Email digest: Monday 6 August 2012

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The LIANZA award tonight at L’affare. Here are the 2012 finalists

Author Charlaine Harris is in Auckland tonight and has a welcome message for New Zealand

Book news
Winners announced in 2012 THORPE-Bowker New Zealand Book Industry Awards

Winners of Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers’ Choice Award announced

New release books
150-year-old letters by a young German settler give exciting look at Wellington’s past

Book reviews
Paris In Love by Eloisa James 

The Search for Anne Perry by Joanne Drayton

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book III: Unseen Guest 

The Golden Door: Letters to America by A.A. Gill

How to sell toothpaste by Leonie Thorpe

New Zealand Post Book Awards
Rhian Gallagher speaks of the ‘real honour’ in the Otago Daily Press

More photos from the New Zealand Post Book Awards

You can now download your own New Zealand Post Book Awards winners poster 

From around the internet
Literature colliding with social media. Vote in the Guardian’s Not-the-Booker-Prize award here:

Appreciations by Hamish Clayton and Kate De Goldi, comment zones … yes, this month’s Book Club is up and running:


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