Email digest: Monday, 23 September 2013

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 reviews
Book Review: The Rope Walk, by Maria McMillan

Book review: The Aftermath, by Rhidian Brook

Author interviews
‘It’s still possible to scare people in a really honourable way’ Stephen King talks Doctor Sleep

Penguin Q&A with Dave Eggers about his new novel, The Circle

This is an enjoyable interview of Eleanor Catton by @nzherald

Book News
Sad news for the literary community – Christopher Koch has passed away 

‘The price of libraries is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation’  via Guardian

Whitcoulls top 50 children’s books features 10 kiwi authors (not 3, as the highlighting suggests)

The Takahe Poetry Competition deadline is 30 September (no email submissions, helps keep NZ Post alive!)

Watch: Hugh Laurie in Mr Pip

From around the internet
Well done @cphowe for your mention in @guardian reader reviews round-up

Not books, but TV. The #Emmys are nearly through. The winners so far

“Keeping Your Fantasy Novel Fresh & Interesting” post by Helen Lowe

A punctuation support group



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