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Chch author related to Shakespeare

Local Christchurch author Jennifer Wilson traces her ancestry back to William Shakespeare's sister.

The truth, according to 60 NZers

A new book and documentary strips away the the psyche of famous New Zealanders.

The fuss about Kiwi books

Michele A'Court and Jeremy Elwood debate the health of the New Zealand book world.

Betting on a winner​

Author and self-confessed ‘spooky old lady’ Kelly Ana Morey simply wants to be a writer who is read. David Herkt pays her a visit.

Review: This Model World, Anthony Byrt

A refreshing twist on the usual art criticism book.

Peanuts' battle for Franklin

It was only 48 years ago that a fan asked Charles M Schulz to create a black character. He agreed. His editors, not so much.

Reviews: The Love of a Bad Man, The Malice of Waves

An uncomfortable piece of history-porn, and a knotty sea mystery.

Best Books I Never Wrote: Geoffrey Palmer

Geoffrey Palmer shares his favourite books. Many favourite books.

Review: The Schooldays of Jesus, JM Coetzee

Another puzzling read from JM Coetzee.

Barnesy bares his soul

Rocker Jimmy Barnes reveals his terrible, troubled childhood

Review: A Boy Made of Blocks, Keith Stuart

A touching story about a father who connects with his autistic son through Minecraft.

Reviews: The Writer's Room, Dark Forces

A book for book lovers, and another spy-thriller from Stephen Leather.

Meet the 'Horse Whisperer'

"We're using the horses as a tool to teach others about themselves."

Q&A with Anthony Byrt

When Anthony Byrt's infant son was in hospital in Berlin, he made the decision to move home to New Zealand.

Jimmy Barnes' boyhood on tour

The Aussie rocker's next NZ tour will be something a bit different.

Writer's $3.9m pad for sale

Take a peek into the enchanting Auckland home of novelist Stacy Gregg - and buy it.

Revival of book groups

Find fellow book-lovers in your community and discuss your love of literature.

Cronin is a sci-fi superstar

Justin Cronin's vampire tales outrated Twilight and True Blood.

Kiwi takes on 'world's most famous economist'

What do you do after filming the worlds greatest rugby player? Tackle the big economic questions

The sheer power of 60 years

The milestone of turning 60 has been turned into a book, an exhibition and a show.

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