Email digest: Wed 27 July 2011

Novelists Rachael King and Lloyd Jones talk about Selected Writings by respected historian Michael King tonight in Chch

Book News
APA announces TitlePage update, partnership with Thorpe-Bowker

The longlist for the 2011 Man Booker Prize has been announced

This is handy – the Booker Prize longlist in pictures

Rachael King is just finishing up the judging for the BNZ Shorts Story Novice Award. It’s going to be close! Winners announced August 12. [no link]

New Zealand Post Book Awards
Five Easy Questions with 2011 NZSA Best First Book winners Pip Adam & Lynn Jenner

Links for tonight: announcement here and photos here

From around the internet
Bookseller be my guide…

The Girl Who Asked for a Book Review

Jennifer Egan, author of A Visit From The Goon Squad, has published a new, super-short story in The Guardian.

A strange but entertaining morning tea break video of Shakespeare

Opportunity knocks
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You can book stalls for Wellington Zinefest 2011 now. Info on the facebook page. 

Book reviews
Book review: Traitor by Stephen Daisley via ANZLitLovers blog


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