Email digest: Tuesday 27 November 2012

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Book news
Sam Hunt, Albert Wendt and Greg O’Brien each received a Prime Minister’s Award last night

Iain Sharp’s recent interview with Albert Wendt

This Thursday we’ll let you know who’s judging the New Zealand Post Book Awards and New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards. That’ll be nice.

Applications have been extended for the NZSA/Auckland Museum Research Grant 

Former OED editor covertly deleted thousand of words, book claims

New books
Donna Malane’s new book My Brother’s Keeper launches in Feb 2013 but here’s a preview courtesy of HarperCollins

Book review
The Laughterhouse by Paul Cleave + giveaway

From around the internet
Today’s interview: Hilary Mantel Takes Up Betrayal, Beheadings In ‘Bodies’ 

How to paint your nails like The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Yeah I know, we’re covering the big issues today)

Christmas list
Ageless science writing

Tuesday poem
At the coming of Spring by Kate Camp

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