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Book Review: Stag Spooner: Wild Man from the Bush, by Chris Maclean
New Release: Decision Time – A guide to choosing an aged-care facility in New Zealand
Tuesday Poem by Rachel O’Neill Her collection comes out in September!
Events in September: Lloyd Jones, Kathy Reichs, Stephanie Johnson, Rosemary McLeod, Shaun Hendy, Sarah Laing and more
In Wellington and need something to do this evening? Come and celebrate the launch of Latika’s and Saradha’s books
Fear & Loathing…but not in Las Vegas – True Stories Told Live, 6.30pm August 30, National Library WLG
Good news for aspiring authors: HarperCollins NZ launches The Wednesday Post
Edinburgh has 53 bookstores – our members number 48 in Wellington, and over 80 in Auckland.
#nzpba Congratulations to Paiges Book Gallery & Carterton District Library:
Judge Guy Somerset was on Newstalk ZB with Tim Fookes today talking about the #nzpba
From around the internet
Mal Peet is missing us already – shout out to the Children’s Bookshop Kilbirnie & Unity WLG. Brilliant!
Elmore Leonard died last night, sadly. Here are a couple of Elmore Leonard links:
Just in case anybody hasn’t seen this – Elmore Leonard’s writing tips. Don’t use “all hell broke loose”
Vale Elmore Leonard, 10 of the prolific writer’s must-read novels
RIP Elmore Leonard