Email digest: Monday 12 November 2012

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If you’re on the North Shore then pop down to the Spencer on Byron at 7pm for author Ian Rankin’s event

Tomorrow night in Wellington there’s an event with chef Peter Gordon and ticket prices have been ‘adjusted’

Book News
Anne O’Brien to head 2013 Auckland Writers & Readers Festival

Brian Lovelock receives long-listing for prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for Demolition

NZSA Mid-Career Writers Grant – Winner Announced

New Zealanders embrace Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

University Book Shop Otago Appointment Made

Book reviews
Kiran Dass from Unity Books reviews the new A.M.

Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm 

Bernie & Flora by Annemie Berebrouckx

Sammy and The Skyscraper Sandwich by Lorraine Francis

Situations Vacant
Work as Publishing Coordinator to produce one of TePapa’s most ambitious publications on New Zealand Fishes

From around the internet
Goodreads CEO Otis Chandler on the Future of Discoverability and Social Reading

Awesome photos of the 10 most beautiful libraries in the United States!

Download a free chapter of Barbara Kingsolver’s captivating new novel Flight Behaviour over on Facebook

John Rowles has a new book out from New Holland – today he talks to Stuff about how John Rowles

Vote in Zac Harding’s International Book Cover War

New release books
Dale Husband on Radio Waatea discusses BWB’s new book Treaty of Waitangi Settlements with editor Janine Hayward 

Poets: City Gallery Wellington invites you to be inspired by: Ben Cauchi: The Sophist’s Mirror

The deadline is looming for applications for the NZSA/Auckland Museum Research Grant

NZ people who like poems: Ashleigh Young had an idea. It is probably ridiculous. Let’s see.

Win a signed copy of seven Wimpy Kid books from Penguin Books


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