Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romance
Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romance

Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa has reportedly confirmed his romantic involvement with Isabel Preysler, the former…

US court - Apple violated antitrust law on e-book prices
US court - Apple violated antitrust law on e-book prices

Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010…

What to do when kids bully their parents
What to do when kids bully their parents

There's a difference in parenting between a little backtalk and kids actually bullying their grown-ups. Yes, you heard…

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 …

Books

'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…

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

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

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 World War II novel…

Books: Recent releases June 28
Books: Recent releases June 28

There is a real purity to Patricia Grace's fiction. She may be New Zealand literary royalty but her…

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

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

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
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…

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Movies

Top 100 movies: Readers react
Top 100 movies: Readers react

After The Shawshank Redemption was revealed to be New Zealand's favourite film, Herald readers respond with what they really…

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