Words of the Day: Wednesday, 29 January 2014

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Book reviews/previews
The Bright Side of My Condition by Charlotte Randall ‘a subtle and complex drama’

How to talk about books you haven’t read

“It is not the Gaza Strip, but Gazza whipping his shirt off.”

Events
Good news for No 1 Ladies Detective Agency fans (and the rest!)

Book News
The Luminaries shining too bright? Marcus Greville @ubsotago recommends these overshadowed masterpieces

Costa winner Nathan Filer is “very proud” to be a nurse and has a hospital shift in a few days’ time

Anna Hope talks about her research into the lives of the three main female characters in Wake

Eleanor Catton to be awarded honorary degree

Awards News
NZ Post Children’s Book Awards judge Ant Sang tells us a thing or two about illustrated books

From around the internet
Great idea from booksellers & librarians-Blind date with a book

Where to put the entrepreneur in publishing?

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe was first published on this day in 1845!

Something to watch out for…


Oprah 2.0

A word for the day. For my fellow spelling Nazis

 

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