Email digest: Tuesday 30 October 2012

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Events
Olympic champion Valerie Adams is on her book tour – see dates (so you can go and meet her) here


Book News
Penguin Random House merger expected to complete in the second half of 2013

A letter to NZ booksellers from Random House re: Bertelsmann and Pearson to Combine Book Businesses

Another new take on what the Penguin Random House logo might look like, “Penguinhaus”

The Little Yellow Digger celebrates 20 years in print (with photos)

Leading Edge Books NZ to close in December


Situation vacant

Database Editor – Nielsen Book


New books
Excellent news: author of The Kite Runner to publish a new book

Sir Mouse to the Rescue by Dirk Nielandt and Marjolein Pottie


Book review
Charles Dickens by Simon Callow

From around the internet
Once again the excellent Christchurch Libraries has you covered – this time with all your Halloween needs


Tuesday poem
The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls by Kate Camp

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