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.
Never has been killing people been so much fun
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.
We are about to get a new Dr Seuss book and to celebrate here are 10 of the best quotes from his collection of beloved books.
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.
Investigating how the uneven first draft of a famous novel came to be an instant bestseller, months before publication.
Here are five recent romance treasures for those ready to take the next step into the world of wild romance.
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An epic book on a women-only concentration camp shines new light on what happened there.
As a new teenage mum, Victoria Scheule would read her son The Gruffalo.
A New Zealand author has a shot at winning the richest prize for a short story in the world.
A rose is not just a bunch of pretty petals. It's quite possibly an intelligent creature, Andrea di Robilant tells Diana Dekker.
Ahead of the release of the film version of Fifty Shades of Grey Rohani Alexander muses on the controversial label of "mummyporn".
Marvel and DC Comics reveal plans to diversify story-telling for fans, including all-female Avengers team.