Email digest: Monday 10 September 2012

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Events
Jan Wagner will read in English, along with Bill Manhire, music by Lorenzo Bühne, Meow (Wellington), Tuesday 6.30-7.30, free.

Can’t be bothered with Facebook?
Here’s why your shop should be on Facebook – one customer’s review of BooksellersNZ and Time Out Bookstore (scroll to the bottom for the English translation)

Book news
Dymocks to exit New Zealand?

Thousands of children to receive free books prior to holidays

Bryce Courtenay’s next book “Jack of Diamonds” will be his last; here’s his announcement

Book resources
We now have all the Radio NZ book readings for this week on our site

Book reviews
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Felicity Murray reviews Ladies A Plate: The Collection by Alexa Johnston and *will* make you very hungry… 

The Not So Perfect Life of Mo Lawrence by Catherine Robertson

Opportunities
Online literary journal Penduline, out of Portland, Oregon, invites submissions for its 7th issue, themed New Zealand

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