Gravity author drops lawsuit against Warners
Gravity author drops lawsuit against Warners

Author Tess Gerritsen has dropped her lawsuit against Warner Brothers over similarities between the 2013 film Gravity …

'Ungrateful hua' comments cleared
'Ungrateful hua' comments cleared

Sean Plunket's comments describing Eleanor Catton as an "ungrateful hua" and a "traitor" were not in breach of broadcasting…

Fifty Shades Q&A turns dark
Fifty Shades Q&A turns dark

A Twitter Q&A session has gone horribly wrong for Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James, with fans posing questions like…

New Harry Potter adventure
New Harry Potter adventure

Harry Potter is going to have a new adventure - one that takes him from page and screen to stage. Author J.K. Rowling has…

Books

Anthony Doerr wins Carnegie Medal for fiction
Anthony Doerr wins Carnegie Medal for fiction

Readers and critics love Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See . And so do librarians. Doerr's…

Books: Recent releases June 28

There is a real purity to Patricia Grace's fiction. She may be New Zealand literary royalty but her writing is not about…

How Lance O'Sullivan turned his life around

Dr Lance O’Sullivan has made it his dream to change the world from the Far North. But, as Greg Dixon discovers, first he…

New Zealand's most private author

Author Charlotte Grimshaw talks to Linda Herrick about the strangely familiar characters in her new novel, growing up with…

Stephanie Johnson on how to make merry mischief
Stephanie Johnson on how to make merry mischief

A couple of years ago, Stephanie Johnson wrote a highly entertaining novel about a writing class at…

What we learn from the Fifty Shades spin-off

Grey is nearly identical to Fifty Shades of Grey. The only difference is that the narrator - Christian instead of Anastasia…

Stan Lee: Spider-Man should be straight and white

At a time when the debate over race and racism is raging in the real world, it is perhaps no shock that the same discussion…

Film critic revisits a lifetime at the movies

Film critic Richard Schickel looks back at his favourite films in a new book called Keepers: The Greatest Films - and Personal…

When fiction meets fact

Five books that make you see the world differently.

Why Harry was in a cupboard
Why Harry was in a cupboard

A dinner table bust up between Harry Potter's parents and his aunt and uncle sparked the Dursley's animosity…

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