One of the original founders of Rattle Records in 1991, Keith Hill has continued his love of the arts as a cameraman, director and author. He set up his own company Attar Media, which embraces all three mediums as a "conduit via which writers, musicians and filmmakers, from every religious and spiritual background, may present work that reflects their deepest concerns.
Billy Bragg cleverly mixes anecdotes, social history and thorough research to argue for the reinstatement of skiffle - a 50s music craze.
Rediscovered: the enduring words celebrated author Roald Dahl wrote to a small Whakatane class and their inspirational teacher.
An insightful collection of accounts of Maori women's interactions with colonial institutions.
US author Elizabeth Kostova's inspiration comes from Eastern Europe
Australian satirist John Safran sees clowns to the left of him and jokers to the right.
Online retail giant has now approved book ad with "provocative" cover art.
Author Nikki Crutchley knows a good mystery is based on murder and intrigue, but its also about expense and marketing.
Game Of Thrones fans are having the last laugh after fake fun spoilers are being posted after the accidental leak of the show's latest episode.
Hint of cleavage too much for web giant, as it refuses ad for Kiwi's book.
There is more to indigenous literature than what's on paper, says an award-winning novelist.
OPINION: There's been another leak of Game of Thrones... so what do you do? Watch it, or hide from spoilers?
If you thought The Dark Tower sounds like a bad idea...
An online poetry collection matches established poets with emerging poets of their choice.
Memoir written by woman whose hands were hacked by samurai sword wielding Antonie Dixon in running for top NZ prize.
A new book concentrates on the country's first-class food, people and land through dozens of personal stories.
Rich imagery and compelling storytelling combine in David Elliot's award-winning book.
An ex-cop's debut thriller draws on true stories from New Zealand's grim criminal history.
Author gives the enemy both identity and history to try to balance both sides of war, writes Steve Walker.
David Herkt forgives Christopher Bollen's novel its faults because of its value as entertainment.
Browsers bookshop owner Rachel Pope reads a historic novel by a prolific King Country author.
A NZ Book Awards judge wants to see confronting New Zealand tales read in all high schools.
Author and former resident Irene Collins investigates one of Rangitikei's forgotten villages.
Vampire romances and dystopian horrors never die, not if their authors are happy for them to be rebooted, reused and regurgitated.
They don't hold up the walls, but they hold up our hopes.
Barking mad or brilliant? Audiobook company wants your dog to listen to classic literature.
Romance novel cover model evaded police in several states before being arrested.
A Manawatu black sand beach and native New Zealand red-billed gulls feature in a new picture book based around a famous English poem.
Is the grave of one of the UK's most infamous serial killers in Australia? One book looks at the evidence.
Dame Anne Salmond imagines the 'Grand Central' Sounds when Captain Cook first arrived.