Words of the Day: Wednesday, 15 January

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A summary of our twitter feed @BooksellersNZ. Follow us to get it live!

Book reviews
Booksellers NZ Book Review: Boats, and Trains, by Catherine Foreman

Creative Inspiration: Wearable Wonders by Fifi Colston. Review by Nikki Slade Robinson.

I Am Pilgrim is a cracking crime thriller”, says @SouthlandTimes. “It’s a big read but very much worth the effort.”

Giveaway
Save some money around the house with this @dstitutegourmet giveaway

Events
Help Te Papa transcribe 60 years worth of historical diaries by Horowhenua farmer & photographer Leslie Adkin

Book News
Fantastic opportunity for our awesome illustrators

The indie bookstore resurgance

Melbourne indie bookstore has expanded to become five stores ‘It made us strong’

@geckopress Here’s what we’ve been making lately! Our first four releases for 2014. We luuuuurve them.

@RHNZ Hot off the press! Our super talented designer Megan illustrated these cute children’s collections – out in March.

From around the internet
Publishing Perspectives’ 5 trends for trade publishing in 2014

(Vic Books blog post) A Bookish Canvas Bag Collection

Dom Post: Today’s short story, The boy who ate bugs, is by Avi Duckor-Jones. Enjoy. 

Bernard Beckett on what reading brings humanity @nzbookcouncil 

What books do you think have made you a ‘better person’ (and what, exactly, do you mean by ‘better’?)?

Live stream from the 6th World Summit on Arts & Culture   #artsummitchile

Radio New Zealand has an Eleanor Catton page.

 

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