REVIEW: Want to stress less? Smoke pot says the author of a new book on women's health.

The Best Books I Never Wrote: Hannah Tunnicliffe

New Zealand author Hannah Tunnicliffe reveals her favourite books.

War through Aussie's eyes

REVIEW: A new book challenging the myths of Aussie and Kiwi 20th century wars is light on Kiwi contributors.

Wrestling with demons

REVIEW: This gripping thriller examines the relationship between psychiatry and war.

Only one Kiwi makes list of books you must read ...

REVIEW: Why do we need lists of things we must do ... including books we must read?

Not so jolly

REVIEW: Ruth, Roger and Me

James Patterson donates to NZ bookstores

The world's biggest selling writer James Patterson is to dip into his personal fortune to help Kiwi booksellers keep children reading.

What makes a book sexy?


Like any romantic relationship, you want a balance of the emotional and physical.

Writer Ruth Rendell dies, aged 85

Ruth Rendell, best known as the creator of Detective Chief Inspector Wexford, died in hospital on Saturday.

$10m payout for Fifty Shades publisher

A US jury found a Sydney publisher had committed fraud.

Playing the long game

Best-selling children's author Anthony Horowitz has been in the game 38 years. He explains his remarkable survival in one of literary's toughest gigs.

Children of the revolution

Rhodes Scholar Andrew Dean speaks for a generation born after Rogernomics.

Flashpoints: George Friedman's warning on Europe

REVIEW: Flashpoints: the Emerging Crisis in Europe

Laurie Halse Anderson gets real

Young people should see their experiences reflected in fiction, says Laurie Halse Anderson.

In short: book reviews

REVIEW: Short fiction and non-fiction reviews.

The Best Books I Never Wrote: John Daniell

Crime author John Daniell reveals his favourite books.

The Anzacs: an Inside View of New Zealanders at Gallipoli

REVIEW: A new book showcases the remarkable photos taken by New Zealand soldiers at Gallipoli.

Sex scandal inspired Mr Darcy

'Intense' aristocrat who was married to Jane Austen's friend is the real-life character behind Pride and Prejudice hero.

Beautiful and repulsive: Coming Rain

REVIEW: Stephen Daisley doesn't disappoint with his second novel.

Taylor Swift is louder than AC/DC

Taylor Swift's 1989 was apparently "vastly" louder than heavy torchbearers such as AC/DC's, Motörhead and Metallica.

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