Email digest: Tuesday 13 November 2012

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Events
Simon Sweetman author of new book ‘On Song’ & Blog On The Tracks will be in Unity Wellington, Thursday 22nd!

Chef (and author) Peter Gordon and author Ian Rankin are both in Wellington tonight doing events

Alison Holst and Simon Holst are launching The Ultimate Vegetarian Collection Mon 19

New release books
Watch Paul Cleave, author of ‘Collecting Cooper’, introduce his new thriller The Laughterhouse 

Melis van der Sluis: ceramic artist, potter

Quarantine Inspected: the work of front-line inspectors in NZ’s biosecurity system 

Situations Vacant
National Library NZ is looking for someone to research cartoons. Seriously

Our crowd-sourced Christmas book lists
Give better books for Christmas – we launch our crowd-sourced book lists 

Books that are about the importance and love of books and words

Giveaways
Each week we give away books on our website – this week, a generous Craig Potton book bundle

From around the internet
“I Don’t Call Myself a Poet” – UK students interview lots of UK poets 

Last night I made a pompom bookmark – I submit it for your school holidays projects list

Fifty Shades – plough on through; Infinite Jest not so much – NZ Stuff tells us when to stop reading bad books 

Tuesday poem
A Landscape Begun by Bill Manhire by Jenny Bornholdt

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