Email digest: Wednesday 10 April 2013

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Book events
Mysterious Traveller – Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham are launching this title in Wellington this evening. All welcome 

Spend an afternoon with Rosemary McLeod this Sunday — she’ll be at Hedley’s Booksellers in Masterton

News for booksellers and publishers
I’ve made a new site for our conference this year.  Tip no.1 book your accommodation now.

Book news
Three New Zealanders make 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2013 Shortlist 

Chinese version of classic NZ children’s book launched 

New books
Great news. New Tim Winton book in October 

Book Reviews
Men of Valour by Ron Palenski 

The book of the museum of the history of our lives 

From around the internet
Estelle Nollet chats about her time as Randell Cottage’s writer-in-residence

Also available now on our Soundcloud: an exclusive reading of The Rosie Project from author Graeme Simsion 

Books are good for you nom nom 

Read a short story by Neil Gaiman set on the rainy banks of the Thames

Want to work in publishing?
“Have spent a decent amount of time this morning researching the size, shape & consistency of zebra poo.” 

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