Bright and beautiful drawings from popular children's books are on display at a new exhibition.
Robert Glancy shares his favourite books.
Insight into the Middle East crisis; a debut novel with emotional punch.
Two months in Shanghai is bound to provide inspiration for one Auckland writer.
Now in his 80s, CK Stead has earned his opinions, love them or loathe them
Joe Hill's latest effort is a fast-paced apocalyptic horror.
We've put together a list of our favourite second-hand bookstores in Auckland.
You Could Do Something Amazing With Your Life [You Are Raoul Moat] Andrew Hankinson Scribe, $30
A hollow music memoir, and a promising novel marred by a whiny protagonist.
The stories up for prizes on National Flash Fiction Day are short - really short - but they contain whole worlds.
Australian writer Cory Taylor is dying. She can't understand why her "ideal death", an assisted suicide, is illegal.
Book fair customer was about to leave her number but thought, 'what's the point?'
"Anything could happen" belted The Clean in their hit for Roger Shepherd's Flying Nun Records. And it did.
An original Kiwi novel plus three collections of poetry.
Horror writer Joe Hill (son of genre master Stephen King) shares his favourite books.
Our crime writing is world class, so why aren't we reading it?
An Auckland advertising executive follows the faded trail of Mao Tse-tung's lost son.
The Shipping News author Annie Proulx has written the book for which she will be remembered.
Your body is your own, but this blacklight Harry Potter tattoo is a bad idea.
Meet Ben Goldacre, the English medic who's been skewering quacks, cranks and pill-pushers for more than a decade.
Fast fashion's evils exposed; a spy romp that feels a bit like the Famous Five.
A Flemish painting is stolen, then forged, and then found.
"There are so many great writers and illustrators in this country it's becoming so much harder just to be published every year, let alone make any awards."
When the balance of power shifted in South Africa, it was a white Afrikaans woman who became Nelson Mandela's closest confidante.
A hot newcomer and established literary light are among those longlisted for crime-writing prize.
Don De Lillo's latest masterpiece; plus an inventive, compulsive read for children.
Australian biologist Jeremy Griffith shares his favourite books.
No Bones about it - why one thriller writer won't be making a "crime of the week" series
Her memory is faded, but this centenarian remembers every poem from throughout her long life.
Seven Wellingtonians are among the 2016 children's book awards finalists.