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.
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.
New Zealand novelist Bianca Zander reveals her favourite books.
Writer EL Doctorow, who wryly reimagined the American experience in such novels as Ragtime, Billy Bathgate and The March has died.
A well-crafted, humourous autobiographical account of life, with all the good and bad decisions that come with it.
This wonderful historical novel set in Anglo-India in the 1830s is a blend of high adventure, satire and romance.
Gifted Wellington novelist Hamish Clayton imagines his city in ruins.
One of the great cats of children's literature, Slinky Malinki, has turned 25.
Muggles have been trying to work out how much it would cost to attend for years. Now they have their answer
A playground named after children's writer Margaret Mahy will now also pay homage to a fellow author.
We'll never read To Kill A Mockingbird in the same light, after the publication of Go Set a Watchman.
A reporter goes undercover to investigate the hype behind ComicCon.
Fiona Farrell has written a marvellous and wise book about life in Christchurch after the earthquakes.
Jamie of Jamie's World fame promises to take her 10 million fans behind the scenes with a new book.
In the 1980s, Czech writer Milan Kundera's novels had a glamorous appeal. But without Soviet totalitarianism to rub up against, what is left?
REVIEW: Lynn Jenner's new book tells the story of human loss and restoration.
Falling down stairs, faeces, fog ... Otago academic lifts the lid on those with unusual sexual appetites.
Short fiction and non-fiction reviews.
Comedian Michele A'Court reveals her favourite books.
A British speed reader has finished Harper Lee's much anticipated novel, Go Set A Watchman, in less than half an hour.
This stranger-than-fiction spy story is a compelling read.