Words of the Day: Tuesday, 12 November 2013




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Book reviews
Review of Night Film by Marisha Pessl (Christopher Howe)

Book Review: A History of Silence, by Lloyd Jones

Author interviews
IIML’s 2009 Writer in Residence Paula Boock talks with Donna Malane about dramatising reality on screen

Whether you want to go Over the Hill to Greytown, or stay in Upper Hutt, there is a book event for you tonight

Not sure if there are spaces left, but this looks fantastic (Women in Comics)!

New Releases
Conversations with creative New Zealand women, including IIML’s 2014 Writer in Residence

Book News
The Auckland Pride Festival 2014 to showcase new writing with help from New Zealand Society of Authors

The place to be for rights sales in the UAE

The IMPAC Nominees include six kiwis, including #nzpba book of the year, The Big Music (and the fiction shortlist)

Congratulations to Sue Wooton, winner of the poetry section of the Cancer Council Victoria 2013 Arts Awards.

Publishers are realising consumer engagement is key, for e- and p-books alike

Please don’t mob Eleanor Catton at the airport.

Awards News
And they’re off… the first shipment of books are on their way to the #nzpba and #nzpcba judges

From around the internet
Zombie nouns…

@kebabette’s picks for New Zealand’s best book covers of 2013.

Why editors have no friends.

Reading Festival: Tessa Duder can’t imagine a life without books

Great description of why literary tweeters like the medium

Rachel Arons on the rise of the speed-reading ap:

On international rights…the heart of the publishing world depends on where you are