Email digest: Wed 3 July 2013

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Book events
Sarah Laing is launching The Fall of Light in Auckland tonight — as well as exhibiting some of her stunning art 

Need inspiration? Greg O’Brien gives the Turnbull lecture on imagination and research tonight, 6pm, in Wellington  

Book News
We’re changing who can win the People’s Choice award 

Hey, so I (Emma) am leaving Booksellers NZ. 18 July will be my last day.

 A very sensible, sensitive response to the Ted Dawe issue, by Emma Neale 

Book reviews
Cross Fingers by Paddy Richardson 

Full Throttle by John Caldwell & Trish McLean with Paul Little 

Situation vacant
Digital Marketing and Design Coordinator

Situation Vacant: Literary Director: The Press Christchurch Writers’ Festival 

Authors on Twitter
Paul Jennings says, “After two years in the writing the first two books in the Don’t Look Now series have gone to the printers. I am rapt.” 

Customers in bookshops
Time Out says, “A customer just tells us that she can find book cheaper on Amazon and then sighs “I love bookshops”…..>:/”


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