This is a digest of our Twitter feed that we email out most Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Sign up here for free if you’d like it emailed to you.
Book Review: Forgive me, Leonard Peacock, by Matthew Quick. Reviewed by Susan Esterman
Strange Horizons – This week in reviews: Nina Allan on Elizabeth Knox, Martin Lewis on Alan Campbell, and Sarah Frost on Joseph D’Lacey:
VIDEO: Get inside the mind of Shaun Tan as he talks about the THEMES of Rules of Summer in this exclusive new video!
Lloyd Jones is interviewed by @theage about his new memoir
New Release: Once a Grunt, by Mike Ledingham
New release: The Sundew Stalks – The Fly Papers Book 2, by Johanna Knox & Sabrina Malcolm
Lonely Planet includes 33 kiwi attractions in 1000 Ultimate Adventures book
Copyright in the age of the internet – see a good event, raise money for a good cause
Have you got a literary event coming up? Email the details to Sarah at email@example.com with details of event and where to find out more, and I’ll put it on the Booksellers events calendar.
Australian Book industry collaborative council presents report
Good news for booklovers in Matamata
Lord of the Rings drives tourism – but we knew that!
‘Their shop is not just a retail outlet, it’s a nexus for reading and bibliophilia.’ Mal Peet
Storified New Zealand Post Book Awards #storify #nzpba First try at storify – hope you enjoy it.
Rounding up some #nzpba coverage – this about book design in the covers of the finalists
Continuing the #nzpba round-up – Independent publishers triumph in book awards
From around the internet
A blaggers guide to buying books – Part of the UK’s Books are my Bag campaign.
We love the Books are my Bag campaign in the UK, which will be officially launched on 14 Sept
Is it worth advertising on literary blogs? Yes, yes it is.
‘On the Road’: An illustrated scroll
RIP Seamus Heaney Well said, Noel. Sad news.