Email digest: Tuesday 17 July 2012

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Book News
NZ Book Council CEO returning to UK

Damien Wilkins will be the next Director of Victoria’s International Institute of Modern Letters

Sad news – ‘Encyclopedia Brown’ Creator Donald J. Sobol Dies at 87

Neil Gaiman will pen five children’s books

Calling all children who are keen writers!

Book reviews
So Brilliantly Clever by Peter Graham

Rangatira by Paula Morris

Goldie and The Three Penguins by Chris Gurney

Tuesday poem
Three old women raking leaves by Rob Hack

From around the internet
The Listener Book Club podcast discussion of the fiction finalists, in which Guy Somerset ensures himself a table for one at the ceremony:

How do you feel about big books? . . .

The 10 most scandalous biographies

10 famous literary characters based on real people


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