Books

Wonder Woman still super at 75

She may not look it, but Wonder Woman is celebrating her 75th birthday this year.

Bringing Superman back to life

Superman, killed off by DC Comics a few years ago, once again battles Doomsday in the pages of Action Comics.

Mourning glory

Meet the LA-based undertaker bringing a fresh, natural, eco twist to the grim reaper.

Best Books I Never Wrote: Danyl McLauchlan

Danyl McLauchlan shares his favourite books.

Reviews: The Revelations of Carey Ravine, Sunset City

Historical fiction to escape into, and a rather implausible detective story.

Dusting off the past

World War II is in progress, in 1945 Germany collapses and three months later Japan surrenders, von Randow's family is directly affected.

Authors to assemble for Book Month events

Aspiring authors seeking inspiration need not look far during Hamilton Book Month.

Reviews: Landfall 231, Savage Salads

A great Landfall collection and some salad inspiration.

Review: We'll Always Have Paris

A woman's amusing attempt (and failure) to be French.

Review: A Very Expensive Poison, Luke Harding

The murder of Alexander Litvinenko marked the death of any hope of Russian democracy.

The Crime Writer, Jill Dawson

Will the real Patricia Highsmith please stand up?

The king of conspiracy theorists

Author David Icke thinks the moon is a hollow space station and the Queen is a giant reptile. And he's not afraid to say it.

Getting ready for writers' festivals

Books and films to help readers prepare for writers' festivals.

The hunt for Hunter S

Graeme Tuckett goes in pilgrimage to the home of gonzo's finest, Hunter S Thompson

A red-haired adventure seeker

Wellington author inspired to write by her aunt

Review: East West Street, Bromhead

The genesis of the international courts, and a cartoonist's life story.

Best Books I Never Wrote: Sophie Hardcastle

Sophie Hardcastle shares her favourite books.

Read Saddam's Game of Thrones

The Iraqi dictator wrote a fantasy novel, and now English speakers are getting to read it.

The Outside Lands, Hannah Kohler

A fine fiction debut is marred by the author's fondness for tricksy language.

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