Harry Potter fans, this is not a drill, an eighth edition is really happening.
Hannah August shares her favourite books
Beside Myself Ann Morgan Bloomsbury, $33
OPINION: Auden last week, Whitman this. Sorry. It must be the time of year.
We are a small group of misfits on a vast floating expanse of ice. Our mission: survival training.
I really started noticing in my teens, says author on "playful sophisticated maturity" of Star Trek.
US library association reissues throwback poster following the death of David Bowie.
Wine writer Joelle Thomson shares her favourite books
House of Robots: Robots Go Wild! James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein Arrow, $19
Multi-talented artist Miranda July, who appears at the New Zealand Festival next month, has forged a career from finding the lovable, tender parts of our weird, dark souls.
Celebrated writer Paul Theroux is used to fielding questions about his famous family.
A love for the land runs deep in this gorgeous tribute to high country farmers
A mysterious "black ops" expert goes rogue in this thrilling new novel with Hollywood blockbuster written all over it.
Writers Week director's top books include satire, sports, and a boy who never wanted to grow up.
A new story by Beatrix Potter is to be published after the rediscovery of the century-old tale.
Ian Wishart's book on the Scott Watson murders is back on the shelves at Whitcoulls.
OPINION: Libraries, a place for everyone, offering safe harbour, knowledge, and escape should you need it.
We read it, so you don't have to.
Launch heralds capital's offerings for upcoming New Zealand Festival.
Fun for the budding fashionista.
A son tries to understand his mother's suicide.
Catherine Foster shares her favourite books.
The Sea Detective by Mark Douglas-Home Michael Joseph, $37
OPINION: The master of the weird isn't dead, or even dying, but he gets my tribute.
The truth is still out there, The X-Files fans!
Tariana Turia's journey from divisive to respected political figure is traced in a new biography.
The writer who caused a sensation with the tale of a shipwreck survivor and his tiger companion ventures deeper into the world of Magic Realism with his new book.
When the Sissons head to work they take the camper, the camera and the kids on a road trip.
OPINION: Why a graphic novel does not herald a midlife crisis or should be dismissed lightly
What does basketball have to do with the world's greatest detective? The answer is over two metres tall and plays a mean game of one-on-one.