Sponsored content by
It's been two decades since Mike Mignola created a horned, red-hued devilish beast with a penchant for cigars and a big gun.
Kiwi author Eleanor Catton makes first trip back to town where her award-winning novel is set.
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, famous for surviving years of rock 'n' roll excess, will release a children's picture book.
A Dunedin author is hitch-hiking the length of New Zealand to meet inspiring Kiwis so he can fill the pages of his latest book.
GUEST BLOG BY ROHANI ALEXANDERWhat are your thoughts on e-readers? If you have one, how much did you deliberate over that first download? And what was it?
Working for DC Comics was the low point in Dylan Horrocks' life.
The late Dave McArtney has the final word on a life in rock'n'roll in a memoir to be published in May.
PHILIP MATTHEWS - © Fairfax NZ NewsPeople turn up in their hundreds to hear Eleanor Catton speak. It takes some getting used to.
Bestselling author Natalie King has turned her pen from lovers' clinches to a mystery for young adults.
As a little girl, I was often the funny kid in the corner who nearly grew cross-eyed from reading too much.
Early copies of Mein Kampf signed by their author expected to fetch over $20,000 at auction.
Girls star bares her beige bloomers to promote new book.
GRIFFITH REVIEW 43: Pacific Highways
Co-edited by Julianne Schultz and Lloyd Jones
A relationship defined by Dr Who has strange parallels with my own domestic universe.
Books about cats, excrement and trout are among the contenders for the Oddest Book Title of the Year award.
Best-selling author James Patterson is giving away US$1 million of his own money to independent bookstores.
The first New Zealand writers to be chosen in a new initiative to celebrate and acknowledge literary success have been announced.
She's a 16-year-old British girl like any other - hates Mondays, likes cakes, tea and shopping. But she's dead for 100 years.
I have been thinking about YA fiction lately, which seems apt considering that I've just finished John Green's millennial cult classic, The Fault In Our Stars.
Firearms licence, tickets to a bull fight and telegram announcing Nobel prize win among items made available for first time to Ernest Hemingway researchers.
Timaru author Colin Townsend can claim a little of the latest Man Booker Prize for himself - sort of.
OPINION: Like other self-employed tradies, if I don't work, I don't eat - and there's zero annual leave.
The famed author turns 70 later this month and is taking steps to safeguard her legacy.
© Fairfax NZ NewsBack in the day, when there used to be more decent bookshops around to browse through, I managed to read more diversely.
OPINION: The real mistake all along was assuming that Hermione had to end up with Harry OR Ron.
Set in Manhattan, The Wedding Bees marks a return to novelist Sarah-Kate Lynch at her finest.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling has second thoughts about Ron Weasley's relationship with Hermione Granger.
Why so many films of the work of America's most cinematic novelist are so bad.
The author of No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Alexander McCall Smith, is heading to Dunedin.
Henning Mankell, one of the world's top-selling crime writers in recent years, says he has cancer.
Today's topic could potentially open up a can of worms. A can of literary worms, but still...wriggly worms.
REVIEW: A new biography adds definition to the blurred lines written about musician Johnny Cash.
A scathing review of Booker Prize-winner Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries is up for a hatchet Job award.
REVIEW: A moral compass is largely MIA in former CIA lawyer John Rizzo's memoir.
He has rippling muscles, the standard-issue briefs and a side-kick called Gutter Girl. But Superhobo is no ordinary comic hero.
If you still haven't heard of Veronice Roth, don't worry, you will soon.
Six American men, six iconic writers, six alcoholics. Book delves into troubled lives.
There was something familiar about the paramedic's cropped red hair.
Tui Allen's Ripple is a beautiful book, filled with charm and surprises, Antony Millen writes.
© Fairfax NZ NewsWell literary folk, it's the start of another year! May 2014 provide some fruitful reading for us all.
Wellington-based author Blair Polly finds an interactive book that take him back to his youth.
Not a big reader? Jo Morgan has a list of books that could change your mind.
© Fairfax NZ NewsWant to know what to read in 2014? Books editor Michelle Hurley cherry picks the year's best offerings.
One is pop's brightest star, the other the book world's darling. How did they miss the New Zealander of the year shortlist?
Parents complain after adult horror novel is wrongly shelved in kids' section at Whitcoulls.
The older that I get, the harder it becomes for a book to really affect me. I'm not sure why.
When a Man Booker Prize winner gives you writing tips, take heed.
Three writers are working on rival books on the revelations and travails of ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The publisher of the best-selling The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trilogy has hired an author to write a sequel to the series.
These are the things that make me thankful to be a reader and writer, and that makes reading such a pleasure.