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Books: Recent releases June 21

Author exposes the emotion behind the glitter and the glamour.

Peter Bromhead: Of no literary value
Peter Bromhead: Of no literary value

Peter Bromhead on the important things in life.

Writers Fest: 'A fan of losers'
Writers Fest: 'A fan of losers'

It is clear that Haruki Murakami has perfected the art of telegraphic humour. "I am a fan of losers," says the self-described…

Writers pay homage to power of cats
Writers pay homage to power of cats

A record-breaking estimated festival audience of 60,000 meant author-signing queues up to two hours long. Janet McAllister…

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Record crowd for Auckland Writers Festival
Record crowd for Auckland Writers Festival

More than 60,000 seats were filled at this year's Auckland Writers Festival, breaking crowd records…

Memorable Writer's Fest moments

There were many moments when people audibly caught their breath at the Saturday sessions of the Auckland Writers Festival…

Brits charm at Writers Festival

Comedian and bestselling children’s author David Walliams recounted how the inspiration for one of his villains came from…

'Scottish elf' tells of appalling childhood

Self-described "Scottish elf trapped in middle-aged man's body" among highlights from the first week of Auckland Writers…

Ailing legal legend answers the call
Ailing legal legend answers the call

Veteran lawyer and human rights advocate isn't letting poor health stop his solo session today at the…

Actor spins negative into positive

Alan Cumming says he has been surprised at a surge of support for his writing a personal memoir in which he detailed the…

Top 5 things to see at the Writers Festival

There are some gems at the Auckland Writers Festival with tickets still available... Here are five sessions recommended…

Books: Exploring the dark side of utopia

Nigerian author Ben Okri uncovers the dark side of Arcadia in his latest novel. Stephen Jewell chats to the writer.

Books: Wait until it's right

Success has given Tim Winton, one of Australia’s best-loved authors, the luxury of time to craft his books into their ideal…

Twelve Questions: Dave Veart
Twelve Questions: Dave Veart

Auckland archaeologist and heritage expert Dave Veart tells the history of New Zealand through food…

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