Words of the Day: Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Book reviews
Book Review: Toucan Can, by Juliette MacIver, illustrated by Sarah Davis

We are quite excited that we have an extract on our blog of David Walliams’ Demon Dentist @HarperNZ

Giveaway: Ecoman, by Malcolm Rands. @RHNZ

There is a Writer on…Friday this week! Kate Camp is doing her thing at @CityGalleryWgtn this Friday 12.15pm.

Book News
Whiti Hereaka and Craig Cliff on prestigious Iowa Writers Residency
New VUP newsletter out today. If you don’t recieve it you can subscribe on their homepage

A new trailer has been released for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Bloomsbury launching digital collections in 2014

From around the internet
100 top children’s books of the last 100 years, according to the New York Public Library
This is fantastic – wonder if we could get something up like this from Public Transport here?

How to find a publishing job. Advice straight from Penguin Classics editorial director Elda Rotor

With HarperCollins Deal, Scribd Unveils Its Bid To Become The Netflix For Books  by

Lucha Libro – genius idea!
Peruvian writers ‘Fight Club’. With words.

What was your first illicit reading experience? @nytimesbooks

Watch out for The Read on Friday morning!


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