Email digest: Tuesday 26 March 2013

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Book reviews and recommendations
“An exceptionally captivating book with an engaging cast of characters.” NY Times reviews LIFE AFTER LIFE

This week Nicky Pelligrino is recommending Z: A Novel Of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Fowler a fictionalised history of dazzling, tragic Jazz Age darlings [no link]

Tax issues around the globe
South Africans propose tax on digital products from offshore companies 

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on Amazon to ‘pay their fair share of tax’ 

Landslide: Senate Votes Overwhelmingly in Favor in Support of Marketplace Fairness Act

NZ Book Month
Need reading suggestions for NZ Book Month? Check out Zac Harding’s Top 5 NZ series for kids and teens: 

From around the internet
Do you buy or borrow your books? 

“It’s like being complimented on your hair at a party and shouting, “they like my hair!”” 

Reading helps reduce stress! Worth considering as we are in the last week of NZ Book Month and on the cusp of Easter: 

The secret lives of publishers
A bound proof is a beautiful thing 

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