Email digest: Tuesday 23 August 2011

Book News
We now have the funeral notice for Dame Christine Cole Catley on our website  including address for messages

Congratulations to the three winners of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards that were announced last night

Duffy Dads rewarded with great All Black read

Paul Cleave wins 2011 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel!

Booksellers members
Do you think Paper Plus people only sell books? I give you Paper Plus, coconut bras and the Topp Twins

Blatant bribe Gecko Press has 441 490 Facebook fans but when they get to 500 they’ll do a special giveaway. Join up

Tuesday Poem
Tuesday Poem: an paistin fionn by Bernadette Hall

Book Review
The Fly Papers Book One by Johanna Knox

From around the internet
A blah start to the day via Guy Somerset: A bleak prognosis for writers 

A Bookseller’s Place of Weakness

The ChCh Kids Blog is serialising Bill Nagelkerke’s previously-unpublished story, Cauliflower Ears

How many rugby books will be on the bestsellers list the week of the final? I’m taking bets.


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