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Flying high with a double review, @e_heritage reviews The Infinite Air & One Summer: America 1927 @RHNZ
Page and Blackmore GOT THE GOLDFINCH! Donna Tartt’s new book ‘The Goldfinch’ flew in this morning. The plot circles around a…
This book sounds brilliant. Rise and shine: the daily routines of history’s most creative minds. The Guardian
‘What irks you in poetry?’ ‘The ‘isn’t-my-life-lovely’ poem.’ Anne Kennedy talks to Paula Green
“The journey has been so much fun.” David Jason talks about his career as his long-awaited autobiography hits stores
In the mood for a bit of old-time comedy (biography)? Giveaway: One Leg Too Few, about Cook & Moore …
Learn about Pomarine Jaegers, Pacific Mollymawks, and NZ Tomtits with our Birds of NZ giveaway @AUPBooks
Announcing the next guest speaker at the @WintecPressClub free lunch extravaganza staged on Nov 15 via @waikatonews
Everybody! VUP have moved the WAKE launch from 5 to 6 November, 6pm , at Unity Books
Still a few tickets left to see 11 outstanding women writers at The Women’s Bookshop Ladies Litera-tea in November…
At your request, Wellington City Library is pleased to announce adult box fort building!
Look out, Auckland – Pip Adam and Elizabeth Knox are coming your way on 3 November
Letter to all booksellers from VUP re The Luminaries distribution/reprints
NZ Post’s official The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug stamps & coins are available for pre-orders online at #TheHobbit
On the topic of book pricing, here is our lead from last week’s Read
From around the internet
The continued conversation about the problem of e-book pricing
“My Life As a Young Thug,” by @MikeTyson:
Bookish baby born in Barnes & Noble
Interesting article – is Google killing our university libraries?
My fabulous list of NZ bookshops that stock poetry for children
Remembering James K Baxter today. Baxter Basics his poems for children