The New Zealand Book Awards will be going ahead after a new sponsor has been found.
Author, professor, poet, linguistic gym mistress: Helen Sword has written the perfect book for any writer fighting flabby prose.
A panel of scientists has discovered a mathematical formula that can solve the writer's murder mysteries
Book details how sexual predator Robert Hughes suffers in jail, with fellow inmates throwing faeces and urine-filled milk cartons at him.
Jack the Ripper's final victim is being exhumed for DNA testing for the first time ever.
He wrote one of our most popular love stories, but author Louis de Bernieres has had a turbulent love life
REVIEW: A new biography reveals how All Black Jerome Kaino grew up.
The Waikato authors of a book theorising MH370's pilot crashed the plane say wreckage proves they may be right.
A Northlland author's novel based on a true life struggle has been selected to be in a literary awards final.
A Twitter hashtag that made Harry Potter fans around the world very excited is not what it seems to be.
Rolling Stone managing editor resigns in wake of now-retracted University of Virginia rape story.
Anna Smaill had a quintessentially Kiwi reaction after making the list for literature's top prize.
Hamish Clayton's second novel is a romantic ghost story set against the backdrop of an earthquake-devastated capital city.
Why did we ever lose the love of bullrush, the playground game for everyone?
Sci-fi and fantasy author Trent Jamieson reveals is favourite books.
Short fiction and non-fiction reviews.
REVIEW: This breathless story of Russia's oligarchs reads more like a film script than a book, perhaps deliberately.
Steve Walker enjoys a new novel by upcomer Nell Zink, for the most part, anyway.
Rugby star. Former lawyer. International sports coach. Novelist. Playwright. Screenwriter. Literary cross dresser. Auckland writer Greg McGee is quite a crowd. His new book The Antipodeans was his toughest challenge yet.
Wanaka journalist and search and rescue volunteer Phil Melchior's book, Mountain Rescues, is on sale from July 31.
A blend of engaging authors who connected with their audience was showcased at the second Marlborough Book Festival.
Acclaimed actor is so "infatuated" with singer Lana Del Rey, he is writing a book about her.
The story behind the song behind the book – or how Split Enz came to star in young adult fiction's next big thing.
Slinky Malinki, so brave and so bold, surprises us all, and turns 25 years old.
REVIEW: How a young kid went from a misfit to celebrated doctor and community leader.
A celebration of some of the most inspired minds in the country was conceived during a walk involving two writers on Marlborough's Wither Hills.
Australia: so close in so many ways, and yet, in book publishing terms, so far away. Why don't our authors get a fair crack?
REVIEW: Louis de Bernieres returns to the family saga for the first time since Birds Without Wings.
Rachel Barrowman’s biography is a book worthy of its subject’s talent and importance.
Book reviews from New Zealand and overseas.