It's a publishing stand-off of wives at seven paces.
Booker nominee AD Miller juggles parenthood, the Northern Line, and the dreaded second novel.
Turkey and France are the settings for two new cookbooks
REVIEW: A new novel probing the idea of ordinary lives is a magnificent achievement
J K Rowling has offered an excellent response to a Harry Potter fan who "can't see" Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore being gay.
For Scottish actor Alan Cumming, his abusive father did leave him one positive legacy: plenty of disturbing fodder for his cathartic memoir.
A 10-book boxset is a stunning visual history of 15 years of Kiwi music.
An imagined New Zealand, colonised by the Japanese? It's an intiguing premise but the novel New Hokkaido isn't convincing.
A new book by a Norwegian journalist tries to comprehend the actions of mass-murderer Anders Breivik.
MOST OF us know the war against drugs has been a comprehensive failure. Many of the negative effects of drug use are due to its criminalisation. In Portugal, Switzerland, and Uruguay, which have removed some of the legal consequences of drug use, we see countries that haven't collapsed into chaos, but have, in fact, a decreasing social problem.
British comedian David Walliams will speak at Christchurch's literary festival in May.
The author announced he will skip Comic-Con and instead be focusing on writing the next book, Winds of Winter.
Japanese literary giant Haruki Murakami will make a rare appearance at this year's Auckland Writers' Festival in May.
An author claims David Bain supporters are using bullying tactics to stop shops selling his book.
Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel has moments of artistry but is frustratingly inconsistent.
Author Harper Lee is adamant that she wants her second novel published, ending abuse allegations.
'New' Harper Lee novel sparks elder abuse probe
Fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, creator of the exuberant, satirical Discworld series has died.
You'll find writer, playwright and performer Duncan Sarkies somewhere between curious and contemplative.
Vampires are over. Werewolves are done. Is it time for the rise of the mummy?
In 1939 Theodor Geisl aka Dr Seuss set out to "draw the sexiest babes he could".
When New Zealand descended on the Taipei book fair this month, Adam Dudding, was there.
A horrific tale of abuse of children in care half a century ago emerges in a new book.
New Zealander Anna Smaill's debut novel is garnering international praise.
More than 130 artists have backed author Eleanor Catton’s right to speak her mind.
Best-selling Waikato author Julie Thomas takes a big risk with her second novel.
Author John Green has taken to the internet to clear up the origin of a quote mistakenly attributed to him.
She was a queen of crime, her name mentioned in the same breath as Agatha Christie.
He has become used to confounding critics and readers with his unpredictability. Kazuo Ishiguro's latest novel is no different.
Dr Seuss long ago passed from the scene but old manuscripts by the beloved children's author keep turning up.