Email digest: Tuesday 17 April 2012

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Events
Tonight in Auckland head along to The Womens Bookshop for ‘Sea Spray and Love Songs

A friend in need…
The Michael King Writers’ Centre needs a bit of extra coin. Can you help by donating?

Book News
No Pulitzer for fiction this year because the judges couldn’t reach a majority agreement

Fascinating insider view on the Pulitzer situation by former jury member

Congratulations to all 2012 Sir Julius Vogel Awards nominees

Indie booksellers & ABA President Becky Anderson sets the story straight about DOJ, ebooks, and agency pricing.

How Small E-Booksellers Could Help Break the Amazon-Apple Duopoly

New books
Tangata o le Moana: New Zealand and the People of the Pacific

HarperCollins to publish official Hobbit tie-ins 

Book reviews
Stomp by Ruth Paul

Waiting For Later by Tina Matthews

From around the internet
This is begging for a caption contest – 50 unexplainable B&W photos:  (contains nudity that is not explicit)

If you liked yesterday’s book burning tweet then vote for the campaign in the Webbys

People loving books
“Picked up some  NZ Poetry as gifts from Unity Books… Wish I could keep them for myself!” 

Opportunities
We’ve got two tickets to the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards Ceremony up for grabs

Win 50 Books From Auckland University Press’s 50 Years

Tuesday poem
YOUNG MAN TALKING TO HIS REFLECTION AFTER ONE YEAR IN AN INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP by Joan Fleming

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