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Waiting around for payday

When the going gets tough, the award-winning novelist puts on her apron and gets busy.

A secret romance

For years, historical novelist Tanya Moir has hidden her second identity as romance writer Holly Ford. Now she is ready to celebrate her success.

Book hunters out in force

A queue of book buyers greeted Palmerston North City Library staff on opening day of three-day sale

Books stolen in Porirua

A community children's library kidnapping? You wouldn't read about it...

Milo quits Breitbart

"When your friends have done right by you, you do right by them," says the self-styled agent provocateur.

Milo finally loses his book deal

Full-o-hate Breitbart editor, consummate internet troll and hero of the "alt-right", Milo Yiannopoulos, has lost his book contract for his memoir. 

Jagger's memoir too tame?

Somehow, the Holy Grail of debaucherous rock 'n' roll history has been hidden away in some dusty publisher's office for almost four decades.

School Journal's storied history

They're stuffed with the work of our greatest writers and artists - but NZ hasn't always loved them.

'A story we should be proud of'

"If children can gain perspectives when they're young, they hold those attitudes for life."

'It can get better'

An anorexia survivor wants to give hope to other sufferers and their families.

JK Rowling's Piers Morgan takedown

She didn't even use one of the unforgivable curses. She made him do all the work.

NZ's first LGBT fairytale is out

 It's a love story like any other, except for one defining difference.

Noah's long journey to fame

Why one talkshow host's upbringing, like his DNA, is beyond classification.

Niki Caro to direct Disney's Mulan

The Kiwi Whale Rider director had been tipped to helm Captain Marvel, but it looks like she's heading to Ancient China instead.

Bookstore makes world top three

An Auckland bookstore is one step away from being crowned the best in the world.

Barnesie gets real in Wellington

Fancy an after-work chat with the Ocker Rocker? He's signing his book on Friday night.

An adult look at children's literature

Two Wellingtonians are determined to get people talking more about children's literature.

Real life better than fiction

REVIEW: The inside story of an amazing flight.

Vintage Read: The Greater Trumps

Rachel Pope of Browsers bookshop discovers Charles Williams, a contemporary of CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien.

Banned book scores movie deal

Ted Dawe's temporarily-banned Into the River is headed for the big screen.

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