Email digest: Mon 8 August 2011

Book News
Four of the New Zealand Post Book Awards winners talk about writing, winning and what’s ahead

New Books
The Flytrap Snaps is Johanna Knox’s new book launched Wed in Wellington

Vampyre – new from Walker Books in September

Competitions and awards
Be clear, win big:  The Writemark Plain English Awards are now seeking entries

Think you know the ugliest book cover ever? Take a photo of you and it and enter Page & Blackmore’s competition

From around the internet
Great post on New Zealand fiction + the pulse of the book nation by Helen Heath of VUP

Help Unity Books to get to 500 fans on Facebook and make their day

Anna Karenina
How is our winter read group going? I’m (Emma) on page 467 of Anna Karenina and clipping along at pace. How about you? [no link]

From the winter read discussion on Good Reads: Is Levin the new Mr. Darcy; we hate Vronsky; Kitty – wake up to yourself!


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