A Kiwi Shakespeare scholar living in India reflects on what it means to be 'home'.
Ian Wishart has released a follow-up Scott Watson book containing original witness statements.
After months of touring, Michele A'Court is finally home. First order of business - laundry day.
Think you're not superstitious? You'd be surprised at the everyday habits that began life as superstitions.
She borrowed the book as a child and returned it as a grandmother - but avoids a $7,300 fine.
"I have an ultimate faith that there will always be a market for books, for stories, for information, for something produced beautifully," Rachel Pope says.
Neil Jordan is one of those annoying writers with stellar parallel careers, but you can't help being impressed by his latest novel.
Suzanne McFadden shares her favourite books.
The wilds of Montana are brought into sharp focus in this debut story collection.
Two poetry collections delight the senses.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer on her epic love life, her sprawling novels and the sorry state of American politics.
The script of JK Rowling's Harry Potter prequel will be released as a book.
British writer Chris Cleave fictionalises his family history to great effect in this charming but bloody World War II tale.
A richly detailed coming-of-age tale and a nuanced murder mystery.
The country's most celebrated short story writer delivers a well-plotted novel which is both sweet and dark.
An extract from the new book Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman by Brooke Hauser.
JK Rowling gives the first peek inside up-coming play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Gilly Macmillan shares her favourite books.
A man's imprisonment in the American South in the 1920s shines light on inhumane system.
Novel about children who report memories of past lives is perfect dinner-party fodder.
A newly released book from Massey University Press takes what we know about World War I and pushes it that little bit further.
A medical memoir with a twist.
Author George RR Martin isn't ready to leave Westeros yet, has offered HBO a spin-off if they're keen.
A cherished copy of Grimm's Fairy Tales that belonged to the little girl, who died in Bergen Belsen, is for sale.
When you get right down to it, does the boundary between male and female even matter anymore?
Decades after Helen Gurley Brown helped ignite the sexual revolution, she's having a bit of a hipster revival.
Gwyneth Paltow's new cookbook promises It's All Easy. And maybe it is, if you are an Oscar-winning lifestyle guru - but I am not.
Healthful cakes and te reo for babies.
The unexpected friendship of a centenarian and an 11-year-old.
Paula Hawkins' chilling psychological thriller was a game - and a life - changer.