Email digest: Tuesday 24 July 2012

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Remembering and celebrating Margaret Mahy
Sad sad news – Margaret Mahy died yesterday

Margaret Mahy fans stock up on their favourite books

Note in Unity, c1992: “Dear Bookseller, I have stolen a copy of my own book The Downhill Crocodile Whizz – Margaret M.”

Radio NZ has compiled a great list of Margaret Mahy interviews and forums

A list of podcasts of Margaret

A fantastic set of Margaret Mahy-ness on Digital NZ 


Book News
National Poetry Day is this Fri – read the three poetry finalists in the New Zealand Post Book Awards


Book reviews
New Zealand’s Native Trees by John Dawson and Rob Lucas

Reviews of The Bengeal Engine’s Mango After Glow and The Warm Auditorium from Poetry in Motion


New release books 
RIVALS: Sport’s Greatest Battles by Phil Gifford 


Tuesday poem
The Fairy Child by Margaret Mahy

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