up and running so soon.” [no link]

New Zealand Post Book Awards
Vote for your favourite finalist and be in to win $1,000 of Booksellers Tokens! 

Competition
Prepare yourself for Maori Language Week (next week) by winning a copy of The Seven Stars of Matariki 

Book News
Alan Duff declares bankruptcy … in a French chateau

 As the price of food soars, why pay for it when you can catch it for free?

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