Motorsport: Hugh Anderson writes his story
Motorsport: Hugh Anderson writes his story

New Zealand motorcycle racers had been making the trip overseas, to Europe in particular, since the early 1900s and at times…

Duffy brings magic to many young lives
Duffy brings magic to many young lives

With so many gadgets and gizmos available these days, seeing a child getting excited over a book can be pretty extraordinary…

Books project changes lives 20 years on
Books project changes lives 20 years on

Like other students at Koru School in Mangere, Tyler Adams has his own burgeoning library at home.

Books: A booklover's Christmas
Books: A booklover's Christmas

Autobiographies and beautiful coffee-table tomes make great stocking fillers.

Books

How not to write a sex scene
How not to write a sex scene

If you write a sex scene, no one believes it’s fiction, writes Jon Stock.

Boom time for book lovers

Sarah Ell investigates the renaissance of Auckland's libraries and their transformation into community centres for the digital…

Books: When Snow White met Sleeping Beauty

Neil Gaiman’s latest fantasy is an attempt to restore to fairy tales some of the danger the Grimm brothers removed. Gaby…

Books: Against the ebbing tide

"Short stories don't sell," is the current mantra of publishers everywhere, as a way of refusing to look at proffered manuscripts…

Books: 'It better be big. It better be good. It better be worth it'
Books: 'It better be big. It better be good. It better be worth it'

With a new novel out, and a potential film finally on the horizon, Patricia Cornwell tells Judith Woods…

Books: Riding high

Some Luck is the first volume of Pulitzer Prize-winner Jane Smiley’s trilogy set in the Iowa badlands. Boyd Tonkin reports…

Dylan Horrocks: 'It's an amazing time to be making comics'

Kiwi comic creator Dylan Horrocks has just published his first major graphic novel in 16 years, and found that digging into…

Comic artist drawn back to action

Kiwi comic creator Dylan Horrocks' love of the medium was beaten to a pulp by Batgirl, but was sparked back into life through…

Lena Dunham on reaction to rape claims: 'You can help by saying I believe you'

'I have had my character and credibility questioned at every turn,' said Dunham of her sexual assault claim.

Memoir amended over rape account
Memoir amended over rape account

Actress Lena Dunham will reportedly make an amendment to her memoir after the identity of an alleged…

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Fiction Addiction

Fiction Addiction: What book would you most like your kids to read?
Fiction Addiction: What book would you most like your kids to read?

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is the book that most people want to pass on to their children, according to a survey…

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