They're stuffed with the work of our greatest writers and artists - but NZ hasn't always loved them.
"If children can gain perspectives when they're young, they hold those attitudes for life."
An anorexia survivor wants to give hope to other sufferers and their families.
She didn't even use one of the unforgivable curses. She made him do all the work.
It's a love story like any other, except for one defining difference.
Why one talkshow host's upbringing, like his DNA, is beyond classification.
The Kiwi Whale Rider director had been tipped to helm Captain Marvel, but it looks like she's heading to Ancient China instead.
An Auckland bookstore is one step away from being crowned the best in the world.
Fancy an after-work chat with the Ocker Rocker? He's signing his book on Friday night.
Two Wellingtonians are determined to get people talking more about children's literature.
REVIEW: The inside story of an amazing flight.
Rachel Pope of Browsers bookshop discovers Charles Williams, a contemporary of CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien.
Ted Dawe's temporarily-banned Into the River is headed for the big screen.
The bestselling Wellington author discusses reading, writing and the importance of books.
As WWII escalated, Scottish missionary Jane Haining refused go home. As discrimination escalates, one author continues to tell her heroic story.
The bidding for Barack Obama's presidential memoir is likely to set records.
Why one novelist has fallen out of love with the movies.
It's a term that's been thrown about on both sides of the political divide. But Trump didn't come up with this one.
George Orwell's book flying off virtual shelves after Kellyanne Conway's "alternative facts" quip.
Take a look inside the house that inspired AA Milne's beloved stories.
David Walliams is back with a (sort of) Little Britain follow-up.
Paula Green can't help moving to the rhythm of Johnny Cash's poetry.
Grant Smithies salutes a fine new book by fellow music writer, Nick Bollinger.
JD Vance was headed for trouble when his grandmother intervened and he got serious about school. Other parts of his story are less clearcut, finds Eleanor Black.
Poverty in New Zealand is too easily dismissed by lounge-chair pundits. But, as GP and poet Glenn Colquhoun writes, it affects us all.
Settle For More by Megyn Kelly and The Nix by Nathan Hill
Educator and conservationist Bob Stothart.
Judith Binney, Redemption Songs: A Life of Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki
"I'm a perfectionist, I want things to be right, I want things to be perfect. And for me, perfect was not being gay."
Sales of second hand books are undergoing a revival as readers turn away from digital alternatives.