Arts

Karachi artists reclaim city walls from hate graffiti video Karachi artists reclaim city walls from hate graffiti

For years Karachi's walls have been scrawled with…

Classic CD: Concerti, Between Darkness and Light Classic CD: Concerti, Between Darkness and Light

After last year's magnificent recording of the complete…

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Red-letter day for kid writers
Red-letter day for kid writers

Eight young Kiwi authors will be bubbling with inspiration after meeting their sporting heroes and getting a story published…

Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel on idols, fame and writing
Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel on idols, fame and writing

The End of The Tour is the story of two Davids meeting at a crossroads. One, acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace…

True-crime author Ann Rule dies at age 83
True-crime author Ann Rule dies at age 83

True-crime writer Ann Rule signed a contract to write a book about an unknown Seattle serial killer six months before he…

Dr. Seuss book explores what came before 'One Fish Two Fish'
Dr. Seuss book explores what came before 'One Fish Two Fish'

Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman isn't the only book out this summer that reveals another look at beloved characters. Released…

Books

Pupils are the stars in new digital book
Pupils are the stars in new digital book

Children from a Māori immersion class in Pukekohe are the stars of a new digital book released…

Florida man wins Hemingway look-alike contest in Key West

A white-bearded Florida man has won the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his 15th attempt. Retired air traffic controller…

Sonny Bill 'felt lied to', new biography reveals

SBW was told to quit the All Blacks in the lead-up to the 2011 Rugby World Cup, an explosive new biography has revealed.

Playing the field: Sonny Bill Williams

A new unauthorised biography of SBW details the rift with ex-AB coach Sir Graham Henry and reveals a story of controversy…

Books: Recent releases July 26
Books: Recent releases July 26

Something To Hide By Deborah Moggach (Chatto & Windus) You know you're in safe hands with Deborah Moggach…

New Zealand's own celebrity baby whisperer

She's shared the homes of Hollywood celebrities and media magnates, and is now one of the world's most sought-after baby…

First-class writer with space to roam

If only commercial realities allowed New Zealanders to enjoy long-form journalism.

Spook on an English mission

Stephen Jewell talks to Daniel Silva about the latest outing for his Israeli spy, Gabriel Allon.

Booktrack closes $7.5m investment deal

The New Zealand-founded company said it would use the investment to drive growth and acquire premium content.

Five great weekend reads
Five great weekend reads

Books editor Linda Herrick picks five great books to pick up this weekend.

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