Best sports books on the shelves this year
Best sports books on the shelves this year

If you’re still wondering what to get the father-in-law for Christmas or intend reclining under a shady tree for the holidays…

Twelve Questions: Leilani Tamu
Twelve Questions: Leilani Tamu

My childhood was happy, although not always easy. My parents separated when I was 2 and my mum's parents played a huge role…

Travel book review - Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years
Travel book review - Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years

With the national carrier entering its 75th year, here's a wee stocking-filler for the sky-gawping plane nerd in your life…

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…

Books

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…

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

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

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
Boom time for book lovers

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

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'

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

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'
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…

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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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